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 2 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 10 9 16
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs citing Linux 17 17 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 13.28% 8.72% 1.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 77.27% 58.62% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Median daily rate £538 £225 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+138.88% -25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +1.35%
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
22 29 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 17.19% 14.87% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 1
Median daily rate £525 £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +50.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £10.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.54%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Solihull

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Solihull region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram 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 2 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 Solihull region with a requirement for Linux.

1 18 (75.00%) Unix
2 12 (50.00%) ClearCase
3 10 (41.67%) Shell Script
4 9 (37.50%) ClearQuest
4 9 (37.50%) Configuration Management
4 9 (37.50%) AIX
4 9 (37.50%) JUnit
4 9 (37.50%) Subversion
4 9 (37.50%) Selenium
4 9 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (37.50%) Git (software)
4 9 (37.50%) Apple iOS
4 9 (37.50%) Puppet
4 9 (37.50%) Jenkins
4 9 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (37.50%) Apache Ivy
4 9 (37.50%) Ansible
4 9 (37.50%) DevOps
4 9 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
4 9 (37.50%) Sonatype Nexus
5 8 (33.33%) LDAP
5 8 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 8 (33.33%) DNS
6 7 (29.17%) Oracle Discoverer
6 7 (29.17%) Oracle 11i
6 7 (29.17%) WebLogic
6 7 (29.17%) Windows
6 7 (29.17%) Oracle Database 10g
6 7 (29.17%) Oracle Application Server
6 7 (29.17%) Oracle

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 7 (29.17%) Oracle Application Server
1 7 (29.17%) WebLogic
2 3 (12.50%) OpenStack
3 2 (8.33%) CMS
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
4 1 (4.17%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Oracle 11i
1 7 (29.17%) Oracle Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (29.17%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (8.33%) IaaS
4 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) DNS
1 8 (33.33%) LDAP
1 8 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (12.50%) Ethernet
2 3 (12.50%) IPv4
2 3 (12.50%) SNMP
3 2 (8.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) Oracle Database
1 7 (29.17%) Oracle Database 10g
1 7 (29.17%) Oracle Database 11g
1 7 (29.17%) Oracle Discoverer
2 6 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 12 (50.00%) ClearCase
2 9 (37.50%) Apache Ivy
2 9 (37.50%) ClearQuest
2 9 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 9 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 9 (37.50%) JUnit
2 9 (37.50%) Selenium
2 9 (37.50%) Sonatype Nexus
2 9 (37.50%) Subversion
3 3 (12.50%) CppUnit
4 2 (8.33%) Automake
5 1 (4.17%) Rational Rhapsody
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) DBA
1 7 (29.17%) Oracle DBA
2 6 (25.00%) DevOps Specialist
2 6 (25.00%) Oracle Applications DBA
3 3 (12.50%) Embedded Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 3 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) AWS Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Azure Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Cloud Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Cloud Specialist
4 2 (8.33%) Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Lead DevOps
4 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared DBA
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) .NET
1 3 (12.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 3 (12.50%) Regular Expression
2 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Mobile App
2 3 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 18 (75.00%) Unix
2 9 (37.50%) AIX
2 9 (37.50%) Apple iOS
3 7 (29.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Configuration Management
1 9 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
1 9 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
1 9 (37.50%) DevOps
2 7 (29.17%) Database Tuning
2 7 (29.17%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (20.83%) Target Operating Model
3 5 (20.83%) Use Case
4 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (16.67%) Presales
5 3 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (12.50%) Scrum
5 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) Shell Script
2 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 4 (16.67%) Python
3 3 (12.50%) C
3 3 (12.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) OCP
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle Certification
2 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) Oracle RAC
1 7 (29.17%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (12.50%) iptables
2 3 (12.50%) OpenSSH
3 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.17%) UAG
Systems Management
1 9 (37.50%) Ansible
1 9 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (37.50%) Puppet
2 7 (29.17%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Oracle
2 4 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 3 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft