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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 5 11 8
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Contract jobs citing Linux 17 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 22.97% 2.04% 8.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.71% 4.76% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Average daily rate
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£500 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £34.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.14% -8.00%
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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
28 21 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 37.84% 42.86% 19.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 1
Average daily rate £438 £340 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.67% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £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
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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 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 17 (53.13%) Windows
2 16 (50.00%) Firewall
3 15 (46.88%) Internet
4 13 (40.63%) .NET
5 12 (37.50%) Oracle
5 12 (37.50%) Toad
5 12 (37.50%) Identity Management
5 12 (37.50%) Telnet
5 12 (37.50%) SSH
5 12 (37.50%) Cyber-Ark
5 12 (37.50%) PuTTY
6 11 (34.38%) Finance
6 11 (34.38%) Tivoli
6 11 (34.38%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 11 (34.38%) CA Single Sign-On
6 11 (34.38%) LDAP
6 11 (34.38%) Java
7 9 (28.13%) Red Hat
8 7 (21.88%) Active Directory
8 7 (21.88%) UNIX
9 6 (18.75%) Python
9 6 (18.75%) Sun
9 6 (18.75%) OCA
9 6 (18.75%) Oracle Certification
9 6 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (15.63%) Tivoli Directory Server
10 5 (15.63%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 5 (15.63%) Clustering
10 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (15.63%) CA

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (6.25%) MS Exchange
1 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (6.25%) IIS
1 2 (6.25%) Apache
1 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.13%) nginx
2 1 (3.13%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Office 365
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (50.00%) Firewall
2 15 (46.88%) Internet
3 12 (37.50%) Telnet
3 12 (37.50%) SSH
3 12 (37.50%) PuTTY
4 11 (34.38%) LDAP
5 3 (9.38%) LAN
5 3 (9.38%) WAN
5 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
5 3 (9.38%) Ethernet
6 2 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (6.25%) DNS
6 2 (6.25%) SSL
6 2 (6.25%) SAN
6 2 (6.25%) DHCP
7 1 (3.13%) OpenVPN
7 1 (3.13%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (3.13%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.25%) RDBMS
2 2 (6.25%) MySQL
3 1 (3.13%) Big Data
3 1 (3.13%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.13%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (37.50%) Toad
2 1 (3.13%) JIRA
2 1 (3.13%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.13%) Gerrit
General
1 11 (34.38%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Retail
3 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.25%) Advertising
4 1 (3.13%) Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) Analyst
2 5 (15.63%) Consultant
3 3 (9.38%) Linux Consultant
3 3 (9.38%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) MySQL DBA
4 2 (6.25%) Build Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Team Leader
4 2 (6.25%) Technical Leader
4 2 (6.25%) Network Team Leader
4 2 (6.25%) Developer
4 2 (6.25%) DBA
4 2 (6.25%) Cyber-Ark Consultant
4 2 (6.25%) Cyber-Ark Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Programmer
5 1 (3.13%) Administrator
5 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Data Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.13%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (40.63%) .NET
2 3 (9.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Clustering
2 4 (12.50%) Device Driver
3 2 (6.25%) Replication
3 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.13%) EFT
4 1 (3.13%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.13%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (53.13%) Windows
2 7 (21.88%) UNIX
3 6 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (6.25%) HPUX
5 2 (6.25%) Solaris
6 1 (3.13%) CentOS
6 1 (3.13%) SUSE
6 1 (3.13%) Fedora
6 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) Identity Management
2 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (9.38%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.25%) Scrum
4 2 (6.25%) Test Automation
4 2 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (6.25%) High Availability
4 2 (6.25%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (6.25%) ETL
4 2 (6.25%) ITIL
4 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.13%) ERP
5 1 (3.13%) Data Modelling
5 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.13%) Change Management
5 1 (3.13%) Migration
5 1 (3.13%) Release Management
5 1 (3.13%) Stress Testing
5 1 (3.13%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) Java
2 6 (18.75%) Python
3 5 (15.63%) C
4 3 (9.38%) Perl
5 2 (6.25%) SQL
5 2 (6.25%) Embedded C
5 2 (6.25%) C++
6 1 (3.13%) Korn
6 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) OCA
1 6 (18.75%) Oracle Certification
2 3 (9.38%) MCSE
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (3.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (3.13%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
1 2 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (21.88%) Active Directory
2 5 (15.63%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 2 (6.25%) VMware ESX
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.25%) XenApp
3 2 (6.25%) vSphere
4 1 (3.13%) NFS
Systems Management
1 11 (34.38%) Tivoli
1 11 (34.38%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 11 (34.38%) CA Single Sign-On
2 5 (15.63%) Novell Identity Manager
2 5 (15.63%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (3.13%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.13%) SCCM
3 1 (3.13%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Oracle
1 12 (37.50%) Cyber-Ark
2 9 (28.13%) Red Hat
3 6 (18.75%) Sun
4 5 (15.63%) CA
4 5 (15.63%) IBM
4 5 (15.63%) Novell
5 4 (12.50%) VMware
5 4 (12.50%) Cisco
5 4 (12.50%) HP
6 3 (9.38%) Citrix
7 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
8 1 (3.13%) NetApp
8 1 (3.13%) Brocade
8 1 (3.13%) Atlassian
8 1 (3.13%) 3PAR
8 1 (3.13%) Talend
8 1 (3.13%) Veritas
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