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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
North West / Lancashire
Rank 9 8 12
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs citing Linux 37 46 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 14.29% 12.37% 10.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.73% 49.46% 48.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 38 32
Median daily rate £418 £446 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.33% +11.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £326 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -45.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +5.63%

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
63 93 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 24.32% 25.00% 20.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 55 60
Median daily rate £375 £375 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 18 9
Median hourly rate £14.00 £20.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -38.46%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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 +5 24 £363 -
Preston +4 8 £425 - 5
Lytham St Annes +1 5 £450 -7.69%
Linux
North West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 36 (52.17%) Windows
2 31 (44.93%) ITIL
3 27 (39.13%) Service Management
4 26 (37.68%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (34.78%) AIX
5 24 (34.78%) Java
6 23 (33.33%) Unix
7 20 (28.99%) Oracle
8 19 (27.54%) Microsoft
9 18 (26.09%) Release Management
10 17 (24.64%) Security Cleared
10 17 (24.64%) Analytical Skills
10 17 (24.64%) Windows XP
10 17 (24.64%) Data Management
11 16 (23.19%) Red Hat
11 16 (23.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 15 (21.74%) Open Source
12 15 (21.74%) DevOps
13 14 (20.29%) IaaS
13 14 (20.29%) IBM
13 14 (20.29%) SQL
13 14 (20.29%) Change Management
13 14 (20.29%) ITSM
14 13 (18.84%) SC Cleared
14 13 (18.84%) Problem Management
14 13 (18.84%) WebSphere
15 12 (17.39%) Bash Shell
15 12 (17.39%) Relational Database
15 12 (17.39%) PRINCE2
15 12 (17.39%) Tivoli

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 13 (18.84%) WebSphere
2 7 (10.14%) Apache
2 7 (10.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (10.14%) Tuxedo
3 2 (2.90%) JBoss
3 2 (2.90%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.45%) IIS
4 1 (1.45%) nginx
4 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (15.94%) MS Excel
1 11 (15.94%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 14 (20.29%) IaaS
2 10 (14.49%) PaaS
2 10 (14.49%) SaaS
3 3 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.90%) GitHub
4 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.45%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.45%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.25%) DNS
2 2 (2.90%) Firewall
2 2 (2.90%) SSL
3 1 (1.45%) DMZ
3 1 (1.45%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (1.45%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (1.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.39%) Relational Database
2 8 (11.59%) Oracle Database
2 8 (11.59%) SQL Server
3 7 (10.14%) MongoDB
3 7 (10.14%) NoSQL
4 6 (8.70%) Big Data
4 6 (8.70%) DB2
4 6 (8.70%) RDBMS
5 3 (4.35%) MySQL
6 2 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.45%) Redis
7 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.80%) JIRA
2 3 (4.35%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.90%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.45%) Artifactory
4 1 (1.45%) Gerrit
4 1 (1.45%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.45%) Selenium
4 1 (1.45%) SonarQube
4 1 (1.45%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.45%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (1.45%) Finance
1 1 (1.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (18.84%) Developer
1 13 (18.84%) Operations Engineer
2 11 (15.94%) Senior Operations Engineer
3 10 (14.49%) Analyst
4 8 (11.59%) Architect
5 6 (8.70%) Monitoring Engineer
5 6 (8.70%) Operational Support Analyst
5 6 (8.70%) Operations Analyst
5 6 (8.70%) Operations Support Analyst
5 6 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (8.70%) Support Analyst
5 6 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Administrator
7 4 (5.80%) Business Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) Java Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Linux Administrator
8 3 (4.35%) Linux Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 3 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.49%) Middleware
2 8 (11.59%) Web Services
3 7 (10.14%) Regular Expression
4 6 (8.70%) J2EE
4 6 (8.70%) JSON
4 6 (8.70%) XML
5 3 (4.35%) LAMP
6 2 (2.90%) .NET
6 2 (2.90%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.45%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (1.45%) LEMP Stack
7 1 (1.45%) REST
7 1 (1.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (24.64%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (15.94%) Tandem
3 6 (8.70%) Clustering
4 4 (5.80%) Data Centre
4 4 (5.80%) User Experience
5 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle Licensing
6 1 (1.45%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 36 (52.17%) Windows
2 24 (34.78%) AIX
3 23 (33.33%) Unix
4 17 (24.64%) Windows XP
5 16 (23.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (15.94%) Windows 2000
7 7 (10.14%) Solaris
8 6 (8.70%) HPUX
8 6 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (7.25%) VME
10 3 (4.35%) CentOS
11 2 (2.90%) Ubuntu
12 1 (1.45%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (44.93%) ITIL
2 27 (39.13%) Service Management
3 26 (37.68%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (26.09%) Release Management
5 17 (24.64%) Data Management
6 15 (21.74%) DevOps
6 15 (21.74%) Open Source
7 14 (20.29%) Change Management
7 14 (20.29%) ITSM
8 13 (18.84%) Problem Management
9 12 (17.39%) PRINCE2
10 11 (15.94%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 9 (13.04%) Microservices
12 8 (11.59%) Capacity Planning
12 8 (11.59%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (11.59%) Data Analysis
12 8 (11.59%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (11.59%) Migration
12 8 (11.59%) Project Management
13 7 (10.14%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 24 (34.78%) Java
2 14 (20.29%) SQL
3 12 (17.39%) Bash Shell
4 8 (11.59%) Perl
5 7 (10.14%) COBOL
5 7 (10.14%) PowerShell
5 7 (10.14%) Python
5 7 (10.14%) VBScript
6 6 (8.70%) Bourne shell
6 6 (8.70%) C
6 6 (8.70%) JavaScript
6 6 (8.70%) Korn
6 6 (8.70%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.35%) PHP
8 1 (1.45%) C#
8 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.45%) Ruby
8 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (24.64%) Security Cleared
2 13 (18.84%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (5.80%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (4.35%) Degree
5 3 (4.35%) RHCSA
6 1 (1.45%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (1.45%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.45%) MCSE
6 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.70%) SLA
2 3 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.90%) QA
4 1 (1.45%) SDET
System Software
1 5 (7.25%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.35%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (1.45%) Docker
4 1 (1.45%) MetaFrame
4 1 (1.45%) vCloud
4 1 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (17.39%) Tivoli
2 10 (14.49%) Puppet
3 9 (13.04%) Netcool
4 7 (10.14%) SCOM
5 6 (8.70%) HP SiteScope
6 5 (7.25%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (2.90%) Netcool/OMNIbus
7 2 (2.90%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 1 (1.45%) Ansible
8 1 (1.45%) CFEngine
8 1 (1.45%) HAProxy
8 1 (1.45%) Kibana
8 1 (1.45%) logstash
8 1 (1.45%) Rundeck
8 1 (1.45%) Salt
8 1 (1.45%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 20 (28.99%) Oracle
2 19 (27.54%) Microsoft
3 16 (23.19%) Red Hat
4 14 (20.29%) IBM
5 9 (13.04%) CA
6 7 (10.14%) HP
6 7 (10.14%) VMware
7 6 (8.70%) Micro Focus
8 5 (7.25%) ICL
9 4 (5.80%) Fujitsu
9 4 (5.80%) SaltStack
10 1 (1.45%) Black Duck
10 1 (1.45%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.45%) Citrix
10 1 (1.45%) Curam
10 1 (1.45%) Google
10 1 (1.45%) Sonatype
10 1 (1.45%) Veracode
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