The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 25 40 50
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +10
Contract jobs citing Linux 110 68 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 6.00% 4.12% 3.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.90% 22.08% 14.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 36 29
Median daily rate £413 £383 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.84% -4.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £228 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £372
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 £25.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
Linux
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Operating Systems Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
356 308 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 19.41% 18.66% 20.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 138 129
Median daily rate £350 £325 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £170 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £343 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +8.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 39 37
Median hourly rate £18.00 £14.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £10.01 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £159.20 £19.82 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux across the Manchester region.

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Manchester region.

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Linux
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 3 £425 - 1
Salford - 2 £444 - 3
Linux
North West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Linux.

1 107 (41.80%) Unix
2 86 (33.59%) Windows
3 81 (31.64%) Agile Software Development
4 79 (30.86%) Java
5 61 (23.83%) SQL
6 53 (20.70%) Git (software)
7 50 (19.53%) Python
8 49 (19.14%) JavaScript
9 48 (18.75%) Oracle
10 44 (17.19%) DevOps
11 43 (16.80%) Puppet
11 43 (16.80%) Red Hat
12 42 (16.41%) Amazon AWS
13 41 (16.02%) Continuous Integration
13 41 (16.02%) HTTP
14 40 (15.63%) Subversion
14 40 (15.63%) Bash Shell
15 39 (15.23%) HTML
16 38 (14.84%) Shell Script
17 37 (14.45%) Web Services
17 37 (14.45%) XML
17 37 (14.45%) Scrum
17 37 (14.45%) Ruby
18 36 (14.06%) Apache
19 35 (13.67%) Jenkins
20 33 (12.89%) Opscode Chef
20 33 (12.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 33 (12.89%) IBM
21 32 (12.50%) CSS
21 32 (12.50%) Software Engineering

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 36 (14.06%) Apache
2 29 (11.33%) WebSphere
3 18 (7.03%) JBoss
4 17 (6.64%) OpenStack
4 17 (6.64%) WebLogic
5 15 (5.86%) WebSphere Application Server
6 14 (5.47%) Tomcat
7 7 (2.73%) nginx
8 6 (2.34%) CloudStack
8 6 (2.34%) IIS
8 6 (2.34%) Node.js
9 5 (1.95%) Oracle Application Server
10 4 (1.56%) Apache Solr
10 4 (1.56%) CICS
11 3 (1.17%) SAS
12 2 (0.78%) Apache Spark
12 2 (0.78%) Jetty
12 2 (0.78%) WordPress
13 1 (0.39%) Confluence
13 1 (0.39%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (1.17%) MS Excel
1 3 (1.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (2.73%) Oracle 11i
1 7 (2.73%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (1.95%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.95%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (1.17%) Magento
4 1 (0.39%) OpenCart
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 42 (16.41%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.34%) Amazon S3
4 5 (1.95%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (1.56%) IaaS
6 3 (1.17%) PaaS
7 2 (0.78%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.78%) Google App Engine
7 2 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.78%) SoftLayer
8 1 (0.39%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.39%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.39%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (16.02%) HTTP
2 26 (10.16%) DNS
3 17 (6.64%) TCP/IP
4 14 (5.47%) SMTP
5 13 (5.08%) SSL
6 11 (4.30%) DHCP
7 10 (3.91%) SNMP
8 5 (1.95%) Fibre Channel
8 5 (1.95%) Firewall
8 5 (1.95%) iSCSI
8 5 (1.95%) Network Security
8 5 (1.95%) VoIP
9 4 (1.56%) LAN
9 4 (1.56%) MRTG
9 4 (1.56%) WAN
10 3 (1.17%) FTP
10 3 (1.17%) IMAP
10 3 (1.17%) Internet
10 3 (1.17%) LDAP
10 3 (1.17%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (8.20%) MySQL
2 19 (7.42%) NoSQL
2 19 (7.42%) SQL Server
3 15 (5.86%) DB2
4 14 (5.47%) Oracle Database
4 14 (5.47%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (2.73%) Oracle Database 10g
5 7 (2.73%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (1.95%) Oracle Discoverer
6 5 (1.95%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.17%) DataStage
8 2 (0.78%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.78%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.39%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.39%) HBase
9 1 (0.39%) Impala
9 1 (0.39%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.39%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.39%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 53 (20.70%) Git (software)
2 40 (15.63%) Subversion
3 35 (13.67%) Jenkins
4 17 (6.64%) Maven
5 16 (6.25%) Visual Studio
6 9 (3.52%) Gradle
6 9 (3.52%) JUnit
7 7 (2.73%) Ant
7 7 (2.73%) Selenium
8 6 (2.34%) Eclipse
9 5 (1.95%) JIRA
9 5 (1.95%) SoapUI
10 4 (1.56%) Travis CI
11 3 (1.17%) SonarQube
12 2 (0.78%) ClearCase
12 2 (0.78%) GitLab
12 2 (0.78%) MSI
12 2 (0.78%) Sonatype Nexus
12 2 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
13 1 (0.39%) Log4j
General
1 29 (11.33%) Finance
2 20 (7.81%) Banking
3 6 (2.34%) Electronics
3 6 (2.34%) Retail
3 6 (2.34%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.56%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.17%) Games
6 2 (0.78%) Legal
6 2 (0.78%) Marketing
7 1 (0.39%) Advertising
7 1 (0.39%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 76 (29.69%) Developer
2 34 (13.28%) DevOps Engineer
3 29 (11.33%) Java Developer
4 27 (10.55%) Analyst
5 26 (10.16%) Linux Engineer
6 23 (8.98%) Technical Analyst
7 22 (8.59%) Administrator
8 20 (7.81%) Consultant
9 15 (5.86%) Linux Administrator
10 14 (5.47%) .NET Developer
10 14 (5.47%) C# Developer
11 13 (5.08%) C# .NET Developer
11 13 (5.08%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 13 (5.08%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 13 (5.08%) Software Developer
12 12 (4.69%) Software Engineer
12 12 (4.69%) Systems Administrator
13 9 (3.52%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 9 (3.52%) Platform Engineer
14 7 (2.73%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (15.23%) HTML
2 37 (14.45%) Web Services
2 37 (14.45%) XML
3 32 (12.50%) CSS
4 28 (10.94%) JSON
5 27 (10.55%) HTML5
6 22 (8.59%) .NET
6 22 (8.59%) Middleware
6 22 (8.59%) REST
7 19 (7.42%) RESTful
8 15 (5.86%) Silverlight
9 14 (5.47%) jQuery
10 12 (4.69%) IBM Integration Bus
11 11 (4.30%) LAPP Stack
11 11 (4.30%) Spring
11 11 (4.30%) XSLT
12 10 (3.91%) AngularJS
12 10 (3.91%) SOAP
13 9 (3.52%) CSS3
13 9 (3.52%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.47%) Visualisation
3 8 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 8 (3.13%) Public Cloud
4 6 (2.34%) Clustering
4 6 (2.34%) Data Centre
4 6 (2.34%) Mainframe
5 5 (1.95%) User Experience
6 4 (1.56%) EMC VNX
6 4 (1.56%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (1.17%) Life Science
8 2 (0.78%) Contactless
8 2 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.78%) Wiki
9 1 (0.39%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.39%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.39%) DTV
9 1 (0.39%) STB
9 1 (0.39%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 107 (41.80%) Unix
2 86 (33.59%) Windows
3 33 (12.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 25 (9.77%) Solaris
5 21 (8.20%) AIX
6 20 (7.81%) Mac OS X
7 12 (4.69%) CentOS
8 10 (3.91%) Windows Server
9 9 (3.52%) Mac OS
10 8 (3.13%) Debian
11 7 (2.73%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (2.73%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (2.34%) HPUX
12 6 (2.34%) Windows Vista
12 6 (2.34%) Windows XP
13 5 (1.95%) Ubuntu
13 5 (1.95%) Windows 7
13 5 (1.95%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (1.17%) Oracle Linux
14 3 (1.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (31.64%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (17.19%) DevOps
3 41 (16.02%) Continuous Integration
4 37 (14.45%) Scrum
5 32 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 29 (11.33%) TDD
7 24 (9.38%) Configuration Management
8 23 (8.98%) Migration
8 23 (8.98%) Web Development
9 22 (8.59%) Performance Tuning
10 21 (8.20%) BDD
11 20 (7.81%) High Availability
12 18 (7.03%) ITIL
13 16 (6.25%) E-Commerce
14 15 (5.86%) Open Source
15 14 (5.47%) Responsive Web Design
15 14 (5.47%) Web Design
16 11 (4.30%) RUP
17 10 (3.91%) OO
17 10 (3.91%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 79 (30.86%) Java
2 61 (23.83%) SQL
3 50 (19.53%) Python
4 49 (19.14%) JavaScript
5 40 (15.63%) Bash Shell
6 38 (14.84%) Shell Script
7 37 (14.45%) Ruby
8 30 (11.72%) Scala
9 21 (8.20%) Perl
10 19 (7.42%) PHP
11 15 (5.86%) C
11 15 (5.86%) C#
11 15 (5.86%) XAML
12 14 (5.47%) C++
13 10 (3.91%) AWK
14 7 (2.73%) PowerShell
15 6 (2.34%) Objective-C
16 4 (1.56%) Korn
16 4 (1.56%) PL/SQL
17 3 (1.17%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (3.91%) Security Cleared
2 7 (2.73%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.95%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (1.95%) Degree
3 5 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.56%) EMCSA
4 4 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.17%) MCP
6 2 (0.78%) CCNA
6 2 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.78%) DBS Check
6 2 (0.78%) MCSA
6 2 (0.78%) MCSE
6 2 (0.78%) RHCSA
6 2 (0.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.39%) OCP
7 1 (0.39%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (2.34%) QA
3 2 (0.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (7.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (5.47%) Active Directory
3 10 (3.91%) Docker
4 9 (3.52%) Xen
5 8 (3.13%) Oracle RAC
5 8 (3.13%) vSphere
6 6 (2.34%) XenServer
7 4 (1.56%) KVM
8 3 (1.17%) Dovecot
8 3 (1.17%) Hyper-V
8 3 (1.17%) iptables
8 3 (1.17%) Sendmail
8 3 (1.17%) Squid
9 2 (0.78%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.78%) NFS
9 2 (0.78%) vCloud
9 2 (0.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (0.78%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (0.39%) Firmware
10 1 (0.39%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 43 (16.80%) Puppet
2 33 (12.89%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (5.47%) Ansible
4 13 (5.08%) Cobbler
5 10 (3.91%) Tivoli
6 6 (2.34%) Nagios
7 5 (1.95%) Data Guard
7 5 (1.95%) Kubernetes
7 5 (1.95%) OpenNebula
7 5 (1.95%) SCCM
7 5 (1.95%) WebSphere Cast Iron
8 4 (1.56%) Cacti
8 4 (1.56%) EMC NetWorker
8 4 (1.56%) NetBackup
8 4 (1.56%) SCOM
8 4 (1.56%) Terraform
9 3 (1.17%) HAProxy
9 3 (1.17%) WSUS
10 2 (0.78%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 2 (0.78%) yum
Vendors
1 48 (18.75%) Oracle
2 43 (16.80%) Red Hat
3 33 (12.89%) IBM
4 22 (8.59%) VMware
5 15 (5.86%) Telerik
6 11 (4.30%) EMC
7 10 (3.91%) Microsoft
8 8 (3.13%) NetApp
9 7 (2.73%) Apple
9 7 (2.73%) Citrix
9 7 (2.73%) Kaspersky
10 6 (2.34%) EnterpriseDB
11 5 (1.95%) Cisco
11 5 (1.95%) HP
11 5 (1.95%) Perforce
11 5 (1.95%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (1.56%) Google
12 4 (1.56%) ServiceNow
13 3 (1.17%) Splunk
13 3 (1.17%) Veritas
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