The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Uxbridge 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 29 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.

Linux
London / Uxbridge
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 13 15
Rank change year-on-year +4 +2  
Contract jobs citing Linux 2 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Uxbridge 3.70% 5.56% 5.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.22% 57.14% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £300 £375 £195
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +92.30%  
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 Uxbridge with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Uxbridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 9 7 17
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Uxbridge 16.67% 9.72% 22.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 5
Median daily rate £300 £225 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -18.18%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +5.47% +8.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £13.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Uxbridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Uxbridge 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 Uxbridge

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Uxbridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Uxbridge

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Uxbridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Uxbridge

For the 6 months to 29 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 Uxbridge region with a requirement for Linux.

1 4 (57.14%) Java
1 4 (57.14%) Python
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) TDD
2 3 (42.86%) ActiveMQ
2 3 (42.86%) Spring
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) SOAP
2 3 (42.86%) XML
2 3 (42.86%) AOP
2 3 (42.86%) jBPM
2 3 (42.86%) JIRA
2 3 (42.86%) Spring Security
2 3 (42.86%) Integration Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (42.86%) Confluence
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) REST
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 1 (14.29%) Middleware
4 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
4 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
4 1 (14.29%) Retail
4 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Unix

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Uxbridge 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 (42.86%) Confluence
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) JIRA
General
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Java Developer
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Support
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Designer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Designer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Mainframe Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) SAP Manager
2 1 (14.29%) SAP Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Senior SAP Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) ActiveMQ
1 3 (42.86%) jBPM
1 3 (42.86%) REST
1 3 (42.86%) SOAP
1 3 (42.86%) Spring
1 3 (42.86%) Spring Security
1 3 (42.86%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) AIX
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) AOP
1 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (42.86%) Integration Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Performance Analysis
1 3 (42.86%) Scrum
1 3 (42.86%) TDD
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
1 4 (57.14%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) SAP