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 1 October 2016 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 16 23 14
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -9
Contract jobs citing Linux 66 71 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 8.29% 6.17% 8.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.24% 29.83% 35.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 38 40
Median daily rate £425 £438 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £357 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £508 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Median hourly rate £14.86 £37.50 £12.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.37% +197.02%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Linux
North West

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
164 238 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 20.60% 20.68% 24.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 139 96
Median daily rate £425 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £496 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 33 36
Median hourly rate £13.50 £16.84 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.83% +0.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.78 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £34.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 1 October 2016.

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 1 October 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Chester +18 24 £425 -2.85% 1
Warrington -7 12 £500 +8.10% 3
Knutsford +5 5 £425 +9.67% 2
Runcorn - 2 - - 1
Winsford - 2 - -
Linux
North West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, 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 63 (36.42%) Java
1 63 (36.42%) SQL
1 63 (36.42%) Oracle
2 54 (31.21%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (27.17%) SQL Server
4 43 (24.86%) Windows
4 43 (24.86%) Jenkins
5 41 (23.70%) ETL
6 40 (23.12%) Unix
7 39 (22.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 38 (21.97%) AIX
9 37 (21.39%) Vertica
10 31 (17.92%) Continuous Integration
10 31 (17.92%) Red Hat
11 28 (16.18%) OLAP
11 28 (16.18%) Banking
11 28 (16.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 27 (15.61%) Dimensional Modelling
12 27 (15.61%) Talend Open Studio
12 27 (15.61%) Security Cleared
12 27 (15.61%) Talend
12 27 (15.61%) E-Commerce
13 26 (15.03%) Active Directory
13 26 (15.03%) Kimball Methodology
13 26 (15.03%) OLAP Cube
14 25 (14.45%) Puppet
14 25 (14.45%) Amazon AWS
14 25 (14.45%) Business Intelligence
15 24 (13.87%) VMware
16 23 (13.29%) JBoss

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 23 (13.29%) JBoss
2 21 (12.14%) Apache
3 17 (9.83%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.31%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.31%) WebSphere
4 4 (2.31%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (1.73%) Apache Spark
5 3 (1.73%) IIS
5 3 (1.73%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.73%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.16%) Apache Pig
6 2 (1.16%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (1.16%) WebSphere Process Server
7 1 (0.58%) CICS
7 1 (0.58%) Confluence
7 1 (0.58%) nginx
7 1 (0.58%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.16%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.58%) MS Office
2 1 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.73%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 25 (14.45%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.47%) Amazon S3
3 5 (2.89%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (2.31%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (2.31%) AWS CloudTrail
4 4 (2.31%) IaaS
5 3 (1.73%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (1.73%) GitHub
5 3 (1.73%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.73%) PaaS
5 3 (1.73%) Route 53
5 3 (1.73%) SaaS
6 2 (1.16%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (1.16%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (1.16%) Engine Yard
6 2 (1.16%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 19 (10.98%) DHCP
2 13 (7.51%) HTTP
3 11 (6.36%) SSL
4 9 (5.20%) Network Security
5 8 (4.62%) DNS
6 7 (4.05%) Firewall
6 7 (4.05%) Internet
6 7 (4.05%) SAN
7 6 (3.47%) HTTPS
8 4 (2.31%) LDAP
9 3 (1.73%) iSCSI
10 2 (1.16%) AMQP
10 2 (1.16%) TCP/IP
11 1 (0.58%) FTP
11 1 (0.58%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (0.58%) NAS
11 1 (0.58%) SNMP
11 1 (0.58%) SSH
11 1 (0.58%) VPN
11 1 (0.58%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (27.17%) SQL Server
2 28 (16.18%) OLAP
2 28 (16.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 26 (15.03%) OLAP Cube
4 23 (13.29%) Big Data
5 19 (10.98%) DB2
6 18 (10.40%) MySQL
7 14 (8.09%) PostgreSQL
8 13 (7.51%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (7.51%) MongoDB
9 5 (2.89%) Data Mining
9 5 (2.89%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 4 (2.31%) Hadoop
10 4 (2.31%) NoSQL
11 2 (1.16%) Amazon Redshift
11 2 (1.16%) Apache Hive
11 2 (1.16%) HBase
11 2 (1.16%) MariaDB
11 2 (1.16%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (1.16%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 43 (24.86%) Jenkins
2 27 (15.61%) Talend Open Studio
3 6 (3.47%) GitLab
3 6 (3.47%) JIRA
3 6 (3.47%) MSI
3 6 (3.47%) Vagrant
4 5 (2.89%) ClearCase
5 3 (1.73%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.73%) Hudson
5 3 (1.73%) StarTeam
6 2 (1.16%) ClearQuest
6 2 (1.16%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.58%) Maven
General
1 28 (16.18%) Banking
2 18 (10.40%) Finance
3 2 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.58%) Marketing
4 1 (0.58%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (17.92%) Architect
2 29 (16.76%) Developer
3 26 (15.03%) DBA
4 13 (7.51%) Consultant
5 12 (6.94%) SQL DBA
6 11 (6.36%) DevOps Engineer
6 11 (6.36%) Linux Engineer
7 10 (5.78%) Talend Developer
8 9 (5.20%) SQL Server DBA
8 9 (5.20%) Technical Architect
9 8 (4.62%) Administrator
9 8 (4.62%) SQL Developer
10 7 (4.05%) Analyst
10 7 (4.05%) Digital Architect
11 6 (3.47%) Data Engineer
11 6 (3.47%) Digital Technical Architect
11 6 (3.47%) Project Manager
11 6 (3.47%) Systems Administrator
11 6 (3.47%) Systems Architect
11 6 (3.47%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (11.56%) REST
2 19 (10.98%) SOAP
3 16 (9.25%) Middleware
3 16 (9.25%) Web Services
4 15 (8.67%) JSON
4 15 (8.67%) XML
5 13 (7.51%) HTML
6 12 (6.94%) Apache Camel
6 12 (6.94%) J2EE
6 12 (6.94%) JDBC
7 11 (6.36%) ActiveMQ
7 11 (6.36%) CSS
7 11 (6.36%) CSS3
7 11 (6.36%) HTML5
8 7 (4.05%) XSD
9 3 (1.73%) .NET
10 2 (1.16%) .NET Framework
10 2 (1.16%) RESTful
10 2 (1.16%) WAMP
10 2 (1.16%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.56%) Mainframe
2 18 (10.40%) Data Centre
3 8 (4.62%) Clustering
4 7 (4.05%) Digital Media
5 6 (3.47%) Wiki
6 5 (2.89%) Smart Meter
6 5 (2.89%) SWIFT
7 4 (2.31%) Internet of Things
8 3 (1.73%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.16%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.16%) Cryptography
9 2 (1.16%) Data Integration
9 2 (1.16%) Device Driver
9 2 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.16%) IBM XIV
9 2 (1.16%) PKI
9 2 (1.16%) PMI
9 2 (1.16%) Replication
9 2 (1.16%) User Experience
10 1 (0.58%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 43 (24.86%) Windows
2 40 (23.12%) Unix
3 39 (22.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 38 (21.97%) AIX
5 23 (13.29%) HPUX
5 23 (13.29%) Solaris
6 9 (5.20%) CentOS
7 6 (3.47%) Windows Server
8 5 (2.89%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.16%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.58%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (31.21%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (23.70%) ETL
3 31 (17.92%) Continuous Integration
4 27 (15.61%) Dimensional Modelling
4 27 (15.61%) E-Commerce
5 26 (15.03%) Kimball Methodology
6 25 (14.45%) Business Intelligence
7 23 (13.29%) Open Source
8 21 (12.14%) Migration
9 20 (11.56%) Analytics
10 18 (10.40%) SOA
11 17 (9.83%) High Availability
11 17 (9.83%) ITIL
12 15 (8.67%) DevOps
12 15 (8.67%) Microservices
13 12 (6.94%) Configuration Management
14 11 (6.36%) E-business
15 10 (5.78%) Performance Tuning
16 9 (5.20%) Project Management
17 8 (4.62%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 63 (36.42%) Java
1 63 (36.42%) SQL
2 20 (11.56%) JavaScript
3 16 (9.25%) Python
4 15 (8.67%) C
5 13 (7.51%) Bash Shell
5 13 (7.51%) C++
6 9 (5.20%) PHP
6 9 (5.20%) PowerShell
6 9 (5.20%) R
6 9 (5.20%) Shell Script
7 4 (2.31%) Perl
7 4 (2.31%) Ruby
8 2 (1.16%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.58%) Bourne shell
9 1 (0.58%) Jython
Qualifications
1 27 (15.61%) Security Cleared
2 17 (9.83%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.89%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (2.31%) MCTS
4 4 (2.31%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.16%) AWS Certification
5 2 (1.16%) CISSP
5 2 (1.16%) Degree
5 2 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.16%) MCITP
5 2 (1.16%) MCSA
5 2 (1.16%) MCSE
5 2 (1.16%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.16%) RHCE
6 1 (0.58%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.58%) ISEB
6 1 (0.58%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.62%) QA
2 4 (2.31%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.16%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (15.03%) Active Directory
2 13 (7.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.47%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (1.16%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.16%) UAG
4 2 (1.16%) vCloud
5 1 (0.58%) Docker
5 1 (0.58%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (0.58%) Veritas File System
5 1 (0.58%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (0.58%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.58%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 25 (14.45%) Puppet
2 11 (6.36%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (5.20%) yum
4 6 (3.47%) Data Guard
5 3 (1.73%) Nagios
5 3 (1.73%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.16%) Ansible
6 2 (1.16%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (1.16%) Cobbler
6 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (1.16%) Nessus
6 2 (1.16%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (1.16%) vRealize
7 1 (0.58%) Graylog
7 1 (0.58%) Legato
7 1 (0.58%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 63 (36.42%) Oracle
2 37 (21.39%) Vertica
3 31 (17.92%) Red Hat
4 27 (15.61%) Talend
5 24 (13.87%) VMware
6 23 (13.29%) IBM
6 23 (13.29%) Microsoft
7 19 (10.98%) EMC
8 17 (9.83%) Citrix
9 14 (8.09%) Tableau
10 11 (6.36%) HP
11 5 (2.89%) Ab Initio
12 4 (2.31%) Brocade
12 4 (2.31%) Splunk
12 4 (2.31%) Veritas
13 3 (1.73%) ATG
13 3 (1.73%) Cisco
13 3 (1.73%) Dell
13 3 (1.73%) ParAccel
13 3 (1.73%) Salesforce.com
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