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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 12 11 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Linux 19 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Telford 13.38% 8.08% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.54% 21.05% -
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £490 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.36% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £328
% change year-on-year
- +14.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.25
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +13.47%
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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
52 38 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Telford 36.62% 38.38% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 23 10
Average daily rate £450 £341 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.15% -9.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £187 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £497 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Telford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Telford region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 April 2015, 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 29 (76.32%) Red Hat
2 27 (71.05%) Open Source
3 22 (57.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 21 (55.26%) Windows
5 20 (52.63%) Oracle
5 20 (52.63%) Apache
6 19 (50.00%) Java
7 18 (47.37%) Configuration Management
8 16 (42.11%) UNIX
8 16 (42.11%) AIX
8 16 (42.11%) Solaris
9 15 (39.47%) MySQL
9 15 (39.47%) MongoDB
10 14 (36.84%) Puppet
10 14 (36.84%) Jenkins
10 14 (36.84%) JBoss
11 13 (34.21%) J2EE
11 13 (34.21%) WebLogic
11 13 (34.21%) Subversion
11 13 (34.21%) Maven
11 13 (34.21%) DevOps
11 13 (34.21%) Hudson
12 12 (31.58%) Oracle Database
12 12 (31.58%) SUSE
13 11 (28.95%) CSS
13 11 (28.95%) HTML
13 11 (28.95%) JavaScript
13 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
13 11 (28.95%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 11 (28.95%) RabbitMQ

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Telford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 20 (52.63%) Apache
2 14 (36.84%) JBoss
3 13 (34.21%) WebLogic
4 9 (23.68%) Tomcat
4 9 (23.68%) Confluence
5 3 (7.89%) MS Exchange
5 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) Firewall
1 6 (15.79%) Internet
1 6 (15.79%) HTTP
1 6 (15.79%) TCP/IP
1 6 (15.79%) SSL
2 4 (10.53%) LAN
3 3 (7.89%) VoIP
3 3 (7.89%) WAN
4 1 (2.63%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (39.47%) MySQL
1 15 (39.47%) MongoDB
2 12 (31.58%) Oracle Database
3 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
4 6 (15.79%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 14 (36.84%) Jenkins
2 13 (34.21%) Subversion
2 13 (34.21%) Maven
2 13 (34.21%) Hudson
3 9 (23.68%) JIRA
General
1 3 (7.89%) Legal
1 3 (7.89%) Publishing
2 1 (2.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (52.63%) Architect
2 16 (42.11%) Infrastructure Architect
3 11 (28.95%) Platform Architect
4 10 (26.32%) Developer
5 6 (15.79%) Website Developer
6 5 (13.16%) DBA
7 3 (7.89%) Web Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Administrator
7 3 (7.89%) Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Front-End Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Front-End Web Developer
9 1 (2.63%) Data Analyst
9 1 (2.63%) IT Support Analyst
9 1 (2.63%) SQL DBA
9 1 (2.63%) Technical Architect
9 1 (2.63%) Support Analyst
9 1 (2.63%) 2nd Line Support
9 1 (2.63%) Java Architect
9 1 (2.63%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (34.21%) J2EE
2 11 (28.95%) CSS
2 11 (28.95%) HTML
2 11 (28.95%) RabbitMQ
3 6 (15.79%) XML
3 6 (15.79%) CGI
3 6 (15.79%) REST
3 6 (15.79%) D3.js
3 6 (15.79%) Ruby on Rails
3 6 (15.79%) Flot
4 2 (5.26%) Ajax
4 2 (5.26%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (71.05%) Open Source
2 9 (23.68%) Visualisation
3 8 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 22 (57.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 21 (55.26%) Windows
3 16 (42.11%) UNIX
3 16 (42.11%) AIX
3 16 (42.11%) Solaris
4 12 (31.58%) SUSE
5 11 (28.95%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 3 (7.89%) Windows XP
6 3 (7.89%) Windows Vista
6 3 (7.89%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.63%) HPUX
7 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (47.37%) Configuration Management
2 13 (34.21%) DevOps
3 9 (23.68%) Web Development
3 9 (23.68%) Infrastructure Management
4 7 (18.42%) Analytics
4 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (15.79%) Web Design
5 6 (15.79%) ITIL
5 6 (15.79%) Responsive Web Design
5 6 (15.79%) Microservices
6 5 (13.16%) Migration
6 5 (13.16%) Service Management
6 5 (13.16%) Service Delivery
7 3 (7.89%) Workflow
7 3 (7.89%) Test Scripting
7 3 (7.89%) Project Planning
8 2 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 19 (50.00%) Java
2 11 (28.95%) JavaScript
3 10 (26.32%) Perl
4 6 (15.79%) Ruby
5 2 (5.26%) SQL
6 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.26%) BC Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 8 (21.05%) Squid
2 3 (7.89%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.89%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (36.84%) Puppet
2 6 (15.79%) Kibana
Vendors
1 29 (76.32%) Red Hat
2 20 (52.63%) Oracle
3 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
4 9 (23.68%) BEA
5 3 (7.89%) VMware
6 1 (2.63%) Citrix
6 1 (2.63%) Avaya