The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Harrow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 2 6 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Linux 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Harrow 31.25% 10.00% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 71.43% 33.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate £500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.38 £34.75
% change year-on-year
+9.96% +4.67%
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 Harrow region.

Operating Systems Category
Harrow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
7 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Harrow 43.75% 30.00% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 3
Average daily rate £500 £230 £135
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+117.39% +70.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Harrow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Harrow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Harrow

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Harrow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux across the Harrow region.

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Harrow

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Harrow

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Harrow 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 (71.43%) Apache
1 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
2 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
2 4 (57.14%) LAMP
2 4 (57.14%) Games
2 4 (57.14%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (57.14%) Puppet
2 4 (57.14%) Python
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Perl
2 4 (57.14%) PHP
2 4 (57.14%) MySQL
2 4 (57.14%) Bash Shell
2 4 (57.14%) LAPP Stack
3 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 3 (42.86%) vCloud
3 3 (42.86%) OpenStack
3 3 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (42.86%) KVM
3 3 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) HP
3 3 (42.86%) Dell
3 3 (42.86%) EMC
3 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
3 3 (42.86%) SMTP
3 3 (42.86%) Nagios
3 3 (42.86%) CentOS
3 3 (42.86%) Open Source
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Harrow by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Harrow 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 5 (71.43%) Apache
2 3 (42.86%) OpenStack
3 1 (14.29%) CMS
3 1 (14.29%) Drupal
3 1 (14.29%) Joomla!
3 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
2 3 (42.86%) DNS
2 3 (42.86%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) MySQL
1 4 (57.14%) PostgreSQL
General
1 4 (57.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Linux Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Senior Linux Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) CMS Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Data Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Joomla! Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Security Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Security Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Security Technical Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) LAMP
1 4 (57.14%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) CSS3
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) HTML5
2 1 (14.29%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) CentOS
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Unix
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 3 (42.86%) Open Source
2 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 1 (14.29%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) OOP
2 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Bash Shell
1 4 (57.14%) Perl
1 4 (57.14%) PHP
1 4 (57.14%) Python
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) Ruby
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) PHP 4
3 1 (14.29%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) RHCE
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) KVM
1 3 (42.86%) vCloud
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (42.86%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Puppet
2 3 (42.86%) Nagios
2 3 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (42.86%) Zenoss
3 1 (14.29%) Cobbler
3 1 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (14.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
1 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
2 3 (42.86%) Dell
2 3 (42.86%) EMC
2 3 (42.86%) HP
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Symantec
4 1 (14.29%) Veritas