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 January 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 17 18 29
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +11
Contract jobs citing Linux 43 38 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 7.43% 6.64% 5.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.19% 29.46% 21.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 23 23
Median daily rate £291 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.27% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £278 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £500 £522
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +26.86%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+6.49% +5.47%

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
107 129 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 18.48% 22.55% 24.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 60 79
Median daily rate £300 £330 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 22 24
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -49.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

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 January 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 January 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 -2 12 £150 -46.00% 1
Watford -2 4 £513 - 4
Stevenage -3 4 £258 - 1
Hemel Hempstead -7 4 £400 -14.66% 4
St Albans +6 3 - - 2
Rickmansworth - 3 £291 -
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 59 (50.86%) Unix
2 42 (36.21%) Java
3 39 (33.62%) SQL
4 36 (31.03%) Windows
5 34 (29.31%) MySQL
6 32 (27.59%) Perl
6 32 (27.59%) Apache
7 28 (24.14%) Oracle
8 27 (23.28%) Python
8 27 (23.28%) Shell Script
8 27 (23.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 24 (20.69%) Puppet
9 24 (20.69%) Opscode Chef
9 24 (20.69%) DevOps
9 24 (20.69%) LAMP
10 23 (19.83%) PostgreSQL
10 23 (19.83%) E-Commerce
11 21 (18.10%) Firewall
11 21 (18.10%) Git (software)
12 20 (17.24%) Tomcat
12 20 (17.24%) IBM
13 19 (16.38%) PHP
13 19 (16.38%) Ruby
13 19 (16.38%) Ansible
14 18 (15.52%) Jenkins
15 17 (14.66%) Finance
15 17 (14.66%) VMware
16 16 (13.79%) DNS
16 16 (13.79%) Web Services
16 16 (13.79%) Solaris

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 (27.59%) Apache
2 20 (17.24%) Tomcat
3 14 (12.07%) WebLogic
4 13 (11.21%) nginx
5 9 (7.76%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (6.90%) WebSphere
7 7 (6.03%) Confluence
7 7 (6.03%) Drupal
8 6 (5.17%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (4.31%) Oracle Service Bus
9 5 (4.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (3.45%) IIS
10 4 (3.45%) JBoss
11 3 (2.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 3 (2.59%) Apache Solr
11 3 (2.59%) CMS
11 3 (2.59%) IBM HTTP Server
11 3 (2.59%) MQSeries
11 3 (2.59%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 3 (2.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.72%) MS Office
2 1 (0.86%) Doxygen
2 1 (0.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.86%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 12 (10.34%) Magento
2 2 (1.72%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.72%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.72%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.86%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.59%) Office 365
3 1 (0.86%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.86%) GitHub
3 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.86%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 21 (18.10%) Firewall
2 16 (13.79%) DNS
3 13 (11.21%) DHCP
4 12 (10.34%) HTTP
4 12 (10.34%) Internet
5 11 (9.48%) FTP
6 10 (8.62%) TCP/IP
7 9 (7.76%) SSL
8 5 (4.31%) SAN
9 3 (2.59%) LDAP
10 2 (1.72%) LAN
11 1 (0.86%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (0.86%) Intranet
11 1 (0.86%) IP Telephony
11 1 (0.86%) Network Security
11 1 (0.86%) VoIP
11 1 (0.86%) VPN
11 1 (0.86%) WAN
11 1 (0.86%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (29.31%) MySQL
2 23 (19.83%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (9.48%) Oracle Database
4 10 (8.62%) DB2
4 10 (8.62%) Relational Database
5 5 (4.31%) RDBMS
6 4 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (3.45%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (2.59%) Jackrabbit
7 3 (2.59%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.59%) OLTP
7 3 (2.59%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (2.59%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.72%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.72%) Redis
8 2 (1.72%) Sybase ASE
9 1 (0.86%) BusinessObjects XI
9 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 21 (18.10%) Git (software)
2 18 (15.52%) Jenkins
3 16 (13.79%) Subversion
4 11 (9.48%) Ant
5 7 (6.03%) JIRA
6 5 (4.31%) JUnit
6 5 (4.31%) Mockito
7 4 (3.45%) Bitbucket
7 4 (3.45%) Cucumber
7 4 (3.45%) Selenium
7 4 (3.45%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (2.59%) Eclipse
8 3 (2.59%) Hudson
8 3 (2.59%) Log4j
8 3 (2.59%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
9 2 (1.72%) FishEye
9 2 (1.72%) JBehave
9 2 (1.72%) Moq
9 2 (1.72%) SoapUI
9 2 (1.72%) Vagrant
General
1 17 (14.66%) Finance
2 5 (4.31%) Banking
3 3 (2.59%) Advertising
3 3 (2.59%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.72%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.86%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.86%) Back Office
5 1 (0.86%) French Language
5 1 (0.86%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (17.24%) Consultant
2 17 (14.66%) Architect
3 16 (13.79%) DevOps Engineer
4 15 (12.93%) Unix Consultant
5 13 (11.21%) Developer
6 10 (8.62%) Infrastructure Architect
6 10 (8.62%) Service Desk Engineer
7 9 (7.76%) Administrator
7 9 (7.76%) Analyst
8 8 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
9 7 (6.03%) Unix Architect
10 6 (5.17%) E-Commerce Developer
10 6 (5.17%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (4.31%) Linux Engineer
11 5 (4.31%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 5 (4.31%) Magento Developer
11 5 (4.31%) Support Engineer
12 4 (3.45%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 4 (3.45%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 4 (3.45%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (20.69%) LAMP
2 16 (13.79%) Web Services
3 15 (12.93%) Middleware
4 13 (11.21%) HTML
5 11 (9.48%) JSON
6 10 (8.62%) J2EE
6 10 (8.62%) LAPP Stack
6 10 (8.62%) XHTML
7 9 (7.76%) CSS
7 9 (7.76%) SOAP
8 8 (6.90%) REST
8 8 (6.90%) XML
9 7 (6.03%) LEMP Stack
10 6 (5.17%) JMS
10 6 (5.17%) Oracle Fusion
11 5 (4.31%) RESTful
11 5 (4.31%) XSL
12 4 (3.45%) JSP
12 4 (3.45%) Node.js
13 3 (2.59%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
1 12 (10.34%) EFT
2 6 (5.17%) Clustering
2 6 (5.17%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.45%) iPad
4 3 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.59%) Mobile Payment
4 3 (2.59%) PKI
5 1 (0.86%) CCTV
5 1 (0.86%) Device Driver
5 1 (0.86%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.86%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 59 (50.86%) Unix
2 36 (31.03%) Windows
3 27 (23.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (13.79%) Solaris
5 12 (10.34%) AIX
6 4 (3.45%) Mac OS
6 4 (3.45%) Windows 7
6 4 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.59%) HPUX
7 3 (2.59%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (1.72%) Windows Server
8 2 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.86%) CentOS
9 1 (0.86%) FreeBSD
9 1 (0.86%) Mac OS X Server
9 1 (0.86%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (20.69%) DevOps
2 23 (19.83%) E-Commerce
3 16 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (11.21%) Continuous Delivery
4 13 (11.21%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (9.48%) Mentoring
5 11 (9.48%) Open Source
6 8 (6.90%) High Availability
6 8 (6.90%) OO
6 8 (6.90%) SOA
6 8 (6.90%) Software Engineering
7 7 (6.03%) Creative Problem-Solving
7 7 (6.03%) Load Balancing
7 7 (6.03%) MVC
7 7 (6.03%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (6.03%) Software Delivery
7 7 (6.03%) Translating Business Requirements
8 6 (5.17%) Configuration Management
8 6 (5.17%) RAD
9 5 (4.31%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 42 (36.21%) Java
2 39 (33.62%) SQL
3 32 (27.59%) Perl
4 27 (23.28%) Python
4 27 (23.28%) Shell Script
5 19 (16.38%) PHP
5 19 (16.38%) Ruby
6 15 (12.93%) JavaScript
7 12 (10.34%) Bash Shell
8 11 (9.48%) C
9 4 (3.45%) C#
9 4 (3.45%) C++
9 4 (3.45%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.72%) Go
10 2 (1.72%) Jython
10 2 (1.72%) Lua
10 2 (1.72%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.86%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (13.79%) SC Cleared
1 16 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.59%) RHCE
3 2 (1.72%) Degree
4 1 (0.86%) CCNP
4 1 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.86%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.86%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.48%) QA
2 2 (1.72%) SDET
3 1 (0.86%) MISRA
3 1 (0.86%) MISRA C
3 1 (0.86%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (9.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (8.62%) FreeRADIUS
3 9 (7.76%) Active Directory
3 9 (7.76%) Docker
4 8 (6.90%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (6.90%) vSphere
5 5 (4.31%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (2.59%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (2.59%) Varnish
7 1 (0.86%) Cygwin
7 1 (0.86%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.86%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.86%) XenApp
7 1 (0.86%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 24 (20.69%) Opscode Chef
1 24 (20.69%) Puppet
2 19 (16.38%) Ansible
3 11 (9.48%) Nagios
4 6 (5.17%) Tivoli
5 4 (3.45%) SCCM
6 3 (2.59%) Graphite
6 3 (2.59%) logstash
6 3 (2.59%) OpenView
7 2 (1.72%) Salt
8 1 (0.86%) Netcool
8 1 (0.86%) Packer
8 1 (0.86%) Terraform
8 1 (0.86%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (24.14%) Oracle
2 20 (17.24%) IBM
3 17 (14.66%) VMware
4 15 (12.93%) Red Hat
5 10 (8.62%) Cisco
5 10 (8.62%) Microsoft
6 7 (6.03%) hybris
6 7 (6.03%) Zend
7 6 (5.17%) Atlassian
8 5 (4.31%) HP
9 3 (2.59%) ATG
9 3 (2.59%) Blue Martini
9 3 (2.59%) BMC
9 3 (2.59%) Elastic Path
9 3 (2.59%) Interwoven
9 3 (2.59%) Sonatype
9 3 (2.59%) Sun
10 2 (1.72%) JDA
10 2 (1.72%) Sybase
11 1 (0.86%) Apple
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