The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Bristol region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 33 28 39
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +11
Contract jobs citing Linux 40 33 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 4.27% 5.16% 3.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.52% 22.92% 16.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 21 12
Average daily rate £350 £300 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £354 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £355
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -8.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +17.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -
Operating Systems Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
123 144 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 13.13% 22.54% 18.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 67 98
Average daily rate £375 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £198 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £417 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 23 13
Average hourly rate £14.25 £12.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.00% -24.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £21.50 £32.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Linux
South West

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 18 April 2014.

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
Contract Job Locations in Bristol

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Bristol region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Linux
South West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 27 (40.30%) PHP
2 20 (29.85%) MySQL
3 19 (28.36%) Apache
4 18 (26.87%) Windows
5 17 (25.37%) UNIX
5 17 (25.37%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (25.37%) Ruby
6 16 (23.88%) HTML
6 16 (23.88%) VMware
7 15 (22.39%) JavaScript
7 15 (22.39%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (22.39%) Jenkins
8 14 (20.90%) LAMP
9 13 (19.40%) Red Hat
9 13 (19.40%) Puppet
10 12 (17.91%) Ajax
10 12 (17.91%) Subversion
11 11 (16.42%) jQuery
11 11 (16.42%) Drupal
11 11 (16.42%) JIRA
11 11 (16.42%) VMware Infrastructure
12 10 (14.93%) Scrum
12 10 (14.93%) CSS
12 10 (14.93%) Git (software)
12 10 (14.93%) Open Source
12 10 (14.93%) Bash Shell
13 9 (13.43%) nginx
13 9 (13.43%) Configuration Management
13 9 (13.43%) Firewall
14 8 (11.94%) Debian

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 19 (28.36%) Apache
2 11 (16.42%) Drupal
3 9 (13.43%) nginx
4 4 (5.97%) Confluence
5 3 (4.48%) MediaWiki
6 2 (2.99%) CMS
7 1 (1.49%) Node.js
7 1 (1.49%) WordPress
7 1 (1.49%) Joomla!
7 1 (1.49%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (4.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (2.99%) Amazon S3
1 2 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.43%) Firewall
2 7 (10.45%) VPN
3 5 (7.46%) LAN
3 5 (7.46%) WAN
3 5 (7.46%) LDAP
4 4 (5.97%) IPv6
4 4 (5.97%) Network Security
5 3 (4.48%) EIGRP
5 3 (4.48%) IPsec
5 3 (4.48%) OSPF
5 3 (4.48%) BGP
5 3 (4.48%) Internet
6 2 (2.99%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (1.49%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (1.49%) Intranet
7 1 (1.49%) SAN
7 1 (1.49%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (29.85%) MySQL
2 6 (8.96%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.97%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.48%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.48%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (22.39%) Jenkins
2 12 (17.91%) Subversion
3 11 (16.42%) JIRA
4 10 (14.93%) Git (software)
5 5 (7.46%) Hudson
6 3 (4.48%) Selenium
6 3 (4.48%) JMeter
6 3 (4.48%) LoadRunner
7 2 (2.99%) WATIR
7 2 (2.99%) Maven
8 1 (1.49%) Rational Rhapsody
8 1 (1.49%) Grunt
8 1 (1.49%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.49%) PHPUnit
8 1 (1.49%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.49%) FitNesse
8 1 (1.49%) Bugzilla
8 1 (1.49%) ClearQuest
General
1 8 (11.94%) Finance
2 6 (8.96%) Back Office
3 5 (7.46%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.97%) Electronics
5 3 (4.48%) Marketing
5 3 (4.48%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.48%) Publishing
6 1 (1.49%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.49%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.49%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.49%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 28 (41.79%) Developer
2 11 (16.42%) PHP Developer
2 11 (16.42%) Web Developer
3 8 (11.94%) Drupal Developer
4 7 (10.45%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 7 (10.45%) PHP Web Developer
4 7 (10.45%) Deployment Manager
5 6 (8.96%) Administrator
5 6 (8.96%) Analyst
5 6 (8.96%) Tester
6 5 (7.46%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (7.46%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (7.46%) Release Manager
7 4 (5.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Senior Developer
7 4 (5.97%) Architect
7 4 (5.97%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 3 (4.48%) Non-Functional Tester
8 3 (4.48%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (23.88%) HTML
2 14 (20.90%) LAMP
3 12 (17.91%) Ajax
4 11 (16.42%) jQuery
5 10 (14.93%) CSS
6 5 (7.46%) CSS3
6 5 (7.46%) HTML5
6 5 (7.46%) RESTful
7 4 (5.97%) Web Services
7 4 (5.97%) XHTML
7 4 (5.97%) Ruby on Rails
8 3 (4.48%) Sass
8 3 (4.48%) Flash
9 2 (2.99%) .NET
9 2 (2.99%) Zend Framework
9 2 (2.99%) LESS
9 2 (2.99%) Semantic HTML
10 1 (1.49%) WebKit
10 1 (1.49%) REST
10 1 (1.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.93%) Open Source
2 6 (8.96%) DTV
2 6 (8.96%) Digital Media
3 3 (4.48%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.48%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.48%) Wiki
3 3 (4.48%) IPTV
3 3 (4.48%) W3C
3 3 (4.48%) MPEG
4 2 (2.99%) Replication
4 2 (2.99%) Clustering
4 2 (2.99%) AS400
4 2 (2.99%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.99%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.49%) RIA
5 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (26.87%) Windows
2 17 (25.37%) UNIX
3 8 (11.94%) Debian
4 7 (10.45%) Ubuntu
5 5 (7.46%) CentOS
6 4 (5.97%) Solaris
6 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (4.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.49%) SUSE
9 1 (1.49%) Fedora
9 1 (1.49%) VxWorks
9 1 (1.49%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.49%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.37%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (22.39%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (14.93%) Scrum
4 9 (13.43%) Configuration Management
5 7 (10.45%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (10.45%) Waterfall
5 7 (10.45%) Release Management
5 7 (10.45%) UML
6 6 (8.96%) Information Architecture
7 5 (7.46%) MVC
7 5 (7.46%) SEO
8 4 (5.97%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (5.97%) Content Management
8 4 (5.97%) Software Engineering
8 4 (5.97%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (4.48%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (4.48%) Performance Testing
9 3 (4.48%) Load Testing
9 3 (4.48%) Stress Testing
9 3 (4.48%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (40.30%) PHP
2 17 (25.37%) Ruby
3 15 (22.39%) JavaScript
4 10 (14.93%) Bash Shell
5 8 (11.94%) Java
6 7 (10.45%) SQL
6 7 (10.45%) Python
7 5 (7.46%) C++
7 5 (7.46%) C
7 5 (7.46%) Perl
8 3 (4.48%) Shell Script
8 3 (4.48%) ActionScript
9 2 (2.99%) Korn
9 2 (2.99%) PHP5
10 1 (1.49%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.49%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.49%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (4.48%) Degree
2 2 (2.99%) CISSP
2 2 (2.99%) ISEB
2 2 (2.99%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) WCAG
1 3 (4.48%) WAI
1 3 (4.48%) QA
2 2 (2.99%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (16.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (10.45%) Postfix
2 7 (10.45%) Samba
3 3 (4.48%) XenServer
4 2 (2.99%) NFS
4 2 (2.99%) vCloud
5 1 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.49%) vSphere
5 1 (1.49%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.49%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.49%) XenApp
5 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (19.40%) Puppet
2 4 (5.97%) ZABBIX
3 3 (4.48%) Cobbler
3 3 (4.48%) Vagrant
4 2 (2.99%) Nagios
4 2 (2.99%) Cacti
4 2 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.49%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 16 (23.88%) VMware
2 13 (19.40%) Red Hat
3 4 (5.97%) Citrix
3 4 (5.97%) Zend
4 3 (4.48%) IBM
4 3 (4.48%) SAP
5 2 (2.99%) Ab Initio
5 2 (2.99%) Percona
6 1 (1.49%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 1 (1.49%) Huawei
6 1 (1.49%) Nokia
6 1 (1.49%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.49%) Sun
6 1 (1.49%) JBoss
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