The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 25 20 30
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +10
Contract jobs citing Linux 3 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 1.95% 4.76% 3.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.56% 16.36% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 0
Median daily rate £400 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
Linux
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicester region.

Operating Systems Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
54 55 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 35.06% 29.10% 27.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 31 19
Median daily rate £338 £328 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.05% +63.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £400 £324
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 11
Median hourly rate £13.50 £27.50 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.90% +107.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £9.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £30.00 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leicester region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux across the Leicester region.

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Leicester

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Leicester region.

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 Leicester region with a requirement for Linux.

1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
3 3 (42.86%) Unix
3 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (28.57%) High Availability
4 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) Logistics
4 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) TickIT
4 2 (28.57%) MS Office
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) ISO 9001
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 1 (14.29%) Service Management
5 1 (14.29%) CRM
5 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
5 1 (14.29%) ERP
5 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
5 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
5 1 (14.29%) PBX
5 1 (14.29%) Middleware
5 1 (14.29%) Apache
5 1 (14.29%) DHCP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester 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 1 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
1 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) IPv4
1 1 (14.29%) Network Security
1 1 (14.29%) PBX
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
1 1 (14.29%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) DB2
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Software Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Test Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) UAT Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Technician
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Field Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Field Support Technician
2 1 (14.29%) Magento Developer
2 1 (14.29%) PHP Developer
2 1 (14.29%) PHP Magento Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Release Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Support
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) LAMP
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 1 (14.29%) Digital Media
1 1 (14.29%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
1 1 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Unix
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
1 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
2 2 (28.57%) High Availability
2 2 (28.57%) Logistics
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Coaching
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) ERP
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Software Deployment
3 1 (14.29%) Software Licensing
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
3 1 (14.29%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) ISO 9001
1 2 (28.57%) TickIT
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) NetApp