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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 7 18 13
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Contract jobs citing Linux 68 42 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 10.86% 6.48% 9.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.74% 30.22% 36.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 27 42
Median daily rate £295 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £278 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +1.35%
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
152 139 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 24.28% 21.45% 25.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 73 98
Median daily rate £350 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £165 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £488 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 17
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £16.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.14 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £37.40 £65.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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
Stevenage +13 13 £258 - 1
Watford +8 13 £475 - 7
St Albans +6 7 £300 -36.84% 2
Welwyn Garden City -10 6 £150 -46.00% 1
Potters Bar - 3 - -
Rickmansworth - 3 £463 -
Hemel Hempstead -8 2 - - 2
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 62 (51.24%) Unix
2 38 (31.40%) SQL
3 37 (30.58%) Java
4 32 (26.45%) MySQL
4 32 (26.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 31 (25.62%) Opscode Chef
6 30 (24.79%) Apache
7 29 (23.97%) Oracle
8 27 (22.31%) Perl
8 27 (22.31%) Shell Script
9 26 (21.49%) PHP
9 26 (21.49%) E-Commerce
9 26 (21.49%) Firewall
10 25 (20.66%) VMware
10 25 (20.66%) Python
10 25 (20.66%) Windows
11 23 (19.01%) Cisco
11 23 (19.01%) LAMP
12 22 (18.18%) IBM
12 22 (18.18%) DNS
12 22 (18.18%) Red Hat
12 22 (18.18%) Puppet
13 21 (17.36%) PostgreSQL
14 20 (16.53%) Ansible
15 18 (14.88%) Git (software)
15 18 (14.88%) DHCP
16 17 (14.05%) Middleware
16 17 (14.05%) Web Services
16 17 (14.05%) Subversion
16 17 (14.05%) Ruby

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 30 (24.79%) Apache
2 16 (13.22%) nginx
3 14 (11.57%) Tomcat
3 14 (11.57%) WebLogic
4 12 (9.92%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (7.44%) Drupal
6 8 (6.61%) WebSphere
7 6 (4.96%) WebSphere Application Server
8 5 (4.13%) Confluence
8 5 (4.13%) Oracle Service Bus
8 5 (4.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (3.31%) IIS
9 4 (3.31%) JBoss
10 3 (2.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 3 (2.48%) Apache Solr
10 3 (2.48%) CMS
10 3 (2.48%) IBM HTTP Server
10 3 (2.48%) MQSeries
10 3 (2.48%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 3 (2.48%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.83%) Doxygen
2 1 (0.83%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.83%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 16 (13.22%) Magento
2 2 (1.65%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.65%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.83%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.26%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.48%) Office 365
3 2 (1.65%) Slack
4 1 (0.83%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.83%) GitHub
4 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (21.49%) Firewall
2 22 (18.18%) DNS
3 18 (14.88%) DHCP
4 14 (11.57%) HTTP
5 13 (10.74%) Internet
6 12 (9.92%) FTP
7 8 (6.61%) SAN
7 8 (6.61%) VPN
8 6 (4.96%) LAN
8 6 (4.96%) Network Security
8 6 (4.96%) TCP/IP
9 5 (4.13%) SSL
9 5 (4.13%) WAN
10 4 (3.31%) BGP
10 4 (3.31%) IPsec
10 4 (3.31%) OSPF
11 3 (2.48%) LDAP
12 2 (1.65%) EIGRP
12 2 (1.65%) SMTP
12 2 (1.65%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (26.45%) MySQL
2 21 (17.36%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (9.92%) DB2
4 11 (9.09%) Relational Database
5 10 (8.26%) Oracle Database
6 8 (6.61%) SQL Server
7 6 (4.96%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (3.31%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (3.31%) RDBMS
8 4 (3.31%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (2.48%) Jackrabbit
9 3 (2.48%) NoSQL
9 3 (2.48%) OLTP
9 3 (2.48%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (1.65%) MongoDB
10 2 (1.65%) Redis
10 2 (1.65%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.65%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 18 (14.88%) Git (software)
2 17 (14.05%) Subversion
3 13 (10.74%) Ant
4 12 (9.92%) Jenkins
5 5 (4.13%) JIRA
6 4 (3.31%) Bitbucket
6 4 (3.31%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (2.48%) Eclipse
7 3 (2.48%) JUnit
7 3 (2.48%) Log4j
7 3 (2.48%) Mockito
7 3 (2.48%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
8 2 (1.65%) ClearCase
8 2 (1.65%) ClearQuest
8 2 (1.65%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.65%) HP UFT
8 2 (1.65%) Selenium
8 2 (1.65%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.83%) GCC
9 1 (0.83%) Mercurial
General
1 14 (11.57%) Finance
2 6 (4.96%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.31%) Advertising
4 2 (1.65%) Banking
4 2 (1.65%) French Language
5 1 (0.83%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.83%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.83%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (16.53%) Architect
2 17 (14.05%) Consultant
2 17 (14.05%) Developer
3 16 (13.22%) Administrator
4 14 (11.57%) Systems Administrator
5 13 (10.74%) Infrastructure Architect
5 13 (10.74%) Unix Consultant
6 9 (7.44%) DevOps Engineer
6 9 (7.44%) Unix Architect
7 8 (6.61%) Analyst
7 8 (6.61%) E-Commerce Developer
7 8 (6.61%) Service Desk Engineer
8 7 (5.79%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 7 (5.79%) Magento Developer
9 6 (4.96%) Linux Administrator
9 6 (4.96%) Linux Engineer
9 6 (4.96%) Network Engineer
9 6 (4.96%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (4.96%) Unix Administrator
10 5 (4.13%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (19.01%) LAMP
2 17 (14.05%) Middleware
2 17 (14.05%) Web Services
3 15 (12.40%) HTML
4 12 (9.92%) CSS
4 12 (9.92%) XHTML
5 11 (9.09%) JSON
6 10 (8.26%) J2EE
7 9 (7.44%) SOAP
8 8 (6.61%) REST
8 8 (6.61%) XML
9 7 (5.79%) LEMP Stack
9 7 (5.79%) XSL
10 6 (4.96%) JMS
10 6 (4.96%) Oracle Fusion
11 5 (4.13%) LAPP Stack
12 3 (2.48%) EJB
12 3 (2.48%) JSTL
12 3 (2.48%) RESTful
12 3 (2.48%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.74%) Analytical Skills
1 13 (10.74%) Data Centre
2 10 (8.26%) EFT
3 3 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.48%) iPad
3 3 (2.48%) Mobile Payment
3 3 (2.48%) PKI
4 2 (1.65%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.65%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.83%) CCTV
5 1 (0.83%) Clustering
5 1 (0.83%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.83%) Device Driver
5 1 (0.83%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.83%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.83%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 62 (51.24%) Unix
2 32 (26.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 25 (20.66%) Windows
4 15 (12.40%) Solaris
5 13 (10.74%) AIX
6 6 (4.96%) CentOS
7 4 (3.31%) HPUX
7 4 (3.31%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (2.48%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (2.48%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.65%) Mac OS
9 2 (1.65%) Windows Server
9 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.83%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.83%) Mac OS X Server
10 1 (0.83%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (21.49%) E-Commerce
2 16 (13.22%) DevOps
3 14 (11.57%) Mentoring
4 13 (10.74%) Open Source
5 12 (9.92%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (8.26%) Continuous Delivery
6 10 (8.26%) OO
7 9 (7.44%) Creative Problem-Solving
7 9 (7.44%) MVC
7 9 (7.44%) Software Delivery
7 9 (7.44%) Translating Business Requirements
8 8 (6.61%) SOA
9 7 (5.79%) Change Management
9 7 (5.79%) ITIL
9 7 (5.79%) Load Balancing
9 7 (5.79%) OO PHP
9 7 (5.79%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (5.79%) PRINCE2
10 6 (4.96%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (4.96%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 38 (31.40%) SQL
2 37 (30.58%) Java
3 27 (22.31%) Perl
3 27 (22.31%) Shell Script
4 26 (21.49%) PHP
5 25 (20.66%) Python
6 17 (14.05%) Ruby
7 15 (12.40%) JavaScript
8 8 (6.61%) Bash Shell
9 4 (3.31%) C++
10 3 (2.48%) C
11 2 (1.65%) AWK
11 2 (1.65%) C#
11 2 (1.65%) Go
11 2 (1.65%) Jython
11 2 (1.65%) Lua
11 2 (1.65%) MATLAB
11 2 (1.65%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.65%) sed
12 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (13.22%) SC Cleared
1 16 (13.22%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.31%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.48%) CCNA
4 2 (1.65%) CCA
4 2 (1.65%) CCENT
4 2 (1.65%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (1.65%) Degree
4 2 (1.65%) MCSE
4 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.65%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.65%) PMP
4 2 (1.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.83%) CCNP
5 1 (0.83%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.83%) ISEB
5 1 (0.83%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.61%) QA
2 1 (0.83%) MISRA
2 1 (0.83%) MISRA C
2 1 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (12.40%) vSphere
2 13 (10.74%) FreeRADIUS
3 11 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (7.44%) Active Directory
5 7 (5.79%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (4.13%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (3.31%) Docker
7 4 (3.31%) iptables
8 3 (2.48%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (2.48%) Varnish
9 2 (1.65%) Firmware
9 2 (1.65%) NFS
10 1 (0.83%) Cygwin
10 1 (0.83%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.83%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.83%) XenApp
10 1 (0.83%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 31 (25.62%) Opscode Chef
2 22 (18.18%) Puppet
3 20 (16.53%) Ansible
4 14 (11.57%) Nagios
5 6 (4.96%) Graphite
5 6 (4.96%) logstash
5 6 (4.96%) Tivoli
6 4 (3.31%) SCCM
7 3 (2.48%) OpenView
8 2 (1.65%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.83%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.83%) Netcool
9 1 (0.83%) Packer
9 1 (0.83%) Terraform
9 1 (0.83%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (23.97%) Oracle
2 25 (20.66%) VMware
3 23 (19.01%) Cisco
4 22 (18.18%) IBM
4 22 (18.18%) Red Hat
5 12 (9.92%) Microsoft
6 9 (7.44%) hybris
6 9 (7.44%) Zend
7 8 (6.61%) HP
8 3 (2.48%) 3PAR
8 3 (2.48%) Apple
8 3 (2.48%) ATG
8 3 (2.48%) Blue Martini
8 3 (2.48%) BMC
8 3 (2.48%) Elastic Path
8 3 (2.48%) Interwoven
8 3 (2.48%) Sun
8 3 (2.48%) Sybase
9 2 (1.65%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.65%) Sonatype
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