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 11 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 10 32 12
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -20
Contract jobs citing Linux 41 10 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 12.85% 3.85% 11.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.24% 10.75% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 2 10
Median daily rate £406 £418 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.69% -1.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £344 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £492 £454
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +2.73%
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
85 93 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 26.65% 35.77% 55.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 20 35
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £510 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
- +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 7
Median hourly rate £21.47 £24.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.38% +22.50%
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 11 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 11 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
Telford +16 36 £413 -1.19% 1
Linux
West Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 11 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 52 (58.43%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (46.07%) DevOps
3 39 (43.82%) Puppet
4 36 (40.45%) Java
5 30 (33.71%) Git (software)
6 27 (30.34%) Docker
7 25 (28.09%) Windows
8 24 (26.97%) Unix
9 23 (25.84%) Scrum
9 23 (25.84%) JSON
10 22 (24.72%) MongoDB
10 22 (24.72%) Spring
11 21 (23.60%) Jenkins
12 20 (22.47%) REST
12 20 (22.47%) Open Source
12 20 (22.47%) SQL
13 19 (21.35%) HTTP
13 19 (21.35%) Configuration Management
13 19 (21.35%) ELK Stack
14 18 (20.22%) Red Hat
15 17 (19.10%) VMware
15 17 (19.10%) Confluence
15 17 (19.10%) JIRA
16 16 (17.98%) Amazon AWS
16 16 (17.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 16 (17.98%) NoSQL
17 15 (16.85%) OpenStack
17 15 (16.85%) Maven
18 14 (15.73%) Opscode Chef
18 14 (15.73%) RabbitMQ

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 17 (19.10%) Confluence
2 15 (16.85%) OpenStack
3 11 (12.36%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (10.11%) Apache
5 7 (7.87%) Tomcat
6 6 (6.74%) IIS
7 4 (4.49%) WebLogic
7 4 (4.49%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (2.25%) nginx
9 1 (1.12%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (3.37%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (17.98%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (13.48%) IaaS
2 12 (13.48%) PaaS
3 7 (7.87%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (6.74%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (4.49%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (4.49%) Google App Engine
5 4 (4.49%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (3.37%) GitHub
7 2 (2.25%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 19 (21.35%) HTTP
2 11 (12.36%) DNS
3 10 (11.24%) Firewall
4 9 (10.11%) SSL
5 6 (6.74%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (6.74%) VPN
6 3 (3.37%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.12%) HTTPS
7 1 (1.12%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.12%) NAS
7 1 (1.12%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (24.72%) MongoDB
2 16 (17.98%) NoSQL
3 11 (12.36%) MySQL
4 8 (8.99%) Oracle OWB
5 7 (7.87%) Big Data
5 7 (7.87%) SQL Server
6 5 (5.62%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.25%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (2.25%) MariaDB
8 1 (1.12%) CouchDB
8 1 (1.12%) Riak
Development Applications
1 30 (33.71%) Git (software)
2 21 (23.60%) Jenkins
3 17 (19.10%) JIRA
4 15 (16.85%) Maven
5 13 (14.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 8 (8.99%) ClearQuest
7 7 (7.87%) Selenium
8 6 (6.74%) Bitbucket
8 6 (6.74%) FishEye
8 6 (6.74%) GoCD
8 6 (6.74%) SoapUI
8 6 (6.74%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (5.62%) Eclipse
9 5 (5.62%) IntelliJ
10 4 (4.49%) ClearCase
10 4 (4.49%) Cucumber
10 4 (4.49%) JUnit
10 4 (4.49%) Subversion
11 3 (3.37%) Vagrant
12 2 (2.25%) Grunt
General
1 2 (2.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (28.09%) Architect
2 19 (21.35%) Developer
3 15 (16.85%) DevOps Engineer
4 12 (13.48%) Java Developer
5 11 (12.36%) Java Architect
6 10 (11.24%) Administrator
7 8 (8.99%) Scala Developer
8 7 (7.87%) Automation Engineer
8 7 (7.87%) Platform Engineer
8 7 (7.87%) Software Architect
9 6 (6.74%) Analyst
9 6 (6.74%) Consultant
9 6 (6.74%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 6 (6.74%) Java Engineer
9 6 (6.74%) Java Technical Architect
9 6 (6.74%) Security Analyst
9 6 (6.74%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (6.74%) Systems Administrator
9 6 (6.74%) Technical Architect
10 5 (5.62%) Java Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (25.84%) JSON
2 22 (24.72%) Spring
3 20 (22.47%) REST
4 19 (21.35%) ELK Stack
5 14 (15.73%) RabbitMQ
5 14 (15.73%) Spring Boot
6 11 (12.36%) Play Framework
7 10 (11.24%) CSS
7 10 (11.24%) HTML
7 10 (11.24%) SOAP
8 8 (8.99%) XML
9 7 (7.87%) Hystrix
9 7 (7.87%) Swagger
10 6 (6.74%) AngularJS
10 6 (6.74%) HTML5
10 6 (6.74%) J2EE
10 6 (6.74%) RESTful
10 6 (6.74%) Web Services
11 5 (5.62%) Ajax
11 5 (5.62%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.36%) Private Cloud
2 5 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.37%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.37%) Mathematics
3 3 (3.37%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (2.25%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.25%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.25%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (2.25%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.12%) Grid Computing
5 1 (1.12%) HP Superdome
5 1 (1.12%) Social Media
5 1 (1.12%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (28.09%) Windows
2 24 (26.97%) Unix
3 16 (17.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (6.74%) Ubuntu
5 5 (5.62%) AIX
5 5 (5.62%) SUSE
6 4 (4.49%) Solaris
7 3 (3.37%) Debian
8 2 (2.25%) HPUX
8 2 (2.25%) Windows Server
9 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (58.43%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (46.07%) DevOps
3 23 (25.84%) Scrum
4 20 (22.47%) Open Source
5 19 (21.35%) Configuration Management
6 13 (14.61%) Software Engineering
7 11 (12.36%) Continuous Delivery
7 11 (12.36%) Waterfall
8 8 (8.99%) Project Planning
8 8 (8.99%) RUP
8 8 (8.99%) Software Architecture
9 7 (7.87%) Automated Testing
9 7 (7.87%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (7.87%) Identity Access Management
10 6 (6.74%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (6.74%) Incident Management
10 6 (6.74%) ITIL
10 6 (6.74%) Load Balancing
10 6 (6.74%) Microservices
10 6 (6.74%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 36 (40.45%) Java
2 20 (22.47%) SQL
3 14 (15.73%) Scala
4 13 (14.61%) Ruby
5 10 (11.24%) Python
6 7 (7.87%) JavaScript
7 4 (4.49%) C#
7 4 (4.49%) Perl
8 3 (3.37%) Groovy
8 3 (3.37%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.25%) Haskell
10 1 (1.12%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.12%) Jython
10 1 (1.12%) PHP
10 1 (1.12%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.12%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (13.48%) SC Cleared
1 12 (13.48%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.74%) CCNA
2 6 (6.74%) CCSA
2 6 (6.74%) CEH
2 6 (6.74%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (6.74%) GCFA
2 6 (6.74%) GCIH
2 6 (6.74%) MCP
3 3 (3.37%) Degree
4 2 (2.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.12%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 27 (30.34%) Docker
2 13 (14.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 39 (43.82%) Puppet
2 14 (15.73%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (14.61%) Kibana
4 11 (12.36%) logstash
5 10 (11.24%) Grafana
6 7 (7.87%) Graphite
7 5 (5.62%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 5 (5.62%) Opsview
8 3 (3.37%) BladeLogic
8 3 (3.37%) Terraform
8 3 (3.37%) ZABBIX
9 2 (2.25%) Consul
9 2 (2.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 2 (2.25%) Packer
9 2 (2.25%) SCCM
9 2 (2.25%) Uchiwa
10 1 (1.12%) HP Operations Orchestration
10 1 (1.12%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 18 (20.22%) Red Hat
2 17 (19.10%) VMware
3 13 (14.61%) Oracle
4 11 (12.36%) Google
4 11 (12.36%) WSO2
5 9 (10.11%) Microsoft
6 7 (7.87%) Splunk
7 4 (4.49%) Adobe
7 4 (4.49%) webMethods
8 3 (3.37%) Cisco
9 2 (2.25%) Atlassian
9 2 (2.25%) ForgeRock
9 2 (2.25%) HP
9 2 (2.25%) MuleSoft
10 1 (1.12%) 3PAR
10 1 (1.12%) BMC
10 1 (1.12%) CA
10 1 (1.12%) Dell