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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 11 31 32
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +1
Contract jobs citing Linux 7 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 6.86% 0.98% 2.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.33% 5.71% 14.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 4
Median daily rate £393 - £409
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 - £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 - £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +2.73%
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
21 35 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 20.59% 17.16% 20.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 21
Median daily rate £365 £333 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.77% -11.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £314 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £422
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 9
Median hourly rate £20.97 £12.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.75% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 9 December 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 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 12 (80.00%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (80.00%) Docker
2 12 (80.00%) DevOps
3 11 (73.33%) Puppet
4 10 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (66.67%) Windows Server
5 9 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (60.00%) TeamCity
5 9 (60.00%) Octopus Deploy
5 9 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
5 9 (60.00%) Red Hat
6 8 (53.33%) Vagrant
6 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (53.33%) SQL Server 2014
7 7 (46.67%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (46.67%) Android
7 7 (46.67%) SCOM
7 7 (46.67%) Jenkins
7 7 (46.67%) Splunk
7 7 (46.67%) IIS
7 7 (46.67%) Web Services
8 6 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
8 6 (40.00%) AWS Certification
8 6 (40.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
9 5 (33.33%) Load Balancing
9 5 (33.33%) Apple iOS
9 5 (33.33%) Firewall

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 7 (46.67%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 10 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (6.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (6.67%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (13.33%) DHCP
2 2 (13.33%) DNS
2 2 (13.33%) FTP
2 2 (13.33%) HTTP
2 2 (13.33%) HTTPS
2 2 (13.33%) SMTP
2 2 (13.33%) SSL
2 2 (13.33%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (53.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 9 (60.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 9 (60.00%) TeamCity
2 8 (53.33%) Vagrant
3 7 (46.67%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Automation Specialist
1 4 (26.67%) DevOps Engineer
1 4 (26.67%) DevOps Specialist
1 4 (26.67%) Windows Specialist
2 2 (13.33%) Implementation Specialist
2 2 (13.33%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Designer
3 1 (6.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Platform Designer
3 1 (6.67%) Platform Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 9 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (46.67%) Android
6 5 (33.33%) Apple iOS
7 1 (6.67%) Unix
7 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) DevOps
2 7 (46.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 6 (40.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
3 6 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (33.33%) Load Balancing
5 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
6 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
6 2 (13.33%) ITIL
6 2 (13.33%) Project Management
6 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
7 1 (6.67%) Change Control
7 1 (6.67%) High Availability
7 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (6.67%) Microservices
7 1 (6.67%) Server Building
7 1 (6.67%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) AWS Certification
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (13.33%) MCSE
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 12 (80.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (80.00%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (73.33%) Puppet
3 7 (46.67%) SCOM
4 3 (20.00%) Ansible
4 3 (20.00%) Salt
5 1 (6.67%) HP UCMDB
5 1 (6.67%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 7 (46.67%) Splunk
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (13.33%) HP
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix
5 1 (6.67%) Cloudera
5 1 (6.67%) NetApp
5 1 (6.67%) Symantec
5 1 (6.67%) VMware