The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kingston Upon Thames 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 27 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
London / Kingston Upon Thames
Rank 16 - 11
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Linux 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kingston Upon Thames 1.67% - 5.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.00% - 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Median daily rate £375 - £413
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 Kingston Upon Thames with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Kingston Upon Thames
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 20 10 15
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kingston Upon Thames 33.33% 23.26% 20.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 12
Median daily rate £370 £339 £214
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.30% +58.17%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £315 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +7.58% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £51.25 £16.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +210.60% -17.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.84 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.44% +8.64%  

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kingston Upon Thames 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 Kingston Upon Thames

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Kingston Upon Thames

Linux
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames

For the 6 months to 27 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 Kingston Upon Thames region with a requirement for Linux.

1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (50.00%) SELinux
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) iptables
2 1 (50.00%) Fail2ban
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Nagios
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) ZABBIX
2 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) Python
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) iptables
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (50.00%) Fail2ban
2 1 (50.00%) Nagios
2 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) SELinux
2 1 (50.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (50.00%) VMware