Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 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 > Warwickshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 27 40
Rank change year-on-year -3 +13 -15
Contract jobs citing Linux 27 38 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 4.38% 4.40% 2.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.85% 30.89% 20.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 28 13
Warwickshire median daily rate £419 £364 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.12% -13.91% +30.00%
10th Percentile £316 £324 £381
90th Percentile £505 £436 £500
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £430 £350
% change year-on-year +10.47% +22.86% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Warwickshire median hourly rate - - -
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 Warwickshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Warwickshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 136 123 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 22.04% 14.24% 13.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 64 34
Warwickshire median daily rate £325 £350 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -11.39% +12.86%
10th Percentile £140 £115 £180
90th Percentile £490 £505 £489
West Midlands median daily rate £370 £400 £336
% change year-on-year -7.50% +18.96% +4.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 19 17
Warwickshire median hourly rate £32.00 £13.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +146.15% -18.75% +18.52%
10th Percentile £20.60 £10.00 £11.80
90th Percentile £34.37 £33.05 £26.85
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.45
% change year-on-year +3.57% -3.11% -3.67%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 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
Warwick +4 6 £475 +26.67% 2
Nuneaton -2 1 £325 -7.14%
Atherstone -4 1 £413 +14.58%
Leamington Spa -4 1 £200 -38.46% 1
Linux
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 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 Warwickshire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 14 (51.85%) Windows
2 13 (48.15%) Oracle
3 10 (37.04%) SLA
4 9 (33.33%) Change Management
5 8 (29.63%) ITIL
5 8 (29.63%) WebSphere
6 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
7 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
7 6 (22.22%) Degree
7 6 (22.22%) Incident Management
7 6 (22.22%) ArcSight
7 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database
7 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (22.22%) Windows Server
8 5 (18.52%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (18.52%) Task Automation
8 5 (18.52%) Network Security
8 5 (18.52%) PowerShell
8 5 (18.52%) Migration
8 5 (18.52%) Maximo
8 5 (18.52%) Information Security
8 5 (18.52%) Cisco
8 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
8 5 (18.52%) Java
8 5 (18.52%) Middleware
9 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (14.81%) Netcool
9 4 (14.81%) JMeter
9 4 (14.81%) C#

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 8 (29.63%) WebSphere
2 4 (14.81%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.70%) nginx
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (11.11%) IBM SmartCloud
3 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) Network Security
2 2 (7.41%) Firewall
2 2 (7.41%) SSL
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (3.70%) DHCP
3 1 (3.70%) DNS
3 1 (3.70%) Ethernet
3 1 (3.70%) LDAP
3 1 (3.70%) Unified Communications
3 1 (3.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database
3 3 (11.11%) MySQL
4 2 (7.41%) DB2
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (14.81%) GitLab
1 4 (14.81%) JMeter
1 4 (14.81%) Selenium
2 1 (3.70%) PHPUnit
2 1 (3.70%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Consultant
2 6 (22.22%) Applications Support
3 5 (18.52%) Maximo Consultant
4 4 (14.81%) Senior DevOps
5 3 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Security Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Technical Support
6 2 (7.41%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (7.41%) IT Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Operations Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) ArcSight Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) IT Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (3.70%) PHP Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Security Support Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior DevOps Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) Middleware
2 4 (14.81%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (3.70%) CSS
3 1 (3.70%) HTML
3 1 (3.70%) jQuery
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (3.70%) Sass
3 1 (3.70%) Symfony
3 1 (3.70%) Twig
3 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.41%) Cyber Attack
3 2 (7.41%) Digital Media
3 2 (7.41%) Mainframe
3 2 (7.41%) SCADA
4 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.70%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 14 (51.85%) Windows
2 6 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 4 (14.81%) CentOS
3 4 (14.81%) Unix
3 4 (14.81%) Windows 2000 Server
3 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.70%) Android
4 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.70%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Change Management
2 8 (29.63%) ITIL
3 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (22.22%) Incident Management
5 5 (18.52%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (18.52%) Information Security
5 5 (18.52%) Migration
5 5 (18.52%) Task Automation
6 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (14.81%) DevOps
6 4 (14.81%) Non-Functional Testing
6 4 (14.81%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (14.81%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
6 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
7 3 (11.11%) Line Management
7 3 (11.11%) Matrix Management
7 3 (11.11%) Project Management
7 3 (11.11%) Release Management
8 2 (7.41%) Network Security Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) Java
1 5 (18.52%) PowerShell
2 4 (14.81%) C#
3 2 (7.41%) SQL
4 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.70%) PHP
4 1 (3.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) CCIE
2 2 (7.41%) CCIE Security
2 2 (7.41%) CCNA
2 2 (7.41%) CCNP
2 2 (7.41%) CEH
2 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (7.41%) CISM
2 2 (7.41%) CISSP
2 2 (7.41%) GCIA
2 2 (7.41%) GIAC
2 2 (7.41%) GSEC
3 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.70%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.70%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (37.04%) SLA
2 2 (7.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.81%) Docker
3 2 (7.41%) Snort
3 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.70%) RACF
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Consul
1 4 (14.81%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 4 (14.81%) Kubernetes
1 4 (14.81%) Netcool
1 4 (14.81%) Packer
1 4 (14.81%) Puppet
1 4 (14.81%) Stealthwatch
1 4 (14.81%) Terraform
2 2 (7.41%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (3.70%) Ansible
3 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) Oracle
2 6 (22.22%) ArcSight
3 5 (18.52%) Cisco
3 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
4 4 (14.81%) Google
4 4 (14.81%) WSO2
5 3 (11.11%) HP
5 3 (11.11%) IBM
5 3 (11.11%) VMware
6 2 (7.41%) Blue Coat
6 2 (7.41%) Lancope
6 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.70%) EMC
7 1 (3.70%) Mitel
7 1 (3.70%) SAP
7 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds