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 18 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 18 17 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Linux 1 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.01% 4.72% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.88% 23.81% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Median daily rate £240 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +4.16%

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
17 21 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 17.17% 19.81% 13.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 6
Median daily rate £200 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £500 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 5
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.84 £14.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.95% +17.39%
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 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
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 18 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 Chester region with a requirement for Linux.

1 12 (63.16%) SQL
2 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
2 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
3 7 (36.84%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (31.58%) ETL
4 6 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (26.32%) Puppet
5 5 (26.32%) Jenkins
5 5 (26.32%) DevOps
6 4 (21.05%) Vertica
6 4 (21.05%) MongoDB
6 4 (21.05%) Tableau
6 4 (21.05%) Java
6 4 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
7 3 (15.79%) MySQL
7 3 (15.79%) Red Hat
7 3 (15.79%) CentOS
7 3 (15.79%) Talend Open Studio
7 3 (15.79%) R
7 3 (15.79%) Talend
7 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 3 (15.79%) Vagrant
8 2 (10.53%) Big Data
8 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
8 2 (10.53%) Hudson
8 2 (10.53%) Route 53
8 2 (10.53%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (10.53%) Amazon Redshift

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 (10.53%) Apache
2 1 (5.26%) Apache Spark
2 1 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (5.26%) nginx
2 1 (5.26%) OpenStack
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Process Server
Cloud Services
1 6 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (10.53%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (10.53%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (10.53%) Amazon S3
2 2 (10.53%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (10.53%) Route 53
3 1 (5.26%) GitHub
3 1 (5.26%) IaaS
3 1 (5.26%) Office 365
3 1 (5.26%) PaaS
3 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) DHCP
1 1 (5.26%) DNS
1 1 (5.26%) Firewall
1 1 (5.26%) Network Security
1 1 (5.26%) SSL
1 1 (5.26%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (21.05%) MongoDB
3 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 3 (15.79%) MySQL
4 2 (10.53%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (10.53%) Big Data
5 1 (5.26%) Data Mining
5 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
5 1 (5.26%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Jenkins
2 3 (15.79%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (15.79%) Vagrant
3 2 (10.53%) Hudson
4 1 (5.26%) ClearCase
4 1 (5.26%) ClearQuest
4 1 (5.26%) Maven
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) DBA
2 7 (36.84%) SQL DBA
3 6 (31.58%) SQL Server DBA
4 4 (21.05%) Developer
4 4 (21.05%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) SQL Developer
4 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Support
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Data Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) DevOps Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (5.26%) Programme Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) ELK Stack
1 1 (5.26%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) CentOS
2 1 (5.26%) AIX
2 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (31.58%) ETL
4 5 (26.32%) DevOps
5 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
6 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (10.53%) Open Source
7 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
7 1 (5.26%) Data Visualisation
7 1 (5.26%) Dimensional Modelling
7 1 (5.26%) ITIL
7 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) Java
3 3 (15.79%) R
4 1 (5.26%) Python
4 1 (5.26%) Ruby
4 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Docker
1 1 (5.26%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) Puppet
2 1 (5.26%) Kibana
2 1 (5.26%) logstash
2 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.26%) Webmin
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) Tableau
2 4 (21.05%) Vertica
3 3 (15.79%) Red Hat
3 3 (15.79%) Talend
4 1 (5.26%) Greenplum
4 1 (5.26%) IBM
4 1 (5.26%) ParAccel
4 1 (5.26%) RightScale
Chester
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