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 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 25 21 16
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Contract jobs citing Linux 10 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 4.31% 4.35% 4.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.64% 14.06% 15.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 4
Average daily rate £450 £319 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.17% -5.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.38 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.96% +3.92%
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
39 64 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 16.81% 30.92% 26.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 26 12
Average daily rate £413 £170 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+142.64% -52.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £115 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £418 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.00 £15.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -17.56%
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 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
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 10 February 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 11 (40.74%) SQL
2 10 (37.04%) Shell Script
2 10 (37.04%) Git (software)
2 10 (37.04%) Puppet
2 10 (37.04%) Jenkins
3 9 (33.33%) DevOps
3 9 (33.33%) Unix
3 9 (33.33%) Windows
4 8 (29.63%) Ansible
5 7 (25.93%) Patch Management
5 7 (25.93%) HTML
5 7 (25.93%) Oracle
5 7 (25.93%) Python
5 7 (25.93%) TCP/IP
5 7 (25.93%) Finance
5 7 (25.93%) Open Source
5 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (22.22%) Data Management
6 6 (22.22%) Bash Shell
6 6 (22.22%) iPad
6 6 (22.22%) Configuration Management
6 6 (22.22%) E-Commerce
6 6 (22.22%) Java
6 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 6 (22.22%) Perl
6 6 (22.22%) ELK Stack
6 6 (22.22%) Sonatype Nexus
6 6 (22.22%) Grunt
6 6 (22.22%) NoSQL
6 6 (22.22%) Gerrit

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 (14.81%) Apache Pig
2 3 (11.11%) Node.js
3 2 (7.41%) Apache
3 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.70%) IIS
4 1 (3.70%) Jetty
4 1 (3.70%) nginx
4 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.70%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.41%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (7.41%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.70%) Google App Engine
3 1 (3.70%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (3.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) TCP/IP
2 4 (14.81%) WAN
3 3 (11.11%) DHCP
3 3 (11.11%) DNS
3 3 (11.11%) GSM
3 3 (11.11%) LAN
4 2 (7.41%) BIG-IP
4 2 (7.41%) SAN
4 2 (7.41%) SNMP
4 2 (7.41%) VoIP
5 1 (3.70%) Firewall
5 1 (3.70%) FTP
5 1 (3.70%) HTTP
5 1 (3.70%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) NoSQL
2 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
3 4 (14.81%) Apache Hive
3 4 (14.81%) Big Data
3 4 (14.81%) Hadoop
3 4 (14.81%) PowerCenter
3 4 (14.81%) Siebel EIM
4 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 10 (37.04%) Git (software)
1 10 (37.04%) Jenkins
2 6 (22.22%) Gerrit
2 6 (22.22%) Grunt
2 6 (22.22%) Sonatype Nexus
3 4 (14.81%) Bugzilla
3 4 (14.81%) Hudson
3 4 (14.81%) JIRA
3 4 (14.81%) Subversion
4 3 (11.11%) gulp
4 3 (11.11%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.70%) Ant
5 1 (3.70%) Maven
5 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.70%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Developer
2 6 (22.22%) Consultant
3 4 (14.81%) Big Data Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Data Consultant
3 4 (14.81%) Data Migration Consultant
3 4 (14.81%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Migration Consultant
3 4 (14.81%) Siebel Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) DevOps Specialist
4 3 (11.11%) Embedded Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Embedded Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Embedded Software Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Software Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) UI Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) HTML
2 6 (22.22%) ELK Stack
3 4 (14.81%) Hibernate
3 4 (14.81%) HTML5
3 4 (14.81%) Spring
3 4 (14.81%) Struts
4 3 (11.11%) React
5 2 (7.41%) .NET
5 2 (7.41%) Web Services
6 1 (3.70%) J2EE
6 1 (3.70%) JAAS
6 1 (3.70%) Servlets
6 1 (3.70%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) iPad
2 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
3 3 (11.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (7.41%) Clustering
4 2 (7.41%) IVR
5 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (3.70%) HACMP
5 1 (3.70%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Unix
1 9 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (11.11%) Solaris
3 1 (3.70%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) DevOps
2 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.93%) Open Source
2 7 (25.93%) Patch Management
3 6 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 6 (22.22%) Data Management
3 6 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 5 (18.52%) Change Management
4 5 (18.52%) Data Migration
4 5 (18.52%) Migration
5 4 (14.81%) Data Modelling
5 4 (14.81%) ETL
5 4 (14.81%) MapReduce
5 4 (14.81%) RAD
5 4 (14.81%) Time Management
6 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (11.11%) Embedded Software Development
6 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 3 (11.11%) TOGAF
6 3 (11.11%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) SQL
2 10 (37.04%) Shell Script
3 7 (25.93%) Python
4 6 (22.22%) Bash Shell
4 6 (22.22%) Java
4 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 6 (22.22%) Perl
5 4 (14.81%) PL/SQL
6 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.70%) LINC
7 1 (3.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Degree
2 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) HDFS
1 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.41%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (7.41%) XenApp
2 2 (7.41%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (3.70%) PowerHA
3 1 (3.70%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.70%) vSphere
3 1 (3.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (37.04%) Puppet
2 8 (29.63%) Ansible
3 4 (14.81%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.70%) BladeLogic
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (3.70%) Packer
4 1 (3.70%) SCCM
4 1 (3.70%) vRealize
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Oracle
2 6 (22.22%) Splunk
3 5 (18.52%) VMware
4 4 (14.81%) Informatica
4 4 (14.81%) Siebel
5 2 (7.41%) Citrix
5 2 (7.41%) Sun
6 1 (3.70%) EMC
6 1 (3.70%) Google
6 1 (3.70%) IBM
6 1 (3.70%) Intel
6 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.70%) Unisys
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago