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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 7 24 4
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -20
Contract jobs citing Linux 24 6 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 15.89% 3.51% 19.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 80.00% 12.24% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 6 10
Median daily rate £425 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £438 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £17.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
30 49 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 19.87% 28.65% 38.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 32 12
Median daily rate £425 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 18
Median hourly rate £13.50 £16.84 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.83% -36.45%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 31 (56.36%) SQL Server
2 30 (54.55%) SQL
3 29 (52.73%) ETL
4 27 (49.09%) Vertica
5 24 (43.64%) Java
6 23 (41.82%) Jenkins
7 20 (36.36%) Talend
7 20 (36.36%) Talend Open Studio
8 19 (34.55%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (32.73%) Dimensional Modelling
9 18 (32.73%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (30.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 17 (30.91%) Kimball Methodology
10 17 (30.91%) OLAP
10 17 (30.91%) E-Commerce
10 17 (30.91%) OLAP Cube
11 14 (25.45%) Big Data
12 13 (23.64%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (23.64%) Analytics
13 12 (21.82%) Data Warehouse
14 10 (18.18%) Microsoft
14 10 (18.18%) Tableau
14 10 (18.18%) MongoDB
14 10 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
15 9 (16.36%) R
16 8 (14.55%) Amazon AWS
17 7 (12.73%) Puppet
17 7 (12.73%) Finance
17 7 (12.73%) Unix
17 7 (12.73%) DevOps

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 (3.64%) Apache
1 2 (3.64%) WebSphere
1 2 (3.64%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (3.64%) WebSphere Process Server
2 1 (1.82%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.82%) nginx
2 1 (1.82%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.82%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.55%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.45%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (5.45%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (5.45%) Amazon S3
2 3 (5.45%) Route 53
3 2 (3.64%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.82%) GitHub
4 1 (1.82%) IaaS
4 1 (1.82%) PaaS
4 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.09%) Network Security
2 2 (3.64%) SSL
3 1 (1.82%) DHCP
3 1 (1.82%) DNS
3 1 (1.82%) Firewall
3 1 (1.82%) NAS
3 1 (1.82%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (56.36%) SQL Server
2 17 (30.91%) OLAP
2 17 (30.91%) OLAP Cube
2 17 (30.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 14 (25.45%) Big Data
4 12 (21.82%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (18.18%) MongoDB
6 5 (9.09%) Data Mining
6 5 (9.09%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 3 (5.45%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (3.64%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (3.64%) MySQL
8 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database
8 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.82%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 23 (41.82%) Jenkins
2 20 (36.36%) Talend Open Studio
3 4 (7.27%) Vagrant
4 3 (5.45%) Hudson
5 2 (3.64%) ClearCase
5 2 (3.64%) ClearQuest
6 1 (1.82%) Maven
General
1 7 (12.73%) Finance
2 3 (5.45%) Banking
3 1 (1.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (36.36%) Developer
2 19 (34.55%) DBA
3 10 (18.18%) SQL DBA
4 9 (16.36%) SQL Server DBA
4 9 (16.36%) Talend Developer
5 7 (12.73%) SQL Developer
6 5 (9.09%) Data Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) SQL Server Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 4 (7.27%) Project Manager
8 3 (5.45%) Administrator
9 2 (3.64%) ETL Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Oracle Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (3.64%) Web Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) WebSphere Administrator
10 1 (1.82%) Programme Manager
10 1 (1.82%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.64%) Middleware
2 1 (1.82%) Kafka
2 1 (1.82%) Web Services
2 1 (1.82%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) Digital Media
2 1 (1.82%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.82%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.73%) Unix
2 4 (7.27%) CentOS
3 2 (3.64%) AIX
3 2 (3.64%) Windows
4 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.82%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (52.73%) ETL
2 19 (34.55%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (32.73%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (32.73%) Dimensional Modelling
4 17 (30.91%) E-Commerce
4 17 (30.91%) Kimball Methodology
5 13 (23.64%) Analytics
5 13 (23.64%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (12.73%) DevOps
8 6 (10.91%) Open Source
9 4 (7.27%) CRM
9 4 (7.27%) ERP
9 4 (7.27%) Web Development
10 3 (5.45%) Data Engineering
11 2 (3.64%) ITIL
11 2 (3.64%) Migration
11 2 (3.64%) Project Management
11 2 (3.64%) Service Delivery
12 1 (1.82%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (54.55%) SQL
2 24 (43.64%) Java
3 9 (16.36%) R
4 4 (7.27%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.27%) PHP
5 2 (3.64%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.64%) Ruby
6 1 (1.82%) Jython
6 1 (1.82%) Python
6 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.82%) Docker
2 1 (1.82%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (12.73%) Puppet
2 1 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 27 (49.09%) Vertica
2 20 (36.36%) Talend
3 10 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 10 (18.18%) Tableau
4 4 (7.27%) Red Hat
5 3 (5.45%) IBM
6 2 (3.64%) Oracle
7 1 (1.82%) Citrix
7 1 (1.82%) Greenplum
7 1 (1.82%) HP
7 1 (1.82%) ParAccel
7 1 (1.82%) RightScale
7 1 (1.82%) VMware