Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 36 24
Rank change year-on-year -7 -12 +14
Contract jobs citing Linux 7 22 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 1.31% 3.56% 4.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.95% 16.30% 30.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 23
Warwickshire median daily rate £475 £294 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +61.79% -16.07% -15.15%
10th Percentile £433 £200 £321
90th Percentile £553 £521 £434
West Midlands median daily rate £438 £475 £428
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.11% +22.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Warwickshire median hourly rate £29.50 - £22.50
10th Percentile £28.75 - £21.45
90th Percentile £30.25 - £24.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £29.50 £25.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +18.00% -31.51% +40.38%

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 88 135 123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 16.45% 21.84% 14.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 65 59
Warwickshire median daily rate £450 £313 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.00% -10.71% -10.26%
10th Percentile £125 £133 £119
90th Percentile £538 £490 £500
West Midlands median daily rate £370 £365 £398
% change year-on-year +1.37% -8.18% +20.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 9 19
Warwickshire median hourly rate £15.85 £32.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.47% +146.15% -21.21%
10th Percentile £14.93 £13.20 £10.00
90th Percentile £20.35 £34.37 £33.05
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £14.45 £14.00
% change year-on-year +3.79% +3.23% -3.45%

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 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 20 October 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
Warwick 0 3 £550 -8.33%
Gaydon - 1 - -
Linux
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
3 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 2 (28.57%) Unix
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) MySQL
3 2 (28.57%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Firewall
4 1 (14.29%) Wireless
4 1 (14.29%) Workflow
4 1 (14.29%) Automotive
4 1 (14.29%) Validation
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) EMC
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) SAN
4 1 (14.29%) BMC
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 1 (14.29%) Middleware
4 1 (14.29%) 802.11

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 1 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) OpenStack
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) ENOVIA
1 1 (14.29%) Magento
1 1 (14.29%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) 802.11
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
1 1 (14.29%) SNMP
1 1 (14.29%) VoIP
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
1 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Burp Suite
1 1 (14.29%) Metasploit
General
1 1 (14.29%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) AWS DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support
3 1 (14.29%) Penetration Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) 802.1X
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) Public Cloud
2 1 (14.29%) SCADA
2 1 (14.29%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Unix
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 1 (14.29%) Kali Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (14.29%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (14.29%) Cyber Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
2 1 (14.29%) Open Source
2 1 (14.29%) OSINT
2 1 (14.29%) Patch Management
2 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
2 1 (14.29%) Remediation Plan
2 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Security Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Security Operations
2 1 (14.29%) Service Design
2 1 (14.29%) Social Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Time Management
2 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 1 (14.29%) C
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) Lua
2 1 (14.29%) PHP
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) OSCE
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Docker
2 1 (14.29%) NFS
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (14.29%) VMware NSX
2 1 (14.29%) vSphere
2 1 (14.29%) XenApp
2 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Ansible
1 1 (14.29%) Kubernetes
1 1 (14.29%) Nessus
1 1 (14.29%) Nmap
1 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (14.29%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) BMC
3 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) Demandware
3 1 (14.29%) EMC
3 1 (14.29%) Google
3 1 (14.29%) hybris
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 1 (14.29%) Remedy