Period
to 14 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire 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 14 August 2018 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 > Warwickshire
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 33 33
Rank change year-on-year -10 0 -11
Contract jobs citing Linux 10 22 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 1.70% 3.57% 3.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.11% 21.36% 29.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 20
Warwickshire median daily rate £385 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.33% -14.29% -14.63%
10th Percentile £325 £200 £312
90th Percentile £520 £513 £439
West Midlands median daily rate £438 £475 £415
% change year-on-year -7.89% +14.46% +18.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Warwickshire median hourly rate £28.75 - £22.50
10th Percentile £26.73 - £20.20
90th Percentile £30.18 - £24.63
West Midlands median hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year -38.57% -4.11% +33.94%

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 Warwickshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Warwickshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 90 103 116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 15.28% 16.72% 12.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 54 59
Warwickshire median daily rate £430 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.31% -7.14% +1.82%
10th Percentile £175 £115 £115
90th Percentile £538 £497 £500
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year - -6.25% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 8 20
Warwickshire median hourly rate £15.85 £16.00 £14.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.94% +13.23% -14.36%
10th Percentile £14.95 £12.35 £10.00
90th Percentile £29.65 £29.57 £23.88
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £14.34 £13.50
% change year-on-year +4.60% +6.22% -10.00%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Warwickshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Warwickshire

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Warwickshire

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Warwickshire over the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux in Warwickshire

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Warwickshire

Linux
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Warwickshire region over the 6 months to 14 August 2018. 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
Stratford-upon-Avon - 3 £350 -
Warwick -3 2 £525 -4.11% 4
Leamington Spa +5 1 - -
Gaydon - 1 - -
Linux
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Warwickshire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 7 (70.00%) Oracle
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) SOAP
3 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (40.00%) Service Management
3 4 (40.00%) Change Management
3 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (40.00%) Office 365
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (30.00%) REST
4 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (30.00%) SUSE
4 3 (30.00%) ITIL
4 3 (30.00%) DB2
4 3 (30.00%) Middleware
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (20.00%) Unix
5 2 (20.00%) NFS
5 2 (20.00%) SAN
5 2 (20.00%) MySQL
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (20.00%) HP
5 2 (20.00%) Apache
5 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (20.00%) Workflow
5 2 (20.00%) Automotive

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warwickshire 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 2 (20.00%) Apache
1 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) ENOVIA
2 1 (10.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Office 365
2 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (10.00%) Amazon S3
4 1 (10.00%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (10.00%) DSL
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) DB2
2 2 (20.00%) MySQL
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) Gradle
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (10.00%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (20.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Architect
1 2 (20.00%) IT Support
2 1 (10.00%) Applications Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (10.00%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Functional Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) IT Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) SOAP
2 3 (30.00%) Middleware
2 3 (30.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
1 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (30.00%) SUSE
3 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (20.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 2 (20.00%) Unix
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Change Management
1 4 (40.00%) Service Management
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
3 2 (20.00%) PLM
3 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) Workflow
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (10.00%) Logistics
4 1 (10.00%) Matrix Management
4 1 (10.00%) Service Design
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) Time Management
4 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (10.00%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (20.00%) NFS
3 1 (10.00%) Docker
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (10.00%) VirtualBox
3 1 (10.00%) XenApp
3 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (10.00%) Ansible
2 1 (10.00%) Consul
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Google
4 2 (20.00%) HP
4 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (10.00%) Aveksa
5 1 (10.00%) BMC
5 1 (10.00%) Citrix
5 1 (10.00%) Remedy
5 1 (10.00%) SAP