The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank 26 31 18
Rank change year-on-year +5 -13  
Contract jobs citing Linux 17 6 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 6.05% 2.23% 7.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.56% 8.11% 25.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 20
Median daily rate £395 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.53% -7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £265 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £385 £405
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 - £40.00 -
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 Leicestershire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 64 74 85
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 22.78% 27.51% 27.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 22 63
Median daily rate £300 £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £85 £81
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £409 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £335
% change year-on-year +6.89% +8.20%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 6
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £40.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.15 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -8.18% +6.45%  

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire 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 Leicestershire

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Leicestershire

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Leicestershire over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux in Leicestershire

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Leicestershire

Linux
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 23 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
Leicester -4 8 £385 +18.46% 2
Linux
East Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 18 (60.00%) Docker
2 16 (53.33%) IaaS
2 16 (53.33%) PaaS
2 16 (53.33%) Node.js
2 16 (53.33%) REST
2 16 (53.33%) E-Commerce
3 15 (50.00%) .NET
4 14 (46.67%) Python
5 12 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 12 (40.00%) Scrum
6 11 (36.67%) Git (software)
7 10 (33.33%) JSON
7 10 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
7 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (33.33%) TDD
7 10 (33.33%) Software Engineering
8 9 (30.00%) Ubuntu
8 9 (30.00%) SQL
8 9 (30.00%) Oracle
8 9 (30.00%) MongoDB
8 9 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 8 (26.67%) CoreOS
9 8 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (26.67%) Kanban
9 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
9 8 (26.67%) Windows
9 8 (26.67%) Java
9 8 (26.67%) HTTP
9 8 (26.67%) TCP/IP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 (6.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.33%) Apache
2 1 (3.33%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (53.33%) IaaS
1 16 (53.33%) PaaS
2 10 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (6.67%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 8 (26.67%) DNS
1 8 (26.67%) HTTP
1 8 (26.67%) SSL
1 8 (26.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (30.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (36.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.67%) git-flow
2 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.67%) Selenium
2 2 (6.67%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.33%) PHPUnit
General
1 6 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (50.00%) Developer
2 8 (26.67%) MongoDB Developer
2 8 (26.67%) Node.js Developer
3 6 (20.00%) Oracle Developer
4 5 (16.67%) Platform Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) C# Developer
5 4 (13.33%) E-Commerce Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Web Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Data Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Scrum Master
7 2 (6.67%) Software Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Test Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Business Data Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Drupal Developer
8 1 (3.33%) PHP Drupal Developer
8 1 (3.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Software Test Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (53.33%) Node.js
1 16 (53.33%) REST
2 15 (50.00%) .NET
3 10 (33.33%) JSON
4 6 (20.00%) Oracle ADF
4 6 (20.00%) Web Services
5 3 (10.00%) CSS
5 3 (10.00%) HTML
6 2 (6.67%) Middleware
6 2 (6.67%) Spring
7 1 (3.33%) Ajax
7 1 (3.33%) CSS3
7 1 (3.33%) HTML5
7 1 (3.33%) jQuery
7 1 (3.33%) LAMP
7 1 (3.33%) RESTful
7 1 (3.33%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (30.00%) Ubuntu
2 8 (26.67%) CoreOS
2 8 (26.67%) Windows
3 3 (10.00%) Unix
4 1 (3.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (53.33%) E-Commerce
2 12 (40.00%) Scrum
3 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 10 (33.33%) TDD
4 9 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 8 (26.67%) Kanban
5 8 (26.67%) SOA
6 7 (23.33%) Unit Testing
7 6 (20.00%) Change Management
7 6 (20.00%) ITSM
8 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
8 3 (10.00%) Logistics
8 3 (10.00%) Web Development
9 2 (6.67%) BDD
9 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (6.67%) Functional Testing
9 2 (6.67%) Test Strategy
9 2 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (46.67%) Python
2 12 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (30.00%) SQL
4 8 (26.67%) Java
5 6 (20.00%) PL/SQL
5 6 (20.00%) VB.NET
6 4 (13.33%) C#
7 1 (3.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) ISEB
1 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) Degree
3 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.33%) TickIT
System Software
1 18 (60.00%) Docker
2 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (13.33%) Ansible
3 2 (6.67%) Kubernetes
3 2 (6.67%) Puppet
3 2 (6.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Oracle
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