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 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 27 33 46
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +13
Contract jobs citing Linux 91 85 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 5.84% 5.21% 3.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.35% 23.22% 15.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 52 22
Median daily rate £450 £391 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.01% +11.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £301 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £622 £623 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £32.50 - £25.72
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
310 366 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 19.91% 22.44% 21.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 160 122
Median daily rate £375 £333 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.78% +15.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £188 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 41 78
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.20 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £23.75 £72.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +4.25%

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 31 May 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
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 31 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
Northamptonshire +15 36 £450 +12.50% 10
Nottinghamshire +1 36 £525 +32.91% 13
Leicestershire -4 8 £350 -0.70% 6
Derbyshire +7 4 £475 +42.85% 2
Lincolnshire 0 3 £300 +9.09% 5
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Linux.

1 69 (34.67%) Windows
2 55 (27.64%) Unix
3 52 (26.13%) Oracle
4 49 (24.62%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (22.61%) DevOps
6 44 (22.11%) Puppet
7 36 (18.09%) Security Cleared
8 35 (17.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 35 (17.59%) Java
9 32 (16.08%) VMware
9 32 (16.08%) Red Hat
10 31 (15.58%) SQL
10 31 (15.58%) Continuous Integration
11 30 (15.08%) Solaris
12 28 (14.07%) Ansible
13 27 (13.57%) Configuration Management
13 27 (13.57%) Migration
13 27 (13.57%) MySQL
14 26 (13.07%) Opscode Chef
14 26 (13.07%) Jenkins
15 25 (12.56%) Amazon AWS
15 25 (12.56%) AIX
16 23 (11.56%) Finance
17 22 (11.06%) Middleware
17 22 (11.06%) Web Services
17 22 (11.06%) SC Cleared
17 22 (11.06%) Windows Server
18 19 (9.55%) .NET
18 19 (9.55%) Active Directory
19 18 (9.05%) Git (software)

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 12 (6.03%) Apache
2 11 (5.53%) WebSphere
3 7 (3.52%) Mule
3 7 (3.52%) Tomcat
4 6 (3.02%) JBoss
4 6 (3.02%) OpenStack
5 4 (2.01%) IIS
5 4 (2.01%) nginx
5 4 (2.01%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.51%) Confluence
6 3 (1.51%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.51%) Oracle Application Server
6 3 (1.51%) Oracle Service Bus
6 3 (1.51%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (1.01%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.01%) IBM Domino
7 2 (1.01%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.01%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (6.03%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.52%) MS Office
3 2 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.01%) Magento
2 2 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 25 (12.56%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (6.03%) Office 365
3 11 (5.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.51%) IaaS
4 3 (1.51%) SaaS
5 2 (1.01%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.50%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.50%) AWS OpsWorks
6 1 (0.50%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.54%) TCP/IP
2 13 (6.53%) WAN
3 12 (6.03%) LAN
4 11 (5.53%) VPN
4 11 (5.53%) Wireless
5 10 (5.03%) Firewall
5 10 (5.03%) HTTP
5 10 (5.03%) SAN
6 8 (4.02%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (3.52%) Internet
8 5 (2.51%) VLAN
9 4 (2.01%) DNS
10 3 (1.51%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (1.51%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (1.51%) DHCP
10 3 (1.51%) Network Security
10 3 (1.51%) SSL
11 2 (1.01%) iSCSI
11 2 (1.01%) Kerberos
12 1 (0.50%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (13.57%) MySQL
2 17 (8.54%) SQL Server
3 15 (7.54%) Oracle Database
4 13 (6.53%) Relational Database
5 7 (3.52%) BusinessObjects
5 7 (3.52%) DB2
5 7 (3.52%) NoSQL
6 6 (3.02%) DataStage
6 6 (3.02%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.51%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (2.01%) IBM InfoSphere
9 3 (1.51%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (1.51%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.51%) SQLPlus
10 2 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (1.01%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.01%) MariaDB
10 2 (1.01%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.01%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 26 (13.07%) Jenkins
2 18 (9.05%) Git (software)
3 9 (4.52%) Subversion
4 8 (4.02%) Maven
5 7 (3.52%) Ant
5 7 (3.52%) Eclipse
5 7 (3.52%) GitLab
5 7 (3.52%) JUnit
6 5 (2.51%) Talend Open Studio
7 4 (2.01%) Checkstyle
7 4 (2.01%) JIRA
7 4 (2.01%) QUnit
7 4 (2.01%) Selenium
7 4 (2.01%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (1.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (1.51%) Gradle
8 3 (1.51%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.01%) Bitbucket
9 2 (1.01%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.01%) SoapUI
General
1 23 (11.56%) Finance
2 12 (6.03%) Banking
3 7 (3.52%) Pharmaceutical
3 7 (3.52%) Retail
4 5 (2.51%) Aerospace
4 5 (2.51%) Military
5 4 (2.01%) Avionics
6 3 (1.51%) Automotive
6 3 (1.51%) Electronics
6 3 (1.51%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.51%) Marketing
6 3 (1.51%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.01%) Billing
Job Titles
1 34 (17.09%) Developer
2 28 (14.07%) Architect
2 28 (14.07%) DevOps Engineer
3 18 (9.05%) Analyst
4 12 (6.03%) Administrator
4 12 (6.03%) Linux Engineer
4 12 (6.03%) Software Engineer
5 11 (5.53%) Technical Analyst
6 10 (5.03%) Java Developer
7 9 (4.52%) PHP Developer
8 8 (4.02%) Consultant
8 8 (4.02%) Middleware Specialist
8 8 (4.02%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (4.02%) Unix Engineer
9 7 (3.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 7 (3.52%) Infrastructure Architect
10 6 (3.02%) AWS Engineer
10 6 (3.02%) Embedded Engineer
10 6 (3.02%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 6 (3.02%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (11.06%) Middleware
1 22 (11.06%) Web Services
2 19 (9.55%) .NET
3 11 (5.53%) HTML
4 10 (5.03%) CSS
4 10 (5.03%) XML
5 9 (4.52%) REST
6 8 (4.02%) J2EE
7 7 (3.52%) JSON
7 7 (3.52%) LAMP
8 6 (3.02%) IBM Integration Bus
9 5 (2.51%) Hibernate
9 5 (2.51%) JPA
9 5 (2.51%) Spring
10 4 (2.01%) ActiveMQ
10 4 (2.01%) EJB
10 4 (2.01%) Java EE
10 4 (2.01%) JMS
10 4 (2.01%) JSTL
10 4 (2.01%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (8.04%) Data Centre
3 7 (3.52%) Mainframe
4 6 (3.02%) Device Driver
4 6 (3.02%) Minimum Viable Product
5 4 (2.01%) Clustering
6 3 (1.51%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.51%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.51%) Replication
7 2 (1.01%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.01%) NHS
8 1 (0.50%) DataPower
8 1 (0.50%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.50%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.50%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.50%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 69 (34.67%) Windows
2 55 (27.64%) Unix
3 35 (17.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 30 (15.08%) Solaris
5 25 (12.56%) AIX
6 22 (11.06%) Windows Server
7 17 (8.54%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (7.04%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (5.03%) Mac OS X
9 10 (5.03%) Ubuntu
10 8 (4.02%) CentOS
11 7 (3.52%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (2.51%) Windows 7
12 5 (2.51%) Windows 8
13 4 (2.01%) Embedded Linux
14 3 (1.51%) SUSE
14 3 (1.51%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 2 (1.01%) Android
15 2 (1.01%) HPUX
15 2 (1.01%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (24.62%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (22.61%) DevOps
3 31 (15.58%) Continuous Integration
4 27 (13.57%) Configuration Management
4 27 (13.57%) Migration
5 17 (8.54%) High Availability
5 17 (8.54%) ITIL
5 17 (8.54%) Software Engineering
6 16 (8.04%) Continuous Delivery
7 15 (7.54%) Open Source
8 12 (6.03%) E-Commerce
9 11 (5.53%) OO
9 11 (5.53%) SOA
10 10 (5.03%) Project Management
10 10 (5.03%) Scrum
10 10 (5.03%) TOGAF
11 9 (4.52%) CRM
11 9 (4.52%) UML
12 8 (4.02%) ETL
12 8 (4.02%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 35 (17.59%) Java
2 31 (15.58%) SQL
3 15 (7.54%) PHP
4 14 (7.04%) JavaScript
5 13 (6.53%) Shell Script
6 9 (4.52%) Bash Shell
6 9 (4.52%) PL/SQL
7 8 (4.02%) C
7 8 (4.02%) Python
8 6 (3.02%) C++
9 5 (2.51%) Assembly Language
10 4 (2.01%) Perl
11 3 (1.51%) C#
11 3 (1.51%) Korn
11 3 (1.51%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.51%) Ruby
11 3 (1.51%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.50%) AWK
12 1 (0.50%) VB
12 1 (0.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 36 (18.09%) Security Cleared
2 22 (11.06%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.52%) CISSP
4 6 (3.02%) Degree
5 5 (2.51%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.01%) CCNA
7 3 (1.51%) BC Cleared
7 3 (1.51%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (1.51%) MCSE
7 3 (1.51%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.51%) OCMJD
7 3 (1.51%) Sun Certification
8 2 (1.01%) CCDA
8 2 (1.01%) CCNP
8 2 (1.01%) MCSA
8 2 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.50%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.50%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.50%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.51%) QA
2 2 (1.01%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.01%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.01%) TickIT
System Software
1 19 (9.55%) Active Directory
2 16 (8.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (6.03%) Docker
4 7 (3.52%) Firmware
5 5 (2.51%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (2.01%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (1.51%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 3 (1.51%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (1.51%) Veritas File System
7 3 (1.51%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 2 (1.01%) Hyper-V
8 2 (1.01%) NFS
8 2 (1.01%) Samba
9 1 (0.50%) Shibboleth
9 1 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 44 (22.11%) Puppet
2 28 (14.07%) Ansible
3 26 (13.07%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (7.04%) SCCM
5 9 (4.52%) Windows Intune
6 5 (2.51%) Oracle RMAN
6 5 (2.51%) Salt
6 5 (2.51%) Terraform
7 4 (2.01%) EMC NetWorker
7 4 (2.01%) Foglight
7 4 (2.01%) Mesos
7 4 (2.01%) nmon
8 3 (1.51%) Data Guard
8 3 (1.51%) Kubernetes
8 3 (1.51%) SCOM
8 3 (1.51%) Tivoli
9 2 (1.01%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (1.01%) Graphite
9 2 (1.01%) Icinga
9 2 (1.01%) Nagios
Vendors
1 52 (26.13%) Oracle
2 32 (16.08%) Red Hat
2 32 (16.08%) VMware
3 15 (7.54%) IBM
4 13 (6.53%) HP
5 11 (5.53%) Cisco
5 11 (5.53%) Microsoft
6 10 (5.03%) SAP
6 10 (5.03%) Sun
7 8 (4.02%) Google
8 7 (3.52%) Palo Alto
9 6 (3.02%) EMC
9 6 (3.02%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (2.51%) Citrix
10 5 (2.51%) F5
10 5 (2.51%) Intel
10 5 (2.51%) Talend
11 4 (2.01%) Lumension
11 4 (2.01%) NetApp
11 4 (2.01%) Wind River
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