The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 21 29 9
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -20
Contract jobs citing Linux 7 3 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 3.78% 1.49% 10.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.00% 9.38% 38.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate
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£355 £500 £590
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.00% -15.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
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%
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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 Bradford region.

Operating Systems Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
35 32 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 18.92% 15.84% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 19
Average daily rate £300 £219 £223
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.14% -1.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £140 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £390 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 £27.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.09% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.60 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -8.57%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 6 (60.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) Perl
2 4 (40.00%) HP
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (30.00%) C
3 3 (30.00%) C++
3 3 (30.00%) UNIX
3 3 (30.00%) Client/Server
3 3 (30.00%) MPEG
3 3 (30.00%) Ethernet
3 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) ISEB
3 3 (30.00%) Tcl
3 3 (30.00%) DVB
3 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (30.00%) IPTV
3 3 (30.00%) VLAN
3 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Video on Demand
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle Linux
3 3 (30.00%) Performance Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (20.00%) .NET
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (20.00%) WebLogic

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (20.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (30.00%) DVB
1 3 (30.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Test Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Integration Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) DBA
2 2 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Integration Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Server Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) WebLogic Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Lead Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Integration Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Integration Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (20.00%) WCF
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (10.00%) Middleware
2 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Client/Server
1 3 (30.00%) MPEG
1 3 (30.00%) IPTV
1 3 (30.00%) Video on Demand
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) UNIX
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Linux
2 2 (20.00%) HPUX
2 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (30.00%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
2 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (20.00%) Test Management
2 2 (20.00%) SOA
2 2 (20.00%) ETL
2 2 (20.00%) Workflow
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) System Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Perl
2 3 (30.00%) Tcl
2 3 (30.00%) C
2 3 (30.00%) C++
3 2 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ISEB
1 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (30.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) HP
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (20.00%) Capita
5 1 (10.00%) VMware