The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 40 21 9
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -12
Contract jobs citing Linux 40 58 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 4.26% 6.31% 9.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.51% 33.14% 56.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 51 70
Median daily rate £450 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £325 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £575 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £390 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.41% +7.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 0
Median hourly rate £24.50 £41.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.24% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
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
186 175 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 19.83% 19.04% 16.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 117 112
Median daily rate £340 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £125 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 24 11
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.00 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £24.50 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.66 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.96% +4.12%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 31 August 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016.

Linux Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Linux.

1 51 (50.50%) Windows
2 35 (34.65%) Unix
3 27 (26.73%) Amazon AWS
4 23 (22.77%) SQL
4 23 (22.77%) Cisco
5 22 (21.78%) VMware
6 19 (18.81%) Microsoft Azure
6 19 (18.81%) Security Cleared
6 19 (18.81%) PowerShell
7 18 (17.82%) Firewall
7 18 (17.82%) SAN
7 18 (17.82%) SQL Server
7 18 (17.82%) DevOps
8 17 (16.83%) SIEM
8 17 (16.83%) Office 365
8 17 (16.83%) SCCM
9 16 (15.84%) Puppet
9 16 (15.84%) Shell Script
9 16 (15.84%) Clustering
9 16 (15.84%) PHP
9 16 (15.84%) CISSP
9 16 (15.84%) Data Centre
10 15 (14.85%) SQL Optimisation
10 15 (14.85%) Virtual Machines
10 15 (14.85%) Failover Clustering
10 15 (14.85%) Ingres
10 15 (14.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 15 (14.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 14 (13.86%) Information Security
11 14 (13.86%) ArcSight

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 11 (10.89%) Apache
2 7 (6.93%) CMS
3 5 (4.95%) Drupal
3 5 (4.95%) Mule
3 5 (4.95%) WordPress
4 4 (3.96%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (2.97%) IIS
5 3 (2.97%) Moodle
5 3 (2.97%) nginx
6 2 (1.98%) Joomla!
6 2 (1.98%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.98%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.99%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.99%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.99%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.98%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (1.98%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Magento
1 1 (0.99%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 27 (26.73%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (18.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (16.83%) Office 365
4 6 (5.94%) GitHub
5 5 (4.95%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.99%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (17.82%) Firewall
1 18 (17.82%) SAN
2 13 (12.87%) TCP/IP
3 10 (9.90%) Cisco ISE
3 10 (9.90%) Intrusion Detection
4 9 (8.91%) LAN
4 9 (8.91%) WAN
5 8 (7.92%) VPN
6 7 (6.93%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (6.93%) Wireless
7 5 (4.95%) Fibre Channel
7 5 (4.95%) HTTP
7 5 (4.95%) LDAP
8 4 (3.96%) Internet
9 3 (2.97%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (1.98%) DNS
10 2 (1.98%) MPLS
10 2 (1.98%) Network Security
11 1 (0.99%) DHCP
11 1 (0.99%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (17.82%) SQL Server
2 15 (14.85%) Ingres
2 15 (14.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 15 (14.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (12.87%) MySQL
4 7 (6.93%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (5.94%) MongoDB
6 5 (4.95%) Relational Database
6 5 (4.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (3.96%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (3.96%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (3.96%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.99%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (7.92%) Git (software)
2 7 (6.93%) Subversion
3 4 (3.96%) Capybara
3 4 (3.96%) Cucumber
3 4 (3.96%) git-flow
3 4 (3.96%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.96%) JUnit
3 4 (3.96%) RSpec
4 3 (2.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (2.97%) Rational Rhapsody
4 3 (2.97%) Travis CI
5 2 (1.98%) GDB
5 2 (1.98%) Grunt
5 2 (1.98%) gulp
5 2 (1.98%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.99%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.99%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (12.87%) Finance
2 3 (2.97%) Advertising
2 3 (2.97%) Automotive
2 3 (2.97%) Marketing
3 2 (1.98%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.99%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (16.83%) Developer
2 16 (15.84%) Administrator
2 16 (15.84%) DBA
3 15 (14.85%) Analyst
4 13 (12.87%) SQL DBA
5 11 (10.89%) Security Analyst
6 10 (9.90%) Architect
7 8 (7.92%) DevOps Engineer
7 8 (7.92%) Infrastructure Architect
8 6 (5.94%) Information Analyst
8 6 (5.94%) Information Security Analyst
8 6 (5.94%) IT Analyst
8 6 (5.94%) IT Security Analyst
8 6 (5.94%) Software Engineer
9 5 (4.95%) Linux Engineer
9 5 (4.95%) PHP Developer
9 5 (4.95%) Support Engineer
10 4 (3.96%) AWS DevOps
10 4 (3.96%) AWS Engineer
10 4 (3.96%) Subject Matter Expert
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.87%) CSS
1 13 (12.87%) HTML
2 11 (10.89%) LAMP
3 10 (9.90%) .NET
4 6 (5.94%) Sass
5 5 (4.95%) Hibernate
5 5 (4.95%) Spring
6 4 (3.96%) CSS3
6 4 (3.96%) Dropwizard
6 4 (3.96%) HTML5
6 4 (3.96%) Ruby on Rails
6 4 (3.96%) Web Services
7 3 (2.97%) AngularJS
7 3 (2.97%) XML
8 2 (1.98%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.98%) LESS
8 2 (1.98%) Middleware
8 2 (1.98%) Node.js
8 2 (1.98%) PhoneGap
8 2 (1.98%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.84%) Clustering
1 16 (15.84%) Data Centre
2 10 (9.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 10 (9.90%) Management Information System
3 7 (6.93%) Visualisation
4 4 (3.96%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.97%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.98%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.98%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.98%) e-Learning
6 2 (1.98%) NHS
6 2 (1.98%) SCORM
7 1 (0.99%) CESG
7 1 (0.99%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (0.99%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.99%) Digital TV
7 1 (0.99%) IPTV
7 1 (0.99%) PKI
7 1 (0.99%) STB
Operating Systems
1 51 (50.50%) Windows
2 35 (34.65%) Unix
3 12 (11.88%) Mac OS X
4 6 (5.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (3.96%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.97%) Android
6 3 (2.97%) Solaris
7 2 (1.98%) Mesosphere
7 2 (1.98%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.99%) AIX
8 1 (0.99%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.99%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.99%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.99%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (17.82%) DevOps
2 17 (16.83%) SIEM
3 15 (14.85%) SQL Optimisation
4 14 (13.86%) Information Security
5 13 (12.87%) Security Architecture
6 11 (10.89%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (10.89%) ITIL
7 10 (9.90%) Content Management
7 10 (9.90%) Data Management
7 10 (9.90%) DDoS Mitigation
7 10 (9.90%) Open Source
7 10 (9.90%) Server Patching
8 9 (8.91%) Software Engineering
8 9 (8.91%) Technical Architecture
9 8 (7.92%) ETL
9 8 (7.92%) Vulnerability Management
10 7 (6.93%) Compliance Management
10 7 (6.93%) Configuration Management
10 7 (6.93%) Network Monitoring
10 7 (6.93%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (22.77%) SQL
2 19 (18.81%) PowerShell
3 16 (15.84%) PHP
3 16 (15.84%) Shell Script
4 13 (12.87%) JavaScript
5 10 (9.90%) Java
6 9 (8.91%) Python
7 6 (5.94%) Scala
8 5 (4.95%) Ada
8 5 (4.95%) Ruby
9 4 (3.96%) C
10 3 (2.97%) Ada 95
10 3 (2.97%) C#
11 2 (1.98%) ActionScript
11 2 (1.98%) ActionScript 3.0
11 2 (1.98%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.98%) C++
11 2 (1.98%) PHP 5
12 1 (0.99%) Perl
12 1 (0.99%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (18.81%) Security Cleared
2 16 (15.84%) CISSP
3 10 (9.90%) SC Cleared
4 8 (7.92%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.98%) CCNA
5 2 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.98%) MCSE
5 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.99%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.99%) CISM
6 1 (0.99%) CLAS
6 1 (0.99%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.89%) PCI DSS
2 10 (9.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.97%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.99%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 15 (14.85%) Virtual Machines
2 12 (11.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (9.90%) Active Directory
4 8 (7.92%) Docker
5 4 (3.96%) Snort
6 2 (1.98%) LXC
7 1 (0.99%) Firmware
7 1 (0.99%) NFS
7 1 (0.99%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 17 (16.83%) SCCM
2 16 (15.84%) Puppet
3 15 (14.85%) Failover Clustering
4 11 (10.89%) Ansible
5 10 (9.90%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 6 (5.94%) Microsoft Intune
7 5 (4.95%) Kubernetes
8 4 (3.96%) Nessus
8 4 (3.96%) RSA enVision
9 3 (2.97%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (2.97%) QRadar
10 2 (1.98%) Mesos
10 2 (1.98%) Oracle RMAN
11 1 (0.99%) Nagios
11 1 (0.99%) Nmap
11 1 (0.99%) OpenAM
11 1 (0.99%) SCOM
11 1 (0.99%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (22.77%) Cisco
2 22 (21.78%) VMware
3 14 (13.86%) ArcSight
4 10 (9.90%) Cyber-Ark
4 10 (9.90%) Forcepoint
4 10 (9.90%) Google
4 10 (9.90%) Oracle
5 6 (5.94%) Microsoft
5 6 (5.94%) Red Hat
6 5 (4.95%) Palo Alto
7 4 (3.96%) Citrix
7 4 (3.96%) LogRhythm
7 4 (3.96%) SAP
7 4 (3.96%) Splunk
8 3 (2.97%) CheckPoint
8 3 (2.97%) Intel Security
8 3 (2.97%) NetApp
8 3 (2.97%) ScanSafe
8 3 (2.97%) Veritas
9 2 (1.98%) Serena
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