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 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
North West / Cheshire
Rank 18 23 26
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Contract jobs citing Linux 34 56 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 6.87% 6.11% 6.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.05% 32.00% 33.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 26 25
Median daily rate £375 £463 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% +18.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £600 £521
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £60.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £36.38
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +9.96%

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
97 175 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 19.60% 19.10% 20.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 90 70
Median daily rate £350 £340 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £258 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 25 28
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.18 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.78% +1.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £25.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%

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 February 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 February 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% 2
Warrington +11 4 £375 -31.81% 1
Knutsford +9 3 £345 -18.82%
Chester +2 3 £350 +16.66% 4
Crewe - 3 £400 - 1
Linux
North West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 35 (46.67%) Windows
2 27 (36.00%) AIX
2 27 (36.00%) Unix
3 26 (34.67%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (30.67%) Finance
5 20 (26.67%) SQL Server
6 19 (25.33%) Oracle
7 18 (24.00%) SQL
8 15 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
9 14 (18.67%) Perl
9 14 (18.67%) Python
10 13 (17.33%) Web Services
10 13 (17.33%) Microsoft
10 13 (17.33%) JSON
11 12 (16.00%) Middleware
11 12 (16.00%) ITIL
11 12 (16.00%) Java
12 11 (14.67%) Red Hat
12 11 (14.67%) Scrum
12 11 (14.67%) Big Data
12 11 (14.67%) DevOps
13 10 (13.33%) Jenkins
13 10 (13.33%) JavaScript
13 10 (13.33%) HTML
13 10 (13.33%) Puppet
14 9 (12.00%) MongoDB
14 9 (12.00%) Banking
14 9 (12.00%) Veritas
14 9 (12.00%) Opscode Chef

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 (8.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (6.67%) Apache
3 4 (5.33%) Apache Pig
3 4 (5.33%) WebSphere
3 4 (5.33%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (4.00%) Apache Spark
4 3 (4.00%) CICS
4 3 (4.00%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.67%) Confluence
5 2 (2.67%) JBoss
5 2 (2.67%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.33%) CMS
6 1 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.33%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (10.67%) Amazon S3
3 7 (9.33%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (9.33%) AWS CloudFormation
4 6 (8.00%) Amazon EMR
4 6 (8.00%) AWS Lambda
5 5 (6.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 4 (5.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 4 (5.33%) Amazon ELB
6 4 (5.33%) Amazon SQS
6 4 (5.33%) AWS CloudTrail
6 4 (5.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 2 (2.67%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.33%) GitHub
8 1 (1.33%) IaaS
8 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (1.33%) Office 365
8 1 (1.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.00%) SAN
2 4 (5.33%) Internet
2 4 (5.33%) VPN
3 3 (4.00%) AMQP
4 2 (2.67%) DNS
4 2 (2.67%) Firewall
4 2 (2.67%) LDAP
5 1 (1.33%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.33%) Kerberos
5 1 (1.33%) SSL
5 1 (1.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 11 (14.67%) Big Data
3 9 (12.00%) MongoDB
4 8 (10.67%) NoSQL
5 6 (8.00%) DB2
5 6 (8.00%) Relational Database
6 5 (6.67%) Amazon Redshift
7 4 (5.33%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (5.33%) Apache Hive
7 4 (5.33%) GIS
7 4 (5.33%) Hadoop
7 4 (5.33%) MySQL
8 2 (2.67%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.67%) Oracle OLAP
8 2 (2.67%) Pentaho
8 2 (2.67%) QlikView
8 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (13.33%) Jenkins
2 7 (9.33%) JIRA
3 5 (6.67%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.00%) Subversion
4 3 (4.00%) Talend Open Studio
4 3 (4.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.33%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.33%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.33%) GitLab
5 1 (1.33%) Log4j
5 1 (1.33%) MSBuild
5 1 (1.33%) MSI
5 1 (1.33%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.33%) Selenium
5 1 (1.33%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (30.67%) Finance
2 9 (12.00%) Banking
3 3 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (17.33%) Developer
2 8 (10.67%) Architect
2 8 (10.67%) DBA
3 7 (9.33%) Administrator
3 7 (9.33%) AWS Engineer
4 6 (8.00%) Consultant
4 6 (8.00%) Linux Consultant
4 6 (8.00%) PHP Developer
5 5 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
5 5 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
5 5 (6.67%) SQL DBA
5 5 (6.67%) SQL Server DBA
5 5 (6.67%) Unix Administrator
6 4 (5.33%) Analyst
6 4 (5.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 4 (5.33%) Principal Architect
6 4 (5.33%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (5.33%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
6 4 (5.33%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.33%) JSON
1 13 (17.33%) Web Services
2 12 (16.00%) Middleware
3 10 (13.33%) HTML
4 7 (9.33%) XML
5 6 (8.00%) boto
5 6 (8.00%) J2EE
5 6 (8.00%) YAML
6 4 (5.33%) jQuery
7 3 (4.00%) CSS
7 3 (4.00%) Kafka
7 3 (4.00%) LAMP
7 3 (4.00%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (4.00%) Zend Framework
8 2 (2.67%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (1.33%) Ajax
9 1 (1.33%) JAX-RPC
9 1 (1.33%) WSDL
9 1 (1.33%) XSL
9 1 (1.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.00%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (5.33%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.33%) Data Integration
3 4 (5.33%) Mainframe
4 3 (4.00%) Clustering
4 3 (4.00%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.67%) IBM XIV
5 2 (2.67%) PKI
5 2 (2.67%) Replication
6 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.33%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.33%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.33%) HACMP
6 1 (1.33%) PMI
6 1 (1.33%) User Experience
6 1 (1.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 35 (46.67%) Windows
2 27 (36.00%) AIX
2 27 (36.00%) Unix
3 15 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (9.33%) HPUX
5 5 (6.67%) Solaris
5 5 (6.67%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (34.67%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (16.00%) ITIL
3 11 (14.67%) DevOps
3 11 (14.67%) Scrum
4 8 (10.67%) Automated Testing
5 7 (9.33%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (9.33%) Project Management
5 7 (9.33%) Risk Management
6 6 (8.00%) ETL
6 6 (8.00%) High Availability
6 6 (8.00%) Microservices
6 6 (8.00%) Migration
6 6 (8.00%) SOA
7 5 (6.67%) Open Source
7 5 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (5.33%) Asset Management
8 4 (5.33%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (5.33%) Kanban
8 4 (5.33%) OO
8 4 (5.33%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (24.00%) SQL
2 14 (18.67%) Perl
2 14 (18.67%) Python
3 12 (16.00%) Java
4 10 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 7 (9.33%) PHP
6 3 (4.00%) C
7 2 (2.67%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.67%) C#
7 2 (2.67%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.67%) Ruby
8 1 (1.33%) C++
8 1 (1.33%) Go
8 1 (1.33%) R
8 1 (1.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (10.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.00%) AWS Certification
3 4 (5.33%) RHCSA
4 3 (4.00%) CISSP
4 3 (4.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.33%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.33%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.33%) Degree
5 1 (1.33%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.67%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (9.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.00%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (5.33%) Docker
4 3 (4.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (2.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.33%) PowerHA
6 1 (1.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (1.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (13.33%) Puppet
2 9 (12.00%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (6.67%) Kubernetes
3 5 (6.67%) Salt
4 4 (5.33%) Docker Swarm
4 4 (5.33%) IBM BigFix
4 4 (5.33%) Netcool
4 4 (5.33%) SCOM
5 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (2.67%) Nessus
5 2 (2.67%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.67%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.33%) Kibana
6 1 (1.33%) logstash
6 1 (1.33%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (1.33%) Rundeck
6 1 (1.33%) SCCM
6 1 (1.33%) Webmin
6 1 (1.33%) yum
Vendors
1 19 (25.33%) Oracle
2 13 (17.33%) Microsoft
3 11 (14.67%) Red Hat
4 9 (12.00%) Veritas
5 7 (9.33%) IBM
6 6 (8.00%) Zend
7 5 (6.67%) CA
8 4 (5.33%) ServiceNow
9 3 (4.00%) Talend
9 3 (4.00%) VMware
10 2 (2.67%) Brocade
10 2 (2.67%) Cisco
10 2 (2.67%) Dell
10 2 (2.67%) HP
10 2 (2.67%) Informatica
10 2 (2.67%) MicroStrategy
10 2 (2.67%) ParAccel
10 2 (2.67%) SAP
10 2 (2.67%) Sybase
10 2 (2.67%) Teradata
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