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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 6 14 9
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Contract jobs citing Linux 15 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 15.00% 5.19% 3.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.25% 22.22% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
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£330 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £335
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +8.21%
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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
48 18 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 48.00% 23.38% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 6 1
Average daily rate £325 £245 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.65% -42.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -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 22 May 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 8 (47.06%) Firewall
2 7 (41.18%) Red Hat
2 7 (41.18%) Internet
2 7 (41.18%) Windows
3 6 (35.29%) .NET
3 6 (35.29%) Finance
3 6 (35.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (29.41%) SSH
4 5 (29.41%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (29.41%) Cyber-Ark
4 5 (29.41%) PuTTY
4 5 (29.41%) Identity Management
4 5 (29.41%) Telnet
4 5 (29.41%) Toad
5 4 (23.53%) LDAP
5 4 (23.53%) Cisco
5 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
5 4 (23.53%) Java
5 4 (23.53%) Oracle
5 4 (23.53%) Tivoli
5 4 (23.53%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 4 (23.53%) CA Single Sign-On
5 4 (23.53%) Clustering
6 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (17.65%) Retail
6 3 (17.65%) NetApp
6 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
6 3 (17.65%) Sun
6 3 (17.65%) VMware
6 3 (17.65%) C

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (11.76%) MS Exchange
1 2 (11.76%) Apache
1 2 (11.76%) IIS
1 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (5.88%) Confluence
2 1 (5.88%) nginx
2 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) Firewall
2 7 (41.18%) Internet
3 5 (29.41%) SSH
3 5 (29.41%) PuTTY
3 5 (29.41%) Telnet
4 4 (23.53%) LDAP
5 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
5 3 (17.65%) LAN
5 3 (17.65%) WAN
5 3 (17.65%) Ethernet
6 2 (11.76%) DNS
6 2 (11.76%) DHCP
6 2 (11.76%) SSL
6 2 (11.76%) SAN
7 1 (5.88%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.88%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Toad
2 1 (5.88%) Gerrit
2 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Retail
3 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
3 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.88%) Banking
4 1 (5.88%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) Linux Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Leader
3 2 (11.76%) Build Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Cyber-Ark Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) MySQL DBA
4 1 (5.88%) Linux Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) .NET
2 2 (11.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Clustering
2 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Device Driver
3 1 (5.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (17.65%) UNIX
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.88%) CentOS
5 1 (5.88%) Fedora
5 1 (5.88%) Ubuntu
5 1 (5.88%) SUSE
5 1 (5.88%) HPUX
5 1 (5.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Identity Management
2 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
3 2 (11.76%) Scrum
3 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
3 2 (11.76%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (11.76%) High Availability
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.88%) Change Management
4 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) Java
2 3 (17.65%) C
3 2 (11.76%) Python
3 2 (11.76%) C++
3 2 (11.76%) Perl
4 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.88%) Korn
4 1 (5.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (11.76%) OCA
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Certification
1 2 (11.76%) MCSE
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (5.88%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
3 2 (11.76%) VMware ESX
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (11.76%) XenApp
3 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.76%) vSphere
3 2 (11.76%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 1 (5.88%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Tivoli
1 4 (23.53%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 4 (23.53%) CA Single Sign-On
2 2 (11.76%) Novell Identity Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (5.88%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Red Hat
2 5 (29.41%) Cyber-Ark
3 4 (23.53%) Cisco
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle
4 3 (17.65%) NetApp
4 3 (17.65%) Sun
4 3 (17.65%) VMware
4 3 (17.65%) HP
5 2 (11.76%) Citrix
5 2 (11.76%) IBM
5 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.76%) CA
5 2 (11.76%) Novell
6 1 (5.88%) Atlassian
6 1 (5.88%) Veritas