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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 51 38 23
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -15
Contract jobs citing Linux 9 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.80% 1.34% 5.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.43% 11.36% 31.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 14
Median daily rate £500 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +33.33%
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 £41.00 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +1.35%
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
42 44 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 8.38% 11.76% 17.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 22 22
Median daily rate £450 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £105 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £415 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 3
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +60.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 2 December 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 13 (43.33%) SQL
2 11 (36.67%) Java
2 11 (36.67%) DevOps
3 9 (30.00%) JDBC
3 9 (30.00%) Windows
3 9 (30.00%) JBoss
3 9 (30.00%) Tomcat
4 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (26.67%) Python
5 7 (23.33%) Oracle
5 7 (23.33%) Active Directory
6 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (20.00%) C#
6 6 (20.00%) Docker
6 6 (20.00%) Jenkins
6 6 (20.00%) Data Centre
7 5 (16.67%) Windows Server
7 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 5 (16.67%) PowerShell
7 5 (16.67%) Open Source
8 4 (13.33%) Git (software)
8 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (13.33%) Subversion
8 4 (13.33%) WSUS
8 4 (13.33%) Apache Axis
8 4 (13.33%) jQuery
8 4 (13.33%) JAXB
8 4 (13.33%) Eclipse
8 4 (13.33%) Hibernate

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 9 (30.00%) JBoss
1 9 (30.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (10.00%) SAS
3 2 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.33%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (3.33%) Amazon S3
3 1 (3.33%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (3.33%) IaaS
3 1 (3.33%) PaaS
3 1 (3.33%) Route 53
3 1 (3.33%) SaaS
3 1 (3.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) DNS
1 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.67%) ICMP
2 2 (6.67%) VPN
3 1 (3.33%) Broadband
3 1 (3.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (3.33%) LAN
3 1 (3.33%) SSH
3 1 (3.33%) Telnet
3 1 (3.33%) WAN
3 1 (3.33%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (10.00%) SAS Enterprise Miner
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (6.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.33%) RethinkDB
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (13.33%) Ant
2 4 (13.33%) Eclipse
2 4 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 4 (13.33%) JUnit
2 4 (13.33%) Subversion
3 2 (6.67%) GoCD
3 2 (6.67%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
1 1 (3.33%) Law
1 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Developer
2 9 (30.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Administrator
4 3 (10.00%) Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (10.00%) SAS Administrator
5 1 (3.33%) Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Applications Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) Design Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Implementation Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Java Applications Developer
5 1 (3.33%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Junior
5 1 (3.33%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Performance Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) JDBC
2 4 (13.33%) Apache Axis
2 4 (13.33%) EJB
2 4 (13.33%) Hibernate
2 4 (13.33%) JAXB
2 4 (13.33%) jQuery
2 4 (13.33%) JSP
2 4 (13.33%) SOAP
2 4 (13.33%) Struts
3 3 (10.00%) .NET
3 3 (10.00%) Web Services
4 2 (6.67%) HTML
5 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.33%) CSS
5 1 (3.33%) HTML5
5 1 (3.33%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (3.33%) React
5 1 (3.33%) RESTful
5 1 (3.33%) XML
5 1 (3.33%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Private Cloud
2 2 (6.67%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (3.33%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (3.33%) Statistics
3 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (30.00%) Windows
2 5 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 4 (13.33%) Unix
3 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.33%) AIX
4 1 (3.33%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) DevOps
2 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (16.67%) Open Source
4 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (6.67%) Analytics
5 2 (6.67%) Build Automation
5 2 (6.67%) Change Management
5 2 (6.67%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
5 2 (6.67%) Load Balancing
5 2 (6.67%) Migration
5 2 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (6.67%) Software Delivery
5 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.67%) Validation
6 1 (3.33%) Business Transformation
6 1 (3.33%) Microservices
6 1 (3.33%) Performance Engineering
6 1 (3.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 13 (43.33%) SQL
2 11 (36.67%) Java
3 8 (26.67%) Python
4 6 (20.00%) C#
4 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (16.67%) PowerShell
6 3 (10.00%) R
6 3 (10.00%) T-SQL
7 2 (6.67%) Bash Shell
7 2 (6.67%) Ruby
7 2 (6.67%) Shell Script
8 1 (3.33%) C++
8 1 (3.33%) Korn
8 1 (3.33%) Perl
8 1 (3.33%) PHP
8 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
8 1 (3.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
1 2 (6.67%) SAS Certification
2 1 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 7 (23.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (20.00%) Docker
3 2 (6.67%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) WSUS
2 3 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (6.67%) Packer
3 2 (6.67%) Terraform
4 1 (3.33%) Ansible
4 1 (3.33%) Puppet
4 1 (3.33%) Rancher
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Oracle
2 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.00%) Cisco
3 3 (10.00%) EMC
4 2 (6.67%) Splunk
4 2 (6.67%) Teradata
5 1 (3.33%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (3.33%) SAP
5 1 (3.33%) VMware