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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
England / East Midlands
Rank 32 27 26
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs citing Linux 78 91 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 5.23% 6.11% 4.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.10% 26.38% 21.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 46 45
Median daily rate £325 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £278 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £487 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+6.49% +5.47%

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
268 345 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 17.97% 23.17% 21.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 156 142
Median daily rate £300 £320 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £115 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 39 45
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £37.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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
Northamptonshire +1 29 £375 - 6
Derbyshire -11 26 £135 -66.14% 9
Nottinghamshire -6 17 £450 +60.71% 15
Leicestershire +2 5 £300 -33.33% 5
Lincolnshire 0 1 £160 -39.04% 2
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 87 (50.88%) Unix
2 58 (33.92%) Windows
3 55 (32.16%) Oracle
3 55 (32.16%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (28.65%) PHP
5 47 (27.49%) Git (software)
6 45 (26.32%) Jenkins
7 42 (24.56%) JavaScript
8 39 (22.81%) Mac OS X
8 39 (22.81%) Relational Database
9 38 (22.22%) Configuration Management
9 38 (22.22%) SQL
10 37 (21.64%) Continuous Integration
11 35 (20.47%) OO
12 34 (19.88%) Java
13 33 (19.30%) OO PHP
14 32 (18.71%) HTML
15 31 (18.13%) HTTP
16 30 (17.54%) Microsoft Azure
17 29 (16.96%) CSS
18 28 (16.37%) Amazon AWS
18 28 (16.37%) Oracle Database
19 27 (15.79%) Web Development
19 27 (15.79%) SQL Server
20 25 (14.62%) Red Hat
20 25 (14.62%) Degree
20 25 (14.62%) Docker
21 23 (13.45%) Visualisation
22 22 (12.87%) Finance
22 22 (12.87%) Manufacturing

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 13 (7.60%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (6.43%) Tomcat
3 9 (5.26%) Apache
4 7 (4.09%) JBoss
5 6 (3.51%) iPlanet
5 6 (3.51%) Oracle Workflow
5 6 (3.51%) WebLogic
6 5 (2.92%) Apache Spark
6 5 (2.92%) IIS
7 3 (1.75%) MQSeries
7 3 (1.75%) MS Exchange
7 3 (1.75%) nginx
8 2 (1.17%) Skype for Business
8 2 (1.17%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.58%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.58%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.58%) CMS
9 1 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.58%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (3.51%) MS Excel
1 6 (3.51%) MS Office
2 4 (2.34%) MS Project
2 4 (2.34%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (8.77%) Oracle 11i
2 13 (7.60%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (3.51%) Demantra
4 2 (1.17%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (1.17%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (1.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.58%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 30 (17.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (16.37%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (11.11%) IaaS
4 18 (10.53%) PaaS
5 8 (4.68%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (4.09%) Amazon S3
7 6 (3.51%) SaaS
8 4 (2.34%) DigitalOcean
8 4 (2.34%) Route 53
9 3 (1.75%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 2 (1.17%) Office 365
11 1 (0.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.58%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.58%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 31 (18.13%) HTTP
2 15 (8.77%) Firewall
3 12 (7.02%) DNS
4 8 (4.68%) TCP/IP
5 6 (3.51%) BIG-IP
5 6 (3.51%) SAN
6 4 (2.34%) LDAP
6 4 (2.34%) SSL
7 3 (1.75%) NAS
8 2 (1.17%) DHCP
8 2 (1.17%) FTP
8 2 (1.17%) SSH
8 2 (1.17%) Unified Communications
8 2 (1.17%) VLAN
9 1 (0.58%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.58%) Internet
9 1 (0.58%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.58%) LAN
9 1 (0.58%) WAN
9 1 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (22.81%) Relational Database
2 28 (16.37%) Oracle Database
3 27 (15.79%) SQL Server
4 20 (11.70%) MongoDB
5 19 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
6 16 (9.36%) MySQL
7 14 (8.19%) Oracle Database 10g
8 13 (7.60%) Oracle Reports
8 13 (7.60%) SQL Server 2005
8 13 (7.60%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (4.68%) NoSQL
11 7 (4.09%) Crystal Reports
12 5 (2.92%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (2.92%) Endeca
12 5 (2.92%) Hadoop
12 5 (2.92%) HDInsight
12 5 (2.92%) InfluxDB
12 5 (2.92%) OpenTSDB
12 5 (2.92%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 47 (27.49%) Git (software)
2 45 (26.32%) Jenkins
3 10 (5.85%) Cucumber
3 10 (5.85%) Oracle Forms
3 10 (5.85%) WebDriver
4 7 (4.09%) Subversion
4 7 (4.09%) TeamCity
5 5 (2.92%) JIRA
5 5 (2.92%) Selenium
5 5 (2.92%) Talend Open Studio
6 4 (2.34%) GitLab
6 4 (2.34%) JDeveloper
7 3 (1.75%) Eclipse
7 3 (1.75%) IntelliJ
7 3 (1.75%) JBehave
7 3 (1.75%) JUnit
7 3 (1.75%) Maven
8 2 (1.17%) git-flow
9 1 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (12.87%) Finance
1 22 (12.87%) Manufacturing
2 16 (9.36%) Retail
3 9 (5.26%) Banking
4 8 (4.68%) Publishing
5 7 (4.09%) Telecoms
6 6 (3.51%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.17%) Electronics
7 2 (1.17%) Front Office
7 2 (1.17%) Marketing
8 1 (0.58%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 60 (35.09%) Developer
2 29 (16.96%) Analyst
3 27 (15.79%) Senior Developer
4 23 (13.45%) PHP Developer
5 20 (11.70%) Support Analyst
6 18 (10.53%) Applications Support
6 18 (10.53%) Applications Support Analyst
7 17 (9.94%) Architect
8 16 (9.36%) DevOps Engineer
9 12 (7.02%) Senior PHP Developer
10 10 (5.85%) Development Analyst
10 10 (5.85%) Development Support Analyst
11 9 (5.26%) Node.js Developer
12 8 (4.68%) MongoDB Developer
13 7 (4.09%) Administrator
14 6 (3.51%) AWS DevOps
14 6 (3.51%) AWS Engineer
14 6 (3.51%) Linux Engineer
14 6 (3.51%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 6 (3.51%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (18.71%) HTML
2 29 (16.96%) CSS
3 18 (10.53%) .NET
4 17 (9.94%) REST
5 14 (8.19%) XML
6 13 (7.60%) JSON
6 13 (7.60%) Node.js
7 12 (7.02%) Doctrine
7 12 (7.02%) J2EE
7 12 (7.02%) Symfony
8 10 (5.85%) Behat
9 9 (5.26%) Zend Framework
10 7 (4.09%) Spring
11 5 (2.92%) HTML5
11 5 (2.92%) JSP
11 5 (2.92%) Web Services
12 4 (2.34%) Middleware
13 3 (1.75%) JAXB
13 3 (1.75%) SAX
13 3 (1.75%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 23 (13.45%) Visualisation
2 10 (5.85%) Data Centre
3 8 (4.68%) Computer Science
3 8 (4.68%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.09%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.51%) Mathematics
6 5 (2.92%) Clustering
6 5 (2.92%) User Experience
7 4 (2.34%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (2.34%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.75%) HP Storage
8 3 (1.75%) HP StoreVirtual
8 3 (1.75%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.17%) Grid Computing
9 2 (1.17%) iPad
9 2 (1.17%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.17%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.17%) Wiki
10 1 (0.58%) Blog
10 1 (0.58%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 87 (50.88%) Unix
2 58 (33.92%) Windows
3 39 (22.81%) Mac OS X
4 18 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (9.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (9.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (8.77%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (7.02%) HPUX
8 12 (7.02%) Ubuntu
9 11 (6.43%) AIX
9 11 (6.43%) CentOS
9 11 (6.43%) Windows 7
9 11 (6.43%) Windows Server
10 8 (4.68%) Solaris
11 5 (2.92%) Apple iOS
11 5 (2.92%) Embedded Linux
12 4 (2.34%) Android
12 4 (2.34%) SUSE
13 3 (1.75%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.58%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (32.16%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 37 (21.64%) Continuous Integration
4 35 (20.47%) OO
5 33 (19.30%) OO PHP
6 27 (15.79%) Web Development
7 21 (12.28%) E-Commerce
7 21 (12.28%) Line Management
8 20 (11.70%) DevOps
9 19 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
9 19 (11.11%) Web Design
10 17 (9.94%) ITIL
11 16 (9.36%) Business Analysis
11 16 (9.36%) Mentoring
11 16 (9.36%) User Acceptance Testing
12 14 (8.19%) Open Source
12 14 (8.19%) Software Engineering
13 13 (7.60%) BDD
13 13 (7.60%) Project Management
13 13 (7.60%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 49 (28.65%) PHP
2 42 (24.56%) JavaScript
3 38 (22.22%) SQL
4 34 (19.88%) Java
5 22 (12.87%) Python
6 16 (9.36%) PL/SQL
7 15 (8.77%) C#
8 8 (4.68%) C
8 8 (4.68%) Ruby
9 7 (4.09%) C++
10 6 (3.51%) PowerShell
10 6 (3.51%) Shell Script
11 5 (2.92%) Bash Shell
11 5 (2.92%) R
12 2 (1.17%) Go
13 1 (0.58%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.58%) Korn
13 1 (0.58%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.58%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 25 (14.62%) Degree
2 20 (11.70%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.68%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (4.09%) DBS Check
4 7 (4.09%) MCSE
4 7 (4.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (4.09%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.92%) ISEB
6 3 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (1.75%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.17%) CCNA
7 2 (1.17%) CCNP
7 2 (1.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.17%) OCP
7 2 (1.17%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.58%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.58%) CISM
8 1 (0.58%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.68%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (4.09%) ISO 9001
3 5 (2.92%) JSP 440
4 4 (2.34%) SLA
5 1 (0.58%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.58%) JTAG
5 1 (0.58%) TickIT
System Software
1 25 (14.62%) Docker
2 18 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (5.85%) Active Directory
4 5 (2.92%) Squid
5 4 (2.34%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (1.75%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (1.75%) Samba
7 2 (1.17%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.58%) Firmware
8 1 (0.58%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.58%) KVM
8 1 (0.58%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.58%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (9.94%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (7.60%) Puppet
3 10 (5.85%) Ansible
4 8 (4.68%) Graphite
4 8 (4.68%) logstash
5 6 (3.51%) EMC NetWorker
5 6 (3.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 5 (2.92%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (2.34%) NetBackup
8 3 (1.75%) HP Data Protector
8 3 (1.75%) Salt
8 3 (1.75%) Tivoli
8 3 (1.75%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 2 (1.17%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (1.17%) Nagios
9 2 (1.17%) OpenView
9 2 (1.17%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.58%) Kubernetes
10 1 (0.58%) Mesos
10 1 (0.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 55 (32.16%) Oracle
2 25 (14.62%) Red Hat
3 21 (12.28%) VMware
4 17 (9.94%) Microsoft
5 15 (8.77%) Cisco
6 12 (7.02%) Zend
7 8 (4.68%) NetApp
8 7 (4.09%) BMC
9 6 (3.51%) BEA
9 6 (3.51%) F5
9 6 (3.51%) Sun
10 5 (2.92%) HP
10 5 (2.92%) Intel Security
10 5 (2.92%) MuleSoft
10 5 (2.92%) Rackspace
10 5 (2.92%) Tableau
10 5 (2.92%) Talend
11 4 (2.34%) EMC
11 4 (2.34%) Symantec
11 4 (2.34%) webMethods
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