The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stevenage region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 7 7 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Linux 6 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 9.68% 6.45% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.29% 25.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £510 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £46.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.38 £34.75
% change year-on-year
+9.96% +4.67%
Linux
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 Stevenage region.

Operating Systems Category
Stevenage
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
17 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 27.42% 25.81% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Average daily rate £120 £510 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-76.47% +126.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 £10.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+125.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Stevenage region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Stevenage 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 6 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
3 3 (37.50%) UML
3 3 (37.50%) C
3 3 (37.50%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) ClearCase
3 3 (37.50%) Ada
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Degree
3 3 (37.50%) Validation
3 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
3 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
3 3 (37.50%) Integration Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Cygwin
3 3 (37.50%) Algorithms
3 3 (37.50%) Avionics
3 3 (37.50%) ANSI C
3 3 (37.50%) SpaceWire
4 2 (25.00%) ECSS
4 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Ada 95
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Automotive
4 2 (25.00%) Bugzilla
4 2 (25.00%) C++
4 2 (25.00%) ClearQuest
4 2 (25.00%) Red Hat

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Stevenage 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 1 (12.50%) Kinematics
1 1 (12.50%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) SpaceWire
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 1 (12.50%) SAP HANA
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) ClearCase
2 2 (25.00%) Bugzilla
2 2 (25.00%) ClearQuest
3 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
3 1 (12.50%) GCC
3 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 1 (12.50%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 3 (37.50%) Avionics
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (25.00%) Automotive
3 1 (12.50%) Electronics
3 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded Java Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded Linux Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Java Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Java Software Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Software Validation Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (12.50%) OpenCV
1 1 (12.50%) OpenGL
1 1 (12.50%) QML
1 1 (12.50%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Algorithms
1 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (12.50%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (12.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (12.50%) HACMP
3 1 (12.50%) Mechatronics
3 1 (12.50%) Robotics
3 1 (12.50%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) AIX
3 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
2 3 (37.50%) Integration Testing
2 3 (37.50%) UML
2 3 (37.50%) Validation
3 2 (25.00%) CMMI
4 1 (12.50%) Benchmarking
4 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (12.50%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) High Availability
4 1 (12.50%) Machine Learning
4 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
4 1 (12.50%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (12.50%) Release Management
4 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Signal Processing
4 1 (12.50%) SysML
4 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
4 1 (12.50%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Ada
1 3 (37.50%) ANSI C
1 3 (37.50%) C
1 3 (37.50%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) Ada 95
2 2 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded C++
3 1 (12.50%) MATLAB
3 1 (12.50%) Perl
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) ECSS
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Cygwin
2 1 (12.50%) PowerHA
2 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (12.50%) EMC
3 1 (12.50%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) NetApp
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) SAP
3 1 (12.50%) Serena
3 1 (12.50%) Sybase
3 1 (12.50%) VMware