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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Specialist
Rank 256 256 242
Rank change year-on-year
0 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Specialist 13 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.032% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.034% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 2
Median daily rate £438 £425 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £365 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £505 £432
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £319
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +25.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £20.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- -33.33%
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
8682 8855 8642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 95.02% 94.71% 94.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5242 4970 4720
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 384 422 469
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux Specialist across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

Linux Specialist Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 May 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 +5 7 £419 -4.28% 1
Surrey - 5 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £500 - 1
Linux Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 34 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (67.65%) Windows
2 23 (67.65%) SQL
2 23 (67.65%) DB2
2 23 (67.65%) VMware
3 22 (64.71%) IBM
4 20 (58.82%) Incident Management
4 20 (58.82%) iSeries
5 19 (55.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (55.88%) Data Centre
5 19 (55.88%) AS400
5 19 (55.88%) Cisco
5 19 (55.88%) Change Management
5 19 (55.88%) Citrix
5 19 (55.88%) Tivoli
6 8 (23.53%) Security Cleared
7 7 (20.59%) SC Cleared
8 6 (17.65%) Red Hat
8 6 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (14.71%) ITIL
10 4 (11.76%) Ubuntu
10 4 (11.76%) WebSphere
10 4 (11.76%) CentOS
10 4 (11.76%) Puppet
11 3 (8.82%) Docker
11 3 (8.82%) DevOps
11 3 (8.82%) WebSphere MQ
11 3 (8.82%) Nagios
11 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
11 3 (8.82%) MS Office

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 4 (11.76%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Office
2 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Firewall
1 1 (2.94%) IPv6
1 1 (2.94%) iSCSI
1 1 (2.94%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (67.65%) DB2
2 2 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (5.88%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (2.94%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (2.94%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (2.94%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (2.94%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 20 (58.82%) iSeries
2 19 (55.88%) AS400
2 19 (55.88%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.94%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (67.65%) Windows
3 19 (55.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (11.76%) CentOS
5 4 (11.76%) Ubuntu
6 2 (5.88%) AIX
6 2 (5.88%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (5.88%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.94%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (2.94%) Solaris
7 1 (2.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (58.82%) Incident Management
2 19 (55.88%) Change Management
3 5 (14.71%) ITIL
4 3 (8.82%) DevOps
5 2 (5.88%) Capacity Management
5 2 (5.88%) High Availability
5 2 (5.88%) ITIL V3
5 2 (5.88%) ITSM
5 2 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (5.88%) Service Management
6 1 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.94%) Patch Management
6 1 (2.94%) Project Management
6 1 (2.94%) SIEM
6 1 (2.94%) SOA
6 1 (2.94%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 23 (67.65%) SQL
2 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.94%) Java
2 1 (2.94%) Perl
2 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 7 (20.59%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Docker
2 1 (2.94%) NFS
2 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (55.88%) Tivoli
2 4 (11.76%) Puppet
3 3 (8.82%) Nagios
4 2 (5.88%) OVSD
5 1 (2.94%) QRadar
5 1 (2.94%) SCOM
Vendors
1 23 (67.65%) VMware
2 22 (64.71%) IBM
3 19 (55.88%) Cisco
3 19 (55.88%) Citrix
4 6 (17.65%) Red Hat
5 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
5 3 (8.82%) Oracle
6 2 (5.88%) HP
7 1 (2.94%) NetApp
7 1 (2.94%) Sun
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