Period
to 20 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for LXC skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LXC over the 6 months to 20 March 2019 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.

LXC (LinuX Containers)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 200 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing LXC 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.041% - -
As % of the System Software category 0.27% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median daily rate - - -
England median daily rate £509 £550 £450
% change year-on-year -7.50% +22.22% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

LXC is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 747 512 409
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 15.15% 10.81% 8.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 301 242
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £388 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +13.97% +4.62%
10th Percentile £170 £150 £115
90th Percentile £550 £575 £510
England median daily rate £475 £450 £420
% change year-on-year +5.56% +7.14% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 44 52
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.21% -6.67% +13.21%
10th Percentile £10.25 £9.27 £10.28
90th Percentile £21.68 £39.20 £21.47
England median hourly rate £16.00 £15.86 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.88% -0.88% +3.23%

LXC
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing LXC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for LXC in the West Midlands

LXC
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LXC within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 March 2019. 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
Worcestershire - 2 - - 1
LXC
England

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, IT contractor jobs citing LXC 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for LXC.

1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) UML
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared

LXC
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared