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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 18 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 6 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 5.31% 12.30% 10.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.33% 35.71% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 7
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £330 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.38% -9.72%
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
18 42 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 15.93% 34.43% 26.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 26 17
Average daily rate £400 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £319 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 £15.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -3.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

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
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 19 December 2014, 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 7 (46.67%) UNIX
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (46.67%) Puppet
1 7 (46.67%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (33.33%) Ruby
3 5 (33.33%) vSphere
3 5 (33.33%) SAN
3 5 (33.33%) VMware
3 5 (33.33%) Windows
3 5 (33.33%) IIS
3 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 4 (26.67%) HP
4 4 (26.67%) Dell
4 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (26.67%) SOA
4 4 (26.67%) CSS
4 4 (26.67%) HTML
4 4 (26.67%) VMware ESX
4 4 (26.67%) BMC
4 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
4 4 (26.67%) BladeLogic
4 4 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (26.67%) SUSE
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (26.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (26.67%) DevOps
5 3 (20.00%) Jenkins

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 5 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) WordPress
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) PaaS
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) GitHub
1 1 (6.67%) IaaS
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) SAN
1 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.67%) NetScaler
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) DSL
2 1 (6.67%) WAN
2 1 (6.67%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) MPLS
2 1 (6.67%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.67%) PHPUnit
2 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) RSpec
2 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (6.67%) Behat
General
1 2 (13.33%) Banking
1 2 (13.33%) Investment Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (13.33%) UNIX Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Account Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (6.67%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Web Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Account Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (6.67%) PHP Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) CSS
1 4 (26.67%) HTML
2 2 (13.33%) HTML5
3 1 (6.67%) RESTful
3 1 (6.67%) Sass
3 1 (6.67%) CSS3
3 1 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (6.67%) JSON
3 1 (6.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) AS400
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.67%) User Experience
2 1 (6.67%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) UNIX
2 6 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (33.33%) Windows
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (26.67%) SUSE
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (20.00%) AIX
6 2 (13.33%) CentOS
7 1 (6.67%) Android
7 1 (6.67%) Ubuntu
7 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) SOA
2 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
2 4 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (26.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (26.67%) DevOps
3 2 (13.33%) OO
4 1 (6.67%) Web Development
4 1 (6.67%) BDD
4 1 (6.67%) Software Deployment
4 1 (6.67%) Android Development
4 1 (6.67%) iOS Development
4 1 (6.67%) TDD
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (6.67%) Scrum
4 1 (6.67%) MVC
4 1 (6.67%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) Ruby
2 2 (13.33%) Python
2 2 (13.33%) Perl
2 2 (13.33%) PHP
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) vSphere
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (26.67%) VMware ESX
3 1 (6.67%) XenApp
3 1 (6.67%) XenServer
3 1 (6.67%) Varnish
3 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 7 (46.67%) Puppet
1 7 (46.67%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (26.67%) BladeLogic
3 1 (6.67%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 1 (6.67%) Capistrano
3 1 (6.67%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) VMware
2 4 (26.67%) HP
2 4 (26.67%) Dell
2 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
2 4 (26.67%) BMC
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle
3 3 (20.00%) EMC
4 1 (6.67%) 3PAR
4 1 (6.67%) F5
4 1 (6.67%) Zend
4 1 (6.67%) NetApp
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco
4 1 (6.67%) IBM
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix
4 1 (6.67%) Juniper
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