The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 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 June 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
West Midlands / Shropshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 7 8
Rank change year-on-year +5 +1  
Contract jobs citing Linux 54 68 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 31.03% 19.21% 16.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 71.05% 61.26% 45.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 38 20
Median daily rate £525 £440 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.31% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £395 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £564 £500 £522
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  

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 Shropshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Shropshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 76 111 51
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 43.68% 31.36% 35.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 52 29
Median daily rate £515 £466 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.45% +3.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £395 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £507 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year -6.06% +1.85%  

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Shropshire 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 Shropshire

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Shropshire

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux in Shropshire

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Shropshire

Linux
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
Telford +6 48 £525 +19.31% 8
Shrewsbury - 2 - - 1
Linux
West Midlands

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

1 54 (55.10%) Python
2 53 (54.08%) Windows
3 52 (53.06%) Git (software)
4 47 (47.96%) Puppet
4 47 (47.96%) Configuration Management
5 45 (45.92%) JIRA
6 44 (44.90%) Confluence
7 43 (43.88%) Agile Software Development
8 41 (41.84%) Amazon AWS
9 37 (37.76%) Subversion
9 37 (37.76%) Ruby
10 36 (36.73%) Docker
11 35 (35.71%) DevOps
11 35 (35.71%) Jenkins
12 33 (33.67%) Ansible
13 32 (32.65%) JSON
14 31 (31.63%) Microsoft Azure
14 31 (31.63%) Bash Shell
15 30 (30.61%) CentOS
16 29 (29.59%) Unix
16 29 (29.59%) HTTP
16 29 (29.59%) Scrum
16 29 (29.59%) Terraform
17 28 (28.57%) SOA
17 28 (28.57%) Open Source
18 27 (27.55%) Elasticsearch
18 27 (27.55%) Middleware
19 26 (26.53%) TDD
19 26 (26.53%) Continuous Integration
20 25 (25.51%) PostgreSQL

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire 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 44 (44.90%) Confluence
2 27 (27.55%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (9.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 8 (8.16%) Apache
4 8 (8.16%) JBoss
4 8 (8.16%) WebLogic
5 7 (7.14%) Tomcat
6 6 (6.12%) nginx
7 1 (1.02%) Jetty
7 1 (1.02%) Mule
7 1 (1.02%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 41 (41.84%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (31.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (7.14%) GitHub
3 7 (7.14%) Google Analytics
4 6 (6.12%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.02%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.02%) IaaS
5 1 (1.02%) PaaS
5 1 (1.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (29.59%) HTTP
2 25 (25.51%) SSL
3 13 (13.27%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.06%) SSH
5 1 (1.02%) Firewall
5 1 (1.02%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.02%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (25.51%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (12.24%) MongoDB
3 10 (10.20%) MySQL
4 9 (9.18%) Oracle Database
5 7 (7.14%) NoSQL
6 5 (5.10%) Relational Database
7 4 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.02%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.02%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 52 (53.06%) Git (software)
2 45 (45.92%) JIRA
3 37 (37.76%) Subversion
4 35 (35.71%) Jenkins
5 22 (22.45%) Maven
6 15 (15.31%) SoapUI
6 15 (15.31%) Sonatype Nexus
7 12 (12.24%) IntelliJ
7 12 (12.24%) Selenium
8 11 (11.22%) JUnit
9 8 (8.16%) Cucumber
10 7 (7.14%) Eclipse
11 6 (6.12%) Ant
11 6 (6.12%) Gatling
11 6 (6.12%) Grunt
11 6 (6.12%) gulp
11 6 (6.12%) Karma Test Runner
11 6 (6.12%) Sublime Text
12 2 (2.04%) Bitbucket
12 2 (2.04%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (1.02%) Advertising
1 1 (1.02%) Finance
Job Titles
1 36 (36.73%) Developer
2 24 (24.49%) Architect
3 20 (20.41%) Solutions Architect
4 15 (15.31%) DevOps Engineer
4 15 (15.31%) Scala Developer
5 14 (14.29%) Senior Architect
5 14 (14.29%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 12 (12.24%) Agile Developer
6 12 (12.24%) SOA Developer
7 11 (11.22%) Linux Developer
8 9 (9.18%) DBA
9 8 (8.16%) MySQL DBA
9 8 (8.16%) Senior Developer
10 7 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
11 6 (6.12%) JIRA Engineer
12 5 (5.10%) Administrator
12 5 (5.10%) Analyst
12 5 (5.10%) Messaging Developer
12 5 (5.10%) Senior Agile Developer
13 4 (4.08%) Elasticsearch Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (32.65%) JSON
2 27 (27.55%) Middleware
3 23 (23.47%) SOAP
4 22 (22.45%) XML
5 15 (15.31%) JSON Schema
5 15 (15.31%) REST
5 15 (15.31%) WSDL
5 15 (15.31%) XSLT
6 14 (14.29%) XSD
7 13 (13.27%) Spring
8 12 (12.24%) CSS
8 12 (12.24%) HTML
9 11 (11.22%) HTML5
9 11 (11.22%) Play Framework
10 7 (7.14%) Akka
10 7 (7.14%) EJB
10 7 (7.14%) J2EE
10 7 (7.14%) J2SE
10 7 (7.14%) jQuery
10 7 (7.14%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 22 (22.45%) Public Cloud
2 7 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (7.14%) Replication
3 1 (1.02%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.02%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.02%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 53 (54.08%) Windows
2 30 (30.61%) CentOS
3 29 (29.59%) Unix
4 19 (19.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (16.33%) Mac OS X
6 6 (6.12%) Ubuntu
7 4 (4.08%) Windows Server
7 4 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (3.06%) Mac OS
9 2 (2.04%) Solaris
10 1 (1.02%) AIX
10 1 (1.02%) HPUX
10 1 (1.02%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (47.96%) Configuration Management
2 43 (43.88%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (35.71%) DevOps
4 29 (29.59%) Scrum
5 28 (28.57%) Open Source
5 28 (28.57%) SOA
6 26 (26.53%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (26.53%) TDD
7 24 (24.49%) Kanban
7 24 (24.49%) Test Automation
8 12 (12.24%) Conceptual Models
9 11 (11.22%) SDLC
9 11 (11.22%) Server Virtualisation
10 10 (10.20%) Microservices
11 8 (8.16%) Case Management
12 7 (7.14%) Analytics
13 6 (6.12%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (6.12%) Task Automation
14 5 (5.10%) Data Extraction
14 5 (5.10%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 54 (55.10%) Python
2 37 (37.76%) Ruby
3 31 (31.63%) Bash Shell
4 21 (21.43%) Perl
5 18 (18.37%) Java
6 17 (17.35%) Scala
7 14 (14.29%) C#
8 12 (12.24%) SQL
9 7 (7.14%) Groovy
9 7 (7.14%) JavaScript
10 6 (6.12%) Haskell
11 5 (5.10%) PHP
12 4 (4.08%) VB
12 4 (4.08%) VB6
13 1 (1.02%) PL/SQL
13 1 (1.02%) XPath
Qualifications
1 20 (20.41%) Security Cleared
2 17 (17.35%) SC Cleared
3 10 (10.20%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.04%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.02%) CCNA
5 1 (1.02%) CCSA
5 1 (1.02%) CEH
5 1 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.02%) GCFA
5 1 (1.02%) GCIH
5 1 (1.02%) MCP
System Software
1 36 (36.73%) Docker
2 3 (3.06%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.02%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 47 (47.96%) Puppet
2 33 (33.67%) Ansible
3 29 (29.59%) Terraform
4 9 (9.18%) ZABBIX
5 6 (6.12%) Grafana
5 6 (6.12%) Kibana
6 3 (3.06%) Webmin
7 1 (1.02%) logstash
7 1 (1.02%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (15.31%) Oracle
1 15 (15.31%) WSO2
2 13 (13.27%) Red Hat
3 12 (12.24%) MuleSoft
4 11 (11.22%) Google
5 8 (8.16%) webMethods
6 7 (7.14%) Adobe
7 5 (5.10%) Atlassian
8 2 (2.04%) Microsoft
8 2 (2.04%) VMware
9 1 (1.02%) SAP
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £520.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £750 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Shropshire Council
Posted: 14 days ago