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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 23 33 21
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -12
Contract jobs citing Linux 1 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 0.82% 3.49% 2.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.26% 23.53% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Median daily rate £240 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.00% +36.36%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £366
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
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
19 34 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 15.57% 14.85% 22.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 17 18
Median daily rate £450 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% +18.18%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Median hourly rate £11.75 £16.72 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.72% +59.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

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 30 May 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 13 (81.25%) Oracle
2 12 (75.00%) ITIL
3 11 (68.75%) Red Hat
3 11 (68.75%) Shell Script
3 11 (68.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (62.50%) High Availability
4 10 (62.50%) Siebel
5 9 (56.25%) Change Management
6 8 (50.00%) Finance
7 5 (31.25%) Unix
8 3 (18.75%) JDeveloper
8 3 (18.75%) Subversion
8 3 (18.75%) SOA
8 3 (18.75%) Middleware
8 3 (18.75%) WebLogic
8 3 (18.75%) SOAP
8 3 (18.75%) XML
8 3 (18.75%) XSD
8 3 (18.75%) XSLT
8 3 (18.75%) Java
8 3 (18.75%) PL/SQL
8 3 (18.75%) SQL
8 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
8 3 (18.75%) XPath
8 3 (18.75%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (6.25%) Qualys
9 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
9 1 (6.25%) QA
9 1 (6.25%) Cyber-Ark

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 3 (18.75%) WebLogic
2 1 (6.25%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) JDeveloper
1 3 (18.75%) Subversion
General
1 8 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Administrator
2 10 (62.50%) Siebel Administrator
3 4 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (18.75%) SOA Administrator
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Administrator
6 1 (6.25%) Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) COBOL Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Project Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) SOC Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Administrator
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) WebLogic Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Middleware
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle Fusion
1 3 (18.75%) SOAP
1 3 (18.75%) XML
1 3 (18.75%) XSD
1 3 (18.75%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (31.25%) Unix
3 1 (6.25%) Solaris
3 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) ITIL
2 10 (62.50%) High Availability
3 9 (56.25%) Change Management
4 3 (18.75%) SOA
5 1 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
5 1 (6.25%) Secure Coding
5 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) Shell Script
2 3 (18.75%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) PL/SQL
2 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) XPath
3 1 (6.25%) C
3 1 (6.25%) COBOL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
1 1 (6.25%) QA
1 1 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Oracle
2 11 (68.75%) Red Hat
3 10 (62.50%) Siebel
4 1 (6.25%) Cyber-Ark
4 1 (6.25%) Forcepoint
4 1 (6.25%) LogRhythm
4 1 (6.25%) Micro Focus
4 1 (6.25%) Qualys