The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hammersmith region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 3 5 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Linux 8 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hammersmith 20.51% 24.14% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.54% 50.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 0
Average daily rate £500 £473 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.82% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Linux
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Hammersmith region.

Operating Systems Category
Hammersmith
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
13 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hammersmith 33.33% 48.28% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 2
Average daily rate £475 £470 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.97% -6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £180 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £602 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £307
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +9.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.38 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Hammersmith

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Hammersmith region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Hammersmith

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Hammersmith

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux across the Hammersmith region.

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Hammersmith

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Hammersmith

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Hammersmith

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hammersmith

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hammersmith region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 14 (51.85%) Windows
2 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (44.44%) Games
4 11 (40.74%) Java
4 11 (40.74%) Incident Management
5 10 (37.04%) Python
6 9 (33.33%) Online Games
6 9 (33.33%) Security Operations
7 8 (29.63%) Information Assurance
7 8 (29.63%) GCED
7 8 (29.63%) Finance
7 8 (29.63%) GIAC
8 7 (25.93%) Scrum
8 7 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (22.22%) TDD
9 6 (22.22%) GCIA
9 6 (22.22%) GCIH
9 6 (22.22%) Web Services
9 6 (22.22%) Security Architecture
9 6 (22.22%) yum
9 6 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (18.52%) KVM
10 5 (18.52%) Vulnerability Management
10 5 (18.52%) OpenStack
10 5 (18.52%) Docker
10 5 (18.52%) DevOps
10 5 (18.52%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (18.52%) ISO27002
10 5 (18.52%) CentOS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Hammersmith by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hammersmith region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (18.52%) OpenStack
2 4 (14.81%) nginx
3 2 (7.41%) Confluence
3 2 (7.41%) JBoss
3 2 (7.41%) Jetty
4 1 (3.70%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (11.11%) IaaS
2 3 (11.11%) PaaS
2 3 (11.11%) SaaS
3 1 (3.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.70%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (3.70%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) Intrusion Detection
1 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
2 3 (11.11%) Firewall
2 3 (11.11%) Internet
2 3 (11.11%) Network Security
3 2 (7.41%) LDAP
4 1 (3.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (14.81%) Redis
3 3 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (11.11%) Hadoop
3 3 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 3 (11.11%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.70%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (3.70%) Informix
4 1 (3.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 3 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 3 (11.11%) JIRA
2 2 (7.41%) Bugzilla
2 2 (7.41%) FishEye
2 2 (7.41%) GitLab
2 2 (7.41%) IntelliJ
2 2 (7.41%) SoapUI
2 2 (7.41%) Subversion
2 2 (7.41%) VisualVM
3 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.70%) Vagrant
General
1 12 (44.44%) Games
2 8 (29.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Developer
2 5 (18.52%) Consultant
2 5 (18.52%) Linux Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Python Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Security Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Software Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Agile Developer
4 3 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Risk Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Security Risk Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Java Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Java Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Risk Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Security Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) Web Services
2 4 (14.81%) CherryPy
3 3 (11.11%) Flask
3 3 (11.11%) jQuery
3 3 (11.11%) XML
4 2 (7.41%) SailPoint
5 1 (3.70%) .NET
5 1 (3.70%) Django
5 1 (3.70%) LAMP
5 1 (3.70%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (3.70%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (3.70%) REST
5 1 (3.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Online Games
2 5 (18.52%) Computer Science
3 4 (14.81%) Private Cloud
4 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
4 3 (11.11%) Public Cloud
4 3 (11.11%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (7.41%) Client/Server
6 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
6 1 (3.70%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 14 (51.85%) Windows
2 5 (18.52%) CentOS
2 5 (18.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (18.52%) Unix
3 4 (14.81%) Fedora
4 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.70%) Mac OS X
5 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (40.74%) Incident Management
3 9 (33.33%) Security Operations
4 8 (29.63%) Information Assurance
5 7 (25.93%) Scrum
5 7 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (22.22%) Security Architecture
6 6 (22.22%) TDD
7 5 (18.52%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (18.52%) DevOps
7 5 (18.52%) Vulnerability Management
8 4 (14.81%) ITIL
8 4 (14.81%) Risk Management
8 4 (14.81%) SDLC
8 4 (14.81%) SOA
8 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
9 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
9 3 (11.11%) OO
9 3 (11.11%) Operations Management
9 3 (11.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) Java
2 10 (37.04%) Python
3 5 (18.52%) C#
3 5 (18.52%) C++
3 5 (18.52%) Ruby
4 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
4 4 (14.81%) SQL
5 2 (7.41%) BeanShell
5 2 (7.41%) Perl
5 2 (7.41%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) GCED
1 8 (29.63%) GIAC
2 6 (22.22%) GCIA
2 6 (22.22%) GCIH
3 4 (14.81%) Degree
4 3 (11.11%) CISSP
5 2 (7.41%) GCFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (18.52%) ISO27002
2 2 (7.41%) QA
2 2 (7.41%) SDET
3 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) Docker
1 5 (18.52%) KVM
2 4 (14.81%) QEMU
2 4 (14.81%) RHEV
3 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
3 2 (7.41%) IAG
4 1 (3.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (22.22%) yum
2 2 (7.41%) Puppet
3 1 (3.70%) Ansible
3 1 (3.70%) Nagios
3 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (3.70%) Salt
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) NetApp
1 4 (14.81%) Perforce
1 4 (14.81%) Rally
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle
3 2 (7.41%) Atlassian
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.70%) ServiceNow