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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 21 21 12
Rank change year-on-year
0 -9
Contract jobs citing Linux 53 67 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 6.31% 7.20% 9.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.11% 36.61% 52.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 57 65
Median daily rate £390 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £522 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Median hourly rate £42.00 £17.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.00% -53.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
176 183 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 20.95% 19.66% 17.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 142 86
Median daily rate £350 £358 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.09% +2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £130 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £348 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.31% +12.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 25
Median hourly rate £13.25 £15.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.11% +1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £19.50 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.20 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.00%

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 26 June 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 52 (40.00%) Windows
2 40 (30.77%) Unix
3 33 (25.38%) Security Cleared
4 29 (22.31%) Amazon AWS
5 28 (21.54%) SQL
6 25 (19.23%) SQL Server
7 24 (18.46%) VMware
7 24 (18.46%) Puppet
7 24 (18.46%) DevOps
8 23 (17.69%) Java
9 22 (16.92%) JavaScript
10 21 (16.15%) Active Directory
10 21 (16.15%) Mac OS X
10 21 (16.15%) Finance
10 21 (16.15%) Configuration Management
11 19 (14.62%) Microsoft Azure
11 19 (14.62%) Open Source
12 18 (13.85%) Ansible
12 18 (13.85%) Data Centre
12 18 (13.85%) PostgreSQL
12 18 (13.85%) Clustering
12 18 (13.85%) CISSP
12 18 (13.85%) TCP/IP
12 18 (13.85%) HTML
12 18 (13.85%) ITIL
12 18 (13.85%) Oracle
12 18 (13.85%) CSS
12 18 (13.85%) Git (software)
12 18 (13.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 17 (13.08%) Python

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 13 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (9.23%) Apache
3 5 (3.85%) Mule
3 5 (3.85%) WebSphere
4 4 (3.08%) CMS
4 4 (3.08%) Drupal
4 4 (3.08%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.31%) JBoss
5 3 (2.31%) nginx
6 2 (1.54%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.54%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.54%) WordPress
7 1 (0.77%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.77%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 2 (1.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.77%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 29 (22.31%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (14.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (10.77%) GitHub
3 14 (10.77%) Office 365
4 5 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.77%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (13.85%) TCP/IP
2 16 (12.31%) HTTP
3 14 (10.77%) Firewall
4 13 (10.00%) SAN
5 10 (7.69%) DNS
5 10 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
6 9 (6.92%) LAN
6 9 (6.92%) LDAP
6 9 (6.92%) VPN
7 8 (6.15%) Cisco ISE
8 7 (5.38%) WAN
8 7 (5.38%) Wireless
9 5 (3.85%) Network Security
9 5 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (2.31%) Internet
10 3 (2.31%) SSL
11 1 (0.77%) DHCP
11 1 (0.77%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 18 (13.85%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (12.31%) MongoDB
4 14 (10.77%) NoSQL
4 14 (10.77%) Relational Database
5 13 (10.00%) MySQL
6 10 (7.69%) Ingres
6 10 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (5.38%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.54%) Big Data
10 1 (0.77%) GIS
Development Applications
1 18 (13.85%) Git (software)
2 16 (12.31%) Subversion
3 13 (10.00%) Capybara
3 13 (10.00%) Cucumber
3 13 (10.00%) git-flow
3 13 (10.00%) JUnit
3 13 (10.00%) RSpec
4 8 (6.15%) Jenkins
5 5 (3.85%) GDB
5 5 (3.85%) Rational Rhapsody
5 5 (3.85%) Travis CI
6 3 (2.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.54%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.77%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.77%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (16.15%) Finance
2 5 (3.85%) Marketing
3 3 (2.31%) Advertising
3 3 (2.31%) Automotive
3 3 (2.31%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.54%) Electronics
4 2 (1.54%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.54%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.77%) Back Office
5 1 (0.77%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (20.77%) Developer
2 16 (12.31%) Administrator
3 14 (10.77%) Architect
4 13 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 12 (9.23%) Analyst
5 12 (9.23%) Software Engineer
6 11 (8.46%) Ruby Developer
7 10 (7.69%) DBA
7 10 (7.69%) Security Analyst
8 9 (6.92%) SQL DBA
9 8 (6.15%) Infrastructure Architect
9 8 (6.15%) Linux Engineer
10 6 (4.62%) Build Engineer
10 6 (4.62%) Operations Engineer
10 6 (4.62%) Technical Architect
11 5 (3.85%) AWS DevOps
11 5 (3.85%) AWS Engineer
11 5 (3.85%) Consultant
11 5 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
11 5 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (13.85%) CSS
1 18 (13.85%) HTML
2 13 (10.00%) Dropwizard
2 13 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 13 (10.00%) Sass
3 8 (6.15%) LAMP
4 5 (3.85%) Hibernate
4 5 (3.85%) J2EE
4 5 (3.85%) Node.js
4 5 (3.85%) Spring
4 5 (3.85%) Web Services
5 4 (3.08%) AngularJS
6 3 (2.31%) GWT
6 3 (2.31%) React
6 3 (2.31%) RESTful
7 2 (1.54%) .NET
7 2 (1.54%) Express
7 2 (1.54%) jQuery
7 2 (1.54%) Symfony
8 1 (0.77%) Widevine
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.85%) Clustering
1 18 (13.85%) Data Centre
2 14 (10.77%) Visualisation
3 10 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 8 (6.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 7 (5.38%) Client/Server
6 6 (4.62%) Management Information System
7 4 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (3.08%) Economics
7 4 (3.08%) Mobile App
8 3 (2.31%) NHS
8 3 (2.31%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.54%) AS400
9 2 (1.54%) Cryptography
9 2 (1.54%) Device Driver
9 2 (1.54%) Digital Media
9 2 (1.54%) IBM Mainframe
9 2 (1.54%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.54%) PKI
9 2 (1.54%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 52 (40.00%) Windows
2 40 (30.77%) Unix
3 21 (16.15%) Mac OS X
4 18 (13.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (10.77%) Windows Server
6 10 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (4.62%) Solaris
8 5 (3.85%) VxWorks
9 4 (3.08%) Windows 7
10 3 (2.31%) CentOS
11 2 (1.54%) Mesosphere
12 1 (0.77%) AIX
12 1 (0.77%) Android
12 1 (0.77%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.77%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.77%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.77%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (18.46%) DevOps
2 21 (16.15%) Configuration Management
3 19 (14.62%) Open Source
4 18 (13.85%) ITIL
5 16 (12.31%) Software Engineering
5 16 (12.31%) Unit Testing
6 15 (11.54%) Integration Testing
6 15 (11.54%) Web Development
7 14 (10.77%) Responsive Web Design
7 14 (10.77%) Web Design
8 13 (10.00%) Information Security
8 13 (10.00%) Migration
8 13 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
9 12 (9.23%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (9.23%) Data Migration
9 12 (9.23%) ETL
10 10 (7.69%) Content Management
10 10 (7.69%) SIEM
10 10 (7.69%) SQL Optimisation
10 10 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (21.54%) SQL
2 23 (17.69%) Java
3 22 (16.92%) JavaScript
4 17 (13.08%) Python
5 16 (12.31%) Ruby
6 15 (11.54%) Scala
7 14 (10.77%) PHP
8 12 (9.23%) PowerShell
9 10 (7.69%) Ada
9 10 (7.69%) C++
9 10 (7.69%) Shell Script
10 9 (6.92%) C
11 8 (6.15%) Ada 95
12 4 (3.08%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.54%) Perl
14 1 (0.77%) C#
14 1 (0.77%) Clojure
14 1 (0.77%) PHP 5
14 1 (0.77%) VB
Qualifications
1 33 (25.38%) Security Cleared
2 18 (13.85%) CISSP
3 11 (8.46%) SC Cleared
4 6 (4.62%) Degree
5 4 (3.08%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.54%) BC Cleared
6 2 (1.54%) CREST Certified
6 2 (1.54%) GCIA
6 2 (1.54%) GCIH
6 2 (1.54%) SANS
7 1 (0.77%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.77%) CISM
7 1 (0.77%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.23%) PCI DSS
2 10 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.08%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (2.31%) MISRA
4 3 (2.31%) MISRA C
5 2 (1.54%) ISO27002
System Software
1 21 (16.15%) Active Directory
2 13 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 10 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
4 9 (6.92%) Docker
5 3 (2.31%) Firmware
5 3 (2.31%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (1.54%) LXC
6 2 (1.54%) Snort
6 2 (1.54%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 24 (18.46%) Puppet
2 18 (13.85%) Ansible
3 17 (13.08%) Failover Clustering
4 16 (12.31%) SCCM
5 8 (6.15%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 6 (4.62%) Microsoft Intune
6 6 (4.62%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (3.85%) Kubernetes
7 5 (3.85%) NetBackup
8 4 (3.08%) Oracle RMAN
8 4 (3.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 3 (2.31%) Mesos
9 3 (2.31%) Nagios
10 2 (1.54%) logstash
10 2 (1.54%) Nessus
10 2 (1.54%) Nmap
10 2 (1.54%) RSA enVision
10 2 (1.54%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.77%) OpenAM
11 1 (0.77%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (18.46%) VMware
2 18 (13.85%) Oracle
3 15 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 15 (11.54%) Red Hat
4 13 (10.00%) Cisco
4 13 (10.00%) Google
5 10 (7.69%) ArcSight
6 8 (6.15%) Cyber-Ark
6 8 (6.15%) Forcepoint
6 8 (6.15%) NetApp
7 7 (5.38%) Sun
8 5 (3.85%) Palo Alto
8 5 (3.85%) Veritas
9 4 (3.08%) BMC
9 4 (3.08%) IBM
9 4 (3.08%) Symantec
10 3 (2.31%) Sybase
11 2 (1.54%) LogRhythm
11 2 (1.54%) SAP
11 2 (1.54%) Serena