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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Specialist
Rank 409 415 414
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Specialist 11 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.051% 0.053% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.056% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 7
Median daily rate £425 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £403 £424
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £471 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £325 £410
% change year-on-year
+26.92% -20.73%
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
20325 21355 22289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.64% 95.03% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 14522 15109 16067
Median daily rate £475 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £288 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 294 340 442
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -14 4 £425 -
Linux Specialist
England

Linux Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 31 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (67.74%) Red Hat
3 16 (51.61%) Puppet
4 14 (45.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (35.48%) Finance
6 10 (32.26%) VMware
6 10 (32.26%) Cisco
7 9 (29.03%) Red Hat Satellite
8 8 (25.81%) EMC
8 8 (25.81%) Shell Script
8 8 (25.81%) RHCE
8 8 (25.81%) SSL
8 8 (25.81%) Apache
9 7 (22.58%) RHCA
9 7 (22.58%) RHCT
9 7 (22.58%) Low Latency
9 7 (22.58%) RHCSA
10 5 (16.13%) Windows
11 4 (12.90%) Unix
11 4 (12.90%) Firewall
11 4 (12.90%) Migration
11 4 (12.90%) Data Centre
11 4 (12.90%) Windows Server
12 3 (9.68%) XenApp
12 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
12 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (9.68%) OpenStack
12 3 (9.68%) Root Cause Analysis
12 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development

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 8 (25.81%) Apache
2 3 (9.68%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.23%) Confluence
3 1 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.23%) IIS
3 1 (3.23%) JBoss
3 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.23%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.81%) SSL
2 4 (12.90%) Firewall
3 2 (6.45%) SAN
4 1 (3.23%) DNS
4 1 (3.23%) IPsec
4 1 (3.23%) Kerberos
4 1 (3.23%) LDAP
4 1 (3.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) JIRA
General
1 11 (35.48%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) boto
1 1 (3.23%) Django
1 1 (3.23%) ELK Stack
1 1 (3.23%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (3.23%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Clustering
2 1 (3.23%) Derivative
2 1 (3.23%) Fintech
2 1 (3.23%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (45.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (16.13%) Windows
4 4 (12.90%) Unix
4 4 (12.90%) Windows Server
5 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (6.45%) CentOS
6 2 (6.45%) Ubuntu
7 1 (3.23%) Solaris
7 1 (3.23%) Windows 10
7 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) Low Latency
2 4 (12.90%) Migration
3 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (9.68%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
4 2 (6.45%) DevOps
4 2 (6.45%) High Availability
4 2 (6.45%) ITIL
4 2 (6.45%) Service Management
5 1 (3.23%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.23%) Capacity Management
5 1 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.23%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (3.23%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 1 (3.23%) Operations Management
5 1 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.23%) Scrum
5 1 (3.23%) Server Building
5 1 (3.23%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (3.23%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) RHCE
2 7 (22.58%) RHCA
2 7 (22.58%) RHCSA
2 7 (22.58%) RHCT
3 3 (9.68%) CCNA
3 3 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (9.68%) XenApp
2 2 (6.45%) vSphere
3 1 (3.23%) Docker
3 1 (3.23%) NFS
3 1 (3.23%) Samba
3 1 (3.23%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 16 (51.61%) Puppet
2 9 (29.03%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (3.23%) Kibana
3 1 (3.23%) Kubernetes
3 1 (3.23%) logstash
3 1 (3.23%) Nagios
3 1 (3.23%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.23%) OpenView
3 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.23%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 21 (67.74%) Red Hat
2 10 (32.26%) Cisco
2 10 (32.26%) VMware
3 8 (25.81%) EMC
4 3 (9.68%) Citrix
5 2 (6.45%) 3PAR
5 2 (6.45%) HP
6 1 (3.23%) Atlassian
6 1 (3.23%) Brocade
6 1 (3.23%) Hitachi
6 1 (3.23%) IBM
6 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.23%) NetApp
6 1 (3.23%) SaltStack
6 1 (3.23%) Sun
6 1 (3.23%) Veritas