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 25 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 5 15 46
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +31
Contract jobs citing Linux 63 40 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 15.18% 9.11% 1.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 53.39% 32.79% 7.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 28 7
Median daily rate £445 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £543 £431
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £364
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -
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
118 122 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 28.43% 27.79% 26.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 80 68
Median daily rate £375 £391 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.96% +56.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £250 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £590 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 24
Median hourly rate £12.00 £13.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -52.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

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 25 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 25 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 +12 29 £450 +50.00% 2
Preston +3 11 £360 -14.33% 5
Lytham St Annes +2 9 £338 +12.85% 1
Lancaster - 2 £313 -
Linux
North West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 25 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 79 (56.03%) Oracle
2 77 (54.61%) COBOL
3 69 (48.94%) Java
4 65 (46.10%) Tuxedo
5 50 (35.46%) Agile Software Development
6 44 (31.21%) Unix
7 40 (28.37%) Micro Focus
8 38 (26.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 36 (25.53%) VME
10 35 (24.82%) Red Hat
11 32 (22.70%) Migration
12 31 (21.99%) C
12 31 (21.99%) Bash Shell
13 30 (21.28%) Middleware
14 28 (19.86%) Relational Database
15 27 (19.15%) Project Management
16 26 (18.44%) Configuration Management
16 26 (18.44%) Finance
17 25 (17.73%) Waterfall
18 24 (17.02%) Windows
19 20 (14.18%) Oracle Database
20 19 (13.48%) SOA
21 18 (12.77%) Apache
21 18 (12.77%) Security Cleared
22 17 (12.06%) Open Source
22 17 (12.06%) RDBMS
22 17 (12.06%) HTML
22 17 (12.06%) Clustering
22 17 (12.06%) PostgreSQL
22 17 (12.06%) Shell Script

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 65 (46.10%) Tuxedo
2 18 (12.77%) Apache
3 15 (10.64%) JBoss
4 6 (4.26%) TPMS
5 4 (2.84%) Apache ServiceMix
6 2 (1.42%) IIS
6 2 (1.42%) Liferay
6 2 (1.42%) Node.js
6 2 (1.42%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.42%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.42%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.42%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.42%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.71%) CMS
7 1 (0.71%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (2.84%) MS Excel
1 4 (2.84%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.13%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (2.13%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.42%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.64%) Cloud Computing
2 13 (9.22%) IaaS
3 10 (7.09%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.71%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.71%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.64%) HTTP
2 5 (3.55%) Internet
3 3 (2.13%) LDAP
4 2 (1.42%) DHCP
4 2 (1.42%) DNS
4 2 (1.42%) Firewall
4 2 (1.42%) LAN
4 2 (1.42%) SMTP
4 2 (1.42%) SSL
4 2 (1.42%) VLAN
4 2 (1.42%) WAN
5 1 (0.71%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.71%) Intranet
5 1 (0.71%) Network Security
5 1 (0.71%) SAN
5 1 (0.71%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (19.86%) Relational Database
2 20 (14.18%) Oracle Database
3 17 (12.06%) PostgreSQL
3 17 (12.06%) RDBMS
4 14 (9.93%) MongoDB
5 11 (7.80%) Neo4j
6 10 (7.09%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (4.26%) MySQL
8 4 (2.84%) SQL Server
9 3 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (2.13%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (1.42%) Big Data
10 2 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.42%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.42%) Oracle BI EE
10 2 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.71%) DB2
11 1 (0.71%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.71%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 10 (7.09%) Eclipse
1 10 (7.09%) JIRA
1 10 (7.09%) Subversion
1 10 (7.09%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.84%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.84%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.13%) Travis CI
4 2 (1.42%) JUnit
4 2 (1.42%) NUnit
4 2 (1.42%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (1.42%) PHPUnit
5 1 (0.71%) Hudson
5 1 (0.71%) TeamCity
General
1 26 (18.44%) Finance
2 2 (1.42%) Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (34.75%) Developer
2 37 (26.24%) Architect
3 22 (15.60%) Java Developer
4 12 (8.51%) Analyst
4 12 (8.51%) Business Analyst
5 10 (7.09%) Delivery Manager
5 10 (7.09%) Senior Developer
5 10 (7.09%) Senior Java Developer
5 10 (7.09%) Technical Architect
6 7 (4.96%) Digital Developer
6 7 (4.96%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (4.96%) Senior Business Analyst
6 7 (4.96%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (4.96%) Technical Analyst
6 7 (4.96%) Technical Business Analyst
7 6 (4.26%) Oracle Architect
7 6 (4.26%) Security Architect
7 6 (4.26%) Technical Delivery Manager
7 6 (4.26%) Test Assurance Manager
7 6 (4.26%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (21.28%) Middleware
2 17 (12.06%) HTML
3 13 (9.22%) REST
4 11 (7.80%) Dropwizard
4 11 (7.80%) Hibernate
5 10 (7.09%) JAX-RS
6 6 (4.26%) Web Services
7 5 (3.55%) CSS
8 4 (2.84%) HTML5
8 4 (2.84%) J2EE
9 3 (2.13%) .NET
9 3 (2.13%) CSS3
9 3 (2.13%) JSON
9 3 (2.13%) LAMP
10 2 (1.42%) .NET Framework
10 2 (1.42%) ActiveMQ
10 2 (1.42%) JDBC
10 2 (1.42%) jQuery
10 2 (1.42%) JSP
10 2 (1.42%) Oracle ADF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.06%) Clustering
2 16 (11.35%) Mainframe
2 16 (11.35%) Private Cloud
3 12 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.84%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.42%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.42%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.42%) PKI
6 2 (1.42%) Reference Data
6 2 (1.42%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.71%) Economics
7 1 (0.71%) Social Media
7 1 (0.71%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 44 (31.21%) Unix
2 38 (26.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 36 (25.53%) VME
4 24 (17.02%) Windows
5 14 (9.93%) AIX
5 14 (9.93%) Mac OS X
6 8 (5.67%) Windows Server
7 6 (4.26%) Solaris
7 6 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (3.55%) Windows 7
8 5 (3.55%) Windows 8
9 4 (2.84%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (2.13%) HPUX
10 3 (2.13%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.71%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (35.46%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (22.70%) Migration
3 27 (19.15%) Project Management
4 26 (18.44%) Configuration Management
5 25 (17.73%) Waterfall
6 19 (13.48%) SOA
7 17 (12.06%) Open Source
7 17 (12.06%) Re-Platforming
8 13 (9.22%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (9.22%) Risk Management
9 12 (8.51%) Agile Project Management
9 12 (8.51%) Business Analysis
9 12 (8.51%) Responsive Web Design
9 12 (8.51%) Web Design
10 11 (7.80%) Defect Management
10 11 (7.80%) DevOps
10 11 (7.80%) OO
10 11 (7.80%) OOA/OOD
10 11 (7.80%) UML
10 11 (7.80%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 77 (54.61%) COBOL
2 69 (48.94%) Java
3 31 (21.99%) Bash Shell
3 31 (21.99%) C
4 17 (12.06%) Shell Script
5 16 (11.35%) Python
6 9 (6.38%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.13%) SQL
8 2 (1.42%) C++
8 2 (1.42%) PHP
8 2 (1.42%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.42%) R
8 2 (1.42%) VB
9 1 (0.71%) C#
9 1 (0.71%) FQL
9 1 (0.71%) Lua
9 1 (0.71%) Perl
9 1 (0.71%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (12.77%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 8 (5.67%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.55%) CESG Certified Professional
4 2 (1.42%) Degree
5 1 (0.71%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.09%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.42%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (5.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.55%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (2.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.13%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (1.42%) BitLocker
5 2 (1.42%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 15 (10.64%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (9.93%) Puppet
3 5 (3.55%) SCCM
4 2 (1.42%) StatsD
5 1 (0.71%) Ansible
5 1 (0.71%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.71%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 79 (56.03%) Oracle
2 40 (28.37%) Micro Focus
3 35 (24.82%) Red Hat
4 16 (11.35%) VMware
5 12 (8.51%) SaltStack
6 8 (5.67%) ICL
7 4 (2.84%) AppSense
7 4 (2.84%) Citrix
7 4 (2.84%) Lumension
8 3 (2.13%) Microsoft
9 2 (1.42%) Apigee
9 2 (1.42%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.42%) EMC
9 2 (1.42%) IBM
9 2 (1.42%) Mashery
9 2 (1.42%) MuleSoft
9 2 (1.42%) Palo Alto
9 2 (1.42%) Splunk
9 2 (1.42%) Tableau
9 2 (1.42%) Teradata
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