The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Rickmansworth region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 9 - 12
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 10.20% - 3.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.46% - 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Average daily rate
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£375 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -6.25%
Operating Systems Category
Rickmansworth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
13 2 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 26.53% 28.57% 46.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 7
Average daily rate £375 £225 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -47.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 4
Average hourly rate £10.50 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Linux
Hertfordshire

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 23 Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) Sybase
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) Spring
3 3 (60.00%) JasperReports
3 3 (60.00%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) J2EE
3 3 (60.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle
5 1 (20.00%) UNIX
5 1 (20.00%) Solaris
5 1 (20.00%) SAN
5 1 (20.00%) Middleware
5 1 (20.00%) Sybase ASE
5 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
5 1 (20.00%) F5
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) Crystal Reports
1 3 (60.00%) JasperReports
2 1 (20.00%) Sybase ASE
2 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Sybase DBA
3 1 (20.00%) SQL DBA
3 1 (20.00%) Sybase Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (20.00%) DBA
3 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) J2EE
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
1 3 (60.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (60.00%) Spring
2 1 (20.00%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Solaris
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Sybase
2 1 (20.00%) F5
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle