The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Consultant
Rank 400 405 400
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Consultant 8 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.038% 0.047% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.050% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 5
Average daily rate £500 £519 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.66% +17.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £451 £431
10% offered a daily rate of more than £596 £588 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.26% +7.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Linux Consultant
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20052 20041 20862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.68% 94.50% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 14187 14178 14151
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 309 344 401
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.70 £37.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Linux Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux Consultant in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Linux Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in London

Linux Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Linux Consultant Daily Rate Trend in London

Linux Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux Consultant across the London region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Linux Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in London

Linux Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Linux Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in London

Linux Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Linux Consultant in their job title 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 with Linux Consultant in their job title.

1 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (41.18%) Oracle
3 6 (35.29%) Java
3 6 (35.29%) DevOps
4 5 (29.41%) Jenkins
4 5 (29.41%) Oracle BI EE
4 5 (29.41%) Siebel
4 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (29.41%) Automated Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Python
5 4 (23.53%) C++
5 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
6 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (17.65%) Defect Tracking
6 3 (17.65%) Rally
6 3 (17.65%) C#
6 3 (17.65%) Unix
6 3 (17.65%) Solaris
6 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
6 3 (17.65%) Ruby
6 3 (17.65%) Incident Management
6 3 (17.65%) JIRA
6 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
6 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (17.65%) Bugzilla
7 2 (11.76%) Finance
7 2 (11.76%) Perforce
7 2 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (11.76%) Banking

Linux Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Linux Consultant in their job title 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 with Linux Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.88%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.88%) Informix
3 1 (5.88%) KDB
3 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Jenkins
2 3 (17.65%) Bugzilla
2 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 3 (17.65%) JIRA
3 2 (11.76%) Subversion
3 2 (11.76%) TeamCity
4 1 (5.88%) Maven
General
1 2 (11.76%) Banking
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Games
2 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Web Services
2 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) Solaris
2 3 (17.65%) Unix
3 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.88%) AIX
4 1 (5.88%) CentOS
4 1 (5.88%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) DevOps
2 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) Automated Testing
3 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
4 3 (17.65%) Defect Tracking
4 3 (17.65%) Incident Management
4 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
5 2 (11.76%) Functional Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Integration Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Release Management
5 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Investment Management
6 1 (5.88%) Microservices
6 1 (5.88%) Migration
6 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.88%) Target Operating Model
6 1 (5.88%) TDD
6 1 (5.88%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) Java
2 4 (23.53%) C++
2 4 (23.53%) Python
3 3 (17.65%) C#
3 3 (17.65%) Ruby
4 2 (11.76%) Perl
4 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (11.76%) Puppet
1 2 (11.76%) yum
2 1 (5.88%) BladeLogic
2 1 (5.88%) Netcool
2 1 (5.88%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 1 (5.88%) Salt
2 1 (5.88%) Tivoli
2 1 (5.88%) vMotion
2 1 (5.88%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Oracle
2 5 (29.41%) Siebel
3 3 (17.65%) Rally
4 2 (11.76%) Perforce
4 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.88%) 3PAR
5 1 (5.88%) F5
5 1 (5.88%) HP
5 1 (5.88%) IBM
5 1 (5.88%) ServiceNow
5 1 (5.88%) Sybase
5 1 (5.88%) VMware