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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 13 31 20
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -11
Contract jobs citing Linux 33 26 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 8.80% 5.05% 7.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.24% 21.49% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 17 9
Average daily rate
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£338 £318 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.29% -9.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £290 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £420 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £18.00 £40.00 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.00% +255.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -
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
82 121 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 21.87% 23.50% 23.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 59 26
Average daily rate £338 £300 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £188 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 11
Average hourly rate £12.75 £13.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.92% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £23.75 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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 September 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 September 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 26 (52.00%) UNIX
2 21 (42.00%) Windows
2 21 (42.00%) Oracle
3 13 (26.00%) SQL
4 11 (22.00%) Red Hat
5 10 (20.00%) HTML
5 10 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (18.00%) Configuration Management
7 8 (16.00%) MySQL
7 8 (16.00%) Solaris
7 8 (16.00%) Relational Database
8 7 (14.00%) SC Cleared
8 7 (14.00%) Security Cleared
9 6 (12.00%) SQL Server
9 6 (12.00%) Java
9 6 (12.00%) .NET
9 6 (12.00%) PL/SQL
9 6 (12.00%) IBM
9 6 (12.00%) HP
9 6 (12.00%) VMware
10 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
10 5 (10.00%) PHP
10 5 (10.00%) DB2
10 5 (10.00%) SAP
10 5 (10.00%) Web Services
10 5 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (10.00%) Software Engineering
10 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (8.00%) Capacity Management

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 4 (8.00%) WordPress
2 3 (6.00%) CMS
3 2 (4.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.00%) CICS
3 2 (4.00%) NetWeaver
4 1 (2.00%) Apache
4 1 (2.00%) Drupal
4 1 (2.00%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.00%) Liferay
4 1 (2.00%) Moodle
4 1 (2.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (8.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Magento
2 1 (2.00%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.00%) SAP CO
2 1 (2.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) PaaS
2 2 (4.00%) IaaS
2 2 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) DNS
1 4 (8.00%) Firewall
2 3 (6.00%) DHCP
3 2 (4.00%) SAN
3 2 (4.00%) Intranet
3 2 (4.00%) Internet
3 2 (4.00%) DMZ
3 2 (4.00%) HTTP
3 2 (4.00%) HTTPS
4 1 (2.00%) SSL
4 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.00%) NAS
4 1 (2.00%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.00%) MySQL
1 8 (16.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (12.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (10.00%) DB2
4 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.00%) DataStage
5 1 (2.00%) SAP BW
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.00%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.00%) Big Data
5 1 (2.00%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.00%) Maven
3 2 (4.00%) Subversion
4 1 (2.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (2.00%) LoadRunner
4 1 (2.00%) Ant
4 1 (2.00%) JUnit
4 1 (2.00%) JIRA
4 1 (2.00%) Selenium
4 1 (2.00%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (2.00%) Gradle
General
1 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.00%) Retail
2 2 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.00%) Electronics
3 1 (2.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (28.00%) Analyst
2 11 (22.00%) Developer
3 9 (18.00%) Technical Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) UNIX Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Configuration Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Architect
5 4 (8.00%) Administrator
6 3 (6.00%) DBA
6 3 (6.00%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.00%) Consultant
6 3 (6.00%) Configuration Management Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Magento Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.00%) Technical Leader
7 2 (4.00%) PHP Programmer
7 2 (4.00%) Web Programmer
7 2 (4.00%) Lead Architect
7 2 (4.00%) PHP Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (4.00%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.00%) HTML
2 6 (12.00%) .NET
3 5 (10.00%) Web Services
4 4 (8.00%) CSS
4 4 (8.00%) Middleware
5 3 (6.00%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (6.00%) LAMP
5 3 (6.00%) J2EE
5 3 (6.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 3 (6.00%) HTML5
6 2 (4.00%) REST
6 2 (4.00%) CSS3
6 2 (4.00%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (4.00%) JSON
6 2 (4.00%) XHTML
6 2 (4.00%) JMS
6 2 (4.00%) XML
6 2 (4.00%) XSD
6 2 (4.00%) JSP
6 2 (4.00%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (6.00%) Clustering
2 3 (6.00%) Open Source
3 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.00%) DTV
3 1 (2.00%) E-Learning
3 1 (2.00%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.00%) Smart Meter
3 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 26 (52.00%) UNIX
2 21 (42.00%) Windows
3 10 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (16.00%) Solaris
5 3 (6.00%) SUSE
5 3 (6.00%) AIX
6 2 (4.00%) Apple iOS
6 2 (4.00%) CentOS
6 2 (4.00%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.00%) Android
7 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.00%) Configuration Management
2 5 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (10.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (8.00%) Capacity Management
3 4 (8.00%) Release Management
3 4 (8.00%) UML
3 4 (8.00%) SOA
3 4 (8.00%) MVC
3 4 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (6.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (6.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (6.00%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (4.00%) Software Architecture
5 2 (4.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (4.00%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (4.00%) ITIL
5 2 (4.00%) Migration
5 2 (4.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 13 (26.00%) SQL
2 6 (12.00%) Java
2 6 (12.00%) PL/SQL
3 5 (10.00%) PHP
4 4 (8.00%) Python
4 4 (8.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.00%) C
6 2 (4.00%) Ruby
6 2 (4.00%) C#
6 2 (4.00%) C++
7 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.00%) Scala
7 1 (2.00%) Golang
Qualifications
1 7 (14.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (14.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.00%) Degree
3 1 (2.00%) CISM
3 1 (2.00%) GIAC
3 1 (2.00%) CISSP
3 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.00%) ISSAP
3 1 (2.00%) ISSEP
3 1 (2.00%) ISSMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.00%) NFS
2 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (2.00%) VirtualBox
2 1 (2.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) Puppet
2 1 (2.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.00%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 21 (42.00%) Oracle
2 11 (22.00%) Red Hat
3 6 (12.00%) IBM
3 6 (12.00%) HP
3 6 (12.00%) VMware
4 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (10.00%) SAP
5 4 (8.00%) Serena
6 3 (6.00%) Intel
6 3 (6.00%) Software AG
7 2 (4.00%) ServiceNow
7 2 (4.00%) Zend
7 2 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (2.00%) webMethods
8 1 (2.00%) Cisco
8 1 (2.00%) EMC
8 1 (2.00%) Sun
8 1 (2.00%) NetApp
8 1 (2.00%) Veritas
8 1 (2.00%) Citrix