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 5 August 2015 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 26 12 24
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +12
Contract jobs citing Linux 18 23 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 4.20% 7.90% 5.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.32% 31.94% 21.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 19
Average daily rate
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£375 £331 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% -5.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £305 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £436 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.51% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.60 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+22.54% -18.40%
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
74 72 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 17.25% 24.74% 25.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 26 51
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £210 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 18 14
Average hourly rate £10.00 £13.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% +8.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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
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 5 August 2015, 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 26 (54.17%) UNIX
2 21 (43.75%) SQL
3 17 (35.42%) Oracle
3 17 (35.42%) Finance
4 16 (33.33%) Windows
5 13 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (27.08%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (22.92%) Ruby
6 11 (22.92%) MySQL
7 10 (20.83%) Java
7 10 (20.83%) Red Hat
7 10 (20.83%) Bash Shell
8 9 (18.75%) Jenkins
8 9 (18.75%) Apache
9 8 (16.67%) Perl
9 8 (16.67%) PL/SQL
9 8 (16.67%) DevOps
9 8 (16.67%) SDLC
10 7 (14.58%) Puppet
10 7 (14.58%) Open Source
10 7 (14.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (14.58%) Firewall
11 6 (12.50%) JavaScript
11 6 (12.50%) Python
11 6 (12.50%) Oracle Database
11 6 (12.50%) Gradle
12 5 (10.42%) Ansible
12 5 (10.42%) Ubuntu
12 5 (10.42%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (10.42%) PHP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 9 (18.75%) Apache
2 5 (10.42%) JBoss
3 4 (8.33%) Tomcat
3 4 (8.33%) Oracle Application Server
4 3 (6.25%) WebLogic
4 3 (6.25%) iPlanet
5 2 (4.17%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (4.17%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (4.17%) MQSeries
5 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.17%) SAS
5 2 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (4.17%) Commerce Server
5 2 (4.17%) WebSphere
5 2 (4.17%) OpenStack
6 1 (2.08%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (2.08%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Project
1 2 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.58%) Firewall
2 4 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.33%) VLAN
3 3 (6.25%) iSCSI
3 3 (6.25%) FCoE
3 3 (6.25%) DNS
3 3 (6.25%) SAN
3 3 (6.25%) WAN
4 2 (4.17%) LDAP
4 2 (4.17%) NAS
5 1 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.08%) NetScaler
5 1 (2.08%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (2.08%) SNMP
5 1 (2.08%) BIG-IP
5 1 (2.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.92%) MySQL
2 6 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 3 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (4.17%) DataStage
4 2 (4.17%) IBM PureData
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (4.17%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (2.08%) SQLPlus
5 1 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.08%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (18.75%) Jenkins
2 6 (12.50%) Gradle
3 5 (10.42%) Maven
4 1 (2.08%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (2.08%) IntelliJ
General
1 17 (35.42%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Publishing
2 1 (2.08%) Games
2 1 (2.08%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 14 (29.17%) Developer
2 8 (16.67%) Analyst
2 8 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (16.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 5 (10.42%) DBA
4 4 (8.33%) Administrator
4 4 (8.33%) Ruby Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Support Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Architect
5 3 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) UNIX Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Applications Support
6 2 (4.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.17%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (4.17%) SQL Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.17%) Test Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Oracle Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Oracle Support Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) DataStage Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.42%) SOAP
1 5 (10.42%) J2EE
2 4 (8.33%) RESTful
2 4 (8.33%) Web Services
3 1 (2.08%) POSIX
3 1 (2.08%) Ajax
3 1 (2.08%) JSON
3 1 (2.08%) Django
3 1 (2.08%) WebCenter
3 1 (2.08%) REST
3 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.08%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Clustering
1 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (8.33%) Data Structures
2 3 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.17%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.17%) Grid Computing
4 1 (2.08%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 26 (54.17%) UNIX
2 16 (33.33%) Windows
3 7 (14.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (10.42%) Ubuntu
5 4 (8.33%) Solaris
5 4 (8.33%) SUSE
5 4 (8.33%) AIX
6 3 (6.25%) HPUX
7 2 (4.17%) CentOS
8 1 (2.08%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (16.67%) DevOps
2 8 (16.67%) SDLC
3 7 (14.58%) Open Source
4 5 (10.42%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (10.42%) Data Management
5 4 (8.33%) ITIL
5 4 (8.33%) OO
5 4 (8.33%) OOD
5 4 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (6.25%) Unit Testing
6 3 (6.25%) High Availability
6 3 (6.25%) Configuration Management
6 3 (6.25%) Software Engineering
6 3 (6.25%) Scrum
6 3 (6.25%) Load Balancing
6 3 (6.25%) Procure-to-pay
7 2 (4.17%) Software Testing
7 2 (4.17%) Requirements Management
7 2 (4.17%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (43.75%) SQL
2 11 (22.92%) Ruby
3 10 (20.83%) Java
3 10 (20.83%) Bash Shell
4 8 (16.67%) Perl
4 8 (16.67%) PL/SQL
5 6 (12.50%) Python
5 6 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 5 (10.42%) PHP
7 4 (8.33%) Shell Script
8 3 (6.25%) C-shell
8 3 (6.25%) Korn
9 2 (4.17%) SAS Macro
9 2 (4.17%) VBA
9 2 (4.17%) C
10 1 (2.08%) C++
10 1 (2.08%) VB
10 1 (2.08%) Embedded C
10 1 (2.08%) Groovy
10 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) ISEB
1 2 (4.17%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (2.08%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) OCP
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
1 4 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 3 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.25%) Samba
2 3 (6.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 3 (6.25%) KVM
3 2 (4.17%) XenServer
4 1 (2.08%) vSphere
4 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.08%) MetaFrame
4 1 (2.08%) Firmware
4 1 (2.08%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (27.08%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (14.58%) Puppet
3 5 (10.42%) Ansible
4 3 (6.25%) Zenoss
5 2 (4.17%) Data Guard
5 2 (4.17%) OpenView
6 1 (2.08%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 17 (35.42%) Oracle
2 10 (20.83%) Red Hat
3 4 (8.33%) Cisco
3 4 (8.33%) IBM
3 4 (8.33%) VMware
3 4 (8.33%) F5
4 3 (6.25%) Veritas
4 3 (6.25%) PlateSpin
4 3 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.25%) Sun
4 3 (6.25%) HP
4 3 (6.25%) Citrix
5 2 (4.17%) Cognos
5 2 (4.17%) Netezza
5 2 (4.17%) Opsware
6 1 (2.08%) Percona
6 1 (2.08%) AppDynamics
6 1 (2.08%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.08%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.08%) Juniper