The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 25 32 21
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -11
Contract jobs citing Linux 7 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 3.76% 4.15% 3.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.92% 22.45% 21.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 3
Median daily rate £368 £310 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.54% -12.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £302 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £382 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.09% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.25 £38.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +16.92%
Linux
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Bradford region.

Operating Systems Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
26 49 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 13.98% 18.49% 17.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 14
Median daily rate £375 £350 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £155 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 15 3
Median hourly rate £10.50 £15.86 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.79% +13.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bradford region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, 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 Bradford region with a requirement for Linux.

1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (75.00%) Docker
2 6 (75.00%) DevOps
3 5 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (62.50%) Puppet
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (50.00%) TeamCity
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 4 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (37.50%) Ansible
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (37.50%) Salt
5 3 (37.50%) Firewall
5 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
6 2 (25.00%) Splunk
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (25.00%) SCOM
6 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
6 2 (25.00%) Android
6 2 (25.00%) IIS
6 2 (25.00%) Web Services
6 2 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford 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 2 (25.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (12.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (12.50%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 4 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (25.00%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Automation Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) COBOL Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Designer
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps Systems Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Platform Designer
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) Android
4 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) DevOps
2 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) Application Performance Monitoring
5 1 (12.50%) High Availability
5 1 (12.50%) Microservices
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) C
2 1 (12.50%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (62.50%) Puppet
3 3 (37.50%) Ansible
3 3 (37.50%) Salt
4 2 (25.00%) SCOM
5 1 (12.50%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (25.00%) Splunk
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Micro Focus