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 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 26 20 33
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +13
Contract jobs citing Linux 3 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 1.80% 2.65% 1.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.36% 9.09% 5.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Median daily rate £395 £353 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.05% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
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
56 44 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 33.53% 29.14% 28.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 23 22
Median daily rate £325 £330 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £400 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 13
Median hourly rate £12.00 £13.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.06 £11.00 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.55 £30.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

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 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 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Unix
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) Oracle
4 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (30.00%) VMware
4 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (20.00%) High Availability
5 2 (20.00%) LAMP
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) Logistics
5 2 (20.00%) TickIT
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (20.00%) ISO 9001
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (20.00%) MS Office
5 2 (20.00%) PHP
5 2 (20.00%) .NET
5 2 (20.00%) MySQL
5 2 (20.00%) Java
6 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (10.00%) C#
6 1 (10.00%) C++
6 1 (10.00%) VB

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 (10.00%) Apache
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
1 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DHCP
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) IPv4
1 1 (10.00%) Network Security
1 1 (10.00%) PBX
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
1 1 (10.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) DB2
2 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Developer
1 2 (20.00%) Software Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Test Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) UAT Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Technician
2 1 (10.00%) AIX Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Field Support Technician
2 1 (10.00%) Magento Developer
2 1 (10.00%) PHP Magento Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Support Technician
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Support
2 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Unix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) LAMP
2 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (10.00%) jQuery
2 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (10.00%) Digital Media
1 1 (10.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (10.00%) NHS
1 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Unix
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) AIX
4 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (20.00%) High Availability
2 2 (20.00%) Logistics
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Coaching
3 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Open Source
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) Software Deployment
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) Software Licensing
3 1 (10.00%) Web Development
3 1 (10.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) C++
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) VB
3 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) ISO 9001
1 2 (20.00%) TickIT
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) NetApp
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