The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
West Midlands / Coventry
Rank 46 27 20
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -7
Contract jobs citing Linux 8 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.72% 2.42% 5.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.51% 20.51% 26.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 13
Median daily rate £475 £300 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £300 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £380 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.89% +5.55%

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

Operating Systems Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
41 39 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 8.80% 11.78% 21.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 21 29
Median daily rate £450 £310 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.16% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £411 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 5
Median hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +30.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 Coventry region with a requirement for Linux.

1 13 (48.15%) SQL
2 11 (40.74%) Windows
3 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (33.33%) Docker
4 9 (33.33%) DevOps
5 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
5 8 (29.63%) Python
5 8 (29.63%) Java
5 8 (29.63%) PowerShell
6 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
7 6 (22.22%) C#
7 6 (22.22%) Unix
7 6 (22.22%) Tomcat
7 6 (22.22%) JBoss
7 6 (22.22%) JDBC
7 6 (22.22%) Windows Server
8 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (18.52%) Bash Shell
8 5 (18.52%) WSUS
8 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
8 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
9 4 (14.81%) Oracle
9 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
9 4 (14.81%) Perl
9 4 (14.81%) T-SQL
9 4 (14.81%) Scrum
9 4 (14.81%) Configuration Management
9 4 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry 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 6 (22.22%) JBoss
1 6 (22.22%) Tomcat
2 2 (7.41%) SAS
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.70%) MS Project
2 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (7.41%) IaaS
3 2 (7.41%) PaaS
4 1 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (3.70%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (3.70%) Amazon S3
4 1 (3.70%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (3.70%) Route 53
4 1 (3.70%) SaaS
4 1 (3.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Broadband
1 1 (3.70%) DNS
1 1 (3.70%) Ethernet
1 1 (3.70%) Firewall
1 1 (3.70%) Network Security
1 1 (3.70%) SSH
1 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.70%) Telnet
1 1 (3.70%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) Hadoop
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (7.41%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 2 (7.41%) SAS Enterprise Miner
3 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Jenkins
2 3 (11.11%) Ant
2 3 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (11.11%) Eclipse
2 3 (11.11%) Hudson
2 3 (11.11%) JUnit
2 3 (11.11%) Subversion
3 2 (7.41%) GoCD
4 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.70%) MSBuild
4 1 (3.70%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Developer
2 7 (25.93%) Java Developer
3 6 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Administrator
6 2 (7.41%) AWS Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) SAS Administrator
7 1 (3.70%) Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Applications Developer
7 1 (3.70%) AWS Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Azure Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Design Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) JDBC
2 3 (11.11%) Apache Axis
2 3 (11.11%) EJB
2 3 (11.11%) Hibernate
2 3 (11.11%) JAXB
2 3 (11.11%) jQuery
2 3 (11.11%) JSP
2 3 (11.11%) SOAP
2 3 (11.11%) Struts
2 3 (11.11%) Web Services
3 2 (7.41%) .NET
4 1 (3.70%) J2EE
4 1 (3.70%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Private Cloud
2 2 (7.41%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) Windows
2 6 (22.22%) Unix
2 6 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.70%) AIX
5 1 (3.70%) CentOS
5 1 (3.70%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (3.70%) Fedora
5 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (33.33%) DevOps
3 4 (14.81%) Configuration Management
3 4 (14.81%) Microservices
3 4 (14.81%) Scrum
3 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
4 3 (11.11%) Analytics
4 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 3 (11.11%) Low Latency
5 2 (7.41%) Change Management
5 2 (7.41%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (7.41%) Incident Management
5 2 (7.41%) Open Source
5 2 (7.41%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.70%) Information Security
6 1 (3.70%) Migration
6 1 (3.70%) OO
6 1 (3.70%) TOGAF
6 1 (3.70%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 13 (48.15%) SQL
2 8 (29.63%) Java
2 8 (29.63%) PowerShell
2 8 (29.63%) Python
3 6 (22.22%) C#
4 5 (18.52%) Bash Shell
5 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
5 4 (14.81%) Perl
5 4 (14.81%) T-SQL
6 3 (11.11%) Korn
6 3 (11.11%) Ruby
7 2 (7.41%) Go
7 2 (7.41%) R
8 1 (3.70%) C++
8 1 (3.70%) PHP
8 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
1 2 (7.41%) SAS Certification
2 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (33.33%) Docker
2 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
3 2 (7.41%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) WSUS
2 4 (14.81%) Ansible
2 4 (14.81%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (11.11%) Terraform
4 2 (7.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle
3 3 (11.11%) Cisco
3 3 (11.11%) EMC
3 3 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 2 (7.41%) Google
4 2 (7.41%) Teradata