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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
London / City of London
Rank 14 19 15
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Contract jobs citing Linux 293 257 410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.08% 8.57% 8.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.94% 39.97% 36.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 208 327
Median daily rate £510 £500 £483
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% +3.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £345 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £39.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +4.16%

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
652 643 1133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.42% 21.43% 22.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 528 476 851
Median daily rate £450 £425 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 21 45
Median hourly rate £20.23 £20.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.50 £30.00 £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +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 17 January 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 17 January 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.

1 224 (34.73%) Python
2 211 (32.71%) DevOps
3 206 (31.94%) Finance
4 191 (29.61%) Unix
5 189 (29.30%) Agile Software Development
6 181 (28.06%) Java
7 167 (25.89%) Windows
8 161 (24.96%) Puppet
9 139 (21.55%) SQL
10 131 (20.31%) Banking
11 115 (17.83%) Oracle
12 113 (17.52%) Amazon AWS
13 110 (17.05%) Git (software)
13 110 (17.05%) Red Hat
14 107 (16.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 107 (16.59%) Ansible
15 106 (16.43%) Continuous Integration
16 104 (16.12%) Bash Shell
17 100 (15.50%) Jenkins
18 94 (14.57%) Docker
18 94 (14.57%) Ruby
19 92 (14.26%) Perl
20 86 (13.33%) Configuration Management
21 82 (12.71%) VMware
22 75 (11.63%) Opscode Chef
23 67 (10.39%) Firewall
24 63 (9.77%) Apache
25 59 (9.15%) C++
25 59 (9.15%) SQL Server
26 58 (8.99%) HTML

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 63 (9.77%) Apache
2 51 (7.91%) Tomcat
3 36 (5.58%) IIS
4 30 (4.65%) WebSphere
5 28 (4.34%) Confluence
6 27 (4.19%) Apache Spark
7 25 (3.88%) OpenStack
8 21 (3.26%) JBoss
9 18 (2.79%) Elasticsearch
10 13 (2.02%) nginx
10 13 (2.02%) WebLogic
11 9 (1.40%) Oracle Coherence
12 5 (0.78%) CMS
12 5 (0.78%) MS Exchange
13 4 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
14 3 (0.47%) Apache Pig
14 3 (0.47%) IPython
14 3 (0.47%) Jupyter
14 3 (0.47%) Mule ESB
14 3 (0.47%) WildFly
Applications
1 10 (1.55%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.93%) MS Office
3 3 (0.47%) HipChat
3 3 (0.47%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.31%) Doxygen
5 1 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.16%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (0.93%) RMDS
2 4 (0.62%) ION MarketView
3 2 (0.31%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 113 (17.52%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (4.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (3.88%) GitHub
4 22 (3.41%) IaaS
5 21 (3.26%) Cloud Computing
6 17 (2.64%) Amazon EC2
7 12 (1.86%) AWS CloudFormation
8 11 (1.71%) SaaS
9 10 (1.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 8 (1.24%) Google Cloud Platform
10 8 (1.24%) PaaS
11 6 (0.93%) Amazon S3
12 5 (0.78%) OpenShift
13 2 (0.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 2 (0.31%) Amazon ELB
13 2 (0.31%) Amazon SQS
13 2 (0.31%) AWS Lambda
14 1 (0.16%) Amazon EMR
14 1 (0.16%) G Suite
14 1 (0.16%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 67 (10.39%) Firewall
2 49 (7.60%) TCP/IP
3 48 (7.44%) HTTP
4 41 (6.36%) DNS
5 40 (6.20%) SSL
6 21 (3.26%) VPN
7 18 (2.79%) LAN
8 17 (2.64%) Internet
8 17 (2.64%) LDAP
9 15 (2.33%) SAN
10 14 (2.17%) Network Security
11 13 (2.02%) SSH
11 13 (2.02%) WAN
12 9 (1.40%) FTP
13 8 (1.24%) Intrusion Detection
14 7 (1.09%) DHCP
14 7 (1.09%) Ethernet
14 7 (1.09%) Kerberos
15 6 (0.93%) VoIP
16 5 (0.78%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (9.15%) SQL Server
2 57 (8.84%) PostgreSQL
3 50 (7.75%) MongoDB
4 46 (7.13%) Big Data
4 46 (7.13%) Oracle Database
5 43 (6.67%) Hadoop
6 42 (6.51%) MySQL
7 33 (5.12%) NoSQL
8 32 (4.96%) Relational Database
9 17 (2.64%) HBase
10 16 (2.48%) Apache Cassandra
11 15 (2.33%) Apache Hive
11 15 (2.33%) Redis
12 14 (2.17%) RDBMS
13 11 (1.71%) Amazon RDS
14 10 (1.55%) Oracle Database 10g
14 10 (1.55%) Oracle Database 11g
15 8 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
15 8 (1.24%) Oracle Database 12c
16 7 (1.09%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 110 (17.05%) Git (software)
2 100 (15.50%) Jenkins
3 54 (8.37%) JIRA
4 29 (4.50%) Maven
5 27 (4.19%) Subversion
6 22 (3.41%) JUnit
7 19 (2.95%) Bitbucket
8 18 (2.79%) Cucumber
9 17 (2.64%) TeamCity
10 13 (2.02%) Hudson
11 12 (1.86%) Sonatype Nexus
12 11 (1.71%) Ant
13 10 (1.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 10 (1.55%) Mockito
14 8 (1.24%) Gradle
14 8 (1.24%) IntelliJ
15 7 (1.09%) Eclipse
15 7 (1.09%) Mercurial
15 7 (1.09%) SonarQube
16 6 (0.93%) Vagrant
General
1 206 (31.94%) Finance
2 131 (20.31%) Banking
3 42 (6.51%) Front Office
4 33 (5.12%) Financial Institution
5 23 (3.57%) Investment Banking
6 17 (2.64%) Retail
7 15 (2.33%) Legal
8 11 (1.71%) Marketing
9 8 (1.24%) Advertising
10 7 (1.09%) Games
10 7 (1.09%) International Banking
10 7 (1.09%) Telecoms
11 6 (0.93%) Back Office
12 4 (0.62%) French Language
12 4 (0.62%) Law
12 4 (0.62%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.31%) Billing
Job Titles
1 149 (23.10%) Developer
2 142 (22.02%) DevOps Engineer
3 80 (12.40%) Linux Engineer
4 74 (11.47%) Administrator
5 63 (9.77%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 55 (8.53%) Java Developer
7 47 (7.29%) Analyst
8 41 (6.36%) Systems Administrator
9 39 (6.05%) AWS DevOps
9 39 (6.05%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 37 (5.74%) Linux Administrator
10 37 (5.74%) Senior Developer
11 35 (5.43%) Architect
11 35 (5.43%) AWS Engineer
12 34 (5.27%) C++ Developer
13 27 (4.19%) Unix Engineer
14 23 (3.57%) Applications Support
15 22 (3.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 22 (3.41%) Senior DevOps
15 22 (3.41%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (8.99%) HTML
2 42 (6.51%) XML
3 41 (6.36%) REST
3 41 (6.36%) Web Services
4 39 (6.05%) Middleware
5 32 (4.96%) JSON
6 30 (4.65%) CSS
7 29 (4.50%) Node.js
8 25 (3.88%) JMS
9 23 (3.57%) Kafka
10 21 (3.26%) FIX Protocol
11 20 (3.10%) SOAP
12 19 (2.95%) .NET
13 17 (2.64%) AngularJS
13 17 (2.64%) HTML5
13 17 (2.64%) J2EE
13 17 (2.64%) LAMP
13 17 (2.64%) Spring
14 15 (2.33%) Hibernate
15 14 (2.17%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 48 (7.44%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 34 (5.27%) Clustering
4 33 (5.12%) Computer Science
5 32 (4.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 31 (4.81%) Fixed Income
7 25 (3.88%) Equities
8 23 (3.57%) Public Cloud
9 19 (2.95%) Management Information System
10 17 (2.64%) Hedge funds
11 15 (2.33%) Fintech
12 13 (2.02%) Derivative
12 13 (2.02%) Visualisation
13 12 (1.86%) User Experience
14 9 (1.40%) PKI
14 9 (1.40%) Virtual Team
15 8 (1.24%) Security Operations Centre
16 6 (0.93%) Algorithms
17 5 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
17 5 (0.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 191 (29.61%) Unix
2 167 (25.89%) Windows
3 107 (16.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 42 (6.51%) CentOS
5 38 (5.89%) Windows Server
6 29 (4.50%) Solaris
7 28 (4.34%) Ubuntu
8 14 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (2.02%) CoreOS
9 13 (2.02%) Mac OS X
10 12 (1.86%) SUSE
11 10 (1.55%) RancherOS
12 9 (1.40%) AIX
13 6 (0.93%) Oracle Linux
13 6 (0.93%) Windows 8
13 6 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
14 5 (0.78%) Debian
15 4 (0.62%) Android
15 4 (0.62%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 211 (32.71%) DevOps
2 189 (29.30%) Agile Software Development
3 106 (16.43%) Continuous Integration
4 86 (13.33%) Configuration Management
5 57 (8.84%) TDD
6 56 (8.68%) Scrum
7 53 (8.22%) High Availability
8 52 (8.06%) ITIL
9 49 (7.60%) Migration
10 44 (6.82%) Continuous Delivery
10 44 (6.82%) Open Source
11 38 (5.89%) Low Latency
12 36 (5.58%) BDD
13 35 (5.43%) OO
14 30 (4.65%) Load Balancing
14 30 (4.65%) Software Engineering
15 25 (3.88%) Electronic Trading
15 25 (3.88%) Microservices
15 25 (3.88%) Multithreading
15 25 (3.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 224 (34.73%) Python
2 181 (28.06%) Java
3 139 (21.55%) SQL
4 104 (16.12%) Bash Shell
5 94 (14.57%) Ruby
6 92 (14.26%) Perl
7 59 (9.15%) C++
8 55 (8.53%) Shell Script
9 54 (8.37%) JavaScript
10 53 (8.22%) PowerShell
11 37 (5.74%) PHP
12 36 (5.58%) C
13 30 (4.65%) Go
14 22 (3.41%) Scala
15 16 (2.48%) PL/SQL
16 12 (1.86%) C#
17 7 (1.09%) Clojure
18 6 (0.93%) R
19 5 (0.78%) AWK
19 5 (0.78%) sed
Qualifications
1 46 (7.13%) Degree
1 46 (7.13%) Security Cleared
2 33 (5.12%) SC Cleared
3 16 (2.48%) DV Cleared
4 14 (2.17%) CISSP
5 11 (1.71%) RHCE
6 10 (1.55%) GIAC
7 9 (1.40%) CCNA
7 9 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (1.40%) CISM
7 9 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (1.24%) SANS
9 7 (1.09%) RHCA
10 6 (0.93%) CNA
10 6 (0.93%) GCIA
10 6 (0.93%) GCIH
10 6 (0.93%) Network+ Certification
10 6 (0.93%) Novell Certification
10 6 (0.93%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.88%) QA
2 17 (2.64%) PCI DSS
3 11 (1.71%) SEPA
4 6 (0.93%) MiFID
5 5 (0.78%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.47%) COBIT
7 3 (0.47%) SLA
8 2 (0.31%) TARGET2
9 1 (0.16%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 94 (14.57%) Docker
2 54 (8.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (6.20%) Active Directory
4 18 (2.79%) HDFS
5 15 (2.33%) Hyper-V
6 13 (2.02%) GlusterFS
6 13 (2.02%) Virtual Machines
7 12 (1.86%) GFS2
7 12 (1.86%) OCFS2
8 10 (1.55%) etcd
8 10 (1.55%) flannel
9 9 (1.40%) Oracle RAC
9 9 (1.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 9 (1.40%) Xen
10 7 (1.09%) KVM
10 7 (1.09%) vSphere
11 6 (0.93%) NFS
12 5 (0.78%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 4 (0.62%) vCloud
13 4 (0.62%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 161 (24.96%) Puppet
2 107 (16.59%) Ansible
3 75 (11.63%) Opscode Chef
4 31 (4.81%) Terraform
5 27 (4.19%) Kubernetes
6 24 (3.72%) Nagios
7 16 (2.48%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 13 (2.02%) logstash
8 13 (2.02%) SELinux
9 12 (1.86%) Rancher
10 11 (1.71%) Consul
10 11 (1.71%) Mesos
10 11 (1.71%) Salt
10 11 (1.71%) SCCM
11 10 (1.55%) Marathon
11 10 (1.55%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 10 (1.55%) Red Hat Satellite
12 9 (1.40%) CFEngine
12 9 (1.40%) Failover Clustering
12 9 (1.40%) Kibana
Vendors
1 115 (17.83%) Oracle
2 110 (17.05%) Red Hat
3 82 (12.71%) VMware
4 43 (6.67%) Cisco
5 35 (5.43%) Atlassian
5 35 (5.43%) Microsoft
6 34 (5.27%) HP
6 34 (5.27%) IBM
7 23 (3.57%) Splunk
8 17 (2.64%) Veritas
9 16 (2.48%) Sybase
10 14 (2.17%) Citrix
10 14 (2.17%) Google
11 13 (2.02%) CheckPoint
12 12 (1.86%) Reuters
13 11 (1.71%) 3PAR
13 11 (1.71%) Fortinet
14 10 (1.55%) Apple
14 10 (1.55%) Dell
14 10 (1.55%) Symantec
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £450 - £480 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Spring Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £458.00 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £500 to £510 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £400.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £350 - 450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £400 - £490 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £380 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £330 - £370 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: On Application
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
FT Select
Rate: From £400 to £450 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Rate: £599 Per Day
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £490 per day
Posted: 12 days ago