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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 4 17 22
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +5
Contract jobs citing Linux 9 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 16.67% 5.48% 1.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 52.94% 15.38% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 0
Average daily rate £469 £390 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.19% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.38 £34.75
% change year-on-year
+9.96% +4.67%
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
17 26 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 31.48% 35.62% 35.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 3
Average daily rate £450 £275 £246
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% +11.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £250 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £390 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

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 28 Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 9 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 9 (100.00%) Meraki
2 8 (88.89%) WLAN
2 8 (88.89%) Cisco
3 7 (77.78%) Unix
3 7 (77.78%) HP
3 7 (77.78%) VMware
3 7 (77.78%) Aruba
4 6 (66.67%) Wireless
5 4 (44.44%) 4G
5 4 (44.44%) LTE
5 4 (44.44%) DNS
5 4 (44.44%) 3G
6 3 (33.33%) Firewall
6 3 (33.33%) LAN
6 3 (33.33%) WAN
6 3 (33.33%) F5
7 2 (22.22%) Reverse Engineering
7 2 (22.22%) Degree
7 2 (22.22%) Windows
7 2 (22.22%) CCNP
7 2 (22.22%) CCNA
7 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
7 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
7 2 (22.22%) Service Management
8 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
8 1 (11.11%) Telecoms

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 9 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
2 8 (88.89%) WLAN
3 6 (66.67%) Wireless
4 4 (44.44%) 3G
4 4 (44.44%) 4G
4 4 (44.44%) DNS
4 4 (44.44%) LTE
5 3 (33.33%) Firewall
5 3 (33.33%) LAN
5 3 (33.33%) WAN
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Designer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Unix
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Reverse Engineering
1 2 (22.22%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) CCNA
1 2 (22.22%) CCNP
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Meraki
2 8 (88.89%) Cisco
3 7 (77.78%) Aruba
3 7 (77.78%) HP
3 7 (77.78%) VMware
4 3 (33.33%) F5