The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Derbyshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 27 33 34
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Contract jobs citing Linux 3 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 1.52% 2.30% 1.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.09% 10.71% 7.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Median daily rate £394 £333 £304
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% +9.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £311 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £387 £321
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £25.72
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -
Linux
East 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 Derbyshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Derbyshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
33 56 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 16.75% 21.46% 22.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 20 21
Median daily rate £364 £403 £70
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.49% +475.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £305 £70
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £435 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.32% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 23
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £25.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -49.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.00 £72.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.85 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +2.25%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Derbyshire region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Derbyshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chesterfield +3 1 £475 +55.73%
Derby +3 1 - - 3
Linux
East Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 Derbyshire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 18 (56.25%) Security Cleared
2 16 (50.00%) Unix
3 15 (46.88%) Windows
3 15 (46.88%) Solaris
4 12 (37.50%) SC Cleared
5 10 (31.25%) VMware
5 10 (31.25%) Oracle
6 9 (28.13%) AIX
7 7 (21.88%) Windows Server
8 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (18.75%) Data Centre
8 6 (18.75%) SAN
8 6 (18.75%) Red Hat
8 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (18.75%) High Availability
9 5 (15.63%) Bash Shell
9 5 (15.63%) Change Control
9 5 (15.63%) Git (software)
9 5 (15.63%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (15.63%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 5 (15.63%) Veritas File System
9 5 (15.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 5 (15.63%) PowerShell
9 5 (15.63%) Veritas
9 5 (15.63%) Korn
9 5 (15.63%) Software Packaging
9 5 (15.63%) HP
9 5 (15.63%) ETL
9 5 (15.63%) Sun

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire 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 (15.63%) IIS
2 4 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 4 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (3.13%) Apache
3 1 (3.13%) JBoss
3 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 4 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) SAN
2 5 (15.63%) Internet
3 3 (9.38%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (9.38%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (9.38%) Firewall
4 2 (6.25%) LAN
4 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.25%) WAN
5 1 (3.13%) ADSL
5 1 (3.13%) BIG-IP
5 1 (3.13%) DHCP
5 1 (3.13%) DNS
5 1 (3.13%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (3.13%) HTTP
5 1 (3.13%) IPsec
5 1 (3.13%) iSCSI
5 1 (3.13%) OSPF
5 1 (3.13%) SSL
5 1 (3.13%) VPN
5 1 (3.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) MySQL
2 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Git (software)
1 5 (15.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.13%) Bugzilla
General
1 1 (3.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (15.63%) Architect
2 4 (12.50%) AIX Engineer
2 4 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
2 4 (12.50%) Implementation Engineer
2 4 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (12.50%) Migration Engineer
2 4 (12.50%) Solaris Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Administrator
3 3 (9.38%) Network Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Unix Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) AIX Administrator
4 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (3.13%) Linux Consultant
5 1 (3.13%) SharePoint Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Software Development Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Solaris Administrator
5 1 (3.13%) Solaris Consultant
5 1 (3.13%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) Software Packaging
2 1 (3.13%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (3.13%) Apache Camel
2 1 (3.13%) CSS
2 1 (3.13%) CSS3
2 1 (3.13%) HTML
2 1 (3.13%) HTML5
2 1 (3.13%) J2EE
2 1 (3.13%) JDBC
2 1 (3.13%) JSON
2 1 (3.13%) Middleware
2 1 (3.13%) REST
2 1 (3.13%) SOAP
2 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (50.00%) Unix
2 15 (46.88%) Solaris
2 15 (46.88%) Windows
3 9 (28.13%) AIX
4 7 (21.88%) Windows Server
5 6 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (15.63%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 4 (12.50%) Windows 7
7 4 (12.50%) Windows 8
7 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) High Availability
2 5 (15.63%) Change Control
2 5 (15.63%) ETL
3 4 (12.50%) Migration
4 2 (6.25%) Network Design
5 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.13%) E-business
5 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (3.13%) Functional Testing
5 1 (3.13%) Information Security
5 1 (3.13%) Project Management
5 1 (3.13%) SDLC
5 1 (3.13%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) Bash Shell
1 5 (15.63%) Korn
1 5 (15.63%) Perl
1 5 (15.63%) PowerShell
1 5 (15.63%) Shell Script
1 5 (15.63%) SQL
1 5 (15.63%) T-SQL
2 2 (6.25%) Python
3 1 (3.13%) C
3 1 (3.13%) C++
3 1 (3.13%) Java
3 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 18 (56.25%) Security Cleared
2 12 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.50%) Degree
4 2 (6.25%) CCNP
4 2 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.13%) BC Cleared
5 1 (3.13%) CCNA
System Software
1 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (15.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 5 (15.63%) Veritas File System
2 5 (15.63%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 4 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
5 1 (3.13%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) SCCM
2 2 (6.25%) SCOM
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.13%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Oracle
1 10 (31.25%) VMware
2 6 (18.75%) Red Hat
3 5 (15.63%) HP
3 5 (15.63%) Sun
3 5 (15.63%) Veritas
4 4 (12.50%) AppSense
4 4 (12.50%) Lumension
4 4 (12.50%) Opsware
5 3 (9.38%) CheckPoint
5 3 (9.38%) Cisco
6 2 (6.25%) Juniper
6 2 (6.25%) Kronos
6 2 (6.25%) NetApp
7 1 (3.13%) EMC
7 1 (3.13%) F5
7 1 (3.13%) IBM
7 1 (3.13%) SolarWinds