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 28 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
East Midlands / Nottinghamshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 19 18
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1  
Contract jobs citing Linux 41 34 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 9.74% 6.95% 6.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.61% 41.98% 31.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 27 21
Median daily rate £400 £600 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +47.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £288 £340
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 Nottinghamshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Nottinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 109 81 98
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 25.89% 16.56% 21.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 48 55
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 £210 £309 £275
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 5 7 4
Median hourly rate £11.50 £14.75 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.03% -48.69%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £14.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £20.00 £56.50
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 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 28 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 28 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
Nottingham +3 38 £400 -33.33% 8
Linux
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 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 Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 23 (41.82%) Python
2 20 (36.36%) MySQL
2 20 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (34.55%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (29.09%) Docker
4 16 (29.09%) DevOps
4 16 (29.09%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (27.27%) Git (software)
6 14 (25.45%) Clustering
6 14 (25.45%) Java
7 13 (23.64%) JavaScript
7 13 (23.64%) Unix
7 13 (23.64%) Bash Shell
7 13 (23.64%) Percona
7 13 (23.64%) Galera Cluster
8 11 (20.00%) Windows
8 11 (20.00%) Ubuntu
8 11 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 10 (18.18%) Ansible
9 10 (18.18%) Open Source
10 9 (16.36%) Replication
10 9 (16.36%) Opscode Chef
11 8 (14.55%) Elasticsearch
11 8 (14.55%) Amazon EC2
11 8 (14.55%) Configuration Management
11 8 (14.55%) CSS
11 8 (14.55%) PHP
11 8 (14.55%) Web Services
11 8 (14.55%) E-Commerce
12 7 (12.73%) TCP/IP

Linux
Co-occurring 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 8 (14.55%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (10.91%) Apache Solr
3 2 (3.64%) Confluence
4 1 (1.82%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.82%) nginx
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 19 (34.55%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (14.55%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (12.73%) IaaS
3 7 (12.73%) PaaS
4 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (7.27%) Amazon S3
5 4 (7.27%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (7.27%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (3.64%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (3.64%) SaaS
7 1 (1.82%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (1.82%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (1.82%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (1.82%) Route 53
7 1 (1.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.73%) SSL
1 7 (12.73%) TCP/IP
2 6 (10.91%) HTTP
3 5 (9.09%) DNS
4 3 (5.45%) Firewall
5 2 (3.64%) SAN
6 1 (1.82%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (36.36%) MySQL
2 7 (12.73%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (10.91%) NoSQL
3 6 (10.91%) Relational Database
4 5 (9.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 5 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (5.45%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.64%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (3.64%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.64%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.82%) Big Data
7 1 (1.82%) Couchbase
7 1 (1.82%) GIS
7 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.82%) Redis
7 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 7 (12.73%) Jenkins
3 6 (10.91%) Selenium
4 4 (7.27%) Subversion
5 3 (5.45%) Cucumber
5 3 (5.45%) Vagrant
6 2 (3.64%) Burp Suite
6 2 (3.64%) JIRA
6 2 (3.64%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (1.82%) Capybara
7 1 (1.82%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.82%) RSpec
7 1 (1.82%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (7.27%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Legal
2 2 (3.64%) Marketing
2 2 (3.64%) Publishing
3 1 (1.82%) Billing
Job Titles
1 15 (27.27%) DBA
2 14 (25.45%) MySQL DBA
3 12 (21.82%) Developer
3 12 (21.82%) DevOps Engineer
4 10 (18.18%) Administrator
5 9 (16.36%) AWS DevOps
5 9 (16.36%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 9 (16.36%) AWS Engineer
6 6 (10.91%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (10.91%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 6 (10.91%) Software Developer
7 5 (9.09%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 5 (9.09%) Systems Developer
8 4 (7.27%) E-Commerce Engineer
8 4 (7.27%) Platform Engineer
9 3 (5.45%) AWS Administrator
9 3 (5.45%) Cassandra DBA
9 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (5.45%) Senior WebOps Engineer
9 3 (5.45%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.55%) CSS
1 8 (14.55%) Web Services
2 5 (9.09%) Grails
2 5 (9.09%) JSON
2 5 (9.09%) Lucene
2 5 (9.09%) Node.js
2 5 (9.09%) REST
3 4 (7.27%) .NET
4 3 (5.45%) boto
4 3 (5.45%) HTML
4 3 (5.45%) SOAP
4 3 (5.45%) Spring
4 3 (5.45%) Symfony
5 2 (3.64%) Hibernate
5 2 (3.64%) JPA
5 2 (3.64%) jQuery
5 2 (3.64%) JSF
5 2 (3.64%) Serverless Framework
5 2 (3.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (1.82%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.45%) Clustering
2 9 (16.36%) Replication
3 3 (5.45%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.45%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (23.64%) Unix
2 11 (20.00%) Ubuntu
2 11 (20.00%) Windows
3 6 (10.91%) Windows Server
4 5 (9.09%) Amazon Linux
5 4 (7.27%) CoreOS
6 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.64%) AIX
7 2 (3.64%) Solaris
8 1 (1.82%) CentOS
8 1 (1.82%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.82%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (29.09%) Continuous Integration
2 16 (29.09%) DevOps
3 11 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 10 (18.18%) Open Source
5 8 (14.55%) Configuration Management
5 8 (14.55%) E-Commerce
6 7 (12.73%) Scrum
6 7 (12.73%) TDD
7 6 (10.91%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (10.91%) Test Automation
8 5 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
8 5 (9.09%) Microservices
9 4 (7.27%) Kanban
9 4 (7.27%) SOA
10 3 (5.45%) Build Automation
10 3 (5.45%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (5.45%) SDLC
10 3 (5.45%) Web Operations
11 2 (3.64%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 23 (41.82%) Python
2 14 (25.45%) Java
3 13 (23.64%) Bash Shell
3 13 (23.64%) JavaScript
4 8 (14.55%) PHP
5 3 (5.45%) Perl
5 3 (5.45%) Ruby
6 2 (3.64%) Korn
6 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.64%) SQL
7 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.82%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (12.73%) MySQL Certification
2 3 (5.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) HL7
1 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 16 (29.09%) Docker
2 3 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.64%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.64%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (3.64%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.82%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (1.82%) KVM
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.82%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 13 (23.64%) Galera Cluster
2 10 (18.18%) Ansible
3 9 (16.36%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (7.27%) Puppet
5 2 (3.64%) Salt
5 2 (3.64%) Terraform
6 1 (1.82%) collectd
6 1 (1.82%) Data Guard
6 1 (1.82%) Kibana
6 1 (1.82%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.82%) logstash
6 1 (1.82%) SCCM
6 1 (1.82%) StatsD
6 1 (1.82%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (23.64%) Percona
2 7 (12.73%) VMware
3 4 (7.27%) Google
3 4 (7.27%) Oracle
4 2 (3.64%) Atlassian
4 2 (3.64%) Black Duck
4 2 (3.64%) NetApp
4 2 (3.64%) Qualys
4 2 (3.64%) Rackspace
4 2 (3.64%) SAP
4 2 (3.64%) SOASTA, Inc
4 2 (3.64%) Sun
4 2 (3.64%) Veracode
4 2 (3.64%) Veritas
5 1 (1.82%) ESRI
5 1 (1.82%) InterSystems
5 1 (1.82%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.82%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.82%) SaltStack
5 1 (1.82%) Sitecore