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 2 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 24 30 35
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +5
Contract jobs citing Linux 8 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 3.65% 1.86% 2.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.51% 8.93% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Median daily rate £386 £400 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.62% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £400 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £400 £323
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £20.00 - £25.72
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
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
41 56 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 18.72% 20.82% 24.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 17 30
Median daily rate £370 £341 £105
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.42% +224.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £178 £70
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £436 £285
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 24
Median hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £72.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -82.06%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

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
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 2 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 - 4 £398 -
Derby 0 2 - - 3
Linux
East Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 2 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 25 (58.14%) Security Cleared
2 24 (55.81%) Unix
2 24 (55.81%) Solaris
3 19 (44.19%) Windows
4 17 (39.53%) Oracle
4 17 (39.53%) SC Cleared
4 17 (39.53%) VMware
5 15 (34.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (34.88%) Red Hat
6 14 (32.56%) SAN
7 13 (30.23%) Veritas
7 13 (30.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 13 (30.23%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (30.23%) High Availability
8 12 (27.91%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 12 (27.91%) Software Packaging
8 12 (27.91%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 12 (27.91%) Veritas File System
8 12 (27.91%) Bash Shell
8 12 (27.91%) Korn
8 12 (27.91%) Shell Script
8 12 (27.91%) HP
8 12 (27.91%) Sun
8 12 (27.91%) Perl
9 10 (23.26%) Opsware
10 9 (20.93%) AIX
11 8 (18.60%) ETL
11 8 (18.60%) SQL
11 8 (18.60%) T-SQL
11 8 (18.60%) SQL Server

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 8 (18.60%) IIS
2 7 (16.28%) SharePoint
3 6 (13.95%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (2.33%) Apache
4 1 (2.33%) JBoss
4 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) MS Office
2 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.33%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 14 (32.56%) SAN
2 8 (18.60%) Internet
3 4 (9.30%) Firewall
4 3 (6.98%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (6.98%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (4.65%) LAN
5 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.65%) WAN
6 1 (2.33%) ADSL
6 1 (2.33%) BIG-IP
6 1 (2.33%) DHCP
6 1 (2.33%) DNS
6 1 (2.33%) HTTP
6 1 (2.33%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.33%) IPsec
6 1 (2.33%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.33%) Multicast
6 1 (2.33%) SSL
6 1 (2.33%) VPN
6 1 (2.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) MySQL
2 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (18.60%) Git (software)
1 8 (18.60%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.33%) Bugzilla
General
1 1 (2.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (18.60%) Architect
2 7 (16.28%) Implementation Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) Migration Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Solaris Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) AIX Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Administrator
6 3 (6.98%) Consultant
6 3 (6.98%) Development Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Linux Consultant
6 3 (6.98%) Network Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) SharePoint Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Software Development Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Software Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Solaris Consultant
6 3 (6.98%) Unix Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) AIX Administrator
7 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.91%) Software Packaging
2 1 (2.33%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (2.33%) Apache Camel
2 1 (2.33%) CSS
2 1 (2.33%) CSS3
2 1 (2.33%) HTML
2 1 (2.33%) HTML5
2 1 (2.33%) J2EE
2 1 (2.33%) JDBC
2 1 (2.33%) JSON
2 1 (2.33%) Middleware
2 1 (2.33%) REST
2 1 (2.33%) SOAP
2 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Computer Science
2 6 (13.95%) Data Centre
3 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (55.81%) Solaris
1 24 (55.81%) Unix
2 19 (44.19%) Windows
3 15 (34.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (27.91%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 9 (20.93%) AIX
6 7 (16.28%) Windows Server
7 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (9.30%) Windows 7
8 4 (9.30%) Windows 8
8 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (2.33%) HPUX
10 1 (2.33%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) High Availability
2 8 (18.60%) Change Control
2 8 (18.60%) ETL
3 7 (16.28%) Migration
4 2 (4.65%) Network Design
5 1 (2.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.33%) Change Management
5 1 (2.33%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.33%) E-business
5 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (2.33%) Functional Testing
5 1 (2.33%) Information Security
5 1 (2.33%) ITIL
5 1 (2.33%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (2.33%) Project Management
5 1 (2.33%) SDLC
5 1 (2.33%) SOA
5 1 (2.33%) Unit Testing
5 1 (2.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.91%) Bash Shell
1 12 (27.91%) Korn
1 12 (27.91%) Perl
1 12 (27.91%) Shell Script
2 8 (18.60%) PowerShell
2 8 (18.60%) SQL
2 8 (18.60%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.33%) C
3 1 (2.33%) C++
3 1 (2.33%) Java
3 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 25 (58.14%) Security Cleared
2 17 (39.53%) SC Cleared
3 8 (18.60%) Degree
4 2 (4.65%) CCNP
4 2 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.33%) BC Cleared
5 1 (2.33%) CCNA
System Software
1 13 (30.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 13 (30.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (27.91%) Veritas File System
2 12 (27.91%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 5 (11.63%) Active Directory
4 4 (9.30%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) SCCM
2 2 (4.65%) SCOM
3 1 (2.33%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (2.33%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.33%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (2.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 17 (39.53%) Oracle
1 17 (39.53%) VMware
2 15 (34.88%) Red Hat
3 13 (30.23%) Veritas
4 12 (27.91%) HP
4 12 (27.91%) Sun
5 10 (23.26%) Opsware
6 4 (9.30%) AppSense
6 4 (9.30%) Lumension
7 3 (6.98%) CheckPoint
7 3 (6.98%) Cisco
8 2 (4.65%) EMC
8 2 (4.65%) Juniper
8 2 (4.65%) Kronos
8 2 (4.65%) NetApp
9 1 (2.33%) F5
9 1 (2.33%) IBM
9 1 (2.33%) SolarWinds