The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Telford region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 15 15 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Linux 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Telford 3.09% 1.59% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.11% 4.55% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£263 £451 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.73% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -6.25%
Operating Systems Category
Telford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
27 22 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Telford 27.84% 34.92% 53.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 35
Average daily rate £275 £380 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.63% +16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £451 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Linux
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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 25 July 2014, 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 8 (72.73%) Oracle
2 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) AIX
2 7 (63.64%) Solaris
3 6 (54.55%) IBM
4 5 (45.45%) UNIX
5 4 (36.36%) Firewall
5 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (36.36%) WebLogic
6 3 (27.27%) FTP
6 3 (27.27%) Migration
6 3 (27.27%) SUSE
6 3 (27.27%) Replication
6 3 (27.27%) Korn
6 3 (27.27%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
7 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
8 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (9.09%) TDD
8 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
8 1 (9.09%) ICL
8 1 (9.09%) MCITP
8 1 (9.09%) SSL
8 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
8 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
8 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (9.09%) SAN
8 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
8 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Telford by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 4 (36.36%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Firewall
2 3 (27.27%) FTP
3 1 (9.09%) SSL
3 1 (9.09%) SAN
3 1 (9.09%) LAN
3 1 (9.09%) WAN
3 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (9.09%) UNIX Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Android Developer
3 1 (9.09%) UNIX Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Replication
2 1 (9.09%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
1 7 (63.64%) AIX
1 7 (63.64%) Solaris
2 5 (45.45%) UNIX
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (27.27%) SUSE
5 1 (9.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
2 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
3 1 (9.09%) BDD
3 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
3 1 (9.09%) Android Development
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (9.09%) System Testing
3 1 (9.09%) V-Model
3 1 (9.09%) Security Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) TDD
3 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
3 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
3 1 (9.09%) Use Case
3 1 (9.09%) Release Management
3 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
3 1 (9.09%) ERP
3 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Korn
2 1 (9.09%) COBOL
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (9.09%) MCITP
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 1 (9.09%) PowerHA
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Oracle
2 6 (54.55%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) ICL
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