The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Nottingham region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 16 23 17
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Contract jobs citing Linux 22 24 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 7.56% 6.23% 7.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.99% 23.08% 31.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 18 2
Average daily rate
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£331 £344 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.63% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £293 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £295
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 £33.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.48% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -6.25%
Operating Systems Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
71 104 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 24.40% 27.01% 23.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 49 13
Average daily rate £318 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.83% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £245 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 15 10
Average hourly rate £13.25 £12.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £10.60 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £27.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Linux
Nottinghamshire

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 15 (46.88%) Oracle
1 15 (46.88%) Windows
2 12 (37.50%) SQL
3 11 (34.38%) UNIX
4 9 (28.13%) HTML
5 7 (21.88%) MySQL
6 6 (18.75%) SAP
6 6 (18.75%) IBM
6 6 (18.75%) HP
6 6 (18.75%) Red Hat
6 6 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (15.63%) Software Engineering
7 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
7 5 (15.63%) .NET
7 5 (15.63%) PHP
8 4 (12.50%) Java
8 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
8 4 (12.50%) Solaris
8 4 (12.50%) Middleware
8 4 (12.50%) Scrum
8 4 (12.50%) Firewall
8 4 (12.50%) PaaS
8 4 (12.50%) Relational Database
9 3 (9.38%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 3 (9.38%) Load Balancing
9 3 (9.38%) QA
9 3 (9.38%) MVC
9 3 (9.38%) Clustering
9 3 (9.38%) VMware
9 3 (9.38%) CMS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 3 (9.38%) CMS
2 2 (6.25%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.25%) WebLogic
2 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.25%) NetWeaver
2 2 (6.25%) Umbraco
2 2 (6.25%) WordPress
3 1 (3.13%) Liferay
3 1 (3.13%) Moodle
3 1 (3.13%) Node.js
3 1 (3.13%) Apache
3 1 (3.13%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) SAP FI
1 2 (6.25%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (6.25%) SAP CO
2 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) PaaS
2 2 (6.25%) IaaS
2 2 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) Firewall
2 2 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (6.25%) DMZ
2 2 (6.25%) HTTP
2 2 (6.25%) HTTPS
3 1 (3.13%) SSL
3 1 (3.13%) SAN
3 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) MySQL
2 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
3 4 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 3 (9.38%) DB2
5 2 (6.25%) RDBMS
5 2 (6.25%) SAP BW
5 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
6 1 (3.13%) DataStage
6 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
6 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
6 1 (3.13%) MariaDB
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Maven
1 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.13%) Ant
2 1 (3.13%) JUnit
2 1 (3.13%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (3.13%) JIRA
2 1 (3.13%) Selenium
2 1 (3.13%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.13%) Gradle
General
1 3 (9.38%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.25%) Retail
3 1 (3.13%) Marketing
3 1 (3.13%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.13%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Developer
2 6 (18.75%) Analyst
2 6 (18.75%) Architect
3 5 (15.63%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (12.50%) Administrator
4 4 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Web Developer
5 3 (9.38%) DBA
6 2 (6.25%) PHP Programmer
6 2 (6.25%) Lead Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Web Programmer
6 2 (6.25%) Lead Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Programmer
6 2 (6.25%) SQL DBA
6 2 (6.25%) PHP Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Web Applications Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Configuration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (28.13%) HTML
2 5 (15.63%) .NET
3 4 (12.50%) Middleware
4 3 (9.38%) Web Services
4 3 (9.38%) XHTML
4 3 (9.38%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (9.38%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 2 (6.25%) REST
5 2 (6.25%) CSS
5 2 (6.25%) JSON
5 2 (6.25%) JMS
5 2 (6.25%) WSDL
5 2 (6.25%) XML
5 2 (6.25%) XSD
5 2 (6.25%) LAMP
5 2 (6.25%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (3.13%) Spring
6 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
6 1 (3.13%) Java EE
6 1 (3.13%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Mainframe
1 3 (9.38%) Clustering
2 2 (6.25%) Open Source
3 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.13%) DTV
3 1 (3.13%) E-Learning
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (46.88%) Windows
2 11 (34.38%) UNIX
3 6 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (12.50%) Solaris
5 3 (9.38%) AIX
6 2 (6.25%) Apple iOS
7 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.13%) SUSE
7 1 (3.13%) Android
7 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.63%) Software Engineering
2 4 (12.50%) Scrum
3 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (9.38%) UML
3 3 (9.38%) Configuration Management
3 3 (9.38%) MVC
3 3 (9.38%) Load Balancing
4 2 (6.25%) Release Management
4 2 (6.25%) Business Analysis
4 2 (6.25%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (6.25%) BPMN
4 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
4 2 (6.25%) SOA
4 2 (6.25%) ITIL
4 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.13%) Information Security
5 1 (3.13%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.13%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (37.50%) SQL
2 5 (15.63%) PHP
3 4 (12.50%) Java
3 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.38%) C#
4 3 (9.38%) PL/SQL
5 2 (6.25%) Python
5 2 (6.25%) Ruby
6 1 (3.13%) Scala
6 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.13%) Golang
6 1 (3.13%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) CISSP
2 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.13%) CISM
2 1 (3.13%) GIAC
2 1 (3.13%) ISSAP
2 1 (3.13%) ISSEP
2 1 (3.13%) ISSMP
2 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.13%) VirtualBox
2 1 (3.13%) KVM
2 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Puppet
2 1 (3.13%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.13%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 15 (46.88%) Oracle
2 6 (18.75%) SAP
2 6 (18.75%) IBM
2 6 (18.75%) HP
2 6 (18.75%) Red Hat
3 3 (9.38%) Intel
3 3 (9.38%) VMware
3 3 (9.38%) Software AG
4 2 (6.25%) ServiceNow
4 2 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (6.25%) Cisco
5 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.13%) webMethods
5 1 (3.13%) Citrix
5 1 (3.13%) Serena
5 1 (3.13%) Talend
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £335 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago