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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Support
UK / England
Rank 517 532 511
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Support 48 74 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.17% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 41 61
Median daily rate £380 £350 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £451 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £315 £225
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
Median hourly rate - £19.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £19.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

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
39224 44183 43962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.70% 94.93% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 25749 28478 28133
Median daily rate £428 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.18% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1333 1606 1775
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.09 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 +13 20 £380 +4.10% 10
North West +30 8 £350 -6.66% 3
South West - 8 £403 - 2
North East -7 6 £330 - 1
South East -1 3 £475 +58.33% 5
East of England +5 1 - -
Yorkshire -5 1 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 £350 - 1
Linux Support
UK

Linux Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 85 (100.00%) Linux
2 43 (50.59%) Windows
3 38 (44.71%) Unix
4 26 (30.59%) Python
5 25 (29.41%) Perl
6 22 (25.88%) Shell Script
7 19 (22.35%) Red Hat
8 17 (20.00%) Regular Expression
8 17 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
9 14 (16.47%) VMware
10 13 (15.29%) Security Cleared
11 12 (14.12%) SC Cleared
11 12 (14.12%) Splunk
11 12 (14.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (14.12%) Puppet
11 12 (14.12%) ITIL
11 12 (14.12%) AIX
11 12 (14.12%) DNS
12 10 (11.76%) LDAP
12 10 (11.76%) High Availability
13 9 (10.59%) Relational Database
13 9 (10.59%) Active Directory
14 8 (9.41%) Service Delivery
14 8 (9.41%) SaaS
14 8 (9.41%) Mac OS
15 7 (8.24%) VMware Infrastructure
15 7 (8.24%) PowerShell
15 7 (8.24%) CentOS
15 7 (8.24%) Open Source
15 7 (8.24%) Microsoft

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 6 (7.06%) Apache
1 6 (7.06%) Tomcat
1 6 (7.06%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.53%) IIS
2 3 (3.53%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.35%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.18%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (7.06%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (4.71%) MS Office
4 3 (3.53%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.35%) Autodesk Flame
5 2 (2.35%) Maya
5 2 (2.35%) NUKE
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.41%) SaaS
2 5 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.88%) IaaS
2 5 (5.88%) PaaS
3 1 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.12%) DNS
2 10 (11.76%) LDAP
3 7 (8.24%) TCP/IP
4 6 (7.06%) Firewall
5 4 (4.71%) SSH
5 4 (4.71%) SSL
6 3 (3.53%) DHCP
6 3 (3.53%) FTP
6 3 (3.53%) Internet
6 3 (3.53%) SMTP
7 2 (2.35%) VPN
8 1 (1.18%) HTTP
8 1 (1.18%) IPv6
8 1 (1.18%) Network Security
8 1 (1.18%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (1.18%) SAN
8 1 (1.18%) SNMP
8 1 (1.18%) VLAN
8 1 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.18%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.59%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.53%) MySQL
3 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.35%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.35%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.18%) DB2
4 1 (1.18%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.18%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Metasploit
General
1 5 (5.88%) Finance
2 2 (2.35%) Advertising
2 2 (2.35%) Banking
2 2 (2.35%) Front Office
3 1 (1.18%) French Language
3 1 (1.18%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.18%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (20.00%) Regular Expression
2 5 (5.88%) Middleware
3 3 (3.53%) J2EE
4 1 (1.18%) .NET
4 1 (1.18%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (1.18%) CSS
4 1 (1.18%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (1.18%) HTML
4 1 (1.18%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (1.18%) JMS
4 1 (1.18%) JMX
4 1 (1.18%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (1.18%) Web Services
4 1 (1.18%) WebCenter
4 1 (1.18%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.88%) Clustering
2 3 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (2.35%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.35%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.18%) Credit Derivative
4 1 (1.18%) Derivative
4 1 (1.18%) EMC VNX
4 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.18%) Equities
4 1 (1.18%) Grid Computing
4 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.18%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.18%) STB
4 1 (1.18%) Tandem
4 1 (1.18%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.18%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 85 (100.00%) Linux
2 43 (50.59%) Windows
3 38 (44.71%) Unix
4 12 (14.12%) AIX
4 12 (14.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (9.41%) Mac OS
6 7 (8.24%) CentOS
7 6 (7.06%) Windows Server
8 5 (5.88%) Solaris
8 5 (5.88%) Ubuntu
9 4 (4.71%) Windows 2000
9 4 (4.71%) Windows XP
10 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (1.18%) Fedora
11 1 (1.18%) Gentoo
11 1 (1.18%) Scientific Linux
11 1 (1.18%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
2 12 (14.12%) ITIL
3 10 (11.76%) High Availability
4 8 (9.41%) Service Delivery
5 7 (8.24%) Open Source
6 6 (7.06%) Change Management
6 6 (7.06%) DevOps
6 6 (7.06%) Service Management
7 5 (5.88%) Compliance Management
8 4 (4.71%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (4.71%) ITSM
9 3 (3.53%) Configuration Management
9 3 (3.53%) Data Management
9 3 (3.53%) Electronic Trading
9 3 (3.53%) Release Management
10 2 (2.35%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (2.35%) Incident Management
10 2 (2.35%) Low Latency
10 2 (2.35%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 2 (2.35%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (30.59%) Python
2 25 (29.41%) Perl
3 22 (25.88%) Shell Script
4 7 (8.24%) PowerShell
4 7 (8.24%) SQL
5 5 (5.88%) Bash Shell
5 5 (5.88%) Java
6 2 (2.35%) VB
7 1 (1.18%) AWK
7 1 (1.18%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.18%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.18%) Ruby
7 1 (1.18%) sed
7 1 (1.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (15.29%) Security Cleared
2 12 (14.12%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.88%) RHCE
4 4 (4.71%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.35%) Degree
6 1 (1.18%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.18%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.88%) SLA
2 2 (2.35%) ISO 14001
2 2 (2.35%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.18%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (10.59%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.06%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (5.88%) KVM
5 3 (3.53%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.35%) NFS
6 2 (2.35%) Samba
6 2 (2.35%) StorNext
6 2 (2.35%) Terminal Services
6 2 (2.35%) Xsan
7 1 (1.18%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.18%) Terminal Server
7 1 (1.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 12 (14.12%) Puppet
2 2 (2.35%) Ansible
2 2 (2.35%) Nagios
2 2 (2.35%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.18%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (1.18%) Control-M
3 1 (1.18%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.18%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (1.18%) OpenView
3 1 (1.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (22.35%) Red Hat
2 14 (16.47%) VMware
3 12 (14.12%) Splunk
4 7 (8.24%) Microsoft
5 6 (7.06%) Remedy
6 5 (5.88%) IBM
6 5 (5.88%) Oracle
7 3 (3.53%) Apple
7 3 (3.53%) Cisco
7 3 (3.53%) HP
8 2 (2.35%) Adobe
8 2 (2.35%) Autodesk
8 2 (2.35%) EMC
8 2 (2.35%) Foundry
9 1 (1.18%) F5
9 1 (1.18%) FatWire
9 1 (1.18%) Google
9 1 (1.18%) QNX
9 1 (1.18%) Solace
9 1 (1.18%) Sun
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