The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 19 February 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank 24 28 33
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Contract jobs citing Linux 18 12 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 4.53% 3.82% 3.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.69% 29.27% 18.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 9
Median daily rate £325 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £329 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £388 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £36.38
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +9.96%

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
83 41 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 20.91% 13.06% 20.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 33 40
Median daily rate £315 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £200 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £388 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 13
Median hourly rate £13.50 - £11.80
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 - £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.10 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +1 15 £325 -13.33% 5
Linux
East Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 20 (43.48%) Windows
2 17 (36.96%) Oracle
3 16 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (30.43%) Unix
5 12 (26.09%) Degree
5 12 (26.09%) Windows Server
6 11 (23.91%) Git (software)
6 11 (23.91%) Python
6 11 (23.91%) Java
7 9 (19.57%) SQL Server
7 9 (19.57%) E-Commerce
7 9 (19.57%) DNS
7 9 (19.57%) Banking
7 9 (19.57%) VMware
8 8 (17.39%) JSON
8 8 (17.39%) .NET
8 8 (17.39%) C
8 8 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (15.22%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (15.22%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (15.22%) ITIL
9 7 (15.22%) PRINCE2
9 7 (15.22%) JBoss
9 7 (15.22%) NetApp
9 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
9 7 (15.22%) Active Directory
10 6 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (13.04%) Telecoms
10 6 (13.04%) Cisco
10 6 (13.04%) Cisco Certification

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 7 (15.22%) JBoss
2 5 (10.87%) Apache
2 5 (10.87%) Tomcat
3 4 (8.70%) IIS
4 1 (2.17%) nginx
4 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (10.87%) IaaS
4 4 (8.70%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (8.70%) Amazon S3
4 4 (8.70%) PaaS
5 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (19.57%) DNS
2 3 (6.52%) HTTP
2 3 (6.52%) SSL
2 3 (6.52%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.35%) Firewall
4 1 (2.17%) AMQP
4 1 (2.17%) Kerberos
4 1 (2.17%) LAN
4 1 (2.17%) LDAP
4 1 (2.17%) SAN
4 1 (2.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.57%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.87%) Endeca
3 4 (8.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 4 (8.70%) Amazon Redshift
3 4 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database
4 3 (6.52%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.35%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.35%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.17%) DB2
6 1 (2.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (23.91%) Git (software)
2 6 (13.04%) Jenkins
3 5 (10.87%) Subversion
4 3 (6.52%) Eclipse
4 3 (6.52%) IntelliJ
4 3 (6.52%) JBehave
4 3 (6.52%) JIRA
4 3 (6.52%) JUnit
4 3 (6.52%) Maven
4 3 (6.52%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.17%) GitLab
5 1 (2.17%) HP UFT
5 1 (2.17%) Selenium
General
1 9 (19.57%) Banking
2 6 (13.04%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.52%) Finance
4 1 (2.17%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 8 (17.39%) Architect
2 7 (15.22%) Server Engineer
3 6 (13.04%) Analyst
3 6 (13.04%) Developer
3 6 (13.04%) Technical Leader
4 4 (8.70%) Azure Architect
4 4 (8.70%) Cloud Architect
4 4 (8.70%) Platform Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Senior Architect
4 4 (8.70%) Senior Systems Architect
4 4 (8.70%) Systems Architect
5 3 (6.52%) Java Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Test Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Cloud Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Environment Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Performance Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Python Developer
6 2 (4.35%) SQL Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.39%) .NET
1 8 (17.39%) JSON
2 5 (10.87%) J2EE
2 5 (10.87%) REST
3 3 (6.52%) HTML
3 3 (6.52%) HTML5
3 3 (6.52%) JAXB
3 3 (6.52%) Node.js
3 3 (6.52%) SAX
3 3 (6.52%) Spring
3 3 (6.52%) XML
3 3 (6.52%) XSLT
4 2 (4.35%) Django
4 2 (4.35%) Flask
4 2 (4.35%) Middleware
4 2 (4.35%) SQLAlchemy
4 2 (4.35%) Web Services
5 1 (2.17%) Kafka
5 1 (2.17%) SAML
5 1 (2.17%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (13.04%) Data Centre
3 4 (8.70%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (8.70%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.35%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.17%) Device Driver
5 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (43.48%) Windows
2 14 (30.43%) Unix
3 12 (26.09%) Windows Server
4 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (10.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (8.70%) Android
6 4 (8.70%) Apple iOS
6 4 (8.70%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (6.52%) Ubuntu
8 2 (4.35%) CoreOS
8 2 (4.35%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.17%) AIX
9 1 (2.17%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (2.17%) VxWorks
9 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000
9 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (19.57%) E-Commerce
3 7 (15.22%) ITIL
3 7 (15.22%) PRINCE2
4 6 (13.04%) CAD
4 6 (13.04%) Data Loss Prevention
4 6 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (13.04%) ITIL V3
4 6 (13.04%) Open Source
4 6 (13.04%) Project Management
4 6 (13.04%) SDLC
5 5 (10.87%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (10.87%) Test Scripting
6 4 (8.70%) Android Development
6 4 (8.70%) iOS Development
6 4 (8.70%) Mobile Application Development
7 3 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (6.52%) DevOps
7 3 (6.52%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (6.52%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.91%) Java
1 11 (23.91%) Python
2 8 (17.39%) C
3 6 (13.04%) SQL
4 5 (10.87%) C#
4 5 (10.87%) C++
5 3 (6.52%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.17%) Embedded C
6 1 (2.17%) Go
Qualifications
1 12 (26.09%) Degree
2 6 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (13.04%) MCSE
2 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.35%) ISEB
3 2 (4.35%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.17%) CISM
4 1 (2.17%) CISSP
4 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (15.22%) Active Directory
1 7 (15.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (10.87%) Squid
3 3 (6.52%) Docker
4 2 (4.35%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (13.04%) McAfee ePO
1 6 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (10.87%) Graphite
2 5 (10.87%) logstash
3 3 (6.52%) Tivoli
3 3 (6.52%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (2.17%) Ansible
4 1 (2.17%) Consul
4 1 (2.17%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 17 (36.96%) Oracle
2 9 (19.57%) VMware
3 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
3 7 (15.22%) NetApp
4 6 (13.04%) BMC
4 6 (13.04%) Cisco
4 6 (13.04%) Intel Security
4 6 (13.04%) Red Hat
5 3 (6.52%) IBM
5 3 (6.52%) Perforce
6 2 (4.35%) Veritas
7 1 (2.17%) Citrix
7 1 (2.17%) Teradata