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 27 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 20 21 22
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing Linux 4 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 2.56% 2.27% 7.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.90% 8.82% 23.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 5
Median daily rate £385 £350 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +55.55%
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £31.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +20.96%
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
31 34 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 19.87% 25.76% 29.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 17
Median daily rate £375 £303 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.96% +0.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 14
Median hourly rate £11.50 £12.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.22 £11.80 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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
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 27 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 Leicester region with a requirement for Linux.

1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Unix
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) VLAN
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) DHCP
3 2 (28.57%) DNS
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Retail
4 1 (14.29%) Subversion
4 1 (14.29%) Logistics
4 1 (14.29%) Endeca
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (14.29%) SAN
4 1 (14.29%) NetApp
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 1 (14.29%) NHS
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Magento
4 1 (14.29%) Apache Solr

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%) Apache Solr
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
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) DHCP
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
1 2 (28.57%) VLAN
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) IPv4
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security
2 1 (14.29%) PBX
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Developer
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Developer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Database Developer
3 1 (14.29%) ETL Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Field Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Field Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database Developer
3 1 (14.29%) PHP Developer
3 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Database Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Technician
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Support
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
2 1 (14.29%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 1 (14.29%) Digital Media
1 1 (14.29%) NHS
1 1 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Unix
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) AIX
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
4 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Coaching
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 1 (14.29%) ERP
2 1 (14.29%) ETL
2 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (14.29%) Logistics
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
2 1 (14.29%) Software Licensing
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Web Development
2 1 (14.29%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) C++
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) PHP
2 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VB
2 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) CCNP
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Endeca
3 1 (14.29%) hybris
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) NetApp
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
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