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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 35 31 11
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -20
Contract jobs citing Linux 41 44 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 4.63% 4.90% 9.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.91% 28.39% 51.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 35 73
Median daily rate £365 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £275 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 1
Median hourly rate £24.50 - £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
179 155 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 20.20% 17.26% 18.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 90 117
Median daily rate £325 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £125 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 22
Median hourly rate £22.00 £16.25 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.38% +1.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.56 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £22.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 1 October 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 1 October 2016.

Linux Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (52.13%) Windows
2 33 (35.11%) Unix
3 25 (26.60%) Cisco
4 24 (25.53%) VMware
4 24 (25.53%) Amazon AWS
5 23 (24.47%) DevOps
6 20 (21.28%) Data Centre
7 19 (20.21%) Microsoft Azure
8 18 (19.15%) Security Cleared
8 18 (19.15%) Firewall
8 18 (19.15%) Office 365
9 17 (18.09%) SIEM
9 17 (18.09%) SQL
10 16 (17.02%) CISSP
11 15 (15.96%) TCP/IP
11 15 (15.96%) PHP
11 15 (15.96%) SQL Server
11 15 (15.96%) Ansible
12 14 (14.89%) ArcSight
12 14 (14.89%) Information Security
12 14 (14.89%) PowerShell
12 14 (14.89%) Software Engineering
13 13 (13.83%) SCCM
13 13 (13.83%) Security Architecture
13 13 (13.83%) Clustering
13 13 (13.83%) SAN
13 13 (13.83%) Python
13 13 (13.83%) Docker
14 12 (12.77%) Failover Clustering
14 12 (12.77%) Active Directory

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 10 (10.64%) Apache
2 7 (7.45%) CMS
2 7 (7.45%) OpenStack
3 5 (5.32%) Drupal
3 5 (5.32%) Mule
3 5 (5.32%) WordPress
4 3 (3.19%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (3.19%) IIS
4 3 (3.19%) Moodle
4 3 (3.19%) nginx
5 2 (2.13%) Joomla!
5 2 (2.13%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.13%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.06%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.06%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (3.19%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Magento
1 1 (1.06%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 24 (25.53%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (20.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (19.15%) Office 365
4 5 (5.32%) GitHub
4 5 (5.32%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.06%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (19.15%) Firewall
2 15 (15.96%) TCP/IP
3 13 (13.83%) SAN
4 10 (10.64%) Cisco ISE
4 10 (10.64%) Intrusion Detection
5 9 (9.57%) WAN
6 8 (8.51%) VPN
7 7 (7.45%) LAN
7 7 (7.45%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (7.45%) Wireless
8 5 (5.32%) Fibre Channel
9 4 (4.26%) DNS
9 4 (4.26%) Internet
10 3 (3.19%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (3.19%) HTTP
11 2 (2.13%) MPLS
11 2 (2.13%) Network Security
12 1 (1.06%) NAS
12 1 (1.06%) SSH
12 1 (1.06%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.96%) SQL Server
2 12 (12.77%) MySQL
3 10 (10.64%) Ingres
3 10 (10.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (10.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (6.38%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (5.32%) MongoDB
6 4 (4.26%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (3.19%) NoSQL
7 3 (3.19%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.06%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (5.32%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.26%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.26%) Subversion
3 3 (3.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (3.19%) Capybara
3 3 (3.19%) Cucumber
3 3 (3.19%) git-flow
3 3 (3.19%) JUnit
3 3 (3.19%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (3.19%) RSpec
3 3 (3.19%) Travis CI
4 2 (2.13%) GDB
4 2 (2.13%) Grunt
4 2 (2.13%) gulp
4 2 (2.13%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (1.06%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.06%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (9.57%) Finance
2 3 (3.19%) Advertising
2 3 (3.19%) Automotive
2 3 (3.19%) Marketing
3 2 (2.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.06%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (18.09%) Developer
2 15 (15.96%) Analyst
3 11 (11.70%) DBA
3 11 (11.70%) DevOps Engineer
3 11 (11.70%) Security Analyst
4 10 (10.64%) Architect
5 9 (9.57%) Administrator
5 9 (9.57%) SQL DBA
6 8 (8.51%) Infrastructure Architect
6 8 (8.51%) Support Engineer
7 6 (6.38%) Information Analyst
7 6 (6.38%) Information Security Analyst
7 6 (6.38%) IT Analyst
7 6 (6.38%) IT Security Analyst
7 6 (6.38%) Software Engineer
8 5 (5.32%) Data Centre Engineer
8 5 (5.32%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (4.26%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 4 (4.26%) PHP Developer
9 4 (4.26%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.70%) CSS
1 11 (11.70%) HTML
2 10 (10.64%) .NET
2 10 (10.64%) LAMP
3 7 (7.45%) REST
4 6 (6.38%) ActiveMQ
4 6 (6.38%) RabbitMQ
4 6 (6.38%) ZeroMQ
5 5 (5.32%) Hibernate
5 5 (5.32%) Sass
5 5 (5.32%) Spring
6 4 (4.26%) CSS3
6 4 (4.26%) HTML5
7 3 (3.19%) AngularJS
7 3 (3.19%) Dropwizard
7 3 (3.19%) Ruby on Rails
7 3 (3.19%) XML
8 2 (2.13%) LEMP Stack
8 2 (2.13%) Meteor
8 2 (2.13%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 20 (21.28%) Data Centre
2 13 (13.83%) Clustering
3 10 (10.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 10 (10.64%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.32%) Visualisation
5 4 (4.26%) Mobile App
6 3 (3.19%) Client/Server
6 3 (3.19%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.13%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.13%) Digital Media
7 2 (2.13%) e-Learning
7 2 (2.13%) SCORM
8 1 (1.06%) CESG
8 1 (1.06%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (1.06%) Cryptography
8 1 (1.06%) PKI
8 1 (1.06%) STB
8 1 (1.06%) Streaming Video
8 1 (1.06%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 49 (52.13%) Windows
2 33 (35.11%) Unix
3 10 (10.64%) Mac OS X
4 6 (6.38%) Windows Server
5 4 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.19%) Android
7 2 (2.13%) Mesosphere
7 2 (2.13%) Solaris
7 2 (2.13%) VxWorks
7 2 (2.13%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.06%) AIX
8 1 (1.06%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.06%) CentOS
8 1 (1.06%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (1.06%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.06%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (24.47%) DevOps
2 17 (18.09%) SIEM
3 14 (14.89%) Information Security
3 14 (14.89%) Software Engineering
4 13 (13.83%) Security Architecture
5 11 (11.70%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (10.64%) Content Management
6 10 (10.64%) DDoS Mitigation
6 10 (10.64%) SQL Optimisation
7 9 (9.57%) Technical Architecture
8 8 (8.51%) Analytics
8 8 (8.51%) Data Management
9 7 (7.45%) Compliance Management
9 7 (7.45%) ETL
9 7 (7.45%) ITIL
9 7 (7.45%) Network Monitoring
9 7 (7.45%) Threat Management
9 7 (7.45%) Vulnerability Management
10 6 (6.38%) Open Source
10 6 (6.38%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 17 (18.09%) SQL
2 15 (15.96%) PHP
3 14 (14.89%) PowerShell
4 13 (13.83%) Python
5 11 (11.70%) JavaScript
5 11 (11.70%) Shell Script
6 9 (9.57%) Java
7 5 (5.32%) Ada
8 4 (4.26%) Scala
9 3 (3.19%) Ada 95
9 3 (3.19%) C
9 3 (3.19%) C#
9 3 (3.19%) Ruby
10 2 (2.13%) ActionScript
10 2 (2.13%) ActionScript 3.0
11 1 (1.06%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.06%) C++
11 1 (1.06%) Perl
11 1 (1.06%) PHP 5
11 1 (1.06%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (19.15%) Security Cleared
2 16 (17.02%) CISSP
3 11 (11.70%) SC Cleared
4 8 (8.51%) DV Cleared
5 4 (4.26%) CCNA
5 4 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.13%) Degree
6 2 (2.13%) MCSE
6 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.06%) CISM
7 1 (1.06%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.70%) PCI DSS
2 10 (10.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.13%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.06%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 13 (13.83%) Docker
2 12 (12.77%) Active Directory
2 12 (12.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (10.64%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (4.26%) Snort
5 2 (2.13%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.13%) LXC
6 1 (1.06%) NFS
6 1 (1.06%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 15 (15.96%) Ansible
2 13 (13.83%) SCCM
3 12 (12.77%) Failover Clustering
3 12 (12.77%) Puppet
4 10 (10.64%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 6 (6.38%) Microsoft Intune
6 5 (5.32%) Kubernetes
7 4 (4.26%) Nessus
7 4 (4.26%) RSA enVision
8 3 (3.19%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (3.19%) QRadar
9 2 (2.13%) Mesos
10 1 (1.06%) Nagios
10 1 (1.06%) Nmap
10 1 (1.06%) OpenAM
10 1 (1.06%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (1.06%) SCOM
10 1 (1.06%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (26.60%) Cisco
2 24 (25.53%) VMware
3 14 (14.89%) ArcSight
4 10 (10.64%) Cyber-Ark
4 10 (10.64%) Forcepoint
4 10 (10.64%) Google
5 9 (9.57%) Oracle
6 8 (8.51%) Microsoft
7 5 (5.32%) Palo Alto
8 4 (4.26%) Citrix
8 4 (4.26%) LogRhythm
8 4 (4.26%) Red Hat
8 4 (4.26%) SAP
8 4 (4.26%) Splunk
9 3 (3.19%) CheckPoint
9 3 (3.19%) Intel Security
9 3 (3.19%) ScanSafe
10 2 (2.13%) NetApp
10 2 (2.13%) Serena
10 2 (2.13%) Veritas
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