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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 27 21 26
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Contract jobs citing Linux 17 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 5.14% 5.74% 0.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.82% 38.71% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 0
Average daily rate £600 £363 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.51% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.38 £34.75
% change year-on-year
+9.96% +4.67%
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
57 31 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 17.22% 14.83% 20.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 25 18
Average daily rate £469 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.92% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £529 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £10.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -37.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

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 5 February 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 5 February 2016, 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 21 (50.00%) Unix
2 19 (45.24%) Data Centre
3 16 (38.10%) Java
3 16 (38.10%) SQL
4 15 (35.71%) Windows
5 13 (30.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (28.57%) Solaris
6 12 (28.57%) Oracle
6 12 (28.57%) VMware
7 11 (26.19%) Security Cleared
7 11 (26.19%) Red Hat
8 10 (23.81%) HTTP
8 10 (23.81%) Migration
8 10 (23.81%) Web Accessibility
9 9 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (21.43%) IBM
10 8 (19.05%) CSS
10 8 (19.05%) HTML
11 7 (16.67%) ITIL
11 7 (16.67%) MS Office
11 7 (16.67%) AIX
11 7 (16.67%) LAN
11 7 (16.67%) DNS
11 7 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (16.67%) Firewall
11 7 (16.67%) SC Cleared
11 7 (16.67%) Git (software)
12 6 (14.29%) Puppet
12 6 (14.29%) Jenkins
12 6 (14.29%) Unit Testing

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (7.14%) Node.js
2 2 (4.76%) Apache
2 2 (4.76%) nginx
2 2 (4.76%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.38%) JBoss
Applications
1 7 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.14%) IaaS
3 2 (4.76%) Amazon S3
3 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.38%) PaaS
4 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.81%) HTTP
2 7 (16.67%) DNS
2 7 (16.67%) Firewall
2 7 (16.67%) LAN
3 5 (11.90%) FTP
3 5 (11.90%) Internet
3 5 (11.90%) SMTP
4 4 (9.52%) BGP
4 4 (9.52%) FabricPath
4 4 (9.52%) IPsec
4 4 (9.52%) IPv4
4 4 (9.52%) IPv6
4 4 (9.52%) MPLS
4 4 (9.52%) OSPF
4 4 (9.52%) SAN
4 4 (9.52%) TRILL
4 4 (9.52%) VPN
4 4 (9.52%) WAN
5 3 (7.14%) DHCP
5 3 (7.14%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (7.14%) DB2
2 3 (7.14%) MongoDB
2 3 (7.14%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.38%) Big Data
3 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.38%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.38%) PowerCenter
3 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 6 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 4 (9.52%) Maven
4 3 (7.14%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 11 (26.19%) Architect
2 10 (23.81%) Developer
3 6 (14.29%) Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Data Architect
4 4 (9.52%) Data Centre Architect
4 4 (9.52%) Data Migration Architect
4 4 (9.52%) Data Migration Lead
4 4 (9.52%) Java Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Lead Architect
4 4 (9.52%) Lead Data Architect
4 4 (9.52%) Migration Architect
4 4 (9.52%) Network Architect
4 4 (9.52%) Programmer
4 4 (9.52%) webMethods Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Database Architect
5 3 (7.14%) Network Support
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Analyst Programmer
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Programme Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Programmer
5 3 (7.14%) Senior webMethods Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.05%) CSS
1 8 (19.05%) HTML
2 6 (14.29%) XML
3 5 (11.90%) .NET
3 5 (11.90%) JDBC
3 5 (11.90%) jQuery
3 5 (11.90%) SAP XI
4 4 (9.52%) CSS3
4 4 (9.52%) D3.js
4 4 (9.52%) HTML5
4 4 (9.52%) XHTML
5 2 (4.76%) AngularJS
5 2 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (2.38%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 19 (45.24%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (9.52%) iSeries
3 3 (7.14%) CMDB
3 3 (7.14%) Visualisation
4 2 (4.76%) AS400
4 2 (4.76%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.38%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 21 (50.00%) Unix
2 15 (35.71%) Windows
3 13 (30.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (28.57%) Solaris
5 7 (16.67%) AIX
6 5 (11.90%) HPUX
6 5 (11.90%) Windows XP
7 3 (7.14%) Mac OS X
7 3 (7.14%) MVS
7 3 (7.14%) VME
8 1 (2.38%) CentOS
8 1 (2.38%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.38%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.81%) Migration
1 10 (23.81%) Web Accessibility
2 9 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (16.67%) ITIL
4 6 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 5 (11.90%) Integration Testing
5 5 (11.90%) OO
5 5 (11.90%) OOP
5 5 (11.90%) System Integration Testing
5 5 (11.90%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (9.52%) Microservices
6 4 (9.52%) SOA
7 3 (7.14%) Configuration Management
7 3 (7.14%) ETL
7 3 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (7.14%) Web Design
8 1 (2.38%) Application Discovery
8 1 (2.38%) Machine Learning
8 1 (2.38%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 16 (38.10%) Java
1 16 (38.10%) SQL
2 6 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 5 (11.90%) Python
4 4 (9.52%) Lisp
5 3 (7.14%) C#
5 3 (7.14%) C++
5 3 (7.14%) Ruby
6 1 (2.38%) C
6 1 (2.38%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (26.19%) Security Cleared
2 7 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 5 (11.90%) Degree
4 1 (2.38%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) SLA
2 3 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) Hyper-V
1 3 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.76%) KVM
2 2 (4.76%) vCloud
2 2 (4.76%) Xen
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.38%) XenApp
3 1 (2.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (14.29%) Puppet
2 4 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.76%) logstash
3 2 (4.76%) Nagios
3 2 (4.76%) SCVMM
3 2 (4.76%) StatsD
3 2 (4.76%) ZABBIX
4 1 (2.38%) Ansible
4 1 (2.38%) CFEngine
4 1 (2.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (28.57%) Oracle
1 12 (28.57%) VMware
2 11 (26.19%) Red Hat
3 9 (21.43%) IBM
4 5 (11.90%) SAP
4 5 (11.90%) webMethods
5 4 (9.52%) CheckPoint
5 4 (9.52%) Cisco
5 4 (9.52%) Juniper
5 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
6 2 (4.76%) PlateSpin
7 1 (2.38%) Apigee
7 1 (2.38%) Axway
7 1 (2.38%) Citrix
7 1 (2.38%) Informatica
7 1 (2.38%) Mashery
7 1 (2.38%) Sun
7 1 (2.38%) Tableau
7 1 (2.38%) Teradata
Warrington
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