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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 2 6 22
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +16
Contract jobs citing Linux 13 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 22.03% 12.50% 0.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.52% 55.00% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 1
Median daily rate £343 £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.54% -15.38%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
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
23 20 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 38.98% 22.73% 21.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 9
Median daily rate £350 £250 £168
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +49.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £118 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £397 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 11
Median hourly rate £14.00 - £14.04
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Uxbridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Uxbridge region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram 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 25 September 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 7 (41.18%) Unix
2 6 (35.29%) Java
2 6 (35.29%) Oracle
2 6 (35.29%) SOAP
2 6 (35.29%) XML
2 6 (35.29%) ActiveMQ
2 6 (35.29%) jBPM
2 6 (35.29%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (29.41%) Performance Analysis
3 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
3 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (29.41%) Windows
4 4 (23.53%) Project Management
4 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2
4 4 (23.53%) HTML
4 4 (23.53%) CSS
4 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
4 4 (23.53%) TDD
4 4 (23.53%) Scrum
4 4 (23.53%) Spring
4 4 (23.53%) HTML5
4 4 (23.53%) Confluence
4 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
4 4 (23.53%) REST
4 4 (23.53%) CSS3
4 4 (23.53%) Degree
4 4 (23.53%) JIRA
4 4 (23.53%) jQuery
5 3 (17.65%) Integration Testing
5 3 (17.65%) iSCSI

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 4 (23.53%) Confluence
2 2 (11.76%) Apache
2 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (11.76%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.88%) GitHub
2 1 (5.88%) Google Analytics
2 1 (5.88%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Fibre Channel
1 3 (17.65%) iSCSI
1 3 (17.65%) SAN
2 2 (11.76%) BGP
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (11.76%) EIGRP
2 2 (11.76%) Network Security
2 2 (11.76%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (11.76%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
1 4 (23.53%) JIRA
2 2 (11.76%) Bitbucket
3 1 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (5.88%) Bower
3 1 (5.88%) Grunt
General
1 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
2 3 (17.65%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Java Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) IT Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) IT Security Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) MongoDB Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Operations Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Performance Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Security Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Storage Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Operations Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Web Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Mainframe Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) ActiveMQ
1 6 (35.29%) jBPM
1 6 (35.29%) SOAP
1 6 (35.29%) XML
2 4 (23.53%) CSS
2 4 (23.53%) CSS3
2 4 (23.53%) HTML
2 4 (23.53%) HTML5
2 4 (23.53%) jQuery
2 4 (23.53%) REST
2 4 (23.53%) Spring
3 3 (17.65%) Meteor
3 3 (17.65%) Middleware
3 3 (17.65%) Spring Security
4 2 (11.76%) Node.js
4 2 (11.76%) WebSockets
5 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
5 1 (5.88%) LESS
5 1 (5.88%) Sass
5 1 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Mainframe
2 2 (11.76%) Cryptography
2 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Unix
2 5 (29.41%) Windows
3 3 (17.65%) AIX
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (29.41%) Performance Analysis
2 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2
2 4 (23.53%) Project Management
2 4 (23.53%) Scrum
2 4 (23.53%) TDD
3 3 (17.65%) AOP
3 3 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (17.65%) Integration Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Migration
3 3 (17.65%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (17.65%) SEO
3 3 (17.65%) Server Virtualisation
3 3 (17.65%) Wireframes
4 2 (11.76%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
4 2 (11.76%) Information Security
4 2 (11.76%) Performance Optimisation
4 2 (11.76%) Security Architecture
4 2 (11.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (11.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) Java
2 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
3 3 (17.65%) Python
3 3 (17.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) CCNA
2 2 (11.76%) CCNP
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.76%) CISM
2 2 (11.76%) CISSP
2 2 (11.76%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) COBIT
1 2 (11.76%) ISO27002
2 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) SAP
2 3 (17.65%) VMware
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco
3 2 (11.76%) FireEye
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) Palo Alto
3 2 (11.76%) Sourcefire
4 1 (5.88%) Google