Period
to 17 October 2019

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 17 October 2019 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
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 27 18 7
Rank change year-on-year -9 -11 +18
Contract jobs citing Linux 16 26 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hounslow 4.56% 6.47% 13.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.44% 29.21% 46.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 22 18
Hounslow median daily rate £425 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.53% -5.00% +6.95%
10th Percentile £200 £300 £336
90th Percentile £575 £575 £565
West London median daily rate £500 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hounslow median hourly rate - - -
West London median hourly rate £50.00 £27.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +81.82% -38.89% -10.00%

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 36 89 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hounslow 10.26% 22.14% 28.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 48 40
Hounslow median daily rate £365 £431 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.36% -4.17% +8.43%
10th Percentile £159 £153 £277
90th Percentile £555 £575 £575
West London median daily rate £431 £401 £450
% change year-on-year +7.68% -11.00% +13.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 7
Hounslow median hourly rate £11.78 £67.50 £13.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -82.55% +400.93% -20.74%
10th Percentile £11.17 £14.52 £12.75
90th Percentile £15.82 £115.00 £14.25
West London median hourly rate £47.50 £20.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +131.71% +7.89% +11.76%

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 17 October 2019.

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 17 October 2019. 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
Chiswick +10 10 £350 -33.33% 1
Brentford -2 2 £550 -13.73% 2
Feltham -6 2 £437 -2.89% 3
Osterley -2 1 £330 +10.00%
Linux
West London

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, 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 6 (37.50%) Test Automation
1 6 (37.50%) DevOps
1 6 (37.50%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (31.25%) TypeScript
2 5 (31.25%) Kanban
2 5 (31.25%) DRM
2 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
2 5 (31.25%) Cisco
3 4 (25.00%) Python
3 4 (25.00%) Java
3 4 (25.00%) Windows
3 4 (25.00%) Video\Live Streaming
3 4 (25.00%) VMware
3 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (25.00%) REST
4 3 (18.75%) Splunk
4 3 (18.75%) Video on Demand
4 3 (18.75%) React
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (18.75%) Android
4 3 (18.75%) RESTful
4 3 (18.75%) Web Development
4 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (18.75%) Firewall
4 3 (18.75%) Wireless
4 3 (18.75%) Project Management
4 3 (18.75%) CCNP
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (18.75%) Red Hat

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 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
1 2 (12.50%) OpenShift
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon S3
2 1 (6.25%) AWS
2 1 (6.25%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (6.25%) GitHub
2 1 (6.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (18.75%) Firewall
1 3 (18.75%) Wireless
2 2 (12.50%) LAN
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Firepower
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (6.25%) Network Security
3 1 (6.25%) RTP
3 1 (6.25%) RTSP
3 1 (6.25%) VLAN
3 1 (6.25%) VPN
3 1 (6.25%) WAN
3 1 (6.25%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (6.25%) Big Data
1 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
1 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (12.50%) Advertising
2 1 (6.25%) Games
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (18.75%) React Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Security Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Web Developer
4 2 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) DevOps Systems Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Embedded Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) IT Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) IT Support
4 2 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Python Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Project Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) REST
2 3 (18.75%) CSS
2 3 (18.75%) HTML
2 3 (18.75%) Preactjs
2 3 (18.75%) React
2 3 (18.75%) RESTful
3 2 (12.50%) SOAP
3 2 (12.50%) Web Services
4 1 (6.25%) 802.1X
4 1 (6.25%) Android NDK
4 1 (6.25%) Drools
4 1 (6.25%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (6.25%) Flask
4 1 (6.25%) J2EE
4 1 (6.25%) Java SE
4 1 (6.25%) JSON
4 1 (6.25%) Kafka
4 1 (6.25%) ONVIF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (25.00%) Video\Live Streaming
3 3 (18.75%) Video on Demand
4 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.25%) Device Driver
4 1 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Android
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
3 2 (12.50%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (12.50%) Unix
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.25%) AIX
4 1 (6.25%) CentOS
4 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) DevOps
1 6 (37.50%) Test Automation
2 5 (31.25%) DRM
2 5 (31.25%) Kanban
3 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (18.75%) Project Management
4 3 (18.75%) Web Development
5 2 (12.50%) Android Development
5 2 (12.50%) API Development
5 2 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (12.50%) DevSecOps
5 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 2 (12.50%) Information Security
5 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 2 (12.50%) Migration
5 2 (12.50%) Network Design
5 2 (12.50%) PRINCE
5 2 (12.50%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
1 5 (31.25%) TypeScript
2 4 (25.00%) Java
2 4 (25.00%) Python
3 2 (12.50%) C
3 2 (12.50%) C++
3 2 (12.50%) Go
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
4 1 (6.25%) Java 8
4 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) CCNP
1 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (12.50%) CCNA
2 2 (12.50%) CISSP
2 2 (12.50%) MCSA
2 2 (12.50%) MCSE
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.25%) CCIE
3 1 (6.25%) CCIE Security
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 2 (12.50%) NIST
2 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
3 2 (12.50%) Docker
3 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 2 (12.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) FortiGate
2 1 (6.25%) Ansible
2 1 (6.25%) Grafana
2 1 (6.25%) Kubernetes
2 1 (6.25%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Cisco
2 4 (25.00%) VMware
3 3 (18.75%) Red Hat
3 3 (18.75%) Splunk
4 2 (12.50%) ArcSight
4 2 (12.50%) Citrix
4 2 (12.50%) HP
4 2 (12.50%) IBM
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (12.50%) Remedy
5 1 (6.25%) Apple