The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stockport region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 6 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 3 4 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing Linux 21 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 25.93% 21.62% 4.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 75.00% 47.06% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 0 1
Median daily rate £425 - £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +2.04%
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 Stockport region.

Operating Systems Category
Stockport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
28 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 34.57% 45.95% 30.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 1 2
Median daily rate £420 £350 £219
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £350 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £350 £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 4
Median hourly rate £13.50 £31.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.14% +110.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Stockport

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Stockport

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Stockport

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Stockport region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Stockport

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Stockport

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Stockport

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 6 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 Stockport region with a requirement for Linux.

1 19 (54.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 17 (48.57%) Jenkins
2 17 (48.57%) Red Hat
3 16 (45.71%) Java
3 16 (45.71%) Git (software)
4 12 (34.29%) Kanban
4 12 (34.29%) DevOps
5 11 (31.43%) Security Cleared
5 11 (31.43%) Puppet
5 11 (31.43%) VMware
6 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (25.71%) SC Cleared
7 9 (25.71%) Amazon AWS
8 8 (22.86%) MySQL
9 7 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (20.00%) Atlassian
9 7 (20.00%) Software Engineering
9 7 (20.00%) Gradle
10 6 (17.14%) JavaScript
10 6 (17.14%) Windows
10 6 (17.14%) Finance
10 6 (17.14%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
11 5 (14.29%) JUnit
11 5 (14.29%) WebLogic
11 5 (14.29%) Oracle
11 5 (14.29%) IBM
11 5 (14.29%) Spring
11 5 (14.29%) Maven
11 5 (14.29%) Ruby

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport 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 5 (14.29%) WebLogic
2 3 (8.57%) Confluence
3 2 (5.71%) JBoss
3 2 (5.71%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.86%) Apache
4 1 (2.86%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 9 (25.71%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.57%) Slack
3 1 (2.86%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.86%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) LDAP
2 2 (5.71%) DNS
2 2 (5.71%) SNMP
3 1 (2.86%) DHCP
3 1 (2.86%) HTTP
3 1 (2.86%) SAN
3 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) MySQL
2 6 (17.14%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (14.29%) MongoDB
4 4 (11.43%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (8.57%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.86%) DB2
6 1 (2.86%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (48.57%) Jenkins
2 16 (45.71%) Git (software)
3 7 (20.00%) Gradle
4 5 (14.29%) JUnit
4 5 (14.29%) Maven
5 4 (11.43%) Ant
5 4 (11.43%) Jasmine
5 4 (11.43%) Subversion
6 3 (8.57%) Cucumber
6 3 (8.57%) JIRA
7 1 (2.86%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.86%) Selenium
7 1 (2.86%) SonarQube
7 1 (2.86%) Vagrant
7 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (17.14%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (40.00%) Developer
2 11 (31.43%) Java Developer
3 5 (14.29%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 4 (11.43%) AWS DevOps
4 4 (11.43%) AWS Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Digital Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 3 (8.57%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Applications Support
6 2 (5.71%) Applications Support Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Linux Support
6 2 (5.71%) Linux Support Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior VMware Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) GWT
1 5 (14.29%) Node.js
1 5 (14.29%) REST
1 5 (14.29%) Spring
2 4 (11.43%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.86%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (2.86%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.86%) Apache Camel
3 1 (2.86%) CSS
3 1 (2.86%) JDBC
3 1 (2.86%) JSON
3 1 (2.86%) Middleware
3 1 (2.86%) SOAP
3 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Clustering
1 3 (8.57%) Private Cloud
1 3 (8.57%) SCADA
2 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.71%) PKI
2 2 (5.71%) Replication
3 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (2.86%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.86%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (54.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (17.14%) Windows
3 4 (11.43%) Windows Server
4 3 (8.57%) Oracle Linux
4 3 (8.57%) Unix
5 2 (5.71%) AIX
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.86%) CentOS
6 1 (2.86%) Fedora
6 1 (2.86%) HPUX
6 1 (2.86%) Solaris
6 1 (2.86%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) DevOps
1 12 (34.29%) Kanban
2 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 5 (14.29%) Open Source
4 5 (14.29%) Scrum
5 3 (8.57%) BDD
5 3 (8.57%) E-Commerce
5 3 (8.57%) Identity Management
5 3 (8.57%) Migration
5 3 (8.57%) TDD
6 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.71%) Network Management
6 2 (5.71%) SDLC
6 2 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (5.71%) Virtual Environments
7 1 (2.86%) Continuous Deployment
7 1 (2.86%) Front End Development
7 1 (2.86%) Microservices
7 1 (2.86%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 16 (45.71%) Java
2 6 (17.14%) JavaScript
3 5 (14.29%) Ruby
4 4 (11.43%) SQL
5 3 (8.57%) Groovy
6 2 (5.71%) Perl
6 2 (5.71%) PHP
6 2 (5.71%) Python
7 1 (2.86%) C
7 1 (2.86%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (31.43%) Security Cleared
2 9 (25.71%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.57%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
3 4 (11.43%) vSphere
4 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (31.43%) Puppet
2 3 (8.57%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (8.57%) Red Hat Satellite
2 3 (8.57%) ZABBIX
3 2 (5.71%) Ansible
3 2 (5.71%) Nagios
3 2 (5.71%) Wonderware InTouch
4 1 (2.86%) Salt
Vendors
1 17 (48.57%) Red Hat
2 11 (31.43%) VMware
3 7 (20.00%) Atlassian
4 5 (14.29%) IBM
4 5 (14.29%) Oracle
5 4 (11.43%) Google
5 4 (11.43%) Perforce
6 2 (5.71%) EMC
6 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.71%) Rockwell
6 2 (5.71%) Siemens
6 2 (5.71%) Wonderware
7 1 (2.86%) Citrix
7 1 (2.86%) Veritas