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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 14 4 12
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +8
Contract jobs citing Linux 30 43 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 13.70% 20.28% 10.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.82% 45.26% 30.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 25 7
Median daily rate £413 £438 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £500 £730
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
51 95 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 23.29% 44.81% 34.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 50 11
Median daily rate £413 £375 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £730
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £348 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.31% +12.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 13
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% -53.96%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.20 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.00%

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 June 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 June 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 20 (51.28%) Vertica
2 19 (48.72%) SQL Server
3 18 (46.15%) ETL
4 17 (43.59%) Java
4 17 (43.59%) SQL
5 16 (41.03%) Jenkins
6 15 (38.46%) E-Commerce
7 14 (35.90%) OLAP
7 14 (35.90%) OLAP Cube
7 14 (35.90%) Kimball Methodology
7 14 (35.90%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (35.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 14 (35.90%) Dimensional Modelling
8 13 (33.33%) Talend Open Studio
8 13 (33.33%) Analytics
8 13 (33.33%) Big Data
8 13 (33.33%) Talend
8 13 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (20.51%) Unix
10 7 (17.95%) Finance
11 6 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (15.38%) Windows
11 6 (15.38%) MongoDB
12 4 (10.26%) Service Delivery
12 4 (10.26%) Migration
12 4 (10.26%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (10.26%) VMware
12 4 (10.26%) Banking
12 4 (10.26%) JavaScript

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 (5.13%) Tomcat
1 2 (5.13%) WebLogic
1 2 (5.13%) WebSphere
1 2 (5.13%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (5.13%) WebSphere Process Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.13%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (5.13%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (5.13%) Amazon S3
2 2 (5.13%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) Network Security
2 2 (5.13%) Firewall
2 2 (5.13%) NAS
2 2 (5.13%) SAN
2 2 (5.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (48.72%) SQL Server
2 14 (35.90%) OLAP
2 14 (35.90%) OLAP Cube
2 14 (35.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 13 (33.33%) Big Data
4 6 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (15.38%) MongoDB
5 4 (10.26%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (7.69%) Data Mining
7 2 (5.13%) MySQL
7 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database
7 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (41.03%) Jenkins
2 13 (33.33%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (5.13%) ClearCase
3 2 (5.13%) ClearQuest
3 2 (5.13%) Hudson
3 2 (5.13%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (17.95%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (30.77%) Developer
2 9 (23.08%) DBA
3 6 (15.38%) Talend Developer
4 5 (12.82%) Administrator
5 4 (10.26%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (7.69%) Data Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (7.69%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.13%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) ETL Developer
7 2 (5.13%) MySQL DBA
7 2 (5.13%) Server Administrator
7 2 (5.13%) SQL DBA
7 2 (5.13%) SQL Developer
7 2 (5.13%) VMWare Administrator
7 2 (5.13%) WebSphere Administrator
7 2 (5.13%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
7 2 (5.13%) Windows Administrator
7 2 (5.13%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) Middleware
1 2 (5.13%) X-Windows
2 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.51%) Unix
2 6 (15.38%) Windows
3 4 (10.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (7.69%) CentOS
4 3 (7.69%) Windows Server
5 2 (5.13%) AIX
5 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.56%) Solaris
6 1 (2.56%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.56%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (46.15%) ETL
2 15 (38.46%) E-Commerce
3 14 (35.90%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (35.90%) Dimensional Modelling
3 14 (35.90%) Kimball Methodology
4 13 (33.33%) Analytics
4 13 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (10.26%) CRM
6 4 (10.26%) ERP
6 4 (10.26%) Migration
6 4 (10.26%) Service Delivery
6 4 (10.26%) Web Development
7 3 (7.69%) DevOps
7 3 (7.69%) Open Source
7 3 (7.69%) Project Management
8 2 (5.13%) Data Engineering
8 2 (5.13%) Load Balancing
8 2 (5.13%) Performance Management
8 2 (5.13%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 17 (43.59%) Java
1 17 (43.59%) SQL
2 4 (10.26%) JavaScript
2 4 (10.26%) PHP
2 4 (10.26%) R
3 2 (5.13%) Jython
3 2 (5.13%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 4 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.69%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.56%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) Puppet
2 1 (2.56%) vRealize
Vendors
1 20 (51.28%) Vertica
2 13 (33.33%) Talend
3 4 (10.26%) IBM
3 4 (10.26%) Red Hat
3 4 (10.26%) Tableau
3 4 (10.26%) VMware
4 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.13%) Citrix
5 2 (5.13%) HP
5 2 (5.13%) Oracle
6 1 (2.56%) 3PAR
6 1 (2.56%) PlateSpin
6 1 (2.56%) Sun