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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 12 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 25 40 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 12.56% 16.60% 17.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 49.38% 47.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 26 13
Median daily rate £413 £438 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £350 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £500 £669
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £367
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+15.06% -2.66%
Linux
Cheshire

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
50 81 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 25.13% 33.61% 36.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 49 18
Median daily rate £413 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £500 £730
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 17
Median hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £16.84 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

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 26 May 2016.

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 26 May 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 Chester region with a requirement for Linux.

1 15 (51.72%) Vertica
2 14 (48.28%) SQL Server
3 13 (44.83%) Java
3 13 (44.83%) SQL
3 13 (44.83%) ETL
4 12 (41.38%) E-Commerce
4 12 (41.38%) Jenkins
5 11 (37.93%) Big Data
5 11 (37.93%) Kimball Methodology
5 11 (37.93%) Analytics
5 11 (37.93%) OLAP Cube
5 11 (37.93%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (37.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 11 (37.93%) Dimensional Modelling
5 11 (37.93%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (37.93%) OLAP
6 10 (34.48%) Talend Open Studio
6 10 (34.48%) Talend
7 6 (20.69%) Windows
8 5 (17.24%) Unix
8 5 (17.24%) Finance
9 4 (13.79%) Migration
9 4 (13.79%) VMware
9 4 (13.79%) Service Delivery
9 4 (13.79%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (13.79%) Banking
9 4 (13.79%) IBM
9 4 (13.79%) MongoDB
9 4 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure

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 (6.90%) Tomcat
1 2 (6.90%) WebLogic
1 2 (6.90%) WebSphere
1 2 (6.90%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (6.90%) WebSphere Process Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon S3
1 1 (3.45%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) Network Security
2 2 (6.90%) Firewall
2 2 (6.90%) NAS
2 2 (6.90%) SAN
2 2 (6.90%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (48.28%) SQL Server
2 11 (37.93%) Big Data
2 11 (37.93%) OLAP
2 11 (37.93%) OLAP Cube
2 11 (37.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (13.79%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (13.79%) MongoDB
4 3 (10.34%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (6.90%) Data Mining
5 2 (6.90%) MySQL
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (41.38%) Jenkins
2 10 (34.48%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (6.90%) ClearCase
3 2 (6.90%) ClearQuest
4 1 (3.45%) Hudson
4 1 (3.45%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Developer
2 7 (24.14%) DBA
3 5 (17.24%) Administrator
4 4 (13.79%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (13.79%) Talend Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Active Directory Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) Data Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) ETL Developer
5 2 (6.90%) MySQL DBA
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Server Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Developer
5 2 (6.90%) VMWare Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) WebSphere Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL Developer
6 1 (3.45%) SQL DBA
6 1 (3.45%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) Middleware
1 2 (6.90%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Windows
2 5 (17.24%) Unix
3 4 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (10.34%) Windows Server
5 2 (6.90%) AIX
5 2 (6.90%) CentOS
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.45%) Solaris
6 1 (3.45%) Ubuntu
6 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) ETL
2 12 (41.38%) E-Commerce
3 11 (37.93%) Analytics
3 11 (37.93%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (37.93%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (37.93%) Dimensional Modelling
3 11 (37.93%) Kimball Methodology
4 4 (13.79%) Migration
4 4 (13.79%) Service Delivery
5 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (10.34%) CRM
5 3 (10.34%) ERP
5 3 (10.34%) Project Management
5 3 (10.34%) Web Development
6 2 (6.90%) Change Management
6 2 (6.90%) ITIL
6 2 (6.90%) Load Balancing
6 2 (6.90%) Open Source
6 2 (6.90%) Performance Management
7 1 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 13 (44.83%) Java
1 13 (44.83%) SQL
2 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
2 3 (10.34%) PHP
3 2 (6.90%) Jython
3 2 (6.90%) PL/SQL
3 2 (6.90%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.34%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Puppet
1 1 (3.45%) vRealize
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) Vertica
2 10 (34.48%) Talend
3 4 (13.79%) IBM
3 4 (13.79%) VMware
4 3 (10.34%) Red Hat
5 2 (6.90%) Citrix
5 2 (6.90%) HP
5 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle
5 2 (6.90%) Tableau
6 1 (3.45%) 3PAR
6 1 (3.45%) PlateSpin
6 1 (3.45%) Sun
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