The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 37 10 15
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +5
Contract jobs citing Linux 19 72 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.99% 11.52% 9.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.01% 50.35% 30.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 31 25
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £350 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £583 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 7
Median hourly rate £31.50 £38.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.70% +29.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.30 £25.35 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.30 £47.00 £39.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +20.96%
Linux
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Operating Systems Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
146 143 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 30.67% 22.88% 30.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 67 71
Median daily rate £350 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £260 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £576 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 30 29
Median hourly rate £16.50 £21.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.25% +30.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £42.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Essex region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Linux
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Essex 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
Southend-on-Sea -6 3 £350 -12.50% 2
Brentwood +4 1 - - 1
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Essex region with a requirement for Linux.

1 17 (48.57%) Java
2 14 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (37.14%) HTML
3 13 (37.14%) Windows
3 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (34.29%) SQL
4 12 (34.29%) Unix
5 11 (31.43%) Red Hat
5 11 (31.43%) Apache
5 11 (31.43%) XML
6 10 (28.57%) J2EE
6 10 (28.57%) Oracle
6 10 (28.57%) IBM
6 10 (28.57%) TDD
6 10 (28.57%) Software Engineering
6 10 (28.57%) Firewall
7 9 (25.71%) Configuration Management
7 9 (25.71%) Tomcat
7 9 (25.71%) SOA
7 9 (25.71%) JavaScript
7 9 (25.71%) .NET
7 9 (25.71%) Web Services
8 8 (22.86%) OO
8 8 (22.86%) HTML5
8 8 (22.86%) WebSphere
9 7 (20.00%) Ajax
9 7 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (20.00%) JBoss
9 7 (20.00%) CSS
9 7 (20.00%) Ant

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 11 (31.43%) Apache
2 9 (25.71%) Tomcat
3 8 (22.86%) WebSphere
4 7 (20.00%) JBoss
5 6 (17.14%) WebLogic
6 5 (14.29%) IIS
7 4 (11.43%) GlassFish
8 2 (5.71%) CMS
9 1 (2.86%) Jetty
9 1 (2.86%) nginx
9 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) AWD
1 1 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) Office 365
2 3 (8.57%) IBM SmartCloud
3 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.71%) Google Analytics
4 1 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.86%) Google App Engine
4 1 (2.86%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (28.57%) Firewall
2 5 (14.29%) Internet
2 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 4 (11.43%) HTTP
3 4 (11.43%) LDAP
3 4 (11.43%) SSL
3 4 (11.43%) VPN
4 2 (5.71%) FTP
5 1 (2.86%) DHCP
5 1 (2.86%) DNS
5 1 (2.86%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.86%) IPsec
5 1 (2.86%) LAN
5 1 (2.86%) Network Security
5 1 (2.86%) SAN
5 1 (2.86%) VoIP
5 1 (2.86%) WAN
5 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) Relational Database
2 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.86%) OLTP
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (20.00%) Ant
2 5 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 5 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 4 (11.43%) Subversion
4 3 (8.57%) AccuRev
4 3 (8.57%) VisualVM
5 2 (5.71%) Gradle
5 2 (5.71%) JUnit
5 2 (5.71%) SonarQube
6 1 (2.86%) JIRA
6 1 (2.86%) LoadUI
6 1 (2.86%) Maven
6 1 (2.86%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.86%) Travis CI
6 1 (2.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Electronics
3 1 (2.86%) Local Government
3 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.86%) Marketing
3 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) Developer
2 6 (17.14%) Java Developer
3 4 (11.43%) Administrator
3 4 (11.43%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (8.57%) Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Consultant
4 3 (8.57%) Firewall Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Security Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Software Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Agile Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Applications Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Embedded Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Firewall Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Linux Specialist
5 2 (5.71%) Security Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Security Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (37.14%) HTML
2 11 (31.43%) XML
3 10 (28.57%) J2EE
4 9 (25.71%) .NET
4 9 (25.71%) Web Services
5 8 (22.86%) HTML5
6 7 (20.00%) Ajax
6 7 (20.00%) CSS
7 6 (17.14%) JSP
7 6 (17.14%) LESS
7 6 (17.14%) Middleware
7 6 (17.14%) Sass
7 6 (17.14%) SOAP
7 6 (17.14%) XHTML
8 4 (11.43%) COM+
9 2 (5.71%) JPA
9 2 (5.71%) REST
10 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
10 1 (2.86%) Java EE
10 1 (2.86%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Data Centre
1 4 (11.43%) DataPower
1 4 (11.43%) EMV
2 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) Virtual Team
2 2 (5.71%) Web 2.0
3 1 (2.86%) Clustering
3 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.86%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.86%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 14 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 13 (37.14%) Windows
3 12 (34.29%) Unix
4 4 (11.43%) CentOS
4 4 (11.43%) Windows Server
5 2 (5.71%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (5.71%) Fedora
5 2 (5.71%) Solaris
5 2 (5.71%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.86%) AIX
6 1 (2.86%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 10 (28.57%) TDD
3 9 (25.71%) Configuration Management
3 9 (25.71%) SOA
4 8 (22.86%) OO
5 7 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (17.14%) Extreme Programming
6 6 (17.14%) RAD
7 5 (14.29%) DevOps
8 4 (11.43%) Information Security
8 4 (11.43%) Kanban
8 4 (11.43%) Open Source
8 4 (11.43%) Pair Programming
8 4 (11.43%) Patch Management
8 4 (11.43%) Scrum
8 4 (11.43%) Unit Testing
8 4 (11.43%) User Stories
8 4 (11.43%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 17 (48.57%) Java
2 12 (34.29%) SQL
3 9 (25.71%) JavaScript
4 4 (11.43%) Perl
5 3 (8.57%) C++
5 3 (8.57%) Python
5 3 (8.57%) Shell Script
6 2 (5.71%) C#
6 2 (5.71%) PHP
6 2 (5.71%) PL/SQL
6 2 (5.71%) Ruby
6 2 (5.71%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.86%) C
7 1 (2.86%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Oracle Certification
1 3 (8.57%) RHCE
2 2 (5.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Docker
2 1 (2.86%) KVM
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.86%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (17.14%) Puppet
2 3 (8.57%) Ansible
2 3 (8.57%) Opsview
3 1 (2.86%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (2.86%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.86%) Nagios
3 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (2.86%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (31.43%) Red Hat
2 10 (28.57%) IBM
2 10 (28.57%) Oracle
3 4 (11.43%) CheckPoint
3 4 (11.43%) Juniper
3 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
3 4 (11.43%) Palo Alto
3 4 (11.43%) webMethods
4 3 (8.57%) CA
4 3 (8.57%) Google
4 3 (8.57%) Rally
4 3 (8.57%) Software AG
4 3 (8.57%) Splunk
4 3 (8.57%) WSO2
5 2 (5.71%) FatWire
5 2 (5.71%) Omniture
5 2 (5.71%) SAP
6 1 (2.86%) Infor
6 1 (2.86%) MKS
6 1 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
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