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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 4 6 10
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Contract jobs citing Linux 2 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 8.00% 18.33% 8.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 52.38% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 1
Average daily rate
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£500 £400 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-5.33% -6.25%
Operating Systems Category
Hounslow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
4 21 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 16.00% 35.00% 22.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 8
Average daily rate £250 £400 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +70.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £325 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £530 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
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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 11 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 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 2 (33.33%) C
1 2 (33.33%) C++
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX
1 2 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) Debian
2 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby
2 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Web Development
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) POSIX
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) OpenGL
2 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (16.67%) Nagios
2 1 (16.67%) Middleware
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000
2 1 (16.67%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) Django

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Hounslow by Category

For the 6 months to 11 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 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
1 1 (16.67%) nginx
1 1 (16.67%) Node.js
1 1 (16.67%) CloudStack
1 1 (16.67%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) GDB
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Server Support
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Support Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Penetration Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Penetration Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Middleware Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Django Developer
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) POSIX
1 1 (16.67%) OpenGL
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
1 1 (16.67%) Django
1 1 (16.67%) HTML5
1 1 (16.67%) CSS3
1 1 (16.67%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Debian
2 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
1 1 (16.67%) Web Development
1 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
1 1 (16.67%) Reverse Engineering
1 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
1 1 (16.67%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Python
1 2 (33.33%) C
1 2 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby
2 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Nagios
1 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (16.67%) collectd
1 1 (16.67%) Ansible
1 1 (16.67%) Opsview
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Foundry
1 1 (16.67%) Akamai