The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
England / North East
Rank 87 - 51
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LAMP 2 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.20% - 1.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.71% - 6.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 9
Median daily rate £285 - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -10.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £17.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
283 264 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 28.94% 29.53% 23.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 164 121
Median daily rate £370 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Median hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing LAMP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LAMP Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

LAMP
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

LAMP Daily Rate Trend in the North East

LAMP
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

LAMP Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing LAMP 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 North East region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 11 (100.00%) MySQL
1 11 (100.00%) ITIL
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
1 11 (100.00%) Apache
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
1 11 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (81.82%) C-shell
2 9 (81.82%) Bash Shell
2 9 (81.82%) iSCSI
2 9 (81.82%) Solaris
2 9 (81.82%) WAN
2 9 (81.82%) TCP/IP
2 9 (81.82%) DNS
2 9 (81.82%) SAN
2 9 (81.82%) LDAP
2 9 (81.82%) Unix
2 9 (81.82%) Oracle
2 9 (81.82%) Perl
2 9 (81.82%) Korn
2 9 (81.82%) Samba
2 9 (81.82%) Unit Testing
3 8 (72.73%) Red Hat
4 7 (63.64%) Configuration Management
4 7 (63.64%) ClearCase
4 7 (63.64%) StarTeam
4 7 (63.64%) OpenStack
5 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
6 5 (45.45%) HPUX
7 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
8 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 11 (100.00%) Apache
2 7 (63.64%) OpenStack
3 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (18.18%) DigitalOcean
1 2 (18.18%) GitHub
1 2 (18.18%) Google Analytics
1 2 (18.18%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) DNS
1 9 (81.82%) iSCSI
1 9 (81.82%) LDAP
1 9 (81.82%) SAN
1 9 (81.82%) TCP/IP
1 9 (81.82%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) MySQL
2 2 (18.18%) DataStage
2 2 (18.18%) IBM InfoSphere
2 2 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) ClearCase
1 7 (63.64%) StarTeam
2 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 2 (18.18%) GitLab
2 2 (18.18%) Subversion
2 2 (18.18%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) HPUX Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Linux Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Unix Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Unix Linux Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Unix Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) AIX Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (18.18%) LAPP Stack
1 2 (18.18%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (81.82%) Solaris
2 9 (81.82%) Unix
3 5 (45.45%) HPUX
4 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (18.18%) AIX
5 2 (18.18%) CentOS
5 2 (18.18%) Windows
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) ITIL
2 9 (81.82%) Unit Testing
3 7 (63.64%) Configuration Management
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Analytics
4 2 (18.18%) DevOps
4 2 (18.18%) ETL
4 2 (18.18%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) Bash Shell
1 9 (81.82%) C-shell
1 9 (81.82%) Korn
1 9 (81.82%) Perl
2 2 (18.18%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) Jython
2 2 (18.18%) PHP
2 2 (18.18%) Python
2 2 (18.18%) Ruby
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (81.82%) Samba
3 2 (18.18%) VirtualBox
3 2 (18.18%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Ansible
1 2 (18.18%) Nagios
1 2 (18.18%) OpenNMS
1 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (18.18%) Puppet
1 2 (18.18%) ZABBIX
1 2 (18.18%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (81.82%) Oracle
3 8 (72.73%) Red Hat
4 2 (18.18%) Google
4 2 (18.18%) HP
4 2 (18.18%) IBM
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) Rackspace
4 2 (18.18%) SaltStack