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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 28 21 21
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 8 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 2.86% 5.72% 5.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.36% 23.17% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 16 9
Average daily rate £500 £285 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.43% +7.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
Average hourly rate £22.75 £30.20 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.66% +9.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.55 £28.99 £21.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.95 £31.19 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.38 £34.75
% change year-on-year
+9.96% +4.67%
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
22 82 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 7.86% 24.70% 15.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 28 21
Average daily rate £300 £250 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £138 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 44 14
Average hourly rate £15.85 £13.00 £22.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.92% -42.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.80 £26.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

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
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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 5 £500 +33.33% 9
Linux
West Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 8 (61.54%) Oracle
2 5 (38.46%) Unix
2 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) IBM
3 4 (30.77%) C#
3 4 (30.77%) Java
3 4 (30.77%) SQL
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (30.77%) Data Management
3 4 (30.77%) Algorithms
3 4 (30.77%) IBM InfoSphere
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
5 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
5 2 (15.38%) Scala
5 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
5 2 (15.38%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
5 2 (15.38%) Migration
5 2 (15.38%) Mobile Games
5 2 (15.38%) Games
5 2 (15.38%) SUSE
5 2 (15.38%) VMware
5 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Micro Focus
5 2 (15.38%) BMC
5 2 (15.38%) C++
5 2 (15.38%) COBOL
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
5 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
5 2 (15.38%) Web Services

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Business Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (7.69%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) IBM InfoSphere
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
3 2 (15.38%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (15.38%) Couchbase
3 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
3 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Dreamweaver
1 2 (15.38%) Eclipse
1 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (15.38%) Games
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) COBOL Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Games Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Applications Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Applications Support
3 1 (7.69%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) DBA
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Linux Support
3 1 (7.69%) Monitoring Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Monitoring Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
1 2 (15.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Algorithms
2 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 2 (15.38%) Mobile Games
3 1 (7.69%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Unix
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) AIX
2 2 (15.38%) SUSE
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Data Management
2 2 (15.38%) Migration
2 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
3 1 (7.69%) ITSM
3 1 (7.69%) Open Source
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
3 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
3 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
3 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.69%) Service Management
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) C#
1 4 (30.77%) Java
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) C++
2 2 (15.38%) COBOL
2 2 (15.38%) Python
2 2 (15.38%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) BC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Oracle
2 5 (38.46%) IBM
3 2 (15.38%) BMC
3 2 (15.38%) Micro Focus
3 2 (15.38%) VMware
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) NetApp
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.69%) Remedy