The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon 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 27 April 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
London / Croydon
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 10 17
Rank change year-on-year +1 +7  
Contract jobs citing Linux 20 34 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 12.27% 12.83% 7.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 68.97% 62.96% 25.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 24 10
Median daily rate £450 £439 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £286 £399
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £487 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -7.73% +12.00%  

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 Croydon with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Croydon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 29 54 39
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 17.79% 20.38% 27.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 39 39
Median daily rate £425 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £250 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +6.89% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.84 £15.75
% change year-on-year -7.95% +6.92%  

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Croydon 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 Croydon

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Croydon

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Croydon over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux in Croydon

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Croydon

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 Croydon region with a requirement for Linux.

1 46 (69.70%) DevOps
2 42 (63.64%) SC Cleared
2 42 (63.64%) Security Cleared
3 29 (43.94%) VMware
4 28 (42.42%) Puppet
5 26 (39.39%) Unix
6 25 (37.88%) Amazon AWS
7 24 (36.36%) Docker
8 22 (33.33%) Terraform
8 22 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
8 22 (33.33%) Java
8 22 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (31.82%) Git (software)
9 21 (31.82%) Kubernetes
9 21 (31.82%) Jenkins
10 20 (30.30%) Continuous Delivery
10 20 (30.30%) Maven
10 20 (30.30%) Scrum
11 19 (28.79%) Groovy
11 19 (28.79%) VMware Infrastructure
12 18 (27.27%) vCloud
13 17 (25.76%) Sysdig
13 17 (25.76%) CentOS
13 17 (25.76%) DV Cleared
14 15 (22.73%) Hadoop
14 15 (22.73%) Bash Shell
15 14 (21.21%) DNS
16 13 (19.70%) Configuration Management
16 13 (19.70%) PostgreSQL
16 13 (19.70%) Firewall

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon 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 8 (12.12%) Apache
1 8 (12.12%) Confluence
2 6 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 6 (9.09%) WebLogic
3 5 (7.58%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (6.06%) nginx
5 2 (3.03%) Jetty
5 2 (3.03%) WildFly
6 1 (1.52%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 25 (37.88%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (19.70%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (9.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 6 (9.09%) Amazon S3
4 5 (7.58%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (7.58%) Amazon ELB
4 5 (7.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.52%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 14 (21.21%) DNS
2 13 (19.70%) Firewall
3 10 (15.15%) LDAP
4 7 (10.61%) VPN
5 6 (9.09%) HTTP
6 5 (7.58%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (7.58%) OpenLDAP
6 5 (7.58%) OpenVPN
6 5 (7.58%) Reverse Proxy
6 5 (7.58%) SSH
7 3 (4.55%) SSL
8 1 (1.52%) DMZ
8 1 (1.52%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (22.73%) Hadoop
2 13 (19.70%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (18.18%) Big Data
4 6 (9.09%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (7.58%) Oracle Database
6 4 (6.06%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (3.03%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 21 (31.82%) Git (software)
1 21 (31.82%) Jenkins
2 20 (30.30%) Maven
3 13 (19.70%) Gradle
4 12 (18.18%) Subversion
5 11 (16.67%) SonarQube
6 9 (13.64%) Sonatype Nexus
7 8 (12.12%) JIRA
8 7 (10.61%) JUnit
9 6 (9.09%) Ant
9 6 (9.09%) Liquibase
10 5 (7.58%) Hudson
11 4 (6.06%) Bitbucket
11 4 (6.06%) Vagrant
12 1 (1.52%) Gerrit
12 1 (1.52%) GitLab
12 1 (1.52%) JMeter
12 1 (1.52%) Mercurial
12 1 (1.52%) Selenium
12 1 (1.52%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 34 (51.52%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (13.64%) Big Data Engineer
2 9 (13.64%) Consultant
3 8 (12.12%) Administrator
3 8 (12.12%) Data Engineer
3 8 (12.12%) DevOps Consultant
4 6 (9.09%) Build Manager
4 6 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
4 6 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 6 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (7.58%) AWS DevOps
5 5 (7.58%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 5 (7.58%) AWS Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) VMWare Administrator
7 3 (4.55%) Architect
7 3 (4.55%) Java Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Network Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Senior Linux Administrator
7 3 (4.55%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.55%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.61%) Elastic Stack
1 7 (10.61%) REST
2 5 (7.58%) MCollective
3 4 (6.06%) Software Packaging
4 2 (3.03%) Web Services
5 1 (1.52%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (1.52%) Akka
5 1 (1.52%) boto
5 1 (1.52%) LAMP
5 1 (1.52%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (1.52%) Middleware
5 1 (1.52%) Node.js
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (1.52%) Play Framework
5 1 (1.52%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.52%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (1.52%) SOAP
5 1 (1.52%) spray
5 1 (1.52%) Spring
5 1 (1.52%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.61%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (7.58%) iPad
3 3 (4.55%) Spread Betting
4 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.52%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 26 (39.39%) Unix
2 17 (25.76%) CentOS
3 13 (19.70%) CoreOS
4 10 (15.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (12.12%) Ubuntu
5 8 (12.12%) Windows
6 6 (9.09%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.52%) RancherOS
7 1 (1.52%) Solaris
7 1 (1.52%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (69.70%) DevOps
2 22 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (30.30%) Continuous Delivery
3 20 (30.30%) Scrum
4 13 (19.70%) Configuration Management
5 11 (16.67%) User Stories
6 10 (15.15%) Build Automation
7 8 (12.12%) Coaching
7 8 (12.12%) Load Balancing
7 8 (12.12%) Service Management
8 5 (7.58%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (6.06%) Server Building
10 3 (4.55%) Open Source
11 2 (3.03%) Project Management
11 2 (3.03%) Waterfall
12 1 (1.52%) Data Security
12 1 (1.52%) Identity Management
12 1 (1.52%) Risk Management
12 1 (1.52%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (33.33%) Java
2 19 (28.79%) Groovy
3 15 (22.73%) Bash Shell
4 13 (19.70%) Go
5 3 (4.55%) Python
5 3 (4.55%) SQL
6 2 (3.03%) Perl
7 1 (1.52%) PHP
7 1 (1.52%) Ruby
7 1 (1.52%) Scala
7 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 42 (63.64%) SC Cleared
1 42 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 17 (25.76%) DV Cleared
3 4 (6.06%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 24 (36.36%) Docker
2 19 (28.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (27.27%) vCloud
4 11 (16.67%) HDFS
5 10 (15.15%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (9.09%) KVM
6 6 (9.09%) VMware ESX
7 5 (7.58%) Postfix
7 5 (7.58%) Squid
8 3 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (3.03%) Xen
10 1 (1.52%) etcd
10 1 (1.52%) flannel
10 1 (1.52%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (1.52%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 28 (42.42%) Puppet
2 22 (33.33%) Terraform
3 21 (31.82%) Kubernetes
4 17 (25.76%) Sysdig
5 12 (18.18%) Prometheus
5 12 (18.18%) rkt
6 11 (16.67%) Ansible
7 9 (13.64%) ZABBIX
8 6 (9.09%) Kibana
8 6 (9.09%) logstash
8 6 (9.09%) yum
9 5 (7.58%) Docker Swarm
9 5 (7.58%) Rancher
10 4 (6.06%) FortiGate
10 4 (6.06%) Rsyslog
11 3 (4.55%) Forum Sentry
12 2 (3.03%) HAProxy
13 1 (1.52%) Consul
13 1 (1.52%) OpenAM
13 1 (1.52%) Packer
Vendors
1 29 (43.94%) VMware
2 12 (18.18%) Oracle
3 10 (15.15%) Hortonworks
4 9 (13.64%) Red Hat
5 6 (9.09%) Sonatype
6 5 (7.58%) Cisco
6 5 (7.58%) Guidewire
7 4 (6.06%) Juniper
8 3 (4.55%) AlienVault
8 3 (4.55%) Atlassian
8 3 (4.55%) Palo Alto
9 1 (1.52%) AppDynamics
9 1 (1.52%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (1.52%) Citrix
9 1 (1.52%) Facebook
9 1 (1.52%) Google
9 1 (1.52%) Intel
9 1 (1.52%) Vyatta
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