The table below looks at the statistics for Fedora skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fedora over the 3 months to 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fedora Linux
Rank 622 610 586
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -24
Contract jobs citing Fedora 8 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.011% 0.024%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.064% 0.048% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 11
Average daily rate
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£409 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £255 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £413 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £28.00 - £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 - £46.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Operating Systems Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
12482 12618 12040
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.38% 22.32% 22.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 7418 7200 6733
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £163 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £518 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 960 1099 1021
Average hourly rate £16.66 £16.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.12% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Fedora
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Fedora within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Fedora Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Fedora
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Fedora within the UK.

Fedora Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Fedora
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Fedora within the UK over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Fedora Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Fedora
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Fedora within the UK.

Fedora Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Fedora
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Fedora within the UK over the 3 months to 3 September 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
England -9 7 £343 -8.66% 6
Bristol -4 2 £325 -13.33%
London -7 2 £343 +26.85% 4
South West -10 2 £325 -13.33%
City of London +12 1 - - 1
Yorkshire -25 1 £475 +97.91%
North East - 1 £475 -
East of England - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £475 -
West Wales - 1 £550 -
Leeds - 1 £475 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £475 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £475 -
Wales - 1 £550 -
Swansea - 1 £550 -
Essex - 1 - -

Fedora
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Fedora 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 Fedora.

1 28 (93.33%) Red Hat
2 27 (90.00%) Linux
3 26 (86.67%) CentOS
4 21 (70.00%) Bash Shell
5 19 (63.33%) Windows
6 15 (50.00%) Python
6 15 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (43.33%) VMware
8 11 (36.67%) Shell Script
8 11 (36.67%) Perl
8 11 (36.67%) Opscode Chef
9 10 (33.33%) Puppet
9 10 (33.33%) SQL
9 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
11 8 (26.67%) Ubuntu
11 8 (26.67%) MySQL
12 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
12 7 (23.33%) IIS
12 7 (23.33%) Active Directory
12 7 (23.33%) HP
12 7 (23.33%) Vagrant
13 6 (20.00%) DevOps
13 6 (20.00%) Apache
14 5 (16.67%) Ruby
14 5 (16.67%) Finance
14 5 (16.67%) Migration
14 5 (16.67%) Tomcat
14 5 (16.67%) SaltStack

Fedora
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Fedora 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 Fedora. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (23.33%) IIS
2 6 (20.00%) Apache
3 5 (16.67%) Tomcat
4 4 (13.33%) IBM Notes
4 4 (13.33%) Lotus Domino
4 4 (13.33%) Node.js
5 3 (10.00%) Confluence
5 3 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (6.67%) OpenStack
7 1 (3.33%) MQSeries
7 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
7 1 (3.33%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (13.33%) PaaS
3 3 (10.00%) GitHub
4 1 (3.33%) SaaS
4 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (3.33%) VLAN
2 1 (3.33%) OpenVPN
2 1 (3.33%) DNS
2 1 (3.33%) SSL
2 1 (3.33%) LDAP
2 1 (3.33%) DHCP
2 1 (3.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) MySQL
2 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
3 4 (13.33%) MarkLogic
3 4 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (10.00%) MongoDB
4 3 (10.00%) Redis
4 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) JIRA
1 3 (10.00%) Selenium
1 3 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (10.00%) FishEye
1 3 (10.00%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.67%) Electronics
2 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.67%) Marketing
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (53.33%) Systems Administrator
2 12 (40.00%) Administrator
3 10 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 10 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
4 6 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) DevOps Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) DevOps Specialist
6 1 (3.33%) Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (3.33%) VMware Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) Web Services
2 1 (3.33%) Middleware
2 1 (3.33%) LAMP
2 1 (3.33%) Spring
2 1 (3.33%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (3.33%) React
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Client/Server
2 2 (6.67%) DTV
3 1 (3.33%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 27 (90.00%) Linux
2 26 (86.67%) CentOS
3 19 (63.33%) Windows
4 15 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (26.67%) Ubuntu
6 4 (13.33%) HPUX
6 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (13.33%) UNIX
6 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.33%) SUSE
7 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (20.00%) DevOps
4 5 (16.67%) Migration
5 4 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (13.33%) Open Source
6 3 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (6.67%) Scrum
7 2 (6.67%) Programme Management
7 2 (6.67%) Refactoring
7 2 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.67%) Kanban
8 1 (3.33%) Configuration Management
8 1 (3.33%) BDD
8 1 (3.33%) Low Latency
8 1 (3.33%) TDD
8 1 (3.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 21 (70.00%) Bash Shell
2 15 (50.00%) Python
3 11 (36.67%) Shell Script
3 11 (36.67%) Perl
4 10 (33.33%) SQL
5 5 (16.67%) Ruby
6 4 (13.33%) PHP
6 4 (13.33%) PowerShell
7 2 (6.67%) Java
8 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
8 1 (3.33%) Groovy
8 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 7 (23.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.00%) VirtualBox
4 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (36.67%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (33.33%) Puppet
3 7 (23.33%) Vagrant
4 4 (13.33%) Ansible
5 3 (10.00%) logstash
5 3 (10.00%) yum
Vendors
1 28 (93.33%) Red Hat
2 13 (43.33%) VMware
3 7 (23.33%) HP
4 5 (16.67%) Rackspace
4 5 (16.67%) SaltStack
5 4 (13.33%) NetApp
5 4 (13.33%) Lotus
5 4 (13.33%) Oracle
5 4 (13.33%) IBM
6 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (10.00%) Dell
6 3 (10.00%) Splunk
7 2 (6.67%) SAP
8 1 (3.33%) F5