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 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
West Midlands / Solihull
Rank - 21 11
Contract jobs citing Linux 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull - 2.61% 4.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 25.00% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
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 Solihull with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Solihull
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 9 12 10
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Solihull 7.38% 10.43% 13.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 4
Median daily rate £350 £442 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.72% +21.79%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +7.58% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £13.87 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -53.76%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.92 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.86% +9.16%  

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Solihull

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Solihull 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 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linux in Solihull.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Solihull

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 26 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 Solihull region with a requirement for Linux.

1 12 (75.00%) Unix
2 8 (50.00%) AIX
2 8 (50.00%) JUnit
2 8 (50.00%) ClearCase
2 8 (50.00%) ClearQuest
2 8 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 8 (50.00%) Subversion
2 8 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (50.00%) Selenium
2 8 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (50.00%) Puppet
2 8 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 8 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 8 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (50.00%) Apache Ivy
2 8 (50.00%) Ansible
2 8 (50.00%) DevOps
2 8 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 8 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
3 7 (43.75%) DNS
3 7 (43.75%) LDAP
4 4 (25.00%) Target Operating Model
4 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 4 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (25.00%) Mobile App
4 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (25.00%) Use Case

Linux
Top Related 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 4 (25.00%) Oracle Application Server
1 4 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (18.75%) OpenStack
3 2 (12.50%) CMS
Business Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle 11i
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (12.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) DNS
1 7 (43.75%) LDAP
1 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
2 2 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle Discoverer
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Apache Ivy
1 8 (50.00%) ClearCase
1 8 (50.00%) ClearQuest
1 8 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 8 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 8 (50.00%) JUnit
1 8 (50.00%) Selenium
1 8 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
1 8 (50.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) DevOps Specialist
2 4 (25.00%) DBA
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle DBA
3 3 (18.75%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle Applications DBA
4 2 (12.50%) AWS Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Azure Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Cloud Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Cloud Specialist
4 2 (12.50%) Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Lead DevOps
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Unix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Unix
2 8 (50.00%) AIX
2 8 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 4 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 8 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 8 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 8 (50.00%) DevOps
2 4 (25.00%) Database Tuning
2 4 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (25.00%) Target Operating Model
2 4 (25.00%) Use Case
3 3 (18.75%) Presales
4 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (25.00%) Python
1 4 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) OCP
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
1 4 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (50.00%) Ansible
1 8 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (50.00%) Puppet
2 4 (25.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) VMware