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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 21 9 31
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +22
Contract jobs citing Linux 58 81 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 6.31% 9.52% 3.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.14% 56.25% 23.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 69 15
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£375 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £283 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £41.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £34.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.14% -8.00%
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
175 144 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 19.04% 16.92% 15.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 112 43
Average daily rate £370 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £397
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 11 24
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £16.50 £27.94
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £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 28 August 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 28 August 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 46 (38.66%) Windows
1 46 (38.66%) Puppet
2 44 (36.97%) Configuration Management
3 40 (33.61%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (30.25%) Git (software)
4 36 (30.25%) Red Hat
4 36 (30.25%) DevOps
5 34 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 34 (28.57%) VMware
6 33 (27.73%) MySQL
7 32 (26.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 31 (26.05%) Open Source
8 31 (26.05%) Apache
9 30 (25.21%) Opscode Chef
10 29 (24.37%) Jenkins
11 28 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
12 27 (22.69%) Web Services
13 26 (21.85%) CentOS
14 25 (21.01%) HTML
14 25 (21.01%) Java
14 25 (21.01%) JavaScript
14 25 (21.01%) Ansible
15 24 (20.17%) Python
16 22 (18.49%) CSS
17 21 (17.65%) Finance
17 21 (17.65%) Security Cleared
18 19 (15.97%) PostgreSQL
19 18 (15.13%) PHP
19 18 (15.13%) SQL
19 18 (15.13%) Oracle

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 31 (26.05%) Apache
2 14 (11.76%) IIS
3 13 (10.92%) Tomcat
3 13 (10.92%) nginx
4 10 (8.40%) Confluence
4 10 (8.40%) Drupal
5 8 (6.72%) IBM Notes
6 7 (5.88%) WebLogic
7 6 (5.04%) Liferay
7 6 (5.04%) Node.js
7 6 (5.04%) JBoss
8 5 (4.20%) CMS
9 4 (3.36%) Lotus Domino
9 4 (3.36%) SharePoint
10 3 (2.52%) MediaWiki
11 1 (0.84%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 1 (0.84%) WebLogic Portal
Business Applications
1 2 (1.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 28 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.68%) SaaS
2 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.84%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.84%) CloudFront
3 1 (0.84%) Route 53
3 1 (0.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (12.61%) DNS
1 15 (12.61%) Firewall
2 14 (11.76%) HTTP
2 14 (11.76%) TCP/IP
3 7 (5.88%) SSL
4 6 (5.04%) LAN
4 6 (5.04%) SSH
5 5 (4.20%) IPsec
5 5 (4.20%) OpenVPN
5 5 (4.20%) WAN
5 5 (4.20%) DHCP
5 5 (4.20%) IPv6
5 5 (4.20%) OSPF
6 4 (3.36%) SAN
6 4 (3.36%) LDAP
7 3 (2.52%) VPN
7 3 (2.52%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.84%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.84%) AMQP
8 1 (0.84%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (27.73%) MySQL
2 19 (15.97%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (10.08%) SQL Server
4 10 (8.40%) MongoDB
5 5 (4.20%) MariaDB
5 5 (4.20%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.36%) MarkLogic
7 3 (2.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (2.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.84%) DB2
8 1 (0.84%) Oracle Discoverer
8 1 (0.84%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 36 (30.25%) Git (software)
2 29 (24.37%) Jenkins
3 13 (10.92%) Subversion
4 10 (8.40%) JIRA
5 6 (5.04%) PHPUnit
5 6 (5.04%) Hudson
6 5 (4.20%) GitLab
6 5 (4.20%) RSpec
6 5 (4.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.68%) Selenium
7 2 (1.68%) Grunt
7 2 (1.68%) CasperJS
7 2 (1.68%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.84%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.84%) GDB
8 1 (0.84%) Behat
8 1 (0.84%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.84%) JBehave
8 1 (0.84%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.84%) HP UFT
General
1 21 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (1.68%) Manufacturing
2 2 (1.68%) Electronics
2 2 (1.68%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.68%) Multimedia
2 2 (1.68%) Marketing
3 1 (0.84%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 27 (22.69%) Developer
2 21 (17.65%) DevOps Engineer
3 17 (14.29%) Analyst
4 12 (10.08%) Administrator
5 11 (9.24%) Software Engineer
5 11 (9.24%) Systems Administrator
6 10 (8.40%) Linux Administrator
7 9 (7.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 9 (7.56%) Web Engineer
8 8 (6.72%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (5.04%) Senior Software Engineer
9 6 (5.04%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 6 (5.04%) JavaScript Developer
10 5 (4.20%) Drupal Developer
10 5 (4.20%) Developer Analyst
10 5 (4.20%) Linux Engineer
10 5 (4.20%) PHP Developer
10 5 (4.20%) Architect
11 4 (3.36%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (3.36%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (22.69%) Web Services
2 25 (21.01%) HTML
3 22 (18.49%) CSS
4 18 (15.13%) jQuery
5 10 (8.40%) .NET
5 10 (8.40%) J2EE
6 9 (7.56%) Doctrine
7 8 (6.72%) HTML5
8 7 (5.88%) REST
9 6 (5.04%) Zend Framework
9 6 (5.04%) React
10 5 (4.20%) Backbone.js
10 5 (4.20%) MCollective
11 3 (2.52%) BSON
11 3 (2.52%) Laravel
11 3 (2.52%) Symfony
11 3 (2.52%) ASP.NET
11 3 (2.52%) Flash
11 3 (2.52%) Ruby on Rails
12 2 (1.68%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.24%) Mobile App
2 7 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.36%) Clustering
3 4 (3.36%) Client/Server
3 4 (3.36%) Mainframe
4 3 (2.52%) Wiki
4 3 (2.52%) IBM Mainframe
4 3 (2.52%) Visualisation
4 3 (2.52%) DTV
5 2 (1.68%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.68%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.68%) AS400
6 1 (0.84%) MPEG
6 1 (0.84%) Video on Demand
6 1 (0.84%) IPTV
6 1 (0.84%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 46 (38.66%) Windows
2 32 (26.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 26 (21.85%) CentOS
4 15 (12.61%) UNIX
5 11 (9.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (6.72%) Ubuntu
7 7 (5.88%) Debian
7 7 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (5.04%) Fedora
9 5 (4.20%) SmartOS
9 5 (4.20%) CoreOS
10 4 (3.36%) Solaris
11 3 (2.52%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.68%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.68%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.84%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.84%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.84%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (36.97%) Configuration Management
2 40 (33.61%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (30.25%) DevOps
4 34 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 31 (26.05%) Open Source
6 17 (14.29%) Scrum
7 16 (13.45%) Software Engineering
8 13 (10.92%) SOA
9 12 (10.08%) TDD
10 11 (9.24%) Content Management
11 10 (8.40%) Service Delivery
11 10 (8.40%) Migration
12 9 (7.56%) Mentoring
13 8 (6.72%) SDLC
13 8 (6.72%) Automated Testing
13 8 (6.72%) ITIL
14 7 (5.88%) Load Balancing
15 6 (5.04%) Refactoring
15 6 (5.04%) OO
15 6 (5.04%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 25 (21.01%) Java
1 25 (21.01%) JavaScript
2 24 (20.17%) Python
3 18 (15.13%) PHP
3 18 (15.13%) SQL
4 13 (10.92%) Ruby
5 12 (10.08%) Perl
6 10 (8.40%) Bash Shell
7 9 (7.56%) PowerShell
8 6 (5.04%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.52%) Scala
10 2 (1.68%) C
10 2 (1.68%) Ada
11 1 (0.84%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 21 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.72%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.36%) CISSP
4 3 (2.52%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.52%) CCNA
5 1 (0.84%) GCIA
5 1 (0.84%) GCIH
5 1 (0.84%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.52%) SLA
1 3 (2.52%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.68%) TickIT
System Software
1 11 (9.24%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.72%) iptables
3 7 (5.88%) vCloud
4 6 (5.04%) ISA Server
4 6 (5.04%) Samba
4 6 (5.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (5.04%) Hyper-V
4 6 (5.04%) Postfix
5 5 (4.20%) Snort
5 5 (4.20%) Squid
5 5 (4.20%) KVM
5 5 (4.20%) Docker
5 5 (4.20%) LXC
5 5 (4.20%) Btrfs
5 5 (4.20%) Varnish
6 1 (0.84%) Xen
6 1 (0.84%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 46 (38.66%) Puppet
2 30 (25.21%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (21.01%) Ansible
4 6 (5.04%) ZABBIX
5 5 (4.20%) CFEngine
5 5 (4.20%) Vagrant
5 5 (4.20%) Nessus
5 5 (4.20%) systemd
5 5 (4.20%) Kubernetes
5 5 (4.20%) HAProxy
6 3 (2.52%) logstash
6 3 (2.52%) Salt
6 3 (2.52%) Nagios
7 2 (1.68%) Zenoss
8 1 (0.84%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.84%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 36 (30.25%) Red Hat
2 34 (28.57%) VMware
3 18 (15.13%) Oracle
4 9 (7.56%) Zend
5 8 (6.72%) Lotus
6 6 (5.04%) NetApp
6 6 (5.04%) Ektron
6 6 (5.04%) BEA
7 5 (4.20%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (4.20%) TIBCO
7 5 (4.20%) ForgeRock
7 5 (4.20%) SaltStack
8 4 (3.36%) Sun
8 4 (3.36%) Cisco
9 3 (2.52%) IBM
9 3 (2.52%) Microsoft
10 2 (1.68%) SAP
10 2 (1.68%) HP
10 2 (1.68%) Dell
10 2 (1.68%) Serena
Bristol, Avon
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol
EE
Rate: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago