The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 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 23 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.

Linux
South East / Middlesex
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 23 14
Rank change year-on-year +10 -9  
Contract jobs citing Linux 3 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 3.37% 2.35% 6.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.00% 17.39% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Median daily rate £330 £340 £286
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.01% +18.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £340 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £340 £417
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £45.75 £36.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +25.12%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  

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 Middlesex with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Middlesex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 10 23 39
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 11.24% 13.53% 20.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 12
Median daily rate £355 £360 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.45% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £339 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £508 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 9
Median hourly rate - £45.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +226.78%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year -6.06% +1.85%  

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Middlesex 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 Middlesex

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Middlesex

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for Linux.

1 8 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (50.00%) Virtual Team
2 6 (50.00%) Java
2 6 (50.00%) Python
3 5 (41.67%) Configuration Management
3 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (41.67%) Continuous Deployment
3 5 (41.67%) DevOps
3 5 (41.67%) Ansible
3 5 (41.67%) Puppet
3 5 (41.67%) GitHub
3 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
4 4 (33.33%) StatsD
4 4 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (33.33%) Gradle
4 4 (33.33%) OpenStack
4 4 (33.33%) Rackspace
4 4 (33.33%) ZABBIX
4 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 4 (33.33%) Sensu
4 4 (33.33%) logstash
4 4 (33.33%) Graphite
4 4 (33.33%) InfluxDB
4 4 (33.33%) Software Delivery
4 4 (33.33%) Fluentd
4 4 (33.33%) Salt
4 4 (33.33%) Prometheus
4 4 (33.33%) Maven

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Middlesex 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 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (33.33%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 8 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (41.67%) GitHub
3 1 (8.33%) Amazon S3
3 1 (8.33%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (8.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) DVB
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) HTTP
2 1 (8.33%) Internet
2 1 (8.33%) LAN
2 1 (8.33%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (8.33%) VLAN
2 1 (8.33%) VPN
2 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) InfluxDB
2 2 (16.67%) SAP HANA
3 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
2 4 (33.33%) Ant
2 4 (33.33%) Gradle
2 4 (33.33%) Maven
3 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (8.33%) Mockito
General
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) DevOps Systems Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) SAP Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) C Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C++ Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Embedded C Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Embedded C++ Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Integration Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Test and Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) Sensu
1 4 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (16.67%) SAP Basis
3 1 (8.33%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) HTML5
3 1 (8.33%) JMS
3 1 (8.33%) Node.js
3 1 (8.33%) REST
3 1 (8.33%) SOAP
3 1 (8.33%) Spring
3 1 (8.33%) Spring Boot
3 1 (8.33%) Spring MVC
3 1 (8.33%) Spring Security
3 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Virtual Team
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (16.67%) STB
3 1 (8.33%) Digital TV
3 1 (8.33%) MPEG
3 1 (8.33%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) SUSE
2 1 (8.33%) Mac OS
2 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Configuration Management
1 5 (41.67%) Continuous Deployment
1 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (41.67%) DevOps
2 4 (33.33%) Software Delivery
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) Scrum
4 2 (16.67%) TDD
4 2 (16.67%) Virtual Team Management
5 1 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (8.33%) Kanban
5 1 (8.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (8.33%) SDLC
5 1 (8.33%) Software Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
5 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Java
1 6 (50.00%) Python
2 4 (33.33%) Ruby
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) C
4 1 (8.33%) C++
4 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
1 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) CCNA
2 1 (8.33%) CCNP
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) Ansible
1 5 (41.67%) Puppet
2 4 (33.33%) Fluentd
2 4 (33.33%) Graphite
2 4 (33.33%) logstash
2 4 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (33.33%) Prometheus
2 4 (33.33%) Salt
2 4 (33.33%) StatsD
2 4 (33.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Rackspace
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) SAP
3 2 (16.67%) Sybase
4 1 (8.33%) CA
4 1 (8.33%) Juniper
4 1 (8.33%) Palo Alto
Middlesex
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