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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Merseyside / Liverpool
Rank 8 19 19
Rank change year-on-year
+11 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 29 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 12.13% 4.72% 5.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 46.77% 25.00% 18.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 7 7
Median daily rate £450 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £433 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £36.38
% change year-on-year
- +9.96%

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
62 44 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 25.94% 18.88% 31.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 27 30
Median daily rate £350 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £185 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £474 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 8
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +26.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +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 24 February 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 24 February 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 16 (40.00%) Windows
1 16 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 15 (37.50%) Red Hat
2 15 (37.50%) Jenkins
3 14 (35.00%) DevOps
3 14 (35.00%) Scrum
3 14 (35.00%) VMware
4 13 (32.50%) Java
4 13 (32.50%) JavaScript
4 13 (32.50%) Oracle
5 12 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (30.00%) Open Source
5 12 (30.00%) Windows Server
6 11 (27.50%) Spring
6 11 (27.50%) NetApp
7 10 (25.00%) Unix
7 10 (25.00%) SQL
7 10 (25.00%) TDD
7 10 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (25.00%) Data Centre
7 10 (25.00%) BDD
8 9 (22.50%) NAS
8 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Azure
9 8 (20.00%) MySQL
9 8 (20.00%) CSS
9 8 (20.00%) HTML
9 8 (20.00%) Git (software)
10 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (17.50%) Kanban

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 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.00%) Drupal
3 1 (2.50%) Apache
3 1 (2.50%) JBoss
3 1 (2.50%) nginx
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.00%) Office 365
4 1 (2.50%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (2.50%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (22.50%) NAS
2 5 (12.50%) Firewall
3 4 (10.00%) LAN
3 4 (10.00%) WAN
4 3 (7.50%) SAN
5 1 (2.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (2.50%) DHCP
5 1 (2.50%) DNS
5 1 (2.50%) HTTP
5 1 (2.50%) Internet
5 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.50%) VLAN
5 1 (2.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.00%) MySQL
2 7 (17.50%) MongoDB
2 7 (17.50%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.50%) DB2
4 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 8 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.00%) Selenium
4 1 (2.50%) GitLab
4 1 (2.50%) JUnit
4 1 (2.50%) Subversion
4 1 (2.50%) Vagrant
4 1 (2.50%) Xcode
General
1 2 (5.00%) Finance
1 2 (5.00%) Marketing
2 1 (2.50%) Front Office
2 1 (2.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (22.50%) Developer
2 6 (15.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (15.00%) Principal Developer
3 5 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 5 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) .NET Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Agile .NET Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Agile Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Agile Java Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Consultant
4 3 (7.50%) DevOps Consultant
4 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Java Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) NetApp Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Principal .NET Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Principal Java Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Senior Java Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Storage Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (27.50%) Spring
2 8 (20.00%) CSS
2 8 (20.00%) HTML
3 7 (17.50%) RESTful
3 7 (17.50%) Spring Boot
4 6 (15.00%) .NET
5 4 (10.00%) AngularJS
5 4 (10.00%) Node.js
5 4 (10.00%) Web Services
6 3 (7.50%) .NET Framework
6 3 (7.50%) J2EE
7 2 (5.00%) Behat
8 1 (2.50%) HTML5
8 1 (2.50%) J2SE
8 1 (2.50%) JMS
8 1 (2.50%) LAMP
8 1 (2.50%) LEMP Stack
8 1 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.50%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.50%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (2.50%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 16 (40.00%) Windows
2 15 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (30.00%) Windows Server
4 10 (25.00%) Unix
5 7 (17.50%) SUSE
5 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (10.00%) Solaris
8 3 (7.50%) CentOS
8 3 (7.50%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (2.50%) AIX
9 1 (2.50%) Android
9 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (2.50%) Ubuntu
9 1 (2.50%) Windows 10
9 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (35.00%) DevOps
2 14 (35.00%) Scrum
3 12 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (30.00%) Open Source
4 10 (25.00%) BDD
4 10 (25.00%) TDD
5 7 (17.50%) API Design
5 7 (17.50%) Coaching
5 7 (17.50%) Continuous Delivery
5 7 (17.50%) Front End Development
5 7 (17.50%) Kanban
5 7 (17.50%) Microservices
6 6 (15.00%) Automated Testing
6 6 (15.00%) Configuration Management
7 4 (10.00%) Data Centre Operations
7 4 (10.00%) Mentoring
7 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (7.50%) Pair Programming
9 2 (5.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 13 (32.50%) Java
1 13 (32.50%) JavaScript
2 10 (25.00%) SQL
3 4 (10.00%) PHP
4 2 (5.00%) Perl
5 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.50%) Objective-C
5 1 (2.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (10.00%) Docker
3 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (2.50%) vSphere
4 1 (2.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) Puppet
2 2 (5.00%) Ansible
2 2 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (5.00%) SCCM
3 1 (2.50%) Nagios
3 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.50%) Packer
3 1 (2.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (37.50%) Red Hat
2 14 (35.00%) VMware
3 13 (32.50%) Oracle
4 11 (27.50%) NetApp
5 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (12.50%) HP
7 4 (10.00%) F5
8 3 (7.50%) Citrix
8 3 (7.50%) Siebel
9 2 (5.00%) Cisco
10 1 (2.50%) SolarWinds
10 1 (2.50%) Sourcefire
10 1 (2.50%) Sybase