The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire 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
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 16 21 33
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +12
Contract jobs citing Linux 41 38 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 6.86% 6.51% 4.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.81% 29.69% 16.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 19 18
Median daily rate £264 £475 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.47% +21.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £390 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £490 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 2
Median hourly rate £52.50 £38.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.15% +13.43%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
103 128 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 17.22% 21.92% 25.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 59 69
Median daily rate £210 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.15% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £171 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 19 32
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% -27.05%
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 Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux across the Hertfordshire region.

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Hertfordshire region.

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Linux
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Welwyn Garden City - 13 £150 - 3
Hemel Hempstead +4 5 £400 -17.94%
Stevenage -2 5 £258 - 2
Watford 0 4 £550 - 6
Rickmansworth - 3 £291 -
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 49 (46.23%) Unix
2 37 (34.91%) Java
3 34 (32.08%) Windows
4 33 (31.13%) Perl
5 32 (30.19%) Apache
6 31 (29.25%) SQL
7 28 (26.42%) DevOps
8 26 (24.53%) MySQL
9 24 (22.64%) Shell Script
10 23 (21.70%) Python
11 22 (20.75%) LAMP
11 22 (20.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 21 (19.81%) Puppet
12 21 (19.81%) PostgreSQL
13 20 (18.87%) Oracle
14 19 (17.92%) Opscode Chef
15 18 (16.98%) Jenkins
15 18 (16.98%) Firewall
16 17 (16.04%) Tomcat
17 16 (15.09%) DNS
17 16 (15.09%) VMware
17 16 (15.09%) Finance
17 16 (15.09%) Ruby
17 16 (15.09%) SC Cleared
17 16 (15.09%) Security Cleared
17 16 (15.09%) Git (software)
18 15 (14.15%) Ansible
18 15 (14.15%) Web Services
18 15 (14.15%) E-Commerce
18 15 (14.15%) JavaScript

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 32 (30.19%) Apache
2 17 (16.04%) Tomcat
3 14 (13.21%) nginx
4 12 (11.32%) WebLogic
5 10 (9.43%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (7.55%) WebSphere
7 7 (6.60%) Confluence
8 6 (5.66%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (4.72%) Oracle Service Bus
9 5 (4.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (3.77%) IIS
10 4 (3.77%) JBoss
11 3 (2.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 3 (2.83%) Apache Solr
11 3 (2.83%) CMS
11 3 (2.83%) IBM HTTP Server
11 3 (2.83%) MQSeries
11 3 (2.83%) MS Exchange
11 3 (2.83%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 2 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (1.89%) MS Office
2 1 (0.94%) Simulink
2 1 (0.94%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 5 (4.72%) Magento
2 2 (1.89%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.89%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.89%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.94%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.49%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.89%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.94%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (0.94%) GitHub
3 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (16.98%) Firewall
2 16 (15.09%) DNS
3 13 (12.26%) DHCP
4 12 (11.32%) TCP/IP
5 11 (10.38%) SSL
6 10 (9.43%) HTTP
6 10 (9.43%) Internet
7 9 (8.49%) FTP
8 5 (4.72%) SAN
9 3 (2.83%) LDAP
10 1 (0.94%) Intranet
10 1 (0.94%) IP Telephony
10 1 (0.94%) LAN
10 1 (0.94%) Network Security
10 1 (0.94%) VoIP
10 1 (0.94%) VPN
10 1 (0.94%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.94%) Wireless
10 1 (0.94%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (24.53%) MySQL
2 21 (19.81%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (9.43%) Oracle Database
4 7 (6.60%) Relational Database
5 5 (4.72%) DB2
6 4 (3.77%) NoSQL
6 4 (3.77%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (3.77%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.83%) Jackrabbit
7 3 (2.83%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (2.83%) Redis
7 3 (2.83%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.89%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (1.89%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.89%) Sybase ASE
9 1 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.94%) OLTP
9 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (16.98%) Jenkins
2 16 (15.09%) Git (software)
3 10 (9.43%) Subversion
4 7 (6.60%) JIRA
5 5 (4.72%) Ant
5 5 (4.72%) Bitbucket
5 5 (4.72%) JUnit
5 5 (4.72%) Mockito
6 4 (3.77%) Cucumber
6 4 (3.77%) Eclipse
6 4 (3.77%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (2.83%) Hudson
7 3 (2.83%) Log4j
7 3 (2.83%) Selenium
7 3 (2.83%) Vagrant
7 3 (2.83%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
8 2 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (1.89%) FishEye
8 2 (1.89%) GDB
8 2 (1.89%) SoapUI
General
1 16 (15.09%) Finance
2 6 (5.66%) Banking
3 3 (2.83%) Advertising
3 3 (2.83%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.89%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.94%) Back Office
5 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.94%) Retail
5 1 (0.94%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (18.87%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (16.98%) Consultant
3 14 (13.21%) Unix Consultant
4 11 (10.38%) Architect
4 11 (10.38%) Developer
5 9 (8.49%) Administrator
6 8 (7.55%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (6.60%) Analyst
7 7 (6.60%) Service Desk Engineer
8 5 (4.72%) Java Developer
8 5 (4.72%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (4.72%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 5 (4.72%) Software Engineer
8 5 (4.72%) Support Engineer
9 4 (3.77%) Applications Support
9 4 (3.77%) E-Commerce Developer
9 4 (3.77%) Linux Administrator
9 4 (3.77%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 4 (3.77%) Operations Engineer
9 4 (3.77%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (20.75%) LAMP
2 15 (14.15%) Web Services
3 13 (12.26%) Middleware
4 12 (11.32%) HTML
4 12 (11.32%) JSON
4 12 (11.32%) LAPP Stack
5 11 (10.38%) J2EE
6 9 (8.49%) REST
6 9 (8.49%) SOAP
7 8 (7.55%) CSS
7 8 (7.55%) LEMP Stack
7 8 (7.55%) XHTML
7 8 (7.55%) XML
8 6 (5.66%) JMS
8 6 (5.66%) Oracle Fusion
9 5 (4.72%) JSP
9 5 (4.72%) Node.js
9 5 (4.72%) RESTful
10 4 (3.77%) Hibernate
10 4 (3.77%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.49%) EFT
2 8 (7.55%) Clustering
3 7 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.66%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.77%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.77%) iPad
6 2 (1.89%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.94%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.94%) CCTV
7 1 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.94%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.94%) PKI
7 1 (0.94%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 49 (46.23%) Unix
2 34 (32.08%) Windows
3 22 (20.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (13.21%) Solaris
5 6 (5.66%) AIX
6 5 (4.72%) Mac OS
7 3 (2.83%) HPUX
7 3 (2.83%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (2.83%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.83%) Windows Server
7 3 (2.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.83%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.89%) CentOS
8 2 (1.89%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.94%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (26.42%) DevOps
2 15 (14.15%) E-Commerce
3 14 (13.21%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (12.26%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (8.49%) Software Engineering
6 8 (7.55%) Configuration Management
6 8 (7.55%) Continuous Delivery
6 8 (7.55%) SOA
7 7 (6.60%) High Availability
7 7 (6.60%) Load Balancing
7 7 (6.60%) OO
7 7 (6.60%) Open Source
8 6 (5.66%) Mentoring
8 6 (5.66%) Scrum
9 5 (4.72%) Business Activity Monitoring
9 5 (4.72%) Dashboard Development
9 5 (4.72%) MVC
9 5 (4.72%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (4.72%) TDD
10 4 (3.77%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 37 (34.91%) Java
2 33 (31.13%) Perl
3 31 (29.25%) SQL
4 24 (22.64%) Shell Script
5 23 (21.70%) Python
6 16 (15.09%) Ruby
7 15 (14.15%) JavaScript
8 14 (13.21%) Bash Shell
9 12 (11.32%) PHP
10 10 (9.43%) C
11 6 (5.66%) C++
12 5 (4.72%) C#
13 3 (2.83%) Go
13 3 (2.83%) Lua
13 3 (2.83%) PL/SQL
14 2 (1.89%) Jython
14 2 (1.89%) PowerShell
14 2 (1.89%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.94%) Ada
15 1 (0.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (15.09%) SC Cleared
1 16 (15.09%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.83%) RHCE
3 1 (0.94%) DBS Check
3 1 (0.94%) Degree
3 1 (0.94%) ISEB
3 1 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.55%) QA
2 2 (1.89%) SDET
3 1 (0.94%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (11.32%) Docker
2 10 (9.43%) FreeRADIUS
2 10 (9.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (7.55%) Active Directory
3 8 (7.55%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (7.55%) vSphere
4 5 (4.72%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (2.83%) Varnish
6 2 (1.89%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.94%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.94%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.94%) XenApp
7 1 (0.94%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (19.81%) Puppet
2 19 (17.92%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (14.15%) Ansible
4 11 (10.38%) Nagios
5 4 (3.77%) Tivoli
6 3 (2.83%) Graphite
6 3 (2.83%) logstash
6 3 (2.83%) Salt
7 2 (1.89%) SCCM
8 1 (0.94%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.94%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.94%) Netcool
8 1 (0.94%) OpenView
8 1 (0.94%) Packer
8 1 (0.94%) Pingdom
8 1 (0.94%) Terraform
8 1 (0.94%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (18.87%) Oracle
2 16 (15.09%) VMware
3 14 (13.21%) Red Hat
4 13 (12.26%) IBM
5 9 (8.49%) Cisco
5 9 (8.49%) Microsoft
6 7 (6.60%) Atlassian
7 5 (4.72%) HP
7 5 (4.72%) Zend
8 3 (2.83%) ATG
8 3 (2.83%) Blue Martini
8 3 (2.83%) Elastic Path
8 3 (2.83%) Interwoven
8 3 (2.83%) Sonatype
9 2 (1.89%) hybris
9 2 (1.89%) Sybase
10 1 (0.94%) BMC
10 1 (0.94%) Citrix
10 1 (0.94%) Dell
10 1 (0.94%) Sun
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