The table below looks at the statistics 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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 22 24 26
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing Linux 20 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 5.51% 3.86% 1.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.85% 22.22% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 0
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£338 £285 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
- +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £31.44 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
Linux
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Warwickshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
67 54 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 18.46% 17.36% 22.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 28 15
Average daily rate £325 £250 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £163 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.31% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 12 10
Average hourly rate £26.00 £15.43 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.55% +23.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £10.00 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £32.50 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.78% -0.78%

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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 2015. 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
Warwick -2 6 £450 +20.00% 2
Atherstone +2 4 £325 +30.00%
Rugby - 1 - - 1
Linux
West Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 19 (48.72%) HPUX
2 15 (38.46%) ITIL
3 14 (35.90%) HP
3 14 (35.90%) Knowledge Management
3 14 (35.90%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (23.08%) Oracle
5 8 (20.51%) AIX
5 8 (20.51%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (17.95%) UNIX
6 7 (17.95%) Solaris
7 6 (15.38%) Windows
7 6 (15.38%) Red Hat
7 6 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (12.82%) ServiceCenter
8 5 (12.82%) Migration
8 5 (12.82%) VMware
8 5 (12.82%) C
8 5 (12.82%) C++
9 4 (10.26%) DB2
9 4 (10.26%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (10.26%) zOS
9 4 (10.26%) Introscope
9 4 (10.26%) CICS
9 4 (10.26%) CA
9 4 (10.26%) Veritas
9 4 (10.26%) vCloud
9 4 (10.26%) Puppet
9 4 (10.26%) WebSphere Portal
9 4 (10.26%) Veritas Volume Manager

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 4 (10.26%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (10.26%) CICS
1 4 (10.26%) WebSphere Process Server
1 4 (10.26%) WebSphere
1 4 (10.26%) WebSphere Portal
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle BPEL
2 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) LDAP
2 1 (2.56%) LAN
2 1 (2.56%) WAN
2 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.56%) DNS
2 1 (2.56%) SAN
2 1 (2.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) DB2
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Introscope
1 4 (10.26%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.56%) FishEye
General
1 3 (7.69%) Automotive
2 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.56%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) Analyst
2 11 (28.21%) Support Analyst
3 8 (20.51%) 2nd Line Support
3 8 (20.51%) Administrator
4 6 (15.38%) Technical Support
5 5 (12.82%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) Server Administrator
6 4 (10.26%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) WebSphere Administrator
6 4 (10.26%) Technical Support Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
7 3 (7.69%) HPUX Systems Administrator
7 3 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (7.69%) Architect
7 3 (7.69%) Software Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Developer
8 2 (5.13%) 1st Line Support
8 2 (5.13%) DBA
8 2 (5.13%) Oracle DBA
9 1 (2.56%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) HTML
1 2 (5.13%) Middleware
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (2.56%) WebCenter
2 1 (2.56%) OAuth2
2 1 (2.56%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (2.56%) OAuth
2 1 (2.56%) Web Services
2 1 (2.56%) XML
2 1 (2.56%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (35.90%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.26%) LPAR
3 3 (7.69%) HP Superdome
4 2 (5.13%) Open Source
5 1 (2.56%) PACS
5 1 (2.56%) Statistics
5 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.56%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 19 (48.72%) HPUX
2 8 (20.51%) AIX
3 7 (17.95%) Solaris
3 7 (17.95%) UNIX
4 6 (15.38%) Windows
4 6 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (10.26%) zOS
6 2 (5.13%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.56%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (38.46%) ITIL
2 14 (35.90%) Knowledge Management
3 8 (20.51%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (12.82%) Migration
5 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.69%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.13%) Validation
6 2 (5.13%) Database Tuning
6 2 (5.13%) Software Architecture
7 1 (2.56%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (2.56%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (2.56%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.56%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.56%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.56%) BPEL
7 1 (2.56%) Workflow Management
7 1 (2.56%) UML
7 1 (2.56%) SOA
7 1 (2.56%) Project Management
7 1 (2.56%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.82%) C++
1 5 (12.82%) C
2 4 (10.26%) Jython
3 2 (5.13%) Java
4 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.56%) SQL
4 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.56%) Ruby
4 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
1 1 (2.56%) HL7
1 1 (2.56%) DICOM
System Software
1 5 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (10.26%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 4 (10.26%) vCloud
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) ServiceCenter
2 4 (10.26%) CA Wily
2 4 (10.26%) Puppet
3 2 (5.13%) Data Guard
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (2.56%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 14 (35.90%) HP
2 9 (23.08%) Oracle
3 6 (15.38%) Red Hat
4 5 (12.82%) VMware
5 4 (10.26%) CA
5 4 (10.26%) Veritas
6 2 (5.13%) IBM
7 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.56%) SAP
7 1 (2.56%) Citrix
7 1 (2.56%) 3PAR