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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 19 28 24
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Contract jobs citing Linux 17 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 5.36% 2.21% 2.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.56% 10.87% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 5
Average daily rate £305 £425 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.23% +61.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £425 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £425 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £355
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -8.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -
Operating Systems Category
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
64 46 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 20.19% 20.35% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 18 15
Average daily rate £265 £260 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.92% -5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £138 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £525 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 8 7
Average hourly rate £15.85 £12.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.80% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £18.00 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Warwick -3 2 £375 - 1
Leamington Spa - 1 £285 - 2
Stratford-upon-Avon - 1 - -
Rugby - - - -
Gaydon - - - -
Linux
West Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (46.43%) UNIX
2 8 (28.57%) Windows
3 6 (21.43%) LDAP
3 6 (21.43%) Java
3 6 (21.43%) MySQL
3 6 (21.43%) Web Services
3 6 (21.43%) Ruby
3 6 (21.43%) Ruby on Rails
3 6 (21.43%) OAuth
3 6 (21.43%) OAuth2
4 5 (17.86%) REST
4 5 (17.86%) JSTL
4 5 (17.86%) jQuery
4 5 (17.86%) CMS
4 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (17.86%) Alterian
4 5 (17.86%) Subversion
4 5 (17.86%) Spring
4 5 (17.86%) Maven
4 5 (17.86%) XML
4 5 (17.86%) XSLT
4 5 (17.86%) Ant
4 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
4 5 (17.86%) C
4 5 (17.86%) SQL
4 5 (17.86%) .NET
4 5 (17.86%) J2EE
4 5 (17.86%) Eclipse
4 5 (17.86%) CSS
4 5 (17.86%) JSP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (17.86%) CMS
1 5 (17.86%) Apache
1 5 (17.86%) Tomcat
2 2 (7.14%) IBM Notes
2 2 (7.14%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) LDAP
2 1 (3.57%) VLAN
2 1 (3.57%) LAN
2 1 (3.57%) WAN
2 1 (3.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) MySQL
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Subversion
1 5 (17.86%) Maven
1 5 (17.86%) Ant
1 5 (17.86%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.57%) ERwin
General
1 5 (17.86%) Automotive
2 4 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Developer
2 6 (21.43%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Java Web Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Java Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Web Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Software Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Desktop Support
5 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (7.14%) Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) DBA
5 2 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (3.57%) Designer
6 1 (3.57%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Linux Support
6 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) Web Services
1 6 (21.43%) Ruby on Rails
1 6 (21.43%) OAuth
1 6 (21.43%) OAuth2
2 5 (17.86%) REST
2 5 (17.86%) JSTL
2 5 (17.86%) jQuery
2 5 (17.86%) Spring
2 5 (17.86%) XML
2 5 (17.86%) XSLT
2 5 (17.86%) .NET
2 5 (17.86%) J2EE
2 5 (17.86%) CSS
2 5 (17.86%) JSP
2 5 (17.86%) HTML
3 2 (7.14%) OpenID
4 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (3.57%) EDI
4 1 (3.57%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (3.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Digital Media
2 3 (10.71%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (7.14%) Blackberry
3 2 (7.14%) iPad
3 2 (7.14%) iPhone
4 1 (3.57%) Open Source
4 1 (3.57%) iSeries
4 1 (3.57%) SCADA
4 1 (3.57%) AS400
4 1 (3.57%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 13 (46.43%) UNIX
2 8 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (7.14%) zOS
3 2 (7.14%) AIX
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Phone
3 2 (7.14%) Android
3 2 (7.14%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
3 2 (7.14%) CMMI
3 2 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (3.57%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.57%) Use Case
4 1 (3.57%) Business Analysis
4 1 (3.57%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (3.57%) Document Management
4 1 (3.57%) Data Analysis
4 1 (3.57%) B2B
4 1 (3.57%) Data Modelling
4 1 (3.57%) Workflow
4 1 (3.57%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) Java
1 6 (21.43%) Ruby
2 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
2 5 (17.86%) C
2 5 (17.86%) SQL
3 3 (10.71%) C++
3 3 (10.71%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.57%) ActionScript 2.0
4 1 (3.57%) Python
4 1 (3.57%) ActionScript
4 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (3.57%) vSphere
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Data Guard
2 1 (3.57%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.57%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Alterian
2 4 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (7.14%) Lotus
3 2 (7.14%) VMware
4 1 (3.57%) 3PAR
4 1 (3.57%) IBM
4 1 (3.57%) SAP
4 1 (3.57%) HP
4 1 (3.57%) CA
4 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
Warwickshire
Jumar
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