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 22 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
West Midlands / Coventry
Rank 43 32 22
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -10
Contract jobs citing Linux 9 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 2.20% 3.62% 4.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.08% 27.45% 23.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 11
Median daily rate £450 £300 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £255 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £495 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Coventry region.

Operating Systems Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
39 51 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 9.51% 13.18% 20.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 29 31
Median daily rate £400 £310 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% +0.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £500 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £353 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.54% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 6
Median hourly rate £11.76 £13.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.53% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.81 £19.00 £19.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 22 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 Coventry region with a requirement for Linux.

1 8 (40.00%) SQL
2 7 (35.00%) Windows
3 6 (30.00%) Python
3 6 (30.00%) Java
3 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (25.00%) Unix
4 5 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 5 (25.00%) Analytics
4 5 (25.00%) Docker
5 4 (20.00%) DevOps
5 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (15.00%) Cisco
6 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (15.00%) EMC
6 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (15.00%) Scrum
6 3 (15.00%) Retail
6 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (15.00%) Ruby
6 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (15.00%) Tomcat
6 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (15.00%) JBoss
6 3 (15.00%) C#
6 3 (15.00%) Perl
6 3 (15.00%) J2EE
6 3 (15.00%) Oracle
6 3 (15.00%) SQL Server

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 3 (15.00%) JBoss
1 3 (15.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (10.00%) SAS
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.00%) MS Project
2 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.00%) IaaS
3 1 (5.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Broadband
1 1 (5.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (5.00%) Firewall
1 1 (5.00%) Network Security
1 1 (5.00%) SSH
1 1 (5.00%) Telnet
1 1 (5.00%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (10.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 2 (10.00%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (15.00%) Hudson
1 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (10.00%) Ant
2 2 (10.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (10.00%) GoCD
2 2 (10.00%) JUnit
2 2 (10.00%) Subversion
3 1 (5.00%) MSBuild
3 1 (5.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (15.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Architect
3 4 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) AWS Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) SAS Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) AWS DevOps
6 1 (5.00%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 1 (5.00%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior DevOps
6 1 (5.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) J2EE
1 3 (15.00%) JDBC
1 3 (15.00%) Web Services
2 2 (10.00%) Apache Axis
2 2 (10.00%) EJB
2 2 (10.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (10.00%) JAXB
2 2 (10.00%) jQuery
2 2 (10.00%) JSP
2 2 (10.00%) SOAP
2 2 (10.00%) Struts
3 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (10.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (5.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Unix
3 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.00%) CentOS
5 1 (5.00%) Fedora
5 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) Analytics
3 4 (20.00%) DevOps
4 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (15.00%) Low Latency
4 3 (15.00%) Microservices
4 3 (15.00%) Scrum
4 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (10.00%) Change Management
5 2 (10.00%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (10.00%) Open Source
5 2 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (10.00%) Visualisation
6 1 (5.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (5.00%) Security Architecture
6 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.00%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) SQL
2 6 (30.00%) Java
2 6 (30.00%) Python
3 5 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (15.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (15.00%) C#
4 3 (15.00%) Korn
4 3 (15.00%) Perl
4 3 (15.00%) Ruby
5 2 (10.00%) Go
5 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (10.00%) R
5 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) SAS Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Docker
2 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (10.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Ansible
1 3 (15.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (15.00%) Terraform
2 2 (10.00%) WSUS
3 1 (5.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Cisco
2 3 (15.00%) EMC
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (10.00%) Google
3 2 (10.00%) Teradata
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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