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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 4 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 17.39% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£424 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £39.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.32% +12.85%
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Hertfordshire

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
8 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 34.78% 35.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Average daily rate £375 £293 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.20% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.42% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

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 17 April 2015.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Rickmansworth

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 7 (100.00%) Oracle
1 7 (100.00%) Solaris
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) EMC
2 5 (71.43%) Finance
3 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) UNIX
3 4 (57.14%) HP
3 4 (57.14%) BMC PATROL
3 4 (57.14%) BMC
3 4 (57.14%) WebLogic
3 4 (57.14%) vSphere
4 3 (42.86%) F5
4 3 (42.86%) LoadRunner
4 3 (42.86%) Middleware
4 3 (42.86%) Project Management
5 2 (28.57%) SSH
5 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
5 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
5 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
5 2 (28.57%) Sun
5 2 (28.57%) Perl
5 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) Python
5 2 (28.57%) LDAP
5 2 (28.57%) VMS
5 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 2 (28.57%) DNS
5 2 (28.57%) Bourne shell

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (57.14%) WebLogic
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) LDAP
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
1 2 (28.57%) SSH
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) LoadRunner
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Manager
1 3 (42.86%) Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) UNIX Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Platform Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Middleware
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Solaris
2 4 (57.14%) UNIX
3 2 (28.57%) VMS
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Perl
1 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
1 2 (28.57%) Python
1 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
1 2 (28.57%) Bourne shell
1 2 (28.57%) C-shell
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) vSphere
2 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) EMC
3 4 (57.14%) BMC
3 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) HP
4 3 (42.86%) F5
5 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
5 2 (28.57%) Sun