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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 20 17 12
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs citing Linux 8 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Telford 5.37% 2.56% 1.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.00% 12.50% 5.26%
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 £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £33.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+13.43% -10.66%
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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
40 24 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Telford 26.85% 20.51% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 5
Average daily rate £325 £250 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -34.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £188 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £326 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £13.06 £21.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.27% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 2 September 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 19 (73.08%) Open Source
2 17 (65.38%) Red Hat
3 16 (61.54%) MongoDB
4 15 (57.69%) Configuration Management
4 15 (57.69%) MySQL
5 12 (46.15%) HTML
5 12 (46.15%) SUSE
6 11 (42.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
6 11 (42.31%) JavaScript
6 11 (42.31%) CSS
6 11 (42.31%) Windows
7 9 (34.62%) Oracle
7 9 (34.62%) Web Development
7 9 (34.62%) Firewall
7 9 (34.62%) Visualisation
8 8 (30.77%) Migration
8 8 (30.77%) AIX
8 8 (30.77%) Solaris
9 7 (26.92%) Analytics
10 6 (23.08%) D3.js
10 6 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
10 6 (23.08%) REST
10 6 (23.08%) Flot
10 6 (23.08%) Relational Database
10 6 (23.08%) Kibana
10 6 (23.08%) Microservices
10 6 (23.08%) Apache
10 6 (23.08%) XML
10 6 (23.08%) SQL Server

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Telford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (23.08%) Apache
2 3 (11.54%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.85%) Moodle
3 1 (3.85%) Confluence
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (34.62%) Firewall
2 6 (23.08%) HTTP
2 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
2 6 (23.08%) SSL
2 6 (23.08%) Internet
3 1 (3.85%) LAN
3 1 (3.85%) VoIP
3 1 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (61.54%) MongoDB
2 15 (57.69%) MySQL
3 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
3 6 (23.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) JIRA
1 1 (3.85%) Selenium
1 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (11.54%) Legal
1 3 (11.54%) Publishing
2 1 (3.85%) Multimedia
2 1 (3.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Developer
2 9 (34.62%) Architect
3 6 (23.08%) Website Developer
4 5 (19.23%) DBA
5 3 (11.54%) Administrator
5 3 (11.54%) Web Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Front-End Web Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Moodle Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Scala Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Data Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (46.15%) HTML
2 11 (42.31%) CSS
3 6 (23.08%) XML
3 6 (23.08%) CGI
3 6 (23.08%) Ruby on Rails
3 6 (23.08%) REST
3 6 (23.08%) D3.js
3 6 (23.08%) Flot
4 2 (7.69%) Ajax
4 2 (7.69%) XHTML
5 1 (3.85%) Django
5 1 (3.85%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 12 (46.15%) SUSE
2 11 (42.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 11 (42.31%) Windows
3 8 (30.77%) AIX
3 8 (30.77%) Solaris
4 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Vista
4 1 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (73.08%) Open Source
2 15 (57.69%) Configuration Management
3 9 (34.62%) Web Development
4 8 (30.77%) Migration
5 7 (26.92%) Analytics
6 6 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
6 6 (23.08%) Microservices
6 6 (23.08%) Web Design
7 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (19.23%) Service Management
7 5 (19.23%) Service Delivery
7 5 (19.23%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (19.23%) ITIL
7 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (11.54%) Security Architecture
8 3 (11.54%) Project Planning
8 3 (11.54%) Test Scripting
8 3 (11.54%) Workflow
8 3 (11.54%) TOGAF
8 3 (11.54%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) JavaScript
2 6 (23.08%) Ruby
2 6 (23.08%) Java
3 1 (3.85%) Scala
3 1 (3.85%) PHP
3 1 (3.85%) SQL
3 1 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
1 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) Kibana
2 1 (3.85%) Puppet
2 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (65.38%) Red Hat
2 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
3 9 (34.62%) Oracle
4 1 (3.85%) VMware