The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Telford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 23 12 10
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -2
Contract jobs citing Linux 19 17 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Telford 7.45% 14.78% 11.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.57% 23.29% 36.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 5
Average daily rate £400 £431 £505
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.24% -14.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £402 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £450 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £34.75
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +5.03%
Linux
Shropshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Telford region.

Operating Systems Category
Telford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
122 73 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Telford 47.84% 63.48% 32.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 36 14
Average daily rate £450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £250 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £13.06 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Telford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Telford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Telford

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Telford

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Telford

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Telford

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Telford

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Telford

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Telford 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 13 (43.33%) Service Management
2 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (33.33%) Oracle
3 10 (33.33%) Solaris
4 9 (30.00%) WebLogic
4 9 (30.00%) Windows
4 9 (30.00%) AIX
4 9 (30.00%) Software Engineering
5 8 (26.67%) Unix
5 8 (26.67%) Puppet
5 8 (26.67%) ELK Stack
6 7 (23.33%) Ruby
6 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
6 7 (23.33%) Red Hat
7 6 (20.00%) Service Delivery
7 6 (20.00%) Migration
7 6 (20.00%) SQL
7 6 (20.00%) ITIL
7 6 (20.00%) Open Source
7 6 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (20.00%) OpenStack
7 6 (20.00%) Packer
7 6 (20.00%) Terraform
8 5 (16.67%) DevOps
8 5 (16.67%) Vagrant
8 5 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (16.67%) Git (software)
8 5 (16.67%) Google

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Telford by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Telford 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 9 (30.00%) WebLogic
2 6 (20.00%) OpenStack
3 4 (13.33%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.33%) Apache
4 1 (3.33%) Captiva
4 1 (3.33%) Confluence
4 1 (3.33%) Documentum
4 1 (3.33%) JBoss
4 1 (3.33%) SAS
4 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) Firewall
2 2 (6.67%) HTTP
3 1 (3.33%) SSL
3 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) MariaDB
1 4 (13.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle OWB
2 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 5 (16.67%) Vagrant
2 2 (6.67%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (3.33%) ClearCase
3 1 (3.33%) ClearQuest
3 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.33%) JIRA
3 1 (3.33%) Maven
3 1 (3.33%) Selenium
3 1 (3.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (3.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Architect
2 10 (33.33%) Developer
3 6 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (16.67%) Monitoring Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Senior Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Applications Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Applications Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (3.33%) MongoDB Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared Project Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Scala Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Software Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Software Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (26.67%) ELK Stack
2 4 (13.33%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (10.00%) J2EE
3 3 (10.00%) Sensu
4 2 (6.67%) HTML
4 2 (6.67%) OSGi
4 2 (6.67%) RESTful
5 1 (3.33%) CSS
5 1 (3.33%) Django
5 1 (3.33%) HTML5
5 1 (3.33%) SOAP
5 1 (3.33%) Spring
5 1 (3.33%) Spring Boot
5 1 (3.33%) Swagger
5 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Clustering
1 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.33%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (3.33%) Statistics
2 1 (3.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (33.33%) Solaris
2 9 (30.00%) AIX
2 9 (30.00%) Windows
3 8 (26.67%) Unix
4 6 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (10.00%) Windows Server
6 1 (3.33%) Mac OS X
6 1 (3.33%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Service Management
2 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 6 (20.00%) ITIL
4 6 (20.00%) Migration
4 6 (20.00%) Open Source
4 6 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 5 (16.67%) DevOps
6 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (10.00%) Re-Platforming
6 3 (10.00%) Security Architecture
6 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (10.00%) Test Strategy
6 3 (10.00%) TOGAF
7 2 (6.67%) EAI
7 2 (6.67%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 2 (6.67%) SOA
8 1 (3.33%) Configuration Management
8 1 (3.33%) Identity Access Management
8 1 (3.33%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) Ruby
2 6 (20.00%) SQL
3 5 (16.67%) Java
3 5 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 3 (10.00%) Scala
5 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.67%) PL/SQL
5 2 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) PowerHA
2 1 (3.33%) Docker
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (26.67%) Puppet
2 6 (20.00%) Packer
2 6 (20.00%) Terraform
3 5 (16.67%) BMC PATROL
4 4 (13.33%) Kibana
4 4 (13.33%) logstash
4 4 (13.33%) OPNET
4 4 (13.33%) SCOM
5 3 (10.00%) Grafana
5 3 (10.00%) Graphite
5 3 (10.00%) Opsview
5 3 (10.00%) Uchiwa
6 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (3.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) Oracle
2 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (23.33%) Red Hat
3 5 (16.67%) BMC
3 5 (16.67%) Google
3 5 (16.67%) webMethods
4 4 (13.33%) Digital Fuel
5 3 (10.00%) Atlassian
5 3 (10.00%) MuleSoft
5 3 (10.00%) WSO2
6 2 (6.67%) ForgeRock
6 2 (6.67%) VMware
7 1 (3.33%) EMC
7 1 (3.33%) Pega
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