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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 9 12 4
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Contract jobs citing Linux 45 21 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 16.01% 15.11% 14.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 75.00% 40.38% 46.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 11
Median daily rate £396 £438 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.42% +45.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £330 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £525 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +20.96%
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
60 52 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 21.35% 37.41% 32.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 34 21
Median daily rate £405 £425 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.70% +23.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £325 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £309
% change year-on-year
- +13.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Median hourly rate £14.50 - £17.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 - £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 49 (62.82%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (57.69%) Git (software)
3 38 (48.72%) DevOps
4 37 (47.44%) Puppet
5 35 (44.87%) Security Cleared
5 35 (44.87%) Scrum
6 34 (43.59%) Jenkins
7 33 (42.31%) Apache
8 31 (39.74%) Ruby
9 30 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
10 29 (37.18%) SC Cleared
10 29 (37.18%) CentOS
11 28 (35.90%) Red Hat
12 27 (34.62%) Java
12 27 (34.62%) VMware
13 25 (32.05%) SonarQube
14 24 (30.77%) Ansible
14 24 (30.77%) PostgreSQL
14 24 (30.77%) Oracle
14 24 (30.77%) Maven
14 24 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
15 23 (29.49%) Tomcat
15 23 (29.49%) Python
16 22 (28.21%) Perl
16 22 (28.21%) ZABBIX
16 22 (28.21%) Docker
17 21 (26.92%) logstash
17 21 (26.92%) Unix
17 21 (26.92%) Configuration Management
18 20 (25.64%) JUnit

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 (42.31%) Apache
2 23 (29.49%) Tomcat
3 18 (23.08%) JBoss
4 12 (15.38%) Confluence
4 12 (15.38%) nginx
5 10 (12.82%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (10.26%) IIS
7 7 (8.97%) Mule ESB
7 7 (8.97%) WebLogic
7 7 (8.97%) WebSphere
8 5 (6.41%) MQSeries
9 3 (3.85%) Alfresco
9 3 (3.85%) CMS
10 1 (1.28%) Jetty
10 1 (1.28%) MS Exchange
10 1 (1.28%) Mule
10 1 (1.28%) Skype for Business
10 1 (1.28%) WildFly
Applications
1 10 (12.82%) HipChat
2 1 (1.28%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (14.10%) GitHub
3 5 (6.41%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.28%) Office 365
5 1 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (23.08%) HTTP
2 17 (21.79%) Firewall
3 13 (16.67%) OpenLDAP
4 12 (15.38%) SSH
5 11 (14.10%) VPN
6 10 (12.82%) DNS
6 10 (12.82%) OpenVPN
7 9 (11.54%) DMZ
8 7 (8.97%) Reverse Proxy
9 6 (7.69%) TCP/IP
10 5 (6.41%) FTP
10 5 (6.41%) HTTPS
10 5 (6.41%) IPsec
10 5 (6.41%) LDAP
10 5 (6.41%) NAS
10 5 (6.41%) Network Security
10 5 (6.41%) tcpdump
10 5 (6.41%) Wireshark
11 2 (2.56%) Kerberos
11 2 (2.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (30.77%) PostgreSQL
2 16 (20.51%) MySQL
3 11 (14.10%) NoSQL
4 10 (12.82%) Hadoop
4 10 (12.82%) MongoDB
5 7 (8.97%) DB2
5 7 (8.97%) Redis
6 6 (7.69%) Relational Database
7 5 (6.41%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.28%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 45 (57.69%) Git (software)
2 34 (43.59%) Jenkins
3 25 (32.05%) SonarQube
4 24 (30.77%) Maven
5 20 (25.64%) JIRA
5 20 (25.64%) JUnit
5 20 (25.64%) Sonatype Nexus
6 17 (21.79%) Ant
7 14 (17.95%) Gerrit
7 14 (17.95%) Subversion
8 12 (15.38%) Artifactory
9 10 (12.82%) Bitbucket
9 10 (12.82%) JIRA Agile
9 10 (12.82%) Liquibase
10 9 (11.54%) SoapUI
11 8 (10.26%) Mercurial
12 7 (8.97%) JMeter
12 7 (8.97%) Selenium
12 7 (8.97%) Toad
13 4 (5.13%) GitLab
General
1 11 (14.10%) Finance
2 8 (10.26%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.56%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (26.92%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (24.36%) Developer
3 11 (14.10%) Java Developer
4 9 (11.54%) Consultant
5 8 (10.26%) DevOps Consultant
6 6 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (7.69%) Tester
7 5 (6.41%) Lead DevOps
7 5 (6.41%) Service Manager
7 5 (6.41%) Technical Manager
8 4 (5.13%) Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) Automation Tester
8 4 (5.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 4 (5.13%) Technical Services Manager
9 3 (3.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 3 (3.85%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Service Support Manager
9 3 (3.85%) Support Manager
9 3 (3.85%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (19.23%) LAMP
2 13 (16.67%) J2EE
3 12 (15.38%) Web Services
4 11 (14.10%) CSS
4 11 (14.10%) HTML
4 11 (14.10%) MCollective
4 11 (14.10%) REST
5 10 (12.82%) ELK Stack
5 10 (12.82%) Software Packaging
6 8 (10.26%) LAPP Stack
6 8 (10.26%) LEMP Stack
7 7 (8.97%) RabbitMQ
7 7 (8.97%) SailPoint
7 7 (8.97%) XHTML
8 6 (7.69%) SOAP
8 6 (7.69%) Spring
9 5 (6.41%) JavaFX
9 5 (6.41%) Node.js
9 5 (6.41%) Struts
9 5 (6.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.82%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (7.69%) Visualisation
3 5 (6.41%) iPad
4 4 (5.13%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (2.56%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.28%) Data Conversion
6 1 (1.28%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (1.28%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 29 (37.18%) CentOS
2 21 (26.92%) Unix
3 17 (21.79%) Windows
4 13 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (12.82%) Ubuntu
6 9 (11.54%) Mac OS X
7 8 (10.26%) Solaris
8 7 (8.97%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (5.13%) CoreOS
10 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (1.28%) AIX
11 1 (1.28%) SUSE
11 1 (1.28%) Windows 7
11 1 (1.28%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.28%) Windows Server
11 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (62.82%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (48.72%) DevOps
3 35 (44.87%) Scrum
4 30 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (26.92%) Configuration Management
6 19 (24.36%) Continuous Delivery
7 16 (20.51%) Service Management
8 12 (15.38%) ITIL
9 10 (12.82%) Case Management
9 10 (12.82%) Coaching
9 10 (12.82%) Identity Management
9 10 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (12.82%) Workflow
10 9 (11.54%) Software Engineering
11 8 (10.26%) OWASP
12 7 (8.97%) Defect Tracking
12 7 (8.97%) Identity Access Management
12 7 (8.97%) Integration Testing
12 7 (8.97%) Load Balancing
13 6 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (39.74%) Ruby
2 27 (34.62%) Java
3 23 (29.49%) Python
4 22 (28.21%) Perl
5 16 (20.51%) Shell Script
6 14 (17.95%) JavaScript
7 13 (16.67%) Bash Shell
8 12 (15.38%) SQL
9 8 (10.26%) PHP
10 5 (6.41%) Scala
11 4 (5.13%) C++
11 4 (5.13%) Go
12 1 (1.28%) C
12 1 (1.28%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 35 (44.87%) Security Cleared
2 29 (37.18%) SC Cleared
3 10 (12.82%) CTC Cleared
4 4 (5.13%) BC Cleared
5 3 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.28%) BICSI Certification
6 1 (1.28%) BICSI RCDD
6 1 (1.28%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) SLA
2 1 (1.28%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 22 (28.21%) Docker
2 18 (23.08%) vCloud
3 14 (17.95%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (12.82%) Postfix
4 10 (12.82%) Squid
5 8 (10.26%) Active Directory
5 8 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (6.41%) GlusterFS
6 5 (6.41%) Samba
7 4 (5.13%) Ceph
7 4 (5.13%) etcd
7 4 (5.13%) flannel
8 2 (2.56%) vSphere
9 1 (1.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.28%) Xen
Systems Management
1 37 (47.44%) Puppet
2 24 (30.77%) Ansible
3 22 (28.21%) ZABBIX
4 21 (26.92%) logstash
5 17 (21.79%) Kibana
6 14 (17.95%) Kubernetes
7 12 (15.38%) HAProxy
8 10 (12.82%) Nagios
8 10 (12.82%) Rancher
8 10 (12.82%) Terraform
9 9 (11.54%) Salt
10 8 (10.26%) Rundeck
11 7 (8.97%) Oracle Identity Management
12 4 (5.13%) Graphite
12 4 (5.13%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 4 (5.13%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 4 (5.13%) rkt
13 3 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
14 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Satellite
14 1 (1.28%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 28 (35.90%) Red Hat
2 27 (34.62%) VMware
3 24 (30.77%) Oracle
4 18 (23.08%) Sonatype
5 10 (12.82%) Atlassian
5 10 (12.82%) F5
6 8 (10.26%) Black Duck
6 8 (10.26%) Veracode
7 7 (8.97%) ForgeRock
7 7 (8.97%) IBM
8 6 (7.69%) Microsoft
8 6 (7.69%) NetApp
8 6 (7.69%) ServiceNow
9 5 (6.41%) CheckPoint
9 5 (6.41%) Google
9 5 (6.41%) Twitter
10 2 (2.56%) EMC
11 1 (1.28%) Dell
11 1 (1.28%) StorageTek
11 1 (1.28%) Veritas
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