The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bath region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 8 17 13
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Contract jobs citing Linux 8 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath 11.59% 2.67% 5.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.11% 13.33% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 0
Average daily rate
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£294 £293 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 £32.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.03% -11.11%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Bath region.

Operating Systems Category
Bath
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
19 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath 27.54% 20.00% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 1
Average daily rate £288 £275 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% +22.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% +19.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £15.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £15.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Bath region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Bath

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux across the Bath region.

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Bath

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Bath

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Bath region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Bath

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Bath

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Bath region.

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Bath

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bath region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 7 (87.50%) MySQL
2 4 (50.00%) PHP
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (37.50%) IIS
3 3 (37.50%) CSS
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) Apache
3 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
3 3 (37.50%) MVC
3 3 (37.50%) WSUS
3 3 (37.50%) SCCM
3 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
3 3 (37.50%) HTML5
3 3 (37.50%) CSS3
3 3 (37.50%) Laravel
3 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (12.50%) C
4 1 (12.50%) C++
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) Perl
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) SAP
4 1 (12.50%) UNIX
4 1 (12.50%) Python

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bath region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) IIS
1 3 (37.50%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
1 1 (12.50%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) MySQL
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
3 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
3 1 (12.50%) CouchDB
3 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 1 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 1 (12.50%) HBase
3 1 (12.50%) Big Data
3 1 (12.50%) Voldemort
3 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (12.50%) Electronics
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Web Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Support Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) PHP Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) PHP Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) HTML
1 3 (37.50%) CSS
1 3 (37.50%) HTML5
1 3 (37.50%) CSS3
1 3 (37.50%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) MVC
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) High Availability
2 1 (12.50%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) PHP
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
2 1 (12.50%) C
2 1 (12.50%) C++
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) WSUS
1 3 (37.50%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) Puppet
2 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) SAP