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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 31 16 25
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +9
Contract jobs citing Linux 21 23 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 4.28% 6.78% 6.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.71% 27.06% 22.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 21
Average daily rate
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£375 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £309 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £426 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £13.00 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -61.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £31.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
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
85 85 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 17.31% 25.07% 27.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 30 60
Average daily rate £355 £321 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.50% +7.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £138 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £436 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 21 18
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.25 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.43% -19.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.21 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £13.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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
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 29 July 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 -11 18 £375 +13.20% 19
Linux
East Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 28 (51.85%) UNIX
2 23 (42.59%) SQL
3 18 (33.33%) Windows
3 18 (33.33%) Oracle
3 18 (33.33%) Finance
4 16 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (29.63%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (27.78%) Ruby
5 15 (27.78%) MySQL
6 13 (24.07%) Red Hat
6 13 (24.07%) Bash Shell
7 12 (22.22%) Jenkins
7 12 (22.22%) Apache
8 11 (20.37%) Perl
8 11 (20.37%) DevOps
8 11 (20.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (18.52%) Java
10 9 (16.67%) PL/SQL
10 9 (16.67%) Python
10 9 (16.67%) Ubuntu
10 9 (16.67%) SDLC
11 8 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (14.81%) PHP
12 7 (12.96%) Firewall
12 7 (12.96%) Puppet
12 7 (12.96%) Open Source
13 6 (11.11%) Zenoss
13 6 (11.11%) Oracle Database
13 6 (11.11%) Gradle
13 6 (11.11%) Configuration Management

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 12 (22.22%) Apache
2 5 (9.26%) JBoss
3 4 (7.41%) Tomcat
3 4 (7.41%) Oracle Application Server
4 3 (5.56%) WebLogic
4 3 (5.56%) iPlanet
5 2 (3.70%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (3.70%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (3.70%) MQSeries
5 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.70%) SAS
5 2 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (3.70%) Commerce Server
5 2 (3.70%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.70%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.85%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) MS Project
1 2 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.96%) Firewall
2 5 (9.26%) TCP/IP
3 4 (7.41%) VLAN
4 3 (5.56%) iSCSI
4 3 (5.56%) FCoE
4 3 (5.56%) DNS
4 3 (5.56%) WAN
4 3 (5.56%) SAN
5 2 (3.70%) LDAP
5 2 (3.70%) NAS
6 1 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.85%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.85%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.85%) Internet
6 1 (1.85%) BIG-IP
6 1 (1.85%) HTTP
6 1 (1.85%) SNMP
6 1 (1.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (27.78%) MySQL
2 6 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 4 (7.41%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (3.70%) DataStage
5 2 (3.70%) IBM PureData
5 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (3.70%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.85%) SQLPlus
6 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.85%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 6 (11.11%) Gradle
3 5 (9.26%) Maven
4 1 (1.85%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.85%) IntelliJ
General
1 18 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Legal
2 1 (1.85%) Publishing
2 1 (1.85%) Games
2 1 (1.85%) Banking
2 1 (1.85%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 14 (25.93%) Developer
2 11 (20.37%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (20.37%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 9 (16.67%) Analyst
4 5 (9.26%) DBA
5 4 (7.41%) Administrator
5 4 (7.41%) Architect
5 4 (7.41%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) Ruby Developer
6 3 (5.56%) UNIX Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.70%) Test Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Applications Support
7 2 (3.70%) Programmer
7 2 (3.70%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) SQL Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.70%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (3.70%) Oracle Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.11%) SOAP
2 5 (9.26%) Web Services
2 5 (9.26%) J2EE
2 5 (9.26%) RESTful
3 1 (1.85%) WebCenter
3 1 (1.85%) REST
3 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.85%) POSIX
3 1 (1.85%) Ajax
3 1 (1.85%) JSON
3 1 (1.85%) Django
3 1 (1.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) Data Structures
2 4 (7.41%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.41%) Clustering
2 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.70%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.70%) Grid Computing
4 1 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 28 (51.85%) UNIX
2 18 (33.33%) Windows
3 11 (20.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (16.67%) Ubuntu
5 4 (7.41%) Solaris
5 4 (7.41%) SUSE
5 4 (7.41%) AIX
6 3 (5.56%) HPUX
7 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.70%) CentOS
8 1 (1.85%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (20.37%) DevOps
3 9 (16.67%) SDLC
4 8 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (12.96%) Open Source
6 6 (11.11%) Configuration Management
7 5 (9.26%) OO
7 5 (9.26%) OOD
7 5 (9.26%) Data Management
8 4 (7.41%) ITIL
8 4 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (5.56%) Load Balancing
9 3 (5.56%) Unit Testing
9 3 (5.56%) Software Engineering
9 3 (5.56%) Scrum
9 3 (5.56%) High Availability
9 3 (5.56%) Procure-to-pay
10 2 (3.70%) Test Strategy
10 2 (3.70%) Software Testing
10 2 (3.70%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (42.59%) SQL
2 15 (27.78%) Ruby
3 13 (24.07%) Bash Shell
4 11 (20.37%) Perl
5 10 (18.52%) Java
6 9 (16.67%) PL/SQL
6 9 (16.67%) Python
7 8 (14.81%) PHP
8 6 (11.11%) JavaScript
9 4 (7.41%) Shell Script
10 3 (5.56%) C-shell
10 3 (5.56%) Korn
11 2 (3.70%) SAS Macro
11 2 (3.70%) VBA
11 2 (3.70%) C
12 1 (1.85%) C++
12 1 (1.85%) VB
12 1 (1.85%) Embedded C
12 1 (1.85%) Groovy
12 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (3.70%) ISEB
1 2 (3.70%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (1.85%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.85%) OCP
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.41%) Oracle RAC
1 4 (7.41%) Hyper-V
2 3 (5.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 3 (5.56%) KVM
2 3 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.56%) Samba
3 2 (3.70%) XenServer
4 1 (1.85%) vSphere
4 1 (1.85%) XenApp
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.85%) NFS
4 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.85%) MetaFrame
4 1 (1.85%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 16 (29.63%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (12.96%) Puppet
3 6 (11.11%) Zenoss
4 5 (9.26%) Ansible
5 2 (3.70%) Data Guard
5 2 (3.70%) OpenView
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 18 (33.33%) Oracle
2 13 (24.07%) Red Hat
3 4 (7.41%) Cisco
3 4 (7.41%) IBM
3 4 (7.41%) VMware
3 4 (7.41%) F5
4 3 (5.56%) Veritas
4 3 (5.56%) PlateSpin
4 3 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.56%) Sun
4 3 (5.56%) HP
4 3 (5.56%) Citrix
5 2 (3.70%) Cognos
5 2 (3.70%) Netezza
5 2 (3.70%) Opsware
6 1 (1.85%) Percona
6 1 (1.85%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.85%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.85%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.85%) Juniper