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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Merseyside / Liverpool
Rank 8 26 18
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -8
Contract jobs citing Linux 27 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 13.04% 4.31% 3.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.94% 32.35% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 5 3
Median daily rate £400 £450 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +71.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £400 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £353
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+6.49% +6.94%

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
53 34 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 25.60% 13.33% 24.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 15 17
Median daily rate £350 £413 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +106.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £185 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 10
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +32.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.70 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £40.00 £19.00
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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017, 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 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (42.86%) Windows
3 14 (40.00%) Scrum
4 13 (37.14%) Oracle
4 13 (37.14%) Jenkins
5 12 (34.29%) Java
5 12 (34.29%) JavaScript
5 12 (34.29%) VMware
5 12 (34.29%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (34.29%) Open Source
6 11 (31.43%) Spring
6 11 (31.43%) Unix
6 11 (31.43%) DevOps
7 10 (28.57%) Red Hat
7 10 (28.57%) SQL
7 10 (28.57%) TDD
7 10 (28.57%) BDD
7 10 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (25.71%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (25.71%) Microsoft Azure
8 9 (25.71%) Windows Server
9 8 (22.86%) Git (software)
9 8 (22.86%) MySQL
9 8 (22.86%) NetApp
9 8 (22.86%) Configuration Management
10 7 (20.00%) CSS
10 7 (20.00%) HTML
10 7 (20.00%) Kanban
10 7 (20.00%) RESTful
10 7 (20.00%) Front End Development

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 (11.43%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.71%) Drupal
3 1 (2.86%) Apache
3 1 (2.86%) JBoss
3 1 (2.86%) nginx
3 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (25.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (17.14%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.71%) Office 365
4 1 (2.86%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (2.86%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) LAN
1 6 (17.14%) NAS
1 6 (17.14%) WAN
2 5 (14.29%) Firewall
3 3 (8.57%) DHCP
3 3 (8.57%) DNS
3 3 (8.57%) SAN
4 2 (5.71%) BIG-IP
4 2 (5.71%) SNMP
4 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.71%) VoIP
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (2.86%) VLAN
5 1 (2.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) MySQL
2 7 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 7 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.86%) DB2
4 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (37.14%) Jenkins
2 8 (22.86%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.71%) Selenium
4 1 (2.86%) JUnit
4 1 (2.86%) Subversion
4 1 (2.86%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (5.71%) Finance
1 2 (5.71%) Marketing
2 1 (2.86%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) Developer
2 6 (17.14%) Principal Developer
3 5 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Architect
5 3 (8.57%) .NET Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Agile .NET Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Agile Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Agile Java Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Consultant
5 3 (8.57%) DevOps Consultant
5 3 (8.57%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Java Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) NetApp Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Principal .NET Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Principal Java Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Senior Java Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Storage Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (31.43%) Spring
2 7 (20.00%) CSS
2 7 (20.00%) HTML
2 7 (20.00%) RESTful
2 7 (20.00%) Spring Boot
3 6 (17.14%) .NET
4 4 (11.43%) AngularJS
4 4 (11.43%) Node.js
5 3 (8.57%) .NET Framework
5 3 (8.57%) J2EE
5 3 (8.57%) Web Services
6 2 (5.71%) Behat
7 1 (2.86%) J2SE
7 1 (2.86%) JMS
7 1 (2.86%) LAMP
7 1 (2.86%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.71%) IVR
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.86%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.86%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (42.86%) Windows
2 11 (31.43%) Unix
3 10 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (25.71%) Windows Server
5 6 (17.14%) Solaris
6 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (8.57%) Data ONTAP
7 3 (8.57%) SUSE
7 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.86%) AIX
8 1 (2.86%) CentOS
8 1 (2.86%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (40.00%) Scrum
3 12 (34.29%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (34.29%) Open Source
4 11 (31.43%) DevOps
5 10 (28.57%) BDD
5 10 (28.57%) TDD
6 8 (22.86%) Configuration Management
7 7 (20.00%) API Design
7 7 (20.00%) Coaching
7 7 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (20.00%) Front End Development
7 7 (20.00%) Kanban
7 7 (20.00%) Microservices
8 4 (11.43%) Automated Testing
8 4 (11.43%) Data Centre Operations
8 4 (11.43%) Mentoring
8 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (8.57%) Change Control
9 3 (8.57%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 12 (34.29%) Java
1 12 (34.29%) JavaScript
2 10 (28.57%) SQL
3 3 (8.57%) PHP
4 2 (5.71%) Perl
5 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) SC Cleared
1 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (25.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.57%) XenApp
3 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.71%) Docker
3 2 (5.71%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (5.71%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (5.71%) Puppet
1 2 (5.71%) SCCM
2 1 (2.86%) Ansible
2 1 (2.86%) Nagios
2 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (37.14%) Oracle
2 12 (34.29%) VMware
3 10 (28.57%) Red Hat
4 8 (22.86%) NetApp
5 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
6 5 (14.29%) Citrix
7 4 (11.43%) F5
8 3 (8.57%) Siebel
9 2 (5.71%) HP
9 2 (5.71%) Sun
10 1 (2.86%) Cisco
10 1 (2.86%) SolarWinds
10 1 (2.86%) Sourcefire
10 1 (2.86%) Sybase
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