The first table below looks at the demand for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Manchester region.

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.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 31 28 39
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +11
Contract jobs citing Linux 60 64 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 4.78% 5.74% 3.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.51% 26.12% 17.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 37 19
Average daily rate
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£375 £321 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.82% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £385 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £26.25 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-16.00% -6.25%
Operating Systems Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
279 245 313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 22.25% 21.97% 22.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 119 101
Average daily rate £320 £300 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 21 39
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.20 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £25.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
Linux
North West

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 23 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport -6 3 £285 -10.93% 4
Wigan - 1 £300 - 1
Altrincham - - - - 1
Ashton-under-Lyne - - - -
Bolton - - - - 1
Bury - - - -
Cheadle - - - - 1
Oldham - - - -
Sale - - - -
Salford - - - - 2
Linux
North West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 33 (31.43%) UNIX
2 27 (25.71%) Windows
3 23 (21.90%) Red Hat
4 20 (19.05%) Java
5 19 (18.10%) Banking
6 18 (17.14%) Oracle
6 18 (17.14%) Apache
7 16 (15.24%) Ruby
7 16 (15.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (14.29%) Python
8 15 (14.29%) JavaScript
9 14 (13.33%) Tomcat
9 14 (13.33%) VMware
10 12 (11.43%) ITIL
10 12 (11.43%) Web Services
11 11 (10.48%) MySQL
11 11 (10.48%) Perl
11 11 (10.48%) HTML
11 11 (10.48%) SQL
11 11 (10.48%) HPUX
11 11 (10.48%) HP
11 11 (10.48%) Information Security
11 11 (10.48%) Open Source
12 10 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
12 10 (9.52%) Oracle Database
12 10 (9.52%) Hibernate
12 10 (9.52%) Finance
12 10 (9.52%) Spring
12 10 (9.52%) Shell Script
12 10 (9.52%) PHP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (17.14%) Apache
2 14 (13.33%) Tomcat
3 8 (7.62%) WebLogic
4 6 (5.71%) WebLogic Integration
4 6 (5.71%) WebSphere
5 5 (4.76%) OpenStack
6 3 (2.86%) CICS
6 3 (2.86%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.90%) NetWeaver
7 2 (1.90%) CMS
7 2 (1.90%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.95%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.95%) Drupal
8 1 (0.95%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.95%) PaaS
2 1 (0.95%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.71%) FTP
2 5 (4.76%) DNS
3 4 (3.81%) HTTP
3 4 (3.81%) LAN
4 3 (2.86%) WAN
4 3 (2.86%) SSL
4 3 (2.86%) VPN
5 2 (1.90%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.90%) Firewall
5 2 (1.90%) MPLS
6 1 (0.95%) OSPF
6 1 (0.95%) BGP
6 1 (0.95%) EIGRP
6 1 (0.95%) VRRP
6 1 (0.95%) IPv6
6 1 (0.95%) 802.11
6 1 (0.95%) DHCP
6 1 (0.95%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.95%) RIP
6 1 (0.95%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.48%) MySQL
2 10 (9.52%) Oracle Database
3 6 (5.71%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.71%) MS Access
4 5 (4.76%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.86%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.86%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.90%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (1.90%) DataStage
6 2 (1.90%) DB2
6 2 (1.90%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.90%) Oracle Discoverer
6 2 (1.90%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.95%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.95%) MSDE
7 1 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.95%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (8.57%) Git (software)
2 8 (7.62%) Subversion
3 6 (5.71%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.90%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.95%) JUnit
5 1 (0.95%) WebLogic Workshop
5 1 (0.95%) Gerrit
5 1 (0.95%) Gradle
5 1 (0.95%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.95%) Maven
5 1 (0.95%) Selenium
General
1 19 (18.10%) Banking
2 10 (9.52%) Finance
3 3 (2.86%) Retail
4 1 (0.95%) Local Government
4 1 (0.95%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (30.48%) Developer
2 15 (14.29%) Administrator
3 12 (11.43%) Linux Administrator
4 11 (10.48%) Analyst
5 8 (7.62%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 8 (7.62%) Ruby Developer
6 7 (6.67%) Python Developer
6 7 (6.67%) Architect
6 7 (6.67%) Project Manager
6 7 (6.67%) Java Developer
7 6 (5.71%) Security Analyst
7 6 (5.71%) Tester
7 6 (5.71%) PHP Developer
7 6 (5.71%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (4.76%) Non-Functional Tester
8 5 (4.76%) Software Engineer
9 4 (3.81%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (3.81%) Technical Manager
10 3 (2.86%) Linux Engineer
10 3 (2.86%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.43%) Web Services
2 11 (10.48%) HTML
3 10 (9.52%) CSS
3 10 (9.52%) Hibernate
3 10 (9.52%) Spring
4 9 (8.57%) Middleware
5 8 (7.62%) Ruby on Rails
5 8 (7.62%) Django
6 6 (5.71%) Regular Expression
6 6 (5.71%) XHTML
7 5 (4.76%) JSP
7 5 (4.76%) Grails
8 4 (3.81%) REST
9 3 (2.86%) jQuery
9 3 (2.86%) XML
9 3 (2.86%) Ajax
10 2 (1.90%) ActiveMQ
10 2 (1.90%) LAMP
10 2 (1.90%) .NET
10 2 (1.90%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.48%) Open Source
2 9 (8.57%) Mainframe
3 6 (5.71%) N-Tier
4 4 (3.81%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.81%) Economics
5 3 (2.86%) PMI
5 3 (2.86%) Telematics
6 2 (1.90%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.90%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.90%) FMCG
6 2 (1.90%) Firmware
6 2 (1.90%) Clustering
6 2 (1.90%) VSAM
7 1 (0.95%) Derivative
7 1 (0.95%) Replication
7 1 (0.95%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 33 (31.43%) UNIX
2 27 (25.71%) Windows
3 16 (15.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (10.48%) HPUX
5 7 (6.67%) Solaris
5 7 (6.67%) AIX
5 7 (6.67%) Mac OS X
5 7 (6.67%) SUSE
6 5 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (3.81%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.86%) zOS
8 3 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.95%) CentOS
9 1 (0.95%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (11.43%) ITIL
2 11 (10.48%) Information Security
3 9 (8.57%) OO
3 9 (8.57%) Configuration Management
3 9 (8.57%) Integration Testing
4 8 (7.62%) Web Development
4 8 (7.62%) DevOps
5 7 (6.67%) SOA
5 7 (6.67%) MVC
5 7 (6.67%) Software Engineering
6 6 (5.71%) Statistical Analysis
6 6 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (5.71%) Migration
6 6 (5.71%) Change Management
6 6 (5.71%) Release Management
6 6 (5.71%) Performance Testing
6 6 (5.71%) Test Scripting
6 6 (5.71%) Security Testing
6 6 (5.71%) Unit Testing
7 5 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 20 (19.05%) Java
2 16 (15.24%) Ruby
3 15 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 15 (14.29%) Python
4 11 (10.48%) SQL
4 11 (10.48%) Perl
5 10 (9.52%) PHP
5 10 (9.52%) Shell Script
6 6 (5.71%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 6 (5.71%) VB
7 5 (4.76%) Groovy
8 4 (3.81%) C#
9 3 (2.86%) C++
9 3 (2.86%) Scala
10 2 (1.90%) COBOL
10 2 (1.90%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.90%) ABAP
11 1 (0.95%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.95%) C
11 1 (0.95%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 6 (5.71%) ISEB
1 6 (5.71%) ISEB Practitioner
1 6 (5.71%) ISTQB
1 6 (5.71%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 3 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (2.86%) PMP
2 3 (2.86%) PMI Certification
2 3 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.90%) CISSP
3 2 (1.90%) MCSE
3 2 (1.90%) CCNP
3 2 (1.90%) CCNA
3 2 (1.90%) CISA
3 2 (1.90%) CISM
3 2 (1.90%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.95%) GPEN
4 1 (0.95%) OSCP
4 1 (0.95%) MCP
4 1 (0.95%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.81%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.76%) VMware ESX
2 5 (4.76%) vCloud
3 2 (1.90%) RHEV
3 2 (1.90%) XenApp
4 1 (0.95%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (7.62%) Puppet
2 7 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (5.71%) Ansible
4 5 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (2.86%) Control-M
6 2 (1.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.95%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.95%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 1 (0.95%) WSUS
7 1 (0.95%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 23 (21.90%) Red Hat
2 18 (17.14%) Oracle
3 14 (13.33%) VMware
4 11 (10.48%) HP
5 9 (8.57%) IBM
6 6 (5.71%) TIBCO
7 5 (4.76%) Citrix
7 5 (4.76%) CA
8 4 (3.81%) CheckPoint
8 4 (3.81%) SurfControl
9 3 (2.86%) Kaspersky
9 3 (2.86%) Clearswift
9 3 (2.86%) JBoss
10 2 (1.90%) Sybase
10 2 (1.90%) SAP
10 2 (1.90%) EMC
10 2 (1.90%) NetApp
10 2 (1.90%) Splunk
10 2 (1.90%) FatWire
10 2 (1.90%) Endeca
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