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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 19 26 9
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -17
Contract jobs citing Linux 25 14 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 6.19% 4.47% 9.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.04% 22.58% 36.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 21
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £307 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £365 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £33.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -3.57%
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
104 62 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 25.74% 19.81% 25.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 19 39
Average daily rate £325 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £300 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 15
Average hourly rate £15.50 £13.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.81% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.85 £17.00 £16.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 January 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 +8 25 £350 +3.70% 12
Sutton-in-Ashfield - - - -
Worksop - - - -
Mansfield - - - -
Linux
East Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 34 (59.65%) UNIX
2 20 (35.09%) Windows
3 16 (28.07%) Oracle
4 14 (24.56%) Red Hat
5 12 (21.05%) Microsoft
5 12 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (19.30%) SQL
7 10 (17.54%) Solaris
8 9 (15.79%) VMware
8 9 (15.79%) Java
8 9 (15.79%) Relational Database
9 8 (14.04%) Apache
9 8 (14.04%) Tomcat
9 8 (14.04%) Active Directory
9 8 (14.04%) Finance
9 8 (14.04%) Configuration Management
10 7 (12.28%) Shell Script
10 7 (12.28%) AIX
10 7 (12.28%) SOAP
10 7 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (12.28%) REST
10 7 (12.28%) Gradle
10 7 (12.28%) Jenkins
11 6 (10.53%) Security Cleared
11 6 (10.53%) HP
11 6 (10.53%) DNS
11 6 (10.53%) Service Management
11 6 (10.53%) Migration
12 5 (8.77%) Internet
12 5 (8.77%) EMC

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 8 (14.04%) Apache
1 8 (14.04%) Tomcat
2 4 (7.02%) WordPress
2 4 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (7.02%) WebLogic
2 4 (7.02%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.26%) Lync
4 2 (3.51%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.51%) CICS
5 1 (1.75%) CMS
5 1 (1.75%) Drupal
Applications
1 5 (8.77%) MS Excel
1 5 (8.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.53%) DNS
2 5 (8.77%) Internet
2 5 (8.77%) TCP/IP
3 4 (7.02%) SAN
4 3 (5.26%) ADSL
4 3 (5.26%) Broadband
4 3 (5.26%) DHCP
4 3 (5.26%) FCoE
5 2 (3.51%) SNMP
5 2 (3.51%) HTTP
5 2 (3.51%) SSL
5 2 (3.51%) Intranet
6 1 (1.75%) Firewall
6 1 (1.75%) LAN
6 1 (1.75%) FTP
6 1 (1.75%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.79%) Relational Database
2 4 (7.02%) Oracle BI EE
2 4 (7.02%) Oracle Database
2 4 (7.02%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (7.02%) SQLPlus
3 3 (5.26%) DB2
4 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.51%) MySQL
5 1 (1.75%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 7 (12.28%) Gradle
1 7 (12.28%) Jenkins
2 5 (8.77%) IntelliJ
3 4 (7.02%) Maven
3 4 (7.02%) Eclipse
3 4 (7.02%) Subversion
4 3 (5.26%) LoadRunner
4 3 (5.26%) Cucumber
4 3 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.51%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.51%) Ant
5 2 (3.51%) JDeveloper
5 2 (3.51%) Introscope
6 1 (1.75%) ClearCase
General
1 8 (14.04%) Finance
2 1 (1.75%) Banking
2 1 (1.75%) Retail
2 1 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (26.32%) Developer
2 10 (17.54%) Analyst
3 6 (10.53%) Administrator
4 5 (8.77%) Oracle Developer
4 5 (8.77%) UNIX Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (7.02%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
5 4 (7.02%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (7.02%) Java Developer
5 4 (7.02%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Configuration Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Magento Developer
6 3 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Oracle Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Configuration Management Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Middleware Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Monitoring Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.28%) SOAP
1 7 (12.28%) REST
2 5 (8.77%) HTML
2 5 (8.77%) JSON
3 4 (7.02%) Ajax
3 4 (7.02%) CSS
3 4 (7.02%) Web Services
3 4 (7.02%) WSDL
4 3 (5.26%) LAMP
4 3 (5.26%) CSS3
4 3 (5.26%) HTML5
5 2 (3.51%) JAX-WS
5 2 (3.51%) AngularJS
5 2 (3.51%) JAX-RS
5 2 (3.51%) .NET
5 2 (3.51%) J2EE
5 2 (3.51%) XML
5 2 (3.51%) XSD
5 2 (3.51%) XSL
5 2 (3.51%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.26%) Open Source
3 2 (3.51%) DataPower
3 2 (3.51%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.51%) Clustering
4 1 (1.75%) HACMP
4 1 (1.75%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.75%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.75%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.75%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 34 (59.65%) UNIX
2 20 (35.09%) Windows
3 12 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (17.54%) Solaris
5 7 (12.28%) AIX
6 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (5.26%) Windows XP
7 3 (5.26%) Windows 8
7 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (5.26%) CentOS
7 3 (5.26%) Ubuntu
8 2 (3.51%) HPUX
8 2 (3.51%) SUSE
9 1 (1.75%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.04%) Configuration Management
2 6 (10.53%) Service Management
2 6 (10.53%) Migration
3 4 (7.02%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (7.02%) Performance Analysis
3 4 (7.02%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (7.02%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (7.02%) SOA
3 4 (7.02%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (5.26%) TDD
4 3 (5.26%) Scrum
4 3 (5.26%) E-Commerce
4 3 (5.26%) DevOps
4 3 (5.26%) Capacity Management
4 3 (5.26%) Kanban
5 2 (3.51%) Release Management
5 2 (3.51%) Data Management
5 2 (3.51%) Business Development
5 2 (3.51%) Software Engineering
5 2 (3.51%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (19.30%) SQL
2 9 (15.79%) Java
3 7 (12.28%) Shell Script
4 4 (7.02%) PL/SQL
4 4 (7.02%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.02%) Perl
5 3 (5.26%) PHP
6 2 (3.51%) C
6 2 (3.51%) C++
6 2 (3.51%) Python
7 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.75%) Ruby
7 1 (1.75%) Groovy
7 1 (1.75%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 6 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.77%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.26%) Degree
4 1 (1.75%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (14.04%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.26%) NFS
4 2 (3.51%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.75%) PowerHA
5 1 (1.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (1.75%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 4 (7.02%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (7.02%) Tivoli
1 4 (7.02%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (3.51%) WMI
2 2 (3.51%) CA Wily
2 2 (3.51%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (3.51%) Puppet
2 2 (3.51%) Ansible
Vendors
1 16 (28.07%) Oracle
2 14 (24.56%) Red Hat
3 12 (21.05%) Microsoft
4 9 (15.79%) VMware
5 6 (10.53%) HP
6 5 (8.77%) EMC
7 4 (7.02%) SolarWinds
8 3 (5.26%) Serena
8 3 (5.26%) Veritas
8 3 (5.26%) Cisco
8 3 (5.26%) IBM
8 3 (5.26%) Zend
9 2 (3.51%) CollabNet
9 2 (3.51%) Citrix
9 2 (3.51%) CA
10 1 (1.75%) Open Text
10 1 (1.75%) Sun
10 1 (1.75%) NetApp