The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kingston Upon Thames region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 11 15 4
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -11
Contract jobs citing Linux 2 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 5.00% 1.75% 15.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.38% 7.14% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 9
Median daily rate - - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +2.73%
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 Kingston Upon Thames region.

Operating Systems Category
Kingston Upon Thames
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
13 14 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 32.50% 24.56% 42.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 23
Median daily rate £475 £325 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% +5.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
- +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 £21.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +31.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 Kingston Upon Thames region with a requirement for Linux.

1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (75.00%) Puppet
1 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) RNC
3 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (25.00%) Statistics
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) Arabic Language
3 1 (25.00%) Spanish Language
3 1 (25.00%) SIGTRAN
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) LTE
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) CDMA
3 1 (25.00%) GSM
3 1 (25.00%) UMTS
3 1 (25.00%) SS7
3 1 (25.00%) Quality Management
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (25.00%) SaaS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) CDMA
1 1 (25.00%) Diameter Protocol
1 1 (25.00%) GSM
1 1 (25.00%) LTE
1 1 (25.00%) RNC
1 1 (25.00%) SIGTRAN
1 1 (25.00%) SS7
1 1 (25.00%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (25.00%) Arabic Language
1 1 (25.00%) Spanish Language
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Java Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Transformation
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Puppet
2 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Dialogic