Period
to 18 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hounslow with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 6 months to 18 December 2018 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
West London > Hounslow
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 14 20
Rank change year-on-year -5 +6 -6
Contract jobs citing Linux 31 37 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hounslow 7.60% 11.38% 4.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.63% 37.00% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 24 4
Hounslow median daily rate £500 £533 £446
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.10% +19.33% +32.22%
10th Percentile £300 £366 £404
90th Percentile £575 £571 £502
West London median daily rate £488 £488 £450
% change year-on-year - +8.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Hounslow median hourly rate - - £52.50
West London median hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year -16.67% -5.26% +77.57%

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

All Operating Systems
Hounslow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 87 100 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hounslow 21.32% 30.77% 14.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 61 17
Hounslow median daily rate £475 £520 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.65% +22.35% +27.34%
10th Percentile £285 £285 £147
90th Percentile £575 £575 £513
West London median daily rate £413 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -8.33% +12.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 6
Hounslow median hourly rate £62.93 £13.00 £40.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +384.08% -68.10% +146.97%
10th Percentile £13.38 £12.75 £11.63
90th Percentile £115.00 £14.85 £122.50
West London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.38 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.26% +2.21% -1.45%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Hounslow

Job postings citing Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hounslow.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Hounslow

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hounslow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Hounslow

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hounslow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Hounslow over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux in Hounslow

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hounslow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Hounslow

Linux
Contract Job Locations in Hounslow

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Hounslow region over the 6 months to 18 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Isleworth +17 10 £500 -7.41% 1
Osterley +7 9 £400 -11.11%
Chiswick +1 4 £488 -
Brentford - 4 £638 -
Feltham -1 2 £438 +16.67% 6
Linux
West London

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hounslow region with a requirement for Linux.

1 16 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (48.39%) Python
3 12 (38.71%) SQL
3 12 (38.71%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (35.48%) Unix
5 10 (32.26%) Bash Shell
5 10 (32.26%) Pair Programming
5 10 (32.26%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (29.03%) VMware
7 8 (25.81%) Cisco
7 8 (25.81%) DevOps
8 7 (22.58%) Acceptance Criteria
8 7 (22.58%) Windows
8 7 (22.58%) TDD
8 7 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (19.35%) Open Source
9 6 (19.35%) BDD
10 5 (16.13%) Puppet
10 5 (16.13%) Video on Demand
10 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (16.13%) Degree
10 5 (16.13%) QA
10 5 (16.13%) XML
10 5 (16.13%) Java
10 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
10 5 (16.13%) CA
10 5 (16.13%) DRM
10 5 (16.13%) Project Management
10 5 (16.13%) Relational Database
10 5 (16.13%) Jenkins

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hounslow 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 3 (9.68%) CMS
2 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.23%) Confluence
3 1 (3.23%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 12 (38.71%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (6.45%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (6.45%) Amazon S3
3 2 (6.45%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (6.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (3.23%) Amazon Alexa
4 1 (3.23%) GitHub
4 1 (3.23%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.45%) Ethernet
2 2 (6.45%) Firewall
2 2 (6.45%) LAN
2 2 (6.45%) Profibus
2 2 (6.45%) SMTP
2 2 (6.45%) WAN
3 1 (3.23%) Bluetooth
3 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) Relational Database
2 3 (9.68%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (6.45%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.23%) Big Data
4 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Jenkins
2 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.45%) CircleCI
3 2 (6.45%) Gatling
3 2 (6.45%) JMeter
3 2 (6.45%) Mocha
4 1 (3.23%) GCC
4 1 (3.23%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.23%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.23%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
1 3 (9.68%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.45%) Games
2 2 (6.45%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.23%) Legal
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Developer
2 4 (12.90%) Senior Developer
2 4 (12.90%) Support Engineer
2 4 (12.90%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Agile Developer
3 3 (9.68%) Customer Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Customer Support Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Java Developer
3 3 (9.68%) Security Specialist
4 2 (6.45%) Data Centre Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) JavaScript Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Python Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Applications Support Specialist
5 1 (3.23%) Broadcast Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) C++ Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Cybersecurity Specialist
5 1 (3.23%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) XML
2 3 (9.68%) Qt
2 3 (9.68%) REST
2 3 (9.68%) Spring
3 2 (6.45%) CSS
3 2 (6.45%) Django
3 2 (6.45%) Flask
3 2 (6.45%) HTML
3 2 (6.45%) Jest
3 2 (6.45%) Middleware
3 2 (6.45%) Node.js
3 2 (6.45%) React
3 2 (6.45%) RESTful
4 1 (3.23%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Video on Demand
2 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
3 3 (9.68%) Data Centre
3 3 (9.68%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.45%) Blog
4 2 (6.45%) Cybercrime
4 2 (6.45%) Data Structures
4 2 (6.45%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (6.45%) SCADA
4 2 (6.45%) User Experience
4 2 (6.45%) Video\Live Streaming
5 1 (3.23%) Cyberattack
5 1 (3.23%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (3.23%) Device Driver
5 1 (3.23%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (35.48%) Unix
2 7 (22.58%) Windows
3 2 (6.45%) Mac OS X
3 2 (6.45%) Solaris
3 2 (6.45%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.23%) Android
4 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (32.26%) Continuous Improvement
2 10 (32.26%) Pair Programming
3 8 (25.81%) DevOps
4 7 (22.58%) Acceptance Criteria
4 7 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (22.58%) TDD
5 6 (19.35%) BDD
5 6 (19.35%) Open Source
6 5 (16.13%) DRM
6 5 (16.13%) Project Management
7 4 (12.90%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (12.90%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (12.90%) Test Automation
8 3 (9.68%) Content Management
8 3 (9.68%) Unit Testing
9 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (6.45%) Change Management
9 2 (6.45%) Information Security
9 2 (6.45%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 15 (48.39%) Python
2 12 (38.71%) SQL
3 10 (32.26%) Bash Shell
4 5 (16.13%) Java
4 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
5 4 (12.90%) C++
6 3 (9.68%) Go
6 3 (9.68%) Scala
7 2 (6.45%) Java 8
7 2 (6.45%) Perl
7 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
7 2 (6.45%) Ruby
8 1 (3.23%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) CISSP
2 2 (6.45%) EnCE
2 2 (6.45%) GCIH
2 2 (6.45%) GREM
2 2 (6.45%) RHCA
2 2 (6.45%) RHCE
2 2 (6.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) QA
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.90%) Docker
3 3 (9.68%) vSphere
4 2 (6.45%) Firmware
4 2 (6.45%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.45%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (6.45%) Xen
4 2 (6.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) Puppet
2 4 (12.90%) Ansible
3 3 (9.68%) Grafana
3 3 (9.68%) Kubernetes
3 3 (9.68%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (9.68%) Prometheus
4 2 (6.45%) EnCase
4 2 (6.45%) FTK
4 2 (6.45%) Kibana
4 2 (6.45%) logstash
4 2 (6.45%) Terraform
4 2 (6.45%) vRealize
5 1 (3.23%) Galera Cluster
5 1 (3.23%) Icinga
5 1 (3.23%) Mesos
5 1 (3.23%) Nagios
5 1 (3.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) VMware
2 8 (25.81%) Cisco
3 5 (16.13%) CA
4 4 (12.90%) Atlassian
4 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
4 4 (12.90%) Oracle
5 2 (6.45%) CheckPoint
5 2 (6.45%) Citrix
5 2 (6.45%) Palo Alto
5 2 (6.45%) SAP
5 2 (6.45%) ServiceNow
6 1 (3.23%) Google
6 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (3.23%) Symantec