The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Telford 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
Shropshire / Telford
Rank 3 20 13
Rank change year-on-year +17 -7  
Contract jobs citing Linux 35 51 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Telford 23.33% 13.64% 14.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 68.63% 28.18% 32.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 26 17
Median daily rate £500 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.64% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £400 £361
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £488 £528
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 £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 Telford with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Telford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 51 181 61
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Telford 34.00% 48.40% 43.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 56 24
Median daily rate £493 £460 £451
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.24% +1.99%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £399 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +7.58% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £11.00 - £13.06
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 Telford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Telford 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 Telford

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Telford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Telford

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Telford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Telford over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux in Telford

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Telford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Telford

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Telford

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 Telford region with a requirement for Linux.

1 31 (53.45%) Windows
2 25 (43.10%) Python
2 25 (43.10%) Elasticsearch
3 24 (41.38%) Ruby
4 23 (39.66%) Docker
4 23 (39.66%) Puppet
5 22 (37.93%) Amazon AWS
6 21 (36.21%) Bash Shell
6 21 (36.21%) Confluence
6 21 (36.21%) CentOS
6 21 (36.21%) JIRA
6 21 (36.21%) Configuration Management
7 19 (32.76%) DevOps
8 18 (31.03%) Microsoft Azure
9 17 (29.31%) Terraform
10 16 (27.59%) Ansible
10 16 (27.59%) PostgreSQL
11 14 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (24.14%) JSON
12 13 (22.41%) Scrum
12 13 (22.41%) Git (software)
12 13 (22.41%) Public Cloud
13 12 (20.69%) Security Cleared
13 12 (20.69%) Unix
14 11 (18.97%) HTTP
14 11 (18.97%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (18.97%) SC Cleared
14 11 (18.97%) Open Source
15 10 (17.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 10 (17.24%) logstash

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Telford 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 25 (43.10%) Elasticsearch
2 21 (36.21%) Confluence
3 4 (6.90%) Apache
4 3 (5.17%) JBoss
4 3 (5.17%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.45%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.72%) SAS
6 1 (1.72%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 22 (37.93%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (31.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.17%) IaaS
3 3 (5.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.97%) HTTP
2 6 (10.34%) SSL
3 3 (5.17%) Firewall
3 3 (5.17%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (5.17%) SSH
3 3 (5.17%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.17%) VPN
4 2 (3.45%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (27.59%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (15.52%) MySQL
3 4 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (6.90%) MongoDB
3 4 (6.90%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.17%) Big Data
4 3 (5.17%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (36.21%) JIRA
2 13 (22.41%) Git (software)
3 10 (17.24%) Jenkins
4 8 (13.79%) Subversion
5 7 (12.07%) JUnit
6 4 (6.90%) Eclipse
6 4 (6.90%) Maven
6 4 (6.90%) Selenium
6 4 (6.90%) SoapUI
7 3 (5.17%) IntelliJ
8 2 (3.45%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.72%) JMeter
9 1 (1.72%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (1.72%) Advertising
1 1 (1.72%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (27.59%) Architect
2 12 (20.69%) Solutions Architect
3 11 (18.97%) Developer
4 9 (15.52%) Administrator
5 8 (13.79%) DBA
6 7 (12.07%) MySQL DBA
6 7 (12.07%) Senior Architect
6 7 (12.07%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 5 (8.62%) Consultant
7 5 (8.62%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (6.90%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (6.90%) Java Developer
8 4 (6.90%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (6.90%) Scala Developer
9 3 (5.17%) Cloud Architect
9 3 (5.17%) Cloud Engineer
9 3 (5.17%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 3 (5.17%) DevOps Administrator
9 3 (5.17%) Elasticsearch Engineer
9 3 (5.17%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (24.14%) JSON
2 9 (15.52%) Elastic Stack
2 9 (15.52%) REST
3 8 (13.79%) HTML
4 7 (12.07%) CSS
4 7 (12.07%) HTML5
4 7 (12.07%) Play Framework
4 7 (12.07%) SOAP
4 7 (12.07%) Spring
4 7 (12.07%) XML
5 5 (8.62%) RESTful
6 4 (6.90%) .NET
6 4 (6.90%) Akka
6 4 (6.90%) Django
6 4 (6.90%) Middleware
7 3 (5.17%) J2EE
7 3 (5.17%) J2SE
7 3 (5.17%) WSDL
7 3 (5.17%) XSD
7 3 (5.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.41%) Public Cloud
2 6 (10.34%) Replication
3 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.17%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (5.17%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (3.45%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.72%) Grid Computing
5 1 (1.72%) Social Media
5 1 (1.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 31 (53.45%) Windows
2 21 (36.21%) CentOS
3 12 (20.69%) Unix
4 10 (17.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (6.90%) Mac OS X
5 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (5.17%) Windows Server
7 2 (3.45%) Solaris
8 1 (1.72%) AIX
8 1 (1.72%) Debian
8 1 (1.72%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (1.72%) SUSE
8 1 (1.72%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (36.21%) Configuration Management
2 19 (32.76%) DevOps
3 14 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (22.41%) Scrum
5 11 (18.97%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (18.97%) Open Source
6 5 (8.62%) E-Commerce
6 5 (8.62%) Microservices
7 4 (6.90%) Automated Testing
7 4 (6.90%) Data Extraction
7 4 (6.90%) Stress Testing
7 4 (6.90%) TDD
8 3 (5.17%) Data Analysis
8 3 (5.17%) Incident Management
8 3 (5.17%) Information Security
8 3 (5.17%) Kanban
8 3 (5.17%) MVC
8 3 (5.17%) SOA
8 3 (5.17%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (5.17%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 25 (43.10%) Python
2 24 (41.38%) Ruby
3 21 (36.21%) Bash Shell
4 9 (15.52%) Java
5 8 (13.79%) Scala
6 7 (12.07%) SQL
7 6 (10.34%) C#
8 4 (6.90%) VB
8 4 (6.90%) VB6
9 3 (5.17%) PHP
10 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.72%) Perl
10 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (20.69%) Security Cleared
2 11 (18.97%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.17%) CCNA
3 3 (5.17%) CCSA
3 3 (5.17%) CEH
3 3 (5.17%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (5.17%) GCFA
3 3 (5.17%) GCIH
3 3 (5.17%) MCP
4 2 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.72%) Degree
System Software
1 23 (39.66%) Docker
2 2 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 23 (39.66%) Puppet
2 17 (29.31%) Terraform
3 16 (27.59%) Ansible
4 10 (17.24%) logstash
5 9 (15.52%) Kibana
6 5 (8.62%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (5.17%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 3 (5.17%) Opsview
7 3 (5.17%) Webmin
Vendors
1 5 (8.62%) Red Hat
2 3 (5.17%) Adobe
2 3 (5.17%) Google
2 3 (5.17%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.17%) Splunk
2 3 (5.17%) VMware
2 3 (5.17%) webMethods
3 2 (3.45%) Atlassian
3 2 (3.45%) Oracle
3 2 (3.45%) WSO2
4 1 (1.72%) SAP