The median contractor rate for a Linux Support was £381 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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
England / London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 410 397 414
Rank change year-on-year -13 +17  
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Support 14 30 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.067% 0.14% 0.087%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.14% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 22 16
Median daily rate £381 £391 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.49% +9.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £228 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £545 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £244 £295 £230
% change year-on-year -17.37% +28.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £21.89 £18.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.58% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £29.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 19752 20748 21808
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.88% 95.27% 94.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 14071 15056 15231
Median daily rate £500 £463 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +5.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £298 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 228 364
Median hourly rate £19.82 £17.89 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.81% -8.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.85 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £42.60 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Linux Support
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured Linux Support in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Linux Support in London

Linux Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux Support in London

Linux Support
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Support in London over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux Support in London

Linux Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux Support in London

Linux Support
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Support within the London region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
City of London - 2 £400 - 3
Linux Support
England

Linux Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, 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 London region featuring Linux Support in the job title.

1 39 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (43.59%) Unix
3 15 (38.46%) Python
4 11 (28.21%) Firewall
5 10 (25.64%) Windows
5 10 (25.64%) Bash Shell
6 9 (23.08%) Oracle
7 8 (20.51%) Finance
8 7 (17.95%) Ruby
8 7 (17.95%) Perl
8 7 (17.95%) SQL
9 6 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (15.38%) Puppet
9 6 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
10 5 (12.82%) VMware
10 5 (12.82%) Cisco
11 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP
11 4 (10.26%) Red Hat
11 4 (10.26%) Java
11 4 (10.26%) Solaris
11 4 (10.26%) MySQL
11 4 (10.26%) ITIL
11 4 (10.26%) Apache
11 4 (10.26%) Clustering
11 4 (10.26%) Banking
11 4 (10.26%) CentOS
11 4 (10.26%) Ubuntu
11 4 (10.26%) Ansible
11 4 (10.26%) DevOps
12 3 (7.69%) Sensu

Linux Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 4 (10.26%) Apache
2 2 (5.13%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.56%) CMS
3 1 (2.56%) IIS
3 1 (2.56%) JBoss
3 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) GitHub
2 2 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.21%) Firewall
2 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (7.69%) DNS
3 3 (7.69%) EIGRP
3 3 (7.69%) SSL
3 3 (7.69%) VoIP
3 3 (7.69%) VPN
3 3 (7.69%) Wireless
4 2 (5.13%) HTTP
5 1 (2.56%) BIG-IP
5 1 (2.56%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (2.56%) Internet
5 1 (2.56%) LDAP
5 1 (2.56%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) MySQL
2 3 (7.69%) DB2
2 3 (7.69%) Informix
2 3 (7.69%) MongoDB
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 3 (7.69%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (20.51%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Banking
3 3 (7.69%) French Language
3 3 (7.69%) Front Office
3 3 (7.69%) German Language
4 2 (5.13%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.56%) Advertising
5 1 (2.56%) Back Office
5 1 (2.56%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) Elastic Stack
1 3 (7.69%) SAML
1 3 (7.69%) Sensu
1 3 (7.69%) Web Services
1 3 (7.69%) XML
2 2 (5.13%) HTML
2 2 (5.13%) LAPP Stack
2 2 (5.13%) Regular Expression
3 1 (2.56%) CSS
3 1 (2.56%) JSON
3 1 (2.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Clustering
2 2 (5.13%) Fixed Income
2 2 (5.13%) SWIFT
3 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.56%) Equities
3 1 (2.56%) Grid Computing
3 1 (2.56%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (43.59%) Unix
3 10 (25.64%) Windows
4 6 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (10.26%) CentOS
5 4 (10.26%) Solaris
5 4 (10.26%) Ubuntu
6 3 (7.69%) SUSE
7 2 (5.13%) Scientific Linux
8 1 (2.56%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (10.26%) DevOps
2 4 (10.26%) ITIL
3 3 (7.69%) Analytics
3 3 (7.69%) Change Control
4 2 (5.13%) Change Management
4 2 (5.13%) Data Protection
4 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce
4 2 (5.13%) Electronic Trading
4 2 (5.13%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (5.13%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (5.13%) Release Automation
4 2 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.56%) BDD
5 1 (2.56%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (2.56%) Project Management
5 1 (2.56%) Software Deployment
5 1 (2.56%) Statistics
5 1 (2.56%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 15 (38.46%) Python
2 10 (25.64%) Bash Shell
3 7 (17.95%) Perl
3 7 (17.95%) Ruby
3 7 (17.95%) SQL
4 4 (10.26%) Java
5 3 (7.69%) Shell Script
6 2 (5.13%) PHP
6 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.56%) C#
7 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.56%) VB
7 1 (2.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Docker
2 1 (2.56%) Samba
Systems Management
1 6 (15.38%) Puppet
2 4 (10.26%) Ansible
3 3 (7.69%) Graphite
3 3 (7.69%) Nagios
3 3 (7.69%) Terraform
4 1 (2.56%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) Oracle
2 5 (12.82%) Cisco
2 5 (12.82%) VMware
3 4 (10.26%) Red Hat
4 3 (7.69%) Siebel
4 3 (7.69%) Sybase
5 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.13%) Splunk
6 1 (2.56%) Citrix
6 1 (2.56%) F5
6 1 (2.56%) Juniper
6 1 (2.56%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.56%) SolarWinds
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