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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 24 44 30
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -14
Contract jobs citing Linux 99 61 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 6.26% 3.70% 4.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.33% 16.76% 19.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 39 24
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£365 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.60% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £222 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £425 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 12
Average hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -40.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.40 £15.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £37.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -
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
376 364 361
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 23.78% 22.09% 23.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 180 129
Average daily rate £328 £275 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.09% +2.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £80 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £400 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 50 83
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -30.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.32 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £53.00 £52.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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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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 +13 35 £350 +7.69% 8
Northamptonshire +11 29 £400 +3.22% 7
Leicestershire +16 17 £425 +70.00% 3
Derbyshire +2 5 £315 +51.80% 2
Lincolnshire +10 3 - - 6
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 64 (42.67%) UNIX
2 55 (36.67%) Windows
3 42 (28.00%) Oracle
4 32 (21.33%) MySQL
4 32 (21.33%) Red Hat
5 31 (20.67%) Java
6 28 (18.67%) SQL
6 28 (18.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 25 (16.67%) Apache
8 23 (15.33%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (14.67%) E-Commerce
10 21 (14.00%) JavaScript
11 20 (13.33%) Tomcat
11 20 (13.33%) VMware
12 18 (12.00%) Open Source
13 17 (11.33%) Finance
13 17 (11.33%) Migration
13 17 (11.33%) HTML
14 16 (10.67%) PHP
14 16 (10.67%) Python
14 16 (10.67%) Microsoft
14 16 (10.67%) Subversion
15 15 (10.00%) SAN
15 15 (10.00%) Configuration Management
15 15 (10.00%) Solaris
15 15 (10.00%) Rackspace
15 15 (10.00%) Ansible
15 15 (10.00%) CentOS
15 15 (10.00%) jQuery
15 15 (10.00%) Google

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 25 (16.67%) Apache
2 20 (13.33%) Tomcat
3 12 (8.00%) OpenStack
4 9 (6.00%) WebSphere
5 7 (4.67%) WordPress
6 6 (4.00%) WebLogic
7 5 (3.33%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (2.00%) CMS
8 3 (2.00%) NetWeaver
9 2 (1.33%) CICS
9 2 (1.33%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.33%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.67%) WebSphere Portal
10 1 (0.67%) Liferay
10 1 (0.67%) Moodle
10 1 (0.67%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.67%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.67%) Drupal
10 1 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.67%) Node.js
Applications
1 10 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.67%) MS Office
3 3 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.67%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (2.67%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (2.67%) Oracle Payables
1 4 (2.67%) Oracle Receivables
1 4 (2.67%) Magento
1 4 (2.67%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (2.67%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (1.33%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (1.33%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (1.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.67%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.67%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.67%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.33%) Google Apps
2 7 (4.67%) Rackspace Cloud
3 5 (3.33%) PaaS
4 3 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.00%) IaaS
4 3 (2.00%) SaaS
5 1 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.00%) SAN
2 13 (8.67%) LAN
2 13 (8.67%) WAN
3 9 (6.00%) Firewall
4 7 (4.67%) SSL
5 6 (4.00%) TCP/IP
5 6 (4.00%) SSH
6 5 (3.33%) NAS
6 5 (3.33%) DNS
6 5 (3.33%) HTTP
7 4 (2.67%) VPN
8 3 (2.00%) DHCP
8 3 (2.00%) HTTPS
9 2 (1.33%) DVB
9 2 (1.33%) Intranet
9 2 (1.33%) Internet
9 2 (1.33%) DMZ
9 2 (1.33%) Ethernet
9 2 (1.33%) VLAN
10 1 (0.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (21.33%) MySQL
2 10 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 9 (6.00%) Oracle Database
4 8 (5.33%) DB2
4 8 (5.33%) Relational Database
5 6 (4.00%) MongoDB
6 4 (2.67%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (2.00%) SQLPlus
8 2 (1.33%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (1.33%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.33%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.33%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (1.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 1 (0.67%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.67%) Data Mart
9 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (10.67%) Subversion
2 14 (9.33%) Git (software)
2 14 (9.33%) Jenkins
3 8 (5.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (4.00%) Ant
4 6 (4.00%) Maven
5 5 (3.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (2.67%) Cucumber
6 4 (2.67%) Selenium
7 3 (2.00%) WebDriver
7 3 (2.00%) Mockito
7 3 (2.00%) JUnit
8 2 (1.33%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.33%) LoadRunner
8 2 (1.33%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (1.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 2 (1.33%) SoapUI
8 2 (1.33%) Gradle
9 1 (0.67%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (0.67%) JIRA
General
1 17 (11.33%) Finance
2 10 (6.67%) Retail
3 5 (3.33%) Marketing
4 3 (2.00%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.67%) Automotive
6 1 (0.67%) Front Office
6 1 (0.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 39 (26.00%) Analyst
2 32 (21.33%) Developer
3 20 (13.33%) Administrator
4 16 (10.67%) Systems Administrator
5 12 (8.00%) Test Analyst
6 9 (6.00%) Technical Analyst
6 9 (6.00%) PHP Developer
7 8 (5.33%) Architect
7 8 (5.33%) Support Analyst
7 8 (5.33%) Support Engineer
7 8 (5.33%) Server Analyst
8 7 (4.67%) Designer
8 7 (4.67%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (4.67%) UNIX Engineer
8 7 (4.67%) DBA
8 7 (4.67%) Consultant
9 6 (4.00%) UNIX Administrator
9 6 (4.00%) Infrastructure Designer
9 6 (4.00%) Storage Analyst
10 5 (3.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (11.33%) HTML
2 15 (10.00%) jQuery
3 14 (9.33%) XML
4 12 (8.00%) Web Services
4 12 (8.00%) LAMP
5 11 (7.33%) RESTful
5 11 (7.33%) Ajax
5 11 (7.33%) CSS
6 7 (4.67%) JSON
6 7 (4.67%) Symfony
6 7 (4.67%) HTML5
6 7 (4.67%) Middleware
7 6 (4.00%) WebSphere MQ
7 6 (4.00%) .NET
7 6 (4.00%) JMS
7 6 (4.00%) CSS3
8 5 (3.33%) CakePHP
8 5 (3.33%) ActiveMQ
8 5 (3.33%) Spring
8 5 (3.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.00%) Open Source
2 14 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.67%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.00%) Mainframe
4 3 (2.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.00%) Clustering
5 2 (1.33%) MPEG
5 2 (1.33%) STB
5 2 (1.33%) User Experience
5 2 (1.33%) Video on Demand
5 2 (1.33%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.33%) IPTV
5 2 (1.33%) DataPower
6 1 (0.67%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.67%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.67%) Contract for Difference
6 1 (0.67%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.67%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.67%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 64 (42.67%) UNIX
2 55 (36.67%) Windows
3 28 (18.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (10.00%) Solaris
4 15 (10.00%) CentOS
5 8 (5.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (5.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (5.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (3.33%) AIX
7 4 (2.67%) HPUX
8 3 (2.00%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.00%) SUSE
9 2 (1.33%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.67%) Android
10 1 (0.67%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.67%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.67%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.67%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (15.33%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (14.67%) E-Commerce
3 17 (11.33%) Migration
4 15 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 9 (6.00%) SOA
5 9 (6.00%) ITIL
6 8 (5.33%) MVC
6 8 (5.33%) DevOps
7 7 (4.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (4.67%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (4.67%) Software Testing
7 7 (4.67%) Capacity Management
8 6 (4.00%) Project Management
9 5 (3.33%) Integration Testing
9 5 (3.33%) Software Engineering
9 5 (3.33%) Scrum
9 5 (3.33%) UML
10 4 (2.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (2.67%) Software Architecture
10 4 (2.67%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (20.67%) Java
2 28 (18.67%) SQL
3 21 (14.00%) JavaScript
4 16 (10.67%) PHP
4 16 (10.67%) Python
5 10 (6.67%) Shell Script
6 9 (6.00%) Bash Shell
7 8 (5.33%) PL/SQL
7 8 (5.33%) Perl
8 5 (3.33%) C
9 4 (2.67%) Ruby
10 3 (2.00%) C++
11 2 (1.33%) Tcl
11 2 (1.33%) C#
12 1 (0.67%) Scala
12 1 (0.67%) Groovy
12 1 (0.67%) XPath
12 1 (0.67%) Golang
12 1 (0.67%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 1 (0.67%) Jython
Qualifications
1 12 (8.00%) SC Cleared
1 12 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (6.67%) Degree
3 8 (5.33%) ISEB
4 4 (2.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.33%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.67%) ISSAP
6 1 (0.67%) ISSEP
6 1 (0.67%) ISSMP
6 1 (0.67%) CISM
6 1 (0.67%) GIAC
6 1 (0.67%) CCNA
6 1 (0.67%) CISSP
6 1 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.33%) ISO 9001
2 3 (2.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.00%) QA
2 3 (2.00%) TickIT
3 2 (1.33%) SLA
4 1 (0.67%) COBIT
System Software
1 14 (9.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (5.33%) Hyper-V
3 6 (4.00%) XenServer
4 5 (3.33%) Active Directory
5 4 (2.67%) NFS
5 4 (2.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (2.00%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.67%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.67%) vSphere
7 1 (0.67%) KVM
Systems Management
1 15 (10.00%) Ansible
2 11 (7.33%) Puppet
3 9 (6.00%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (5.33%) Vagrant
5 2 (1.33%) Control-M
5 2 (1.33%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.67%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.67%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.67%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 42 (28.00%) Oracle
2 32 (21.33%) Red Hat
3 20 (13.33%) VMware
4 16 (10.67%) Microsoft
5 15 (10.00%) Rackspace
5 15 (10.00%) Google
6 13 (8.67%) SAP
7 12 (8.00%) HP
7 12 (8.00%) Cisco
8 10 (6.67%) IBM
9 8 (5.33%) hybris
10 7 (4.67%) Citrix
11 6 (4.00%) ServiceNow
12 5 (3.33%) Sun
13 4 (2.67%) EMC
13 4 (2.67%) NetApp
13 4 (2.67%) Veritas
13 4 (2.67%) Serena
14 3 (2.00%) Zend
14 3 (2.00%) Software AG
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Lincolnshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Leicester
OHO Group
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 22 days ago