The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stevenage region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Hertfordshire / Stevenage
Rank 13 11 7
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Contract jobs citing Linux 5 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 7.81% 4.84% 8.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.78% 17.65% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Median daily rate £258 - £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +4.16%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Stevenage region.

Operating Systems Category
Stevenage
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
18 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 28.13% 27.42% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 5
Median daily rate £258 £120 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+114.58% -76.47%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 3
Median hourly rate £10.00 £12.50 £15.29
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -18.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Stevenage region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Stevenage region.

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Stevenage region with a requirement for Linux.

1 21 (100.00%) Unix
2 18 (85.71%) Shell Script
2 18 (85.71%) SC Cleared
2 18 (85.71%) Security Cleared
3 17 (80.95%) Red Hat
3 17 (80.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (76.19%) Perl
5 3 (14.29%) Windows
6 2 (9.52%) SQL
6 2 (9.52%) C
6 2 (9.52%) Java
6 2 (9.52%) Middleware
6 2 (9.52%) Oracle
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
6 2 (9.52%) VMware
6 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
7 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (4.76%) Network Security
7 1 (4.76%) Time Management
7 1 (4.76%) IC Design
7 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.76%) Data Analysis
7 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (4.76%) AWK
7 1 (4.76%) PLM
7 1 (4.76%) PTC
7 1 (4.76%) Windchill
7 1 (4.76%) Teamcenter
7 1 (4.76%) Doxygen

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) Apache
1 1 (4.76%) IIS
1 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
1 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Doxygen
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
1 1 (4.76%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Firewall
1 1 (4.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Emacs
1 1 (4.76%) GCC
1 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.76%) Mercurial
General
1 1 (4.76%) Aerospace
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
1 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (76.19%) Consultant
2 15 (71.43%) Unix Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Electrical Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Linux Support
4 1 (4.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Software Validation Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Support
4 1 (4.76%) Test Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Unix Support
4 1 (4.76%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Middleware
2 1 (4.76%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.76%) HTML
2 1 (4.76%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.76%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Unix
2 17 (80.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
2 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (4.76%) Compatibility Testing
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Architecture
2 1 (4.76%) Data Analysis
2 1 (4.76%) Digital Signal Processing
2 1 (4.76%) IC Design
2 1 (4.76%) PLM
2 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
2 1 (4.76%) Signal Processing
2 1 (4.76%) Time Management
2 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (4.76%) Validation
2 1 (4.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 18 (85.71%) Shell Script
2 16 (76.19%) Perl
3 2 (9.52%) C
3 2 (9.52%) Java
3 2 (9.52%) SQL
4 1 (4.76%) AWK
4 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.76%) C#
4 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.76%) MATLAB
4 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.76%) Python
4 1 (4.76%) sed
4 1 (4.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (85.71%) SC Cleared
1 18 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) MISRA
1 1 (4.76%) MISRA C
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.76%) Cygwin
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 17 (80.95%) Red Hat
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) VMware
3 1 (4.76%) IBM
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) PTC
3 1 (4.76%) Remedy
3 1 (4.76%) Siemens