The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Home Counties region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
South East / Home Counties
Rank 7 - 2
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties 6.67% - 18.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% - 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £481
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 £40.00 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%

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

Operating Systems Category
Home Counties
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties 6.67% - 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £353 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.54% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in the Home Counties

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in the Home Counties

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in the Home Counties

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in the Home Counties

Linux
Top 7 Related IT Skills in the Home Counties

For the 6 months to 22 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 Home Counties region with a requirement for Linux.

1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) CA
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Nimsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the Home Counties 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Monitoring Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) CA
1 1 (100.00%) Nimsoft