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 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 19 21 25
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Contract jobs citing Linux 4 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 2.86% 1.84% 3.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.81% 6.38% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 2
Median daily rate £398 £350 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.57% -20.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £290 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £390 £472
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £352
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
37 47 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 26.43% 28.83% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 24 19
Median daily rate £395 £275 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.63% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £345 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 10
Median hourly rate £11.22 £13.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.92% -3.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +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 1 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 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) Unix
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (12.50%) Coaching
5 1 (12.50%) Software Licensing
5 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 1 (12.50%) Web Filtering
5 1 (12.50%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (12.50%) Magento
5 1 (12.50%) Apache Solr
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 1 (12.50%) Amazon S3
5 1 (12.50%) hybris
5 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010

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 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) Apache Solr
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) IPv4
1 1 (12.50%) Network Security
1 1 (12.50%) PBX
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
1 1 (12.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) DB2
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Developer
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Technician
3 1 (12.50%) AIX Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) ETL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Field Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Magento Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle ETL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) PHP Developer
3 1 (12.50%) PHP Magento Developer
3 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Database Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Unix Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 1 (12.50%) LAMP
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 1 (12.50%) Digital Media
1 1 (12.50%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
1 1 (12.50%) NHS
1 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Unix
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) AIX
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Coaching
2 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 1 (12.50%) CRM
2 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
2 1 (12.50%) ERP
2 1 (12.50%) ETL
2 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
2 1 (12.50%) High Availability
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (12.50%) Logistics
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (12.50%) Software Deployment
2 1 (12.50%) Software Licensing
2 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Web Development
2 1 (12.50%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) C++
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) PHP
3 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
3 1 (12.50%) VB
3 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO 9001
1 1 (12.50%) TickIT
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Endeca
2 1 (12.50%) hybris
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) NetApp
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
Leicester, Leicestershire
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