The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 26 44 33
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -11
Contract jobs citing Linux 41 15 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.50% 2.08% 4.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.03% 15.79% 21.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 10 10
Median daily rate £440 £313 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.80% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £248 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £415 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Linux
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Operating Systems Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
128 95 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.16% 13.18% 20.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 51 71
Median daily rate £400 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £165 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £423 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 9 23
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.03 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.80 £21.50 £26.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux across the Birmingham region.

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Linux.

1 36 (45.57%) Java
2 27 (34.18%) HTML
2 27 (34.18%) CSS
3 26 (32.91%) Web Development
4 25 (31.65%) JavaScript
5 23 (29.11%) Responsive Web Design
6 21 (26.58%) Windows
7 20 (25.32%) Unix
7 20 (25.32%) MVC
8 18 (22.78%) Automotive
8 18 (22.78%) CMS
8 18 (22.78%) J2EE
8 18 (22.78%) Git (software)
8 18 (22.78%) Spring MVC
8 18 (22.78%) Spring
8 18 (22.78%) Data Centre
9 17 (21.52%) jQuery
9 17 (21.52%) VMware
10 15 (18.99%) SQL Server
10 15 (18.99%) Microsoft
10 15 (18.99%) Windows Server
11 14 (17.72%) SSL
11 14 (17.72%) Firewall
12 13 (16.46%) Configuration Management
12 13 (16.46%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (16.46%) DevOps
13 12 (15.19%) Security Cleared
13 12 (15.19%) Jenkins
13 12 (15.19%) Oracle
14 11 (13.92%) SAN

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 18 (22.78%) CMS
2 8 (10.13%) Apache
3 5 (6.33%) JBoss
3 5 (6.33%) Tomcat
4 4 (5.06%) IIS
4 4 (5.06%) SharePoint
4 4 (5.06%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.53%) MindAlign
5 2 (2.53%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.27%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (1.27%) SAS
6 1 (1.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (5.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.27%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.86%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (7.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.53%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.27%) IaaS
4 1 (1.27%) Office 365
4 1 (1.27%) PaaS
4 1 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (17.72%) Firewall
1 14 (17.72%) SSL
2 11 (13.92%) SAN
3 10 (12.66%) LAN
3 10 (12.66%) WAN
4 9 (11.39%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (11.39%) IPv4
5 6 (7.59%) HTTP
6 5 (6.33%) IMAP
6 5 (6.33%) OpenLDAP
6 5 (6.33%) SMTP
7 4 (5.06%) BIG-IP
7 4 (5.06%) DNS
7 4 (5.06%) Internet
7 4 (5.06%) SSH
8 3 (3.80%) S/MIME
8 3 (3.80%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.27%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (1.27%) IPsec
9 1 (1.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.99%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.39%) Relational Database
3 7 (8.86%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.80%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (3.80%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.53%) InfluxDB
5 2 (2.53%) MySQL
6 1 (1.27%) Big Data
6 1 (1.27%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.27%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.27%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.27%) SAS Visual Analytics
6 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 18 (22.78%) Git (software)
2 12 (15.19%) Jenkins
3 11 (13.92%) Subversion
4 2 (2.53%) Ant
4 2 (2.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (2.53%) Checkstyle
4 2 (2.53%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.53%) JMeter
4 2 (2.53%) JUnit
4 2 (2.53%) QUnit
4 2 (2.53%) Selenium
4 2 (2.53%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.27%) GCC
5 1 (1.27%) GDB
5 1 (1.27%) Maven
General
1 18 (22.78%) Automotive
2 5 (6.33%) Finance
3 2 (2.53%) Law
4 1 (1.27%) Advertising
4 1 (1.27%) Banking
4 1 (1.27%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.27%) Games
4 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 31 (39.24%) Developer
2 12 (15.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (13.92%) Java Developer
4 10 (12.66%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 10 (12.66%) JavaScript Developer
5 7 (8.86%) Consultant
5 7 (8.86%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (8.86%) Technical Leader
6 6 (7.59%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (7.59%) Senior Technical Engineer
6 6 (7.59%) Technical Engineer
6 6 (7.59%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (6.33%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.06%) Firewall Engineer
8 4 (5.06%) Juniper Engineer
8 4 (5.06%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 3 (3.80%) AWS DevOps
9 3 (3.80%) AWS Engineer
9 3 (3.80%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (34.18%) CSS
1 27 (34.18%) HTML
2 18 (22.78%) J2EE
2 18 (22.78%) Spring
2 18 (22.78%) Spring MVC
3 17 (21.52%) jQuery
4 9 (11.39%) CSS3
4 9 (11.39%) HTML5
4 9 (11.39%) Web Services
5 4 (5.06%) SAML
6 3 (3.80%) Symfony
7 2 (2.53%) EJB
7 2 (2.53%) EJB 3.0
7 2 (2.53%) Hibernate
7 2 (2.53%) Java EE
7 2 (2.53%) JBoss Seam
7 2 (2.53%) JPA
7 2 (2.53%) JSTL
7 2 (2.53%) RESTful
7 2 (2.53%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 18 (22.78%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.59%) Visualisation
3 5 (6.33%) PKI
4 2 (2.53%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.53%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.27%) CMDB
5 1 (1.27%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.27%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (26.58%) Windows
2 20 (25.32%) Unix
3 15 (18.99%) Windows Server
4 11 (13.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (12.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (11.39%) Ubuntu
6 9 (11.39%) Windows 8
7 8 (10.13%) Mac OS X
8 6 (7.59%) CentOS
9 2 (2.53%) Solaris
9 2 (2.53%) SUSE
10 1 (1.27%) AIX
10 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.27%) HPUX
10 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (32.91%) Web Development
2 23 (29.11%) Responsive Web Design
3 20 (25.32%) MVC
4 13 (16.46%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (16.46%) Configuration Management
4 13 (16.46%) DevOps
5 10 (12.66%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (12.66%) Front End Development
6 8 (10.13%) Line Management
6 8 (10.13%) OO
6 8 (10.13%) OO PHP
7 7 (8.86%) ITIL
8 5 (6.33%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (6.33%) Mentoring
8 5 (6.33%) Open Source
8 5 (6.33%) Web Design
9 4 (5.06%) Service Delivery
10 3 (3.80%) Data Modelling
10 3 (3.80%) Multithreading
10 3 (3.80%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 36 (45.57%) Java
2 25 (31.65%) JavaScript
3 9 (11.39%) SQL
4 8 (10.13%) PHP
5 7 (8.86%) Python
6 6 (7.59%) Shell Script
7 5 (6.33%) Bash Shell
7 5 (6.33%) Ruby
8 4 (5.06%) C#
8 4 (5.06%) PL/SQL
9 3 (3.80%) Korn
10 2 (2.53%) Go
10 2 (2.53%) Perl
10 2 (2.53%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.53%) VBA
11 1 (1.27%) C
11 1 (1.27%) C++
11 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (15.19%) Security Cleared
2 9 (11.39%) CCNP
2 9 (11.39%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (11.39%) MCSA
2 9 (11.39%) MCSE
2 9 (11.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (11.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (8.86%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.06%) LPIC
5 2 (2.53%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.27%) CISSP
6 1 (1.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (12.66%) vSphere
2 7 (8.86%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.86%) Docker
3 6 (7.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (6.33%) Sendmail
5 4 (5.06%) Firmware
6 2 (2.53%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (2.53%) VirtualBox
7 1 (1.27%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 11 (13.92%) Puppet
2 8 (10.13%) Ansible
3 7 (8.86%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (6.33%) Kubernetes
4 5 (6.33%) SCCM
4 5 (6.33%) SCOM
4 5 (6.33%) Terraform
5 4 (5.06%) Backup Exec
5 4 (5.06%) Mesos
5 4 (5.06%) NetBackup
6 2 (2.53%) Graphite
6 2 (2.53%) Marathon
7 1 (1.27%) Control-M
7 1 (1.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (1.27%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (1.27%) vRealize
7 1 (1.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (21.52%) VMware
2 15 (18.99%) Microsoft
3 12 (15.19%) Oracle
4 10 (12.66%) Cisco
5 9 (11.39%) Juniper
6 8 (10.13%) Red Hat
7 5 (6.33%) Proofpoint
8 4 (5.06%) Citrix
8 4 (5.06%) F5
8 4 (5.06%) IBM
9 2 (2.53%) Endeca
9 2 (2.53%) Google
9 2 (2.53%) hybris
9 2 (2.53%) NEC
9 2 (2.53%) New Relic
10 1 (1.27%) Apple
10 1 (1.27%) BMC
10 1 (1.27%) Kronos
10 1 (1.27%) MicroStrategy
10 1 (1.27%) NetApp
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