The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bradford with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Linux
West Yorkshire / Bradford
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 19 36
Rank change year-on-year +6 +17  
Contract jobs citing Linux 9 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bradford 8.41% 2.72% 1.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.13% 16.67% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Median daily rate £425 £338 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.92% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £43.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -9.88% +19.44%  

Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bradford with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Bradford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 23 24 50
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bradford 21.50% 16.33% 20.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 19
Median daily rate £450 £400 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £275 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +5.47% +8.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 12
Median hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.71% -16.26%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Bradford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bradford citing Linux as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Bradford

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Linux in Bradford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Bradford

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux in Bradford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Bradford

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bradford region with a requirement for Linux.

1 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) DevOps
3 8 (53.33%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (53.33%) Octopus Deploy
4 7 (46.67%) ITIL
5 6 (40.00%) VMware
5 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (40.00%) Docker
5 6 (40.00%) Windows Server
5 6 (40.00%) Jenkins
6 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 5 (33.33%) HTTP
6 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
7 4 (26.67%) IIS
7 4 (26.67%) Web Services
7 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (26.67%) SCCM
7 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
7 4 (26.67%) Project Management
7 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
7 4 (26.67%) vSphere
7 4 (26.67%) GitHub
7 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (26.67%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (26.67%) SDLC
7 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bradford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (26.67%) IIS
2 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (26.67%) GitHub
3 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) HTTP
2 3 (20.00%) DHCP
2 3 (20.00%) DNS
2 3 (20.00%) Firewall
2 3 (20.00%) FTP
2 3 (20.00%) HTTPS
2 3 (20.00%) SAN
2 3 (20.00%) SMTP
2 3 (20.00%) SSL
2 3 (20.00%) Telnet
3 2 (13.33%) LAN
3 2 (13.33%) LDAP
3 2 (13.33%) WAN
3 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (13.33%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (13.33%) DB2
3 2 (13.33%) DB2 UDB
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Octopus Deploy
2 6 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
4 2 (13.33%) TeamCity
4 2 (13.33%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Automation Specialist
2 3 (20.00%) DevOps Specialist
2 3 (20.00%) Implementation Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) DB2 Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) DB2 DBA
3 2 (13.33%) DBA
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) IT Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Release Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) Web Services
2 2 (13.33%) JMS
2 2 (13.33%) OSGi
3 1 (6.67%) .NET
3 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (13.33%) Android
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Phone
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
5 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) DevOps
2 7 (46.67%) ITIL
3 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
3 4 (26.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (26.67%) Project Management
3 4 (26.67%) SDLC
4 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (13.33%) Application Performance Monitoring
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (13.33%) ETL
5 2 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
6 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) MCSE
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (13.33%) AWS Certification
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Docker
1 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (26.67%) vSphere
3 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (13.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (53.33%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (26.67%) SCCM
3 2 (13.33%) Puppet
3 2 (13.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) VMware
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
4 3 (20.00%) HP
5 2 (13.33%) Citrix
5 2 (13.33%) EMC
5 2 (13.33%) IBM
5 2 (13.33%) Splunk
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco
6 1 (6.67%) Google
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle
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