The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Uxbridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 5 12 16
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +4
Contract jobs citing Linux 9 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 13.64% 4.35% 0.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.00% 33.33% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
Median daily rate £350 £344 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +20.96%
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 Uxbridge region.

Operating Systems Category
Uxbridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
20 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 30.30% 13.04% 11.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 4
Median daily rate £358 £170 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+110.29% -57.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £123 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £300 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Median hourly rate - £15.50 £14.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.39%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Uxbridge

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Uxbridge

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Uxbridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Uxbridge region.

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Uxbridge

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Uxbridge

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Uxbridge region with a requirement for Linux.

1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Java
2 6 (46.15%) Unix
3 5 (38.46%) Git (software)
4 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
4 4 (30.77%) C++
4 4 (30.77%) Perl
4 4 (30.77%) Project Management
5 3 (23.08%) SAN
5 3 (23.08%) Tcl
5 3 (23.08%) HTML
5 3 (23.08%) C
5 3 (23.08%) C#
5 3 (23.08%) XML
5 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 3 (23.08%) CSS
5 3 (23.08%) SEO
5 3 (23.08%) Migration
5 3 (23.08%) VMware
5 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
5 3 (23.08%) Web Development
5 3 (23.08%) jQuery
5 3 (23.08%) HTML5
5 3 (23.08%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 3 (23.08%) iSCSI
5 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (23.08%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (23.08%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (23.08%) CSS3
5 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge 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 2 (15.38%) Apache
1 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Adobe Campaign
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Fibre Channel
1 3 (23.08%) iSCSI
1 3 (23.08%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Git (software)
2 2 (15.38%) Bitbucket
3 1 (7.69%) Ant
3 1 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.69%) Maven
3 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Analyst
1 3 (23.08%) Developer
1 3 (23.08%) Software Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) MongoDB Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Operations Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Performance Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Storage Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Operations Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Web Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) SAN Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) SAN Storage Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Storage Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Storage Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) CSS
1 3 (23.08%) CSS3
1 3 (23.08%) HTML
1 3 (23.08%) HTML5
1 3 (23.08%) jQuery
1 3 (23.08%) Meteor
1 3 (23.08%) XML
2 2 (15.38%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (15.38%) jBPM
2 2 (15.38%) SOAP
2 2 (15.38%) WebSockets
3 1 (7.69%) Middleware
3 1 (7.69%) Node.js
3 1 (7.69%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Unix
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
4 1 (7.69%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
1 4 (30.77%) Project Management
2 3 (23.08%) Migration
2 3 (23.08%) SEO
2 3 (23.08%) Server Virtualisation
2 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
2 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
2 3 (23.08%) Web Development
2 3 (23.08%) Wireframes
3 2 (15.38%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Optimisation
3 2 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.69%) Front End Development
4 1 (7.69%) High Availability
4 1 (7.69%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (7.69%) Release Management
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) C++
2 4 (30.77%) Perl
3 3 (23.08%) C
3 3 (23.08%) C#
3 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 3 (23.08%) Tcl
4 2 (15.38%) SQL
5 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) VMware
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) SAP