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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 23 21 21
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 7 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 3.21% 5.12% 6.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.59% 16.48% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 5
Median daily rate £425 £303 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.49% -13.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £192 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £368 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.09% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.25 £38.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +16.92%
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
34 91 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 15.60% 31.06% 22.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 38 19
Median daily rate £400 £215 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+86.04% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £135 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 9
Median hourly rate £14.34 £14.50 £11.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.10% +22.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £17.50 £125.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 10 (52.63%) Unix
2 9 (47.37%) SC Cleared
2 9 (47.37%) Security Cleared
3 8 (42.11%) Windows
3 8 (42.11%) Oracle
4 6 (31.58%) Migration
5 5 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (21.05%) Hadoop
6 4 (21.05%) Amazon S3
6 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (21.05%) Apache Hive
6 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database
6 4 (21.05%) Apache Spark
6 4 (21.05%) VMware
6 4 (21.05%) Project Management
6 4 (21.05%) Clustering
6 4 (21.05%) Project Planning
6 4 (21.05%) WebLogic
6 4 (21.05%) Python
7 3 (15.79%) SOA
7 3 (15.79%) SAS
7 3 (15.79%) Java
7 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
7 3 (15.79%) Solaris
7 3 (15.79%) DNS
7 3 (15.79%) JIRA
7 3 (15.79%) Atlassian
7 3 (15.79%) Nessus
7 3 (15.79%) Ruby
7 3 (15.79%) JAAS

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 (21.05%) Apache Spark
1 4 (21.05%) WebLogic
2 3 (15.79%) Confluence
2 3 (15.79%) SAS
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (5.26%) Apache
4 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.26%) WebLogic Portal
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (21.05%) Amazon S3
2 3 (15.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 3 (15.79%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (15.79%) Amazon EMR
2 3 (15.79%) Amazon Kinesis
2 3 (15.79%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (15.79%) AWS CloudTrail
2 3 (15.79%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (15.79%) GitHub
2 3 (15.79%) Route 53
3 2 (10.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (5.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) DNS
1 3 (15.79%) OpenVPN
2 2 (10.53%) BIG-IP
2 2 (10.53%) DHCP
2 2 (10.53%) LAN
2 2 (10.53%) SAN
2 2 (10.53%) SNMP
2 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.53%) VoIP
2 2 (10.53%) WAN
3 1 (5.26%) Firewall
3 1 (5.26%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Apache Hive
1 4 (21.05%) Hadoop
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database
2 3 (15.79%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (15.79%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (15.79%) DataStax
2 3 (15.79%) MySQL
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle ODI
2 3 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (15.79%) SAS Enterprise Miner
3 1 (5.26%) HBase
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (15.79%) GitLab
1 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
1 3 (15.79%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Architect
2 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (21.05%) IT Manager
2 4 (21.05%) IT Project Manager
2 4 (21.05%) Project Manager
2 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared Project Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) AWS Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Identity and Access Management Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Identity Management Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Identity Management Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Management Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.26%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Hadoop Architect
5 1 (5.26%) SOA Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) WebLogic Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) JAAS
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (10.53%) Middleware
3 1 (5.26%) Web Services
3 1 (5.26%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Clustering
2 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
3 2 (10.53%) HACMP
3 2 (10.53%) IVR
4 1 (5.26%) Fat Client
4 1 (5.26%) IBM XIV
4 1 (5.26%) LPAR
4 1 (5.26%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Unix
2 8 (42.11%) Windows
3 5 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (15.79%) Solaris
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (10.53%) AIX
6 1 (5.26%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Migration
2 4 (21.05%) Project Management
2 4 (21.05%) Project Planning
3 3 (15.79%) Identity Access Management
3 3 (15.79%) JVM Tuning
3 3 (15.79%) MapReduce
3 3 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (15.79%) SOA
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.53%) Change Control
4 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
4 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (10.53%) SIEM
4 2 (10.53%) TOGAF
5 1 (5.26%) High Availability
5 1 (5.26%) Patch Management
5 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.26%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) Python
2 3 (15.79%) Java
2 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
2 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
2 3 (15.79%) Ruby
2 3 (15.79%) Scala
3 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.26%) Perl
3 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) SC Cleared
1 9 (47.37%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.53%) Squid
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (10.53%) XenApp
2 2 (10.53%) XenDesktop
3 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.26%) Apache Flume
3 1 (5.26%) HDFS
3 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.26%) iptables
3 1 (5.26%) NFS
3 1 (5.26%) PowerHA
3 1 (5.26%) Samba
3 1 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Nessus
1 3 (15.79%) Oozie
1 3 (15.79%) Puppet
1 3 (15.79%) Rundeck
2 1 (5.26%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Oracle
2 4 (21.05%) VMware
3 3 (15.79%) AppDynamics
3 3 (15.79%) Atlassian
3 3 (15.79%) Endeca
3 3 (15.79%) Hortonworks
3 3 (15.79%) Qualys
4 2 (10.53%) Citrix
4 2 (10.53%) Sun
5 1 (5.26%) EMC
5 1 (5.26%) HP
5 1 (5.26%) IBM
5 1 (5.26%) Red Hat