Period
to 23 July 2017

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 6 months to 23 July 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
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 10 15
Rank change year-on-year +3 +5 -5
Contract jobs citing Linux 84 77 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 21.05% 14.03% 11.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 87.50% 68.14% 34.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 43 27
Croydon median daily rate £450 £410 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.76% -8.89% -
10th Percentile £363 £271 £343
90th Percentile £538 £505 £550
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Croydon median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year - +60.00% -28.57%

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 96 113 93
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 24.06% 20.58% 33.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 66 75
Croydon median daily rate £450 £396 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.56% +4.28% +8.57%
10th Percentile £363 £256 £182
90th Percentile £538 £497 £525
London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Croydon median hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.34% - -
London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +14.29% -2.78% +5.88%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

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

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 6 months to 23 July 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 23 July 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 52 (61.90%) Security Cleared
2 51 (60.71%) SC Cleared
3 45 (53.57%) DevOps
4 44 (52.38%) Puppet
5 43 (51.19%) Java
6 37 (44.05%) Docker
6 37 (44.05%) Kubernetes
7 35 (41.67%) CentOS
7 35 (41.67%) Git (software)
8 31 (36.90%) PostgreSQL
9 30 (35.71%) Bash Shell
10 29 (34.52%) REST
10 29 (34.52%) Jenkins
10 29 (34.52%) VMware
11 28 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
12 27 (32.14%) Amazon AWS
12 27 (32.14%) Ansible
13 26 (30.95%) Scrum
14 25 (29.76%) Maven
15 24 (28.57%) JIRA
15 24 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
15 24 (28.57%) Confluence
16 23 (27.38%) Hadoop
17 21 (25.00%) Firewall
17 21 (25.00%) Configuration Management
17 21 (25.00%) Windows
18 20 (23.81%) DNS
19 19 (22.62%) VMware Infrastructure
19 19 (22.62%) GitHub
19 19 (22.62%) GitLab

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 24 (28.57%) Confluence
2 15 (17.86%) Elasticsearch
3 12 (14.29%) Apache
4 11 (13.10%) nginx
5 10 (11.90%) Tomcat
6 5 (5.95%) Apache Spark
6 5 (5.95%) JBoss
6 5 (5.95%) WebLogic
7 3 (3.57%) Apache Solr
7 3 (3.57%) SAS
8 1 (1.19%) Jetty
8 1 (1.19%) WildFly
Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 27 (32.14%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (22.62%) GitHub
3 10 (11.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 10 (11.90%) Amazon ELB
3 10 (11.90%) Amazon S3
3 10 (11.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 9 (10.71%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (9.52%) Quay.io
6 2 (2.38%) AWS CloudTrail
6 2 (2.38%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (1.19%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.19%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 21 (25.00%) Firewall
2 20 (23.81%) DNS
3 14 (16.67%) LDAP
3 14 (16.67%) OpenLDAP
4 9 (10.71%) HTTP
5 7 (8.33%) OpenVPN
5 7 (8.33%) SSH
6 3 (3.57%) Kerberos
6 3 (3.57%) VPN
7 1 (1.19%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.19%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (1.19%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (36.90%) PostgreSQL
2 23 (27.38%) Hadoop
3 16 (19.05%) HBase
4 11 (13.10%) NoSQL
5 10 (11.90%) Amazon RDS
6 9 (10.71%) Big Data
7 4 (4.76%) IBM InfoSphere
8 3 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (3.57%) Oracle Database
8 3 (3.57%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 3 (3.57%) Star Schema
9 2 (2.38%) MySQL
10 1 (1.19%) MongoDB
10 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (1.19%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 35 (41.67%) Git (software)
2 29 (34.52%) Jenkins
3 25 (29.76%) Maven
4 24 (28.57%) JIRA
5 19 (22.62%) GitLab
6 16 (19.05%) IntelliJ
7 14 (16.67%) Cucumber
8 11 (13.10%) Sonatype Nexus
9 10 (11.90%) Artifactory
10 9 (10.71%) JUnit
10 9 (10.71%) SonarQube
11 8 (9.52%) Ant
11 8 (9.52%) Liquibase
12 7 (8.33%) Bitbucket
12 7 (8.33%) Gradle
12 7 (8.33%) Subversion
13 5 (5.95%) Vagrant
14 2 (2.38%) JMeter
14 2 (2.38%) SoapUI
15 1 (1.19%) Selenium
General
1 1 (1.19%) Finance
Job Titles
1 32 (38.10%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (21.43%) Administrator
2 18 (21.43%) Linux Administrator
3 17 (20.24%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 16 (19.05%) Developer
4 16 (19.05%) Systems Administrator
5 12 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
5 12 (14.29%) VMWare Administrator
6 11 (13.10%) Java Developer
7 9 (10.71%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 8 (9.52%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 7 (8.33%) AWS DevOps
9 7 (8.33%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 7 (8.33%) AWS Engineer
9 7 (8.33%) Data Engineer
10 5 (5.95%) Hadoop Developer
10 5 (5.95%) Java Engineer
11 4 (4.76%) Big Data Engineer
11 4 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 4 (4.76%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (34.52%) REST
2 18 (21.43%) Elastic Stack
3 13 (15.48%) Spring
4 12 (14.29%) Apache Camel
4 12 (14.29%) Spring Boot
5 9 (10.71%) Web Services
6 8 (9.52%) AngularJS
6 8 (9.52%) CSS
6 8 (9.52%) HTML
6 8 (9.52%) Kafka
7 7 (8.33%) CSS3
7 7 (8.33%) HTML5
7 7 (8.33%) MCollective
8 6 (7.14%) ActiveMQ
8 6 (7.14%) Sensu
9 4 (4.76%) Samza
10 3 (3.57%) Drools
10 3 (3.57%) Node.js
10 3 (3.57%) XML
11 2 (2.38%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.71%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (5.95%) Algorithms
2 5 (5.95%) Spread Betting
3 4 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.76%) iPad
4 1 (1.19%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.19%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 35 (41.67%) CentOS
2 21 (25.00%) Windows
3 18 (21.43%) Ubuntu
4 17 (20.24%) Windows Server
5 14 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (13.10%) Unix
7 10 (11.90%) CoreOS
8 1 (1.19%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (53.57%) DevOps
2 28 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (30.95%) Scrum
4 24 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (25.00%) Configuration Management
6 17 (20.24%) Microservices
7 16 (19.05%) TDD
8 14 (16.67%) BDD
9 11 (13.10%) Load Balancing
10 10 (11.90%) Continuous Delivery
11 9 (10.71%) Coaching
11 9 (10.71%) Open Source
12 8 (9.52%) Security Hardening
12 8 (9.52%) Service Management
13 7 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
14 5 (5.95%) Server Building
14 5 (5.95%) SOA
15 4 (4.76%) MapReduce
16 3 (3.57%) Analytics
16 3 (3.57%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 43 (51.19%) Java
2 30 (35.71%) Bash Shell
3 16 (19.05%) Groovy
4 12 (14.29%) Ruby
4 12 (14.29%) SQL
5 10 (11.90%) Go
6 4 (4.76%) C
6 4 (4.76%) Python
7 3 (3.57%) AWK
7 3 (3.57%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.57%) SAS Macro
7 3 (3.57%) sed
7 3 (3.57%) VBScript
8 2 (2.38%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.38%) Scala
9 1 (1.19%) Perl
9 1 (1.19%) PHP
Qualifications
1 52 (61.90%) Security Cleared
2 51 (60.71%) SC Cleared
3 8 (9.52%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.57%) Data Quality
System Software
1 37 (44.05%) Docker
2 19 (22.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (15.48%) Virtual Machines
3 13 (15.48%) VMware ESXi
4 12 (14.29%) KVM
5 9 (10.71%) etcd
5 9 (10.71%) flannel
5 9 (10.71%) Squid
5 9 (10.71%) vCloud
6 8 (9.52%) Ceph
6 8 (9.52%) GlusterFS
6 8 (9.52%) SkyDNS
7 7 (8.33%) HDFS
7 7 (8.33%) Postfix
8 4 (4.76%) iptables
9 3 (3.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (1.19%) OpenAM
10 1 (1.19%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (1.19%) Xen
Systems Management
1 44 (52.38%) Puppet
2 37 (44.05%) Kubernetes
3 27 (32.14%) Ansible
4 17 (20.24%) Sysdig
4 17 (20.24%) Terraform
5 16 (19.05%) logstash
6 15 (17.86%) Kibana
7 12 (14.29%) yum
8 10 (11.90%) Prometheus
8 10 (11.90%) rkt
8 10 (11.90%) ZABBIX
9 8 (9.52%) Graphite
9 8 (9.52%) HAProxy
9 8 (9.52%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 8 (9.52%) Nagios
9 8 (9.52%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 7 (8.33%) Docker Swarm
10 7 (8.33%) Rancher
10 7 (8.33%) Rsyslog
11 6 (7.14%) confd
Vendors
1 29 (34.52%) VMware
2 17 (20.24%) Red Hat
3 10 (11.90%) Oracle
4 8 (9.52%) Sonatype
5 4 (4.76%) Guidewire
5 4 (4.76%) IBM
6 3 (3.57%) Greenplum
7 2 (2.38%) ForgeRock
7 2 (2.38%) Hortonworks
7 2 (2.38%) Juniper
8 1 (1.19%) AlienVault
8 1 (1.19%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.19%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (1.19%) Cisco
8 1 (1.19%) Google
8 1 (1.19%) Intel
8 1 (1.19%) Palo Alto
Croydon
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