The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 24 31 21
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Contract jobs citing Linux 11 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 4.21% 2.34% 0.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.91% 8.22% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Median daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
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
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
46 73 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 17.62% 28.52% 22.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 39 14
Median daily rate £325 £215 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.16% -28.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £135 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £350 £474
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 6
Median hourly rate £12.49 £13.50 £12.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.48% +8.08%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +4.25%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Liverpool region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 31 May 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 31 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for Linux.

1 11 (47.83%) Windows
2 9 (39.13%) Unix
3 8 (34.78%) Oracle
3 8 (34.78%) Shell Script
3 8 (34.78%) Jenkins
4 7 (30.43%) MapReduce
4 7 (30.43%) Migration
4 7 (30.43%) HTML
4 7 (30.43%) Java
4 7 (30.43%) JIRA
4 7 (30.43%) Hadoop
4 7 (30.43%) Apache Hive
5 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
6 5 (21.74%) Puppet
6 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
6 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
6 5 (21.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
7 4 (17.39%) Hudson
7 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (17.39%) HTML5
7 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (17.39%) Subversion
7 4 (17.39%) Spring
7 4 (17.39%) Project Planning
7 4 (17.39%) Degree
7 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
7 4 (17.39%) Time Management
7 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
7 4 (17.39%) WebLogic

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool 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 4 (17.39%) Apache Pig
1 4 (17.39%) SAS
1 4 (17.39%) WebLogic
2 3 (13.04%) Apache
2 3 (13.04%) Apache Spark
2 3 (13.04%) Confluence
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.35%) OpenStack
4 1 (4.35%) WebLogic Portal
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (13.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 3 (13.04%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (13.04%) Amazon EMR
2 3 (13.04%) Amazon Kinesis
2 3 (13.04%) Amazon S3
2 3 (13.04%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (13.04%) AWS CloudTrail
2 3 (13.04%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (13.04%) GitHub
2 3 (13.04%) Route 53
3 2 (8.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (4.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
2 3 (13.04%) GSM
2 3 (13.04%) OpenVPN
3 2 (8.70%) DNS
3 2 (8.70%) SAN
4 1 (4.35%) DHCP
4 1 (4.35%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (4.35%) Firewall
4 1 (4.35%) HTTP
4 1 (4.35%) IMAP
4 1 (4.35%) iSCSI
4 1 (4.35%) LAN
4 1 (4.35%) MRTG
4 1 (4.35%) SMTP
4 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) Apache Hive
1 7 (30.43%) Hadoop
2 4 (17.39%) Big Data
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
3 3 (13.04%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (13.04%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (13.04%) DataStax
3 3 (13.04%) MySQL
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle ODI
3 3 (13.04%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (13.04%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
4 2 (8.70%) PowerCenter
4 2 (8.70%) Siebel EIM
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Jenkins
2 7 (30.43%) JIRA
3 4 (17.39%) Bugzilla
3 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
3 4 (17.39%) Hudson
3 4 (17.39%) Subversion
4 3 (13.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (13.04%) GitLab
4 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Big Data Developer
2 4 (17.39%) IT Manager
2 4 (17.39%) IT Project Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Project Manager
2 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared Project Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Embedded Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Embedded Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Embedded Software Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Software Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Software Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Data Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Migration Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Siebel Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) HTML
2 4 (17.39%) Hibernate
2 4 (17.39%) HTML5
2 4 (17.39%) Spring
2 4 (17.39%) Struts
3 1 (4.35%) JAAS
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (4.35%) Web Services
3 1 (4.35%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
2 3 (13.04%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (8.70%) Clustering
3 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (4.35%) HACMP
4 1 (4.35%) IBM XIV
4 1 (4.35%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) Windows
2 9 (39.13%) Unix
3 5 (21.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (8.70%) CentOS
6 1 (4.35%) AIX
6 1 (4.35%) Debian
6 1 (4.35%) Mac OS
6 1 (4.35%) Solaris
6 1 (4.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) MapReduce
1 7 (30.43%) Migration
2 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (17.39%) Project Management
2 4 (17.39%) Project Planning
2 4 (17.39%) RAD
2 4 (17.39%) Time Management
3 3 (13.04%) Embedded Software Development
3 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
4 2 (8.70%) Change Management
4 2 (8.70%) Data Migration
4 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
4 2 (8.70%) ETL
5 1 (4.35%) Analytics
5 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.35%) High Availability
5 1 (4.35%) JVM Tuning
5 1 (4.35%) Open Source
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.35%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) Shell Script
2 7 (30.43%) Java
3 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
4 4 (17.39%) Python
5 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
5 3 (13.04%) Ruby
5 3 (13.04%) Scala
6 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
6 2 (8.70%) Perl
6 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL
6 2 (8.70%) SQL
7 1 (4.35%) C
7 1 (4.35%) C++
7 1 (4.35%) Korn
7 1 (4.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
1 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
2 4 (17.39%) Degree
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) HDFS
2 3 (13.04%) Squid
3 2 (8.70%) iptables
3 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.35%) Dovecot
4 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.35%) KVM
4 1 (4.35%) NFS
4 1 (4.35%) PowerHA
4 1 (4.35%) Samba
4 1 (4.35%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) Puppet
2 3 (13.04%) Nessus
2 3 (13.04%) Oozie
2 3 (13.04%) Rundeck
3 1 (4.35%) Ansible
3 1 (4.35%) Cacti
3 1 (4.35%) HAProxy
3 1 (4.35%) Nagios
3 1 (4.35%) OpenNebula
3 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.35%) SCCM
3 1 (4.35%) vRealize
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Oracle
2 4 (17.39%) VMware
3 3 (13.04%) AppDynamics
3 3 (13.04%) Atlassian
3 3 (13.04%) Endeca
3 3 (13.04%) Hortonworks
3 3 (13.04%) Qualys
4 2 (8.70%) Informatica
4 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
4 2 (8.70%) Siebel
5 1 (4.35%) IBM