The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 19 16 13
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs citing Linux 32 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 9.61% 10.00% 10.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.62% 17.05% 29.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 5
Average daily rate £408 £438 £505
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.85% -13.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £370 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £454 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.38 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.96% +3.92%
Linux
West 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 Shropshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
148 88 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 44.44% 58.67% 34.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 40 15
Average daily rate £455 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £120 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 3
Average hourly rate - £13.06 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Shropshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 10 February 2016.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Telford -10 21 £400 -8.57% 3
Linux
West Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 19 (45.24%) Unix
2 18 (42.86%) WebLogic
3 17 (40.48%) Oracle
3 17 (40.48%) Service Management
4 16 (38.10%) Windows
5 15 (35.71%) Software Engineering
6 14 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (33.33%) webMethods
7 13 (30.95%) SQL
7 13 (30.95%) Puppet
7 13 (30.95%) ELK Stack
8 11 (26.19%) Java
9 10 (23.81%) Open Source
10 9 (21.43%) Git (software)
10 9 (21.43%) Ruby
10 9 (21.43%) Solaris
10 9 (21.43%) BMC PATROL
10 9 (21.43%) BMC
11 8 (19.05%) logstash
11 8 (19.05%) DevOps
11 8 (19.05%) Kibana
11 8 (19.05%) Digital Fuel
11 8 (19.05%) Elasticsearch
11 8 (19.05%) Terraform
11 8 (19.05%) Packer
11 8 (19.05%) OPNET
11 8 (19.05%) AIX
11 8 (19.05%) SCOM
11 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
11 8 (19.05%) Cloud Computing

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 18 (42.86%) WebLogic
2 8 (19.05%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (19.05%) OpenStack
3 7 (16.67%) JBoss
4 4 (9.52%) Apache
4 4 (9.52%) Documentum
4 4 (9.52%) Tomcat
5 3 (7.14%) Captiva
6 1 (2.38%) Confluence
6 1 (2.38%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (19.05%) Cloud Computing
1 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) HTTP
2 4 (9.52%) SSL
2 4 (9.52%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.14%) Firewall
4 1 (2.38%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (2.38%) Internet
4 1 (2.38%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 4 (9.52%) MariaDB
2 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.38%) MySQL
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (21.43%) Git (software)
2 7 (16.67%) Vagrant
3 5 (11.90%) Eclipse
4 4 (9.52%) Jenkins
4 4 (9.52%) Selenium
5 3 (7.14%) IntelliJ
5 3 (7.14%) JUnit
6 1 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.38%) ClearCase
6 1 (2.38%) ClearQuest
6 1 (2.38%) JIRA
6 1 (2.38%) Maven
6 1 (2.38%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.38%) Subversion
General
1 1 (2.38%) Back Office
1 1 (2.38%) Billing
Job Titles
1 15 (35.71%) Developer
2 14 (33.33%) Architect
3 9 (21.43%) Monitoring Engineer
4 7 (16.67%) Senior Developer
5 6 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (9.52%) Applications Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Senior Applications Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Software Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Digital Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Manager
8 1 (2.38%) Lead Software Architect
8 1 (2.38%) MongoDB Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared Project Manager
8 1 (2.38%) Scala Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Senior Architect
8 1 (2.38%) Senior Software Architect
8 1 (2.38%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.95%) ELK Stack
2 6 (14.29%) HTML
2 6 (14.29%) J2EE
3 5 (11.90%) CSS
3 5 (11.90%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (9.52%) HTML5
4 4 (9.52%) Sensu
4 4 (9.52%) SOAP
4 4 (9.52%) Spring
4 4 (9.52%) XML
5 3 (7.14%) EJB
5 3 (7.14%) Hibernate
5 3 (7.14%) J2SE
5 3 (7.14%) JSON
5 3 (7.14%) Play Framework
5 3 (7.14%) REST
6 2 (4.76%) OSGi
6 2 (4.76%) RESTful
7 1 (2.38%) Django
7 1 (2.38%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.76%) Clustering
1 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.38%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (2.38%) Statistics
2 1 (2.38%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 19 (45.24%) Unix
2 16 (38.10%) Windows
3 9 (21.43%) Solaris
4 8 (19.05%) AIX
5 5 (11.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (7.14%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.38%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.38%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (40.48%) Service Management
2 15 (35.71%) Software Engineering
3 14 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (23.81%) Open Source
5 8 (19.05%) DevOps
6 7 (16.67%) Test Strategy
7 5 (11.90%) ITIL
7 5 (11.90%) Migration
7 5 (11.90%) Service Delivery
8 4 (9.52%) Configuration Management
9 3 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (7.14%) Microservices
9 3 (7.14%) Re-Platforming
9 3 (7.14%) Security Architecture
9 3 (7.14%) TOGAF
10 2 (4.76%) EAI
10 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
10 2 (4.76%) Event-Driven Architecture
10 2 (4.76%) SOA
10 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.95%) SQL
2 11 (26.19%) Java
3 9 (21.43%) Ruby
4 7 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 6 (14.29%) Scala
6 3 (7.14%) C#
6 3 (7.14%) Haskell
6 3 (7.14%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.76%) PL/SQL
7 2 (4.76%) Python
8 1 (2.38%) PHP
8 1 (2.38%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 4 (9.52%) Docker
2 2 (4.76%) PowerHA
3 1 (2.38%) Firmware
3 1 (2.38%) Kamailio
3 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (30.95%) Puppet
2 9 (21.43%) BMC PATROL
3 8 (19.05%) Kibana
3 8 (19.05%) logstash
3 8 (19.05%) OPNET
3 8 (19.05%) Packer
3 8 (19.05%) SCOM
3 8 (19.05%) Terraform
4 4 (9.52%) Grafana
4 4 (9.52%) Graphite
4 4 (9.52%) Uchiwa
5 3 (7.14%) Opsview
6 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (2.38%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 17 (40.48%) Oracle
2 14 (33.33%) webMethods
3 9 (21.43%) BMC
4 8 (19.05%) Digital Fuel
5 7 (16.67%) Google
6 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 6 (14.29%) Red Hat
7 5 (11.90%) VMware
8 4 (9.52%) Atlassian
8 4 (9.52%) EMC
8 4 (9.52%) MuleSoft
8 4 (9.52%) Pega
8 4 (9.52%) WSO2
9 3 (7.14%) Adobe
9 3 (7.14%) ForgeRock
10 1 (2.38%) Cisco
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