The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
West Yorkshire / Halifax
Rank 16 19 24
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Contract jobs citing Linux 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 1.41% 1.09% 1.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.50% 7.14% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Halifax region.

Operating Systems Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
8 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 11.27% 15.22% 10.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 15
Median daily rate £440 £340 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% -17.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £276 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £11.25 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +7.93%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Halifax region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

Linux
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 Halifax region with a requirement for Linux.

1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (66.67%) IBM Integration Bus
2 2 (66.67%) AIX
2 2 (66.67%) ClearCase
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) DB2
2 2 (66.67%) ClearQuest
2 2 (66.67%) Mainframe
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Security Management
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Data Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Splunk
3 1 (33.33%) SIEM
3 1 (33.33%) Big Data
3 1 (33.33%) Data Transformation

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax 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 (66.67%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) DB2
2 1 (33.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) ClearCase
1 2 (66.67%) ClearQuest
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Splunk Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Mainframe
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) AIX
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Data Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Data Transformation
2 1 (33.33%) Security Management
2 1 (33.33%) SIEM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Splunk