The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 16 13 20
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Contract jobs citing Linux 13 22 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 8.33% 12.50% 3.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.49% 81.48% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 18 1
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £34.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.14% -8.00%
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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
51 27 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 32.69% 15.34% 20.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 19 16
Average daily rate £428 £425 £322
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.58% +31.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £228 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £443 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Halifax region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 17 (94.44%) WebSphere
2 16 (88.89%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 16 (88.89%) Oracle
2 16 (88.89%) DB2
2 16 (88.89%) AIX
2 16 (88.89%) Mainframe
3 15 (83.33%) IBM
4 13 (72.22%) ClearCase
4 13 (72.22%) ClearQuest
5 8 (44.44%) Finance
5 8 (44.44%) Service Delivery
5 8 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (38.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (16.67%) Banking
8 2 (11.11%) Retail
8 2 (11.11%) Retail Banking
8 2 (11.11%) Migration
8 2 (11.11%) IBM Certification
8 2 (11.11%) IBM WebSphere Certification
9 1 (5.56%) CICS
9 1 (5.56%) zOS
9 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (5.56%) Embedded C
9 1 (5.56%) Embedded C++
9 1 (5.56%) Python
9 1 (5.56%) UNIX
9 1 (5.56%) C
9 1 (5.56%) C++
9 1 (5.56%) HTML

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 17 (94.44%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.56%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (88.89%) DB2
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (72.22%) ClearCase
1 13 (72.22%) ClearQuest
General
1 8 (44.44%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Retail
3 2 (11.11%) Retail Banking
4 1 (5.56%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Administrator
2 6 (33.33%) Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) WebSphere Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Embedded Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (88.89%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 3 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (5.56%) Middleware
3 1 (5.56%) ISPF
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (88.89%) Mainframe
2 8 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) AS400
3 1 (5.56%) Tandem
3 1 (5.56%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 16 (88.89%) AIX
2 1 (5.56%) zOS
2 1 (5.56%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Service Delivery
2 7 (38.89%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) C
1 1 (5.56%) C++
1 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.56%) Python
1 1 (5.56%) Embedded C
1 1 (5.56%) Embedded C++
1 1 (5.56%) JCL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) IBM Certification
1 2 (11.11%) IBM WebSphere Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) RACF
1 1 (5.56%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Tivoli
1 1 (5.56%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) Oracle
2 15 (83.33%) IBM
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