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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 5 5 11
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Contract jobs citing Linux 14 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 14.74% 17.95% 3.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.00% 43.75% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 1
Median daily rate £420 £325 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.23% +30.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
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
25 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 26.32% 41.03% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 3 1
Median daily rate £420 £325 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.23% +30.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 £26.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% +108.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 (55.88%) Java
2 14 (41.18%) Spring
3 13 (38.24%) Git (software)
3 13 (38.24%) IBM
3 13 (38.24%) JBoss
3 13 (38.24%) Tomcat
4 12 (35.29%) Open Source
4 12 (35.29%) Jenkins
5 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (29.41%) Maven
6 10 (29.41%) REST
6 10 (29.41%) MySQL
6 10 (29.41%) Middleware
7 9 (26.47%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (26.47%) Oracle
7 9 (26.47%) JDBC
7 9 (26.47%) XML
7 9 (26.47%) Apache
7 9 (26.47%) HTTP
7 9 (26.47%) High Availability
7 9 (26.47%) AngularJS
7 9 (26.47%) Apache Camel
7 9 (26.47%) Hadoop
7 9 (26.47%) ActiveMQ
7 9 (26.47%) JSON
7 9 (26.47%) Microservices
8 8 (23.53%) Front End Development
8 8 (23.53%) GWT
8 8 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (23.53%) SOA

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 13 (38.24%) JBoss
1 13 (38.24%) Tomcat
2 9 (26.47%) Apache
3 3 (8.82%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.94%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.82%) PaaS
3 1 (2.94%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 9 (26.47%) HTTP
2 3 (8.82%) LDAP
3 2 (5.88%) DNS
3 2 (5.88%) SNMP
4 1 (2.94%) DHCP
4 1 (2.94%) SAN
4 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (29.41%) MySQL
2 9 (26.47%) Hadoop
2 9 (26.47%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (14.71%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.94%) DB2
4 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (38.24%) Git (software)
2 12 (35.29%) Jenkins
3 10 (29.41%) Maven
4 4 (11.76%) Ant
4 4 (11.76%) Eclipse
4 4 (11.76%) Gradle
4 4 (11.76%) JUnit
4 4 (11.76%) Selenium
4 4 (11.76%) SonarQube
4 4 (11.76%) Subversion
5 1 (2.94%) Hudson
5 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (5.88%) Finance
1 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.94%) Electronics
2 1 (2.94%) Marketing
2 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (55.88%) Developer
2 18 (52.94%) Java Developer
3 6 (17.65%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 5 (14.71%) AWS DevOps
4 5 (14.71%) AWS Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Java Software Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Senior Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Senior Java Software Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Senior Software Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior DevOps
6 2 (5.88%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior VMware Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) VMware Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Linux Support Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Storage Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (41.18%) Spring
2 10 (29.41%) Middleware
2 10 (29.41%) REST
3 9 (26.47%) ActiveMQ
3 9 (26.47%) AngularJS
3 9 (26.47%) Apache Camel
3 9 (26.47%) JDBC
3 9 (26.47%) JSON
3 9 (26.47%) XML
4 8 (23.53%) GWT
4 8 (23.53%) SOAP
5 4 (11.76%) CSS
5 4 (11.76%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.94%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) SCADA
2 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Cloud
2 3 (8.82%) Public Cloud
3 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.88%) PKI
3 2 (5.88%) Replication
4 1 (2.94%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (14.71%) Windows
3 3 (8.82%) CentOS
3 3 (8.82%) Fedora
3 3 (8.82%) Ubuntu
3 3 (8.82%) Windows Server
4 2 (5.88%) AIX
4 2 (5.88%) Unix
4 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.94%) HPUX
5 1 (2.94%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) Open Source
2 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (26.47%) High Availability
3 9 (26.47%) Microservices
4 8 (23.53%) Front End Development
4 8 (23.53%) SOA
5 6 (17.65%) DevOps
6 4 (11.76%) Automated Testing
6 4 (11.76%) MVC
6 4 (11.76%) Software Engineering
7 3 (8.82%) Migration
8 2 (5.88%) Kanban
8 2 (5.88%) Network Management
8 2 (5.88%) Virtual Environments
9 1 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (2.94%) Configuration Management
9 1 (2.94%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (2.94%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (2.94%) Programme Management
9 1 (2.94%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (55.88%) Java
2 8 (23.53%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.88%) Perl
3 2 (5.88%) PHP
3 2 (5.88%) Python
3 2 (5.88%) SQL
4 1 (2.94%) C
4 1 (2.94%) C++
4 1 (2.94%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.76%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
1 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.94%) Docker
2 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (20.59%) Puppet
2 4 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (8.82%) Ansible
3 3 (8.82%) Salt
4 2 (5.88%) Nagios
4 2 (5.88%) Wonderware InTouch
5 1 (2.94%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 13 (38.24%) IBM
2 9 (26.47%) Oracle
3 6 (17.65%) Red Hat
4 4 (11.76%) Google
4 4 (11.76%) Perforce
5 3 (8.82%) Atlassian
5 3 (8.82%) VMware
6 2 (5.88%) EMC
6 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.88%) Rockwell
6 2 (5.88%) Siemens
6 2 (5.88%) Wonderware
7 1 (2.94%) Citrix
7 1 (2.94%) SAP
7 1 (2.94%) Veritas