The first table below looks at the demand for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Leicestershire region.

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.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 26 25 23
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing Linux 12 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 4.27% 4.28% 2.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.38% 27.50% 19.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 2
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£358 £340 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.14% +20.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £248 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £443 £306
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £31.25 £18.75 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -53.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-5.33% -6.25%
Operating Systems Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
78 40 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 27.76% 15.56% 14.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 19 9
Average daily rate £300 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £115 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £425 £316
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 12 15
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.00 £12.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.05 £10.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £13.00 £39.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
Linux
East Midlands

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux across the Leicestershire region.

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Leicestershire region.

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Linux
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester 0 9 £313 +25.00% 1
Loughborough +5 2 - - 2
Lutterworth - - - -
Coalville - - - -
Linux
East Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 14 (56.00%) UNIX
1 14 (56.00%) Windows
2 12 (48.00%) Oracle
3 10 (40.00%) SQL
3 10 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (36.00%) Configuration Management
5 8 (32.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
6 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
7 6 (24.00%) ISEB
7 6 (24.00%) ISO 9001
7 6 (24.00%) MS Office
7 6 (24.00%) Software Testing
7 6 (24.00%) MS PowerPoint
8 5 (20.00%) Degree
8 5 (20.00%) Computer Science
8 5 (20.00%) PHP
8 5 (20.00%) TickIT
9 4 (16.00%) AIX
9 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database
10 3 (12.00%) Retail
10 3 (12.00%) jQuery
10 3 (12.00%) MySQL
10 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
10 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
10 3 (12.00%) WebLogic
10 3 (12.00%) CSS
10 3 (12.00%) Apache
10 3 (12.00%) Finance
10 3 (12.00%) Migration

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (12.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (12.00%) Apache
2 2 (8.00%) CMS
2 2 (8.00%) WordPress
3 1 (4.00%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Applications
1 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (24.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (24.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (4.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) LAN
1 1 (4.00%) WAN
1 1 (4.00%) VPN
1 1 (4.00%) SAN
1 1 (4.00%) Internet
1 1 (4.00%) Firewall
1 1 (4.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (12.00%) MySQL
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (4.00%) PowerCenter
4 1 (4.00%) Data Mart
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
1 3 (12.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Analyst
1 9 (36.00%) Test Analyst
2 7 (28.00%) Developer
3 5 (20.00%) UAT Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) UAT Test Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) PHP Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Oracle DBA
5 3 (12.00%) DBA
6 2 (8.00%) Programmer
6 2 (8.00%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Web Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) SAP Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Oracle Applications DBA
6 2 (8.00%) AIX Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) SAP Technical Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) UNIX Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) PHP Programmer
6 2 (8.00%) Web Programmer
6 2 (8.00%) Linux Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) CSS
1 3 (12.00%) jQuery
2 2 (8.00%) HTML
3 1 (4.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.00%) CMDB
3 1 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (56.00%) UNIX
1 14 (56.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) AIX
3 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (36.00%) Configuration Management
3 6 (24.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (12.00%) Migration
5 2 (8.00%) ITIL
5 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.00%) IT Governance
5 2 (8.00%) SAP Implementation
6 1 (4.00%) Performance Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.00%) UML
6 1 (4.00%) ERP
6 1 (4.00%) Data Modelling
6 1 (4.00%) ETL
6 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.00%) Data Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) SQL
2 5 (20.00%) PHP
3 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) ISEB
2 5 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) ISO 9001
2 5 (20.00%) TickIT
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Control-M
1 2 (8.00%) Data Guard
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Oracle
2 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.00%) VMware
4 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (8.00%) Northgate
4 2 (8.00%) SAP
5 1 (4.00%) Cognos
5 1 (4.00%) CommVault
5 1 (4.00%) Informatica
5 1 (4.00%) Teradata
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