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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank - 12 11
Contract jobs citing Linux 0 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City - 3.33% 7.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 100.00% 62.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Average daily rate - £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +36.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.38 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.96% +3.92%
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 Welwyn Garden City region.

Operating Systems Category
Welwyn Garden City
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
6 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 15.00% 3.33% 12.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 6
Average daily rate £325 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +36.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 12 February 2016, 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 5 (45.45%) .NET
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
1 5 (45.45%) FreeBSD
1 5 (45.45%) Embedded C
1 5 (45.45%) Internet
1 5 (45.45%) Device Driver
1 5 (45.45%) Firewall
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) OpenBSD
2 4 (36.36%) NetBSD
3 3 (27.27%) Tivoli
3 3 (27.27%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 3 (27.27%) CA Single Sign-On
3 3 (27.27%) Telnet
3 3 (27.27%) SSH
3 3 (27.27%) Identity Management
3 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
3 3 (27.27%) HP
3 3 (27.27%) Toad
3 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
3 3 (27.27%) LDAP
3 3 (27.27%) Java
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle
3 3 (27.27%) Cyber-Ark
3 3 (27.27%) PuTTY
4 2 (18.18%) MCSE
4 2 (18.18%) High Availability
4 2 (18.18%) Office 365
4 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (18.18%) Identity Access Management

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (18.18%) IIS
1 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) Firewall
1 5 (45.45%) Internet
2 3 (27.27%) LDAP
2 3 (27.27%) PuTTY
2 3 (27.27%) SSH
2 3 (27.27%) Telnet
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (18.18%) DHCP
3 2 (18.18%) DNS
3 2 (18.18%) Ethernet
3 2 (18.18%) LAN
3 2 (18.18%) SAN
3 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
3 2 (18.18%) WAN
4 1 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Toad
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Technical Leader
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Identity and Access Management Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Network Team Leader
2 2 (18.18%) Team Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) C Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Cyber-Ark Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Embedded C Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Embedded Developer
3 1 (9.09%) HPUX Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Device Driver
2 2 (18.18%) Clustering
2 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) FreeBSD
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) NetBSD
2 4 (36.36%) OpenBSD
3 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) HPUX
4 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Identity Management
3 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
3 2 (18.18%) High Availability
3 2 (18.18%) Identity Access Management
3 2 (18.18%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (9.09%) ETL
4 1 (9.09%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Embedded C
2 3 (27.27%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) MCSE
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (18.18%) OCA
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Certification
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (18.18%) VMware ESX
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (18.18%) vSphere
2 2 (18.18%) XenApp
3 1 (9.09%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) CA Single Sign-On
1 3 (27.27%) Tivoli
1 3 (27.27%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 1 (9.09%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (9.09%) Novell Identity Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Cyber-Ark
1 3 (27.27%) HP
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
1 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) 3PAR
3 1 (9.09%) Brocade
3 1 (9.09%) CA
3 1 (9.09%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) Novell
3 1 (9.09%) Sun