The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Specialist role in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Specialist
Rank 253 - 232
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Specialist 11 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% - 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% - 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 1
Average daily rate
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£475 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 - £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
9141 7850 7972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.59% 92.58% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5055 4213 3787
Average daily rate £375 £363 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 501 470 632
Average hourly rate £15.38 £14.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.03% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.86 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.85 £36.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

Linux Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux Specialist in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 28 November 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Specialist within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Sussex - 1 £380 -
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Linux Specialist
England

Linux Specialist
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Linux Specialist in their job title 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 with Linux Specialist in their job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
3 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
3 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
3 5 (41.67%) Analytics
4 4 (33.33%) IIS
4 4 (33.33%) DataPower
4 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (25.00%) BC Cleared
6 1 (8.33%) Firewall
6 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
6 1 (8.33%) Network Security

Linux Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Linux Specialist in their job title 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 with Linux Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (33.33%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
1 1 (8.33%) Network Security
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Analytics
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) BC Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £420.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Linux Recruit
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 24 days ago