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 2 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 27 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Linux 8 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 3.77% 1.28% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.33% 6.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
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£398 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.47% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.13 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-3.66% +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
24 30 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 11.32% 19.23% 10.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 18 3
Average daily rate £360 £525 £135
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.42% +288.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £10.00 £16.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +10.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.13 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-2.41% -4.32%

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 2 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 2 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 18 (69.23%) Windows
2 12 (46.15%) UNIX
2 12 (46.15%) Configuration Management
2 12 (46.15%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (34.62%) Git (software)
3 9 (34.62%) Red Hat
3 9 (34.62%) Oracle
4 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 8 (30.77%) MySQL
4 8 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (26.92%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (26.92%) F5
5 7 (26.92%) VMware
5 7 (26.92%) Firewall
6 6 (23.08%) CESG
6 6 (23.08%) Firmware
6 6 (23.08%) SSL
6 6 (23.08%) CISSP
6 6 (23.08%) Apple iOS
6 6 (23.08%) ArcSight
6 6 (23.08%) SIEM
6 6 (23.08%) Windows Phone 8
6 6 (23.08%) Mobile App
6 6 (23.08%) Windows Phone
6 6 (23.08%) Mobile Device Management
6 6 (23.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 6 (23.08%) PKI
6 6 (23.08%) Android
7 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
7 5 (19.23%) Use Case

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 3 (11.54%) ArcGIS
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle Spatial
2 2 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.85%) Apache
3 1 (3.85%) Confluence
3 1 (3.85%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) Firewall
2 6 (23.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 6 (23.08%) SSL
3 3 (11.54%) HTTP
4 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.85%) TACACS
4 1 (3.85%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) MySQL
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (34.62%) Git (software)
2 3 (11.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (3.85%) Subversion
3 1 (3.85%) JIRA
General
1 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Developer
2 7 (26.92%) Consultant
2 7 (26.92%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Senior Java Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Java Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Web Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Senior Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Senior JavaScript Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) AIX Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) .NET Developer
5 1 (3.85%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) UNIX Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) UNIX Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Management Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) REST
2 3 (11.54%) Spring
2 3 (11.54%) Dojo
2 3 (11.54%) XHR
3 2 (7.69%) .NET
4 1 (3.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (46.15%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (23.08%) Mobile App
2 6 (23.08%) CESG
2 6 (23.08%) PKI
3 3 (11.54%) GIS
4 1 (3.85%) Open Source
4 1 (3.85%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 18 (69.23%) Windows
2 12 (46.15%) UNIX
3 8 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (23.08%) Apple iOS
4 6 (23.08%) Android
4 6 (23.08%) Windows Phone 8
4 6 (23.08%) Windows Phone
5 2 (7.69%) Solaris
6 1 (3.85%) AIX
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.85%) CentOS
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Configuration Management
2 6 (23.08%) SIEM
2 6 (23.08%) Mobile Device Management
3 5 (19.23%) Technical Analysis
3 5 (19.23%) Kalman Filter
3 5 (19.23%) ITIL
3 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (19.23%) TDD
3 5 (19.23%) Use Case
3 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (15.38%) MVVM
4 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (15.38%) Information Security
4 4 (15.38%) BDD
5 3 (11.54%) Data Management
5 3 (11.54%) Project Management
6 1 (3.85%) Change Management
6 1 (3.85%) Workflow
6 1 (3.85%) OO
6 1 (3.85%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
2 5 (19.23%) Java
3 4 (15.38%) C#
4 3 (11.54%) Python
5 2 (7.69%) Perl
5 2 (7.69%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.85%) SQL
6 1 (3.85%) Ruby
6 1 (3.85%) C++
6 1 (3.85%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) CISSP
2 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) GCIA
3 1 (3.85%) GCIH
3 1 (3.85%) CEH
3 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) QA
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (23.08%) Firmware
3 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) Nessus
2 3 (11.54%) TIBCO Hawk
3 1 (3.85%) Puppet
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Oracle
1 9 (34.62%) Red Hat
2 7 (26.92%) VMware
2 7 (26.92%) F5
3 6 (23.08%) ArcSight
4 3 (11.54%) TIBCO
4 3 (11.54%) ESRI
5 2 (7.69%) Cisco
5 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.85%) EMC
6 1 (3.85%) Juniper
6 1 (3.85%) IBM
6 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.85%) Fortinet
6 1 (3.85%) Atlassian