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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 13 7 18
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +11
Contract jobs citing Linux 15 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 11.03% 14.46% 1.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.61% 38.71% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 1
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£406 £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.41% -29.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.89% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
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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 31 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 33.82% 37.35% 20.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 22 11
Average daily rate £338 £300 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £125 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £426 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Average hourly rate - £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%

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
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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015, 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 22 (70.97%) Red Hat
2 21 (67.74%) VMware
3 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (48.39%) Puppet
4 14 (45.16%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (38.71%) Active Directory
5 12 (38.71%) MySQL
5 12 (38.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (38.71%) Ansible
6 11 (35.48%) JavaScript
6 11 (35.48%) Web Services
6 11 (35.48%) Tomcat
6 11 (35.48%) TCP/IP
6 11 (35.48%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (32.26%) Ubuntu
7 10 (32.26%) SAN
7 10 (32.26%) Java
7 10 (32.26%) DevOps
7 10 (32.26%) Security Cleared
7 10 (32.26%) CentOS
7 10 (32.26%) Git (software)
7 10 (32.26%) vSphere
7 10 (32.26%) vCloud
8 9 (29.03%) Gerrit
8 9 (29.03%) nginx
8 9 (29.03%) Open Source
8 9 (29.03%) HAProxy
8 9 (29.03%) HTML
8 9 (29.03%) Python
8 9 (29.03%) Apache

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 11 (35.48%) Tomcat
2 9 (29.03%) JBoss
2 9 (29.03%) Apache
2 9 (29.03%) nginx
3 8 (25.81%) Node.js
3 8 (25.81%) IIS
4 6 (19.35%) Confluence
4 6 (19.35%) Mule ESB
5 5 (16.13%) Jetty
6 4 (12.90%) Alfresco
6 4 (12.90%) Mule
6 4 (12.90%) iPlanet
6 4 (12.90%) GlassFish
6 4 (12.90%) WebLogic
6 4 (12.90%) Apache TomEE
6 4 (12.90%) Apache Qpid
6 4 (12.90%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (12.90%) Tornado
6 4 (12.90%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (19.35%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (16.13%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (12.90%) OpenShift
4 1 (3.23%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (3.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (35.48%) TCP/IP
2 10 (32.26%) SAN
3 8 (25.81%) HTTP
4 5 (16.13%) Firewall
4 5 (16.13%) VPN
5 4 (12.90%) DMZ
5 4 (12.90%) OpenLDAP
6 3 (9.68%) SSL
7 2 (6.45%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (6.45%) iSCSI
7 2 (6.45%) NAS
7 2 (6.45%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (3.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (38.71%) MySQL
2 11 (35.48%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (22.58%) MongoDB
4 5 (16.13%) Redis
5 4 (12.90%) Riak
5 4 (12.90%) Infinispan
5 4 (12.90%) InterSystems Cache
6 2 (6.45%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
7 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
7 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (32.26%) Git (software)
2 9 (29.03%) Gerrit
3 8 (25.81%) Jenkins
3 8 (25.81%) JMeter
4 7 (22.58%) Maven
4 7 (22.58%) Selenium
4 7 (22.58%) Gradle
4 7 (22.58%) Artifactory
5 6 (19.35%) SonarQube
5 6 (19.35%) JIRA
6 5 (16.13%) Subversion
7 4 (12.90%) Ant
7 4 (12.90%) JUnit
7 4 (12.90%) Mocha
8 3 (9.68%) Mercurial
8 3 (9.68%) Jasmine
8 3 (9.68%) PhantomJS
9 2 (6.45%) Cucumber
9 2 (6.45%) Eclipse
10 1 (3.23%) CruiseControl
General
1 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) Wintel Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Java Architect
3 4 (12.90%) Architect
4 3 (9.68%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Wintel Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Design Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Applications Support
6 1 (3.23%) Operations Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Java Technical Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Data Centre Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Java Web Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (35.48%) Web Services
2 9 (29.03%) HTML
3 8 (25.81%) CSS
3 8 (25.81%) jQuery
4 7 (22.58%) J2EE
5 6 (19.35%) Spring
5 6 (19.35%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (16.13%) REST
6 5 (16.13%) LAMP
6 5 (16.13%) JSON
6 5 (16.13%) Struts
6 5 (16.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (12.90%) RESTEasy
7 4 (12.90%) Apache Camel
7 4 (12.90%) HTML5 Boilerplate
7 4 (12.90%) React
7 4 (12.90%) EclipseLink
7 4 (12.90%) JDBC
7 4 (12.90%) Dojo
7 4 (12.90%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) W3C
1 5 (16.13%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.45%) AS400
4 1 (3.23%) Tandem
4 1 (3.23%) CMDB
4 1 (3.23%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 12 (38.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 10 (32.26%) CentOS
2 10 (32.26%) Ubuntu
3 9 (29.03%) Windows
4 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (25.81%) SUSE
5 5 (16.13%) UNIX
5 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (6.45%) Data ONTAP
6 2 (6.45%) AIX
7 1 (3.23%) Solaris
7 1 (3.23%) Mac OS X
7 1 (3.23%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (45.16%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (32.26%) DevOps
4 9 (29.03%) Open Source
4 9 (29.03%) Scrum
5 8 (25.81%) Configuration Management
5 8 (25.81%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (25.81%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (19.35%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (12.90%) Data Virtualisation
7 4 (12.90%) Microservices
7 4 (12.90%) Document Management
7 4 (12.90%) SOA
7 4 (12.90%) Unit Testing
7 4 (12.90%) MVC
7 4 (12.90%) Validation
8 3 (9.68%) ITIL
8 3 (9.68%) TDD
8 3 (9.68%) Web Development
8 3 (9.68%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (35.48%) JavaScript
2 10 (32.26%) Java
3 9 (29.03%) Python
3 9 (29.03%) Ruby
4 7 (22.58%) SQL
5 5 (16.13%) Perl
5 5 (16.13%) PHP
5 5 (16.13%) PowerShell
5 5 (16.13%) Bash Shell
6 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.23%) C#
7 1 (3.23%) C++
7 1 (3.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) Security Cleared
2 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (38.71%) Active Directory
2 10 (32.26%) vSphere
2 10 (32.26%) vCloud
3 5 (16.13%) Docker
3 5 (16.13%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (12.90%) Varnish
4 4 (12.90%) Squid
4 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (9.68%) VMware ESX
6 2 (6.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 15 (48.39%) Puppet
2 12 (38.71%) Ansible
3 9 (29.03%) HAProxy
4 8 (25.81%) Salt
5 7 (22.58%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (19.35%) ZABBIX
6 6 (19.35%) Kibana
6 6 (19.35%) Rundeck
6 6 (19.35%) logstash
7 3 (9.68%) BladeLogic
8 2 (6.45%) NetBackup
8 2 (6.45%) Backup Exec
9 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (3.23%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 22 (70.97%) Red Hat
2 21 (67.74%) VMware
3 9 (29.03%) Dell
4 7 (22.58%) Oracle
4 7 (22.58%) NetApp
5 6 (19.35%) EMC
6 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
6 5 (16.13%) Google
6 5 (16.13%) Twitter
7 4 (12.90%) Splunk
7 4 (12.90%) Pega
7 4 (12.90%) HP
8 3 (9.68%) BMC
9 2 (6.45%) CommVault
9 2 (6.45%) IBM
9 2 (6.45%) Symantec
10 1 (3.23%) hybris
10 1 (3.23%) Atlassian
10 1 (3.23%) Sun
Croydon, Surrey
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