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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 7 20 4
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -16
Contract jobs citing Linux 29 11 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 16.76% 7.64% 14.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 76.32% 18.64% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 6 7
Median daily rate £425 £438 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £438 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £390 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.41% +7.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £17.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
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
38 59 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 21.97% 40.97% 34.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 30 8
Median daily rate £425 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £475 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 16
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -22.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 (55.36%) SQL Server
2 29 (51.79%) Vertica
3 28 (50.00%) ETL
4 26 (46.43%) SQL
5 23 (41.07%) Java
6 22 (39.29%) Jenkins
7 19 (33.93%) Talend
7 19 (33.93%) Talend Open Studio
8 18 (32.14%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (30.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 17 (30.36%) Dimensional Modelling
9 17 (30.36%) Kimball Methodology
9 17 (30.36%) OLAP
9 17 (30.36%) E-Commerce
9 17 (30.36%) OLAP Cube
10 16 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (25.00%) Big Data
12 13 (23.21%) Analytics
12 13 (23.21%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (21.43%) MongoDB
14 11 (19.64%) Data Warehouse
15 9 (16.07%) Finance
15 9 (16.07%) R
15 9 (16.07%) Tableau
16 8 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
16 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
17 7 (12.50%) Unix
17 7 (12.50%) Puppet
17 7 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
17 7 (12.50%) 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 3 (5.36%) WebSphere
1 3 (5.36%) WebSphere Application Server
1 3 (5.36%) WebSphere Process Server
2 2 (3.57%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.57%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.79%) Apache
3 1 (1.79%) nginx
3 1 (1.79%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.36%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (5.36%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (5.36%) Amazon S3
2 3 (5.36%) Route 53
3 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.79%) IaaS
3 1 (1.79%) PaaS
3 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.93%) Network Security
2 3 (5.36%) SSL
3 1 (1.79%) DHCP
3 1 (1.79%) DNS
3 1 (1.79%) Firewall
3 1 (1.79%) NAS
3 1 (1.79%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (55.36%) SQL Server
2 17 (30.36%) OLAP
2 17 (30.36%) OLAP Cube
2 17 (30.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 14 (25.00%) Big Data
4 12 (21.43%) MongoDB
5 11 (19.64%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (8.93%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 5 (8.93%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (7.14%) Data Mining
7 4 (7.14%) MySQL
8 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database
8 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (1.79%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.79%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 22 (39.29%) Jenkins
2 19 (33.93%) Talend Open Studio
3 4 (7.14%) Vagrant
4 3 (5.36%) ClearCase
4 3 (5.36%) ClearQuest
4 3 (5.36%) Hudson
5 1 (1.79%) Maven
General
1 9 (16.07%) Finance
2 3 (5.36%) Banking
3 1 (1.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (33.93%) DBA
2 17 (30.36%) Developer
3 9 (16.07%) Talend Developer
4 8 (14.29%) SQL DBA
5 7 (12.50%) SQL Server DBA
6 5 (8.93%) Administrator
6 5 (8.93%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Data Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 4 (7.14%) Project Manager
7 4 (7.14%) SQL Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (5.36%) WebSphere Administrator
9 2 (3.57%) ETL Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Oracle Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Server Administrator
9 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Developer
9 2 (3.57%) VMWare Administrator
9 2 (3.57%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) Middleware
1 2 (3.57%) X-Windows
2 1 (1.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.14%) Digital Media
2 1 (1.79%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.50%) Unix
2 4 (7.14%) CentOS
3 3 (5.36%) AIX
3 3 (5.36%) Windows
4 2 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.57%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (50.00%) ETL
2 18 (32.14%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (30.36%) Dimensional Modelling
3 17 (30.36%) E-Commerce
3 17 (30.36%) Kimball Methodology
4 16 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (23.21%) Analytics
5 13 (23.21%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (12.50%) DevOps
6 7 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (8.93%) Open Source
8 4 (7.14%) CRM
8 4 (7.14%) ERP
8 4 (7.14%) Service Delivery
8 4 (7.14%) Web Development
9 3 (5.36%) Data Engineering
9 3 (5.36%) ITIL
9 3 (5.36%) Migration
9 3 (5.36%) Project Management
10 2 (3.57%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (46.43%) SQL
2 23 (41.07%) Java
3 9 (16.07%) R
4 4 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.14%) PHP
5 2 (3.57%) Jython
5 2 (3.57%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.57%) Ruby
6 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (5.36%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.36%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.57%) VMware ESX
2 2 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (12.50%) Puppet
2 1 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 29 (51.79%) Vertica
2 19 (33.93%) Talend
3 9 (16.07%) Tableau
4 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 5 (8.93%) IBM
6 4 (7.14%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.57%) Citrix
7 2 (3.57%) HP
7 2 (3.57%) Oracle
7 2 (3.57%) VMware
8 1 (1.79%) Greenplum
8 1 (1.79%) ParAccel
8 1 (1.79%) RightScale