The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Rickmansworth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 26 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 7 7 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Linux 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 8.33% 14.29% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.67% 23.53% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
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£363 £363 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £364 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +8.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £38.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-3.26% +2.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Rickmansworth region.

Operating Systems Category
Rickmansworth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
3 17 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 12.50% 60.71% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 1
Average daily rate £363 £350 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +75.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £13.50 £10.50 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Rickmansworth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Rickmansworth region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Rickmansworth

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Rickmansworth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux across the Rickmansworth region.

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Rickmansworth

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Rickmansworth 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 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) Solaris
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) EMC
2 4 (80.00%) BMC
2 4 (80.00%) WebLogic
2 4 (80.00%) BMC PATROL
3 3 (60.00%) Middleware
3 3 (60.00%) Project Management
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) LoadRunner
3 3 (60.00%) F5
4 2 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (40.00%) Sun
4 2 (40.00%) HP
4 2 (40.00%) Perl
4 2 (40.00%) UNIX
4 2 (40.00%) Python
4 2 (40.00%) LDAP
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) SSH
4 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (40.00%) vSphere
4 2 (40.00%) Bourne shell
4 2 (40.00%) C-shell
4 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) VMware ESX

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Rickmansworth 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 4 (80.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (20.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) LDAP
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) SSH
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Project Manager
1 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (40.00%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Middleware
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Solaris
2 2 (40.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Perl
1 2 (40.00%) Python
1 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (40.00%) Bourne shell
1 2 (40.00%) C-shell
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (40.00%) vSphere
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) EMC
2 4 (80.00%) BMC
3 3 (60.00%) F5
4 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) Sun
4 2 (40.00%) HP