The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 14 5 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing Linux 18 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 12.00% 15.00% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.62% 48.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £373 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.80% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.14% +2.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.20 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+24.17% -19.46%
Linux
London

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

Operating Systems Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
52 25 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 34.67% 31.25% 19.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 19 9
Average daily rate £450 £345 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% +4.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £125 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £528 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Croydon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 27 (81.82%) Red Hat
2 26 (78.79%) VMware
3 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (51.52%) Active Directory
3 17 (51.52%) Puppet
4 16 (48.48%) JavaScript
4 16 (48.48%) MySQL
4 16 (48.48%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (45.45%) Security Cleared
5 15 (45.45%) PostgreSQL
5 15 (45.45%) Java
5 15 (45.45%) Tomcat
6 14 (42.42%) Apache
6 14 (42.42%) Ubuntu
6 14 (42.42%) CentOS
6 14 (42.42%) vCloud
6 14 (42.42%) Ansible
7 13 (39.39%) HAProxy
7 13 (39.39%) Node.js
7 13 (39.39%) Jenkins
7 13 (39.39%) Gerrit
7 13 (39.39%) Git (software)
7 13 (39.39%) nginx
7 13 (39.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (39.39%) jQuery
7 13 (39.39%) JBoss
8 12 (36.36%) Windows
8 12 (36.36%) HTML
8 12 (36.36%) Maven
8 12 (36.36%) JMeter

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (45.45%) Tomcat
2 14 (42.42%) Apache
3 13 (39.39%) JBoss
3 13 (39.39%) Node.js
3 13 (39.39%) nginx
4 10 (30.30%) Confluence
4 10 (30.30%) IIS
5 9 (27.27%) Jetty
5 9 (27.27%) Mule ESB
6 7 (21.21%) Apache TomEE
6 7 (21.21%) Apache Qpid
6 7 (21.21%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (21.21%) Tornado
6 7 (21.21%) Alfresco
6 7 (21.21%) Mule
6 7 (21.21%) iPlanet
6 7 (21.21%) GlassFish
6 7 (21.21%) WebLogic
6 7 (21.21%) WildFly
7 1 (3.03%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.21%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (21.21%) OpenShift
2 6 (18.18%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (3.03%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (3.03%) GitHub
3 1 (3.03%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (33.33%) SAN
2 10 (30.30%) TCP/IP
3 8 (24.24%) HTTP
4 7 (21.21%) OpenLDAP
5 6 (18.18%) VPN
5 6 (18.18%) Firewall
6 5 (15.15%) DMZ
7 2 (6.06%) OSPF
7 2 (6.06%) LAN
7 2 (6.06%) WAN
7 2 (6.06%) VLAN
7 2 (6.06%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (6.06%) Network Security
8 1 (3.03%) iSCSI
8 1 (3.03%) NAS
8 1 (3.03%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (3.03%) DNS
8 1 (3.03%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (48.48%) MySQL
2 15 (45.45%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (30.30%) MongoDB
4 9 (27.27%) Redis
5 7 (21.21%) Riak
5 7 (21.21%) Infinispan
5 7 (21.21%) InterSystems Cache
6 2 (6.06%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
7 1 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
7 1 (3.03%) HBase
7 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
7 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (39.39%) Git (software)
1 13 (39.39%) Gerrit
1 13 (39.39%) Jenkins
2 12 (36.36%) JMeter
2 12 (36.36%) Maven
3 11 (33.33%) Selenium
3 11 (33.33%) Gradle
3 11 (33.33%) Artifactory
4 10 (30.30%) JIRA
5 9 (27.27%) SonarQube
6 7 (21.21%) JUnit
6 7 (21.21%) Mocha
7 5 (15.15%) Ant
7 5 (15.15%) Subversion
8 4 (12.12%) Jasmine
8 4 (12.12%) PhantomJS
8 4 (12.12%) Mercurial
9 3 (9.09%) Eclipse
10 2 (6.06%) PVCS
10 2 (6.06%) ClearCase
General
1 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
1 4 (12.12%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Architect
2 7 (21.21%) Wintel Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Java Architect
3 5 (15.15%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Java Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Developer
5 3 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Design Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Wintel Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Applications Support
7 1 (3.03%) Lead Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Operations Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Test Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Java Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (39.39%) jQuery
2 12 (36.36%) HTML
3 11 (33.33%) Web Services
4 10 (30.30%) CSS
5 9 (27.27%) Spring
5 9 (27.27%) RabbitMQ
6 8 (24.24%) REST
6 8 (24.24%) CSS3
6 8 (24.24%) HTML5
6 8 (24.24%) JSON
6 8 (24.24%) Struts
6 8 (24.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 7 (21.21%) RESTEasy
7 7 (21.21%) Apache Camel
7 7 (21.21%) HTML5 Boilerplate
7 7 (21.21%) React
7 7 (21.21%) EclipseLink
7 7 (21.21%) J2EE
7 7 (21.21%) JDBC
7 7 (21.21%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) W3C
2 6 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (9.09%) Data Centre
5 2 (6.06%) AS400
5 2 (6.06%) Tandem
6 1 (3.03%) CMDB
6 1 (3.03%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (42.42%) Ubuntu
1 14 (42.42%) CentOS
2 13 (39.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (36.36%) Windows
4 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (30.30%) SUSE
5 8 (24.24%) UNIX
6 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (9.09%) AIX
8 2 (6.06%) Solaris
8 2 (6.06%) Mac OS
9 1 (3.03%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (3.03%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (48.48%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (36.36%) DevOps
4 10 (30.30%) Root Cause Analysis
4 10 (30.30%) Open Source
4 10 (30.30%) Scrum
4 10 (30.30%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (24.24%) Configuration Management
6 7 (21.21%) MVC
6 7 (21.21%) Validation
6 7 (21.21%) Document Management
6 7 (21.21%) SOA
6 7 (21.21%) Unit Testing
6 7 (21.21%) Microservices
6 7 (21.21%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (21.21%) Data Virtualisation
7 5 (15.15%) TDD
8 4 (12.12%) BDD
9 3 (9.09%) Web Development
9 3 (9.09%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (48.48%) JavaScript
2 15 (45.45%) Java
3 11 (33.33%) SQL
4 9 (27.27%) Python
4 9 (27.27%) Ruby
5 7 (21.21%) PHP
5 7 (21.21%) Bash Shell
6 6 (18.18%) Perl
7 5 (15.15%) PowerShell
8 3 (9.09%) C++
9 2 (6.06%) C#
10 1 (3.03%) Scala
10 1 (3.03%) Go
Qualifications
1 15 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 9 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) CCNP
3 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) Data Quality
System Software
1 17 (51.52%) Active Directory
2 14 (42.42%) vCloud
3 11 (33.33%) vSphere
4 9 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (21.21%) Varnish
5 7 (21.21%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (21.21%) Squid
6 6 (18.18%) Docker
7 3 (9.09%) VMware ESX
8 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
8 1 (3.03%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 17 (51.52%) Puppet
2 14 (42.42%) Ansible
3 13 (39.39%) HAProxy
4 11 (33.33%) Salt
5 9 (27.27%) Kibana
5 9 (27.27%) Rundeck
5 9 (27.27%) logstash
5 9 (27.27%) ZABBIX
6 8 (24.24%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (12.12%) BladeLogic
8 2 (6.06%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (3.03%) NetBackup
9 1 (3.03%) Backup Exec
9 1 (3.03%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 27 (81.82%) Red Hat
2 26 (78.79%) VMware
3 11 (33.33%) Oracle
4 10 (30.30%) Dell
5 8 (24.24%) EMC
5 8 (24.24%) NetApp
5 8 (24.24%) Twitter
6 7 (21.21%) Splunk
6 7 (21.21%) Pega
7 6 (18.18%) Google
8 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
9 4 (12.12%) BMC
9 4 (12.12%) HP
10 2 (6.06%) Atlassian
10 2 (6.06%) Citrix
10 2 (6.06%) Sun
10 2 (6.06%) IBM
11 1 (3.03%) CommVault
11 1 (3.03%) hybris
11 1 (3.03%) Symantec