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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 15 15 15
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 6 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Telford 6.00% 3.09% 1.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.75% 11.11% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
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£240 £263 £451
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -41.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £31.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
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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
32 27 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Telford 32.00% 27.84% 34.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 12
Average daily rate £425 £275 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% -27.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £188 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £315 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £21.50 £21.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 29 July 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 18 (75.00%) Open Source
2 15 (62.50%) MongoDB
2 15 (62.50%) MySQL
2 15 (62.50%) Red Hat
2 15 (62.50%) Configuration Management
3 12 (50.00%) Windows
3 12 (50.00%) SUSE
4 11 (45.83%) CSS
4 11 (45.83%) HTML
4 11 (45.83%) JavaScript
5 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 9 (37.50%) Web Development
5 9 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (37.50%) Visualisation
6 8 (33.33%) Firewall
6 8 (33.33%) Oracle
7 7 (29.17%) Analytics
8 6 (25.00%) Flot
8 6 (25.00%) Relational Database
8 6 (25.00%) Kibana
8 6 (25.00%) Microservices
8 6 (25.00%) REST
8 6 (25.00%) D3.js
8 6 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 6 (25.00%) Java
8 6 (25.00%) XML
8 6 (25.00%) Apache
8 6 (25.00%) Internet
8 6 (25.00%) HTTP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Telford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 6 (25.00%) Apache
2 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (8.33%) WebLogic
4 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (4.17%) Moodle
4 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) Firewall
2 6 (25.00%) HTTP
2 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (25.00%) SSL
2 6 (25.00%) Internet
3 3 (12.50%) LAN
3 3 (12.50%) VoIP
3 3 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (62.50%) MySQL
1 15 (62.50%) MongoDB
2 6 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (12.50%) Legal
1 3 (12.50%) Publishing
2 1 (4.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Developer
2 6 (25.00%) Architect
2 6 (25.00%) Website Developer
3 5 (20.83%) DBA
4 3 (12.50%) Web Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (4.17%) IT Support
6 1 (4.17%) Moodle Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Data Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (45.83%) HTML
1 11 (45.83%) CSS
2 6 (25.00%) XML
2 6 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 6 (25.00%) REST
2 6 (25.00%) D3.js
2 6 (25.00%) Flot
2 6 (25.00%) CGI
3 2 (8.33%) Ajax
3 2 (8.33%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 12 (50.00%) Windows
1 12 (50.00%) SUSE
2 9 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (20.83%) AIX
3 5 (20.83%) Solaris
4 3 (12.50%) Windows XP
4 3 (12.50%) Windows 8
4 3 (12.50%) Windows Vista
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) Open Source
2 15 (62.50%) Configuration Management
3 9 (37.50%) Web Development
4 7 (29.17%) Analytics
5 6 (25.00%) Microservices
5 6 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 6 (25.00%) Web Design
6 5 (20.83%) Migration
7 3 (12.50%) ITIL
7 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (12.50%) Service Management
7 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
7 3 (12.50%) Workflow
7 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (12.50%) Test Scripting
7 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (12.50%) Project Planning
7 3 (12.50%) DevOps
8 2 (8.33%) Security Architecture
8 2 (8.33%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) JavaScript
2 6 (25.00%) Java
2 6 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (4.17%) PHP
3 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.17%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) Kibana
Vendors
1 15 (62.50%) Red Hat
2 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 8 (33.33%) Oracle
4 3 (12.50%) VMware
5 1 (4.17%) Citrix
5 1 (4.17%) Avaya