The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 16 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Linux 3 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 3.23% 3.36% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.08% 14.81% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £350 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%

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

Operating Systems Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
13 27 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 13.98% 22.69% 11.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 5
Median daily rate £278 £300 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £353 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.54% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 9
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.84 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.95% +20.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £14.00 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £25.00 £16.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Chester region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 22 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 Chester region with a requirement for Linux.

1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) ETL
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (37.50%) Big Data
3 3 (37.50%) Talend
3 3 (37.50%) Kafka
3 3 (37.50%) Talend Open Studio
3 3 (37.50%) Open Source
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (25.00%) Apache Hive
4 2 (25.00%) Hadoop
4 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (25.00%) Data Integration
4 2 (25.00%) Data Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) Spark SQL
4 2 (25.00%) Tableau
4 2 (25.00%) Apache Pig
4 2 (25.00%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (12.50%) Webmin
5 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
5 1 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (12.50%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (12.50%) logstash
5 1 (12.50%) Kibana
5 1 (12.50%) Apache Spark
5 1 (12.50%) Office 365
5 1 (12.50%) Twitter

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 2 (25.00%) Apache Pig
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Spark
2 1 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon Kinesis
2 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (12.50%) GitHub
2 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) Big Data
3 2 (25.00%) Apache Hive
3 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (25.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (25.00%) Spark SQL
4 1 (12.50%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (12.50%) Data Mining
4 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
4 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) DBA
2 3 (37.50%) Data Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) SQL DBA
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Developer
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server DBA
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Developer
3 2 (25.00%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Kafka
2 1 (12.50%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) ETL
1 4 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (37.50%) Open Source
3 2 (25.00%) Data Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) Data Integration
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (12.50%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) R
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Kibana
1 1 (12.50%) logstash
1 1 (12.50%) Webmin
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (37.50%) Talend
2 2 (25.00%) Tableau
3 1 (12.50%) Google
3 1 (12.50%) Twitter
3 1 (12.50%) Vertica