Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Solihull 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 17 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
West Midlands > Solihull
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 12 18
Rank change year-on-year -7 +6 +3
Contract jobs citing Linux 15 28 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 7.69% 10.41% 5.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.85% 70.00% 56.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Solihull median daily rate £350 £475 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.32% +80.95% -12.50%
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £430 £350
% change year-on-year +10.47% +22.86% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Solihull median hourly rate £14.50 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year -33.33% - -

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 Solihull with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Solihull
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 52 40 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 26.67% 14.87% 10.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 8
Solihull median daily rate £360 £408 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.66% +8.67% +36.36%
10th Percentile £100 £171 £261
90th Percentile £427 £514 £458
West Midlands median daily rate £365 £400 £335
% change year-on-year -8.75% +19.40% +4.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Solihull median hourly rate £12.00 - £10.50
10th Percentile £11.00 - £9.75
90th Percentile £34.40 - £11.25
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.20
% change year-on-year +3.57% -1.41% -5.33%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Solihull

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Solihull

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Solihull

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Solihull

For the 6 months to 17 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 Solihull region with a requirement for Linux.

1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Oracle
2 9 (60.00%) Unix
2 9 (60.00%) Oracle Applications
2 9 (60.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (40.00%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (40.00%) Oracle 11i
3 6 (40.00%) Oracle Database
3 6 (40.00%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (20.00%) SDH
5 3 (20.00%) VoIP
5 3 (20.00%) E-business
5 3 (20.00%) SOA
5 3 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (13.33%) WebLogic
6 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (13.33%) DSL
6 2 (13.33%) Cisco
6 2 (13.33%) Juniper
6 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
6 2 (13.33%) VMware
6 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (13.33%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (13.33%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (13.33%) Selenium
6 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database 11g

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Solihull 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 3 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (13.33%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 9 (60.00%) Oracle Applications
1 9 (60.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (40.00%) Oracle 11i
2 6 (40.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) SDH
1 3 (20.00%) VoIP
2 2 (13.33%) DSL
2 2 (13.33%) GPON
3 1 (6.67%) DWDM
3 1 (6.67%) Firewall
3 1 (6.67%) LAN
3 1 (6.67%) VPN
3 1 (6.67%) WAN
3 1 (6.67%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Selenium
2 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Back Office
2 1 (6.67%) Billing
2 1 (6.67%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) DBA
1 9 (60.00%) Oracle DBA
2 7 (46.67%) Oracle Applications DBA
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) DBA Manager
4 1 (6.67%) E-Business Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support
4 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Unix
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) E-business
1 3 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (20.00%) SOA
2 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (13.33%) Database Tuning
2 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (6.67%) Change Management
3 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (6.67%) Logistics
3 1 (6.67%) Presales
3 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (6.67%) Test Planning
3 1 (6.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) CCIE
2 1 (6.67%) CCNP
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.67%) OCP
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco
2 2 (13.33%) Juniper
2 2 (13.33%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) F5
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Radware