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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
England / East Midlands
Rank 33 24 33
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +9
Contract jobs citing Linux 71 106 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 4.89% 6.60% 4.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.91% 33.44% 19.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 43 45
Median daily rate £215 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.66% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £265 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £36.38
% change year-on-year
- +9.96%

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
274 317 355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 18.88% 19.74% 23.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 139 165
Median daily rate £275 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £153 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £420 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 37 48
Median hourly rate £13.00 £16.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% +6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £25.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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
Derbyshire -3 28 £145 -62.38% 9
Northamptonshire -2 19 £325 -13.33% 6
Nottinghamshire -13 18 £488 +74.10% 14
Leicestershire +4 10 £408 -4.11% 7
Lincolnshire 0 4 £160 -46.66% 2
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 78 (48.15%) Unix
2 66 (40.74%) Windows
3 59 (36.42%) Oracle
4 48 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (26.54%) Git (software)
6 42 (25.93%) SQL
7 41 (25.31%) JavaScript
8 39 (24.07%) Relational Database
9 35 (21.60%) Java
10 33 (20.37%) SQL Server
10 33 (20.37%) Oracle Database
11 32 (19.75%) HTML
12 31 (19.14%) HTTP
13 30 (18.52%) Configuration Management
14 29 (17.90%) Mac OS X
14 29 (17.90%) PHP
14 29 (17.90%) CSS
15 28 (17.28%) Python
15 28 (17.28%) Manufacturing
16 27 (16.67%) .NET
16 27 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
17 26 (16.05%) Web Development
17 26 (16.05%) Jenkins
18 25 (15.43%) IaaS
18 25 (15.43%) E-Commerce
19 24 (14.81%) OO
19 24 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
19 24 (14.81%) PaaS
20 23 (14.20%) REST
20 23 (14.20%) OO PHP

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 11 (6.79%) Tomcat
2 10 (6.17%) Apache
3 7 (4.32%) JBoss
3 7 (4.32%) Oracle Workflow
4 6 (3.70%) iPlanet
4 6 (3.70%) WebLogic
5 5 (3.09%) Apache Spark
5 5 (3.09%) IIS
6 3 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.85%) MQSeries
6 3 (1.85%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.85%) nginx
6 3 (1.85%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.23%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.23%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.62%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.62%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.62%) CICS
8 1 (0.62%) Drupal
8 1 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 8 (4.94%) MS Office
2 6 (3.70%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.47%) MS Project
3 4 (2.47%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (10.49%) Oracle 11i
2 13 (8.02%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (4.32%) Demantra
3 7 (4.32%) SnowdropKCS
4 1 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 25 (15.43%) IaaS
2 24 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (14.81%) PaaS
3 22 (13.58%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (3.70%) SaaS
5 5 (3.09%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (2.47%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.23%) Office 365
8 1 (0.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.62%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.62%) Route 53
8 1 (0.62%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 31 (19.14%) HTTP
2 15 (9.26%) DNS
3 13 (8.02%) TCP/IP
4 12 (7.41%) Firewall
5 8 (4.94%) SAN
6 7 (4.32%) SSL
7 6 (3.70%) BIG-IP
8 4 (2.47%) LDAP
9 3 (1.85%) NAS
10 2 (1.23%) FTP
10 2 (1.23%) SSH
10 2 (1.23%) Unified Communications
11 1 (0.62%) AMQP
11 1 (0.62%) DHCP
11 1 (0.62%) Kerberos
11 1 (0.62%) LAN
11 1 (0.62%) Network Security
11 1 (0.62%) VLAN
11 1 (0.62%) WAN
11 1 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (24.07%) Relational Database
2 33 (20.37%) Oracle Database
2 33 (20.37%) SQL Server
3 21 (12.96%) MongoDB
4 19 (11.73%) Oracle Database 10g
5 17 (10.49%) Oracle Reports
5 17 (10.49%) SQL Server 2005
5 17 (10.49%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (6.17%) Crystal Reports
6 10 (6.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (5.56%) MySQL
7 9 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (4.94%) NoSQL
9 5 (3.09%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (3.09%) Data Lake
9 5 (3.09%) Endeca
9 5 (3.09%) HDInsight
9 5 (3.09%) InfluxDB
9 5 (3.09%) OpenTSDB
9 5 (3.09%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 43 (26.54%) Git (software)
2 26 (16.05%) Jenkins
3 11 (6.79%) Oracle Forms
4 7 (4.32%) TeamCity
5 5 (3.09%) Eclipse
5 5 (3.09%) JUnit
5 5 (3.09%) Selenium
5 5 (3.09%) Subversion
5 5 (3.09%) Talend Open Studio
6 4 (2.47%) JDeveloper
7 3 (1.85%) IntelliJ
7 3 (1.85%) JBehave
7 3 (1.85%) JIRA
7 3 (1.85%) Maven
8 2 (1.23%) git-flow
8 2 (1.23%) GitLab
8 2 (1.23%) Mockito
9 1 (0.62%) Hudson
9 1 (0.62%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.62%) Vagrant
General
1 28 (17.28%) Manufacturing
2 21 (12.96%) Retail
3 19 (11.73%) Finance
4 11 (6.79%) Publishing
5 9 (5.56%) Banking
6 7 (4.32%) Aerospace
6 7 (4.32%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.62%) Billing
7 1 (0.62%) Electronics
7 1 (0.62%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 56 (34.57%) Developer
2 34 (20.99%) Analyst
3 25 (15.43%) Support Analyst
4 21 (12.96%) Applications Support
4 21 (12.96%) Applications Support Analyst
4 21 (12.96%) Senior Developer
5 18 (11.11%) Architect
6 17 (10.49%) PHP Developer
7 11 (6.79%) Development Analyst
7 11 (6.79%) Development Support Analyst
8 9 (5.56%) Node.js Developer
9 8 (4.94%) Java Developer
9 8 (4.94%) MongoDB Developer
9 8 (4.94%) Senior PHP Developer
10 7 (4.32%) Platform Engineer
10 7 (4.32%) Server Engineer
11 6 (3.70%) Technical Leader
12 5 (3.09%) C# Developer
12 5 (3.09%) Oracle Analyst
12 5 (3.09%) Oracle Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (19.75%) HTML
2 29 (17.90%) CSS
3 27 (16.67%) .NET
4 23 (14.20%) REST
5 19 (11.73%) JSON
6 18 (11.11%) Node.js
7 15 (9.26%) XML
8 14 (8.64%) J2EE
9 10 (6.17%) Spring
9 10 (6.17%) Symfony
10 9 (5.56%) Web Services
11 6 (3.70%) HTML5
12 5 (3.09%) Hibernate
12 5 (3.09%) JSP
13 4 (2.47%) JPA
13 4 (2.47%) LAMP
13 4 (2.47%) Software Packaging
14 3 (1.85%) Java EE
14 3 (1.85%) Oracle ADF
14 3 (1.85%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.17%) Data Centre
2 8 (4.94%) Management Information System
3 7 (4.32%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.47%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (2.47%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.85%) Clustering
5 3 (1.85%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.85%) HP Storage
5 3 (1.85%) HP StoreVirtual
5 3 (1.85%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.23%) Grid Computing
6 2 (1.23%) User Experience
6 2 (1.23%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.62%) Blog
7 1 (0.62%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.62%) iPad
7 1 (0.62%) iPhone
7 1 (0.62%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.62%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 78 (48.15%) Unix
2 66 (40.74%) Windows
3 29 (17.90%) Mac OS X
4 18 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (10.49%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (9.26%) Windows Server
7 13 (8.02%) Ubuntu
8 12 (7.41%) HPUX
8 12 (7.41%) Windows 7
9 10 (6.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (4.94%) AIX
10 8 (4.94%) Solaris
11 6 (3.70%) CoreOS
12 5 (3.09%) Apple iOS
13 4 (2.47%) Android
13 4 (2.47%) CentOS
13 4 (2.47%) Embedded Linux
14 2 (1.23%) Data ONTAP
15 1 (0.62%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (18.52%) Configuration Management
3 27 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (16.05%) Web Development
5 25 (15.43%) E-Commerce
6 24 (14.81%) OO
7 23 (14.20%) OO PHP
8 20 (12.35%) Business Analysis
9 19 (11.73%) Responsive Web Design
9 19 (11.73%) Web Design
10 17 (10.49%) QMS
10 17 (10.49%) Visualisation
11 16 (9.88%) Line Management
11 16 (9.88%) Mentoring
11 16 (9.88%) Software Engineering
12 15 (9.26%) Continuous Delivery
13 13 (8.02%) Project Management
13 13 (8.02%) Scrum
14 12 (7.41%) ITIL
14 12 (7.41%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 42 (25.93%) SQL
2 41 (25.31%) JavaScript
3 35 (21.60%) Java
4 29 (17.90%) PHP
5 28 (17.28%) Python
6 22 (13.58%) PL/SQL
7 15 (9.26%) C#
8 8 (4.94%) C
9 6 (3.70%) PowerShell
9 6 (3.70%) R
10 5 (3.09%) C++
11 4 (2.47%) Bash Shell
11 4 (2.47%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.62%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.62%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.62%) Go
12 1 (0.62%) Korn
12 1 (0.62%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.62%) Ruby
12 1 (0.62%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (12.35%) Degree
2 18 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.32%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (4.32%) MCSE
3 7 (4.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (3.70%) DBS Check
5 5 (3.09%) ISEB
5 5 (3.09%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.85%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.62%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.62%) CCNA
8 1 (0.62%) CCNP
8 1 (0.62%) CISM
8 1 (0.62%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.17%) ISO 9001
2 8 (4.94%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (3.09%) JSP 440
4 4 (2.47%) SLA
5 2 (1.23%) QA
6 1 (0.62%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.62%) HL7
6 1 (0.62%) TickIT
System Software
1 20 (12.35%) Docker
2 17 (10.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (5.56%) Active Directory
4 5 (3.09%) Squid
5 3 (1.85%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.85%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (1.85%) Samba
6 2 (1.23%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.23%) vSphere
7 1 (0.62%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.62%) KVM
7 1 (0.62%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 13 (8.02%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (4.94%) Graphite
2 8 (4.94%) logstash
3 6 (3.70%) Ansible
3 6 (3.70%) EMC NetWorker
3 6 (3.70%) McAfee ePO
3 6 (3.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (2.47%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.85%) HP Data Protector
5 3 (1.85%) Puppet
5 3 (1.85%) Tivoli
5 3 (1.85%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 2 (1.23%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (1.23%) Nagios
6 2 (1.23%) OpenView
7 1 (0.62%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.62%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.62%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.62%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 59 (36.42%) Oracle
2 20 (12.35%) Red Hat
2 20 (12.35%) VMware
3 19 (11.73%) Microsoft
4 14 (8.64%) Cisco
5 10 (6.17%) NetApp
6 8 (4.94%) BMC
7 6 (3.70%) BEA
7 6 (3.70%) F5
7 6 (3.70%) Intel Security
7 6 (3.70%) Sun
8 5 (3.09%) HP
8 5 (3.09%) MuleSoft
8 5 (3.09%) Tableau
8 5 (3.09%) Talend
9 4 (2.47%) 3PAR
9 4 (2.47%) Citrix
9 4 (2.47%) EMC
9 4 (2.47%) IBM
9 4 (2.47%) Veritas
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