The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hemel Hempstead region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 18 - 2
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 2 0 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 2.15% - 29.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.18% - 84.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Average daily rate
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£350 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
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Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Hemel Hempstead region.

Operating Systems Category
Hemel Hempstead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
11 12 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 11.83% 21.43% 35.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 5
Average daily rate £350 £300 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £95 £190 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £404 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Hemel Hempstead

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Hemel Hempstead

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Hemel Hempstead

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Hemel Hempstead

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hemel Hempstead 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 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) JDA
2 2 (50.00%) MPLS
2 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (50.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) NAS
3 1 (25.00%) PowerHA
3 1 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) User Experience
3 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (25.00%) Clustering
3 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) HACMP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hemel Hempstead 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) MPLS
1 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) LDAP
2 1 (25.00%) NAS
2 1 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
General
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Programme Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Project Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Programme Manager
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX Technical Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) Classic ASP
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) HACMP
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) AIX
2 1 (25.00%) HPUX
2 1 (25.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) C++
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) PowerHA
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) JDA
3 1 (25.00%) IBM