The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Specialist role in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Specialist
Rank 71 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Specialist 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.39% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£346 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 - £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Linux Specialist
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
954 552 844
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 93.71% 90.79% 93.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 671 373 483
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 42 61
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -50.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.17 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £23.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

Linux Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux Specialist in the job title across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Linux Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Linux Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Linux Specialist Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Linux Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Linux Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Linux Specialist
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region that cited Linux Specialist in their job title 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 with Linux Specialist in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (50.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (25.00%) Firmware
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL

Linux Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region that cited Linux Specialist in their job title 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 with Linux Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Financial Institution
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (25.00%) VMware