The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 31 14 30
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +16
Contract jobs citing Linux 18 31 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 3.56% 7.99% 5.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.00% 32.63% 22.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 18 22
Average daily rate
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£353 £369 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.40% +9.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £312 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £433 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £34.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.14% -8.00%
Linux
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Nottinghamshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
75 95 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 14.85% 24.48% 23.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 42 63
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 15
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £13.50 £21.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Nottinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux across the Nottinghamshire region.

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Nottinghamshire region.

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

Linux
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham -23 16 £365 -1.01% 11
Linux
East Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 28 (57.14%) UNIX
2 20 (40.82%) SQL
3 16 (32.65%) Oracle
3 16 (32.65%) Finance
3 16 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (32.65%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (30.61%) Ruby
4 15 (30.61%) MySQL
4 15 (30.61%) Windows
5 14 (28.57%) DevOps
6 13 (26.53%) Red Hat
7 12 (24.49%) Bash Shell
7 12 (24.49%) Jenkins
8 11 (22.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (22.45%) Apache
8 11 (22.45%) Perl
8 11 (22.45%) Java
9 8 (16.33%) Python
9 8 (16.33%) SDLC
9 8 (16.33%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (14.29%) Ubuntu
10 7 (14.29%) Open Source
10 7 (14.29%) Puppet
10 7 (14.29%) JavaScript
10 7 (14.29%) PHP
10 7 (14.29%) PL/SQL
11 6 (12.24%) JBoss
11 6 (12.24%) Configuration Management
11 6 (12.24%) Data Management
11 6 (12.24%) Maven

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 11 (22.45%) Apache
2 6 (12.24%) JBoss
3 4 (8.16%) Oracle Application Server
4 3 (6.12%) WebSphere
4 3 (6.12%) WebLogic
4 3 (6.12%) iPlanet
4 3 (6.12%) Tomcat
5 2 (4.08%) MQSeries
5 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.08%) SAS
5 2 (4.08%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (4.08%) Commerce Server
5 2 (4.08%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (4.08%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (4.08%) OpenStack
6 1 (2.04%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) MS Project
1 2 (4.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) SAN
1 5 (10.20%) Firewall
2 4 (8.16%) TCP/IP
3 3 (6.12%) DNS
3 3 (6.12%) WAN
3 3 (6.12%) VLAN
3 3 (6.12%) iSCSI
3 3 (6.12%) FCoE
4 2 (4.08%) NAS
4 2 (4.08%) LDAP
5 1 (2.04%) NetScaler
5 1 (2.04%) Converged Networks
5 1 (2.04%) Network Security
5 1 (2.04%) HTTP
5 1 (2.04%) SNMP
5 1 (2.04%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (30.61%) MySQL
2 5 (10.20%) Oracle Database
3 4 (8.16%) Relational Database
3 4 (8.16%) SQL Server
4 3 (6.12%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (4.08%) DataStage
5 2 (4.08%) IBM PureData
5 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.04%) DB2
6 1 (2.04%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (24.49%) Jenkins
2 6 (12.24%) Maven
2 6 (12.24%) Gradle
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Forms
General
1 16 (32.65%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Legal
2 1 (2.04%) Banking
2 1 (2.04%) Retail
2 1 (2.04%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (22.45%) Developer
1 11 (22.45%) DevOps Engineer
1 11 (22.45%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 8 (16.33%) Analyst
3 4 (8.16%) Architect
3 4 (8.16%) DBA
3 4 (8.16%) Ruby Developer
3 4 (8.16%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (6.12%) UNIX Engineer
4 3 (6.12%) Test Analyst
5 2 (4.08%) Programmer
5 2 (4.08%) Administrator
5 2 (4.08%) SQL Developer
5 2 (4.08%) DataStage Developer
6 1 (2.04%) Software Developer
6 1 (2.04%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (2.04%) WebSphere Administrator
6 1 (2.04%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 1 (2.04%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.04%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.20%) SOAP
1 5 (10.20%) Web Services
1 5 (10.20%) J2EE
1 5 (10.20%) RESTful
2 1 (2.04%) WebCenter
2 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.04%) POSIX
2 1 (2.04%) Middleware
2 1 (2.04%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Data Structures
1 5 (10.20%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.12%) Clustering
3 2 (4.08%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.08%) Grid Computing
3 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.04%) Replication
4 1 (2.04%) Web 2.0
4 1 (2.04%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.04%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.04%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 28 (57.14%) UNIX
2 15 (30.61%) Windows
3 11 (22.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (14.29%) Ubuntu
5 5 (10.20%) AIX
6 4 (8.16%) Solaris
7 3 (6.12%) SUSE
7 3 (6.12%) HPUX
8 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (2.04%) CentOS
9 1 (2.04%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (28.57%) DevOps
3 8 (16.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (16.33%) SDLC
4 7 (14.29%) Open Source
5 6 (12.24%) Data Management
5 6 (12.24%) Configuration Management
6 5 (10.20%) OOD
6 5 (10.20%) ITIL
6 5 (10.20%) OO
7 4 (8.16%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (6.12%) High Availability
8 3 (6.12%) Unit Testing
8 3 (6.12%) Load Balancing
8 3 (6.12%) CRM
8 3 (6.12%) Software Engineering
8 3 (6.12%) Software Testing
8 3 (6.12%) Procure-to-pay
9 2 (4.08%) Server Building
9 2 (4.08%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (40.82%) SQL
2 15 (30.61%) Ruby
3 12 (24.49%) Bash Shell
4 11 (22.45%) Perl
4 11 (22.45%) Java
5 8 (16.33%) Python
6 7 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 7 (14.29%) PHP
6 7 (14.29%) PL/SQL
7 4 (8.16%) Shell Script
8 3 (6.12%) Korn
8 3 (6.12%) C-shell
9 2 (4.08%) SAS Macro
9 2 (4.08%) VBA
9 2 (4.08%) C
10 1 (2.04%) C++
10 1 (2.04%) VB
10 1 (2.04%) Embedded C
10 1 (2.04%) Groovy
10 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (4.08%) ISEB
1 2 (4.08%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (2.04%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) CCNA
2 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.04%) OCP
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (8.16%) Oracle RAC
1 4 (8.16%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (8.16%) Hyper-V
2 3 (6.12%) Samba
2 3 (6.12%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 3 (6.12%) KVM
3 2 (4.08%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.04%) MetaFrame
4 1 (2.04%) Firmware
4 1 (2.04%) NFS
4 1 (2.04%) XenApp
4 1 (2.04%) XenServer
4 1 (2.04%) vSphere
4 1 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (32.65%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (14.29%) Puppet
3 6 (12.24%) Zenoss
4 5 (10.20%) Ansible
5 2 (4.08%) Data Guard
5 2 (4.08%) OpenView
6 1 (2.04%) Tivoli
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (2.04%) SCCM
6 1 (2.04%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (32.65%) Oracle
2 13 (26.53%) Red Hat
3 5 (10.20%) VMware
3 5 (10.20%) IBM
4 4 (8.16%) HP
5 3 (6.12%) Cisco
5 3 (6.12%) Sun
5 3 (6.12%) PlateSpin
5 3 (6.12%) Veritas
5 3 (6.12%) F5
6 2 (4.08%) Opsware
6 2 (4.08%) Netezza
6 2 (4.08%) Citrix
6 2 (4.08%) Microsoft
6 2 (4.08%) Cognos
7 1 (2.04%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.04%) Percona
7 1 (2.04%) AppDynamics
Nottinghamshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £260 - £280 per day + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago