The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Linux Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Support
Rank - 199 199
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Support 0 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.069% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.073% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 8
Median daily rate - £210 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -59.02%
UK excluding London median daily rate £295 £230 £238
% change year-on-year
+28.26% -3.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +5.45%
Linux Support
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3237 5511 5681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.71% 94.69% 94.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2628 4250 4231
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.16% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 97 75
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.72 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.62% -1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £37.05 £31.99
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Linux Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the City of London region that featured Linux Support in the job title.

Linux Support Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Linux Support
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux Support across the City of London region.

Linux Support Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Linux Support
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linux Support across the City of London region.

Linux Support Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Linux Support Skill Set
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 June 2016, Linux Support contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region featuring Linux Support in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) OpenShift

Linux Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (100.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) ActiveMQ
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) VMware