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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 15 14 10
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing Linux 42 54 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 10.29% 9.44% 16.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.57% 34.84% 46.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 37 56
Median daily rate £460 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.15% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £303 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £550 £506
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +2.04%
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
147 155 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 36.03% 27.10% 34.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 68 100
Median daily rate £350 £406 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.84% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £170 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £550 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 49 27
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 7 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Essex region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Linux Hourly Rate Histogram 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 7 December 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 0 10 £520 -0.95% 2
Basildon -1 3 £261 -42.26%
Brentwood +9 2 £375 +15.38%
Harlow +7 2 - -
Rayleigh - 1 £413 -
Saffron Walden - 1 - -
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 25 (43.10%) Configuration Management
2 23 (39.66%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (37.93%) TCP/IP
3 22 (37.93%) DevOps
4 21 (36.21%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (36.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 21 (36.21%) Puppet
5 20 (34.48%) Opscode Chef
6 19 (32.76%) Jenkins
6 19 (32.76%) Perl
7 18 (31.03%) J2EE
7 18 (31.03%) Windows
8 17 (29.31%) SSL
8 17 (29.31%) HTTP
8 17 (29.31%) Open Source
9 16 (27.59%) Unix
10 15 (25.86%) Java
11 14 (24.14%) Oracle
11 14 (24.14%) Apache
11 14 (24.14%) TDD
11 14 (24.14%) Software Engineering
11 14 (24.14%) Scrum
11 14 (24.14%) Kanban
12 13 (22.41%) Continuous Delivery
13 11 (18.97%) SOA
13 11 (18.97%) Docker
13 11 (18.97%) Relational Database
14 10 (17.24%) Mentoring
14 10 (17.24%) JBoss
14 10 (17.24%) SQL Server

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 14 (24.14%) Apache
2 10 (17.24%) JBoss
3 9 (15.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (10.34%) Tomcat
4 6 (10.34%) WebSphere
5 5 (8.62%) WebLogic
6 3 (5.17%) MS Exchange
7 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.72%) IIS
8 1 (1.72%) Jetty
8 1 (1.72%) Mongrel
8 1 (1.72%) nginx
8 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.72%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.72%) MS Office
1 1 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.72%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.72%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.62%) Office 365
2 2 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.72%) Google App Engine
3 1 (1.72%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 22 (37.93%) TCP/IP
2 17 (29.31%) HTTP
2 17 (29.31%) SSL
3 7 (12.07%) Firewall
4 5 (8.62%) VPN
5 4 (6.90%) DHCP
5 4 (6.90%) DNS
6 3 (5.17%) Ethernet
6 3 (5.17%) VoIP
7 2 (3.45%) Internet
7 2 (3.45%) iSCSI
7 2 (3.45%) NAS
7 2 (3.45%) Network Security
7 2 (3.45%) Unified Communications
8 1 (1.72%) FTP
8 1 (1.72%) IPsec
8 1 (1.72%) SAN
8 1 (1.72%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.97%) Relational Database
2 10 (17.24%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.17%) DB2
4 2 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.45%) DataStage
4 2 (3.45%) MySQL
4 2 (3.45%) SQLite
5 1 (1.72%) MaxDB
5 1 (1.72%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.72%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (32.76%) Jenkins
2 9 (15.52%) Git (software)
2 9 (15.52%) Subversion
3 7 (12.07%) AccuRev
4 2 (3.45%) Ant
4 2 (3.45%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.72%) Travis CI
General
1 5 (8.62%) Finance
1 5 (8.62%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.17%) Automotive
2 3 (5.17%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.45%) Electronics
3 2 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (22.41%) Analyst
2 10 (17.24%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (17.24%) Lead DevOps
3 9 (15.52%) Developer
4 7 (12.07%) Java Developer
4 7 (12.07%) Security Analyst
5 6 (10.34%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 4 (6.90%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Consultant
7 3 (5.17%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Firewall Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Security Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Senior DevOps
7 3 (5.17%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) IT Analyst
8 2 (3.45%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) PCI DSS Security Analyst
8 2 (3.45%) SAP Consultant
8 2 (3.45%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (31.03%) J2EE
2 10 (17.24%) Middleware
3 8 (13.79%) Web Services
4 5 (8.62%) JAX-WS
4 5 (8.62%) JMS
4 5 (8.62%) JPA
4 5 (8.62%) SOAP
5 4 (6.90%) REST
6 3 (5.17%) HTML
6 3 (5.17%) HTML5
7 2 (3.45%) .NET
7 2 (3.45%) Ajax
7 2 (3.45%) CSS
7 2 (3.45%) JSP
7 2 (3.45%) LESS
7 2 (3.45%) Qt
7 2 (3.45%) SAP Basis
7 2 (3.45%) Sass
7 2 (3.45%) XHTML
7 2 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (6.90%) EMV
2 3 (5.17%) Smartphone
3 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.45%) Life Science
3 2 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.72%) BeagleBone
4 1 (1.72%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.72%) Informatics
4 1 (1.72%) NHS
4 1 (1.72%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 21 (36.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 18 (31.03%) Windows
3 16 (27.59%) Unix
4 4 (6.90%) CentOS
5 3 (5.17%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (5.17%) Ubuntu
5 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.45%) Fedora
6 2 (3.45%) Windows Server
6 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.45%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.72%) AIX
7 1 (1.72%) Android
7 1 (1.72%) Debian
7 1 (1.72%) Solaris
7 1 (1.72%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (43.10%) Configuration Management
2 23 (39.66%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (37.93%) DevOps
4 21 (36.21%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (29.31%) Open Source
6 14 (24.14%) Kanban
6 14 (24.14%) Scrum
6 14 (24.14%) Software Engineering
6 14 (24.14%) TDD
7 13 (22.41%) Continuous Delivery
8 11 (18.97%) SOA
9 10 (17.24%) Mentoring
10 9 (15.52%) Coaching
10 9 (15.52%) Microservices
11 8 (13.79%) API Design
11 8 (13.79%) Integration Testing
11 8 (13.79%) User Stories
12 7 (12.07%) System Integration Testing
13 5 (8.62%) Cybersecurity
13 5 (8.62%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (32.76%) Perl
2 15 (25.86%) Java
3 9 (15.52%) SQL
4 6 (10.34%) C++
4 6 (10.34%) Python
5 5 (8.62%) C
6 4 (6.90%) JavaScript
7 3 (5.17%) Ruby
8 2 (3.45%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.45%) PHP
8 2 (3.45%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.45%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.72%) C#
9 1 (1.72%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.72%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.72%) Go
9 1 (1.72%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (6.90%) Degree
2 2 (3.45%) MCSA
2 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.45%) MOS
3 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (6.90%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (18.97%) Docker
2 7 (12.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.62%) VMware ESX
4 4 (6.90%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.72%) Xen
Systems Management
1 21 (36.21%) Puppet
2 20 (34.48%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (5.17%) Ansible
4 1 (1.72%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.72%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.72%) Nagios
4 1 (1.72%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (24.14%) Oracle
2 9 (15.52%) VMware
2 9 (15.52%) WSO2
3 7 (12.07%) IBM
4 6 (10.34%) Microsoft
4 6 (10.34%) Red Hat
5 5 (8.62%) CheckPoint
5 5 (8.62%) Juniper
5 5 (8.62%) Palo Alto
6 4 (6.90%) SAP
7 2 (3.45%) Teradata
8 1 (1.72%) Cisco
8 1 (1.72%) Google
8 1 (1.72%) Veeam
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