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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 32 47 25
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -22
Contract jobs citing Linux 80 48 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 5.10% 3.23% 5.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.86% 14.16% 23.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 22 47
Average daily rate
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£358 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £313 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £400 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -50.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.13 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-3.66% +7.14%
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
366 339 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 23.34% 22.84% 22.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 142 111
Average daily rate £339 £110 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+207.95% -63.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £70 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £375 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 71 56
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £27.95 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.32%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +5 24 £350 - 18
Leicestershire +14 22 £350 - 10
Northamptonshire +5 21 £450 +12.50% 11
Derbyshire +10 4 - - 3
Lincolnshire - - - - 5
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 73 (45.63%) UNIX
2 62 (38.75%) Windows
3 54 (33.75%) Java
4 37 (23.13%) Oracle
5 34 (21.25%) VMware
6 33 (20.63%) Red Hat
7 31 (19.38%) Tomcat
8 28 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
9 26 (16.25%) Microsoft
10 25 (15.63%) E-Commerce
10 25 (15.63%) SQL
11 24 (15.00%) hybris
12 23 (14.38%) MySQL
12 23 (14.38%) Apache
13 22 (13.75%) Open Source
14 19 (11.88%) Finance
14 19 (11.88%) Jenkins
15 18 (11.25%) JavaScript
16 17 (10.63%) Active Directory
16 17 (10.63%) Configuration Management
16 17 (10.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 16 (10.00%) jQuery
17 16 (10.00%) Shell Script
17 16 (10.00%) Cisco
17 16 (10.00%) Subversion
18 15 (9.38%) Migration
18 15 (9.38%) HTML
18 15 (9.38%) ITIL
18 15 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
19 14 (8.75%) Security Cleared

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 31 (19.38%) Tomcat
2 23 (14.38%) Apache
3 14 (8.75%) Apache Solr
4 7 (4.38%) MS Exchange
5 6 (3.75%) WebLogic
6 4 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (2.50%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.88%) WordPress
7 3 (1.88%) Lync
7 3 (1.88%) NetWeaver
8 2 (1.25%) JBoss
8 2 (1.25%) Node.js
8 2 (1.25%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.25%) nginx
9 1 (0.63%) Drupal
9 1 (0.63%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.63%) CMS
9 1 (0.63%) CICS
Applications
1 12 (7.50%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.25%) MS Office
3 1 (0.63%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.63%) Cognos Planning
1 1 (0.63%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.63%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.50%) Google Apps
2 3 (1.88%) SaaS
3 2 (1.25%) Heroku
4 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.63%) PaaS
4 1 (0.63%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.75%) SAN
2 10 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 8 (5.00%) Firewall
4 7 (4.38%) LAN
5 6 (3.75%) WAN
5 6 (3.75%) Internet
6 5 (3.13%) DNS
7 4 (2.50%) SSL
7 4 (2.50%) VoIP
8 3 (1.88%) ADSL
8 3 (1.88%) Broadband
8 3 (1.88%) Ethernet
8 3 (1.88%) Wireshark
8 3 (1.88%) FCoE
9 2 (1.25%) FTP
9 2 (1.25%) HTTP
9 2 (1.25%) SNMP
10 1 (0.63%) DHCP
10 1 (0.63%) MPLS
10 1 (0.63%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (14.38%) MySQL
2 10 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 9 (5.63%) Oracle Database
3 9 (5.63%) Relational Database
4 6 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (3.13%) SQLPlus
5 5 (3.13%) Oracle BI EE
5 5 (3.13%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.88%) SAP HANA
6 3 (1.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.88%) DB2
7 2 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.63%) Cognos Transformer
8 1 (0.63%) DataStage
8 1 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (11.88%) Jenkins
2 16 (10.00%) Subversion
3 10 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 10 (6.25%) Eclipse
3 10 (6.25%) Cucumber
4 9 (5.63%) Gradle
5 7 (4.38%) Selenium
5 7 (4.38%) IntelliJ
6 6 (3.75%) WebDriver
6 6 (3.75%) Mockito
7 5 (3.13%) Maven
7 5 (3.13%) Ant
7 5 (3.13%) JUnit
8 4 (2.50%) ClearCase
8 4 (2.50%) JIRA
9 3 (1.88%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (1.88%) Visual Studio
9 3 (1.88%) JDeveloper
10 2 (1.25%) LoadRunner
10 2 (1.25%) Introscope
General
1 19 (11.88%) Finance
2 14 (8.75%) Retail
3 9 (5.63%) Marketing
4 6 (3.75%) Banking
5 3 (1.88%) Retail Banking
5 3 (1.88%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.25%) Publishing
7 1 (0.63%) Games
7 1 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 45 (28.13%) Developer
2 22 (13.75%) Java Developer
3 21 (13.13%) Analyst
4 18 (11.25%) Administrator
5 10 (6.25%) Consultant
6 9 (5.63%) Systems Administrator
6 9 (5.63%) Architect
7 8 (5.00%) Linux Administrator
8 7 (4.38%) Support Analyst
8 7 (4.38%) 3rd Line Support
8 7 (4.38%) Linux Engineer
9 6 (3.75%) Messaging Analyst
9 6 (3.75%) Hybris Developer
9 6 (3.75%) Oracle Developer
9 6 (3.75%) AIX Administrator
10 5 (3.13%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 5 (3.13%) Support Engineer
10 5 (3.13%) SAP Administrator
10 5 (3.13%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
11 4 (2.50%) E-Commerce Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (10.00%) jQuery
2 15 (9.38%) HTML
3 14 (8.75%) CSS
4 11 (6.88%) Web Services
4 11 (6.88%) Spring
4 11 (6.88%) REST
5 10 (6.25%) Ajax
6 9 (5.63%) SOAP
6 9 (5.63%) J2EE
7 8 (5.00%) Hibernate
7 8 (5.00%) CSS3
7 8 (5.00%) RESTful
7 8 (5.00%) HTML5
8 7 (4.38%) Java EE
8 7 (4.38%) JSON
8 7 (4.38%) JMS
9 6 (3.75%) ActiveMQ
10 5 (3.13%) WSDL
10 5 (3.13%) JSP
10 5 (3.13%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.75%) Open Source
2 15 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.25%) Clustering
4 8 (5.00%) DataPower
5 5 (3.13%) User Experience
6 3 (1.88%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.88%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.88%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.88%) EPoS
7 1 (0.63%) EMV
7 1 (0.63%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.63%) HACMP
7 1 (0.63%) IVR
7 1 (0.63%) Statistics
7 1 (0.63%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.63%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.63%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.63%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 73 (45.63%) UNIX
2 62 (38.75%) Windows
3 17 (10.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (8.75%) AIX
5 11 (6.88%) HPUX
5 11 (6.88%) CentOS
6 10 (6.25%) Solaris
6 10 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (5.00%) Ubuntu
8 7 (4.38%) Windows XP
8 7 (4.38%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (3.75%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (2.50%) Android
11 3 (1.88%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.88%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.88%) VxWorks
12 2 (1.25%) SUSE
12 2 (1.25%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.63%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (15.63%) E-Commerce
3 17 (10.63%) Configuration Management
4 15 (9.38%) ITIL
4 15 (9.38%) Migration
5 13 (8.13%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (6.88%) MVC
7 10 (6.25%) SOA
7 10 (6.25%) Scrum
8 9 (5.63%) Problem Management
9 8 (5.00%) TDD
9 8 (5.00%) B2B
9 8 (5.00%) DevOps
10 7 (4.38%) Mentoring
11 6 (3.75%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (3.75%) B2C
11 6 (3.75%) Project Management
11 6 (3.75%) Service Management
11 6 (3.75%) Software Engineering
11 6 (3.75%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 54 (33.75%) Java
2 25 (15.63%) SQL
3 18 (11.25%) JavaScript
4 16 (10.00%) Shell Script
5 13 (8.13%) PL/SQL
6 9 (5.63%) Bash Shell
7 8 (5.00%) Perl
7 8 (5.00%) PHP
8 6 (3.75%) C
8 6 (3.75%) AWK
9 5 (3.13%) Python
10 4 (2.50%) C++
11 3 (1.88%) REXX
11 3 (1.88%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.25%) Ruby
12 2 (1.25%) Groovy
12 2 (1.25%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.25%) VB
13 1 (0.63%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 14 (8.75%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.75%) Degree
3 6 (3.75%) VCP4
4 3 (1.88%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.25%) CCNA
6 1 (0.63%) ISEB
6 1 (0.63%) HND
6 1 (0.63%) MCSE
6 1 (0.63%) CCNP
6 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.63%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.63%) IBM AIX Certification
6 1 (0.63%) OCMJD
6 1 (0.63%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.63%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.00%) SLA
2 3 (1.88%) QA
3 1 (0.63%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.63%) COBIT
System Software
1 17 (10.63%) Active Directory
2 12 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.13%) Hyper-V
3 5 (3.13%) VMware ESX
4 3 (1.88%) NFS
4 3 (1.88%) Docker
5 2 (1.25%) vSphere
5 2 (1.25%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (1.25%) XenServer
6 1 (0.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.63%) SRDF
6 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.63%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 8 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (4.38%) HAProxy
3 6 (3.75%) Ansible
4 4 (2.50%) Tivoli
4 4 (2.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (1.88%) SCOM
5 3 (1.88%) Puppet
6 2 (1.25%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (1.25%) CA Wily
6 2 (1.25%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.25%) WMI
7 1 (0.63%) CA Endevor
7 1 (0.63%) Nagios
7 1 (0.63%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 37 (23.13%) Oracle
2 34 (21.25%) VMware
3 33 (20.63%) Red Hat
4 26 (16.25%) Microsoft
5 24 (15.00%) hybris
6 16 (10.00%) Cisco
7 12 (7.50%) HP
8 10 (6.25%) SAP
9 8 (5.00%) Google
10 7 (4.38%) Endeca
10 7 (4.38%) Citrix
11 6 (3.75%) NetApp
11 6 (3.75%) EMC
12 5 (3.13%) IBM
12 5 (3.13%) SolarWinds
13 4 (2.50%) Sun
14 3 (1.88%) Veritas
14 3 (1.88%) CollabNet
14 3 (1.88%) QNX
15 2 (1.25%) Serena
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