The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gatwick region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
West Sussex / Gatwick
Rank 11 8 10
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing Linux 10 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 15.15% 4.88% 6.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 76.92% 15.38% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 1
Median daily rate £550 £428 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.46% +42.70%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £36.38
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +9.96%

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

Operating Systems Category
Gatwick
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
13 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 19.70% 31.71% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 1
Median daily rate £550 £388 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.93% +29.16%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Gatwick

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Gatwick region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Gatwick

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Gatwick

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Gatwick

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 Gatwick region with a requirement for Linux.

1 10 (76.92%) Unix
2 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (69.23%) Degree
3 8 (61.54%) Configuration Management
3 8 (61.54%) Git (software)
3 8 (61.54%) Jenkins
3 8 (61.54%) Docker
3 8 (61.54%) SDLC
4 7 (53.85%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (53.85%) nginx
4 7 (53.85%) Open Source
4 7 (53.85%) Waterfall
4 7 (53.85%) ProC
4 7 (53.85%) AIX
4 7 (53.85%) C
4 7 (53.85%) HTML
4 7 (53.85%) Java
4 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
4 7 (53.85%) Perl
4 7 (53.85%) PHP
4 7 (53.85%) Oracle
4 7 (53.85%) WebLogic
4 7 (53.85%) Apache
4 7 (53.85%) Tomcat
4 7 (53.85%) Python
5 3 (23.08%) Windows
5 3 (23.08%) Puppet
6 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
6 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (15.38%) MCSE

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick 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 7 (53.85%) Apache
1 7 (53.85%) nginx
1 7 (53.85%) Tomcat
1 7 (53.85%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) 3G
1 1 (7.69%) BGP
1 1 (7.69%) DDNS
1 1 (7.69%) DHCP
1 1 (7.69%) DNS
1 1 (7.69%) DSL
1 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
1 1 (7.69%) IPsec
1 1 (7.69%) IPv6
1 1 (7.69%) ISDN
1 1 (7.69%) LAN
1 1 (7.69%) MPLS
1 1 (7.69%) OSPF
1 1 (7.69%) SAN
1 1 (7.69%) SSL
1 1 (7.69%) TACACS
1 1 (7.69%) WAN
1 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Git (software)
1 8 (61.54%) Jenkins
2 7 (53.85%) ProC
3 1 (7.69%) Artifactory
3 1 (7.69%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Architect
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Juniper Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
2 1 (7.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Unix
2 7 (53.85%) AIX
3 3 (23.08%) Windows
4 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) Configuration Management
2 8 (61.54%) SDLC
3 7 (53.85%) Open Source
3 7 (53.85%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (53.85%) Waterfall
4 2 (15.38%) Scrum
5 1 (7.69%) Change Control
5 1 (7.69%) Code Coverage
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.69%) DevOps
5 1 (7.69%) Information Management
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL
5 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
5 1 (7.69%) Network Design
5 1 (7.69%) Operations Management
5 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.69%) Static Code Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) C
1 7 (53.85%) Java
1 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
1 7 (53.85%) Perl
1 7 (53.85%) PHP
1 7 (53.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) MCSE
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (7.69%) CCNP
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Puppet
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) NetApp
2 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
2 2 (15.38%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) Barracuda Networks
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco
3 1 (7.69%) F5
3 1 (7.69%) Forcepoint
3 1 (7.69%) Juniper
3 1 (7.69%) Palo Alto
3 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds