The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hammersmith with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Linux
London / Hammersmith
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 6 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1  
Contract jobs citing Linux 5 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hammersmith 13.89% 12.20% 20.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.67% 83.33% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 6
Median daily rate £520 £475 £471
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.51% +0.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £457 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £578 £549
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 £38.75 £43.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -9.88% +19.44%  

Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hammersmith with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Hammersmith
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 12 6 9
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hammersmith 33.33% 14.63% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 7
Median daily rate £520 £475 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.47% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £450 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £622 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Hammersmith

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hammersmith citing Linux as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Hammersmith

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hammersmith

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Linux in Hammersmith.

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Hammersmith

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hammersmith

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Hammersmith over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux in Hammersmith

Linux
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hammersmith

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, 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 Hammersmith region with a requirement for Linux.

1 11 (73.33%) SC Cleared
1 11 (73.33%) Security Cleared
1 11 (73.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 11 (73.33%) DevOps
2 9 (60.00%) Apache
3 7 (46.67%) CentOS
3 7 (46.67%) nginx
4 6 (40.00%) Sensu
4 6 (40.00%) VMware
4 6 (40.00%) Ruby
4 6 (40.00%) LDAP
5 5 (33.33%) GitHub
6 4 (26.67%) ZABBIX
6 4 (26.67%) Puppet
6 4 (26.67%) Shell Script
6 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
7 3 (20.00%) Project Management
7 3 (20.00%) Web Services
7 3 (20.00%) ITIL
7 3 (20.00%) DNS
7 3 (20.00%) Service Management
7 3 (20.00%) Firewall
7 3 (20.00%) CouchDB
7 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (20.00%) Riak
7 3 (20.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (20.00%) Line Management
8 2 (13.33%) Elastic Stack
8 2 (13.33%) logstash
8 2 (13.33%) Elasticsearch

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hammersmith 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 9 (60.00%) Apache
2 7 (46.67%) nginx
3 2 (13.33%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (6.67%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) GitHub
2 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) LDAP
2 3 (20.00%) DNS
2 3 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (6.67%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 3 (20.00%) CouchDB
1 3 (20.00%) Riak
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) JIRA
2 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) AWS Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Lead DevOps
2 3 (20.00%) Team Leader
2 3 (20.00%) Web Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) DevOps Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) DevOps Systems Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Linux DevOps Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) Sensu
2 3 (20.00%) Web Services
3 2 (13.33%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (6.67%) CSS
4 1 (6.67%) HTML
4 1 (6.67%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (46.67%) CentOS
3 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) DevOps
2 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
3 3 (20.00%) ITIL
3 3 (20.00%) Line Management
3 3 (20.00%) Project Management
3 3 (20.00%) Service Management
4 2 (13.33%) Migration
4 2 (13.33%) Open Source
4 2 (13.33%) TDD
5 1 (6.67%) Content Management
5 1 (6.67%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) Ruby
2 4 (26.67%) Shell Script
3 2 (13.33%) Go
3 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) SC Cleared
1 11 (73.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Dovecot
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Puppet
1 4 (26.67%) ZABBIX
2 2 (13.33%) Ansible
2 2 (13.33%) logstash
2 2 (13.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.67%) Adobe