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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 2 12 45
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +33
Contract jobs citing Linux 79 38 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 18.04% 9.72% 2.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.48% 29.92% 9.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 26 7
Median daily rate £436 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.57% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £275 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £491 £482
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
145 127 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 33.11% 32.48% 21.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 87 62
Median daily rate £413 £375 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £233 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £570 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £348 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.31% +12.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 10
Median hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.20 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.00%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +9 43 £450 +50.00%
Preston +10 15 £363 +9.02%
Lytham St Annes -2 7 £341 +7.13% 1
Linux
North West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 81 (54.73%) COBOL
2 76 (51.35%) Oracle
3 69 (46.62%) Tuxedo
4 67 (45.27%) Java
5 51 (34.46%) Micro Focus
6 48 (32.43%) C
7 45 (30.41%) Unix
8 43 (29.05%) Agile Software Development
8 43 (29.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 40 (27.03%) Bash Shell
10 39 (26.35%) Red Hat
11 36 (24.32%) VME
11 36 (24.32%) Relational Database
12 28 (18.92%) Oracle Database
12 28 (18.92%) Project Management
12 28 (18.92%) Clustering
13 27 (18.24%) Finance
14 25 (16.89%) Shell Script
14 25 (16.89%) Middleware
14 25 (16.89%) RDBMS
14 25 (16.89%) Waterfall
15 23 (15.54%) Migration
16 22 (14.86%) Windows
17 21 (14.19%) Security Cleared
18 18 (12.16%) Apache
18 18 (12.16%) Mainframe
19 17 (11.49%) Python
19 17 (11.49%) AIX
19 17 (11.49%) HTML
19 17 (11.49%) Open Source

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 69 (46.62%) Tuxedo
2 18 (12.16%) Apache
3 15 (10.14%) JBoss
4 6 (4.05%) TPMS
5 4 (2.70%) Apache ServiceMix
6 2 (1.35%) IIS
6 2 (1.35%) Liferay
6 2 (1.35%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.35%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.35%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.35%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.68%) CMS
7 1 (0.68%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.68%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (1.35%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.03%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (2.03%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.35%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.78%) IaaS
2 11 (7.43%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.03%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.68%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.68%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.14%) HTTP
2 5 (3.38%) Internet
3 4 (2.70%) DHCP
4 3 (2.03%) LDAP
5 2 (1.35%) DNS
5 2 (1.35%) Firewall
5 2 (1.35%) LAN
5 2 (1.35%) Network Security
5 2 (1.35%) SMTP
5 2 (1.35%) SSL
5 2 (1.35%) VLAN
5 2 (1.35%) WAN
6 1 (0.68%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.68%) Intranet
6 1 (0.68%) SAN
6 1 (0.68%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (24.32%) Relational Database
2 28 (18.92%) Oracle Database
3 25 (16.89%) RDBMS
4 14 (9.46%) MongoDB
5 11 (7.43%) Neo4j
6 10 (6.76%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (4.05%) MySQL
8 4 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (2.70%) SQL Server
9 3 (2.03%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (2.03%) DB2
9 3 (2.03%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (2.03%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (1.35%) Big Data
10 2 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.35%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.35%) Oracle BI EE
10 2 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.68%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.68%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 13 (8.78%) Eclipse
1 13 (8.78%) Subversion
1 13 (8.78%) Visual Studio
2 10 (6.76%) JIRA
3 5 (3.38%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.38%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.03%) Travis CI
5 2 (1.35%) JUnit
5 2 (1.35%) NUnit
5 2 (1.35%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (1.35%) PHPUnit
6 1 (0.68%) Hudson
6 1 (0.68%) Maven
6 1 (0.68%) TeamCity
General
1 27 (18.24%) Finance
2 2 (1.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 66 (44.59%) Developer
2 26 (17.57%) Architect
3 22 (14.86%) Java Developer
4 12 (8.11%) Analyst
4 12 (8.11%) Business Analyst
5 10 (6.76%) Delivery Manager
5 10 (6.76%) Senior Developer
5 10 (6.76%) Senior Java Developer
6 9 (6.08%) Middleware Developer
7 8 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (4.73%) Digital Developer
8 7 (4.73%) Senior Analyst
8 7 (4.73%) Senior Business Analyst
8 7 (4.73%) Technical Analyst
8 7 (4.73%) Technical Business Analyst
9 6 (4.05%) Oracle Architect
9 6 (4.05%) Technical Delivery Manager
9 6 (4.05%) Technical Manager
9 6 (4.05%) Test Assurance Manager
9 6 (4.05%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (16.89%) Middleware
2 17 (11.49%) HTML
3 13 (8.78%) REST
4 11 (7.43%) Dropwizard
4 11 (7.43%) Hibernate
5 10 (6.76%) JAX-RS
6 6 (4.05%) Web Services
7 5 (3.38%) CSS
8 4 (2.70%) HTML5
8 4 (2.70%) J2EE
9 3 (2.03%) .NET
9 3 (2.03%) CSS3
9 3 (2.03%) JSON
9 3 (2.03%) LAMP
10 2 (1.35%) AngularJS
10 2 (1.35%) JDBC
10 2 (1.35%) JSP
10 2 (1.35%) Servlets
10 2 (1.35%) SOAP
10 2 (1.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 28 (18.92%) Clustering
2 18 (12.16%) Mainframe
3 6 (4.05%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (3.38%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.70%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.03%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.03%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.35%) PKI
7 2 (1.35%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.68%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.68%) Economics
8 1 (0.68%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.68%) Social Media
8 1 (0.68%) User Experience
8 1 (0.68%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 45 (30.41%) Unix
2 43 (29.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 36 (24.32%) VME
4 22 (14.86%) Windows
5 17 (11.49%) AIX
6 14 (9.46%) Mac OS X
7 8 (5.41%) Solaris
8 6 (4.05%) Windows Server
9 5 (3.38%) HPUX
10 4 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (2.03%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (2.03%) Windows 7
11 3 (2.03%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.68%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (29.05%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (18.92%) Project Management
3 25 (16.89%) Waterfall
4 23 (15.54%) Migration
5 17 (11.49%) Open Source
6 16 (10.81%) Configuration Management
7 13 (8.78%) Risk Management
8 12 (8.11%) Agile Project Management
8 12 (8.11%) Business Analysis
8 12 (8.11%) Responsive Web Design
8 12 (8.11%) Web Design
9 11 (7.43%) OO
9 11 (7.43%) OOA/OOD
9 11 (7.43%) UML
9 11 (7.43%) Use Case
10 9 (6.08%) Service Design
10 9 (6.08%) Supplier Management
11 8 (5.41%) Automated Testing
11 8 (5.41%) Data Modelling
11 8 (5.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 81 (54.73%) COBOL
2 67 (45.27%) Java
3 48 (32.43%) C
4 40 (27.03%) Bash Shell
5 25 (16.89%) Shell Script
6 17 (11.49%) Python
7 9 (6.08%) JavaScript
8 5 (3.38%) SQL
9 4 (2.70%) C++
10 3 (2.03%) C#
11 2 (1.35%) Perl
11 2 (1.35%) PHP
11 2 (1.35%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.35%) R
11 2 (1.35%) VB
12 1 (0.68%) FQL
12 1 (0.68%) Lua
12 1 (0.68%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (14.19%) Security Cleared
2 14 (9.46%) BPSS Clearance
3 9 (6.08%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.35%) Degree
5 1 (0.68%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.68%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.05%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.68%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (6.76%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.03%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (2.03%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (2.03%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (2.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.35%) BitLocker
3 2 (1.35%) Firmware
3 2 (1.35%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.68%) Docker
4 1 (0.68%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (10.81%) Puppet
2 15 (10.14%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.03%) SCCM
4 2 (1.35%) StatsD
5 1 (0.68%) Ansible
5 1 (0.68%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.68%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.68%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 76 (51.35%) Oracle
2 51 (34.46%) Micro Focus
3 39 (26.35%) Red Hat
4 12 (8.11%) SaltStack
5 11 (7.43%) ICL
6 6 (4.05%) Citrix
7 4 (2.70%) EMC
7 4 (2.70%) VMware
8 3 (2.03%) Microsoft
9 2 (1.35%) Apigee
9 2 (1.35%) AppSense
9 2 (1.35%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.35%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.35%) IBM
9 2 (1.35%) Mashery
9 2 (1.35%) MuleSoft
9 2 (1.35%) Palo Alto
9 2 (1.35%) Splunk
9 2 (1.35%) Tableau
9 2 (1.35%) Teradata
Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Competitive Daily Rate
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