Period
to 15 October 2018

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 6 months to 15 October 2018 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
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 16 31
Rank change year-on-year -5 +15 +6
Contract jobs citing Linux 27 51 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 7.18% 10.18% 3.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.57% 45.13% 21.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 36 15
Derbyshire median daily rate £380 £335 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.43% -29.47% +35.71%
10th Percentile £290 £220 £315
90th Percentile £488 £436 £650
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £363 £425
% change year-on-year +10.34% -14.71% +13.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 0
Derbyshire median hourly rate - £30.00 -
East Midlands median hourly rate £41.50 £30.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +38.33% -20.00% +10.29%

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 Derbyshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Derbyshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 138 113 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 36.70% 22.55% 18.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 72 53
Derbyshire median daily rate £315 £310 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.61% -8.15% -10.00%
10th Percentile £125 £130 £217
90th Percentile £488 £430 £548
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £325 £390
% change year-on-year +7.69% -16.67% +17.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 13 12
Derbyshire median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +76.47% +3.03%
10th Percentile £14.30 £14.10 £8.69
90th Percentile £21.00 £30.92 £17.39
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £14.20 £13.50
% change year-on-year +23.24% +5.19% +8.00%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Derbyshire

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

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 6 months to 15 October 2018.

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 6 months to 15 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derby +3 24 £380 +4.83% 7
Matlock - 2 £263 -
Chesterfield - 1 £390 - 1
Linux
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Derbyshire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 12 (44.44%) Unix
2 11 (40.74%) Firewall
3 10 (37.04%) Windows
4 9 (33.33%) SQL
4 9 (33.33%) VPN
4 9 (33.33%) Cisco
4 9 (33.33%) DevOps
5 7 (25.93%) Patch Management
5 7 (25.93%) Cisco Firepower
5 7 (25.93%) WSUS
5 7 (25.93%) PowerShell
5 7 (25.93%) F5
5 7 (25.93%) McAfee ePO
5 7 (25.93%) Java
5 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (25.93%) CheckPoint
5 7 (25.93%) McAfee
6 6 (22.22%) ITIL
7 5 (18.52%) ETL
7 5 (18.52%) VMS
7 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
7 5 (18.52%) VB
7 5 (18.52%) VMware
7 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (18.52%) Problem Management
8 4 (14.81%) Korn
8 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
8 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
8 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (14.81%) Veritas Cluster Server

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 3 (11.11%) MQSeries
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (3.70%) Apache
3 1 (3.70%) IIS
3 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (14.81%) IaaS
3 2 (7.41%) Boomi
4 1 (3.70%) iPaaS
4 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (40.74%) Firewall
2 9 (33.33%) VPN
3 7 (25.93%) Cisco Firepower
4 4 (14.81%) LAN
4 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
5 3 (11.11%) DNS
6 2 (7.41%) DHCP
6 2 (7.41%) Network Security
6 2 (7.41%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 2 (7.41%) Billing
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (18.52%) Analyst
1 5 (18.52%) Applications Support
1 5 (18.52%) Applications Support Analyst
1 5 (18.52%) Support Analyst
2 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Security Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Azure Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Developer
4 2 (7.41%) IT Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Network Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (3.70%) IT Support
5 1 (3.70%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Platform Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Security Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) .NET
1 2 (7.41%) .NET Core
1 2 (7.41%) .NET Framework
1 2 (7.41%) Angular 2
1 2 (7.41%) AngularJS
1 2 (7.41%) Entity Framework
1 2 (7.41%) JSON
1 2 (7.41%) LINQ
1 2 (7.41%) REST
1 2 (7.41%) SOAP
1 2 (7.41%) XML
1 2 (7.41%) XSD
1 2 (7.41%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 12 (44.44%) Unix
2 10 (37.04%) Windows
3 5 (18.52%) VMS
4 4 (14.81%) Solaris
5 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) DevOps
2 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.93%) Patch Management
3 6 (22.22%) ITIL
4 5 (18.52%) ETL
4 5 (18.52%) Problem Management
5 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (7.41%) EAI
6 2 (7.41%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (7.41%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (7.41%) Runbook
6 2 (7.41%) SOA
6 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (7.41%) UML
6 2 (7.41%) Web Filtering
7 1 (3.70%) Change Management
7 1 (3.70%) Data Protection
7 1 (3.70%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) SQL
2 7 (25.93%) Java
2 7 (25.93%) PowerShell
3 5 (18.52%) VB
4 4 (14.81%) Korn
4 4 (14.81%) Perl
4 4 (14.81%) Python
5 2 (7.41%) C#
5 2 (7.41%) PL/SQL
5 2 (7.41%) Shell Script
5 2 (7.41%) TypeScript
5 2 (7.41%) XPath
5 2 (7.41%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
1 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (11.11%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
3 2 (7.41%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (25.93%) McAfee ePO
1 7 (25.93%) WSUS
2 2 (7.41%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.70%) SmoothWall
3 1 (3.70%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Cisco
2 7 (25.93%) CheckPoint
2 7 (25.93%) F5
2 7 (25.93%) McAfee
3 5 (18.52%) VMware
4 4 (14.81%) Veritas
5 2 (7.41%) Dell
5 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
5 2 (7.41%) Oracle
5 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
5 2 (7.41%) Veeam
6 1 (3.70%) SonicWALL
6 1 (3.70%) Symantec