The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP 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 LAMP over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 68 - 65
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LAMP 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.13% - 0.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.53% - 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£375 - £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £288 £296
% change year-on-year
+21.73% -2.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
+136.66% -
LAMP
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
187 274 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.16% 27.90% 25.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 148 148
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £385 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 6
Average hourly rate £36.25 £36.07 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.51% -5.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.34 £9.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.95 £40.57 £42.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LAMP across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LAMP Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

LAMP
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

LAMP Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

LAMP
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

LAMP Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

LAMP
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 LAMP within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Nantwich - - - -
LAMP
North West

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing LAMP 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 LAMP.

1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) PhD
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) CentOS
1 2 (100.00%) yum
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) R
2 1 (50.00%) GPFS
2 1 (50.00%) Social Media
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Ganglia
2 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (50.00%) Chemistry
2 1 (50.00%) Biology
2 1 (50.00%) Life Science
2 1 (50.00%) Wiki
2 1 (50.00%) Nagios
2 1 (50.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (50.00%) Statistics
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing LAMP 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 LAMP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Support Technician
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Statistics
1 1 (50.00%) Chemistry
1 1 (50.00%) Biology
1 1 (50.00%) Life Science
1 1 (50.00%) Wiki
1 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
1 1 (50.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (50.00%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) PhD
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) yum
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) Nagios
2 1 (50.00%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat