The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Woking 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 24 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 / Woking
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 1 11
Rank change year-on-year -5 +10  
Contract jobs citing Linux 9 17 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Woking 11.25% 32.08% 1.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.62% 65.38% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 0
Median daily rate £190 £445 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -57.30% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Woking with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Woking
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 26 26 15
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Woking 32.50% 49.06% 26.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 9
Median daily rate £375 £438 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.28% +75.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £385 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £454 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Woking

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Woking 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 Woking

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Woking

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Woking

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Woking

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Woking over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux in Woking

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Woking

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Woking

For the 6 months to 24 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 Woking region with a requirement for Linux.

1 18 (62.07%) Data Centre
2 10 (34.48%) Unix
2 10 (34.48%) Windows
3 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
3 8 (27.59%) Migration
3 8 (27.59%) DevOps
4 7 (24.14%) PCI DSS
4 7 (24.14%) HP
4 7 (24.14%) Python
5 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Excel
5 6 (20.69%) Solaris
5 6 (20.69%) Drupal
5 6 (20.69%) PowerShell
5 6 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (20.69%) Bash Shell
5 6 (20.69%) Puppet
5 6 (20.69%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (17.24%) BICSI Certification
6 5 (17.24%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (17.24%) CMDB
6 5 (17.24%) Cisco
6 5 (17.24%) Firmware
6 5 (17.24%) JNCIA
6 5 (17.24%) JNCIS
6 5 (17.24%) LPIC
6 5 (17.24%) VMware
6 5 (17.24%) MCSE
6 5 (17.24%) MS Visio
6 5 (17.24%) LAN
6 5 (17.24%) WAN

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Woking 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 6 (20.69%) Drupal
2 4 (13.79%) CMS
2 4 (13.79%) WordPress
3 1 (3.45%) Apache
3 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (17.24%) MS Visio
2 5 (17.24%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) LAN
1 5 (17.24%) WAN
2 2 (6.90%) SAN
2 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.45%) Firewall
3 1 (3.45%) FlexRay
3 1 (3.45%) InfiniBand
3 1 (3.45%) Internet
3 1 (3.45%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) MySQL
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (3.45%) Finance
1 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
1 1 (3.45%) Games
1 1 (3.45%) Legal
1 1 (3.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Data Centre Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Cloud Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Support Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) AWS Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Administrator
4 2 (6.90%) AWS DevOps
4 2 (6.90%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Subject Matter Expert
4 2 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Test Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Cloud Automation Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Embedded Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Embedded Linux Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) OAT Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Siebel Expert
5 1 (3.45%) Unix Scripter
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) JSON
1 4 (13.79%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (62.07%) Data Centre
2 5 (17.24%) CMDB
3 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.90%) Driving Licence
5 1 (3.45%) Device Driver
5 1 (3.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (3.45%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 10 (34.48%) Unix
1 10 (34.48%) Windows
2 6 (20.69%) Solaris
3 3 (10.34%) AIX
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.90%) CentOS
4 2 (6.90%) HPUX
5 1 (3.45%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (3.45%) ThreadX
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) DevOps
1 8 (27.59%) Migration
2 4 (13.79%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (6.90%) Defect Management
3 2 (6.90%) Test Automation
4 1 (3.45%) Application Performance Monitoring
4 1 (3.45%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 1 (3.45%) Data Migration
4 1 (3.45%) Device Driver Development
4 1 (3.45%) Integration Testing
4 1 (3.45%) ITIL
4 1 (3.45%) Multithreaded Programming
4 1 (3.45%) Multithreading
4 1 (3.45%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (3.45%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.45%) Resilience Testing
4 1 (3.45%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (3.45%) Security Patching
4 1 (3.45%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) Python
2 6 (20.69%) Bash Shell
2 6 (20.69%) PowerShell
3 4 (13.79%) SQL
4 1 (3.45%) Assembly Language
4 1 (3.45%) C
4 1 (3.45%) C++
4 1 (3.45%) Java
4 1 (3.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) BICSI Certification
1 5 (17.24%) CCNA
1 5 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (17.24%) JNCIA
1 5 (17.24%) JNCIS
1 5 (17.24%) LPIC
1 5 (17.24%) MCSE
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (17.24%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (24.14%) PCI DSS
2 3 (10.34%) QA
3 1 (3.45%) ISO 9001
3 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) Firmware
2 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
3 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.45%) Docker
4 1 (3.45%) LXC
4 1 (3.45%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (20.69%) Puppet
2 4 (13.79%) Ansible
3 2 (6.90%) Nagios
4 1 (3.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 7 (24.14%) HP
3 5 (17.24%) Cisco
3 5 (17.24%) Dell
3 5 (17.24%) Juniper
3 5 (17.24%) VMware
4 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
4 2 (6.90%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.45%) Capita
5 1 (3.45%) Intel
5 1 (3.45%) Motorola
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle
5 1 (3.45%) Siebel