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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 17 17 12
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Contract jobs citing Linux 4 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath 5.88% 3.33% 8.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 22.22% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
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£294 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.39% -4.66%
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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
8 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath 11.76% 15.00% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 3
Average daily rate £288 £175 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.28% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £175 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.54% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £12.38 £15.50 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.16% -57.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £15.50 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £15.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.18 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.86% -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 21 October 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 21 October 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 4 (66.67%) PHP
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
1 4 (66.67%) MySQL
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 2 (33.33%) Perl
3 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (33.33%) Puppet
3 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 2 (33.33%) Apache
4 1 (16.67%) Python
4 1 (16.67%) LDAP
4 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 1 (16.67%) LAN
4 1 (16.67%) WAN
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) DNS
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) IIS
4 1 (16.67%) SAP
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) nginx
2 1 (16.67%) Confluence
2 1 (16.67%) MediaWiki
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LDAP
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) IPv6
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
1 1 (16.67%) OSPF
1 1 (16.67%) BGP
1 1 (16.67%) EIGRP
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) IPsec
1 1 (16.67%) Network Security
1 1 (16.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) MySQL
2 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
4 1 (16.67%) CouchDB
4 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
4 1 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
4 1 (16.67%) HBase
4 1 (16.67%) Big Data
4 1 (16.67%) Voldemort
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) Hudson
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) Subversion
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) PHP Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) PHP Web Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) LAMP
1 1 (16.67%) Spring
1 1 (16.67%) HTML5
1 1 (16.67%) CSS3
1 1 (16.67%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) DTV
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) Wiki
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Debian
2 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
2 1 (16.67%) CentOS
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
1 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
1 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (16.67%) MVC
1 1 (16.67%) Scrum
1 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
1 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
1 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
1 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (16.67%) High Availability
1 1 (16.67%) Change Control
1 1 (16.67%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) PHP
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) Perl
3 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) C
4 1 (16.67%) C++
4 1 (16.67%) Python
4 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Postfix
2 1 (16.67%) XenServer
2 1 (16.67%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (16.67%) WSUS
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Zend
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat