The first table below looks at the demand for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Greenwich region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Greenwich region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 1 2 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Linux 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Greenwich 100.00% 16.67% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £387 £380 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.84% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £355
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -8.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -
Operating Systems Category
Greenwich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Greenwich 100.00% 16.67% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate £387 £380 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.84% -3.79%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Linux
London

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Greenwich

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Greenwich region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Greenwich

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Greenwich

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Greenwich

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Greenwich

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Greenwich 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 5 (71.43%) Oracle
1 5 (71.43%) UNIX
1 5 (71.43%) Solaris
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
1 5 (71.43%) EMC
1 5 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) HP
2 4 (57.14%) Clustering
2 4 (57.14%) SAN
2 4 (57.14%) Veritas
2 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
3 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) HPUX
3 3 (42.86%) Perl
3 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
3 3 (42.86%) Sun
3 3 (42.86%) VMS
3 3 (42.86%) VMware ESX
3 3 (42.86%) CLARiiON
3 3 (42.86%) OCP
3 3 (42.86%) OCA
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (42.86%) NAS
3 3 (42.86%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 3 (42.86%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (42.86%) F5
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Greenwich by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Greenwich 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 2 (28.57%) Oracle Spatial
1 2 (28.57%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) SAN
2 3 (42.86%) NAS
3 1 (14.29%) WLAN
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (14.29%) VLAN
3 1 (14.29%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (14.29%) MySQL
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
3 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) GDB
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) UNIX Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Junior
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) DBA
2 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Junior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
1 1 (14.29%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Clustering
2 3 (42.86%) CLARiiON
3 1 (14.29%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) UNIX
1 5 (71.43%) Solaris
1 5 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) HPUX
2 3 (42.86%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
1 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
2 2 (28.57%) High Availability
2 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Data Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Perl
2 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) C
3 1 (14.29%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) OCP
1 3 (42.86%) OCA
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (28.57%) Sun Certification
3 1 (14.29%) CCNA
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (42.86%) VMware ESX
2 3 (42.86%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 3 (42.86%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Data Guard
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Legato
2 1 (14.29%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
1 5 (71.43%) EMC
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) HP
2 4 (57.14%) Veritas
2 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
3 3 (42.86%) Sun
3 3 (42.86%) F5
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix