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 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 11 18 32
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +14
Contract jobs citing Linux 41 29 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 8.47% 7.02% 3.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.05% 28.71% 15.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 19 5
Average daily rate £450 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £310 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
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
91 101 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 18.80% 24.46% 19.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 45 18
Average daily rate £365 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £213 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £565 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 10
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £37.70 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -3.12%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 26 (36.62%) Unix
2 25 (35.21%) Oracle
3 23 (32.39%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (25.35%) SQL
4 18 (25.35%) Middleware
4 18 (25.35%) Puppet
5 17 (23.94%) Configuration Management
6 16 (22.54%) Windows
7 15 (21.13%) Solaris
8 14 (19.72%) Security Cleared
8 14 (19.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (19.72%) DevOps
9 13 (18.31%) Relational Database
9 13 (18.31%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (18.31%) HP
9 13 (18.31%) Red Hat
9 13 (18.31%) Migration
10 12 (16.90%) Project Management
10 12 (16.90%) Java
10 12 (16.90%) Opscode Chef
11 11 (15.49%) Issue Tracking
11 11 (15.49%) Validation
11 11 (15.49%) VMware
12 10 (14.08%) Web Services
12 10 (14.08%) SC Cleared
13 9 (12.68%) Oracle Database
14 8 (11.27%) .NET
14 8 (11.27%) SQL Server
14 8 (11.27%) Microsoft
15 7 (9.86%) Finance

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 4 (5.63%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.82%) Apache
2 2 (2.82%) IIS
2 2 (2.82%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (2.82%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (1.41%) CICS
3 1 (1.41%) JBoss
3 1 (1.41%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.41%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (9.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.86%) HTTP
1 7 (9.86%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.41%) DHCP
2 1 (1.41%) DNS
2 1 (1.41%) Firewall
2 1 (1.41%) Internet
2 1 (1.41%) Intranet
2 1 (1.41%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.31%) Relational Database
2 9 (12.68%) Oracle Database
3 8 (11.27%) SQL Server
4 6 (8.45%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (8.45%) DataStage
5 5 (7.04%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (5.63%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (5.63%) SQLPlus
7 3 (4.23%) IBM InfoSphere
8 2 (2.82%) NoSQL
8 2 (2.82%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (1.41%) DB2
9 1 (1.41%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.41%) MySQL
9 1 (1.41%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (9.86%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.23%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.23%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (2.82%) Bitbucket
3 2 (2.82%) Maven
4 1 (1.41%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.41%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (9.86%) Finance
2 6 (8.45%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (5.63%) Retail
4 2 (2.82%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 13 (18.31%) Developer
2 9 (12.68%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (11.27%) Unix Engineer
4 7 (9.86%) Architect
4 7 (9.86%) Middleware Specialist
5 6 (8.45%) Analyst
5 6 (8.45%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (8.45%) Technical Specialist
6 5 (7.04%) Designer
6 5 (7.04%) Middleware Analyst
6 5 (7.04%) Middleware Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (5.63%) DBA
7 4 (5.63%) Integration Analyst
7 4 (5.63%) Integration Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Integration Specialist
7 4 (5.63%) Solutions Designer
7 4 (5.63%) Support Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (25.35%) Middleware
2 10 (14.08%) Web Services
3 8 (11.27%) .NET
4 3 (4.23%) IBM Integration Bus
4 3 (4.23%) J2EE
5 2 (2.82%) POSIX
6 1 (1.41%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (1.41%) CSS
6 1 (1.41%) HTML
6 1 (1.41%) JSP
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 1 (1.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.45%) Minimum Viable Product
3 3 (4.23%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.41%) Clustering
4 1 (1.41%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 26 (36.62%) Unix
2 16 (22.54%) Windows
3 15 (21.13%) Solaris
4 14 (19.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (9.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (4.23%) SUSE
7 2 (2.82%) AIX
7 2 (2.82%) HPUX
8 1 (1.41%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.41%) Windows Server
8 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (32.39%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (23.94%) Configuration Management
3 14 (19.72%) DevOps
4 13 (18.31%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (18.31%) Migration
5 12 (16.90%) Project Management
6 11 (15.49%) Issue Tracking
6 11 (15.49%) Validation
7 7 (9.86%) Open Source
7 7 (9.86%) UML
8 6 (8.45%) ArchiMate
8 6 (8.45%) CRM
8 6 (8.45%) Data Security
8 6 (8.45%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (8.45%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (8.45%) OO
8 6 (8.45%) Release Management
8 6 (8.45%) Service Design
8 6 (8.45%) TOGAF
8 6 (8.45%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 18 (25.35%) SQL
2 12 (16.90%) Java
3 6 (8.45%) Shell Script
4 3 (4.23%) C++
5 2 (2.82%) C
5 2 (2.82%) Perl
5 2 (2.82%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.41%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.41%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.41%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (19.72%) Security Cleared
2 10 (14.08%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.82%) ISEB
3 2 (2.82%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.41%) Degree
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) QA
System Software
1 7 (9.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.63%) Docker
2 4 (5.63%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.41%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.41%) Firmware
3 1 (1.41%) NFS
3 1 (1.41%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 18 (25.35%) Puppet
2 12 (16.90%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (5.63%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (2.82%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.41%) Ansible
5 1 (1.41%) Nagios
Vendors
1 25 (35.21%) Oracle
2 13 (18.31%) HP
2 13 (18.31%) Red Hat
3 11 (15.49%) VMware
4 8 (11.27%) Microsoft
5 7 (9.86%) IBM
6 6 (8.45%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (8.45%) SAP
7 3 (4.23%) Talend
8 2 (2.82%) QNX
9 1 (1.41%) Apigee
9 1 (1.41%) Citrix
9 1 (1.41%) Intel
9 1 (1.41%) Software AG