The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
London / Croydon
Rank 6 21 11
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -10
Contract jobs citing Linux 42 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 18.83% 4.46% 10.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 76.36% 27.03% 35.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 7
Median daily rate £465 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.41% +6.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.80% +7.63%

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
55 37 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 24.66% 16.52% 30.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 26 18
Median daily rate £463 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £140 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 7
Median hourly rate - £13.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -46.00%
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 Croydon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Croydon region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 21 January 2017.

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 21 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 Croydon region with a requirement for Linux.

1 76 (82.61%) Security Cleared
2 73 (79.35%) SC Cleared
3 69 (75.00%) DevOps
4 49 (53.26%) Puppet
4 49 (53.26%) Agile Software Development
5 48 (52.17%) CentOS
6 44 (47.83%) Docker
6 44 (47.83%) Jenkins
6 44 (47.83%) Scrum
6 44 (47.83%) VMware
6 44 (47.83%) Continuous Integration
7 40 (43.48%) PostgreSQL
7 40 (43.48%) Amazon AWS
7 40 (43.48%) Kubernetes
7 40 (43.48%) Terraform
8 39 (42.39%) Git (software)
9 37 (40.22%) JIRA
10 34 (36.96%) Continuous Delivery
11 33 (35.87%) Confluence
12 32 (34.78%) vCloud
12 32 (34.78%) Hadoop
12 32 (34.78%) Ansible
13 31 (33.70%) Maven
14 30 (32.61%) DNS
15 29 (31.52%) JIRA Agile
16 28 (30.43%) Oracle
16 28 (30.43%) Configuration Management
16 28 (30.43%) Workflow
17 27 (29.35%) SonarQube
18 26 (28.26%) Apache

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon 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 33 (35.87%) Confluence
2 26 (28.26%) Apache
3 21 (22.83%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (10.87%) nginx
5 4 (4.35%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.17%) JBoss
6 2 (2.17%) Jetty
6 2 (2.17%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (2.17%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.17%) WildFly
7 1 (1.09%) IIS
7 1 (1.09%) Mule ESB
7 1 (1.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 21 (22.83%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 40 (43.48%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (13.04%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (6.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 6 (6.52%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (6.52%) Amazon S3
3 6 (6.52%) Route 53
4 5 (5.43%) AWS CloudTrail
4 5 (5.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (1.09%) GitHub
5 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.09%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (32.61%) DNS
2 21 (22.83%) OpenLDAP
2 21 (22.83%) OpenVPN
2 21 (22.83%) SSH
2 21 (22.83%) VPN
3 16 (17.39%) LDAP
4 13 (14.13%) Firewall
4 13 (14.13%) Reverse Proxy
5 10 (10.87%) IPsec
6 7 (7.61%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (3.26%) SSL
8 2 (2.17%) CTI
8 2 (2.17%) DMZ
8 2 (2.17%) HTTP
9 1 (1.09%) SNMP
9 1 (1.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (43.48%) PostgreSQL
2 32 (34.78%) Hadoop
3 13 (14.13%) Oracle Database
3 13 (14.13%) Oracle Database 11g
4 9 (9.78%) Big Data
5 6 (6.52%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (3.26%) MySQL
7 1 (1.09%) DB2
7 1 (1.09%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 44 (47.83%) Jenkins
2 39 (42.39%) Git (software)
3 37 (40.22%) JIRA
4 31 (33.70%) Maven
5 29 (31.52%) JIRA Agile
6 27 (29.35%) SonarQube
7 23 (25.00%) Sonatype Nexus
8 22 (23.91%) Ant
8 22 (23.91%) JUnit
9 21 (22.83%) Liquibase
10 12 (13.04%) Bitbucket
11 11 (11.96%) Subversion
12 7 (7.61%) Gradle
13 5 (5.43%) Hudson
14 3 (3.26%) Mercurial
15 2 (2.17%) Gerrit
15 2 (2.17%) Vagrant
16 1 (1.09%) GitLab
16 1 (1.09%) Selenium
16 1 (1.09%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (6.52%) Finance
2 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (36.96%) DevOps Engineer
2 22 (23.91%) Consultant
3 15 (16.30%) DevOps Consultant
4 11 (11.96%) Administrator
5 10 (10.87%) Systems Administrator
6 8 (8.70%) AWS DevOps
7 7 (7.61%) Big Data Engineer
7 7 (7.61%) Data Engineer
8 6 (6.52%) Build Manager
8 6 (6.52%) Linux Administrator
8 6 (6.52%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 6 (6.52%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 5 (5.43%) AWS Engineer
9 5 (5.43%) VMWare Administrator
10 4 (4.35%) Unix Administrator
11 3 (3.26%) Cisco Administrator
11 3 (3.26%) Linux Consultant
11 3 (3.26%) Senior Linux Administrator
11 3 (3.26%) Senior Systems Administrator
11 3 (3.26%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (25.00%) ELK Stack
1 23 (25.00%) Software Packaging
2 21 (22.83%) MCollective
3 3 (3.26%) LAMP
4 2 (2.17%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (2.17%) LEMP Stack
4 2 (2.17%) Web Services
5 1 (1.09%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (1.09%) CSS
5 1 (1.09%) HTML
5 1 (1.09%) Middleware
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (1.09%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.09%) REST
5 1 (1.09%) SailPoint
5 1 (1.09%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.43%) Public Cloud
2 3 (3.26%) Spread Betting
3 2 (2.17%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (2.17%) Freedom of Information Act
3 2 (2.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.09%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.09%) iPad
4 1 (1.09%) PKI
4 1 (1.09%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 48 (52.17%) CentOS
2 23 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 22 (23.91%) Unix
4 16 (17.39%) Ubuntu
5 13 (14.13%) CoreOS
6 10 (10.87%) Windows
7 8 (8.70%) Windows Server
8 7 (7.61%) RancherOS
8 7 (7.61%) VyOS
9 4 (4.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (75.00%) DevOps
2 49 (53.26%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (47.83%) Continuous Integration
3 44 (47.83%) Scrum
4 34 (36.96%) Continuous Delivery
5 28 (30.43%) Configuration Management
5 28 (30.43%) Workflow
6 23 (25.00%) Service Management
7 21 (22.83%) Identity Management
8 19 (20.65%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (15.22%) Case Management
10 12 (13.04%) Coaching
11 10 (10.87%) Build Automation
12 9 (9.78%) User Stories
13 8 (8.70%) Change Management
13 8 (8.70%) Process Management
14 7 (7.61%) Load Balancing
14 7 (7.61%) Server Building
15 5 (5.43%) Mentoring
16 3 (3.26%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 21 (22.83%) Shell Script
2 18 (19.57%) Ruby
3 15 (16.30%) Bash Shell
3 15 (16.30%) Groovy
4 14 (15.22%) Go
5 10 (10.87%) Java
6 5 (5.43%) SQL
7 4 (4.35%) Python
8 3 (3.26%) Perl
9 1 (1.09%) C++
9 1 (1.09%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.09%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.09%) Scala
Qualifications
1 76 (82.61%) Security Cleared
2 73 (79.35%) SC Cleared
3 25 (27.17%) DV Cleared
4 10 (10.87%) CTC Cleared
5 8 (8.70%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (6.52%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 44 (47.83%) Docker
2 32 (34.78%) vCloud
3 21 (22.83%) Postfix
3 21 (22.83%) Squid
4 20 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (9.78%) Active Directory
5 9 (9.78%) HDFS
6 8 (8.70%) KVM
7 6 (6.52%) VMware ESX
8 4 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (3.26%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (2.17%) Xen
11 1 (1.09%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 49 (53.26%) Puppet
2 40 (43.48%) Kubernetes
2 40 (43.48%) Terraform
3 32 (34.78%) Ansible
4 25 (27.17%) ZABBIX
5 22 (23.91%) Kibana
5 22 (23.91%) logstash
6 21 (22.83%) Rancher
7 13 (14.13%) Sysdig
8 12 (13.04%) rkt
9 11 (11.96%) Consul
9 11 (11.96%) Packer
10 9 (9.78%) HAProxy
11 7 (7.61%) yum
12 3 (3.26%) Opscode Chef
13 2 (2.17%) FortiGate
14 1 (1.09%) Oracle Identity Management
14 1 (1.09%) Rsyslog
14 1 (1.09%) Salt
Vendors
1 44 (47.83%) VMware
2 28 (30.43%) Oracle
3 22 (23.91%) Atlassian
4 21 (22.83%) Sonatype
5 11 (11.96%) AppDynamics
6 8 (8.70%) Hortonworks
6 8 (8.70%) Red Hat
7 7 (7.61%) Cisco
7 7 (7.61%) Vyatta
8 2 (2.17%) AlienVault
8 2 (2.17%) Juniper
8 2 (2.17%) Palo Alto
9 1 (1.09%) CA
9 1 (1.09%) Citrix
9 1 (1.09%) Facebook
9 1 (1.09%) ForgeRock
9 1 (1.09%) Guidewire
9 1 (1.09%) IBM