The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 4 6 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Linux 13 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 41.94% 16.00% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 68.42% 50.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 0
Average daily rate £425 £348 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.30% -
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 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
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
19 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 61.29% 32.00% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 2 2
Average daily rate £425 £331 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.30% -22.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £13.25 £13.67
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.18
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.40%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Salford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Salford 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 15 (100.00%) HTTP
2 13 (86.67%) Java
2 13 (86.67%) High Availability
3 12 (80.00%) REST
3 12 (80.00%) NoSQL
3 12 (80.00%) Performance Tuning
3 12 (80.00%) JSON
3 12 (80.00%) RESTful
3 12 (80.00%) Scala
3 12 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (80.00%) BDD
3 12 (80.00%) Web Services
3 12 (80.00%) XML
3 12 (80.00%) SQL
3 12 (80.00%) Scrum
3 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (80.00%) TDD
4 4 (26.67%) JUnit
4 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
4 4 (26.67%) XSLT
4 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
5 3 (20.00%) Puppet
5 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
6 2 (13.33%) User Experience
6 2 (13.33%) OpenNebula
6 2 (13.33%) iptables
6 2 (13.33%) HAProxy
6 2 (13.33%) Ubuntu
6 2 (13.33%) Squid
6 2 (13.33%) Korn

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Salford 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 2 (13.33%) Apache
1 2 (13.33%) OpenStack
1 2 (13.33%) SAS
2 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 12 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (100.00%) HTTP
2 2 (13.33%) DHCP
2 2 (13.33%) DNS
2 2 (13.33%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (13.33%) IMAP
2 2 (13.33%) iSCSI
2 2 (13.33%) MRTG
2 2 (13.33%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (80.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (26.67%) JUnit
2 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.67%) Gradle
3 1 (6.67%) Maven
General
1 1 (6.67%) Games
1 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Developer
2 8 (53.33%) Software Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Java Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Java Scala Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Scala Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) JSON
1 12 (80.00%) REST
1 12 (80.00%) RESTful
1 12 (80.00%) Web Services
1 12 (80.00%) XML
2 4 (26.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) CentOS
1 2 (13.33%) Debian
1 2 (13.33%) Mac OS
1 2 (13.33%) Ubuntu
1 2 (13.33%) Unix
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) High Availability
2 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (80.00%) BDD
2 12 (80.00%) Performance Tuning
2 12 (80.00%) Scrum
2 12 (80.00%) TDD
3 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
4 2 (13.33%) Open Source
5 1 (6.67%) DevOps
5 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) Java
2 12 (80.00%) Scala
2 12 (80.00%) SQL
3 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
3 2 (13.33%) C
3 2 (13.33%) C++
3 2 (13.33%) Korn
3 2 (13.33%) Perl
3 2 (13.33%) PHP
3 2 (13.33%) Python
3 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Dovecot
1 2 (13.33%) iptables
1 2 (13.33%) KVM
1 2 (13.33%) Sendmail
1 2 (13.33%) Squid
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Puppet
2 2 (13.33%) Cacti
2 2 (13.33%) HAProxy
2 2 (13.33%) Nagios
2 2 (13.33%) OpenNebula
3 1 (6.67%) Ansible
3 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
1 2 (13.33%) VMware
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