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 5 December 2016 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 14 6 12
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +6
Contract jobs citing Linux 2 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 4.65% 16.67% 11.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.33% 66.67% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 5
Median daily rate - £450 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +26.76%
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 £41.00 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +2.73%
Linux
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
15 12 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 34.88% 25.00% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 12
Median daily rate £400 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 5 December 2016, 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 (60.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco
2 5 (50.00%) LAN
2 5 (50.00%) WAN
2 5 (50.00%) VPN
2 5 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (50.00%) Firewall
2 5 (50.00%) CentOS
3 4 (40.00%) vSphere
3 4 (40.00%) SAN
3 4 (40.00%) iptables
4 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 3 (30.00%) VMware
5 2 (20.00%) Fortinet
5 2 (20.00%) IPsec
5 2 (20.00%) Change Management
5 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (20.00%) 3PAR
5 2 (20.00%) Project Governance
5 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (20.00%) Time Management
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL
5 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (20.00%) SSL
5 2 (20.00%) HP
5 2 (20.00%) Project Management

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 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Firewall
1 5 (50.00%) LAN
1 5 (50.00%) VPN
1 5 (50.00%) WAN
2 4 (40.00%) SAN
3 2 (20.00%) BGP
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (20.00%) EIGRP
3 2 (20.00%) IPsec
3 2 (20.00%) OSPF
3 2 (20.00%) SSL
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (10.00%) IPv6
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security
4 1 (10.00%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Azure Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Azure Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) IT Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) CentOS
3 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Change Management
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL
1 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (20.00%) Project Governance
1 2 (20.00%) Project Management
1 2 (20.00%) SDLC
1 2 (20.00%) Time Management
2 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (10.00%) CCNP
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) RHCE
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) iptables
1 4 (40.00%) vSphere
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (10.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco
1 5 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) 3PAR
3 2 (20.00%) Fortinet
3 2 (20.00%) HP
3 2 (20.00%) Juniper
4 1 (10.00%) EqualLogic
4 1 (10.00%) Mercator
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft