The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hounslow region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 6 7 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing Linux 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 3.33% 6.67% 21.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.29% 22.22% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Median daily rate £535 £283 £483
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+89.38% -41.45%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £367
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+15.06% -2.66%
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 Hounslow region.

Operating Systems Category
Hounslow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
7 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 23.33% 30.00% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 3
Median daily rate £415 £333 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.81% -28.49%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £11.50 - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Hounslow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hounslow region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Hounslow

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Hounslow

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Hounslow

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Hounslow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Hounslow region.

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Hounslow

Linux
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Hounslow

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hounslow region with a requirement for Linux.

1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Akamai
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Splunk
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Docker
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Hounslow by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Akamai
1 1 (100.00%) Splunk
1 1 (100.00%) VMware