Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 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
Hillingdon > Uxbridge
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 5 14
Rank change year-on-year -3 +9 +17
Contract jobs citing Linux 20 18 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Uxbridge 15.38% 15.93% 8.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.90% 51.43% 44.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 11
Uxbridge median daily rate £350 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +36.36% -15.38%
10th Percentile £277 £303 £258
90th Percentile £412 £488 £394
Hillingdon median daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +2.86% - +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Uxbridge median hourly rate - - -
Hillingdon median hourly rate - - -

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 Uxbridge with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Uxbridge
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 59 35 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Uxbridge 45.38% 30.97% 20.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 15 23
Uxbridge median daily rate £135 £325 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -58.46% +22.64% -17.19%
10th Percentile £65 £114 £115
90th Percentile £411 £488 £400
Hillingdon median daily rate £270 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -22.86% - +8.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Uxbridge median hourly rate £11.00 £14.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.43% -9.68% +10.40%
10th Percentile £10.50 £13.00 £14.75
90th Percentile £11.50 £15.00 £16.25
Hillingdon median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.14% -9.68% +10.40%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Uxbridge

Job postings citing Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Uxbridge.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Uxbridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Uxbridge over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 20 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 Uxbridge region with a requirement for Linux.

1 12 (60.00%) VMware
2 9 (45.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (35.00%) Unix
4 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
5 5 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 5 (25.00%) QA
5 5 (25.00%) Regression Testing
5 5 (25.00%) Java
5 5 (25.00%) Python
5 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 5 (25.00%) Mobile App
5 5 (25.00%) Android
5 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
5 5 (25.00%) Defect Management
5 5 (25.00%) Smoke Testing
6 4 (20.00%) High Availability
6 4 (20.00%) HP
6 4 (20.00%) Dell
6 4 (20.00%) CheckPoint
6 4 (20.00%) Cisco
6 4 (20.00%) Scrum
6 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 3 (15.00%) Firewall
7 3 (15.00%) SAN
7 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (10.00%) Puppet
8 2 (10.00%) Windows Server

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 3 (15.00%) Firewall
1 3 (15.00%) SAN
2 2 (10.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (5.00%) SNMP
3 1 (5.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (25.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (5.00%) Banking
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Administrator
2 4 (20.00%) ICT Administrator
2 4 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (15.00%) Test Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) QA Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Server Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Server Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Audio Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Data Centre Operator
5 1 (5.00%) Database Developer
5 1 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Linux Server Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Manual Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Testing Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Video Conferencing Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) CSS
1 1 (5.00%) CSS3
1 1 (5.00%) HTML
1 1 (5.00%) HTML5
1 1 (5.00%) jQuery
1 1 (5.00%) Meteor
1 1 (5.00%) Node.js
1 1 (5.00%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 5 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Windows
2 7 (35.00%) Unix
3 5 (25.00%) Android
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) Defect Management
2 5 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 5 (25.00%) Smoke Testing
2 5 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 5 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (20.00%) High Availability
3 4 (20.00%) Scrum
3 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (10.00%) Manual Testing
5 1 (5.00%) BCP
5 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity
5 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.00%) DNA
5 1 (5.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL
5 1 (5.00%) ITSM
5 1 (5.00%) Service Management
5 1 (5.00%) Use Case
5 1 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) Java
1 5 (25.00%) Python
2 2 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Puppet
2 1 (5.00%) SCOM
2 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (5.00%) WMI
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) VMware
2 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 4 (20.00%) Cisco
3 4 (20.00%) Dell
3 4 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) AppDynamics
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle
4 1 (5.00%) Palo Alto
4 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds