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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 12 17 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Linux 20 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Telford 14.81% 6.32% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.48% 19.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £508 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.18% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
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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
58 31 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Telford 42.96% 32.63% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 18 9
Average daily rate £438 £400 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -10.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £110 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £497 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £309
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.06 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 20 (52.63%) Oracle
4 20 (52.63%) Windows
4 20 (52.63%) Apache
5 19 (50.00%) Java
6 18 (47.37%) Configuration Management
7 16 (42.11%) AIX
7 16 (42.11%) Solaris
8 15 (39.47%) MySQL
8 15 (39.47%) UNIX
8 15 (39.47%) Puppet
8 15 (39.47%) MongoDB
9 14 (36.84%) Jenkins
9 14 (36.84%) JBoss
10 13 (34.21%) J2EE
10 13 (34.21%) WebLogic
10 13 (34.21%) Subversion
10 13 (34.21%) Maven
10 13 (34.21%) Hudson
10 13 (34.21%) DevOps
11 12 (31.58%) Oracle Database
11 12 (31.58%) SUSE
12 11 (28.95%) CSS
12 11 (28.95%) HTML
12 11 (28.95%) JavaScript
12 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
12 11 (28.95%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 11 (28.95%) RabbitMQ

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Telford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) HTTP
1 6 (15.79%) TCP/IP
1 6 (15.79%) SSL
1 6 (15.79%) Internet
1 6 (15.79%) Firewall
2 3 (7.89%) LAN
3 2 (5.26%) VoIP
3 2 (5.26%) 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%) Hudson
2 13 (34.21%) Subversion
2 13 (34.21%) Maven
3 9 (23.68%) JIRA
General
1 3 (7.89%) Legal
1 3 (7.89%) Publishing
2 1 (2.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (50.00%) 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 4 (10.53%) Administrator
8 3 (7.89%) Analyst
8 3 (7.89%) Web Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Front-End Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Front-End Web Developer
10 1 (2.63%) IT Support
10 1 (2.63%) Support Analyst
10 1 (2.63%) 2nd Line Support
10 1 (2.63%) Linux Administrator
10 1 (2.63%) Java Architect
10 1 (2.63%) Data Analyst
10 1 (2.63%) IT Support Analyst
10 1 (2.63%) SQL DBA
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%) REST
3 6 (15.79%) D3.js
3 6 (15.79%) Flot
3 6 (15.79%) Ruby on Rails
3 6 (15.79%) CGI
3 6 (15.79%) XML
4 2 (5.26%) XHTML
4 2 (5.26%) Ajax
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 20 (52.63%) Windows
3 16 (42.11%) AIX
3 16 (42.11%) Solaris
4 15 (39.47%) UNIX
5 12 (31.58%) SUSE
6 11 (28.95%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 2 (5.26%) Windows Vista
7 2 (5.26%) Windows 8
7 2 (5.26%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.63%) HPUX
8 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (47.37%) Configuration Management
2 13 (34.21%) DevOps
3 9 (23.68%) Infrastructure Management
3 9 (23.68%) Web Development
4 7 (18.42%) Analytics
4 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (15.79%) ITIL
5 6 (15.79%) Microservices
5 6 (15.79%) Web Design
5 6 (15.79%) Responsive Web Design
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%) Project Planning
7 3 (7.89%) Test Scripting
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 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (39.47%) 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 2 (5.26%) VMware
6 1 (2.63%) Citrix
6 1 (2.63%) Avaya
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