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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 16 17 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -11
Contract jobs citing Linux 9 3 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 6.82% 3.61% 22.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.33% 15.00% 53.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 10
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£438 £350 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -23.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £350 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £350 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-10.66% -
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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
27 20 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 20.45% 24.10% 42.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 11 22
Average daily rate £355 £338 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.18% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £196 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
- +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014, 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 8 (38.10%) MySQL
1 8 (38.10%) SQL
1 8 (38.10%) UNIX
1 8 (38.10%) Windows
1 8 (38.10%) SAN
2 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 7 (33.33%) CSS
2 7 (33.33%) HTML
2 7 (33.33%) OOP
2 7 (33.33%) OO
2 7 (33.33%) Web Services
2 7 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 7 (33.33%) jQuery
3 6 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (28.57%) Subversion
3 6 (28.57%) Spring
3 6 (28.57%) vSphere
3 6 (28.57%) hybris
3 6 (28.57%) REST
3 6 (28.57%) Build Automation
3 6 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 6 (28.57%) Eclipse
3 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 6 (28.57%) Java
3 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 6 (28.57%) JSP
3 6 (28.57%) J2EE
3 6 (28.57%) Ant
3 6 (28.57%) IIS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 7 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 6 (28.57%) IIS
3 3 (14.29%) Apache
3 3 (14.29%) WordPress
4 1 (4.76%) nginx
4 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) PaaS
2 1 (4.76%) CloudFront
2 1 (4.76%) IaaS
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) SAN
2 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (9.52%) DNS
3 2 (9.52%) WAN
3 2 (9.52%) Firewall
4 1 (4.76%) VLAN
4 1 (4.76%) NetScaler
4 1 (4.76%) LAN
4 1 (4.76%) MPLS
4 1 (4.76%) OSPF
4 1 (4.76%) BGP
4 1 (4.76%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) MySQL
2 2 (9.52%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.76%) DB2
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Ant
1 6 (28.57%) Eclipse
1 6 (28.57%) Subversion
2 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.76%) RSpec
General
1 2 (9.52%) Publishing
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Web Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Architect
3 2 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Account Manager
4 1 (4.76%) LAMP Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Backup Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Web Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Account Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) HTML
1 7 (33.33%) CSS
1 7 (33.33%) Web Services
1 7 (33.33%) jQuery
2 6 (28.57%) REST
2 6 (28.57%) Spring
2 6 (28.57%) JSP
2 6 (28.57%) J2EE
3 2 (9.52%) LAMP
4 1 (4.76%) Java EE
4 1 (4.76%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) W3C
2 4 (19.05%) AS400
3 1 (4.76%) Replication
3 1 (4.76%) CMDB
3 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.76%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) UNIX
1 8 (38.10%) Windows
2 6 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (23.81%) SUSE
4 4 (19.05%) AIX
5 1 (4.76%) Android
5 1 (4.76%) CentOS
5 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) OOP
1 7 (33.33%) OO
2 6 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 6 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (28.57%) Build Automation
3 5 (23.81%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (23.81%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (23.81%) DevOps
4 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
5 3 (14.29%) SOA
6 1 (4.76%) Migration
6 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity
6 1 (4.76%) Software Deployment
6 1 (4.76%) Data Virtualisation
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (4.76%) Android Development
6 1 (4.76%) iOS Development
6 1 (4.76%) OO PHP
6 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) SQL
2 6 (28.57%) Java
2 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 3 (14.29%) PHP
4 1 (4.76%) Ruby
4 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) CCNP
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 6 (28.57%) vSphere
2 5 (23.81%) VMware ESX
3 3 (14.29%) Varnish
4 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.76%) XenApp
4 1 (4.76%) XenServer
4 1 (4.76%) SRDF
4 1 (4.76%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) BladeLogic
2 4 (19.05%) Puppet
2 4 (19.05%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) VMware
1 6 (28.57%) hybris
2 5 (23.81%) BMC
2 5 (23.81%) Red Hat
3 4 (19.05%) Oracle
3 4 (19.05%) HP
3 4 (19.05%) Dell
3 4 (19.05%) EMC
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco
4 2 (9.52%) IBM
4 2 (9.52%) NetApp
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.76%) Sybase
5 1 (4.76%) Avaya
5 1 (4.76%) Juniper
5 1 (4.76%) Symantec
5 1 (4.76%) Hitachi
5 1 (4.76%) 3PAR
5 1 (4.76%) F5
Croydon, Surrey
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Rate: £400 per day
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