The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Basildon with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Linux
Essex / Basildon
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 - 11
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Linux 1 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basildon 5.88% - 16.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.67% - 90.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £40.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.66%  

Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Basildon with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Basildon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 6 10 11
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basildon 35.29% 30.30% 18.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 10
Median daily rate £130 £260 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -50.00% -35.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 10
Median hourly rate £41.50 £34.75 £40.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.42% -14.40%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -8.82% +3.03%  

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Basildon

Job postings citing Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Basildon.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Basildon

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Basildon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Linux in Basildon.

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Basildon

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Basildon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux in Basildon.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Basildon

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Basildon region with a requirement for Linux.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Unix
2 3 (60.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (60.00%) Network Packet Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (40.00%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (40.00%) Hardware Maintenance
3 2 (40.00%) HTC Vive
3 2 (40.00%) WebEx
3 2 (40.00%) Mac OS
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 2 (40.00%) VoIP
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Apple
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (20.00%) InfoPath
4 1 (20.00%) Network Security
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) iPhone
4 1 (20.00%) iPad

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Basildon 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 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) InfoPath
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DHCP
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) VoIP
1 2 (40.00%) WebEx
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security
General
1 3 (60.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Incident Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Security Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Security Incident Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) SOC Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) IT Support
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Support
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) HTC Vive
1 2 (40.00%) Linux Command Line
1 2 (40.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (20.00%) Cyber Defence
2 1 (20.00%) iPad
2 1 (20.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Unix
3 2 (40.00%) Mac OS
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (60.00%) Network Packet Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 2 (40.00%) Hardware Maintenance
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Apple
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) MobileIron