The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 4 2 6
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs citing Linux 2 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Harrow 15.38% 50.00% 10.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.57% 87.50% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £344 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% +5.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.53 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-15.93% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Harrow region.

Operating Systems Category
Harrow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
7 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Harrow 53.85% 57.14% 41.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 6
Average daily rate £250 £369 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.20% +13.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £338 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £388 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.15 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.19% -8.82%

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 17 September 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 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) EMC
1 2 (100.00%) RHCE
1 2 (100.00%) Veritas
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) Nimsoft
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) LAMP
2 1 (50.00%) Games

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Harrow by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (50.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (50.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) RHCE
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) EMC
1 2 (100.00%) Veritas
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Nimsoft