The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warrington 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 20 14 24
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Contract jobs citing Linux 12 29 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 5.50% 7.73% 3.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.53% 50.00% 22.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 4
Median daily rate £500 £463 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +27.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £376 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £540 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £8.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Linux
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Warrington region.

Operating Systems Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
47 58 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 21.56% 15.47% 14.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 32 15
Median daily rate £500 £388 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% +21.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £250 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £685 £540 £635
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 8
Median hourly rate £12.50 £17.00 £8.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.47% +100.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Warrington region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

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 Warrington region with a requirement for Linux.

1 49 (75.38%) Oracle
2 26 (40.00%) Java
2 26 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 25 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (36.92%) Security Cleared
5 20 (30.77%) Unix
5 20 (30.77%) Windows
5 20 (30.77%) AIX
5 20 (30.77%) HPUX
5 20 (30.77%) Solaris
6 18 (27.69%) JBoss
6 18 (27.69%) SOA
6 18 (27.69%) Active Directory
6 18 (27.69%) Migration
7 17 (26.15%) IBM
7 17 (26.15%) SQL
8 16 (24.62%) DB2
8 16 (24.62%) SOAP
8 16 (24.62%) EMC
8 16 (24.62%) Banking
8 16 (24.62%) Open Source
8 16 (24.62%) REST
8 16 (24.62%) High Availability
9 14 (21.54%) Mainframe
9 14 (21.54%) Citrix
9 14 (21.54%) DHCP
9 14 (21.54%) Red Hat
9 14 (21.54%) MySQL
9 14 (21.54%) Apache
10 13 (20.00%) JavaScript

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington 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 18 (27.69%) JBoss
2 14 (21.54%) Apache
3 11 (16.92%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.08%) Apache Pig
4 2 (3.08%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.54%) Confluence
5 1 (1.54%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.54%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) MS Office
1 1 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.08%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (3.08%) Amazon S3
2 2 (3.08%) AWS Lambda
2 2 (3.08%) IaaS
3 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.54%) PaaS
3 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (21.54%) DHCP
2 11 (16.92%) HTTP
3 4 (6.15%) Firewall
3 4 (6.15%) Internet
4 3 (4.62%) DNS
4 3 (4.62%) iSCSI
4 3 (4.62%) LDAP
4 3 (4.62%) SAN
5 1 (1.54%) Skype
5 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (24.62%) DB2
2 14 (21.54%) MySQL
3 11 (16.92%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.62%) Big Data
4 3 (4.62%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.62%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.62%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.08%) Apache Hive
5 2 (3.08%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (3.08%) DataStage
5 2 (3.08%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.08%) HBase
5 2 (3.08%) OLAP
5 2 (3.08%) Oracle OLAP
5 2 (3.08%) Pentaho
5 2 (3.08%) QlikView
5 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.62%) ClearCase
1 3 (4.62%) StarTeam
2 2 (3.08%) JIRA
2 2 (3.08%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.54%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (24.62%) Banking
2 3 (4.62%) Finance
3 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (41.54%) Architect
2 8 (12.31%) Technical Architect
3 7 (10.77%) Digital Architect
4 6 (9.23%) Consultant
4 6 (9.23%) Digital Technical Architect
4 6 (9.23%) Test Leader
5 5 (7.69%) Developer
5 5 (7.69%) Systems Architect
6 4 (6.15%) AIX Architect
6 4 (6.15%) Java Architect
6 4 (6.15%) Lead Architect
6 4 (6.15%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Data Architect
7 3 (4.62%) Designer
7 3 (4.62%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) HPUX Consultant
7 3 (4.62%) Java Developer
8 2 (3.08%) HTML CSS Developer
8 2 (3.08%) Lead DevOps
8 2 (3.08%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (24.62%) REST
1 16 (24.62%) SOAP
2 13 (20.00%) Middleware
3 12 (18.46%) J2EE
3 12 (18.46%) JSON
3 12 (18.46%) XML
4 11 (16.92%) ActiveMQ
4 11 (16.92%) Apache Camel
4 11 (16.92%) CSS
4 11 (16.92%) CSS3
4 11 (16.92%) HTML
4 11 (16.92%) HTML5
4 11 (16.92%) JDBC
4 11 (16.92%) Web Services
5 5 (7.69%) XSD
6 1 (1.54%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.54%) Mainframe
2 11 (16.92%) Data Centre
3 5 (7.69%) Clustering
3 5 (7.69%) SWIFT
4 4 (6.15%) Internet of Things
4 4 (6.15%) Smart Meter
5 2 (3.08%) Data Integration
5 2 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.08%) User Experience
5 2 (3.08%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.54%) PKI
6 1 (1.54%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 26 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 20 (30.77%) AIX
2 20 (30.77%) HPUX
2 20 (30.77%) Solaris
2 20 (30.77%) Unix
2 20 (30.77%) Windows
3 2 (3.08%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.54%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (27.69%) Migration
2 18 (27.69%) SOA
3 16 (24.62%) High Availability
3 16 (24.62%) Open Source
4 12 (18.46%) Microservices
5 11 (16.92%) E-business
6 7 (10.77%) Software Testing
6 7 (10.77%) Test Scripting
7 6 (9.23%) Integration Testing
7 6 (9.23%) ITIL
7 6 (9.23%) Validation
8 5 (7.69%) DevOps
8 5 (7.69%) UML
9 4 (6.15%) ArchiMate
9 4 (6.15%) Configuration Management
9 4 (6.15%) ITIL V3
9 4 (6.15%) OpenUP
9 4 (6.15%) Requirements Analysis
10 3 (4.62%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 26 (40.00%) Java
2 17 (26.15%) SQL
3 13 (20.00%) C
3 13 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 12 (18.46%) C++
5 4 (6.15%) Python
6 2 (3.08%) Perl
7 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (36.92%) Security Cleared
2 13 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (3.08%) CISSP
5 1 (1.54%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.54%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.15%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (3.08%) QA
System Software
1 18 (27.69%) Active Directory
2 8 (12.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (3.08%) vCloud
5 1 (1.54%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (1.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (9.23%) Puppet
2 5 (7.69%) Data Guard
3 3 (4.62%) yum
4 2 (3.08%) Nessus
4 2 (3.08%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.54%) Graylog
5 1 (1.54%) Nagios
5 1 (1.54%) SCCM
5 1 (1.54%) SCOM
5 1 (1.54%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 49 (75.38%) Oracle
2 17 (26.15%) IBM
3 16 (24.62%) EMC
4 14 (21.54%) Citrix
4 14 (21.54%) Red Hat
5 13 (20.00%) VMware
6 7 (10.77%) HP
7 5 (7.69%) Microsoft
8 2 (3.08%) Ab Initio
8 2 (3.08%) Actian
8 2 (3.08%) ArcSight
8 2 (3.08%) Axway
8 2 (3.08%) Informatica
8 2 (3.08%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (3.08%) ParAccel
8 2 (3.08%) SAP
8 2 (3.08%) Sybase
8 2 (3.08%) Teradata
9 1 (1.54%) CA
9 1 (1.54%) SaltStack