The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Brentwood 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 22 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 / Brentwood
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 7 10
Rank change year-on-year +5 +3  
Contract jobs citing Linux 6 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brentwood 26.09% 8.57% 11.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 75.00% 33.33% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Median daily rate £325 £210 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +54.76% -35.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £210 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £210 £327
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £164.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  

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 Brentwood with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Brentwood
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 8 9 8
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Brentwood 34.78% 25.71% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 4
Median daily rate £325 £105 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +209.52% -61.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £103 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £325 £328
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £38.25 - £164.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.97 £16.16
% change year-on-year -8.66% +5.01%  

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Brentwood

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Brentwood citing Linux as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Brentwood

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Brentwood

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Brentwood

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Brentwood

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Brentwood over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux in Brentwood

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Brentwood

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Brentwood

For the 6 months to 22 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 Brentwood region with a requirement for Linux.

1 6 (60.00%) Finance
1 6 (60.00%) Degree
2 5 (50.00%) JIRA
2 5 (50.00%) STB
2 5 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) Wireless
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Marketing
3 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Network Packet Analysis
3 4 (40.00%) Defect Management
4 3 (30.00%) Defect Tracking
4 3 (30.00%) Issue Tracking
4 3 (30.00%) Trac
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (30.00%) Redmine
4 3 (30.00%) NAS
4 3 (30.00%) Bugzilla
4 3 (30.00%) Broadband
4 3 (30.00%) Firmware
5 2 (20.00%) 802.11
5 2 (20.00%) IBM
5 2 (20.00%) IPv4
5 2 (20.00%) IPv6
5 2 (20.00%) WAN
5 2 (20.00%) ADSL
5 2 (20.00%) Bluetooth
5 2 (20.00%) Python

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Brentwood 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 2 (20.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Wireless
2 3 (30.00%) Broadband
2 3 (30.00%) NAS
3 2 (20.00%) 802.11
3 2 (20.00%) ADSL
3 2 (20.00%) Bluetooth
3 2 (20.00%) IPv4
3 2 (20.00%) IPv6
3 2 (20.00%) UPnP
3 2 (20.00%) VDSL
3 2 (20.00%) WAN
3 2 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (20.00%) Wireshark
4 1 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) JIRA
2 3 (30.00%) Bugzilla
2 3 (30.00%) Redmine
2 3 (30.00%) Trac
3 2 (20.00%) AccuRev
3 2 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (20.00%) JUnit
3 2 (20.00%) Selenium
4 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Developer
1 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
1 2 (20.00%) Security Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Software Tester
1 2 (20.00%) Test Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Tester
2 1 (10.00%) Design Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Incident Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Middleware Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Network Security Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Product Test Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) RF Design Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) RF Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) SOC Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) 802.1X
1 2 (20.00%) J2EE
1 2 (20.00%) JAX-WS
1 2 (20.00%) JMS
1 2 (20.00%) JPA
1 2 (20.00%) SOAP
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) JSON
2 1 (10.00%) Middleware
2 1 (10.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) STB
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (10.00%) Cyber Defence
3 1 (10.00%) Device Driver
3 1 (10.00%) Digital TV
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (10.00%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (40.00%) Defect Management
1 4 (40.00%) Network Packet Analysis
1 4 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 4 (40.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (30.00%) Defect Tracking
2 3 (30.00%) Issue Tracking
3 2 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Release Management
4 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (10.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Stress Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (20.00%) C
1 2 (20.00%) C++
1 2 (20.00%) Java
1 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (20.00%) Perl
1 2 (20.00%) PHP
1 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (20.00%) Python
1 2 (20.00%) Ruby
1 2 (20.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (10.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (10.00%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Firmware
2 2 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) IBM
1 2 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
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