The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 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
England / London
Rank 9 13 13
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 1977 1848 1828
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 10.34% 8.80% 8.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 49.62% 43.30% 37.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1458 1314 1308
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £350 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £614 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 30 10
Median hourly rate £47.50 £47.83 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +51.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £19.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £55.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.80% +7.63%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Operating Systems Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
3984 4268 4818
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.84% 20.33% 22.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2808 2883 3321
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £188 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 144 159
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in London

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in London

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the London region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in London

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in London

Linux
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the London region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

Linux Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Linux
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 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 +5 294 £500 - 136
Croydon +15 42 £465 +9.41% 3
Canary Wharf +5 19 £550 +29.41%
Docklands, London +5 14 £538 -10.41%
Westminster +3 13 £575 +21.88%
Hammersmith -1 8 £525 +5.00%
Bromley +6 7 £450 +2.85%
Harrow +1 7 £515 +8.42%
Uxbridge +3 4 - - 4
Osterley +3 4 £438 -7.89%
New Malden -7 4 - -
Southwark 0 1 £425 -
Feltham -3 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames -3 1 - - 2
Lewisham - 1 £275 -
Hounslow - 1 - - 4
Brentford - 1 - - 3
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Linux.

1 1457 (34.36%) DevOps
2 1415 (33.36%) Agile Software Development
3 1289 (30.39%) Python
4 1270 (29.95%) Unix
5 1232 (29.05%) Java
6 1089 (25.68%) Puppet
7 1047 (24.69%) Amazon AWS
8 993 (23.41%) Windows
9 935 (22.05%) Jenkins
10 834 (19.67%) Finance
11 833 (19.64%) Git (software)
12 819 (19.31%) Ansible
13 733 (17.28%) Docker
14 723 (17.05%) Continuous Integration
15 722 (17.02%) VMware
16 716 (16.88%) SQL
17 693 (16.34%) Bash Shell
18 678 (15.99%) Oracle
19 675 (15.92%) Configuration Management
20 646 (15.23%) Red Hat
21 633 (14.93%) Ruby
22 627 (14.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 621 (14.64%) Perl
24 552 (13.02%) Apache
25 545 (12.85%) Banking
26 511 (12.05%) Web Services
27 496 (11.70%) Scrum
28 495 (11.67%) Security Cleared
28 495 (11.67%) Opscode Chef
29 470 (11.08%) JavaScript

Linux
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
1 552 (13.02%) Apache
2 325 (7.66%) Tomcat
3 276 (6.51%) Confluence
4 257 (6.06%) Elasticsearch
5 197 (4.65%) WebSphere
6 188 (4.43%) nginx
7 148 (3.49%) OpenStack
8 143 (3.37%) Apache Spark
9 137 (3.23%) IIS
10 84 (1.98%) JBoss
11 75 (1.77%) WebLogic
12 59 (1.39%) Apache Pig
13 50 (1.18%) Jetty
14 33 (0.78%) WildFly
15 32 (0.75%) Apache Solr
15 32 (0.75%) CMS
16 28 (0.66%) Cloud Foundry
17 27 (0.64%) Mule ESB
17 27 (0.64%) Oracle Coherence
18 24 (0.57%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 84 (1.98%) MS Excel
2 80 (1.89%) HipChat
3 25 (0.59%) MS Office
4 16 (0.38%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.094%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (0.094%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.094%) SPSS
7 3 (0.071%) Mathematica
8 2 (0.047%) Autodesk Flame
8 2 (0.047%) Doxygen
8 2 (0.047%) Maya
8 2 (0.047%) MS Project
8 2 (0.047%) NUKE
9 1 (0.024%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.024%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.024%) LaTeX
9 1 (0.024%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.024%) SOLIDWORKS
9 1 (0.024%) Stata
Business Applications
1 27 (0.64%) RMDS
2 16 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 11 (0.26%) ION MarketView
3 11 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
4 8 (0.19%) Magento
4 8 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
5 7 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
5 7 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.094%) Adobe Campaign
6 4 (0.094%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 3 (0.071%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (0.071%) Oracle Retail
7 3 (0.071%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 3 (0.071%) Sentinel
8 2 (0.047%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.047%) Oracle Cash Management
8 2 (0.047%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.047%) SAP Business One
8 2 (0.047%) Summit
9 1 (0.024%) Bloomberg TOMS
Cloud Services
1 1047 (24.69%) Amazon AWS
2 219 (5.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 166 (3.91%) Amazon EC2
4 146 (3.44%) GitHub
5 111 (2.62%) AWS CloudFormation
6 106 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
7 101 (2.38%) Amazon S3
8 75 (1.77%) IaaS
9 74 (1.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 67 (1.58%) PaaS
11 45 (1.06%) SaaS
12 37 (0.87%) Route 53
13 30 (0.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 30 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
14 28 (0.66%) Amazon ELB
14 28 (0.66%) Amazon EMR
15 26 (0.61%) AWS Lambda
16 24 (0.57%) OpenShift
17 23 (0.54%) Office 365
18 21 (0.50%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 379 (8.94%) Firewall
2 376 (8.87%) DNS
3 332 (7.83%) TCP/IP
4 289 (6.81%) HTTP
5 221 (5.21%) SSL
6 184 (4.34%) SAN
7 170 (4.01%) LDAP
8 157 (3.70%) VPN
9 130 (3.07%) SSH
10 116 (2.74%) Internet
11 88 (2.07%) OpenVPN
12 86 (2.03%) LAN
13 81 (1.91%) WAN
14 76 (1.79%) OpenLDAP
15 73 (1.72%) DHCP
16 66 (1.56%) Reverse Proxy
17 62 (1.46%) NAS
18 57 (1.34%) Kerberos
19 51 (1.20%) Network Security
20 45 (1.06%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 465 (10.96%) MySQL
2 450 (10.61%) PostgreSQL
3 390 (9.20%) Hadoop
4 315 (7.43%) Big Data
5 295 (6.96%) SQL Server
6 272 (6.41%) Relational Database
7 268 (6.32%) MongoDB
8 235 (5.54%) NoSQL
9 179 (4.22%) Oracle Database
10 126 (2.97%) Apache Hive
11 104 (2.45%) HBase
12 92 (2.17%) Amazon RDS
13 86 (2.03%) Redis
14 80 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
15 73 (1.72%) RDBMS
16 64 (1.51%) Oracle Database 11g
17 54 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
18 49 (1.16%) DB2
19 32 (0.75%) Oracle Database 12c
20 30 (0.71%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 935 (22.05%) Jenkins
2 833 (19.64%) Git (software)
3 445 (10.49%) JIRA
4 318 (7.50%) Maven
5 241 (5.68%) JUnit
6 237 (5.59%) Subversion
7 157 (3.70%) Sonatype Nexus
8 156 (3.68%) TeamCity
9 142 (3.35%) Vagrant
10 123 (2.90%) Ant
11 110 (2.59%) SonarQube
12 106 (2.50%) Cucumber
13 105 (2.48%) Bitbucket
14 104 (2.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 93 (2.19%) Selenium
16 92 (2.17%) Mockito
17 89 (2.10%) JIRA Agile
18 75 (1.77%) Liquibase
19 74 (1.74%) Gradle
20 61 (1.44%) Hudson
General
1 834 (19.67%) Finance
2 545 (12.85%) Banking
3 204 (4.81%) Investment Banking
4 181 (4.27%) Front Office
5 116 (2.74%) Retail
6 73 (1.72%) Financial Institution
7 70 (1.65%) Marketing
8 69 (1.63%) Telecoms
9 44 (1.04%) Back Office
9 44 (1.04%) Publishing
10 40 (0.94%) Law
11 34 (0.80%) Games
12 30 (0.71%) Legal
13 24 (0.57%) Advertising
14 23 (0.54%) Manufacturing
15 22 (0.52%) Electronics
16 7 (0.17%) Automotive
16 7 (0.17%) Billing
16 7 (0.17%) International Banking
17 6 (0.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1011 (23.84%) Developer
2 943 (22.24%) DevOps Engineer
3 434 (10.23%) Linux Engineer
4 431 (10.16%) Administrator
5 354 (8.35%) Java Developer
6 297 (7.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 290 (6.84%) Systems Administrator
8 264 (6.22%) AWS DevOps
9 259 (6.11%) AWS Engineer
10 234 (5.52%) Consultant
11 219 (5.16%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 207 (4.88%) Linux Administrator
13 201 (4.74%) C++ Developer
14 192 (4.53%) Architect
15 182 (4.29%) Analyst
16 164 (3.87%) Linux Systems Administrator
17 145 (3.42%) Senior DevOps
18 120 (2.83%) Senior Developer
19 117 (2.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
20 113 (2.66%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 511 (12.05%) Web Services
2 374 (8.82%) HTML
3 291 (6.86%) REST
4 287 (6.77%) XML
5 286 (6.74%) CSS
6 251 (5.92%) Spring
7 237 (5.59%) ELK Stack
8 227 (5.35%) Node.js
9 213 (5.02%) JSON
10 200 (4.72%) LAMP
11 191 (4.50%) HTML5
12 190 (4.48%) Middleware
13 184 (4.34%) SOAP
14 177 (4.17%) AngularJS
15 151 (3.56%) JMS
16 135 (3.18%) J2EE
17 134 (3.16%) jQuery
18 132 (3.11%) .NET
19 129 (3.04%) RESTful
20 115 (2.71%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 208 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
2 194 (4.57%) Data Centre
3 166 (3.91%) Computer Science
4 128 (3.02%) Public Cloud
5 126 (2.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 115 (2.71%) Fixed Income
7 108 (2.55%) Management Information System
8 98 (2.31%) Equities
9 97 (2.29%) Clustering
10 60 (1.41%) User Experience
11 56 (1.32%) Data Structures
12 55 (1.30%) Algorithms
12 55 (1.30%) Derivative
13 54 (1.27%) Visualisation
14 50 (1.18%) Private Cloud
15 49 (1.16%) Replication
16 48 (1.13%) Fintech
17 42 (0.99%) PKI
18 35 (0.83%) Client/Server
19 33 (0.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1270 (29.95%) Unix
2 993 (23.41%) Windows
3 627 (14.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 436 (10.28%) CentOS
5 239 (5.64%) Ubuntu
5 239 (5.64%) Windows Server
6 235 (5.54%) Solaris
7 141 (3.32%) AIX
8 121 (2.85%) SUSE
9 93 (2.19%) Windows Server 2008
9 93 (2.19%) Windows Server 2012
10 78 (1.84%) Mac OS X
11 57 (1.34%) CoreOS
11 57 (1.34%) Oracle Linux
12 49 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
13 43 (1.01%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 42 (0.99%) Android
15 39 (0.92%) Debian
16 31 (0.73%) Mac OS
17 27 (0.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1457 (34.36%) DevOps
2 1415 (33.36%) Agile Software Development
3 723 (17.05%) Continuous Integration
4 675 (15.92%) Configuration Management
5 496 (11.70%) Scrum
6 378 (8.91%) TDD
7 376 (8.87%) Open Source
8 374 (8.82%) Continuous Delivery
9 275 (6.48%) ITIL
10 274 (6.46%) Migration
11 244 (5.75%) High Availability
12 235 (5.54%) Load Balancing
13 229 (5.40%) OO
14 219 (5.16%) BDD
15 217 (5.12%) E-Commerce
16 205 (4.83%) Software Engineering
17 176 (4.15%) Service Management
18 156 (3.68%) Multithreading
19 155 (3.65%) Low Latency
20 142 (3.35%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 1289 (30.39%) Python
2 1232 (29.05%) Java
3 716 (16.88%) SQL
4 693 (16.34%) Bash Shell
5 633 (14.93%) Ruby
6 621 (14.64%) Perl
7 470 (11.08%) JavaScript
8 459 (10.82%) Shell Script
9 337 (7.95%) C++
10 273 (6.44%) PHP
11 246 (5.80%) PowerShell
12 211 (4.98%) C
13 168 (3.96%) Scala
14 163 (3.84%) Go
15 145 (3.42%) C#
16 102 (2.41%) Korn
17 69 (1.63%) PL/SQL
18 60 (1.41%) Groovy
19 55 (1.30%) R
20 47 (1.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 495 (11.67%) Security Cleared
2 379 (8.94%) SC Cleared
3 228 (5.38%) Degree
4 112 (2.64%) DV Cleared
5 79 (1.86%) BPSS Clearance
6 57 (1.34%) Cisco Certification
7 49 (1.16%) CISSP
8 48 (1.13%) CCNA
9 41 (0.97%) CCNP
9 41 (0.97%) RHCE
10 34 (0.80%) CTC Cleared
11 27 (0.64%) CISM
12 23 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
13 22 (0.52%) RHCA
14 21 (0.50%) AWS Certification
15 20 (0.47%) PhD
16 19 (0.45%) CHECK Team Member
16 19 (0.45%) GIAC
17 18 (0.42%) RHCSA
18 16 (0.38%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 137 (3.23%) QA
2 40 (0.94%) SLA
3 37 (0.87%) PCI DSS
4 24 (0.57%) FATCA
5 20 (0.47%) Data Quality
5 20 (0.47%) Disclosure Scotland
6 19 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 19 (0.45%) MiFID
7 12 (0.28%) SEPA
8 10 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 8 (0.19%) COBIT
10 7 (0.17%) ISO20022
11 6 (0.14%) ISO27002
12 5 (0.12%) ISO 9001
13 4 (0.094%) GCP
13 4 (0.094%) JSP 440
14 2 (0.047%) TARGET2
14 2 (0.047%) WCAG
15 1 (0.024%) ISO15022
15 1 (0.024%) ISO27005
System Software
1 733 (17.28%) Docker
2 401 (9.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 226 (5.33%) Active Directory
4 138 (3.25%) vCloud
5 118 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
6 98 (2.31%) HDFS
7 86 (2.03%) Squid
8 82 (1.93%) Postfix
9 75 (1.77%) NFS
10 68 (1.60%) Hyper-V
11 61 (1.44%) VMware ESXi
12 60 (1.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 60 (1.41%) Xen
13 57 (1.34%) KVM
14 54 (1.27%) Oracle RAC
15 49 (1.16%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 44 (1.04%) vSphere
17 35 (0.83%) VMware ESX
18 29 (0.68%) XenApp
19 27 (0.64%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1089 (25.68%) Puppet
2 819 (19.31%) Ansible
3 495 (11.67%) Opscode Chef
4 283 (6.67%) Terraform
5 279 (6.58%) Kubernetes
6 206 (4.86%) logstash
7 175 (4.13%) Kibana
8 171 (4.03%) Nagios
9 146 (3.44%) ZABBIX
10 105 (2.48%) Rancher
11 82 (1.93%) Salt
12 79 (1.86%) HAProxy
13 63 (1.49%) Packer
14 61 (1.44%) Consul
15 52 (1.23%) SCCM
16 47 (1.11%) Graphite
17 45 (1.06%) Red Hat Satellite
18 42 (0.99%) Hadoop YARN
19 41 (0.97%) ITRS Geneos
20 40 (0.94%) Mesos
Vendors
1 722 (17.02%) VMware
2 678 (15.99%) Oracle
3 646 (15.23%) Red Hat
4 258 (6.08%) Microsoft
5 228 (5.38%) IBM
6 218 (5.14%) Cisco
7 187 (4.41%) Atlassian
8 170 (4.01%) HP
9 140 (3.30%) Splunk
10 111 (2.62%) Sybase
11 94 (2.22%) Hortonworks
12 93 (2.19%) EMC
13 83 (1.96%) Google
13 83 (1.96%) Veritas
14 81 (1.91%) Sonatype
15 75 (1.77%) Sun
16 69 (1.63%) Citrix
17 65 (1.53%) NetApp
18 64 (1.51%) SaltStack
18 64 (1.51%) Solace
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venn Group
Rate: £550 - £650 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Talent International
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Avion Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £800.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £500 to £525 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £475 - £565 per day + 6 Month Contract
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £450 - £460 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
C4 Commerce
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Salt
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
London
AAP3
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + Some Flexible Working
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £380 - £440 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £500 - £575 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £480 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Heat Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Proactive Appointments
Rate: £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £400.00 - £480.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago