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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 17 15 25
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +10
Contract jobs citing Linux 37 24 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 8.62% 6.70% 4.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.53% 24.74% 17.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 4
Average daily rate £280 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £321 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £425 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £34.75
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +5.03%
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
87 97 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 20.28% 27.09% 22.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 42 19
Average daily rate £275 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £244 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 9
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +12.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £12.30 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.90 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016, 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 33 (56.90%) Unix
2 26 (44.83%) Oracle
3 20 (34.48%) SQL
3 20 (34.48%) Middleware
4 18 (31.03%) HP
4 18 (31.03%) Migration
5 17 (29.31%) Solaris
6 16 (27.59%) Windows
6 16 (27.59%) Java
7 15 (25.86%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (22.41%) Validation
8 13 (22.41%) Project Management
9 12 (20.69%) Red Hat
10 11 (18.97%) IBM
10 11 (18.97%) Microsoft
10 11 (18.97%) Security Cleared
10 11 (18.97%) Relational Database
10 11 (18.97%) Issue Tracking
11 10 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (17.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (17.24%) SC Cleared
11 10 (17.24%) Configuration Management
11 10 (17.24%) SQL Server
11 10 (17.24%) VMware
12 9 (15.52%) Disaster Recovery
12 9 (15.52%) TOGAF
13 8 (13.79%) CRM
13 8 (13.79%) DevOps
14 7 (12.07%) SDLC
14 7 (12.07%) Oracle Database

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 6 (10.34%) WebSphere
2 3 (5.17%) JBoss
3 2 (3.45%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (3.45%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.72%) Apache
4 1 (1.72%) IIS
4 1 (1.72%) SAS
4 1 (1.72%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (12.07%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.62%) HTTP
1 5 (8.62%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.17%) Converged Networks
2 3 (5.17%) Network Security
2 3 (5.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.97%) Relational Database
2 10 (17.24%) SQL Server
3 7 (12.07%) Oracle Database
4 6 (10.34%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (8.62%) DataStage
6 3 (5.17%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (5.17%) DB2
6 3 (5.17%) IBM InfoSphere
6 3 (5.17%) MySQL
6 3 (5.17%) SQLPlus
7 2 (3.45%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (1.72%) IBM PureData
8 1 (1.72%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Jenkins
1 3 (5.17%) Sonatype Nexus
1 3 (5.17%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (3.45%) GitLab
2 2 (3.45%) Maven
3 1 (1.72%) Gradle
General
1 6 (10.34%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (8.62%) Retail
3 4 (6.90%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (18.97%) Developer
2 9 (15.52%) Architect
2 9 (15.52%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (12.07%) Analyst
3 7 (12.07%) Unix Engineer
4 5 (8.62%) Designer
5 4 (6.90%) Middleware Specialist
5 4 (6.90%) Solutions Designer
5 4 (6.90%) Support Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (6.90%) Technical Specialist
6 3 (5.17%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.17%) Middleware Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) Middleware Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Test Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) Tester
6 3 (5.17%) Unix Support
6 3 (5.17%) Unix Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (34.48%) Middleware
2 6 (10.34%) .NET
2 6 (10.34%) Web Services
3 3 (5.17%) IBM Integration Bus
4 2 (3.45%) POSIX
5 1 (1.72%) CSS
5 1 (1.72%) HTML
5 1 (1.72%) J2EE
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (6.90%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.17%) Public Cloud
2 3 (5.17%) Web 2.0
3 2 (3.45%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.72%) Clustering
4 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.72%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 33 (56.90%) Unix
2 17 (29.31%) Solaris
3 16 (27.59%) Windows
4 10 (17.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (12.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (8.62%) AIX
7 3 (5.17%) Windows Server
8 1 (1.72%) SUSE
8 1 (1.72%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (31.03%) Migration
2 15 (25.86%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (22.41%) Project Management
3 13 (22.41%) Validation
4 11 (18.97%) Issue Tracking
5 10 (17.24%) Configuration Management
6 9 (15.52%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (15.52%) TOGAF
7 8 (13.79%) CRM
7 8 (13.79%) DevOps
8 7 (12.07%) ITIL
8 7 (12.07%) Release Management
8 7 (12.07%) SDLC
9 6 (10.34%) ArchiMate
9 6 (10.34%) Data Security
9 6 (10.34%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (10.34%) OO
9 6 (10.34%) Open Source
9 6 (10.34%) UML
9 6 (10.34%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 20 (34.48%) SQL
2 16 (27.59%) Java
3 4 (6.90%) Shell Script
4 3 (5.17%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.45%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.45%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.45%) Perl
6 1 (1.72%) C
6 1 (1.72%) C++
6 1 (1.72%) SAS Macro
6 1 (1.72%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (18.97%) Security Cleared
2 10 (17.24%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.17%) CCNA
3 3 (5.17%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (5.17%) ISEB
3 3 (5.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (3.45%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.72%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) COBIT
2 2 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 10 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.17%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.17%) Hyper-V
2 3 (5.17%) vSphere
3 2 (3.45%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.72%) Docker
4 1 (1.72%) Firmware
4 1 (1.72%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (8.62%) Puppet
2 3 (5.17%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.45%) Data Guard
3 2 (3.45%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.72%) Ansible
4 1 (1.72%) Nagios
4 1 (1.72%) SCCM
4 1 (1.72%) SCOM
4 1 (1.72%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 26 (44.83%) Oracle
2 18 (31.03%) HP
3 12 (20.69%) Red Hat
4 11 (18.97%) IBM
4 11 (18.97%) Microsoft
5 10 (17.24%) VMware
6 6 (10.34%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (10.34%) SAP
7 3 (5.17%) Citrix
7 3 (5.17%) Talend
8 1 (1.72%) Apigee
8 1 (1.72%) Intel
8 1 (1.72%) Netezza
8 1 (1.72%) Software AG
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