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 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 24 28 28
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 12 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 3.82% 3.54% 2.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.75% 18.33% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 3
Average daily rate
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£288 £400 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.12% +128.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
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
64 60 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 20.38% 19.29% 15.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 31 15
Average daily rate £300 £400 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +128.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £190 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £307
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +2.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 7
Average hourly rate £11.00 £11.94 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.85% -48.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.00 £45.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 26 March 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 26 March 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 12 (52.17%) UNIX
2 11 (47.83%) ITIL
3 10 (43.48%) Windows
4 8 (34.78%) HPUX
4 8 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (30.43%) Oracle
5 7 (30.43%) Shell Script
6 5 (21.74%) SQL
7 4 (17.39%) MySQL
7 4 (17.39%) Java
7 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
7 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
7 4 (17.39%) Windows XP
7 4 (17.39%) Degree
7 4 (17.39%) Load Balancing
7 4 (17.39%) LANDesk
8 3 (13.04%) Statistics
8 3 (13.04%) Law
8 3 (13.04%) Sybase
9 2 (8.70%) SLA
9 2 (8.70%) CMS
9 2 (8.70%) VMware
9 2 (8.70%) Information Security
9 2 (8.70%) Information Security Management
9 2 (8.70%) Security Management
9 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
9 2 (8.70%) SEO
9 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
9 2 (8.70%) Project Management
9 2 (8.70%) HP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 2 (8.70%) CMS
2 1 (4.35%) IBM Notes
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) SAN
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (4.35%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) MySQL
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle8/8i Database
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SoapUI
1 1 (4.35%) Selenium
1 1 (4.35%) JIRA
1 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (13.04%) Law
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Analyst
1 6 (26.09%) Support Analyst
1 6 (26.09%) Applications Support
2 5 (21.74%) Technical Support
3 4 (17.39%) Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) Technical Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Technical Support Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Applications Support Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Linux Support
4 3 (13.04%) Applications Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Support Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (8.70%) Applications Specialist
5 2 (8.70%) IT Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Tester
6 1 (4.35%) UNIX Support
6 1 (4.35%) Business Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Developer
6 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Web Services
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.04%) Statistics
3 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.70%) Wiki
4 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) UNIX
2 10 (43.48%) Windows
3 8 (34.78%) HPUX
4 4 (17.39%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.35%) Mac OS
5 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) ITIL
2 4 (17.39%) Load Balancing
3 2 (8.70%) Information Security
3 2 (8.70%) Information Security Management
3 2 (8.70%) Security Management
3 2 (8.70%) SEO
3 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
3 2 (8.70%) Project Management
3 2 (8.70%) Content Management
4 1 (4.35%) Supplier Management
4 1 (4.35%) MODAF
4 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.35%) Zachman Framework
4 1 (4.35%) TOGAF
4 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Performance Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Security Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) Shell Script
2 5 (21.74%) SQL
3 4 (17.39%) Java
3 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.35%) PHP
4 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.35%) CCIE
2 1 (4.35%) CCNP
2 1 (4.35%) CCNA
2 1 (4.35%) CCDA
2 1 (4.35%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
1 2 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Oracle
2 4 (17.39%) LANDesk
3 3 (13.04%) Sybase
4 2 (8.70%) VMware
4 2 (8.70%) HP
4 2 (8.70%) Citrix
5 1 (4.35%) ServiceNow
5 1 (4.35%) Lotus
5 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.35%) Juniper
5 1 (4.35%) Teradata
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco
5 1 (4.35%) Cognos
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