Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Linux
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 50 53
Rank change year-on-year +9 +3 -26
Contract jobs citing Linux 26 31 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 3.46% 2.92% 1.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.41% 24.22% 10.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 14 6
Coventry median daily rate £350 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -3.03% +37.50%
10th Percentile £237 £313 £244
90th Percentile £540 £513 £494
West Midlands median daily rate £470 £430 £350
% change year-on-year +9.30% +22.86% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Coventry median hourly rate £25.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.50% - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year -33.33% - -

Linux is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Coventry
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 116 128 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 15.43% 12.04% 12.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 80 45
Coventry median daily rate £338 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.63% +33.33% -4.00%
10th Percentile £140 £215 £140
90th Percentile £588 £489 £483
West Midlands median daily rate £370 £395 £339
% change year-on-year -6.33% +16.61% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 20 27
Coventry median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -20.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.23 £9.40
90th Percentile £41.73 £17.60 £19.35
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.40
% change year-on-year +3.57% -2.78% -4.00%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

Job postings citing Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Coventry.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Coventry

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Linux in Coventry.

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Coventry

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Coventry over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux in Coventry

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux in Coventry.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Coventry

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, 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 Coventry region with a requirement for Linux.

1 8 (30.77%) Java
1 8 (30.77%) SQL
1 8 (30.77%) Oracle
1 8 (30.77%) Python
1 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (26.92%) Ruby
2 7 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 7 (26.92%) Windows
2 7 (26.92%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (26.92%) Jenkins
2 7 (26.92%) Continuous Delivery
3 6 (23.08%) Open Source
3 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (23.08%) DevOps
3 6 (23.08%) Eclipse
4 5 (19.23%) Web Services
4 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
4 5 (19.23%) Ant
4 5 (19.23%) PowerShell
4 5 (19.23%) Subversion
4 5 (19.23%) Tomcat
4 5 (19.23%) Oracle Database
5 4 (15.38%) Ansible
5 4 (15.38%) nginx
5 4 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (15.38%) Hibernate
5 4 (15.38%) VMware
5 4 (15.38%) jQuery
5 4 (15.38%) Google

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (19.23%) Tomcat
2 4 (15.38%) JBoss
2 4 (15.38%) nginx
3 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
3 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.85%) Apache
4 1 (3.85%) IIS
4 1 (3.85%) Jetty
4 1 (3.85%) Mongrel
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (26.92%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (7.69%) GitHub
3 2 (7.69%) IaaS
3 2 (7.69%) PaaS
3 2 (7.69%) SaaS
4 1 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (3.85%) Google App Engine
4 1 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (3.85%) Rackspace Cloud
4 1 (3.85%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) SAN
2 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.69%) DNS
3 2 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (7.69%) Firewall
3 2 (7.69%) ICMP
3 2 (7.69%) SSL
3 2 (7.69%) TACACS
3 2 (7.69%) VPN
4 1 (3.85%) Bluetooth
4 1 (3.85%) HTTP
4 1 (3.85%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle Database
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (11.54%) MongoDB
2 3 (11.54%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (7.69%) MySQL
3 2 (7.69%) NoSQL
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Jenkins
2 6 (23.08%) Eclipse
3 5 (19.23%) Ant
3 5 (19.23%) Subversion
4 4 (15.38%) JUnit
5 3 (11.54%) CircleCI
5 3 (11.54%) Travis CI
6 2 (7.69%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
6 2 (7.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
7 1 (3.85%) JIRA
7 1 (3.85%) Maven
7 1 (3.85%) Mercurial
7 1 (3.85%) MSBuild
7 1 (3.85%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (3.85%) Selenium
7 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
7 1 (3.85%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Developer
2 5 (19.23%) Java Developer
3 2 (7.69%) Azure Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) COBOL Developer
3 2 (7.69%) Linux Specialist
3 2 (7.69%) Penetration Tester
3 2 (7.69%) Tester
3 2 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (3.85%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Cloud Consultant
4 1 (3.85%) DevOps Consultant
4 1 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Embedded Linux Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Financial Services Project Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Services Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) Web Services
2 4 (15.38%) Apache Axis
2 4 (15.38%) EJB
2 4 (15.38%) Hibernate
2 4 (15.38%) JAXB
2 4 (15.38%) JDBC
2 4 (15.38%) jQuery
2 4 (15.38%) JSP
2 4 (15.38%) SOAP
2 4 (15.38%) Struts
2 4 (15.38%) XML
3 2 (7.69%) .NET
3 2 (7.69%) Qt
4 1 (3.85%) GStreamer
4 1 (3.85%) Java EE
4 1 (3.85%) JRuby
4 1 (3.85%) JSON
4 1 (3.85%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Public Cloud
2 2 (7.69%) PKI
3 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.85%) Infotainment
3 1 (3.85%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) Unix
3 3 (11.54%) Solaris
4 2 (7.69%) Android
4 2 (7.69%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (7.69%) SUSE
4 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.85%) CentOS
5 1 (3.85%) Debian
5 1 (3.85%) Fedora
5 1 (3.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (26.92%) Continuous Delivery
2 7 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (23.08%) DevOps
3 6 (23.08%) Open Source
4 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
4 3 (11.54%) Fuzz Testing
4 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
4 3 (11.54%) OWASP
4 3 (11.54%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (11.54%) Security Testing
4 3 (11.54%) Social Engineering
4 3 (11.54%) Static Code Analysis
4 3 (11.54%) Static Program Analysis
4 3 (11.54%) Test Automation
5 2 (7.69%) Ethical Hacking
5 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 2 (7.69%) Problem Management
5 2 (7.69%) Scrum
5 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) Java
1 8 (30.77%) Python
1 8 (30.77%) SQL
2 7 (26.92%) Ruby
3 5 (19.23%) PowerShell
4 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 3 (11.54%) C#
5 3 (11.54%) Go
5 3 (11.54%) PHP
6 2 (7.69%) COBOL
6 2 (7.69%) Korn
6 2 (7.69%) Perl
6 2 (7.69%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.85%) C
7 1 (3.85%) C++
7 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.85%) Tcl
7 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) CHECK Team Member
2 2 (7.69%) MCSA
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) GCP
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.69%) Docker
2 2 (7.69%) NFS
2 2 (7.69%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.85%) KVM
3 1 (3.85%) VirtualBox
3 1 (3.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) Ansible
1 4 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (11.54%) SCOM
2 3 (11.54%) Terraform
3 2 (7.69%) Backup Exec
3 2 (7.69%) Cisco LMS
3 2 (7.69%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle ZFS
3 2 (7.69%) Puppet
3 2 (7.69%) WSUS
4 1 (3.85%) Data Guard
4 1 (3.85%) Kubernetes
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (3.85%) Salt
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Oracle
2 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
3 4 (15.38%) Google
3 4 (15.38%) NetApp
3 4 (15.38%) VMware
4 3 (11.54%) Red Hat
5 2 (7.69%) ArcSight
5 2 (7.69%) Cisco
5 2 (7.69%) HP
5 2 (7.69%) McAfee
5 2 (7.69%) Micro Focus
5 2 (7.69%) Sun
5 2 (7.69%) Veeam
5 2 (7.69%) Veritas
6 1 (3.85%) CommVault
6 1 (3.85%) Perforce
6 1 (3.85%) Rackspace