The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wolverhampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank - 11 10
Contract jobs citing Linux 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton - 2.50% 6.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 9.09% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £220 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -29.03%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £358
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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 Wolverhampton region.

Operating Systems Category
Wolverhampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
7 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 14.89% 27.50% 30.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 7
Median daily rate £95 £275 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-65.45% +25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £12.65 - £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wolverhampton region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux across the Wolverhampton region.

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

Linux
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wolverhampton region with a requirement for Linux.

1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) GitHub
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Software Distribution
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Phone
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) DNS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) GitHub
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Unix Consultant
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) AIX
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Phone
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Software Distribution
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) VMware