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 26 June 2016 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 22 23 19
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing Linux 36 57 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.73% 7.00% 6.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.51% 26.39% 23.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 26 14
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £305 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £463 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £31.50 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.25% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
122 216 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 19.43% 26.54% 28.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 102 72
Median daily rate £365 £350 £248
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +41.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £175 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £438 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £348 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.31% +12.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 22 24
Median hourly rate £15.50 £13.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £37.50 £25.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.20 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.00%

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 26 June 2016.

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 26 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Watford -6 4 £258 -28.96% 6
Stevenage +5 3 £375 +30.43% 1
Hemel Hempstead +1 3 £375 +7.14% 6
Rickmansworth - 3 £425 -
St Albans - 3 £325 - 1
Hitchin - 2 £360 -
Cheshunt - 2 £490 -
Welwyn Garden City -9 1 £400 +19.40%
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, 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 27 (38.57%) Oracle
2 25 (35.71%) Unix
3 23 (32.86%) Windows
4 17 (24.29%) IBM
5 14 (20.00%) VMware
6 12 (17.14%) Cisco
6 12 (17.14%) Apache
6 12 (17.14%) Solaris
7 11 (15.71%) SQL
7 11 (15.71%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (15.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (15.71%) Amazon AWS
8 10 (14.29%) Shell Script
9 9 (12.86%) Red Hat
9 9 (12.86%) PHP
9 9 (12.86%) Java
9 9 (12.86%) JavaScript
9 9 (12.86%) WebLogic
9 9 (12.86%) Microsoft
9 9 (12.86%) Maven
9 9 (12.86%) Migration
9 9 (12.86%) Gradle
10 8 (11.43%) Data Centre
10 8 (11.43%) LAMP
10 8 (11.43%) SOA
11 7 (10.00%) Telecoms
11 7 (10.00%) HP
11 7 (10.00%) ERP
11 7 (10.00%) ClearCase
11 7 (10.00%) SQL Server

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 12 (17.14%) Apache
2 9 (12.86%) WebLogic
3 6 (8.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (5.71%) Confluence
5 3 (4.29%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (4.29%) nginx
5 3 (4.29%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.43%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.43%) Kinematics
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Doxygen
1 1 (1.43%) MS Office
1 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (8.57%) Maximo
1 6 (8.57%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (2.86%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (15.71%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.57%) DNS
1 6 (8.57%) Firewall
1 6 (8.57%) TCP/IP
2 5 (7.14%) DHCP
2 5 (7.14%) SAN
3 4 (5.71%) SSL
3 4 (5.71%) VPN
3 4 (5.71%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (4.29%) 3G
4 3 (4.29%) 4G
4 3 (4.29%) Ethernet
4 3 (4.29%) FTP
4 3 (4.29%) HTTP
4 3 (4.29%) Internet
4 3 (4.29%) IPsec
4 3 (4.29%) LTE
4 3 (4.29%) Network Security
4 3 (4.29%) Wireless
5 2 (2.86%) SMTP
5 2 (2.86%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.57%) Amazon RDS
2 6 (8.57%) Amazon Redshift
2 6 (8.57%) MySQL
3 4 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (5.71%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.29%) DB2
4 3 (4.29%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.86%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.43%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.43%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 9 (12.86%) Gradle
1 9 (12.86%) Maven
2 7 (10.00%) ClearCase
3 6 (8.57%) ClearQuest
3 6 (8.57%) Jenkins
4 5 (7.14%) Ant
5 4 (5.71%) Bitbucket
5 4 (5.71%) JIRA
6 3 (4.29%) Git (software)
7 2 (2.86%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.86%) HP UFT
8 1 (1.43%) Bugzilla
8 1 (1.43%) GCC
8 1 (1.43%) NetBeans
8 1 (1.43%) PVCS
8 1 (1.43%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (1.43%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.43%) Subversion
8 1 (1.43%) TestDirector
8 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (8.57%) Advertising
3 5 (7.14%) Finance
4 3 (4.29%) Retail
5 2 (2.86%) Avionics
6 1 (1.43%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.43%) Automotive
6 1 (1.43%) Electronics
6 1 (1.43%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.43%) Military
Job Titles
1 12 (17.14%) Architect
2 10 (14.29%) Analyst
3 9 (12.86%) Administrator
4 8 (11.43%) Developer
5 7 (10.00%) Software Engineer
6 6 (8.57%) Network Engineer
6 6 (8.57%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (8.57%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
7 5 (7.14%) Service Analyst
8 4 (5.71%) Applications Architect
8 4 (5.71%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 4 (5.71%) PHP Developer
8 4 (5.71%) Project Manager
9 3 (4.29%) IT Engineer
9 3 (4.29%) Linux Administrator
9 3 (4.29%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) Support Engineer
10 2 (2.86%) DevOps Engineer
10 2 (2.86%) PHP Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.43%) LAMP
2 6 (8.57%) CSS
2 6 (8.57%) HTML
2 6 (8.57%) JSON
2 6 (8.57%) XML
3 4 (5.71%) Ajax
3 4 (5.71%) jQuery
4 3 (4.29%) REST
4 3 (4.29%) Web Services
5 2 (2.86%) 802.1X
5 2 (2.86%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.86%) LAPP Stack
5 2 (2.86%) Laravel
5 2 (2.86%) LESS
5 2 (2.86%) React
5 2 (2.86%) Sass
5 2 (2.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (2.86%) XHTML
5 2 (2.86%) XSL
5 2 (2.86%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.43%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.57%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.29%) Clustering
3 3 (4.29%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.29%) iPad
4 2 (2.86%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.86%) FMCG
5 1 (1.43%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (1.43%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.43%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.43%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.43%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.43%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.43%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.43%) Mechatronics
5 1 (1.43%) Robotics
5 1 (1.43%) VHDL
5 1 (1.43%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 25 (35.71%) Unix
2 23 (32.86%) Windows
3 12 (17.14%) Solaris
4 11 (15.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (5.71%) AIX
6 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.86%) CentOS
7 2 (2.86%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (2.86%) Ubuntu
7 2 (2.86%) Windows Server
8 1 (1.43%) Debian
8 1 (1.43%) HPUX
8 1 (1.43%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.43%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.71%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (12.86%) Migration
3 8 (11.43%) SOA
4 7 (10.00%) Data Protection
4 7 (10.00%) DevOps
4 7 (10.00%) ERP
4 7 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 6 (8.57%) Asset Management
5 6 (8.57%) Data Architecture
5 6 (8.57%) TOGAF
6 5 (7.14%) ITIL
6 5 (7.14%) OO
6 5 (7.14%) Project Management
6 5 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (5.71%) Change Management
7 4 (5.71%) E-Commerce
7 4 (5.71%) MVC
7 4 (5.71%) Open Source
8 3 (4.29%) Data Migration
8 3 (4.29%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.71%) SQL
2 10 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 9 (12.86%) Java
3 9 (12.86%) JavaScript
3 9 (12.86%) PHP
4 6 (8.57%) Perl
5 5 (7.14%) Python
6 4 (5.71%) PowerShell
7 3 (4.29%) Ada
7 3 (4.29%) Ada 95
7 3 (4.29%) C
7 3 (4.29%) C#
7 3 (4.29%) C++
7 3 (4.29%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.86%) ANSI C
8 2 (2.86%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.86%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.43%) AWK
9 1 (1.43%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.14%) Degree
2 5 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.86%) CCNA
3 2 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.86%) RHCE
4 1 (1.43%) CCA
4 1 (1.43%) CCENT
4 1 (1.43%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.43%) MCSE
4 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.43%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.43%) PMP
4 1 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) ECSS
1 1 (1.43%) ISO 8583
1 1 (1.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (8.57%) vSphere
2 3 (4.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.29%) FreeRADIUS
3 2 (2.86%) Cygwin
3 2 (2.86%) Firmware
3 2 (2.86%) NFS
4 1 (1.43%) iptables
4 1 (1.43%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 5 (7.14%) Puppet
2 3 (4.29%) Bacula
2 3 (4.29%) Graphite
2 3 (4.29%) logstash
2 3 (4.29%) Nagios
2 3 (4.29%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.43%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.43%) Salt
3 1 (1.43%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 27 (38.57%) Oracle
2 17 (24.29%) IBM
3 14 (20.00%) VMware
4 12 (17.14%) Cisco
5 9 (12.86%) Microsoft
5 9 (12.86%) Red Hat
6 7 (10.00%) HP
7 4 (5.71%) Atlassian
8 3 (4.29%) 3PAR
8 3 (4.29%) Aruba
8 3 (4.29%) F5
8 3 (4.29%) Meraki
8 3 (4.29%) VocaLink
9 2 (2.86%) Avaya
9 2 (2.86%) JDA
9 2 (2.86%) Zend
10 1 (1.43%) Ab Initio
10 1 (1.43%) Apple
10 1 (1.43%) Juniper
10 1 (1.43%) NetApp
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