The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 15 20 19
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Contract jobs citing Linux 63 54 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 8.63% 7.11% 7.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.30% 32.73% 28.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 19 24
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£375 £388 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £324 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £440 £531
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £372 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +14.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
Linux
East of England

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
215 165 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 29.45% 21.71% 25.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 58 74
Average daily rate £350 £250 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -41.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £140 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £440 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.79% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 10 17
Average hourly rate £14.85 £14.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.07% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.10 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £38.20 £32.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.78% -0.78%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford +6 20 £375 - 1
Welwyn Garden City +9 13 £363 +3.57% 2
Rickmansworth +1 2 £363 -4.91% 4
Stevenage - 2 - - 1
St Albans -3 1 - - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £350 - 5
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 45 (46.88%) Oracle
2 38 (39.58%) UNIX
3 27 (28.13%) Windows
4 22 (22.92%) SQL
4 22 (22.92%) Cisco
5 21 (21.88%) Solaris
6 20 (20.83%) Finance
7 18 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (15.63%) Perl
8 15 (15.63%) Red Hat
9 14 (14.58%) VMware
10 13 (13.54%) C
10 13 (13.54%) E-Commerce
11 12 (12.50%) C++
11 12 (12.50%) Microsoft
11 12 (12.50%) EMC
11 12 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (12.50%) F5
12 11 (11.46%) Firewall
12 11 (11.46%) Internet
12 11 (11.46%) BMC
12 11 (11.46%) BMC PATROL
12 11 (11.46%) Shell Script
12 11 (11.46%) Middleware
12 11 (11.46%) Java
12 11 (11.46%) MySQL
12 11 (11.46%) WebLogic
13 10 (10.42%) HTML
13 10 (10.42%) SQL Server
13 10 (10.42%) LDAP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 11 (11.46%) WebLogic
2 10 (10.42%) Apache
3 4 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (4.17%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.13%) Apache Solr
4 3 (3.13%) JBoss
4 3 (3.13%) MQSeries
5 2 (2.08%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.08%) IIS
5 2 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.04%) nginx
6 1 (1.04%) Confluence
6 1 (1.04%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 7 (7.29%) MS Office
1 7 (7.29%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.17%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (3.13%) Magento
2 3 (3.13%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.42%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.08%) Office 365
3 2 (2.08%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.46%) Internet
1 11 (11.46%) Firewall
2 10 (10.42%) LDAP
3 9 (9.38%) DNS
3 9 (9.38%) SSH
4 7 (7.29%) Telnet
5 6 (6.25%) Radio Access Network
5 6 (6.25%) TCP/IP
5 6 (6.25%) Ethernet
6 5 (5.21%) WAN
6 5 (5.21%) VPN
6 5 (5.21%) MPLS
6 5 (5.21%) PuTTY
7 4 (4.17%) 4G
7 4 (4.17%) LTE
7 4 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (4.17%) 2G
7 4 (4.17%) 3G
7 4 (4.17%) LAN
7 4 (4.17%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.46%) MySQL
2 10 (10.42%) SQL Server
3 9 (9.38%) Oracle Database
4 8 (8.33%) Relational Database
5 5 (5.21%) DB2
5 5 (5.21%) RDBMS
6 4 (4.17%) MongoDB
7 3 (3.13%) NoSQL
7 3 (3.13%) Big Data
7 3 (3.13%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (3.13%) Amazon Redshift
7 3 (3.13%) Hadoop
8 2 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.04%) CouchDB
9 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (1.04%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (7.29%) LoadRunner
2 5 (5.21%) ProC
2 5 (5.21%) Subversion
2 5 (5.21%) Eclipse
2 5 (5.21%) Toad
3 3 (3.13%) Ant
3 3 (3.13%) JUnit
3 3 (3.13%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 3 (3.13%) Log4j
4 2 (2.08%) Selenium
4 2 (2.08%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.08%) WebDriver
4 2 (2.08%) Gradle
5 1 (1.04%) Gerrit
5 1 (1.04%) JIRA
General
1 20 (20.83%) Finance
2 8 (8.33%) Retail
3 7 (7.29%) Telecoms
4 6 (6.25%) Banking
5 5 (5.21%) Billing
6 3 (3.13%) Legal
7 2 (2.08%) Games
8 1 (1.04%) Law
Job Titles
1 22 (22.92%) Developer
2 13 (13.54%) Project Manager
3 12 (12.50%) Architect
4 10 (10.42%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 10 (10.42%) Infrastructure Manager
5 8 (8.33%) Consultant
5 8 (8.33%) Software Engineer
6 7 (7.29%) Administrator
7 6 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (5.21%) Analyst
8 5 (5.21%) Technical Architect
8 5 (5.21%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) Linux Consultant
9 4 (4.17%) Software Developer
10 3 (3.13%) Programme Manager
10 3 (3.13%) Data Architect
10 3 (3.13%) Systems Engineer
10 3 (3.13%) Senior Manager
10 3 (3.13%) Senior Project Manager
10 3 (3.13%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.46%) Middleware
2 10 (10.42%) HTML
3 8 (8.33%) .NET
3 8 (8.33%) Web Services
4 7 (7.29%) XML
5 6 (6.25%) XHTML
6 5 (5.21%) SOAP
7 4 (4.17%) J2EE
7 4 (4.17%) CSS
7 4 (4.17%) REST
8 3 (3.13%) HTML5
8 3 (3.13%) LAMP
8 3 (3.13%) XMLBeans
8 3 (3.13%) Ajax
8 3 (3.13%) EJB
8 3 (3.13%) JSTL
8 3 (3.13%) JDBC
8 3 (3.13%) JSP
8 3 (3.13%) Servlets
8 3 (3.13%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.25%) Open Source
2 5 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.17%) Clustering
4 3 (3.13%) Device Driver
4 3 (3.13%) Data Integration
4 3 (3.13%) Web 2.0
4 3 (3.13%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (2.08%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.08%) CMDB
5 2 (2.08%) Online Games
5 2 (2.08%) Replication
5 2 (2.08%) STB
5 2 (2.08%) PKI
5 2 (2.08%) IPTV
6 1 (1.04%) HACMP
6 1 (1.04%) DTV
6 1 (1.04%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 38 (39.58%) UNIX
2 27 (28.13%) Windows
3 21 (21.88%) Solaris
4 18 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (7.29%) AIX
5 7 (7.29%) HPUX
6 5 (5.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (3.13%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (3.13%) VMS
7 3 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.08%) Android
8 2 (2.08%) Debian
9 1 (1.04%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.04%) CentOS
9 1 (1.04%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.04%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (1.04%) SUSE
9 1 (1.04%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (13.54%) E-Commerce
2 12 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (9.38%) Project Management
4 8 (8.33%) OO
4 8 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 6 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
5 6 (6.25%) Migration
5 6 (6.25%) Configuration Management
5 6 (6.25%) Service Delivery
6 5 (5.21%) Change Management
6 5 (5.21%) Identity Management
6 5 (5.21%) MVC
6 5 (5.21%) CRM
6 5 (5.21%) ETL
6 5 (5.21%) Scrum
6 5 (5.21%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (4.17%) Data Management
7 4 (4.17%) Network Load Balancing
8 3 (3.13%) Content Management
8 3 (3.13%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 22 (22.92%) SQL
2 15 (15.63%) Perl
3 13 (13.54%) C
4 12 (12.50%) C++
5 11 (11.46%) Java
5 11 (11.46%) Shell Script
6 8 (8.33%) JavaScript
6 8 (8.33%) PL/SQL
6 8 (8.33%) Python
7 5 (5.21%) XPath
7 5 (5.21%) C#
7 5 (5.21%) Bash Shell
8 4 (4.17%) PHP
8 4 (4.17%) PowerShell
9 3 (3.13%) Bourne shell
9 3 (3.13%) C-shell
10 2 (2.08%) ActionScript
11 1 (1.04%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.04%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 4 (4.17%) Degree
2 2 (2.08%) MCSE
2 2 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.08%) OCA
2 2 (2.08%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.04%) RHCE
3 1 (1.04%) CCNP
3 1 (1.04%) CCNA
3 1 (1.04%) ISEB
3 1 (1.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (10.42%) vSphere
2 9 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.29%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (6.25%) Active Directory
5 5 (5.21%) NFS
5 5 (5.21%) VMware ESX
6 4 (4.17%) Hyper-V
7 2 (2.08%) Tivoli Directory Server
7 2 (2.08%) vCloud
7 2 (2.08%) iptables
7 2 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (2.08%) Xen
7 2 (2.08%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (2.08%) Samba
7 2 (2.08%) XenApp
8 1 (1.04%) Firmware
8 1 (1.04%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.04%) PowerHA
8 1 (1.04%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 11 (11.46%) BMC PATROL
2 6 (6.25%) Puppet
3 4 (4.17%) Tivoli
4 3 (3.13%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 3 (3.13%) CA Single Sign-On
4 3 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.08%) SCOM
5 2 (2.08%) ZABBIX
5 2 (2.08%) Nagios
6 1 (1.04%) Novell Identity Manager
6 1 (1.04%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.04%) OpenView
6 1 (1.04%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (1.04%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (1.04%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (1.04%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 45 (46.88%) Oracle
2 22 (22.92%) Cisco
3 15 (15.63%) Red Hat
4 14 (14.58%) VMware
5 12 (12.50%) F5
5 12 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 12 (12.50%) EMC
6 11 (11.46%) BMC
7 10 (10.42%) HP
8 7 (7.29%) Sun
8 7 (7.29%) IBM
9 5 (5.21%) NetApp
9 5 (5.21%) NetCracker
9 5 (5.21%) Cyber-Ark
10 4 (4.17%) JDA
10 4 (4.17%) Zend
10 4 (4.17%) Citrix
11 3 (3.13%) Interwoven
11 3 (3.13%) Dell
11 3 (3.13%) Blue Martini
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