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 4 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 13 20 12
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Contract jobs citing Linux 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 4.62% 2.22% 3.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 5.71% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Median daily rate £363 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.11% +1.42%
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 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +1.35%
Linux
West Sussex

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
6 35 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 9.23% 38.89% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 33 1
Median daily rate £363 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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
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 4 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 Gatwick region with a requirement for Linux.

1 10 (76.92%) Computer Science
2 8 (61.54%) Unix
3 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (46.15%) SAN
5 5 (38.46%) StorageTek
5 5 (38.46%) Veritas
5 5 (38.46%) VLDB
5 5 (38.46%) Sun
5 5 (38.46%) C++
5 5 (38.46%) Oracle
5 5 (38.46%) OLTP
5 5 (38.46%) Solaris
5 5 (38.46%) LDAP
5 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
5 5 (38.46%) Brocade
5 5 (38.46%) Degree
5 5 (38.46%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 5 (38.46%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (38.46%) NetBackup
5 5 (38.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 5 (38.46%) Fibre Channel
5 5 (38.46%) High Availability
5 5 (38.46%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (38.46%) Oracle ZFS
6 4 (30.77%) Scrum
6 4 (30.77%) Windows
7 3 (23.08%) Multithreading
8 2 (15.38%) Exploratory Testing
8 2 (15.38%) QMS
8 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) SAN
2 5 (38.46%) Fibre Channel
2 5 (38.46%) LDAP
3 1 (7.69%) 3G
3 1 (7.69%) 4G
3 1 (7.69%) BGP
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (7.69%) DHCP
3 1 (7.69%) DNS
3 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
3 1 (7.69%) FCoE
3 1 (7.69%) IPv6
3 1 (7.69%) ISDN
3 1 (7.69%) Junos
3 1 (7.69%) LAN
3 1 (7.69%) MPLS
3 1 (7.69%) OSPF
3 1 (7.69%) SSL
3 1 (7.69%) Unified Communications
3 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) OLTP
1 5 (38.46%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
1 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Administrator
2 5 (38.46%) Solaris Administrator
2 5 (38.46%) Unix Administrator
3 3 (23.08%) C++ Software Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Embedded Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Software Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Embedded Linux Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (15.38%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Software Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (76.92%) Computer Science
2 5 (38.46%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
3 1 (7.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Unix
2 5 (38.46%) Solaris
3 4 (30.77%) Windows
4 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (38.46%) High Availability
2 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
3 4 (30.77%) Scrum
4 3 (23.08%) Multithreading
5 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (15.38%) Exploratory Testing
5 2 (15.38%) QMS
5 2 (15.38%) Quality Management
5 2 (15.38%) TDD
5 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
5 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Information Management
6 1 (7.69%) ITIL
6 1 (7.69%) Multithreaded Programming
6 1 (7.69%) Network Design
6 1 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) C++
2 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) CCNP
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) NetBackup
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle ZFS
1 5 (38.46%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 2 (15.38%) Puppet
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Brocade
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle
1 5 (38.46%) StorageTek
1 5 (38.46%) Sun
1 5 (38.46%) Veritas
2 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
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