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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Specialist
England / South East
Rank 234 229 240
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Specialist 3 26 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.041% 0.32% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.34% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 11
Median daily rate £435 £300 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.00% -36.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £300 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £430 £621
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £325 £500
% change year-on-year
+28.46% -35.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
6785 7731 8654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.15% 94.23% 93.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3910 4531 4709
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 347 405 424
Median hourly rate £17.06 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.35% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.63 £11.42 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £50.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%

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 16 January 2017. 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 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 +14 3 £435 +3.57% 1
Linux Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (78.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (64.29%) Red Hat
4 8 (57.14%) SC Cleared
4 8 (57.14%) Security Cleared
5 7 (50.00%) Puppet
5 7 (50.00%) VMware
6 6 (42.86%) Bash Shell
7 5 (35.71%) DevOps
7 5 (35.71%) WebSphere
7 5 (35.71%) Perl
8 4 (28.57%) Java
8 4 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (28.57%) Incident Management
9 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
9 3 (21.43%) Windows
9 3 (21.43%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (21.43%) Tomcat
9 3 (21.43%) WebSphere MQ
9 3 (21.43%) Docker
10 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
10 2 (14.29%) Patch Management
10 2 (14.29%) VCE vBlock
10 2 (14.29%) LAPP Stack
10 2 (14.29%) Project Management
10 2 (14.29%) Firewall
10 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (14.29%) ActiveMQ
10 2 (14.29%) Spring
10 2 (14.29%) SOA

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 5 (35.71%) WebSphere
2 3 (21.43%) Tomcat
2 3 (21.43%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (7.14%) Apache Geronimo
4 1 (7.14%) Apache TomEE
4 1 (7.14%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Firewall
1 2 (14.29%) IPv6
1 2 (14.29%) OpenLDAP
1 2 (14.29%) SNMP
1 2 (14.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) DB2
3 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
General
1 1 (7.14%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (14.29%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (14.29%) IBM Integration Bus
2 2 (14.29%) LAPP Stack
2 2 (14.29%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Smart Meter
1 2 (14.29%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (78.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (21.43%) Windows
4 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
4 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) DevOps
2 4 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Patch Management
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) SOA
3 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
3 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 1 (7.14%) Analytics
4 1 (7.14%) Application Packaging
4 1 (7.14%) Build Automation
4 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.14%) Line Management
4 1 (7.14%) Open Source
4 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) Bash Shell
2 5 (35.71%) Perl
3 4 (28.57%) Java
4 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
5 2 (14.29%) SQL
5 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
6 1 (7.14%) Python
6 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 8 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) RHCE
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Docker
2 2 (14.29%) vSphere
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (50.00%) Puppet
2 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (7.14%) Ansible
3 1 (7.14%) vRealize
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Red Hat
2 7 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (14.29%) IBM
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) Cloudera
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