The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 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 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
East Midlands / Nottinghamshire
Rank 36 12 21
Rank change year-on-year -24 +9  
Contract jobs citing Linux 13 53 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 3.29% 9.53% 6.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.07% 49.07% 22.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 14
Median daily rate £388 £400 £357
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +11.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £271 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £575 £460
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 £38.88 £43.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -9.59% +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 Nottinghamshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Nottinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 54 108 109
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 13.67% 19.42% 26.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 37 45
Median daily rate £350 £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.27% -15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £180 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £439 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £335
% change year-on-year +6.89% +8.20%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 17
Median hourly rate £10.75 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.86% -3.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.15 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -8.18% +6.45%  

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 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 Nottinghamshire

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Nottinghamshire

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Nottinghamshire over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux in Nottinghamshire

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Nottinghamshire

Linux
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
Nottingham -27 6 £425 +6.25% 13
Mansfield - 1 £300 - 1
Linux
East Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 19 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (42.42%) Unix
3 13 (39.39%) JavaScript
4 12 (36.36%) Java
5 11 (33.33%) Windows
6 10 (30.30%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (27.27%) Git (software)
7 9 (27.27%) Oracle Database
7 9 (27.27%) Firewall
7 9 (27.27%) Oracle
7 9 (27.27%) HTTP
8 8 (24.24%) Red Hat
8 8 (24.24%) PHP
8 8 (24.24%) VMware
8 8 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (21.21%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (21.21%) AIX
9 7 (21.21%) Cisco
10 6 (18.18%) Sun
10 6 (18.18%) BEA
10 6 (18.18%) iPlanet
10 6 (18.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 6 (18.18%) ITIL
10 6 (18.18%) Solaris
10 6 (18.18%) Python
10 6 (18.18%) WebLogic
10 6 (18.18%) J2EE
10 6 (18.18%) TDD
10 6 (18.18%) BIG-IP
10 6 (18.18%) Configuration Management

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire 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 (18.18%) iPlanet
1 6 (18.18%) WebLogic
2 4 (12.12%) Apache
3 3 (9.09%) MQSeries
4 2 (6.06%) nginx
4 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
4 2 (6.06%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (3.03%) Apache Solr
5 1 (3.03%) ArcGIS
5 1 (3.03%) IIS
5 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) IaaS
1 4 (12.12%) PaaS
2 3 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (3.03%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (3.03%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 9 (27.27%) Firewall
1 9 (27.27%) HTTP
2 6 (18.18%) BIG-IP
3 5 (15.15%) DNS
3 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
4 4 (12.12%) SAN
4 4 (12.12%) SSL
5 3 (9.09%) LDAP
6 2 (6.06%) FTP
6 2 (6.06%) NAS
6 2 (6.06%) SSH
7 1 (3.03%) DHCP
7 1 (3.03%) Internet
7 1 (3.03%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (3.03%) VLAN
7 1 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (27.27%) Oracle Database
2 5 (15.15%) Relational Database
3 4 (12.12%) MySQL
4 3 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
5 2 (6.06%) DB2
5 2 (6.06%) MongoDB
5 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (3.03%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (3.03%) Data Mining
6 1 (3.03%) GIS
6 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (3.03%) Redis
6 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 6 (18.18%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.06%) Selenium
3 2 (6.06%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (3.03%) GitLab
4 1 (3.03%) Hudson
4 1 (3.03%) JMeter
4 1 (3.03%) MSBuild
4 1 (3.03%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (3.03%) Vagrant
4 1 (3.03%) Xcode
General
1 2 (6.06%) Retail
2 1 (3.03%) Billing
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Developer
2 8 (24.24%) Senior Developer
3 4 (12.12%) E-Commerce Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Platform Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Architect
4 3 (9.09%) DBA
4 3 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) AWS DevOps
5 2 (6.06%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 2 (6.06%) PHP Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Senior PHP Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Support
6 1 (3.03%) Objective-C Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) J2EE
2 5 (15.15%) .NET
2 5 (15.15%) JSP
3 4 (12.12%) CSS
3 4 (12.12%) HTML
3 4 (12.12%) JSON
3 4 (12.12%) Node.js
3 4 (12.12%) REST
3 4 (12.12%) Symfony
4 3 (9.09%) LAMP
5 2 (6.06%) Hibernate
5 2 (6.06%) JPA
5 2 (6.06%) JSF
5 2 (6.06%) Middleware
5 2 (6.06%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 2 (6.06%) SOAP
5 2 (6.06%) Spring
5 2 (6.06%) Web Services
6 1 (3.03%) Cocoa
6 1 (3.03%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Clustering
1 3 (9.09%) HP Storage
1 3 (9.09%) HP StoreVirtual
1 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.06%) Grid Computing
2 2 (6.06%) Virtual Team
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.03%) iPad
3 1 (3.03%) iPhone
3 1 (3.03%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 14 (42.42%) Unix
2 11 (33.33%) Windows
3 7 (21.21%) AIX
4 6 (18.18%) Solaris
4 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (15.15%) Ubuntu
6 4 (12.12%) CoreOS
6 4 (12.12%) Mac OS X
7 3 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (9.09%) Windows Server
8 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
8 1 (3.03%) CentOS
8 1 (3.03%) Gentoo
8 1 (3.03%) HPUX
8 1 (3.03%) SUSE
8 1 (3.03%) Windows 10
8 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
8 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
8 1 (3.03%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (30.30%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (18.18%) Configuration Management
3 6 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
3 6 (18.18%) ITIL
3 6 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
3 6 (18.18%) Project Management
3 6 (18.18%) Scrum
3 6 (18.18%) Six Sigma
3 6 (18.18%) TDD
4 5 (15.15%) DevOps
4 5 (15.15%) E-Commerce
4 5 (15.15%) ITIL V3
4 5 (15.15%) Mentoring
5 4 (12.12%) Front End Development
5 4 (12.12%) Kanban
5 4 (12.12%) Line Management
5 4 (12.12%) OO PHP
5 4 (12.12%) QMS
5 4 (12.12%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 13 (39.39%) JavaScript
2 12 (36.36%) Java
3 8 (24.24%) PHP
4 6 (18.18%) Python
5 4 (12.12%) SQL
6 3 (9.09%) Bash Shell
7 2 (6.06%) PL/SQL
8 1 (3.03%) Apple Swift
8 1 (3.03%) C#
8 1 (3.03%) Korn
8 1 (3.03%) Objective-C
8 1 (3.03%) Perl
8 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
8 1 (3.03%) Ruby
8 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
8 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.12%) DBS Check
3 1 (3.03%) AWS Certification
3 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) JSP 440
2 4 (12.12%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (12.12%) SLA
3 1 (3.03%) Data Quality
3 1 (3.03%) HL7
3 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 8 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (18.18%) Docker
3 3 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
5 1 (3.03%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (3.03%) KVM
5 1 (3.03%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 7 (21.21%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (18.18%) EMC NetWorker
2 6 (18.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (12.12%) NetBackup
4 3 (9.09%) Ansible
4 3 (9.09%) HP Data Protector
4 3 (9.09%) Puppet
5 2 (6.06%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (6.06%) OpenView
6 1 (3.03%) Data Guard
6 1 (3.03%) Kubernetes
6 1 (3.03%) Mesos
6 1 (3.03%) Nagios
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (3.03%) Rancher
6 1 (3.03%) Salt
6 1 (3.03%) SCCM
6 1 (3.03%) Terraform
6 1 (3.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) Oracle
2 8 (24.24%) Red Hat
2 8 (24.24%) VMware
3 7 (21.21%) Cisco
4 6 (18.18%) BEA
4 6 (18.18%) F5
4 6 (18.18%) Sun
5 5 (15.15%) HP
6 4 (12.12%) 3PAR
6 4 (12.12%) EMC
6 4 (12.12%) Symantec
7 2 (6.06%) BMC
7 2 (6.06%) Cognos
7 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
7 2 (6.06%) NetApp
7 2 (6.06%) Opsware
7 2 (6.06%) Qualys
7 2 (6.06%) Veritas
8 1 (3.03%) QNX
8 1 (3.03%) webMethods