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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Specialist
England / London
Rank 400 418 409
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Specialist 6 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.031% 0.033% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.035% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 8
Median daily rate £415 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £326 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £530 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £425
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
18431 20097 20183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.79% 95.01% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 13201 14255 14185
Median daily rate £475 £450 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 245 299 332
Median hourly rate £23.00 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.39% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.00 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

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
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 27 February 2017. 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 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
City of London - 1 £415 -
Linux Specialist
England

Linux Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 21 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (52.38%) Red Hat
3 9 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (28.57%) Finance
4 6 (28.57%) Windows
4 6 (28.57%) Cisco
5 5 (23.81%) VMware
5 5 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (23.81%) Puppet
6 4 (19.05%) CentOS
6 4 (19.05%) Docker
6 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
6 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
6 4 (19.05%) Migration
6 4 (19.05%) Firewall
6 4 (19.05%) Apache
6 4 (19.05%) EMC
7 3 (14.29%) Citrix
7 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (14.29%) RHCE
7 3 (14.29%) SAN
7 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (14.29%) CCNA
7 3 (14.29%) SSL
7 3 (14.29%) Shell Script
7 3 (14.29%) Samba
7 3 (14.29%) Terraform
7 3 (14.29%) Bluemix
7 3 (14.29%) IBM Cloud
7 3 (14.29%) OpenStack

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 4 (19.05%) Apache
2 3 (14.29%) OpenStack
3 1 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (4.76%) IIS
3 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (14.29%) Bluemix
2 3 (14.29%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (4.76%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (4.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Firewall
2 3 (14.29%) SAN
2 3 (14.29%) SSL
3 2 (9.52%) DNS
4 1 (4.76%) IPsec
4 1 (4.76%) LDAP
4 1 (4.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Electronics
3 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.76%) Marketing
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Retail Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) boto
1 1 (4.76%) Django
1 1 (4.76%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (4.76%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (4.76%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.52%) Clustering
2 2 (9.52%) Replication
3 1 (4.76%) Derivative
3 1 (4.76%) EMC VNX
3 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (4.76%) Fintech
3 1 (4.76%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (4.76%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (28.57%) Windows
4 4 (19.05%) CentOS
4 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
5 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (9.52%) Unix
7 1 (4.76%) Solaris
7 1 (4.76%) Ubuntu
7 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
7 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Migration
2 3 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (9.52%) High Availability
3 2 (9.52%) Low Latency
3 2 (9.52%) Operations Management
4 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.76%) Capacity Management
4 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.76%) Data Migration
4 1 (4.76%) DevOps
4 1 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL
4 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.76%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (4.76%) Programme Management
4 1 (4.76%) Service Management
4 1 (4.76%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) CCNA
1 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (14.29%) RHCE
2 2 (9.52%) RHCA
2 2 (9.52%) RHCSA
2 2 (9.52%) RHCT
2 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Docker
2 3 (14.29%) Samba
2 3 (14.29%) XenApp
3 2 (9.52%) GlusterFS
3 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.52%) vSphere
4 1 (4.76%) NFS
4 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) Puppet
2 3 (14.29%) Red Hat Satellite
2 3 (14.29%) Terraform
3 1 (4.76%) Kibana
3 1 (4.76%) Kubernetes
3 1 (4.76%) logstash
3 1 (4.76%) Nagios
3 1 (4.76%) NetBackup
3 1 (4.76%) OpenView
3 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.76%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Red Hat
2 6 (28.57%) Cisco
3 5 (23.81%) VMware
4 4 (19.05%) EMC
5 3 (14.29%) Citrix
6 2 (9.52%) 3PAR
6 2 (9.52%) HP
6 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
7 1 (4.76%) Brocade
7 1 (4.76%) Hitachi
7 1 (4.76%) IBM
7 1 (4.76%) NetApp
7 1 (4.76%) SaltStack
7 1 (4.76%) SAP
7 1 (4.76%) Sun
7 1 (4.76%) Veritas
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