The table below looks at the statistics 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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 4 - 2
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Greenwich 9.09% - 25.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.33% - 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate £456 - £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Linux
London

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

Operating Systems Category
Greenwich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Greenwich 27.27% 33.33% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate £456 £413 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.40% +0.74%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.18
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.40%

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 18 Related IT Skills in Greenwich

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Refactoring
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Struts
2 1 (50.00%) JBoss
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Greenwich by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Software Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Struts
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Refactoring
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat