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 27 June 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.

Scientific Linux
England / London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 432
Contract jobs citing Scientific Linux 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London - - 0.009%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £438
UK excluding London median daily rate - £300 -
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 4173 4747 4963
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 20.05% 21.80% 21.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2929 3389 3337
Median daily rate £450 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +8.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £220 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 95 184
Median hourly rate £19.00 £16.25 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.92% -16.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.50 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -11.42% +6.06%  

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 5 (100.00%) Nagios
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Puppet
2 4 (80.00%) Apache
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) CentOS
3 1 (20.00%) LDAP
3 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) Windows

Scientific Linux
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 (80.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LDAP
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Linux Support
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (20.00%) CentOS
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) Nagios
1 5 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (80.00%) VMware