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 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 23 36 31
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -5
Contract jobs citing Linux 107 68 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 6.71% 4.33% 4.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.15% 21.73% 20.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 35 32
Median daily rate £425 £363 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +9.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £286 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £616 £418 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -41.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £37.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +20.96%
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
288 313 325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 18.07% 19.91% 23.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 139 136
Median daily rate £400 £325 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £422 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 43 70
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.22 £10.20 £10.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £19.08 £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 July 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 24 July 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 +17 49 £425 +13.33% 17
Northamptonshire -2 23 £450 +24.30% 7
Derbyshire +10 11 £356 +16.80% 5
Lincolnshire +4 9 £375 - 8
Leicestershire +4 7 £338 -3.57% 7
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 69 (33.17%) DevOps
2 67 (32.21%) Windows
3 63 (30.29%) Puppet
4 58 (27.88%) Agile Software Development
5 54 (25.96%) Unix
6 50 (24.04%) Java
7 46 (22.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 45 (21.63%) Jenkins
9 44 (21.15%) Continuous Integration
9 44 (21.15%) Amazon AWS
9 44 (21.15%) Red Hat
10 41 (19.71%) Oracle
11 38 (18.27%) Ansible
12 35 (16.83%) Opscode Chef
12 35 (16.83%) MySQL
13 31 (14.90%) Git (software)
14 30 (14.42%) PHP
14 30 (14.42%) Configuration Management
15 29 (13.94%) Active Directory
15 29 (13.94%) SQL
16 27 (12.98%) Web Services
16 27 (12.98%) VMware
16 27 (12.98%) Security Cleared
17 26 (12.50%) Mac OS X
18 25 (12.02%) Microsoft Azure
19 24 (11.54%) Docker
20 22 (10.58%) OO
20 22 (10.58%) Finance
21 21 (10.10%) JavaScript
22 20 (9.62%) Office 365

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 16 (7.69%) WebSphere
2 14 (6.73%) Mule
3 13 (6.25%) Apache
4 10 (4.81%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (3.85%) Tomcat
6 7 (3.37%) JBoss
6 7 (3.37%) OpenStack
7 6 (2.88%) Apache Solr
7 6 (2.88%) Confluence
8 5 (2.40%) nginx
9 3 (1.44%) Apache Spark
9 3 (1.44%) MS Exchange
9 3 (1.44%) Oracle Application Server
9 3 (1.44%) Oracle Service Bus
10 2 (0.96%) CMS
10 2 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.96%) IIS
11 1 (0.48%) Jetty
11 1 (0.48%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (3.37%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.92%) Magento
2 2 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 44 (21.15%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (12.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (9.62%) Office 365
4 6 (2.88%) Amazon S3
4 6 (2.88%) DigitalOcean
5 5 (2.40%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (1.92%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 4 (1.92%) IaaS
6 4 (1.92%) Route 53
7 1 (0.48%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.48%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.48%) AWS OpsWorks
7 1 (0.48%) GitHub
7 1 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.48%) Heroku
7 1 (0.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (9.13%) WAN
2 18 (8.65%) LAN
2 18 (8.65%) VPN
2 18 (8.65%) Wireless
3 17 (8.17%) HTTP
4 15 (7.21%) Wi-Fi
5 8 (3.85%) Firewall
5 8 (3.85%) SAN
5 8 (3.85%) TCP/IP
6 5 (2.40%) Network Security
6 5 (2.40%) VLAN
7 4 (1.92%) Internet
8 3 (1.44%) DNS
9 2 (0.96%) DHCP
9 2 (0.96%) iSCSI
9 2 (0.96%) Kerberos
9 2 (0.96%) SSL
10 1 (0.48%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.48%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.48%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (16.83%) MySQL
2 15 (7.21%) Oracle Database
2 15 (7.21%) Relational Database
3 13 (6.25%) SQL Server
4 10 (4.81%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (2.88%) DB2
6 5 (2.40%) Hadoop
6 5 (2.40%) MongoDB
6 5 (2.40%) NoSQL
6 5 (2.40%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (1.92%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (1.92%) DataStage
7 4 (1.92%) HBase
7 4 (1.92%) Impala
8 3 (1.44%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.44%) Big Data
8 3 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.96%) MariaDB
9 2 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 45 (21.63%) Jenkins
2 31 (14.90%) Git (software)
3 15 (7.21%) Subversion
4 12 (5.77%) Eclipse
4 12 (5.77%) JUnit
5 10 (4.81%) Cucumber
6 9 (4.33%) GitLab
6 9 (4.33%) Maven
7 8 (3.85%) Ant
7 8 (3.85%) WebDriver
8 7 (3.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 7 (3.37%) JIRA
9 6 (2.88%) Gradle
9 6 (2.88%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (2.40%) Mockito
11 4 (1.92%) Bitbucket
11 4 (1.92%) QUnit
11 4 (1.92%) Selenium
11 4 (1.92%) SoapUI
11 4 (1.92%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 22 (10.58%) Finance
2 11 (5.29%) Retail
3 8 (3.85%) Banking
4 5 (2.40%) Aerospace
4 5 (2.40%) Military
5 4 (1.92%) Avionics
5 4 (1.92%) Marketing
5 4 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.44%) Electronics
6 3 (1.44%) Legal
6 3 (1.44%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.44%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.96%) Advertising
7 2 (0.96%) Automotive
8 1 (0.48%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 50 (24.04%) Developer
2 42 (20.19%) DevOps Engineer
3 35 (16.83%) Architect
4 16 (7.69%) Java Developer
5 15 (7.21%) Analyst
5 15 (7.21%) Infrastructure Architect
6 12 (5.77%) Linux Engineer
6 12 (5.77%) PHP Developer
6 12 (5.77%) Software Engineer
7 11 (5.29%) AWS DevOps
7 11 (5.29%) AWS Engineer
8 10 (4.81%) Administrator
8 10 (4.81%) Technical Analyst
9 8 (3.85%) Cloud Architect
10 7 (3.37%) Consultant
10 7 (3.37%) Middleware Specialist
10 7 (3.37%) Senior DevOps
11 6 (2.88%) Embedded Engineer
11 6 (2.88%) Ruby Engineer
11 6 (2.88%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (12.98%) Web Services
2 19 (9.13%) Middleware
3 18 (8.65%) .NET
4 13 (6.25%) HTML
5 11 (5.29%) XML
6 10 (4.81%) Hibernate
6 10 (4.81%) J2EE
6 10 (4.81%) JPA
6 10 (4.81%) REST
6 10 (4.81%) Spring
7 9 (4.33%) Behat
7 9 (4.33%) CSS
8 8 (3.85%) Doctrine
9 7 (3.37%) HTML5
9 7 (3.37%) LAMP
10 6 (2.88%) IBM Integration Bus
10 6 (2.88%) JSON
11 5 (2.40%) JavaFX
11 5 (2.40%) XSD
11 5 (2.40%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.13%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.29%) Data Centre
3 7 (3.37%) Visualisation
4 6 (2.88%) Device Driver
5 5 (2.40%) Clustering
5 5 (2.40%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.40%) Minimum Viable Product
6 4 (1.92%) Public Cloud
6 4 (1.92%) User Experience
7 3 (1.44%) DataPower
7 3 (1.44%) Digital Media
7 3 (1.44%) Replication
8 2 (0.96%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.96%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.48%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.48%) iPad
9 1 (0.48%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.48%) NHS
9 1 (0.48%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 67 (32.21%) Windows
2 54 (25.96%) Unix
3 46 (22.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 26 (12.50%) Mac OS X
5 19 (9.13%) Solaris
6 17 (8.17%) Windows Server
7 15 (7.21%) AIX
7 15 (7.21%) CentOS
8 14 (6.73%) Ubuntu
9 11 (5.29%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (4.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (2.88%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (1.92%) Embedded Linux
13 3 (1.44%) SUSE
13 3 (1.44%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.96%) Android
14 2 (0.96%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.96%) HPUX
14 2 (0.96%) VxWorks
14 2 (0.96%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (33.17%) DevOps
2 58 (27.88%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (21.15%) Continuous Integration
4 30 (14.42%) Configuration Management
5 22 (10.58%) OO
6 19 (9.13%) Continuous Delivery
7 18 (8.65%) E-Commerce
7 18 (8.65%) Migration
7 18 (8.65%) Software Engineering
8 17 (8.17%) ITIL
9 15 (7.21%) High Availability
9 15 (7.21%) Open Source
10 13 (6.25%) UML
11 12 (5.77%) SOA
12 11 (5.29%) Scrum
13 9 (4.33%) OO PHP
13 9 (4.33%) Project Management
13 9 (4.33%) TOGAF
13 9 (4.33%) Web Development
14 8 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (24.04%) Java
2 30 (14.42%) PHP
3 29 (13.94%) SQL
4 21 (10.10%) JavaScript
5 15 (7.21%) Shell Script
6 14 (6.73%) PL/SQL
7 13 (6.25%) Ruby
8 9 (4.33%) Bash Shell
8 9 (4.33%) C
8 9 (4.33%) Python
9 6 (2.88%) C++
10 5 (2.40%) Assembly Language
10 5 (2.40%) AWK
11 3 (1.44%) C#
11 3 (1.44%) Scala
12 1 (0.48%) Pascal
12 1 (0.48%) Perl
12 1 (0.48%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.48%) VB
12 1 (0.48%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 27 (12.98%) Security Cleared
2 14 (6.73%) CISSP
3 13 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 9 (4.33%) Degree
5 4 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (1.44%) DBS Check
6 3 (1.44%) OCMJD
6 3 (1.44%) Sun Certification
7 2 (0.96%) BC Cleared
7 2 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.96%) MCSE
7 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.48%) CCNA
8 1 (0.48%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.48%) HND
8 1 (0.48%) ISEB
8 1 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.48%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.48%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.44%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (1.44%) QA
2 1 (0.48%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.48%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (13.94%) Active Directory
2 24 (11.54%) Docker
3 13 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (3.85%) Firmware
5 5 (2.40%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (1.44%) Samba
6 3 (1.44%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.96%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.96%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.96%) NFS
7 2 (0.96%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.48%) Xen
Systems Management
1 63 (30.29%) Puppet
2 38 (18.27%) Ansible
3 35 (16.83%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (9.62%) SCCM
5 17 (8.17%) Microsoft Intune
6 5 (2.40%) Oracle RMAN
6 5 (2.40%) Salt
6 5 (2.40%) Terraform
7 4 (1.92%) EMC NetWorker
7 4 (1.92%) Foglight
7 4 (1.92%) Mesos
7 4 (1.92%) nmon
8 3 (1.44%) Data Guard
8 3 (1.44%) Graphite
8 3 (1.44%) Kubernetes
8 3 (1.44%) logstash
8 3 (1.44%) Oozie
9 2 (0.96%) Icinga
9 2 (0.96%) OpenAM
9 2 (0.96%) SCOM
Vendors
1 44 (21.15%) Red Hat
2 41 (19.71%) Oracle
3 27 (12.98%) VMware
4 18 (8.65%) Cisco
5 16 (7.69%) Google
6 15 (7.21%) Microsoft
6 15 (7.21%) Palo Alto
7 13 (6.25%) IBM
8 10 (4.81%) SAP
9 9 (4.33%) Zend
10 8 (3.85%) HP
11 7 (3.37%) Endeca
11 7 (3.37%) Sun
12 6 (2.88%) Citrix
12 6 (2.88%) EMC
12 6 (2.88%) Rackspace
13 5 (2.40%) Intel
14 4 (1.92%) NetApp
14 4 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
14 4 (1.92%) Talend
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