The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Northamptonshire / Northampton
Rank 18 21 30
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +9
Contract jobs citing Linux 23 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 6.67% 3.63% 2.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.49% 36.84% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 5
Median daily rate £375 £381 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% -33.69%
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +4.16%

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
78 19 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 22.61% 9.84% 19.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 12 23
Median daily rate £320 £225 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.22% -43.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £200 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £394 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 12
Median hourly rate £18.00 £10.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -4.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northampton region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 January 2017, 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 Northampton region with a requirement for Linux.

1 17 (48.57%) Windows
2 13 (37.14%) Unix
3 12 (34.29%) Oracle
4 9 (25.71%) SQL Server
4 9 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (25.71%) Banking
5 8 (22.86%) VMware
5 8 (22.86%) Degree
5 8 (22.86%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (22.86%) Windows Server
6 7 (20.00%) C
6 7 (20.00%) Python
7 6 (17.14%) MCSE
7 6 (17.14%) ITIL
7 6 (17.14%) PRINCE2
7 6 (17.14%) Cisco
7 6 (17.14%) SQL
7 6 (17.14%) .NET
7 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
7 6 (17.14%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (17.14%) NetApp
7 6 (17.14%) CAD
7 6 (17.14%) Project Management
7 6 (17.14%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (17.14%) Data Centre
7 6 (17.14%) SDLC
7 6 (17.14%) Data Loss Prevention
7 6 (17.14%) ITIL V3

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton 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 4 (11.43%) IIS
2 2 (5.71%) JBoss
3 1 (2.86%) Apache
3 1 (2.86%) Confluence
3 1 (2.86%) nginx
3 1 (2.86%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.86%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (11.43%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (11.43%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) DNS
2 2 (5.71%) Firewall
3 1 (2.86%) Kerberos
3 1 (2.86%) LAN
3 1 (2.86%) LDAP
3 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.86%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 4 (11.43%) Amazon Redshift
2 4 (11.43%) MySQL
2 4 (11.43%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database
3 3 (8.57%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.71%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.86%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Jenkins
2 5 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 4 (11.43%) GitLab
3 4 (11.43%) JIRA
3 4 (11.43%) Maven
4 3 (8.57%) Eclipse
4 3 (8.57%) IntelliJ
4 3 (8.57%) JBehave
4 3 (8.57%) JUnit
4 3 (8.57%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.86%) Ant
5 1 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.86%) HP UFT
5 1 (2.86%) Selenium
General
1 9 (25.71%) Banking
2 4 (11.43%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (17.14%) Technical Leader
2 5 (14.29%) Developer
2 5 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) Architect
3 4 (11.43%) Senior Architect
3 4 (11.43%) Senior DevOps
3 4 (11.43%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Senior Systems Architect
3 4 (11.43%) Server Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Systems Architect
4 3 (8.57%) Java Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Test Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) AWS Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Cloud Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Environment Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Performance Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Performance Test Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Python Developer
5 2 (5.71%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) .NET
2 5 (14.29%) JSON
3 3 (8.57%) HTML
3 3 (8.57%) HTML5
3 3 (8.57%) JAXB
3 3 (8.57%) SAX
3 3 (8.57%) Spring
3 3 (8.57%) XML
3 3 (8.57%) XSLT
4 2 (5.71%) Django
4 2 (5.71%) Flask
4 2 (5.71%) Middleware
4 2 (5.71%) REST
4 2 (5.71%) SQLAlchemy
4 2 (5.71%) Web Services
5 1 (2.86%) SAML
5 1 (2.86%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Data Centre
1 6 (17.14%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (11.43%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (11.43%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.71%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (48.57%) Windows
2 13 (37.14%) Unix
3 8 (22.86%) Windows Server
4 5 (14.29%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (11.43%) Android
5 4 (11.43%) Apple iOS
5 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.86%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (17.14%) CAD
2 6 (17.14%) Data Loss Prevention
2 6 (17.14%) DevOps
2 6 (17.14%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (17.14%) ITIL
2 6 (17.14%) ITIL V3
2 6 (17.14%) PRINCE2
2 6 (17.14%) Project Management
2 6 (17.14%) SDLC
3 5 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 4 (11.43%) Android Development
4 4 (11.43%) High Availability
4 4 (11.43%) iOS Development
4 4 (11.43%) Mobile Application Development
5 3 (8.57%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (8.57%) Performance Testing
6 2 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.00%) C
1 7 (20.00%) Python
2 6 (17.14%) SQL
3 5 (14.29%) C++
3 5 (14.29%) Java
4 4 (11.43%) C#
5 2 (5.71%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) Degree
2 6 (17.14%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (17.14%) MCSE
2 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.71%) ISEB
3 2 (5.71%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.86%) CISM
4 1 (2.86%) CISSP
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.71%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) Ansible
1 4 (11.43%) McAfee ePO
1 4 (11.43%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (8.57%) Tivoli
2 3 (8.57%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 12 (34.29%) Oracle
2 8 (22.86%) VMware
3 6 (17.14%) Cisco
3 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
3 6 (17.14%) NetApp
4 4 (11.43%) BMC
4 4 (11.43%) Intel Security
5 3 (8.57%) IBM
5 3 (8.57%) Perforce
6 2 (5.71%) Veritas
7 1 (2.86%) Teradata