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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 14 19 25
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Contract jobs citing Linux 15 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 7.69% 5.28% 1.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.25% 29.41% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 2
Median daily rate £330 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.35% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £368 £428
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £500 £448
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 £41.00 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +1.35%
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
48 51 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 24.62% 17.96% 18.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 22 15
Median daily rate £350 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £150 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 10
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 £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 13 (56.52%) Windows
2 8 (34.78%) Unix
3 6 (26.09%) Red Hat
3 6 (26.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (26.09%) Windows Server
4 5 (21.74%) Data Centre
4 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
4 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
4 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (21.74%) NetApp
4 5 (21.74%) VMware
5 4 (17.39%) Citrix
5 4 (17.39%) Solaris
5 4 (17.39%) LAN
5 4 (17.39%) WAN
5 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
5 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (13.04%) NAS
6 3 (13.04%) XenApp
6 3 (13.04%) Open Source
6 3 (13.04%) Change Control
6 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
6 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
6 3 (13.04%) HP
6 3 (13.04%) DNS
6 3 (13.04%) DHCP
6 3 (13.04%) JavaScript

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 2 (8.70%) Drupal
1 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.35%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (8.70%) Office 365
4 1 (4.35%) Amazon S3
4 1 (4.35%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (4.35%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) LAN
1 4 (17.39%) WAN
2 3 (13.04%) DHCP
2 3 (13.04%) DNS
2 3 (13.04%) Firewall
2 3 (13.04%) NAS
3 2 (8.70%) BIG-IP
3 2 (8.70%) SAN
3 2 (8.70%) SNMP
3 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.70%) VoIP
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (4.35%) Kerberos
4 1 (4.35%) VLAN
4 1 (4.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) Apache Hive
2 1 (4.35%) DB2
2 1 (4.35%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.35%) HBase
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.70%) Selenium
3 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.35%) JUnit
3 1 (4.35%) Subversion
3 1 (4.35%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
1 2 (8.70%) Marketing
2 1 (4.35%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Architect
2 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (8.70%) Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Administrator
4 1 (4.35%) Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Hardware Tester
4 1 (4.35%) Identity Management Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL Service Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Linux Specialist
4 1 (4.35%) Management Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) AngularJS
1 2 (8.70%) Behat
1 2 (8.70%) Node.js
2 1 (4.35%) J2SE
2 1 (4.35%) JAAS
2 1 (4.35%) JMS
2 1 (4.35%) Middleware
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (4.35%) Spring
2 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) Fat Client
2 2 (8.70%) IVR
2 2 (8.70%) Thin Client
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Clustering
3 1 (4.35%) HACMP
3 1 (4.35%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 13 (56.52%) Windows
2 8 (34.78%) Unix
3 6 (26.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (26.09%) Windows Server
4 4 (17.39%) Solaris
5 2 (8.70%) AIX
5 2 (8.70%) SUSE
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.35%) CentOS
6 1 (4.35%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (4.35%) Windows 10
6 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (13.04%) Change Control
3 3 (13.04%) DevOps
3 3 (13.04%) Open Source
3 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (8.70%) API Testing
4 2 (8.70%) Automated Testing
4 2 (8.70%) Automation Testing
4 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
4 2 (8.70%) Data Centre Operations
4 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (8.70%) Functional Testing
4 2 (8.70%) Scrum
4 2 (8.70%) SIEM
4 2 (8.70%) TOGAF
5 1 (4.35%) ITSM
5 1 (4.35%) Project Management
5 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.35%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) Java
2 2 (8.70%) PHP
3 1 (4.35%) Perl
3 1 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
1 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.04%) XenApp
3 2 (8.70%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (8.70%) XenDesktop
4 1 (4.35%) Apache Flume
4 1 (4.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (4.35%) Docker
4 1 (4.35%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (8.70%) SCCM
2 1 (4.35%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (4.35%) Nagios
2 1 (4.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Red Hat
2 5 (21.74%) NetApp
2 5 (21.74%) VMware
3 4 (17.39%) Citrix
3 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
4 3 (13.04%) HP
5 2 (8.70%) F5
5 2 (8.70%) Oracle
5 2 (8.70%) Sun
6 1 (4.35%) Cisco
6 1 (4.35%) EMC
6 1 (4.35%) Siebel
6 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.35%) Sourcefire
6 1 (4.35%) Sybase