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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 18 26 6
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -20
Contract jobs citing Linux 30 10 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 7.04% 3.08% 13.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.70% 14.71% 46.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 4 28
Average daily rate
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£375 £413 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £333 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £475 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
- +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 10
Average hourly rate - £19.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -29.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +12.67%
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
101 68 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 23.71% 20.92% 28.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 18 37
Average daily rate £328 £200 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.75% -38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £110 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £475 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.58% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 23
Average hourly rate £18.00 £13.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -50.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.80 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.48 £21.55 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.94% -0.93%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 31 (57.41%) UNIX
2 19 (35.19%) Oracle
3 16 (29.63%) SQL
4 15 (27.78%) Finance
5 14 (25.93%) Jenkins
6 13 (24.07%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (24.07%) Windows
6 13 (24.07%) Apache
7 12 (22.22%) Red Hat
8 11 (20.37%) Java
8 11 (20.37%) DevOps
8 11 (20.37%) Gradle
9 10 (18.52%) Perl
9 10 (18.52%) Tomcat
10 9 (16.67%) Oracle Database
10 9 (16.67%) Bash Shell
10 9 (16.67%) Open Source
11 8 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (14.81%) Shell Script
11 8 (14.81%) VMware
12 7 (12.96%) Solaris
12 7 (12.96%) MySQL
12 7 (12.96%) JavaScript
12 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
12 7 (12.96%) HP
12 7 (12.96%) Ansible
12 7 (12.96%) Relational Database
12 7 (12.96%) Puppet

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 13 (24.07%) Apache
2 10 (18.52%) Tomcat
3 5 (9.26%) WebLogic
4 4 (7.41%) Oracle Application Server
5 3 (5.56%) iPlanet
5 3 (5.56%) JBoss
6 2 (3.70%) WebSphere
6 2 (3.70%) OpenStack
6 2 (3.70%) MQSeries
6 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.70%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.85%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.85%) Lync
7 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.85%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (1.85%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 5 (9.26%) MS Office
2 2 (3.70%) MS Project
3 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.11%) FCoE
1 6 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 6 (11.11%) Firewall
2 5 (9.26%) SAN
3 4 (7.41%) VLAN
3 4 (7.41%) DNS
4 3 (5.56%) WAN
4 3 (5.56%) SNMP
4 3 (5.56%) iSCSI
5 2 (3.70%) NAS
5 2 (3.70%) LDAP
5 2 (3.70%) HTTP
5 2 (3.70%) Internet
6 1 (1.85%) ADSL
6 1 (1.85%) Broadband
6 1 (1.85%) LAN
6 1 (1.85%) FTP
6 1 (1.85%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.85%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 7 (12.96%) MySQL
2 7 (12.96%) Relational Database
3 5 (9.26%) SQLPlus
3 5 (9.26%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (9.26%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (3.70%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.70%) DataStage
5 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.85%) DB2
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 14 (25.93%) Jenkins
2 11 (20.37%) Gradle
3 7 (12.96%) Maven
4 4 (7.41%) Cucumber
4 4 (7.41%) IntelliJ
5 2 (3.70%) Introscope
5 2 (3.70%) LoadRunner
General
1 15 (27.78%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.85%) Publishing
2 1 (1.85%) Games
2 1 (1.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (27.78%) Developer
2 11 (20.37%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (14.81%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 6 (11.11%) Analyst
4 6 (11.11%) Administrator
5 5 (9.26%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (9.26%) DBA
5 5 (9.26%) Oracle Developer
5 5 (9.26%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 5 (9.26%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Java Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Architect
7 3 (5.56%) Support Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Applications Support
7 3 (5.56%) Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Oracle Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Oracle Applications Support
7 3 (5.56%) Oracle Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Oracle Support Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.11%) REST
1 6 (11.11%) SOAP
2 4 (7.41%) Ajax
2 4 (7.41%) JSON
3 3 (5.56%) J2EE
4 2 (3.70%) AngularJS
4 2 (3.70%) Web Services
4 2 (3.70%) XML
4 2 (3.70%) XSLT
4 2 (3.70%) WSDL
4 2 (3.70%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (3.70%) Middleware
5 1 (1.85%) POSIX
5 1 (1.85%) HTML
5 1 (1.85%) CSS
5 1 (1.85%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.67%) Open Source
2 8 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.26%) Clustering
4 3 (5.56%) Mainframe
5 2 (3.70%) Grid Computing
5 2 (3.70%) DataPower
5 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.85%) HACMP
6 1 (1.85%) Replication
6 1 (1.85%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 31 (57.41%) UNIX
2 13 (24.07%) Windows
3 8 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (12.96%) Solaris
5 6 (11.11%) Ubuntu
5 6 (11.11%) AIX
6 5 (9.26%) HPUX
7 4 (7.41%) SUSE
8 3 (5.56%) CentOS
9 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.85%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.85%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (20.37%) DevOps
3 7 (12.96%) Data Management
4 5 (9.26%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (7.41%) TDD
5 4 (7.41%) Kanban
5 4 (7.41%) Scrum
6 3 (5.56%) Configuration Management
6 3 (5.56%) Service Management
6 3 (5.56%) Migration
6 3 (5.56%) ITIL
6 3 (5.56%) High Availability
6 3 (5.56%) Web Application Development
6 3 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (5.56%) User Stories
6 3 (5.56%) Procure-to-pay
6 3 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (5.56%) Unit Testing
6 3 (5.56%) Load Balancing
7 2 (3.70%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 16 (29.63%) SQL
2 11 (20.37%) Java
3 10 (18.52%) Perl
4 9 (16.67%) Bash Shell
5 8 (14.81%) Shell Script
6 7 (12.96%) JavaScript
7 6 (11.11%) PHP
7 6 (11.11%) Python
8 5 (9.26%) PL/SQL
8 5 (9.26%) Ruby
9 3 (5.56%) C-shell
9 3 (5.56%) Korn
10 2 (3.70%) Groovy
11 1 (1.85%) C
11 1 (1.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (3.70%) ISEB Practitioner
1 2 (3.70%) ISEB
2 1 (1.85%) OCP
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (1.85%) IBM AIX Certification
2 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) QA
System Software
1 6 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (9.26%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (7.41%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.56%) Samba
4 3 (5.56%) KVM
4 3 (5.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (3.70%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.85%) NFS
6 1 (1.85%) PowerHA
6 1 (1.85%) XenServer
6 1 (1.85%) vSphere
6 1 (1.85%) SRDF
6 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 13 (24.07%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (12.96%) Ansible
2 7 (12.96%) Puppet
3 3 (5.56%) Zenoss
4 2 (3.70%) WMI
4 2 (3.70%) CA Wily
4 2 (3.70%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (3.70%) Data Guard
4 2 (3.70%) OpenView
5 1 (1.85%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 19 (35.19%) Oracle
2 12 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 8 (14.81%) VMware
4 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
4 7 (12.96%) HP
5 6 (11.11%) Cisco
6 5 (9.26%) SolarWinds
7 4 (7.41%) F5
7 4 (7.41%) Veritas
8 3 (5.56%) Sun
8 3 (5.56%) PlateSpin
9 2 (3.70%) Opsware
9 2 (3.70%) EMC
9 2 (3.70%) Citrix
9 2 (3.70%) Cognos
9 2 (3.70%) CA
10 1 (1.85%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.85%) OpenText
10 1 (1.85%) Juniper
10 1 (1.85%) IBM