The first table below looks at the demand for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Amersham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Amersham region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 7 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Amersham 6.45% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
- +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -6.25%
Operating Systems Category
Amersham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Amersham 16.13% - 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -4.41%
Linux
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Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Amersham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Amersham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Amersham

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Amersham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux across the Amersham region.

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Amersham

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Amersham

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Amersham

Linux
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Amersham

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Amersham region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) STL
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) Release Management
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Amersham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Amersham region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) STL
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared