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 25 June 2016 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 11 13 8
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs citing Linux 35 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 14.46% 11.43% 12.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 76.09% 34.04% 36.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 10
Median daily rate £396 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.76% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £325 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £438 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £359
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
46 47 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 19.01% 33.57% 32.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 32 20
Median daily rate £393 £338 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.29% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £220 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £438 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £348 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.31% +13.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Median hourly rate £14.50 - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.20 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.00%

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 25 June 2016.

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 25 June 2016, 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 35 (54.69%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (46.88%) Puppet
3 29 (45.31%) Security Cleared
3 29 (45.31%) Red Hat
4 28 (43.75%) Git (software)
5 27 (42.19%) DevOps
6 25 (39.06%) Java
7 23 (35.94%) Scrum
7 23 (35.94%) SC Cleared
8 20 (31.25%) CentOS
8 20 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (31.25%) Jenkins
8 20 (31.25%) VMware
9 19 (29.69%) Unix
9 19 (29.69%) Ruby
10 18 (28.13%) Apache
10 18 (28.13%) Python
10 18 (28.13%) Firewall
11 17 (26.56%) Tomcat
11 17 (26.56%) Perl
12 15 (23.44%) Bash Shell
12 15 (23.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 15 (23.44%) Windows
13 14 (21.88%) JBoss
13 14 (21.88%) ZABBIX
13 14 (21.88%) Ansible
14 13 (20.31%) Docker
14 13 (20.31%) Amazon AWS
14 13 (20.31%) Ubuntu
14 13 (20.31%) ITIL

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 18 (28.13%) Apache
2 17 (26.56%) Tomcat
3 14 (21.88%) JBoss
4 11 (17.19%) nginx
5 7 (10.94%) Mule ESB
6 5 (7.81%) MQSeries
7 4 (6.25%) IIS
8 3 (4.69%) Alfresco
8 3 (4.69%) CMS
8 3 (4.69%) WebLogic
8 3 (4.69%) WebSphere
9 2 (3.13%) Confluence
9 2 (3.13%) Mule
10 1 (1.56%) MS Exchange
10 1 (1.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (20.31%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (17.19%) GitHub
3 5 (7.81%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.56%) Office 365
5 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (28.13%) Firewall
2 12 (18.75%) HTTP
3 10 (15.63%) VPN
4 8 (12.50%) DMZ
5 7 (10.94%) Reverse Proxy
6 6 (9.38%) TCP/IP
7 5 (7.81%) FTP
7 5 (7.81%) HTTPS
7 5 (7.81%) IPsec
7 5 (7.81%) LDAP
7 5 (7.81%) NAS
7 5 (7.81%) Network Security
7 5 (7.81%) tcpdump
7 5 (7.81%) Wireshark
8 2 (3.13%) OpenLDAP
8 2 (3.13%) SAN
8 2 (3.13%) SSH
8 2 (3.13%) Structured Cabling
8 2 (3.13%) Wireless
9 1 (1.56%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (17.19%) MySQL
2 11 (17.19%) NoSQL
3 10 (15.63%) MongoDB
4 7 (10.94%) Redis
5 5 (7.81%) SQL Server
6 4 (6.25%) Relational Database
7 3 (4.69%) DB2
8 1 (1.56%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 28 (43.75%) Git (software)
2 20 (31.25%) Jenkins
3 12 (18.75%) Artifactory
4 11 (17.19%) SonarQube
5 10 (15.63%) Gerrit
5 10 (15.63%) Maven
5 10 (15.63%) Sonatype Nexus
6 8 (12.50%) Subversion
7 7 (10.94%) JIRA
7 7 (10.94%) JUnit
7 7 (10.94%) Mercurial
8 5 (7.81%) SoapUI
9 4 (6.25%) GitLab
10 3 (4.69%) Ant
10 3 (4.69%) JMeter
10 3 (4.69%) Selenium
10 3 (4.69%) Toad
General
1 12 (18.75%) Finance
2 7 (10.94%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.13%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (26.56%) Developer
2 16 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 11 (17.19%) Java Developer
4 5 (7.81%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (7.81%) Service Manager
4 5 (7.81%) Technical Manager
5 4 (6.25%) Analyst
5 4 (6.25%) Consultant
5 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (6.25%) Technical Services Manager
6 3 (4.69%) C++ Developer
6 3 (4.69%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (4.69%) DevOps Consultant
6 3 (4.69%) Senior Developer
6 3 (4.69%) Service Support Manager
6 3 (4.69%) Services Delivery Manager
6 3 (4.69%) Support Manager
6 3 (4.69%) Technical Support
6 3 (4.69%) Technical Support Manager
6 3 (4.69%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.31%) J2EE
2 11 (17.19%) Web Services
3 10 (15.63%) LAMP
4 8 (12.50%) REST
5 7 (10.94%) LAPP Stack
5 7 (10.94%) LEMP Stack
5 7 (10.94%) RabbitMQ
5 7 (10.94%) SOAP
6 6 (9.38%) CSS
6 6 (9.38%) HTML
7 5 (7.81%) Spring
8 4 (6.25%) JavaFX
8 4 (6.25%) JMS
8 4 (6.25%) Node.js
8 4 (6.25%) Sensu
8 4 (6.25%) Struts
8 4 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (4.69%) MCollective
9 3 (4.69%) SailPoint
9 3 (4.69%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.19%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (7.81%) iPad
3 4 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (6.25%) Visualisation
4 3 (4.69%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.13%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.56%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 20 (31.25%) CentOS
2 19 (29.69%) Unix
3 15 (23.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (23.44%) Windows
4 13 (20.31%) Ubuntu
5 7 (10.94%) Mac OS X
5 7 (10.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (6.25%) CoreOS
6 4 (6.25%) Solaris
7 3 (4.69%) Windows Server
8 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.56%) AIX
9 1 (1.56%) SUSE
9 1 (1.56%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.56%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (54.69%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (42.19%) DevOps
3 23 (35.94%) Scrum
4 20 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (20.31%) ITIL
6 11 (17.19%) Configuration Management
7 8 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
7 8 (12.50%) OWASP
8 6 (9.38%) Build Automation
8 6 (9.38%) Load Balancing
8 6 (9.38%) Multithreading
8 6 (9.38%) Service Management
9 5 (7.81%) Integration Testing
10 4 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (6.25%) Open Source
10 4 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
10 4 (6.25%) Software Engineering
10 4 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
10 4 (6.25%) TDD
10 4 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (39.06%) Java
2 19 (29.69%) Ruby
3 18 (28.13%) Python
4 17 (26.56%) Perl
5 15 (23.44%) Bash Shell
6 8 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 8 (12.50%) PHP
6 8 (12.50%) SQL
7 7 (10.94%) Shell Script
8 5 (7.81%) Scala
9 4 (6.25%) C++
9 4 (6.25%) Go
10 2 (3.13%) C
11 1 (1.56%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 29 (45.31%) Security Cleared
2 23 (35.94%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.25%) BC Cleared
4 3 (4.69%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (3.13%) BICSI Certification
5 2 (3.13%) BICSI RCDD
6 1 (1.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) SLA
2 2 (3.13%) QA
3 1 (1.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 13 (20.31%) Docker
1 13 (20.31%) Virtual Machines
2 11 (17.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (12.50%) vCloud
4 5 (7.81%) GlusterFS
4 5 (7.81%) Samba
5 4 (6.25%) Active Directory
5 4 (6.25%) Ceph
5 4 (6.25%) etcd
5 4 (6.25%) flannel
6 2 (3.13%) vSphere
7 1 (1.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 30 (46.88%) Puppet
2 14 (21.88%) Ansible
2 14 (21.88%) ZABBIX
3 11 (17.19%) HAProxy
3 11 (17.19%) logstash
4 10 (15.63%) Nagios
5 9 (14.06%) Salt
6 8 (12.50%) Rundeck
7 7 (10.94%) Kibana
8 4 (6.25%) Graphite
8 4 (6.25%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 4 (6.25%) Kubernetes
8 4 (6.25%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 4 (6.25%) rkt
9 3 (4.69%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (4.69%) Oracle Identity Management
10 1 (1.56%) NetBackup
10 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (1.56%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 29 (45.31%) Red Hat
2 20 (31.25%) VMware
3 10 (15.63%) F5
3 10 (15.63%) Oracle
4 8 (12.50%) Black Duck
4 8 (12.50%) Sonatype
4 8 (12.50%) Veracode
5 6 (9.38%) Microsoft
5 6 (9.38%) NetApp
5 6 (9.38%) ServiceNow
6 5 (7.81%) CheckPoint
6 5 (7.81%) Google
7 4 (6.25%) Twitter
8 3 (4.69%) ForgeRock
8 3 (4.69%) IBM
9 2 (3.13%) EMC
10 1 (1.56%) Brocade
10 1 (1.56%) Dell
10 1 (1.56%) StorageTek
10 1 (1.56%) Veritas