The first table below looks at the demand for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Bradford region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 20 23 15
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Contract jobs citing Linux 3 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 1.91% 4.17% 8.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.71% 24.24% 30.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £344 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-16.00% -6.25%
Operating Systems Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
28 33 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 17.83% 17.19% 28.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 16
Average daily rate £325 £238 £191
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.84% +24.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £195 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £440 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.72% -15.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -7.24%
Linux
West Yorkshire

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Bradford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bradford

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

Linux Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford 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 (44.44%) Oracle
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database
2 3 (33.33%) Perl
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Test Management
3 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
3 2 (22.22%) QA
3 2 (22.22%) Data Guard
3 2 (22.22%) Video on Demand
3 2 (22.22%) MySQL
3 2 (22.22%) Capita
3 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
3 2 (22.22%) IPTV
3 2 (22.22%) VLAN
3 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
3 2 (22.22%) Degree
3 2 (22.22%) LAMP
3 2 (22.22%) HP
3 2 (22.22%) ISEB
3 2 (22.22%) Tcl
3 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 2 (22.22%) DVB
3 2 (22.22%) PHP
3 2 (22.22%) UNIX
3 2 (22.22%) C

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford 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 (22.22%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) VLAN
1 2 (22.22%) DVB
1 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
1 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (22.22%) MySQL
2 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
2 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
3 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) DBA
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (22.22%) LAMP Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Test Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Test Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Integration Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Integration Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) PHP Programmer
2 2 (22.22%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Programmer
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) LAMP
2 1 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
1 2 (22.22%) Video on Demand
1 2 (22.22%) IPTV
1 2 (22.22%) Client/Server
1 2 (22.22%) MPEG
2 1 (11.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (22.22%) UNIX
2 1 (11.11%) HPUX
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
1 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
1 2 (22.22%) Test Management
1 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
1 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
1 2 (22.22%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Perl
2 2 (22.22%) Tcl
2 2 (22.22%) PHP
2 2 (22.22%) C
2 2 (22.22%) C++
3 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
1 2 (22.22%) ISEB
1 2 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Data Guard
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Capita
2 2 (22.22%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) VMware