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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 17 32 21
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -11
Contract jobs citing Linux 140 79 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 7.73% 4.22% 6.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.18% 23.10% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 39 72
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £320 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
387 342 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 21.36% 18.25% 20.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 176 170
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £181 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 45 27
Median hourly rate £17.36 £13.88 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.05% -7.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £19.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 30 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Linux Hourly Rate Histogram 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 30 September 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 -2 15 £420 +29.23% 6
Salford - 9 £425 - 2
Cheadle 0 4 £475 +18.75% 1
Oldham - 4 £450 - 1
Bolton -4 1 £335 - 1
Linux
North West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 86 (34.13%) Unix
2 82 (32.54%) Windows
3 70 (27.78%) Java
4 64 (25.40%) Puppet
5 60 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
6 56 (22.22%) DevOps
7 55 (21.83%) Oracle
8 52 (20.63%) Red Hat
8 52 (20.63%) Jenkins
9 43 (17.06%) IBM
9 43 (17.06%) VMware
9 43 (17.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 42 (16.67%) Python
11 41 (16.27%) Amazon AWS
12 40 (15.87%) Git (software)
13 34 (13.49%) VMware Infrastructure
14 32 (12.70%) Opscode Chef
14 32 (12.70%) MySQL
15 31 (12.30%) Perl
15 31 (12.30%) Security Cleared
16 30 (11.90%) Tomcat
17 29 (11.51%) Open Source
18 28 (11.11%) Apache
18 28 (11.11%) TCP/IP
19 27 (10.71%) JBoss
19 27 (10.71%) SQL
20 26 (10.32%) Solaris
20 26 (10.32%) Configuration Management
21 25 (9.92%) Firewall
21 25 (9.92%) Continuous Integration

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 30 (11.90%) Tomcat
2 28 (11.11%) Apache
3 27 (10.71%) JBoss
4 14 (5.56%) OpenStack
5 13 (5.16%) WebSphere
6 11 (4.37%) WebLogic
7 8 (3.17%) MS Exchange
8 7 (2.78%) SAS
8 7 (2.78%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (1.98%) CICS
9 5 (1.98%) Oracle Application Server
10 4 (1.59%) IBM HTTP Server
10 4 (1.59%) nginx
10 4 (1.59%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 3 (1.19%) Confluence
11 3 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (1.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.79%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.79%) Commerce Server
12 2 (0.79%) Liferay
Applications
1 6 (2.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.98%) Oracle 11i
1 5 (1.98%) Oracle Applications
1 5 (1.98%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (1.98%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.40%) Magento
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 41 (16.27%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.98%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.98%) PaaS
3 3 (1.19%) Google App Engine
3 3 (1.19%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (1.19%) IaaS
4 2 (0.79%) AWS CloudTrail
4 2 (0.79%) IBM Cloud
4 2 (0.79%) SoftLayer
5 1 (0.40%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 25 (9.92%) Firewall
3 24 (9.52%) HTTP
4 23 (9.13%) DNS
5 14 (5.56%) DHCP
6 12 (4.76%) LAN
6 12 (4.76%) WAN
7 11 (4.37%) VPN
8 10 (3.97%) iSCSI
9 9 (3.57%) VoIP
10 8 (3.17%) Fibre Channel
10 8 (3.17%) LDAP
11 7 (2.78%) IMAP
11 7 (2.78%) Network Security
11 7 (2.78%) SNMP
12 6 (2.38%) SMTP
13 5 (1.98%) MRTG
13 5 (1.98%) SSL
13 5 (1.98%) VLAN
14 4 (1.59%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (12.70%) MySQL
2 20 (7.94%) Hadoop
3 18 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 18 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (5.95%) Oracle Database 11g
5 11 (4.37%) Relational Database
5 11 (4.37%) SQL Server
6 8 (3.17%) DB2
6 8 (3.17%) Oracle Reports
7 7 (2.78%) Oracle Database 10g
7 7 (2.78%) Redis
8 6 (2.38%) Big Data
9 5 (1.98%) MongoDB
9 5 (1.98%) NoSQL
9 5 (1.98%) Oracle Discoverer
10 2 (0.79%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.79%) Ingres
10 2 (0.79%) Oracle9i Database
10 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 52 (20.63%) Jenkins
2 40 (15.87%) Git (software)
3 17 (6.75%) Maven
4 12 (4.76%) Subversion
5 10 (3.97%) Gradle
6 9 (3.57%) Ant
6 9 (3.57%) Selenium
7 8 (3.17%) Eclipse
7 8 (3.17%) JIRA
7 8 (3.17%) Oracle Forms
8 7 (2.78%) JUnit
8 7 (2.78%) SonarQube
9 5 (1.98%) Hudson
10 4 (1.59%) Visual Studio
11 3 (1.19%) GoCD
11 3 (1.19%) TeamCity
11 3 (1.19%) Travis CI
11 3 (1.19%) Vagrant
12 2 (0.79%) GitLab
12 2 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (8.73%) Finance
2 10 (3.97%) Retail
3 8 (3.17%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.98%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.19%) Banking
6 2 (0.79%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.79%) Marketing
7 1 (0.40%) Advertising
7 1 (0.40%) Electronics
7 1 (0.40%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 71 (28.17%) Developer
2 40 (15.87%) Java Developer
3 34 (13.49%) DevOps Engineer
4 26 (10.32%) Administrator
5 25 (9.92%) Linux Engineer
6 23 (9.13%) Analyst
7 20 (7.94%) Systems Administrator
8 18 (7.14%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 14 (5.56%) Consultant
9 14 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
9 14 (5.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 13 (5.16%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 13 (5.16%) Technical Analyst
11 11 (4.37%) Senior Analyst
12 9 (3.57%) Software Developer
13 8 (3.17%) Architect
13 8 (3.17%) DBA
13 8 (3.17%) Oracle Developer
13 8 (3.17%) PL/SQL Developer
13 8 (3.17%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (9.52%) Spring
2 22 (8.73%) Middleware
3 21 (8.33%) Web Services
4 20 (7.94%) SOAP
5 19 (7.54%) REST
6 16 (6.35%) XML
7 15 (5.95%) AngularJS
7 15 (5.95%) RESTful
8 14 (5.56%) CSS
8 14 (5.56%) JSON
9 13 (5.16%) Apache Camel
9 13 (5.16%) GWT
9 13 (5.16%) JDBC
10 12 (4.76%) ActiveMQ
11 10 (3.97%) Hibernate
12 9 (3.57%) HTML
13 8 (3.17%) ELK Stack
13 8 (3.17%) Node.js
14 6 (2.38%) .NET
15 5 (1.98%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.75%) Analytical Skills
1 17 (6.75%) Data Centre
2 8 (3.17%) SCADA
3 6 (2.38%) User Experience
4 5 (1.98%) EMC VNX
4 5 (1.98%) Management Information System
4 5 (1.98%) Replication
5 4 (1.59%) Cyber Attack
5 4 (1.59%) Mainframe
5 4 (1.59%) PKI
6 3 (1.19%) Enterprise Cloud
6 3 (1.19%) Life Science
6 3 (1.19%) Private Cloud
6 3 (1.19%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.19%) Wiki
7 2 (0.79%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.79%) Cryptography
7 2 (0.79%) Digital TV
7 2 (0.79%) FMCG
7 2 (0.79%) STB
Operating Systems
1 86 (34.13%) Unix
2 82 (32.54%) Windows
3 43 (17.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 26 (10.32%) Solaris
5 25 (9.92%) Windows Server
6 18 (7.14%) AIX
6 18 (7.14%) CentOS
7 15 (5.95%) Ubuntu
8 12 (4.76%) HPUX
9 11 (4.37%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (3.97%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (3.57%) Debian
12 6 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (1.98%) SUSE
13 5 (1.98%) Windows 7
14 3 (1.19%) Fedora
14 3 (1.19%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 2 (0.79%) Android
15 2 (0.79%) Embedded Linux
15 2 (0.79%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (22.22%) DevOps
3 29 (11.51%) Open Source
4 26 (10.32%) Configuration Management
5 25 (9.92%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (8.73%) Microservices
7 20 (7.94%) ITIL
8 19 (7.54%) Scrum
9 17 (6.75%) High Availability
9 17 (6.75%) SOA
9 17 (6.75%) TDD
10 16 (6.35%) Software Engineering
11 15 (5.95%) Patch Management
11 15 (5.95%) Virtual Environments
12 13 (5.16%) E-Commerce
12 13 (5.16%) Migration
12 13 (5.16%) Web Development
13 12 (4.76%) Front End Development
13 12 (4.76%) OO
14 11 (4.37%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 70 (27.78%) Java
2 42 (16.67%) Python
3 31 (12.30%) Perl
4 27 (10.71%) SQL
5 24 (9.52%) JavaScript
5 24 (9.52%) Ruby
6 22 (8.73%) Bash Shell
6 22 (8.73%) PHP
7 20 (7.94%) Shell Script
8 15 (5.95%) C++
9 12 (4.76%) PL/SQL
10 11 (4.37%) C
11 7 (2.78%) PowerShell
12 5 (1.98%) C#
12 5 (1.98%) Korn
13 3 (1.19%) Jython
14 2 (0.79%) Embedded C++
14 2 (0.79%) Go
15 1 (0.40%) ActionScript
15 1 (0.40%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 31 (12.30%) Security Cleared
2 15 (5.95%) SC Cleared
3 10 (3.97%) CISSP
4 9 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (3.17%) SANS
5 8 (3.17%) SSCP
6 7 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
6 7 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (2.78%) MCP
7 4 (1.59%) DBS Check
7 4 (1.59%) EMCSA
8 3 (1.19%) CCNA
8 3 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.79%) MCSA
9 2 (0.79%) MCSE
9 2 (0.79%) RHCE
9 2 (0.79%) RHCSA
9 2 (0.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.40%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.40%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (2.38%) QA
3 5 (1.98%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (1.59%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.40%) SDET
System Software
1 34 (13.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (8.73%) Active Directory
3 18 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
4 8 (3.17%) Docker
4 8 (3.17%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (2.78%) Dovecot
5 7 (2.78%) KVM
5 7 (2.78%) vSphere
6 6 (2.38%) Virtual Servers
7 5 (1.98%) iptables
7 5 (1.98%) Sendmail
7 5 (1.98%) Squid
8 3 (1.19%) Firmware
8 3 (1.19%) Xen
9 2 (0.79%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.79%) NFS
9 2 (0.79%) Postfix
9 2 (0.79%) Samba
9 2 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.40%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 64 (25.40%) Puppet
2 32 (12.70%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (7.14%) Nagios
4 16 (6.35%) Ansible
5 11 (4.37%) SCCM
6 8 (3.17%) Data Guard
6 8 (3.17%) QRadar
6 8 (3.17%) SCOM
6 8 (3.17%) WSUS
7 5 (1.98%) Cacti
7 5 (1.98%) EMC NetWorker
7 5 (1.98%) HAProxy
7 5 (1.98%) OpenNebula
7 5 (1.98%) Salt
7 5 (1.98%) yum
8 4 (1.59%) Kibana
8 4 (1.59%) logstash
8 4 (1.59%) NetBackup
8 4 (1.59%) Tivoli
8 4 (1.59%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 55 (21.83%) Oracle
2 52 (20.63%) Red Hat
3 43 (17.06%) IBM
3 43 (17.06%) VMware
4 22 (8.73%) Microsoft
5 13 (5.16%) Splunk
6 10 (3.97%) Citrix
6 10 (3.97%) Google
7 9 (3.57%) HP
8 8 (3.17%) Apple
8 8 (3.17%) Cisco
8 8 (3.17%) EMC
8 8 (3.17%) LogRhythm
9 6 (2.38%) Atlassian
9 6 (2.38%) Perforce
10 5 (1.98%) CA
10 5 (1.98%) NetApp
10 5 (1.98%) SaltStack
10 5 (1.98%) Veritas
10 5 (1.98%) Wonderware
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