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 June 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 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 23 20
Rank change year-on-year +9 -3  
Contract jobs citing Linux 80 54 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 9.39% 6.36% 6.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.42% 30.34% 35.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 39 55
Median daily rate £425 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +1.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £590 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Median hourly rate £34.00 £42.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.04% +140.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  

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 147 178 179
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 17.25% 20.97% 19.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 113 139
Median daily rate £375 £350 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -4.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £181 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £513 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 14
Median hourly rate £15.25 £13.25 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.09% -13.11%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -11.42% +6.06%  

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 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Bristol

Linux
Contract Job Locations in Bristol

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Bristol region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Avonmouth - 1 £400 -
Linux
South West

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 52 (40.94%) Windows
2 36 (28.35%) Red Hat
3 31 (24.41%) Unix
4 30 (23.62%) VMware
4 30 (23.62%) Security Cleared
5 28 (22.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 27 (21.26%) SC Cleared
6 27 (21.26%) VMware Infrastructure
6 27 (21.26%) Java
7 26 (20.47%) Software Engineering
7 26 (20.47%) Amazon AWS
8 25 (19.69%) Rational DOORS
9 24 (18.90%) Puppet
10 22 (17.32%) Rational Rhapsody
11 21 (16.54%) C
12 20 (15.75%) Python
12 20 (15.75%) Agile Software Development
12 20 (15.75%) DevOps
13 19 (14.96%) C++
13 19 (14.96%) Configuration Management
14 18 (14.17%) Firewall
14 18 (14.17%) Oracle
14 18 (14.17%) CentOS
15 17 (13.39%) Windows Server
16 16 (12.60%) Jenkins
16 16 (12.60%) GDB
16 16 (12.60%) Tomcat
16 16 (12.60%) UML
17 15 (11.81%) Wireshark
18 14 (11.02%) Ubuntu

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 16 (12.60%) Tomcat
2 14 (11.02%) Apache
3 8 (6.30%) SharePoint
3 8 (6.30%) WebLogic
4 7 (5.51%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (5.51%) iPlanet
4 7 (5.51%) JBoss
4 7 (5.51%) Oracle Application Server
4 7 (5.51%) Skype for Business
5 6 (4.72%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (3.15%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (2.36%) Alfresco
7 3 (2.36%) IIS
7 3 (2.36%) Mule
7 3 (2.36%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.57%) MQSeries
8 2 (1.57%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.79%) CMS
9 1 (0.79%) Drupal
9 1 (0.79%) GlassFish
Applications
1 6 (4.72%) Simulink
2 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.79%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (4.72%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 3 (2.36%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (20.47%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (7.87%) AWS CloudFormation
3 7 (5.51%) Amazon S3
4 5 (3.94%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (3.15%) Amazon ELB
5 4 (3.15%) Amazon SQS
5 4 (3.15%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (3.15%) Route 53
6 1 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (14.17%) Firewall
2 15 (11.81%) Wireshark
3 11 (8.66%) DNS
3 11 (8.66%) TCP/IP
4 7 (5.51%) Internet
4 7 (5.51%) LDAP
4 7 (5.51%) Remote Desktop
4 7 (5.51%) Skype
4 7 (5.51%) WAN
5 6 (4.72%) LAN
6 5 (3.94%) DHCP
6 5 (3.94%) VPN
7 4 (3.15%) Network Security
7 4 (3.15%) SAN
8 3 (2.36%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (2.36%) NAS
9 2 (1.57%) PuTTY
9 2 (1.57%) VoIP
9 2 (1.57%) WinSCP
10 1 (0.79%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.24%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.66%) MySQL
3 6 (4.72%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (3.15%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.15%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (3.15%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (3.15%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.36%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (2.36%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.57%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.79%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.79%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle OWB
7 1 (0.79%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 25 (19.69%) Rational DOORS
2 22 (17.32%) Rational Rhapsody
3 16 (12.60%) GDB
3 16 (12.60%) Jenkins
4 12 (9.45%) Git (software)
5 11 (8.66%) Eclipse
6 9 (7.09%) NetBeans
7 6 (4.72%) Vagrant
8 5 (3.94%) SoapUI
9 3 (2.36%) Ant
9 3 (2.36%) GoCD
9 3 (2.36%) JIRA
9 3 (2.36%) Maven
9 3 (2.36%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (2.36%) TeamCity
9 3 (2.36%) Toad
10 2 (1.57%) HP UFT
10 2 (1.57%) LoadRunner
10 2 (1.57%) Selenium
10 2 (1.57%) Subversion
General
1 10 (7.87%) Finance
2 3 (2.36%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.57%) Electronics
3 2 (1.57%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.57%) Marketing
4 1 (0.79%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 26 (20.47%) Developer
2 21 (16.54%) Software Engineer
3 12 (9.45%) C++ Software Engineer
3 12 (9.45%) DevOps Engineer
4 11 (8.66%) Analyst
4 11 (8.66%) Linux Engineer
5 9 (7.09%) Architect
5 9 (7.09%) AWS Engineer
6 8 (6.30%) Python Developer
6 8 (6.30%) Solaris Engineer
7 7 (5.51%) Administrator
7 7 (5.51%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (4.72%) Ada Engineer
8 6 (4.72%) AWS DevOps
8 6 (4.72%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 6 (4.72%) Linux Administrator
8 6 (4.72%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 6 (4.72%) Unix Engineer
9 5 (3.94%) Ada Software Engineer
9 5 (3.94%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.87%) Web Services
2 9 (7.09%) J2EE
3 7 (5.51%) HTML
3 7 (5.51%) LAMP
3 7 (5.51%) REST
3 7 (5.51%) SOAP
4 5 (3.94%) CSS
4 5 (3.94%) RabbitMQ
4 5 (3.94%) XML
5 4 (3.15%) Kafka
6 3 (2.36%) .NET
6 3 (2.36%) Elastic Stack
6 3 (2.36%) HTML5
6 3 (2.36%) LAPP Stack
6 3 (2.36%) Middleware
6 3 (2.36%) Node.js
6 3 (2.36%) TIBCO EMS
7 2 (1.57%) jQuery
7 2 (1.57%) MCollective
7 2 (1.57%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.30%) Clustering
2 7 (5.51%) Client/Server
3 3 (2.36%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.36%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.36%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.57%) CESG
4 2 (1.57%) CESG CLAS
4 2 (1.57%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (1.57%) PKI
4 2 (1.57%) Private Cloud
4 2 (1.57%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.79%) DataPower
5 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.79%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.79%) Grid Computing
5 1 (0.79%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.79%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 52 (40.94%) Windows
2 31 (24.41%) Unix
3 28 (22.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (14.17%) CentOS
5 17 (13.39%) Windows Server
6 14 (11.02%) Ubuntu
7 12 (9.45%) Solaris
7 12 (9.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (7.87%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (6.30%) AIX
9 8 (6.30%) Debian
9 8 (6.30%) SUSE
9 8 (6.30%) Windows 10
10 7 (5.51%) HPUX
11 2 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.79%) Fedora
12 1 (0.79%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.79%) VMS
12 1 (0.79%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (20.47%) Software Engineering
2 20 (15.75%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (15.75%) DevOps
3 19 (14.96%) Configuration Management
4 16 (12.60%) UML
5 12 (9.45%) ITIL
6 11 (8.66%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (7.87%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (7.87%) Integration Testing
8 9 (7.09%) Process Improvement
8 9 (7.09%) Scrum
9 8 (6.30%) High Availability
10 7 (5.51%) Compliance Audit
10 7 (5.51%) Load Balancing
10 7 (5.51%) SDLC
10 7 (5.51%) Test Automation
11 5 (3.94%) Information Security
11 5 (3.94%) Microservices
11 5 (3.94%) Service Delivery
11 5 (3.94%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 27 (21.26%) Java
2 21 (16.54%) C
3 20 (15.75%) Python
4 19 (14.96%) C++
5 12 (9.45%) Bash Shell
6 11 (8.66%) Perl
7 10 (7.87%) SQL
8 9 (7.09%) Ruby
9 8 (6.30%) PowerShell
10 7 (5.51%) PHP
11 6 (4.72%) Ada
11 6 (4.72%) MATLAB
12 5 (3.94%) JavaScript
12 5 (3.94%) Scala
12 5 (3.94%) Shell Script
13 4 (3.15%) C#
14 3 (2.36%) Groovy
15 2 (1.57%) F#
16 1 (0.79%) C-shell
16 1 (0.79%) ES6
Qualifications
1 30 (23.62%) Security Cleared
2 27 (21.26%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.94%) DV Cleared
4 4 (3.15%) CISSP
5 3 (2.36%) AWS Certification
6 2 (1.57%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (1.57%) CISM
6 2 (1.57%) CLAS
6 2 (1.57%) CREST Certified
6 2 (1.57%) Degree
6 2 (1.57%) GCIA
6 2 (1.57%) GCIH
6 2 (1.57%) ISEB
6 2 (1.57%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (1.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.57%) SANS
7 1 (0.79%) RHCA
7 1 (0.79%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.51%) Def Stans
1 7 (5.51%) MISRA
1 7 (5.51%) MISRA C
2 5 (3.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.36%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.57%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.57%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (1.57%) RMADS
5 1 (0.79%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.79%) QA
System Software
1 27 (21.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (9.45%) Active Directory
3 10 (7.87%) Hyper-V
4 8 (6.30%) Docker
5 7 (5.51%) Firmware
6 6 (4.72%) DFS Replication
6 6 (4.72%) KVM
6 6 (4.72%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (4.72%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 6 (4.72%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (4.72%) vSphere
7 4 (3.15%) LXC
7 4 (3.15%) Xen
7 4 (3.15%) XenServer
8 3 (2.36%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (1.57%) Samba
9 2 (1.57%) Snort
9 2 (1.57%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (1.57%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.79%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 24 (18.90%) Puppet
2 9 (7.09%) Ansible
3 8 (6.30%) Terraform
4 6 (4.72%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (3.15%) vRealize
6 3 (2.36%) Nessus
6 3 (2.36%) SCCM
7 2 (1.57%) Bcfg2
7 2 (1.57%) Computer Incident Response Team
7 2 (1.57%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.57%) Nmap
7 2 (1.57%) RSA enVision
7 2 (1.57%) WSUS
7 2 (1.57%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 1 (0.79%) Graphite
8 1 (0.79%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.79%) Kibana
8 1 (0.79%) Nexpose
8 1 (0.79%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 36 (28.35%) Red Hat
2 30 (23.62%) VMware
3 18 (14.17%) Oracle
4 12 (9.45%) Microsoft
5 10 (7.87%) Cisco
6 8 (6.30%) F5
7 7 (5.51%) Sun
8 6 (4.72%) HP
8 6 (4.72%) PlateSpin
8 6 (4.72%) Serena
8 6 (4.72%) Veritas
9 4 (3.15%) Citrix
9 4 (3.15%) IBM
10 3 (2.36%) TIBCO
11 2 (1.57%) arcserve
11 2 (1.57%) ArcSight
11 2 (1.57%) Juniper
11 2 (1.57%) LogRhythm
11 2 (1.57%) Qualys
11 2 (1.57%) Splunk
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