The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Redhill region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 3 - 4
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 24 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Redhill 31.58% - 25.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.00% - 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 6
Median daily rate £283 - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £49.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
Linux
Surrey

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

Operating Systems Category
Redhill
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
40 23 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Redhill 52.63% 37.10% 64.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 12
Median daily rate £350 £120 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+191.66% -63.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £120 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £120 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 0
Median hourly rate £46.00 £13.38 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+243.92% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Redhill

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Redhill

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Redhill

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Redhill

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Redhill

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Redhill region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Redhill

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Redhill

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Redhill

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Redhill

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 Redhill region with a requirement for Linux.

1 29 (59.18%) Data Centre
2 26 (53.06%) Windows
3 24 (48.98%) SQL
3 24 (48.98%) DB2
3 24 (48.98%) Cisco
3 24 (48.98%) IBM
3 24 (48.98%) Citrix
3 24 (48.98%) Tivoli
3 24 (48.98%) Change Management
3 24 (48.98%) VMware
3 24 (48.98%) AS400
3 24 (48.98%) Incident Management
3 24 (48.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (48.98%) iSeries
4 16 (32.65%) Red Hat
4 16 (32.65%) Unix
5 14 (28.57%) Oracle
6 13 (26.53%) MySQL
6 13 (26.53%) Solaris
6 13 (26.53%) Veritas
6 13 (26.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (26.53%) Red Hat Satellite
6 13 (26.53%) Fibre Channel
6 13 (26.53%) GlusterFS
7 11 (22.45%) High Availability
7 11 (22.45%) EMC VMAX
7 11 (22.45%) Oracle ZFS
7 11 (22.45%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 11 (22.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 11 (22.45%) NetBackup

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Redhill 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (26.53%) Fibre Channel
2 8 (16.33%) SAN
3 3 (6.12%) DHCP
3 3 (6.12%) DNS
4 2 (4.08%) Internet
5 1 (2.04%) FTP
5 1 (2.04%) HTTP
5 1 (2.04%) LAN
5 1 (2.04%) SMTP
5 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (48.98%) DB2
2 13 (26.53%) MySQL
3 11 (22.45%) OLTP
3 11 (22.45%) VLDB
4 3 (6.12%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Git (software)
1 3 (6.12%) Jenkins
1 3 (6.12%) RSpec
General
1 3 (6.12%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (48.98%) Linux Operator
1 24 (48.98%) Linux Specialist
2 22 (44.90%) Citrix Specialist
2 22 (44.90%) VMware Specialist
3 16 (32.65%) Administrator
4 11 (22.45%) Unix Administrator
5 6 (12.24%) C++ Software Engineer
5 6 (12.24%) Linux Administrator
5 6 (12.24%) Software Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) C++ Developer
6 5 (10.20%) Developer
7 4 (8.16%) C++ Software Developer
7 4 (8.16%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Agile Developer
8 3 (6.12%) AWS Administrator
8 3 (6.12%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 3 (6.12%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (4.08%) Linux DevOps Administrator
9 2 (4.08%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.12%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 29 (59.18%) Data Centre
2 24 (48.98%) AS400
2 24 (48.98%) iSeries
3 11 (22.45%) EMC VMAX
4 9 (18.37%) Computer Science
5 5 (10.20%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 26 (53.06%) Windows
2 24 (48.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (32.65%) Unix
4 13 (26.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (26.53%) Solaris
5 3 (6.12%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (4.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (48.98%) Change Management
1 24 (48.98%) Incident Management
2 11 (22.45%) High Availability
3 6 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (12.24%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (12.24%) Software Engineering
4 5 (10.20%) Logistics
4 5 (10.20%) Multithreading
4 5 (10.20%) Scrum
5 3 (6.12%) Cross-Platform Development
5 3 (6.12%) DevOps
5 3 (6.12%) Open Source
5 3 (6.12%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (4.08%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 24 (48.98%) SQL
2 7 (14.29%) C++
3 3 (6.12%) Ruby
4 1 (2.04%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) Degree
System Software
1 13 (26.53%) GlusterFS
2 11 (22.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 24 (48.98%) Tivoli
2 13 (26.53%) Red Hat Satellite
3 11 (22.45%) NetBackup
3 11 (22.45%) Oracle ZFS
3 11 (22.45%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 3 (6.12%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (48.98%) Cisco
1 24 (48.98%) Citrix
1 24 (48.98%) IBM
1 24 (48.98%) VMware
2 16 (32.65%) Red Hat
3 14 (28.57%) Oracle
4 13 (26.53%) Veritas
5 11 (22.45%) Brocade
5 11 (22.45%) EMC
5 11 (22.45%) StorageTek
5 11 (22.45%) Sun
6 2 (4.08%) Remedy