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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 20 11 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing Linux 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Telford 2.26% 2.04% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.38% 5.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £451 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.51 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-15.96% -
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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
32 18 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Telford 24.06% 36.73% 53.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 33
Average daily rate £155 £380 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-59.21% +2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £300 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £451 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.85 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.95% -6.76%

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 16 September 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 7 (70.00%) Oracle
2 6 (60.00%) UNIX
3 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) AIX
3 4 (40.00%) Solaris
3 4 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (30.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 3 (30.00%) IBM
5 2 (20.00%) COBOL
5 2 (20.00%) WebLogic
5 2 (20.00%) Firewall
5 2 (20.00%) ICL
5 2 (20.00%) Korn
5 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 1 (10.00%) Android Development
6 1 (10.00%) DevOps
6 1 (10.00%) BDD
6 1 (10.00%) PowerHA
6 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (10.00%) System Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Android
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (10.00%) V-Model
6 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
6 1 (10.00%) Git (software)

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Telford by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 2 (20.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (10.00%) Wireless
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
2 1 (10.00%) FTP
2 1 (10.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (10.00%) UNIX Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Android Developer
3 1 (10.00%) UNIX Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Replication
1 1 (10.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) UNIX
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) AIX
2 4 (40.00%) Solaris
3 1 (10.00%) SUSE
3 1 (10.00%) Android
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) System Testing
4 1 (10.00%) V-Model
4 1 (10.00%) Security Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) BDD
4 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (10.00%) Android Development
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (10.00%) Use Case
4 1 (10.00%) Release Management
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (10.00%) ERP
4 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
1 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (20.00%) Korn
2 2 (20.00%) COBOL
3 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (10.00%) PowerHA
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) IBM
3 2 (20.00%) ICL
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
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