The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 9 20 43
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +23
Contract jobs citing Linux 58 33 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 13.06% 7.25% 2.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 46.03% 25.58% 6.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 24 6
Median daily rate £374 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £275 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £660 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
Linux
North West

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

Operating Systems Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
126 129 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 28.38% 28.35% 31.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 80 64
Median daily rate £375 £375 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £625 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £343 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +8.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 29
Median hourly rate £20.00 £13.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -38.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Linux
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackpool +7 26 £390 -23.90%
Preston +7 13 £360 -28.17% 4
Lytham St Annes +2 13 £338 +12.85%
Chorley - 5 £391 -
Lancaster - 2 £313 -
Linux
North West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 66 (58.93%) Java
2 62 (55.36%) Oracle
3 54 (48.21%) Tuxedo
4 53 (47.32%) COBOL
5 50 (44.64%) Agile Software Development
6 41 (36.61%) Unix
7 36 (32.14%) Micro Focus
8 35 (31.25%) Red Hat
9 34 (30.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 31 (27.68%) VME
11 29 (25.89%) Bash Shell
12 28 (25.00%) Migration
13 27 (24.11%) C
13 27 (24.11%) Relational Database
14 26 (23.21%) Project Management
15 25 (22.32%) Finance
15 25 (22.32%) Waterfall
16 24 (21.43%) Middleware
17 22 (19.64%) Configuration Management
18 21 (18.75%) Windows
19 18 (16.07%) Apache
19 18 (16.07%) Security Cleared
20 17 (15.18%) HTML
20 17 (15.18%) PostgreSQL
21 16 (14.29%) Python
21 16 (14.29%) SOA
21 16 (14.29%) RDBMS
21 16 (14.29%) Oracle Database
21 16 (14.29%) Private Cloud
22 15 (13.39%) HTTP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 54 (48.21%) Tuxedo
2 18 (16.07%) Apache
3 6 (5.36%) JBoss
3 6 (5.36%) TPMS
4 2 (1.79%) IIS
4 2 (1.79%) Liferay
4 2 (1.79%) Node.js
4 2 (1.79%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.79%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.79%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.89%) CMS
5 1 (0.89%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.89%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (3.57%) MS Excel
1 4 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.68%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (2.68%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.79%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (13.39%) Cloud Computing
2 13 (11.61%) IaaS
3 10 (8.93%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.89%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.89%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.39%) HTTP
2 5 (4.46%) Internet
3 3 (2.68%) LDAP
4 2 (1.79%) DNS
4 2 (1.79%) Firewall
4 2 (1.79%) LAN
4 2 (1.79%) SMTP
4 2 (1.79%) SSL
4 2 (1.79%) VLAN
4 2 (1.79%) WAN
5 1 (0.89%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.89%) Intranet
5 1 (0.89%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (24.11%) Relational Database
2 17 (15.18%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 16 (14.29%) RDBMS
4 14 (12.50%) MongoDB
5 11 (9.82%) Neo4j
6 10 (8.93%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (5.36%) MySQL
8 3 (2.68%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (2.68%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (2.68%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (2.68%) SQL Server
9 2 (1.79%) Big Data
9 2 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.79%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.79%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.89%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.89%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 10 (8.93%) Eclipse
1 10 (8.93%) JIRA
1 10 (8.93%) Subversion
1 10 (8.93%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.57%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.57%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.68%) Travis CI
4 2 (1.79%) JUnit
4 2 (1.79%) NUnit
4 2 (1.79%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (1.79%) PHPUnit
5 1 (0.89%) Hudson
5 1 (0.89%) TeamCity
General
1 25 (22.32%) Finance
2 2 (1.79%) Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (41.07%) Developer
2 22 (19.64%) Java Developer
3 17 (15.18%) Architect
4 12 (10.71%) Analyst
4 12 (10.71%) Business Analyst
5 10 (8.93%) Delivery Manager
5 10 (8.93%) Senior Developer
5 10 (8.93%) Senior Java Developer
5 10 (8.93%) Technical Architect
6 7 (6.25%) Digital Developer
6 7 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (6.25%) Senior Business Analyst
6 7 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
6 7 (6.25%) Technical Business Analyst
7 6 (5.36%) Security Architect
7 6 (5.36%) Technical Delivery Manager
7 6 (5.36%) Technical Manager
7 6 (5.36%) Test Assurance Manager
7 6 (5.36%) Test Manager
8 4 (3.57%) Senior Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (21.43%) Middleware
2 17 (15.18%) HTML
3 13 (11.61%) REST
4 11 (9.82%) Hibernate
5 10 (8.93%) JAX-RS
6 6 (5.36%) Web Services
7 5 (4.46%) CSS
8 4 (3.57%) HTML5
8 4 (3.57%) J2EE
9 3 (2.68%) .NET
9 3 (2.68%) CSS3
9 3 (2.68%) JSON
9 3 (2.68%) LAMP
10 2 (1.79%) .NET Framework
10 2 (1.79%) ActiveMQ
10 2 (1.79%) JDBC
10 2 (1.79%) JSP
10 2 (1.79%) Oracle ADF
10 2 (1.79%) Servlets
10 2 (1.79%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.29%) Private Cloud
2 15 (13.39%) Clustering
2 15 (13.39%) Mainframe
3 12 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.68%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.79%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.79%) PKI
5 2 (1.79%) Reference Data
5 2 (1.79%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.89%) Social Media
6 1 (0.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 41 (36.61%) Unix
2 34 (30.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 31 (27.68%) VME
4 21 (18.75%) Windows
5 14 (12.50%) Mac OS X
6 12 (10.71%) AIX
7 8 (7.14%) Windows Server
8 6 (5.36%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (4.46%) Windows 7
9 5 (4.46%) Windows 8
10 4 (3.57%) Solaris
10 4 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.89%) HPUX
11 1 (0.89%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (44.64%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (25.00%) Migration
3 26 (23.21%) Project Management
4 25 (22.32%) Waterfall
5 22 (19.64%) Configuration Management
6 16 (14.29%) SOA
7 13 (11.61%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (11.61%) Open Source
7 13 (11.61%) Risk Management
8 12 (10.71%) Agile Project Management
8 12 (10.71%) Business Analysis
8 12 (10.71%) Re-Platforming
8 12 (10.71%) Responsive Web Design
8 12 (10.71%) Web Design
9 11 (9.82%) Defect Management
9 11 (9.82%) DevOps
9 11 (9.82%) OO
9 11 (9.82%) OOA/OOD
9 11 (9.82%) UML
9 11 (9.82%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 66 (58.93%) Java
2 53 (47.32%) COBOL
3 29 (25.89%) Bash Shell
4 27 (24.11%) C
5 16 (14.29%) Python
6 15 (13.39%) Shell Script
7 9 (8.04%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.79%) C++
8 2 (1.79%) PHP
8 2 (1.79%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.79%) R
8 2 (1.79%) VB
9 1 (0.89%) C#
9 1 (0.89%) FQL
9 1 (0.89%) Lua
9 1 (0.89%) Perl
9 1 (0.89%) Ruby
9 1 (0.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (16.07%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
2 8 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.46%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (0.89%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.93%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.79%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (4.46%) Active Directory
1 5 (4.46%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (2.68%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.79%) BitLocker
3 2 (1.79%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 15 (13.39%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (12.50%) Puppet
3 5 (4.46%) SCCM
4 2 (1.79%) StatsD
5 1 (0.89%) Ansible
5 1 (0.89%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 62 (55.36%) Oracle
2 36 (32.14%) Micro Focus
3 35 (31.25%) Red Hat
4 15 (13.39%) VMware
5 12 (10.71%) SaltStack
6 8 (7.14%) ICL
7 4 (3.57%) AppSense
7 4 (3.57%) Lumension
8 3 (2.68%) Microsoft
9 2 (1.79%) Apigee
9 2 (1.79%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.79%) Citrix
9 2 (1.79%) IBM
9 2 (1.79%) Mashery
9 2 (1.79%) MuleSoft
9 2 (1.79%) Palo Alto
9 2 (1.79%) Splunk
9 2 (1.79%) Tableau
9 2 (1.79%) Teradata
10 1 (0.89%) Axway
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