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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Specialist
Rank 398 423 410
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Specialist 25 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.051% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.054% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 11
Median daily rate £450 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £396 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £431 £425 £345
% change year-on-year
+1.47% +23.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £20.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- -33.33%
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
20317 22109 22210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.15% 94.61% 95.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 14745 15413 15473
Median daily rate £463 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.11% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.83% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 376 404
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £52.17 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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
City of London +33 3 £475 - 1
Croydon - 1 £480 -
Harrow - 1 £322 -
Linux Specialist
England

Linux Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 32 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (43.75%) Windows
3 12 (37.50%) Unix
4 11 (34.38%) Oracle
4 11 (34.38%) Puppet
5 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
5 10 (31.25%) SQL
6 9 (28.13%) Git (software)
6 9 (28.13%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (28.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (28.13%) DevOps
7 8 (25.00%) Data Centre
7 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (25.00%) Migration
7 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (25.00%) VMware
8 7 (21.88%) Red Hat
8 7 (21.88%) Oracle Database
9 6 (18.75%) Jenkins
9 6 (18.75%) Perl
9 6 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
10 5 (15.63%) PHP
10 5 (15.63%) Python
10 5 (15.63%) Apache
10 5 (15.63%) Bash Shell
11 4 (12.50%) Windows Server
11 4 (12.50%) Cobbler
11 4 (12.50%) Ansible
11 4 (12.50%) Docker

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 5 (15.63%) Apache
2 4 (12.50%) nginx
3 3 (9.38%) IIS
3 3 (9.38%) JBoss
3 3 (9.38%) Tomcat
4 2 (6.25%) WebSphere
5 1 (3.13%) Confluence
5 1 (3.13%) Mule ESB
5 1 (3.13%) OpenStack
5 1 (3.13%) WebLogic
5 1 (3.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (28.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (6.25%) GitHub
4 1 (3.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (3.13%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (3.13%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) DNS
1 3 (9.38%) Firewall
2 2 (6.25%) LDAP
2 2 (6.25%) NAS
2 2 (6.25%) SAN
3 1 (3.13%) DMZ
3 1 (3.13%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (3.13%) SSL
3 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 7 (21.88%) Oracle Database
3 4 (12.50%) MySQL
4 2 (6.25%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.13%) DB2
5 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.13%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) Git (software)
2 6 (18.75%) Jenkins
3 3 (9.38%) Artifactory
3 3 (9.38%) Maven
3 3 (9.38%) Selenium
3 3 (9.38%) Subversion
4 2 (6.25%) Ant
4 2 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (6.25%) CruiseControl
4 2 (6.25%) JIRA
4 2 (6.25%) LoadRunner
4 2 (6.25%) Vagrant
5 1 (3.13%) Gerrit
5 1 (3.13%) GitLab
5 1 (3.13%) Gradle
5 1 (3.13%) Mercurial
5 1 (3.13%) SonarQube
5 1 (3.13%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (3.13%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (12.50%) Banking
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Front Office
2 1 (3.13%) Publishing
2 1 (3.13%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) HHVM
1 2 (6.25%) LAMP
1 2 (6.25%) REST
1 2 (6.25%) SOAP
2 1 (3.13%) HTML
2 1 (3.13%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (3.13%) J2EE
2 1 (3.13%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (3.13%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (3.13%) Middleware
2 1 (3.13%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (3.13%) Sensu
2 1 (3.13%) Web Services
2 1 (3.13%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.25%) IBM XIV
3 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (3.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (43.75%) Windows
3 12 (37.50%) Unix
4 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (12.50%) AIX
6 4 (12.50%) Windows Server
7 2 (6.25%) Solaris
8 1 (3.13%) CentOS
8 1 (3.13%) CoreOS
8 1 (3.13%) SUSE
8 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
8 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) DevOps
1 9 (28.13%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (25.00%) Migration
3 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (12.50%) Open Source
4 3 (9.38%) ITIL
4 3 (9.38%) Scrum
5 2 (6.25%) Automated Testing
5 2 (6.25%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.25%) Problem Management
5 2 (6.25%) Project Management
5 2 (6.25%) Release Management
6 1 (3.13%) Electronic Trading
6 1 (3.13%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.13%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.13%) Operations Management
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (31.25%) SQL
2 6 (18.75%) Perl
3 5 (15.63%) Bash Shell
3 5 (15.63%) PHP
3 5 (15.63%) Python
4 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
4 2 (6.25%) Ruby
5 1 (3.13%) Go
5 1 (3.13%) Java
5 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.13%) Jython
5 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
1 2 (6.25%) Sun Certification
1 2 (6.25%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (3.13%) BC Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) Docker
2 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.25%) KVM
3 2 (6.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (6.25%) vSphere
4 1 (3.13%) Ceph
4 1 (3.13%) etcd
4 1 (3.13%) flannel
4 1 (3.13%) GlusterFS
4 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.13%) vCloud
4 1 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (34.38%) Puppet
2 4 (12.50%) Ansible
2 4 (12.50%) Cobbler
3 3 (9.38%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (6.25%) Graphite
4 2 (6.25%) HAProxy
4 2 (6.25%) logstash
4 2 (6.25%) ZABBIX
5 1 (3.13%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (3.13%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (3.13%) Kibana
5 1 (3.13%) Kubernetes
5 1 (3.13%) Nagios
5 1 (3.13%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (3.13%) Pingdom
5 1 (3.13%) rkt
5 1 (3.13%) Rundeck
5 1 (3.13%) Salt
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) Oracle
2 8 (25.00%) VMware
3 7 (21.88%) Red Hat
4 4 (12.50%) Cisco
4 4 (12.50%) EMC
5 3 (9.38%) IBM
5 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
6 2 (6.25%) Atlassian
6 2 (6.25%) Dell
6 2 (6.25%) F5
6 2 (6.25%) HP
6 2 (6.25%) Veritas
7 1 (3.13%) Black Duck
7 1 (3.13%) Calypso
7 1 (3.13%) Google
7 1 (3.13%) Murex
7 1 (3.13%) New Relic
7 1 (3.13%) Sonatype
7 1 (3.13%) Splunk
7 1 (3.13%) Veracode
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