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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Hertfordshire / Hemel Hempstead
Rank 7 11 18
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +7
Contract jobs citing Linux 5 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 11.63% 7.14% 4.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.33% 31.25% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 3
Median daily rate £400 £488 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.94% +25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%

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
15 16 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 34.88% 22.86% 30.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 7
Median daily rate £165 £395 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-58.22% +54.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £388 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.35% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +6.25%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Hemel Hempstead

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hemel Hempstead region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 February 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 Hemel Hempstead region with a requirement for Linux.

1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (71.43%) Mac OS
2 5 (71.43%) Node.js
2 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
2 5 (71.43%) Docker
2 5 (71.43%) DevOps
2 5 (71.43%) Dashboard Development
3 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
3 2 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (14.29%) Digital Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
4 1 (14.29%) CMake
4 1 (14.29%) Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
4 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (14.29%) vSphere
4 1 (14.29%) EqualLogic
4 1 (14.29%) Network Security
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
4 1 (14.29%) VPN
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 1 (14.29%) SAN
4 1 (14.29%) Netcool
4 1 (14.29%) Mercator

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) Network Security
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) CMake
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) Subversion
2 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Azure Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Azure Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) Node.js
2 1 (14.29%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (71.43%) Dashboard Development
1 5 (71.43%) DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Docker
2 2 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Netcool
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) EqualLogic
1 1 (14.29%) Mercator
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) VMware