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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 25 27 17
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Contract jobs citing Linux 5 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 2.27% 4.76% 6.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.63% 14.89% 30.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 6
Median daily rate £419 £363 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.51% -17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £228 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £465 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +7.85%
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
32 94 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 14.55% 31.97% 22.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 48 18
Median daily rate £375 £275 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £135 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 9
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +36.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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
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 September 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 9 (47.37%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) Unix
3 7 (36.84%) Oracle
4 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
4 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
5 5 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (21.05%) Hadoop
6 4 (21.05%) Apache Hive
6 4 (21.05%) Amazon S3
6 4 (21.05%) Migration
6 4 (21.05%) VMware
6 4 (21.05%) Python
6 4 (21.05%) Apache Spark
7 3 (15.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (15.79%) AWS CloudTrail
7 3 (15.79%) Rundeck
7 3 (15.79%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
7 3 (15.79%) DNS
7 3 (15.79%) WebLogic
7 3 (15.79%) MySQL
7 3 (15.79%) Java
7 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
7 3 (15.79%) AIX
7 3 (15.79%) Solaris
7 3 (15.79%) SAS
7 3 (15.79%) Clustering
7 3 (15.79%) Project Management
7 3 (15.79%) Puppet

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
2 3 (15.79%) Confluence
2 3 (15.79%) SAS
2 3 (15.79%) WebLogic
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (5.26%) Apache
4 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (21.05%) Amazon S3
3 3 (15.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 3 (15.79%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (15.79%) Amazon EMR
3 3 (15.79%) Amazon Kinesis
3 3 (15.79%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (15.79%) AWS CloudTrail
3 3 (15.79%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (15.79%) GitHub
3 3 (15.79%) Route 53
4 2 (10.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (5.26%) IaaS
5 1 (5.26%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (5.26%) SoftLayer
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
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 Database
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle ODI
2 3 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (15.79%) SAS Enterprise Miner
3 1 (5.26%) HBase
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (15.79%) GitLab
1 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
1 3 (15.79%) JIRA
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Architect
2 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (15.79%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) 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%) IT Manager
4 2 (10.53%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Management Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.26%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Hadoop Architect
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL Manager
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (10.53%) JAAS
2 2 (10.53%) Middleware
3 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Clustering
1 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.53%) Fat Client
2 2 (10.53%) HACMP
2 2 (10.53%) IVR
2 2 (10.53%) Thin Client
3 1 (5.26%) IBM XIV
3 1 (5.26%) LPAR
3 1 (5.26%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) Unix
3 5 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (15.79%) AIX
4 3 (15.79%) Solaris
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.26%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Migration
2 3 (15.79%) MapReduce
2 3 (15.79%) Project Management
3 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.53%) Change Control
3 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
3 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (10.53%) Identity Access Management
3 2 (10.53%) JVM Tuning
3 2 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (10.53%) Project Planning
3 2 (10.53%) SIEM
3 2 (10.53%) SOA
3 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (10.53%) TOGAF
4 1 (5.26%) Coaching
4 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.26%) Patch Management
4 1 (5.26%) Server Building
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 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
1 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
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 7 (36.84%) 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%) HP
4 2 (10.53%) Sun
5 1 (5.26%) EMC
5 1 (5.26%) IBM
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.26%) Red Hat