The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Consultant
Rank 394 415 403
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Consultant 5 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.021% 0.012% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.013% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Average daily rate
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£331 £600 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.79% +41.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £600 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £600 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21794 22443 24427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.69% 92.51% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 14907 15270 15909
Average daily rate £425 £448 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.12% +5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 403 466 649
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Linux Consultant
England

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 31 July 2014.

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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Consultant within the London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
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Linux Consultant
England

Linux Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (53.85%) Red Hat
3 6 (46.15%) UNIX
3 6 (46.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
5 3 (23.08%) Finance
5 3 (23.08%) Migration
5 3 (23.08%) LAMP
5 3 (23.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (23.08%) Open Source
5 3 (23.08%) Windows
5 3 (23.08%) Solaris
5 3 (23.08%) Veritas
5 3 (23.08%) Project Management
5 3 (23.08%) Perl
5 3 (23.08%) Oracle
6 2 (15.38%) ITIL
6 2 (15.38%) JBoss
6 2 (15.38%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
6 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
6 2 (15.38%) RHCE
6 2 (15.38%) Release Management
6 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
6 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared
6 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (15.38%) Capacity Management
6 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
6 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (15.38%) Performance Analysis

Linux Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 1 (7.69%) Apache
1 1 (7.69%) TIBCO EMS
1 1 (7.69%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Kerberos
1 1 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) LAMP
2 1 (7.69%) Regular Expression
2 1 (7.69%) Rendezvous
2 1 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Open Source
2 1 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (46.15%) UNIX
2 6 (46.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (23.08%) Windows
3 3 (23.08%) Solaris
4 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
4 1 (7.69%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Project Management
1 3 (23.08%) Migration
2 2 (15.38%) Release Management
2 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
2 2 (15.38%) Capacity Management
2 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (15.38%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
3 1 (7.69%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Perl
2 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
3 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.69%) PHP
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) RHCE
2 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Control-M
1 1 (7.69%) NetBackup
1 1 (7.69%) Puppet
1 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Red Hat
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) Veritas
3 2 (15.38%) JBoss
4 1 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) BMC
4 1 (7.69%) NetApp
4 1 (7.69%) TIBCO
4 1 (7.69%) Brocade
4 1 (7.69%) 29West
4 1 (7.69%) Splunk
4 1 (7.69%) Sybase