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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 20 23 13
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Contract jobs citing Linux 28 16 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 5.88% 4.49% 9.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.42% 19.05% 32.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 5 18
Average daily rate
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£475 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £335 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £335
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 10
Average hourly rate - £19.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -29.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +8.21%
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
106 84 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 22.27% 23.60% 28.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 22 34
Average daily rate £371 £208 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+78.91% -36.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £110 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 22 30
Average hourly rate £18.00 £13.25 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.84% -5.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.13 £10.21 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £22.69 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -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
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 22 May 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 22 May 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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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 +1 24 £475 +26.66% 13
Linux
East Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 26 (53.06%) UNIX
2 18 (36.73%) Oracle
3 17 (34.69%) Jenkins
4 16 (32.65%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (28.57%) SQL
5 14 (28.57%) DevOps
6 13 (26.53%) Apache
6 13 (26.53%) Red Hat
6 13 (26.53%) Finance
7 12 (24.49%) Perl
7 12 (24.49%) Bash Shell
8 11 (22.45%) Gradle
8 11 (22.45%) Java
9 10 (20.41%) Windows
9 10 (20.41%) MySQL
10 9 (18.37%) Python
10 9 (18.37%) PHP
10 9 (18.37%) Oracle Database
10 9 (18.37%) Open Source
10 9 (18.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (16.33%) Ubuntu
11 8 (16.33%) Relational Database
11 8 (16.33%) Ruby
12 7 (14.29%) Data Management
12 7 (14.29%) Maven
12 7 (14.29%) JavaScript
12 7 (14.29%) Tomcat
12 7 (14.29%) Ansible
12 7 (14.29%) Puppet

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 13 (26.53%) Apache
2 7 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 4 (8.16%) Oracle Application Server
4 3 (6.12%) iPlanet
4 3 (6.12%) WebLogic
4 3 (6.12%) JBoss
5 2 (4.08%) OpenStack
5 2 (4.08%) MQSeries
5 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.08%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (4.08%) BizTalk Server
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 Financials
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) Firewall
2 4 (8.16%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.16%) SAN
2 4 (8.16%) VLAN
3 3 (6.12%) DNS
3 3 (6.12%) WAN
3 3 (6.12%) FCoE
3 3 (6.12%) iSCSI
4 2 (4.08%) NAS
4 2 (4.08%) LDAP
5 1 (2.04%) BIG-IP
5 1 (2.04%) Internet
5 1 (2.04%) SNMP
5 1 (2.04%) LAN
5 1 (2.04%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.41%) MySQL
2 9 (18.37%) Oracle Database
3 8 (16.33%) Relational Database
4 5 (10.20%) SQLPlus
4 5 (10.20%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (10.20%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (4.08%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.08%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.04%) DataStage
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 17 (34.69%) Jenkins
2 11 (22.45%) Gradle
3 7 (14.29%) Maven
4 4 (8.16%) Cucumber
4 4 (8.16%) IntelliJ
General
1 13 (26.53%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Electronics
2 1 (2.04%) Publishing
2 1 (2.04%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (28.57%) Developer
1 14 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (22.45%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 6 (12.24%) Analyst
4 5 (10.20%) DBA
4 5 (10.20%) Oracle Developer
4 5 (10.20%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 5 (10.20%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
5 4 (8.16%) Administrator
5 4 (8.16%) Java Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Applications Support
6 3 (6.12%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.12%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) UNIX Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Oracle Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Oracle Applications Support
6 3 (6.12%) Oracle Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Oracle Support Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.16%) REST
1 4 (8.16%) SOAP
1 4 (8.16%) Ajax
1 4 (8.16%) JSON
2 3 (6.12%) J2EE
3 2 (4.08%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.04%) CSS
4 1 (2.04%) HTML
4 1 (2.04%) POSIX
4 1 (2.04%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) Open Source
2 7 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.16%) Clustering
4 2 (4.08%) Grid Computing
4 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.04%) Replication
5 1 (2.04%) HACMP
5 1 (2.04%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 26 (53.06%) UNIX
2 10 (20.41%) Windows
3 9 (18.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (16.33%) Ubuntu
5 5 (10.20%) AIX
5 5 (10.20%) Solaris
6 4 (8.16%) HPUX
6 4 (8.16%) SUSE
7 3 (6.12%) CentOS
8 1 (2.04%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (28.57%) DevOps
3 7 (14.29%) Data Management
4 6 (12.24%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (12.24%) Configuration Management
5 5 (10.20%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (8.16%) Kanban
6 4 (8.16%) TDD
6 4 (8.16%) Scrum
7 3 (6.12%) Software Engineering
7 3 (6.12%) Load Balancing
7 3 (6.12%) ITIL
7 3 (6.12%) High Availability
7 3 (6.12%) Web Application Development
7 3 (6.12%) Procure-to-pay
7 3 (6.12%) User Stories
7 3 (6.12%) Unit Testing
8 2 (4.08%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (4.08%) Time Management
8 2 (4.08%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (28.57%) SQL
2 12 (24.49%) Perl
2 12 (24.49%) Bash Shell
3 11 (22.45%) Java
4 9 (18.37%) Python
4 9 (18.37%) PHP
5 8 (16.33%) Ruby
6 7 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 6 (12.24%) PL/SQL
8 5 (10.20%) Shell Script
9 3 (6.12%) C-shell
9 3 (6.12%) Korn
10 2 (4.08%) Groovy
10 2 (4.08%) C
11 1 (2.04%) Embedded C
11 1 (2.04%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (4.08%) ISEB
1 2 (4.08%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (2.04%) OCP
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (2.04%) IBM AIX Certification
2 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.16%) Oracle RAC
1 4 (8.16%) Hyper-V
2 3 (6.12%) Samba
2 3 (6.12%) KVM
2 3 (6.12%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 3 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (2.04%) Firmware
3 1 (2.04%) PowerHA
3 1 (2.04%) vSphere
3 1 (2.04%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (32.65%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (14.29%) Ansible
2 7 (14.29%) Puppet
3 6 (12.24%) Zenoss
4 2 (4.08%) Data Guard
4 2 (4.08%) OpenView
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 18 (36.73%) Oracle
2 13 (26.53%) Red Hat
3 4 (8.16%) F5
3 4 (8.16%) Cisco
3 4 (8.16%) VMware
4 3 (6.12%) PlateSpin
4 3 (6.12%) Veritas
4 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.12%) Sun
4 3 (6.12%) HP
5 2 (4.08%) Opsware
5 2 (4.08%) Cognos
5 2 (4.08%) Citrix
6 1 (2.04%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.04%) Juniper
6 1 (2.04%) AppDynamics
6 1 (2.04%) Percona
6 1 (2.04%) SolarWinds