The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 27 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Linux 8 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 3.38% 4.76% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.05% 14.46% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 0
Average daily rate £325 £370 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
Linux
Merseyside

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

Operating Systems Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
38 83 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 16.03% 32.94% 22.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 41 13
Average daily rate £375 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £150 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £675 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £339 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.79% +6.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 3
Average hourly rate £12.75 £13.00 £12.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% +4.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 9 (52.94%) Unix
2 7 (41.18%) HTML
2 7 (41.18%) Shell Script
3 6 (35.29%) Migration
3 6 (35.29%) Windows
3 6 (35.29%) Jenkins
4 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
4 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
4 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
5 4 (23.53%) HTML5
5 4 (23.53%) Apache Hive
5 4 (23.53%) Time Management
5 4 (23.53%) Hadoop
5 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
5 4 (23.53%) Project Planning
5 4 (23.53%) Degree
5 4 (23.53%) JIRA
5 4 (23.53%) Big Data
5 4 (23.53%) Apache Pig
5 4 (23.53%) HDFS
5 4 (23.53%) Hudson
5 4 (23.53%) MapReduce
5 4 (23.53%) RAD
5 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
5 4 (23.53%) Java
5 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
5 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
5 4 (23.53%) Bugzilla
5 4 (23.53%) Project Management
5 4 (23.53%) Struts

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 4 (23.53%) Apache Pig
2 2 (11.76%) Apache
3 1 (5.88%) Node.js
3 1 (5.88%) OpenStack
3 1 (5.88%) SAS
3 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.88%) WebLogic Portal
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
2 3 (17.65%) GSM
3 1 (5.88%) DHCP
3 1 (5.88%) DNS
3 1 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (5.88%) HTTP
3 1 (5.88%) IMAP
3 1 (5.88%) iSCSI
3 1 (5.88%) LAN
3 1 (5.88%) MRTG
3 1 (5.88%) SAN
3 1 (5.88%) SMTP
3 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Apache Hive
1 4 (23.53%) Big Data
1 4 (23.53%) Hadoop
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) PowerCenter
2 2 (11.76%) Siebel EIM
3 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Jenkins
2 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
3 4 (23.53%) Bugzilla
3 4 (23.53%) Hudson
3 4 (23.53%) JIRA
3 4 (23.53%) Subversion
4 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
5 1 (5.88%) Gerrit
5 1 (5.88%) Grunt
5 1 (5.88%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Big Data Developer
2 4 (23.53%) IT Manager
2 4 (23.53%) IT Project Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Project Manager
2 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared Project Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Embedded Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Embedded Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Embedded Software Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Software Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Software Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Data Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Data Migration Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Migration Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Siebel Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) HTML
2 4 (23.53%) Hibernate
2 4 (23.53%) HTML5
2 4 (23.53%) Spring
2 4 (23.53%) Struts
3 1 (5.88%) ELK Stack
3 1 (5.88%) JAAS
3 1 (5.88%) React
3 1 (5.88%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
2 3 (17.65%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (5.88%) Clustering
3 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (5.88%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Unix
2 6 (35.29%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) CentOS
3 1 (5.88%) Debian
3 1 (5.88%) Mac OS
3 1 (5.88%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Migration
2 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) MapReduce
2 4 (23.53%) Project Management
2 4 (23.53%) Project Planning
2 4 (23.53%) RAD
2 4 (23.53%) Time Management
3 3 (17.65%) Embedded Software Development
3 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
4 2 (11.76%) Change Management
4 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
4 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
4 2 (11.76%) DevOps
4 2 (11.76%) ETL
4 2 (11.76%) Open Source
5 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.88%) Data Management
5 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.88%) Patch Management
5 1 (5.88%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) Shell Script
2 4 (23.53%) Java
2 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
3 3 (17.65%) SQL
4 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
4 2 (11.76%) Perl
4 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL
4 2 (11.76%) Python
5 1 (5.88%) C
5 1 (5.88%) C++
5 1 (5.88%) Korn
5 1 (5.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
1 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 4 (23.53%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) HDFS
2 1 (5.88%) Dovecot
2 1 (5.88%) iptables
2 1 (5.88%) KVM
2 1 (5.88%) Sendmail
2 1 (5.88%) Squid
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Puppet
2 2 (11.76%) Ansible
3 1 (5.88%) Cacti
3 1 (5.88%) HAProxy
3 1 (5.88%) Nagios
3 1 (5.88%) OpenNebula
3 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.88%) SCCM
3 1 (5.88%) vRealize
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) Informatica
2 2 (11.76%) Siebel
2 2 (11.76%) VMware
3 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.88%) Splunk
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