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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank - 11 -
Contract jobs citing Linux 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead - 7.55% -
As % of the Operating Systems category - 22.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £588 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £355
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -8.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -
Operating Systems Category
Hemel Hempstead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
14 18 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 20.59% 33.96% 12.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 3
Average daily rate £250 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Average hourly rate - £11.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Linux
Hertfordshire

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 8 Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) DSL
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Mac OS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) DSL
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Support
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Mac OS
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft