The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Rank 9 40 13
Rank change year-on-year +31 -27  
Contract jobs citing Linux 73 14 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 17.22% 3.08% 11.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.69% 11.57% 39.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 11 29
Median daily rate £492 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £375 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £599 £450 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 5
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.88 £43.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -9.59% +19.44%  

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 Essex with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 171 121 132
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 40.33% 26.65% 29.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 60 72
Median daily rate £335 £348 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.59% -9.74%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £177 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 29 13
Median hourly rate £32.50 £16.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +96.96% -29.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £19.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.92 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.86% +9.16%  

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Essex

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Essex over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux in Essex

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Essex

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Essex over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Linux in Essex

Linux
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Essex region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southend-on-Sea +2 29 £503 +14.85%
Brentwood +9 4 - -
Basildon - 4 - -
Colchester 0 1 £425 - 1
Harlow - 1 £600 -
Saffron Walden - 1 - - 3
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Essex region with a requirement for Linux.

1 47 (47.00%) Unix
2 44 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (41.00%) Continuous Integration
4 39 (39.00%) Oracle
5 38 (38.00%) J2EE
6 37 (37.00%) Configuration Management
7 34 (34.00%) Windows
7 34 (34.00%) TDD
7 34 (34.00%) DevOps
8 33 (33.00%) Jenkins
8 33 (33.00%) Java
9 31 (31.00%) VMware
10 29 (29.00%) Scrum
10 29 (29.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 28 (28.00%) Relational Database
12 26 (26.00%) TCP/IP
13 25 (25.00%) SOA
14 24 (24.00%) XML
14 24 (24.00%) HTTP
15 23 (23.00%) Mentoring
15 23 (23.00%) Git (software)
16 22 (22.00%) Open Source
16 22 (22.00%) SSL
16 22 (22.00%) JBoss
17 20 (20.00%) Software Engineering
17 20 (20.00%) Perl
17 20 (20.00%) Puppet
18 19 (19.00%) Docker
18 19 (19.00%) Apache
18 19 (19.00%) Middleware

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 22 (22.00%) JBoss
2 19 (19.00%) Apache
3 17 (17.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 14 (14.00%) WebLogic
5 12 (12.00%) WebSphere
6 5 (5.00%) Tomcat
7 4 (4.00%) SharePoint
8 3 (3.00%) IIS
8 3 (3.00%) Jetty
8 3 (3.00%) Mongrel
8 3 (3.00%) nginx
9 2 (2.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (2.00%) MS Exchange
9 2 (2.00%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (1.00%) CMS
10 1 (1.00%) Confluence
10 1 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (1.00%) OpenStack
10 1 (1.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 4 (4.00%) InfoPath
1 4 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (3.00%) MS Office
3 2 (2.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (3.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.00%) Teamcenter
3 1 (1.00%) NetSuite
3 1 (1.00%) Odoo
3 1 (1.00%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.00%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.00%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 13 (13.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (3.00%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (3.00%) Google App Engine
4 1 (1.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (1.00%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.00%) IaaS
4 1 (1.00%) PaaS
4 1 (1.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (26.00%) TCP/IP
2 24 (24.00%) HTTP
3 22 (22.00%) SSL
4 10 (10.00%) DHCP
4 10 (10.00%) DNS
5 6 (6.00%) VoIP
6 5 (5.00%) LDAP
7 4 (4.00%) WebEx
8 3 (3.00%) FTP
8 3 (3.00%) Internet
8 3 (3.00%) IPsec
9 2 (2.00%) Ethernet
9 2 (2.00%) Firewall
9 2 (2.00%) iSCSI
9 2 (2.00%) NAS
9 2 (2.00%) Network Security
9 2 (2.00%) Unified Communications
10 1 (1.00%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (1.00%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (1.00%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (28.00%) Relational Database
2 10 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 10 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 9 (9.00%) MySQL
4 6 (6.00%) MariaDB
5 4 (4.00%) DB2
5 4 (4.00%) MongoDB
6 3 (3.00%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.00%) DataStage
6 3 (3.00%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.00%) Neo4j
7 2 (2.00%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (2.00%) SQLite
8 1 (1.00%) MaxDB
8 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 33 (33.00%) Jenkins
2 23 (23.00%) Git (software)
3 17 (17.00%) Subversion
4 9 (9.00%) Ant
5 8 (8.00%) AccuRev
5 8 (8.00%) Maven
5 8 (8.00%) PVCS
6 7 (7.00%) JUnit
7 5 (5.00%) Mockito
8 3 (3.00%) Cucumber
8 3 (3.00%) SoapUI
8 3 (3.00%) Travis CI
9 2 (2.00%) Eclipse
9 2 (2.00%) Gradle
9 2 (2.00%) Selenium
9 2 (2.00%) Visual Studio
10 1 (1.00%) JIRA
General
1 11 (11.00%) Finance
2 8 (8.00%) Manufacturing
3 7 (7.00%) Automotive
4 6 (6.00%) Marketing
5 3 (3.00%) Electronics
5 3 (3.00%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (26.00%) Developer
2 23 (23.00%) Analyst
3 21 (21.00%) Java Developer
4 17 (17.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 17 (17.00%) Security Analyst
5 15 (15.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 9 (9.00%) Architect
7 8 (8.00%) Incident Analyst
7 8 (8.00%) SOC Analyst
7 8 (8.00%) Technical Architect
8 6 (6.00%) Digital Architect
8 6 (6.00%) Digital Technical Architect
8 6 (6.00%) Lead DevOps
9 5 (5.00%) IT Support
10 4 (4.00%) Consultant
10 4 (4.00%) Lead DevOps Engineer
11 3 (3.00%) Data Analyst
11 3 (3.00%) Linux Engineer
11 3 (3.00%) Senior Developer
11 3 (3.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (38.00%) J2EE
2 24 (24.00%) XML
3 19 (19.00%) Middleware
4 18 (18.00%) HTML
5 17 (17.00%) Web Services
6 15 (15.00%) CSS
6 15 (15.00%) JSP
7 11 (11.00%) JPA
7 11 (11.00%) Servlets
8 9 (9.00%) Ajax
8 9 (9.00%) XHTML
8 9 (9.00%) XSLT
9 8 (8.00%) Spring
9 8 (8.00%) XML Schema
10 7 (7.00%) Hibernate
10 7 (7.00%) HTML5
10 7 (7.00%) LESS
10 7 (7.00%) Sass
10 7 (7.00%) SOAP
10 7 (7.00%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (6.00%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (6.00%) Mainframe
2 6 (6.00%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (5.00%) HTC Vive
3 5 (5.00%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (3.00%) iPad
4 3 (3.00%) iPhone
4 3 (3.00%) Replication
5 2 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.00%) Clustering
5 2 (2.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.00%) Life Science
5 2 (2.00%) RIA
5 2 (2.00%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.00%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.00%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (1.00%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.00%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 47 (47.00%) Unix
2 34 (34.00%) Windows
3 18 (18.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (9.00%) Mac OS X
5 6 (6.00%) VME
6 5 (5.00%) Mac OS
6 5 (5.00%) Solaris
7 4 (4.00%) CentOS
7 4 (4.00%) Windows 10
7 4 (4.00%) Windows 7
8 3 (3.00%) Embedded Linux
8 3 (3.00%) Fedora
8 3 (3.00%) Windows Server
8 3 (3.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (3.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.00%) AIX
9 2 (2.00%) Ubuntu
9 2 (2.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (41.00%) Continuous Integration
3 37 (37.00%) Configuration Management
4 34 (34.00%) DevOps
4 34 (34.00%) TDD
5 29 (29.00%) Scrum
6 25 (25.00%) SOA
7 23 (23.00%) Mentoring
8 22 (22.00%) Open Source
9 20 (20.00%) Software Engineering
10 19 (19.00%) Kanban
11 17 (17.00%) Cybersecurity
11 17 (17.00%) Microservices
11 17 (17.00%) OO
12 16 (16.00%) Coaching
13 15 (15.00%) Continuous Delivery
13 15 (15.00%) Forensic Analysis
13 15 (15.00%) Vulnerability Management
14 13 (13.00%) Continuous Deployment
14 13 (13.00%) Digital Forensics
Programming Languages
1 33 (33.00%) Java
2 20 (20.00%) Perl
3 17 (17.00%) SQL
4 16 (16.00%) C
5 13 (13.00%) Python
6 12 (12.00%) JavaScript
7 6 (6.00%) C++
7 6 (6.00%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.00%) Ruby
8 3 (3.00%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.00%) Go
9 2 (2.00%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.00%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.00%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.00%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.00%) Groovy
10 1 (1.00%) Haskell
10 1 (1.00%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.00%) PHP
10 1 (1.00%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (14.00%) Degree
2 8 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.00%) MCSA
4 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.00%) MOS
5 1 (1.00%) CCNP
5 1 (1.00%) CCSE
5 1 (1.00%) CISA
5 1 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.00%) CISM
5 1 (1.00%) CISSP
5 1 (1.00%) GSEC
5 1 (1.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (2.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.00%) QA
System Software
1 29 (29.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (19.00%) Docker
3 17 (17.00%) VMware ESX
4 8 (8.00%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (7.00%) Active Directory
6 4 (4.00%) Xen
7 1 (1.00%) KVM
7 1 (1.00%) LXC
7 1 (1.00%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 20 (20.00%) Puppet
2 18 (18.00%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (9.00%) Ansible
4 3 (3.00%) SCCM
5 1 (1.00%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.00%) EMC VPLEX
5 1 (1.00%) HAProxy
5 1 (1.00%) Mesos
5 1 (1.00%) Nagios
5 1 (1.00%) OpenView
5 1 (1.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (1.00%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (1.00%) Rundeck
5 1 (1.00%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 39 (39.00%) Oracle
2 31 (31.00%) VMware
3 16 (16.00%) WSO2
4 13 (13.00%) IBM
5 10 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 7 (7.00%) Red Hat
7 5 (5.00%) Fujitsu
7 5 (5.00%) Google
7 5 (5.00%) SAP
8 4 (4.00%) Apple
9 3 (3.00%) BMC
9 3 (3.00%) MobileIron
9 3 (3.00%) Teradata
10 2 (2.00%) Adobe
10 2 (2.00%) Autodesk
10 2 (2.00%) Cisco
10 2 (2.00%) HP
11 1 (1.00%) Citrix
11 1 (1.00%) EMC
11 1 (1.00%) Hitachi
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