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 1 March 2017 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Support
London / City of London
Rank 146 - 190
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Support 4 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% - 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% - 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Median daily rate £428 - £500
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 - £480
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 - £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £318 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-21.34% -19.09%

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
2750 3065 4920
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 94.76% 95.51% 95.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2173 2415 3756
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 45 72
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +8.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £53.00 £27.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +11.76%

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 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, 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 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Tomcat
3 4 (66.67%) Java
4 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (50.00%) SSL
4 3 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (50.00%) Apache
4 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (33.33%) DNS
5 2 (33.33%) Python
5 2 (33.33%) Perl
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) Clustering
5 2 (33.33%) Firewall
5 2 (33.33%) Finance
5 2 (33.33%) Banking
5 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
5 2 (33.33%) Ruby
5 2 (33.33%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (16.67%) Virtual Team
6 1 (16.67%) HTML
6 1 (16.67%) Degree
6 1 (16.67%) French Language
6 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
6 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
6 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (16.67%) Data Entry
6 1 (16.67%) Visualisation

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 5 (83.33%) Tomcat
2 3 (50.00%) Apache
3 1 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) SSL
1 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) J2EE
2 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Unix
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
1 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Data Entry
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) SOA
2 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (33.33%) Perl
3 2 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) Ruby
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) NFS
1 1 (16.67%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle