The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 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 30 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
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 10 20
Rank change year-on-year -26 +10  
Contract jobs citing Linux 8 55 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 2.28% 11.25% 6.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.00% 52.88% 25.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 17 15
Median daily rate £413 £400 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +8.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £273 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £600 £455
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 Nottingham with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Nottingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 50 104 99
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 14.25% 21.27% 26.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 35 44
Median daily rate £350 £280 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -13.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £180 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £450 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +5.47% +8.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 13
Median hourly rate £10.75 £14.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.86% -19.44%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +6.45%  

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottingham 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 Nottingham

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Nottingham

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Nottingham over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux in Nottingham

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 30 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 Nottingham region with a requirement for Linux.

1 14 (50.00%) Unix
2 12 (42.86%) Windows
2 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (35.71%) Java
4 9 (32.14%) Oracle
4 9 (32.14%) Firewall
4 9 (32.14%) VMware
4 9 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (28.57%) Oracle Database
5 8 (28.57%) AIX
5 8 (28.57%) Red Hat
6 7 (25.00%) Cisco
6 7 (25.00%) Sun
6 7 (25.00%) Solaris
6 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 7 (25.00%) PHP
7 6 (21.43%) J2EE
7 6 (21.43%) WebLogic
7 6 (21.43%) ITIL
7 6 (21.43%) BEA
7 6 (21.43%) iPlanet
7 6 (21.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 6 (21.43%) Six Sigma
7 6 (21.43%) Project Management
7 6 (21.43%) BIG-IP
7 6 (21.43%) Jenkins
7 6 (21.43%) F5
7 6 (21.43%) Kalman Filter
7 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (21.43%) Git (software)

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottingham 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 6 (21.43%) iPlanet
1 6 (21.43%) WebLogic
2 4 (14.29%) Apache
3 3 (10.71%) MQSeries
4 2 (7.14%) nginx
4 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
4 2 (7.14%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (3.57%) Apache Solr
5 1 (3.57%) Confluence
5 1 (3.57%) IIS
5 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (10.71%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (3.57%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (3.57%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (3.57%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.57%) IaaS
3 1 (3.57%) PaaS
3 1 (3.57%) Route 53
3 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (32.14%) Firewall
2 6 (21.43%) BIG-IP
3 4 (14.29%) HTTP
3 4 (14.29%) SAN
4 3 (10.71%) LDAP
5 2 (7.14%) FTP
5 2 (7.14%) NAS
5 2 (7.14%) SSH
6 1 (3.57%) DHCP
6 1 (3.57%) DNS
6 1 (3.57%) Internet
6 1 (3.57%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.57%) VLAN
6 1 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 4 (14.29%) MySQL
2 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.14%) DB2
3 2 (7.14%) MongoDB
3 2 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (3.57%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (3.57%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (3.57%) Data Mining
4 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.57%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
1 6 (21.43%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.14%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (3.57%) Burp Suite
3 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.57%) GitLab
3 1 (3.57%) Hudson
3 1 (3.57%) JIRA
3 1 (3.57%) JMeter
3 1 (3.57%) MSBuild
3 1 (3.57%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (3.57%) Selenium
3 1 (3.57%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (3.57%) Subversion
3 1 (3.57%) Vagrant
3 1 (3.57%) Xcode
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Retail
3 1 (3.57%) Billing
3 1 (3.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Developer
2 5 (17.86%) Senior Developer
3 4 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Architect
4 3 (10.71%) AWS DevOps
4 3 (10.71%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) DBA
5 2 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 2 (7.14%) PHP Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior PHP Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Chief Enterprise Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Objective-C Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Solaris Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) J2EE
2 5 (17.86%) JSP
3 3 (10.71%) CSS
3 3 (10.71%) HTML
3 3 (10.71%) LAMP
3 3 (10.71%) Symfony
4 2 (7.14%) Middleware
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 2 (7.14%) Web Services
5 1 (3.57%) .NET
5 1 (3.57%) boto
5 1 (3.57%) Cocoa
5 1 (3.57%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (3.57%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (3.57%) Serverless Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) HP Storage
1 3 (10.71%) HP StoreVirtual
1 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.14%) Clustering
2 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.14%) Grid Computing
2 2 (7.14%) Virtual Team
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) iPad
3 1 (3.57%) iPhone
3 1 (3.57%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.57%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 14 (50.00%) Unix
2 12 (42.86%) Windows
3 8 (28.57%) AIX
4 7 (25.00%) Solaris
5 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (10.71%) Mac OS X
6 3 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (10.71%) Windows Server
7 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
7 1 (3.57%) CentOS
7 1 (3.57%) Gentoo
7 1 (3.57%) HPUX
7 1 (3.57%) SUSE
7 1 (3.57%) Ubuntu
7 1 (3.57%) Windows 10
7 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.57%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (21.43%) ITIL
2 6 (21.43%) Kalman Filter
2 6 (21.43%) Project Management
2 6 (21.43%) Six Sigma
3 5 (17.86%) Configuration Management
3 5 (17.86%) DevOps
3 5 (17.86%) ITIL V3
4 4 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (14.29%) IT Strategy
4 4 (14.29%) QMS
4 4 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (10.71%) Case Management
5 3 (10.71%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (10.71%) Line Management
5 3 (10.71%) Mentoring
5 3 (10.71%) OO PHP
5 3 (10.71%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (10.71%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) Java
2 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (25.00%) PHP
3 3 (10.71%) Python
3 3 (10.71%) SQL
4 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
4 2 (7.14%) Korn
5 1 (3.57%) Apple Swift
5 1 (3.57%) C#
5 1 (3.57%) Objective-C
5 1 (3.57%) Perl
5 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.57%) Ruby
5 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.71%) DBS Check
3 1 (3.57%) AWS Certification
3 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) JSP 440
2 4 (14.29%) SLA
3 3 (10.71%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (3.57%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (10.71%) Docker
3 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (3.57%) KVM
4 1 (3.57%) Terminal Server
4 1 (3.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) EMC NetWorker
1 6 (21.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (14.29%) NetBackup
2 4 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (10.71%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (10.71%) Puppet
4 2 (7.14%) Ansible
4 2 (7.14%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (7.14%) OpenView
5 1 (3.57%) Kubernetes
5 1 (3.57%) Mesos
5 1 (3.57%) Nagios
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (3.57%) Rancher
5 1 (3.57%) rkt
5 1 (3.57%) Salt
5 1 (3.57%) SCCM
5 1 (3.57%) Terraform
5 1 (3.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Oracle
1 9 (32.14%) VMware
2 8 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 7 (25.00%) Cisco
3 7 (25.00%) Sun
4 6 (21.43%) BEA
4 6 (21.43%) F5
5 5 (17.86%) HP
6 4 (14.29%) 3PAR
6 4 (14.29%) EMC
6 4 (14.29%) Symantec
7 3 (10.71%) Qualys
7 3 (10.71%) Veritas
8 2 (7.14%) BMC
8 2 (7.14%) Cognos
8 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
8 2 (7.14%) NetApp
8 2 (7.14%) Opsware
9 1 (3.57%) Atlassian
9 1 (3.57%) Splunk
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