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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 21 34 18
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -16
Contract jobs citing Linux 23 1 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 6.17% 0.41% 5.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.07% 1.75% 27.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 1 10
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£350 £438 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +118.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £438 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £438 £281
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £30.20 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -6.25%
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
56 57 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 15.01% 23.17% 19.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 36 26
Average daily rate £375 £300 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £389 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 16
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.93 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.50% +2.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £9.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.92 £24.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 August 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 August 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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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 - 2 £350 -
Nuneaton - 1 £393 -
Warwick - 1 - - 1
Leamington Spa - - - - 1
Stratford-upon-Avon - - - -
Linux
West Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 20 (66.67%) UNIX
2 13 (43.33%) Windows
3 9 (30.00%) Oracle
4 8 (26.67%) ITIL
5 7 (23.33%) HPUX
5 7 (23.33%) VoIP
5 7 (23.33%) Data Protection
6 6 (20.00%) LAN
6 6 (20.00%) Red Hat
6 6 (20.00%) WAN
6 6 (20.00%) SQL
6 6 (20.00%) MySQL
7 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
7 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
7 4 (13.33%) HP
7 4 (13.33%) VMware
8 3 (10.00%) Logistics
8 3 (10.00%) ISSAP
8 3 (10.00%) Ruby
8 3 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
8 3 (10.00%) Scrum
8 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (10.00%) TDD
8 3 (10.00%) TOGAF
8 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
8 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
8 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
8 3 (10.00%) TPMS
8 3 (10.00%) Degree
8 3 (10.00%) Windows Vista

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (10.00%) TPMS
1 3 (10.00%) CICS
1 3 (10.00%) IBM Notes
2 2 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (6.67%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) VoIP
2 6 (20.00%) LAN
2 6 (20.00%) WAN
3 3 (10.00%) LDAP
3 3 (10.00%) ATM
3 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.67%) Firewall
5 1 (3.33%) GPON
5 1 (3.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) MySQL
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (10.00%) DB2
3 3 (10.00%) Informix
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (3.33%) PROIV
General
1 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.33%) Electronics
2 1 (3.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Architect
2 6 (20.00%) Technical Architect
2 6 (20.00%) Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Support Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) UNIX Support
4 3 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Technical Support
4 3 (10.00%) Applications Support
4 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (10.00%) Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Desktop Support
5 2 (6.67%) Support Team Leader
5 2 (6.67%) Team Leader
5 2 (6.67%) UNIX Team Leader
5 2 (6.67%) Linux Support
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Leader
6 1 (3.33%) Electrical Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Systems Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Technical Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 3 (10.00%) OAuth
1 3 (10.00%) Web Services
1 3 (10.00%) EJB
1 3 (10.00%) HTML
1 3 (10.00%) JavaBeans
1 3 (10.00%) OAuth2
2 2 (6.67%) Middleware
3 1 (3.33%) Spring
3 1 (3.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (3.33%) Java EE
3 1 (3.33%) Spring MVC
3 1 (3.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (3.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (3.33%) CSS
3 1 (3.33%) Vaadin
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.67%) Digital Media
2 2 (6.67%) iPad
2 2 (6.67%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.67%) iPhone
2 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (3.33%) DataPower
3 1 (3.33%) Open Source
3 1 (3.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 20 (66.67%) UNIX
2 13 (43.33%) Windows
3 7 (23.33%) HPUX
4 3 (10.00%) Windows Vista
4 3 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Phone
5 2 (6.67%) Apple iOS
5 2 (6.67%) Android
6 1 (3.33%) zOS
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.33%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) ITIL
2 7 (23.33%) Data Protection
3 3 (10.00%) Logistics
3 3 (10.00%) Scrum
3 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (10.00%) TDD
3 3 (10.00%) TOGAF
3 3 (10.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (10.00%) Security Architecture
3 3 (10.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (6.67%) Project Management
4 2 (6.67%) Quality Management
4 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (3.33%) Supplier Management
5 1 (3.33%) Document Management
5 1 (3.33%) MVC
5 1 (3.33%) Workflow
5 1 (3.33%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.33%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) Ruby
3 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.33%) Java
4 1 (3.33%) C
4 1 (3.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) ISSAP
1 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (3.33%) MCSE
2 1 (3.33%) MCSA
2 1 (3.33%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Oracle
2 6 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (13.33%) HP
3 4 (13.33%) VMware
4 3 (10.00%) CA
4 3 (10.00%) Lotus
4 3 (10.00%) Sybase
5 1 (3.33%) IBM
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