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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
South West / Bristol
Rank 28 15 17
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +2
Contract jobs citing Linux 44 70 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 5.31% 7.83% 7.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.65% 38.46% 46.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 55 56
Median daily rate £425 £363 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -15.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £472 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 1
Median hourly rate £37.50 £49.75 £8.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.62% +521.87%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%

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
127 182 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 15.32% 20.36% 16.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 115 104
Median daily rate £345 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £120 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £353 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.54% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 24 15
Median hourly rate £17.50 £31.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.54% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £14.60 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.80 £49.50 £79.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +6.25%

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 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017.

Linux Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 (54.44%) Windows
2 27 (30.00%) Unix
3 24 (26.67%) Python
4 19 (21.11%) Software Engineering
4 19 (21.11%) Security Cleared
5 18 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (20.00%) Windows Server
6 16 (17.78%) DevOps
6 16 (17.78%) SQL
7 15 (16.67%) Active Directory
8 14 (15.56%) Client/Server
8 14 (15.56%) DNS
8 14 (15.56%) Java
8 14 (15.56%) SQL Server
8 14 (15.56%) SC Cleared
8 14 (15.56%) Amazon AWS
9 13 (14.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (14.44%) Configuration Management
10 12 (13.33%) Microsoft
10 12 (13.33%) Red Hat
10 12 (13.33%) Git (software)
10 12 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (12.22%) Data Centre
11 11 (12.22%) PowerShell
11 11 (12.22%) SAN
12 10 (11.11%) TCP/IP
12 10 (11.11%) Clustering
12 10 (11.11%) Bash Shell
12 10 (11.11%) Rational DOORS
12 10 (11.11%) Failover Clustering

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 (8.89%) OpenStack
2 7 (7.78%) Exchange Server 2013
2 7 (7.78%) SharePoint
2 7 (7.78%) Skype for Business
3 6 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (4.44%) Apache
5 2 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.22%) nginx
5 2 (2.22%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.11%) Drupal
6 1 (1.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.22%) Simulink
3 1 (1.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 14 (15.56%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.33%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (3.33%) Amazon S3
3 3 (3.33%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (3.33%) IaaS
3 3 (3.33%) Route 53
4 2 (2.22%) GitHub
5 1 (1.11%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (15.56%) DNS
2 11 (12.22%) SAN
3 10 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 7 (7.78%) Firewall
4 7 (7.78%) Remote Desktop
4 7 (7.78%) Skype
5 6 (6.67%) Internet
6 4 (4.44%) LAN
6 4 (4.44%) NAS
6 4 (4.44%) WAN
6 4 (4.44%) Wireshark
7 3 (3.33%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (2.22%) HTTP
8 2 (2.22%) Network Security
9 1 (1.11%) AMQP
9 1 (1.11%) DHCP
9 1 (1.11%) FTP
9 1 (1.11%) VoIP
9 1 (1.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.56%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (6.67%) Ingres
3 6 (6.67%) MySQL
3 6 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 6 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (4.44%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.33%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (2.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (2.22%) CouchDB
6 2 (2.22%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.22%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.22%) Riak
7 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 10 (11.11%) Rational DOORS
3 9 (10.00%) Jenkins
4 7 (7.78%) Rational Rhapsody
5 5 (5.56%) GDB
6 4 (4.44%) Eclipse
6 4 (4.44%) NetBeans
6 4 (4.44%) Vagrant
7 3 (3.33%) GoCD
7 3 (3.33%) Subversion
8 2 (2.22%) Capybara
8 2 (2.22%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.22%) git-flow
8 2 (2.22%) JUnit
8 2 (2.22%) RSpec
9 1 (1.11%) Ant
9 1 (1.11%) JIRA
9 1 (1.11%) Maven
9 1 (1.11%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.11%) Valgrind
General
1 4 (4.44%) Marketing
2 3 (3.33%) Aerospace
2 3 (3.33%) Finance
3 2 (2.22%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.11%) Military
4 1 (1.11%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 22 (24.44%) Developer
2 8 (8.89%) Analyst
2 8 (8.89%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (8.89%) Linux Engineer
2 8 (8.89%) Software Engineer
3 7 (7.78%) Architect
3 7 (7.78%) Python Developer
4 6 (6.67%) DBA
4 6 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (6.67%) Senior DevOps
4 6 (6.67%) Support Engineer
5 5 (5.56%) Ada Engineer
5 5 (5.56%) Linux Support
5 5 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (5.56%) SQL DBA
6 4 (4.44%) Ada Software Engineer
6 4 (4.44%) Administrator
6 4 (4.44%) AWS Engineer
6 4 (4.44%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 4 (4.44%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
1 10 (11.11%) REST
2 9 (10.00%) Web Services
3 8 (8.89%) HTML
4 7 (7.78%) ActiveMQ
4 7 (7.78%) ZeroMQ
5 6 (6.67%) .NET
5 6 (6.67%) CSS
6 4 (4.44%) XML
7 3 (3.33%) HTML5
7 3 (3.33%) Kafka
7 3 (3.33%) Sass
7 3 (3.33%) SOAP
8 2 (2.22%) Dropwizard
8 2 (2.22%) jQuery
8 2 (2.22%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (2.22%) Symfony
9 1 (1.11%) Django
9 1 (1.11%) IBM Integration Bus
9 1 (1.11%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.56%) Client/Server
2 11 (12.22%) Data Centre
3 10 (11.11%) Clustering
4 3 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.33%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (3.33%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.22%) CESG
5 2 (2.22%) CESG CLAS
5 2 (2.22%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (2.22%) Digital TV
5 2 (2.22%) PKI
5 2 (2.22%) STB
6 1 (1.11%) CMDB
6 1 (1.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.11%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.11%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.11%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 49 (54.44%) Windows
2 27 (30.00%) Unix
3 18 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 13 (14.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (8.89%) Windows 10
7 7 (7.78%) CentOS
7 7 (7.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (6.67%) Ubuntu
9 3 (3.33%) Solaris
10 2 (2.22%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (2.22%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.11%) AIX
11 1 (1.11%) Fedora
11 1 (1.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (21.11%) Software Engineering
2 18 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (17.78%) DevOps
4 13 (14.44%) Configuration Management
5 9 (10.00%) Analytics
6 7 (7.78%) Unit Testing
7 6 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (6.67%) Data Encryption
7 6 (6.67%) Information Security
7 6 (6.67%) SQL Optimisation
8 5 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (5.56%) ITIL
8 5 (5.56%) SDLC
8 5 (5.56%) TDD
8 5 (5.56%) UML
9 4 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (4.44%) ETL
9 4 (4.44%) Integration Testing
9 4 (4.44%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 24 (26.67%) Python
2 16 (17.78%) SQL
3 14 (15.56%) Java
4 11 (12.22%) PowerShell
5 10 (11.11%) Bash Shell
6 9 (10.00%) C
7 8 (8.89%) Shell Script
8 7 (7.78%) JavaScript
9 6 (6.67%) C++
10 5 (5.56%) Ada
10 5 (5.56%) PHP
10 5 (5.56%) Ruby
10 5 (5.56%) Scala
11 4 (4.44%) Perl
12 3 (3.33%) C#
13 2 (2.22%) Lua
13 2 (2.22%) MATLAB
13 2 (2.22%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 19 (21.11%) Security Cleared
2 14 (15.56%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.56%) DV Cleared
4 4 (4.44%) Degree
5 3 (3.33%) AWS Certification
5 3 (3.33%) CCNA
5 3 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.33%) CISSP
6 2 (2.22%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (2.22%) CISM
6 2 (2.22%) CLAS
7 1 (1.11%) CREST Certified
7 1 (1.11%) GCIA
7 1 (1.11%) GCIH
7 1 (1.11%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.22%) Def Stans
1 2 (2.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 2 (2.22%) MISRA
1 2 (2.22%) MISRA C
1 2 (2.22%) PCI DSS
1 2 (2.22%) RMADS
2 1 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 10 (11.11%) Docker
3 9 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (7.78%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (6.67%) DFS Replication
5 6 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (4.44%) Firmware
7 4 (4.44%) Hyper-V
7 4 (4.44%) LXC
7 4 (4.44%) NFS
7 4 (4.44%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (3.33%) Snort
9 1 (1.11%) Gluster
9 1 (1.11%) Samba
Systems Management
1 10 (11.11%) Failover Clustering
2 8 (8.89%) Ansible
3 7 (7.78%) Puppet
4 4 (4.44%) Nessus
4 4 (4.44%) SCCM
5 3 (3.33%) Terraform
6 2 (2.22%) Nmap
6 2 (2.22%) QRadar
7 1 (1.11%) Computer Incident Response Team
7 1 (1.11%) HAProxy
7 1 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.11%) RSA enVision
7 1 (1.11%) SELinux
Vendors
1 12 (13.33%) Microsoft
1 12 (13.33%) Red Hat
2 9 (10.00%) VMware
3 5 (5.56%) Cisco
3 5 (5.56%) Serena
4 4 (4.44%) SAP
4 4 (4.44%) Sun
5 3 (3.33%) NetApp
6 2 (2.22%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.22%) Citrix
6 2 (2.22%) Intel Security
6 2 (2.22%) Oracle
6 2 (2.22%) Qualys
6 2 (2.22%) ScanSafe
6 2 (2.22%) Splunk
7 1 (1.11%) ArcSight
7 1 (1.11%) LogRhythm
7 1 (1.11%) Percona
7 1 (1.11%) SaltStack
7 1 (1.11%) Sencha
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