The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 14 12 24
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +12
Contract jobs citing Linux 53 64 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 11.52% 9.17% 4.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.77% 38.55% 22.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 40 4
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£400 £425 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +47.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £481 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 10
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £27.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +36.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
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
130 166 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 28.26% 23.78% 21.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 82 30
Average daily rate £400 £425 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +70.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £170 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £309
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 33
Average hourly rate £23.50 £35.28 £23.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.38% +48.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £37.50 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Essex region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brentwood -6 13 £238 -42.07% 3
Chelmsford - 5 - - 1
Colchester +3 2 £335 -16.25%
Basildon -3 2 £525 -
Harlow - - - -
Loughton - - - -
Saffron Walden - - - -
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 73 (62.93%) Java
2 71 (61.21%) UNIX
3 61 (52.59%) Windows
3 61 (52.59%) SQL
4 59 (50.86%) HTML
5 57 (49.14%) Relational Database
6 49 (42.24%) CSS
7 47 (40.52%) XML
8 40 (34.48%) Web Services
9 39 (33.62%) JavaScript
9 39 (33.62%) TDD
10 36 (31.03%) Hibernate
10 36 (31.03%) Mac OS X
11 35 (30.17%) Oracle
12 34 (29.31%) JAX-RS
13 32 (27.59%) Solaris
14 30 (25.86%) MySQL
14 30 (25.86%) Agile Software Development
15 29 (25.00%) IBM
16 28 (24.14%) Spring
17 27 (23.28%) MVC
17 27 (23.28%) Web Development
17 27 (23.28%) Spring MVC
17 27 (23.28%) JBoss
18 26 (22.41%) PL/SQL
19 25 (21.55%) J2EE
19 25 (21.55%) REST
19 25 (21.55%) Enterprise Software
20 24 (20.69%) MariaDB
20 24 (20.69%) HTML5

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 27 (23.28%) JBoss
2 23 (19.83%) WebLogic
2 23 (19.83%) WebSphere
3 7 (6.03%) MS Exchange
3 7 (6.03%) Lync
3 7 (6.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (6.03%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (4.31%) WildFly
5 4 (3.45%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.72%) CMS
6 2 (1.72%) GlassFish
6 2 (1.72%) IIS
6 2 (1.72%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.86%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (8.62%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.31%) MS Office
3 3 (2.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.45%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.86%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.72%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (0.86%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (0.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (20.69%) LDAP
1 24 (20.69%) HTTP
2 12 (10.34%) SAN
3 11 (9.48%) Firewall
4 8 (6.90%) TCP/IP
5 6 (5.17%) Wireless
5 6 (5.17%) NAS
6 4 (3.45%) Broadband
6 4 (3.45%) DHCP
7 3 (2.59%) FTP
7 3 (2.59%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (2.59%) Telnet
7 3 (2.59%) Extranet
7 3 (2.59%) Network Security
8 2 (1.72%) Structured Cabling
8 2 (1.72%) VPN
9 1 (0.86%) DNS
9 1 (0.86%) OSPF
9 1 (0.86%) BGP
9 1 (0.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (49.14%) Relational Database
2 30 (25.86%) MySQL
3 24 (20.69%) MariaDB
4 22 (18.97%) MongoDB
5 15 (12.93%) Neo4j
6 9 (7.76%) SQL Server
7 5 (4.31%) Ingres
7 5 (4.31%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (2.59%) MS Access
9 2 (1.72%) DTS
9 2 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.86%) DB2
10 1 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.86%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 21 (18.10%) Ant
2 18 (15.52%) Eclipse
3 16 (13.79%) SoapUI
4 9 (7.76%) Jenkins
4 9 (7.76%) Selenium
4 9 (7.76%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.59%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.72%) Bugzilla
6 2 (1.72%) JIRA
6 2 (1.72%) Trac
6 2 (1.72%) Redmine
7 1 (0.86%) JUnit
7 1 (0.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 20 (17.24%) Marketing
2 11 (9.48%) Finance
3 9 (7.76%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.45%) Legal
5 2 (1.72%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.72%) Automotive
6 1 (0.86%) Front Office
6 1 (0.86%) Back Office
6 1 (0.86%) Electronics
6 1 (0.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 67 (57.76%) Developer
2 58 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 13 (11.21%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 11 (9.48%) Analyst
5 9 (7.76%) Security Analyst
6 8 (6.90%) Architect
7 7 (6.03%) Senior Developer
7 7 (6.03%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (5.17%) Cyber Security Analyst
9 5 (4.31%) Software Engineer
9 5 (4.31%) Technical Architect
10 4 (3.45%) Software Developer
10 4 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
10 4 (3.45%) Administrator
10 4 (3.45%) Test Engineer
10 4 (3.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 4 (3.45%) Linux Administrator
11 3 (2.59%) Information Security Analyst
11 3 (2.59%) AWS Developer
11 3 (2.59%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (50.86%) HTML
2 49 (42.24%) CSS
3 47 (40.52%) XML
4 40 (34.48%) Web Services
5 36 (31.03%) Hibernate
6 34 (29.31%) JAX-RS
7 28 (24.14%) Spring
8 27 (23.28%) Spring MVC
9 25 (21.55%) REST
9 25 (21.55%) J2EE
10 24 (20.69%) HTML5
10 24 (20.69%) JPA
10 24 (20.69%) JAAS
11 22 (18.97%) Ajax
12 20 (17.24%) SOAP
12 20 (17.24%) XHTML
13 19 (16.38%) TopLink
14 17 (14.66%) JAX-WS
15 14 (12.07%) Struts2
15 14 (12.07%) JAX-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 25 (21.55%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (12.07%) Visualisation
3 8 (6.90%) Management Information System
4 7 (6.03%) Clustering
5 6 (5.17%) Thin Client
5 6 (5.17%) Fat Client
6 4 (3.45%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.59%) AS400
7 3 (2.59%) STB
7 3 (2.59%) Web 2.0
7 3 (2.59%) iSeries
8 2 (1.72%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.72%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 71 (61.21%) UNIX
2 61 (52.59%) Windows
3 36 (31.03%) Mac OS X
4 32 (27.59%) Solaris
5 8 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (6.03%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (5.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (3.45%) VMS
8 4 (3.45%) CentOS
9 3 (2.59%) AIX
10 2 (1.72%) HPUX
10 2 (1.72%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.72%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.86%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (33.62%) TDD
2 30 (25.86%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (23.28%) MVC
3 27 (23.28%) Web Development
4 24 (20.69%) Content Management
5 22 (18.97%) Configuration Management
6 21 (18.10%) Scrum
7 20 (17.24%) Web Design
7 20 (17.24%) Use Case
7 20 (17.24%) Responsive Web Design
8 19 (16.38%) User Stories
8 19 (16.38%) Digital Marketing
8 19 (16.38%) OO
9 18 (15.52%) RUP
9 18 (15.52%) Validation
10 16 (13.79%) Mentoring
10 16 (13.79%) Microservices
11 11 (9.48%) Information Security
12 10 (8.62%) B2C
13 9 (7.76%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 73 (62.93%) Java
2 61 (52.59%) SQL
3 39 (33.62%) JavaScript
4 26 (22.41%) PL/SQL
5 10 (8.62%) Python
6 8 (6.90%) C++
7 5 (4.31%) Perl
7 5 (4.31%) PHP
7 5 (4.31%) Embedded C++
7 5 (4.31%) PowerShell
7 5 (4.31%) Bash Shell
8 4 (3.45%) Ruby
9 3 (2.59%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.72%) C
10 2 (1.72%) Korn
10 2 (1.72%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.86%) VC++
Qualifications
1 8 (6.90%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.31%) Degree
3 3 (2.59%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (2.59%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.72%) CISA
4 2 (1.72%) CISSP
4 2 (1.72%) MCP
4 2 (1.72%) MCSD
4 2 (1.72%) MCSE
4 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.86%) CCNP
5 1 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.86%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 16 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (10.34%) Active Directory
3 8 (6.90%) XenApp
4 7 (6.03%) XenDesktop
4 7 (6.03%) VMware ESX
5 4 (3.45%) Firmware
6 2 (1.72%) vSphere
6 2 (1.72%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.86%) vCloud
7 1 (0.86%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (2.59%) Tivoli
1 3 (2.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 3 (2.59%) Nessus
1 3 (2.59%) CORE IMPACT
2 1 (0.86%) Puppet
2 1 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 35 (30.17%) Oracle
2 29 (25.00%) IBM
3 17 (14.66%) VMware
4 15 (12.93%) Microsoft
5 12 (10.34%) Citrix
6 11 (9.48%) HP
7 8 (6.90%) Red Hat
8 7 (6.03%) 3PAR
9 5 (4.31%) Brocade
9 5 (4.31%) Business Objects
9 5 (4.31%) SAP
10 3 (2.59%) BMC
10 3 (2.59%) NetApp
10 3 (2.59%) NetIQ
10 3 (2.59%) Altiris
10 3 (2.59%) FatWire
10 3 (2.59%) Qualys
10 3 (2.59%) SolarWinds
10 3 (2.59%) Tripwire
10 3 (2.59%) Splunk
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