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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank - 15 12
Contract jobs citing Linux 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath - 4.00% 5.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 18.75% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-10.66% -6.25%
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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
7 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath 14.29% 21.33% 23.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Average daily rate £230 £198 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.45% -28.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.57% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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
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 2 September 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 6 (85.71%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) MySQL
3 4 (57.14%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
4 3 (42.86%) PHP
4 3 (42.86%) LAMP
4 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
5 2 (28.57%) IPv6
5 2 (28.57%) Citrix
5 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (28.57%) Apache
5 2 (28.57%) Python
5 2 (28.57%) LDAP
5 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
5 2 (28.57%) LAN
5 2 (28.57%) WAN
5 2 (28.57%) VPN
5 2 (28.57%) Windows
5 2 (28.57%) Perl
5 2 (28.57%) Samba
5 2 (28.57%) Debian
5 2 (28.57%) VMware
5 2 (28.57%) OSPF
5 2 (28.57%) BGP
5 2 (28.57%) EIGRP
5 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (28.57%) Firewall
5 2 (28.57%) IPsec

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 2 (28.57%) Apache
1 2 (28.57%) nginx
1 2 (28.57%) Confluence
1 2 (28.57%) MediaWiki
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) LDAP
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
1 2 (28.57%) VPN
1 2 (28.57%) IPv6
1 2 (28.57%) OSPF
1 2 (28.57%) BGP
1 2 (28.57%) EIGRP
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) IPsec
1 2 (28.57%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) MySQL
1 4 (57.14%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
1 2 (28.57%) Subversion
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) Hudson
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Python Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Development Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Software Development Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Python/Django Developer
3 1 (14.29%) J2EE Developer
3 1 (14.29%) PHP Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) LAMP
2 2 (28.57%) Django
3 1 (14.29%) HTML5
3 1 (14.29%) CSS3
3 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
3 1 (14.29%) Spring
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) J2EE
3 1 (14.29%) EJB
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) JSP
3 1 (14.29%) Servlets
3 1 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Wiki
2 1 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (28.57%) Debian
1 2 (28.57%) Ubuntu
2 1 (14.29%) CentOS
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
2 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) OOD
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) UML
3 1 (14.29%) OO
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) PHP
4 2 (28.57%) Perl
4 2 (28.57%) Python
4 2 (28.57%) Ruby
4 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
5 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
5 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Samba
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (28.57%) Postfix
1 2 (28.57%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) ZABBIX
1 2 (28.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Citrix
1 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
1 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Google
2 1 (14.29%) Zend
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle