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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 25 24 8
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -16
Contract jobs citing Linux 55 57 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 6.00% 6.28% 9.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.36% 31.49% 55.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 55 64
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £322 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 1
Median hourly rate £39.50 £41.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.65% +9.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £37.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +20.96%
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
201 181 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 21.92% 19.96% 17.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 138 93
Median daily rate £350 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £125 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £463 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 19 21
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £28.20 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 24 July 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 24 July 2016.

Linux Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 60 (48.00%) Windows
2 37 (29.60%) Unix
3 33 (26.40%) Security Cleared
4 28 (22.40%) Amazon AWS
5 27 (21.60%) VMware
6 24 (19.20%) SQL Server
7 23 (18.40%) DevOps
8 22 (17.60%) Puppet
8 22 (17.60%) Data Centre
9 21 (16.80%) TCP/IP
9 21 (16.80%) Active Directory
10 20 (16.00%) SQL
10 20 (16.00%) ITIL
10 20 (16.00%) Finance
10 20 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
11 18 (14.40%) Clustering
11 18 (14.40%) Firewall
11 18 (14.40%) CISSP
11 18 (14.40%) Cisco
11 18 (14.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 17 (13.60%) Microsoft
12 17 (13.60%) SIEM
12 17 (13.60%) Office 365
12 17 (13.60%) Failover Clustering
13 16 (12.80%) ArcSight
13 16 (12.80%) Ansible
13 16 (12.80%) JavaScript
13 16 (12.80%) PHP
13 16 (12.80%) SC Cleared
13 16 (12.80%) SCCM

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 11 (8.80%) Apache
2 8 (6.40%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (4.80%) CMS
4 5 (4.00%) Mule
5 4 (3.20%) Drupal
5 4 (3.20%) nginx
5 4 (3.20%) WordPress
6 2 (1.60%) IIS
6 2 (1.60%) Moodle
6 2 (1.60%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.60%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.60%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.80%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.80%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.80%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.80%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (1.60%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.80%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 28 (22.40%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (13.60%) Office 365
4 10 (8.00%) GitHub
5 5 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.80%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (16.80%) TCP/IP
2 18 (14.40%) Firewall
3 15 (12.00%) SAN
4 10 (8.00%) Cisco ISE
4 10 (8.00%) DNS
4 10 (8.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 9 (7.20%) HTTP
5 9 (7.20%) LAN
5 9 (7.20%) LDAP
5 9 (7.20%) WAN
6 8 (6.40%) VPN
7 7 (5.60%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (5.60%) Wireless
8 4 (3.20%) Internet
8 4 (3.20%) Network Security
9 3 (2.40%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (1.60%) MPLS
10 2 (1.60%) SSL
11 1 (0.80%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.80%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (19.20%) SQL Server
2 15 (12.00%) MySQL
3 11 (8.80%) MongoDB
3 11 (8.80%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (8.00%) Ingres
4 10 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (6.40%) NoSQL
5 8 (6.40%) Relational Database
6 7 (5.60%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (9.60%) Git (software)
2 10 (8.00%) Subversion
3 7 (5.60%) Capybara
3 7 (5.60%) Cucumber
3 7 (5.60%) git-flow
3 7 (5.60%) JUnit
3 7 (5.60%) RSpec
4 6 (4.80%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.20%) Rational Rhapsody
5 4 (3.20%) Travis CI
6 3 (2.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (2.40%) GDB
7 2 (1.60%) Grunt
7 2 (1.60%) gulp
7 2 (1.60%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.80%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.80%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (16.00%) Finance
2 3 (2.40%) Advertising
2 3 (2.40%) Automotive
2 3 (2.40%) Marketing
3 2 (1.60%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.80%) Back Office
4 1 (0.80%) Retail
4 1 (0.80%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (14.40%) Developer
2 17 (13.60%) Administrator
3 16 (12.80%) Analyst
4 14 (11.20%) Architect
5 13 (10.40%) DevOps Engineer
6 12 (9.60%) Security Analyst
7 10 (8.00%) DBA
8 9 (7.20%) Software Engineer
8 9 (7.20%) SQL DBA
9 8 (6.40%) Infrastructure Architect
9 8 (6.40%) Linux Engineer
10 6 (4.80%) Build Engineer
10 6 (4.80%) Information Analyst
10 6 (4.80%) Information Security Analyst
10 6 (4.80%) IT Analyst
10 6 (4.80%) IT Security Analyst
10 6 (4.80%) Technical Architect
11 5 (4.00%) AWS DevOps
11 5 (4.00%) AWS Engineer
11 5 (4.00%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.20%) CSS
1 14 (11.20%) HTML
2 10 (8.00%) LAMP
3 9 (7.20%) Sass
4 7 (5.60%) Dropwizard
4 7 (5.60%) Ruby on Rails
5 5 (4.00%) .NET
5 5 (4.00%) Hibernate
5 5 (4.00%) Spring
5 5 (4.00%) Web Services
6 4 (3.20%) AngularJS
7 3 (2.40%) CSS3
7 3 (2.40%) HTML5
7 3 (2.40%) Node.js
7 3 (2.40%) XML
8 2 (1.60%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.60%) J2EE
8 2 (1.60%) Middleware
8 2 (1.60%) Symfony
8 2 (1.60%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (17.60%) Data Centre
2 18 (14.40%) Clustering
3 10 (8.00%) Computer Science
3 10 (8.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 10 (8.00%) Visualisation
4 8 (6.40%) Management Information System
5 7 (5.60%) Client/Server
6 4 (3.20%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.20%) Economics
6 4 (3.20%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.40%) NHS
7 3 (2.40%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.60%) Device Driver
8 2 (1.60%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.60%) e-Learning
8 2 (1.60%) SCORM
9 1 (0.80%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.80%) IPTV
9 1 (0.80%) PKI
9 1 (0.80%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 60 (48.00%) Windows
2 37 (29.60%) Unix
3 18 (14.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (12.00%) Mac OS X
5 13 (10.40%) Windows Server
6 10 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (4.00%) Solaris
8 4 (3.20%) Windows 7
9 3 (2.40%) Android
9 3 (2.40%) CentOS
9 3 (2.40%) VxWorks
10 2 (1.60%) Mesosphere
11 1 (0.80%) AIX
11 1 (0.80%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.80%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.80%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (18.40%) DevOps
2 20 (16.00%) ITIL
3 17 (13.60%) SIEM
4 15 (12.00%) Open Source
5 14 (11.20%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (11.20%) Configuration Management
5 14 (11.20%) Software Engineering
6 13 (10.40%) Information Security
6 13 (10.40%) Technical Architecture
7 12 (9.60%) Security Architecture
8 10 (8.00%) Coaching
8 10 (8.00%) Content Management
8 10 (8.00%) DDoS Mitigation
8 10 (8.00%) SQL Optimisation
8 10 (8.00%) Vulnerability Management
9 9 (7.20%) Integration Testing
9 9 (7.20%) Process Improvement
9 9 (7.20%) Server Patching
9 9 (7.20%) Web Development
10 8 (6.40%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 20 (16.00%) SQL
2 16 (12.80%) JavaScript
2 16 (12.80%) PHP
3 15 (12.00%) Java
4 13 (10.40%) PowerShell
5 11 (8.80%) Python
6 10 (8.00%) Shell Script
7 9 (7.20%) Ruby
7 9 (7.20%) Scala
8 7 (5.60%) Ada
8 7 (5.60%) C
9 6 (4.80%) C++
10 5 (4.00%) Ada 95
11 3 (2.40%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.40%) C#
12 2 (1.60%) ActionScript
12 2 (1.60%) ActionScript 3.0
12 2 (1.60%) Perl
13 1 (0.80%) Clojure
13 1 (0.80%) VB
Qualifications
1 33 (26.40%) Security Cleared
2 18 (14.40%) CISSP
3 16 (12.80%) SC Cleared
4 9 (7.20%) DV Cleared
5 6 (4.80%) Degree
6 2 (1.60%) BC Cleared
6 2 (1.60%) CREST Certified
6 2 (1.60%) GCIA
6 2 (1.60%) GCIH
6 2 (1.60%) MCSE
6 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.60%) SANS
7 1 (0.80%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.80%) CCNA
7 1 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.80%) CISM
7 1 (0.80%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (8.80%) PCI DSS
3 4 (3.20%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.80%) MISRA
4 1 (0.80%) MISRA C
System Software
1 21 (16.80%) Active Directory
2 15 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (8.00%) Hyper-V
3 10 (8.00%) Virtual Machines
4 9 (7.20%) Docker
5 4 (3.20%) Snort
6 3 (2.40%) Firmware
6 3 (2.40%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (1.60%) LXC
8 1 (0.80%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 22 (17.60%) Puppet
2 17 (13.60%) Failover Clustering
3 16 (12.80%) Ansible
3 16 (12.80%) SCCM
4 10 (8.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 6 (4.80%) Microsoft Intune
5 6 (4.80%) RSA enVision
6 5 (4.00%) Kubernetes
6 5 (4.00%) NetBackup
6 5 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (3.20%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (3.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (2.40%) Mesos
9 2 (1.60%) Nagios
9 2 (1.60%) Nessus
10 1 (0.80%) logstash
10 1 (0.80%) Nmap
10 1 (0.80%) SCOM
10 1 (0.80%) WSUS
10 1 (0.80%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 27 (21.60%) VMware
2 18 (14.40%) Cisco
3 17 (13.60%) Microsoft
4 16 (12.80%) ArcSight
5 15 (12.00%) Oracle
5 15 (12.00%) Red Hat
6 10 (8.00%) Cyber-Ark
6 10 (8.00%) Forcepoint
6 10 (8.00%) Google
7 8 (6.40%) NetApp
8 7 (5.60%) Sun
9 6 (4.80%) LogRhythm
9 6 (4.80%) Splunk
10 5 (4.00%) Palo Alto
10 5 (4.00%) Veritas
11 4 (3.20%) BMC
11 4 (3.20%) Symantec
12 2 (1.60%) Adobe
12 2 (1.60%) Citrix
12 2 (1.60%) IBM