The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
North West / Cheshire
Rank 20 25 16
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Contract jobs citing Linux 29 53 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.99% 5.87% 8.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.53% 30.64% 37.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 29 27
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £293 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £60.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.89% +5.55%

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

Operating Systems Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
95 173 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 19.63% 19.16% 21.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 109 79
Median daily rate £394 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.61% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 19 22
Median hourly rate £19.66 £14.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.58% -4.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.98 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £27.05 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Linux
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 19 January 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
Macclesfield 0 8 £400 +42.22% 3
Warrington +10 4 £375 -37.50% 2
Knutsford +4 2 £400 +3.22%
Crewe - 2 £400 -
Chester -3 1 £240 -40.00% 3
Linux
North West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 37 (38.54%) Windows
2 33 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
4 29 (30.21%) Unix
5 26 (27.08%) Jenkins
6 24 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 23 (23.96%) Puppet
8 22 (22.92%) SQL
9 21 (21.88%) AIX
10 20 (20.83%) Python
11 19 (19.79%) Oracle
12 18 (18.75%) DevOps
13 17 (17.71%) Opscode Chef
13 17 (17.71%) Java
13 17 (17.71%) Red Hat
13 17 (17.71%) Finance
14 16 (16.67%) Microsoft
15 13 (13.54%) Web Services
15 13 (13.54%) ETL
15 13 (13.54%) JSON
15 13 (13.54%) Big Data
16 12 (12.50%) MongoDB
17 11 (11.46%) E-Commerce
17 11 (11.46%) Continuous Integration
17 11 (11.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 10 (10.42%) Amazon S3
18 10 (10.42%) JavaScript
18 10 (10.42%) Scrum
18 10 (10.42%) Data Centre
19 9 (9.38%) NoSQL

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (5.21%) Apache
3 4 (4.17%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.17%) WebSphere
3 4 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (3.13%) Apache Spark
4 3 (3.13%) CICS
5 2 (2.08%) Apache Pig
5 2 (2.08%) Confluence
5 2 (2.08%) JBoss
5 2 (2.08%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.04%) CMS
6 1 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.04%) nginx
6 1 (1.04%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.04%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.04%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.04%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.04%) MS Office
1 1 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 30 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (10.42%) Amazon S3
3 9 (9.38%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (8.33%) AWS CloudTrail
5 7 (7.29%) AWS CloudFormation
6 6 (6.25%) Amazon ELB
6 6 (6.25%) Amazon EMR
6 6 (6.25%) AWS Lambda
7 5 (5.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 4 (4.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 4 (4.17%) Amazon SQS
8 4 (4.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 3 (3.13%) IaaS
9 3 (3.13%) PaaS
10 2 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (2.08%) Route 53
10 2 (2.08%) SaaS
11 1 (1.04%) GitHub
11 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
11 1 (1.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.33%) SAN
2 7 (7.29%) HTTPS
2 7 (7.29%) SSL
3 4 (4.17%) DNS
3 4 (4.17%) Firewall
3 4 (4.17%) VPN
4 3 (3.13%) Internet
5 2 (2.08%) AMQP
5 2 (2.08%) DHCP
5 2 (2.08%) iSCSI
5 2 (2.08%) LDAP
5 2 (2.08%) Network Security
6 1 (1.04%) Kerberos
6 1 (1.04%) SSH
6 1 (1.04%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (13.54%) Big Data
3 12 (12.50%) MongoDB
4 9 (9.38%) NoSQL
5 7 (7.29%) MySQL
5 7 (7.29%) OLAP
5 7 (7.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (6.25%) Amazon Redshift
6 6 (6.25%) DB2
6 6 (6.25%) Relational Database
7 5 (5.21%) OLAP Cube
8 4 (4.17%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (3.13%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 3 (3.13%) GIS
9 3 (3.13%) Hadoop
10 2 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (2.08%) HBase
10 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (27.08%) Jenkins
2 7 (7.29%) GitLab
2 7 (7.29%) MSI
3 6 (6.25%) JIRA
3 6 (6.25%) Talend Open Studio
4 4 (4.17%) Git (software)
5 3 (3.13%) Vagrant
6 2 (2.08%) ClearCase
6 2 (2.08%) Hudson
6 2 (2.08%) StarTeam
6 2 (2.08%) Subversion
6 2 (2.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (1.04%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.04%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.04%) Log4j
7 1 (1.04%) Maven
7 1 (1.04%) MSBuild
7 1 (1.04%) Selenium
7 1 (1.04%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (17.71%) Finance
2 8 (8.33%) Banking
3 3 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 16 (16.67%) DBA
2 14 (14.58%) Consultant
3 12 (12.50%) Developer
4 10 (10.42%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (8.33%) Architect
6 7 (7.29%) Linux Consultant
6 7 (7.29%) SQL DBA
7 6 (6.25%) Administrator
7 6 (6.25%) Analyst
7 6 (6.25%) SQL Server DBA
8 5 (5.21%) Automation Engineer
8 5 (5.21%) AWS Engineer
8 5 (5.21%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (5.21%) PHP Developer
9 4 (4.17%) Cloud Automation Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) Cloud Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) Infrastructure Manager
9 4 (4.17%) Linux Administrator
9 4 (4.17%) Principal Architect
9 4 (4.17%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.54%) JSON
1 13 (13.54%) Web Services
2 9 (9.38%) HTML
2 9 (9.38%) Middleware
3 7 (7.29%) XML
4 6 (6.25%) boto
4 6 (6.25%) J2EE
4 6 (6.25%) YAML
5 3 (3.13%) jQuery
6 2 (2.08%) CSS
6 2 (2.08%) LAMP
6 2 (2.08%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (2.08%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (2.08%) Zend Framework
7 1 (1.04%) Ajax
7 1 (1.04%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.04%) Java SE
7 1 (1.04%) Kafka
7 1 (1.04%) Node.js
7 1 (1.04%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.42%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.29%) Wiki
3 5 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.13%) Clustering
4 3 (3.13%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.08%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.08%) IBM XIV
5 2 (2.08%) PKI
5 2 (2.08%) Replication
6 1 (1.04%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.04%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.04%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.04%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.04%) HACMP
6 1 (1.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 37 (38.54%) Windows
2 29 (30.21%) Unix
3 21 (21.88%) AIX
4 11 (11.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (5.21%) CentOS
5 5 (5.21%) HPUX
5 5 (5.21%) Windows Server
6 3 (3.13%) Solaris
7 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (18.75%) DevOps
3 13 (13.54%) ETL
4 11 (11.46%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (11.46%) E-Commerce
5 10 (10.42%) Scrum
6 8 (8.33%) Automated Testing
6 8 (8.33%) ITIL
6 8 (8.33%) TDD
7 7 (7.29%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (7.29%) Migration
7 7 (7.29%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (7.29%) Security Operations
8 6 (6.25%) Dimensional Modelling
8 6 (6.25%) High Availability
8 6 (6.25%) Microservices
8 6 (6.25%) Security Architecture
8 6 (6.25%) SOA
9 5 (5.21%) Configuration Management
9 5 (5.21%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 22 (22.92%) SQL
2 20 (20.83%) Python
3 17 (17.71%) Java
4 10 (10.42%) JavaScript
5 9 (9.38%) Perl
6 8 (8.33%) Bash Shell
6 8 (8.33%) PowerShell
6 8 (8.33%) Shell Script
7 6 (6.25%) PHP
8 3 (3.13%) C
8 3 (3.13%) C++
8 3 (3.13%) R
8 3 (3.13%) Ruby
9 2 (2.08%) C#
10 1 (1.04%) Go
Qualifications
1 8 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.25%) AWS Certification
3 3 (3.13%) CISSP
3 3 (3.13%) RHCSA
3 3 (3.13%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.04%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.04%) Degree
4 1 (1.04%) MCSA
4 1 (1.04%) MCSE
4 1 (1.04%) MCTS
4 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.13%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.08%) QA
2 2 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (5.21%) Docker
4 4 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (3.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (2.08%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (1.04%) PowerHA
7 1 (1.04%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (1.04%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 23 (23.96%) Puppet
2 17 (17.71%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (7.29%) yum
4 5 (5.21%) Kubernetes
4 5 (5.21%) Salt
5 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (2.08%) Nessus
5 2 (2.08%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.04%) Kibana
6 1 (1.04%) logstash
6 1 (1.04%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (1.04%) Rundeck
6 1 (1.04%) SCCM
6 1 (1.04%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.04%) Webmin
Vendors
1 19 (19.79%) Oracle
2 17 (17.71%) Red Hat
3 16 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 9 (9.38%) Vertica
5 8 (8.33%) Veritas
6 7 (7.29%) Tableau
7 6 (6.25%) Talend
8 5 (5.21%) VMware
8 5 (5.21%) Zend
9 4 (4.17%) HP
9 4 (4.17%) Splunk
10 3 (3.13%) IBM
10 3 (3.13%) ParAccel
11 2 (2.08%) Brocade
11 2 (2.08%) Dell
11 2 (2.08%) Informatica
11 2 (2.08%) MicroStrategy
11 2 (2.08%) SAP
11 2 (2.08%) Sybase
11 2 (2.08%) Teradata
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