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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 6 19 28
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +9
Contract jobs citing Linux 52 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 19.92% 7.32% 1.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 73.24% 26.09% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 2
Median daily rate £515 £456 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.87% +7.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £375 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £554 £475 £445
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 £41.00 £37.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +2.04%
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
71 46 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 27.20% 28.05% 11.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 29 11
Median daily rate £455 £450 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.11% +18.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £140 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £485 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Median hourly rate - £13.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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
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 6 December 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 80 (81.63%) Security Cleared
2 77 (78.57%) SC Cleared
3 76 (77.55%) DevOps
4 64 (65.31%) Agile Software Development
5 59 (60.20%) Scrum
6 56 (57.14%) Puppet
7 55 (56.12%) Git (software)
8 54 (55.10%) CentOS
8 54 (55.10%) Jenkins
8 54 (55.10%) Continuous Integration
9 52 (53.06%) PostgreSQL
10 51 (52.04%) Docker
11 50 (51.02%) JIRA
12 47 (47.96%) VMware
13 46 (46.94%) Kubernetes
13 46 (46.94%) Terraform
13 46 (46.94%) Amazon AWS
14 42 (42.86%) Continuous Delivery
15 41 (41.84%) Ansible
15 41 (41.84%) Confluence
16 40 (40.82%) vCloud
16 40 (40.82%) Maven
16 40 (40.82%) Configuration Management
17 39 (39.80%) Oracle
17 39 (39.80%) Apache
17 39 (39.80%) Hadoop
18 37 (37.76%) JIRA Agile
19 36 (36.73%) SonarQube
19 36 (36.73%) Workflow
20 35 (35.71%) Ant

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 41 (41.84%) Confluence
2 39 (39.80%) Apache
3 29 (29.59%) Elasticsearch
4 14 (14.29%) Tomcat
5 10 (10.20%) JBoss
5 10 (10.20%) nginx
6 6 (6.12%) IIS
6 6 (6.12%) WebLogic
6 6 (6.12%) WebSphere
7 2 (2.04%) Jetty
7 2 (2.04%) Mule ESB
7 2 (2.04%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (2.04%) WildFly
8 1 (1.02%) Alfresco
8 1 (1.02%) CMS
Applications
1 29 (29.59%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 46 (46.94%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (11.22%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (5.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 5 (5.10%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (5.10%) Amazon S3
3 5 (5.10%) AWS CloudTrail
3 5 (5.10%) Route 53
3 5 (5.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (2.04%) GitHub
4 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.02%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (34.69%) DNS
2 32 (32.65%) OpenLDAP
3 29 (29.59%) OpenVPN
3 29 (29.59%) SSH
4 20 (20.41%) VPN
5 14 (14.29%) Reverse Proxy
6 12 (12.24%) LDAP
7 11 (11.22%) HTTP
8 10 (10.20%) Firewall
8 10 (10.20%) IPsec
9 5 (5.10%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (3.06%) DMZ
10 3 (3.06%) SSL
11 2 (2.04%) CTI
11 2 (2.04%) Kerberos
12 1 (1.02%) SNMP
12 1 (1.02%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (53.06%) PostgreSQL
2 39 (39.80%) Hadoop
3 13 (13.27%) Oracle Database
3 13 (13.27%) Oracle Database 11g
4 9 (9.18%) MySQL
5 8 (8.16%) Big Data
6 6 (6.12%) DB2
7 5 (5.10%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (4.08%) Relational Database
9 2 (2.04%) MongoDB
9 2 (2.04%) NoSQL
10 1 (1.02%) Redis
Development Applications
1 55 (56.12%) Git (software)
2 54 (55.10%) Jenkins
3 50 (51.02%) JIRA
4 40 (40.82%) Maven
5 37 (37.76%) JIRA Agile
6 36 (36.73%) SonarQube
7 35 (35.71%) Ant
7 35 (35.71%) JUnit
8 32 (32.65%) Sonatype Nexus
9 29 (29.59%) Liquibase
10 20 (20.41%) Bitbucket
11 14 (14.29%) Subversion
12 8 (8.16%) Gerrit
13 6 (6.12%) JMeter
13 6 (6.12%) Selenium
13 6 (6.12%) SoapUI
13 6 (6.12%) Toad
14 4 (4.08%) Mercurial
15 2 (2.04%) Vagrant
16 1 (1.02%) GitLab
General
1 4 (4.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (38.78%) DevOps Engineer
2 26 (26.53%) Consultant
3 19 (19.39%) DevOps Consultant
4 8 (8.16%) AWS DevOps
4 8 (8.16%) Developer
5 7 (7.14%) Administrator
5 7 (7.14%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 6 (6.12%) Big Data Engineer
6 6 (6.12%) Data Engineer
6 6 (6.12%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (5.10%) AWS Engineer
7 5 (5.10%) Lead DevOps
7 5 (5.10%) Tester
8 3 (3.06%) Cisco Administrator
8 3 (3.06%) Linux Administrator
8 3 (3.06%) Linux Consultant
8 3 (3.06%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (3.06%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 3 (3.06%) Unix Administrator
8 3 (3.06%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (31.63%) Software Packaging
2 30 (30.61%) ELK Stack
3 29 (29.59%) MCollective
4 9 (9.18%) LAMP
5 8 (8.16%) CSS
5 8 (8.16%) HTML
6 7 (7.14%) REST
7 6 (6.12%) SailPoint
7 6 (6.12%) XHTML
8 5 (5.10%) Web Services
9 4 (4.08%) ActiveMQ
10 3 (3.06%) JavaFX
10 3 (3.06%) JMS
10 3 (3.06%) LAPP Stack
10 3 (3.06%) LEMP Stack
10 3 (3.06%) Node.js
10 3 (3.06%) RESTful
10 3 (3.06%) Spring
10 3 (3.06%) Struts
10 3 (3.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.10%) Public Cloud
2 4 (4.08%) Visualisation
3 2 (2.04%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (2.04%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (2.04%) Freedom of Information Act
3 2 (2.04%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.02%) Data Conversion
4 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.02%) PKI
4 1 (1.02%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 54 (55.10%) CentOS
2 18 (18.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (17.35%) Unix
4 13 (13.27%) Ubuntu
5 11 (11.22%) CoreOS
5 11 (11.22%) Windows
6 8 (8.16%) Solaris
7 7 (7.14%) RancherOS
7 7 (7.14%) VyOS
8 5 (5.10%) Mac OS X
9 4 (4.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (77.55%) DevOps
2 64 (65.31%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (60.20%) Scrum
4 54 (55.10%) Continuous Integration
5 42 (42.86%) Continuous Delivery
6 40 (40.82%) Configuration Management
7 36 (36.73%) Workflow
8 31 (31.63%) Service Management
9 29 (29.59%) Identity Management
10 27 (27.55%) Stakeholder Management
11 22 (22.45%) Case Management
12 20 (20.41%) Coaching
13 12 (12.24%) Build Automation
14 8 (8.16%) Change Management
14 8 (8.16%) Process Management
14 8 (8.16%) User Stories
15 7 (7.14%) Load Balancing
15 7 (7.14%) Software Engineering
16 6 (6.12%) Defect Tracking
16 6 (6.12%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (32.65%) Ruby
2 29 (29.59%) Shell Script
3 13 (13.27%) Java
4 12 (12.24%) Bash Shell
4 12 (12.24%) Go
5 10 (10.20%) JavaScript
5 10 (10.20%) Python
6 9 (9.18%) Perl
7 8 (8.16%) Groovy
7 8 (8.16%) SQL
8 2 (2.04%) C++
8 2 (2.04%) Scala
9 1 (1.02%) PHP
9 1 (1.02%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 80 (81.63%) Security Cleared
2 77 (78.57%) SC Cleared
3 23 (23.47%) DV Cleared
4 18 (18.37%) CTC Cleared
5 9 (9.18%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (6.12%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.08%) QA
System Software
1 51 (52.04%) Docker
2 40 (40.82%) vCloud
3 29 (29.59%) Postfix
3 29 (29.59%) Squid
4 14 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 14 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (8.16%) HDFS
6 4 (4.08%) KVM
6 4 (4.08%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (3.06%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (2.04%) VMware ESX
8 2 (2.04%) Xen
Systems Management
1 56 (57.14%) Puppet
2 46 (46.94%) Kubernetes
2 46 (46.94%) Terraform
3 41 (41.84%) Ansible
4 34 (34.69%) ZABBIX
5 31 (31.63%) Kibana
5 31 (31.63%) logstash
6 29 (29.59%) Rancher
7 11 (11.22%) Consul
7 11 (11.22%) Packer
7 11 (11.22%) rkt
7 11 (11.22%) Sysdig
8 10 (10.20%) HAProxy
9 6 (6.12%) Oracle Identity Management
10 4 (4.08%) Opscode Chef
11 3 (3.06%) yum
12 2 (2.04%) FortiGate
12 2 (2.04%) Salt
13 1 (1.02%) Rsyslog
13 1 (1.02%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 47 (47.96%) VMware
2 39 (39.80%) Oracle
3 30 (30.61%) Atlassian
3 30 (30.61%) Sonatype
4 11 (11.22%) AppDynamics
5 7 (7.14%) Hortonworks
5 7 (7.14%) Vyatta
6 6 (6.12%) ForgeRock
6 6 (6.12%) IBM
7 5 (5.10%) Cisco
7 5 (5.10%) Red Hat
8 3 (3.06%) Twitter
9 2 (2.04%) AlienVault
9 2 (2.04%) Juniper
9 2 (2.04%) Palo Alto
10 1 (1.02%) Black Duck
10 1 (1.02%) CA
10 1 (1.02%) Guidewire
10 1 (1.02%) Veracode