Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 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.

Linux
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 37 56
Rank change year-on-year +2 +19 -23
Contract jobs citing Linux 34 22 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 6.00% 4.07% 1.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.00% 23.16% 6.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 7
Leicestershire median daily rate £350 £310 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.90% -11.43% -12.50%
10th Percentile £309 £300 £248
90th Percentile £490 £420 £400
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £415 £375
% change year-on-year -9.64% +10.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Leicestershire median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% +10.29% +27.10%

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Leicestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 170 95 104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 29.98% 17.59% 20.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 50 39
Leicestershire median daily rate £288 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% -8.33%
10th Percentile £187 £80 £107
90th Percentile £443 £413 £400
East Midlands median daily rate £325 £375 £338
% change year-on-year -13.33% +11.11% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 13 21
Leicestershire median hourly rate £11.18 £14.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.18% +16.67% -33.33%
10th Percentile £9.75 £9.10 £10.00
90th Percentile £40.00 £18.05 £16.38
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.20 £13.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year +5.19% +8.00% -3.85%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

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

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 6 months to 22 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Leicester -3 8 £425 +37.10% 3
Linux
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 24 (70.59%) Windows
2 18 (52.94%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (50.00%) DevOps
4 15 (44.12%) Microsoft Azure
5 14 (41.18%) SQL
5 14 (41.18%) SQL Server
5 14 (41.18%) Unix
5 14 (41.18%) Jenkins
6 13 (38.24%) MySQL
6 13 (38.24%) JavaScript
6 13 (38.24%) PHP
7 11 (32.35%) .NET
7 11 (32.35%) TeamCity
8 10 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (23.53%) Puppet
9 8 (23.53%) NoSQL
9 8 (23.53%) NetApp
10 7 (20.59%) SAN
10 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (20.59%) IIS
10 7 (20.59%) E-Commerce
10 7 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (20.59%) PowerShell
11 5 (14.71%) Scrum
11 5 (14.71%) VMware
11 5 (14.71%) Software Testing
11 5 (14.71%) Opscode Chef
12 4 (11.76%) Scenario Testing
12 4 (11.76%) Acceptance Criteria

Linux
Co-occurring 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 7 (20.59%) IIS
2 2 (5.88%) Apache
2 2 (5.88%) Drupal
2 2 (5.88%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.94%) nginx
3 1 (2.94%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 18 (52.94%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (44.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.88%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.59%) SAN
2 4 (11.76%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.88%) Firewall
3 2 (5.88%) VLAN
4 1 (2.94%) AMQP
4 1 (2.94%) DHCP
4 1 (2.94%) DNS
4 1 (2.94%) HTTPS
4 1 (2.94%) LDAP
4 1 (2.94%) MPLS
4 1 (2.94%) MQTT
4 1 (2.94%) SSL
4 1 (2.94%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 13 (38.24%) MySQL
3 8 (23.53%) NoSQL
4 3 (8.82%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.94%) Couchbase
5 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (41.18%) Jenkins
2 11 (32.35%) TeamCity
3 4 (11.76%) Protractor
4 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.94%) CruiseControl
5 1 (2.94%) Grunt
5 1 (2.94%) PHPUnit
5 1 (2.94%) Selenium
5 1 (2.94%) Subversion
General
1 4 (11.76%) Retail
2 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (20.59%) Senior DevOps
2 7 (20.59%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) AWS DevOps
3 6 (17.65%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) AWS Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Senior Windows Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Windows DevOps Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Windows Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Automation Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Cloud Automation Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Cloud Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Azure Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Test Automation Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (32.35%) .NET
2 4 (11.76%) Middleware
3 3 (8.82%) Web Services
4 2 (5.88%) CSS
4 2 (5.88%) CSS3
4 2 (5.88%) HTML
4 2 (5.88%) HTML5
4 2 (5.88%) LAMP
4 2 (5.88%) RESTful
4 2 (5.88%) Symfony
5 1 (2.94%) Ajax
5 1 (2.94%) Akka
5 1 (2.94%) Apache Camel
5 1 (2.94%) COM
5 1 (2.94%) JMS
5 1 (2.94%) jQuery
5 1 (2.94%) Laravel
5 1 (2.94%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (2.94%) spray
5 1 (2.94%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.94%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.94%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 24 (70.59%) Windows
2 14 (41.18%) Unix
3 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (8.82%) Ubuntu
5 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.94%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) DevOps
2 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (20.59%) E-Commerce
3 5 (14.71%) Scrum
3 5 (14.71%) Software Testing
4 4 (11.76%) Acceptance Criteria
4 4 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (11.76%) Scenario Testing
4 4 (11.76%) Test Automation
4 4 (11.76%) User Stories
5 3 (8.82%) Configuration Management
5 3 (8.82%) Continuous Deployment
5 3 (8.82%) Use Case
5 3 (8.82%) Validation
6 2 (5.88%) Incident Management
6 2 (5.88%) ITSM
6 2 (5.88%) Release Automation
6 2 (5.88%) Service Management
6 2 (5.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (41.18%) SQL
2 13 (38.24%) JavaScript
2 13 (38.24%) PHP
3 7 (20.59%) PowerShell
4 4 (11.76%) TypeScript
5 1 (2.94%) Java
5 1 (2.94%) Python
5 1 (2.94%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Degree
1 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.94%) ISEB
2 1 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) QA
2 2 (5.88%) SLA
3 1 (2.94%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.94%) TickIT
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.88%) Docker
2 2 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (23.53%) Puppet
2 5 (14.71%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (8.82%) Ansible
4 2 (5.88%) Kubernetes
4 2 (5.88%) SCCM
4 2 (5.88%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) NetApp
2 5 (14.71%) VMware
3 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.88%) Cisco
4 2 (5.88%) IBM
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle
5 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.94%) Citrix
5 1 (2.94%) Dell
5 1 (2.94%) HP
5 1 (2.94%) Red Hat