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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 10 4 21
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +17
Contract jobs citing Linux 19 25 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 13.10% 15.24% 3.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.72% 69.44% 25.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 20 4
Median daily rate £378 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £428 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
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
39 36 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 26.90% 21.95% 15.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 30 20
Median daily rate £380 £388 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +37.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £350 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £30.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +100.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 8 December 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 26 (70.27%) SQL
2 24 (64.86%) Unix
3 22 (59.46%) Perl
4 20 (54.05%) Java
4 20 (54.05%) C++
5 18 (48.65%) Software Engineering
6 17 (45.95%) Oracle
6 17 (45.95%) STL
7 15 (40.54%) C
8 14 (37.84%) Multithreading
9 13 (35.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 9 (24.32%) Python
11 5 (13.51%) Scrum
11 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (13.51%) TDD
11 5 (13.51%) DevOps
12 4 (10.81%) Relational Database
12 4 (10.81%) Opscode Chef
12 4 (10.81%) Puppet
12 4 (10.81%) Big Data
12 4 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
12 4 (10.81%) Git (software)
12 4 (10.81%) Degree
12 4 (10.81%) HTTP
12 4 (10.81%) OOP
12 4 (10.81%) OO
12 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
13 3 (8.11%) Web Services
13 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
13 3 (8.11%) Windows

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 (2.70%) Apache Spark
1 1 (2.70%) JBoss
1 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
1 1 (2.70%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.11%) OpenShift
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.70%) PaaS
4 1 (2.70%) SaaS
4 1 (2.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) HTTP
2 3 (8.11%) Wireshark
3 2 (5.41%) WebEx
4 1 (2.70%) DNS
4 1 (2.70%) DVB
4 1 (2.70%) Firewall
4 1 (2.70%) LDAP
4 1 (2.70%) VLAN
4 1 (2.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) Big Data
1 4 (10.81%) Relational Database
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) Hadoop
2 2 (5.41%) Ingres
2 2 (5.41%) MySQL
3 1 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.70%) DB2
3 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.70%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.11%) Fiddler
2 3 (8.11%) Subversion
3 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.70%) ClearCase
4 1 (2.70%) JUnit
4 1 (2.70%) Maven
4 1 (2.70%) TestNG
General
1 3 (8.11%) Advertising
2 1 (2.70%) Electronics
2 1 (2.70%) Games
2 1 (2.70%) Publishing
2 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (56.76%) Developer
2 18 (48.65%) C++ Developer
3 16 (43.24%) Linux Engineer
4 14 (37.84%) Architect
4 14 (37.84%) Linux Developer
5 13 (35.14%) C++ Software Developer
5 13 (35.14%) C++ Software Engineer
5 13 (35.14%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 13 (35.14%) Linux Software Architect
5 13 (35.14%) Oracle Architect
5 13 (35.14%) Oracle Developer
5 13 (35.14%) Software Architect
5 13 (35.14%) Software Engineer
5 13 (35.14%) SQL Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Administrator
6 3 (8.11%) Test Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 2 (5.41%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (45.95%) STL
2 13 (35.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 3 (8.11%) Web Services
4 2 (5.41%) XML
5 1 (2.70%) HTML
5 1 (2.70%) HTML5
5 1 (2.70%) Node.js
5 1 (2.70%) OpenGL
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (2.70%) Qt
5 1 (2.70%) REST
5 1 (2.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Over-the-Top Content
2 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.41%) Data Extraction
2 2 (5.41%) Digital TV
3 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) MPEG
3 1 (2.70%) PlayStation
3 1 (2.70%) STB
3 1 (2.70%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 24 (64.86%) Unix
2 3 (8.11%) Windows
3 2 (5.41%) Ubuntu
3 2 (5.41%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.70%) CentOS
4 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (48.65%) Software Engineering
2 14 (37.84%) Multithreading
3 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (13.51%) DevOps
3 5 (13.51%) Scrum
3 5 (13.51%) TDD
4 4 (10.81%) OO
4 4 (10.81%) OOP
5 3 (8.11%) BDD
5 3 (8.11%) Configuration Management
5 3 (8.11%) Microservices
5 3 (8.11%) SOLID
6 2 (5.41%) Open Source
7 1 (2.70%) Analytics
7 1 (2.70%) Build Automation
7 1 (2.70%) Conflict Management
7 1 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.70%) Memory Management
7 1 (2.70%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.70%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 26 (70.27%) SQL
2 22 (59.46%) Perl
3 20 (54.05%) C++
3 20 (54.05%) Java
4 15 (40.54%) C
5 9 (24.32%) Python
6 3 (8.11%) Bash Shell
6 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
7 2 (5.41%) Ruby
8 1 (2.70%) C#
8 1 (2.70%) Embedded C
8 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.70%) VC++
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) JSP 440
1 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Docker
1 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) Apache Flume
2 1 (2.70%) KVM
2 1 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.70%) vSphere
2 1 (2.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (10.81%) Puppet
2 2 (5.41%) Ansible
Vendors
1 17 (45.95%) Oracle
2 2 (5.41%) Cisco
2 2 (5.41%) Red Hat
2 2 (5.41%) VMware
3 1 (2.70%) Google
3 1 (2.70%) Hortonworks
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.70%) SaltStack