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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 17 - 13
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 7.58% - 2.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.32% - 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate
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£488 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.75 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-15.33% -6.25%
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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
19 1 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 28.79% 25.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 8
Average daily rate £475 £250 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+90.00% -41.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 5
Average hourly rate £10.50 - £12.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -8.57%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Rickmansworth

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Rickmansworth region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Rickmansworth

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 5 (55.56%) UNIX
2 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle Database
3 4 (44.44%) Sybase
4 3 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (33.33%) Web Services
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 3 (33.33%) Java
4 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) Solaris
4 3 (33.33%) J2EE
4 3 (33.33%) SAN
4 3 (33.33%) Middleware
4 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
4 3 (33.33%) Spring
4 3 (33.33%) JasperReports
4 3 (33.33%) NoSQL
4 3 (33.33%) F5
5 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (22.22%) Banking
5 2 (22.22%) Replication
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (22.22%) Perl
5 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
5 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
6 1 (11.11%) ETL
6 1 (11.11%) Sybase ASE

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle Database
2 3 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) JasperReports
2 3 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (11.11%) Sybase ASE
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle ODI
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Sybase DBA
3 1 (11.11%) SQL DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Sybase Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Web Services
1 3 (33.33%) J2EE
1 3 (33.33%) Middleware
1 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
1 3 (33.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) UNIX
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (11.11%) ETL
2 1 (11.11%) Predictive Modelling
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) Perl
3 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
3 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 4 (44.44%) Sybase
3 3 (33.33%) F5