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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 9 5 9
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs citing Linux 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hammersmith 5.26% 11.11% 3.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.22% 37.50% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
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£288 £400 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.12% +10.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £34.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.14% -8.00%
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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
9 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hammersmith 23.68% 29.63% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 1
Average daily rate £275 £260 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -27.97%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £43.00 £14.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+207.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 28 August 2015, 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 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) SOAP
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) UNIX
2 2 (40.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (40.00%) JMS
2 2 (40.00%) Java RMI
2 2 (40.00%) SOA
2 2 (40.00%) SSL
2 2 (40.00%) SLA
2 2 (40.00%) Service Management
2 2 (40.00%) Games
2 2 (40.00%) XML-RPC
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) REST
2 2 (40.00%) ServiceNow
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) API Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (20.00%) Google Apps

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Hammersmith by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Google Apps
1 1 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (40.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) AWS Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) SOAP
1 2 (40.00%) XML
1 2 (40.00%) JMS
1 2 (40.00%) Java RMI
1 2 (40.00%) XML-RPC
1 2 (40.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (20.00%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) TDD
1 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (40.00%) BDD
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 2 (40.00%) API Testing
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) SOA
1 2 (40.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (20.00%) Sage
2 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (20.00%) Google