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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Leicestershire / Leicester
Rank 19 18 12
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Contract jobs citing Linux 3 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 2.54% 4.55% 9.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.29% 14.29% 37.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 15
Median daily rate - £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%

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
21 49 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 17.80% 31.82% 26.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 32
Median daily rate £255 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.19% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £450 £446
UK excluding London median daily rate £366 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 4
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £13.00 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £40.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.73
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +8.10%

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 February 2017, 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 (75.00%) SQL
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle
2 5 (62.50%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Change Management
3 3 (37.50%) ITSM
3 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle ADF
3 3 (37.50%) Logistics
3 3 (37.50%) Python
3 3 (37.50%) ISEB
3 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
3 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
3 3 (37.50%) VB.NET
3 3 (37.50%) .NET
3 3 (37.50%) Web Services
3 3 (37.50%) Unix
3 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (25.00%) Ansible
4 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (25.00%) git-flow
4 2 (25.00%) Spring
4 2 (25.00%) JSON
4 2 (25.00%) Selenium
4 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) TeamCity
4 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (25.00%) BDD

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:

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (25.00%) git-flow
1 2 (25.00%) Selenium
1 2 (25.00%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Data Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Business Data Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Excel Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Software Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) UAT Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle ADF
1 3 (37.50%) Web Services
2 2 (25.00%) CSS
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) JSON
2 2 (25.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Change Management
1 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
1 3 (37.50%) ITSM
1 3 (37.50%) Logistics
1 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) BDD
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (25.00%) High Availability
2 2 (25.00%) Scrum
2 2 (25.00%) TDD
2 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Python
3 3 (37.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) ISEB
2 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO 9001
1 1 (12.50%) TickIT
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle