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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fedora Linux
Rank 583 568 545
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -23
Contract jobs citing Fedora 24 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.027% 0.008%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.20% 0.12% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 10 4
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£376 £340 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% +23.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £266 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £403 £317
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
+18.57% +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
11976 11833 10146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.11% 22.48% 21.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 6932 6723 5446
Average daily rate £363 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £160 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1000 1049 986
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.89 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.83% -9.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.95 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -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 22 May 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 17 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 22 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
England -19 21 £365 +7.35% 12
London -2 9 £338 +2.42% 2
South East - 5 £478 - 4
East of England - 4 £365 - 2
Oxfordshire - 3 £490 -
Cambridge - 3 £365 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £365 -
Oxford - 2 £491 -
South West +6 1 £388 +10.71% 3
Bristol -4 1 £388 +10.71% 3
West Yorkshire - 1 £405 -
Yorkshire - 1 £405 -
Reading - 1 £310 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £310 - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 2
Leeds - 1 £405 -

Fedora
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 41 (93.18%) Linux
2 40 (90.91%) Red Hat
3 34 (77.27%) CentOS
4 24 (54.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (50.00%) Windows
6 17 (38.64%) Bash Shell
7 16 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (34.09%) Shell Script
9 14 (31.82%) Python
10 10 (22.73%) MySQL
10 10 (22.73%) Puppet
11 9 (20.45%) Perl
11 9 (20.45%) HP
11 9 (20.45%) Opscode Chef
12 8 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (18.18%) VMware
12 8 (18.18%) TCP/IP
12 8 (18.18%) Security Cleared
12 8 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
13 7 (15.91%) MS Excel
13 7 (15.91%) Java
13 7 (15.91%) SQL
14 6 (13.64%) HPUX
14 6 (13.64%) PHP
14 6 (13.64%) Scrum
14 6 (13.64%) Telecoms
14 6 (13.64%) Finance
14 6 (13.64%) Amazon EC2
14 6 (13.64%) Ruby
14 6 (13.64%) Ubuntu

Fedora
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 4 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 3 (6.82%) Apache
2 3 (6.82%) IIS
3 2 (4.55%) Node.js
4 1 (2.27%) nginx
4 1 (2.27%) Confluence
4 1 (2.27%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (15.91%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (11.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (13.64%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (9.09%) SaaS
3 4 (9.09%) Amazon S3
4 3 (6.82%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (4.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (2.27%) Route 53
6 1 (2.27%) PaaS
6 1 (2.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 4 (9.09%) Multicast
3 1 (2.27%) OpenVPN
3 1 (2.27%) Internet
3 1 (2.27%) DHCP
3 1 (2.27%) SSL
3 1 (2.27%) DNS
3 1 (2.27%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.73%) MySQL
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.55%) Redis
3 2 (4.55%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.55%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.27%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.27%) Big Data
4 1 (2.27%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (2.27%) JIRA
1 1 (2.27%) Selenium
1 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.27%) FishEye
1 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (13.64%) Telecoms
1 6 (13.64%) Finance
2 5 (11.36%) Marketing
2 5 (11.36%) Manufacturing
2 5 (11.36%) Electronics
3 1 (2.27%) French Language
Job Titles
1 19 (43.18%) Systems Administrator
2 16 (36.36%) Linux Administrator
3 15 (34.09%) Administrator
4 14 (31.82%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 10 (22.73%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (11.36%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (9.09%) Developer
8 3 (6.82%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) Design Engineer
9 2 (4.55%) Java Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Systems Support
9 2 (4.55%) Linux Support
10 1 (2.27%) DevOps Specialist
10 1 (2.27%) Cloud Engineer
10 1 (2.27%) Technical Leader
10 1 (2.27%) JavaScript Developer
10 1 (2.27%) Configuration Engineer
10 1 (2.27%) Linux Support Engineer
10 1 (2.27%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) Spring
2 2 (4.55%) CSS
2 2 (4.55%) Servlets
2 2 (4.55%) LAMP
2 2 (4.55%) jQuery
3 1 (2.27%) React
3 1 (2.27%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (2.27%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.27%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (2.27%) CGI
3 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) DTV
2 2 (4.55%) Open Source
3 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.27%) Freedom of Information Act
3 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.27%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 41 (93.18%) Linux
2 34 (77.27%) CentOS
3 24 (54.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 22 (50.00%) Windows
5 6 (13.64%) HPUX
5 6 (13.64%) Ubuntu
6 4 (9.09%) UNIX
6 4 (9.09%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (4.55%) SUSE
8 1 (2.27%) Mac OS
8 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.27%) Debian
8 1 (2.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (13.64%) Scrum
3 6 (13.64%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (11.36%) DevOps
4 5 (11.36%) Digital Marketing
4 5 (11.36%) Programme Management
4 5 (11.36%) Configuration Management
5 4 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (9.09%) Kanban
6 3 (6.82%) Data Migration
6 3 (6.82%) TDD
6 3 (6.82%) Migration
7 2 (4.55%) E-Commerce
7 2 (4.55%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.27%) Low Latency
8 1 (2.27%) Unit Testing
8 1 (2.27%) Data Protection
8 1 (2.27%) Multithreading
8 1 (2.27%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 17 (38.64%) Bash Shell
2 15 (34.09%) Shell Script
3 14 (31.82%) Python
4 9 (20.45%) Perl
5 7 (15.91%) Java
5 7 (15.91%) SQL
6 6 (13.64%) PHP
6 6 (13.64%) Ruby
7 3 (6.82%) PHP5
8 1 (2.27%) Groovy
8 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.27%) C
8 1 (2.27%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.36%) Degree
3 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.82%) Ceph
2 3 (6.82%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.27%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 10 (22.73%) Puppet
2 9 (20.45%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.27%) Salt
3 1 (2.27%) logstash
3 1 (2.27%) AirWatch
3 1 (2.27%) yum
3 1 (2.27%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 40 (90.91%) Red Hat
2 9 (20.45%) HP
3 8 (18.18%) VMware
4 5 (11.36%) SAP
5 3 (6.82%) Dell
5 3 (6.82%) IBM
6 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
6 2 (4.55%) Rackspace
6 2 (4.55%) SaltStack
7 1 (2.27%) Coverity
7 1 (2.27%) Splunk
7 1 (2.27%) Citrix
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