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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 35 11 27
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +16
Contract jobs citing Linux 15 29 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 3.47% 8.66% 5.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.59% 34.94% 23.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 21
Average daily rate
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£353 £369 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.40% +10.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £309 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £435 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £34.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.14% -8.00%
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
61 83 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 14.12% 24.78% 23.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 41 57
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £272 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 12
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £9.25 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £13.50 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 1 September 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 (61.90%) UNIX
2 18 (42.86%) SQL
3 15 (35.71%) Oracle
3 15 (35.71%) Finance
4 13 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (30.95%) Windows
4 13 (30.95%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (26.19%) Ruby
5 11 (26.19%) Java
6 10 (23.81%) Red Hat
6 10 (23.81%) MySQL
6 10 (23.81%) DevOps
7 9 (21.43%) Jenkins
7 9 (21.43%) Bash Shell
8 8 (19.05%) Perl
8 8 (19.05%) Apache
9 7 (16.67%) JavaScript
9 7 (16.67%) SDLC
9 7 (16.67%) Puppet
9 7 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (16.67%) Open Source
10 6 (14.29%) Gradle
10 6 (14.29%) Data Management
10 6 (14.29%) Maven
10 6 (14.29%) PL/SQL
10 6 (14.29%) JBoss
11 5 (11.90%) AIX
11 5 (11.90%) ITIL
11 5 (11.90%) J2EE
11 5 (11.90%) Python

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (19.05%) Apache
2 6 (14.29%) JBoss
3 4 (9.52%) Oracle Application Server
4 3 (7.14%) WebSphere
4 3 (7.14%) WebLogic
4 3 (7.14%) iPlanet
4 3 (7.14%) Tomcat
5 2 (4.76%) MQSeries
5 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.76%) SAS
5 2 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (4.76%) Commerce Server
5 2 (4.76%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (4.76%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (4.76%) OpenStack
6 1 (2.38%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Project
1 2 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) Firewall
2 4 (9.52%) SAN
3 3 (7.14%) VLAN
3 3 (7.14%) WAN
3 3 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.14%) DNS
3 3 (7.14%) iSCSI
3 3 (7.14%) FCoE
4 2 (4.76%) NAS
4 2 (4.76%) LDAP
5 1 (2.38%) Network Security
5 1 (2.38%) SNMP
5 1 (2.38%) NetScaler
5 1 (2.38%) Converged Networks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.81%) MySQL
2 5 (11.90%) Oracle Database
3 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
4 3 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (7.14%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.76%) IBM PureData
5 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (4.76%) DataStage
6 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.38%) DB2
6 1 (2.38%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 9 (21.43%) Jenkins
2 6 (14.29%) Maven
2 6 (14.29%) Gradle
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Forms
General
1 15 (35.71%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Retail
2 1 (2.38%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (26.19%) Developer
2 8 (19.05%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (19.05%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 7 (16.67%) Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) DBA
4 4 (9.52%) Ruby Developer
5 3 (7.14%) UNIX Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Test Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Administrator
6 2 (4.76%) Architect
6 2 (4.76%) SQL Developer
6 2 (4.76%) DataStage Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
7 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.38%) Citrix Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Senior DBA
7 1 (2.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.38%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.90%) J2EE
2 4 (9.52%) RESTful
2 4 (9.52%) SOAP
2 4 (9.52%) Web Services
3 1 (2.38%) POSIX
3 1 (2.38%) Middleware
3 1 (2.38%) WebCenter
3 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Data Structures
1 4 (9.52%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.14%) Clustering
3 2 (4.76%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.76%) Grid Computing
3 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.38%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.38%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 26 (61.90%) UNIX
2 13 (30.95%) Windows
3 7 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (11.90%) AIX
5 4 (9.52%) Solaris
6 3 (7.14%) SUSE
6 3 (7.14%) Ubuntu
6 3 (7.14%) HPUX
7 1 (2.38%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.38%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (23.81%) DevOps
3 7 (16.67%) SDLC
3 7 (16.67%) Open Source
4 6 (14.29%) Data Management
5 5 (11.90%) ITIL
5 5 (11.90%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (9.52%) OO
6 4 (9.52%) OOD
7 3 (7.14%) CRM
7 3 (7.14%) Configuration Management
7 3 (7.14%) High Availability
7 3 (7.14%) Unit Testing
7 3 (7.14%) Software Engineering
7 3 (7.14%) Software Testing
7 3 (7.14%) Load Balancing
7 3 (7.14%) Procure-to-pay
8 2 (4.76%) Server Building
8 2 (4.76%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (42.86%) SQL
2 11 (26.19%) Java
2 11 (26.19%) Ruby
3 9 (21.43%) Bash Shell
4 8 (19.05%) Perl
5 7 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 6 (14.29%) PL/SQL
7 5 (11.90%) Python
8 4 (9.52%) PHP
8 4 (9.52%) Shell Script
9 3 (7.14%) C-shell
9 3 (7.14%) Korn
10 2 (4.76%) SAS Macro
10 2 (4.76%) VBA
10 2 (4.76%) C
11 1 (2.38%) C++
11 1 (2.38%) VB
11 1 (2.38%) Embedded C
11 1 (2.38%) Groovy
11 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) ISEB
1 2 (4.76%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (2.38%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) CCNA
2 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.38%) OCP
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (9.52%) Oracle RAC
1 4 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (9.52%) Hyper-V
2 3 (7.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 3 (7.14%) Samba
2 3 (7.14%) KVM
3 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.38%) MetaFrame
4 1 (2.38%) Firmware
4 1 (2.38%) vSphere
4 1 (2.38%) XenApp
4 1 (2.38%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (30.95%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (16.67%) Puppet
3 5 (11.90%) Ansible
4 3 (7.14%) Zenoss
5 2 (4.76%) Data Guard
5 2 (4.76%) OpenView
6 1 (2.38%) Tivoli
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (2.38%) SCCM
6 1 (2.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (35.71%) Oracle
2 10 (23.81%) Red Hat
3 5 (11.90%) IBM
4 4 (9.52%) HP
4 4 (9.52%) VMware
5 3 (7.14%) PlateSpin
5 3 (7.14%) Veritas
5 3 (7.14%) F5
5 3 (7.14%) Cisco
5 3 (7.14%) Sun
6 2 (4.76%) Citrix
6 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
6 2 (4.76%) Cognos
6 2 (4.76%) Opsware
6 2 (4.76%) Netezza
7 1 (2.38%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.38%) Percona
7 1 (2.38%) AppDynamics