The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 16 15 34
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +19
Contract jobs citing Linux 67 68 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 7.60% 7.68% 4.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.01% 40.48% 34.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 48 34
Average daily rate £365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £290 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
Average hourly rate £42.00 £16.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+154.54% -55.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
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
197 168 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 22.36% 18.98% 12.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 109 62
Average daily rate £350 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £128 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £339 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.79% +6.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 17
Average hourly rate £17.25 £16.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% +17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £8.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £41.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 April 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 30 April 2016.

Linux Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

Linux
Contract Job Locations in Bristol

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Bristol region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Avonmouth 0 1 - -
Linux
South West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 46 (42.99%) Unix
2 34 (31.78%) Windows
3 32 (29.91%) Security Cleared
4 28 (26.17%) SQL
5 24 (22.43%) Java
6 23 (21.50%) Configuration Management
7 20 (18.69%) JavaScript
7 20 (18.69%) SQL Server
7 20 (18.69%) Python
7 20 (18.69%) Open Source
8 19 (17.76%) Git (software)
8 19 (17.76%) Unit Testing
9 18 (16.82%) MongoDB
9 18 (16.82%) Subversion
9 18 (16.82%) Ruby
9 18 (16.82%) HTTP
9 18 (16.82%) Finance
9 18 (16.82%) Relational Database
10 17 (15.89%) PostgreSQL
10 17 (15.89%) ETL
10 17 (15.89%) Mac OS X
10 17 (15.89%) CSS
10 17 (15.89%) HTML
10 17 (15.89%) Web Development
10 17 (15.89%) Integration Testing
11 16 (14.95%) NoSQL
11 16 (14.95%) Visualisation
11 16 (14.95%) Scala
11 16 (14.95%) Software Engineering
11 16 (14.95%) Red Hat

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (14.02%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (6.54%) Apache
3 6 (5.61%) Node.js
4 5 (4.67%) WebLogic
5 4 (3.74%) JBoss
5 4 (3.74%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.80%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.87%) nginx
8 1 (0.93%) CMS
8 1 (0.93%) Drupal
8 1 (0.93%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.93%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.93%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 3 (2.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (14.95%) GitHub
2 12 (11.21%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (5.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.80%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (16.82%) HTTP
2 16 (14.95%) TCP/IP
3 11 (10.28%) Firewall
3 11 (10.28%) SAN
4 10 (9.35%) DNS
5 9 (8.41%) LDAP
6 5 (4.67%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (4.67%) Network Security
7 4 (3.74%) LAN
8 3 (2.80%) Cisco ISE
8 3 (2.80%) Internet
8 3 (2.80%) NAS
8 3 (2.80%) VPN
9 2 (1.87%) SSL
10 1 (0.93%) ADSL
10 1 (0.93%) DHCP
10 1 (0.93%) DMZ
10 1 (0.93%) VoIP
10 1 (0.93%) WAN
10 1 (0.93%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (18.69%) SQL Server
2 18 (16.82%) MongoDB
2 18 (16.82%) Relational Database
3 17 (15.89%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (14.95%) NoSQL
5 7 (6.54%) Ingres
5 7 (6.54%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (6.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (6.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (4.67%) MySQL
7 3 (2.80%) Big Data
7 3 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.87%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.87%) PowerCenter
8 2 (1.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.87%) Star Schema
9 1 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.93%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 1 (0.93%) BusinessObjects XI
9 1 (0.93%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 19 (17.76%) Git (software)
2 18 (16.82%) Subversion
3 15 (14.02%) Capybara
3 15 (14.02%) Cucumber
3 15 (14.02%) git-flow
3 15 (14.02%) JUnit
3 15 (14.02%) RSpec
4 5 (4.67%) GDB
5 4 (3.74%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.74%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (1.87%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (1.87%) Travis CI
General
1 18 (16.82%) Finance
2 4 (3.74%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.80%) Electronics
3 3 (2.80%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.80%) Marketing
4 2 (1.87%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.93%) Back Office
5 1 (0.93%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (27.10%) Developer
2 15 (14.02%) Administrator
2 15 (14.02%) Ruby Developer
3 11 (10.28%) Software Engineer
4 8 (7.48%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (6.54%) DBA
6 6 (5.61%) Analyst
6 6 (5.61%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (5.61%) Operations Engineer
6 6 (5.61%) SQL DBA
7 5 (4.67%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (4.67%) Security Analyst
7 5 (4.67%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (3.74%) Build Engineer
8 4 (3.74%) Java Developer
8 4 (3.74%) Java Software Developer
8 4 (3.74%) Linux Administrator
8 4 (3.74%) Server Engineer
8 4 (3.74%) Software Developer
8 4 (3.74%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (15.89%) CSS
1 17 (15.89%) HTML
2 15 (14.02%) Ruby on Rails
2 15 (14.02%) Sass
3 6 (5.61%) J2EE
4 5 (4.67%) AngularJS
5 4 (3.74%) GWT
5 4 (3.74%) RESTful
5 4 (3.74%) Web Services
6 3 (2.80%) Express
6 3 (2.80%) React
7 1 (0.93%) .NET
7 1 (0.93%) Kafka
7 1 (0.93%) LAMP
7 1 (0.93%) OpenCL
7 1 (0.93%) SAP XI
7 1 (0.93%) Symfony
7 1 (0.93%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.95%) Visualisation
2 15 (14.02%) Clustering
3 14 (13.08%) Data Centre
4 7 (6.54%) Client/Server
5 6 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (4.67%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.80%) Cryptography
7 3 (2.80%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (2.80%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.80%) NHS
7 3 (2.80%) PKI
8 2 (1.87%) AS400
8 2 (1.87%) Data Extraction
8 2 (1.87%) Device Driver
8 2 (1.87%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (1.87%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.87%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.93%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 46 (42.99%) Unix
2 34 (31.78%) Windows
3 17 (15.89%) Mac OS X
4 14 (13.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (12.15%) Windows Server
6 10 (9.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (7.48%) Solaris
8 5 (4.67%) VxWorks
9 4 (3.74%) Windows 7
10 3 (2.80%) CentOS
11 2 (1.87%) AIX
12 1 (0.93%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.93%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.93%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (21.50%) Configuration Management
2 20 (18.69%) Open Source
3 19 (17.76%) Unit Testing
4 17 (15.89%) ETL
4 17 (15.89%) Integration Testing
4 17 (15.89%) Web Development
5 16 (14.95%) Responsive Web Design
5 16 (14.95%) Software Engineering
5 16 (14.95%) Web Design
6 15 (14.02%) Migration
7 14 (13.08%) Data Migration
8 13 (12.15%) ITIL
9 9 (8.41%) Information Security
9 9 (8.41%) Process Improvement
10 8 (7.48%) DevOps
10 8 (7.48%) Security Hardening
11 7 (6.54%) SQL Optimisation
11 7 (6.54%) Vulnerability Management
12 6 (5.61%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (5.61%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 28 (26.17%) SQL
2 24 (22.43%) Java
3 20 (18.69%) JavaScript
3 20 (18.69%) Python
4 18 (16.82%) Ruby
5 16 (14.95%) Scala
6 9 (8.41%) Ada
6 9 (8.41%) C++
6 9 (8.41%) PowerShell
7 8 (7.48%) C
8 7 (6.54%) Ada 95
8 7 (6.54%) Shell Script
9 4 (3.74%) Bash Shell
9 4 (3.74%) PHP
10 2 (1.87%) Perl
10 2 (1.87%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.93%) Clojure
11 1 (0.93%) PHP 5
11 1 (0.93%) VB
Qualifications
1 32 (29.91%) Security Cleared
2 10 (9.35%) SC Cleared
3 8 (7.48%) CISSP
4 3 (2.80%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.87%) BC Cleared
5 2 (1.87%) CREST Certified
5 2 (1.87%) Degree
5 2 (1.87%) GCIA
5 2 (1.87%) GCIH
5 2 (1.87%) SANS
6 1 (0.93%) CCNA
6 1 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.93%) CISM
6 1 (0.93%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.48%) PCI DSS
2 5 (4.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.80%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (2.80%) MISRA
3 3 (2.80%) MISRA C
4 2 (1.87%) ISO27002
System Software
1 15 (14.02%) Active Directory
2 10 (9.35%) Hyper-V
3 6 (5.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.80%) Firmware
5 2 (1.87%) Snort
5 2 (1.87%) vCloud
6 1 (0.93%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (12.15%) Puppet
2 7 (6.54%) Ansible
3 6 (5.61%) SCCM
4 4 (3.74%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (2.80%) Nagios
5 3 (2.80%) Nessus
5 3 (2.80%) Nmap
5 3 (2.80%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.87%) logstash
6 2 (1.87%) RSA enVision
6 2 (1.87%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.93%) Mesos
7 1 (0.93%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.93%) SCOM
7 1 (0.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.93%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (14.95%) Microsoft
1 16 (14.95%) Red Hat
1 16 (14.95%) VMware
2 11 (10.28%) Oracle
3 7 (6.54%) Sun
4 5 (4.67%) ArcSight
4 5 (4.67%) Veritas
5 4 (3.74%) Google
5 4 (3.74%) IBM
5 4 (3.74%) NetApp
5 4 (3.74%) SAP
5 4 (3.74%) Sybase
5 4 (3.74%) Symantec
6 3 (2.80%) Cisco
6 3 (2.80%) Cyber-Ark
6 3 (2.80%) Forcepoint
6 3 (2.80%) Qualys
7 2 (1.87%) Broadcom
7 2 (1.87%) LogRhythm
7 2 (1.87%) Splunk
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