The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 5 13 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing Linux 23 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 15.54% 4.00% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 67.65% 37.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £350 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
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 Solihull region.

Operating Systems Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
34 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 22.97% 10.67% 10.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 5
Median daily rate £442 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £342 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.14% +6.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 2
Median hourly rate £13.87 £14.00 £12.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.92% +14.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 Solihull region with a requirement for Linux.

1 20 (74.07%) Windows
2 17 (62.96%) Unix
2 17 (62.96%) Shell Script
2 17 (62.96%) Security Cleared
3 10 (37.04%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (37.04%) Data Guard
3 10 (37.04%) Database Tuning
3 10 (37.04%) Oracle Database
3 10 (37.04%) Performance Tuning
3 10 (37.04%) SC Cleared
3 10 (37.04%) Oracle Database 10g
3 10 (37.04%) Oracle Discoverer
3 10 (37.04%) WebLogic
3 10 (37.04%) Oracle
3 10 (37.04%) Oracle 11i
3 10 (37.04%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (37.04%) Oracle Applications
3 10 (37.04%) Oracle Application Server
3 10 (37.04%) Oracle RAC
3 10 (37.04%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (29.63%) Software Engineering
4 8 (29.63%) Ethernet
5 7 (25.93%) SNMP
5 7 (25.93%) C
5 7 (25.93%) C++
5 7 (25.93%) iptables
5 7 (25.93%) Kalman Filter
6 6 (22.22%) Internet of Things
6 6 (22.22%) Internet
6 6 (22.22%) ZigBee

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull 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 10 (37.04%) Oracle Application Server
1 10 (37.04%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 10 (37.04%) Oracle 11i
1 10 (37.04%) Oracle Applications
1 10 (37.04%) Oracle EBS
1 10 (37.04%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 8 (29.63%) Ethernet
2 7 (25.93%) SNMP
3 6 (22.22%) Internet
3 6 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (22.22%) ZigBee
4 4 (14.81%) DHCP
4 4 (14.81%) Firewall
4 4 (14.81%) HTTP
4 4 (14.81%) HTTPS
4 4 (14.81%) IPv4
4 4 (14.81%) SSL
4 4 (14.81%) VPN
4 4 (14.81%) Wireless
5 2 (7.41%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (37.04%) Oracle Database
1 10 (37.04%) Oracle Database 10g
1 10 (37.04%) Oracle Database 11g
1 10 (37.04%) Oracle Discoverer
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle BI EE
2 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) ClearCase
1 4 (14.81%) CppUnit
1 4 (14.81%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 4 (14.81%) Retail
1 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) DBA
2 9 (33.33%) SC Cleared DBA
3 8 (29.63%) Oracle DBA
4 7 (25.93%) Developer
5 6 (22.22%) Administrator
5 6 (22.22%) Software Engineer
6 4 (14.81%) C++ Developer
6 4 (14.81%) Oracle Applications DBA
7 3 (11.11%) Architect
7 3 (11.11%) C# Developer
7 3 (11.11%) Designer
7 3 (11.11%) E-Business Administrator
7 3 (11.11%) Embedded Engineer
7 3 (11.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 3 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
8 2 (7.41%) .NET Developer
8 2 (7.41%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Consultant
8 2 (7.41%) Network Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 4 (14.81%) Regular Expression
2 2 (7.41%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Internet of Things
2 4 (14.81%) Arduino
2 4 (14.81%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (14.81%) Home Automation
2 4 (14.81%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 20 (74.07%) Windows
2 17 (62.96%) Unix
3 4 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (14.81%) Windows Server
3 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Database Tuning
1 10 (37.04%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (29.63%) Software Engineering
3 7 (25.93%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.81%) Computer Architecture
4 4 (14.81%) Network Management
4 4 (14.81%) Scrum
5 3 (11.11%) Presales
6 1 (3.70%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (62.96%) Shell Script
2 7 (25.93%) C
2 7 (25.93%) C++
3 3 (11.11%) C#
4 2 (7.41%) Python
4 2 (7.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (62.96%) Security Cleared
2 10 (37.04%) SC Cleared
3 4 (14.81%) OCP
3 4 (14.81%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 10 (37.04%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (25.93%) iptables
3 4 (14.81%) OpenSSH
3 4 (14.81%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (37.04%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Oracle
2 4 (14.81%) EMC
2 4 (14.81%) Red Hat
2 4 (14.81%) Splunk
3 1 (3.70%) Fujitsu
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