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 20 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Support
England / London
Rank 389 397 388
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Support 20 23 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.10% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.12% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 22
Median daily rate £380 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.10% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £320 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £500 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £310 £225
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +37.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £19.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

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
18459 19969 20051
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.94% 95.10% 94.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 13205 14056 14273
Median daily rate £475 £450 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +1.12%
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 239 312 347
Median hourly rate £21.75 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 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 - 2 - - 2
Linux Support
England

Linux Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 43 (100.00%) Linux
2 32 (74.42%) Windows
3 24 (55.81%) Unix
4 20 (46.51%) Python
5 19 (44.19%) Perl
6 17 (39.53%) Shell Script
6 17 (39.53%) Knowledge Management
6 17 (39.53%) Regular Expression
7 12 (27.91%) Splunk
8 9 (20.93%) LDAP
9 8 (18.60%) Relational Database
9 8 (18.60%) Mac OS
10 6 (13.95%) DNS
11 5 (11.63%) Apache
11 5 (11.63%) CentOS
11 5 (11.63%) PowerShell
12 4 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
12 4 (9.30%) Finance
12 4 (9.30%) Tomcat
12 4 (9.30%) SQL
12 4 (9.30%) Active Directory
12 4 (9.30%) Puppet
13 3 (6.98%) Windows Server
13 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
13 3 (6.98%) Middleware
13 3 (6.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 3 (6.98%) Red Hat
13 3 (6.98%) Apple
13 3 (6.98%) IIS
13 3 (6.98%) SSL

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 5 (11.63%) Apache
2 4 (9.30%) Tomcat
3 3 (6.98%) IIS
4 1 (2.33%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Autodesk Flame
1 2 (4.65%) Maya
1 2 (4.65%) NUKE
2 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.93%) LDAP
2 6 (13.95%) DNS
3 3 (6.98%) Firewall
3 3 (6.98%) SSL
3 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.65%) DHCP
5 1 (2.33%) HTTP
5 1 (2.33%) Internet
5 1 (2.33%) SMTP
5 1 (2.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.33%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.33%) MySQL
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (9.30%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Advertising
2 2 (4.65%) Banking
2 2 (4.65%) Front Office
3 1 (2.33%) French Language
3 1 (2.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (39.53%) Regular Expression
2 3 (6.98%) Middleware
3 2 (4.65%) J2EE
4 1 (2.33%) .NET
4 1 (2.33%) CSS
4 1 (2.33%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (2.33%) HTML
4 1 (2.33%) JMS
4 1 (2.33%) JMX
4 1 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (4.65%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.65%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.33%) Credit Derivative
3 1 (2.33%) Derivative
3 1 (2.33%) EMC VNX
3 1 (2.33%) Equities
3 1 (2.33%) Grid Computing
3 1 (2.33%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 43 (100.00%) Linux
2 32 (74.42%) Windows
3 24 (55.81%) Unix
4 8 (18.60%) Mac OS
5 5 (11.63%) CentOS
6 3 (6.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (6.98%) Windows Server
7 2 (4.65%) Solaris
7 2 (4.65%) Ubuntu
7 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.33%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (39.53%) Knowledge Management
2 3 (6.98%) Change Management
2 3 (6.98%) Electronic Trading
3 2 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (4.65%) Configuration Management
3 2 (4.65%) DevOps
3 2 (4.65%) Low Latency
3 2 (4.65%) Post-Production
3 2 (4.65%) Service Delivery
3 2 (4.65%) SOA
4 1 (2.33%) Capacity Management
4 1 (2.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (2.33%) High Availability
4 1 (2.33%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (2.33%) Line Management
4 1 (2.33%) Office Automation
4 1 (2.33%) Open Source
4 1 (2.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (2.33%) SDLC
4 1 (2.33%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 20 (46.51%) Python
2 19 (44.19%) Perl
3 17 (39.53%) Shell Script
4 5 (11.63%) PowerShell
5 4 (9.30%) SQL
6 3 (6.98%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.65%) Java
7 2 (4.65%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) NVQ Level 3
2 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.65%) StorNext
2 2 (4.65%) Terminal Services
2 2 (4.65%) Xsan
3 1 (2.33%) NFS
3 1 (2.33%) Samba
3 1 (2.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) Puppet
2 1 (2.33%) Ansible
2 1 (2.33%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (2.33%) Control-M
2 1 (2.33%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (2.33%) Nagios
2 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (27.91%) Splunk
2 3 (6.98%) Apple
2 3 (6.98%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.65%) Adobe
3 2 (4.65%) Autodesk
3 2 (4.65%) Foundry
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle
3 2 (4.65%) VMware
4 1 (2.33%) BMC
4 1 (2.33%) Cisco
4 1 (2.33%) EMC
4 1 (2.33%) Informatica
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.33%) Remedy
4 1 (2.33%) Siebel
4 1 (2.33%) Solace
4 1 (2.33%) Sun
4 1 (2.33%) Veritas
City, London
Oliver Bernard
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