Period
to 15 August 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 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 17 30
Rank change year-on-year +6 +13 +15
Contract jobs citing Linux 40 53 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 9.32% 9.91% 4.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.40% 40.15% 21.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 42 14
Derbyshire median daily rate £425 £375 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -5.72% +19.62%
10th Percentile £309 £220 £314
90th Percentile £488 £432 £523
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £425
% change year-on-year +6.67% -11.76% +8.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Derbyshire median hourly rate - - £20.00
East Midlands median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year - +87.50% +14.29%

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 146 132 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 34.03% 24.67% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 89 47
Derbyshire median daily rate £380 £320 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -8.57% -6.67%
10th Percentile £163 £130 £181
90th Percentile £488 £431 £538
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £325 £380
% change year-on-year +15.38% -14.47% +14.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 6 12
Derbyshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.20 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.24% +9.23% +1.96%
10th Percentile £16.27 £13.93 £8.69
90th Percentile £19.36 £15.75 £17.39
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £14.20 £14.00
% change year-on-year +23.24% +1.43% +3.70%

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 August 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 August 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 +5 26 £375 - 6
Chesterfield - 1 £390 - 1
Linux
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 23 (57.50%) DevOps
2 18 (45.00%) Windows
3 15 (37.50%) Unix
4 13 (32.50%) Docker
4 13 (32.50%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (30.00%) Windows 10
5 12 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 12 (30.00%) Git (software)
5 12 (30.00%) Windows 7
5 12 (30.00%) Bash Shell
5 12 (30.00%) Jenkins
5 12 (30.00%) DSL
6 11 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (27.50%) Java
7 9 (22.50%) SQL
8 8 (20.00%) Red Hat
9 7 (17.50%) CheckPoint
9 7 (17.50%) Cisco
9 7 (17.50%) Dell
9 7 (17.50%) SOA
9 7 (17.50%) VPN
9 7 (17.50%) SOAP
9 7 (17.50%) XML
9 7 (17.50%) JSON
9 7 (17.50%) WSUS
9 7 (17.50%) McAfee
9 7 (17.50%) Firewall
9 7 (17.50%) SC Cleared
9 7 (17.50%) Security Cleared
9 7 (17.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 5 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (7.50%) MQSeries
3 1 (2.50%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.50%) Boomi
2 4 (10.00%) IaaS
2 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.00%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.00%) DSL
2 7 (17.50%) Cisco Firepower
2 7 (17.50%) Firewall
2 7 (17.50%) VPN
3 2 (5.00%) Network Security
4 1 (2.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 5 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (30.00%) Git (software)
1 12 (30.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.50%) Artifactory
3 1 (2.50%) JIRA
3 1 (2.50%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
1 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (30.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (22.50%) Operations Engineer
3 7 (17.50%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Applications Support
4 4 (10.00%) Applications Support Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Support Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Security Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Design Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Integration Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Integration Specialist
6 2 (5.00%) Network Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (2.50%) Azure Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) DevOps Specialist
7 1 (2.50%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) JSON
1 7 (17.50%) REST
1 7 (17.50%) SOAP
1 7 (17.50%) XML
2 5 (12.50%) XSD
2 5 (12.50%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (32.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.50%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.50%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 18 (45.00%) Windows
2 15 (37.50%) Unix
3 12 (30.00%) Windows 10
3 12 (30.00%) Windows 7
4 7 (17.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (10.00%) Solaris
5 4 (10.00%) VMS
6 1 (2.50%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (57.50%) DevOps
2 12 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 11 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (17.50%) Patch Management
4 7 (17.50%) SOA
5 5 (12.50%) EAI
5 5 (12.50%) ITIL
5 5 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
5 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (12.50%) UML
6 4 (10.00%) ETL
6 4 (10.00%) Problem Management
7 3 (7.50%) Change Management
7 3 (7.50%) Problem-Solving
8 1 (2.50%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.50%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (2.50%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (2.50%) Migration
8 1 (2.50%) Runbook
8 1 (2.50%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.00%) Bash Shell
2 11 (27.50%) Java
3 9 (22.50%) SQL
4 6 (15.00%) Shell Script
5 5 (12.50%) PL/SQL
5 5 (12.50%) PowerShell
5 5 (12.50%) Python
5 5 (12.50%) XPath
5 5 (12.50%) XQuery
6 4 (10.00%) Korn
6 4 (10.00%) Perl
6 4 (10.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) SC Cleared
1 7 (17.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.50%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (7.50%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (32.50%) Docker
2 4 (10.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (17.50%) McAfee ePO
1 7 (17.50%) WSUS
2 1 (2.50%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.50%) Nagios
2 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.50%) Puppet
2 1 (2.50%) Terraform
2 1 (2.50%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 7 (17.50%) CheckPoint
2 7 (17.50%) Cisco
2 7 (17.50%) Dell
2 7 (17.50%) F5
2 7 (17.50%) McAfee
3 5 (12.50%) Oracle
4 4 (10.00%) Veritas
5 1 (2.50%) VMware