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 23 June 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
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 9 15
Rank change year-on-year -4 +6  
Contract jobs citing Linux 4 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Uxbridge 6.78% 6.67% 2.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.81% 28.57% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £404 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +34.50%  
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 £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  

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 27 14 9
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Uxbridge 45.76% 23.33% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 7
Median daily rate £70 £400 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -82.50% +88.23%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year -6.06% +1.85%  

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 23 June 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 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Unix
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) Dell
3 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 1 (16.67%) High Availability
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Python
4 1 (16.67%) SAN
4 1 (16.67%) Java

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre Operator
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Server Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Linux Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior VMware Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Windows Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Unix
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) High Availability
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Dell
1 2 (33.33%) HP
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
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