The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 9 25 30
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +5
Contract jobs citing Linux 19 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 9.00% 5.17% 0.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.58% 40.91% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -6.25%
Linux
Northamptonshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
48 22 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 22.75% 12.64% 11.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 11 11
Average daily rate £383 £290 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.89% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £110 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £388 £616
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Northampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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 15 (65.22%) Tomcat
2 13 (56.52%) Google
3 12 (52.17%) UNIX
4 11 (47.83%) Windows
4 11 (47.83%) MySQL
5 10 (43.48%) Java
5 10 (43.48%) Apache
5 10 (43.48%) Open Source
6 9 (39.13%) Google Apps
6 9 (39.13%) Red Hat
7 8 (34.78%) Finance
8 7 (30.43%) Migration
8 7 (30.43%) Shell Script
8 7 (30.43%) Perl
8 7 (30.43%) Bash Shell
9 6 (26.09%) LAN
9 6 (26.09%) WAN
9 6 (26.09%) SAN
10 5 (21.74%) Cisco
10 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (21.74%) Oracle
10 5 (21.74%) Web Services
10 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (21.74%) CentOS
10 5 (21.74%) Hyper-V
10 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (21.74%) XenServer
10 5 (21.74%) Ansible
11 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (17.39%) ServiceNow

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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 15 (65.22%) Tomcat
2 10 (43.48%) Apache
3 2 (8.70%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 9 (39.13%) Google Apps
2 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.35%) SaaS
3 1 (4.35%) PaaS
3 1 (4.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) LAN
1 6 (26.09%) WAN
1 6 (26.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (47.83%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (34.78%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Support Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Server Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Storage Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Designer
4 4 (17.39%) Server Support
4 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Designer
4 4 (17.39%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (17.39%) Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Administrator
4 4 (17.39%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 4 (17.39%) UNIX Administrator
5 3 (13.04%) Architect
5 3 (13.04%) Perl Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Server Support Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Support Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Storage Support Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Windows Support Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) Web Services
2 2 (8.70%) LAMP
3 1 (4.35%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (4.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) UNIX
2 11 (47.83%) Windows
3 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (21.74%) CentOS
3 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Migration
2 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
3 1 (4.35%) Project Management
3 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.35%) TDD
3 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) Java
2 7 (30.43%) Perl
2 7 (30.43%) Shell Script
2 7 (30.43%) Bash Shell
3 4 (17.39%) Python
4 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.35%) Ruby
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Hyper-V
1 5 (21.74%) XenServer
2 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Google
2 9 (39.13%) Red Hat
3 5 (21.74%) Oracle
3 5 (21.74%) Cisco
4 4 (17.39%) VMware
4 4 (17.39%) hybris
4 4 (17.39%) ServiceNow
4 4 (17.39%) Citrix
5 3 (13.04%) HP
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