The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Linux Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Specialist
Rank 412 438 430
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Specialist 18 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.079% 0.034% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.083% 0.036% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 5
Median daily rate £565 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £406 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £538 £567
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £319 £368
% change year-on-year
+49.01% -13.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Linux Specialist
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
21623 22132 23409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.76% 95.03% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 15359 15628 16259
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £615 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 281 346 449
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Linux Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured Linux Specialist in the job title.

Linux Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in London

Linux Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Linux Specialist Daily Rate Trend in London

Linux Specialist
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux Specialist across the London region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Linux Specialist Daily Rate Histogram in London

Linux Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Linux Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in London

Linux Specialist
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Specialist within the London region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
Harrow - 3 £385 -
City of London +15 1 £495 -5.26%
Linux Specialist
England

Linux Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, Linux Specialist contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring Linux Specialist in the job title.

1 44 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (50.00%) Puppet
3 21 (47.73%) Red Hat
4 16 (36.36%) VMware
5 13 (29.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (27.27%) Finance
6 12 (27.27%) Unix
7 10 (22.73%) Windows
7 10 (22.73%) Cisco
7 10 (22.73%) EMC
8 9 (20.45%) Shell Script
8 9 (20.45%) Apache
8 9 (20.45%) Red Hat Satellite
8 9 (20.45%) DevOps
9 8 (18.18%) SSL
9 8 (18.18%) Oracle
10 7 (15.91%) RHCA
10 7 (15.91%) RHCT
10 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
10 7 (15.91%) SQL
10 7 (15.91%) RHCE
10 7 (15.91%) RHCSA
10 7 (15.91%) Low Latency
11 6 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (11.36%) Migration
12 5 (11.36%) ITIL
12 5 (11.36%) Amazon AWS
12 5 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2008

Linux Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 (20.45%) Apache
2 3 (6.82%) OpenStack
3 2 (4.55%) Confluence
3 2 (4.55%) JBoss
3 2 (4.55%) nginx
3 2 (4.55%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.27%) IIS
4 1 (2.27%) Mule ESB
4 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.27%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.36%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.55%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (4.55%) GitHub
4 1 (2.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.27%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.18%) SSL
2 4 (9.09%) DNS
2 4 (9.09%) Firewall
3 3 (6.82%) LDAP
3 3 (6.82%) SAN
4 2 (4.55%) NAS
4 2 (4.55%) VPN
5 1 (2.27%) DMZ
5 1 (2.27%) IPsec
5 1 (2.27%) Kerberos
5 1 (2.27%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.09%) MySQL
2 4 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.55%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.27%) DB2
4 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.27%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.82%) Artifactory
3 2 (4.55%) Ant
3 2 (4.55%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.55%) JIRA
4 1 (2.27%) Gerrit
4 1 (2.27%) GitLab
4 1 (2.27%) Gradle
4 1 (2.27%) Maven
4 1 (2.27%) Mercurial
4 1 (2.27%) Selenium
4 1 (2.27%) SonarQube
4 1 (2.27%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (2.27%) Subversion
4 1 (2.27%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (27.27%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Front Office
3 1 (2.27%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) LAMP
1 2 (4.55%) REST
1 2 (4.55%) SOAP
2 1 (2.27%) boto
2 1 (2.27%) Django
2 1 (2.27%) ELK Stack
2 1 (2.27%) HTML
2 1 (2.27%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (2.27%) J2EE
2 1 (2.27%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (2.27%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (2.27%) Middleware
2 1 (2.27%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (2.27%) Sensu
2 1 (2.27%) Web Services
2 1 (2.27%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.55%) IBM XIV
3 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.27%) Clustering
3 1 (2.27%) Derivative
3 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.27%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 44 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (29.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (27.27%) Unix
4 10 (22.73%) Windows
5 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (9.09%) AIX
7 3 (6.82%) Solaris
7 3 (6.82%) Ubuntu
8 2 (4.55%) CentOS
8 2 (4.55%) Windows Server
9 1 (2.27%) CoreOS
9 1 (2.27%) SUSE
9 1 (2.27%) Windows 10
9 1 (2.27%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.45%) DevOps
2 7 (15.91%) Low Latency
3 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (11.36%) ITIL
4 5 (11.36%) Migration
5 4 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 4 (9.09%) Open Source
5 4 (9.09%) Scrum
6 2 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (4.55%) High Availability
6 2 (4.55%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2
6 2 (4.55%) Problem Management
6 2 (4.55%) Project Management
6 2 (4.55%) Release Management
6 2 (4.55%) Service Management
6 2 (4.55%) Web Operations
7 1 (2.27%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.45%) Shell Script
2 7 (15.91%) SQL
3 4 (9.09%) Python
4 3 (6.82%) Bash Shell
4 3 (6.82%) Perl
5 2 (4.55%) PHP
5 2 (4.55%) Ruby
6 1 (2.27%) Go
6 1 (2.27%) Java
6 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.27%) Jython
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) RHCA
1 7 (15.91%) RHCE
1 7 (15.91%) RHCSA
1 7 (15.91%) RHCT
2 3 (6.82%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.55%) Sun Certification
3 2 (4.55%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.27%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.82%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.82%) Docker
2 3 (6.82%) vSphere
3 2 (4.55%) KVM
3 2 (4.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (2.27%) Ceph
4 1 (2.27%) etcd
4 1 (2.27%) flannel
4 1 (2.27%) GlusterFS
4 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.27%) NFS
4 1 (2.27%) Samba
4 1 (2.27%) vCloud
4 1 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 22 (50.00%) Puppet
2 9 (20.45%) Red Hat Satellite
3 4 (9.09%) Cobbler
4 3 (6.82%) logstash
5 2 (4.55%) Ansible
5 2 (4.55%) Graphite
5 2 (4.55%) HAProxy
5 2 (4.55%) Kibana
5 2 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (2.27%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (2.27%) Kubernetes
6 1 (2.27%) Nagios
6 1 (2.27%) NetBackup
6 1 (2.27%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (2.27%) OpenView
6 1 (2.27%) Pingdom
6 1 (2.27%) rkt
6 1 (2.27%) Rundeck
6 1 (2.27%) Salt
6 1 (2.27%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 21 (47.73%) Red Hat
2 16 (36.36%) VMware
3 10 (22.73%) Cisco
3 10 (22.73%) EMC
4 8 (18.18%) Oracle
5 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 3 (6.82%) HP
6 3 (6.82%) IBM
6 3 (6.82%) Veritas
7 2 (4.55%) Atlassian
7 2 (4.55%) Dell
7 2 (4.55%) F5
8 1 (2.27%) 3PAR
8 1 (2.27%) Black Duck
8 1 (2.27%) NetApp
8 1 (2.27%) New Relic
8 1 (2.27%) SaltStack
8 1 (2.27%) Sonatype
8 1 (2.27%) Splunk
8 1 (2.27%) Veracode