The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 10 27 16
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -11
Contract jobs citing Linux 29 27 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 8.66% 5.54% 7.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.94% 23.28% 31.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 21 8
Average daily rate
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£369 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.07% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £425 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -6.25%
Linux
Nottinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Nottingham region.

Operating Systems Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
83 116 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 24.78% 23.82% 24.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 57 23
Average daily rate £350 £300 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 10
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £10.90 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £23.75 £17.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Nottingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux across the Nottingham region.

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Nottingham region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Nottingham region.

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 20 (44.44%) UNIX
2 18 (40.00%) Windows
2 18 (40.00%) Oracle
3 13 (28.89%) SQL
4 11 (24.44%) Red Hat
4 11 (24.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (22.22%) HTML
6 8 (17.78%) MySQL
6 8 (17.78%) Solaris
6 8 (17.78%) IBM
6 8 (17.78%) HP
7 7 (15.56%) Configuration Management
7 7 (15.56%) Relational Database
8 6 (13.33%) SC Cleared
8 6 (13.33%) Security Cleared
8 6 (13.33%) SAP
8 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
8 6 (13.33%) Java
8 6 (13.33%) .NET
9 5 (11.11%) PHP
9 5 (11.11%) DB2
9 5 (11.11%) UML
9 5 (11.11%) Web Services
9 5 (11.11%) AIX
9 5 (11.11%) VMware
9 5 (11.11%) Software Engineering
10 4 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (8.89%) WordPress
10 4 (8.89%) PaaS
10 4 (8.89%) Capacity Management

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 4 (8.89%) WordPress
2 3 (6.67%) CMS
3 2 (4.44%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.44%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.44%) CICS
3 2 (4.44%) NetWeaver
4 1 (2.22%) Apache
4 1 (2.22%) Node.js
4 1 (2.22%) Liferay
4 1 (2.22%) Moodle
4 1 (2.22%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.22%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Magento
2 2 (4.44%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (4.44%) SAP FI
2 2 (4.44%) SAP CO
3 1 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) PaaS
2 2 (4.44%) IaaS
2 2 (4.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) Firewall
2 3 (6.67%) DHCP
2 3 (6.67%) DNS
3 2 (4.44%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (4.44%) Intranet
3 2 (4.44%) Internet
3 2 (4.44%) SAN
3 2 (4.44%) DMZ
3 2 (4.44%) HTTP
3 2 (4.44%) HTTPS
4 1 (2.22%) SSL
4 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.22%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.78%) MySQL
2 7 (15.56%) Relational Database
3 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
4 5 (11.11%) DB2
5 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database
5 2 (4.44%) SAP BW
5 2 (4.44%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.22%) DataStage
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.22%) MariaDB
6 1 (2.22%) Big Data
6 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.44%) Subversion
2 2 (4.44%) Maven
2 2 (4.44%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.22%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (2.22%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.22%) Ant
3 1 (2.22%) JUnit
3 1 (2.22%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (2.22%) Gradle
3 1 (2.22%) JIRA
3 1 (2.22%) Selenium
General
1 3 (6.67%) Telecoms
1 3 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (4.44%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Finance
3 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.22%) Electronics
3 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (24.44%) Developer
2 10 (22.22%) Analyst
3 6 (13.33%) Architect
3 6 (13.33%) Technical Analyst
4 5 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (8.89%) UNIX Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Administrator
6 3 (6.67%) DBA
7 2 (4.44%) Lead Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Technical Leader
7 2 (4.44%) PHP Programmer
7 2 (4.44%) Web Programmer
7 2 (4.44%) Magento Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Web Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.44%) Programmer
7 2 (4.44%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (4.44%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.22%) HTML
2 6 (13.33%) .NET
3 5 (11.11%) Web Services
4 4 (8.89%) Middleware
4 4 (8.89%) CSS
5 3 (6.67%) J2EE
5 3 (6.67%) LAMP
5 3 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (6.67%) HTML5
5 3 (6.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 2 (4.44%) JSON
6 2 (4.44%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (4.44%) REST
6 2 (4.44%) CSS3
6 2 (4.44%) JMS
6 2 (4.44%) XHTML
6 2 (4.44%) XML
6 2 (4.44%) XSD
6 2 (4.44%) JSP
6 2 (4.44%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Clustering
1 3 (6.67%) Mainframe
1 3 (6.67%) Open Source
2 1 (2.22%) E-Learning
2 1 (2.22%) DTV
2 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.22%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 20 (44.44%) UNIX
2 18 (40.00%) Windows
3 11 (24.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (17.78%) Solaris
5 5 (11.11%) AIX
6 3 (6.67%) SUSE
7 2 (4.44%) CentOS
7 2 (4.44%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.22%) Android
8 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.56%) Configuration Management
2 5 (11.11%) UML
2 5 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 4 (8.89%) Capacity Management
3 4 (8.89%) Scrum
3 4 (8.89%) MVC
3 4 (8.89%) SOA
4 3 (6.67%) E-Commerce
4 3 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (6.67%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (6.67%) Load Balancing
5 2 (4.44%) Release Management
5 2 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.44%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (4.44%) Business Analysis
5 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (4.44%) BPMN
5 2 (4.44%) Software Architecture
5 2 (4.44%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.44%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.89%) SQL
2 6 (13.33%) Java
3 5 (11.11%) PHP
4 4 (8.89%) Python
4 4 (8.89%) PL/SQL
4 4 (8.89%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.67%) C
6 2 (4.44%) Ruby
6 2 (4.44%) C#
6 2 (4.44%) C++
7 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.22%) Golang
7 1 (2.22%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 6 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.67%) Degree
3 1 (2.22%) CISSP
3 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.22%) GIAC
3 1 (2.22%) CISM
3 1 (2.22%) ISSAP
3 1 (2.22%) ISSEP
3 1 (2.22%) ISSMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.22%) NFS
2 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.22%) VirtualBox
2 1 (2.22%) KVM
2 1 (2.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Puppet
2 1 (2.22%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.22%) HP SIM
2 1 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (40.00%) Oracle
2 11 (24.44%) Red Hat
3 8 (17.78%) IBM
3 8 (17.78%) HP
4 6 (13.33%) SAP
5 5 (11.11%) VMware
6 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
6 3 (6.67%) Intel
6 3 (6.67%) Software AG
7 2 (4.44%) Zend
7 2 (4.44%) ServiceNow
7 2 (4.44%) Serena
7 2 (4.44%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (4.44%) Cisco
8 1 (2.22%) Sun
8 1 (2.22%) NetApp
8 1 (2.22%) Veritas
8 1 (2.22%) Citrix
8 1 (2.22%) EMC
8 1 (2.22%) webMethods