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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 5 4 9
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Contract jobs citing Linux 2 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hammersmith 11.76% 11.54% 11.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 37.50% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Average daily rate £236 £255 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.35% -4.67%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £330 £355
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+13.47% +0.71%
Operating Systems Category
Hammersmith
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
4 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hammersmith 23.53% 30.77% 28.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 10
Average daily rate £283 £255 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.78% +8.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £255 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £255 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Linux
London

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 10 Related IT Skills in Hammersmith

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Dell
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (100.00%) EqualLogic
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Linux

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Hammersmith by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Linux
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Dell
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) VMware