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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 8 11 3
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Contract jobs citing Linux 4 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hammersmith 16.00% 5.00% 19.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.44% 20.00% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
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£471 £236 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+99.47% -
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 £36.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
Linux
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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 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hammersmith 36.00% 25.00% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 0
Average daily rate £380 £283 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.51% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £15.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -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
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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 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 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) Games
2 4 (50.00%) SOAP
3 3 (37.50%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
3 3 (37.50%) REST
4 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Security Architecture
4 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (25.00%) BDD
4 2 (25.00%) Online Games
4 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (25.00%) DNS
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) Web Services
4 2 (25.00%) XML
4 2 (25.00%) Client/Server
4 2 (25.00%) JMS
4 2 (25.00%) Java RMI
4 2 (25.00%) SOA
4 2 (25.00%) Firewall
4 2 (25.00%) JDBC
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Hammersmith by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
1 1 (12.50%) PaaS
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
1 1 (12.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
1 2 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (12.50%) BIG-IP
2 1 (12.50%) VLAN
2 1 (12.50%) Network Security
2 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
2 1 (12.50%) NetScaler
2 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) LDAP
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JUnit
1 1 (12.50%) Maven
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (62.50%) Games
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Security Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) QA Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Windows Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) SOAP
2 3 (37.50%) REST
3 2 (25.00%) JDBC
3 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 2 (25.00%) XML
3 2 (25.00%) JMS
3 2 (25.00%) Java RMI
3 2 (25.00%) XML-RPC
4 1 (12.50%) OAuth
4 1 (12.50%) RESTful
4 1 (12.50%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Client/Server
1 2 (25.00%) Online Games
2 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) TDD
2 2 (25.00%) SOA
2 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (25.00%) Security Architecture
2 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (25.00%) BDD
2 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (12.50%) Software Deployment
3 1 (12.50%) Campaign Management
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) Operations Management
3 1 (12.50%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Content Management
3 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) GIAC
1 1 (12.50%) GCIA
1 1 (12.50%) GCIH
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (12.50%) QA
1 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) NFS
1 1 (12.50%) Snort
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (12.50%) XenApp
1 1 (12.50%) XenServer
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%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) NetApp
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 1 (12.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Dell