Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gatwick 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 20 November 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
West Sussex > Gatwick
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 14 21
Rank change year-on-year +10 +7 -4
Contract jobs citing Linux 25 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gatwick 16.67% 9.68% 4.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 65.79% 53.57% 11.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 2
Gatwick median daily rate £383 £365 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.79% +0.69% +3.57%
10th Percentile £150 £299 £356
90th Percentile £623 £379 £378
West Sussex median daily rate £450 £365 £351
% change year-on-year +23.29% +3.91% +0.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 1 4
Gatwick median hourly rate £49.50 £48.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -4.00% -
West Sussex median hourly rate £49.50 £34.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +45.59% -9.33% +87.50%

Linux is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Gatwick with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Gatwick
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 38 28 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gatwick 25.33% 18.06% 42.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 21 46
Gatwick median daily rate £425 £365 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.44% +0.69% +29.46%
10th Percentile £318 £313 £120
90th Percentile £608 £381 £569
West Sussex median daily rate £411 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +12.67% +4.29% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 5 6
Gatwick median hourly rate £49.50 £48.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -4.00% +212.50%
West Sussex median hourly rate £45.00 £22.25 £16.75
% change year-on-year +102.25% +32.84% +8.06%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Gatwick

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Gatwick

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Gatwick

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gatwick

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Gatwick over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux in Gatwick

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gatwick

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Gatwick region with a requirement for Linux.

1 16 (64.00%) Software Engineering
2 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (44.00%) Scrum
4 10 (40.00%) C++
5 9 (36.00%) Configuration Management
5 9 (36.00%) Degree
5 9 (36.00%) Computer Science
5 9 (36.00%) DevOps
5 9 (36.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 8 (32.00%) QMS
6 8 (32.00%) Test Automation
6 8 (32.00%) Systems Analysis
6 8 (32.00%) Quality Management
7 7 (28.00%) Windows
7 7 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (24.00%) SDLC
8 6 (24.00%) Static Code Analysis
8 6 (24.00%) Code Coverage
9 5 (20.00%) Bitbucket
9 5 (20.00%) CentOS
9 5 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (20.00%) SonarQube
10 4 (16.00%) Docker
10 4 (16.00%) QA
11 3 (12.00%) Embedded Linux
11 3 (12.00%) Unix
11 3 (12.00%) Embedded C++
11 3 (12.00%) Perl
11 3 (12.00%) Oracle
11 3 (12.00%) Puppet

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gatwick 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 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (8.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (4.00%) InfluxDB
1 1 (4.00%) Redis
1 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Bitbucket
1 5 (20.00%) SonarQube
2 1 (4.00%) CircleCI
2 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.00%) git-flow
2 1 (4.00%) Grunt
2 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Linux Engineer
2 10 (40.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 10 (40.00%) Software Engineer
3 8 (32.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (28.00%) Embedded Engineer
4 7 (28.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
5 6 (24.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 6 (24.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 6 (24.00%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
5 6 (24.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 6 (24.00%) Senior DevOps
5 6 (24.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 4 (16.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 3 (12.00%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (12.00%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (8.00%) Integration Engineer
8 2 (8.00%) Linux Administrator
8 2 (8.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
8 2 (8.00%) Solaris Administrator
8 2 (8.00%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) MCollective
2 1 (4.00%) Backbone.js
2 1 (4.00%) Django
2 1 (4.00%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (4.00%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.00%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.00%) CentOS
2 5 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (12.00%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (12.00%) Unix
4 2 (8.00%) Solaris
5 1 (4.00%) Ubuntu
5 1 (4.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) Software Engineering
2 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (44.00%) Scrum
4 9 (36.00%) Configuration Management
4 9 (36.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 9 (36.00%) DevOps
5 8 (32.00%) QMS
5 8 (32.00%) Quality Management
5 8 (32.00%) Systems Analysis
5 8 (32.00%) Test Automation
6 7 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (24.00%) Code Coverage
7 6 (24.00%) SDLC
7 6 (24.00%) Static Code Analysis
8 2 (8.00%) Benchmarking
8 2 (8.00%) Change Management
8 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (8.00%) ITIL
8 2 (8.00%) Server Hardening
8 2 (8.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) C++
2 3 (12.00%) Embedded C++
2 3 (12.00%) Perl
3 2 (8.00%) AWK
3 2 (8.00%) Bourne shell
3 2 (8.00%) Korn
3 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.00%) Go
4 1 (4.00%) Python
4 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) OCA
2 2 (8.00%) OCP
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (8.00%) RHCE
2 2 (8.00%) RHCSA
3 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Docker
2 2 (8.00%) GlusterFS
2 2 (8.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.00%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Ansible
1 3 (12.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (12.00%) Puppet
2 2 (8.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle ZFS
2 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Satellite
2 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 2 (8.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (4.00%) Grafana
3 1 (4.00%) HAProxy
3 1 (4.00%) Kibana
3 1 (4.00%) logstash
3 1 (4.00%) Marathon
3 1 (4.00%) Mesos
3 1 (4.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.00%) Brocade
2 2 (8.00%) EMC
2 2 (8.00%) HP
2 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (8.00%) StorageTek
2 2 (8.00%) Sun
2 2 (8.00%) Veritas
2 2 (8.00%) VMware
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft