The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 30 March 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
East Midlands / Derbyshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 18 31
Rank change year-on-year +3 +13  
Contract jobs citing Linux 34 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 12.50% 6.00% 2.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.74% 27.78% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 7 1
Median daily rate £165 £398 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -58.49% -0.62%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £43.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -9.88% +19.44%  

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

Contract Operating System Skills
Derbyshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 76 54 55
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire 27.94% 21.60% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 34 13
Median daily rate £165 £370 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -55.40% -7.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £111 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £410 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +5.47% +8.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 9
Median hourly rate £17.38 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.12% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.94 £13.00 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £20.00 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +6.45%  

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Derbyshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Derbyshire citing Linux as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Derbyshire

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Derbyshire

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Derbyshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Derbyshire over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux in Derbyshire

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Derbyshire

Linux
Contract Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derby +12 25 £220 - 3
Alfreton - 9 £145 -
Linux
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Derbyshire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 35 (72.92%) Unix
2 33 (68.75%) Windows
3 26 (54.17%) Oracle
4 24 (50.00%) Manufacturing
5 23 (47.92%) SQL
6 22 (45.83%) SQL Server
6 22 (45.83%) Relational Database
7 20 (41.67%) Oracle Database
8 19 (39.58%) Business Analysis
9 18 (37.50%) Retail
10 17 (35.42%) SQL Server 2005
10 17 (35.42%) Oracle Database 10g
10 17 (35.42%) PL/SQL
10 17 (35.42%) Oracle Reports
10 17 (35.42%) Oracle 11i
10 17 (35.42%) SQL Server 2012
11 13 (27.08%) QMS
11 13 (27.08%) Oracle Applications
12 12 (25.00%) Finance
12 12 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 12 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (25.00%) Windows 7
13 11 (22.92%) XML
13 11 (22.92%) Oracle Forms
13 11 (22.92%) HPUX
13 11 (22.92%) Windows Server 2003
14 10 (20.83%) Crystal Reports
14 10 (20.83%) Publishing
14 10 (20.83%) Security Cleared
15 9 (18.75%) Cost-Benefit Analysis

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Derbyshire 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 7 (14.58%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (8.33%) Apache Spark
2 4 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 4 (8.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.08%) Apache
3 1 (2.08%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.08%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (16.67%) MS Office
2 4 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.33%) MS Project
2 4 (8.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (35.42%) Oracle 11i
2 13 (27.08%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (14.58%) Demantra
3 7 (14.58%) SnowdropKCS
4 1 (2.08%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.33%) IaaS
1 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (8.33%) PaaS
1 4 (8.33%) SaaS
2 1 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.17%) HTTP
3 1 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.08%) DHCP
3 1 (2.08%) DNS
3 1 (2.08%) Firewall
3 1 (2.08%) NAS
3 1 (2.08%) Network Security
3 1 (2.08%) SAN
3 1 (2.08%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (45.83%) Relational Database
1 22 (45.83%) SQL Server
2 20 (41.67%) Oracle Database
3 17 (35.42%) Oracle Database 10g
3 17 (35.42%) Oracle Reports
3 17 (35.42%) SQL Server 2005
3 17 (35.42%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (20.83%) Crystal Reports
5 8 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (12.50%) MySQL
7 5 (10.42%) MongoDB
8 4 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (8.33%) Data Lake
8 4 (8.33%) Hadoop
8 4 (8.33%) HDInsight
8 4 (8.33%) InfluxDB
8 4 (8.33%) NoSQL
8 4 (8.33%) OpenTSDB
8 4 (8.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 4 (8.33%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 11 (22.92%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (10.42%) Eclipse
2 5 (10.42%) JUnit
2 5 (10.42%) Mockito
3 4 (8.33%) JDeveloper
3 4 (8.33%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (2.08%) Bower
4 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.08%) gulp
4 1 (2.08%) IntelliJ
4 1 (2.08%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (2.08%) Maven
4 1 (2.08%) Protractor
General
1 24 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 18 (37.50%) Retail
3 12 (25.00%) Finance
4 10 (20.83%) Publishing
5 5 (10.42%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 21 (43.75%) Analyst
1 21 (43.75%) Support Analyst
2 20 (41.67%) Applications Support
2 20 (41.67%) Applications Support Analyst
3 11 (22.92%) Development Analyst
3 11 (22.92%) Development Support Analyst
4 8 (16.67%) Developer
5 5 (10.42%) Consultant
5 5 (10.42%) Java Developer
5 5 (10.42%) Oracle Analyst
5 5 (10.42%) Oracle Support Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Data Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (4.17%) Administrator
8 2 (4.17%) Architect
8 2 (4.17%) UI Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Windows Engineer
9 1 (2.08%) Linux Consultant
9 1 (2.08%) Oracle Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.92%) XML
2 8 (16.67%) .NET
3 5 (10.42%) Hibernate
3 5 (10.42%) J2EE
3 5 (10.42%) Spring
4 4 (8.33%) Java EE
4 4 (8.33%) JPA
4 4 (8.33%) JSON
4 4 (8.33%) Software Packaging
5 2 (4.17%) CSS
5 2 (4.17%) HTML
5 2 (4.17%) HTML5
5 2 (4.17%) WebSockets
6 1 (2.08%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.08%) D3.js
6 1 (2.08%) JavaFX
6 1 (2.08%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (2.08%) REST
6 1 (2.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.17%) User Experience
3 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 35 (72.92%) Unix
2 33 (68.75%) Windows
3 12 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 12 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (22.92%) HPUX
4 11 (22.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (16.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 3 (6.25%) CentOS
7 2 (4.17%) Solaris
8 1 (2.08%) Debian
8 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.08%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (39.58%) Business Analysis
2 13 (27.08%) QMS
3 9 (18.75%) Change Control
3 9 (18.75%) Configuration Management
3 9 (18.75%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 7 (14.58%) Quality Management
4 7 (14.58%) Workflow
5 6 (12.50%) Validation
6 5 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (10.42%) Mathematics
6 5 (10.42%) Unit Testing
7 4 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (8.33%) Data Validation
7 4 (8.33%) Document Management
7 4 (8.33%) ETL
7 4 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
7 4 (8.33%) Integration Testing
7 4 (8.33%) Software Engineering
7 4 (8.33%) Test Strategy
7 4 (8.33%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (47.92%) SQL
2 17 (35.42%) PL/SQL
3 9 (18.75%) Java
4 6 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 4 (8.33%) C#
5 4 (8.33%) PowerShell
5 4 (8.33%) Python
5 4 (8.33%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 8 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.33%) Degree
4 1 (2.08%) CCNA
4 1 (2.08%) CCNP
4 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.08%) MCSE
4 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.75%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (16.67%) GPFS
2 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Ansible
Vendors
1 26 (54.17%) Oracle
2 7 (14.58%) Red Hat
3 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.33%) MuleSoft
4 4 (8.33%) Tableau
4 4 (8.33%) Talend
5 2 (4.17%) VMware
6 1 (2.08%) Apple
6 1 (2.08%) Cisco
6 1 (2.08%) Citrix
6 1 (2.08%) SAP
6 1 (2.08%) Sun
6 1 (2.08%) Veritas