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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 12 - 1
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 4 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 7.02% - 30.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 80.00% - 76.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Median daily rate £363 - £363
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 - £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
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
5 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 8.77% 12.50% 39.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 5
Median daily rate £300 - £315
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £343 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +8.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £11.00 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
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 5 May 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 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) Apache
3 1 (25.00%) E-business
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) LAMP
3 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) OOD
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) W3C
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (25.00%) JDBC
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) OOP
3 1 (25.00%) JBoss
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) J2EE

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 2 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) Drupal
2 1 (25.00%) JBoss
2 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) Maven
2 1 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Drupal Developer
2 1 (25.00%) HTML CSS Developer
2 1 (25.00%) HTML Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (25.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Camel
2 1 (25.00%) CSS3
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) J2EE
2 1 (25.00%) JDBC
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) JSON
2 1 (25.00%) LAMP
2 1 (25.00%) MEAN Stack
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) RESTful
2 1 (25.00%) Semantic HTML
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) CentOS
1 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Application Discovery
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) E-business
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) OOD
2 1 (25.00%) OOP
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Security Patching
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
1 1 (25.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (25.00%) IBM
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat