The table below looks at the statistics for Apache skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apache over the 3 months to 27 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache HTTP Server (httpd)
Rank 103 78 88
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +10
Contract jobs citing Apache 33 68 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.08% 2.30% 1.24%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.45% 12.45% 7.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 55 12
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£375 £425 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +39.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £331 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £500 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Average hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.27 £36.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-13.13% +25.21%
Apache
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Application Platforms Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
512 546 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.69% 18.48% 17.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 369 220
Average daily rate £359 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £477 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 18 11
Average hourly rate £20.09 £18.25 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.09% -3.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £43.75 £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+18.73% -12.82%

Apache
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Apache across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Apache Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Apache
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Apache across the South West region.

Apache Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Apache
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apache across the South West region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

Apache Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Apache
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Apache across the South West region.

Apache Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Apache
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apache within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 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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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
Bristol -2 21 £375 -11.76% 11
Somerset +9 8 £338 +8.00% 1
Wiltshire -3 2 £300 -21.31% 2
Devon -3 2 - - 2
Apache
England

Apache
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Apache 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 Apache.

1 71 (79.78%) Linux
2 58 (65.17%) MySQL
3 47 (52.81%) PHP
4 44 (49.44%) HTML
4 44 (49.44%) CentOS
5 42 (47.19%) Continuous Integration
6 39 (43.82%) Agile Software Development
7 37 (41.57%) Git (software)
8 34 (38.20%) Java
8 34 (38.20%) JavaScript
9 29 (32.58%) Red Hat
10 28 (31.46%) SQL
10 28 (31.46%) jQuery
10 28 (31.46%) HTML5
11 27 (30.34%) Software Engineering
12 26 (29.21%) Firewall
13 25 (28.09%) Tomcat
14 24 (26.97%) Windows
14 24 (26.97%) Zend
15 23 (25.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 23 (25.84%) Puppet
15 23 (25.84%) Doctrine
16 22 (24.72%) Mentoring
17 21 (23.60%) Finance
18 20 (22.47%) VMware
18 20 (22.47%) IIS
18 20 (22.47%) CSS
18 20 (22.47%) PHPUnit
18 20 (22.47%) Zend Framework
19 17 (19.10%) VPN

Apache
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Apache 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 Apache. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 25 (28.09%) Tomcat
2 20 (22.47%) IIS
3 14 (15.73%) nginx
4 11 (12.36%) JBoss
4 11 (12.36%) Confluence
4 11 (12.36%) MediaWiki
5 8 (8.99%) SharePoint
6 7 (7.87%) Drupal
7 6 (6.74%) WebSphere
8 5 (5.62%) MS Exchange
9 4 (4.49%) Apache Solr
10 3 (3.37%) WebSphere Portal
10 3 (3.37%) iPlanet
10 3 (3.37%) IBM HTTP Server
10 3 (3.37%) WebLogic
10 3 (3.37%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (2.25%) CMS
12 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (1.12%) Apache ServiceMix
12 1 (1.12%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (29.21%) Firewall
2 17 (19.10%) VPN
3 12 (13.48%) DNS
4 11 (12.36%) LDAP
4 11 (12.36%) IPsec
5 10 (11.24%) Network Security
5 10 (11.24%) LAN
5 10 (11.24%) WAN
6 8 (8.99%) TCP/IP
7 7 (7.87%) IPv6
7 7 (7.87%) OSPF
7 7 (7.87%) BGP
7 7 (7.87%) EIGRP
8 5 (5.62%) DHCP
9 3 (3.37%) HTTP
9 3 (3.37%) SSL
9 3 (3.37%) SAN
10 2 (2.25%) VLAN
10 2 (2.25%) HTTPS
11 1 (1.12%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (65.17%) MySQL
2 12 (13.48%) SQL Server
2 12 (13.48%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (7.87%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.25%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.12%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 37 (41.57%) Git (software)
2 20 (22.47%) PHPUnit
3 14 (15.73%) Hudson
3 14 (15.73%) Subversion
3 14 (15.73%) Jenkins
4 11 (12.36%) JIRA
5 10 (11.24%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.12%) Maven
6 1 (1.12%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (1.12%) Rational DOORS
General
1 21 (23.60%) Finance
2 6 (6.74%) Military
3 1 (1.12%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.12%) Publishing
3 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (35.96%) Developer
2 17 (19.10%) Administrator
2 17 (19.10%) PHP Developer
3 16 (17.98%) Software Engineer
4 13 (14.61%) DevOps Engineer
5 10 (11.24%) Linux Administrator
5 10 (11.24%) Senior Software Engineer
5 10 (11.24%) Systems Administrator
6 9 (10.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 8 (8.99%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 7 (7.87%) Java Developer
9 6 (6.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (6.74%) Drupal Developer
10 5 (5.62%) Analyst
11 4 (4.49%) Designer
12 3 (3.37%) PHP Zend Developer
12 3 (3.37%) Linux Engineer
12 3 (3.37%) Systems Engineer
12 3 (3.37%) Applications Support
12 3 (3.37%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (49.44%) HTML
2 28 (31.46%) jQuery
2 28 (31.46%) HTML5
3 23 (25.84%) Doctrine
4 20 (22.47%) Zend Framework
4 20 (22.47%) CSS
5 10 (11.24%) JSP
6 7 (7.87%) Web Services
6 7 (7.87%) .NET
7 6 (6.74%) LAMP
8 4 (4.49%) Symfony
8 4 (4.49%) J2EE
8 4 (4.49%) XML
8 4 (4.49%) Laravel
9 3 (3.37%) CSS3
9 3 (3.37%) WebCenter
9 3 (3.37%) WebSphere MQ
10 2 (2.25%) XHTML
10 2 (2.25%) RESTful
11 1 (1.12%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.36%) Wiki
2 7 (7.87%) Clustering
2 7 (7.87%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.25%) Derivative
5 1 (1.12%) Photography
5 1 (1.12%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.12%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 71 (79.78%) Linux
2 44 (49.44%) CentOS
3 24 (26.97%) Windows
4 23 (25.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (19.10%) Debian
6 15 (16.85%) Ubuntu
7 13 (14.61%) UNIX
8 12 (13.48%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (5.62%) Solaris
10 4 (4.49%) Windows 7
11 3 (3.37%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (3.37%) AIX
11 3 (3.37%) VMS
11 3 (3.37%) zOS
12 2 (2.25%) Amazon Linux
13 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (47.19%) Continuous Integration
2 39 (43.82%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (30.34%) Software Engineering
4 22 (24.72%) Mentoring
5 16 (17.98%) Automated Testing
5 16 (17.98%) Refactoring
6 15 (16.85%) DevOps
7 11 (12.36%) Load Balancing
8 10 (11.24%) Web Development
8 10 (11.24%) Build Automation
9 9 (10.11%) Configuration Management
10 8 (8.99%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (8.99%) Scrum
10 8 (8.99%) Time Management
10 8 (8.99%) Capacity Planning
11 7 (7.87%) Performance Monitoring
12 6 (6.74%) Data Modelling
12 6 (6.74%) Service Delivery
12 6 (6.74%) OO
13 5 (5.62%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (52.81%) PHP
2 34 (38.20%) Java
2 34 (38.20%) JavaScript
3 28 (31.46%) SQL
4 15 (16.85%) Perl
4 15 (16.85%) Bash Shell
5 14 (15.73%) Ruby
5 14 (15.73%) Python
6 7 (7.87%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.12%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.12%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (8.99%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.87%) CCNA
2 7 (7.87%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (5.62%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.49%) RHCE
4 4 (4.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (3.37%) Degree
6 1 (1.12%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.25%) SLA
2 1 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 14 (15.73%) Active Directory
1 14 (15.73%) Samba
1 14 (15.73%) Postfix
2 13 (14.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (12.36%) iptables
4 8 (8.99%) XenServer
4 8 (8.99%) vSphere
5 7 (7.87%) Varnish
6 4 (4.49%) XenApp
7 3 (3.37%) Xen
7 3 (3.37%) ISA Server
8 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.12%) NFS
8 1 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 23 (25.84%) Puppet
2 14 (15.73%) ZABBIX
3 10 (11.24%) Salt
4 8 (8.99%) Ansible
4 8 (8.99%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (7.87%) Red Hat Satellite
6 3 (3.37%) Bcfg2
6 3 (3.37%) SELinux
6 3 (3.37%) logstash
6 3 (3.37%) Ganeti
6 3 (3.37%) yum
7 1 (1.12%) Zenoss
7 1 (1.12%) Nagios
7 1 (1.12%) Nessus
7 1 (1.12%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (32.58%) Red Hat
2 24 (26.97%) Zend
3 20 (22.47%) VMware
4 12 (13.48%) Citrix
5 10 (11.24%) Oracle
6 7 (7.87%) Microsoft
7 4 (4.49%) Cisco
7 4 (4.49%) Wyse
8 3 (3.37%) BEA
8 3 (3.37%) Ektron
9 2 (2.25%) Sun
10 1 (1.12%) Dell
10 1 (1.12%) Google