The table below looks at the statistics 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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 22 40 24
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -16
Contract jobs citing Linux 17 4 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 6.01% 1.29% 5.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.00% 7.41% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 5
Average daily rate
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£425 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £246 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £254 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 8
Average hourly rate £31.25 £18.75 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -58.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.25 £13.75 £35.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.25 £23.75 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.64 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-15.63% -
Linux
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicestershire region.

Operating Systems Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
85 54 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 30.04% 17.48% 27.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 23 28
Average daily rate £275 £275 £275
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £144 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £350 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 12 36
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.94 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.25% -8.82%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +15 12 £500 +100.00% 2
Loughborough - 1 £200 -
Lutterworth - - - -
Coalville - - - -
Hinckley - - - -
Linux
East Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 11 (44.00%) UNIX
2 10 (40.00%) Windows
3 8 (32.00%) Puppet
3 8 (32.00%) OpenStack
3 8 (32.00%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (32.00%) Ansible
4 7 (28.00%) Jenkins
4 7 (28.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (28.00%) SQL
4 7 (28.00%) DevOps
4 7 (28.00%) Vagrant
5 6 (24.00%) Oracle
5 6 (24.00%) E-Commerce
5 6 (24.00%) Rackspace
6 5 (20.00%) Retail
6 5 (20.00%) ISO 9001
6 5 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 5 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 4 (16.00%) SAP
7 4 (16.00%) MS Office
7 4 (16.00%) Java
7 4 (16.00%) ISEB
7 4 (16.00%) Software Testing
7 4 (16.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (12.00%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
8 3 (12.00%) Degree
8 3 (12.00%) Subversion
8 3 (12.00%) VMware
8 3 (12.00%) Maven

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 8 (32.00%) OpenStack
2 2 (8.00%) CMS
2 2 (8.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.00%) WordPress
2 2 (8.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (8.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.00%) Apache
3 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Office
2 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business 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
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (4.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.00%) Firewall
2 1 (4.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) DB2
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.00%) MySQL
3 1 (4.00%) PowerCenter
3 1 (4.00%) Data Mart
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (12.00%) Ant
3 3 (12.00%) Subversion
3 3 (12.00%) Maven
3 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.00%) Gradle
4 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (20.00%) Retail
2 3 (12.00%) Finance
3 2 (8.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Developer
1 6 (24.00%) Analyst
1 6 (24.00%) Test Analyst
1 6 (24.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) UAT Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) UAT Test Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) AIX Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) SAP Technical Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle Applications DBA
4 2 (8.00%) PHP Programmer
4 2 (8.00%) Web Programmer
4 2 (8.00%) Linux Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Web Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) DBA
4 2 (8.00%) Programmer
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) HTML
2 1 (4.00%) CSS
2 1 (4.00%) Web Services
2 1 (4.00%) POSIX
2 1 (4.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) UNIX
2 10 (40.00%) Windows
3 3 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (8.00%) AIX
5 1 (4.00%) Solaris
5 1 (4.00%) Ubuntu
5 1 (4.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 7 (28.00%) DevOps
2 6 (24.00%) E-Commerce
3 5 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 4 (16.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (8.00%) SAP Implementation
6 2 (8.00%) Migration
7 1 (4.00%) Data Analysis
7 1 (4.00%) Data Modelling
7 1 (4.00%) ETL
7 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (4.00%) Multithreading
7 1 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (4.00%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.00%) Java
3 3 (12.00%) PHP
3 3 (12.00%) Python
4 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.00%) C
5 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) ISEB
1 4 (16.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (12.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) ISO 9001
2 3 (12.00%) TickIT
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (4.00%) vSphere
2 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (32.00%) Puppet
1 8 (32.00%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (32.00%) Ansible
2 7 (28.00%) Vagrant
3 2 (8.00%) Control-M
3 2 (8.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle
1 6 (24.00%) Rackspace
2 4 (16.00%) SAP
3 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.00%) VMware
4 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (8.00%) Northgate
5 1 (4.00%) Teradata
5 1 (4.00%) Informatica
5 1 (4.00%) Cognos
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco
5 1 (4.00%) IBM
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OHO Group
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