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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Hertfordshire / Welwyn Garden City
Rank 7 4 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Linux 12 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 15.38% 12.50% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 50.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 0
Median daily rate £150 £278 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+6.49% +6.94%

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
12 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 15.38% 25.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 0
Median daily rate £150 £278 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Welwyn Garden City

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Welwyn Garden City region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram 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 20 January 2017, 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 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) SQL
3 8 (57.14%) Unix
3 8 (57.14%) EFT
4 6 (42.86%) Python
4 6 (42.86%) MySQL
4 6 (42.86%) Java
5 5 (35.71%) Ruby
5 5 (35.71%) QA
5 5 (35.71%) Technical Analysis
5 5 (35.71%) LAPP Stack
5 5 (35.71%) Bash Shell
5 5 (35.71%) C
5 5 (35.71%) Perl
5 5 (35.71%) FTP
5 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
5 5 (35.71%) SSL
5 5 (35.71%) Internet
5 5 (35.71%) Apache
5 5 (35.71%) Tomcat
5 5 (35.71%) LAMP
5 5 (35.71%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (35.71%) Clustering
5 5 (35.71%) Firewall
6 4 (28.57%) Finance
6 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (28.57%) Banking
6 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
7 3 (21.43%) Incident Management
7 3 (21.43%) Active Directory

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 5 (35.71%) Apache
1 5 (35.71%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (7.14%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) Firewall
1 5 (35.71%) FTP
1 5 (35.71%) Internet
1 5 (35.71%) SSL
1 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) MySQL
2 5 (35.71%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
3 1 (7.14%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.14%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (28.57%) Banking
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Service Desk Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Applications Support
2 3 (21.43%) Software Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Applications Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Applications Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Service Desk Support
3 2 (14.29%) Software Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Electronics Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) LAMP
1 5 (35.71%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (7.14%) CSS
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) JSON
2 1 (7.14%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (7.14%) Pyramid
2 1 (7.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) EFT
2 5 (35.71%) Clustering
3 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Technical Analysis
2 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 3 (21.43%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps
4 1 (7.14%) High Availability
4 1 (7.14%) TDD
4 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) Java
2 6 (42.86%) Python
3 5 (35.71%) Bash Shell
3 5 (35.71%) C
3 5 (35.71%) Perl
3 5 (35.71%) Ruby
4 1 (7.14%) C++
4 1 (7.14%) Go
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) Lua
4 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) QA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Puppet
2 1 (7.14%) Salt
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) PayPal