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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 13 26 12
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -14
Contract jobs citing Linux 30 15 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 7.18% 4.57% 11.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.70% 16.13% 48.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 16
Average daily rate
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£350 £318 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.23% -2.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £257 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £345 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £23.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.38% -9.72%
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 93 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 24.16% 28.35% 23.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 39 29
Average daily rate £350 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £163 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £350 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 7
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £19.30 £17.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 38 (60.32%) UNIX
2 27 (42.86%) Windows
3 22 (34.92%) Oracle
4 16 (25.40%) Red Hat
5 14 (22.22%) SQL
5 14 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 14 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (19.05%) VMware
7 11 (17.46%) Solaris
8 10 (15.87%) Configuration Management
9 9 (14.29%) Relational Database
10 8 (12.70%) Apache
10 8 (12.70%) Active Directory
10 8 (12.70%) HP
11 7 (11.11%) Tomcat
11 7 (11.11%) AIX
11 7 (11.11%) Java
11 7 (11.11%) Finance
11 7 (11.11%) Shell Script
11 7 (11.11%) Security Cleared
11 7 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (9.52%) Jenkins
12 6 (9.52%) SC Cleared
12 6 (9.52%) REST
12 6 (9.52%) Service Management
12 6 (9.52%) PL/SQL
12 6 (9.52%) WebLogic
12 6 (9.52%) SOAP
12 6 (9.52%) MS Excel

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 8 (12.70%) Apache
2 7 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 6 (9.52%) WebLogic
4 4 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (6.35%) MS Exchange
5 3 (4.76%) Lync
5 3 (4.76%) WordPress
6 2 (3.17%) WebSphere
6 2 (3.17%) CICS
7 1 (1.59%) CMS
7 1 (1.59%) Node.js
7 1 (1.59%) Drupal
Applications
1 6 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.52%) DNS
2 5 (7.94%) TCP/IP
2 5 (7.94%) Internet
3 4 (6.35%) SAN
4 3 (4.76%) SSL
4 3 (4.76%) ADSL
4 3 (4.76%) Broadband
4 3 (4.76%) DHCP
4 3 (4.76%) Firewall
4 3 (4.76%) FCoE
5 2 (3.17%) HTTP
5 2 (3.17%) Intranet
5 2 (3.17%) SNMP
6 1 (1.59%) LAN
6 1 (1.59%) FTP
6 1 (1.59%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 4 (6.35%) MySQL
3 3 (4.76%) DB2
4 2 (3.17%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.17%) SQLPlus
4 2 (3.17%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.59%) DataStage
5 1 (1.59%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (9.52%) Jenkins
2 5 (7.94%) Gradle
3 4 (6.35%) Subversion
3 4 (6.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (6.35%) IntelliJ
3 4 (6.35%) Eclipse
4 3 (4.76%) Ant
4 3 (4.76%) LoadRunner
4 3 (4.76%) Maven
5 2 (3.17%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.17%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.17%) Introscope
5 2 (3.17%) JDeveloper
6 1 (1.59%) ClearCase
6 1 (1.59%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 7 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (3.17%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.59%) Banking
3 1 (1.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (23.81%) Analyst
2 13 (20.63%) Developer
3 9 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
4 7 (11.11%) Administrator
5 6 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (7.94%) UNIX Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Configuration Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (6.35%) Oracle Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Java Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Configuration Management Analyst
9 2 (3.17%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
9 2 (3.17%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 2 (3.17%) UNIX Administrator
9 2 (3.17%) IT Administrator
9 2 (3.17%) Monitoring Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) Magento Developer
9 2 (3.17%) Middleware Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) Consultant
9 2 (3.17%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.52%) REST
1 6 (9.52%) SOAP
2 5 (7.94%) Web Services
3 4 (6.35%) JSON
3 4 (6.35%) HTML
3 4 (6.35%) WSDL
4 3 (4.76%) CSS
4 3 (4.76%) Middleware
4 3 (4.76%) Ajax
5 2 (3.17%) JAX-WS
5 2 (3.17%) AngularJS
5 2 (3.17%) CSS3
5 2 (3.17%) JAX-RS
5 2 (3.17%) HTML5
5 2 (3.17%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (3.17%) LAMP
5 2 (3.17%) .NET
5 2 (3.17%) J2EE
5 2 (3.17%) JSP
5 2 (3.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.17%) DataPower
2 2 (3.17%) Mainframe
2 2 (3.17%) Clustering
3 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.59%) HACMP
3 1 (1.59%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.59%) Open Source
3 1 (1.59%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.59%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (1.59%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 38 (60.32%) UNIX
2 27 (42.86%) Windows
3 14 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (17.46%) Solaris
5 7 (11.11%) AIX
6 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (4.76%) Windows XP
7 3 (4.76%) CentOS
7 3 (4.76%) Windows 8
7 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (4.76%) Ubuntu
8 2 (3.17%) Apple iOS
8 2 (3.17%) SUSE
8 2 (3.17%) HPUX
9 1 (1.59%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.59%) Android
9 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (15.87%) Configuration Management
2 6 (9.52%) Service Management
3 5 (7.94%) Migration
3 5 (7.94%) Software Engineering
4 4 (6.35%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (6.35%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (6.35%) Performance Analysis
4 4 (6.35%) SOA
5 3 (4.76%) UML
5 3 (4.76%) Capacity Management
5 3 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (3.17%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.17%) TDD
6 2 (3.17%) Business Development
6 2 (3.17%) Release Management
6 2 (3.17%) Kanban
6 2 (3.17%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (3.17%) Line Management
6 2 (3.17%) Mentoring
6 2 (3.17%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (22.22%) SQL
2 7 (11.11%) Java
2 7 (11.11%) Shell Script
3 6 (9.52%) PL/SQL
4 4 (6.35%) Perl
4 4 (6.35%) PHP
4 4 (6.35%) Python
5 3 (4.76%) C
5 3 (4.76%) Ruby
6 2 (3.17%) C++
6 2 (3.17%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.59%) Scala
7 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.59%) Golang
7 1 (1.59%) Groovy
7 1 (1.59%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 7 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.76%) Degree
4 1 (1.59%) CISSP
4 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.59%) IBM AIX Certification
4 1 (1.59%) GIAC
4 1 (1.59%) CISM
4 1 (1.59%) ISSAP
4 1 (1.59%) ISSEP
4 1 (1.59%) ISSMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (12.70%) Active Directory
2 7 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.76%) NFS
4 2 (3.17%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.59%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (1.59%) SRDF
5 1 (1.59%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.59%) PowerHA
5 1 (1.59%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4 (6.35%) Tivoli
1 4 (6.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (3.17%) WMI
2 2 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.17%) CA Wily
2 2 (3.17%) Puppet
2 2 (3.17%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 22 (34.92%) Oracle
2 16 (25.40%) Red Hat
3 14 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 12 (19.05%) VMware
5 8 (12.70%) HP
6 5 (7.94%) EMC
7 4 (6.35%) SolarWinds
7 4 (6.35%) Serena
8 3 (4.76%) Cisco
8 3 (4.76%) IBM
8 3 (4.76%) Citrix
8 3 (4.76%) Veritas
9 2 (3.17%) Zend
9 2 (3.17%) CollabNet
9 2 (3.17%) CA
10 1 (1.59%) Sun
10 1 (1.59%) Software AG
10 1 (1.59%) SAP
10 1 (1.59%) Open Text
10 1 (1.59%) webMethods