The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 28 24 27
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs citing Linux 5 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 2.17% 2.37% 2.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.42% 8.06% 9.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
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£305 £301 £208
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.24% +45.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.49% +2.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.20 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+24.17% -19.46%
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
48 62 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 20.87% 29.38% 23.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 26 23
Average daily rate £375 £325 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +62.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £286 £68
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £350 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 18 14
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.50 £52.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -74.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £72.50 £56.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 3 August 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derby -6 2 - - 6
Chesterfield - 2 £305 - 4
Linux
East Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (37.50%) Firewall
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 3 (37.50%) UNIX
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) DNS
4 2 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) IIS
4 2 (25.00%) MCSE
4 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (25.00%) DHCP
4 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (25.00%) VMware ESX
4 2 (25.00%) Blackberry

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 2 (25.00%) IIS
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (12.50%) NetWeaver
2 1 (12.50%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) DNS
2 2 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) VPN
3 1 (12.50%) IPv4
3 1 (12.50%) IPv6
3 1 (12.50%) DWDM
3 1 (12.50%) Wireless
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (12.50%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Basis Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
2 1 (12.50%) Development Team Leader
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Leader
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Team Leader
2 1 (12.50%) Lead Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) J2EE
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Basis
1 1 (12.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) UNIX
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (25.00%) Network Management
2 1 (12.50%) SDLC
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Java
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) VB
2 1 (12.50%) VB6
2 1 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (25.00%) MCSE
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) CCNP
3 1 (12.50%) CCNA
3 1 (12.50%) CCDA
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (12.50%) MCITP
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) Nokia
4 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 1 (12.50%) SAP
4 1 (12.50%) Brocade