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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 19 32 18
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -14
Contract jobs citing Linux 53 40 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 6.73% 5.08% 8.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.49% 20.41% 32.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 25 13
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£390 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £210 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Average hourly rate £47.50 £37.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +15.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -13.33%
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
186 196 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 23.60% 24.90% 25.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 96 45
Average daily rate £390 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £115 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 37 24
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -42.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £29.75 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 4 September 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 4 September 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
Welwyn Garden City - 17 £500 -
Watford +12 16 £350 +64.70% 1
Stevenage -2 5 £288 - 1
Rickmansworth +8 1 £390 -20.00% 1
Hemel Hempstead +5 1 - - 5
St Albans -1 1 £550 +22.22%
Letchworth - 1 £338 - 2
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 51 (44.35%) Windows
2 44 (38.26%) UNIX
3 42 (36.52%) Oracle
4 38 (33.04%) SQL
5 34 (29.57%) Java
6 29 (25.22%) Internet
7 26 (22.61%) .NET
8 24 (20.87%) Firewall
9 23 (20.00%) Finance
10 22 (19.13%) Perl
11 21 (18.26%) C
12 20 (17.39%) Apache
12 20 (17.39%) LDAP
12 20 (17.39%) IBM
13 19 (16.52%) Web Services
13 19 (16.52%) MySQL
13 19 (16.52%) SSH
14 18 (15.65%) Telnet
14 18 (15.65%) JavaScript
15 17 (14.78%) Red Hat
15 17 (14.78%) Relational Database
16 16 (13.91%) Cyber-Ark
16 16 (13.91%) PuTTY
16 16 (13.91%) Toad
16 16 (13.91%) E-Commerce
16 16 (13.91%) Identity Management
16 16 (13.91%) VMware
17 15 (13.04%) Subversion
17 15 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
17 15 (13.04%) Solaris

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 20 (17.39%) Apache
2 9 (7.83%) WebSphere
2 9 (7.83%) MQSeries
3 8 (6.96%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (5.22%) nginx
5 5 (4.35%) Apache Solr
6 4 (3.48%) IIS
7 3 (2.61%) JBoss
8 2 (1.74%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.74%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.74%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.74%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.74%) LiveLink
8 2 (1.74%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.74%) Lync
8 2 (1.74%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.74%) Kinematics
8 2 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (6.96%) MS Office
1 8 (6.96%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.35%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.74%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 7 (6.09%) Tridion
2 3 (2.61%) Magento
3 2 (1.74%) Agresso
3 2 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.87%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.87%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.17%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (6.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.35%) Office 365
4 2 (1.74%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 29 (25.22%) Internet
2 24 (20.87%) Firewall
3 20 (17.39%) LDAP
4 19 (16.52%) SSH
5 18 (15.65%) Telnet
6 16 (13.91%) PuTTY
7 8 (6.96%) TCP/IP
7 8 (6.96%) DNS
8 6 (5.22%) SAN
9 5 (4.35%) WAN
9 5 (4.35%) Radio Access Network
10 4 (3.48%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (3.48%) LAN
10 4 (3.48%) Ethernet
10 4 (3.48%) HTTP
11 3 (2.61%) SNMP
11 3 (2.61%) 2G
11 3 (2.61%) 3G
11 3 (2.61%) 4G
11 3 (2.61%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.52%) MySQL
2 17 (14.78%) Relational Database
3 14 (12.17%) MongoDB
4 13 (11.30%) SQL Server
5 12 (10.43%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (7.83%) RDBMS
6 9 (7.83%) DB2
6 9 (7.83%) Oracle Database
7 7 (6.09%) Amazon Redshift
7 7 (6.09%) Amazon RDS
7 7 (6.09%) NoSQL
8 6 (5.22%) Big Data
9 5 (4.35%) Redis
9 5 (4.35%) Hadoop
9 5 (4.35%) CouchDB
10 4 (3.48%) Sybase ASE
10 4 (3.48%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (1.74%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (13.91%) Toad
2 15 (13.04%) Subversion
3 11 (9.57%) Eclipse
4 9 (7.83%) Git (software)
5 7 (6.09%) Log4j
5 7 (6.09%) Ant
5 7 (6.09%) JUnit
5 7 (6.09%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 5 (4.35%) ProC
6 5 (4.35%) Mercurial
6 5 (4.35%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.61%) GCC
8 2 (1.74%) Gradle
8 2 (1.74%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (1.74%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.87%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.87%) Gerrit
9 1 (0.87%) JIRA
9 1 (0.87%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 23 (20.00%) Finance
2 6 (5.22%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.35%) Billing
4 4 (3.48%) Banking
4 4 (3.48%) Retail
5 3 (2.61%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.61%) Advertising
5 3 (2.61%) Electronics
6 2 (1.74%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.74%) Avionics
7 1 (0.87%) Law
7 1 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 39 (33.91%) Developer
2 15 (13.04%) Java Developer
3 13 (11.30%) Analyst
4 11 (9.57%) Consultant
5 10 (8.70%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 8 (6.96%) Architect
7 7 (6.09%) Software Engineer
8 6 (5.22%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (5.22%) Administrator
8 6 (5.22%) Cyber-Ark Consultant
8 6 (5.22%) PHP Developer
9 5 (4.35%) PHP Symfony Developer
9 5 (4.35%) Data Architect
10 4 (3.48%) DBA
10 4 (3.48%) Applications Support
10 4 (3.48%) Linux Consultant
10 4 (3.48%) Linux Engineer
11 3 (2.61%) Magento Developer
11 3 (2.61%) UNIX Engineer
11 3 (2.61%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (22.61%) .NET
2 19 (16.52%) Web Services
3 14 (12.17%) JSP
3 14 (12.17%) J2EE
4 10 (8.70%) HTML
4 10 (8.70%) XHTML
5 9 (7.83%) XML
6 7 (6.09%) Servlets
6 7 (6.09%) JMS
6 7 (6.09%) EJB
6 7 (6.09%) JDBC
6 7 (6.09%) Struts
6 7 (6.09%) XSLT
6 7 (6.09%) Spring
6 7 (6.09%) XMLBeans
6 7 (6.09%) Ajax
6 7 (6.09%) Hibernate
6 7 (6.09%) JSTL
7 5 (4.35%) Symfony
7 5 (4.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.83%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.96%) Device Driver
3 7 (6.09%) Clustering
3 7 (6.09%) Web 2.0
3 7 (6.09%) Data Protection Act
3 7 (6.09%) Data Centre
4 6 (5.22%) Data Integration
4 6 (5.22%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.35%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.61%) PKI
7 2 (1.74%) CMDB
7 2 (1.74%) Robotics
7 2 (1.74%) Mechatronics
7 2 (1.74%) VHDL
7 2 (1.74%) Artificial Intelligence
7 2 (1.74%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (1.74%) Replication
7 2 (1.74%) HACMP
7 2 (1.74%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.87%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 51 (44.35%) Windows
2 44 (38.26%) UNIX
3 15 (13.04%) Solaris
4 13 (11.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (8.70%) HPUX
6 4 (3.48%) AIX
6 4 (3.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.61%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.74%) CentOS
8 2 (1.74%) Debian
9 1 (0.87%) Fedora
9 1 (0.87%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.87%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.87%) SUSE
9 1 (0.87%) FreeBSD
9 1 (0.87%) VMS
9 1 (0.87%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (13.91%) E-Commerce
1 16 (13.91%) Identity Management
2 15 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (13.04%) OO
3 14 (12.17%) Performance Tuning
4 12 (10.43%) Configuration Management
5 11 (9.57%) Release Management
6 10 (8.70%) ITIL
6 10 (8.70%) UML
6 10 (8.70%) MVC
7 8 (6.96%) Migration
7 8 (6.96%) Software Engineering
7 8 (6.96%) ETL
8 7 (6.09%) RAD
8 7 (6.09%) CRM
8 7 (6.09%) Content Management
8 7 (6.09%) Data Management
8 7 (6.09%) Web Development
8 7 (6.09%) Data Protection
9 6 (5.22%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 38 (33.04%) SQL
2 34 (29.57%) Java
3 22 (19.13%) Perl
4 21 (18.26%) C
5 18 (15.65%) JavaScript
6 14 (12.17%) Python
7 13 (11.30%) Shell Script
8 12 (10.43%) C++
9 10 (8.70%) C#
10 9 (7.83%) PHP
11 8 (6.96%) T-SQL
11 8 (6.96%) Bash Shell
12 7 (6.09%) XPath
12 7 (6.09%) PL/SQL
13 6 (5.22%) PowerShell
14 5 (4.35%) PHP5
15 4 (3.48%) Embedded C
16 3 (2.61%) Bourne shell
16 3 (2.61%) C-shell
17 2 (1.74%) ANSI C
Qualifications
1 9 (7.83%) Degree
2 7 (6.09%) OCA
2 7 (6.09%) Oracle Certification
3 5 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.48%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (3.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (2.61%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.61%) MCSE
6 2 (1.74%) RHCE
6 2 (1.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.87%) VCAP
7 1 (0.87%) VCP5
7 1 (0.87%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.48%) SLA
2 3 (2.61%) QA
3 1 (0.87%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (10.43%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.96%) vSphere
2 8 (6.96%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 7 (6.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (5.22%) VMware ESX
5 4 (3.48%) XenApp
6 3 (2.61%) NFS
6 3 (2.61%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.74%) Samba
7 2 (1.74%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.74%) Xen
7 2 (1.74%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (1.74%) Docker
7 2 (1.74%) iptables
7 2 (1.74%) Cygwin
7 2 (1.74%) PowerHA
8 1 (0.87%) vCloud
8 1 (0.87%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.87%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 15 (13.04%) Tivoli
2 14 (12.17%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 14 (12.17%) CA Single Sign-On
3 10 (8.70%) Puppet
4 8 (6.96%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (6.09%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 7 (6.09%) Novell Identity Manager
6 5 (4.35%) Ansible
7 3 (2.61%) Oracle ZFS
8 2 (1.74%) BMC PATROL
8 2 (1.74%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.87%) WhatsUp Gold
9 1 (0.87%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.87%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.87%) SCCM
9 1 (0.87%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.87%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (0.87%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 42 (36.52%) Oracle
2 20 (17.39%) IBM
3 17 (14.78%) Red Hat
4 16 (13.91%) VMware
4 16 (13.91%) Cyber-Ark
5 13 (11.30%) Microsoft
6 12 (10.43%) Sun
7 11 (9.57%) Cisco
8 8 (6.96%) CA
8 8 (6.96%) HP
8 8 (6.96%) Sybase
8 8 (6.96%) Novell
8 8 (6.96%) Zend
9 7 (6.09%) Blue Martini
9 7 (6.09%) ATG
9 7 (6.09%) Interwoven
9 7 (6.09%) Elastic Path
10 5 (4.35%) Vertica
10 5 (4.35%) Infobright
10 5 (4.35%) Citrix
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