The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Welwyn Garden City region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 1 - 8
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 10 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 26.32% - 3.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% - 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£330 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £328
% change year-on-year
- +14.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.25
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +13.47%
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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 Welwyn Garden City region.

Operating Systems Category
Welwyn Garden City
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
20 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 52.63% 11.84% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 1
Average daily rate £310 £245 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.53% -42.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Welwyn Garden City region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Welwyn Garden City

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Welwyn Garden City

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Welwyn Garden City

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Welwyn Garden City

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Welwyn Garden City 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 (60.00%) Red Hat
1 6 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco
3 3 (30.00%) Ethernet
3 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (30.00%) NetApp
3 3 (30.00%) HP
3 3 (30.00%) LAN
3 3 (30.00%) WAN
3 3 (30.00%) Clustering
3 3 (30.00%) Internet
3 3 (30.00%) Firewall
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
4 2 (20.00%) VMware ESX
4 2 (20.00%) SAN
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (20.00%) DHCP
4 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (20.00%) Windows

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Welwyn Garden City 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 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) Confluence
2 1 (10.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (30.00%) LAN
1 3 (30.00%) WAN
1 3 (30.00%) Internet
1 3 (30.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) SAN
2 2 (20.00%) DHCP
2 2 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Gerrit
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Law
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Linux Consultant
1 3 (30.00%) Linux Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Build Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Clustering
2 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (10.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) UNIX
3 1 (10.00%) HPUX
3 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (10.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Scrum
1 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C
1 2 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (10.00%) Perl
2 1 (10.00%) VBScript
2 1 (10.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) Korn
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (20.00%) MCSE
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (20.00%) XenApp
1 2 (20.00%) vSphere
2 1 (10.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco
3 3 (30.00%) NetApp
3 3 (30.00%) HP
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
4 2 (20.00%) Citrix
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) Sun
5 1 (10.00%) Veritas
5 1 (10.00%) Atlassian