The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 27 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
South West / Bristol
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 16 18
Rank change year-on-year -7 +2  
Contract jobs citing Linux 47 77 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 5.81% 8.51% 7.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.43% 39.69% 42.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 61 46
Median daily rate £455 £363 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.51% -7.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £649 £470 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 1
Median hourly rate £37.50 £49.75 £8.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.62% +521.87%  
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 Bristol with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 129 194 148
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 15.95% 21.44% 17.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 129 90
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £235 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +7.58% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 16 20
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.75 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +13.63%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £15.00 £8.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £49.55 £44.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.84 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.44% +8.64%  

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol 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 Bristol

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Bristol

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Bristol over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux in Bristol

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Bristol

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Bristol over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Linux in Bristol

Linux
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Linux.

1 49 (53.26%) Windows
2 25 (27.17%) Security Cleared
3 24 (26.09%) Unix
4 22 (23.91%) Python
4 22 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (21.74%) SC Cleared
5 20 (21.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (20.65%) Java
7 18 (19.57%) SQL
7 18 (19.57%) Amazon AWS
7 18 (19.57%) DevOps
8 17 (18.48%) Windows Server
9 16 (17.39%) Red Hat
10 15 (16.30%) Configuration Management
10 15 (16.30%) Software Engineering
10 15 (16.30%) Jenkins
10 15 (16.30%) Git (software)
11 14 (15.22%) SQL Server
11 14 (15.22%) Microsoft
11 14 (15.22%) Active Directory
12 13 (14.13%) DNS
12 13 (14.13%) VMware
13 12 (13.04%) Client/Server
13 12 (13.04%) CentOS
13 12 (13.04%) Bash Shell
13 12 (13.04%) Rational DOORS
13 12 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
14 11 (11.96%) Puppet
14 11 (11.96%) C
14 11 (11.96%) Web Services

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 7 (7.61%) Exchange Server 2013
1 7 (7.61%) SharePoint
1 7 (7.61%) Skype for Business
2 6 (6.52%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (5.43%) Apache
4 3 (3.26%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.17%) nginx
5 2 (2.17%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.17%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.17%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.09%) Drupal
6 1 (1.09%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.09%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (7.61%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.17%) Simulink
3 1 (1.09%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (1.09%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 18 (19.57%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.35%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (3.26%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (3.26%) Amazon S3
4 3 (3.26%) IaaS
4 3 (3.26%) Route 53
5 2 (2.17%) GitHub
6 1 (1.09%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.09%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (14.13%) DNS
2 11 (11.96%) SAN
3 8 (8.70%) Firewall
3 8 (8.70%) TCP/IP
4 7 (7.61%) Internet
4 7 (7.61%) Remote Desktop
4 7 (7.61%) Skype
5 6 (6.52%) Wireshark
6 5 (5.43%) LAN
6 5 (5.43%) WAN
7 4 (4.35%) NAS
8 3 (3.26%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (3.26%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (3.26%) Network Security
9 2 (2.17%) HTTP
9 2 (2.17%) LDAP
10 1 (1.09%) DHCP
10 1 (1.09%) FTP
10 1 (1.09%) Kerberos
10 1 (1.09%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.22%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.61%) MySQL
2 7 (7.61%) Relational Database
3 6 (6.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (5.43%) Ingres
4 5 (5.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (3.26%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (3.26%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (3.26%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.26%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (2.17%) CouchDB
7 2 (2.17%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.17%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (2.17%) Riak
Development Applications
1 15 (16.30%) Git (software)
1 15 (16.30%) Jenkins
2 12 (13.04%) Rational DOORS
3 9 (9.78%) Rational Rhapsody
4 7 (7.61%) GDB
5 5 (5.43%) Eclipse
6 4 (4.35%) GoCD
6 4 (4.35%) NetBeans
6 4 (4.35%) Vagrant
7 3 (3.26%) Maven
7 3 (3.26%) Subversion
8 2 (2.17%) Ant
8 2 (2.17%) Capybara
8 2 (2.17%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.17%) git-flow
8 2 (2.17%) JUnit
8 2 (2.17%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (2.17%) RSpec
8 2 (2.17%) TeamCity
8 2 (2.17%) Toad
General
1 4 (4.35%) Marketing
2 3 (3.26%) Aerospace
2 3 (3.26%) Finance
3 2 (2.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.09%) Military
4 1 (1.09%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 20 (21.74%) Developer
2 9 (9.78%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (9.78%) Software Engineer
3 8 (8.70%) Analyst
3 8 (8.70%) Architect
4 7 (7.61%) Python Developer
5 6 (6.52%) DBA
5 6 (6.52%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (6.52%) Linux Support
6 5 (5.43%) Ada Engineer
6 5 (5.43%) Administrator
6 5 (5.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (5.43%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (4.35%) Ada Software Engineer
7 4 (4.35%) AWS Engineer
7 4 (4.35%) C++ Software Engineer
7 4 (4.35%) Polyglot Developer
7 4 (4.35%) SQL DBA
7 4 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (3.26%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.96%) Web Services
2 7 (7.61%) HTML
3 6 (6.52%) .NET
3 6 (6.52%) REST
4 5 (5.43%) CSS
4 5 (5.43%) RabbitMQ
4 5 (5.43%) XML
5 4 (4.35%) Kafka
5 4 (4.35%) SOAP
6 3 (3.26%) HTML5
6 3 (3.26%) LAMP
6 3 (3.26%) Sass
7 2 (2.17%) Dropwizard
7 2 (2.17%) jQuery
7 2 (2.17%) MCollective
7 2 (2.17%) Middleware
7 2 (2.17%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (2.17%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (2.17%) Symfony
8 1 (1.09%) React
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.04%) Client/Server
2 8 (8.70%) Clustering
3 7 (7.61%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.26%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (3.26%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.17%) CESG
5 2 (2.17%) CESG CLAS
5 2 (2.17%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.17%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (2.17%) Digital TV
5 2 (2.17%) PKI
5 2 (2.17%) STB
6 1 (1.09%) CMDB
6 1 (1.09%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.09%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.09%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.09%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.09%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 49 (53.26%) Windows
2 24 (26.09%) Unix
3 20 (21.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (18.48%) Windows Server
5 12 (13.04%) CentOS
5 12 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (10.87%) Ubuntu
7 8 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (7.61%) Windows 10
9 3 (3.26%) Debian
9 3 (3.26%) Solaris
10 2 (2.17%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (2.17%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.09%) AIX
11 1 (1.09%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (19.57%) DevOps
3 15 (16.30%) Configuration Management
3 15 (16.30%) Software Engineering
4 10 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (8.70%) Unit Testing
6 7 (7.61%) UML
7 6 (6.52%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (6.52%) Information Security
7 6 (6.52%) TDD
8 5 (5.43%) Data Encryption
8 5 (5.43%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (5.43%) Integration Testing
8 5 (5.43%) ITIL
8 5 (5.43%) SDLC
8 5 (5.43%) SQL Optimisation
9 4 (4.35%) Compliance Audit
9 4 (4.35%) Microservices
9 4 (4.35%) Process Improvement
9 4 (4.35%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 22 (23.91%) Python
2 19 (20.65%) Java
3 18 (19.57%) SQL
4 12 (13.04%) Bash Shell
5 11 (11.96%) C
5 11 (11.96%) PowerShell
6 9 (9.78%) Shell Script
7 8 (8.70%) C++
8 7 (7.61%) JavaScript
8 7 (7.61%) Ruby
9 6 (6.52%) Scala
10 5 (5.43%) Ada
10 5 (5.43%) Perl
10 5 (5.43%) PHP
11 4 (4.35%) C#
12 2 (2.17%) Lua
12 2 (2.17%) MATLAB
13 1 (1.09%) F#
13 1 (1.09%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 25 (27.17%) Security Cleared
2 20 (21.74%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.43%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.26%) AWS Certification
4 3 (3.26%) CISSP
4 3 (3.26%) Degree
5 2 (2.17%) CESG Certified Professional
5 2 (2.17%) CISM
5 2 (2.17%) CLAS
6 1 (1.09%) CCNA
6 1 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.09%) CREST Certified
6 1 (1.09%) GCIA
6 1 (1.09%) GCIH
6 1 (1.09%) ISEB
6 1 (1.09%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.09%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.17%) Def Stans
1 2 (2.17%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (2.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 2 (2.17%) MISRA
1 2 (2.17%) MISRA C
1 2 (2.17%) PCI DSS
1 2 (2.17%) RMADS
2 1 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.09%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.09%) QA
System Software
1 14 (15.22%) Active Directory
2 10 (10.87%) Virtual Machines
2 10 (10.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (8.70%) Docker
4 7 (7.61%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (6.52%) DFS Replication
5 6 (6.52%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (5.43%) LXC
7 4 (4.35%) Firmware
7 4 (4.35%) NFS
7 4 (4.35%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (3.26%) Hyper-V
8 3 (3.26%) Snort
9 2 (2.17%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (1.09%) Gluster
10 1 (1.09%) OCFS2
10 1 (1.09%) Samba
10 1 (1.09%) Shibboleth
10 1 (1.09%) vSphere
10 1 (1.09%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (11.96%) Puppet
2 7 (7.61%) Ansible
2 7 (7.61%) Failover Clustering
3 5 (5.43%) Terraform
4 4 (4.35%) Nessus
5 3 (3.26%) SCCM
5 3 (3.26%) vRealize
6 2 (2.17%) Nmap
6 2 (2.17%) QRadar
6 2 (2.17%) ZABBIX
7 1 (1.09%) Bcfg2
7 1 (1.09%) Computer Incident Response Team
7 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 1 (1.09%) Graphite
7 1 (1.09%) HAProxy
7 1 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (1.09%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (1.09%) RSA enVision
7 1 (1.09%) SELinux
Vendors
1 16 (17.39%) Red Hat
2 14 (15.22%) Microsoft
3 13 (14.13%) VMware
4 6 (6.52%) Oracle
5 5 (5.43%) Serena
6 4 (4.35%) Cisco
7 3 (3.26%) NetApp
7 3 (3.26%) SAP
8 2 (2.17%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.17%) Citrix
8 2 (2.17%) HP
8 2 (2.17%) Intel Security
8 2 (2.17%) Qualys
8 2 (2.17%) ScanSafe
8 2 (2.17%) Splunk
8 2 (2.17%) Sun
9 1 (1.09%) ArcSight
9 1 (1.09%) LogRhythm
9 1 (1.09%) Panasonic
9 1 (1.09%) Percona
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