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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 27 5 25
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +20
Contract jobs citing Linux 11 43 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 3.37% 14.10% 3.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.33% 49.43% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 30 3
Average daily rate £350 £344 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% -20.97%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £355
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -8.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 1
Average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £24.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% +13.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+13.57% -
Operating Systems Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
60 87 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 18.40% 28.52% 18.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 43 16
Average daily rate £325 £310 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% +12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £218 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £350 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 21 6
Average hourly rate £13.13 £16.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.45% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £30.00 £24.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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 16 April 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 16 April 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 12 (54.55%) Windows
2 10 (45.45%) Oracle
3 9 (40.91%) SQL
4 7 (31.82%) AIX
4 7 (31.82%) UNIX
5 6 (27.27%) HP
5 6 (27.27%) IBM
5 6 (27.27%) Red Hat
5 6 (27.27%) Shell Script
5 6 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (22.73%) Solaris
6 5 (22.73%) PL/SQL
6 5 (22.73%) Oracle Database
7 4 (18.18%) ITIL
7 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
7 4 (18.18%) Scrum
8 3 (13.64%) SUSE
8 3 (13.64%) Finance
8 3 (13.64%) Oracle RMAN
8 3 (13.64%) Data Guard
8 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
8 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (13.64%) .NET
8 3 (13.64%) MySQL
8 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (9.09%) Database Security
9 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (9.09%) Umbraco

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 2 (9.09%) Umbraco
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Application Server
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (4.55%) Liferay
2 1 (4.55%) IIS
2 1 (4.55%) Apache
2 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) SAP FI
1 2 (9.09%) SAP CO
1 2 (9.09%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (4.55%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (4.55%) SAN
2 1 (4.55%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle Database
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (13.64%) MySQL
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 2 (9.09%) SAP BW
4 1 (4.55%) DataStage
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Serena SBM
1 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (4.55%) Toad
1 1 (4.55%) Gradle
1 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.55%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (18.18%) Analyst
1 4 (18.18%) DBA
1 4 (18.18%) Administrator
2 3 (13.64%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle DBA
2 3 (13.64%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (13.64%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (13.64%) Developer
2 3 (13.64%) Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Desktop Support
3 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (9.09%) Desktop Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) UNIX Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) UNIX Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (4.55%) .NET Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) .NET
2 2 (9.09%) HTML
2 2 (9.09%) XHTML
2 2 (9.09%) POSIX
2 2 (9.09%) LAMP
3 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Streams
3 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (4.55%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (4.55%) Middleware
3 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Clustering
2 1 (4.55%) Replication
2 1 (4.55%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.55%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Windows
2 7 (31.82%) AIX
2 7 (31.82%) UNIX
3 6 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (22.73%) Solaris
5 3 (13.64%) SUSE
6 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
7 1 (4.55%) Mac OS
7 1 (4.55%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) ITIL
1 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
1 4 (18.18%) Scrum
2 2 (9.09%) Database Security
2 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (9.09%) Capacity Management
2 2 (9.09%) UML
2 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
2 2 (9.09%) Problem Management
2 2 (9.09%) BPMN
2 2 (9.09%) Data Protection
2 2 (9.09%) Database Tuning
2 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (9.09%) Data Management
2 2 (9.09%) Service Management
2 2 (9.09%) MVC
3 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.55%) Content Management
3 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
3 1 (4.55%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) SQL
2 6 (27.27%) Shell Script
3 5 (22.73%) PL/SQL
4 2 (9.09%) Perl
4 2 (9.09%) C#
5 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.55%) Java
5 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) OCP
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Certification
1 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.09%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Data Guard
2 1 (4.55%) HP SIM
2 1 (4.55%) BladeLogic
2 1 (4.55%) Tivoli
2 1 (4.55%) Nagios
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Oracle
2 6 (27.27%) HP
2 6 (27.27%) IBM
2 6 (27.27%) Red Hat
3 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.09%) SAP
4 2 (9.09%) Dell
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco
4 2 (9.09%) VMware
5 1 (4.55%) Serena
5 1 (4.55%) BMC
5 1 (4.55%) Veritas
5 1 (4.55%) JBoss
5 1 (4.55%) Rackspace