The first table below looks at the demand for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Harrow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 30 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 Harrow 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 5 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Linux 1 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Harrow 10.00% 13.33% 15.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.67% 100.00% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.28% +0.07%
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
Harrow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
6 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Harrow 60.00% 13.33% 42.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 6
Average daily rate £125 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 - £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £250 - £425
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 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
Linux
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Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Harrow

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Harrow

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Harrow

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Harrow

Linux
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Harrow

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Harrow 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 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) RHCE
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) LAMP
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Nimsoft
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Harrow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Harrow 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 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) RHCE
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Nimsoft