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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 22 20 37
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +17
Contract jobs citing Linux 40 43 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.28% 6.71% 3.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.83% 26.88% 16.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 22 8
Median daily rate £450 £350 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £325 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £394 £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 3
Median hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%

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
103 160 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.17% 24.96% 20.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 79 58
Median daily rate £325 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £169 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £415 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 16
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% +9.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £10.73 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £16.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Linux.

1 47 (49.47%) Unix
2 37 (38.95%) Git (software)
2 37 (38.95%) Jenkins
3 36 (37.89%) PHP
3 36 (37.89%) Configuration Management
4 33 (34.74%) HTTP
4 33 (34.74%) Continuous Integration
4 33 (34.74%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (33.68%) DevOps
6 31 (32.63%) Amazon AWS
7 30 (31.58%) Puppet
8 29 (30.53%) Python
9 28 (29.47%) Ansible
9 28 (29.47%) Opscode Chef
10 25 (26.32%) JavaScript
10 25 (26.32%) MySQL
10 25 (26.32%) Web Services
10 25 (26.32%) Ruby
11 23 (24.21%) CSS
11 23 (24.21%) HTML
12 22 (23.16%) TCP/IP
12 22 (23.16%) PostgreSQL
13 21 (22.11%) SSL
14 20 (21.05%) Web Operations
15 19 (20.00%) Java
15 19 (20.00%) Open Source
16 18 (18.95%) Salt
16 18 (18.95%) Rackspace
17 17 (17.89%) MongoDB
18 16 (16.84%) Web Development

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 11 (11.58%) Apache
2 5 (5.26%) JBoss
2 5 (5.26%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.21%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (3.16%) MindAlign
4 3 (3.16%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.16%) nginx
5 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (1.05%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (1.05%) IBM Domino
6 1 (1.05%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.05%) IIS
6 1 (1.05%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.05%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.05%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (3.16%) MS Office
2 2 (2.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 31 (32.63%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.16%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (3.16%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 3 (3.16%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (3.16%) Amazon S3
3 3 (3.16%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (3.16%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (3.16%) IBM PureFlex
3 3 (3.16%) Route 53
3 3 (3.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.11%) IaaS
4 2 (2.11%) Office 365
4 2 (2.11%) SaaS
5 1 (1.05%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (34.74%) HTTP
2 22 (23.16%) TCP/IP
3 21 (22.11%) SSL
4 9 (9.47%) SAN
5 8 (8.42%) Network Security
6 5 (5.26%) OpenLDAP
6 5 (5.26%) SMTP
7 4 (4.21%) IMAP
7 4 (4.21%) Internet
8 3 (3.16%) DNS
8 3 (3.16%) LAN
8 3 (3.16%) S/MIME
8 3 (3.16%) WAN
9 2 (2.11%) DHCP
9 2 (2.11%) Ethernet
9 2 (2.11%) Firewall
9 2 (2.11%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (2.11%) VPN
9 2 (2.11%) WLAN
10 1 (1.05%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (26.32%) MySQL
2 22 (23.16%) PostgreSQL
3 17 (17.89%) MongoDB
4 13 (13.68%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (3.16%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (2.11%) InfluxDB
7 1 (1.05%) Endeca
7 1 (1.05%) NonStop SQL
7 1 (1.05%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.05%) Redis
7 1 (1.05%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 37 (38.95%) Git (software)
1 37 (38.95%) Jenkins
2 16 (16.84%) Subversion
3 5 (5.26%) gulp
3 5 (5.26%) JSHint
3 5 (5.26%) Mocha
4 3 (3.16%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (2.11%) Selenium
6 1 (1.05%) Ant
6 1 (1.05%) Checkstyle
6 1 (1.05%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.05%) GCC
6 1 (1.05%) GDB
6 1 (1.05%) git-flow
6 1 (1.05%) JMeter
6 1 (1.05%) JUnit
6 1 (1.05%) Maven
6 1 (1.05%) QUnit
General
1 12 (12.63%) Finance
2 6 (6.32%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.21%) Banking
3 4 (4.21%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.16%) Retail
5 2 (2.11%) Electronics
5 2 (2.11%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.05%) Advertising
6 1 (1.05%) Games
Job Titles
1 28 (29.47%) Developer
2 14 (14.74%) DevOps Engineer
3 12 (12.63%) Senior DevOps
4 10 (10.53%) PHP Developer
5 9 (9.47%) Senior Developer
6 7 (7.37%) Architect
7 6 (6.32%) Node.js Developer
8 5 (5.26%) Administrator
8 5 (5.26%) AWS DevOps
8 5 (5.26%) Digital Developer
8 5 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (5.26%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 5 (5.26%) Technical Architect
8 5 (5.26%) WebOps Engineer
9 4 (4.21%) AWS Engineer
9 4 (4.21%) Consultant
9 4 (4.21%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (4.21%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 4 (4.21%) Senior WebOps Engineer
10 3 (3.16%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (26.32%) Web Services
2 23 (24.21%) CSS
2 23 (24.21%) HTML
3 11 (11.58%) Node.js
4 6 (6.32%) Elastic Stack
5 5 (5.26%) CSS3
5 5 (5.26%) Express
5 5 (5.26%) HTML5
6 4 (4.21%) LAMP
6 4 (4.21%) LAPP Stack
6 4 (4.21%) Mustache
7 3 (3.16%) LEMP Stack
7 3 (3.16%) Sensu
7 3 (3.16%) Symfony
8 2 (2.11%) J2EE
9 1 (1.05%) .NET
9 1 (1.05%) EJB
9 1 (1.05%) JDBC
9 1 (1.05%) JMS
9 1 (1.05%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.32%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.26%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (4.21%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.16%) CLARiiON
5 3 (3.16%) PKI
5 3 (3.16%) Symmetrix DMX
5 3 (3.16%) User Experience
6 2 (2.11%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.11%) HP Storage
6 2 (2.11%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.11%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.05%) CESG
7 1 (1.05%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (1.05%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.05%) PMI
7 1 (1.05%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.05%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 47 (49.47%) Unix
2 16 (16.84%) Mac OS X
3 15 (15.79%) Windows
4 9 (9.47%) Windows Server
5 5 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (5.26%) Solaris
5 5 (5.26%) Ubuntu
6 4 (4.21%) HPUX
6 4 (4.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.16%) SUSE
8 2 (2.11%) CentOS
9 1 (1.05%) AIX
9 1 (1.05%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (37.89%) Configuration Management
2 33 (34.74%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (34.74%) Continuous Integration
3 32 (33.68%) DevOps
4 20 (21.05%) Web Operations
5 19 (20.00%) Open Source
6 16 (16.84%) Web Development
7 15 (15.79%) OO
7 15 (15.79%) OO PHP
8 14 (14.74%) ITIL
9 13 (13.68%) Line Management
9 13 (13.68%) Mentoring
9 13 (13.68%) Visualisation
10 12 (12.63%) Responsive Web Design
10 12 (12.63%) Web Design
11 10 (10.53%) Migration
12 9 (9.47%) Change Management
12 9 (9.47%) Workflow
13 7 (7.37%) Incident Management
13 7 (7.37%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 36 (37.89%) PHP
2 29 (30.53%) Python
3 25 (26.32%) JavaScript
3 25 (26.32%) Ruby
4 19 (20.00%) Java
5 8 (8.42%) Bash Shell
5 8 (8.42%) SQL
6 7 (7.37%) Perl
7 5 (5.26%) ECMAScript
8 4 (4.21%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.11%) Go
9 2 (2.11%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.05%) C
10 1 (1.05%) C#
10 1 (1.05%) C++
10 1 (1.05%) Korn
10 1 (1.05%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.05%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (8.42%) Degree
2 7 (7.37%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (4.21%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.16%) RHCE
6 1 (1.05%) CCNA
6 1 (1.05%) CCNP
6 1 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.05%) CISSP
6 1 (1.05%) CLAS
6 1 (1.05%) ISEB
6 1 (1.05%) JNCIA
6 1 (1.05%) JNCIP
6 1 (1.05%) JNCIS
6 1 (1.05%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.37%) SLA
2 6 (6.32%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.05%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.05%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (11.58%) Docker
2 6 (6.32%) VMware ESX
3 5 (5.26%) Active Directory
3 5 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.21%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.21%) Sendmail
5 3 (3.16%) SRDF
5 3 (3.16%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.05%) Firmware
6 1 (1.05%) NFS
6 1 (1.05%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (1.05%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.05%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 30 (31.58%) Puppet
2 28 (29.47%) Ansible
2 28 (29.47%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (18.95%) Salt
4 7 (7.37%) Terraform
5 5 (5.26%) Kubernetes
6 4 (4.21%) Kibana
6 4 (4.21%) logstash
6 4 (4.21%) Mesos
7 3 (3.16%) collectd
7 3 (3.16%) HP Data Protector
7 3 (3.16%) StatsD
8 2 (2.11%) Graphite
8 2 (2.11%) Marathon
9 1 (1.05%) Control-M
9 1 (1.05%) Nagios
9 1 (1.05%) SCCM
9 1 (1.05%) SCOM
9 1 (1.05%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (18.95%) Rackspace
2 12 (12.63%) VMware
3 10 (10.53%) IBM
3 10 (10.53%) Oracle
3 10 (10.53%) Red Hat
4 9 (9.47%) HP
5 8 (8.42%) NetApp
6 7 (7.37%) Microsoft
7 6 (6.32%) Brocade
7 6 (6.32%) Dell
8 5 (5.26%) EMC
9 4 (4.21%) 3PAR
9 4 (4.21%) Proofpoint
10 3 (3.16%) Cisco
10 3 (3.16%) SaltStack
11 2 (2.11%) AppDynamics
11 2 (2.11%) Kronos
11 2 (2.11%) Splunk
12 1 (1.05%) hybris
12 1 (1.05%) Teradata
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
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