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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Hertfordshire / Stevenage
Rank 9 7 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Linux 5 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 7.69% 9.26% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.41% 38.46% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £258 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £52.50 £49.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%

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 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 26.15% 24.07% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
Median daily rate £258 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 1
Median hourly rate £10.00 £22.50 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.55% +95.65%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%

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 20 February 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 17 (94.44%) Unix
2 16 (88.89%) SC Cleared
2 16 (88.89%) Security Cleared
3 14 (77.78%) Red Hat
3 14 (77.78%) Shell Script
3 14 (77.78%) Perl
3 14 (77.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (16.67%) Windows
5 2 (11.11%) SQL
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (5.56%) Time Management
6 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.56%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (5.56%) GDB
6 1 (5.56%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
6 1 (5.56%) Ada 95
6 1 (5.56%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
6 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
6 1 (5.56%) Wireshark
6 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
6 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing

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 (5.56%) Apache
1 1 (5.56%) IIS
1 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
1 1 (5.56%) Simulink
1 1 (5.56%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) GDB
1 1 (5.56%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (5.56%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (83.33%) Consultant
2 14 (77.78%) Unix Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Electrical Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
1 1 (5.56%) HTML
1 1 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 17 (94.44%) Unix
2 14 (77.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
2 1 (5.56%) Compatibility Testing
2 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
2 1 (5.56%) Integration Testing
2 1 (5.56%) PLM
2 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
2 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
2 1 (5.56%) Time Management
2 1 (5.56%) UML
2 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) Perl
1 14 (77.78%) Shell Script
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) Ada
3 1 (5.56%) Ada 95
3 1 (5.56%) C
3 1 (5.56%) C#
3 1 (5.56%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) MATLAB
3 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (88.89%) SC Cleared
1 16 (88.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) Red Hat
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) IBM
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) PTC
3 1 (5.56%) Remedy
3 1 (5.56%) Serena
3 1 (5.56%) Siemens
3 1 (5.56%) VMware