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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 30 29 30
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Linux 96 79 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 5.72% 5.11% 5.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.99% 24.38% 23.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 52 54
Median daily rate £400 £394 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% +3.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £37.50 - £20.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +1.35%
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
291 324 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 17.33% 20.94% 21.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 155 155
Median daily rate £325 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £115 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £447
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 49 67
Median hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.88 £17.60 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 +13 35 £440 +57.14% 15
Northamptonshire -2 31 £350 -22.22% 8
Leicestershire +5 18 £305 -12.85% 10
Derbyshire -8 15 £315 -23.63% 3
Lincolnshire - 5 - - 4
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 84 (42.64%) Unix
2 72 (36.55%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (34.01%) PHP
4 66 (33.50%) Jenkins
5 64 (32.49%) Git (software)
6 55 (27.92%) Mac OS X
7 54 (27.41%) Windows
7 54 (27.41%) Continuous Integration
8 48 (24.37%) Java
8 48 (24.37%) OO
9 47 (23.86%) JavaScript
10 45 (22.84%) DevOps
11 44 (22.34%) Amazon AWS
11 44 (22.34%) Configuration Management
12 43 (21.83%) Microsoft Azure
13 40 (20.30%) OO PHP
14 38 (19.29%) Red Hat
14 38 (19.29%) Oracle
14 38 (19.29%) HTTP
15 37 (18.78%) Docker
16 36 (18.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 35 (17.77%) Puppet
17 35 (17.77%) SQL
18 34 (17.26%) HTML
19 33 (16.75%) Relational Database
20 31 (15.74%) Degree
21 30 (15.23%) Visualisation
22 29 (14.72%) Opscode Chef
23 28 (14.21%) Web Development
23 28 (14.21%) CSS

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 21 (10.66%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (5.08%) Apache
2 10 (5.08%) Tomcat
3 9 (4.57%) WebSphere
4 8 (4.06%) Apache Spark
4 8 (4.06%) JBoss
5 7 (3.55%) Mule
6 5 (2.54%) Apache Solr
7 4 (2.03%) MS Exchange
8 3 (1.52%) CMS
8 3 (1.52%) Confluence
8 3 (1.52%) IIS
8 3 (1.52%) nginx
8 3 (1.52%) Skype for Business
9 2 (1.02%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.51%) Jetty
10 1 (0.51%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (2.54%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.52%) MS Office
3 2 (1.02%) MS Project
3 2 (1.02%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.03%) Oracle 11i
1 4 (2.03%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.02%) Demantra
2 2 (1.02%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.02%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 44 (22.34%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (21.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (10.15%) IaaS
4 18 (9.14%) PaaS
5 11 (5.58%) Office 365
6 10 (5.08%) DigitalOcean
7 9 (4.57%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (4.06%) Amazon S3
8 8 (4.06%) Route 53
9 7 (3.55%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 6 (3.05%) SaaS
11 1 (0.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.51%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.51%) GitHub
11 1 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.51%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 38 (19.29%) HTTP
2 10 (5.08%) DNS
3 8 (4.06%) Firewall
3 8 (4.06%) LAN
3 8 (4.06%) VPN
3 8 (4.06%) WAN
3 8 (4.06%) Wi-Fi
3 8 (4.06%) Wireless
4 4 (2.03%) SSL
4 4 (2.03%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.52%) Network Security
5 3 (1.52%) Unified Communications
6 2 (1.02%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (1.02%) DHCP
6 2 (1.02%) NAS
6 2 (1.02%) SAN
6 2 (1.02%) VLAN
7 1 (0.51%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.51%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.51%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (16.75%) Relational Database
2 27 (13.71%) MySQL
3 23 (11.68%) PostgreSQL
4 19 (9.64%) MongoDB
5 13 (6.60%) SQL Server
6 10 (5.08%) Oracle Database
7 9 (4.57%) NoSQL
8 8 (4.06%) Amazon RDS
8 8 (4.06%) Hadoop
9 7 (3.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (3.05%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (2.54%) Data Lake
11 5 (2.54%) HDInsight
11 5 (2.54%) InfluxDB
11 5 (2.54%) OpenTSDB
11 5 (2.54%) Power BI
12 3 (1.52%) Big Data
12 3 (1.52%) HBase
12 3 (1.52%) Impala
12 3 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 66 (33.50%) Jenkins
2 64 (32.49%) Git (software)
3 18 (9.14%) Cucumber
3 18 (9.14%) WebDriver
4 13 (6.60%) Subversion
5 8 (4.06%) GitLab
5 8 (4.06%) JIRA
6 7 (3.55%) Eclipse
6 7 (3.55%) JUnit
7 6 (3.05%) TeamCity
8 5 (2.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (2.54%) Talend Open Studio
8 5 (2.54%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (2.03%) Maven
9 4 (2.03%) Mockito
10 3 (1.52%) Gradle
10 3 (1.52%) IntelliJ
10 3 (1.52%) JBehave
10 3 (1.52%) Selenium
10 3 (1.52%) SoapUI
General
1 16 (8.12%) Finance
2 9 (4.57%) Manufacturing
2 9 (4.57%) Retail
3 7 (3.55%) Banking
4 6 (3.05%) Aerospace
4 6 (3.05%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.03%) Marketing
6 3 (1.52%) Advertising
6 3 (1.52%) Front Office
6 3 (1.52%) Legal
6 3 (1.52%) Publishing
7 2 (1.02%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 80 (40.61%) Developer
2 32 (16.24%) DevOps Engineer
2 32 (16.24%) Senior Developer
3 28 (14.21%) PHP Developer
4 25 (12.69%) Architect
5 16 (8.12%) Senior PHP Developer
6 13 (6.60%) Analyst
7 11 (5.58%) Java Developer
8 10 (5.08%) AWS DevOps
8 10 (5.08%) AWS Engineer
8 10 (5.08%) Infrastructure Architect
9 9 (4.57%) Node.js Developer
10 8 (4.06%) Linux Engineer
10 8 (4.06%) MongoDB Developer
11 7 (3.55%) Administrator
11 7 (3.55%) Cloud Architect
12 6 (3.05%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 6 (3.05%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 6 (3.05%) Support Analyst
12 6 (3.05%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (17.26%) HTML
2 28 (14.21%) CSS
3 20 (10.15%) Doctrine
3 20 (10.15%) REST
4 19 (9.64%) Behat
5 15 (7.61%) .NET
6 13 (6.60%) JSON
6 13 (6.60%) Node.js
6 13 (6.60%) Symfony
6 13 (6.60%) XML
7 12 (6.09%) Zend Framework
8 11 (5.58%) Web Services
9 10 (5.08%) Spring
10 9 (4.57%) J2EE
11 6 (3.05%) HTML5
11 6 (3.05%) LAMP
12 5 (2.54%) AngularJS
12 5 (2.54%) Hibernate
13 4 (2.03%) IBM Integration Bus
13 4 (2.03%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (15.23%) Visualisation
2 13 (6.60%) Data Centre
3 12 (6.09%) Computer Science
4 8 (4.06%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.06%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (4.06%) User Experience
5 7 (3.55%) Public Cloud
6 6 (3.05%) Mathematics
7 5 (2.54%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.03%) Clustering
9 3 (1.52%) DataPower
9 3 (1.52%) iPad
10 2 (1.02%) Wiki
11 1 (0.51%) Blog
11 1 (0.51%) Data Integration
11 1 (0.51%) iPhone
11 1 (0.51%) Physics
11 1 (0.51%) Reference Data
11 1 (0.51%) Smart Meter
11 1 (0.51%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 84 (42.64%) Unix
2 55 (27.92%) Mac OS X
3 54 (27.41%) Windows
4 36 (18.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (9.14%) CentOS
5 18 (9.14%) Ubuntu
6 9 (4.57%) Windows Server
6 9 (4.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (3.55%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (2.54%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (2.03%) AIX
9 4 (2.03%) SUSE
10 3 (1.52%) HPUX
10 3 (1.52%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (1.52%) Solaris
10 3 (1.52%) Windows 7
11 2 (1.02%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.02%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.51%) Android
12 1 (0.51%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (36.55%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (27.41%) Continuous Integration
3 48 (24.37%) OO
4 45 (22.84%) DevOps
5 44 (22.34%) Configuration Management
6 40 (20.30%) OO PHP
7 28 (14.21%) Web Development
8 27 (13.71%) E-Commerce
8 27 (13.71%) Line Management
9 21 (10.66%) BDD
10 20 (10.15%) Web Design
11 19 (9.64%) Responsive Web Design
12 18 (9.14%) Case Management
12 18 (9.14%) Mentoring
13 17 (8.63%) Continuous Delivery
13 17 (8.63%) ITIL
13 17 (8.63%) Software Engineering
13 17 (8.63%) User Acceptance Testing
14 16 (8.12%) Open Source
15 15 (7.61%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 67 (34.01%) PHP
2 48 (24.37%) Java
3 47 (23.86%) JavaScript
4 35 (17.77%) SQL
5 21 (10.66%) Python
6 18 (9.14%) Ruby
7 12 (6.09%) C#
7 12 (6.09%) Shell Script
8 9 (4.57%) PL/SQL
9 7 (3.55%) Bash Shell
9 7 (3.55%) PowerShell
10 5 (2.54%) C
10 5 (2.54%) R
11 4 (2.03%) AWK
11 4 (2.03%) C++
12 3 (1.52%) Scala
13 2 (1.02%) Go
14 1 (0.51%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.51%) Pascal
14 1 (0.51%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 31 (15.74%) Degree
2 23 (11.68%) Security Cleared
3 10 (5.08%) DBS Check
4 9 (4.57%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (4.06%) CISSP
5 8 (4.06%) MCSE
5 8 (4.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (4.06%) SC Cleared
6 4 (2.03%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (1.52%) ISEB
8 2 (1.02%) CCNA
8 2 (1.02%) CCNP
8 2 (1.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (1.02%) OCP
8 2 (1.02%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.51%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.51%) CISM
9 1 (0.51%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.57%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.02%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.51%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.51%) JTAG
3 1 (0.51%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.51%) QA
3 1 (0.51%) SLA
3 1 (0.51%) TickIT
System Software
1 37 (18.78%) Docker
2 21 (10.66%) Active Directory
3 13 (6.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.54%) Squid
5 4 (2.03%) Samba
5 4 (2.03%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.02%) Firmware
6 2 (1.02%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.51%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.51%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 35 (17.77%) Puppet
2 29 (14.72%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (11.17%) Ansible
4 9 (4.57%) Graphite
4 9 (4.57%) logstash
5 8 (4.06%) Microsoft Intune
5 8 (4.06%) SCCM
6 5 (2.54%) Salt
7 4 (2.03%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (1.52%) Oozie
8 3 (1.52%) Tivoli
8 3 (1.52%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 2 (1.02%) Nagios
10 1 (0.51%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.51%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.51%) Icinga
10 1 (0.51%) Kubernetes
10 1 (0.51%) Mesos
10 1 (0.51%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.51%) Rancher
Vendors
1 38 (19.29%) Oracle
1 38 (19.29%) Red Hat
2 23 (11.68%) Microsoft
3 19 (9.64%) Cisco
4 18 (9.14%) Zend
5 17 (8.63%) VMware
6 11 (5.58%) Rackspace
7 10 (5.08%) Endeca
8 8 (4.06%) Google
8 8 (4.06%) Palo Alto
9 7 (3.55%) NetApp
10 6 (3.05%) IBM
10 6 (3.05%) SAP
11 5 (2.54%) MuleSoft
11 5 (2.54%) Tableau
11 5 (2.54%) Talend
12 4 (2.03%) BMC
12 4 (2.03%) Intel Security
12 4 (2.03%) Software AG
12 4 (2.03%) webMethods
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