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 3 months to 30 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.

Linux
West Midlands / Warwickshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 31 16
Rank change year-on-year +12 -15  
Contract jobs citing Linux 17 8 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 5.07% 2.20% 6.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.46% 28.57% 24.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 15
Median daily rate £425 - £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 - £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 - £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Median hourly rate £25.00 - £30.82
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £43.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -9.88% +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 Warwickshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Warwickshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 41 28 89
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire 12.24% 7.71% 25.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 34
Median daily rate £400 £250 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +60.00% -20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £115 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £397 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +5.47% +8.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 34
Median hourly rate £17.50 £15.93 £15.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.89% +1.59%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.70 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £26.00 £34.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +6.45%  

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Warwickshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Warwickshire 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 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 3 months to 30 March 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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwick +3 7 £448 - 1
Leamington Spa - 3 - - 1
Atherstone - 2 £425 - 2
Linux
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 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 Warwickshire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 34 (64.15%) Oracle
2 25 (47.17%) Oracle Database
3 21 (39.62%) Windows
4 17 (32.08%) Unix
4 17 (32.08%) Java
5 15 (28.30%) Change Management
6 14 (26.42%) Apache
7 13 (24.53%) SQL
7 13 (24.53%) Migration
7 13 (24.53%) Customer Requirements
8 12 (22.64%) SLA
9 11 (20.75%) Windows Server
9 11 (20.75%) Relational Database
10 10 (18.87%) Oracle Database 11g
10 10 (18.87%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (16.98%) HTTP
11 9 (16.98%) TCP/IP
11 9 (16.98%) Oracle Database 10g
11 9 (16.98%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 9 (16.98%) SAML
11 9 (16.98%) SQL Server
11 9 (16.98%) WebLogic
11 9 (16.98%) IIS
11 9 (16.98%) JBoss
11 9 (16.98%) Oracle Application Server
11 9 (16.98%) SQL Server 2005
11 9 (16.98%) Degree
11 9 (16.98%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (16.98%) Cybersecurity
11 9 (16.98%) Oracle Identity Manager

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 14 (26.42%) Apache
2 9 (16.98%) IIS
2 9 (16.98%) JBoss
2 9 (16.98%) Oracle Application Server
2 9 (16.98%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 9 (16.98%) WebLogic
3 5 (9.43%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.77%) Apache Solr
4 2 (3.77%) Drupal
5 1 (1.89%) Liferay
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Project
1 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (15.09%) Maximo
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) GitHub
1 2 (3.77%) IBM SmartCloud
1 2 (3.77%) PaaS
2 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.98%) HTTP
1 9 (16.98%) TCP/IP
2 5 (9.43%) SAN
3 2 (3.77%) Network Security
4 1 (1.89%) DNS
4 1 (1.89%) Internet
4 1 (1.89%) LAN
4 1 (1.89%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (47.17%) Oracle Database
2 11 (20.75%) Relational Database
3 10 (18.87%) Oracle Database 11g
4 9 (16.98%) Oracle Database 10g
4 9 (16.98%) SQL Server
4 9 (16.98%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (16.98%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (5.66%) MySQL
6 2 (3.77%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.77%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.89%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (1.89%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Dreamweaver
1 3 (5.66%) Eclipse
1 3 (5.66%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.77%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.77%) WebLogic Workshop
3 1 (1.89%) CANoe
3 1 (1.89%) ClearQuest
3 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.89%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 4 (7.55%) Finance
2 3 (5.66%) Automotive
2 3 (5.66%) Electronics
2 3 (5.66%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.77%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (30.19%) Developer
2 13 (24.53%) Analyst
3 8 (15.09%) COBOL Developer
4 7 (13.21%) Architect
5 6 (11.32%) Oracle Analyst
5 6 (11.32%) Oracle Support Analyst
5 6 (11.32%) SQL Analyst
5 6 (11.32%) SQL Support Analyst
5 6 (11.32%) Support Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Consultant
6 4 (7.55%) Maximo Consultant
6 4 (7.55%) Maximo Developer
6 4 (7.55%) Monitoring Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Technical Architect
7 3 (5.66%) Business Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) AIX Specialist
8 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (3.77%) PHP Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Systems Architect
8 2 (3.77%) Unix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.98%) SAML
2 8 (15.09%) Web Services
2 8 (15.09%) XML
3 3 (5.66%) LAMP
4 2 (3.77%) CSS
4 2 (3.77%) Drush
4 2 (3.77%) EDI
4 2 (3.77%) HTML
4 2 (3.77%) Spring
4 2 (3.77%) Struts
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle ADF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) Data Centre
2 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.66%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.66%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.77%) CLARiiON
4 2 (3.77%) Symmetrix DMX
5 1 (1.89%) Clustering
5 1 (1.89%) DataPower
5 1 (1.89%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.89%) Fintech
5 1 (1.89%) HP Storage
5 1 (1.89%) Infotainment
Operating Systems
1 21 (39.62%) Windows
2 17 (32.08%) Unix
3 11 (20.75%) Windows Server
4 8 (15.09%) AIX
5 3 (5.66%) SUSE
6 1 (1.89%) CentOS
6 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.89%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.30%) Change Management
2 13 (24.53%) Customer Requirements
2 13 (24.53%) Migration
3 10 (18.87%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (16.98%) Cybersecurity
4 9 (16.98%) Identity Access Management
5 6 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (7.55%) High Availability
6 4 (7.55%) Project Management
6 4 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (7.55%) UML
6 4 (7.55%) Use Case
7 3 (5.66%) Escalation Management
7 3 (5.66%) Financial Analysis
7 3 (5.66%) Functional Testing
7 3 (5.66%) Problem Management
7 3 (5.66%) Risk Analysis
7 3 (5.66%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (5.66%) Software Testing
7 3 (5.66%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (32.08%) Java
2 13 (24.53%) SQL
3 8 (15.09%) C#
3 8 (15.09%) COBOL
4 7 (13.21%) PL/SQL
5 4 (7.55%) PHP
6 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.89%) C
7 1 (1.89%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (16.98%) Degree
2 1 (1.89%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (22.64%) SLA
2 2 (3.77%) QA
3 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (7.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.77%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.77%) SRDF
3 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.89%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 1 (1.89%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.89%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.89%) XenApp
3 1 (1.89%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.89%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (16.98%) Oracle Identity Management
1 9 (16.98%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 8 (15.09%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 7 (13.21%) Netcool
4 4 (7.55%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (3.77%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.89%) Ansible
6 1 (1.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 34 (64.15%) Oracle
2 8 (15.09%) IBM
3 7 (13.21%) Micro Focus
3 7 (13.21%) VMware
4 4 (7.55%) BMC
5 3 (5.66%) Dell
5 3 (5.66%) EMC
5 3 (5.66%) HP
5 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.77%) 3PAR
6 2 (3.77%) Brocade
6 2 (3.77%) Cisco
6 2 (3.77%) NetApp
7 1 (1.89%) Citrix
7 1 (1.89%) Intel Security
7 1 (1.89%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.89%) Progress
7 1 (1.89%) QNX
7 1 (1.89%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.89%) Teradata