Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 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
South London > Kingston Upon Thames
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 11 5
Rank change year-on-year -12 -6 +1
Contract jobs citing Linux 14 15 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kingston Upon Thames 10.07% 11.11% 13.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.42% 32.61% 44.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 13
Kingston Upon Thames median daily rate £800 £475 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +68.42% +58.33% -22.58%
South London median daily rate £525 £465 £388
% change year-on-year +12.90% +20.00% -8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 9
Kingston Upon Thames median hourly rate £50.00 £50.00 £50.00
10th Percentile £48.25 £45.50 £47.83
90th Percentile £56.00 £50.00 £52.17
South London median hourly rate £50.00 £50.00 £48.92
% change year-on-year - +2.22% +157.45%

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 Kingston Upon Thames with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Kingston Upon Thames
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 76 46 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kingston Upon Thames 54.68% 34.07% 31.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 21 36
Kingston Upon Thames median daily rate £373 £383 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.61% +13.33% +9.05%
10th Percentile £340 £344 £263
90th Percentile £716 £488 £400
South London median daily rate £475 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +11.76% +13.33% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 14 10
Kingston Upon Thames median hourly rate £47.83 £47.83 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -4.34% +102.02%
10th Percentile £38.21 £42.00 £47.83
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.00 £52.17
South London median hourly rate £47.83 £47.83 £17.50
% change year-on-year - +173.31% +9.38%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

Job postings citing Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kingston Upon Thames.

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kingston Upon Thames

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Kingston Upon Thames over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux in Kingston Upon Thames

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Kingston Upon Thames

Linux
Contract Job Locations in Kingston Upon Thames

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Kingston Upon Thames region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
New Malden -5 6 - -
Chessington - 3 £450 -
Linux
South London

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Web Services
3 8 (57.14%) SAN
3 8 (57.14%) Red Hat
4 7 (50.00%) Firewall
4 7 (50.00%) SUSE
4 7 (50.00%) VMware
4 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 6 (42.86%) Network Design
5 6 (42.86%) PowerShell
5 6 (42.86%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (42.86%) DevOps
5 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (42.86%) Juniper
5 6 (42.86%) Dell
5 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
5 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
5 6 (42.86%) DNS
5 6 (42.86%) SQL
5 6 (42.86%) WAN
6 5 (35.71%) LAN
6 5 (35.71%) Python
6 5 (35.71%) VPN
6 5 (35.71%) DHCP
6 5 (35.71%) Ethernet
6 5 (35.71%) HTTP
6 5 (35.71%) CCNP
6 5 (35.71%) CCNA
6 5 (35.71%) CCDA

Linux
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) JBoss
1 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (28.57%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (35.71%) IaaS
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (35.71%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) SAN
2 7 (50.00%) Firewall
3 6 (42.86%) DNS
3 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 6 (42.86%) WAN
4 5 (35.71%) DHCP
4 5 (35.71%) Ethernet
4 5 (35.71%) HTTP
4 5 (35.71%) LAN
4 5 (35.71%) VPN
5 4 (28.57%) Network Security
5 4 (28.57%) Wireshark
6 1 (7.14%) FTP
6 1 (7.14%) LDAP
6 1 (7.14%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 5 (35.71%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
1 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Architect
1 5 (35.71%) AWS Architect
1 5 (35.71%) AWS DevOps
1 5 (35.71%) Azure Architect
1 5 (35.71%) Azure DevOps
1 5 (35.71%) Cloud Architect
1 5 (35.71%) DevOps Architect
1 5 (35.71%) Enterprise Architect
1 5 (35.71%) Juniper Engineer
1 5 (35.71%) Lead Architect
1 5 (35.71%) Lead DevOps
1 5 (35.71%) Lead Enterprise Architect
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Network Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) SUSE
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.14%) AIX
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) DevOps
1 6 (42.86%) Network Design
2 5 (35.71%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (35.71%) Network Architecture
3 4 (28.57%) Network Management
4 2 (14.29%) High Availability
4 2 (14.29%) Programme Management
5 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
5 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
5 1 (7.14%) Process Management
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) PowerShell
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) Python
2 5 (35.71%) Ruby
3 1 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) CCDA
1 5 (35.71%) CCNA
1 5 (35.71%) CCNP
1 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (35.71%) JNCIA
1 5 (35.71%) JNCIP
1 5 (35.71%) JNCIS
2 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
1 6 (42.86%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) Firmware
3 1 (7.14%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Puppet
2 1 (7.14%) Ansible
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Nagios
2 1 (7.14%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) SCOM
2 1 (7.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (7.14%) WSUS
2 1 (7.14%) yum
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Red Hat
2 7 (50.00%) VMware
3 6 (42.86%) Dell
3 6 (42.86%) Juniper
4 5 (35.71%) ServiceNow
5 4 (28.57%) Cisco
5 4 (28.57%) Riverbed
5 4 (28.57%) SolarWinds
6 3 (21.43%) Fortinet
7 1 (7.14%) HP
7 1 (7.14%) Microsoft