The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Linux Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Support
Rank 562 588 514
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -74
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Support 55 49 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.093% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.098% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 26 74
Median daily rate £380 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £465 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £350 £268
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +30.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 1
Median hourly rate - £27.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.50 £27.50
Linux Support
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46288 49909 49165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.61% 95.03% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 30548 32428 30599
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1517 1920 2004
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Linux Support
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Linux Support in the job title.

Linux Support Jobs Demand Trend in England

Linux Support
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux Support across the England region.

Linux Support Daily Rate Trend in England

Linux Support
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux Support across the England region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

Linux Support Daily Rate Histogram in England

Linux Support
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linux Support across the England region.

Linux Support Hourly Rate Trend in England

Linux Support
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Support within the England region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +9 28 £379 +1.00% 8
South East +22 16 £425 - 10
North East -22 8 £295 +12.38% 1
East of England +9 2 £375 +72.01% 1
North West +5 1 £360 - 4
Linux Support
UK

Linux Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, Linux Support contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Linux Support in the job title.

1 137 (100.00%) Linux
2 69 (50.36%) Red Hat
3 68 (49.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 45 (32.85%) Unix
5 39 (28.47%) Windows
6 38 (27.74%) Perl
7 36 (26.28%) Oracle
8 34 (24.82%) AIX
9 33 (24.09%) ITIL
10 31 (22.63%) HP
11 30 (21.90%) RHCE
11 30 (21.90%) High Availability
12 28 (20.44%) KVM
12 28 (20.44%) Compliance Management
12 28 (20.44%) Python
12 28 (20.44%) Service Delivery
12 28 (20.44%) Clustering
13 26 (18.98%) Security Cleared
14 24 (17.52%) Firewall
14 24 (17.52%) IBM
15 23 (16.79%) SQL
16 22 (16.06%) EMC
17 21 (15.33%) SLA
17 21 (15.33%) Bash Shell
18 20 (14.60%) Oracle RAC
18 20 (14.60%) EMC NetWorker
18 20 (14.60%) Java
18 20 (14.60%) SAN
19 19 (13.87%) Puppet
20 18 (13.14%) Shell Script

Linux Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 15 (10.95%) Tomcat
2 9 (6.57%) WebLogic
3 7 (5.11%) JBoss
4 4 (2.92%) Apache
4 4 (2.92%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.73%) Confluence
5 1 (0.73%) IBM Domino
5 1 (0.73%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.73%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.73%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (0.73%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (5.11%) MS Office
2 5 (3.65%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.19%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.19%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.73%) Documaker
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.38%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.19%) Office 365
2 3 (2.19%) SaaS
3 2 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (17.52%) Firewall
2 20 (14.60%) SAN
3 17 (12.41%) LDAP
4 14 (10.22%) DNS
5 12 (8.76%) OpenLDAP
6 9 (6.57%) SSH
6 9 (6.57%) SSL
7 8 (5.84%) TCP/IP
8 7 (5.11%) IPv6
9 6 (4.38%) Multicast
10 5 (3.65%) Wireless
11 4 (2.92%) FTP
11 4 (2.92%) SMTP
11 4 (2.92%) VPN
12 3 (2.19%) SNMP
13 2 (1.46%) DHCP
13 2 (1.46%) Ethernet
13 2 (1.46%) Internet
13 2 (1.46%) IPsec
13 2 (1.46%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.22%) Relational Database
2 8 (5.84%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (4.38%) SQL Server
4 4 (2.92%) MySQL
5 3 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.46%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.46%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.73%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.73%) DB2
7 1 (0.73%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 3 (2.19%) Git (software)
1 3 (2.19%) Jenkins
1 3 (2.19%) JIRA
2 2 (1.46%) Hudson
2 2 (1.46%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.73%) JBuilder
General
1 14 (10.22%) Finance
2 4 (2.92%) Banking
3 3 (2.19%) Front Office
3 3 (2.19%) Local Government
4 2 (1.46%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.46%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.73%) French Language
5 1 (0.73%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.73%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.03%) Regular Expression
2 7 (5.11%) ActiveMQ
2 7 (5.11%) LAPP Stack
3 5 (3.65%) J2SE
3 5 (3.65%) Middleware
3 5 (3.65%) Rendezvous
4 2 (1.46%) J2EE
4 2 (1.46%) WebCenter
5 1 (0.73%) .NET
5 1 (0.73%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.73%) HTML
5 1 (0.73%) Java EE
5 1 (0.73%) JMS
5 1 (0.73%) JMX
5 1 (0.73%) SAML
5 1 (0.73%) SOAP
5 1 (0.73%) Struts
5 1 (0.73%) Web Services
5 1 (0.73%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.73%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (20.44%) Clustering
2 8 (5.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.38%) Data Centre
3 6 (4.38%) Smart Meter
4 5 (3.65%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.19%) VCE vBlock
6 2 (1.46%) EMC VNX
6 2 (1.46%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (1.46%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.73%) Credit Derivative
7 1 (0.73%) Derivative
7 1 (0.73%) Equities
7 1 (0.73%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.73%) Grid Computing
7 1 (0.73%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.73%) STB
7 1 (0.73%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.73%) Tandem
7 1 (0.73%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 137 (100.00%) Linux
2 68 (49.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 45 (32.85%) Unix
4 39 (28.47%) Windows
5 34 (24.82%) AIX
6 11 (8.03%) Mac OS
7 7 (5.11%) Windows Server
8 6 (4.38%) CentOS
9 5 (3.65%) Solaris
9 5 (3.65%) Windows XP
10 4 (2.92%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (2.19%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.46%) Ubuntu
12 2 (1.46%) Windows 10
12 2 (1.46%) Windows 7
12 2 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.73%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (24.09%) ITIL
2 30 (21.90%) High Availability
3 28 (20.44%) Compliance Management
3 28 (20.44%) Service Delivery
4 16 (11.68%) DevOps
5 11 (8.03%) Knowledge Management
6 10 (7.30%) Electronic Trading
7 6 (4.38%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (4.38%) Configuration Management
8 5 (3.65%) Defect Management
8 5 (3.65%) Incident Management
8 5 (3.65%) Mentoring
8 5 (3.65%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 5 (3.65%) Validation
9 4 (2.92%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (2.92%) Low Latency
9 4 (2.92%) Migration
10 3 (2.19%) Change Management
10 3 (2.19%) ITSM
10 3 (2.19%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (27.74%) Perl
2 28 (20.44%) Python
3 23 (16.79%) SQL
4 21 (15.33%) Bash Shell
5 20 (14.60%) Java
6 18 (13.14%) Shell Script
7 8 (5.84%) PowerShell
8 6 (4.38%) PL/SQL
9 5 (3.65%) Korn
10 4 (2.92%) C++
10 4 (2.92%) T-SQL
11 3 (2.19%) MATLAB
12 2 (1.46%) AWK
12 2 (1.46%) C
12 2 (1.46%) sed
13 1 (0.73%) Fortran
13 1 (0.73%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.73%) R
13 1 (0.73%) Ruby
13 1 (0.73%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (21.90%) RHCE
2 26 (18.98%) Security Cleared
3 16 (11.68%) DV Cleared
4 8 (5.84%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.46%) AWS Certification
5 2 (1.46%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.46%) Degree
6 1 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.73%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (15.33%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (20.44%) KVM
2 20 (14.60%) Oracle RAC
3 9 (6.57%) Active Directory
4 5 (3.65%) NFS
5 2 (1.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (1.46%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.46%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.46%) XenApp
6 1 (0.73%) Slurm Workload Manager
6 1 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.73%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (14.60%) EMC NetWorker
2 19 (13.87%) Puppet
3 5 (3.65%) Nagios
4 4 (2.92%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (2.19%) Ansible
5 3 (2.19%) ITRS Geneos
5 3 (2.19%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.46%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (1.46%) Terraform
7 1 (0.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 69 (50.36%) Red Hat
2 36 (26.28%) Oracle
3 31 (22.63%) HP
4 24 (17.52%) IBM
5 22 (16.06%) EMC
6 15 (10.95%) VMware
7 9 (6.57%) Microsoft
8 6 (4.38%) Splunk
9 5 (3.65%) TIBCO
10 4 (2.92%) F5
10 4 (2.92%) Veritas
11 3 (2.19%) Apple
11 3 (2.19%) Citrix
11 3 (2.19%) ION Trading
12 2 (1.46%) Altiris
12 2 (1.46%) Cisco
13 1 (0.73%) Informatica
13 1 (0.73%) Plumtree
13 1 (0.73%) ServiceNow
13 1 (0.73%) Solace
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