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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 9 8 18
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Contract jobs citing Linux 29 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 15.59% 11.49% 2.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 41.67% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 9 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £33.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+13.43% -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
58 24 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 31.18% 27.59% 22.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 20 10
Average daily rate £463 £375 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% +26.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £345 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £491 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £14.33 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 37 (78.72%) VMware
2 34 (72.34%) Red Hat
3 27 (57.45%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (57.45%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (55.32%) Security Cleared
4 26 (55.32%) PostgreSQL
4 26 (55.32%) Java
5 25 (53.19%) MySQL
5 25 (53.19%) Puppet
6 24 (51.06%) CentOS
6 24 (51.06%) Jenkins
7 23 (48.94%) Ansible
7 23 (48.94%) Git (software)
7 23 (48.94%) JavaScript
8 22 (46.81%) Maven
8 22 (46.81%) Ubuntu
9 21 (44.68%) vCloud
10 20 (42.55%) Gerrit
10 20 (42.55%) Node.js
10 20 (42.55%) jQuery
10 20 (42.55%) Tomcat
10 20 (42.55%) Active Directory
11 19 (40.43%) Apache
11 19 (40.43%) JMeter
12 18 (38.30%) JBoss
12 18 (38.30%) HTML
12 18 (38.30%) Selenium
12 18 (38.30%) nginx
12 18 (38.30%) DevOps
12 18 (38.30%) Gradle

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 20 (42.55%) Tomcat
1 20 (42.55%) Node.js
2 19 (40.43%) Apache
3 18 (38.30%) JBoss
3 18 (38.30%) nginx
4 15 (31.91%) Confluence
5 13 (27.66%) Mule ESB
5 13 (27.66%) Jetty
6 11 (23.40%) Alfresco
6 11 (23.40%) Mule
6 11 (23.40%) IIS
6 11 (23.40%) WildFly
7 9 (19.15%) WebLogic
7 9 (19.15%) iPlanet
7 9 (19.15%) GlassFish
7 9 (19.15%) Apache TomEE
7 9 (19.15%) Apache Qpid
7 9 (19.15%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (19.15%) Tornado
8 1 (2.13%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Photoshop
1 2 (4.26%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 9 (19.15%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 10 (21.28%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (19.15%) OpenShift
2 9 (19.15%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.13%) PaaS
3 1 (2.13%) GitHub
3 1 (2.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (25.53%) TCP/IP
1 12 (25.53%) SAN
2 11 (23.40%) HTTP
3 10 (21.28%) Firewall
3 10 (21.28%) VPN
4 9 (19.15%) OpenLDAP
5 7 (14.89%) DMZ
6 4 (8.51%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (4.26%) VLAN
7 2 (4.26%) OSPF
7 2 (4.26%) LAN
7 2 (4.26%) WAN
8 1 (2.13%) DNS
8 1 (2.13%) SSL
8 1 (2.13%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (2.13%) Network Security
8 1 (2.13%) iSCSI
8 1 (2.13%) NAS
8 1 (2.13%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (55.32%) PostgreSQL
2 25 (53.19%) MySQL
3 16 (34.04%) MongoDB
4 12 (25.53%) Redis
5 9 (19.15%) Riak
5 9 (19.15%) Infinispan
5 9 (19.15%) InterSystems Cache
6 4 (8.51%) Hadoop
6 4 (8.51%) NoSQL
7 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
7 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database
8 2 (4.26%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (2.13%) HBase
9 1 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (51.06%) Jenkins
2 23 (48.94%) Git (software)
3 22 (46.81%) Maven
4 20 (42.55%) Gerrit
5 19 (40.43%) JMeter
6 18 (38.30%) Selenium
6 18 (38.30%) Gradle
6 18 (38.30%) Artifactory
7 15 (31.91%) JIRA
8 14 (29.79%) SonarQube
9 9 (19.15%) JUnit
9 9 (19.15%) Mocha
10 8 (17.02%) Ant
10 8 (17.02%) Subversion
11 7 (14.89%) Jasmine
11 7 (14.89%) PhantomJS
11 7 (14.89%) Mercurial
12 5 (10.64%) Eclipse
13 4 (8.51%) PVCS
13 4 (8.51%) ClearCase
General
1 7 (14.89%) Telecoms
2 5 (10.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (19.15%) Architect
1 9 (19.15%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (17.02%) Wintel Engineer
2 8 (17.02%) Developer
2 8 (17.02%) Java Developer
3 6 (12.77%) Java Architect
4 3 (6.38%) DBA
4 3 (6.38%) VMware Engineer
4 3 (6.38%) Senior Wintel Engineer
4 3 (6.38%) Design Engineer
4 3 (6.38%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Lead Architect
5 2 (4.26%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (4.26%) Lead Java Developer
5 2 (4.26%) Lead Developer
5 2 (4.26%) Administrator
6 1 (2.13%) Operations Manager
6 1 (2.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.13%) Technical Architect
6 1 (2.13%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (42.55%) jQuery
2 18 (38.30%) HTML
3 15 (31.91%) Web Services
4 14 (29.79%) CSS
5 13 (27.66%) Spring
6 12 (25.53%) CSS3
6 12 (25.53%) HTML5
6 12 (25.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 11 (23.40%) AngularJS
7 11 (23.40%) RabbitMQ
7 11 (23.40%) Hibernate
8 10 (21.28%) JSON
8 10 (21.28%) Struts
8 10 (21.28%) REST
9 9 (19.15%) Memcached
9 9 (19.15%) Ember.js
9 9 (19.15%) RESTEasy
9 9 (19.15%) Apache Camel
9 9 (19.15%) HTML5 Boilerplate
9 9 (19.15%) React
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.53%) W3C
2 8 (17.02%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (8.51%) Tandem
5 3 (6.38%) Data Centre
6 2 (4.26%) AS400
7 1 (2.13%) CMDB
7 1 (2.13%) Visualisation
7 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (51.06%) CentOS
2 22 (46.81%) Ubuntu
3 16 (34.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (31.91%) Windows
5 13 (27.66%) UNIX
6 11 (23.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (23.40%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (23.40%) SUSE
7 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (8.51%) Mac OS
8 4 (8.51%) AIX
8 4 (8.51%) Solaris
9 1 (2.13%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.13%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (57.45%) Agile Software Development
1 27 (57.45%) Continuous Integration
2 18 (38.30%) DevOps
3 15 (31.91%) Scrum
4 14 (29.79%) Configuration Management
5 13 (27.66%) Open Source
6 11 (23.40%) Root Cause Analysis
6 11 (23.40%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (21.28%) Validation
7 10 (21.28%) TDD
8 9 (19.15%) SOA
8 9 (19.15%) MVC
8 9 (19.15%) BDD
8 9 (19.15%) Unit Testing
8 9 (19.15%) Document Management
8 9 (19.15%) Microservices
8 9 (19.15%) Continuous Delivery
8 9 (19.15%) Data Virtualisation
9 5 (10.64%) OWASP
10 4 (8.51%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (55.32%) Java
2 23 (48.94%) JavaScript
3 16 (34.04%) Ruby
4 15 (31.91%) Bash Shell
4 15 (31.91%) SQL
5 13 (27.66%) Python
6 12 (25.53%) Perl
7 10 (21.28%) PHP
8 6 (12.77%) PowerShell
9 5 (10.64%) C++
10 2 (4.26%) C#
10 2 (4.26%) Scala
10 2 (4.26%) Go
Qualifications
1 26 (55.32%) Security Cleared
2 16 (34.04%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.26%) CCNP
3 2 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) Data Quality
System Software
1 21 (44.68%) vCloud
2 20 (42.55%) Active Directory
3 14 (29.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (25.53%) Docker
4 12 (25.53%) vSphere
5 9 (19.15%) Varnish
5 9 (19.15%) Squid
6 7 (14.89%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (6.38%) VMware ESX
8 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
8 1 (2.13%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 25 (53.19%) Puppet
2 23 (48.94%) Ansible
3 17 (36.17%) Salt
3 17 (36.17%) HAProxy
4 14 (29.79%) Rundeck
5 13 (27.66%) Kibana
5 13 (27.66%) logstash
5 13 (27.66%) ZABBIX
6 12 (25.53%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (8.51%) BladeLogic
7 4 (8.51%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (4.26%) Vagrant
9 1 (2.13%) NetBackup
9 1 (2.13%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 37 (78.72%) VMware
2 34 (72.34%) Red Hat
3 15 (31.91%) Oracle
4 11 (23.40%) Dell
5 10 (21.28%) Twitter
6 9 (19.15%) Pega
6 9 (19.15%) Splunk
6 9 (19.15%) EMC
6 9 (19.15%) NetApp
6 9 (19.15%) Google
7 6 (12.77%) HP
7 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
8 4 (8.51%) Sun
8 4 (8.51%) BMC
8 4 (8.51%) Atlassian
9 3 (6.38%) Greenplum
10 2 (4.26%) Citrix
10 2 (4.26%) IBM
11 1 (2.13%) CommVault
11 1 (2.13%) Symantec
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