The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 25 17 29
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +12
Contract jobs citing Linux 17 25 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 4.16% 6.70% 3.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.37% 33.33% 31.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 6
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£450 £365 £359
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.28% +1.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £217 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £430 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £33.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+13.43% -10.66%
Linux
East Midlands

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

Operating Systems Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
76 75 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 18.58% 20.11% 11.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 43 21
Average daily rate £388 £233 £244
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £115 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £475 £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 3
Average hourly rate £11.00 £12.42 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.43% -22.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Linux
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -12 13 £425 +6.25% 8
Corby - 2 - -
Linux
East Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 16 (43.24%) E-Commerce
2 15 (40.54%) Windows
2 15 (40.54%) Java
3 14 (37.84%) Hyper-V
4 13 (35.14%) hybris
4 13 (35.14%) UNIX
4 13 (35.14%) Red Hat
4 13 (35.14%) VMware
5 12 (32.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (29.73%) Apache Solr
6 11 (29.73%) Performance Tuning
6 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (29.73%) HP
6 11 (29.73%) Configuration Management
6 11 (29.73%) Apache
7 9 (24.32%) Tomcat
7 9 (24.32%) ITIL
7 9 (24.32%) MySQL
7 9 (24.32%) Oracle
7 9 (24.32%) Subversion
8 8 (21.62%) Endeca
8 8 (21.62%) NetApp
8 8 (21.62%) Retail
8 8 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (18.92%) CentOS
9 7 (18.92%) Waterfall
9 7 (18.92%) Change Control
9 7 (18.92%) DevOps
9 7 (18.92%) OVSD
9 7 (18.92%) Service Management

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 11 (29.73%) Apache
1 11 (29.73%) Apache Solr
2 9 (24.32%) Tomcat
3 7 (18.92%) JBoss
4 1 (2.70%) IIS
4 1 (2.70%) Lync
4 1 (2.70%) Node.js
4 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.70%) SAS
4 1 (2.70%) ColdFusion
4 1 (2.70%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (18.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.70%) SaaS
1 1 (2.70%) Google Apps
1 1 (2.70%) Office 365
1 1 (2.70%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) BIG-IP
1 6 (16.22%) iSCSI
2 5 (13.51%) TCP/IP
2 5 (13.51%) DNS
3 4 (10.81%) HTTPS
3 4 (10.81%) SMTP
3 4 (10.81%) FTP
3 4 (10.81%) HTTP
4 1 (2.70%) DHCP
4 1 (2.70%) LDAP
4 1 (2.70%) LAN
4 1 (2.70%) WAN
4 1 (2.70%) SAN
4 1 (2.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (24.32%) MySQL
2 4 (10.81%) MongoDB
3 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.70%) Big Data
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.70%) DB2
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.70%) PowerCenter
4 1 (2.70%) DB2 UDB
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.70%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 9 (24.32%) Subversion
2 4 (10.81%) Ant
3 3 (8.11%) Maven
4 2 (5.41%) Eclipse
4 2 (5.41%) GitLab
5 1 (2.70%) ProC
5 1 (2.70%) JUnit
5 1 (2.70%) Checkstyle
5 1 (2.70%) Selenium
5 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.70%) QUnit
5 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (21.62%) Retail
2 4 (10.81%) Marketing
3 3 (8.11%) Finance
3 3 (8.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (24.32%) Developer
2 7 (18.92%) Architect
2 7 (18.92%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Virtualisation Specialist
4 4 (10.81%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Virtualisation Architect
4 4 (10.81%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Administrator
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) IT Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.41%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (5.41%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Hybris Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Java Web Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Hadoop Administrator
6 1 (2.70%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) DevOps Specialist
6 1 (2.70%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) Struts
1 5 (13.51%) Java EE
1 5 (13.51%) JBoss Seam
2 4 (10.81%) Spring
3 3 (8.11%) Web Services
3 3 (8.11%) HTML
3 3 (8.11%) CSS
4 2 (5.41%) Hibernate
4 2 (5.41%) EJB
4 2 (5.41%) JMS
4 2 (5.41%) JSTL
4 2 (5.41%) JPA
4 2 (5.41%) EJB 3.0
5 1 (2.70%) OAuth
5 1 (2.70%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (2.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Replication
2 3 (8.11%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.41%) Clustering
4 1 (2.70%) HP Storage
4 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.70%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 15 (40.54%) Windows
2 13 (35.14%) UNIX
3 12 (32.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (18.92%) CentOS
4 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (16.22%) Ubuntu
5 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.70%) AIX
6 1 (2.70%) Solaris
6 1 (2.70%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) E-Commerce
2 11 (29.73%) Configuration Management
2 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (29.73%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (24.32%) ITIL
4 7 (18.92%) Service Management
4 7 (18.92%) ITSM
4 7 (18.92%) DevOps
4 7 (18.92%) Waterfall
4 7 (18.92%) Change Control
5 6 (16.22%) Capacity Management
6 5 (13.51%) Scrum
6 5 (13.51%) B2B
6 5 (13.51%) B2C
7 4 (10.81%) Patch Management
7 4 (10.81%) Load Testing
8 3 (8.11%) Open Source
9 2 (5.41%) Release Management
9 2 (5.41%) Mentoring
9 2 (5.41%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 15 (40.54%) Java
2 6 (16.22%) PL/SQL
2 6 (16.22%) SQL
3 4 (10.81%) AWK
4 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.70%) Korn
6 1 (2.70%) Perl
6 1 (2.70%) VB
6 1 (2.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) SC Cleared
1 7 (18.92%) DV Cleared
1 7 (18.92%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) HND
2 1 (2.70%) Sun Certification
2 1 (2.70%) OCMJD
2 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (37.84%) Hyper-V
2 8 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (16.22%) NFS
3 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.70%) Docker
4 1 (2.70%) iptables
Systems Management
1 7 (18.92%) OVSD
2 5 (13.51%) Puppet
2 5 (13.51%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (10.81%) Nagios
4 3 (8.11%) Ansible
5 1 (2.70%) Pacemaker
5 1 (2.70%) HAProxy
5 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (2.70%) BladeLogic
5 1 (2.70%) SCOM
5 1 (2.70%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 13 (35.14%) Red Hat
1 13 (35.14%) hybris
1 13 (35.14%) VMware
2 11 (29.73%) HP
3 9 (24.32%) Oracle
4 8 (21.62%) Endeca
4 8 (21.62%) NetApp
5 7 (18.92%) Cisco
5 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
6 6 (16.22%) F5
7 2 (5.41%) Google
7 2 (5.41%) Citrix
7 2 (5.41%) Informatica
8 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (2.70%) TIBCO
8 1 (2.70%) Sun
8 1 (2.70%) Lumension
8 1 (2.70%) Cloudera