The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Linux Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Support
Rank 411 408 403
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Support 26 16 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.071% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.075% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 12 21
Median daily rate £365 £525 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.47% +38.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £250 £313
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £18.00 - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £8.50 £37.09 -
% change year-on-year
-77.07% -
Linux Support
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
21596 21303 22136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.75% 94.70% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 15665 14621 15505
Median daily rate £463 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.93% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 389 400
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.88 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.94% +13.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.90 £55.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.60 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%

Linux Support
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Linux Support Jobs Demand Trend in London

Linux Support
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Linux Support Daily Rate Trend in London

Linux Support
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux Support across the London region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

Linux Support Daily Rate Histogram in London

Linux Support
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Linux Support Hourly Rate Trend in London

Linux Support
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 Support within the London region over the 3 months to 6 May 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
Croydon - 2 £415 -
City of London +43 1 £438 +201.72% 7
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Bromley - 1 £225 - 1
Linux Support
England

Linux Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, Linux Support 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 Support in the job title.

1 53 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (35.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 19 (35.85%) Unix
2 19 (35.85%) Red Hat
3 17 (32.08%) Windows
4 16 (30.19%) Perl
5 15 (28.30%) Oracle
5 15 (28.30%) Python
6 13 (24.53%) Shell Script
7 12 (22.64%) Finance
8 11 (20.75%) Microsoft
9 10 (18.87%) Java
9 10 (18.87%) SQL
9 10 (18.87%) VMware
9 10 (18.87%) Relational Database
10 9 (16.98%) Time Management
10 9 (16.98%) JSON
10 9 (16.98%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (16.98%) Regular Expression
10 9 (16.98%) Splunk
10 9 (16.98%) Firewall
10 9 (16.98%) C#
10 9 (16.98%) C++
10 9 (16.98%) HTML
10 9 (16.98%) AIX
10 9 (16.98%) HPUX
10 9 (16.98%) Solaris
10 9 (16.98%) XML
10 9 (16.98%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (16.98%) Active Directory

Linux Support 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 6 (11.32%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.55%) Apache
3 3 (5.66%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.89%) Confluence
4 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.55%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.89%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.98%) Firewall
2 8 (15.09%) TCP/IP
3 4 (7.55%) Multicast
4 2 (3.77%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (3.77%) Internet
4 2 (3.77%) LDAP
5 1 (1.89%) DNS
5 1 (1.89%) FTP
5 1 (1.89%) HTTP
5 1 (1.89%) NetScaler
5 1 (1.89%) SMTP
5 1 (1.89%) SSH
5 1 (1.89%) VPN
5 1 (1.89%) WebEx
5 1 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.87%) Relational Database
2 7 (13.21%) Oracle Database
3 6 (11.32%) SQL Server
4 5 (9.43%) MySQL
4 5 (9.43%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (5.66%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (5.66%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) JIRA
1 1 (1.89%) Subversion
General
1 12 (22.64%) Finance
2 5 (9.43%) Banking
3 4 (7.55%) Front Office
4 3 (5.66%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.77%) Back Office
5 2 (3.77%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.98%) HTML
1 9 (16.98%) JSON
1 9 (16.98%) Regular Expression
1 9 (16.98%) XML
2 3 (5.66%) Rendezvous
3 1 (1.89%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (1.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.66%) Client/Server
2 3 (5.66%) Clustering
2 3 (5.66%) Hedge funds
2 3 (5.66%) Replication
3 2 (3.77%) Equities
4 1 (1.89%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.89%) Derivative
4 1 (1.89%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.89%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 53 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (35.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 19 (35.85%) Unix
3 17 (32.08%) Windows
4 9 (16.98%) AIX
4 9 (16.98%) HPUX
4 9 (16.98%) Solaris
5 5 (9.43%) Windows Server
6 4 (7.55%) CentOS
6 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (3.77%) Mac OS X
8 2 (3.77%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.89%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.89%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.89%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.89%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.98%) Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.98%) Continuous Improvement
1 9 (16.98%) Time Management
2 4 (7.55%) ITIL
3 3 (5.66%) Change Management
3 3 (5.66%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (5.66%) Electronic Trading
3 3 (5.66%) Incident Management
3 3 (5.66%) Line Management
3 3 (5.66%) Service Management
4 2 (3.77%) Low Latency
4 2 (3.77%) Migration
4 2 (3.77%) Project Management
4 2 (3.77%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (1.89%) Analytics
5 1 (1.89%) Business Analytics
5 1 (1.89%) Coaching
5 1 (1.89%) Investment Management
5 1 (1.89%) Issue Tracking
5 1 (1.89%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (30.19%) Perl
2 15 (28.30%) Python
3 13 (24.53%) Shell Script
4 10 (18.87%) Java
4 10 (18.87%) SQL
5 9 (16.98%) C#
5 9 (16.98%) C++
6 6 (11.32%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (7.55%) Degree
2 3 (5.66%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.77%) CCNP
4 1 (1.89%) CCNA
4 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (16.98%) Active Directory
2 8 (15.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (11.32%) VMware ESX
4 3 (5.66%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (3.77%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.77%) Samba
6 1 (1.89%) NFS
6 1 (1.89%) OpenSSH
6 1 (1.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (9.43%) SCCM
2 3 (5.66%) Data Guard
2 3 (5.66%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (3.77%) Nagios
3 2 (3.77%) Puppet
4 1 (1.89%) Control-M
4 1 (1.89%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (1.89%) NetVault Backup
4 1 (1.89%) OpenView
Vendors
1 19 (35.85%) Red Hat
2 15 (28.30%) Oracle
3 11 (20.75%) Microsoft
4 10 (18.87%) VMware
5 9 (16.98%) Splunk
6 5 (9.43%) Avaya
6 5 (9.43%) CheckPoint
6 5 (9.43%) Cisco
6 5 (9.43%) HP
6 5 (9.43%) Siebel
7 4 (7.55%) Sybase
8 3 (5.66%) SAP
8 3 (5.66%) TIBCO
9 2 (3.77%) EMC
9 2 (3.77%) F5
9 2 (3.77%) ION Trading
9 2 (3.77%) NetApp
9 2 (3.77%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.89%) Isilon
10 1 (1.89%) webMethods
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