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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Specialist
England / London
Rank 396 409 405
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Specialist 7 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.037% 0.033% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.035% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 11
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £343 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £488 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £334 £450
% change year-on-year
+23.59% -25.83%
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
18146 19966 19997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.94% 95.10% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 12978 14043 14217
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 310 345
Median hourly rate £21.75 £17.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.56% +1.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 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 -5 2 £425 -10.52%
Linux Specialist
England

Linux Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 23 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (65.22%) Red Hat
3 10 (43.48%) Puppet
4 9 (39.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (39.13%) Finance
5 7 (30.43%) Shell Script
5 7 (30.43%) RHCE
5 7 (30.43%) Red Hat Satellite
6 6 (26.09%) Low Latency
6 6 (26.09%) RHCSA
6 6 (26.09%) Cisco
6 6 (26.09%) RHCA
6 6 (26.09%) RHCT
7 5 (21.74%) VMware
7 5 (21.74%) Windows
8 4 (17.39%) Apache
8 4 (17.39%) EMC
8 4 (17.39%) SSL
8 4 (17.39%) Firewall
8 4 (17.39%) Migration
8 4 (17.39%) Windows Server
8 4 (17.39%) Data Centre
9 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (13.04%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (13.04%) XenApp
9 3 (13.04%) Samba
9 3 (13.04%) CCNA
9 3 (13.04%) Citrix
9 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification

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 (17.39%) Apache
2 1 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.35%) IIS
2 1 (4.35%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (4.35%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) Firewall
1 4 (17.39%) SSL
2 2 (8.70%) SAN
3 1 (4.35%) DNS
3 1 (4.35%) IPsec
3 1 (4.35%) LDAP
3 1 (4.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
General
1 9 (39.13%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) boto
1 1 (4.35%) Django
1 1 (4.35%) ELK Stack
1 1 (4.35%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (4.35%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) Replication
3 1 (4.35%) Clustering
3 1 (4.35%) Derivative
3 1 (4.35%) Fintech
3 1 (4.35%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (39.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (21.74%) Windows
4 4 (17.39%) Windows Server
5 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (8.70%) Unix
7 1 (4.35%) CentOS
7 1 (4.35%) Solaris
7 1 (4.35%) Ubuntu
7 1 (4.35%) Windows 10
7 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Low Latency
2 4 (17.39%) Migration
3 3 (13.04%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.70%) High Availability
5 1 (4.35%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Capacity Management
5 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.35%) Data Migration
5 1 (4.35%) DevOps
5 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL
5 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.35%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 1 (4.35%) Operations Management
5 1 (4.35%) Service Management
5 1 (4.35%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) RHCE
2 6 (26.09%) RHCA
2 6 (26.09%) RHCSA
2 6 (26.09%) RHCT
3 3 (13.04%) CCNA
3 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Samba
1 3 (13.04%) XenApp
2 2 (8.70%) GlusterFS
2 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.70%) vSphere
3 1 (4.35%) Docker
3 1 (4.35%) NFS
3 1 (4.35%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (43.48%) Puppet
2 7 (30.43%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (4.35%) Kibana
3 1 (4.35%) Kubernetes
3 1 (4.35%) logstash
3 1 (4.35%) Nagios
3 1 (4.35%) NetBackup
3 1 (4.35%) OpenView
3 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.35%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) Red Hat
2 6 (26.09%) Cisco
3 5 (21.74%) VMware
4 4 (17.39%) EMC
5 3 (13.04%) Citrix
6 2 (8.70%) 3PAR
6 2 (8.70%) HP
7 1 (4.35%) Brocade
7 1 (4.35%) Hitachi
7 1 (4.35%) IBM
7 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
7 1 (4.35%) NetApp
7 1 (4.35%) SaltStack
7 1 (4.35%) Sun
7 1 (4.35%) Veritas