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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fedora Linux
Rank 621 599 580
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -19
Contract jobs citing Fedora 5 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.025% 0.016%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.045% 0.11% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 3
Average daily rate £400 £438 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.51% +56.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £363 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £655 £625 £336
UK excluding London average daily rate £251 £438 -
% change year-on-year
-42.74% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -

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
11014 11655 11103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.41% 22.51% 22.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6672 6745 6000
Average daily rate £375 £368 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £170 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 778 921 1006
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £36.25 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 11 February 2016.

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 8 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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 4 £251 -33.20% 5
South East +14 2 £245 - 2
London +7 2 £550 - 1
Hammersmith - 2 £550 -
Portsmouth - 2 £245 -
Hampshire - 2 £245 -
Edinburgh - 1 £700 -
Scotland - 1 £700 -

Fedora
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (87.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (81.25%) CentOS
4 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (62.50%) Red Hat
5 10 (62.50%) KVM
5 10 (62.50%) OpenStack
6 8 (50.00%) yum
6 8 (50.00%) Ruby
7 7 (43.75%) VMware
7 7 (43.75%) Python
7 7 (43.75%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (37.50%) Open Source
8 6 (37.50%) Puppet
8 6 (37.50%) Jenkins
8 6 (37.50%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (37.50%) Redis
8 6 (37.50%) QEMU
8 6 (37.50%) Ansible
8 6 (37.50%) RHEV
8 6 (37.50%) DevOps
8 6 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (37.50%) Riemann
8 6 (37.50%) Web Services
8 6 (37.50%) Nagios
8 6 (37.50%) Configuration Management
8 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
8 6 (37.50%) NetApp
8 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
8 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure

Fedora
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 10 (62.50%) OpenStack
2 6 (37.50%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (31.25%) Apache
4 4 (25.00%) nginx
5 2 (12.50%) Confluence
5 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
5 2 (12.50%) Node.js
6 1 (6.25%) MQSeries
6 1 (6.25%) SAS
6 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 7 (43.75%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (12.50%) GitHub
2 2 (12.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 4 (25.00%) HTTPS
2 4 (25.00%) SSL
3 2 (12.50%) Internet
3 2 (12.50%) Kerberos
3 2 (12.50%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) Redis
2 4 (25.00%) MySQL
2 4 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 2 (12.50%) OpenTSDB
4 1 (6.25%) Apache Hive
4 1 (6.25%) Big Data
4 1 (6.25%) DB2
4 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
4 1 (6.25%) Impala
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
1 6 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 4 (25.00%) Subversion
3 2 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (12.50%) FishEye
3 2 (12.50%) JIRA
3 2 (12.50%) Selenium
3 2 (12.50%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Administrator
2 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support
2 2 (12.50%) Linux Support
2 2 (12.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 2 (12.50%) Senior Linux Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) DevOps Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Hadoop Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Hadoop Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Linux Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) Web Services
2 5 (31.25%) LAMP
2 5 (31.25%) Middleware
2 5 (31.25%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (87.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (81.25%) CentOS
4 4 (25.00%) Windows
5 3 (18.75%) SUSE
5 3 (18.75%) Ubuntu
5 3 (18.75%) Unix
6 2 (12.50%) Debian
6 2 (12.50%) Windows 2000
6 2 (12.50%) Windows NT
6 2 (12.50%) Windows Vista
6 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) Configuration Management
2 6 (37.50%) DevOps
2 6 (37.50%) Open Source
3 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (12.50%) Refactoring
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.25%) High Availability
5 1 (6.25%) Kanban
5 1 (6.25%) MapReduce
5 1 (6.25%) Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) Ruby
2 7 (43.75%) Python
3 4 (25.00%) Java
3 4 (25.00%) Perl
3 4 (25.00%) PHP
4 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 10 (62.50%) KVM
2 6 (37.50%) QEMU
2 6 (37.50%) RHEV
2 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (31.25%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
4 2 (12.50%) Samba
4 2 (12.50%) VirtualBox
5 1 (6.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (6.25%) HDFS
5 1 (6.25%) oVirt
5 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (50.00%) yum
2 6 (37.50%) Ansible
2 6 (37.50%) Nagios
2 6 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (37.50%) Puppet
2 6 (37.50%) Riemann
3 4 (25.00%) Ganglia
3 4 (25.00%) Graphite
3 4 (25.00%) Kibana
4 2 (12.50%) logstash
4 2 (12.50%) Packer
4 2 (12.50%) Zenoss
5 1 (6.25%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (6.25%) Oozie
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Red Hat
2 7 (43.75%) VMware
3 6 (37.50%) NetApp
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (12.50%) Rackspace
4 2 (12.50%) SaltStack
4 2 (12.50%) Splunk
5 1 (6.25%) Cloudera
5 1 (6.25%) F5
5 1 (6.25%) IBM
5 1 (6.25%) Tableau
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