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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Support
Rank 402 420 393
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -27
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Support 28 26 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.11% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.12% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 17 36
Median daily rate £379 £375 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.00% -8.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.50 £27.50
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
21623 22132 23409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.76% 95.03% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 15359 15628 16259
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £615 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 281 346 449
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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
Harrow - 2 £400 -
City of London +16 1 - - 6
Linux Support
England

Linux Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 60 (100.00%) Linux
2 27 (45.00%) Windows
3 26 (43.33%) Unix
4 25 (41.67%) Python
5 23 (38.33%) Perl
6 13 (21.67%) Shell Script
7 12 (20.00%) Finance
7 12 (20.00%) Relational Database
8 11 (18.33%) Regular Expression
8 11 (18.33%) Knowledge Management
8 11 (18.33%) Mac OS
8 11 (18.33%) Red Hat
8 11 (18.33%) LDAP
9 10 (16.67%) SQL
9 10 (16.67%) Firewall
9 10 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (16.67%) Electronic Trading
10 9 (15.00%) Puppet
10 9 (15.00%) ITIL
11 8 (13.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 7 (11.67%) Bash Shell
13 6 (10.00%) Oracle
13 6 (10.00%) Splunk
13 6 (10.00%) Multicast
13 6 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
13 6 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (10.00%) Data Centre
14 5 (8.33%) Nagios
14 5 (8.33%) TIBCO
14 5 (8.33%) Rendezvous

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 3 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.33%) Apache
2 2 (3.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.67%) Confluence
3 1 (1.67%) IBM Domino
3 1 (1.67%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.67%) JBoss
3 1 (1.67%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) MS Office
2 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.00%) ION MarketView
2 1 (1.67%) Documaker
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.00%) Office 365
2 3 (5.00%) SaaS
3 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.33%) LDAP
2 10 (16.67%) Firewall
3 6 (10.00%) Multicast
4 5 (8.33%) DNS
4 5 (8.33%) Wireless
5 4 (6.67%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.33%) DHCP
6 2 (3.33%) Ethernet
6 2 (3.33%) FTP
6 2 (3.33%) IPsec
6 2 (3.33%) SMTP
6 2 (3.33%) SSL
6 2 (3.33%) VoIP
6 2 (3.33%) VPN
7 1 (1.67%) HTTP
7 1 (1.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (6.67%) MySQL
3 1 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (5.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (5.00%) JIRA
2 2 (3.33%) Hudson
3 1 (1.67%) JBuilder
General
1 12 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (6.67%) Banking
3 3 (5.00%) Front Office
4 2 (3.33%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.33%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.67%) French Language
5 1 (1.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.33%) Regular Expression
2 5 (8.33%) Rendezvous
3 2 (3.33%) Middleware
4 1 (1.67%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (1.67%) HTML
4 1 (1.67%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (1.67%) J2EE
4 1 (1.67%) JMS
4 1 (1.67%) JMX
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.67%) SOAP
4 1 (1.67%) Struts
4 1 (1.67%) Web Services
4 1 (1.67%) WebCenter
4 1 (1.67%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.33%) EMC VNX
3 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (3.33%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.67%) Credit Derivative
4 1 (1.67%) Derivative
4 1 (1.67%) Equities
4 1 (1.67%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.67%) Grid Computing
4 1 (1.67%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.67%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.67%) Tandem
4 1 (1.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 60 (100.00%) Linux
2 27 (45.00%) Windows
3 26 (43.33%) Unix
4 11 (18.33%) Mac OS
5 10 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (6.67%) CentOS
6 4 (6.67%) Solaris
7 3 (5.00%) Mac OS X
8 2 (3.33%) Windows 10
8 2 (3.33%) Windows Server
8 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.67%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.33%) Knowledge Management
2 10 (16.67%) Electronic Trading
3 9 (15.00%) ITIL
4 5 (8.33%) Configuration Management
5 4 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (6.67%) DevOps
5 4 (6.67%) Low Latency
5 4 (6.67%) Migration
6 3 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (5.00%) Change Management
6 3 (5.00%) Open Source
6 3 (5.00%) Problem Management
6 3 (5.00%) SDLC
6 3 (5.00%) Service Delivery
6 3 (5.00%) Time Management
7 2 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (3.33%) Identity Management
7 2 (3.33%) ITSM
7 2 (3.33%) Line Management
7 2 (3.33%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 25 (41.67%) Python
2 23 (38.33%) Perl
3 13 (21.67%) Shell Script
4 10 (16.67%) SQL
5 7 (11.67%) Bash Shell
6 3 (5.00%) C++
6 3 (5.00%) Java
6 3 (5.00%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.33%) C
8 1 (1.67%) Fortran
8 1 (1.67%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.67%) R
8 1 (1.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (3.33%) AWS Certification
1 2 (3.33%) Degree
2 1 (1.67%) NVQ Level 3
System Software
1 3 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (1.67%) Slurm Workload Manager
3 1 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (15.00%) Puppet
2 5 (8.33%) Nagios
3 3 (5.00%) Ansible
3 3 (5.00%) ITRS Geneos
4 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (3.33%) Terraform
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 11 (18.33%) Red Hat
2 6 (10.00%) Oracle
2 6 (10.00%) Splunk
3 5 (8.33%) TIBCO
4 4 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.67%) VMware
5 3 (5.00%) Apple
5 3 (5.00%) ION Trading
6 2 (3.33%) Cisco
6 2 (3.33%) EMC
6 2 (3.33%) F5
6 2 (3.33%) Veritas
7 1 (1.67%) Citrix
7 1 (1.67%) Embarcadero
7 1 (1.67%) HP
7 1 (1.67%) IBM
7 1 (1.67%) Informatica
7 1 (1.67%) Plumtree
7 1 (1.67%) Siebel
7 1 (1.67%) Sun
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