The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Linux Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Specialist
Rank 239 244 250
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Specialist 3 25 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.039% 0.26% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.28% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 9
Median daily rate £473 £300 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.50% -36.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £300 £364
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £435 £604
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £325 £399
% change year-on-year
+26.92% -18.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Linux Specialist
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7236 8968 9299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.51% 94.78% 94.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 4202 5185 5090
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £263 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 420 513 513
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.89 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Linux Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South East region that featured Linux Specialist in the job title.

Linux Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Linux Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Linux Specialist Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Linux Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Linux Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Linux Specialist
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Specialist within the South East region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +18 2 £436 +2.64%
Surrey +7 1 £500 - 1
Linux Specialist
England

Linux Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, Linux Specialist contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region featuring Linux Specialist in the job title.

1 22 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (77.27%) Red Hat
2 17 (77.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (54.55%) Security Cleared
4 11 (50.00%) VMware
5 9 (40.91%) Oracle
6 8 (36.36%) Perl
6 8 (36.36%) Puppet
7 7 (31.82%) SC Cleared
7 7 (31.82%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (31.82%) AIX
7 7 (31.82%) Clustering
8 6 (27.27%) Windows
8 6 (27.27%) Bash Shell
8 6 (27.27%) DevOps
9 5 (22.73%) KVM
9 5 (22.73%) DV Cleared
9 5 (22.73%) High Availability
9 5 (22.73%) Compliance Management
9 5 (22.73%) Java
9 5 (22.73%) SSL
9 5 (22.73%) HP
9 5 (22.73%) EMC
9 5 (22.73%) RHCE
9 5 (22.73%) SAN
9 5 (22.73%) Service Delivery
9 5 (22.73%) Firewall
9 5 (22.73%) Oracle RAC
9 5 (22.73%) EMC NetWorker
9 5 (22.73%) Incident Management

Linux Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 3 (13.64%) Tomcat
1 3 (13.64%) WebSphere
2 2 (9.09%) JBoss
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) Firewall
1 5 (22.73%) SAN
1 5 (22.73%) SSL
2 3 (13.64%) IPv6
2 3 (13.64%) OpenLDAP
2 3 (13.64%) SNMP
3 2 (9.09%) tcpdump
4 1 (4.55%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.55%) DB2
4 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Artifactory
1 2 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (9.09%) Gradle
1 2 (9.09%) Maven
1 2 (9.09%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 1 (4.55%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) ActiveMQ
1 3 (13.64%) LAPP Stack
1 3 (13.64%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (9.09%) IBM Integration Bus
2 2 (9.09%) Spring
2 2 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Clustering
2 3 (13.64%) Smart Meter
3 2 (9.09%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (77.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (31.82%) AIX
4 6 (27.27%) Windows
5 2 (9.09%) Unix
6 1 (4.55%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) DevOps
2 5 (22.73%) Compliance Management
2 5 (22.73%) High Availability
2 5 (22.73%) Incident Management
2 5 (22.73%) Service Delivery
3 4 (18.18%) Project Management
3 4 (18.18%) Test Strategy
4 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
4 3 (13.64%) ITIL
4 3 (13.64%) Patch Management
4 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
5 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (9.09%) ITSM
5 2 (9.09%) Release Management
5 2 (9.09%) SOA
6 1 (4.55%) Application Packaging
6 1 (4.55%) Build Automation
6 1 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) Perl
2 6 (27.27%) Bash Shell
3 5 (22.73%) Java
4 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
4 3 (13.64%) SQL
4 3 (13.64%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 7 (31.82%) SC Cleared
3 5 (22.73%) DV Cleared
3 5 (22.73%) RHCE
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) KVM
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (18.18%) vSphere
3 3 (13.64%) Docker
3 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.55%) NFS
4 1 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (36.36%) Puppet
2 5 (22.73%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (4.55%) Ansible
4 1 (4.55%) SCOM
4 1 (4.55%) vRealize
Vendors
1 17 (77.27%) Red Hat
2 11 (50.00%) VMware
3 9 (40.91%) Oracle
4 5 (22.73%) EMC
4 5 (22.73%) HP
5 2 (9.09%) F5
5 2 (9.09%) IBM
5 2 (9.09%) Informatica
6 1 (4.55%) Cloudera
6 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.55%) NetApp