The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Uxbridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 15 16 17
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing Linux 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 1.49% 2.20% 2.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.00% 25.00% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £468 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -18.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
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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 Uxbridge region.

Operating Systems Category
Uxbridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
5 8 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 7.46% 8.79% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 14
Average daily rate £250 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £312 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £525 £532
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
- -4.32%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Uxbridge region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Uxbridge 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 2 (66.67%) SAN
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) NAS
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) ADSL
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) WLAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Apple
2 1 (33.33%) DMZ
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Altiris

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Uxbridge 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
1 2 (66.67%) NAS
2 1 (33.33%) DMZ
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) ADSL
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) WLAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) IT Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) Apple
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Altiris
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco