The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 24 41 25
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -16
Contract jobs citing Linux 103 65 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 6.45% 3.99% 5.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.77% 22.11% 25.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 40 50
Median daily rate £425 £370 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% +3.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £298 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £450 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.09% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Median hourly rate £28.50 £34.00 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.17% +8.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.30 £20.80 £30.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.70 £37.20 £32.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £31.63
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +18.57%
Linux
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Operating Systems Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
259 294 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 16.23% 18.06% 23.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 130 150
Median daily rate £375 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £215 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 50 55
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.20 £9.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £19.08 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Linux
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

Linux Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Linux
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 August 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
Nottinghamshire +16 51 £425 +13.33% 14
Lincolnshire +9 15 £375 - 3
Northamptonshire -11 15 £525 +34.27% 9
Derbyshire 0 9 £356 +4.77% 7
Leicestershire +4 3 £375 +7.14% 7
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Linux.

1 77 (38.69%) DevOps
2 67 (33.67%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (31.66%) Puppet
4 60 (30.15%) Jenkins
5 59 (29.65%) Windows
6 54 (27.14%) Continuous Integration
7 53 (26.63%) Unix
8 50 (25.13%) Java
8 50 (25.13%) Amazon AWS
9 49 (24.62%) PHP
10 45 (22.61%) Red Hat
10 45 (22.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 42 (21.11%) Ansible
12 41 (20.60%) MySQL
13 40 (20.10%) Git (software)
14 38 (19.10%) Opscode Chef
15 36 (18.09%) Mac OS X
16 33 (16.58%) Oracle
16 33 (16.58%) Docker
17 32 (16.08%) Configuration Management
18 31 (15.58%) Microsoft Azure
19 29 (14.57%) Active Directory
19 29 (14.57%) JavaScript
19 29 (14.57%) OO
20 26 (13.07%) SQL
20 26 (13.07%) Finance
21 23 (11.56%) Web Services
22 22 (11.06%) CentOS
23 21 (10.55%) VMware
23 21 (10.55%) Continuous Delivery

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 20 (10.05%) Elasticsearch
2 14 (7.04%) Mule
3 13 (6.53%) WebSphere
4 9 (4.52%) Apache
5 7 (3.52%) OpenStack
5 7 (3.52%) Tomcat
6 6 (3.02%) Apache Solr
6 6 (3.02%) Confluence
7 5 (2.51%) JBoss
7 5 (2.51%) nginx
8 3 (1.51%) Apache Spark
8 3 (1.51%) CMS
9 2 (1.01%) IIS
9 2 (1.01%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.50%) CICS
10 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.50%) Jetty
10 1 (0.50%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.01%) Magento
2 2 (1.01%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (1.01%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.01%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 50 (25.13%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (15.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (10.05%) Office 365
4 10 (5.03%) DigitalOcean
5 9 (4.52%) Amazon S3
6 8 (4.02%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (3.52%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 7 (3.52%) Route 53
8 4 (2.01%) IaaS
9 1 (0.50%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.50%) AWS OpsWorks
9 1 (0.50%) GitHub
9 1 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.50%) Heroku
9 1 (0.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (9.05%) LAN
1 18 (9.05%) VPN
1 18 (9.05%) WAN
2 17 (8.54%) Wireless
3 16 (8.04%) HTTP
4 14 (7.04%) Wi-Fi
5 8 (4.02%) Firewall
6 7 (3.52%) SAN
7 5 (2.51%) DNS
7 5 (2.51%) Network Security
7 5 (2.51%) SSL
8 4 (2.01%) VLAN
9 2 (1.01%) DHCP
9 2 (1.01%) Internet
9 2 (1.01%) iSCSI
9 2 (1.01%) Kerberos
9 2 (1.01%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.50%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.50%) Intranet
10 1 (0.50%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (20.60%) MySQL
2 20 (10.05%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (7.54%) Relational Database
4 12 (6.03%) Oracle Database
5 8 (4.02%) SQL Server
6 7 (3.52%) Amazon RDS
7 5 (2.51%) DB2
7 5 (2.51%) Hadoop
7 5 (2.51%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.51%) NoSQL
8 4 (2.01%) HBase
8 4 (2.01%) Impala
9 3 (1.51%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.51%) Big Data
9 3 (1.51%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.01%) MariaDB
10 2 (1.01%) Oracle BI EE
10 2 (1.01%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.50%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 60 (30.15%) Jenkins
2 40 (20.10%) Git (software)
3 20 (10.05%) Cucumber
4 18 (9.05%) WebDriver
5 17 (8.54%) Subversion
6 12 (6.03%) Eclipse
6 12 (6.03%) JUnit
7 10 (5.03%) GitLab
8 9 (4.52%) JIRA
8 9 (4.52%) Maven
9 8 (4.02%) Ant
10 7 (3.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 7 (3.52%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (3.02%) Gradle
12 5 (2.51%) Mockito
12 5 (2.51%) Selenium
13 4 (2.01%) Checkstyle
13 4 (2.01%) QUnit
14 3 (1.51%) Bitbucket
14 3 (1.51%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (13.07%) Finance
2 8 (4.02%) Retail
3 7 (3.52%) Banking
4 5 (2.51%) Aerospace
4 5 (2.51%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.51%) Marketing
4 5 (2.51%) Military
5 4 (2.01%) Avionics
5 4 (2.01%) Electronics
6 3 (1.51%) Advertising
6 3 (1.51%) Front Office
6 3 (1.51%) Legal
6 3 (1.51%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.01%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 56 (28.14%) Developer
2 50 (25.13%) DevOps Engineer
3 31 (15.58%) Architect
4 17 (8.54%) PHP Developer
5 15 (7.54%) Infrastructure Architect
5 15 (7.54%) Java Developer
6 14 (7.04%) AWS DevOps
6 14 (7.04%) AWS Engineer
6 14 (7.04%) Linux Engineer
7 13 (6.53%) Senior Developer
7 13 (6.53%) Software Engineer
8 11 (5.53%) Administrator
9 9 (4.52%) Senior DevOps
10 8 (4.02%) Analyst
10 8 (4.02%) Cloud Architect
10 8 (4.02%) Consultant
10 8 (4.02%) Embedded Engineer
10 8 (4.02%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 8 (4.02%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 8 (4.02%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (11.56%) Web Services
2 20 (10.05%) Doctrine
3 19 (9.55%) Behat
4 13 (6.53%) .NET
4 13 (6.53%) HTML
5 11 (5.53%) Zend Framework
6 10 (5.03%) Hibernate
6 10 (5.03%) JPA
6 10 (5.03%) Spring
7 9 (4.52%) CSS
7 9 (4.52%) J2EE
7 9 (4.52%) REST
7 9 (4.52%) XML
8 7 (3.52%) Middleware
9 6 (3.02%) HTML5
10 5 (2.51%) AngularJS
10 5 (2.51%) JavaFX
10 5 (2.51%) LAMP
10 5 (2.51%) XSD
10 5 (2.51%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.53%) Visualisation
3 10 (5.03%) Computer Science
3 10 (5.03%) Data Centre
4 8 (4.02%) Clustering
4 8 (4.02%) User Experience
5 7 (3.52%) Public Cloud
6 6 (3.02%) Device Driver
7 3 (1.51%) DataPower
7 3 (1.51%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.01%) iPad
8 2 (1.01%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.01%) Replication
8 2 (1.01%) Wiki
9 1 (0.50%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.50%) Minimum Viable Product
9 1 (0.50%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.50%) Social Media
9 1 (0.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 59 (29.65%) Windows
2 53 (26.63%) Unix
3 45 (22.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 36 (18.09%) Mac OS X
5 22 (11.06%) CentOS
6 19 (9.55%) Ubuntu
7 14 (7.04%) Windows Server
8 11 (5.53%) AIX
9 7 (3.52%) Solaris
10 6 (3.02%) SUSE
10 6 (3.02%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (2.51%) Embedded Linux
11 5 (2.51%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (2.01%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (1.51%) HPUX
13 3 (1.51%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (1.51%) VxWorks
14 2 (1.01%) Android
14 2 (1.01%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.50%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (38.69%) DevOps
2 67 (33.67%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (27.14%) Continuous Integration
4 32 (16.08%) Configuration Management
5 29 (14.57%) OO
6 21 (10.55%) Continuous Delivery
7 20 (10.05%) Software Engineering
8 19 (9.55%) ITIL
8 19 (9.55%) OO PHP
9 18 (9.05%) BDD
10 17 (8.54%) E-Commerce
11 16 (8.04%) User Acceptance Testing
12 15 (7.54%) High Availability
13 13 (6.53%) Open Source
13 13 (6.53%) Scrum
14 12 (6.03%) Line Management
14 12 (6.03%) Migration
15 11 (5.53%) Case Management
16 10 (5.03%) OOP
16 10 (5.03%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 50 (25.13%) Java
2 49 (24.62%) PHP
3 29 (14.57%) JavaScript
4 26 (13.07%) SQL
5 20 (10.05%) Ruby
6 15 (7.54%) Shell Script
7 14 (7.04%) Python
8 13 (6.53%) PL/SQL
9 12 (6.03%) Bash Shell
10 8 (4.02%) C
11 7 (3.52%) C++
12 5 (2.51%) Assembly Language
12 5 (2.51%) AWK
13 3 (1.51%) C#
13 3 (1.51%) Scala
14 1 (0.50%) Go
14 1 (0.50%) Pascal
14 1 (0.50%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.50%) VB
14 1 (0.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (10.05%) Security Cleared
2 15 (7.54%) Degree
3 14 (7.04%) CISSP
4 6 (3.02%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.51%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (2.01%) DBS Check
7 3 (1.51%) OCMJD
7 3 (1.51%) Sun Certification
8 2 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.01%) OCP
8 2 (1.01%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.50%) CCNA
9 1 (0.50%) CCNP
9 1 (0.50%) HND
9 1 (0.50%) ISEB
9 1 (0.50%) MCSE
9 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.50%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.50%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.51%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.01%) QA
3 1 (0.50%) JTAG
3 1 (0.50%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.50%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (16.58%) Docker
2 29 (14.57%) Active Directory
3 9 (4.52%) Firmware
3 9 (4.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (3.02%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (1.51%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (1.51%) Samba
6 2 (1.01%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.01%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.50%) NFS
7 1 (0.50%) vSphere
7 1 (0.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 63 (31.66%) Puppet
2 42 (21.11%) Ansible
3 38 (19.10%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (9.05%) SCCM
5 17 (8.54%) Microsoft Intune
6 6 (3.02%) Salt
7 5 (2.51%) Terraform
8 4 (2.01%) EMC NetWorker
8 4 (2.01%) Foglight
8 4 (2.01%) Mesos
8 4 (2.01%) nmon
9 3 (1.51%) Graphite
9 3 (1.51%) Kubernetes
9 3 (1.51%) logstash
9 3 (1.51%) Oozie
9 3 (1.51%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (1.01%) Icinga
10 2 (1.01%) OpenAM
10 2 (1.01%) SCOM
11 1 (0.50%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 45 (22.61%) Red Hat
2 33 (16.58%) Oracle
3 21 (10.55%) VMware
4 18 (9.05%) Cisco
4 18 (9.05%) Zend
5 16 (8.04%) Google
6 15 (7.54%) Palo Alto
7 11 (5.53%) Microsoft
8 10 (5.03%) Rackspace
9 7 (3.52%) Endeca
9 7 (3.52%) IBM
9 7 (3.52%) SAP
9 7 (3.52%) Sun
10 6 (3.02%) Citrix
10 6 (3.02%) EMC
11 5 (2.51%) Intel
12 4 (2.01%) Software AG
12 4 (2.01%) webMethods
12 4 (2.01%) Wind River
13 3 (1.51%) Terracotta
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