The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 14 14 20
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Contract jobs citing Linux 16 19 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 9.04% 13.19% 5.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.10% 30.65% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 4
Median daily rate - £350 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +64.70%
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.09% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £31.63
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +18.57%
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 Watford region.

Operating Systems Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
42 62 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 23.73% 43.06% 31.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 29 16
Median daily rate £245 £425 £186
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.35% +128.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £123 £96
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £425 £389
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 11
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.12%
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 Watford

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Watford

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 Watford region with a requirement for Linux.

1 13 (61.90%) Unix
2 12 (57.14%) E-Commerce
3 11 (52.38%) PHP
3 11 (52.38%) MySQL
3 11 (52.38%) Magento
4 10 (47.62%) SQL
4 10 (47.62%) Python
5 9 (42.86%) Java
6 8 (38.10%) Ant
6 8 (38.10%) Git (software)
6 8 (38.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (38.10%) Puppet
6 8 (38.10%) Subversion
7 7 (33.33%) Ruby
7 7 (33.33%) Drupal
7 7 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (33.33%) hybris
7 7 (33.33%) Ansible
7 7 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (33.33%) Software Delivery
7 7 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
7 7 (33.33%) Mentoring
7 7 (33.33%) DB2
7 7 (33.33%) Oracle
7 7 (33.33%) AIX
7 7 (33.33%) IBM
7 7 (33.33%) Firewall
7 7 (33.33%) Tomcat
7 7 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (23.81%) LAMP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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 7 (33.33%) Drupal
1 7 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 4 (19.05%) Apache
3 1 (4.76%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (52.38%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) Firewall
2 4 (19.05%) HTTP
3 2 (9.52%) SAN
3 2 (9.52%) SSL
4 1 (4.76%) DNS
4 1 (4.76%) Internet
4 1 (4.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (52.38%) MySQL
2 7 (33.33%) DB2
2 7 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
4 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (9.52%) MongoDB
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (9.52%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Ant
1 8 (38.10%) Git (software)
1 8 (38.10%) Subversion
2 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 2 (9.52%) Selenium
4 1 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
1 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.52%) French Language
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Architect
1 7 (33.33%) Developer
1 7 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
1 7 (33.33%) Unix Architect
2 4 (19.05%) E-Commerce Developer
2 4 (19.05%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
2 4 (19.05%) LAMP Developer
2 4 (19.05%) Magento Developer
2 4 (19.05%) PHP Developer
2 4 (19.05%) PHP LAMP Developer
2 4 (19.05%) PHP Magento Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (9.52%) Applications Support
4 2 (9.52%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Sybase Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) CSS
1 5 (23.81%) HTML
1 5 (23.81%) LAMP
2 4 (19.05%) Web Services
2 4 (19.05%) XHTML
2 4 (19.05%) XSL
3 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.76%) HTML5
3 1 (4.76%) J2EE
3 1 (4.76%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (61.90%) Unix
2 8 (38.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (33.33%) AIX
4 4 (19.05%) Windows
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.76%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) E-Commerce
2 7 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 7 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 7 (33.33%) Software Delivery
2 7 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
3 4 (19.05%) MVC
3 4 (19.05%) OO
3 4 (19.05%) OO PHP
3 4 (19.05%) Open Source
4 2 (9.52%) ITIL
5 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.76%) Front End Development
5 1 (4.76%) Migration
5 1 (4.76%) Network Architecture
5 1 (4.76%) Project Management
5 1 (4.76%) Release Management
5 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) PHP
2 10 (47.62%) Python
2 10 (47.62%) SQL
3 9 (42.86%) Java
4 7 (33.33%) Ruby
5 5 (23.81%) Shell Script
6 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
7 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
8 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
8 1 (4.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) CCNA
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) RHCE
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) Postfix
2 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (38.10%) Puppet
2 7 (33.33%) Ansible
2 7 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) hybris
1 7 (33.33%) IBM
1 7 (33.33%) Oracle
2 4 (19.05%) Zend
3 3 (14.29%) VMware
4 2 (9.52%) 3PAR
4 2 (9.52%) Avaya
4 2 (9.52%) HP
4 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.52%) Sybase
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco
5 1 (4.76%) Dell