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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 7 4 10
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Contract jobs citing Linux 4 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 9.30% 18.18% 10.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.00% 37.04% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 5
Average daily rate
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£500 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £355 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £454 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.38% -9.72%
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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
16 27 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 37.21% 49.09% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 22 8
Average daily rate £338 £423 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.11% -6.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £150 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Nagios
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) Puppet
3 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (40.00%) DevOps
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) Opsview
4 1 (20.00%) Spock
4 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (20.00%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (20.00%) Ansible
4 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (20.00%) Hudson
4 1 (20.00%) High Availability
4 1 (20.00%) CSS3
4 1 (20.00%) CentOS
4 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) RESTful
4 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Hounslow by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (20.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
1 1 (20.00%) SNMP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) Spock
2 1 (20.00%) Hudson
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) Subversion
2 1 (20.00%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) CSS3
2 1 (20.00%) RESTful
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) Spring
2 1 (20.00%) JSON
2 1 (20.00%) Spring MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Grails
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) SOAP
2 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
1 1 (20.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) CentOS
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps
1 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) BDD
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) ITSM
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (20.00%) Logistics
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Kanban
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby
3 1 (20.00%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) RHCT
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) RHCE
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Nagios
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
2 1 (20.00%) Opsview
2 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (20.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Mercator
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat