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 22 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
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 16 18
Rank change year-on-year +3 +2  
Contract jobs citing Linux 36 36 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 10.03% 8.04% 6.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.50% 44.44% 31.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 27 18
Median daily rate £400 £600 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +45.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £288 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £14.50 -
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 Nottingham with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Nottingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 96 81 90
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 26.74% 18.08% 20.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 50 46
Median daily rate £375 £550 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.81% +46.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £650 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 4
Median hourly rate £10.00 £14.50 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.03% -24.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £14.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £15.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.97 £16.16
% change year-on-year -8.66% +5.01%  

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 22 June 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 22 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 Nottingham region with a requirement for Linux.

1 19 (45.24%) MySQL
2 15 (35.71%) Python
2 15 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (30.95%) Clustering
4 12 (28.57%) Java
4 12 (28.57%) Unix
4 12 (28.57%) Percona
4 12 (28.57%) Galera Cluster
5 11 (26.19%) DevOps
5 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (23.81%) Windows
6 10 (23.81%) Git (software)
6 10 (23.81%) Bash Shell
7 9 (21.43%) Open Source
7 9 (21.43%) Docker
8 8 (19.05%) CSS
8 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
8 8 (19.05%) PHP
8 8 (19.05%) Replication
9 7 (16.67%) Web Services
9 7 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (14.29%) Relational Database
10 6 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (14.29%) NoSQL
10 6 (14.29%) Jenkins
10 6 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (14.29%) Apache Solr
10 6 (14.29%) Ansible
10 6 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery

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 7 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (14.29%) Apache Solr
3 2 (4.76%) Confluence
4 1 (2.38%) iPlanet
4 1 (2.38%) MQSeries
4 1 (2.38%) nginx
4 1 (2.38%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.38%) WebLogic Portal
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 15 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (7.14%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (7.14%) IaaS
5 2 (4.76%) Amazon S3
5 2 (4.76%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (4.76%) PaaS
5 2 (4.76%) SaaS
6 1 (2.38%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (2.38%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (2.38%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (2.38%) Route 53
6 1 (2.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) Firewall
2 3 (7.14%) SSL
2 3 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.76%) HTTP
4 1 (2.38%) BIG-IP
4 1 (2.38%) DHCP
4 1 (2.38%) DNS
4 1 (2.38%) FTP
4 1 (2.38%) LDAP
4 1 (2.38%) NAS
4 1 (2.38%) SAN
4 1 (2.38%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (45.24%) MySQL
2 6 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 6 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 4 (9.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (7.14%) MongoDB
4 3 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (4.76%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.38%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (2.38%) Big Data
6 1 (2.38%) Couchbase
6 1 (2.38%) DB2
6 1 (2.38%) Redis
6 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (23.81%) Git (software)
2 6 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 4 (9.52%) Selenium
3 4 (9.52%) Subversion
4 3 (7.14%) Cucumber
4 3 (7.14%) Vagrant
5 2 (4.76%) Burp Suite
5 2 (4.76%) JIRA
5 2 (4.76%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (2.38%) Capybara
6 1 (2.38%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (2.38%) RSpec
6 1 (2.38%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (9.52%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Legal
2 2 (4.76%) Publishing
3 1 (2.38%) Billing
3 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (30.95%) DBA
1 13 (30.95%) MySQL DBA
2 9 (21.43%) Administrator
2 9 (21.43%) Developer
2 9 (21.43%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (14.29%) AWS DevOps
3 6 (14.29%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 6 (14.29%) AWS Engineer
3 6 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 5 (11.90%) Systems Developer
5 4 (9.52%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 3 (7.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) AWS Administrator
7 2 (4.76%) Cassandra DBA
7 2 (4.76%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Senior WebOps Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Server Administrator
7 2 (4.76%) Symfony Developer
7 2 (4.76%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.05%) CSS
2 7 (16.67%) Web Services
3 5 (11.90%) Grails
3 5 (11.90%) Lucene
4 3 (7.14%) HTML
4 3 (7.14%) Symfony
5 2 (4.76%) boto
5 2 (4.76%) jQuery
5 2 (4.76%) Serverless Framework
5 2 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (2.38%) Akka
6 1 (2.38%) Apache Camel
6 1 (2.38%) CSS3
6 1 (2.38%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (2.38%) Node.js
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 1 (2.38%) Play Framework
6 1 (2.38%) REST
6 1 (2.38%) Sensu
6 1 (2.38%) spray
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.95%) Clustering
2 8 (19.05%) Replication
3 3 (7.14%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.76%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.38%) Grid Computing
5 1 (2.38%) HP Storage
5 1 (2.38%) HP StoreVirtual
5 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.38%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (28.57%) Unix
2 10 (23.81%) Windows
3 6 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 3 (7.14%) AIX
4 3 (7.14%) Amazon Linux
4 3 (7.14%) Solaris
4 3 (7.14%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.38%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (26.19%) DevOps
2 10 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (21.43%) Open Source
4 6 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 6 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (11.90%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (9.52%) Microservices
6 4 (9.52%) Test Automation
7 3 (7.14%) Build Automation
7 3 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (7.14%) SDLC
8 2 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (4.76%) E-Commerce
8 2 (4.76%) ERP
8 2 (4.76%) ITIL
8 2 (4.76%) Load Testing
8 2 (4.76%) Scrum
8 2 (4.76%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 15 (35.71%) Python
2 12 (28.57%) Java
3 10 (23.81%) Bash Shell
4 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
4 8 (19.05%) PHP
5 3 (7.14%) Ruby
6 2 (4.76%) Korn
6 2 (4.76%) Perl
7 1 (2.38%) Scala
7 1 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) MySQL Certification
2 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) JSP 440
1 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (21.43%) Docker
2 4 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.76%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (2.38%) KVM
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (2.38%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 12 (28.57%) Galera Cluster
2 6 (14.29%) Ansible
3 5 (11.90%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (9.52%) Puppet
5 2 (4.76%) Salt
6 1 (2.38%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (2.38%) collectd
6 1 (2.38%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (2.38%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (2.38%) Kibana
6 1 (2.38%) Kubernetes
6 1 (2.38%) logstash
6 1 (2.38%) NetBackup
6 1 (2.38%) OpenView
6 1 (2.38%) SCCM
6 1 (2.38%) StatsD
6 1 (2.38%) Terraform
6 1 (2.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (2.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (28.57%) Percona
2 6 (14.29%) VMware
3 4 (9.52%) Oracle
4 3 (7.14%) Google
4 3 (7.14%) Qualys
4 3 (7.14%) Sun
4 3 (7.14%) Veritas
5 2 (4.76%) Atlassian
5 2 (4.76%) Black Duck
5 2 (4.76%) Rackspace
5 2 (4.76%) SAP
5 2 (4.76%) SOASTA, Inc
5 2 (4.76%) Veracode
6 1 (2.38%) 3PAR
6 1 (2.38%) Cisco
6 1 (2.38%) Cognos
6 1 (2.38%) F5
6 1 (2.38%) Opsware
6 1 (2.38%) SaltStack
6 1 (2.38%) Sitecore
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