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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 8 10 9
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing Linux 36 19 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 14.23% 13.48% 14.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.07% 39.58% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 14 12
Median daily rate £405 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.70% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £329 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £535 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
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
58 48 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 22.92% 34.04% 43.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 39 25
Median daily rate £393 £350 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -18.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £325 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £558
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Median hourly rate £14.00 - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 27 (50.94%) Red Hat
1 27 (50.94%) Agile Software Development
1 27 (50.94%) Puppet
2 24 (45.28%) Security Cleared
3 23 (43.40%) DevOps
4 20 (37.74%) Git (software)
5 19 (35.85%) Java
6 18 (33.96%) VMware
6 18 (33.96%) SC Cleared
7 17 (32.08%) Scrum
7 17 (32.08%) Unix
8 16 (30.19%) Firewall
8 16 (30.19%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (30.19%) CentOS
9 15 (28.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (28.30%) Ruby
9 15 (28.30%) Jenkins
10 14 (26.42%) Apache
10 14 (26.42%) Python
11 13 (24.53%) Windows
11 13 (24.53%) ITIL
11 13 (24.53%) Perl
12 12 (22.64%) Finance
12 12 (22.64%) Ansible
12 12 (22.64%) ZABBIX
12 12 (22.64%) Bash Shell
13 11 (20.75%) VMware Infrastructure
13 11 (20.75%) Amazon AWS
13 11 (20.75%) Ubuntu
13 11 (20.75%) Docker

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 14 (26.42%) Apache
2 11 (20.75%) Tomcat
3 9 (16.98%) JBoss
3 9 (16.98%) nginx
4 5 (9.43%) MQSeries
4 5 (9.43%) Mule ESB
5 3 (5.66%) Alfresco
5 3 (5.66%) CMS
6 2 (3.77%) IIS
6 2 (3.77%) Mule
6 2 (3.77%) Node.js
7 1 (1.89%) Confluence
7 1 (1.89%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.89%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.89%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (20.75%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (16.98%) GitHub
3 5 (9.43%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.89%) Office 365
4 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (30.19%) Firewall
2 10 (18.87%) VPN
3 8 (15.09%) HTTP
4 6 (11.32%) DMZ
4 6 (11.32%) TCP/IP
5 5 (9.43%) FTP
5 5 (9.43%) HTTPS
5 5 (9.43%) IPsec
5 5 (9.43%) LDAP
5 5 (9.43%) NAS
5 5 (9.43%) Network Security
5 5 (9.43%) Reverse Proxy
5 5 (9.43%) tcpdump
5 5 (9.43%) Wireshark
6 2 (3.77%) SAN
6 2 (3.77%) Structured Cabling
6 2 (3.77%) Wireless
7 1 (1.89%) LAN
7 1 (1.89%) MPLS
7 1 (1.89%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.98%) NoSQL
2 8 (15.09%) MongoDB
2 8 (15.09%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (13.21%) MySQL
4 5 (9.43%) Redis
4 5 (9.43%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.89%) DB2
6 1 (1.89%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 20 (37.74%) Git (software)
2 15 (28.30%) Jenkins
3 10 (18.87%) Artifactory
4 7 (13.21%) SonarQube
4 7 (13.21%) Sonatype Nexus
5 6 (11.32%) Gerrit
6 5 (9.43%) Maven
6 5 (9.43%) Mercurial
7 4 (7.55%) GitLab
7 4 (7.55%) JIRA
7 4 (7.55%) JUnit
7 4 (7.55%) Subversion
8 2 (3.77%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.89%) Ant
9 1 (1.89%) JMeter
9 1 (1.89%) Selenium
9 1 (1.89%) Toad
General
1 12 (22.64%) Finance
2 5 (9.43%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.77%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.77%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (22.64%) Developer
1 12 (22.64%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (18.87%) Java Developer
3 5 (9.43%) Service Manager
3 5 (9.43%) Technical Manager
4 4 (7.55%) Analyst
4 4 (7.55%) Consultant
4 4 (7.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (7.55%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (7.55%) Technical Services Manager
5 3 (5.66%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (5.66%) DevOps Consultant
5 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Support
5 3 (5.66%) Service Support Manager
5 3 (5.66%) Services Delivery Manager
5 3 (5.66%) Support Manager
5 3 (5.66%) Technical Support
5 3 (5.66%) Technical Support Manager
6 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 2 (3.77%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.87%) J2EE
2 7 (13.21%) Web Services
3 6 (11.32%) LAMP
3 6 (11.32%) REST
3 6 (11.32%) SOAP
4 5 (9.43%) LAPP Stack
4 5 (9.43%) LEMP Stack
4 5 (9.43%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (7.55%) Sensu
6 3 (5.66%) CSS
6 3 (5.66%) HTML
6 3 (5.66%) MCollective
6 3 (5.66%) Spring
7 2 (3.77%) Apache Camel
7 2 (3.77%) JavaFX
7 2 (3.77%) JMS
7 2 (3.77%) JSON
7 2 (3.77%) Struts
7 2 (3.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (3.77%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.98%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (9.43%) iPad
3 3 (5.66%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.77%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (3.77%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.77%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.89%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 17 (32.08%) Unix
2 16 (30.19%) CentOS
3 15 (28.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (24.53%) Windows
5 11 (20.75%) Ubuntu
6 7 (13.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (9.43%) Mac OS X
8 4 (7.55%) CoreOS
9 3 (5.66%) Windows Server
10 2 (3.77%) Solaris
10 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (1.89%) AIX
11 1 (1.89%) SUSE
11 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
11 1 (1.89%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (50.94%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (43.40%) DevOps
3 17 (32.08%) Scrum
4 16 (30.19%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (24.53%) ITIL
6 9 (16.98%) Configuration Management
7 6 (11.32%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (11.32%) Load Balancing
7 6 (11.32%) OWASP
7 6 (11.32%) Service Management
8 4 (7.55%) Build Automation
8 4 (7.55%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (7.55%) Multithreading
8 4 (7.55%) Open Source
8 4 (7.55%) SDLC
8 4 (7.55%) Security Hardening
8 4 (7.55%) TDD
9 3 (5.66%) Integration Testing
9 3 (5.66%) Service Delivery
10 2 (3.77%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (35.85%) Java
2 15 (28.30%) Ruby
3 14 (26.42%) Python
4 13 (24.53%) Perl
5 12 (22.64%) Bash Shell
6 7 (13.21%) Shell Script
7 6 (11.32%) PHP
7 6 (11.32%) SQL
8 5 (9.43%) Scala
9 4 (7.55%) Go
9 4 (7.55%) JavaScript
10 2 (3.77%) C
10 2 (3.77%) C++
11 1 (1.89%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 24 (45.28%) Security Cleared
2 18 (33.96%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.55%) BC Cleared
4 2 (3.77%) BICSI Certification
4 2 (3.77%) BICSI RCDD
5 1 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) SLA
2 2 (3.77%) QA
3 1 (1.89%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (20.75%) Docker
1 11 (20.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (11.32%) vCloud
3 5 (9.43%) GlusterFS
3 5 (9.43%) Samba
4 4 (7.55%) Ceph
4 4 (7.55%) etcd
4 4 (7.55%) flannel
5 2 (3.77%) Active Directory
5 2 (3.77%) vSphere
6 1 (1.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 27 (50.94%) Puppet
2 12 (22.64%) Ansible
2 12 (22.64%) ZABBIX
3 10 (18.87%) Nagios
4 9 (16.98%) HAProxy
4 9 (16.98%) logstash
5 7 (13.21%) Salt
6 6 (11.32%) Rundeck
7 5 (9.43%) Kibana
8 4 (7.55%) Graphite
8 4 (7.55%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 4 (7.55%) Kubernetes
8 4 (7.55%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (1.89%) NetBackup
9 1 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (1.89%) Oracle Identity Management
9 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (1.89%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 27 (50.94%) Red Hat
2 18 (33.96%) VMware
3 10 (18.87%) F5
4 8 (15.09%) Oracle
5 6 (11.32%) Black Duck
5 6 (11.32%) Microsoft
5 6 (11.32%) NetApp
5 6 (11.32%) ServiceNow
5 6 (11.32%) Sonatype
5 6 (11.32%) Veracode
6 5 (9.43%) CheckPoint
6 5 (9.43%) Google
7 2 (3.77%) EMC
7 2 (3.77%) Twitter
8 1 (1.89%) Brocade
8 1 (1.89%) Dell
8 1 (1.89%) ForgeRock
8 1 (1.89%) IBM
8 1 (1.89%) StorageTek
8 1 (1.89%) Veritas