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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 28 22 35
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +13
Contract jobs citing Linux 14 23 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 3.71% 6.23% 0.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.43% 41.07% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 18 1
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£418 £350 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.28% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.20 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £34.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.14% -8.00%
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
46 56 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 12.20% 15.18% 23.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 30 36
Average daily rate £413 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £469 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 10
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £14.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +0.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.20 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.20 £25.92 £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 28 August 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 +6 11 £413 - 2
Linux
West Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 16 (45.71%) Windows
2 14 (40.00%) Oracle
3 9 (25.71%) HPUX
4 8 (22.86%) HP
4 8 (22.86%) AIX
4 8 (22.86%) UNIX
5 7 (20.00%) Migration
5 7 (20.00%) ITIL
5 7 (20.00%) IBM
6 6 (17.14%) CICS
6 6 (17.14%) CA
6 6 (17.14%) Solaris
6 6 (17.14%) DB2
6 6 (17.14%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (17.14%) Oracle EBS
6 6 (17.14%) Introscope
6 6 (17.14%) VMware
6 6 (17.14%) Jython
6 6 (17.14%) zOS
6 6 (17.14%) WebSphere
6 6 (17.14%) LPAR
6 6 (17.14%) CA Wily
7 5 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
7 5 (14.29%) Data Management
7 5 (14.29%) IBM InfoSphere
7 5 (14.29%) Algorithms
7 5 (14.29%) Red Hat
7 5 (14.29%) SQL
8 4 (11.43%) Veritas
8 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 6 (17.14%) WebSphere Application Server
1 6 (17.14%) CICS
1 6 (17.14%) WebSphere
2 4 (11.43%) WebSphere Portal
2 4 (11.43%) WebSphere Process Server
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.86%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (2.86%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) LAN
1 1 (2.86%) WLAN
1 1 (2.86%) WAN
1 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.86%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) DB2
2 5 (14.29%) IBM InfoSphere
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Introscope
2 4 (11.43%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.86%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.86%) Dreamweaver
General
1 2 (5.71%) Automotive
2 1 (2.86%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) Administrator
2 6 (17.14%) Developer
2 6 (17.14%) Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Technical Support
4 4 (11.43%) WebSphere Administrator
4 4 (11.43%) Server Administrator
4 4 (11.43%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
5 3 (8.57%) HPUX Systems Administrator
5 3 (8.57%) Technical Support Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.71%) Applications Specialist
6 2 (5.71%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (5.71%) Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (5.71%) WebSphere Specialist
6 2 (5.71%) WebSphere Server Specialist
6 2 (5.71%) Server Specialist
7 1 (2.86%) UNIX Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) Middleware
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (2.86%) WebCenter
3 1 (2.86%) HTML
3 1 (2.86%) Web Services
3 1 (2.86%) XML
3 1 (2.86%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) LPAR
2 5 (14.29%) Algorithms
3 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (8.57%) HP Superdome
5 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.86%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 16 (45.71%) Windows
2 9 (25.71%) HPUX
3 8 (22.86%) AIX
3 8 (22.86%) UNIX
4 6 (17.14%) Solaris
4 6 (17.14%) zOS
5 4 (11.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.86%) Tizen
6 1 (2.86%) SUSE
6 1 (2.86%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.00%) ITIL
1 7 (20.00%) Migration
2 5 (14.29%) Data Management
2 5 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
3 4 (11.43%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (5.71%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (5.71%) Open Source
4 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.86%) Software Engineering
5 1 (2.86%) UML
5 1 (2.86%) SOA
5 1 (2.86%) Project Management
5 1 (2.86%) Software Architecture
5 1 (2.86%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.86%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.86%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) Jython
2 5 (14.29%) SQL
3 3 (8.57%) C++
3 3 (8.57%) Java
4 2 (5.71%) C
4 2 (5.71%) C#
5 1 (2.86%) COBOL
5 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (11.43%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 4 (11.43%) vCloud
2 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) CA Wily
2 4 (11.43%) Puppet
3 3 (8.57%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 14 (40.00%) Oracle
2 8 (22.86%) HP
3 7 (20.00%) IBM
4 6 (17.14%) CA
4 6 (17.14%) VMware
5 5 (14.29%) Red Hat
6 4 (11.43%) Veritas
7 3 (8.57%) Citrix
8 2 (5.71%) PlateSpin
9 1 (2.86%) Micro Focus
9 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
9 1 (2.86%) SAP
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