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 30 July 2016 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 10 18 17
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Contract jobs citing Linux 2252 1903 1954
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 10.17% 8.08% 8.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.19% 37.95% 36.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1627 1320 1392
Median daily rate £475 £450 £437
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £310 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 39 21
Median hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
Linux
England

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
4673 5014 5389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 21.11% 21.29% 22.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3287 3417 3564
Median daily rate £438 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £185 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 169 236
Median hourly rate £15.50 £18.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.20 £47.83 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 30 July 2016.

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 30 July 2016.

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 30 July 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
City of London +6 335 £481 +1.31% 142
Croydon +2 47 £405 -8.73% 1
Westminster - 21 £525 -
Canary Wharf +9 18 £400 -5.88%
Bromley +5 15 £450 +83.67% 1
Harrow - 15 £400 -
Docklands, London +16 11 £513 -6.81%
Uxbridge +7 9 £350 -9.67% 5
Hammersmith +5 6 £438 +52.17% 1
Hayes - 6 £340 - 2
Feltham -6 5 £468 +23.84%
Surbiton - 4 £475 - 3
Hounslow +1 3 - -
Clapham - 3 £450 -
Ealing +1 2 £350 -12.50%
Southwark - 2 £475 -
Twickenham 0 1 £388 +3.33% 1
Kingston Upon Thames -4 1 £225 -25.00% 4
Paddington -4 1 - -
Barnet - 1 £400 - 1
Osterley - 1 £518 -
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 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 1564 (34.09%) DevOps
2 1404 (30.60%) Unix
3 1385 (30.19%) Java
4 1380 (30.08%) Agile Software Development
5 1258 (27.42%) Windows
6 1249 (27.22%) Puppet
7 1246 (27.16%) Python
8 950 (20.71%) Finance
9 949 (20.68%) Amazon AWS
10 927 (20.20%) Oracle
11 917 (19.99%) Git (software)
12 880 (19.18%) Jenkins
13 863 (18.81%) SQL
14 779 (16.98%) Continuous Integration
15 776 (16.91%) Ansible
16 772 (16.83%) Configuration Management
17 771 (16.80%) Red Hat
18 742 (16.17%) Perl
19 729 (15.89%) Ruby
20 692 (15.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 682 (14.86%) VMware
22 632 (13.78%) Opscode Chef
23 604 (13.16%) Docker
23 604 (13.16%) Bash Shell
24 597 (13.01%) Apache
25 551 (12.01%) MySQL
26 519 (11.31%) Banking
27 513 (11.18%) JavaScript
28 468 (10.20%) Web Services
29 444 (9.68%) Open Source

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
1 597 (13.01%) Apache
2 346 (7.54%) Tomcat
3 229 (4.99%) nginx
4 221 (4.82%) WebSphere
5 219 (4.77%) Confluence
6 210 (4.58%) OpenStack
7 165 (3.60%) IIS
8 158 (3.44%) Elasticsearch
9 147 (3.20%) JBoss
10 134 (2.92%) WebLogic
11 78 (1.70%) WebSphere Application Server
12 63 (1.37%) MS Exchange
13 60 (1.31%) Apache Spark
14 59 (1.29%) CMS
15 52 (1.13%) IBM HTTP Server
16 39 (0.85%) Mule
17 37 (0.81%) Jetty
18 35 (0.76%) Cloud Foundry
19 30 (0.65%) Apache Solr
19 30 (0.65%) WordPress
Applications
1 144 (3.14%) MS Excel
2 58 (1.26%) HipChat
3 54 (1.18%) MS Office
4 19 (0.41%) MS Visio
5 14 (0.31%) MS Project
6 11 (0.24%) SPSS
7 9 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
8 8 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 6 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
10 5 (0.11%) AutoCAD
10 5 (0.11%) Mathematica
10 5 (0.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 37 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 21 (0.46%) ION MarketView
3 11 (0.24%) RMDS
4 10 (0.22%) Documaker
4 10 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
5 9 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
6 8 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
7 7 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
7 7 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
8 6 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
9 5 (0.11%) Eikon
9 5 (0.11%) Unit4 Business World
10 4 (0.087%) Magento
11 3 (0.065%) Adobe Campaign
11 3 (0.065%) BusinessWare
11 3 (0.065%) Maximo
11 3 (0.065%) Oracle Cash Management
11 3 (0.065%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
11 3 (0.065%) Remedy ITSM
11 3 (0.065%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 949 (20.68%) Amazon AWS
2 224 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 175 (3.81%) GitHub
4 107 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
5 98 (2.14%) IaaS
6 93 (2.03%) PaaS
7 87 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
8 81 (1.77%) AWS CloudFormation
9 65 (1.42%) SaaS
10 59 (1.29%) Amazon S3
11 29 (0.63%) OpenShift
12 28 (0.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 28 (0.61%) Office 365
13 25 (0.54%) Google Apps
14 22 (0.48%) Azure Active Directory
15 21 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
16 20 (0.44%) Amazon SQS
17 17 (0.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 15 (0.33%) Route 53
19 14 (0.31%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 397 (8.65%) DNS
2 343 (7.48%) HTTP
3 332 (7.24%) TCP/IP
4 312 (6.80%) Firewall
5 274 (5.97%) SAN
6 201 (4.38%) SSL
7 163 (3.55%) LDAP
8 154 (3.36%) VPN
9 124 (2.70%) LAN
10 121 (2.64%) WAN
11 116 (2.53%) NAS
12 114 (2.48%) Internet
13 78 (1.70%) SSH
14 73 (1.59%) DHCP
15 71 (1.55%) Network Security
16 66 (1.44%) Fibre Channel
17 57 (1.24%) SNMP
18 51 (1.11%) FTP
19 50 (1.09%) VLAN
20 48 (1.05%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 551 (12.01%) MySQL
2 382 (8.33%) MongoDB
3 373 (8.13%) SQL Server
4 333 (7.26%) PostgreSQL
5 308 (6.71%) NoSQL
6 257 (5.60%) Relational Database
7 223 (4.86%) Hadoop
8 209 (4.56%) Oracle Database
9 163 (3.55%) Big Data
10 103 (2.24%) Apache Cassandra
11 85 (1.85%) RDBMS
12 82 (1.79%) Redis
13 76 (1.66%) DB2
14 74 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
15 73 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
16 54 (1.18%) HBase
17 46 (1.00%) Amazon RDS
18 43 (0.94%) OLTP
18 43 (0.94%) Oracle Database 12c
19 32 (0.70%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 917 (19.99%) Git (software)
2 880 (19.18%) Jenkins
3 437 (9.52%) JIRA
4 331 (7.21%) Maven
5 267 (5.82%) Subversion
6 163 (3.55%) JUnit
7 135 (2.94%) TeamCity
8 134 (2.92%) Sonatype Nexus
9 133 (2.90%) Ant
10 127 (2.77%) Hudson
11 119 (2.59%) Artifactory
12 100 (2.18%) Cucumber
13 96 (2.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 95 (2.07%) Vagrant
15 93 (2.03%) Gradle
16 89 (1.94%) GitLab
17 83 (1.81%) Selenium
18 79 (1.72%) SonarQube
19 70 (1.53%) Bitbucket
20 51 (1.11%) JIRA Agile
General
1 950 (20.71%) Finance
2 519 (11.31%) Banking
3 164 (3.57%) Retail
4 155 (3.38%) Front Office
5 143 (3.12%) Investment Banking
6 99 (2.16%) Telecoms
7 81 (1.77%) Financial Institution
8 77 (1.68%) Marketing
9 75 (1.63%) Publishing
10 62 (1.35%) Games
11 52 (1.13%) Back Office
12 51 (1.11%) Manufacturing
13 45 (0.98%) Electronics
14 29 (0.63%) Legal
15 22 (0.48%) Advertising
16 12 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
17 10 (0.22%) Law
18 8 (0.17%) Retail Banking
19 7 (0.15%) Automotive
19 7 (0.15%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1077 (23.47%) Developer
2 986 (21.49%) DevOps Engineer
3 502 (10.94%) Linux Engineer
4 409 (8.91%) Administrator
5 386 (8.41%) Java Developer
6 375 (8.17%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 281 (6.12%) Consultant
8 276 (6.02%) Architect
9 255 (5.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 249 (5.43%) AWS Engineer
11 237 (5.17%) AWS DevOps
12 219 (4.77%) Systems Administrator
13 211 (4.60%) Analyst
14 202 (4.40%) Linux Administrator
15 189 (4.12%) C++ Developer
16 178 (3.88%) Senior DevOps
17 149 (3.25%) Senior DevOps Engineer
18 148 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
19 136 (2.96%) Linux Systems Administrator
20 131 (2.86%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 468 (10.20%) Web Services
2 417 (9.09%) HTML
3 289 (6.30%) CSS
4 285 (6.21%) XML
5 254 (5.54%) REST
6 250 (5.45%) Spring
7 247 (5.38%) Node.js
8 246 (5.36%) Middleware
9 226 (4.93%) LAMP
10 204 (4.45%) HTML5
11 190 (4.14%) JSON
12 183 (3.99%) RESTful
13 169 (3.68%) SOAP
14 168 (3.66%) AngularJS
15 158 (3.44%) J2EE
16 143 (3.12%) ELK Stack
17 137 (2.99%) JMS
18 136 (2.96%) .NET
19 130 (2.83%) jQuery
20 122 (2.66%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 222 (4.84%) Data Centre
2 199 (4.34%) Analytical Skills
3 171 (3.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 122 (2.66%) Clustering
5 112 (2.44%) Public Cloud
6 108 (2.35%) Computer Science
7 107 (2.33%) Management Information System
8 87 (1.90%) Equities
9 74 (1.61%) User Experience
10 68 (1.48%) Replication
11 63 (1.37%) Private Cloud
12 59 (1.29%) Fixed Income
13 56 (1.22%) Derivative
14 54 (1.18%) Algorithms
15 52 (1.13%) Hedge funds
16 45 (0.98%) Mobile App
17 42 (0.92%) DataPower
18 41 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
18 41 (0.89%) Mathematics
19 39 (0.85%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1404 (30.60%) Unix
2 1258 (27.42%) Windows
3 692 (15.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 384 (8.37%) CentOS
5 362 (7.89%) Solaris
6 329 (7.17%) Windows Server
7 241 (5.25%) AIX
8 227 (4.95%) Ubuntu
9 148 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
10 132 (2.88%) Windows Server 2012
11 118 (2.57%) Mac OS X
12 108 (2.35%) CoreOS
13 105 (2.29%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 83 (1.81%) SUSE
15 75 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
16 70 (1.53%) Android
17 68 (1.48%) Oracle Linux
18 55 (1.20%) Apple iOS
19 46 (1.00%) Mac OS
20 45 (0.98%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1564 (34.09%) DevOps
2 1380 (30.08%) Agile Software Development
3 779 (16.98%) Continuous Integration
4 772 (16.83%) Configuration Management
5 444 (9.68%) Open Source
6 438 (9.55%) Scrum
7 398 (8.67%) ITIL
8 386 (8.41%) TDD
9 349 (7.61%) Migration
10 320 (6.97%) Continuous Delivery
11 281 (6.12%) OO
12 263 (5.73%) E-Commerce
13 237 (5.17%) High Availability
14 204 (4.45%) Software Engineering
15 195 (4.25%) Multithreading
16 194 (4.23%) SDLC
17 184 (4.01%) BDD
18 172 (3.75%) Release Management
19 167 (3.64%) Web Development
20 165 (3.60%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1385 (30.19%) Java
2 1246 (27.16%) Python
3 863 (18.81%) SQL
4 742 (16.17%) Perl
5 729 (15.89%) Ruby
6 604 (13.16%) Bash Shell
7 513 (11.18%) JavaScript
8 390 (8.50%) Shell Script
9 381 (8.30%) C++
10 297 (6.47%) PHP
11 289 (6.30%) PowerShell
12 203 (4.42%) C
13 179 (3.90%) Go
14 151 (3.29%) Scala
15 108 (2.35%) C#
16 103 (2.24%) PL/SQL
17 67 (1.46%) Groovy
18 45 (0.98%) Korn
19 28 (0.61%) Jython
20 26 (0.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 436 (9.50%) Security Cleared
2 314 (6.84%) SC Cleared
3 207 (4.51%) Degree
4 82 (1.79%) DV Cleared
5 72 (1.57%) Cisco Certification
6 56 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
7 53 (1.16%) RHCE
8 52 (1.13%) CCNA
9 47 (1.02%) CISSP
10 45 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
11 42 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
12 37 (0.81%) RHCA
13 36 (0.78%) MCSE
14 35 (0.76%) CCNP
15 25 (0.54%) AWS Certification
15 25 (0.54%) CISM
16 24 (0.52%) CTC Cleared
16 24 (0.52%) PhD
17 23 (0.50%) BC Cleared
17 23 (0.50%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 132 (2.88%) QA
2 31 (0.68%) SLA
3 26 (0.57%) PCI DSS
4 21 (0.46%) Disclosure Scotland
5 12 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (0.20%) Data Quality
6 9 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (0.13%) JSP 440
8 5 (0.11%) ISO20022
9 4 (0.087%) COBIT
9 4 (0.087%) SEPA
10 3 (0.065%) GCP
10 3 (0.065%) ISO15022
10 3 (0.065%) MiFID
11 2 (0.044%) DICOM
11 2 (0.044%) HL7
11 2 (0.044%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.044%) ISO27002
12 1 (0.022%) FATCA
12 1 (0.022%) GxP
System Software
1 604 (13.16%) Docker
2 401 (8.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 352 (7.67%) Active Directory
4 116 (2.53%) KVM
5 112 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
6 102 (2.22%) NFS
7 101 (2.20%) etcd
7 101 (2.20%) vSphere
8 99 (2.16%) flannel
9 92 (2.01%) Hyper-V
10 91 (1.98%) GlusterFS
11 81 (1.77%) VMware ESX
12 77 (1.68%) VMware ESXi
13 76 (1.66%) Ceph
14 73 (1.59%) Xen
15 72 (1.57%) vCloud
16 63 (1.37%) Oracle RAC
17 61 (1.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 56 (1.22%) Squid
19 47 (1.02%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 1249 (27.22%) Puppet
2 776 (16.91%) Ansible
3 632 (13.78%) Opscode Chef
4 271 (5.91%) Kubernetes
5 253 (5.51%) Nagios
6 193 (4.21%) logstash
7 184 (4.01%) Terraform
8 127 (2.77%) HAProxy
9 110 (2.40%) ZABBIX
10 107 (2.33%) Kibana
11 99 (2.16%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 93 (2.03%) Graphite
12 93 (2.03%) Network Intrusion Detection System
13 87 (1.90%) SCCM
14 74 (1.61%) rkt
14 74 (1.61%) Salt
15 58 (1.26%) Packer
16 52 (1.13%) SCOM
17 51 (1.11%) Rancher
18 42 (0.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 927 (20.20%) Oracle
2 771 (16.80%) Red Hat
3 682 (14.86%) VMware
4 359 (7.82%) Microsoft
5 283 (6.17%) IBM
6 208 (4.53%) Cisco
7 187 (4.08%) HP
8 173 (3.77%) Atlassian
9 154 (3.36%) EMC
9 154 (3.36%) Splunk
10 138 (3.01%) NetApp
11 124 (2.70%) Veritas
12 117 (2.55%) Sybase
13 112 (2.44%) Citrix
14 84 (1.83%) Google
15 69 (1.50%) Dell
15 69 (1.50%) SAP
16 59 (1.29%) F5
17 57 (1.24%) CheckPoint
18 55 (1.20%) Adobe
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Linux Recruit
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £620 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Hydrogen
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £475 per day £475, rolling contract
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400 - £480 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Avion Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £225 - £275 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £500.00 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £565 per day Rates up to £565/day, 6 month contract
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
IntaPeople
Rate: £525 - £625 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £700 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Tria Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Optima Connections
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day 6months+
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £380 - £400 Per Day Ltd Co Basis
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago