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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 23 23
Rank change year-on-year -1 0  
Contract jobs citing Linux 10 21 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 3.52% 4.39% 4.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.28% 30.88% 36.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 8
Median daily rate £200 £395 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -49.36% -8.40%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £33.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -32.01%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  

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 47 68 36
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire 16.55% 14.23% 11.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 32 18
Median daily rate £150 £350 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -57.14% -15.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £115 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £430 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 5
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.43 £13.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.99% +16.98%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £22.50 £36.62
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

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 25 June 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 25 June 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
Leamington Spa 0 5 £200 -40.74%
Warwick -3 3 £600 +45.89% 2
Linux
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 21 (55.26%) Oracle
2 17 (44.74%) Change Management
3 15 (39.47%) Migration
3 15 (39.47%) Oracle Database
4 14 (36.84%) SQL
5 11 (28.95%) Windows
5 11 (28.95%) SLA
5 11 (28.95%) Customer Requirements
6 10 (26.32%) Task Automation
6 10 (26.32%) Maximo
7 9 (23.68%) Java
7 9 (23.68%) IBM
7 9 (23.68%) Netcool
7 9 (23.68%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 7 (18.42%) Degree
8 7 (18.42%) Unix
9 6 (15.79%) Apache
9 6 (15.79%) PHP
9 6 (15.79%) WebSphere
9 6 (15.79%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (15.79%) Data Centre
10 5 (13.16%) Sass
10 5 (13.16%) Cybersecurity
10 5 (13.16%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (13.16%) Vagrant
10 5 (13.16%) Relational Database
10 5 (13.16%) IBM SmartCloud
10 5 (13.16%) OO PHP
10 5 (13.16%) Ansible
10 5 (13.16%) Twig

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 6 (15.79%) Apache
1 6 (15.79%) WebSphere
2 5 (13.16%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (13.16%) IIS
2 5 (13.16%) JBoss
2 5 (13.16%) nginx
2 5 (13.16%) Oracle Application Server
2 5 (13.16%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 5 (13.16%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 10 (26.32%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) HTTP
1 5 (13.16%) TCP/IP
2 3 (7.89%) SAN
3 2 (5.26%) Network Security
4 1 (2.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (39.47%) Oracle Database
2 6 (15.79%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (13.16%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (13.16%) Relational Database
3 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
3 5 (13.16%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (13.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) PHPUnit
1 5 (13.16%) Vagrant
2 1 (2.63%) CANoe
2 1 (2.63%) ClearQuest
2 1 (2.63%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 3 (7.89%) Electronics
1 3 (7.89%) Finance
1 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.63%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) Developer
2 8 (21.05%) Analyst
2 8 (21.05%) Consultant
2 8 (21.05%) Maximo Consultant
3 6 (15.79%) PHP Developer
4 5 (13.16%) OO PHP Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Oracle Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Oracle Support Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 5 (13.16%) SQL Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) SQL Developer
4 5 (13.16%) SQL Support Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Support Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Symfony Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Architect
5 4 (10.53%) COBOL Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Technical Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Business Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Maximo Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) CSS
1 5 (13.16%) HTML
1 5 (13.16%) jQuery
1 5 (13.16%) SAML
1 5 (13.16%) Sass
1 5 (13.16%) Symfony
1 5 (13.16%) Twig
2 4 (10.53%) Web Services
2 4 (10.53%) XML
3 1 (2.63%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.26%) CLARiiON
3 2 (5.26%) Symmetrix DMX
4 1 (2.63%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.63%) HP Storage
4 1 (2.63%) Infotainment
4 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.95%) Windows
2 7 (18.42%) Unix
3 5 (13.16%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.63%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (44.74%) Change Management
2 15 (39.47%) Migration
3 11 (28.95%) Customer Requirements
4 10 (26.32%) Task Automation
5 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (13.16%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (13.16%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (13.16%) E-Commerce
5 5 (13.16%) Identity Access Management
5 5 (13.16%) OO
5 5 (13.16%) OO PHP
6 4 (10.53%) UML
6 4 (10.53%) Use Case
7 3 (7.89%) Financial Analysis
7 3 (7.89%) Incident Management
7 3 (7.89%) ITIL
7 3 (7.89%) Problem Management
7 3 (7.89%) Risk Analysis
7 3 (7.89%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (7.89%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (36.84%) SQL
2 9 (23.68%) Java
3 6 (15.79%) PHP
4 5 (13.16%) Bash Shell
4 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
4 5 (13.16%) PL/SQL
5 4 (10.53%) C#
5 4 (10.53%) COBOL
6 1 (2.63%) C
6 1 (2.63%) Embedded C
6 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (18.42%) Degree
2 3 (7.89%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (28.95%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) SRDF
2 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (23.68%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 9 (23.68%) Netcool
2 5 (13.16%) Ansible
2 5 (13.16%) Oracle Identity Management
2 5 (13.16%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 21 (55.26%) Oracle
2 9 (23.68%) IBM
3 4 (10.53%) Micro Focus
3 4 (10.53%) VMware
4 3 (7.89%) Dell
4 3 (7.89%) EMC
4 3 (7.89%) HP
5 2 (5.26%) 3PAR
5 2 (5.26%) Brocade
5 2 (5.26%) NetApp
6 1 (2.63%) Cisco
6 1 (2.63%) McAfee
6 1 (2.63%) Progress
6 1 (2.63%) QNX
6 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.63%) Teradata