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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 37 35 22
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -13
Contract jobs citing Linux 21 5 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 3.94% 1.41% 6.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.61% 10.00% 31.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 16
Median daily rate £400 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £245 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £490 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.09% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £37.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +16.15%
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 Coventry region.

Operating Systems Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
82 50 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 15.38% 14.12% 20.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 25 39
Median daily rate £375 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £105 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 17
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -52.54%
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
Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram 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 26 August 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 Coventry region with a requirement for Linux.

1 17 (40.48%) Java
2 15 (35.71%) Unix
3 13 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (30.95%) DevOps
4 12 (28.57%) Windows
5 11 (26.19%) SQL
6 10 (23.81%) Jenkins
7 9 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (21.43%) VMware
8 7 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (16.67%) Data Centre
8 7 (16.67%) Oracle
8 7 (16.67%) Tomcat
8 7 (16.67%) Python
9 6 (14.29%) JavaScript
9 6 (14.29%) JBoss
9 6 (14.29%) JDBC
9 6 (14.29%) Docker
9 6 (14.29%) Git (software)
9 6 (14.29%) Web Development
10 5 (11.90%) MODAF
10 5 (11.90%) Enterprise Architecture
10 5 (11.90%) SaaS
10 5 (11.90%) Terraform
10 5 (11.90%) HTML
10 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
10 5 (11.90%) Active Directory
10 5 (11.90%) Scrum
10 5 (11.90%) Retail
10 5 (11.90%) Zachman Framework

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 7 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 6 (14.29%) JBoss
3 3 (7.14%) Apache
3 3 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (4.76%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 3 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (7.14%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) ENOVIA
2 1 (2.38%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.90%) SaaS
2 4 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.38%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (2.38%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.38%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (2.38%) IaaS
4 1 (2.38%) PaaS
4 1 (2.38%) Rackspace Cloud
4 1 (2.38%) Route 53
4 1 (2.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) DNS
1 3 (7.14%) LAN
1 3 (7.14%) TCP/IP
1 3 (7.14%) WAN
2 2 (4.76%) ICMP
2 2 (4.76%) VPN
3 1 (2.38%) Broadband
3 1 (2.38%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.38%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (2.38%) Firewall
3 1 (2.38%) Internet
3 1 (2.38%) Network Security
3 1 (2.38%) SAN
3 1 (2.38%) SSH
3 1 (2.38%) Telnet
3 1 (2.38%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (7.14%) MySQL
4 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.38%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.38%) RethinkDB
5 1 (2.38%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 10 (23.81%) Jenkins
2 6 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.76%) Ant
3 2 (4.76%) Eclipse
3 2 (4.76%) GoCD
3 2 (4.76%) JUnit
3 2 (4.76%) Subversion
3 2 (4.76%) Vagrant
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (11.90%) Retail
2 3 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.38%) Finance
3 1 (2.38%) Law
3 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (35.71%) Developer
2 10 (23.81%) Java Developer
3 8 (19.05%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Architect
4 4 (9.52%) J2EE Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Junior
5 3 (7.14%) Performance Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) PHP Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Senior DevOps
5 3 (7.14%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) AWS DevOps
6 2 (4.76%) AWS Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) J2EE Web Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Automation Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) JDBC
2 5 (11.90%) HTML
3 4 (9.52%) CSS
3 4 (9.52%) J2EE
3 4 (9.52%) Web Services
4 3 (7.14%) .NET
4 3 (7.14%) jQuery
4 3 (7.14%) XML
5 2 (4.76%) Apache Axis
5 2 (4.76%) EJB
5 2 (4.76%) Hibernate
5 2 (4.76%) JAXB
5 2 (4.76%) JSP
5 2 (4.76%) SOAP
5 2 (4.76%) Struts
5 2 (4.76%) Visualforce
6 1 (2.38%) CSS3
6 1 (2.38%) HTML5
6 1 (2.38%) Node.js
6 1 (2.38%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.14%) Performance Metrics
2 3 (7.14%) Statistics
3 2 (4.76%) Blog
4 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.38%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.38%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (2.38%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (35.71%) Unix
2 12 (28.57%) Windows
3 3 (7.14%) CentOS
3 3 (7.14%) Ubuntu
3 3 (7.14%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.76%) Fedora
4 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.38%) AIX
5 1 (2.38%) Android
5 1 (2.38%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (2.38%) Solaris
5 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (30.95%) DevOps
2 6 (14.29%) Web Development
3 5 (11.90%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (11.90%) MODAF
3 5 (11.90%) Scrum
3 5 (11.90%) TOGAF
3 5 (11.90%) Zachman Framework
4 4 (9.52%) Open Source
4 4 (9.52%) SDLC
4 4 (9.52%) Software Engineering
4 4 (9.52%) Validation
5 3 (7.14%) Business Transformation
5 3 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 3 (7.14%) E-Commerce
5 3 (7.14%) Performance Engineering
5 3 (7.14%) Performance Testing
5 3 (7.14%) PLM
5 3 (7.14%) Product Management
6 2 (4.76%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (40.48%) Java
2 11 (26.19%) SQL
3 7 (16.67%) Python
4 6 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 4 (9.52%) C#
5 4 (9.52%) PHP
6 3 (7.14%) PowerShell
6 3 (7.14%) VB
7 2 (4.76%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.76%) Korn
7 2 (4.76%) Ruby
7 2 (4.76%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.76%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.38%) C++
8 1 (2.38%) Perl
8 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.38%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) CCDA
1 2 (4.76%) CCDP
1 2 (4.76%) CCIE
1 2 (4.76%) CCNA
1 2 (4.76%) CCNP
1 2 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (4.76%) Degree
1 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 9 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (14.29%) Docker
3 5 (11.90%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.38%) NFS
4 1 (2.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 7 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (11.90%) Terraform
3 4 (9.52%) Ansible
4 3 (7.14%) Puppet
4 3 (7.14%) WSUS
5 2 (4.76%) Packer
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (2.38%) Rancher
6 1 (2.38%) Simpana
Vendors
1 9 (21.43%) VMware
2 7 (16.67%) Oracle
3 4 (9.52%) IBM
4 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.14%) SAP
5 2 (4.76%) Juniper
5 2 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (4.76%) Splunk
6 1 (2.38%) Apple
6 1 (2.38%) CommVault
6 1 (2.38%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (2.38%) NetApp
6 1 (2.38%) Netezza
6 1 (2.38%) New Relic
6 1 (2.38%) Rackspace
6 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.38%) Sun
6 1 (2.38%) Veritas