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 December 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 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 23 34 20
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -14
Contract jobs citing Linux 5 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 3.50% 0.78% 2.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.78% 2.78% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Median daily rate £305 £550 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.54% +25.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £550 £428
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £550 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +2.73%
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
18 36 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 12.59% 27.91% 21.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 7
Median daily rate £310 £293 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.98% -33.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £275 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £391 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 9
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 £14.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £15.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 3 December 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 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Logistics
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) ISEB
2 3 (50.00%) Unix
2 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) JSON
3 2 (33.33%) Selenium
3 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) TeamCity
3 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (33.33%) BDD
3 2 (33.33%) High Availability
3 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Ansible
3 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (33.33%) git-flow
3 2 (33.33%) Spring

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 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) git-flow
1 2 (33.33%) Selenium
1 2 (33.33%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Data Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Data Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Excel Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) UAT Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) JSON
1 2 (33.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (50.00%) Logistics
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) BDD
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 2 (33.33%) High Availability
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) CCNA
3 1 (16.67%) CCNP
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO 9001
1 1 (16.67%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) VMware