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 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
Manchester / Salford
Rank 10 5 8
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Contract jobs citing Linux 17 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 20.73% 39.39% 12.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.84% 76.47% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 13 1
Median daily rate £488 £425 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.70% +22.30%
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 £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 Salford region.

Operating Systems Category
Salford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
31 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 37.80% 51.52% 28.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 17 2
Median daily rate £425 £425 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +28.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £190 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £348
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £13.25
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 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 19 February 2017.

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 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 Salford region with a requirement for Linux.

1 33 (80.49%) Unix
2 32 (78.05%) TCP/IP
3 30 (73.17%) VPN
3 30 (73.17%) LAN
3 30 (73.17%) VoIP
3 30 (73.17%) WAN
3 30 (73.17%) Windows
3 30 (73.17%) Apple
3 30 (73.17%) Firewall
3 30 (73.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 30 (73.17%) Vulnerability Management
3 30 (73.17%) Patch Management
4 27 (65.85%) SANS
4 27 (65.85%) SSCP
4 27 (65.85%) CISSP
5 26 (63.41%) Splunk
5 26 (63.41%) QRadar
5 26 (63.41%) Elastic Stack
6 25 (60.98%) Network Monitoring
7 22 (53.66%) IBM
8 20 (48.78%) Cybersecurity
8 20 (48.78%) LogRhythm
9 18 (43.90%) Information Security
10 16 (39.02%) Open Source
10 16 (39.02%) Case Management
11 15 (36.59%) Security Operations
11 15 (36.59%) Security Cleared
12 14 (34.15%) RESTful
12 14 (34.15%) Web Services
13 13 (31.71%) 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 7 (17.07%) Apache
2 5 (12.20%) IIS
2 5 (12.20%) Jetty
2 5 (12.20%) Mongrel
2 5 (12.20%) nginx
2 5 (12.20%) Tomcat
2 5 (12.20%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.44%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.44%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 10 (24.39%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (12.20%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (12.20%) Google App Engine
2 5 (12.20%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 32 (78.05%) TCP/IP
2 30 (73.17%) Firewall
2 30 (73.17%) LAN
2 30 (73.17%) VoIP
2 30 (73.17%) VPN
2 30 (73.17%) WAN
3 12 (29.27%) HTTP
4 7 (17.07%) DNS
4 7 (17.07%) Wireless
5 6 (14.63%) DHCP
5 6 (14.63%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (12.20%) FTP
6 5 (12.20%) IPsec
6 5 (12.20%) SSL
7 1 (2.44%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (2.44%) IMAP
7 1 (2.44%) Internet
7 1 (2.44%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.44%) LDAP
7 1 (2.44%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (24.39%) Redis
2 6 (14.63%) NoSQL
3 3 (7.32%) MySQL
4 2 (4.88%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Jenkins
1 6 (14.63%) JUnit
2 5 (12.20%) Git (software)
2 5 (12.20%) Travis CI
3 2 (4.88%) Mercurial
3 2 (4.88%) Subversion
General
1 2 (4.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (21.95%) Analyst
1 9 (21.95%) Technical Specialist
2 7 (17.07%) Security Analyst
3 6 (14.63%) Security Specialist
3 6 (14.63%) Software Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Senior Security Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Scala Software Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 3 (7.32%) Senior Security Specialist
5 3 (7.32%) Technical Support
6 2 (4.88%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Technical Security Specialist
7 1 (2.44%) AWS Software Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Java Scala Software Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 1 (2.44%) SOC Specialist
7 1 (2.44%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (63.41%) Elastic Stack
2 14 (34.15%) RESTful
2 14 (34.15%) Web Services
3 7 (17.07%) REST
4 5 (12.20%) .NET
4 5 (12.20%) J2EE
4 5 (12.20%) Servlets
4 5 (12.20%) XML
5 3 (7.32%) JSON
5 3 (7.32%) Node.js
5 3 (7.32%) XSLT
6 2 (4.88%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (4.88%) JMS
7 1 (2.44%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (29.27%) Cyber Attack
2 11 (26.83%) Management Information System
3 6 (14.63%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.44%) Clustering
4 1 (2.44%) Replication
4 1 (2.44%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 33 (80.49%) Unix
2 30 (73.17%) Windows
3 2 (4.88%) CentOS
4 1 (2.44%) Debian
4 1 (2.44%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (73.17%) Patch Management
1 30 (73.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 30 (73.17%) Vulnerability Management
2 25 (60.98%) Network Monitoring
3 20 (48.78%) Cybersecurity
4 18 (43.90%) Information Security
5 16 (39.02%) Case Management
5 16 (39.02%) Open Source
6 15 (36.59%) Security Operations
7 12 (29.27%) Security Monitoring
8 11 (26.83%) SIEM
9 8 (19.51%) DevOps
10 7 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (17.07%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (14.63%) BDD
11 6 (14.63%) High Availability
11 6 (14.63%) Process Improvement
11 6 (14.63%) Software Engineering
11 6 (14.63%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.95%) Python
2 7 (17.07%) Java
3 6 (14.63%) SQL
4 3 (7.32%) Scala
5 2 (4.88%) PHP
6 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.44%) C
6 1 (2.44%) Korn
6 1 (2.44%) Perl
6 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 27 (65.85%) CISSP
1 27 (65.85%) SANS
1 27 (65.85%) SSCP
2 15 (36.59%) Security Cleared
3 13 (31.71%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 6 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (12.20%) Xen
3 1 (2.44%) Dovecot
3 1 (2.44%) iptables
3 1 (2.44%) KVM
3 1 (2.44%) Sendmail
3 1 (2.44%) Squid
Systems Management
1 26 (63.41%) QRadar
2 10 (24.39%) Kibana
2 10 (24.39%) logstash
3 6 (14.63%) Nessus
3 6 (14.63%) Nexpose
3 6 (14.63%) Nmap
3 6 (14.63%) Puppet
3 6 (14.63%) RSA enVision
4 1 (2.44%) Cacti
4 1 (2.44%) HAProxy
4 1 (2.44%) Nagios
4 1 (2.44%) OpenNebula
Vendors
1 30 (73.17%) Apple
2 26 (63.41%) Splunk
3 22 (53.66%) IBM
4 20 (48.78%) LogRhythm
5 6 (14.63%) ArcSight
5 6 (14.63%) Intel
5 6 (14.63%) Intel Security
5 6 (14.63%) NetWitness
5 6 (14.63%) Qualys
5 6 (14.63%) VMware
6 5 (12.20%) Google
6 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
6 5 (12.20%) Snow
7 3 (7.32%) HP
7 3 (7.32%) Twitter
8 2 (4.88%) Oracle
8 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
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