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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
London / Croydon
Rank 6 20 11
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -9
Contract jobs citing Linux 37 17 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 17.54% 6.12% 11.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 78.72% 58.62% 35.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 15 9
Median daily rate £425 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%

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
47 29 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 22.27% 10.43% 33.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 23 28
Median daily rate £450 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £363 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £366 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.73
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +8.10%

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 February 2017.

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 February 2017, 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 69 (76.67%) Security Cleared
1 69 (76.67%) DevOps
2 66 (73.33%) SC Cleared
3 45 (50.00%) Puppet
4 43 (47.78%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (45.56%) CentOS
6 40 (44.44%) VMware
7 38 (42.22%) Jenkins
8 37 (41.11%) Docker
8 37 (41.11%) Continuous Integration
9 35 (38.89%) Amazon AWS
9 35 (38.89%) Scrum
10 34 (37.78%) Terraform
11 33 (36.67%) Kubernetes
12 32 (35.56%) Git (software)
13 31 (34.44%) PostgreSQL
14 29 (32.22%) JIRA
15 28 (31.11%) Maven
15 28 (31.11%) Hadoop
16 27 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery
17 26 (28.89%) vCloud
17 26 (28.89%) Confluence
17 26 (28.89%) Oracle
17 26 (28.89%) Unix
18 25 (27.78%) DNS
18 25 (27.78%) Ansible
19 24 (26.67%) DV Cleared
20 23 (25.56%) Configuration Management
21 22 (24.44%) VMware Infrastructure
21 22 (24.44%) Groovy

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 26 (28.89%) Confluence
2 16 (17.78%) Apache
3 13 (14.44%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (10.00%) nginx
5 6 (6.67%) WebLogic
6 3 (3.33%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.11%) JBoss
7 1 (1.11%) Jetty
7 1 (1.11%) Mule ESB
7 1 (1.11%) WildFly
Applications
1 13 (14.44%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 35 (38.89%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (14.44%) AWS CloudFormation
3 7 (7.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 7 (7.78%) Amazon S3
4 6 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (6.67%) Route 53
4 6 (6.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 5 (5.56%) AWS CloudTrail
6 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (1.11%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (1.11%) GitHub
7 1 (1.11%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (27.78%) DNS
2 20 (22.22%) LDAP
3 18 (20.00%) VPN
4 16 (17.78%) Firewall
5 13 (14.44%) OpenLDAP
5 13 (14.44%) OpenVPN
5 13 (14.44%) SSH
6 11 (12.22%) Reverse Proxy
7 7 (7.78%) IPsec
8 5 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (4.44%) SSL
10 2 (2.22%) HTTP
11 1 (1.11%) DMZ
11 1 (1.11%) SNMP
11 1 (1.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (34.44%) PostgreSQL
2 28 (31.11%) Hadoop
3 12 (13.33%) Big Data
3 12 (13.33%) Oracle Database
4 11 (12.22%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (6.67%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.11%) MySQL
6 1 (1.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 38 (42.22%) Jenkins
2 32 (35.56%) Git (software)
3 29 (32.22%) JIRA
4 28 (31.11%) Maven
5 21 (23.33%) JIRA Agile
6 18 (20.00%) SonarQube
7 16 (17.78%) Sonatype Nexus
7 16 (17.78%) Subversion
8 14 (15.56%) JUnit
9 13 (14.44%) Ant
9 13 (14.44%) Gradle
9 13 (14.44%) Liquibase
10 7 (7.78%) Bitbucket
11 5 (5.56%) Hudson
12 3 (3.33%) Vagrant
13 2 (2.22%) Mercurial
14 1 (1.11%) Gerrit
14 1 (1.11%) GitLab
14 1 (1.11%) Selenium
General
1 6 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 37 (41.11%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (20.00%) Consultant
3 11 (12.22%) DevOps Consultant
4 10 (11.11%) Administrator
5 9 (10.00%) Big Data Engineer
5 9 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
6 8 (8.89%) Data Engineer
6 8 (8.89%) Linux Administrator
6 8 (8.89%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 7 (7.78%) AWS DevOps
7 7 (7.78%) VMWare Administrator
8 6 (6.67%) Build Manager
8 6 (6.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 4 (4.44%) AWS Engineer
9 4 (4.44%) Senior Linux Administrator
9 4 (4.44%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
9 4 (4.44%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 4 (4.44%) Senior VMWare Administrator
10 3 (3.33%) AWS Consultant
10 3 (3.33%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (17.78%) Elastic Stack
1 16 (17.78%) Software Packaging
2 13 (14.44%) MCollective
3 2 (2.22%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (2.22%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 2 (2.22%) Web Services
4 1 (1.11%) boto
4 1 (1.11%) Kafka
4 1 (1.11%) LAMP
4 1 (1.11%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (1.11%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (1.11%) Middleware
4 1 (1.11%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.11%) REST
4 1 (1.11%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.89%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (5.56%) iPad
2 5 (5.56%) Public Cloud
3 4 (4.44%) Spread Betting
4 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.11%) PKI
4 1 (1.11%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 41 (45.56%) CentOS
2 26 (28.89%) Unix
3 20 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (18.89%) Ubuntu
5 13 (14.44%) CoreOS
6 11 (12.22%) Windows
7 10 (11.11%) Windows Server
8 7 (7.78%) RancherOS
8 7 (7.78%) VyOS
9 1 (1.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (76.67%) DevOps
2 43 (47.78%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (41.11%) Continuous Integration
4 35 (38.89%) Scrum
5 27 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 23 (25.56%) Configuration Management
7 21 (23.33%) Workflow
8 16 (17.78%) Service Management
9 13 (14.44%) Identity Management
9 13 (14.44%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (12.22%) User Stories
11 10 (11.11%) Build Automation
12 9 (10.00%) Coaching
13 8 (8.89%) Change Management
13 8 (8.89%) Process Management
13 8 (8.89%) Server Building
14 7 (7.78%) Load Balancing
15 6 (6.67%) Case Management
16 5 (5.56%) Mentoring
17 3 (3.33%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (24.44%) Groovy
2 19 (21.11%) Bash Shell
3 17 (18.89%) Java
4 14 (15.56%) Go
5 13 (14.44%) Ruby
5 13 (14.44%) Shell Script
6 4 (4.44%) Python
7 2 (2.22%) Perl
7 2 (2.22%) SQL
8 1 (1.11%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.11%) Scala
Qualifications
1 69 (76.67%) Security Cleared
2 66 (73.33%) SC Cleared
3 24 (26.67%) DV Cleared
4 6 (6.67%) CTC Cleared
5 5 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (4.44%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.44%) QA
System Software
1 37 (41.11%) Docker
2 26 (28.89%) vCloud
3 22 (24.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (14.44%) Postfix
4 13 (14.44%) Squid
5 11 (12.22%) HDFS
6 10 (11.11%) KVM
7 8 (8.89%) Active Directory
7 8 (8.89%) VMware ESX
8 5 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (4.44%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (1.11%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (1.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 45 (50.00%) Puppet
2 34 (37.78%) Terraform
3 33 (36.67%) Kubernetes
4 25 (27.78%) Ansible
5 18 (20.00%) ZABBIX
6 14 (15.56%) Kibana
6 14 (15.56%) logstash
7 13 (14.44%) Docker Swarm
7 13 (14.44%) Rancher
7 13 (14.44%) Sysdig
8 12 (13.33%) rkt
9 9 (10.00%) yum
10 8 (8.89%) Consul
10 8 (8.89%) HAProxy
10 8 (8.89%) Packer
11 3 (3.33%) FortiGate
11 3 (3.33%) Forum Sentry
12 2 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
13 1 (1.11%) OpenAM
13 1 (1.11%) Salt
Vendors
1 40 (44.44%) VMware
2 26 (28.89%) Oracle
3 18 (20.00%) Atlassian
4 13 (14.44%) Sonatype
5 10 (11.11%) Hortonworks
5 10 (11.11%) Red Hat
6 8 (8.89%) AppDynamics
7 7 (7.78%) Vyatta
8 5 (5.56%) Cisco
8 5 (5.56%) Guidewire
9 3 (3.33%) AlienVault
9 3 (3.33%) Juniper
9 3 (3.33%) Palo Alto
10 1 (1.11%) CA
10 1 (1.11%) Citrix
10 1 (1.11%) Facebook
10 1 (1.11%) Google