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 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
Linux
Surrey / Woking
Rank 2 1 10
Rank change year-on-year -1 +9  
Contract jobs citing Linux 20 19 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Woking 25.97% 39.58% 6.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.67% 67.86% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 1
Median daily rate £375 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.28% +2.94%  
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 £38.88 £43.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -9.59% +19.44%  

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 30 28 9
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Woking 38.96% 58.33% 15.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 22 5
Median daily rate £375 £425 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +150.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £140 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £528 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.92 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.86% +9.16%  

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 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linux in Woking.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Woking

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 13 (54.17%) Data Centre
2 10 (41.67%) Windows
3 8 (33.33%) Python
3 8 (33.33%) Unix
3 8 (33.33%) VMware
3 8 (33.33%) DevOps
4 7 (29.17%) PCI DSS
4 7 (29.17%) PowerShell
4 7 (29.17%) Bash Shell
4 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
5 6 (25.00%) LAN
5 6 (25.00%) WAN
5 6 (25.00%) Puppet
5 6 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (25.00%) Drupal
6 5 (20.83%) Red Hat
7 4 (16.67%) Migration
7 4 (16.67%) CMS
7 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
7 4 (16.67%) SQL
7 4 (16.67%) MySQL
7 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 4 (16.67%) JSON
7 4 (16.67%) YAML
7 4 (16.67%) CentOS
7 4 (16.67%) WordPress
7 4 (16.67%) Ansible
7 4 (16.67%) Jenkins

Linux
Top Related 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 (25.00%) Drupal
2 4 (16.67%) CMS
2 4 (16.67%) WordPress
3 1 (4.17%) Apache
3 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Visio
1 2 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) LAN
1 6 (25.00%) WAN
2 3 (12.50%) SAN
2 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.33%) InfiniBand
3 2 (8.33%) X.25
4 1 (4.17%) Firewall
4 1 (4.17%) FlexRay
4 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) MySQL
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
1 1 (4.17%) Financial Institution
1 1 (4.17%) Games
1 1 (4.17%) Legal
1 1 (4.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Cloud Engineer
1 6 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Data Centre Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Administrator
3 4 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) AWS Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) AWS DevOps
5 2 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) VMWare Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Applications Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Junior
6 1 (4.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Server Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) JSON
1 4 (16.67%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (54.17%) Data Centre
2 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.33%) CMDB
3 2 (8.33%) Driving Licence
4 1 (4.17%) Device Driver
4 1 (4.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Windows
2 8 (33.33%) Unix
3 4 (16.67%) CentOS
4 3 (12.50%) Solaris
4 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.17%) AIX
6 1 (4.17%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (4.17%) ThreadX
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) DevOps
2 4 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (8.33%) Application Performance Monitoring
3 2 (8.33%) ITIL
3 2 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (8.33%) Security Patching
4 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.17%) Defect Management
4 1 (4.17%) Multithreaded Programming
4 1 (4.17%) Multithreading
4 1 (4.17%) OO
4 1 (4.17%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.17%) Project Management
4 1 (4.17%) Risk Management
4 1 (4.17%) Server Building
4 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.17%) Test Scripting
4 1 (4.17%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) Python
2 7 (29.17%) Bash Shell
2 7 (29.17%) PowerShell
3 4 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (4.17%) Assembly Language
4 1 (4.17%) C
4 1 (4.17%) C++
4 1 (4.17%) Java
4 1 (4.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) BICSI Certification
1 2 (8.33%) CCNA
1 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (8.33%) JNCIA
1 2 (8.33%) JNCIS
1 2 (8.33%) LPIC
1 2 (8.33%) MCSE
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (8.33%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (29.17%) PCI DSS
2 3 (12.50%) QA
3 2 (8.33%) SLA
4 1 (4.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (8.33%) Docker
3 2 (8.33%) Firmware
3 2 (8.33%) LXC
3 2 (8.33%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (25.00%) Puppet
2 4 (16.67%) Ansible
3 2 (8.33%) Nagios
4 1 (4.17%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) VMware
2 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
3 5 (20.83%) Red Hat
4 2 (8.33%) Cisco
4 2 (8.33%) Dell
4 2 (8.33%) HP
4 2 (8.33%) Juniper
4 2 (8.33%) SolarWinds
5 1 (4.17%) Capita
5 1 (4.17%) Intel
5 1 (4.17%) Motorola
5 1 (4.17%) Symantec
5 1 (4.17%) Veritas