The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Scientific Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Scientific 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
Scientific Linux
England / London
Rank 401 - 418
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Scientific Linux 5 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.026% - 0.010%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.12% - 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Median daily rate £220 - £365
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Scientific 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 London with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 4012 4414 4662
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 20.61% 19.95% 22.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2807 3118 3169
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £215 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 127 163
Median hourly rate £20.00 £15.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.03% -16.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.92 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.86% +9.16%  

Scientific Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Scientific Linux as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Scientific Linux in London

Scientific Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scientific Linux in London

Scientific Linux
Top 14 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Scientific 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 London region with a requirement for Scientific Linux.

1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 6 (100.00%) Puppet
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Nagios
3 4 (66.67%) Apache
3 4 (66.67%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (16.67%) LDAP
4 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) CentOS

Scientific Linux
Top Related 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 (66.67%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
1 1 (16.67%) LDAP
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Linux Support
2 2 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Linux Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (16.67%) CentOS
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) Puppet
2 5 (83.33%) Nagios
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (66.67%) VMware