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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 18 19 10
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Contract jobs citing Linux 4 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 3.48% 3.13% 10.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.00% 16.00% 35.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 8
Median daily rate £300 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
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 £41.00 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +2.73%
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
16 25 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 13.91% 19.53% 29.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 12
Median daily rate £313 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.78% +2.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 9
Median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +33.61%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 5 December 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 17 (54.84%) SQL Server
2 16 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (48.39%) SQL
4 13 (41.94%) ETL
5 11 (35.48%) Vertica
6 10 (32.26%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
7 9 (29.03%) Jenkins
8 8 (25.81%) Talend
8 8 (25.81%) MongoDB
8 8 (25.81%) Tableau
8 8 (25.81%) Java
8 8 (25.81%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (25.81%) Talend Open Studio
8 8 (25.81%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (22.58%) Puppet
9 7 (22.58%) R
9 7 (22.58%) DevOps
10 5 (16.13%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (12.90%) Dimensional Modelling
11 4 (12.90%) CentOS
11 4 (12.90%) Open Source
11 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce
11 4 (12.90%) Red Hat
11 4 (12.90%) Vagrant
12 3 (9.68%) Kimball Methodology
12 3 (9.68%) OLAP Cube
12 3 (9.68%) Hudson
12 3 (9.68%) Route 53

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 (6.45%) Apache
2 1 (3.23%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.23%) nginx
2 1 (3.23%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Process Server
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.81%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.68%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (9.68%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (9.68%) Amazon S3
2 3 (9.68%) Route 53
3 2 (6.45%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (3.23%) GitHub
4 1 (3.23%) IaaS
4 1 (3.23%) PaaS
4 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) DHCP
1 1 (3.23%) DNS
1 1 (3.23%) Firewall
1 1 (3.23%) Network Security
1 1 (3.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (54.84%) SQL Server
2 8 (25.81%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (25.81%) MongoDB
3 5 (16.13%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 3 (9.68%) Data Mining
4 3 (9.68%) OLAP
4 3 (9.68%) OLAP Cube
4 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (6.45%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (6.45%) MySQL
5 2 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (3.23%) Big Data
6 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
6 1 (3.23%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 9 (29.03%) Jenkins
2 8 (25.81%) Talend Open Studio
3 4 (12.90%) Vagrant
4 3 (9.68%) Hudson
5 1 (3.23%) ClearCase
5 1 (3.23%) ClearQuest
5 1 (3.23%) Maven
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) DBA
2 10 (32.26%) SQL DBA
3 9 (29.03%) Developer
3 9 (29.03%) SQL Server DBA
4 5 (16.13%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) SQL Developer
4 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Data Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Talend Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Administrator
7 1 (3.23%) Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Java Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Programme Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) Kafka
1 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
1 1 (3.23%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) CentOS
2 3 (9.68%) Unix
3 1 (3.23%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (41.94%) ETL
3 10 (32.26%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (22.58%) DevOps
5 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (12.90%) Dimensional Modelling
6 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce
6 4 (12.90%) Open Source
7 3 (9.68%) Kimball Methodology
8 2 (6.45%) Data Engineering
9 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
9 1 (3.23%) Data Visualisation
9 1 (3.23%) ITIL
9 1 (3.23%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 15 (48.39%) SQL
2 8 (25.81%) Java
3 7 (22.58%) R
4 2 (6.45%) Ruby
5 1 (3.23%) Python
5 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) Puppet
2 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Vertica
2 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
3 8 (25.81%) Tableau
3 8 (25.81%) Talend
4 4 (12.90%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.23%) Greenplum
5 1 (3.23%) IBM
5 1 (3.23%) ParAccel
5 1 (3.23%) RightScale