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 23 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
South East / Middlesex
Rank 14 2 16
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +14
Contract jobs citing Linux 10 32 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 7.58% 23.02% 4.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.26% 64.00% 40.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 20 4
Median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £350 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £428 £409
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 1
Median hourly rate - £44.00 £45.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+6.49% +5.47%

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
31 50 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 23.48% 35.97% 12.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 33 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 £305 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £450 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 2
Median hourly rate - £44.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +193.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +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
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 23 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for Linux.

1 24 (70.59%) SQL
1 24 (70.59%) Unix
2 22 (64.71%) Perl
3 19 (55.88%) C++
4 18 (52.94%) Java
5 17 (50.00%) STL
6 16 (47.06%) Software Engineering
7 15 (44.12%) Oracle
7 15 (44.12%) C
8 14 (41.18%) Multithreading
9 13 (38.24%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 8 (23.53%) Python
11 5 (14.71%) Scrum
11 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (14.71%) TDD
11 5 (14.71%) DevOps
12 4 (11.76%) Relational Database
12 4 (11.76%) Big Data
12 4 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
12 4 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
12 4 (11.76%) Puppet
12 4 (11.76%) Git (software)
12 4 (11.76%) HTTP
12 4 (11.76%) OOP
12 4 (11.76%) OO
12 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
13 3 (8.82%) Web Services
13 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
13 3 (8.82%) Configuration Management
13 3 (8.82%) Advertising

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 1 (2.94%) Apache Spark
1 1 (2.94%) JBoss
1 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.94%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
1 1 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.82%) OpenShift
3 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.94%) PaaS
4 1 (2.94%) SaaS
4 1 (2.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) HTTP
2 3 (8.82%) Wireshark
3 2 (5.88%) WebEx
4 1 (2.94%) DNS
4 1 (2.94%) DVB
4 1 (2.94%) Firewall
4 1 (2.94%) LDAP
4 1 (2.94%) VLAN
4 1 (2.94%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) Big Data
1 4 (11.76%) Relational Database
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) Hadoop
2 2 (5.88%) Ingres
2 2 (5.88%) MySQL
3 1 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.94%) DB2
3 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.94%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.82%) Fiddler
2 3 (8.82%) Subversion
3 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.94%) ClearCase
4 1 (2.94%) JUnit
4 1 (2.94%) Maven
4 1 (2.94%) TestNG
General
1 3 (8.82%) Advertising
2 1 (2.94%) Games
2 1 (2.94%) Publishing
2 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (61.76%) Developer
2 18 (52.94%) C++ Developer
3 16 (47.06%) Linux Engineer
4 14 (41.18%) Architect
4 14 (41.18%) Linux Developer
5 13 (38.24%) C++ Software Developer
5 13 (38.24%) C++ Software Engineer
5 13 (38.24%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 13 (38.24%) Linux Software Architect
5 13 (38.24%) Oracle Architect
5 13 (38.24%) Oracle Developer
5 13 (38.24%) Software Architect
5 13 (38.24%) Software Engineer
5 13 (38.24%) SQL Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Administrator
7 2 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Embedded Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (5.88%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 2 (5.88%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (50.00%) STL
2 13 (38.24%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 3 (8.82%) Web Services
4 1 (2.94%) HTML
4 1 (2.94%) HTML5
4 1 (2.94%) Node.js
4 1 (2.94%) OpenGL
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (2.94%) Qt
4 1 (2.94%) REST
4 1 (2.94%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Over-the-Top Content
2 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.88%) Data Extraction
2 2 (5.88%) Digital TV
3 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.94%) MPEG
3 1 (2.94%) PlayStation
3 1 (2.94%) STB
3 1 (2.94%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 24 (70.59%) Unix
2 2 (5.88%) Windows
2 2 (5.88%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.94%) CentOS
3 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.94%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (47.06%) Software Engineering
2 14 (41.18%) Multithreading
3 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (14.71%) DevOps
3 5 (14.71%) Scrum
3 5 (14.71%) TDD
4 4 (11.76%) OO
4 4 (11.76%) OOP
5 3 (8.82%) BDD
5 3 (8.82%) Configuration Management
5 3 (8.82%) Microservices
5 3 (8.82%) SOLID
6 2 (5.88%) Open Source
7 1 (2.94%) Automated Testing
7 1 (2.94%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.94%) Data Migration
7 1 (2.94%) Integration Testing
7 1 (2.94%) Pair Programming
7 1 (2.94%) Security Testing
7 1 (2.94%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 24 (70.59%) SQL
2 22 (64.71%) Perl
3 19 (55.88%) C++
4 18 (52.94%) Java
5 15 (44.12%) C
6 8 (23.53%) Python
7 3 (8.82%) Bash Shell
7 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
8 2 (5.88%) Ruby
9 1 (2.94%) Embedded C
9 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.94%) VC++
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) JSP 440
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Docker
1 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.94%) Apache Flume
2 1 (2.94%) KVM
2 1 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.94%) vSphere
2 1 (2.94%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (11.76%) Puppet
2 2 (5.88%) Ansible
Vendors
1 15 (44.12%) Oracle
2 2 (5.88%) Cisco
2 2 (5.88%) VMware
3 1 (2.94%) Google
3 1 (2.94%) Hortonworks
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.94%) SaltStack