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 2 July 2015 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 18 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Linux 7 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 5.51% 4.07% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.44% 10.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Average daily rate
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£369 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.09% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
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
36 50 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 28.35% 40.65% 32.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 13
Average daily rate £338 £315 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -17.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £180 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £518 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £21.50 - £14.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%

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 2 July 2015.

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 2 July 2015. 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
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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 -3 4 £338 +22.72% 2
Linux
West Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 (65.52%) Red Hat
2 18 (62.07%) Open Source
3 16 (55.17%) MongoDB
3 16 (55.17%) Configuration Management
3 16 (55.17%) MySQL
4 14 (48.28%) Windows
5 13 (44.83%) SUSE
5 13 (44.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
7 11 (37.93%) CSS
7 11 (37.93%) HTML
7 11 (37.93%) JavaScript
8 10 (34.48%) Firewall
9 9 (31.03%) Java
9 9 (31.03%) Oracle
9 9 (31.03%) Visualisation
9 9 (31.03%) Web Development
10 8 (27.59%) TCP/IP
11 7 (24.14%) Internet
11 7 (24.14%) CGI
11 7 (24.14%) SSL
11 7 (24.14%) Apache
11 7 (24.14%) AIX
11 7 (24.14%) Solaris
11 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
11 7 (24.14%) XML
11 7 (24.14%) Ruby
11 7 (24.14%) Ruby on Rails
11 7 (24.14%) Analytics
12 6 (20.69%) Flot

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 7 (24.14%) Apache
2 3 (10.34%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (6.90%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.45%) JBoss
4 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.45%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (34.48%) Firewall
2 8 (27.59%) TCP/IP
3 7 (24.14%) SSL
3 7 (24.14%) Internet
4 6 (20.69%) HTTP
5 3 (10.34%) LAN
5 3 (10.34%) VoIP
5 3 (10.34%) WAN
6 2 (6.90%) VPN
6 2 (6.90%) DNS
6 2 (6.90%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (55.17%) MySQL
1 16 (55.17%) MongoDB
2 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
3 6 (20.69%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Subversion
1 1 (3.45%) Maven
1 1 (3.45%) JIRA
1 1 (3.45%) Hudson
1 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (10.34%) Legal
1 3 (10.34%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Developer
2 8 (27.59%) Architect
3 6 (20.69%) DBA
3 6 (20.69%) Website Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (13.79%) Administrator
5 3 (10.34%) Web Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Security Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Front-End Web Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Network Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) IT Support
7 1 (3.45%) Platform Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Network Security Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Firewall Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Security Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (37.93%) HTML
1 11 (37.93%) CSS
2 7 (24.14%) XML
2 7 (24.14%) CGI
2 7 (24.14%) Ruby on Rails
3 6 (20.69%) REST
3 6 (20.69%) D3.js
3 6 (20.69%) Flot
4 2 (6.90%) Ajax
4 2 (6.90%) XHTML
5 1 (3.45%) J2EE
5 1 (3.45%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Visualisation
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (48.28%) Windows
2 13 (44.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 13 (44.83%) SUSE
3 7 (24.14%) AIX
3 7 (24.14%) Solaris
4 4 (13.79%) UNIX
5 3 (10.34%) Windows Vista
5 3 (10.34%) Windows XP
5 3 (10.34%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.45%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (62.07%) Open Source
2 16 (55.17%) Configuration Management
3 9 (31.03%) Web Development
4 7 (24.14%) Analytics
5 6 (20.69%) Responsive Web Design
5 6 (20.69%) Microservices
5 6 (20.69%) Web Design
6 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (17.24%) Service Management
6 5 (17.24%) Migration
6 5 (17.24%) ITIL
7 4 (13.79%) Service Delivery
7 4 (13.79%) DevOps
8 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (10.34%) Workflow
8 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (10.34%) Project Planning
8 3 (10.34%) Test Scripting
9 2 (6.90%) Load Balancing
9 2 (6.90%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 11 (37.93%) JavaScript
2 9 (31.03%) Java
3 7 (24.14%) Ruby
4 2 (6.90%) SQL
5 1 (3.45%) Perl
5 1 (3.45%) C
5 1 (3.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
1 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.45%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) Kibana
2 1 (3.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (65.52%) Red Hat
2 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
3 9 (31.03%) Oracle
4 3 (10.34%) VMware
5 2 (6.90%) Blue Coat
5 2 (6.90%) Cisco
5 2 (6.90%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.45%) Citrix
6 1 (3.45%) Avaya
6 1 (3.45%) BEA