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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 23 36 32
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -4
Contract jobs citing Linux 12 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 4.18% 2.68% 1.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.43% 14.10% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 3
Average daily rate £375 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.38 £34.75
% change year-on-year
+9.96% +4.67%
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
37 78 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 12.89% 18.98% 17.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 33 17
Average daily rate £325 £285 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.03% -12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £115 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £575 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 15
Average hourly rate £8.50 £10.59 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.69% -27.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

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
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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +11 8 £375 -34.78% 3
Wellingborough - 2 £330 -
Brackley - 1 £325 -
Linux
East Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 21 (53.85%) Windows
2 16 (41.03%) Unix
3 14 (35.90%) DevOps
4 13 (33.33%) Oracle
4 13 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 11 (28.21%) Red Hat
5 11 (28.21%) Subversion
5 11 (28.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (25.64%) Continuous Delivery
6 10 (25.64%) Windows Server
7 9 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (23.08%) Jenkins
7 9 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (23.08%) Banking
7 9 (23.08%) Finance
7 9 (23.08%) Migration
7 9 (23.08%) PL/SQL
7 9 (23.08%) SQL
8 8 (20.51%) MySQL
8 8 (20.51%) Ansible
8 8 (20.51%) GitLab
8 8 (20.51%) High Availability
9 7 (17.95%) hybris
9 7 (17.95%) Puppet
9 7 (17.95%) Apache Solr
9 7 (17.95%) Java
10 6 (15.38%) Configuration Management
10 6 (15.38%) AWK
10 6 (15.38%) Web Services
10 6 (15.38%) TCP/IP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 7 (17.95%) Apache Solr
2 3 (7.69%) JBoss
3 2 (5.13%) Confluence
3 2 (5.13%) IBM Domino
3 2 (5.13%) IBM Notes
3 2 (5.13%) iPlanet
3 2 (5.13%) OpenStack
3 2 (5.13%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.56%) Apache
4 1 (2.56%) CMS
4 1 (2.56%) ColdFusion
4 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.56%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.13%) Firewall
3 1 (2.56%) DNS
3 1 (2.56%) Internet
3 1 (2.56%) NAS
3 1 (2.56%) SAN
3 1 (2.56%) VoIP
3 1 (2.56%) WAN
3 1 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) MySQL
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (28.21%) Subversion
2 9 (23.08%) Jenkins
3 8 (20.51%) GitLab
4 4 (10.26%) Git (software)
5 2 (5.13%) Eclipse
5 2 (5.13%) JIRA
5 2 (5.13%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (2.56%) Ant
6 1 (2.56%) Checkstyle
6 1 (2.56%) JUnit
6 1 (2.56%) QUnit
6 1 (2.56%) Selenium
General
1 9 (23.08%) Banking
1 9 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Billing
2 2 (5.13%) Marketing
2 2 (5.13%) Retail
3 1 (2.56%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9 (23.08%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (17.95%) Developer
3 5 (12.82%) AIX Specialist
4 4 (10.26%) AWS Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Cloud Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Java Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Linux Specialist
4 4 (10.26%) Solr Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Unix Specialist
5 3 (7.69%) Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (7.69%) Unix Administrator
6 2 (5.13%) AIX Administrator
6 2 (5.13%) Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.13%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.13%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (5.13%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.13%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) Web Services
2 2 (5.13%) CSS
2 2 (5.13%) EJB
2 2 (5.13%) EJB 3.0
2 2 (5.13%) Hibernate
2 2 (5.13%) HTML
2 2 (5.13%) Java EE
2 2 (5.13%) JBoss Seam
2 2 (5.13%) JMS
2 2 (5.13%) JPA
2 2 (5.13%) JSTL
2 2 (5.13%) Struts
3 1 (2.56%) Lucene
3 1 (2.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Mainframe
2 2 (5.13%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.56%) Celerra
3 1 (2.56%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 21 (53.85%) Windows
2 16 (41.03%) Unix
3 11 (28.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (25.64%) Windows Server
5 6 (15.38%) AIX
6 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.90%) DevOps
2 13 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 10 (25.64%) Continuous Delivery
4 9 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (23.08%) Migration
5 8 (20.51%) High Availability
6 6 (15.38%) Configuration Management
6 6 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (12.82%) Waterfall
8 4 (10.26%) ITIL
8 4 (10.26%) Scrum
9 3 (7.69%) B2B
9 3 (7.69%) B2C
10 2 (5.13%) Change Management
10 2 (5.13%) ITIL V3
10 2 (5.13%) MVC
10 2 (5.13%) Open Source
10 2 (5.13%) Service Management
10 2 (5.13%) SOA
10 2 (5.13%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.08%) PL/SQL
1 9 (23.08%) SQL
2 7 (17.95%) Java
3 6 (15.38%) AWK
4 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.13%) Perl
4 2 (5.13%) Python
4 2 (5.13%) Ruby
4 2 (5.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) Degree
2 3 (7.69%) CCNA
2 3 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (7.69%) MCSE
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.13%) CCDA
3 2 (5.13%) MCSA
4 1 (2.56%) HND
4 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.56%) MCITP
4 1 (2.56%) MCP
4 1 (2.56%) OCMJD
4 1 (2.56%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 2 (5.13%) Docker
2 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (20.51%) Ansible
3 7 (17.95%) Puppet
4 5 (12.82%) Terraform
5 3 (7.69%) Salt
5 3 (7.69%) Tivoli
6 1 (2.56%) Backup Exec
6 1 (2.56%) BladeLogic
6 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (2.56%) NetBackup
6 1 (2.56%) SCDPM
6 1 (2.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 13 (33.33%) Oracle
2 11 (28.21%) Red Hat
3 7 (17.95%) hybris
4 5 (12.82%) VMware
5 3 (7.69%) Endeca
6 2 (5.13%) Atlassian
6 2 (5.13%) Brocade
6 2 (5.13%) Cisco
6 2 (5.13%) HP
6 2 (5.13%) Lotus
6 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.13%) Rackspace
7 1 (2.56%) 3PAR
7 1 (2.56%) Citrix
7 1 (2.56%) Dell
7 1 (2.56%) Dell Compellent
7 1 (2.56%) EMC
7 1 (2.56%) Fujitsu
7 1 (2.56%) Sun
7 1 (2.56%) Veeam
Northamptonshire
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Rate: competitive
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