The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Stevenage 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank - 4 -
Contract jobs citing Linux 0 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage - 17.65% -
As % of the Operating Systems category - 54.55% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Average daily rate - £250 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £355
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -8.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -
Operating Systems Category
Stevenage
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
6 11 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 11.54% 32.35% 32.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 2
Average daily rate £175 £250 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 9
Average hourly rate £11.00 £33.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.66% +22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Linux
Hertfordshire

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 17 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) ClearQuest
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 1 (100.00%) ClearQuest
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) VMware