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 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 28 31 43
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +12
Contract jobs citing Linux 88 80 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 5.80% 5.09% 3.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.12% 23.05% 17.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 46 21
Median daily rate £450 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £352
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £23.50 - £19.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 - £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.70 - £24.70
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
274 347 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 18.06% 22.06% 20.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 158 118
Median daily rate £400 £305 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% +1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £200 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £424 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £345 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 34 70
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.20 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £22.50 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 1 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
Nottinghamshire +4 34 £600 +53.35% 23
Northamptonshire +3 26 £450 +10.56% 11
Derbyshire +11 12 £356 +16.80% 6
Leicestershire +8 10 £350 +9.37% 5
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Linux.

1 70 (34.65%) Windows
2 54 (26.73%) Unix
3 53 (26.24%) DevOps
4 52 (25.74%) Oracle
5 51 (25.25%) Puppet
6 50 (24.75%) Agile Software Development
7 47 (23.27%) Java
8 40 (19.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 38 (18.81%) Red Hat
10 35 (17.33%) Amazon AWS
10 35 (17.33%) Ansible
11 32 (15.84%) Security Cleared
11 32 (15.84%) Continuous Integration
11 32 (15.84%) SQL
12 30 (14.85%) VMware
13 29 (14.36%) Configuration Management
14 28 (13.86%) Web Services
14 28 (13.86%) Active Directory
15 27 (13.37%) Jenkins
16 26 (12.87%) Solaris
17 25 (12.38%) MySQL
17 25 (12.38%) Opscode Chef
18 22 (10.89%) AIX
18 22 (10.89%) Middleware
18 22 (10.89%) Finance
19 21 (10.40%) .NET
20 20 (9.90%) WAN
20 20 (9.90%) Cisco
20 20 (9.90%) Migration
20 20 (9.90%) Office 365

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 19 (9.41%) WebSphere
2 14 (6.93%) Mule
3 12 (5.94%) Apache
4 7 (3.47%) JBoss
4 7 (3.47%) Tomcat
5 6 (2.97%) OpenStack
6 4 (1.98%) Apache Solr
6 4 (1.98%) nginx
7 3 (1.49%) Confluence
7 3 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.49%) MS Exchange
7 3 (1.49%) Oracle Application Server
7 3 (1.49%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.99%) IIS
9 1 (0.50%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.50%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (4.95%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.98%) MS Office
3 1 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.98%) Magento
2 2 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 35 (17.33%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (9.90%) Office 365
3 19 (9.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.98%) IaaS
5 2 (0.99%) 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%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.50%) Heroku
6 1 (0.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (9.90%) WAN
2 19 (9.41%) LAN
3 18 (8.91%) VPN
3 18 (8.91%) Wireless
4 15 (7.43%) Wi-Fi
5 12 (5.94%) HTTP
5 12 (5.94%) TCP/IP
6 10 (4.95%) Firewall
7 8 (3.96%) SAN
8 5 (2.48%) VLAN
9 4 (1.98%) Internet
9 4 (1.98%) Network Security
10 3 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (1.49%) DNS
11 2 (0.99%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (0.99%) DHCP
11 2 (0.99%) iSCSI
11 2 (0.99%) Kerberos
11 2 (0.99%) SSL
12 1 (0.50%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (12.38%) MySQL
2 16 (7.92%) Oracle Database
2 16 (7.92%) SQL Server
3 15 (7.43%) Relational Database
4 7 (3.47%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (3.47%) DB2
5 6 (2.97%) DataStage
6 5 (2.48%) MongoDB
6 5 (2.48%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.98%) IBM InfoSphere
7 4 (1.98%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.49%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.49%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.49%) SQLPlus
9 2 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.99%) HBase
9 2 (0.99%) Impala
9 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 27 (13.37%) Jenkins
2 15 (7.43%) Git (software)
3 13 (6.44%) Subversion
4 12 (5.94%) Eclipse
4 12 (5.94%) JUnit
5 8 (3.96%) Maven
6 7 (3.47%) Ant
6 7 (3.47%) GitLab
7 6 (2.97%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (2.48%) Mockito
8 5 (2.48%) Talend Open Studio
9 4 (1.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (1.98%) Checkstyle
9 4 (1.98%) Gradle
9 4 (1.98%) JIRA
9 4 (1.98%) QUnit
9 4 (1.98%) Selenium
9 4 (1.98%) SoapUI
10 3 (1.49%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.99%) Flyway
General
1 22 (10.89%) Finance
2 10 (4.95%) Banking
3 9 (4.46%) Retail
4 7 (3.47%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (2.48%) Aerospace
5 5 (2.48%) Military
6 4 (1.98%) Avionics
7 3 (1.49%) Electronics
7 3 (1.49%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.49%) Marketing
7 3 (1.49%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.99%) Automotive
9 1 (0.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 43 (21.29%) Developer
2 37 (18.32%) Architect
3 28 (13.86%) DevOps Engineer
4 17 (8.42%) Analyst
5 15 (7.43%) Infrastructure Architect
5 15 (7.43%) Java Developer
6 13 (6.44%) Linux Engineer
7 12 (5.94%) Software Engineer
8 11 (5.45%) Administrator
8 11 (5.45%) Technical Analyst
9 9 (4.46%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (3.96%) Cloud Architect
10 8 (3.96%) Middleware Specialist
11 7 (3.47%) AWS DevOps
11 7 (3.47%) AWS Engineer
11 7 (3.47%) PHP Developer
11 7 (3.47%) Unix Engineer
12 6 (2.97%) Embedded Engineer
12 6 (2.97%) Senior DevOps
12 6 (2.97%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (13.86%) Web Services
2 22 (10.89%) Middleware
3 21 (10.40%) .NET
4 11 (5.45%) XML
5 10 (4.95%) Hibernate
5 10 (4.95%) HTML
5 10 (4.95%) J2EE
5 10 (4.95%) JPA
5 10 (4.95%) REST
5 10 (4.95%) Spring
6 9 (4.46%) IBM Integration Bus
7 8 (3.96%) CSS
8 6 (2.97%) JSON
9 5 (2.48%) HTML5
9 5 (2.48%) JavaFX
9 5 (2.48%) XSD
10 4 (1.98%) ActiveMQ
10 4 (1.98%) EJB
10 4 (1.98%) SOAP
10 4 (1.98%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.90%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.94%) Data Centre
3 7 (3.47%) Minimum Viable Product
4 6 (2.97%) Device Driver
5 5 (2.48%) Clustering
5 5 (2.48%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.49%) DataPower
6 3 (1.49%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.49%) Replication
7 2 (0.99%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.50%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.50%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.50%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.50%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.50%) NHS
8 1 (0.50%) PMI
8 1 (0.50%) User Experience
8 1 (0.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 70 (34.65%) Windows
2 54 (26.73%) Unix
3 40 (19.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 26 (12.87%) Solaris
5 22 (10.89%) AIX
6 19 (9.41%) Windows Server
7 18 (8.91%) Mac OS X
8 15 (7.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (4.46%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (3.96%) Ubuntu
11 7 (3.47%) CentOS
12 6 (2.97%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (1.98%) Embedded Linux
14 3 (1.49%) SUSE
14 3 (1.49%) Windows 7
14 3 (1.49%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.99%) Android
15 2 (0.99%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.99%) HPUX
15 2 (0.99%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (26.24%) DevOps
2 50 (24.75%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (15.84%) Continuous Integration
4 29 (14.36%) Configuration Management
5 20 (9.90%) Migration
6 17 (8.42%) ITIL
7 16 (7.92%) Continuous Delivery
7 16 (7.92%) E-Commerce
7 16 (7.92%) OO
7 16 (7.92%) Software Engineering
8 15 (7.43%) UML
9 13 (6.44%) High Availability
9 13 (6.44%) Open Source
9 13 (6.44%) SOA
10 12 (5.94%) TOGAF
11 10 (4.95%) Project Management
11 10 (4.95%) Scrum
12 9 (4.46%) CRM
12 9 (4.46%) Service Design
13 8 (3.96%) Issue Tracking
Programming Languages
1 47 (23.27%) Java
2 32 (15.84%) SQL
3 17 (8.42%) Shell Script
4 13 (6.44%) PL/SQL
5 12 (5.94%) JavaScript
5 12 (5.94%) PHP
6 9 (4.46%) C
7 8 (3.96%) Python
8 6 (2.97%) Bash Shell
8 6 (2.97%) C++
9 5 (2.48%) Assembly Language
10 4 (1.98%) AWK
11 3 (1.49%) C#
11 3 (1.49%) Ruby
12 1 (0.50%) Pascal
12 1 (0.50%) Perl
12 1 (0.50%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.50%) Scala
12 1 (0.50%) VB
12 1 (0.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 32 (15.84%) Security Cleared
2 18 (8.91%) SC Cleared
3 14 (6.93%) CISSP
4 5 (2.48%) Degree
5 4 (1.98%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.49%) BC Cleared
6 3 (1.49%) OCMJD
6 3 (1.49%) Sun Certification
7 2 (0.99%) CCNA
7 2 (0.99%) CCNP
7 2 (0.99%) MCSE
7 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.50%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.50%) ISEB
8 1 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.50%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.50%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.98%) QA
2 2 (0.99%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.50%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.50%) TickIT
System Software
1 28 (13.86%) Active Directory
2 15 (7.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (5.94%) Docker
4 8 (3.96%) Firmware
5 6 (2.97%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (2.48%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (1.49%) Samba
8 2 (0.99%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.99%) NFS
8 2 (0.99%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.50%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 51 (25.25%) Puppet
2 35 (17.33%) Ansible
3 25 (12.38%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (9.90%) SCCM
5 17 (8.42%) Microsoft Intune
6 5 (2.48%) Oracle RMAN
6 5 (2.48%) Salt
6 5 (2.48%) Terraform
7 4 (1.98%) EMC NetWorker
7 4 (1.98%) Foglight
7 4 (1.98%) Mesos
7 4 (1.98%) nmon
8 3 (1.49%) Data Guard
8 3 (1.49%) Graphite
8 3 (1.49%) Kubernetes
8 3 (1.49%) logstash
9 2 (0.99%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (0.99%) Icinga
9 2 (0.99%) Nagios
9 2 (0.99%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 52 (25.74%) Oracle
2 38 (18.81%) Red Hat
3 30 (14.85%) VMware
4 20 (9.90%) Cisco
5 17 (8.42%) IBM
6 16 (7.92%) Google
7 15 (7.43%) Microsoft
8 14 (6.93%) Palo Alto
9 13 (6.44%) SAP
10 9 (4.46%) HP
11 7 (3.47%) Sun
12 6 (2.97%) Citrix
12 6 (2.97%) EMC
12 6 (2.97%) Endeca
12 6 (2.97%) Salesforce.com
13 5 (2.48%) Intel
13 5 (2.48%) Talend
14 4 (1.98%) F5
14 4 (1.98%) NetApp
14 4 (1.98%) Wind River
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