The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hounslow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 8 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 2 2 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 5.26% 9.09% 21.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.67% 50.00% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 10
Average daily rate
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£265 £465 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.01% +9.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £465 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
- +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.25
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +13.47%
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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 Hounslow region.

Operating Systems Category
Hounslow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
12 4 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 31.58% 18.18% 46.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 27
Average daily rate £325 £465 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.10% +28.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £329 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.38 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.90% -

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Hounslow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Hounslow region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hounslow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Hounslow region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in Hounslow

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hounslow 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 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) Perl
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Apache
3 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (20.00%) CentOS
3 1 (20.00%) Puppet
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (20.00%) High Availability
3 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) Cognos
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) SNMP
3 1 (20.00%) Toad

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Hounslow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hounslow 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 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (20.00%) Cloud Foundry
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) SNMP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (20.00%) Star Schema
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Toad
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Junior
1 1 (20.00%) Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Developer
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
1 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Junior Systems Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
1 1 (20.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) CentOS
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (20.00%) ETL
1 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (20.00%) ITSM
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) Logistics
1 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (20.00%) High Availability
1 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (20.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Perl
1 2 (40.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
2 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) RHCE
1 1 (20.00%) RHCT
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Nagios
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Cognos
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) Mercator