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 27 August 2015 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 20 19 23
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs citing Linux 15 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 5.21% 6.15% 4.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.67% 26.67% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 4
Average daily rate
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£303 £350 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.57% -15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £238 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £450 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £397 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.51% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £34.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.14% -8.00%
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
90 45 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 31.25% 23.08% 16.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 19 18
Average daily rate £200 £225 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.20% -35.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £163 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 2
Average hourly rate £14.50 £11.75 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.40% -45.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 27 August 2015.

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 27 August 2015, 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 (42.86%) Migration
1 9 (42.86%) VMware
1 9 (42.86%) Oracle
1 9 (42.86%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) Oracle Database 10g
2 8 (38.10%) Shell Script
2 8 (38.10%) Data Migration
2 8 (38.10%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (38.10%) Oracle Database 11g
2 8 (38.10%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (38.10%) Change Management
2 8 (38.10%) Oracle RMAN
2 8 (38.10%) Security Management
2 8 (38.10%) Database Tuning
2 8 (38.10%) Oracle Database
2 8 (38.10%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (38.10%) Capacity Planning
2 8 (38.10%) Database Security
2 8 (38.10%) Patch Management
3 7 (33.33%) XenApp
3 7 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 7 (33.33%) Citrix
4 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 3 (14.29%) Java
4 3 (14.29%) .NET
5 2 (9.52%) SQL
5 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
5 2 (9.52%) Ant
5 2 (9.52%) Unisys
5 2 (9.52%) Project Management

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 1 (4.76%) IIS
1 1 (4.76%) Apache
1 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
1 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
1 1 (4.76%) Jetty
1 1 (4.76%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.76%) Google App Engine
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.76%) SoftLayer
1 1 (4.76%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) LAN
1 1 (4.76%) WAN
1 1 (4.76%) DHCP
1 1 (4.76%) FTP
1 1 (4.76%) HTTP
1 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.76%) VPN
1 1 (4.76%) DNS
1 1 (4.76%) Firewall
1 1 (4.76%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) Oracle Database 10g
1 8 (38.10%) Oracle Database 11g
1 8 (38.10%) Oracle Database
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Ant
1 2 (9.52%) Maven
1 2 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
1 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Administrator
2 8 (38.10%) DBA
3 7 (33.33%) Citrix Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Configuration Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Configuration Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Release Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Applications Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Build Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Software Configuration Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Software Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Configuration and Release Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Build and Release Manager
5 1 (4.76%) DevOps Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Software Release Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) J2EE
2 1 (4.76%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) AIX
2 1 (4.76%) VMS
2 1 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Migration
2 8 (38.10%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (38.10%) Change Management
2 8 (38.10%) Security Management
2 8 (38.10%) Capacity Planning
2 8 (38.10%) Database Security
2 8 (38.10%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (38.10%) Data Migration
2 8 (38.10%) Database Tuning
2 8 (38.10%) Patch Management
3 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 2 (9.52%) Project Management
5 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.76%) Open Source
5 1 (4.76%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) Shell Script
2 3 (14.29%) Java
3 2 (9.52%) SQL
3 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.76%) LINC
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) CCNP
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (38.10%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (33.33%) XenApp
2 7 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.76%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (38.10%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (9.52%) BladeLogic
3 1 (4.76%) Puppet
3 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Oracle
1 9 (42.86%) VMware
2 7 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (9.52%) Unisys
3 2 (9.52%) IBM
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco
4 1 (4.76%) Google
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