The first table below looks at the demand for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Derbyshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Derbyshire region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 31 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 5 0 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 2.10% - 5.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.69% - 16.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Average daily rate £313 - £456
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 - £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £323 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £355
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -8.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Average hourly rate £25.72 - £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+13.57% -
Operating Systems Category
Derbyshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
65 23 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 27.31% 18.25% 32.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 9 40
Average daily rate £105 £223 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.80% -44.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £70 £146 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £314 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.91% -3.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 4 24
Average hourly rate £72.50 £13.00 £52.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+457.69% -75.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Linux
East Midlands

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Derbyshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux across the Derbyshire region.

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Derbyshire region.

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

Linux
Contract Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Derby - 4 £313 - 1
Chesterfield - 1 - -
Ashbourne - - - -
Linux
East Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire 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 4 (40.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (40.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (30.00%) Migration
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) ISEB
2 3 (30.00%) Citrix
2 3 (30.00%) Data Transformation
3 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) Degree
3 2 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (10.00%) JSTL
4 1 (10.00%) Symfony
4 1 (10.00%) Alterian
4 1 (10.00%) Subversion
4 1 (10.00%) Spring
4 1 (10.00%) Maven
4 1 (10.00%) VLAN
4 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (10.00%) CMS
4 1 (10.00%) PHP
4 1 (10.00%) HTML
4 1 (10.00%) Java

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire 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 1 (10.00%) Apache
1 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (10.00%) CMS
1 1 (10.00%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (10.00%) VRRP
1 1 (10.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) Ant
2 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (10.00%) Subversion
2 1 (10.00%) Maven
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Test Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Senior Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Senior Test Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Help Desk Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Operations Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Software Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Java Web Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
3 1 (10.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (10.00%) REST
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) J2EE
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
2 1 (10.00%) JSP
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) XSLT
2 1 (10.00%) Spring
2 1 (10.00%) JSTL
2 1 (10.00%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) NHS
1 1 (10.00%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (40.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Migration
2 3 (30.00%) Data Transformation
3 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) PHP
3 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ISEB
1 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (10.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
1 3 (30.00%) Citrix
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Novell
3 1 (10.00%) Alterian