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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Support
Rank 536 569 491
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -78
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Support 93 46 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.089% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.094% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 30 66
Median daily rate £400 £358 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.88% +19.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £202 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £505 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £300 £268
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Median hourly rate £18.00 £28.25 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.28% +4.62%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +5.45%
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
47309 49013 46162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.82% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 31081 31699 28498
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1424 1848 1899
Median hourly rate £17.31 £16.83 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.89% +1.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +15 34 £400 +6.66% 14
South East +25 29 £450 +5.88% 13
North East -29 24 £253 -15.83% 1
East of England +19 2 £375 +82.92% 1
North West -5 2 £293 +77.27% 3
Yorkshire -2 1 £450 +100.00% 1
West Midlands - 1 £325 - 1
Linux Support
UK

Linux Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 151 (100.00%) Linux
2 75 (49.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 72 (47.68%) Red Hat
4 52 (34.44%) Unix
5 47 (31.13%) Windows
6 43 (28.48%) Oracle
7 42 (27.81%) ITIL
8 33 (21.85%) Perl
9 32 (21.19%) SQL
9 32 (21.19%) AIX
9 32 (21.19%) HP
10 30 (19.87%) Firewall
11 27 (17.88%) Security Cleared
12 26 (17.22%) RHCE
12 26 (17.22%) SLA
13 25 (16.56%) Clustering
13 25 (16.56%) High Availability
14 24 (15.89%) KVM
14 24 (15.89%) Service Delivery
15 23 (15.23%) Bash Shell
16 22 (14.57%) VMware
16 22 (14.57%) Finance
16 22 (14.57%) Java
16 22 (14.57%) EMC
17 21 (13.91%) Active Directory
17 21 (13.91%) IBM
17 21 (13.91%) Python
18 20 (13.25%) SAN
19 19 (12.58%) Oracle RAC
19 19 (12.58%) EMC NetWorker

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 16 (10.60%) Tomcat
2 9 (5.96%) JBoss
2 9 (5.96%) WebLogic
3 6 (3.97%) Apache
4 4 (2.65%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.65%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.32%) Confluence
5 2 (1.32%) IIS
5 2 (1.32%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.66%) Documentum
6 1 (0.66%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.66%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.66%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.66%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (5.30%) MS Office
2 6 (3.97%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.99%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.99%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.99%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.66%) Documaker
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.65%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.99%) Office 365
3 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.66%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 30 (19.87%) Firewall
2 20 (13.25%) SAN
3 15 (9.93%) TCP/IP
4 13 (8.61%) DNS
4 13 (8.61%) OpenLDAP
5 12 (7.95%) SSH
6 10 (6.62%) LDAP
7 9 (5.96%) SSL
8 7 (4.64%) IPv6
9 6 (3.97%) Multicast
10 4 (2.65%) Wireless
11 3 (1.99%) FTP
11 3 (1.99%) SMTP
11 3 (1.99%) SNMP
11 3 (1.99%) VPN
12 2 (1.32%) DHCP
12 2 (1.32%) Ethernet
12 2 (1.32%) HTTP
12 2 (1.32%) Internet
12 2 (1.32%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.96%) PostgreSQL
1 9 (5.96%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.30%) Relational Database
3 5 (3.31%) MySQL
3 5 (3.31%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.99%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.32%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.66%) DB2
6 1 (0.66%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (2.65%) JIRA
2 3 (1.99%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.99%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.32%) Hudson
4 1 (0.66%) JBuilder
4 1 (0.66%) Subversion
General
1 22 (14.57%) Finance
2 8 (5.30%) Banking
3 4 (2.65%) Front Office
4 3 (1.99%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.99%) Local Government
5 2 (1.32%) Back Office
5 2 (1.32%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.66%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.30%) ActiveMQ
2 7 (4.64%) LAPP Stack
3 5 (3.31%) J2SE
3 5 (3.31%) Regular Expression
3 5 (3.31%) Rendezvous
4 3 (1.99%) HTML
4 3 (1.99%) Middleware
4 3 (1.99%) XML
5 2 (1.32%) JSON
5 2 (1.32%) Web Services
6 1 (0.66%) .NET
6 1 (0.66%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (0.66%) J2EE
6 1 (0.66%) Java EE
6 1 (0.66%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.66%) SAML
6 1 (0.66%) SOAP
6 1 (0.66%) Struts
6 1 (0.66%) WebCenter
6 1 (0.66%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 25 (16.56%) Clustering
2 9 (5.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (4.64%) Smart Meter
4 6 (3.97%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.31%) Data Centre
5 5 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.99%) Fixed Income
6 3 (1.99%) VCE vBlock
7 2 (1.32%) Derivative
7 2 (1.32%) EMC VNX
7 2 (1.32%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.32%) Equities
7 2 (1.32%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.66%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.66%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.66%) Replication
8 1 (0.66%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.66%) Tandem
8 1 (0.66%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.66%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 151 (100.00%) Linux
2 75 (49.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 52 (34.44%) Unix
4 47 (31.13%) Windows
5 32 (21.19%) AIX
6 17 (11.26%) Windows Server
7 12 (7.95%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (5.96%) Windows 7
8 9 (5.96%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (4.64%) Windows XP
10 6 (3.97%) CentOS
10 6 (3.97%) Solaris
11 5 (3.31%) Mac OS X
11 5 (3.31%) Windows 10
12 4 (2.65%) Mac OS
13 2 (1.32%) HPUX
13 2 (1.32%) Ubuntu
13 2 (1.32%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.66%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (27.81%) ITIL
2 25 (16.56%) High Availability
3 24 (15.89%) Service Delivery
4 17 (11.26%) Incident Management
5 16 (10.60%) DevOps
6 9 (5.96%) Electronic Trading
7 6 (3.97%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (3.97%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (3.97%) Defect Management
7 6 (3.97%) Mentoring
7 6 (3.97%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 6 (3.97%) Validation
8 5 (3.31%) Configuration Management
8 5 (3.31%) Low Latency
8 5 (3.31%) Time Management
9 4 (2.65%) Migration
10 3 (1.99%) Change Management
10 3 (1.99%) Knowledge Management
10 3 (1.99%) Patch Management
10 3 (1.99%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (21.85%) Perl
2 32 (21.19%) SQL
3 23 (15.23%) Bash Shell
4 22 (14.57%) Java
5 21 (13.91%) Python
6 13 (8.61%) Shell Script
7 8 (5.30%) PL/SQL
8 6 (3.97%) C++
8 6 (3.97%) Korn
8 6 (3.97%) PowerShell
9 4 (2.65%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.99%) AWK
10 3 (1.99%) MATLAB
10 3 (1.99%) sed
11 2 (1.32%) C
11 2 (1.32%) C#
12 1 (0.66%) Fortran
12 1 (0.66%) PHP
12 1 (0.66%) Ruby
12 1 (0.66%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (17.88%) Security Cleared
2 26 (17.22%) RHCE
3 16 (10.60%) DV Cleared
4 9 (5.96%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.99%) Degree
6 2 (1.32%) AWS Certification
6 2 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.32%) CCNP
6 2 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (17.22%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (15.89%) KVM
2 21 (13.91%) Active Directory
3 19 (12.58%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (4.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (3.97%) NFS
6 4 (2.65%) VMware ESX
7 3 (1.99%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (1.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (1.32%) vSphere
8 2 (1.32%) XenApp
9 1 (0.66%) iptables
9 1 (0.66%) OpenSSH
9 1 (0.66%) Samba
9 1 (0.66%) Slurm Workload Manager
9 1 (0.66%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 19 (12.58%) EMC NetWorker
2 16 (10.60%) Puppet
3 5 (3.31%) Nagios
4 4 (2.65%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.65%) SCCM
5 3 (1.99%) Ansible
5 3 (1.99%) ITRS Geneos
5 3 (1.99%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (1.32%) Terraform
7 1 (0.66%) Control-M
7 1 (0.66%) NetVault Backup
7 1 (0.66%) OpenView
7 1 (0.66%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.66%) Plesk
7 1 (0.66%) vRealize
Vendors
1 72 (47.68%) Red Hat
2 43 (28.48%) Oracle
3 32 (21.19%) HP
4 22 (14.57%) EMC
4 22 (14.57%) VMware
5 21 (13.91%) IBM
6 15 (9.93%) Microsoft
7 8 (5.30%) Remedy
8 5 (3.31%) Cisco
8 5 (3.31%) Splunk
8 5 (3.31%) TIBCO
9 4 (2.65%) Avaya
9 4 (2.65%) CheckPoint
9 4 (2.65%) Veritas
10 3 (1.99%) Citrix
10 3 (1.99%) F5
10 3 (1.99%) ION Trading
11 2 (1.32%) Altiris
11 2 (1.32%) Apple
11 2 (1.32%) Sun
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