The table below looks at the statistics for Linux 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 Linux over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 5 12 32
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +20
Contract jobs citing Linux 60 42 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 14.93% 9.77% 0.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.78% 45.16% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 32 0
Average daily rate £450 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.38 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.96% +3.92%
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
123 93 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 30.60% 21.63% 23.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 58 11
Average daily rate £375 £375 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +74.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £279 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 7 20
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +37.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Blackpool +1 25 £400 +6.66% 1
Lytham St Annes +3 8 £451 - 1
Fleetwood - 8 £433 -
Preston +5 4 - -
Chorley -2 4 - - 1
Blackburn - 1 £250 - 1
Lancaster - 1 - -
Linux
North West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 60 (60.61%) Java
2 48 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (44.44%) Unix
4 35 (35.35%) Tuxedo
5 34 (34.34%) COBOL
5 34 (34.34%) Oracle
6 31 (31.31%) Analytical Skills
7 30 (30.30%) Mac OS X
8 28 (28.28%) HTML
9 27 (27.27%) JavaScript
10 26 (26.26%) Migration
11 25 (25.25%) .NET
11 25 (25.25%) VME
12 24 (24.24%) Continuous Integration
12 24 (24.24%) HTTP
12 24 (24.24%) Internet
13 23 (23.23%) Configuration Management
13 23 (23.23%) PostgreSQL
13 23 (23.23%) Cloud Computing
13 23 (23.23%) MongoDB
14 22 (22.22%) Python
15 20 (20.20%) VMware
16 19 (19.19%) Red Hat
16 19 (19.19%) Middleware
17 18 (18.18%) Web Design
17 18 (18.18%) Windows
17 18 (18.18%) CSS
17 18 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 18 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
18 17 (17.17%) C

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 35 (35.35%) Tuxedo
2 12 (12.12%) SharePoint
3 10 (10.10%) Apache
4 8 (8.08%) IIS
5 6 (6.06%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (6.06%) Tomcat
6 4 (4.04%) Node.js
7 3 (3.03%) WebSphere
8 2 (2.02%) Confluence
8 2 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (2.02%) Jetty
8 2 (2.02%) MS Exchange
8 2 (2.02%) nginx
8 2 (2.02%) TPMS
9 1 (1.01%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (1.01%) CMS
9 1 (1.01%) JBoss
9 1 (1.01%) OpenStack
9 1 (1.01%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (3.03%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.03%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 23 (23.23%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (6.06%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (6.06%) Google App Engine
3 6 (6.06%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (3.03%) GitHub
4 3 (3.03%) IaaS
5 2 (2.02%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.01%) Bluemix
6 1 (1.01%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (24.24%) HTTP
1 24 (24.24%) Internet
2 6 (6.06%) SMTP
2 6 (6.06%) TCP/IP
3 5 (5.05%) DNS
3 5 (5.05%) SSL
4 4 (4.04%) DHCP
4 4 (4.04%) FTP
4 4 (4.04%) IPsec
5 2 (2.02%) 3G
5 2 (2.02%) Firewall
5 2 (2.02%) SNMP
6 1 (1.01%) Intranet
6 1 (1.01%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (23.23%) MongoDB
1 23 (23.23%) PostgreSQL
2 14 (14.14%) Relational Database
2 14 (14.14%) SQL Server
3 12 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (11.11%) Neo4j
5 8 (8.08%) Oracle Reports
6 7 (7.07%) MySQL
7 5 (5.05%) NoSQL
7 5 (5.05%) SQLite
8 3 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (3.03%) Big Data
8 3 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (3.03%) Hadoop
8 3 (3.03%) Oracle Database
8 3 (3.03%) RDBMS
9 2 (2.02%) GIS
10 1 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (1.01%) DB2
10 1 (1.01%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 15 (15.15%) Eclipse
1 15 (15.15%) Git (software)
1 15 (15.15%) Jenkins
2 13 (13.13%) Subversion
3 10 (10.10%) Visual Studio
4 6 (6.06%) JUnit
4 6 (6.06%) NUnit
4 6 (6.06%) PHPUnit
5 3 (3.03%) Hudson
5 3 (3.03%) IntelliJ
5 3 (3.03%) JIRA
5 3 (3.03%) Maven
6 2 (2.02%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.02%) Eclipse RCP
6 2 (2.02%) HP UFT
6 2 (2.02%) JMeter
6 2 (2.02%) LoadRunner
6 2 (2.02%) Selenium
General
1 14 (14.14%) Finance
2 2 (2.02%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.01%) Banking
3 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (37.37%) Developer
2 22 (22.22%) Architect
3 20 (20.20%) Java Developer
4 16 (16.16%) Digital Developer
5 14 (14.14%) Technical Architect
6 12 (12.12%) Senior Developer
7 10 (10.10%) Senior Java Developer
8 9 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
9 6 (6.06%) Security Architect
9 6 (6.06%) Technical Delivery Manager
9 6 (6.06%) Technical Manager
9 6 (6.06%) Test Assurance Manager
9 6 (6.06%) Test Manager
10 4 (4.04%) HTML Developer
10 4 (4.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 3 (3.03%) .NET Developer
11 3 (3.03%) C# Developer
11 3 (3.03%) Desktop Engineer
11 3 (3.03%) Infrastructure Specialist
11 3 (3.03%) Senior Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (28.28%) HTML
2 25 (25.25%) .NET
3 19 (19.19%) Middleware
4 18 (18.18%) CSS
5 16 (16.16%) REST
6 12 (12.12%) ASP.NET
6 12 (12.12%) CAML
7 11 (11.11%) Hibernate
8 10 (10.10%) JAX-RS
8 10 (10.10%) jQuery
9 9 (9.09%) Web Services
10 6 (6.06%) Django
10 6 (6.06%) J2EE
10 6 (6.06%) LAMP
11 5 (5.05%) .NET Framework
11 5 (5.05%) AngularJS
11 5 (5.05%) HTML5
11 5 (5.05%) LAPP Stack
11 5 (5.05%) Ruby on Rails
12 4 (4.04%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 31 (31.31%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (15.15%) Private Cloud
3 13 (13.13%) Mainframe
4 5 (5.05%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.03%) Clustering
5 3 (3.03%) Visualisation
6 2 (2.02%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.02%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.02%) PKI
6 2 (2.02%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.01%) Social Media
7 1 (1.01%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 44 (44.44%) Unix
2 30 (30.30%) Mac OS X
3 25 (25.25%) VME
4 18 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (18.18%) Windows
5 11 (11.11%) Windows Server
6 5 (5.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (5.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (4.04%) Windows 7
7 4 (4.04%) Windows 8
8 3 (3.03%) AIX
9 2 (2.02%) Solaris
9 2 (2.02%) VxWorks
10 1 (1.01%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (26.26%) Migration
3 24 (24.24%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (23.23%) Configuration Management
5 18 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
5 18 (18.18%) Web Design
6 15 (15.15%) SOA
7 14 (14.14%) Automated Testing
8 13 (13.13%) DevOps
8 13 (13.13%) Project Management
8 13 (13.13%) TDD
9 12 (12.12%) Re-Platforming
9 12 (12.12%) Waterfall
10 11 (11.11%) Defect Management
10 11 (11.11%) Risk Management
11 10 (10.10%) Web Accessibility
12 9 (9.09%) Data Management
13 7 (7.07%) Scrum
13 7 (7.07%) Supplier Management
14 6 (6.06%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (60.61%) Java
2 34 (34.34%) COBOL
3 27 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 22 (22.22%) Python
5 17 (17.17%) C
6 16 (16.16%) C#
7 15 (15.15%) C++
8 12 (12.12%) FQL
8 12 (12.12%) PowerShell
8 12 (12.12%) VB
9 10 (10.10%) Ruby
10 8 (8.08%) SQL
11 6 (6.06%) Shell Script
12 5 (5.05%) PHP
12 5 (5.05%) VB.NET
12 5 (5.05%) VBA
12 5 (5.05%) VBScript
13 4 (4.04%) Bash Shell
13 4 (4.04%) R
14 3 (3.03%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (12.12%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.07%) BPSS Clearance
2 7 (7.07%) Degree
3 5 (5.05%) CESG Certified Professional
3 5 (5.05%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.02%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.10%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.02%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.02%) QA
System Software
1 9 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 8 (8.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.06%) BitLocker
4 4 (4.04%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (4.04%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (7.07%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (6.06%) Puppet
3 4 (4.04%) SCCM
4 3 (3.03%) StatsD
Vendors
1 34 (34.34%) Oracle
2 20 (20.20%) VMware
3 19 (19.19%) Red Hat
4 17 (17.17%) Micro Focus
5 6 (6.06%) Google
6 4 (4.04%) Cisco
6 4 (4.04%) ICL
7 3 (3.03%) Apigee
7 3 (3.03%) AppSense
7 3 (3.03%) Citrix
7 3 (3.03%) Lumension
7 3 (3.03%) Mashery
7 3 (3.03%) Microsoft
7 3 (3.03%) Tableau
7 3 (3.03%) Teradata
8 2 (2.02%) HP
8 2 (2.02%) IBM
9 1 (1.01%) Informatica
9 1 (1.01%) SAP
9 1 (1.01%) Sun
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