The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
South East / Middlesex
Rank 6 4 12
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Contract jobs citing Linux 15 31 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 11.63% 20.26% 7.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.45% 65.96% 52.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 4
Median daily rate £360 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £350 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £448 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 1
Median hourly rate - £44.00 £45.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%

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

Operating Systems Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
33 47 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 25.58% 30.72% 13.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 29 13
Median daily rate £360 £350 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +24.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £160 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 1
Median hourly rate - £44.00 £45.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for Linux.

1 22 (66.67%) Perl
1 22 (66.67%) SQL
1 22 (66.67%) Unix
2 19 (57.58%) C++
3 18 (54.55%) Java
3 18 (54.55%) STL
4 16 (48.48%) C
5 15 (45.45%) Oracle
5 15 (45.45%) Software Engineering
5 15 (45.45%) Multithreading
6 14 (42.42%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 7 (21.21%) Python
7 7 (21.21%) DevOps
7 7 (21.21%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (18.18%) Puppet
8 6 (18.18%) Configuration Management
9 5 (15.15%) Jenkins
9 5 (15.15%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (15.15%) Ansible
10 4 (12.12%) GitHub
10 4 (12.12%) Big Data
10 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
11 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
11 3 (9.09%) Advertising
11 3 (9.09%) Maven
11 3 (9.09%) Wireshark
11 3 (9.09%) Ruby
11 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (9.09%) Web Services
11 3 (9.09%) SQL Server

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex 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 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (9.09%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.03%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.21%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (12.12%) GitHub
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.03%) Amazon S3
4 1 (3.03%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (3.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) Wireshark
2 1 (3.03%) DVB
2 1 (3.03%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) Big Data
2 3 (9.09%) InfluxDB
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.06%) Hadoop
3 2 (6.06%) Ingres
4 1 (3.03%) MySQL
4 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.03%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Jenkins
2 3 (9.09%) Ant
2 3 (9.09%) Fiddler
2 3 (9.09%) Gradle
2 3 (9.09%) Maven
3 1 (3.03%) ClearCase
3 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.03%) Mockito
General
1 3 (9.09%) Advertising
1 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (57.58%) Developer
2 18 (54.55%) C++ Developer
3 15 (45.45%) Linux Engineer
4 14 (42.42%) Architect
4 14 (42.42%) C++ Software Developer
4 14 (42.42%) C++ Software Engineer
4 14 (42.42%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 14 (42.42%) Linux Developer
4 14 (42.42%) Linux Software Architect
4 14 (42.42%) Oracle Architect
4 14 (42.42%) Oracle Developer
4 14 (42.42%) Software Architect
4 14 (42.42%) Software Engineer
4 14 (42.42%) SQL Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Administrator
6 3 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) DevOps Systems Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Embedded Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (54.55%) STL
2 14 (42.42%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 3 (9.09%) Sensu
3 3 (9.09%) Web Services
4 1 (3.03%) HTML
4 1 (3.03%) HTML5
4 1 (3.03%) JMS
4 1 (3.03%) Node.js
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (3.03%) REST
4 1 (3.03%) SOAP
4 1 (3.03%) Spring
4 1 (3.03%) Spring Boot
4 1 (3.03%) Spring MVC
4 1 (3.03%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Over-the-Top Content
1 3 (9.09%) Virtual Team
2 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.06%) Digital TV
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) MPEG
3 1 (3.03%) PlayStation
3 1 (3.03%) STB
3 1 (3.03%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 22 (66.67%) Unix
2 1 (3.03%) CentOS
2 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Ubuntu
2 1 (3.03%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) Multithreading
1 15 (45.45%) Software Engineering
2 7 (21.21%) DevOps
3 6 (18.18%) Configuration Management
4 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (9.09%) Continuous Deployment
4 3 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (9.09%) Software Delivery
5 2 (6.06%) Scrum
5 2 (6.06%) TDD
6 1 (3.03%) Automated Testing
6 1 (3.03%) BDD
6 1 (3.03%) Migration
6 1 (3.03%) MVC
6 1 (3.03%) PRINCE
6 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.03%) Project Management
6 1 (3.03%) Risk Management
6 1 (3.03%) SOA
6 1 (3.03%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (66.67%) Perl
1 22 (66.67%) SQL
2 19 (57.58%) C++
3 18 (54.55%) Java
4 16 (48.48%) C
5 7 (21.21%) Python
6 3 (9.09%) Bash Shell
6 3 (9.09%) Ruby
7 1 (3.03%) Embedded C
7 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) Degree
4 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.03%) Apache Flume
1 1 (3.03%) Docker
1 1 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) Puppet
2 5 (15.15%) Ansible
2 5 (15.15%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (9.09%) Fluentd
3 3 (9.09%) Graphite
3 3 (9.09%) logstash
3 3 (9.09%) Salt
3 3 (9.09%) StatsD
3 3 (9.09%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 15 (45.45%) Oracle
2 3 (9.09%) Rackspace
3 1 (3.03%) Google
3 1 (3.03%) Hortonworks
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.03%) SaltStack
3 1 (3.03%) VMware
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