The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 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 Hounslow 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 5 8 8
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 1 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 3.45% 14.81% 10.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.33% 42.11% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 2
Average daily rate
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£500 £440 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -7.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -6.25%
Operating Systems Category
Hounslow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
3 19 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 10.34% 35.19% 23.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 7
Average daily rate £209 £450 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-53.61% +60.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £338 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £530 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
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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
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 25 July 2014, 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 2 (50.00%) UNIX
1 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) nginx
2 1 (25.00%) RESTful
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JUnit
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Akamai
2 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (25.00%) Hudson
2 1 (25.00%) GDB
2 1 (25.00%) Node.js
2 1 (25.00%) CSS3
2 1 (25.00%) CloudStack
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (25.00%) Multicast
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (25.00%) collectd

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Hounslow by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (25.00%) nginx
1 1 (25.00%) Node.js
1 1 (25.00%) CloudStack
1 1 (25.00%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
1 1 (25.00%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JUnit
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Hudson
1 1 (25.00%) GDB
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Server Support
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) Support Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Penetration Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Penetration Tester
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) Spring
2 1 (25.00%) JSON
2 1 (25.00%) Spring MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Grails
2 1 (25.00%) RESTful
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) CSS3
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Debian
2 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Kanban
2 1 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
2 1 (25.00%) Groovy
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Nagios
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (25.00%) collectd
1 1 (25.00%) Ansible
1 1 (25.00%) Opsview
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Akamai