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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 14 7 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing Linux 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 2.63% 4.00% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.67% 33.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +20.96%
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
15 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 39.47% 12.00% 21.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 4
Median daily rate £413 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 £8.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.47% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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
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 26 July 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 4 (80.00%) HTTP
2 3 (60.00%) Unix
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (40.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (40.00%) Squid
3 2 (40.00%) Korn
3 2 (40.00%) JSON
3 2 (40.00%) IMAP
3 2 (40.00%) iSCSI
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) CentOS
3 2 (40.00%) Mac OS
3 2 (40.00%) Open Source
3 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (40.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) Puppet
3 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (40.00%) Dovecot
3 2 (40.00%) MRTG
3 2 (40.00%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (40.00%) REST
3 2 (40.00%) High Availability
3 2 (40.00%) OpenStack
3 2 (40.00%) Cacti
3 2 (40.00%) Sendmail
3 2 (40.00%) RESTful
3 2 (40.00%) Scala
3 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (40.00%) Jenkins

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 (40.00%) Apache
1 2 (40.00%) OpenStack
1 2 (40.00%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) HTTP
2 2 (40.00%) DHCP
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (40.00%) IMAP
2 2 (40.00%) iSCSI
2 2 (40.00%) MRTG
2 2 (40.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Scala Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Scala Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) JSON
1 2 (40.00%) REST
1 2 (40.00%) RESTful
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
1 2 (40.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Unix
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) CentOS
2 2 (40.00%) Debian
2 2 (40.00%) Mac OS
2 2 (40.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) BDD
1 2 (40.00%) High Availability
1 2 (40.00%) Open Source
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (40.00%) Scrum
1 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Security Patching
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (40.00%) C
1 2 (40.00%) C++
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) Korn
1 2 (40.00%) Perl
1 2 (40.00%) PHP
1 2 (40.00%) Python
1 2 (40.00%) Scala
1 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Dovecot
1 2 (40.00%) iptables
1 2 (40.00%) KVM
1 2 (40.00%) Sendmail
1 2 (40.00%) Squid
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Cacti
1 2 (40.00%) HAProxy
1 2 (40.00%) Nagios
1 2 (40.00%) OpenNebula
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle