The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 6 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 27 36 22
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -14
Contract jobs citing Linux 18 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 6.08% 3.06% 3.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.96% 10.61% 12.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 7
Median daily rate £305 £350 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.85% +47.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £306 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £450 £453
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 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +2.04%
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
53 66 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 17.91% 28.82% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 30 24
Median daily rate £310 £280 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +17.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £86 £113 £75
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £358 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 21
Median hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -32.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leicestershire region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +9 5 £305 -44.54% 9
Linux
East Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 6 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 13 (65.00%) E-Commerce
1 13 (65.00%) IaaS
2 12 (60.00%) Docker
2 12 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (60.00%) PaaS
2 12 (60.00%) Node.js
2 12 (60.00%) REST
2 12 (60.00%) Windows
3 11 (55.00%) Software Engineering
3 11 (55.00%) MongoDB
4 6 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (25.00%) Mac OS X
5 5 (25.00%) C#
5 5 (25.00%) Ubuntu
6 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (20.00%) SQL
6 4 (20.00%) HTTP
7 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
7 3 (15.00%) ISEB
7 3 (15.00%) Unix
7 3 (15.00%) Oracle
7 3 (15.00%) Java
7 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (15.00%) TDD
7 3 (15.00%) Logistics
7 3 (15.00%) Web Development
7 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
7 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
7 3 (15.00%) JSON

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 (5.00%) IIS
1 1 (5.00%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (65.00%) IaaS
2 12 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (60.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) HTTP
2 2 (10.00%) DNS
3 1 (5.00%) AMQP
3 1 (5.00%) DHCP
3 1 (5.00%) SSL
3 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (55.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.00%) git-flow
2 2 (10.00%) Selenium
2 2 (10.00%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Developer
2 9 (45.00%) Node.js Developer
3 8 (40.00%) MongoDB Developer
4 5 (25.00%) C# Developer
5 4 (20.00%) Analyst
6 3 (15.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (15.00%) Platform Engineer
6 3 (15.00%) Web Developer
7 2 (10.00%) Data Analyst
7 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (10.00%) Test Analyst
8 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 1 (5.00%) Senior C# Developer
8 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
8 1 (5.00%) Server Engineer
8 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
8 1 (5.00%) Software Test Engineer
8 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
8 1 (5.00%) UAT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (60.00%) Node.js
1 12 (60.00%) REST
2 3 (15.00%) JSON
3 2 (10.00%) CSS
3 2 (10.00%) HTML
3 2 (10.00%) Spring
4 1 (5.00%) .NET
4 1 (5.00%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Clustering
1 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Mac OS X
2 5 (25.00%) Ubuntu
3 3 (15.00%) Unix
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) E-Commerce
2 11 (55.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (15.00%) Logistics
4 3 (15.00%) TDD
4 3 (15.00%) Web Development
5 2 (10.00%) BDD
5 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (10.00%) Functional Testing
5 2 (10.00%) High Availability
5 2 (10.00%) Scrum
5 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Continuous Deployment
6 1 (5.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) C#
2 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (20.00%) SQL
3 3 (15.00%) Java
4 2 (10.00%) Python
5 1 (5.00%) C++
5 1 (5.00%) Go
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) ISEB
1 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (5.00%) CCNA
3 1 (5.00%) CCNP
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (5.00%) TickIT
System Software
1 12 (60.00%) Docker
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Firmware
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Ansible
2 1 (5.00%) Consul
2 1 (5.00%) HAProxy
2 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco
2 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.00%) VMware