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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 11 9 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing Linux 3 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 4.48% 8.96% 10.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.04% 46.15% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £394 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +38.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
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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 Kingston Upon Thames region.

Operating Systems Category
Kingston Upon Thames
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
23 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 34.33% 19.40% 47.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 6
Average daily rate £310 £388 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +35.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £325 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £390 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -22.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Kingston Upon Thames region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Kingston Upon Thames

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Kingston Upon Thames region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Kingston Upon Thames

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kingston Upon Thames 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 (50.00%) MySQL
1 4 (50.00%) Apache
2 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Selenium
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (37.50%) WordPress
2 3 (37.50%) Magento
3 2 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (25.00%) Open Source
3 2 (25.00%) BDD
3 2 (25.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (25.00%) REST
3 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (25.00%) JMeter
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) JSON
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (25.00%) SOAP
3 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 2 (25.00%) XML
3 2 (25.00%) UNIX
3 2 (25.00%) JUnit
3 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (25.00%) Red Hat

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kingston Upon Thames 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 4 (50.00%) Apache
2 3 (37.50%) WordPress
3 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (12.50%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Selenium
2 2 (25.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (25.00%) JMeter
2 2 (25.00%) JUnit
3 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
3 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) REST
1 2 (25.00%) JSON
1 2 (25.00%) SOAP
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
1 2 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) XHTML
2 1 (12.50%) LAMP
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) JSP
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) Java EE
2 1 (12.50%) Spring
2 1 (12.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) UNIX
2 1 (12.50%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
1 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (25.00%) BDD
2 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (25.00%) TDD
2 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) Perl
2 1 (12.50%) PHP
2 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
1 1 (12.50%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
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