The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 2 15 5
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -10
Contract jobs citing Linux 24 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 33.33% 7.14% 17.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 72.73% 18.18% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 4 3
Median daily rate £450 £413 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +42.24%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +2.73%
Linux
Manchester

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

Operating Systems Category
Salford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
33 22 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 45.83% 39.29% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 17 6
Median daily rate £450 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £180 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £400 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Salford region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Salford

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Salford

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Salford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Salford region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Salford

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Salford

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Salford

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, 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 Salford region with a requirement for Linux.

1 22 (84.62%) Unix
2 19 (73.08%) Windows
3 18 (69.23%) LAN
3 18 (69.23%) VoIP
3 18 (69.23%) WAN
3 18 (69.23%) TCP/IP
3 18 (69.23%) VPN
3 18 (69.23%) Apple
3 18 (69.23%) Firewall
3 18 (69.23%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 18 (69.23%) Vulnerability Management
3 18 (69.23%) Patch Management
4 17 (65.38%) SANS
4 17 (65.38%) CISSP
4 17 (65.38%) SSCP
5 14 (53.85%) Splunk
5 14 (53.85%) ELK Stack
5 14 (53.85%) QRadar
6 13 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
7 10 (38.46%) Case Management
7 10 (38.46%) Cybersecurity
7 10 (38.46%) RESTful
7 10 (38.46%) Web Services
8 9 (34.62%) Information Security
9 8 (30.77%) IBM
9 8 (30.77%) HTTP
9 8 (30.77%) Cyber Attack
9 8 (30.77%) LogRhythm
10 7 (26.92%) Security Operations
10 7 (26.92%) SC Cleared

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Salford 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 2 (7.69%) Apache
2 1 (3.85%) IIS
2 1 (3.85%) Jetty
2 1 (3.85%) Mongrel
2 1 (3.85%) nginx
2 1 (3.85%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.85%) SAS
2 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.85%) Google App Engine
2 1 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 18 (69.23%) Firewall
1 18 (69.23%) LAN
1 18 (69.23%) TCP/IP
1 18 (69.23%) VoIP
1 18 (69.23%) VPN
1 18 (69.23%) WAN
2 8 (30.77%) HTTP
3 3 (11.54%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (11.54%) Wireless
4 2 (7.69%) DHCP
4 2 (7.69%) DNS
5 1 (3.85%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (3.85%) FTP
5 1 (3.85%) IMAP
5 1 (3.85%) IPsec
5 1 (3.85%) iSCSI
5 1 (3.85%) LDAP
5 1 (3.85%) MRTG
5 1 (3.85%) SMTP
5 1 (3.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) NoSQL
2 4 (15.38%) Redis
3 2 (7.69%) MarkLogic
3 2 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) JUnit
2 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 2 (7.69%) Mercurial
3 2 (7.69%) Subversion
4 1 (3.85%) Travis CI
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Analyst
1 7 (26.92%) Technical Specialist
2 6 (23.08%) Software Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Security Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Scala Software Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Security Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Technical Support
6 2 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Administrator
7 1 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Java Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (3.85%) Security Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Security Specialist
7 1 (3.85%) Technical Security Specialist
7 1 (3.85%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (53.85%) ELK Stack
2 10 (38.46%) RESTful
2 10 (38.46%) Web Services
3 7 (26.92%) REST
4 5 (19.23%) XML
5 3 (11.54%) JSON
5 3 (11.54%) Node.js
5 3 (11.54%) XSLT
6 2 (7.69%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (7.69%) JMS
7 1 (3.85%) .NET
7 1 (3.85%) J2EE
7 1 (3.85%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Cyber Attack
2 6 (23.08%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.69%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.85%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 22 (84.62%) Unix
2 19 (73.08%) Windows
3 1 (3.85%) CentOS
3 1 (3.85%) Debian
3 1 (3.85%) Ubuntu
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (69.23%) Patch Management
1 18 (69.23%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 18 (69.23%) Vulnerability Management
2 13 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
3 10 (38.46%) Case Management
3 10 (38.46%) Cybersecurity
4 9 (34.62%) Information Security
5 7 (26.92%) Security Operations
6 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (23.08%) Analytics
6 6 (23.08%) BDD
6 6 (23.08%) Data Analytics
6 6 (23.08%) High Availability
6 6 (23.08%) Open Source
6 6 (23.08%) Software Engineering
6 6 (23.08%) TDD
7 5 (19.23%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (19.23%) Scrum
8 4 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (15.38%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) SQL
2 5 (19.23%) Python
3 3 (11.54%) Java
3 3 (11.54%) Scala
4 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.85%) C
4 1 (3.85%) Korn
4 1 (3.85%) Perl
4 1 (3.85%) PHP
4 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (65.38%) CISSP
1 17 (65.38%) SANS
1 17 (65.38%) SSCP
2 7 (26.92%) SC Cleared
2 7 (26.92%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.85%) Dovecot
2 1 (3.85%) iptables
2 1 (3.85%) KVM
2 1 (3.85%) Sendmail
2 1 (3.85%) Squid
2 1 (3.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (53.85%) QRadar
2 6 (23.08%) Nessus
2 6 (23.08%) Nexpose
2 6 (23.08%) Nmap
3 4 (15.38%) Kibana
3 4 (15.38%) logstash
4 3 (11.54%) RSA enVision
5 2 (7.69%) Puppet
6 1 (3.85%) Cacti
6 1 (3.85%) HAProxy
6 1 (3.85%) Nagios
6 1 (3.85%) OpenNebula
Vendors
1 18 (69.23%) Apple
2 14 (53.85%) Splunk
3 8 (30.77%) IBM
3 8 (30.77%) LogRhythm
4 6 (23.08%) ArcSight
4 6 (23.08%) Intel
4 6 (23.08%) Intel Security
4 6 (23.08%) NetWitness
4 6 (23.08%) Qualys
5 3 (11.54%) Oracle
5 3 (11.54%) Twitter
6 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
6 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
6 2 (7.69%) VMware
7 1 (3.85%) Google