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 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 18 17 17
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 16 20 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 8.25% 8.37% 11.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.78% 31.25% 27.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 13 9
Median daily rate £413 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £358 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £500 £730
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
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
46 64 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 23.71% 26.78% 39.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 38 20
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 £273 £308 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £500 £730
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £342 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.14% +6.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 28
Median hourly rate £17.00 £14.00 £34.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -58.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £11.40 £18.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £16.84 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -

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 4 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 4 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 12 (57.14%) Java
2 10 (47.62%) SQL Server
2 10 (47.62%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (47.62%) Big Data
3 9 (42.86%) Vertica
4 8 (38.10%) Jenkins
4 8 (38.10%) SQL
5 7 (33.33%) OLAP
5 7 (33.33%) ETL
5 7 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 7 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
5 7 (33.33%) Analytics
5 7 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (33.33%) Dimensional Modelling
5 7 (33.33%) OLAP Cube
6 6 (28.57%) Talend Open Studio
6 6 (28.57%) Talend
7 5 (23.81%) Unix
7 5 (23.81%) MySQL
8 4 (19.05%) Windows
8 4 (19.05%) Load Balancing
9 3 (14.29%) Network Security
9 3 (14.29%) Amazon S3
9 3 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
9 3 (14.29%) Digital Media
9 3 (14.29%) DevOps
9 3 (14.29%) CRM
9 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
9 3 (14.29%) PHP

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 (9.52%) Tomcat
1 2 (9.52%) WebLogic
1 2 (9.52%) WebSphere
1 2 (9.52%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (9.52%) WebSphere Process Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (14.29%) Amazon S3
2 2 (9.52%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (9.52%) Amazon Glacier
2 2 (9.52%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 2 (9.52%) Route 53
3 1 (4.76%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Network Security
2 2 (9.52%) Firewall
2 2 (9.52%) NAS
2 2 (9.52%) SAN
2 2 (9.52%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (47.62%) Big Data
1 10 (47.62%) SQL Server
2 7 (33.33%) OLAP
2 7 (33.33%) OLAP Cube
2 7 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (23.81%) MySQL
4 2 (9.52%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (9.52%) MongoDB
4 2 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Jenkins
2 6 (28.57%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (9.52%) ClearCase
3 2 (9.52%) ClearQuest
General
1 3 (14.29%) Banking
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Developer
2 4 (19.05%) DBA
3 3 (14.29%) Administrator
3 3 (14.29%) Talend Developer
4 2 (9.52%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) MySQL DBA
4 2 (9.52%) Server Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) WebSphere Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (4.76%) ETL Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Security Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Server Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) SQL DBA
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) J2EE
1 2 (9.52%) JSON
1 2 (9.52%) Middleware
1 2 (9.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Digital Media
2 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.52%) Driving Licence
2 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
2 2 (9.52%) Replication
2 2 (9.52%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Unix
2 4 (19.05%) Windows
3 2 (9.52%) AIX
3 2 (9.52%) Android
3 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
3 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.76%) CentOS
4 1 (4.76%) Solaris
4 1 (4.76%) Ubuntu
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (33.33%) Analytics
2 7 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (33.33%) Dimensional Modelling
2 7 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 7 (33.33%) ETL
2 7 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
3 4 (19.05%) Load Balancing
4 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (14.29%) CRM
4 3 (14.29%) DevOps
4 3 (14.29%) ERP
4 3 (14.29%) Web Development
5 2 (9.52%) Android Development
5 2 (9.52%) Change Management
5 2 (9.52%) iOS Development
5 2 (9.52%) ITIL
5 2 (9.52%) Migration
5 2 (9.52%) Server Monitoring
5 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) Java
2 8 (38.10%) SQL
3 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 3 (14.29%) PHP
4 2 (9.52%) Jython
5 1 (4.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) Docker
2 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
2 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Ansible
1 1 (4.76%) Puppet
1 1 (4.76%) vRealize
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Vertica
2 6 (28.57%) Talend
3 2 (9.52%) IBM
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
3 2 (9.52%) VMware
4 1 (4.76%) 3PAR
4 1 (4.76%) PlateSpin
4 1 (4.76%) Sun
Chester, Cheshire
Palm Mason
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