The table below looks at the statistics for Apache skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apache over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache HTTP Server (httpd)
Rank 59 65 67
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Contract jobs citing Apache 13 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.40% 0.27% 1.02%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.32% 1.46% 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 5
Average daily rate £425 £200 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+112.50% -55.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £200 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £29.65
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +34.90%
Apache
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
126 137 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 13.53% 18.54% 14.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 60 54
Average daily rate £388 £350 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £458 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 18
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.81 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.08% -44.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.82 £27.25 £37.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

Apache
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Apache across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Apache Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Apache
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Apache across the Cheshire region.

Apache Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Apache
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Apache across the Cheshire region.

Apache Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Apache
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apache within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 3 - -
Warrington - 1 £463 -
Apache
North West

Apache
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Apache also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Apache.

1 14 (63.64%) HTTP
2 13 (59.09%) WebSphere
3 12 (54.55%) SSL
3 12 (54.55%) WebSphere Application Server
4 11 (50.00%) JBoss
4 11 (50.00%) Jython
5 9 (40.91%) Linux
5 9 (40.91%) Java
5 9 (40.91%) Middleware
6 8 (36.36%) Unix
6 8 (36.36%) Tomcat
7 7 (31.82%) Perl
7 7 (31.82%) Clustering
8 6 (27.27%) WebLogic
8 6 (27.27%) IBM
9 5 (22.73%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 5 (22.73%) iPlanet
9 5 (22.73%) WebSphere MQ
9 5 (22.73%) Oracle
9 5 (22.73%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (22.73%) IBM HTTP Server
9 5 (22.73%) CA
9 5 (22.73%) Introscope
9 5 (22.73%) CA Wily
10 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
10 4 (18.18%) OSGi
10 4 (18.18%) Jenkins
10 4 (18.18%) Apache Camel

Apache
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Apache also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Apache. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (59.09%) WebSphere
2 12 (54.55%) WebSphere Application Server
3 11 (50.00%) JBoss
4 8 (36.36%) Tomcat
5 6 (27.27%) WebLogic
6 5 (22.73%) IBM HTTP Server
6 5 (22.73%) iPlanet
6 5 (22.73%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (9.09%) nginx
8 1 (4.55%) MQSeries
8 1 (4.55%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (9.09%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (63.64%) HTTP
2 12 (54.55%) SSL
3 4 (18.18%) Internet
4 1 (4.55%) FTP
4 1 (4.55%) HTTPS
4 1 (4.55%) Kerberos
4 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (9.09%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.55%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Introscope
2 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 4 (18.18%) Jenkins
2 4 (18.18%) Maven
General
1 3 (13.64%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (18.18%) Delivery Manager
1 4 (18.18%) Technical Delivery Manager
1 4 (18.18%) Technical Manager
2 3 (13.64%) Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Consultant
2 3 (13.64%) Developer
2 3 (13.64%) Java Developer
2 3 (13.64%) Technical Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) WebSphere Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Applications Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Server Administrator
3 2 (9.09%) Web Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) WebSphere Administrator
3 2 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) Java Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Middleware Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Middleware Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Middleware Specialist
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) Middleware
2 5 (22.73%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (18.18%) Apache Camel
3 4 (18.18%) OSGi
3 4 (18.18%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 3 (13.64%) LAPP Stack
4 3 (13.64%) XML
5 2 (9.09%) J2EE
5 2 (9.09%) Spring
5 2 (9.09%) XSD
5 2 (9.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Clustering
2 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.55%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Linux
2 8 (36.36%) Unix
3 4 (18.18%) AIX
3 4 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (13.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (9.09%) Build Automation
2 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
2 2 (9.09%) ITIL
2 2 (9.09%) SDLC
3 1 (4.55%) Automated Testing
3 1 (4.55%) Integration Testing
3 1 (4.55%) SOA
3 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) Jython
2 9 (40.91%) Java
3 7 (31.82%) Perl
4 4 (18.18%) Korn
4 4 (18.18%) Shell Script
5 3 (13.64%) AWK
5 3 (13.64%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) CA Wily
2 2 (9.09%) logstash
2 2 (9.09%) Nagios
2 2 (9.09%) Puppet
2 2 (9.09%) ZABBIX
3 1 (4.55%) Ansible
3 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) IBM
2 5 (22.73%) CA
2 5 (22.73%) Oracle
3 4 (18.18%) Red Hat
3 4 (18.18%) Sun
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft