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 29 September 2016 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 2 17 8
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -9
Contract jobs citing Linux 13 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 26.53% 3.23% 4.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 76.47% 12.00% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 0
Median daily rate £250 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
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 25 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 34.69% 26.88% 17.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 1
Median daily rate £250 £275 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -14.06%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Median hourly rate £11.00 £14.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +27.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Stevenage

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Stevenage region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 September 2016, 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 15 (93.75%) Unix
1 15 (93.75%) Shell Script
2 14 (87.50%) Red Hat
3 13 (81.25%) SC Cleared
3 13 (81.25%) Security Cleared
3 13 (81.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (68.75%) Perl
5 3 (18.75%) VMware
6 2 (12.50%) Network Security
6 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
6 2 (12.50%) sed
6 2 (12.50%) Python
6 2 (12.50%) Middleware
6 2 (12.50%) MATLAB
6 2 (12.50%) Firewall
6 2 (12.50%) AWK
7 1 (6.25%) Doxygen
7 1 (6.25%) Degree
7 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
7 1 (6.25%) IC Design
7 1 (6.25%) Aerospace
7 1 (6.25%) Validation
7 1 (6.25%) Clustering
7 1 (6.25%) POSIX
7 1 (6.25%) FTP
7 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
7 1 (6.25%) IBM
7 1 (6.25%) HP
7 1 (6.25%) NetApp
7 1 (6.25%) AIX

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 (6.25%) Apache
1 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
1 2 (12.50%) Network Security
2 1 (6.25%) FTP
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Emacs
1 1 (6.25%) GCC
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.25%) Mercurial
General
1 1 (6.25%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Consultant
1 9 (56.25%) Unix Consultant
2 6 (37.50%) Administrator
3 5 (31.25%) Unix Administrator
4 3 (18.75%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (18.75%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (18.75%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 2 (12.50%) Applications Support
5 2 (12.50%) Linux Support
5 2 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (12.50%) Systems Support
5 2 (12.50%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (12.50%) Unix Support
6 1 (6.25%) Embedded Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Software Validation Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Middleware
2 1 (6.25%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Clustering
1 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
1 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
1 1 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (6.25%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Unix
2 13 (81.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (6.25%) AIX
3 1 (6.25%) CentOS
3 1 (6.25%) HPUX
3 1 (6.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (6.25%) Computer Architecture
1 1 (6.25%) Digital Signal Processing
1 1 (6.25%) IC Design
1 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (6.25%) Signal Processing
1 1 (6.25%) Validation
1 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) Shell Script
2 11 (68.75%) Perl
3 2 (12.50%) AWK
3 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 2 (12.50%) MATLAB
3 2 (12.50%) Python
3 2 (12.50%) sed
4 1 (6.25%) C
4 1 (6.25%) Java
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (81.25%) SC Cleared
1 13 (81.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) MISRA
1 1 (6.25%) MISRA C
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Red Hat
2 3 (18.75%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) IBM
3 1 (6.25%) NetApp