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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 22 37 13
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -24
Contract jobs citing Linux 49 35 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 6.60% 4.27% 9.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.77% 26.92% 46.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 21 76
Median daily rate £364 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £240 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £574 £450 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 4
Median hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.27% -42.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £27.50 £20.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.60 £27.50 £49.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +2.73%
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
137 130 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 18.46% 15.87% 20.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 69 130
Median daily rate £325 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £120 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 29
Median hourly rate £24.50 £14.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.96% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £141.00 £27.50 £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 3 December 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 3 December 2016.

Linux Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 49 (55.06%) Windows
2 38 (42.70%) Unix
3 27 (30.34%) Python
4 22 (24.72%) SQL
5 21 (23.60%) SQL Server
5 21 (23.60%) Security Cleared
6 19 (21.35%) Cisco
6 19 (21.35%) SAN
7 18 (20.22%) TCP/IP
7 18 (20.22%) DevOps
8 17 (19.10%) VMware
8 17 (19.10%) Amazon AWS
9 16 (17.98%) PowerShell
9 16 (17.98%) Software Engineering
9 16 (17.98%) Data Centre
10 15 (16.85%) Failover Clustering
10 15 (16.85%) SC Cleared
10 15 (16.85%) Clustering
10 15 (16.85%) Firewall
11 14 (15.73%) .NET
11 14 (15.73%) Ansible
12 13 (14.61%) Java
12 13 (14.61%) Shell Script
13 12 (13.48%) Microsoft
13 12 (13.48%) DV Cleared
13 12 (13.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 12 (13.48%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (13.48%) Docker
13 12 (13.48%) SIEM
13 12 (13.48%) Analytics

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 8 (8.99%) OpenStack
2 6 (6.74%) Apache
3 4 (4.49%) Mule
3 4 (4.49%) nginx
4 3 (3.37%) CMS
4 3 (3.37%) IIS
4 3 (3.37%) Moodle
4 3 (3.37%) WordPress
5 2 (2.25%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.25%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.25%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.12%) Drupal
6 1 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.12%) Joomla!
Applications
1 7 (7.87%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Magento
1 1 (1.12%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 17 (19.10%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (11.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (8.99%) Office 365
4 4 (4.49%) GitHub
5 3 (3.37%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.12%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.12%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (21.35%) SAN
2 18 (20.22%) TCP/IP
3 15 (16.85%) Firewall
4 8 (8.99%) WAN
5 7 (7.87%) Internet
6 6 (6.74%) DNS
6 6 (6.74%) LAN
6 6 (6.74%) VPN
6 6 (6.74%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (6.74%) Wireless
7 5 (5.62%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (5.62%) Fibre Channel
7 5 (5.62%) NAS
8 2 (2.25%) Cisco ISE
8 2 (2.25%) HTTP
8 2 (2.25%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (2.25%) MPLS
8 2 (2.25%) Network Security
9 1 (1.12%) DHCP
9 1 (1.12%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (23.60%) SQL Server
2 12 (13.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (12.36%) Ingres
3 11 (12.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (7.87%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (7.87%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (6.74%) MySQL
6 4 (4.49%) MongoDB
6 4 (4.49%) Relational Database
6 4 (4.49%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (3.37%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (2.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (2.25%) CouchDB
8 2 (2.25%) NoSQL
8 2 (2.25%) Riak
8 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.12%) DB2
9 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 11 (12.36%) Git (software)
2 7 (7.87%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.49%) Subversion
4 3 (3.37%) GoCD
5 2 (2.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (2.25%) Capybara
5 2 (2.25%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.25%) git-flow
5 2 (2.25%) Grunt
5 2 (2.25%) gulp
5 2 (2.25%) JUnit
5 2 (2.25%) RSpec
5 2 (2.25%) Travis CI
6 1 (1.12%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.12%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (1.12%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (1.12%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (1.12%) Valgrind
General
1 3 (3.37%) Finance
1 3 (3.37%) Marketing
2 2 (2.25%) Advertising
2 2 (2.25%) Aerospace
2 2 (2.25%) Automotive
2 2 (2.25%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.12%) Military
3 1 (1.12%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 20 (22.47%) Developer
2 12 (13.48%) DBA
3 9 (10.11%) Analyst
3 9 (10.11%) SQL DBA
4 8 (8.99%) Python Developer
4 8 (8.99%) Support Engineer
5 7 (7.87%) Administrator
5 7 (7.87%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (6.74%) Data Centre Engineer
6 6 (6.74%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (6.74%) SOC Analyst
7 5 (5.62%) Architect
7 5 (5.62%) Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (5.62%) Senior DevOps
8 4 (4.49%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.49%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (3.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (3.37%) Security Analyst
9 3 (3.37%) Software Engineer
9 3 (3.37%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (15.73%) .NET
2 10 (11.24%) RabbitMQ
2 10 (11.24%) REST
3 8 (8.99%) HTML
4 7 (7.87%) ActiveMQ
4 7 (7.87%) CSS
4 7 (7.87%) ZeroMQ
5 5 (5.62%) HTML5
5 5 (5.62%) XML
6 4 (4.49%) CSS3
6 4 (4.49%) Sass
6 4 (4.49%) Web Services
7 3 (3.37%) AngularJS
7 3 (3.37%) Kafka
7 3 (3.37%) LAMP
7 3 (3.37%) SOAP
8 2 (2.25%) Dropwizard
8 2 (2.25%) LEMP Stack
8 2 (2.25%) Meteor
8 2 (2.25%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.98%) Data Centre
2 15 (16.85%) Clustering
3 8 (8.99%) Client/Server
3 8 (8.99%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.62%) Cyberthreat
5 4 (4.49%) Visualisation
6 3 (3.37%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.25%) Digital TV
7 2 (2.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (2.25%) e-Learning
7 2 (2.25%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.25%) SCORM
7 2 (2.25%) STB
8 1 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.12%) CESG
8 1 (1.12%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (1.12%) Cryptography
8 1 (1.12%) Internet of Things
8 1 (1.12%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.12%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 49 (55.06%) Windows
2 38 (42.70%) Unix
3 7 (7.87%) Windows Server
4 6 (6.74%) Mac OS X
5 5 (5.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (5.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.25%) Android
6 2 (2.25%) CentOS
6 2 (2.25%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (2.25%) Solaris
6 2 (2.25%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.12%) Fedora
7 1 (1.12%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.12%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.22%) DevOps
2 16 (17.98%) Software Engineering
3 12 (13.48%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (13.48%) Analytics
3 12 (13.48%) SIEM
4 11 (12.36%) Data Encryption
4 11 (12.36%) SQL Optimisation
5 10 (11.24%) Network Monitoring
6 9 (10.11%) Information Security
6 9 (10.11%) ITIL
7 8 (8.99%) Security Architecture
8 7 (7.87%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (7.87%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (7.87%) ETL
8 7 (7.87%) Unit Testing
9 6 (6.74%) Cybersecurity
9 6 (6.74%) Data Management
10 5 (5.62%) Coaching
10 5 (5.62%) Open Source
10 5 (5.62%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 27 (30.34%) Python
2 22 (24.72%) SQL
3 16 (17.98%) PowerShell
4 13 (14.61%) Java
4 13 (14.61%) Shell Script
5 8 (8.99%) JavaScript
6 7 (7.87%) PHP
7 6 (6.74%) Bash Shell
8 5 (5.62%) C#
8 5 (5.62%) Ruby
8 5 (5.62%) Scala
9 3 (3.37%) C
9 3 (3.37%) Perl
10 2 (2.25%) ActionScript
10 2 (2.25%) ActionScript 3.0
10 2 (2.25%) C++
10 2 (2.25%) Lua
11 1 (1.12%) Ada
11 1 (1.12%) Ada 95
11 1 (1.12%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 21 (23.60%) Security Cleared
2 15 (16.85%) SC Cleared
3 12 (13.48%) DV Cleared
4 8 (8.99%) CISSP
5 5 (5.62%) CCNA
5 5 (5.62%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (3.37%) Degree
7 2 (2.25%) MCSE
7 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.12%) CISM
8 1 (1.12%) CLAS
8 1 (1.12%) CREST Certified
8 1 (1.12%) GCIA
8 1 (1.12%) GCIH
8 1 (1.12%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (3.37%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 12 (13.48%) Docker
2 11 (12.36%) Active Directory
2 11 (12.36%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (7.87%) Snort
4 6 (6.74%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (5.62%) NFS
5 5 (5.62%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (4.49%) Hyper-V
6 4 (4.49%) LXC
7 1 (1.12%) Samba
Systems Management
1 15 (16.85%) Failover Clustering
2 14 (15.73%) Ansible
3 10 (11.24%) Puppet
3 10 (11.24%) SCCM
4 6 (6.74%) Nessus
5 5 (5.62%) QRadar
5 5 (5.62%) RSA enVision
6 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (3.37%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (2.25%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (1.12%) Nmap
9 1 (1.12%) SELinux
Vendors
1 19 (21.35%) Cisco
2 17 (19.10%) VMware
3 12 (13.48%) Microsoft
4 7 (7.87%) ArcSight
4 7 (7.87%) SAP
5 6 (6.74%) Splunk
6 5 (5.62%) CheckPoint
6 5 (5.62%) Citrix
6 5 (5.62%) Google
6 5 (5.62%) Intel Security
6 5 (5.62%) LogRhythm
6 5 (5.62%) ScanSafe
7 4 (4.49%) NetApp
7 4 (4.49%) Oracle
7 4 (4.49%) Palo Alto
7 4 (4.49%) Red Hat
7 4 (4.49%) Sun
8 2 (2.25%) Adobe
8 2 (2.25%) Cyber-Ark
8 2 (2.25%) Forcepoint
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