The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
West Midlands / Shropshire
Rank 6 16 22
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +6
Contract jobs citing Linux 25 46 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 15.63% 11.98% 7.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.14% 27.06% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 7
Median daily rate £500 £415 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.48% -5.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £400 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £500 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%

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

Operating Systems Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
43 170 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 26.88% 44.27% 51.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 51 31
Median daily rate £425 £460 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.60% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £400 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £353 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.54% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 6
Median hourly rate £11.00 - £13.06
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +6.25%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Shropshire region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

Linux
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 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
Telford +7 14 £500 +22.69% 9
Linux
West Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 29 (43.28%) Windows
1 29 (43.28%) DevOps
2 28 (41.79%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (31.34%) Ruby
3 21 (31.34%) Python
4 20 (29.85%) Java
5 19 (28.36%) Jenkins
6 18 (26.87%) Git (software)
6 18 (26.87%) Open Source
6 18 (26.87%) Scrum
6 18 (26.87%) HTTP
7 16 (23.88%) Scala
7 16 (23.88%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (22.39%) JSON
8 15 (22.39%) Kibana
9 13 (19.40%) Docker
9 13 (19.40%) Elasticsearch
9 13 (19.40%) NoSQL
9 13 (19.40%) Amazon AWS
9 13 (19.40%) Puppet
9 13 (19.40%) REST
9 13 (19.40%) Configuration Management
9 13 (19.40%) Unix
9 13 (19.40%) Automated Testing
10 12 (17.91%) HTML
10 12 (17.91%) Confluence
10 12 (17.91%) JIRA
11 11 (16.42%) SC Cleared
11 11 (16.42%) Security Cleared
11 11 (16.42%) C#

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire 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 13 (19.40%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (17.91%) Confluence
3 10 (14.93%) Tomcat
4 6 (8.96%) nginx
5 5 (7.46%) OpenStack
6 4 (5.97%) Apache
7 1 (1.49%) JBoss
7 1 (1.49%) Jetty
7 1 (1.49%) SAS
7 1 (1.49%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 13 (19.40%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (8.96%) GitHub
2 6 (8.96%) Google Analytics
2 6 (8.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (7.46%) IaaS
3 5 (7.46%) PaaS
4 1 (1.49%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 18 (26.87%) HTTP
2 10 (14.93%) Firewall
3 7 (10.45%) SSL
3 7 (10.45%) TCP/IP
4 6 (8.96%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (8.96%) VPN
5 4 (5.97%) DNS
6 1 (1.49%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.49%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.49%) NAS
6 1 (1.49%) SAN
6 1 (1.49%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.40%) NoSQL
2 10 (14.93%) MongoDB
3 8 (11.94%) MySQL
4 7 (10.45%) Big Data
4 7 (10.45%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.97%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.99%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.49%) CouchDB
7 1 (1.49%) Riak
7 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (28.36%) Jenkins
2 18 (26.87%) Git (software)
3 12 (17.91%) JIRA
4 9 (13.43%) IntelliJ
4 9 (13.43%) Subversion
5 8 (11.94%) Cucumber
5 8 (11.94%) Selenium
6 7 (10.45%) JUnit
7 6 (8.96%) Ant
7 6 (8.96%) Eclipse
7 6 (8.96%) Gatling
7 6 (8.96%) Grunt
7 6 (8.96%) gulp
7 6 (8.96%) Karma Test Runner
7 6 (8.96%) Sublime Text
8 4 (5.97%) Maven
9 1 (1.49%) JMeter
9 1 (1.49%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.49%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (1.49%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (2.99%) Finance
2 1 (1.49%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (28.36%) Developer
2 12 (17.91%) Administrator
3 11 (16.42%) Java Developer
4 8 (11.94%) Scala Developer
5 6 (8.96%) Analyst
5 6 (8.96%) Architect
5 6 (8.96%) Consultant
5 6 (8.96%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 6 (8.96%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (8.96%) Security Analyst
5 6 (8.96%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (7.46%) Automation Engineer
6 5 (7.46%) DBA
6 5 (7.46%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (7.46%) Platform Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 4 (5.97%) MySQL DBA
8 3 (4.48%) Incident Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.48%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (22.39%) JSON
2 13 (19.40%) REST
3 12 (17.91%) HTML
4 11 (16.42%) CSS
5 10 (14.93%) Elastic Stack
6 9 (13.43%) AngularJS
6 9 (13.43%) Spring
7 8 (11.94%) HTML5
7 8 (11.94%) Play Framework
7 8 (11.94%) RESTful
8 7 (10.45%) Ajax
8 7 (10.45%) jQuery
8 7 (10.45%) Servlets
9 6 (8.96%) CSS3
9 6 (8.96%) Django
9 6 (8.96%) Gherkin
9 6 (8.96%) Node.js
10 5 (7.46%) Guice
10 5 (7.46%) Ruby on Rails
10 5 (7.46%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.46%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (5.97%) Private Cloud
3 4 (5.97%) Replication
4 3 (4.48%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.48%) Public Cloud
4 3 (4.48%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (2.99%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.49%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.49%) Social Media
6 1 (1.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (43.28%) Windows
2 13 (19.40%) Unix
3 10 (14.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (13.43%) Ubuntu
5 7 (10.45%) CentOS
6 4 (5.97%) SUSE
7 3 (4.48%) Debian
7 3 (4.48%) Solaris
7 3 (4.48%) Windows Server
8 2 (2.99%) AIX
8 2 (2.99%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.49%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (43.28%) DevOps
2 28 (41.79%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (26.87%) Open Source
3 18 (26.87%) Scrum
4 16 (23.88%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (19.40%) Automated Testing
5 13 (19.40%) Configuration Management
6 6 (8.96%) Analytics
6 6 (8.96%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (8.96%) Data Analysis
6 6 (8.96%) Disk Encryption
6 6 (8.96%) Forensic Analysis
6 6 (8.96%) Identity Access Management
6 6 (8.96%) Malware Analysis
6 6 (8.96%) Responsive Web Design
6 6 (8.96%) Security Monitoring
6 6 (8.96%) SIEM
6 6 (8.96%) Web Design
7 5 (7.46%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (7.46%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 21 (31.34%) Python
1 21 (31.34%) Ruby
2 20 (29.85%) Java
3 16 (23.88%) Scala
4 11 (16.42%) C#
5 10 (14.93%) JavaScript
6 8 (11.94%) SQL
7 7 (10.45%) Groovy
7 7 (10.45%) Perl
8 6 (8.96%) Bash Shell
8 6 (8.96%) Haskell
9 2 (2.99%) PHP
10 1 (1.49%) Jython
10 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.49%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.49%) VB
10 1 (1.49%) VB6
Qualifications
1 11 (16.42%) SC Cleared
1 11 (16.42%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.96%) CCNA
2 6 (8.96%) CCSA
2 6 (8.96%) CEH
2 6 (8.96%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (8.96%) GCFA
2 6 (8.96%) GCIH
2 6 (8.96%) MCP
3 3 (4.48%) Degree
4 2 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.49%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 13 (19.40%) Docker
2 6 (8.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.97%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (22.39%) Kibana
2 13 (19.40%) Puppet
3 10 (14.93%) logstash
4 7 (10.45%) Grafana
4 7 (10.45%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (8.96%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 6 (8.96%) Terraform
6 5 (7.46%) Opsview
7 4 (5.97%) Ansible
8 1 (1.49%) BladeLogic
8 1 (1.49%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 1 (1.49%) SCOrch
8 1 (1.49%) Webmin
8 1 (1.49%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 11 (16.42%) Google
2 9 (13.43%) Red Hat
3 8 (11.94%) VMware
4 6 (8.96%) Splunk
5 4 (5.97%) Microsoft
6 3 (4.48%) Cisco
6 3 (4.48%) Oracle
7 1 (1.49%) Adobe
7 1 (1.49%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.49%) BMC
7 1 (1.49%) CA
7 1 (1.49%) Dell
7 1 (1.49%) HP
7 1 (1.49%) webMethods
Telford
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: £470.00 - £490.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £496.15 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £1 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Premier IT
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago