Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 5 21
Rank change year-on-year -20 +16 -9
Contract jobs citing Linux 24 34 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hounslow 6.38% 13.88% 4.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.00% 47.22% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 18 6
Hounslow median daily rate £500 £500 £484
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.36% +44.94%
10th Percentile £300 £406 £406
90th Percentile £575 £553 £531
West London median daily rate £455 £475 £438
% change year-on-year -4.21% +8.57% +19.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Hounslow median hourly rate - £40.00 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -23.81% +183.78%
West London median hourly rate £27.50 £42.50 £52.50
% change year-on-year -35.29% -19.05% +187.67%

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 80 72 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hounslow 21.28% 29.39% 15.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 40 29
Hounslow median daily rate £413 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +12.50% +22.14%
10th Percentile £152 £284 £110
90th Percentile £575 £575 £513
West London median daily rate £400 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 6
Hounslow median hourly rate £25.00 £13.49 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +85.36% -20.66% -5.56%
10th Percentile £14.42 £12.75 £11.63
90th Percentile £115.00 £22.35 £53.75
West London median hourly rate £17.93 £18.19 £16.50
% change year-on-year -1.42% +10.23% -1.49%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +1 7 £525 -1.41%
Feltham +7 5 £450 +20.00% 1
Osterley -2 5 £300 -33.33%
Brentford -9 3 £638 - 3
Chiswick - 2 £525 -
Linux
West London

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (45.83%) SQL
2 11 (45.83%) Python
3 10 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (37.50%) Java
4 9 (37.50%) Unix
5 8 (33.33%) TDD
5 8 (33.33%) Pair Programming
5 8 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (33.33%) Jenkins
6 7 (29.17%) Bash Shell
6 7 (29.17%) BDD
6 7 (29.17%) Spring
6 7 (29.17%) Cisco
7 6 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 6 (25.00%) RESTful
7 6 (25.00%) DevOps
8 5 (20.83%) Acceptance Criteria
8 5 (20.83%) Java 8
8 5 (20.83%) Windows
9 4 (16.67%) Web Services
9 4 (16.67%) XML
9 4 (16.67%) C++
9 4 (16.67%) CA
9 4 (16.67%) Finance
9 4 (16.67%) DRM
9 4 (16.67%) Project Management
9 4 (16.67%) Scala
9 4 (16.67%) Git (software)

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 (12.50%) CMS
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon Alexa
2 1 (4.17%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 8 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.17%) IaaS
3 1 (4.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (8.33%) Ethernet
2 2 (8.33%) Firewall
2 2 (8.33%) Profibus
2 2 (8.33%) SMTP
2 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.17%) Bluetooth
3 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.17%) Big Data
4 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 2 (8.33%) CircleCI
3 2 (8.33%) Gatling
3 2 (8.33%) JMeter
3 2 (8.33%) Mocha
4 1 (4.17%) GCC
4 1 (4.17%) Gradle
4 1 (4.17%) Hudson
4 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 2 (8.33%) Games
3 2 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (4.17%) Legal
4 1 (4.17%) Retail
4 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Developer
2 3 (12.50%) Agile Developer
2 3 (12.50%) AWS Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Java Developer
2 3 (12.50%) Java Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Customer Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Customer Support Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Data Centre Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) JavaScript Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Python Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Security Specialist
3 2 (8.33%) Software Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (4.17%) Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Broadcast Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) Spring
2 6 (25.00%) RESTful
3 4 (16.67%) Spring Boot
3 4 (16.67%) Web Services
3 4 (16.67%) XML
4 3 (12.50%) CSS
4 3 (12.50%) HTML
4 3 (12.50%) Node.js
4 3 (12.50%) REST
5 2 (8.33%) Django
5 2 (8.33%) Flask
5 2 (8.33%) Jest
5 2 (8.33%) Middleware
5 2 (8.33%) React
6 1 (4.17%) .NET
6 1 (4.17%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (4.17%) Hibernate
6 1 (4.17%) HTML5
6 1 (4.17%) JPA
6 1 (4.17%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Video on Demand
2 3 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.33%) Blog
3 2 (8.33%) Data Structures
3 2 (8.33%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.33%) SCADA
3 2 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (8.33%) User Experience
3 2 (8.33%) Video\Live Streaming
4 1 (4.17%) Cybercrime
4 1 (4.17%) Device Driver
4 1 (4.17%) Minimum Viable Product
4 1 (4.17%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Unix
2 5 (20.83%) Windows
3 2 (8.33%) Mac OS X
4 1 (4.17%) Android
4 1 (4.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (33.33%) Pair Programming
3 8 (33.33%) TDD
4 7 (29.17%) BDD
5 6 (25.00%) DevOps
6 5 (20.83%) Acceptance Criteria
7 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (16.67%) DRM
7 4 (16.67%) High Availability
7 4 (16.67%) Open Source
7 4 (16.67%) Project Management
8 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
8 3 (12.50%) Content Management
8 3 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (12.50%) Multithreading
8 3 (12.50%) OO
8 3 (12.50%) OOP
8 3 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (12.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) Python
1 11 (45.83%) SQL
2 9 (37.50%) Java
3 7 (29.17%) Bash Shell
4 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (20.83%) Java 8
6 4 (16.67%) C++
6 4 (16.67%) Scala
7 3 (12.50%) Go
7 3 (12.50%) Perl
7 3 (12.50%) Ruby
8 1 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) CISSP
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
1 1 (4.17%) EnCE
1 1 (4.17%) GCIH
1 1 (4.17%) GREM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Docker
2 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Ansible
1 3 (12.50%) Grafana
1 3 (12.50%) Kubernetes
1 3 (12.50%) Prometheus
2 2 (8.33%) Kibana
2 2 (8.33%) logstash
2 2 (8.33%) Terraform
3 1 (4.17%) EnCase
3 1 (4.17%) FTK
3 1 (4.17%) Galera Cluster
3 1 (4.17%) Icinga
3 1 (4.17%) Mesos
3 1 (4.17%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Cisco
2 4 (16.67%) CA
3 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle
3 3 (12.50%) VMware
4 2 (8.33%) CheckPoint
4 2 (8.33%) Palo Alto
4 2 (8.33%) SAP
5 1 (4.17%) Google
5 1 (4.17%) Symantec