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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 16 28 27
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -1
Contract jobs citing Linux 58 32 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.04% 4.83% 4.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.28% 23.88% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 10 18
Median daily rate £480 £298 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.34% -23.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £277 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £403 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £23.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +1.35%
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
144 134 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.97% 20.21% 17.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 59 66
Median daily rate £350 £280 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £160 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 18
Median hourly rate £15.00 £13.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% +1.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.73 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £18.00 £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 34 (38.64%) Unix
2 30 (34.09%) Git (software)
2 30 (34.09%) Jenkins
3 29 (32.95%) Configuration Management
4 27 (30.68%) JavaScript
4 27 (30.68%) PHP
4 27 (30.68%) DevOps
5 26 (29.55%) HTML
5 26 (29.55%) CSS
6 25 (28.41%) Java
6 25 (28.41%) Continuous Integration
7 24 (27.27%) Web Development
7 24 (27.27%) Puppet
7 24 (27.27%) HTTP
8 23 (26.14%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (23.86%) Python
9 21 (23.86%) Windows
9 21 (23.86%) Opscode Chef
10 20 (22.73%) Responsive Web Design
10 20 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
11 19 (21.59%) Ansible
12 18 (20.45%) Ruby
12 18 (20.45%) Web Services
13 17 (19.32%) VMware
14 16 (18.18%) Windows Server
15 15 (17.05%) OO PHP
15 15 (17.05%) PostgreSQL
15 15 (17.05%) Mac OS X
15 15 (17.05%) OO
15 15 (17.05%) Subversion

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 8 (9.09%) Apache
1 8 (9.09%) CMS
2 4 (4.55%) JBoss
2 4 (4.55%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.41%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (3.41%) MindAlign
3 3 (3.41%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.41%) nginx
4 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (2.27%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.14%) IBM Domino
5 1 (1.14%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.14%) IIS
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (1.14%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (2.27%) MS Office
2 1 (1.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 20 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.41%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (3.41%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 3 (3.41%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (3.41%) Amazon S3
3 3 (3.41%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (3.41%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (3.41%) Route 53
3 3 (3.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.27%) IBM PureFlex
4 2 (2.27%) Office 365
4 2 (2.27%) SaaS
5 1 (1.14%) IaaS
5 1 (1.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (27.27%) HTTP
2 14 (15.91%) SSL
3 13 (14.77%) TCP/IP
4 12 (13.64%) SAN
5 11 (12.50%) LAN
5 11 (12.50%) WAN
6 10 (11.36%) Firewall
7 9 (10.23%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (10.23%) IPv4
8 5 (5.68%) OpenLDAP
9 4 (4.55%) IMAP
9 4 (4.55%) SMTP
10 3 (3.41%) Internet
10 3 (3.41%) S/MIME
11 2 (2.27%) WLAN
12 1 (1.14%) DNS
12 1 (1.14%) Intrusion Detection
12 1 (1.14%) Network Security
12 1 (1.14%) SSH
12 1 (1.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.05%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (13.64%) MySQL
2 12 (13.64%) Relational Database
3 11 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 9 (10.23%) MongoDB
5 4 (4.55%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (3.41%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (2.27%) InfluxDB
7 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.14%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.14%) NonStop SQL
8 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.14%) Redis
8 1 (1.14%) SAS Visual Analytics
8 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 30 (34.09%) Git (software)
1 30 (34.09%) Jenkins
2 15 (17.05%) Subversion
3 3 (3.41%) Selenium
3 3 (3.41%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.27%) Ant
4 2 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (2.27%) Checkstyle
4 2 (2.27%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.27%) JUnit
4 2 (2.27%) QUnit
5 1 (1.14%) GCC
5 1 (1.14%) GDB
5 1 (1.14%) git-flow
5 1 (1.14%) JMeter
5 1 (1.14%) Maven
General
1 9 (10.23%) Finance
2 8 (9.09%) Automotive
3 3 (3.41%) Banking
4 2 (2.27%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.14%) Advertising
5 1 (1.14%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.14%) Games
5 1 (1.14%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.14%) Law
5 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (35.23%) Developer
2 12 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 9 (10.23%) Senior Developer
5 8 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
5 8 (9.09%) PHP Developer
6 7 (7.95%) Java Developer
6 7 (7.95%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 6 (6.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 6 (6.82%) Senior DevOps
7 6 (6.82%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (6.82%) Senior Technical Engineer
7 6 (6.82%) Technical Engineer
7 6 (6.82%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (6.82%) Technical Leader
8 5 (5.68%) AWS DevOps
8 5 (5.68%) Consultant
8 5 (5.68%) Digital Developer
8 5 (5.68%) WebOps Engineer
9 4 (4.55%) Juniper Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (29.55%) CSS
1 26 (29.55%) HTML
2 18 (20.45%) Web Services
3 9 (10.23%) J2EE
3 9 (10.23%) Spring
4 8 (9.09%) jQuery
4 8 (9.09%) Spring MVC
5 5 (5.68%) ELK Stack
6 4 (4.55%) CSS3
6 4 (4.55%) HTML5
6 4 (4.55%) LAPP Stack
7 3 (3.41%) LEMP Stack
7 3 (3.41%) Node.js
7 3 (3.41%) Sensu
7 3 (3.41%) Symfony
8 2 (2.27%) EJB 3.0
8 2 (2.27%) Java EE
8 2 (2.27%) JBoss Seam
8 2 (2.27%) JPA
8 2 (2.27%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.77%) Visualisation
2 10 (11.36%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.41%) PKI
4 2 (2.27%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.27%) User Experience
5 1 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.14%) CESG
5 1 (1.14%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (1.14%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.14%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.14%) PMI
5 1 (1.14%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.14%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.14%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 34 (38.64%) Unix
2 21 (23.86%) Windows
3 16 (18.18%) Windows Server
4 15 (17.05%) Mac OS X
5 13 (14.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (13.64%) Ubuntu
7 9 (10.23%) Windows 8
8 6 (6.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (5.68%) CentOS
10 4 (4.55%) Solaris
11 3 (3.41%) HPUX
11 3 (3.41%) SUSE
12 2 (2.27%) AIX
13 1 (1.14%) Apple iOS
13 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (32.95%) Configuration Management
2 27 (30.68%) DevOps
3 25 (28.41%) Continuous Integration
4 24 (27.27%) Web Development
5 23 (26.14%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (22.73%) Responsive Web Design
7 15 (17.05%) OO
7 15 (17.05%) OO PHP
8 13 (14.77%) Line Management
8 13 (14.77%) Web Operations
9 12 (13.64%) Mentoring
9 12 (13.64%) Open Source
9 12 (13.64%) Web Design
10 10 (11.36%) MVC
11 7 (7.95%) ITIL
12 6 (6.82%) Continuous Delivery
12 6 (6.82%) Front End Development
13 4 (4.55%) Continuous Deployment
13 4 (4.55%) Data Modelling
13 4 (4.55%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 27 (30.68%) JavaScript
1 27 (30.68%) PHP
2 25 (28.41%) Java
3 21 (23.86%) Python
4 18 (20.45%) Ruby
5 10 (11.36%) Bash Shell
6 6 (6.82%) Shell Script
6 6 (6.82%) SQL
7 5 (5.68%) Perl
8 4 (4.55%) Korn
8 4 (4.55%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.27%) Go
9 2 (2.27%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.14%) C
10 1 (1.14%) C#
10 1 (1.14%) C++
10 1 (1.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (15.91%) Security Cleared
2 10 (11.36%) SC Cleared
3 9 (10.23%) CCNP
3 9 (10.23%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (10.23%) MCSA
3 9 (10.23%) MCSE
3 9 (10.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (10.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (3.41%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (3.41%) Degree
5 2 (2.27%) RHCE
6 1 (1.14%) CISSP
6 1 (1.14%) CLAS
6 1 (1.14%) ISEB
6 1 (1.14%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.68%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.27%) SLA
3 1 (1.14%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (11.36%) Docker
2 9 (10.23%) vSphere
3 6 (6.82%) Active Directory
4 4 (4.55%) Sendmail
5 2 (2.27%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.14%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 24 (27.27%) Puppet
2 21 (23.86%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (21.59%) Ansible
4 11 (12.50%) Salt
5 7 (7.95%) Terraform
6 5 (5.68%) Kubernetes
7 4 (4.55%) Mesos
8 3 (3.41%) collectd
8 3 (3.41%) Kibana
8 3 (3.41%) logstash
8 3 (3.41%) StatsD
9 2 (2.27%) Control-M
9 2 (2.27%) Graphite
9 2 (2.27%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (2.27%) Marathon
9 2 (2.27%) SCOM
10 1 (1.14%) Nagios
10 1 (1.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (1.14%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (1.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (19.32%) VMware
2 14 (15.91%) Microsoft
3 12 (13.64%) Rackspace
4 10 (11.36%) Cisco
4 10 (11.36%) Red Hat
5 9 (10.23%) Juniper
6 8 (9.09%) Oracle
7 5 (5.68%) NetApp
8 4 (4.55%) Proofpoint
9 3 (3.41%) Kronos
9 3 (3.41%) SaltStack
10 2 (2.27%) BMC
10 2 (2.27%) Brocade
10 2 (2.27%) Endeca
10 2 (2.27%) HP
10 2 (2.27%) hybris
10 2 (2.27%) IBM
11 1 (1.14%) Lotus
11 1 (1.14%) MicroStrategy
11 1 (1.14%) SAP
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