The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Nottinghamshire region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 14 27 16
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -11
Contract jobs citing Linux 24 27 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 7.19% 5.79% 6.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.24% 22.13% 30.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 22 4
Average daily rate
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£338 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £448 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.28% +0.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-19.46% -6.25%
Operating Systems Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
85 122 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 25.45% 26.18% 21.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 62 14
Average daily rate £325 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £245 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 17 13
Average hourly rate £13.38 £13.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.54 £10.95 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.58 £23.75 £15.94
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Linux
East Midlands

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +16 23 £331 -5.35% 10
Mansfield - - - -
Linux
East Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 17 (48.57%) Oracle
2 16 (45.71%) Windows
3 13 (37.14%) SQL
4 12 (34.29%) UNIX
5 9 (25.71%) HTML
6 8 (22.86%) MySQL
7 7 (20.00%) HP
8 6 (17.14%) IBM
8 6 (17.14%) Red Hat
8 6 (17.14%) SAP
8 6 (17.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (14.29%) Java
9 5 (14.29%) PHP
9 5 (14.29%) Solaris
9 5 (14.29%) Software Engineering
10 4 (11.43%) Scrum
10 4 (11.43%) VMware
10 4 (11.43%) Firewall
10 4 (11.43%) .NET
10 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
10 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
10 4 (11.43%) WebSphere MQ
10 4 (11.43%) Middleware
10 4 (11.43%) PaaS
10 4 (11.43%) Relational Database
11 3 (8.57%) Jenkins
11 3 (8.57%) Git (software)
11 3 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
11 3 (8.57%) WordPress
11 3 (8.57%) WebSphere Message Broker

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 3 (8.57%) WordPress
1 3 (8.57%) WebSphere
1 3 (8.57%) CMS
2 2 (5.71%) Apache
2 2 (5.71%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.71%) NetWeaver
3 1 (2.86%) Node.js
3 1 (2.86%) Liferay
3 1 (2.86%) Moodle
3 1 (2.86%) GlassFish
3 1 (2.86%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.86%) Drupal
3 1 (2.86%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) SAP CO
1 2 (5.71%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (5.71%) SAP FI
1 2 (5.71%) Magento
2 1 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) PaaS
2 2 (5.71%) IaaS
2 2 (5.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) Firewall
2 2 (5.71%) HTTP
2 2 (5.71%) HTTPS
2 2 (5.71%) DMZ
2 2 (5.71%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (2.86%) SAN
3 1 (2.86%) SSL
3 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) MySQL
2 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.43%) Relational Database
3 3 (8.57%) DB2
4 2 (5.71%) RDBMS
4 2 (5.71%) SAP BW
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.86%) MariaDB
5 1 (2.86%) Big Data
5 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.86%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.86%) DataStage
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Jenkins
1 3 (8.57%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.71%) Maven
3 1 (2.86%) Gradle
3 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.86%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (2.86%) JIRA
3 1 (2.86%) Selenium
3 1 (2.86%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (2.86%) Ant
3 1 (2.86%) JUnit
3 1 (2.86%) Subversion
General
1 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
1 3 (8.57%) Pharmaceutical
1 3 (8.57%) Retail
2 2 (5.71%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Marketing
3 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.86%) Electronics
3 1 (2.86%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) Developer
2 7 (20.00%) Analyst
3 6 (17.14%) Architect
4 5 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Administrator
6 3 (8.57%) DBA
7 2 (5.71%) PHP Developer
7 2 (5.71%) SQL DBA
7 2 (5.71%) Web Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.71%) Programmer
7 2 (5.71%) Lead Architect
7 2 (5.71%) PHP Programmer
7 2 (5.71%) Web Programmer
7 2 (5.71%) Lead Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.86%) Moodle Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Umbraco Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Middleware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.71%) HTML
2 4 (11.43%) .NET
2 4 (11.43%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (11.43%) Middleware
3 3 (8.57%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 3 (8.57%) CSS
3 3 (8.57%) Web Services
3 3 (8.57%) JMS
4 2 (5.71%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (5.71%) LAMP
4 2 (5.71%) XHTML
4 2 (5.71%) XML
4 2 (5.71%) XSD
4 2 (5.71%) WSDL
4 2 (5.71%) JSON
4 2 (5.71%) HTML5
4 2 (5.71%) REST
5 1 (2.86%) CSS3
5 1 (2.86%) Ajax
5 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Mainframe
1 3 (8.57%) Clustering
2 2 (5.71%) Open Source
3 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.86%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.86%) DTV
3 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 16 (45.71%) Windows
2 12 (34.29%) UNIX
3 6 (17.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (14.29%) Solaris
5 3 (8.57%) AIX
6 2 (5.71%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.86%) Android
7 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.86%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 4 (11.43%) Scrum
3 3 (8.57%) Load Balancing
3 3 (8.57%) Configuration Management
3 3 (8.57%) UML
3 3 (8.57%) E-Commerce
3 3 (8.57%) MVC
3 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (5.71%) SOA
4 2 (5.71%) ITIL
4 2 (5.71%) Release Management
4 2 (5.71%) Business Analysis
4 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (5.71%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (5.71%) BPMN
5 1 (2.86%) SIEM
5 1 (2.86%) Change Control
5 1 (2.86%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (37.14%) SQL
2 5 (14.29%) Java
2 5 (14.29%) PHP
3 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.57%) PL/SQL
5 2 (5.71%) Python
5 2 (5.71%) C#
5 2 (5.71%) Ruby
6 1 (2.86%) Golang
6 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.86%) Scala
6 1 (2.86%) Groovy
6 1 (2.86%) C++
6 1 (2.86%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
1 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) CISSP
2 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.86%) GIAC
2 1 (2.86%) CISM
2 1 (2.86%) ISSAP
2 1 (2.86%) ISSEP
2 1 (2.86%) ISSMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.86%) VirtualBox
2 1 (2.86%) KVM
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Puppet
2 1 (2.86%) HP SIM
2 1 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.86%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 17 (48.57%) Oracle
2 7 (20.00%) HP
3 6 (17.14%) IBM
3 6 (17.14%) Red Hat
3 6 (17.14%) SAP
4 4 (11.43%) VMware
5 3 (8.57%) Software AG
5 3 (8.57%) Intel
6 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.71%) Cisco
6 2 (5.71%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (5.71%) ServiceNow
7 1 (2.86%) Talend
7 1 (2.86%) Zend
7 1 (2.86%) webMethods
7 1 (2.86%) Citrix
7 1 (2.86%) Serena