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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 22 18 22
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs citing Linux 14 16 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 5.96% 6.02% 8.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.88% 29.63% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 15
Median daily rate £550 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £242 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £665 £535 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +2.04%
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
64 54 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 27.23% 20.30% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 40 30
Median daily rate £500 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £235 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £546 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £12.50 £17.00 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.47% +78.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 28 (77.78%) Oracle
2 23 (63.89%) Windows
3 21 (58.33%) AIX
3 21 (58.33%) SQL
4 20 (55.56%) DB2
4 20 (55.56%) Unix
5 18 (50.00%) HPUX
5 18 (50.00%) Security Cleared
6 17 (47.22%) Solaris
7 16 (44.44%) Active Directory
8 15 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (41.67%) Migration
9 14 (38.89%) EMC
10 13 (36.11%) Citrix
10 13 (36.11%) DHCP
10 13 (36.11%) Mainframe
11 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (25.00%) SC Cleared
12 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
12 8 (22.22%) MongoDB
12 8 (22.22%) NoSQL
12 8 (22.22%) Big Data
12 8 (22.22%) Data Centre
13 7 (19.44%) JavaScript
13 7 (19.44%) Web Services
13 7 (19.44%) XML
13 7 (19.44%) ITIL
13 7 (19.44%) Middleware
14 6 (16.67%) SOA
14 6 (16.67%) J2EE

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 6 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (5.56%) Apache Pig
2 2 (5.56%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.78%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.56%) Amazon EMR
1 2 (5.56%) Amazon S3
1 2 (5.56%) AWS Lambda
1 2 (5.56%) IaaS
2 1 (2.78%) PaaS
2 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (36.11%) DHCP
2 3 (8.33%) iSCSI
2 3 (8.33%) SAN
3 2 (5.56%) Firewall
4 1 (2.78%) DNS
4 1 (2.78%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (55.56%) DB2
2 8 (22.22%) Big Data
2 8 (22.22%) MongoDB
2 8 (22.22%) NoSQL
2 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 6 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 3 (8.33%) MySQL
5 2 (5.56%) Apache Hive
5 2 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (5.56%) DataStage
5 2 (5.56%) Hadoop
5 2 (5.56%) HBase
5 2 (5.56%) OLAP
5 2 (5.56%) Oracle OLAP
5 2 (5.56%) Pentaho
5 2 (5.56%) QlikView
5 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) ClearCase
1 3 (8.33%) StarTeam
2 1 (2.78%) JIRA
2 1 (2.78%) Log4j
General
1 3 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (36.11%) Architect
2 6 (16.67%) Consultant
3 4 (11.11%) AIX Architect
3 4 (11.11%) Data Architect
3 4 (11.11%) Lead Architect
3 4 (11.11%) Principal Architect
4 3 (8.33%) Applications Architect
4 3 (8.33%) HPUX Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Designer
5 2 (5.56%) Lead DevOps
5 2 (5.56%) Linux Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 2 (5.56%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Linux Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Unix Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) SIEM Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Unix Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (19.44%) Middleware
1 7 (19.44%) Web Services
1 7 (19.44%) XML
2 6 (16.67%) J2EE
2 6 (16.67%) JSON
3 1 (2.78%) JAX-RPC
3 1 (2.78%) REST
3 1 (2.78%) SOAP
3 1 (2.78%) WSDL
3 1 (2.78%) XSL
3 1 (2.78%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (36.11%) Mainframe
2 8 (22.22%) Data Centre
3 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.56%) Data Integration
4 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.56%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.78%) PKI
5 1 (2.78%) Replication
5 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (63.89%) Windows
2 21 (58.33%) AIX
3 20 (55.56%) Unix
4 18 (50.00%) HPUX
5 17 (47.22%) Solaris
6 15 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (5.56%) Windows Server
8 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) Migration
2 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (19.44%) ITIL
4 6 (16.67%) Microservices
4 6 (16.67%) SOA
5 5 (13.89%) DevOps
6 4 (11.11%) ITIL V3
6 4 (11.11%) Problem Management
7 3 (8.33%) Business Transformation
7 3 (8.33%) Configuration Management
7 3 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
7 3 (8.33%) Open Source
7 3 (8.33%) Risk Management
7 3 (8.33%) Use Case
8 2 (5.56%) Analytics
8 2 (5.56%) Business Analytics
8 2 (5.56%) Data Visualisation
8 2 (5.56%) MapReduce
8 2 (5.56%) SIEM
8 2 (5.56%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (58.33%) SQL
2 7 (19.44%) JavaScript
3 4 (11.11%) Python
4 3 (8.33%) Java
5 2 (5.56%) C
5 2 (5.56%) Perl
6 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.78%) C++
Qualifications
1 18 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (5.56%) CISSP
4 1 (2.78%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 16 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.78%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) Puppet
2 2 (5.56%) Nessus
2 2 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.78%) SCCM
3 1 (2.78%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 28 (77.78%) Oracle
2 14 (38.89%) EMC
3 13 (36.11%) Citrix
4 5 (13.89%) IBM
5 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 4 (11.11%) Red Hat
6 3 (8.33%) HP
6 3 (8.33%) VMware
7 2 (5.56%) Ab Initio
7 2 (5.56%) Actian
7 2 (5.56%) ArcSight
7 2 (5.56%) Informatica
7 2 (5.56%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (5.56%) ParAccel
7 2 (5.56%) SAP
7 2 (5.56%) Sybase
7 2 (5.56%) Teradata
8 1 (2.78%) CA
8 1 (2.78%) SaltStack