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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 25 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 16 11 8
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Contract jobs citing Linux 1 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 1.39% 10.29% 9.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.14% 25.45% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Median daily rate £400 £377 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.99% +7.81%
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +20.96%
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
14 55 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 19.44% 40.44% 38.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 31 8
Median daily rate £220 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.14% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 6
Median hourly rate £18.25 - £16.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 - £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 - £16.06
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Welwyn Garden City region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 July 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 Welwyn Garden City region with a requirement for Linux.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) RHCE
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) ISO 8583
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) AWK
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Business Process Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City 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 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 1 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Process Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Human Resource Management
1 1 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) AWK
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO 8583
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) F5