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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 16 28 11
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -17
Contract jobs citing Linux 26 10 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 7.45% 3.66% 10.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.80% 17.24% 43.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 16
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £319 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £365 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £33.25 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+9.77% -6.33%
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
97 58 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 27.79% 21.25% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 18 29
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £311 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.12% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 9
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £21.00 £16.16
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -14.28%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 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 35 (60.34%) UNIX
2 21 (36.21%) Windows
3 17 (29.31%) Oracle
4 14 (24.14%) Red Hat
5 13 (22.41%) Microsoft
6 12 (20.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (18.97%) SQL
8 10 (17.24%) VMware
8 10 (17.24%) Solaris
9 9 (15.52%) Java
9 9 (15.52%) Relational Database
10 8 (13.79%) Apache
10 8 (13.79%) Tomcat
10 8 (13.79%) Active Directory
10 8 (13.79%) Finance
10 8 (13.79%) Configuration Management
11 7 (12.07%) Shell Script
11 7 (12.07%) HP
11 7 (12.07%) AIX
11 7 (12.07%) SOAP
11 7 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (12.07%) REST
11 7 (12.07%) Gradle
11 7 (12.07%) Jenkins
12 6 (10.34%) Security Cleared
12 6 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (10.34%) DNS
12 6 (10.34%) Migration
12 6 (10.34%) Service Management
13 5 (8.62%) Internet

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 8 (13.79%) Apache
1 8 (13.79%) Tomcat
2 4 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (6.90%) WebLogic
2 4 (6.90%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.17%) Lync
3 3 (5.17%) WordPress
4 2 (3.45%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.45%) CICS
5 1 (1.72%) CMS
5 1 (1.72%) Drupal
Applications
1 5 (8.62%) MS Excel
1 5 (8.62%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.34%) DNS
2 5 (8.62%) Internet
2 5 (8.62%) TCP/IP
3 4 (6.90%) SAN
4 3 (5.17%) ADSL
4 3 (5.17%) Broadband
4 3 (5.17%) DHCP
4 3 (5.17%) FCoE
5 2 (3.45%) HTTP
5 2 (3.45%) SNMP
5 2 (3.45%) SSL
5 2 (3.45%) Intranet
6 1 (1.72%) Firewall
6 1 (1.72%) LAN
6 1 (1.72%) FTP
6 1 (1.72%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.52%) Relational Database
2 4 (6.90%) Oracle BI EE
2 4 (6.90%) Oracle Database
2 4 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (6.90%) SQLPlus
3 3 (5.17%) MySQL
3 3 (5.17%) DB2
4 2 (3.45%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.72%) DataStage
5 1 (1.72%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (12.07%) Gradle
1 7 (12.07%) Jenkins
2 5 (8.62%) IntelliJ
3 4 (6.90%) Subversion
3 4 (6.90%) Maven
3 4 (6.90%) Eclipse
4 3 (5.17%) LoadRunner
4 3 (5.17%) Cucumber
4 3 (5.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.45%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.45%) Ant
5 2 (3.45%) JDeveloper
5 2 (3.45%) Introscope
6 1 (1.72%) ClearCase
General
1 8 (13.79%) Finance
2 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.72%) Banking
2 1 (1.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (24.14%) Developer
2 11 (18.97%) Analyst
3 6 (10.34%) Administrator
4 5 (8.62%) Oracle Developer
4 5 (8.62%) Technical Analyst
4 5 (8.62%) UNIX Engineer
4 5 (8.62%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (6.90%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
5 4 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (6.90%) Java Developer
5 4 (6.90%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 3 (5.17%) Configuration Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Oracle Analyst
7 2 (3.45%) Configuration Management Analyst
7 2 (3.45%) Middleware Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Magento Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Monitoring Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.07%) SOAP
1 7 (12.07%) REST
2 5 (8.62%) JSON
3 4 (6.90%) Ajax
3 4 (6.90%) Web Services
3 4 (6.90%) HTML
3 4 (6.90%) WSDL
4 3 (5.17%) CSS
5 2 (3.45%) JAX-WS
5 2 (3.45%) HTML5
5 2 (3.45%) AngularJS
5 2 (3.45%) JAX-RS
5 2 (3.45%) CSS3
5 2 (3.45%) JSP
5 2 (3.45%) XML
5 2 (3.45%) XSD
5 2 (3.45%) XSL
5 2 (3.45%) XSLT
5 2 (3.45%) .NET
5 2 (3.45%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.17%) Open Source
3 2 (3.45%) DataPower
3 2 (3.45%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.45%) Clustering
4 1 (1.72%) HACMP
4 1 (1.72%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.72%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.72%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.72%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 35 (60.34%) UNIX
2 21 (36.21%) Windows
3 12 (20.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (17.24%) Solaris
5 7 (12.07%) AIX
6 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (5.17%) Windows XP
7 3 (5.17%) Windows 8
7 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (5.17%) CentOS
7 3 (5.17%) Ubuntu
8 2 (3.45%) HPUX
8 2 (3.45%) SUSE
9 1 (1.72%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (13.79%) Configuration Management
2 6 (10.34%) Migration
2 6 (10.34%) Service Management
3 4 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (6.90%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (6.90%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (6.90%) Performance Analysis
3 4 (6.90%) SOA
3 4 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (5.17%) Scrum
4 3 (5.17%) DevOps
4 3 (5.17%) Capacity Management
4 3 (5.17%) Kanban
4 3 (5.17%) TDD
5 2 (3.45%) Data Management
5 2 (3.45%) Business Development
5 2 (3.45%) Release Management
5 2 (3.45%) Software Engineering
5 2 (3.45%) Software Architecture
5 2 (3.45%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.97%) SQL
2 9 (15.52%) Java
3 7 (12.07%) Shell Script
4 4 (6.90%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.90%) Perl
4 4 (6.90%) PL/SQL
5 3 (5.17%) PHP
6 2 (3.45%) Python
6 2 (3.45%) C
6 2 (3.45%) C++
7 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.72%) Groovy
7 1 (1.72%) PHP5
7 1 (1.72%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.62%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.17%) Degree
4 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.72%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) QA
2 1 (1.72%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (13.79%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.17%) NFS
4 2 (3.45%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.72%) PowerHA
5 1 (1.72%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (1.72%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 4 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (6.90%) Tivoli
1 4 (6.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (3.45%) WMI
2 2 (3.45%) CA Wily
2 2 (3.45%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (3.45%) Puppet
2 2 (3.45%) Ansible
Vendors
1 17 (29.31%) Oracle
2 14 (24.14%) Red Hat
3 13 (22.41%) Microsoft
4 10 (17.24%) VMware
5 7 (12.07%) HP
6 5 (8.62%) EMC
7 4 (6.90%) SolarWinds
8 3 (5.17%) Serena
8 3 (5.17%) Veritas
8 3 (5.17%) Cisco
8 3 (5.17%) IBM
9 2 (3.45%) Zend
9 2 (3.45%) CollabNet
9 2 (3.45%) Citrix
9 2 (3.45%) CA
10 1 (1.72%) Open Text
10 1 (1.72%) NetApp
10 1 (1.72%) Sun