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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 33 30 36
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Contract jobs citing Linux 8 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.70% 4.33% 1.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.00% 17.11% 5.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 1
Median daily rate £350 £353 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% +0.71%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
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
80 76 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 27.03% 25.33% 26.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 38 37
Median daily rate £300 £300 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £81 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 19
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.75 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% +5.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £11.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.70 £30.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

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
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 29 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 29 May 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 -5 3 £395 +12.05% 6
Hinckley -2 1 £450 +55.17%
Linux
East Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 9 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Unix
3 6 (33.33%) PHP
3 6 (33.33%) SQL
3 6 (33.33%) MySQL
4 5 (27.78%) Oracle
5 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (22.22%) Ubuntu
5 4 (22.22%) Java
5 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 4 (22.22%) LAMP
6 3 (16.67%) Finance
6 3 (16.67%) CRM
6 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
6 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 3 (16.67%) CSS
6 3 (16.67%) OO
6 3 (16.67%) HTML
6 3 (16.67%) ERP
6 3 (16.67%) Web Development
6 3 (16.67%) VMware
6 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (16.67%) CentOS
6 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
6 3 (16.67%) Network Security
6 3 (16.67%) NoSQL
6 3 (16.67%) Digital Media
6 3 (16.67%) OO PHP
6 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
7 2 (11.11%) gulp

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 (5.56%) Apache
1 1 (5.56%) Apache Solr
1 1 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.56%) Node.js
1 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
1 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Magento
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (11.11%) SaaS
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Network Security
2 1 (5.56%) DHCP
2 1 (5.56%) DNS
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) IPv4
2 1 (5.56%) PBX
2 1 (5.56%) SAN
2 1 (5.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) MySQL
2 3 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (11.11%) DB2
3 2 (11.11%) MariaDB
4 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.56%) PowerCenter
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.11%) gulp
3 1 (5.56%) PHPUnit
3 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 2 (11.11%) Marketing
2 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.56%) Electronics
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) PHP Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Monitoring Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Software Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Test Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) UAT Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Technician
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) AIX Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Backup Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Database Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Field Support Technician
5 1 (5.56%) Informatica Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Lead PHP Developer
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) LAMP
2 3 (16.67%) CSS
2 3 (16.67%) HTML
3 2 (11.11%) .NET
3 2 (11.11%) HTML5
3 2 (11.11%) jQuery
3 2 (11.11%) Sass
3 2 (11.11%) Zend Framework
4 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.56%) Ajax
4 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
4 1 (5.56%) JSON
4 1 (5.56%) MEAN Stack
4 1 (5.56%) Middleware
4 1 (5.56%) REST
4 1 (5.56%) SOAP
4 1 (5.56%) Symfony
4 1 (5.56%) Web Services
4 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Digital Media
2 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.56%) NHS
2 1 (5.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Unix
3 4 (22.22%) Ubuntu
4 3 (16.67%) CentOS
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.56%) AIX
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 3 (16.67%) CRM
2 3 (16.67%) ERP
2 3 (16.67%) OO
2 3 (16.67%) OO PHP
2 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (16.67%) Web Development
3 2 (11.11%) Functional Testing
3 2 (11.11%) High Availability
3 2 (11.11%) Logistics
3 2 (11.11%) Migration
3 2 (11.11%) Open Source
3 2 (11.11%) Scrum
3 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Change Management
4 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.56%) Service Management
4 1 (5.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) PHP
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) Java
2 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) C#
3 1 (5.56%) C++
3 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.56%) VB
3 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) BC Cleared
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) ISO 9001
1 2 (11.11%) TickIT
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (5.56%) Control-M
2 1 (5.56%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) VMware
3 2 (11.11%) BMC
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) NetApp
3 2 (11.11%) Zend
4 1 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) IBM
4 1 (5.56%) Informatica
4 1 (5.56%) SAP
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