The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sevenoaks region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 2 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sevenoaks 33.33% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.63 £32.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+10.46% -10.41%
Linux
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Sevenoaks region.

Operating Systems Category
Sevenoaks
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sevenoaks 33.33% - 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Sevenoaks

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Sevenoaks region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Sevenoaks

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Sevenoaks

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Sevenoaks

Linux
Top 2 Related IT Skills in Sevenoaks

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sevenoaks region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) VMware

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Sevenoaks by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sevenoaks region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Security Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Security Specialist
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) VMware