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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 7 - 4
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hammersmith 7.89% - 15.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.00% - 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.63 £32.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+10.46% -10.41%
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
12 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hammersmith 31.58% 4.62% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 3
Average daily rate £475 - £189
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 - £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 - £226
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) PHP
2 3 (37.50%) MySQL
2 3 (37.50%) Memcached
3 2 (25.00%) Magento
3 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (25.00%) RESTful
3 2 (25.00%) Marketing
3 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Facebook
3 2 (25.00%) Twitter
3 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (25.00%) UNIX
3 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (25.00%) SLA
3 2 (25.00%) Automotive
3 2 (25.00%) Games
3 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) CSS
3 2 (25.00%) SOAP
3 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 2 (25.00%) OOP
3 2 (25.00%) Apache
3 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (25.00%) ERP
3 2 (25.00%) SSH
3 2 (25.00%) Subversion
3 2 (25.00%) Google

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Hammersmith by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) Apache
1 2 (25.00%) Drupal
1 2 (25.00%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) SSH
2 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
2 1 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (12.50%) BIG-IP
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) SSL
2 1 (12.50%) LDAP
2 1 (12.50%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MySQL
2 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 1 (12.50%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (25.00%) Subversion
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) Maven
2 1 (12.50%) JUnit
General
1 2 (25.00%) Marketing
1 2 (25.00%) Automotive
1 2 (25.00%) Games
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (12.50%) QA Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Security Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Memcached
2 2 (25.00%) RESTful
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) CSS
2 2 (25.00%) SOAP
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 2 (25.00%) Zend Framework
2 2 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (12.50%) OAuth
3 1 (12.50%) Symfony
3 1 (12.50%) XML
3 1 (12.50%) LAMP
3 1 (12.50%) Play Framework
3 1 (12.50%) JSON
3 1 (12.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (25.00%) Online Games
2 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) CentOS
3 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (25.00%) OOP
1 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (25.00%) ERP
1 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (12.50%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Security
2 1 (12.50%) Content Management
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
2 1 (12.50%) MVC
2 1 (12.50%) Campaign Management
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (12.50%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) PHP
2 1 (12.50%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
1 1 (12.50%) GCIA
1 1 (12.50%) GCIH
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (12.50%) GIAC
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
2 1 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (12.50%) Snort
1 1 (12.50%) NFS
1 1 (12.50%) vSphere
1 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (12.50%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCOM
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Facebook
1 2 (25.00%) Twitter
1 2 (25.00%) Google
1 2 (25.00%) Zend
2 1 (12.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Dell
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) NetApp
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 1 (12.50%) New Relic
2 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow