The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Cheshire region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache HTTP Server
Rank 60 60 52
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Contract jobs citing Apache 7 10 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.87% 1.28% 2.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.24% 6.62% 9.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 16
Average daily rate
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£340 £308 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% -13.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -23.07%
Application Platforms Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
165 151 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 20.60% 19.38% 23.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 64 122
Average daily rate £340 £325 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £464 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 20
Average hourly rate £16.13 £22.54 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.46% +12.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.25 £35.00 £42.26
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
Apache
North West

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 1 August 2014. 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
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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
Alderley Edge - - - - 1
Macclesfield - - - - 1
Warrington - - - - 1
Apache
North West

Apache
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 16 (80.00%) Linux
2 12 (60.00%) Tomcat
3 11 (55.00%) Red Hat
4 10 (50.00%) Java
5 9 (45.00%) Performance Testing
5 9 (45.00%) nginx
6 8 (40.00%) Cucumber
6 8 (40.00%) Puppet
6 8 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (40.00%) CentOS
6 8 (40.00%) Configuration Management
7 7 (35.00%) Firewall
7 7 (35.00%) HTTP
7 7 (35.00%) DNS
7 7 (35.00%) DHCP
7 7 (35.00%) JUnit
7 7 (35.00%) Servlets
7 7 (35.00%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (35.00%) Jetty
7 7 (35.00%) WebSphere
7 7 (35.00%) Maven
7 7 (35.00%) Ruby
7 7 (35.00%) Hudson
7 7 (35.00%) RightScale
7 7 (35.00%) Big Data
7 7 (35.00%) Jenkins
7 7 (35.00%) Amazon ELB
7 7 (35.00%) OpenStack
7 7 (35.00%) Route 53
7 7 (35.00%) Vagrant

Apache
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 12 (60.00%) Tomcat
2 9 (45.00%) nginx
3 7 (35.00%) Jetty
3 7 (35.00%) WebSphere
3 7 (35.00%) OpenStack
4 6 (30.00%) WebLogic
5 2 (10.00%) WebLogic Integration
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (35.00%) Amazon ELB
1 7 (35.00%) Route 53
1 7 (35.00%) Amazon EC2
1 7 (35.00%) Amazon S3
1 7 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) SaaS
2 1 (5.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) Firewall
1 7 (35.00%) HTTP
1 7 (35.00%) DNS
1 7 (35.00%) DHCP
2 2 (10.00%) FTP
3 1 (5.00%) SAN
3 1 (5.00%) SMTP
3 1 (5.00%) LAN
3 1 (5.00%) WAN
3 1 (5.00%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (35.00%) Big Data
2 3 (15.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (15.00%) MySQL
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (10.00%) MS Access
4 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Cucumber
2 7 (35.00%) JUnit
2 7 (35.00%) Maven
2 7 (35.00%) Hudson
2 7 (35.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.00%) Subversion
3 1 (5.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Administrator
1 4 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (15.00%) Test Leader
3 2 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Support Technician
4 1 (5.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) UNIX Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) Servlets
2 4 (20.00%) HTML
2 4 (20.00%) CSS
3 2 (10.00%) YUI
4 1 (5.00%) LAMP
4 1 (5.00%) XHTML
4 1 (5.00%) JDBC
4 1 (5.00%) .NET
4 1 (5.00%) Web Services
4 1 (5.00%) XML
4 1 (5.00%) RESTful
4 1 (5.00%) HTML5
4 1 (5.00%) CSS3
4 1 (5.00%) jQuery
4 1 (5.00%) Spring
4 1 (5.00%) JSON
4 1 (5.00%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Open Source
2 2 (10.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (5.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (5.00%) EqualLogic
3 1 (5.00%) Social Media
3 1 (5.00%) Statistics
3 1 (5.00%) Chemistry
3 1 (5.00%) Biology
3 1 (5.00%) Life Science
3 1 (5.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 16 (80.00%) Linux
2 8 (40.00%) CentOS
3 5 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (15.00%) SUSE
4 3 (15.00%) HPUX
4 3 (15.00%) UNIX
5 2 (10.00%) Windows
5 2 (10.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Performance Testing
2 8 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 7 (35.00%) JVM Tuning
3 7 (35.00%) DevOps
4 3 (15.00%) SOA
4 3 (15.00%) Web Development
5 2 (10.00%) Statistical Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Security Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Release Management
5 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (10.00%) CRM
6 1 (5.00%) Project Management
6 1 (5.00%) MVC
6 1 (5.00%) Scrum
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.00%) TDD
6 1 (5.00%) Pair Programming
6 1 (5.00%) ITIL
6 1 (5.00%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) Java
2 7 (35.00%) Ruby
3 6 (30.00%) Perl
4 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (15.00%) SQL
6 2 (10.00%) VB
6 2 (10.00%) PHP
6 2 (10.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 2 (10.00%) Python
7 1 (5.00%) MATLAB
7 1 (5.00%) C++
7 1 (5.00%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 2 (10.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (10.00%) ISEB
2 1 (5.00%) PhD
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.00%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 8 (40.00%) Puppet
2 7 (35.00%) Vagrant
3 2 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (5.00%) Nagios
4 1 (5.00%) YUM
4 1 (5.00%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Red Hat
2 7 (35.00%) RightScale
3 4 (20.00%) HP
4 3 (15.00%) TIBCO
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle
4 3 (15.00%) Splunk
4 3 (15.00%) Cyber-Ark
5 2 (10.00%) SAP
5 2 (10.00%) BMC
5 2 (10.00%) Sun
6 1 (5.00%) VMware
6 1 (5.00%) Dell
6 1 (5.00%) NetApp
6 1 (5.00%) Vertica
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