The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the South West region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache HTTP Server
Rank 78 86 91
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +5
Contract jobs citing Apache 65 29 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.13% 1.35% 1.29%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.18% 8.87% 7.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 12 16
Average daily rate
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£375 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £276 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £414 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £328 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.50% -6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.75 £37.75
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -23.84%
Application Platforms Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
493 327 511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.19% 15.23% 16.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 210 315
Average daily rate £330 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +0.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £195 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 19 18
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £13.50 £18.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.20 £23.75 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.15% -5.00%
Apache
England

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 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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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 +4 34 £375 +36.36% 3
Gloucestershire -1 12 £475 - 3
Somerset -15 8 £308 +2.15% 3
Devon -7 6 £315 -10.00%
Wiltshire -9 2 £300 -20.00% 3
Dorset +1 1 £475 +46.15% 1
Apache
England

Apache
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 80 (70.18%) Linux
2 57 (50.00%) MySQL
3 52 (45.61%) PHP
4 47 (41.23%) CentOS
5 43 (37.72%) DevOps
6 42 (36.84%) Java
7 41 (35.96%) Perl
7 41 (35.96%) Red Hat
8 40 (35.09%) Ruby
9 37 (32.46%) Bash Shell
9 37 (32.46%) VMware
10 34 (29.82%) Windows
11 33 (28.95%) HTML
11 33 (28.95%) Continuous Integration
12 32 (28.07%) LAMP
13 31 (27.19%) OO
13 31 (27.19%) Puppet
14 30 (26.32%) JavaScript
15 29 (25.44%) SQL
15 29 (25.44%) PostgreSQL
16 28 (24.56%) nginx
17 27 (23.68%) Python
18 25 (21.93%) Samba
18 25 (21.93%) VMware Infrastructure
19 23 (20.18%) Software Engineering
20 22 (19.30%) Git (software)
20 22 (19.30%) Open Source
20 22 (19.30%) Agile Software Development
20 22 (19.30%) Debian
21 21 (18.42%) Tomcat

Apache
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 28 (24.56%) nginx
2 21 (18.42%) Tomcat
3 14 (12.28%) Confluence
4 13 (11.40%) IIS
5 12 (10.53%) MediaWiki
6 4 (3.51%) MS Exchange
6 4 (3.51%) WebSphere
7 3 (2.63%) Drupal
7 3 (2.63%) Moodle
8 1 (0.88%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.88%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.88%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (0.88%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.88%) Mule
8 1 (0.88%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (8.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.88%) GIMP
2 1 (0.88%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.02%) Amazon EC2
1 8 (7.02%) Amazon S3
1 8 (7.02%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.88%) Office 365
2 1 (0.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 21 (18.42%) LDAP
2 20 (17.54%) SNMP
3 19 (16.67%) Firewall
4 17 (14.91%) VPN
5 15 (13.16%) LAN
5 15 (13.16%) WAN
6 14 (12.28%) SSH
6 14 (12.28%) Network Security
7 13 (11.40%) IPv6
8 12 (10.53%) OSPF
8 12 (10.53%) BGP
8 12 (10.53%) EIGRP
8 12 (10.53%) IPsec
9 8 (7.02%) DNS
10 6 (5.26%) TCP/IP
10 6 (5.26%) SMTP
11 3 (2.63%) HTTP
12 2 (1.75%) FTP
12 2 (1.75%) VLAN
13 1 (0.88%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (50.00%) MySQL
2 29 (25.44%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (11.40%) Relational Database
4 12 (10.53%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.75%) MS Access
6 1 (0.88%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.88%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.88%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.88%) MarkLogic
6 1 (0.88%) Apache Accumulo
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 22 (19.30%) Git (software)
2 20 (17.54%) Jenkins
3 18 (15.79%) Subversion
4 15 (13.16%) JIRA
5 14 (12.28%) JUnit
5 14 (12.28%) PHPUnit
5 14 (12.28%) Hudson
6 6 (5.26%) FitNesse
7 4 (3.51%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.88%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (5.26%) Finance
2 3 (2.63%) Aerospace
3 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.88%) Marketing
3 1 (0.88%) Electronics
3 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (40.35%) Developer
2 25 (21.93%) Administrator
2 25 (21.93%) Linux Administrator
3 24 (21.05%) DevOps Engineer
4 16 (14.04%) Linux Engineer
5 15 (13.16%) Java Developer
6 14 (12.28%) PHP Developer
6 14 (12.28%) Python Developer
6 14 (12.28%) Systems Administrator
7 12 (10.53%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 10 (8.77%) Designer
8 10 (8.77%) Software Engineer
9 8 (7.02%) Systems Engineer
9 8 (7.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
11 5 (4.39%) Architect
12 4 (3.51%) QA Engineer
13 3 (2.63%) Software Architect
13 3 (2.63%) Build Engineer
14 2 (1.75%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (28.95%) HTML
2 32 (28.07%) LAMP
3 21 (18.42%) CSS
4 20 (17.54%) Zend Framework
5 17 (14.91%) jQuery
6 15 (13.16%) XML
7 14 (12.28%) HTML5
8 13 (11.40%) Spring
9 12 (10.53%) Hibernate
9 12 (10.53%) Web Services
10 9 (7.89%) J2EE
11 4 (3.51%) JSP
12 3 (2.63%) .NET
12 3 (2.63%) CSS3
13 2 (1.75%) Ajax
14 1 (0.88%) Ruby on Rails
14 1 (0.88%) CakePHP
14 1 (0.88%) Grails
14 1 (0.88%) Scilab
14 1 (0.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 22 (19.30%) Open Source
2 12 (10.53%) Wiki
3 3 (2.63%) VLE
4 2 (1.75%) Clustering
5 1 (0.88%) DTV
5 1 (0.88%) PKI
5 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 80 (70.18%) Linux
2 47 (41.23%) CentOS
3 34 (29.82%) Windows
4 22 (19.30%) Debian
5 19 (16.67%) Ubuntu
6 14 (12.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (11.40%) UNIX
8 12 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (2.63%) Scientific Linux
9 3 (2.63%) SELinux
10 2 (1.75%) SUSE
11 1 (0.88%) Solaris
11 1 (0.88%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (37.72%) DevOps
2 33 (28.95%) Continuous Integration
3 31 (27.19%) OO
4 23 (20.18%) Software Engineering
5 22 (19.30%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (12.28%) Disaster Recovery
6 14 (12.28%) Problem Management
6 14 (12.28%) Capacity Planning
7 12 (10.53%) Data Modelling
8 10 (8.77%) Time Management
8 10 (8.77%) Load Balancing
9 9 (7.89%) OOD
10 8 (7.02%) Configuration Management
11 7 (6.14%) Automated Testing
12 6 (5.26%) Refactoring
12 6 (5.26%) Scrum
13 5 (4.39%) Web Development
14 2 (1.75%) TDD
14 2 (1.75%) Migration
14 2 (1.75%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (45.61%) PHP
2 42 (36.84%) Java
3 41 (35.96%) Perl
4 40 (35.09%) Ruby
5 37 (32.46%) Bash Shell
6 30 (26.32%) JavaScript
7 29 (25.44%) SQL
8 27 (23.68%) Python
9 6 (5.26%) Shell Script
9 6 (5.26%) PHP5
10 4 (3.51%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.75%) C++
11 2 (1.75%) C
11 2 (1.75%) VB
12 1 (0.88%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.88%) XPath
12 1 (0.88%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.88%) VB6
12 1 (0.88%) C#
12 1 (0.88%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 11 (9.65%) Security Cleared
2 9 (7.89%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.14%) Degree
4 3 (2.63%) CCNA
4 3 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.75%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 25 (21.93%) Samba
1 25 (21.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (18.42%) Postfix
3 12 (10.53%) XenServer
4 9 (7.89%) NFS
5 6 (5.26%) Squid
5 6 (5.26%) qmail
6 5 (4.39%) Sendmail
6 5 (4.39%) Active Directory
7 3 (2.63%) Xen
7 3 (2.63%) KVM
8 2 (1.75%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 31 (27.19%) Puppet
2 16 (14.04%) ZABBIX
3 10 (8.77%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (7.02%) Nagios
4 8 (7.02%) Cacti
5 3 (2.63%) YUM
5 3 (2.63%) Salt
6 2 (1.75%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (0.88%) Ansible
7 1 (0.88%) logstash
7 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 41 (35.96%) Red Hat
2 37 (32.46%) VMware
3 20 (17.54%) Zend
4 14 (12.28%) Citrix
5 10 (8.77%) Cisco
6 8 (7.02%) Oracle
6 8 (7.02%) Percona
7 7 (6.14%) Microsoft
7 7 (6.14%) JBoss
8 6 (5.26%) NetApp
9 1 (0.88%) SAP
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