The first table below looks at the demand for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warwickshire 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Warwickshire region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 27 31 19
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Contract jobs citing Linux 9 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 2.81% 1.73% 3.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.32% 7.41% 18.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 3
Average daily rate
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£275 £444 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.02% +146.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
- +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £30.20 - £26.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -6.25%
Operating Systems Category
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
37 54 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 11.56% 23.38% 19.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 28 16
Average daily rate £413 £300 £203
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% +48.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £400 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 17
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.64 £25.90 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -4.41%
Linux
West Midlands

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Warwickshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux across the Warwickshire region.

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Warwickshire region.

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

Linux
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Rugby - 1 £400 -
Stratford-upon-Avon - - - - 1
Warwick - - - - 1
Gaydon - - - -
Leamington Spa - - - - 2
Nuneaton - - - -
Linux
West Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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 13 (52.00%) UNIX
2 10 (40.00%) Windows
3 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (24.00%) Web Services
3 6 (24.00%) LDAP
3 6 (24.00%) MySQL
3 6 (24.00%) Ruby
3 6 (24.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 6 (24.00%) OAuth
3 6 (24.00%) OAuth2
4 5 (20.00%) Oracle
4 5 (20.00%) HTML
4 5 (20.00%) SQL
4 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (16.00%) ITIL
5 4 (16.00%) Digital Media
6 3 (12.00%) REST
6 3 (12.00%) jQuery
6 3 (12.00%) JSTL
6 3 (12.00%) Spring
6 3 (12.00%) Maven
6 3 (12.00%) XML
6 3 (12.00%) XSLT
6 3 (12.00%) IBM Notes
6 3 (12.00%) Apache
6 3 (12.00%) Tomcat
6 3 (12.00%) Eclipse
6 3 (12.00%) Java
6 3 (12.00%) .NET

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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 3 (12.00%) IBM Notes
1 3 (12.00%) Apache
1 3 (12.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (12.00%) CMS
2 2 (8.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) LDAP
2 1 (4.00%) VoIP
2 1 (4.00%) SAN
2 1 (4.00%) Firewall
2 1 (4.00%) GPON
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) MySQL
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Ant
1 3 (12.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (12.00%) Subversion
1 3 (12.00%) Maven
General
1 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Automotive
2 1 (4.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Developer
2 6 (24.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Java Web Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Web Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Applications Support
3 3 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (12.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (8.00%) Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) DBA
4 2 (8.00%) Desktop Support
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Support
4 2 (8.00%) Linux Support
4 2 (8.00%) UNIX Support
5 1 (4.00%) Designer
5 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 1 (4.00%) Electrical Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Systems Support
5 1 (4.00%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) Web Services
1 6 (24.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 6 (24.00%) OAuth
1 6 (24.00%) OAuth2
2 5 (20.00%) HTML
3 3 (12.00%) .NET
3 3 (12.00%) J2EE
3 3 (12.00%) CSS
3 3 (12.00%) JSP
3 3 (12.00%) XML
3 3 (12.00%) XSLT
3 3 (12.00%) Spring
3 3 (12.00%) jQuery
3 3 (12.00%) JSTL
3 3 (12.00%) REST
4 2 (8.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 2 (8.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (8.00%) Middleware
5 1 (4.00%) OpenID
5 1 (4.00%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Digital Media
2 2 (8.00%) Open Source
2 2 (8.00%) iPad
2 2 (8.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (8.00%) iPhone
3 1 (4.00%) DataPower
3 1 (4.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (52.00%) UNIX
2 10 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (8.00%) zOS
3 2 (8.00%) Android
3 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (8.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Phone
4 1 (4.00%) Tizen
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (16.00%) ITIL
3 2 (8.00%) Document Management
3 2 (8.00%) Workflow
4 1 (4.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (4.00%) Network Architecture
4 1 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.00%) B2B
4 1 (4.00%) Benchmarking
4 1 (4.00%) Project Management
4 1 (4.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) Ruby
2 5 (20.00%) SQL
3 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (12.00%) Java
5 2 (8.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.00%) C
6 1 (4.00%) C++
6 1 (4.00%) ActionScript
6 1 (4.00%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) MCSE
1 1 (4.00%) MCSA
1 1 (4.00%) CCNA
1 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle
2 3 (12.00%) Lotus
2 3 (12.00%) Alterian
3 2 (8.00%) IBM
3 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.00%) VMware
4 1 (4.00%) SAP
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