Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Stevenage with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Linux
Hertfordshire > Stevenage
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 3 22
Rank change year-on-year -15 +19 -10
Contract jobs citing Linux 10 20 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 7.09% 22.22% 3.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.04% 58.82% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 16 1
Stevenage median daily rate - £258 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -10.43% -43.63%
Hertfordshire median daily rate £434 £344 £350
% change year-on-year +26.18% -1.79% -13.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Stevenage median hourly rate £46.50 - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £37.50 £31.50 £44.25
% change year-on-year +19.05% -28.81% +18.00%

Linux is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Stevenage with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Stevenage
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 27 34 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 19.15% 37.78% 30.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 22 16
Stevenage median daily rate £293 £258 £144
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.59% +79.13% -42.50%
10th Percentile £125 £250 £120
90th Percentile £510 £436 £297
Hertfordshire median daily rate £366 £368 £335
% change year-on-year -0.34% +9.70% -4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 6
Stevenage median hourly rate £15.00 £10.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -22.22% +12.50%
10th Percentile £10.07 £10.05 £6.86
90th Percentile £47.25 £11.35 £19.13
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year - -4.92% +1.67%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Stevenage

Job postings citing Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Stevenage.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Stevenage

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Linux in Stevenage.

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Stevenage

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux in Stevenage.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Stevenage region with a requirement for Linux.

1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (60.00%) Red Hat
4 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
5 4 (40.00%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
6 3 (30.00%) Automotive
6 3 (30.00%) Validation
6 3 (30.00%) Bugzilla
6 3 (30.00%) ClearQuest
6 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (30.00%) C
6 3 (30.00%) ClearCase
6 3 (30.00%) Java
6 3 (30.00%) Cygwin
6 3 (30.00%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (30.00%) Avionics
6 3 (30.00%) Degree
7 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (20.00%) Ruby
7 2 (20.00%) Web Development
7 2 (20.00%) JSON
7 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
7 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (20.00%) PowerShell

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stevenage 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 2 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) SpaceWire
2 1 (10.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Bugzilla
1 3 (30.00%) ClearCase
1 3 (30.00%) ClearQuest
2 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (30.00%) Automotive
1 3 (30.00%) Avionics
1 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Administrator
1 4 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) Software Validation Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Validation Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) IT Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) IT Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (20.00%) CSS
1 2 (20.00%) CSS3
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
1 2 (20.00%) HTML5
1 2 (20.00%) JSON
1 2 (20.00%) XHTML
1 2 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (30.00%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (20.00%) Algorithms
4 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (10.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (30.00%) Validation
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) MVC
4 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (20.00%) Web Development
5 1 (10.00%) CMMI
5 1 (10.00%) Information Security
5 1 (10.00%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (10.00%) Threat Management
5 1 (10.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C
1 3 (30.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (20.00%) Ruby
3 1 (10.00%) ANSI C
3 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) Degree
4 2 (20.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) ECSS
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (30.00%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Atlassian