Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicester 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 16 January 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
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 34 35
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 -11
Contract jobs citing Linux 12 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicester 3.83% 2.19% 2.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.65% 19.35% 10.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 4
Leicester median daily rate £425 £310 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.10% -31.11% +4.35%
10th Percentile £330 £300 £263
90th Percentile £538 £374 £575
Leicestershire median daily rate £350 £310 £350
% change year-on-year +12.90% -11.43% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Leicester median hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -6.25% -
Leicestershire median hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% -6.25% -

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 Leicester with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Leicester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 103 31 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicester 32.91% 11.31% 24.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 14 24
Leicester median daily rate £280 £311 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.04% +6.41% -16.43%
10th Percentile £157 £245 £227
90th Percentile £521 £403 £433
Leicestershire median daily rate £288 £300 £293
% change year-on-year -4.17% +2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 11
Leicester median hourly rate £30.00 £13.75 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +118.18% +1.85% -32.50%
10th Percentile £19.80 £12.35 £10.00
90th Percentile £44.00 £24.84 £40.00
Leicestershire median hourly rate £12.00 £13.50 £13.25
% change year-on-year -11.11% +1.89% -20.75%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Leicester

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Leicester

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leicester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Leicester over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux in Leicester

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Leicester

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 Leicester region with a requirement for Linux.

1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) Scrum
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (33.33%) DevOps
3 3 (25.00%) VMware
3 3 (25.00%) Firewall
3 3 (25.00%) Middleware
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco
3 3 (25.00%) IBM
3 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle
3 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
4 2 (16.67%) SOA
4 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 2 (16.67%) VPN
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) Citrix
4 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 2 (16.67%) MPLS
4 2 (16.67%) Web Services
4 2 (16.67%) Validation
4 2 (16.67%) Retail
4 2 (16.67%) QA
4 2 (16.67%) Use Case
4 2 (16.67%) vSphere

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester 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 2 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (8.33%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) Apache Spark
2 1 (8.33%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) MPLS
2 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (8.33%) DHCP
3 1 (8.33%) DNS
3 1 (8.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (8.33%) Apache Hive
3 1 (8.33%) Apache Kudu
3 1 (8.33%) Big Data
3 1 (8.33%) Couchbase
3 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (8.33%) Impala
3 1 (8.33%) MySQL
3 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (8.33%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (16.67%) Protractor
2 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Drupal Developer
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Server Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) PHP Developer
3 1 (8.33%) PHP Drupal Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Scala Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum Master
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) VMWare Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Middleware
2 2 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (8.33%) Akka
3 1 (8.33%) Apache Camel
3 1 (8.33%) CSS
3 1 (8.33%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) LAMP
3 1 (8.33%) RESTful
3 1 (8.33%) Spark Streaming
3 1 (8.33%) spray
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (8.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Data ONTAP
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (33.33%) DevOps
1 4 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (16.67%) Acceptance Criteria
2 2 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
2 2 (16.67%) Release Automation
2 2 (16.67%) Scenario Testing
2 2 (16.67%) SOA
2 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (16.67%) Use Case
2 2 (16.67%) User Stories
2 2 (16.67%) Validation
3 1 (8.33%) Business Development
3 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (16.67%) Scala
2 2 (16.67%) TypeScript
3 1 (8.33%) PHP
3 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) Docker
2 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (16.67%) vSphere
3 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Ansible
1 2 (16.67%) Kubernetes
1 2 (16.67%) Puppet
1 2 (16.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco
1 3 (25.00%) IBM
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle
1 3 (25.00%) VMware
2 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (8.33%) Cloudera
3 1 (8.33%) Dell
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) NetApp