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 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 12 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 10.64% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.78% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£340 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+13.84% -9.72%
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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
18 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 38.30% 71.43% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 1
Average daily rate £425 - £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 5
Average hourly rate £10.50 £16.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.37% +6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

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 26 November 2014.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Rickmansworth

Linux
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 10 (100.00%) SQL
1 10 (100.00%) Oracle
1 10 (100.00%) UNIX
2 8 (80.00%) Oracle Database
3 7 (70.00%) PL/SQL
4 5 (50.00%) Perl
4 5 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (50.00%) Solaris
4 5 (50.00%) Replication
4 5 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (30.00%) SAN
5 3 (30.00%) Middleware
5 3 (30.00%) Finance
5 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (30.00%) NoSQL
5 3 (30.00%) F5
6 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (20.00%) vSphere
6 2 (20.00%) Predictive Modelling
6 2 (20.00%) Algorithms
6 2 (20.00%) Banking
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (20.00%) VMware
6 2 (20.00%) ETL
6 2 (20.00%) VMS
6 2 (20.00%) HP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 (30.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (30.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle ODI
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Architect
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Platform Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Replication
2 2 (20.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) UNIX
2 5 (50.00%) Solaris
3 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (20.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (20.00%) Predictive Modelling
2 2 (20.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) PL/SQL
3 5 (50.00%) Perl
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (20.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) F5
3 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) HP