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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 12 33 29
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -4
Contract jobs citing Linux 73 40 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 8.41% 4.27% 5.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 43.98% 32.52% 22.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 35 21
Average daily rate
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£385 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £354
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £12.75 £37.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.54% -1.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £39.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.32% +12.85%
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
166 123 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 19.12% 13.14% 22.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 67 67
Average daily rate £350 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £288 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.81% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 17 23
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.25 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% +14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.00 £11.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.03 £20.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 67 (48.55%) MySQL
2 65 (47.10%) PHP
3 63 (45.65%) Git (software)
4 62 (44.93%) CentOS
4 62 (44.93%) Continuous Integration
4 62 (44.93%) Agile Software Development
5 56 (40.58%) Apache
6 51 (36.96%) Java
7 50 (36.23%) Puppet
8 46 (33.33%) JavaScript
9 44 (31.88%) HTML
9 44 (31.88%) DevOps
10 42 (30.43%) Windows
10 42 (30.43%) jQuery
11 40 (28.99%) HTML5
12 37 (26.81%) SQL
13 36 (26.09%) Software Engineering
14 34 (24.64%) Configuration Management
15 33 (23.91%) Zend
15 33 (23.91%) Opscode Chef
15 33 (23.91%) Jenkins
16 32 (23.19%) Doctrine
16 32 (23.19%) Zend Framework
16 32 (23.19%) PHPUnit
16 32 (23.19%) Red Hat
17 31 (22.46%) VMware
18 30 (21.74%) Finance
18 30 (21.74%) Python
19 27 (19.57%) Refactoring
20 26 (18.84%) UNIX

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 56 (40.58%) Apache
2 14 (10.14%) nginx
3 12 (8.70%) Drupal
4 10 (7.25%) Confluence
4 10 (7.25%) IIS
4 10 (7.25%) MediaWiki
5 5 (3.62%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.90%) MS Exchange
7 3 (2.17%) CMS
7 3 (2.17%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.17%) Liferay
8 2 (1.45%) Node.js
9 1 (0.72%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.72%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.72%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 7 (5.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (15.22%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.80%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (4.35%) SaaS
4 5 (3.62%) Amazon S3
5 3 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.45%) PaaS
7 1 (0.72%) GitHub
7 1 (0.72%) IaaS
7 1 (0.72%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 26 (18.84%) Firewall
2 15 (10.87%) VPN
3 13 (9.42%) DNS
3 13 (9.42%) LAN
3 13 (9.42%) WAN
4 11 (7.97%) IPsec
5 10 (7.25%) LDAP
6 9 (6.52%) HTTP
7 7 (5.07%) Internet
7 7 (5.07%) SSL
8 6 (4.35%) DHCP
8 6 (4.35%) OSPF
8 6 (4.35%) BGP
8 6 (4.35%) IPv6
8 6 (4.35%) Network Security
8 6 (4.35%) EIGRP
9 5 (3.62%) TCP/IP
10 4 (2.90%) IPv4
11 3 (2.17%) Intrusion Detection
12 2 (1.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (48.55%) MySQL
2 13 (9.42%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (5.07%) SQL Server
3 7 (5.07%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.17%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.17%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.17%) Redis
4 3 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.45%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.72%) Hazelcast
6 1 (0.72%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.72%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.72%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 63 (45.65%) Git (software)
2 33 (23.91%) Jenkins
3 32 (23.19%) PHPUnit
4 19 (13.77%) Subversion
5 18 (13.04%) Hudson
6 13 (9.42%) JIRA
7 6 (4.35%) TeamCity
8 4 (2.90%) Selenium
8 4 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (2.90%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.45%) GitLab
10 1 (0.72%) JUnit
10 1 (0.72%) Maven
10 1 (0.72%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 30 (21.74%) Finance
2 9 (6.52%) Marketing
3 8 (5.80%) Electronics
3 8 (5.80%) Telecoms
4 7 (5.07%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.45%) Retail
5 2 (1.45%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.72%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 45 (32.61%) Developer
2 35 (25.36%) DevOps Engineer
3 25 (18.12%) PHP Developer
4 16 (11.59%) Software Engineer
5 14 (10.14%) Analyst
5 14 (10.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 13 (9.42%) Linux Administrator
6 13 (9.42%) Administrator
7 11 (7.97%) Linux Engineer
8 10 (7.25%) Senior Software Engineer
9 8 (5.80%) Java Developer
9 8 (5.80%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 8 (5.80%) Systems Administrator
10 7 (5.07%) Systems Engineer
10 7 (5.07%) Drupal Developer
11 6 (4.35%) PHP Zend Developer
12 5 (3.62%) Architect
12 5 (3.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 4 (2.90%) Security Analyst
13 4 (2.90%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (31.88%) HTML
2 42 (30.43%) jQuery
3 40 (28.99%) HTML5
4 32 (23.19%) Zend Framework
4 32 (23.19%) Doctrine
5 18 (13.04%) Web Services
6 11 (7.97%) LAMP
7 10 (7.25%) XML
8 8 (5.80%) Spring
8 8 (5.80%) JSON
9 7 (5.07%) CSS
10 6 (4.35%) .NET
11 5 (3.62%) J2EE
11 5 (3.62%) Memcached
11 5 (3.62%) REST
12 4 (2.90%) AngularJS
12 4 (2.90%) Middleware
13 3 (2.17%) Ajax
13 3 (2.17%) Symfony
13 3 (2.17%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.04%) Open Source
2 10 (7.25%) Wiki
3 9 (6.52%) DTV
4 8 (5.80%) Mobile App
5 5 (3.62%) Clustering
6 3 (2.17%) IBM Mainframe
6 3 (2.17%) Mainframe
6 3 (2.17%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.45%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.45%) Video on Demand
7 2 (1.45%) AS400
7 2 (1.45%) MPEG
8 1 (0.72%) iDTV
8 1 (0.72%) EPoS
8 1 (0.72%) STB
8 1 (0.72%) Animation
8 1 (0.72%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 62 (44.93%) CentOS
2 42 (30.43%) Windows
3 26 (18.84%) UNIX
4 21 (15.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (11.59%) Ubuntu
5 16 (11.59%) Debian
6 10 (7.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (4.35%) Windows 7
8 4 (2.90%) Fedora
9 3 (2.17%) VMS
9 3 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.45%) Amazon Linux
10 2 (1.45%) Android
10 2 (1.45%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.72%) Solaris
11 1 (0.72%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (44.93%) Agile Software Development
1 62 (44.93%) Continuous Integration
2 44 (31.88%) DevOps
3 36 (26.09%) Software Engineering
4 34 (24.64%) Configuration Management
5 27 (19.57%) Refactoring
6 26 (18.84%) Mentoring
7 25 (18.12%) Automated Testing
8 17 (12.32%) Scrum
9 11 (7.97%) TDD
10 10 (7.25%) Build Automation
11 9 (6.52%) Content Management
11 9 (6.52%) OO
12 8 (5.80%) Technical Architecture
12 8 (5.80%) Capacity Planning
13 7 (5.07%) Digital Marketing
13 7 (5.07%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (5.07%) Programme Management
13 7 (5.07%) Disaster Recovery
14 6 (4.35%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 65 (47.10%) PHP
2 51 (36.96%) Java
3 46 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 37 (26.81%) SQL
5 30 (21.74%) Python
6 22 (15.94%) Ruby
7 20 (14.49%) Bash Shell
8 19 (13.77%) Perl
9 3 (2.17%) Golang
9 3 (2.17%) PHP5
10 2 (1.45%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.45%) C
10 2 (1.45%) C#
10 2 (1.45%) C++
11 1 (0.72%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.72%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.72%) Groovy
11 1 (0.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (6.52%) CCNA
1 9 (6.52%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (4.35%) Degree
3 5 (3.62%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (2.90%) ISEB
4 4 (2.90%) CISSP
4 4 (2.90%) HND
5 2 (1.45%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.72%) GCIA
6 1 (0.72%) GCIH
6 1 (0.72%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (15.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (10.14%) Samba
3 13 (9.42%) Active Directory
3 13 (9.42%) Postfix
4 11 (7.97%) XenServer
5 10 (7.25%) iptables
6 5 (3.62%) vSphere
6 5 (3.62%) XenApp
7 3 (2.17%) Xen
8 2 (1.45%) NFS
9 1 (0.72%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 50 (36.23%) Puppet
2 33 (23.91%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (14.49%) Ansible
4 12 (8.70%) Salt
5 10 (7.25%) ZABBIX
6 3 (2.17%) Ganeti
6 3 (2.17%) Bcfg2
7 1 (0.72%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.72%) Zenoss
7 1 (0.72%) CFEngine
7 1 (0.72%) Nagios
Vendors
1 33 (23.91%) Zend
2 32 (23.19%) Red Hat
3 31 (22.46%) VMware
4 16 (11.59%) Citrix
5 8 (5.80%) Oracle
5 8 (5.80%) Microsoft
6 7 (5.07%) SAP
7 5 (3.62%) Wyse
8 3 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (2.17%) TIBCO
8 3 (2.17%) IBM
8 3 (2.17%) New Relic
8 3 (2.17%) ForgeRock
9 2 (1.45%) Cisco
10 1 (0.72%) DigitalOcean
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