The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 19 29 22
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Contract jobs citing Linux 13 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 5.02% 1.80% 2.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.00% 11.11% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 4
Average daily rate
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£300 £350 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +32.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £310 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £390 £347
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.38 £34.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -5.55%
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
52 45 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 20.08% 16.19% 9.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 23 4
Average daily rate £310 £325 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +22.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £290 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 3
Average hourly rate £11.00 £13.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.51% -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.65 £15.00 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -13.04%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 20 (51.28%) UNIX
2 16 (41.03%) Oracle
3 14 (35.90%) SQL
4 11 (28.21%) Windows
5 10 (25.64%) ITIL
6 9 (23.08%) HPUX
6 9 (23.08%) Red Hat
6 9 (23.08%) Shell Script
6 9 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (15.38%) SAP
8 6 (15.38%) C
8 6 (15.38%) Java
9 5 (12.82%) SAN
9 5 (12.82%) WebSphere
10 4 (10.26%) Degree
10 4 (10.26%) LANDesk
10 4 (10.26%) Automotive
10 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
10 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (10.26%) HP
10 4 (10.26%) JavaScript
10 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
10 4 (10.26%) Windows XP
10 4 (10.26%) MySQL
11 3 (7.69%) IBM
11 3 (7.69%) Sybase
11 3 (7.69%) PHP
11 3 (7.69%) zOS
11 3 (7.69%) Project Management

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (12.82%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.13%) OpenStack
2 2 (5.13%) CMS
2 2 (5.13%) Apache
3 1 (2.56%) IBM Notes
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) ENOVIA
2 1 (2.56%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) SAN
2 1 (2.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
1 4 (10.26%) MySQL
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle8/8i Database
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.56%) SoapUI
1 1 (2.56%) JIRA
1 1 (2.56%) Selenium
General
1 4 (10.26%) Automotive
2 3 (7.69%) Law
3 1 (2.56%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (23.08%) Analyst
2 8 (20.51%) Project Manager
3 6 (15.38%) Support Analyst
3 6 (15.38%) Technical Support
3 6 (15.38%) Applications Support
4 4 (10.26%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (10.26%) Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) Support Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) Applications Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) Applications Support Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Technical Support Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Messaging Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) IT Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Applications Specialist
6 2 (5.13%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Senior Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Analyst Programmer
7 1 (2.56%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
1 3 (7.69%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 2 (5.13%) Middleware
3 1 (2.56%) .NET
3 1 (2.56%) Web Services
3 1 (2.56%) XML
3 1 (2.56%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.69%) Statistics
4 2 (5.13%) Wiki
4 2 (5.13%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.56%) DataPower
5 1 (2.56%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 20 (51.28%) UNIX
2 11 (28.21%) Windows
3 9 (23.08%) HPUX
3 9 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (10.26%) Windows XP
5 3 (7.69%) zOS
6 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.13%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.56%) Solaris
7 1 (2.56%) AIX
7 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.64%) ITIL
2 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (7.69%) Project Management
3 3 (7.69%) Load Balancing
4 2 (5.13%) Waterfall
4 2 (5.13%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (5.13%) Information Security
4 2 (5.13%) PLM
4 2 (5.13%) Validation
4 2 (5.13%) SEO
4 2 (5.13%) Content Management
4 2 (5.13%) Information Security Management
4 2 (5.13%) Security Management
4 2 (5.13%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.13%) DevOps
5 1 (2.56%) Automation Testing
5 1 (2.56%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.56%) SOA
5 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.56%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.90%) SQL
2 9 (23.08%) Shell Script
3 6 (15.38%) C
3 6 (15.38%) Java
4 4 (10.26%) JavaScript
5 3 (7.69%) PHP
6 2 (5.13%) Perl
6 2 (5.13%) Python
7 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.56%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) SLA
1 2 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.13%) NFS
2 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Puppet
1 2 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (41.03%) Oracle
2 9 (23.08%) Red Hat
3 6 (15.38%) SAP
4 4 (10.26%) LANDesk
4 4 (10.26%) HP
5 3 (7.69%) IBM
5 3 (7.69%) Sybase
5 3 (7.69%) VMware
6 2 (5.13%) Rackspace
6 2 (5.13%) Citrix
7 1 (2.56%) Cognos
7 1 (2.56%) Lotus
7 1 (2.56%) Teradata
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