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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 8 10 8
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing Linux 12 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 12.12% 5.36% 5.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.33% 14.29% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£356 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.76% -17.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £377 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +2.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
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
36 21 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 36.36% 37.50% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 1
Average daily rate £313 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% -5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.23
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.55%

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 31 July 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 10 (41.67%) Windows
1 10 (41.67%) Internet
1 10 (41.67%) Firewall
2 8 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 8 (33.33%) .NET
3 7 (29.17%) Toad
3 7 (29.17%) Identity Management
3 7 (29.17%) Telnet
3 7 (29.17%) Finance
3 7 (29.17%) SSH
3 7 (29.17%) Cyber-Ark
3 7 (29.17%) PuTTY
4 6 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (25.00%) Tivoli
4 6 (25.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 6 (25.00%) CA Single Sign-On
4 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (25.00%) Python
4 6 (25.00%) LDAP
4 6 (25.00%) Java
4 6 (25.00%) Oracle
5 5 (20.83%) C
5 5 (20.83%) UNIX
5 5 (20.83%) Sun
5 5 (20.83%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (20.83%) Clustering
6 4 (16.67%) Device Driver
6 4 (16.67%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 4 (16.67%) Oracle Identity Manager

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (8.33%) IIS
1 2 (8.33%) Apache
2 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.17%) nginx
2 1 (4.17%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (41.67%) Internet
1 10 (41.67%) Firewall
2 7 (29.17%) SSH
2 7 (29.17%) PuTTY
2 7 (29.17%) Telnet
3 6 (25.00%) LDAP
4 3 (12.50%) LAN
4 3 (12.50%) WAN
4 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 3 (12.50%) Ethernet
5 2 (8.33%) DNS
5 2 (8.33%) SSL
5 2 (8.33%) SAN
5 2 (8.33%) DHCP
6 1 (4.17%) FTP
6 1 (4.17%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) MySQL
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.33%) RDBMS
1 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Toad
2 1 (4.17%) JIRA
2 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.17%) Gerrit
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Retail
3 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.17%) Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Consultant
2 3 (12.50%) Linux Consultant
2 3 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Technical Leader
3 2 (8.33%) MySQL DBA
3 2 (8.33%) Build Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Cyber-Ark Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (8.33%) DBA
3 2 (8.33%) Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (4.17%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Programmer
4 1 (4.17%) Cyber-Ark Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Service Desk Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Linux Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Clustering
2 4 (16.67%) Device Driver
3 2 (8.33%) Replication
3 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.17%) EFT
4 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Windows
2 6 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (20.83%) UNIX
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.33%) Solaris
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.17%) SUSE
5 1 (4.17%) Fedora
5 1 (4.17%) Ubuntu
5 1 (4.17%) CentOS
5 1 (4.17%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Identity Management
2 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (8.33%) Scrum
3 2 (8.33%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (8.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (8.33%) High Availability
3 2 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (4.17%) Stress Testing
4 1 (4.17%) ITIL
4 1 (4.17%) Change Management
4 1 (4.17%) Automated Testing
4 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
4 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) Java
1 6 (25.00%) Python
2 5 (20.83%) C
3 3 (12.50%) Perl
4 2 (8.33%) Embedded C
4 2 (8.33%) C++
5 1 (4.17%) Korn
5 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.17%) SQL
5 1 (4.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) MCSE
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (8.33%) OCA
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle Certification
1 2 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (4.17%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (20.83%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (16.67%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 2 (8.33%) VMware ESX
4 2 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (8.33%) XenApp
4 2 (8.33%) vSphere
5 1 (4.17%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) Tivoli
1 6 (25.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 6 (25.00%) CA Single Sign-On
2 4 (16.67%) Novell Identity Manager
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (4.17%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 7 (29.17%) Cyber-Ark
3 6 (25.00%) Oracle
4 5 (20.83%) Sun
5 4 (16.67%) CA
5 4 (16.67%) Cisco
5 4 (16.67%) IBM
5 4 (16.67%) Novell
6 3 (12.50%) VMware
6 3 (12.50%) NetApp
6 3 (12.50%) HP
7 2 (8.33%) Citrix
7 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
8 1 (4.17%) Atlassian
8 1 (4.17%) Veritas