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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
West Midlands / Shropshire
Rank 15 29 12
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -17
Contract jobs citing Linux 19 18 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 10.61% 5.77% 14.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.00% 15.00% 24.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 11
Median daily rate £388 £463 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.21% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £405 £418
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £538 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.89% +5.55%

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
50 120 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 27.93% 38.46% 60.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 27 40
Median daily rate £400 £460 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £300 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 8
Median hourly rate £21.47 - £16.41
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +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 19 January 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 19 January 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 +16 12 £400 -3.61% 4
Linux
West Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 37 (50.68%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (49.32%) DevOps
3 24 (32.88%) Puppet
3 24 (32.88%) Windows
4 23 (31.51%) Scrum
5 22 (30.14%) Java
5 22 (30.14%) Git (software)
6 21 (28.77%) HTTP
7 18 (24.66%) NoSQL
7 18 (24.66%) JSON
7 18 (24.66%) Jenkins
8 17 (23.29%) Docker
8 17 (23.29%) Open Source
8 17 (23.29%) Ruby
9 16 (21.92%) VMware
9 16 (21.92%) Configuration Management
9 16 (21.92%) REST
10 15 (20.55%) Red Hat
10 15 (20.55%) Python
11 14 (19.18%) OpenStack
11 14 (19.18%) Kibana
11 14 (19.18%) ELK Stack
12 13 (17.81%) Opscode Chef
12 13 (17.81%) MongoDB
12 13 (17.81%) Scala
12 13 (17.81%) Amazon AWS
12 13 (17.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (17.81%) Unix
13 12 (16.44%) Spring
13 12 (16.44%) VMware Infrastructure

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 14 (19.18%) OpenStack
2 10 (13.70%) Confluence
3 9 (12.33%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (10.96%) Tomcat
5 5 (6.85%) nginx
6 3 (4.11%) Apache
7 1 (1.37%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 13 (17.81%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (15.07%) IaaS
2 11 (15.07%) PaaS
3 6 (8.22%) GitHub
4 5 (6.85%) Google Analytics
5 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (2.74%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (28.77%) HTTP
2 11 (15.07%) Firewall
3 10 (13.70%) DNS
4 7 (9.59%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (9.59%) VPN
5 5 (6.85%) SSL
5 5 (6.85%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.37%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.37%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.37%) NAS
6 1 (1.37%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (24.66%) NoSQL
2 13 (17.81%) MongoDB
3 7 (9.59%) Big Data
4 6 (8.22%) Relational Database
5 5 (6.85%) Oracle OWB
6 3 (4.11%) MySQL
7 2 (2.74%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (2.74%) MariaDB
8 1 (1.37%) CouchDB
8 1 (1.37%) Riak
8 1 (1.37%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (30.14%) Git (software)
2 18 (24.66%) Jenkins
3 10 (13.70%) JIRA
4 9 (12.33%) Maven
5 7 (9.59%) Cucumber
5 7 (9.59%) IntelliJ
6 6 (8.22%) Selenium
6 6 (8.22%) Subversion
7 5 (6.85%) Ant
7 5 (6.85%) ClearQuest
7 5 (6.85%) Eclipse
7 5 (6.85%) Gatling
7 5 (6.85%) Grunt
7 5 (6.85%) gulp
7 5 (6.85%) JUnit
7 5 (6.85%) Karma Test Runner
7 5 (6.85%) Sublime Text
8 3 (4.11%) ClearCase
8 3 (4.11%) SoapUI
8 3 (4.11%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (2.74%) Finance
2 1 (1.37%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (24.66%) Developer
2 11 (15.07%) Architect
3 10 (13.70%) Administrator
4 9 (12.33%) Java Developer
5 8 (10.96%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (9.59%) Analyst
6 7 (9.59%) Automation Engineer
6 7 (9.59%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 7 (9.59%) Platform Engineer
6 7 (9.59%) Security Analyst
7 6 (8.22%) Consultant
7 6 (8.22%) Scala Developer
7 6 (8.22%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (5.48%) Java Architect
8 4 (5.48%) Java Technical Architect
8 4 (5.48%) Linux Administrator
8 4 (5.48%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 4 (5.48%) Software Architect
8 4 (5.48%) Technical Architect
9 3 (4.11%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (24.66%) JSON
2 16 (21.92%) REST
3 14 (19.18%) ELK Stack
4 12 (16.44%) Spring
5 11 (15.07%) HTML
6 10 (13.70%) CSS
7 9 (12.33%) AngularJS
8 7 (9.59%) HTML5
8 7 (9.59%) Play Framework
8 7 (9.59%) RabbitMQ
8 7 (9.59%) RESTful
8 7 (9.59%) Spring Boot
9 6 (8.22%) Ajax
9 6 (8.22%) CSS3
9 6 (8.22%) jQuery
9 6 (8.22%) Node.js
10 5 (6.85%) Django
10 5 (6.85%) Gherkin
10 5 (6.85%) Servlets
10 5 (6.85%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.70%) Private Cloud
2 6 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.11%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.11%) Mathematics
3 3 (4.11%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (2.74%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.74%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.74%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (2.74%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.37%) Grid Computing
5 1 (1.37%) Social Media
5 1 (1.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (32.88%) Windows
2 13 (17.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 13 (17.81%) Unix
3 9 (12.33%) Ubuntu
4 5 (6.85%) SUSE
5 4 (5.48%) AIX
5 4 (5.48%) Solaris
6 3 (4.11%) Debian
7 2 (2.74%) Windows Server
8 1 (1.37%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (50.68%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (49.32%) DevOps
3 23 (31.51%) Scrum
4 17 (23.29%) Open Source
5 16 (21.92%) Configuration Management
6 12 (16.44%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (15.07%) Automated Testing
7 11 (15.07%) Continuous Delivery
8 8 (10.96%) Identity Access Management
9 7 (9.59%) Cybersecurity
9 7 (9.59%) Security Monitoring
9 7 (9.59%) SIEM
10 6 (8.22%) Analytics
10 6 (8.22%) Data Analysis
10 6 (8.22%) Disk Encryption
10 6 (8.22%) Forensic Analysis
10 6 (8.22%) Incident Management
10 6 (8.22%) Malware Analysis
10 6 (8.22%) Service Management
10 6 (8.22%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (30.14%) Java
2 17 (23.29%) Ruby
3 15 (20.55%) Python
4 13 (17.81%) Scala
5 10 (13.70%) JavaScript
6 9 (12.33%) SQL
7 8 (10.96%) C#
8 6 (8.22%) Groovy
8 6 (8.22%) Perl
9 5 (6.85%) Haskell
10 3 (4.11%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.37%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.37%) Jython
11 1 (1.37%) PHP
11 1 (1.37%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (15.07%) SC Cleared
1 11 (15.07%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.59%) CCNA
2 7 (9.59%) CCSA
2 7 (9.59%) CEH
2 7 (9.59%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (9.59%) GCFA
2 7 (9.59%) GCIH
2 7 (9.59%) MCP
3 3 (4.11%) Degree
4 2 (2.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.37%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 17 (23.29%) Docker
2 12 (16.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.48%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 24 (32.88%) Puppet
2 14 (19.18%) Kibana
3 13 (17.81%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (13.70%) Grafana
4 10 (13.70%) logstash
5 6 (8.22%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 5 (6.85%) Opsview
7 4 (5.48%) Graphite
8 3 (4.11%) BladeLogic
8 3 (4.11%) Terraform
9 2 (2.74%) Consul
9 2 (2.74%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 2 (2.74%) Packer
9 2 (2.74%) SCCM
9 2 (2.74%) Uchiwa
10 1 (1.37%) HP Operations Orchestration
10 1 (1.37%) SCOrch
10 1 (1.37%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 16 (21.92%) VMware
2 15 (20.55%) Red Hat
3 11 (15.07%) Google
4 7 (9.59%) Splunk
5 5 (6.85%) Microsoft
5 5 (6.85%) Oracle
5 5 (6.85%) WSO2
6 3 (4.11%) Cisco
7 2 (2.74%) Atlassian
7 2 (2.74%) ForgeRock
7 2 (2.74%) MuleSoft
8 1 (1.37%) BMC
8 1 (1.37%) CA
8 1 (1.37%) Dell
8 1 (1.37%) HP