The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 41 18 18
Rank change year-on-year
-23 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 20 18 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 4.36% 7.47% 8.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.39% 26.47% 36.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 12
Median daily rate £438 £515 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.04% +11.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £466 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £560 £522
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
Linux
South East

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

Operating Systems Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
82 68 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 17.86% 28.22% 24.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 24 39
Median daily rate £328 £466 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.64% +19.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £161 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 2
Median hourly rate £40.00 £18.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.22% +5.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Kent region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Linux
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Kent region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells - 3 £375 - 2
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 Kent region with a requirement for Linux.

1 19 (57.58%) Python
2 18 (54.55%) Perl
3 16 (48.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (45.45%) Unix
5 14 (42.42%) Red Hat
6 12 (36.36%) LDAP
7 10 (30.30%) MySQL
7 10 (30.30%) Finance
8 9 (27.27%) Veritas
8 9 (27.27%) Tomcat
8 9 (27.27%) HACMP
8 9 (27.27%) AIX
8 9 (27.27%) Solaris
8 9 (27.27%) Puppet
9 8 (24.24%) Git (software)
9 8 (24.24%) Subversion
9 8 (24.24%) Active Directory
10 7 (21.21%) NFS
10 7 (21.21%) Shell Script
10 7 (21.21%) LAMP
10 7 (21.21%) Debian
10 7 (21.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 6 (18.18%) Cacti
11 6 (18.18%) VMware
11 6 (18.18%) Clustering
11 6 (18.18%) Nagios
11 6 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
12 5 (15.15%) SpamAssassin
12 5 (15.15%) Ansible
12 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 9 (27.27%) Tomcat
2 4 (12.12%) Apache
3 2 (6.06%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (6.06%) CMS
3 2 (6.06%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Bluemix
Communications & Networking
1 12 (36.36%) LDAP
2 5 (15.15%) DNS
2 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.06%) Asterisk PBX
3 2 (6.06%) FTP
3 2 (6.06%) Kerberos
3 2 (6.06%) Wireshark
4 1 (3.03%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (30.30%) MySQL
2 2 (6.06%) Big Data
2 2 (6.06%) NoSQL
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 8 (24.24%) Git (software)
1 8 (24.24%) Subversion
2 2 (6.06%) Ant
2 2 (6.06%) Eclipse
2 2 (6.06%) Maven
3 1 (3.03%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (3.03%) JIRA
3 1 (3.03%) Qt Creator
General
1 10 (30.30%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (51.52%) Linux Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) Developer
3 4 (12.12%) Administrator
3 4 (12.12%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 4 (12.12%) Unix Administrator
3 4 (12.12%) Unix Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Unix Linux Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) AIX Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (6.06%) Senior DBA
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Oracle DBA
5 2 (6.06%) Solaris Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) Solaris Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) LAMP
2 4 (12.12%) JSON
3 2 (6.06%) Ajax
3 2 (6.06%) CSS
3 2 (6.06%) CSS3
3 2 (6.06%) HTML
3 2 (6.06%) J2EE
3 2 (6.06%) JDBC
3 2 (6.06%) jQuery
3 2 (6.06%) JSP
3 2 (6.06%) REST
3 2 (6.06%) Servlets
3 2 (6.06%) SOAP
3 2 (6.06%) Spring
3 2 (6.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (6.06%) XML
4 1 (3.03%) .NET
4 1 (3.03%) HTML5
4 1 (3.03%) QML
4 1 (3.03%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) HACMP
2 6 (18.18%) Clustering
3 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.06%) Data Structures
5 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.03%) Device Driver
5 1 (3.03%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 16 (48.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 15 (45.45%) Unix
3 9 (27.27%) AIX
3 9 (27.27%) Solaris
4 7 (21.21%) Debian
5 4 (12.12%) CentOS
5 4 (12.12%) Ubuntu
6 1 (3.03%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (3.03%) Windows
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.15%) DevOps
2 4 (12.12%) Configuration Management
2 4 (12.12%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (12.12%) OOP
3 3 (9.09%) Contingency Planning
3 3 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
3 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.06%) AOP
4 2 (6.06%) Application Packaging
4 2 (6.06%) OOD
4 2 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (6.06%) Project Management
4 2 (6.06%) RUP
4 2 (6.06%) Scrum
4 2 (6.06%) UML
4 2 (6.06%) Web Accessibility
5 1 (3.03%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.03%) Investment Management
5 1 (3.03%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.03%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (57.58%) Python
2 18 (54.55%) Perl
3 7 (21.21%) Shell Script
4 2 (6.06%) AspectJ
4 2 (6.06%) Java
4 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.06%) PHP
4 2 (6.06%) SQL
5 1 (3.03%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
1 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (24.24%) Active Directory
2 7 (21.21%) NFS
2 7 (21.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 5 (15.15%) SpamAssassin
3 5 (15.15%) Squid
3 5 (15.15%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (9.09%) Oracle Clusterware
6 2 (6.06%) FreeRADIUS
6 2 (6.06%) Gluster
6 2 (6.06%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (6.06%) VMware ESX
7 1 (3.03%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (27.27%) Puppet
2 6 (18.18%) Cacti
2 6 (18.18%) Nagios
2 6 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (15.15%) Ansible
4 3 (9.09%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 2 (6.06%) cPanel
5 2 (6.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (3.03%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 14 (42.42%) Red Hat
2 9 (27.27%) Veritas
3 6 (18.18%) VMware
4 5 (15.15%) Oracle
5 2 (6.06%) Adobe
6 1 (3.03%) IBM
6 1 (3.03%) Symantec
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