The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Paddington region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 2 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 5 7 3
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing Linux 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Paddington 7.69% 12.00% 20.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £500 £463 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -19.56%
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 Paddington region.

Operating Systems Category
Paddington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
4 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Paddington 30.77% 12.00% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £500 £425 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -26.08%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Paddington

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Paddington

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Paddington

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Paddington

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Paddington

For the 6 months to 2 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 Paddington region with a requirement for Linux.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Unified Communications
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (75.00%) SUSE
2 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (75.00%) vRealize
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) ATM
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (75.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Apache
3 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) High Availability
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Paddington 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 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) ATM
1 3 (75.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Services Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Change Management
1 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle