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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 35 37 28
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Contract jobs citing Linux 18 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 3.72% 1.47% 4.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.50% 8.62% 22.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 13
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
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
80 58 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 16.53% 17.06% 18.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 29 37
Median daily rate £375 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £115 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 13
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 16 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (36.59%) Java
3 14 (34.15%) Jenkins
3 14 (34.15%) DevOps
4 13 (31.71%) Windows
5 12 (29.27%) Unix
5 12 (29.27%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (26.83%) Git (software)
7 10 (24.39%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (24.39%) VMware
8 9 (21.95%) Python
9 8 (19.51%) Terraform
9 8 (19.51%) SQL
10 7 (17.07%) Configuration Management
11 6 (14.63%) HTML
11 6 (14.63%) JavaScript
11 6 (14.63%) Oracle
11 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
11 6 (14.63%) Enterprise Architecture
11 6 (14.63%) Web Development
12 5 (12.20%) Release Management
12 5 (12.20%) SaaS
12 5 (12.20%) Bash Shell
12 5 (12.20%) Puppet
12 5 (12.20%) GoCD
12 5 (12.20%) GitHub
12 5 (12.20%) Data Centre
12 5 (12.20%) SDLC
12 5 (12.20%) .NET
12 5 (12.20%) J2EE

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 5 (12.20%) Tomcat
2 4 (9.76%) JBoss
3 3 (7.32%) Apache
3 3 (7.32%) IIS
3 3 (7.32%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.88%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (4.88%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (7.32%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.44%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.44%) MS Office
3 1 (2.44%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) ENOVIA
2 1 (2.44%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.20%) GitHub
1 5 (12.20%) SaaS
2 3 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.44%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (2.44%) IaaS
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.44%) Office 365
3 1 (2.44%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) DNS
1 3 (7.32%) LAN
1 3 (7.32%) WAN
2 2 (4.88%) Firewall
2 2 (4.88%) ICMP
2 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.88%) VPN
3 1 (2.44%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (2.44%) Internet
3 1 (2.44%) Network Security
3 1 (2.44%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.20%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (7.32%) MySQL
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.44%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.44%) RethinkDB
5 1 (2.44%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 14 (34.15%) Jenkins
2 11 (26.83%) Git (software)
3 5 (12.20%) GoCD
4 2 (4.88%) Ant
4 2 (4.88%) Eclipse
4 2 (4.88%) JUnit
4 2 (4.88%) Subversion
4 2 (4.88%) Vagrant
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (12.20%) Retail
2 3 (7.32%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.44%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (36.59%) Developer
2 9 (21.95%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (21.95%) Java Developer
3 5 (12.20%) Architect
3 5 (12.20%) J2EE Developer
3 5 (12.20%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Junior
4 4 (9.76%) Senior DevOps
4 4 (9.76%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) DevOps Specialist
5 3 (7.32%) J2EE Software Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Java Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Java Software Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Java Software Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Performance Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) PHP Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Software Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.63%) HTML
2 5 (12.20%) .NET
2 5 (12.20%) CSS
2 5 (12.20%) J2EE
3 4 (9.76%) JDBC
3 4 (9.76%) jQuery
3 4 (9.76%) Web Services
4 3 (7.32%) XML
5 2 (4.88%) Apache Axis
5 2 (4.88%) CSS3
5 2 (4.88%) EJB
5 2 (4.88%) Hibernate
5 2 (4.88%) HTML5
5 2 (4.88%) JAXB
5 2 (4.88%) JSP
5 2 (4.88%) Sass
5 2 (4.88%) SOAP
5 2 (4.88%) Struts
5 2 (4.88%) Visualforce
6 1 (2.44%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.32%) Performance Metrics
2 3 (7.32%) Statistics
3 2 (4.88%) Blog
4 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.44%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.44%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (31.71%) Windows
2 12 (29.27%) Unix
3 3 (7.32%) CentOS
3 3 (7.32%) Ubuntu
4 2 (4.88%) Fedora
5 1 (2.44%) Android
5 1 (2.44%) Solaris
5 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (34.15%) DevOps
3 7 (17.07%) Configuration Management
4 6 (14.63%) Enterprise Architecture
4 6 (14.63%) Web Development
5 5 (12.20%) Automated Testing
5 5 (12.20%) MODAF
5 5 (12.20%) Release Management
5 5 (12.20%) Scrum
5 5 (12.20%) SDLC
5 5 (12.20%) TOGAF
5 5 (12.20%) Zachman Framework
6 4 (9.76%) Open Source
6 4 (9.76%) Performance Testing
6 4 (9.76%) PLM
7 3 (7.32%) Business Transformation
7 3 (7.32%) Load Balancing
7 3 (7.32%) Performance Engineering
7 3 (7.32%) Product Management
7 3 (7.32%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (36.59%) Java
2 9 (21.95%) Python
3 8 (19.51%) SQL
4 6 (14.63%) JavaScript
5 5 (12.20%) Bash Shell
5 5 (12.20%) Ruby
6 4 (9.76%) PHP
7 3 (7.32%) VB
8 2 (4.88%) Korn
9 1 (2.44%) C#
9 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.44%) R
9 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) CCDA
1 2 (4.88%) CCDP
1 2 (4.88%) CCIE
1 2 (4.88%) CCNA
1 2 (4.88%) CCNP
1 2 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) Degree
System Software
1 10 (24.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.88%) Docker
3 1 (2.44%) NFS
3 1 (2.44%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 12 (29.27%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (19.51%) Terraform
3 5 (12.20%) Puppet
4 3 (7.32%) Ansible
5 2 (4.88%) Packer
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (2.44%) Rancher
6 1 (2.44%) Simpana
Vendors
1 10 (24.39%) VMware
2 6 (14.63%) Oracle
3 4 (9.76%) IBM
4 3 (7.32%) SAP
5 2 (4.88%) Juniper
5 2 (4.88%) Mercator
5 2 (4.88%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (4.88%) Splunk
6 1 (2.44%) Adobe
6 1 (2.44%) Apple
6 1 (2.44%) CommVault
6 1 (2.44%) EMC
6 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.44%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (2.44%) NetApp
6 1 (2.44%) Netezza
6 1 (2.44%) New Relic
6 1 (2.44%) Rackspace
6 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.44%) Veritas
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