The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 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 Hemel Hempstead 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank - 2 23
Contract jobs citing Linux 0 18 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead - 32.73% 0.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 90.00% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
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- £375 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -6.25%
Operating Systems Category
Hemel Hempstead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
15 20 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 20.00% 36.36% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 4
Average daily rate £256 £375 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.66% +120.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £261 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £410 £262
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
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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