The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
London / City of London
Rank 12 10 15
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Contract jobs citing Linux 285 310 418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.77% 9.68% 8.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.31% 44.86% 36.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 249 328
Median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £325 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £55.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +340.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Operating Systems Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
629 691 1151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 21.56% 21.59% 22.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 526 519 888
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £575 £581
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £353 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.54% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 17 34
Median hourly rate £14.00 £19.50 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.20% +9.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £129.03 £30.00 £105.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +6.25%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Linux
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 across the City of London region.

Linux Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the City of London region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Linux
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 across the City of London region.

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Linux.

1 192 (33.10%) DevOps
2 188 (32.41%) Python
3 177 (30.52%) Unix
4 174 (30.00%) Java
4 174 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 171 (29.48%) Finance
6 144 (24.83%) Windows
7 130 (22.41%) Puppet
8 122 (21.03%) SQL
9 104 (17.93%) Amazon AWS
10 102 (17.59%) Banking
11 101 (17.41%) Bash Shell
12 98 (16.90%) Git (software)
13 95 (16.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 94 (16.21%) Red Hat
15 93 (16.03%) Oracle
15 93 (16.03%) Jenkins
16 91 (15.69%) Docker
17 85 (14.66%) Ansible
18 82 (14.14%) Perl
19 80 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
20 71 (12.24%) Configuration Management
20 71 (12.24%) VMware
21 65 (11.21%) Ruby
22 60 (10.34%) Firewall
23 56 (9.66%) C++
24 54 (9.31%) Big Data
25 53 (9.14%) JIRA
25 53 (9.14%) TDD
26 52 (8.97%) Opscode Chef

Linux
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 46 (7.93%) Tomcat
2 41 (7.07%) Apache
3 31 (5.34%) IIS
4 28 (4.83%) Confluence
5 27 (4.66%) Apache Spark
6 24 (4.14%) WebSphere
7 16 (2.76%) OpenStack
8 15 (2.59%) JBoss
9 14 (2.41%) Elasticsearch
9 14 (2.41%) WebLogic
10 11 (1.90%) nginx
11 7 (1.21%) Oracle Coherence
12 6 (1.03%) Apache Pig
12 6 (1.03%) Mule
13 5 (0.86%) CMS
14 3 (0.52%) IPython
14 3 (0.52%) Jupyter
15 2 (0.34%) Apache Solr
15 2 (0.34%) Drupal
15 2 (0.34%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 10 (1.72%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.69%) MS Office
3 3 (0.52%) HipChat
4 2 (0.34%) Doxygen
5 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.69%) ION MarketView
1 4 (0.69%) RMDS
2 2 (0.34%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 104 (17.93%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (4.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
3 20 (3.45%) GitHub
3 20 (3.45%) IaaS
4 14 (2.41%) Cloud Computing
4 14 (2.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 12 (2.07%) AWS CloudFormation
5 12 (2.07%) SaaS
6 9 (1.55%) Amazon S3
7 8 (1.38%) PaaS
8 7 (1.21%) Amazon EMR
9 6 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
10 5 (0.86%) Slack
11 3 (0.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 3 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
11 3 (0.52%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.34%) Amazon ELB
13 1 (0.17%) G Suite
13 1 (0.17%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 60 (10.34%) Firewall
2 37 (6.38%) TCP/IP
3 30 (5.17%) HTTP
4 27 (4.66%) DNS
4 27 (4.66%) SSL
5 16 (2.76%) LDAP
5 16 (2.76%) VPN
6 14 (2.41%) Internet
6 14 (2.41%) Network Security
7 13 (2.24%) SAN
8 12 (2.07%) LAN
9 10 (1.72%) Kerberos
10 9 (1.55%) SSH
11 7 (1.21%) Ethernet
11 7 (1.21%) Intrusion Detection
11 7 (1.21%) WAN
12 6 (1.03%) DHCP
13 5 (0.86%) AMQP
13 5 (0.86%) FTP
14 4 (0.69%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (9.31%) Big Data
2 47 (8.10%) Hadoop
3 44 (7.59%) MySQL
3 44 (7.59%) PostgreSQL
3 44 (7.59%) SQL Server
4 35 (6.03%) Oracle Database
5 34 (5.86%) NoSQL
6 33 (5.69%) MongoDB
7 29 (5.00%) Relational Database
8 23 (3.97%) Apache Hive
9 22 (3.79%) Apache Cassandra
10 15 (2.59%) HBase
11 14 (2.41%) Amazon RDS
12 13 (2.24%) RDBMS
13 8 (1.38%) DB2
13 8 (1.38%) MariaDB
13 8 (1.38%) Neo4j
13 8 (1.38%) Redis
14 7 (1.21%) KDB
14 7 (1.21%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 98 (16.90%) Git (software)
2 93 (16.03%) Jenkins
3 53 (9.14%) JIRA
4 26 (4.48%) JUnit
5 23 (3.97%) Cucumber
6 22 (3.79%) Maven
6 22 (3.79%) TeamCity
7 18 (3.10%) Subversion
8 14 (2.41%) Mockito
9 12 (2.07%) Bitbucket
10 10 (1.72%) EasyMock
10 10 (1.72%) Hudson
10 10 (1.72%) Selenium
11 9 (1.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 9 (1.55%) Sonatype Nexus
12 8 (1.38%) Eclipse
13 6 (1.03%) SonarQube
14 5 (0.86%) Mocha
14 5 (0.86%) Octopus Deploy
14 5 (0.86%) Vagrant
General
1 171 (29.48%) Finance
2 102 (17.59%) Banking
3 44 (7.59%) Front Office
4 26 (4.48%) Financial Institution
5 24 (4.14%) Investment Banking
6 10 (1.72%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.38%) Advertising
7 8 (1.38%) Marketing
8 7 (1.21%) International Banking
8 7 (1.21%) Retail
9 6 (1.03%) Back Office
9 6 (1.03%) Legal
10 3 (0.52%) Billing
10 3 (0.52%) French Language
10 3 (0.52%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.34%) Law
12 1 (0.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 160 (27.59%) Developer
2 133 (22.93%) DevOps Engineer
3 64 (11.03%) Java Developer
4 61 (10.52%) Linux Engineer
5 58 (10.00%) Administrator
6 57 (9.83%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 40 (6.90%) Senior Developer
8 39 (6.72%) Analyst
8 39 (6.72%) AWS DevOps
9 35 (6.03%) C++ Developer
10 33 (5.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 30 (5.17%) AWS Engineer
12 29 (5.00%) Architect
13 28 (4.83%) Systems Administrator
14 24 (4.14%) Senior Java Developer
15 23 (3.97%) Linux Administrator
16 22 (3.79%) Unix Engineer
17 20 (3.45%) Applications Support
17 20 (3.45%) Java Engineer
18 18 (3.10%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (8.45%) HTML
2 40 (6.90%) REST
3 35 (6.03%) Web Services
4 32 (5.52%) Middleware
5 30 (5.17%) CSS
6 28 (4.83%) XML
7 25 (4.31%) JSON
7 25 (4.31%) Node.js
8 24 (4.14%) Kafka
9 22 (3.79%) FIX Protocol
10 21 (3.62%) SOAP
11 20 (3.45%) .NET
11 20 (3.45%) JMS
11 20 (3.45%) Spring
12 19 (3.28%) Hibernate
12 19 (3.28%) LAMP
13 18 (3.10%) J2EE
14 16 (2.76%) AngularJS
15 13 (2.24%) Elastic Stack
16 11 (1.90%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 43 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (6.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 34 (5.86%) Data Centre
4 30 (5.17%) Fixed Income
5 27 (4.66%) Equities
6 26 (4.48%) Computer Science
7 20 (3.45%) Clustering
8 15 (2.59%) Derivative
8 15 (2.59%) Fintech
8 15 (2.59%) Management Information System
9 12 (2.07%) Linux Command Line
9 12 (2.07%) Public Cloud
9 12 (2.07%) User Experience
10 10 (1.72%) Algorithms
10 10 (1.72%) Data Structures
11 9 (1.55%) Hedge funds
12 8 (1.38%) Client/Server
12 8 (1.38%) Security Operations Centre
13 7 (1.21%) PKI
14 5 (0.86%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 177 (30.52%) Unix
2 144 (24.83%) Windows
3 95 (16.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 38 (6.55%) CentOS
5 34 (5.86%) Windows Server
6 21 (3.62%) Solaris
7 19 (3.28%) Ubuntu
8 10 (1.72%) Mac OS X
9 8 (1.38%) SUSE
9 8 (1.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (1.21%) CoreOS
11 5 (0.86%) AIX
11 5 (0.86%) Debian
11 5 (0.86%) Mac OS
11 5 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.69%) Android
12 4 (0.69%) RancherOS
13 3 (0.52%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (0.52%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (33.10%) DevOps
2 174 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
4 71 (12.24%) Configuration Management
5 53 (9.14%) TDD
6 51 (8.79%) Open Source
7 43 (7.41%) High Availability
7 43 (7.41%) Scrum
8 42 (7.24%) OO
9 40 (6.90%) ITIL
10 34 (5.86%) Continuous Delivery
10 34 (5.86%) Low Latency
11 33 (5.69%) BDD
11 33 (5.69%) Multithreading
12 31 (5.34%) Migration
12 31 (5.34%) Software Engineering
13 30 (5.17%) E-Commerce
13 30 (5.17%) Load Balancing
13 30 (5.17%) Microservices
14 28 (4.83%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 188 (32.41%) Python
2 174 (30.00%) Java
3 122 (21.03%) SQL
4 101 (17.41%) Bash Shell
5 82 (14.14%) Perl
6 65 (11.21%) Ruby
7 56 (9.66%) C++
8 51 (8.79%) JavaScript
8 51 (8.79%) Shell Script
9 39 (6.72%) PowerShell
10 31 (5.34%) PHP
11 30 (5.17%) C
12 21 (3.62%) Scala
13 17 (2.93%) Go
13 17 (2.93%) PL/SQL
14 15 (2.59%) C#
15 6 (1.03%) T-SQL
15 6 (1.03%) VBScript
16 5 (0.86%) Korn
17 4 (0.69%) AWK
Qualifications
1 37 (6.38%) Degree
2 36 (6.21%) Security Cleared
3 26 (4.48%) SC Cleared
4 14 (2.41%) DV Cleared
5 12 (2.07%) CISSP
6 9 (1.55%) GIAC
6 9 (1.55%) RHCE
7 8 (1.38%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (1.38%) CISM
7 8 (1.38%) SANS
8 7 (1.21%) CCNA
9 6 (1.03%) CNA
9 6 (1.03%) GCIA
9 6 (1.03%) GCIH
9 6 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (1.03%) Network+ Certification
9 6 (1.03%) Novell Certification
10 5 (0.86%) RHCA
11 4 (0.69%) CEH
11 4 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.97%) QA
2 13 (2.24%) PCI DSS
3 11 (1.90%) SEPA
4 8 (1.38%) MiFID
5 5 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.69%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.52%) COBIT
7 3 (0.52%) PMO
7 3 (0.52%) SLA
8 2 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.34%) TARGET2
9 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 91 (15.69%) Docker
2 43 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (5.86%) Active Directory
4 18 (3.10%) HDFS
5 12 (2.07%) Hyper-V
6 10 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (1.38%) Oracle RAC
8 6 (1.03%) GlusterFS
8 6 (1.03%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 5 (0.86%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 5 (0.86%) GFS2
9 5 (0.86%) OCFS2
9 5 (0.86%) vCloud
9 5 (0.86%) Xen
10 4 (0.69%) etcd
10 4 (0.69%) flannel
10 4 (0.69%) VMware ESX
10 4 (0.69%) vSphere
10 4 (0.69%) XenApp
11 3 (0.52%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 130 (22.41%) Puppet
2 85 (14.66%) Ansible
3 52 (8.97%) Opscode Chef
4 26 (4.48%) Terraform
5 22 (3.79%) Kubernetes
6 20 (3.45%) Nagios
7 11 (1.90%) Control-M
8 10 (1.72%) Docker Swarm
8 10 (1.72%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 10 (1.72%) logstash
8 10 (1.72%) SCCM
9 9 (1.55%) Kibana
9 9 (1.55%) SELinux
10 8 (1.38%) Mesos
10 8 (1.38%) NetBackup
10 8 (1.38%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 7 (1.21%) Rancher
12 6 (1.03%) Cobbler
12 6 (1.03%) HAProxy
12 6 (1.03%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 94 (16.21%) Red Hat
2 93 (16.03%) Oracle
3 71 (12.24%) VMware
4 33 (5.69%) Cisco
5 32 (5.52%) Atlassian
6 29 (5.00%) Microsoft
7 22 (3.79%) HP
8 17 (2.93%) IBM
9 16 (2.76%) Citrix
10 15 (2.59%) Splunk
11 13 (2.24%) Veritas
12 12 (2.07%) Sybase
13 11 (1.90%) Hortonworks
13 11 (1.90%) Reuters
13 11 (1.90%) WorldPay
14 10 (1.72%) Apple
14 10 (1.72%) Dell
15 9 (1.55%) Sun
16 8 (1.38%) Bloomberg
16 8 (1.38%) TIBCO
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Harrington Starr
Rate: £550 - £625 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Client Server
Rate: £500 to £550 p/day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
TDA Group
Rate: £260 - £280 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Montash
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
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Red10
Rate: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Hatstand Limited
Rate: £450 - £600 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Hatstand Limited
Rate: £450 - £600 per annum
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Pioneer Search
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £435.00 per day
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Venturi
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 6 days ago
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Parallel Consulting
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E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
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Hatstand Limited
Rate: £500 - £600 per annum
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Venturi
Rate: £1 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Hatstand Limited
Rate: £500 - £600 per annum
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Prospectus IT Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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Parallel Consulting
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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Rate: £350.00 - £415.00 per day
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