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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 13 - 12
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 1.96% - 3.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.09% - 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £500 - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
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
11 10 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 21.57% 16.13% 32.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 18
Median daily rate £375 £183 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+105.31% -40.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £141 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £342 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.14% +6.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -

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 4 May 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 2 (100.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Samba
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (50.00%) BIG-IP
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) ZABBIX
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (50.00%) CFEngine
2 1 (50.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (50.00%) logstash
2 1 (50.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (50.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) BIG-IP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (50.00%) LDAP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) git-flow
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Platform Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Server Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Docker
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (50.00%) NFS
1 1 (50.00%) Samba
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) CFEngine
1 1 (50.00%) logstash
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
1 1 (50.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (50.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) VMware