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 26 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 21 30 44
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +14
Contract jobs citing Linux 117 71 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 6.38% 4.75% 3.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.45% 24.83% 16.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 36 26
Median daily rate £400 £395 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £367
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 £20.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+15.06% -2.66%
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
372 286 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 20.29% 19.14% 19.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 128 123
Median daily rate £350 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £165 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 42 34
Median hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £20.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

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 26 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 26 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 +1 12 £413 +23.13% 9
Linux
North West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 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.

1 109 (40.82%) Unix
2 89 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (30.71%) Java
4 80 (29.96%) Windows
5 61 (22.85%) SQL
6 55 (20.60%) JavaScript
6 55 (20.60%) Git (software)
7 54 (20.22%) Python
8 53 (19.85%) Oracle
9 49 (18.35%) Puppet
10 47 (17.60%) Amazon AWS
10 47 (17.60%) DevOps
11 46 (17.23%) HTTP
12 43 (16.10%) Apache
13 42 (15.73%) IBM
13 42 (15.73%) Red Hat
14 41 (15.36%) Bash Shell
14 41 (15.36%) Continuous Integration
14 41 (15.36%) Ruby
15 38 (14.23%) Scrum
16 37 (13.86%) Shell Script
16 37 (13.86%) XML
16 37 (13.86%) Jenkins
17 36 (13.48%) HTML
18 35 (13.11%) CSS
18 35 (13.11%) Subversion
18 35 (13.11%) Opscode Chef
19 33 (12.36%) JSON
19 33 (12.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 32 (11.99%) Web Services

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 43 (16.10%) Apache
2 28 (10.49%) JBoss
3 25 (9.36%) WebSphere
4 22 (8.24%) Tomcat
5 18 (6.74%) OpenStack
6 15 (5.62%) WebLogic
7 14 (5.24%) WebSphere Application Server
8 8 (3.00%) nginx
9 7 (2.62%) Node.js
10 6 (2.25%) CloudStack
10 6 (2.25%) IIS
11 5 (1.87%) Oracle Application Server
12 4 (1.50%) Apache Solr
13 3 (1.12%) Confluence
13 3 (1.12%) SAS
14 2 (0.75%) CICS
14 2 (0.75%) Jetty
15 1 (0.37%) Drupal
15 1 (0.37%) GlassFish
15 1 (0.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (1.50%) MS Excel
1 4 (1.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (2.62%) Oracle 11i
2 6 (2.25%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (1.87%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (1.87%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.75%) Magento
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 47 (17.60%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (3.00%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (2.25%) Amazon S3
5 4 (1.50%) Google App Engine
5 4 (1.50%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (1.50%) IaaS
5 4 (1.50%) PaaS
6 3 (1.12%) SoftLayer
7 2 (0.75%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.37%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.37%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.37%) AWS CloudTrail
8 1 (0.37%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (17.23%) HTTP
2 26 (9.74%) DNS
3 15 (5.62%) TCP/IP
4 13 (4.87%) DHCP
5 12 (4.49%) SMTP
6 11 (4.12%) SSL
7 8 (3.00%) Firewall
7 8 (3.00%) SNMP
8 6 (2.25%) Fibre Channel
8 6 (2.25%) iSCSI
8 6 (2.25%) Network Security
9 5 (1.87%) VoIP
10 4 (1.50%) LAN
10 4 (1.50%) LDAP
10 4 (1.50%) MRTG
10 4 (1.50%) WAN
11 3 (1.12%) FTP
11 3 (1.12%) IMAP
11 3 (1.12%) Reverse Proxy
11 3 (1.12%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (10.11%) MySQL
2 22 (8.24%) PostgreSQL
3 19 (7.12%) NoSQL
4 18 (6.74%) SQL Server
5 14 (5.24%) DB2
6 12 (4.49%) Oracle Database
7 9 (3.37%) Hadoop
8 8 (3.00%) Relational Database
9 7 (2.62%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (2.25%) Oracle Database 10g
11 5 (1.87%) Oracle Discoverer
12 3 (1.12%) DataStage
12 3 (1.12%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.37%) Amazon RDS
13 1 (0.37%) Apache Hive
13 1 (0.37%) Big Data
13 1 (0.37%) Hazelcast
13 1 (0.37%) HBase
13 1 (0.37%) Oracle BI EE
13 1 (0.37%) Redis
Development Applications
1 55 (20.60%) Git (software)
2 37 (13.86%) Jenkins
3 35 (13.11%) Subversion
4 15 (5.62%) Visual Studio
5 13 (4.87%) Maven
6 11 (4.12%) JUnit
7 8 (3.00%) Selenium
8 7 (2.62%) Ant
8 7 (2.62%) JIRA
9 6 (2.25%) Eclipse
9 6 (2.25%) Gradle
9 6 (2.25%) Travis CI
10 5 (1.87%) SoapUI
10 5 (1.87%) SonarQube
11 3 (1.12%) Vagrant
12 2 (0.75%) ClearCase
12 2 (0.75%) GitLab
12 2 (0.75%) Sonatype Nexus
12 2 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (0.75%) TeamCity
General
1 23 (8.61%) Finance
2 14 (5.24%) Banking
3 8 (3.00%) Retail
4 7 (2.62%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.87%) Electronics
6 4 (1.50%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.12%) Marketing
8 2 (0.75%) Advertising
9 1 (0.37%) Games
Job Titles
1 82 (30.71%) Developer
2 37 (13.86%) DevOps Engineer
3 34 (12.73%) Java Developer
4 28 (10.49%) Linux Engineer
5 26 (9.74%) Analyst
6 25 (9.36%) Administrator
7 22 (8.24%) Technical Analyst
8 19 (7.12%) Consultant
9 17 (6.37%) Linux Administrator
10 15 (5.62%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 15 (5.62%) Software Developer
10 15 (5.62%) Systems Administrator
11 14 (5.24%) .NET Developer
11 14 (5.24%) C# Developer
11 14 (5.24%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 13 (4.87%) C# .NET Developer
13 11 (4.12%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 10 (3.75%) Software Engineer
15 9 (3.37%) Platform Engineer
16 8 (3.00%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (13.86%) XML
2 36 (13.48%) HTML
3 35 (13.11%) CSS
4 33 (12.36%) JSON
5 32 (11.99%) Web Services
6 28 (10.49%) Middleware
6 28 (10.49%) REST
7 26 (9.74%) HTML5
8 22 (8.24%) .NET
9 19 (7.12%) RESTful
10 17 (6.37%) Spring
11 16 (5.99%) AngularJS
11 16 (5.99%) SOAP
12 15 (5.62%) Silverlight
13 11 (4.12%) ActiveMQ
13 11 (4.12%) LAPP Stack
14 10 (3.75%) Apache Camel
14 10 (3.75%) CSS3
14 10 (3.75%) JDBC
14 10 (3.75%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.24%) Analytical Skills
1 14 (5.24%) Visualisation
2 9 (3.37%) Public Cloud
3 7 (2.62%) Data Centre
4 6 (2.25%) Clustering
4 6 (2.25%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.87%) User Experience
6 4 (1.50%) EMC VNX
6 4 (1.50%) Mainframe
6 4 (1.50%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (1.12%) Life Science
7 3 (1.12%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.12%) SCADA
8 2 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.75%) FMCG
8 2 (0.75%) Wiki
9 1 (0.37%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.37%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.37%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 109 (40.82%) Unix
2 80 (29.96%) Windows
3 33 (12.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 23 (8.61%) Solaris
5 20 (7.49%) Mac OS X
6 16 (5.99%) AIX
7 12 (4.49%) CentOS
8 11 (4.12%) Windows Server
9 8 (3.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (3.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (2.62%) Ubuntu
11 6 (2.25%) Debian
11 6 (2.25%) HPUX
11 6 (2.25%) Mac OS
11 6 (2.25%) Windows 7
11 6 (2.25%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (1.12%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (1.12%) SUSE
12 3 (1.12%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 3 (1.12%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (17.60%) DevOps
3 41 (15.36%) Continuous Integration
4 38 (14.23%) Scrum
5 28 (10.49%) Configuration Management
5 28 (10.49%) TDD
6 27 (10.11%) High Availability
6 27 (10.11%) Software Engineering
7 24 (8.99%) Migration
8 22 (8.24%) Performance Tuning
8 22 (8.24%) Web Development
9 20 (7.49%) Open Source
10 19 (7.12%) BDD
11 18 (6.74%) ITIL
12 15 (5.62%) SOA
13 14 (5.24%) Responsive Web Design
13 14 (5.24%) Web Design
14 13 (4.87%) Continuous Delivery
15 12 (4.49%) E-Commerce
15 12 (4.49%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 82 (30.71%) Java
2 61 (22.85%) SQL
3 55 (20.60%) JavaScript
4 54 (20.22%) Python
5 41 (15.36%) Bash Shell
5 41 (15.36%) Ruby
6 37 (13.86%) Shell Script
7 30 (11.24%) Scala
8 25 (9.36%) Perl
9 19 (7.12%) PHP
10 15 (5.62%) C#
10 15 (5.62%) XAML
11 12 (4.49%) C
12 10 (3.75%) AWK
12 10 (3.75%) C++
12 10 (3.75%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.50%) Korn
14 3 (1.12%) Objective-C
14 3 (1.12%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.75%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 15 (5.62%) Security Cleared
2 7 (2.62%) BPSS Clearance
2 7 (2.62%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.50%) EMCSA
4 4 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.12%) CCNA
5 3 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.12%) MCP
5 3 (1.12%) MCSA
5 3 (1.12%) MCSE
5 3 (1.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (0.75%) DBS Check
6 2 (0.75%) Degree
6 2 (0.75%) RHCSA
7 1 (0.37%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.37%) OCP
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.50%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.12%) QA
4 2 (0.75%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 24 (8.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (6.74%) Active Directory
3 12 (4.49%) vSphere
4 10 (3.75%) Docker
4 10 (3.75%) Xen
5 9 (3.37%) Oracle RAC
6 6 (2.25%) XenServer
7 5 (1.87%) Hyper-V
8 4 (1.50%) KVM
9 3 (1.12%) Dovecot
9 3 (1.12%) iptables
9 3 (1.12%) NFS
9 3 (1.12%) Sendmail
9 3 (1.12%) Squid
10 2 (0.75%) Firmware
10 2 (0.75%) vCloud
10 2 (0.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (0.75%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 1 (0.37%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.37%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 49 (18.35%) Puppet
2 35 (13.11%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (6.37%) Ansible
4 13 (4.87%) Cobbler
5 11 (4.12%) Tivoli
6 10 (3.75%) Nagios
7 7 (2.62%) NetBackup
8 6 (2.25%) Kubernetes
9 5 (1.87%) Data Guard
9 5 (1.87%) OpenNebula
9 5 (1.87%) SCCM
9 5 (1.87%) WebSphere Cast Iron
9 5 (1.87%) yum
10 4 (1.50%) Cacti
10 4 (1.50%) EMC NetWorker
10 4 (1.50%) SCOM
10 4 (1.50%) Terraform
11 3 (1.12%) Graylog
11 3 (1.12%) HAProxy
11 3 (1.12%) WSUS
Vendors
1 53 (19.85%) Oracle
2 42 (15.73%) IBM
2 42 (15.73%) Red Hat
3 25 (9.36%) VMware
4 15 (5.62%) Telerik
5 13 (4.87%) Microsoft
6 12 (4.49%) EMC
7 10 (3.75%) NetApp
8 9 (3.37%) Citrix
8 9 (3.37%) HP
9 7 (2.62%) Apple
9 7 (2.62%) Kaspersky
10 6 (2.25%) Cisco
10 6 (2.25%) EnterpriseDB
10 6 (2.25%) Google
11 5 (1.87%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (1.50%) Perforce
12 4 (1.50%) SaltStack
12 4 (1.50%) ServiceNow
12 4 (1.50%) Splunk
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