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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fedora Linux
Rank 593 566 536
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -30
Contract jobs citing Fedora 15 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.006% 0.014%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.12% 0.025% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 2
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£438 £260 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.26% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £260 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £755 £260 £280
UK excluding London average daily rate £600 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - £16.00

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
12698 11766 10989
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.96% 22.77% 22.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 7520 6542 5800
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £155 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1071 1064 1137
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.20 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

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 18 December 2014.

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 29 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 18 December 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
England -19 13 £363 +39.42% 8
London +25 5 £280 +7.69% 5
South West - 4 £550 - 1
City of London +11 3 £280 +7.69%
South East - 3 - - 1
Surrey - 3 - -
Bristol - 2 £438 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £350 -
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
Aberdeen - - - -
Andover - - - -
Colchester - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Havant - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Leeds - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Woking - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -

Fedora
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (84.21%) Red Hat
3 13 (68.42%) CentOS
4 10 (52.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (47.37%) Ruby
5 9 (47.37%) Scrum
5 9 (47.37%) Python
5 9 (47.37%) Java
5 9 (47.37%) PHP
6 8 (42.11%) Apache
6 8 (42.11%) Tomcat
6 8 (42.11%) TCP/IP
6 8 (42.11%) Manufacturing
6 8 (42.11%) Puppet
7 7 (36.84%) Bash Shell
7 7 (36.84%) DevOps
7 7 (36.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 7 (36.84%) Marketing
7 7 (36.84%) Digital Marketing
7 7 (36.84%) Programme Management
7 7 (36.84%) Electronics
7 7 (36.84%) Telecoms
7 7 (36.84%) Finance
7 7 (36.84%) DTV
7 7 (36.84%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (36.84%) Perl
7 7 (36.84%) SAP
8 6 (31.58%) Internet
8 6 (31.58%) Configuration Management

Fedora
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 8 (42.11%) Apache
1 8 (42.11%) Tomcat
2 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.26%) nginx
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (5.26%) IIS
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (36.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (15.79%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (15.79%) SaaS
2 3 (15.79%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (5.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) TCP/IP
2 6 (31.58%) Internet
3 2 (10.53%) VPN
3 2 (10.53%) DNS
3 2 (10.53%) DHCP
3 2 (10.53%) SAN
3 2 (10.53%) Multicast
4 1 (5.26%) IP Telephony
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (5.26%) Firewall
4 1 (5.26%) IPv6
4 1 (5.26%) VoIP
4 1 (5.26%) WAN
4 1 (5.26%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.26%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.26%) JIRA
2 1 (5.26%) Subversion
2 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (42.11%) Manufacturing
2 7 (36.84%) Marketing
2 7 (36.84%) Electronics
2 7 (36.84%) Telecoms
2 7 (36.84%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Solutions Architect
1 4 (21.05%) Architect
2 3 (15.79%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (15.79%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Java Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Cloud Solutions Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Configuration Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) DevOps Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Design Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) CSS
2 3 (15.79%) Spring
2 3 (15.79%) jQuery
2 3 (15.79%) LAMP
2 3 (15.79%) Servlets
3 1 (5.26%) FreeSWITCH
3 1 (5.26%) Web Services
3 1 (5.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) DTV
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (68.42%) CentOS
3 10 (52.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (26.32%) Windows
5 4 (21.05%) Ubuntu
6 2 (10.53%) UNIX
6 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
7 1 (5.26%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
7 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (47.37%) Scrum
2 7 (36.84%) DevOps
2 7 (36.84%) Digital Marketing
2 7 (36.84%) Programme Management
2 7 (36.84%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (31.58%) Configuration Management
4 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (26.32%) Kanban
5 3 (15.79%) TDD
5 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
5 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.26%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) Ruby
1 9 (47.37%) Python
1 9 (47.37%) Java
1 9 (47.37%) PHP
2 7 (36.84%) Bash Shell
2 7 (36.84%) Perl
3 3 (15.79%) PHP5
4 1 (5.26%) SQL
4 1 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
3 2 (10.53%) NFS
3 2 (10.53%) VMware ESX
3 2 (10.53%) Postfix
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (5.26%) DFS Replication
4 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (5.26%) VirtualBox
4 1 (5.26%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (42.11%) Puppet
2 6 (31.58%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.26%) SCCM
3 1 (5.26%) Vagrant
3 1 (5.26%) Nagios
3 1 (5.26%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 16 (84.21%) Red Hat
2 7 (36.84%) SAP
3 4 (21.05%) VMware
4 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
5 2 (10.53%) EMC
6 1 (5.26%) WatchGuard
6 1 (5.26%) Draytek
6 1 (5.26%) Percona
6 1 (5.26%) Rackspace
6 1 (5.26%) CommVault
6 1 (5.26%) Citrix
6 1 (5.26%) HP
6 1 (5.26%) Dell
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco
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