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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 21 19 29
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +10
Contract jobs citing Linux 18 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 5.33% 4.85% 2.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.22% 27.08% 18.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 3
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£325 £289 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.55% -15.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £238 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £500 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £30.07 £31.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.01% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.38% -9.72%
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
89 48 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 26.33% 17.91% 13.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 18 9
Average daily rate £275 £265 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% -24.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £135 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 13 16
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.35 £16.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £22.69 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Warwick +8 9 £350 +12.00% 4
Leamington Spa - - - -
Nuneaton - - - -
Rugby - - - - 1
Stratford-upon-Avon - - - -
Linux
West Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 23 (53.49%) UNIX
2 14 (32.56%) Oracle
3 13 (30.23%) HPUX
4 10 (23.26%) Windows
4 10 (23.26%) ITIL
5 9 (20.93%) Red Hat
5 9 (20.93%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (18.60%) Security Cleared
6 8 (18.60%) HP
7 7 (16.28%) MySQL
7 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
7 7 (16.28%) LAN
7 7 (16.28%) WAN
7 7 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (16.28%) Data Protection
7 7 (16.28%) Degree
8 6 (13.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (13.95%) Oracle Database
8 6 (13.95%) VoIP
8 6 (13.95%) SQL
9 5 (11.63%) Load Balancing
9 5 (11.63%) Oracle RAC
9 5 (11.63%) Data Guard
10 4 (9.30%) VMware
10 4 (9.30%) C++
10 4 (9.30%) HTML
10 4 (9.30%) LDAP
10 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
10 4 (9.30%) Active Directory
10 4 (9.30%) Oracle Certification

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (6.98%) CICS
1 3 (6.98%) TPMS
2 2 (4.65%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.65%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (4.65%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle BPEL
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.28%) LAN
1 7 (16.28%) WAN
2 6 (13.95%) VoIP
3 4 (9.30%) LDAP
4 3 (6.98%) ATM
4 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.33%) DNS
5 1 (2.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.28%) MySQL
1 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.95%) Oracle Database
3 3 (6.98%) Informix
3 3 (6.98%) DB2
4 2 (4.65%) Redis
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.33%) PROIV
General
1 1 (2.33%) Automotive
1 1 (2.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (30.23%) Analyst
2 10 (23.26%) Architect
3 7 (16.28%) Technical Architect
4 6 (13.95%) Support Analyst
4 6 (13.95%) DBA
5 5 (11.63%) Oracle DBA
6 4 (9.30%) Technical Support
6 4 (9.30%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Programmer
7 3 (6.98%) UNIX Support
8 2 (4.65%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Systems Integration Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Designer
8 2 (4.65%) Senior Architect
8 2 (4.65%) UNIX Team Leader
8 2 (4.65%) Support Team Leader
8 2 (4.65%) Technical Support Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Integration Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) HTML
2 3 (6.98%) JavaBeans
2 3 (6.98%) XML
2 3 (6.98%) EJB
3 2 (4.65%) OAuth2
3 2 (4.65%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (4.65%) OAuth
3 2 (4.65%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (4.65%) Web Services
3 2 (4.65%) Middleware
4 1 (2.33%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (2.33%) CSS
4 1 (2.33%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.33%) Java EE
4 1 (2.33%) Spring MVC
4 1 (2.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (2.33%) Spring
4 1 (2.33%) WebCenter
4 1 (2.33%) Vaadin
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.98%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.98%) Open Source
2 3 (6.98%) Data Structures
3 2 (4.65%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.65%) PACS
3 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.65%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.33%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.33%) Replication
4 1 (2.33%) DataPower
4 1 (2.33%) Telematics
4 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 23 (53.49%) UNIX
2 13 (30.23%) HPUX
3 10 (23.26%) Windows
4 6 (13.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (6.98%) AIX
5 3 (6.98%) Solaris
5 3 (6.98%) Windows Vista
6 2 (4.65%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.33%) zOS
7 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.33%) Android
7 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.33%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.26%) ITIL
2 7 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (16.28%) Data Protection
3 5 (11.63%) Load Balancing
4 3 (6.98%) Workflow
4 3 (6.98%) Scrum
4 3 (6.98%) TDD
4 3 (6.98%) TOGAF
4 3 (6.98%) Logistics
4 3 (6.98%) Security Architecture
4 3 (6.98%) Waterfall
5 2 (4.65%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (4.65%) Database Tuning
5 2 (4.65%) Workflow Management
5 2 (4.65%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (4.65%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (4.65%) Validation
5 2 (4.65%) Quality Management
5 2 (4.65%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.65%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.95%) SQL
2 4 (9.30%) C++
3 3 (6.98%) Java
3 3 (6.98%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.98%) PL/SQL
3 3 (6.98%) C
4 2 (4.65%) Ruby
4 2 (4.65%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) Security Cleared
2 7 (16.28%) Degree
3 4 (9.30%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (6.98%) OCP
4 3 (6.98%) ISSAP
5 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) HL7
1 2 (4.65%) DICOM
2 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (11.63%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (9.30%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 5 (11.63%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 14 (32.56%) Oracle
2 9 (20.93%) Red Hat
3 8 (18.60%) HP
4 4 (9.30%) VMware
5 3 (6.98%) CA
5 3 (6.98%) Sybase
6 2 (4.65%) Lotus
7 1 (2.33%) IBM