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 24 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 14 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Contract jobs citing Linux 17 22 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 8.29% 10.68% 13.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.46% 47.83% 68.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 21
Median daily rate £350 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £350 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £354 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Median hourly rate £43.00 £37.81 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.71% -12.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £28.13 £42.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.40 £47.50 £44.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £37.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +20.96%
Linux
South East

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
41 46 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 20.00% 22.33% 19.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 19 28
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £125 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £355 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 6
Median hourly rate £40.00 £14.50 £42.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+175.86% -66.08%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 24 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for Linux.

1 27 (75.00%) C
2 26 (72.22%) C++
3 25 (69.44%) Software Engineering
3 25 (69.44%) Multithreading
4 24 (66.67%) Oracle
4 24 (66.67%) SQL
5 22 (61.11%) Perl
5 22 (61.11%) Unix
6 21 (58.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 21 (58.33%) STL
7 13 (36.11%) Java
8 5 (13.89%) VMware
8 5 (13.89%) Embedded C
8 5 (13.89%) Windows
9 4 (11.11%) Swing
9 4 (11.11%) ClearCase
9 4 (11.11%) Red Hat
9 4 (11.11%) Telecoms
9 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (11.11%) Degree
9 4 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
10 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (8.33%) Device Driver
10 3 (8.33%) EMC
10 3 (8.33%) Python
11 2 (5.56%) Apache
11 2 (5.56%) Web Services
11 2 (5.56%) XML
11 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
11 2 (5.56%) Digital TV

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 2 (5.56%) Apache
2 1 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.78%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (2.78%) IIS
2 1 (2.78%) iPlanet
2 1 (2.78%) MQSeries
2 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.78%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.78%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) BusinessWare
1 1 (2.78%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.78%) Engine Yard
1 1 (2.78%) GitHub
1 1 (2.78%) Heroku
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) DVB
1 2 (5.56%) Wireless
2 1 (2.78%) DNS
2 1 (2.78%) Firewall
2 1 (2.78%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) DB2
1 1 (2.78%) DB2 UDB
1 1 (2.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) ClearCase
2 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.78%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.78%) Electronics
2 1 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 24 (66.67%) Developer
2 22 (61.11%) C++ Developer
3 21 (58.33%) C++ Software Engineer
3 21 (58.33%) Software Engineer
4 20 (55.56%) C++ Software Developer
4 20 (55.56%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 19 (52.78%) Linux Developer
5 19 (52.78%) Linux Engineer
5 19 (52.78%) Oracle Developer
5 19 (52.78%) SQL Developer
6 14 (38.89%) Unix Developer
6 14 (38.89%) Unix Engineer
6 14 (38.89%) Unix Linux Engineer
7 6 (16.67%) Architect
7 6 (16.67%) Java Engineer
7 6 (16.67%) Java Software Engineer
8 5 (13.89%) C++/Java Developer
8 5 (13.89%) Java Software Developer
8 5 (13.89%) Oracle Architect
8 5 (13.89%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (58.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 21 (58.33%) STL
2 4 (11.11%) Swing
3 2 (5.56%) Middleware
3 2 (5.56%) Web Services
3 2 (5.56%) XML
4 1 (2.78%) MCollective
4 1 (2.78%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.33%) Device Driver
3 2 (5.56%) Clustering
3 2 (5.56%) Digital TV
3 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.56%) STB
4 1 (2.78%) AS400
4 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.78%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 22 (61.11%) Unix
2 5 (13.89%) Windows
3 2 (5.56%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (5.56%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.78%) AIX
4 1 (2.78%) CentOS
4 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.78%) Solaris
4 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.78%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (69.44%) Multithreading
1 25 (69.44%) Software Engineering
2 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (5.56%) DevOps
4 1 (2.78%) Capacity Management
4 1 (2.78%) Change Control
4 1 (2.78%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (2.78%) DoDAF
4 1 (2.78%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (2.78%) Information Assurance
4 1 (2.78%) Information Management
4 1 (2.78%) Information Security
4 1 (2.78%) Memory Management
4 1 (2.78%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.78%) SABSA
4 1 (2.78%) SDLC
4 1 (2.78%) Test Automation
4 1 (2.78%) TOGAF
4 1 (2.78%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (2.78%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 27 (75.00%) C
2 26 (72.22%) C++
3 24 (66.67%) SQL
4 22 (61.11%) Perl
5 13 (36.11%) Java
6 5 (13.89%) Embedded C
7 3 (8.33%) Python
8 2 (5.56%) Ruby
9 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.78%) C#
9 1 (2.78%) Embedded C++
9 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 1 (2.78%) AWS Certification
2 1 (2.78%) CCSP
2 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.78%) CISM
2 1 (2.78%) CISSP
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) ClearTrust
2 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.78%) iptables
2 1 (2.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (2.78%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Ansible
2 1 (2.78%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (2.78%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (2.78%) Cobbler
2 1 (2.78%) Nagios
2 1 (2.78%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (66.67%) Oracle
2 5 (13.89%) VMware
3 4 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 3 (8.33%) EMC
5 2 (5.56%) NetIQ
5 2 (5.56%) Novell
6 1 (2.78%) BEA
6 1 (2.78%) BMC
6 1 (2.78%) CA
6 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.78%) Cisco
6 1 (2.78%) IBM
6 1 (2.78%) SAP
6 1 (2.78%) Symantec
6 1 (2.78%) Veritas
6 1 (2.78%) Vitria
Middlesex
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