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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 21 29 26
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Contract jobs citing Linux 11 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 4.74% 3.00% 2.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.56% 14.29% 7.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 4
Median daily rate £356 £305 £301
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.80% +1.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £305 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £327 £322
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +20.96%
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
36 49 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 15.52% 21.03% 30.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 19 26
Median daily rate £425 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £305 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £422 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £309
% change year-on-year
- +13.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 21
Median hourly rate £13.00 £12.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.13 £11.00 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £12.75 £72.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 4 £475 +55.73%
Derby +10 3 £356 +7.14% 3
Linux
East Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 6 (31.58%) Java
1 6 (31.58%) Red Hat
2 5 (26.32%) Hibernate
2 5 (26.32%) Shell Script
2 5 (26.32%) JUnit
2 5 (26.32%) Web Services
2 5 (26.32%) Unix
2 5 (26.32%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) UML
2 5 (26.32%) OOP
2 5 (26.32%) OO
2 5 (26.32%) Eclipse
2 5 (26.32%) Spring
2 5 (26.32%) WebSphere
2 5 (26.32%) Integration Testing
2 5 (26.32%) JavaFX
2 5 (26.32%) JPA
2 5 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (26.32%) Software Architecture
2 5 (26.32%) Mockito
3 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
3 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
3 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
3 4 (21.05%) Python
3 4 (21.05%) Solaris
3 4 (21.05%) J2EE
4 3 (15.79%) Samba

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 (26.32%) WebSphere
2 3 (15.79%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (5.26%) Apache
3 1 (5.26%) JBoss
3 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.26%) Skype for Business
3 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Office
2 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) SAN
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (5.26%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (5.26%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) HTTP
2 1 (5.26%) iSCSI
2 1 (5.26%) NAS
2 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.26%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Eclipse
1 5 (26.32%) JUnit
1 5 (26.32%) Mockito
1 5 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.26%) Bugzilla
General
1 1 (5.26%) Banking
1 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Developer
1 6 (31.58%) Java Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Architect
3 4 (21.05%) Data Architect
3 4 (21.05%) Data Centre Architect
4 3 (15.79%) J2EE Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (5.26%) Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) AIX Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) AIX Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Migration Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Office 365 Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Solaris Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) Hibernate
1 5 (26.32%) JavaFX
1 5 (26.32%) JPA
1 5 (26.32%) Spring
1 5 (26.32%) Web Services
2 4 (21.05%) J2EE
3 3 (15.79%) Swing
4 1 (5.26%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (5.26%) Apache Camel
4 1 (5.26%) CSS
4 1 (5.26%) CSS3
4 1 (5.26%) HTML
4 1 (5.26%) HTML5
4 1 (5.26%) JDBC
4 1 (5.26%) JSON
4 1 (5.26%) Middleware
4 1 (5.26%) REST
4 1 (5.26%) SOAP
4 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Unix
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (21.05%) Solaris
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
3 3 (15.79%) AIX
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
4 2 (10.53%) Windows 8
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Integration Testing
1 5 (26.32%) OO
1 5 (26.32%) OOP
1 5 (26.32%) Software Architecture
1 5 (26.32%) UML
2 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (5.26%) Change Control
2 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (5.26%) E-business
2 1 (5.26%) Functional Testing
2 1 (5.26%) High Availability
2 1 (5.26%) Migration
2 1 (5.26%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (5.26%) Prototyping
2 1 (5.26%) Regression Testing
2 1 (5.26%) SDLC
2 1 (5.26%) SOA
2 1 (5.26%) Test Strategy
2 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) Java
2 5 (26.32%) Shell Script
3 4 (21.05%) Python
4 2 (10.53%) C
5 1 (5.26%) C++
5 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.26%) Pascal
5 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) BC Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.79%) Samba
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (5.26%) Firmware
4 1 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Graphite
1 3 (15.79%) logstash
2 2 (10.53%) SCCM
3 1 (5.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Red Hat
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle
3 2 (10.53%) AppSense
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco
3 2 (10.53%) Lumension
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.53%) VMware
4 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix
4 1 (5.26%) EMC
4 1 (5.26%) IBM
4 1 (5.26%) Kronos
4 1 (5.26%) NetApp