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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 18 23 27
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Contract jobs citing Linux 39 22 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 7.60% 5.37% 4.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.80% 20.95% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 6
Average daily rate £280 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £321 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.38 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.96% +3.92%
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
98 105 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 19.10% 25.61% 21.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 45 21
Average daily rate £275 £328 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.03% +0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £425 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 10
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +14.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.85 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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 -2 38 £280 -20.00% 25
Linux
East Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 36 (57.14%) Unix
2 27 (42.86%) Oracle
3 21 (33.33%) SQL
3 21 (33.33%) Middleware
4 19 (30.16%) Migration
5 18 (28.57%) HP
5 18 (28.57%) Solaris
6 16 (25.40%) Windows
6 16 (25.40%) Java
7 15 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (22.22%) Project Management
9 13 (20.63%) Validation
10 12 (19.05%) Red Hat
10 12 (19.05%) Security Cleared
11 11 (17.46%) SC Cleared
11 11 (17.46%) Relational Database
11 11 (17.46%) Issue Tracking
11 11 (17.46%) IBM
11 11 (17.46%) Microsoft
11 11 (17.46%) VMware
12 10 (15.87%) Configuration Management
12 10 (15.87%) Disaster Recovery
12 10 (15.87%) SQL Server
12 10 (15.87%) DevOps
12 10 (15.87%) VMware Infrastructure
12 10 (15.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (14.29%) TOGAF
14 8 (12.70%) CRM
14 8 (12.70%) ITIL
14 8 (12.70%) Oracle Database

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 7 (11.11%) WebSphere
2 4 (6.35%) JBoss
3 3 (4.76%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (4.76%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (3.17%) Apache
5 1 (1.59%) IIS
5 1 (1.59%) SAS
5 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.59%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.94%) HTTP
1 5 (7.94%) TCP/IP
2 4 (6.35%) SAN
3 3 (4.76%) Converged Networks
3 3 (4.76%) Network Security
4 1 (1.59%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.59%) Firewall
4 1 (1.59%) Internet
4 1 (1.59%) VLAN
4 1 (1.59%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.46%) Relational Database
2 10 (15.87%) SQL Server
3 8 (12.70%) Oracle Database
4 6 (9.52%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (7.94%) DataStage
6 4 (6.35%) MySQL
7 3 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (4.76%) DB2
7 3 (4.76%) IBM InfoSphere
7 3 (4.76%) SQLPlus
8 2 (3.17%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (1.59%) IBM PureData
9 1 (1.59%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Jenkins
1 4 (6.35%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (4.76%) Maven
2 3 (4.76%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (3.17%) GitLab
4 1 (1.59%) Gradle
4 1 (1.59%) Hudson
4 1 (1.59%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (9.52%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (7.94%) Retail
3 4 (6.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (17.46%) Developer
2 10 (15.87%) Architect
3 9 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (11.11%) Analyst
4 7 (11.11%) Unix Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) Designer
5 5 (7.94%) Middleware Specialist
6 4 (6.35%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Solutions Designer
6 4 (6.35%) Support Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) Technical Specialist
7 3 (4.76%) DBA
7 3 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (4.76%) Middleware Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) Middleware Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Oracle DBA
7 3 (4.76%) Test Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) Tester
7 3 (4.76%) Unix Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (33.33%) Middleware
2 6 (9.52%) .NET
2 6 (9.52%) Web Services
3 3 (4.76%) IBM Integration Bus
3 3 (4.76%) POSIX
4 1 (1.59%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (1.59%) CSS
4 1 (1.59%) HTML
4 1 (1.59%) J2EE
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (1.59%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.94%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.76%) Public Cloud
3 3 (4.76%) Web 2.0
4 2 (3.17%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.59%) Clustering
5 1 (1.59%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.59%) Replication
5 1 (1.59%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 36 (57.14%) Unix
2 18 (28.57%) Solaris
3 16 (25.40%) Windows
4 10 (15.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (9.52%) AIX
7 3 (4.76%) Windows Server
8 1 (1.59%) SUSE
8 1 (1.59%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (30.16%) Migration
2 15 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (22.22%) Project Management
4 13 (20.63%) Validation
5 11 (17.46%) Issue Tracking
6 10 (15.87%) Configuration Management
6 10 (15.87%) DevOps
6 10 (15.87%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (14.29%) TOGAF
8 8 (12.70%) CRM
8 8 (12.70%) ITIL
9 7 (11.11%) Release Management
9 7 (11.11%) SDLC
10 6 (9.52%) ArchiMate
10 6 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (9.52%) Data Security
10 6 (9.52%) Enterprise Architecture
10 6 (9.52%) OO
10 6 (9.52%) Open Source
10 6 (9.52%) UML
Programming Languages
1 21 (33.33%) SQL
2 16 (25.40%) Java
3 6 (9.52%) Shell Script
4 4 (6.35%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.17%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.17%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.17%) Perl
6 1 (1.59%) C
6 1 (1.59%) C++
6 1 (1.59%) SAS Macro
6 1 (1.59%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 11 (17.46%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.35%) CCNA
3 4 (6.35%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (4.76%) ISEB
4 3 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (3.17%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.59%) CCNP
6 1 (1.59%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) COBIT
2 2 (3.17%) QA
System Software
1 10 (15.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.76%) Hyper-V
2 3 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (4.76%) vSphere
3 2 (3.17%) Firmware
3 2 (3.17%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.59%) Docker
4 1 (1.59%) NFS
4 1 (1.59%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (7.94%) Puppet
2 3 (4.76%) Data Guard
2 3 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.76%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.59%) Ansible
3 1 (1.59%) Nagios
3 1 (1.59%) SCCM
3 1 (1.59%) SCOM
3 1 (1.59%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 27 (42.86%) Oracle
2 18 (28.57%) HP
3 12 (19.05%) Red Hat
4 11 (17.46%) IBM
4 11 (17.46%) Microsoft
4 11 (17.46%) VMware
5 6 (9.52%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (9.52%) SAP
6 3 (4.76%) Citrix
6 3 (4.76%) Talend
7 1 (1.59%) Apigee
7 1 (1.59%) Aruba
7 1 (1.59%) Cisco
7 1 (1.59%) Intel
7 1 (1.59%) Netezza
7 1 (1.59%) Software AG
7 1 (1.59%) SonicWALL
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
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