The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 17 25 21
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Contract jobs citing Linux 19 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 9.45% 3.14% 1.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 52.78% 25.00% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 0
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+79.31% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
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
36 20 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 17.91% 12.58% 11.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 8 6
Average daily rate £513 £300 £135
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.83% +122.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £309
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £9.50 £16.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.62% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Warrington region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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 27 (67.50%) UNIX
2 23 (57.50%) Oracle
2 23 (57.50%) JavaScript
3 17 (42.50%) Windows
4 16 (40.00%) Java
4 16 (40.00%) Python
4 16 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (40.00%) Node.js
5 14 (35.00%) R
5 14 (35.00%) Tableau
5 14 (35.00%) Machine Learning
5 14 (35.00%) AngularJS
5 14 (35.00%) IaaS
5 14 (35.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 14 (35.00%) Hadoop
5 14 (35.00%) MongoDB
5 14 (35.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 14 (35.00%) Citrix
5 14 (35.00%) .NET
5 14 (35.00%) Teradata
5 14 (35.00%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (35.00%) StatsD
6 13 (32.50%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (32.50%) Big Data
7 12 (30.00%) Configuration Management
7 12 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (27.50%) Cloud Computing
8 11 (27.50%) Visualisation
9 10 (25.00%) Git (software)
10 9 (22.50%) Red Hat

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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 16 (40.00%) Node.js
2 3 (7.50%) ArcGIS
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle Spatial
3 1 (2.50%) Apache
3 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 14 (35.00%) IaaS
2 11 (27.50%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.50%) Internet
1 7 (17.50%) Firewall
2 6 (15.00%) SSL
2 6 (15.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (7.50%) HTTP
4 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.50%) TACACS
4 1 (2.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (35.00%) Hadoop
1 14 (35.00%) MongoDB
1 14 (35.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 13 (32.50%) Big Data
2 13 (32.50%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (17.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (2.50%) Subversion
General
1 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (5.00%) Finance
1 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (35.00%) Architect
1 14 (35.00%) Technical Architect
2 10 (25.00%) Digital Architect
3 9 (22.50%) Developer
4 7 (17.50%) Consultant
4 7 (17.50%) Senior Technical Architect
4 7 (17.50%) JavaScript Developer
4 7 (17.50%) Senior Architect
5 5 (12.50%) Senior Digital Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Java Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Web Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) .NET Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Firewall Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) AIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.00%) .NET
1 14 (35.00%) AngularJS
1 14 (35.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 4 (10.00%) REST
3 3 (7.50%) Spring
3 3 (7.50%) .NET Framework
3 3 (7.50%) Dojo
3 3 (7.50%) XHR
4 1 (2.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (27.50%) Visualisation
3 6 (15.00%) CESG
3 6 (15.00%) PKI
3 6 (15.00%) Mobile App
3 6 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (7.50%) GIS
5 2 (5.00%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (5.00%) User Experience
6 1 (2.50%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 27 (67.50%) UNIX
2 17 (42.50%) Windows
3 8 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (15.00%) Apple iOS
4 6 (15.00%) Windows Phone 8
4 6 (15.00%) Windows Phone
4 6 (15.00%) Android
5 2 (5.00%) Solaris
6 1 (2.50%) CentOS
6 1 (2.50%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (35.00%) Machine Learning
3 12 (30.00%) Configuration Management
4 7 (17.50%) Web Accessibility
5 6 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (15.00%) TDD
5 6 (15.00%) Mobile Device Management
5 6 (15.00%) SIEM
6 5 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
6 5 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (12.50%) Use Case
6 5 (12.50%) ITIL
7 4 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (10.00%) Information Security
7 4 (10.00%) MVVM
7 4 (10.00%) BDD
8 3 (7.50%) Data Management
8 3 (7.50%) Project Management
9 2 (5.00%) OO
9 2 (5.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 23 (57.50%) JavaScript
2 16 (40.00%) Python
2 16 (40.00%) Java
3 14 (35.00%) R
4 4 (10.00%) C#
5 2 (5.00%) C++
5 2 (5.00%) C
5 2 (5.00%) Ruby
5 2 (5.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (5.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) CISSP
2 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) GCIA
3 1 (2.50%) GCIH
3 1 (2.50%) CEH
3 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 7 (17.50%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (15.00%) Firmware
3 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (35.00%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (35.00%) StatsD
2 5 (12.50%) Nessus
3 3 (7.50%) TIBCO Hawk
4 1 (2.50%) Puppet
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 23 (57.50%) Oracle
2 14 (35.00%) Citrix
2 14 (35.00%) Teradata
2 14 (35.00%) Tableau
3 9 (22.50%) Red Hat
4 7 (17.50%) VMware
4 7 (17.50%) F5
5 6 (15.00%) ArcSight
6 3 (7.50%) TIBCO
6 3 (7.50%) ESRI
6 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
7 2 (5.00%) Cisco
8 1 (2.50%) IBM
8 1 (2.50%) EMC
8 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.50%) Juniper
8 1 (2.50%) Fortinet
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