The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staines 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 26 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
Surrey / Staines
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 7 4
Rank change year-on-year -10 -3  
Contract jobs citing Linux 3 27 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staines 3.03% 17.53% 13.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.00% 65.85% 62.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 2
Median daily rate £600 £385 £446
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +55.84% -13.72%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Median hourly rate £27.50 £42.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.29% +161.53%  
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 Staines with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Staines
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 15 41 32
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staines 15.15% 26.62% 20.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 9
Median daily rate £525 £513 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.43% +32.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £355 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £613 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 7
Median hourly rate £27.50 £42.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.29% +169.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £40.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.50 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Staines

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staines 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 Staines

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staines

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Staines

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staines

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Staines

For the 6 months to 26 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 Staines region with a requirement for Linux.

1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (57.14%) Puppet
2 7 (50.00%) GitHub
2 7 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (50.00%) Amazon S3
2 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) ServiceNow
2 7 (50.00%) DevOps
2 7 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 7 (50.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 6 (42.86%) Git (software)
3 6 (42.86%) Unix
4 5 (35.71%) JIRA
4 5 (35.71%) Electronics
4 5 (35.71%) Confluence
4 5 (35.71%) Docker
4 5 (35.71%) git-flow
5 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
5 4 (28.57%) Android
5 4 (28.57%) C++
5 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
6 3 (21.43%) C
6 3 (21.43%) Degree
7 2 (14.29%) Threat Analysis
7 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (14.29%) CESG
7 2 (14.29%) Security Architecture
7 2 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (14.29%) Embedded C

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staines 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 5 (35.71%) Confluence
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (50.00%) Amazon S3
2 7 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 7 (50.00%) GitHub
2 7 (50.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (7.14%) IaaS
3 1 (7.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) LAN
1 1 (7.14%) NAS
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
1 1 (7.14%) Redis
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (42.86%) Git (software)
3 5 (35.71%) git-flow
3 5 (35.71%) JIRA
General
1 5 (35.71%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Lead DevOps
2 2 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Security Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Cloud Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support
3 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) IT Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) IT Support
3 1 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Junior
3 1 (7.14%) Junior Software Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) CESG
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Unix
2 4 (28.57%) Android
3 2 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 2000
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (50.00%) DevOps
2 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 2 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (14.29%) Security Architecture
3 2 (14.29%) Threat Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) C++
2 3 (21.43%) C
3 2 (14.29%) Embedded C
3 2 (14.29%) Embedded C++
3 2 (14.29%) Python
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) Perl
4 1 (7.14%) PHP
4 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
4 1 (7.14%) Ruby
4 1 (7.14%) VB
4 1 (7.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (7.14%) MCSE
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Docker
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (57.14%) Puppet
2 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (7.14%) Ansible
3 1 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (7.14%) SCCM
3 1 (7.14%) SCOM
3 1 (7.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.14%) Symantec
2 1 (7.14%) VMware