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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 9 10 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Linux 21 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Telford 18.42% 10.98% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.17% 34.62% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 0
Average daily rate
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£431 £505 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.60% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £33.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -3.57%
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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
72 26 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Telford 63.16% 31.71% 38.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 14 18
Average daily rate £425 £400 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -10.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £110 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £505 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.06 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%

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
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 17 (70.83%) Red Hat
1 17 (70.83%) UNIX
2 16 (66.67%) Solaris
2 16 (66.67%) Oracle
2 16 (66.67%) AIX
2 16 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (62.50%) Puppet
4 14 (58.33%) Jenkins
4 14 (58.33%) Oracle Database
4 14 (58.33%) JBoss
4 14 (58.33%) Apache
5 13 (54.17%) Windows
5 13 (54.17%) WebLogic
5 13 (54.17%) J2EE
5 13 (54.17%) Java
5 13 (54.17%) Hudson
5 13 (54.17%) Subversion
5 13 (54.17%) Maven
6 12 (50.00%) Open Source
7 11 (45.83%) RabbitMQ
7 11 (45.83%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 10 (41.67%) DevOps
8 10 (41.67%) Perl
9 9 (37.50%) Tomcat
9 9 (37.50%) BEA
9 9 (37.50%) Infrastructure Management
9 9 (37.50%) Confluence
9 9 (37.50%) JIRA
9 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (33.33%) Squid

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Telford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 14 (58.33%) JBoss
1 14 (58.33%) Apache
2 13 (54.17%) WebLogic
3 9 (37.50%) Tomcat
3 9 (37.50%) Confluence
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) LAN
2 1 (4.17%) VoIP
2 1 (4.17%) WAN
2 1 (4.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (58.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (58.33%) Jenkins
2 13 (54.17%) Hudson
2 13 (54.17%) Subversion
2 13 (54.17%) Maven
3 9 (37.50%) JIRA
General
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (79.17%) Architect
2 16 (66.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 11 (45.83%) Platform Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) IT Support
5 1 (4.17%) Java Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (4.17%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Developer
5 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (54.17%) J2EE
2 11 (45.83%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (50.00%) Open Source
2 8 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (70.83%) UNIX
2 16 (66.67%) Solaris
2 16 (66.67%) AIX
2 16 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (54.17%) Windows
4 11 (45.83%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Vista
5 1 (4.17%) HPUX
5 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) DevOps
2 9 (37.50%) Infrastructure Management
2 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (25.00%) ITIL
4 5 (20.83%) Service Management
4 5 (20.83%) Service Delivery
4 5 (20.83%) Migration
5 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
6 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) Java
2 10 (41.67%) Perl
3 3 (12.50%) PL/SQL
3 3 (12.50%) SQL
4 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.17%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) BC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 8 (33.33%) Squid
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (62.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (70.83%) Red Hat
2 16 (66.67%) Oracle
3 9 (37.50%) BEA
4 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.17%) ICL
5 1 (4.17%) VMware
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