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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 15 22 13
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -9
Contract jobs citing Linux 32 31 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 7.06% 5.36% 9.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.33% 22.30% 35.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 20 15
Average daily rate
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£350 £309 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.36% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £382
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £18.00 - £11.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
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
96 139 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 21.19% 24.05% 27.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 66 39
Average daily rate £350 £300 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -9.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £162 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £379 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 15
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.60 £21.00 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -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 1 October 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 October 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
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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 +13 30 £344 +14.58% 7
Mansfield - - - - 1
Linux
East Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 25 (49.02%) UNIX
2 22 (43.14%) Oracle
3 21 (41.18%) Windows
4 14 (27.45%) SQL
5 11 (21.57%) Red Hat
5 11 (21.57%) HTML
6 10 (19.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (17.65%) Solaris
7 9 (17.65%) Configuration Management
8 8 (15.69%) MySQL
8 8 (15.69%) Relational Database
9 7 (13.73%) SC Cleared
9 7 (13.73%) Security Cleared
9 7 (13.73%) Java
10 6 (11.76%) .NET
10 6 (11.76%) PL/SQL
10 6 (11.76%) SQL Server
10 6 (11.76%) HP
10 6 (11.76%) VMware
10 6 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (9.80%) Software Engineering
11 5 (9.80%) WordPress
11 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (9.80%) E-Commerce
11 5 (9.80%) IBM
11 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
11 5 (9.80%) DB2
11 5 (9.80%) SAP
11 5 (9.80%) CSS
11 5 (9.80%) PHP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 5 (9.80%) WordPress
2 3 (5.88%) WebSphere
2 3 (5.88%) CMS
3 2 (3.92%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.92%) Apache
3 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.92%) CICS
3 2 (3.92%) NetWeaver
4 1 (1.96%) GlassFish
4 1 (1.96%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.96%) Liferay
4 1 (1.96%) Moodle
4 1 (1.96%) Drupal
4 1 (1.96%) Node.js
4 1 (1.96%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Magento
2 1 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.96%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.96%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.96%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.84%) PaaS
2 2 (3.92%) IaaS
2 2 (3.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) DNS
1 4 (7.84%) Firewall
2 3 (5.88%) DHCP
3 2 (3.92%) DMZ
3 2 (3.92%) HTTP
3 2 (3.92%) HTTPS
3 2 (3.92%) Intranet
3 2 (3.92%) Internet
4 1 (1.96%) NAS
4 1 (1.96%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.96%) SSL
4 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.96%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.69%) MySQL
1 8 (15.69%) Relational Database
2 6 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 5 (9.80%) DB2
4 2 (3.92%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.96%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.96%) Big Data
5 1 (1.96%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.96%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.96%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.96%) DataStage
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (7.84%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.92%) Subversion
3 2 (3.92%) Maven
4 1 (1.96%) JIRA
4 1 (1.96%) Selenium
4 1 (1.96%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.96%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (1.96%) Gradle
4 1 (1.96%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (1.96%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.96%) Ant
4 1 (1.96%) JUnit
General
1 3 (5.88%) Retail
1 3 (5.88%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.92%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.96%) Marketing
3 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.96%) Electronics
3 1 (1.96%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 14 (27.45%) Analyst
2 13 (25.49%) Developer
3 9 (17.65%) Technical Analyst
4 5 (9.80%) UNIX Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Architect
5 4 (7.84%) Administrator
5 4 (7.84%) Configuration Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Configuration Management Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Magento Developer
6 3 (5.88%) DBA
6 3 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.92%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Web Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Consultant
7 2 (3.92%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.92%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (3.92%) Programmer
7 2 (3.92%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.92%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (21.57%) HTML
2 6 (11.76%) .NET
3 5 (9.80%) CSS
3 5 (9.80%) Web Services
4 4 (7.84%) LAMP
4 4 (7.84%) HTML5
5 3 (5.88%) CSS3
5 3 (5.88%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (5.88%) Middleware
5 3 (5.88%) JMS
5 3 (5.88%) J2EE
6 2 (3.92%) XHTML
6 2 (3.92%) XML
6 2 (3.92%) XSD
6 2 (3.92%) JSP
6 2 (3.92%) WSDL
6 2 (3.92%) REST
6 2 (3.92%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (3.92%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 2 (3.92%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.88%) Open Source
2 3 (5.88%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.92%) Clustering
4 1 (1.96%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.96%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.96%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.96%) DTV
4 1 (1.96%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.96%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (49.02%) UNIX
2 21 (41.18%) Windows
3 10 (19.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (17.65%) Solaris
5 3 (5.88%) SUSE
5 3 (5.88%) AIX
6 2 (3.92%) Apple iOS
6 2 (3.92%) CentOS
6 2 (3.92%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.96%) Android
7 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (17.65%) Configuration Management
2 6 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (9.80%) Software Engineering
3 5 (9.80%) E-Commerce
4 4 (7.84%) UML
4 4 (7.84%) SOA
4 4 (7.84%) MVC
4 4 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (7.84%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (7.84%) Release Management
5 3 (5.88%) Load Balancing
5 3 (5.88%) Capacity Management
5 3 (5.88%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (3.92%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.92%) Migration
6 2 (3.92%) Software Architecture
6 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (3.92%) Scrum
6 2 (3.92%) Business Analysis
6 2 (3.92%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (27.45%) SQL
2 7 (13.73%) Java
3 6 (11.76%) PL/SQL
4 5 (9.80%) PHP
5 4 (7.84%) Python
5 4 (7.84%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.88%) C
6 3 (5.88%) C++
7 2 (3.92%) C#
7 2 (3.92%) Ruby
8 1 (1.96%) Groovy
8 1 (1.96%) Scala
8 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.96%) Golang
Qualifications
1 7 (13.73%) SC Cleared
1 7 (13.73%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.84%) Degree
3 1 (1.96%) ISSAP
3 1 (1.96%) ISSEP
3 1 (1.96%) ISSMP
3 1 (1.96%) CISM
3 1 (1.96%) GIAC
3 1 (1.96%) CISSP
3 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.96%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (1.96%) VirtualBox
2 1 (1.96%) KVM
2 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.96%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) Puppet
2 1 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.96%) HP SIM
2 1 (1.96%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 22 (43.14%) Oracle
2 11 (21.57%) Red Hat
3 6 (11.76%) HP
3 6 (11.76%) VMware
4 5 (9.80%) IBM
4 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
4 5 (9.80%) SAP
5 4 (7.84%) Serena
6 3 (5.88%) Zend
6 3 (5.88%) Software AG
6 3 (5.88%) Intel
7 2 (3.92%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (3.92%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.96%) Talend
8 1 (1.96%) webMethods
8 1 (1.96%) Cisco
8 1 (1.96%) Sun
8 1 (1.96%) NetApp
8 1 (1.96%) Veritas
8 1 (1.96%) Citrix