The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Warrington region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 6 - 22
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 28 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 14.00% - 2.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.91% - 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 0 3
Average daily rate
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£495 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.28% +0.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £9.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-19.46% -6.25%
Operating Systems Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
55 19 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 27.50% 20.88% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 6 8
Average daily rate £300 £450 £141
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +218.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £113 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 2
Average hourly rate £10.00 £17.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% +59.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Linux
Cheshire

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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 2014, 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 23 (69.70%) PHP
2 22 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 20 (60.61%) Java
3 20 (60.61%) BDD
4 19 (57.58%) Open Source
5 18 (54.55%) C#
5 18 (54.55%) C++
5 18 (54.55%) TDD
6 17 (51.52%) SQL
6 17 (51.52%) NoSQL
6 17 (51.52%) Ruby
6 17 (51.52%) JSON
7 16 (48.48%) Unit Testing
7 16 (48.48%) Python
8 15 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (42.42%) Scala
10 13 (39.39%) HTML
10 13 (39.39%) CSS
10 13 (39.39%) XML
11 12 (36.36%) Web Services
11 12 (36.36%) XHTML
11 12 (36.36%) RESTful
11 12 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (21.21%) Ajax
12 7 (21.21%) Windows
13 6 (18.18%) ISO 9001
13 6 (18.18%) TCP/IP
14 5 (15.15%) OO
14 5 (15.15%) Windows XP
14 5 (15.15%) Microsoft

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 5 (15.15%) CMS
2 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.06%) HTTP
3 1 (3.03%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (51.52%) NoSQL
2 5 (15.15%) MySQL
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.03%) CouchDB
3 1 (3.03%) Couchbase
3 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Subversion
1 5 (15.15%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.03%) Hudson
2 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (15.15%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (72.73%) Developer
2 7 (21.21%) Senior Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Java Developer
3 5 (15.15%) PHP Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Support Technician
5 2 (6.06%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (6.06%) C++/Java Developer
5 2 (6.06%) 1st Line Support Technician
5 2 (6.06%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (6.06%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Senior C++ Developer
6 1 (3.03%) C++ Team Leader
6 1 (3.03%) Lead Java Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Technical Author
6 1 (3.03%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (51.52%) JSON
2 13 (39.39%) HTML
2 13 (39.39%) CSS
2 13 (39.39%) XML
3 12 (36.36%) XHTML
3 12 (36.36%) Web Services
3 12 (36.36%) RESTful
4 7 (21.21%) Ajax
5 5 (15.15%) REST
5 5 (15.15%) LAMP
6 1 (3.03%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (3.03%) Spring
6 1 (3.03%) .NET
6 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
6 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (3.03%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
6 1 (3.03%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 19 (57.58%) Open Source
2 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Windows
2 5 (15.15%) Windows XP
2 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (15.15%) Windows 7
2 5 (15.15%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (60.61%) BDD
2 18 (54.55%) TDD
3 16 (48.48%) Unit Testing
4 15 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (15.15%) OO PHP
6 5 (15.15%) Web Design
6 5 (15.15%) OO
7 3 (9.09%) DevOps
8 2 (6.06%) Software Engineering
8 2 (6.06%) MVC
9 1 (3.03%) Scrum
9 1 (3.03%) Configuration Management
9 1 (3.03%) Pair Programming
9 1 (3.03%) Refactoring
9 1 (3.03%) Software Architecture
9 1 (3.03%) ATDD
9 1 (3.03%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 23 (69.70%) PHP
2 22 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 20 (60.61%) Java
4 18 (54.55%) C#
4 18 (54.55%) C++
5 17 (51.52%) SQL
5 17 (51.52%) Ruby
6 16 (48.48%) Python
7 14 (42.42%) Scala
8 5 (15.15%) PHP5
9 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
1 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
1 5 (15.15%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Puppet
1 3 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Sophos
1 5 (15.15%) VMware
1 5 (15.15%) SonicWALL
1 5 (15.15%) Draytek
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
1 5 (15.15%) Citrix
2 1 (3.03%) Mercator
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle