Period
to 21 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Linux Support was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Support
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 247 228 236
Rank change year-on-year -19 +8 +55
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Support 1 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.014% 0.065% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.068% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
City of London median daily rate £350 £425 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +47.83% -36.11%
10th Percentile £325 £413 £281
90th Percentile £375 £438 £294
Central London median daily rate £380 £380 £365
% change year-on-year - +4.11% -18.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Contract vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 6,586 5,898 6,782
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.22% 95.50% 95.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,233 4,684 5,347
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £451
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.32% +3.09%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £275
90th Percentile £688 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 66 98
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.66 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.75% -11.69% +19.40%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.82 £11.35
90th Percentile £30.80 £55.00 £41.40
Central London median hourly rate £18.10 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +6.47% -12.82% +18.18%

Linux Support
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Linux Support in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Linux Support in the City of London

Linux Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Linux Support in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux Support in the City of London

Linux Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux Support in the City of London

Linux Support Skill Set
Top 11 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, Linux Support 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 City of London region featuring Linux Support in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) SSH
1 1 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (100.00%) Operations Management
1 1 (100.00%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (100.00%) nginx
1 1 (100.00%) LXC
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Environments

Linux Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 (100.00%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (100.00%) SSH
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Operations Management
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Environments
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) LXC