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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 18 28 26
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -2
Contract jobs citing Linux 20 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 5.80% 3.26% 1.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.26% 19.23% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 0
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£338 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £335
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £31.44 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +8.21%
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
62 52 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 17.97% 16.94% 22.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 27 11
Average daily rate £325 £250 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £163 £96
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £432 £494
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 13
Average hourly rate £15.85 £14.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.31% +16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £10.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £15.85 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -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
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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 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 +2 6 £450 +5.88%
Atherstone +2 4 £325 +30.00%
Rugby - 1 - -
Linux
West Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 19 (52.78%) HPUX
2 15 (41.67%) ITIL
3 14 (38.89%) HP
3 14 (38.89%) Knowledge Management
3 14 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (22.22%) AIX
4 8 (22.22%) Oracle
4 8 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (19.44%) UNIX
5 7 (19.44%) Solaris
6 6 (16.67%) Windows
7 5 (13.89%) Migration
7 5 (13.89%) VMware
7 5 (13.89%) C
7 5 (13.89%) C++
7 5 (13.89%) Red Hat
7 5 (13.89%) ServiceCenter
7 5 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (13.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (11.11%) TeamCity
8 4 (11.11%) WebSphere
8 4 (11.11%) Degree
8 4 (11.11%) WebSphere Process Server
8 4 (11.11%) vCloud
8 4 (11.11%) Puppet
8 4 (11.11%) WebSphere Portal
8 4 (11.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 4 (11.11%) LPAR
8 4 (11.11%) CA Wily
8 4 (11.11%) zOS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 4 (11.11%) WebSphere
1 4 (11.11%) WebSphere Process Server
1 4 (11.11%) WebSphere Portal
1 4 (11.11%) CICS
1 4 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle BPEL
2 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) SAN
1 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.78%) DNS
1 1 (2.78%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) DB2
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) TeamCity
1 4 (11.11%) Introscope
2 1 (2.78%) FishEye
General
1 3 (8.33%) Automotive
2 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.78%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (33.33%) Analyst
2 11 (30.56%) Support Analyst
3 8 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
3 8 (22.22%) Administrator
4 6 (16.67%) Technical Support
5 5 (13.89%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 4 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
6 4 (11.11%) Technical Support Analyst
6 4 (11.11%) Server Administrator
6 4 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (11.11%) WebSphere Administrator
7 3 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (8.33%) Software Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) HPUX Systems Administrator
8 2 (5.56%) Oracle DBA
8 2 (5.56%) Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Architect
8 2 (5.56%) DBA
8 2 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
9 1 (2.78%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) Middleware
2 1 (2.78%) OpenGL
2 1 (2.78%) HTML
2 1 (2.78%) WebCenter
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 14 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.11%) LPAR
3 3 (8.33%) HP Superdome
4 2 (5.56%) Open Source
5 1 (2.78%) Statistics
5 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.78%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 19 (52.78%) HPUX
2 8 (22.22%) AIX
3 7 (19.44%) UNIX
3 7 (19.44%) Solaris
4 6 (16.67%) Windows
5 5 (13.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (11.11%) zOS
7 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.78%) Tizen
7 1 (2.78%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) ITIL
2 14 (38.89%) Knowledge Management
3 8 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (13.89%) Migration
5 3 (8.33%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.56%) Database Tuning
6 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.56%) Software Architecture
6 2 (5.56%) Validation
7 1 (2.78%) UML
7 1 (2.78%) Project Management
7 1 (2.78%) SOA
7 1 (2.78%) Change Management
7 1 (2.78%) Database Security
7 1 (2.78%) People Management
7 1 (2.78%) BPEL
7 1 (2.78%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (2.78%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.89%) C
1 5 (13.89%) C++
2 4 (11.11%) Jython
3 2 (5.56%) Java
4 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.78%) SQL
4 1 (2.78%) C#
4 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (11.11%) vCloud
2 4 (11.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.78%) Firmware
4 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) ServiceCenter
2 4 (11.11%) Puppet
2 4 (11.11%) CA Wily
3 2 (5.56%) Data Guard
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (2.78%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 14 (38.89%) HP
2 8 (22.22%) Oracle
3 5 (13.89%) VMware
3 5 (13.89%) Red Hat
4 4 (11.11%) CA
4 4 (11.11%) Veritas
5 2 (5.56%) IBM
6 1 (2.78%) Citrix
6 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.78%) SAP
6 1 (2.78%) 3PAR
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