The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills 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 over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 17 38 18
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -20
Contract jobs citing Linux 70 29 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 7.99% 3.77% 6.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 49.65% 27.36% 34.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 25 25
Average daily rate
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£438 £315 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £257 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £403 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £15.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -58.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £33.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -3.57%
Linux
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Operating Systems Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
141 106 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 16.10% 13.78% 17.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 57 58
Average daily rate £400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £140 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 15
Average hourly rate £15.50 £13.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.81% +3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £9.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.20 £15.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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.

1 115 (64.61%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (61.24%) Continuous Integration
3 106 (59.55%) PHP
4 90 (50.56%) CentOS
5 89 (50.00%) Apache
6 88 (49.44%) MySQL
7 75 (42.13%) jQuery
8 73 (41.01%) JavaScript
9 72 (40.45%) HTML
10 68 (38.20%) HTML5
11 66 (37.08%) Git (software)
12 64 (35.96%) Zend
13 63 (35.39%) Java
14 60 (33.71%) PHPUnit
14 60 (33.71%) Doctrine
15 59 (33.15%) Software Engineering
16 58 (32.58%) Zend Framework
17 50 (28.09%) Finance
18 47 (26.40%) SQL
19 46 (25.84%) Jenkins
20 43 (24.16%) DevOps
21 41 (23.03%) Mentoring
21 41 (23.03%) Red Hat
22 39 (21.91%) Puppet
23 38 (21.35%) Opscode Chef
23 38 (21.35%) Refactoring
24 36 (20.22%) Automated Testing
24 36 (20.22%) VMware
24 36 (20.22%) UNIX
25 35 (19.66%) Windows

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 89 (50.00%) Apache
2 10 (5.62%) nginx
3 7 (3.93%) IIS
4 6 (3.37%) Tomcat
4 6 (3.37%) MS Exchange
4 6 (3.37%) Confluence
4 6 (3.37%) MediaWiki
5 5 (2.81%) Drupal
6 3 (1.69%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (1.12%) Lync
8 1 (0.56%) Node.js
8 1 (0.56%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 9 (5.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.56%) Shopify
2 1 (0.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 18 (10.11%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (7.30%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (4.49%) Amazon S3
4 6 (3.37%) SaaS
5 4 (2.25%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.69%) PaaS
7 1 (0.56%) GitHub
7 1 (0.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (15.17%) Firewall
2 19 (10.67%) LDAP
3 18 (10.11%) LAN
3 18 (10.11%) WAN
4 11 (6.18%) VPN
5 10 (5.62%) IPsec
6 8 (4.49%) Internet
7 7 (3.93%) DNS
7 7 (3.93%) TCP/IP
8 6 (3.37%) DHCP
8 6 (3.37%) HTTP
9 5 (2.81%) OSPF
9 5 (2.81%) BGP
9 5 (2.81%) EIGRP
9 5 (2.81%) IPv6
9 5 (2.81%) Network Security
10 4 (2.25%) SSL
10 4 (2.25%) IPv4
11 2 (1.12%) LTE
11 2 (1.12%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (49.44%) MySQL
2 15 (8.43%) Relational Database
3 9 (5.06%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (4.49%) RDBMS
5 6 (3.37%) Oracle Database
6 5 (2.81%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (2.25%) Redis
7 4 (2.25%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.25%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.25%) Hazelcast
8 3 (1.69%) SQL Server
9 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.56%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.56%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 66 (37.08%) Git (software)
2 60 (33.71%) PHPUnit
3 46 (25.84%) Jenkins
4 27 (15.17%) Hudson
5 12 (6.74%) Cucumber
6 10 (5.62%) JIRA
6 10 (5.62%) Subversion
7 9 (5.06%) Selenium
7 9 (5.06%) FitNesse
8 8 (4.49%) Maven
9 7 (3.93%) Eclipse
10 6 (3.37%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (2.81%) TeamCity
12 4 (2.25%) Visual Studio
12 4 (2.25%) Ant
12 4 (2.25%) NetBeans
13 3 (1.69%) JUnit
13 3 (1.69%) WebDriver
14 2 (1.12%) WATIR
14 2 (1.12%) GitLab
General
1 50 (28.09%) Finance
2 12 (6.74%) Telecoms
3 11 (6.18%) Electronics
3 11 (6.18%) Marketing
4 10 (5.62%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.12%) Retail
5 2 (1.12%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.12%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 81 (45.51%) Developer
2 53 (29.78%) PHP Developer
3 34 (19.10%) DevOps Engineer
4 28 (15.73%) PHP Zend Developer
5 23 (12.92%) Software Engineer
6 20 (11.24%) Java Developer
7 17 (9.55%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 7 (3.93%) Tester
9 6 (3.37%) Analyst
10 5 (2.81%) Administrator
10 5 (2.81%) Designer
11 4 (2.25%) Linux Administrator
11 4 (2.25%) Agile Java Developer
11 4 (2.25%) Linux Specialist
11 4 (2.25%) Senior Developer
11 4 (2.25%) Architect
12 3 (1.69%) Agile Tester
12 3 (1.69%) Consultant
12 3 (1.69%) Solutions Architect
12 3 (1.69%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (42.13%) jQuery
2 72 (40.45%) HTML
3 68 (38.20%) HTML5
4 60 (33.71%) Doctrine
5 58 (32.58%) Zend Framework
6 28 (15.73%) LAMP
7 26 (14.61%) Web Services
8 16 (8.99%) RESTful
9 14 (7.87%) Spring
10 13 (7.30%) JSON
10 13 (7.30%) XML
11 11 (6.18%) CSS
12 10 (5.62%) .NET
13 8 (4.49%) Middleware
14 7 (3.93%) Ajax
15 6 (3.37%) Memcached
16 5 (2.81%) REST
16 5 (2.81%) Oracle Fusion
17 4 (2.25%) Symfony
17 4 (2.25%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.87%) Open Source
2 11 (6.18%) DTV
3 6 (3.37%) Wiki
4 4 (2.25%) Clustering
4 4 (2.25%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.69%) Digital Media
5 3 (1.69%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.69%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.12%) Video on Demand
6 2 (1.12%) MPEG
6 2 (1.12%) NHS
7 1 (0.56%) User Experience
7 1 (0.56%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.56%) EPoS
7 1 (0.56%) iDTV
7 1 (0.56%) STB
7 1 (0.56%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 90 (50.56%) CentOS
2 36 (20.22%) UNIX
3 35 (19.66%) Windows
4 19 (10.67%) Ubuntu
5 15 (8.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (4.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (3.93%) Debian
8 6 (3.37%) Fedora
8 6 (3.37%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.69%) Android
10 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.12%) Solaris
10 2 (1.12%) Amazon Linux
11 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.56%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (64.61%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (61.24%) Continuous Integration
3 59 (33.15%) Software Engineering
4 43 (24.16%) DevOps
5 41 (23.03%) Mentoring
6 38 (21.35%) Refactoring
7 36 (20.22%) Automated Testing
8 29 (16.29%) Scrum
9 20 (11.24%) TDD
10 19 (10.67%) Configuration Management
11 10 (5.62%) Programme Management
11 10 (5.62%) E-Commerce
11 10 (5.62%) SOA
11 10 (5.62%) BDD
12 9 (5.06%) Disaster Recovery
12 9 (5.06%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (5.06%) Digital Marketing
13 8 (4.49%) Test Automation
13 8 (4.49%) OO
14 7 (3.93%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 106 (59.55%) PHP
2 73 (41.01%) JavaScript
3 63 (35.39%) Java
4 47 (26.40%) SQL
5 34 (19.10%) Ruby
6 31 (17.42%) Bash Shell
7 25 (14.04%) Perl
8 24 (13.48%) Python
9 8 (4.49%) PHP5
10 4 (2.25%) C
10 4 (2.25%) C#
10 4 (2.25%) C++
11 3 (1.69%) Golang
11 3 (1.69%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.56%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.56%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.56%) VC++
12 1 (0.56%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.56%) Groovy
12 1 (0.56%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 17 (9.55%) Security Cleared
2 15 (8.43%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (8.43%) CCNA
3 14 (7.87%) SC Cleared
4 8 (4.49%) Degree
5 6 (3.37%) HND
5 6 (3.37%) ISEB
5 6 (3.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.56%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.81%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.12%) QA
2 2 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (10.67%) XenServer
1 19 (10.67%) Samba
2 18 (10.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.93%) Active Directory
4 6 (3.37%) Postfix
5 5 (2.81%) vSphere
5 5 (2.81%) XenApp
6 2 (1.12%) NFS
6 2 (1.12%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.56%) Varnish
7 1 (0.56%) Firmware
7 1 (0.56%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 39 (21.91%) Puppet
2 38 (21.35%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (9.55%) Salt
4 8 (4.49%) Ansible
5 6 (3.37%) ZABBIX
6 3 (1.69%) Nagios
6 3 (1.69%) Cacti
7 2 (1.12%) NSN NetAct
8 1 (0.56%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.56%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 64 (35.96%) Zend
2 41 (23.03%) Red Hat
3 36 (20.22%) VMware
4 25 (14.04%) Citrix
5 14 (7.87%) Oracle
6 12 (6.74%) Microsoft
7 9 (5.06%) SAP
8 5 (2.81%) Wyse
9 4 (2.25%) New Relic
10 3 (1.69%) Percona
11 2 (1.12%) Cisco
11 2 (1.12%) IBM
11 2 (1.12%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
12 1 (0.56%) DigitalOcean
12 1 (0.56%) Rackspace
12 1 (0.56%) Huawei
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