The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Hammersmith region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 3 8 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Linux 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hammersmith 10.53% 5.71% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.57% 25.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£330 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.28% +0.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-19.46% -6.25%
Operating Systems Category
Hammersmith
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
7 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hammersmith 36.84% 22.86% 30.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 9
Average daily rate £260 £378 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.12% +60.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £378 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £378 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
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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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hammersmith

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Hammersmith region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 August 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Dell
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) EqualLogic
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Linux
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) Redis
3 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) New Relic
3 1 (25.00%) Memcached
3 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) RESTful
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Symfony
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) MVC

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Hammersmith by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Redis
1 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Memcached
1 1 (25.00%) RESTful
1 1 (25.00%) Symfony
1 1 (25.00%) JSON
1 1 (25.00%) LAMP
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Linux
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (25.00%) Service Management
1 1 (25.00%) MVC
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) HP
1 2 (50.00%) Dell
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (25.00%) New Relic