The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
England / East Midlands
Rank 37 21 28
Rank change year-on-year -16 +7  
Contract jobs citing Linux 76 110 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 5.09% 6.79% 5.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.57% 34.06% 24.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 50 61
Median daily rate £315 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.88 £43.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -9.59% +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 the East Midlands with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 286 323 383
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 19.16% 19.95% 23.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 157 182
Median daily rate £310 £338 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.14% -2.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £180 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 37 44
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.00 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £35.00 £23.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in the East Midlands

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux in the East Midlands

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in the East Midlands

Linux
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 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
Derbyshire +5 34 £165 -57.85% 3
Leicestershire +6 17 £395 +21.53% 2
Nottinghamshire -22 14 £388 -3.12% 13
Northamptonshire -13 13 £325 -18.75% 10
Lincolnshire -6 5 £160 -46.66% 1
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Linux.

1 73 (46.79%) Windows
2 65 (41.67%) Unix
3 64 (41.03%) Oracle
4 44 (28.21%) Java
4 44 (28.21%) SQL
4 44 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (23.08%) SQL Server
6 32 (20.51%) .NET
6 32 (20.51%) Oracle Database
7 30 (19.23%) JavaScript
7 30 (19.23%) Manufacturing
8 29 (18.59%) Python
8 29 (18.59%) Relational Database
9 26 (16.67%) Git (software)
10 25 (16.03%) PL/SQL
11 23 (14.74%) E-Commerce
11 23 (14.74%) PaaS
11 23 (14.74%) IaaS
12 22 (14.10%) MongoDB
13 21 (13.46%) Microsoft Azure
13 21 (13.46%) Amazon AWS
13 21 (13.46%) Docker
13 21 (13.46%) Red Hat
13 21 (13.46%) VMware
13 21 (13.46%) Retail
14 20 (12.82%) Business Analysis
14 20 (12.82%) REST
14 20 (12.82%) JSON
15 19 (12.18%) Degree
15 19 (12.18%) Security Cleared

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 13 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 11 (7.05%) Apache
3 7 (4.49%) JBoss
3 7 (4.49%) Oracle Workflow
4 6 (3.85%) iPlanet
4 6 (3.85%) WebLogic
5 5 (3.21%) Apache Spark
5 5 (3.21%) IIS
6 4 (2.56%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.92%) MQSeries
8 2 (1.28%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.28%) nginx
8 2 (1.28%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.64%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.64%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.64%) CICS
9 1 (0.64%) Confluence
9 1 (0.64%) CoreMedia CMS
9 1 (0.64%) Drupal
9 1 (0.64%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (5.13%) MS Office
2 6 (3.85%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.56%) MS Project
3 4 (2.56%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (10.90%) Oracle 11i
2 13 (8.33%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (4.49%) Demantra
3 7 (4.49%) SnowdropKCS
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.64%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 23 (14.74%) IaaS
1 23 (14.74%) PaaS
2 21 (13.46%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (13.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (4.49%) SaaS
4 6 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (2.56%) Amazon S3
6 3 (1.92%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.64%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.64%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.64%) Office 365
7 1 (0.64%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 18 (11.54%) HTTP
2 17 (10.90%) DNS
3 14 (8.97%) TCP/IP
4 13 (8.33%) Firewall
5 9 (5.77%) SAN
6 8 (5.13%) SSL
7 6 (3.85%) BIG-IP
8 4 (2.56%) LDAP
9 3 (1.92%) NAS
10 2 (1.28%) DHCP
10 2 (1.28%) FTP
10 2 (1.28%) Kerberos
10 2 (1.28%) SSH
11 1 (0.64%) Internet
11 1 (0.64%) LAN
11 1 (0.64%) Network Security
11 1 (0.64%) OpenLDAP
11 1 (0.64%) VLAN
11 1 (0.64%) WAN
11 1 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 32 (20.51%) Oracle Database
3 29 (18.59%) Relational Database
4 22 (14.10%) MongoDB
5 19 (12.18%) Oracle Database 10g
6 17 (10.90%) Oracle Reports
6 17 (10.90%) SQL Server 2005
6 17 (10.90%) SQL Server 2012
7 14 (8.97%) MySQL
8 10 (6.41%) Crystal Reports
8 10 (6.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (5.77%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (3.85%) Hadoop
10 6 (3.85%) NoSQL
11 5 (3.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 5 (3.21%) Amazon Redshift
11 5 (3.21%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (3.21%) HDInsight
11 5 (3.21%) InfluxDB
11 5 (3.21%) OpenTSDB
Development Applications
1 26 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 14 (8.97%) Jenkins
3 11 (7.05%) Oracle Forms
4 7 (4.49%) Eclipse
4 7 (4.49%) JUnit
4 7 (4.49%) Maven
4 7 (4.49%) TeamCity
5 6 (3.85%) Selenium
6 5 (3.21%) Subversion
6 5 (3.21%) Talend Open Studio
7 4 (2.56%) IntelliJ
7 4 (2.56%) JDeveloper
7 4 (2.56%) JIRA
7 4 (2.56%) Mockito
8 3 (1.92%) JBehave
9 2 (1.28%) git-flow
10 1 (0.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.64%) PHPUnit
10 1 (0.64%) Protractor
10 1 (0.64%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 30 (19.23%) Manufacturing
2 21 (13.46%) Retail
3 19 (12.18%) Finance
4 11 (7.05%) Publishing
5 9 (5.77%) Banking
6 7 (4.49%) Aerospace
7 6 (3.85%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.64%) Billing
Job Titles
1 41 (26.28%) Developer
2 36 (23.08%) Analyst
3 26 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 21 (13.46%) Applications Support
4 21 (13.46%) Applications Support Analyst
5 14 (8.97%) Architect
6 11 (7.05%) Development Analyst
6 11 (7.05%) Development Support Analyst
6 11 (7.05%) Java Developer
7 8 (5.13%) Consultant
7 8 (5.13%) MongoDB Developer
7 8 (5.13%) Node.js Developer
7 8 (5.13%) Senior Developer
8 7 (4.49%) Server Engineer
9 6 (3.85%) Administrator
9 6 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
9 6 (3.85%) Oracle Developer
10 5 (3.21%) Oracle Analyst
10 5 (3.21%) Oracle Support Analyst
10 5 (3.21%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (20.51%) .NET
2 20 (12.82%) JSON
2 20 (12.82%) REST
3 18 (11.54%) J2EE
3 18 (11.54%) XML
4 16 (10.26%) Node.js
5 15 (9.62%) HTML
6 14 (8.97%) Spring
7 12 (7.69%) Web Services
8 9 (5.77%) CSS
9 8 (5.13%) JSP
10 6 (3.85%) Hibernate
10 6 (3.85%) HTML5
10 6 (3.85%) Middleware
10 6 (3.85%) Oracle ADF
11 5 (3.21%) JPA
11 5 (3.21%) Symfony
12 4 (2.56%) Ajax
12 4 (2.56%) LAMP
12 4 (2.56%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (5.13%) Data Centre
1 8 (5.13%) Management Information System
2 5 (3.21%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.56%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (2.56%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.92%) Clustering
4 3 (1.92%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.92%) HP Storage
4 3 (1.92%) HP StoreVirtual
4 3 (1.92%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.28%) Grid Computing
5 2 (1.28%) User Experience
5 2 (1.28%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.64%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.64%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.64%) iPad
6 1 (0.64%) iPhone
6 1 (0.64%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.64%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 73 (46.79%) Windows
2 65 (41.67%) Unix
3 19 (12.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (10.90%) Windows Server
5 17 (10.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (8.33%) Windows 7
7 12 (7.69%) HPUX
8 11 (7.05%) Ubuntu
9 10 (6.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (5.13%) AIX
10 8 (5.13%) CoreOS
10 8 (5.13%) Solaris
10 8 (5.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 6 (3.85%) Mac OS X
12 5 (3.21%) Apple iOS
12 5 (3.21%) CentOS
13 4 (2.56%) Android
13 4 (2.56%) Embedded Linux
14 3 (1.92%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (14.74%) E-Commerce
3 20 (12.82%) Business Analysis
4 19 (12.18%) Configuration Management
5 17 (10.90%) QMS
6 16 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (9.62%) Scrum
7 15 (9.62%) Software Engineering
8 12 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
8 12 (7.69%) ITIL
8 12 (7.69%) TDD
8 12 (7.69%) Unit Testing
9 11 (7.05%) Project Management
10 10 (6.41%) DevOps
10 10 (6.41%) ITIL V3
10 10 (6.41%) Open Source
10 10 (6.41%) SDLC
11 9 (5.77%) Change Control
11 9 (5.77%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
12 8 (5.13%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 44 (28.21%) Java
1 44 (28.21%) SQL
2 30 (19.23%) JavaScript
3 29 (18.59%) Python
4 25 (16.03%) PL/SQL
5 14 (8.97%) C#
6 9 (5.77%) PHP
7 8 (5.13%) C
8 7 (4.49%) VB.NET
9 6 (3.85%) PowerShell
9 6 (3.85%) R
10 4 (2.56%) Bash Shell
10 4 (2.56%) C++
11 3 (1.92%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.64%) COBOL
12 1 (0.64%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.64%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.64%) Perl
12 1 (0.64%) Ruby
12 1 (0.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (12.18%) Degree
1 19 (12.18%) Security Cleared
2 10 (6.41%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (3.85%) MCSE
3 6 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (3.21%) ISEB
5 4 (2.56%) DBS Check
6 3 (1.92%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.64%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.64%) CCNA
8 1 (0.64%) CCNP
8 1 (0.64%) CISM
8 1 (0.64%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.41%) ISO 9001
2 5 (3.21%) JSP 440
3 4 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (2.56%) SLA
4 2 (1.28%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.28%) QA
5 1 (0.64%) HL7
5 1 (0.64%) TickIT
System Software
1 21 (13.46%) Docker
2 17 (10.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (7.69%) Active Directory
4 8 (5.13%) GPFS
5 5 (3.21%) Hyper-V
5 5 (3.21%) Squid
6 3 (1.92%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (1.92%) vSphere
7 2 (1.28%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.64%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.64%) HDFS
8 1 (0.64%) KVM
8 1 (0.64%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.64%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 15 (9.62%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (5.13%) Ansible
3 6 (3.85%) EMC NetWorker
3 6 (3.85%) McAfee ePO
3 6 (3.85%) Puppet
3 6 (3.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 5 (3.21%) Graphite
4 5 (3.21%) logstash
5 4 (2.56%) NetBackup
6 3 (1.92%) HP Data Protector
6 3 (1.92%) Kubernetes
6 3 (1.92%) Terraform
6 3 (1.92%) Tivoli
6 3 (1.92%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 2 (1.28%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (1.28%) OpenView
8 1 (0.64%) Nagios
8 1 (0.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.64%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.64%) SCCM
Vendors
1 64 (41.03%) Oracle
2 21 (13.46%) Red Hat
2 21 (13.46%) VMware
3 18 (11.54%) Microsoft
4 13 (8.33%) Cisco
5 10 (6.41%) NetApp
6 8 (5.13%) BMC
7 7 (4.49%) Sun
8 6 (3.85%) BEA
8 6 (3.85%) F5
8 6 (3.85%) Intel Security
9 5 (3.21%) HP
9 5 (3.21%) MuleSoft
9 5 (3.21%) Tableau
9 5 (3.21%) Talend
9 5 (3.21%) Veritas
10 4 (2.56%) Citrix
10 4 (2.56%) EMC
10 4 (2.56%) IBM
10 4 (2.56%) Symantec
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