The first table below looks at the demand for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Halifax region.

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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 19 - 32
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 8 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 4.37% - 0.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.67% - 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £355
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -8.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -
Operating Systems Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
12 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 6.56% 9.40% 3.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 3
Average daily rate £425 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Linux
West Yorkshire

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Halifax region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux across the Halifax region.

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 9 (90.00%) WebSphere
2 7 (70.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 6 (60.00%) Finance
3 6 (60.00%) UNIX
3 6 (60.00%) AIX
3 6 (60.00%) Mainframe
4 5 (50.00%) Windows
4 5 (50.00%) Oracle
4 5 (50.00%) Banking
5 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (40.00%) DB2
5 4 (40.00%) IBM
6 3 (30.00%) zOS
6 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
6 3 (30.00%) ClearQuest
6 3 (30.00%) Workflow
6 3 (30.00%) ClearCase
6 3 (30.00%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (30.00%) Investment Banking
6 3 (30.00%) Workflow Management
7 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
7 2 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
8 1 (10.00%) Middleware
8 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
8 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (10.00%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (10.00%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (10.00%) High Availability
8 1 (10.00%) Oracle ODI

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (90.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) DB2
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) ClearQuest
1 3 (30.00%) ClearCase
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) Banking
3 3 (30.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) WebSphere Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) WebSphere Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 2 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (10.00%) Middleware
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (10.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) UNIX
1 6 (60.00%) AIX
2 5 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (30.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (30.00%) Workflow
2 3 (30.00%) Workflow Management
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) IBM
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