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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 8 18 28
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +10
Contract jobs citing Linux 25 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 11.85% 7.45% 1.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.02% 56.00% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £388 £179
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +116.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £366 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £403 £230
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.53 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-15.93% -
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
49 25 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 23.22% 13.30% 12.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 14 9
Average daily rate £363 £333 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.02% +37.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £110 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £391 £553
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -9.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £20.50 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.15 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.19% -8.82%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 18 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 15 (55.56%) Java
2 15 (55.56%) Google
3 14 (51.85%) MySQL
3 14 (51.85%) Windows
3 14 (51.85%) Open Source
4 12 (44.44%) Apache
5 11 (40.74%) Google Apps
6 10 (37.04%) UNIX
7 9 (33.33%) LAN
7 9 (33.33%) WAN
7 9 (33.33%) SAN
7 9 (33.33%) Red Hat
7 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (25.93%) E-Commerce
8 7 (25.93%) Cisco
8 7 (25.93%) Oracle
8 7 (25.93%) hybris
9 6 (22.22%) Ansible
9 6 (22.22%) Finance
10 5 (18.52%) XenServer
10 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (18.52%) CentOS
10 5 (18.52%) Hyper-V
10 5 (18.52%) VMware
10 5 (18.52%) Migration
10 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (18.52%) Shell Script
10 5 (18.52%) Web Services

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 18 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 12 (44.44%) Apache
3 3 (11.11%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 11 (40.74%) Google Apps
2 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.70%) SaaS
3 1 (3.70%) PaaS
3 1 (3.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (33.33%) LAN
1 9 (33.33%) WAN
1 9 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (51.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
1 2 (7.41%) Mockito
1 2 (7.41%) Cucumber
1 2 (7.41%) Appcelerator Titanium
1 2 (7.41%) WebDriver
1 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.41%) Selenium
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Server Analyst
1 8 (29.63%) Analyst
2 7 (25.93%) Designer
3 6 (22.22%) Storage Analyst
3 6 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Infrastructure Designer
4 5 (18.52%) Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (14.81%) Server Support
5 4 (14.81%) Administrator
5 4 (14.81%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 4 (14.81%) UNIX Administrator
6 3 (11.11%) Server Support Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Support Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Architect
7 2 (7.41%) Storage Support Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Hybris Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (7.41%) Java Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) Web Services
2 3 (11.11%) LAMP
3 2 (7.41%) HTML5
3 2 (7.41%) CSS3
3 2 (7.41%) Spring Integration
3 2 (7.41%) JMS
3 2 (7.41%) Hibernate
3 2 (7.41%) HTML
3 2 (7.41%) CSS
3 2 (7.41%) RESTful
3 2 (7.41%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (7.41%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (7.41%) Spring
3 2 (7.41%) jQuery
4 1 (3.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (51.85%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 14 (51.85%) Windows
2 10 (37.04%) UNIX
3 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (18.52%) CentOS
3 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.93%) E-Commerce
3 5 (18.52%) Migration
4 2 (7.41%) SOA
4 2 (7.41%) TDD
4 2 (7.41%) MVC
4 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (3.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) Java
2 5 (18.52%) Shell Script
2 5 (18.52%) Perl
2 5 (18.52%) Bash Shell
3 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
3 4 (14.81%) Python
4 2 (7.41%) Ruby
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) XenServer
1 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (18.52%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) Ansible
Vendors
1 15 (55.56%) Google
2 9 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 7 (25.93%) Cisco
3 7 (25.93%) Oracle
3 7 (25.93%) hybris
4 5 (18.52%) VMware
5 4 (14.81%) ServiceNow
5 4 (14.81%) HP
5 4 (14.81%) Citrix
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago