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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Support
England / London
Rank 381 385 385
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Support 21 30 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.15% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 27 26
Median daily rate £370 £365 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.36% -18.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £221 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £500 £531
UK excluding London median daily rate £318 £300 £279
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +7.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £22.25 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-31.46% +71.15%

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
18338 20387 20346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.81% 95.08% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 13144 14440 14336
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 £298 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 307 340
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 - 4 £428 - 1
Linux Support
England

Linux Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 42 (100.00%) Linux
2 26 (61.90%) Windows
3 21 (50.00%) Unix
4 19 (45.24%) Python
5 17 (40.48%) Perl
6 15 (35.71%) Regular Expression
6 15 (35.71%) Shell Script
6 15 (35.71%) Knowledge Management
7 10 (23.81%) Splunk
8 8 (19.05%) Apache
9 7 (16.67%) LDAP
10 6 (14.29%) Tomcat
10 6 (14.29%) DNS
10 6 (14.29%) Mac OS
10 6 (14.29%) Relational Database
11 5 (11.90%) Bash Shell
11 5 (11.90%) TCP/IP
11 5 (11.90%) Finance
11 5 (11.90%) Java
12 4 (9.52%) SQL
12 4 (9.52%) SSL
12 4 (9.52%) Red Hat
12 4 (9.52%) Middleware
12 4 (9.52%) Banking
12 4 (9.52%) PowerShell
12 4 (9.52%) CentOS
12 4 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (9.52%) Ruby
12 4 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
13 3 (7.14%) Puppet

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 8 (19.05%) Apache
2 6 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 3 (7.14%) IIS
4 2 (4.76%) JBoss
5 1 (2.38%) CMS
5 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Autodesk Flame
1 2 (4.76%) Maya
1 2 (4.76%) NUKE
2 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.76%) SaaS
3 1 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.67%) LDAP
2 6 (14.29%) DNS
3 5 (11.90%) TCP/IP
4 4 (9.52%) SSL
5 3 (7.14%) Firewall
5 3 (7.14%) HTTP
6 2 (4.76%) DHCP
7 1 (2.38%) Internet
7 1 (2.38%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 3 (7.14%) MySQL
2 3 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (11.90%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Banking
3 2 (4.76%) Advertising
4 1 (2.38%) Back Office
4 1 (2.38%) French Language
4 1 (2.38%) Front Office
4 1 (2.38%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (35.71%) Regular Expression
2 4 (9.52%) Middleware
3 3 (7.14%) HTML
4 2 (4.76%) CSS
4 2 (4.76%) J2EE
4 2 (4.76%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (4.76%) Web Services
4 2 (4.76%) XML
5 1 (2.38%) .NET
5 1 (2.38%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (2.38%) JMS
5 1 (2.38%) JMX
5 1 (2.38%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.76%) Clustering
2 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.38%) Equities
2 1 (2.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (2.38%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (2.38%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 42 (100.00%) Linux
2 26 (61.90%) Windows
3 21 (50.00%) Unix
4 6 (14.29%) Mac OS
5 4 (9.52%) CentOS
5 4 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (7.14%) Ubuntu
7 2 (4.76%) Scientific Linux
7 2 (4.76%) Windows Server
8 1 (2.38%) Solaris
8 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (35.71%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (4.76%) Change Management
2 2 (4.76%) Data Protection
2 2 (4.76%) Post-Production
2 2 (4.76%) SOA
2 2 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (2.38%) BDD
3 1 (2.38%) Configuration Management
3 1 (2.38%) Data Entry
3 1 (2.38%) DevOps
3 1 (2.38%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (2.38%) Line Management
3 1 (2.38%) Office Automation
3 1 (2.38%) Open Source
3 1 (2.38%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (2.38%) Quality Management
3 1 (2.38%) SDLC
3 1 (2.38%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.38%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 19 (45.24%) Python
2 17 (40.48%) Perl
3 15 (35.71%) Shell Script
4 5 (11.90%) Bash Shell
4 5 (11.90%) Java
5 4 (9.52%) PowerShell
5 4 (9.52%) Ruby
5 4 (9.52%) SQL
6 2 (4.76%) VB
7 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.38%) NVQ Level 3
2 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.76%) StorNext
2 2 (4.76%) Terminal Services
2 2 (4.76%) Xsan
3 1 (2.38%) NFS
3 1 (2.38%) Samba
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) Nagios
1 3 (7.14%) Puppet
2 1 (2.38%) Ansible
2 1 (2.38%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (2.38%) Control-M
2 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (23.81%) Splunk
2 4 (9.52%) Red Hat
3 3 (7.14%) Apple
3 3 (7.14%) Oracle
4 2 (4.76%) Adobe
4 2 (4.76%) Autodesk
4 2 (4.76%) Foundry
4 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.76%) VMware
5 1 (2.38%) BMC
5 1 (2.38%) Informatica
5 1 (2.38%) Siebel
5 1 (2.38%) Solace
5 1 (2.38%) SolarWinds