The first table below looks at the demand for Apache skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apache over the 3 months to 22 July 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 Application Platforms category for the Lancashire 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache HTTP Server
Rank 48 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Apache 1 0 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.22% - 4.51%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.96% - 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 13
Average daily rate
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£425 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.75 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -12.87%
Application Platforms Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
51 38 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 11.36% 14.56% 25.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 17 64
Average daily rate £270 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.92% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £413 £519
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 2
Average hourly rate £31.50 £22.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -
Apache
North West

Apache
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Apache across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Apache Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Apache
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Apache Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Apache
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Apache Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Apache
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apache within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lancaster - - - -
Newton-le-Willows - - - -
Preston - - - - 5
Apache
North West

Apache
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing Apache 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 Apache.

1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) Puppet
2 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) OpenStack
3 1 (33.33%) Percona
3 1 (33.33%) Rackspace
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon S3
3 1 (33.33%) LAMP
3 1 (33.33%) SUSE
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) CentOS
3 1 (33.33%) Cacti
3 1 (33.33%) nginx
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) HPUX
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat

Apache
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing Apache 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 Apache. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) OpenStack
1 1 (33.33%) nginx
1 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Leader
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) LAMP
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) SUSE
2 1 (33.33%) CentOS
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby
1 1 (33.33%) Python
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
1 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (33.33%) Cacti
2 1 (33.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Percona
1 1 (33.33%) Rackspace
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 1 (33.33%) TIBCO