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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 4 15 10
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Contract jobs citing Linux 53 16 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 16.11% 8.51% 13.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 63.10% 57.14% 52.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 12 18
Median daily rate £450 £413 £493
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -16.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £572 £800 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £358
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
84 28 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 25.53% 14.89% 26.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 20 28
Median daily rate £425 £400 £346
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +15.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £175 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £800 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Median hourly rate £10.00 £9.50 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 45 (53.57%) Oracle
2 38 (45.24%) Security Cleared
3 34 (40.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 32 (38.10%) Java
5 31 (36.90%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (32.14%) Windows
7 26 (30.95%) Migration
8 24 (28.57%) AIX
9 23 (27.38%) SC Cleared
10 22 (26.19%) Unix
10 22 (26.19%) SOA
10 22 (26.19%) IBM
11 21 (25.00%) JBoss
11 21 (25.00%) HPUX
11 21 (25.00%) Solaris
12 20 (23.81%) Active Directory
12 20 (23.81%) Red Hat
12 20 (23.81%) VMware
13 19 (22.62%) Data Centre
14 18 (21.43%) Banking
14 18 (21.43%) SOAP
14 18 (21.43%) JavaScript
14 18 (21.43%) REST
14 18 (21.43%) High Availability
15 17 (20.24%) Apache
15 17 (20.24%) PostgreSQL
16 16 (19.05%) Mainframe
16 16 (19.05%) SQL
16 16 (19.05%) DB2
16 16 (19.05%) EMC

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 21 (25.00%) JBoss
2 17 (20.24%) Apache
3 15 (17.86%) Tomcat
4 5 (5.95%) MS Exchange
4 5 (5.95%) SharePoint
4 5 (5.95%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (5.95%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.38%) nginx
5 2 (2.38%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.19%) Confluence
6 1 (1.19%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 4 (4.76%) MS Office
2 3 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.19%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.95%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.38%) IaaS
4 1 (1.19%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 15 (17.86%) HTTP
2 14 (16.67%) DHCP
3 7 (8.33%) Firewall
4 6 (7.14%) Internet
5 5 (5.95%) DNS
5 5 (5.95%) Skype
5 5 (5.95%) VPN
6 3 (3.57%) BGP
6 3 (3.57%) FabricPath
6 3 (3.57%) IPsec
6 3 (3.57%) IPv4
6 3 (3.57%) IPv6
6 3 (3.57%) LAN
6 3 (3.57%) MPLS
6 3 (3.57%) OSPF
6 3 (3.57%) TCP/IP
6 3 (3.57%) TRILL
6 3 (3.57%) WAN
7 2 (2.38%) LDAP
7 2 (2.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.24%) PostgreSQL
2 16 (19.05%) DB2
3 13 (15.48%) MySQL
4 5 (5.95%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.38%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.19%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.38%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.38%) Selenium
2 2 (2.38%) TeamCity
2 2 (2.38%) Travis CI
3 1 (1.19%) JIRA
General
1 18 (21.43%) Banking
2 2 (2.38%) Military
3 1 (1.19%) Finance
3 1 (1.19%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (38.10%) Architect
2 11 (13.10%) Technical Architect
3 8 (9.52%) Digital Architect
4 7 (8.33%) Developer
4 7 (8.33%) Digital Technical Architect
4 7 (8.33%) Lead Architect
5 6 (7.14%) Java Developer
5 6 (7.14%) Test Leader
6 5 (5.95%) Designer
6 5 (5.95%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (5.95%) Operations Engineer
6 5 (5.95%) Systems Architect
7 4 (4.76%) AIX Architect
7 4 (4.76%) Data Architect
7 4 (4.76%) Data Centre Architect
7 4 (4.76%) Java Architect
8 3 (3.57%) Data Migration Architect
8 3 (3.57%) Data Migration Lead
8 3 (3.57%) Lead Data Architect
8 3 (3.57%) Migration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (21.43%) REST
1 18 (21.43%) SOAP
2 16 (19.05%) Middleware
3 14 (16.67%) JSON
3 14 (16.67%) XML
4 13 (15.48%) ActiveMQ
4 13 (15.48%) Apache Camel
4 13 (15.48%) CSS
4 13 (15.48%) CSS3
4 13 (15.48%) HTML
4 13 (15.48%) HTML5
4 13 (15.48%) J2EE
4 13 (15.48%) JDBC
5 11 (13.10%) Web Services
6 6 (7.14%) Node.js
7 5 (5.95%) XSD
8 3 (3.57%) .NET
9 2 (2.38%) AngularJS
9 2 (2.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (1.19%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 19 (22.62%) Data Centre
2 16 (19.05%) Mainframe
3 5 (5.95%) Clustering
3 5 (5.95%) SWIFT
4 4 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.76%) Internet of Things
4 4 (4.76%) Smart Meter
5 3 (3.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (3.57%) Fat Client
5 3 (3.57%) iSeries
5 3 (3.57%) Thin Client
6 2 (2.38%) PKI
6 2 (2.38%) Social Media
6 2 (2.38%) User Experience
7 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.19%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.19%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 34 (40.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 27 (32.14%) Windows
3 24 (28.57%) AIX
4 22 (26.19%) Unix
5 21 (25.00%) HPUX
5 21 (25.00%) Solaris
6 9 (10.71%) Windows Server
7 8 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (5.95%) Windows 10
9 3 (3.57%) Ubuntu
10 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (1.19%) CentOS
11 1 (1.19%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (36.90%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (30.95%) Migration
3 22 (26.19%) SOA
4 18 (21.43%) High Availability
5 14 (16.67%) Open Source
6 13 (15.48%) E-business
7 12 (14.29%) Microservices
8 9 (10.71%) Software Testing
9 7 (8.33%) Test Scripting
10 6 (7.14%) Integration Testing
10 6 (7.14%) Software Engineering
10 6 (7.14%) Validation
11 5 (5.95%) Configuration Management
11 5 (5.95%) ITIL
11 5 (5.95%) SDLC
11 5 (5.95%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (4.76%) Data Migration
12 4 (4.76%) OpenUP
12 4 (4.76%) Prototyping
12 4 (4.76%) UML
Programming Languages
1 32 (38.10%) Java
2 18 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 16 (19.05%) SQL
4 13 (15.48%) C
4 13 (15.48%) C++
5 4 (4.76%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.57%) Lisp
7 2 (2.38%) C#
8 1 (1.19%) Perl
8 1 (1.19%) Python
8 1 (1.19%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 38 (45.24%) Security Cleared
2 23 (27.38%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.95%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (3.57%) ISEB
5 2 (2.38%) CESG Certified Professional
5 2 (2.38%) CLAS
5 2 (2.38%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.19%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.19%) GCFA
6 1 (1.19%) GCFE
6 1 (1.19%) GIAC
6 1 (1.19%) GREM
6 1 (1.19%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.38%) JSP 440
2 2 (2.38%) QA
2 2 (2.38%) RMADS
3 1 (1.19%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (23.81%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.95%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (5.95%) vSphere
4 4 (4.76%) vCloud
5 2 (2.38%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 6 (7.14%) Puppet
2 5 (5.95%) Data Guard
3 4 (4.76%) SCCM
3 4 (4.76%) SCOM
4 3 (3.57%) Nagios
4 3 (3.57%) yum
5 2 (2.38%) Ansible
5 2 (2.38%) logstash
5 2 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.38%) StatsD
5 2 (2.38%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.19%) Graylog
Vendors
1 45 (53.57%) Oracle
2 22 (26.19%) IBM
3 20 (23.81%) Red Hat
3 20 (23.81%) VMware
4 16 (19.05%) Citrix
4 16 (19.05%) EMC
5 11 (13.10%) Microsoft
6 4 (4.76%) HP
7 3 (3.57%) Axway
7 3 (3.57%) CheckPoint
7 3 (3.57%) Cisco
7 3 (3.57%) Juniper
8 2 (2.38%) Apigee
8 2 (2.38%) Mashery
8 2 (2.38%) MuleSoft
8 2 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (2.38%) WSO2
9 1 (1.19%) Fujitsu