Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 18 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 > Staffordshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 35 41
Rank change year-on-year +4 +6 -11
Contract jobs citing Linux 4 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 1.56% 2.36% 0.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.76% 20.00% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
Staffordshire median daily rate £400 £338 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.52% +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 0 1 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - £36.00 -
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 Staffordshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 34 50 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 13.28% 11.82% 16.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 20 19
Staffordshire median daily rate £370 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.33% -14.29% +10.24%
10th Percentile £205 £105 £287
90th Percentile £436 £433 £486
West Midlands median daily rate £365 £400 £338
% change year-on-year -8.75% +18.52% +5.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 18
Staffordshire median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.57% +1.82% +3.77%
10th Percentile £12.54 £10.70 £10.25
90th Percentile £33.35 £28.50 £18.05
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.40
% change year-on-year +3.57% -2.78% -4.00%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Staffordshire

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Staffordshire

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux in Staffordshire

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Staffordshire

Linux
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 18 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
Stoke-on-Trent +5 2 £400 - 2
Tamworth - 1 £365 -
Linux
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (50.00%) Learning Management System
3 2 (50.00%) API Development
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) SCORM
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (25.00%) Puppet
4 1 (25.00%) Office 365
4 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (25.00%) Ansible
4 1 (25.00%) DevOps
4 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (25.00%) Logistics
4 1 (25.00%) Ruby
4 1 (25.00%) VB
4 1 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Server Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Server Support
2 1 (25.00%) Server Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Server Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Support
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Learning Management System
1 2 (50.00%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) API Development
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Logistics
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Task Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
2 1 (25.00%) VB
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Ansible
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Kaseya
1 1 (25.00%) Kaspersky
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat