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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 19 11 18
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +7
Contract jobs citing Linux 16 25 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 7.44% 13.16% 1.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 59.26% 52.08% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 0
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£413 £493 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.24% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.50
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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
27 48 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 12.56% 25.26% 19.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 28 8
Average daily rate £400 £381 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.91% -6.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £138 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £520 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 4
Average hourly rate - £10.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -7.40%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 28 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (74.29%) UNIX
3 25 (71.43%) Python
3 25 (71.43%) Java
4 23 (65.71%) JavaScript
5 19 (54.29%) MongoDB
6 18 (51.43%) .NET
7 17 (48.57%) Oracle
7 17 (48.57%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (48.57%) Cloud Computing
7 17 (48.57%) Big Data
8 15 (42.86%) Visualisation
8 15 (42.86%) Node.js
9 14 (40.00%) Apache Cassandra
9 14 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
9 14 (40.00%) Hadoop
9 14 (40.00%) Tableau
9 14 (40.00%) Machine Learning
9 14 (40.00%) AngularJS
9 14 (40.00%) IaaS
9 14 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 14 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
9 14 (40.00%) StatsD
9 14 (40.00%) R
9 14 (40.00%) Configuration Management
9 14 (40.00%) Citrix
9 14 (40.00%) Teradata
10 12 (34.29%) Apigee
10 12 (34.29%) Mashery
11 10 (28.57%) Open Source

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 15 (42.86%) Node.js
2 5 (14.29%) OpenStack
3 3 (8.57%) ArcGIS
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle Spatial
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 17 (48.57%) Cloud Computing
2 14 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (40.00%) IaaS
3 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.86%) Internet
2 5 (14.29%) HTTP
3 4 (11.43%) Unified Communications
3 4 (11.43%) Converged Networks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (54.29%) MongoDB
2 17 (48.57%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (48.57%) Big Data
3 14 (40.00%) Hadoop
3 14 (40.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (14.29%) Neo4j
4 5 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (8.57%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (51.43%) Architect
1 18 (51.43%) Technical Architect
2 10 (28.57%) Digital Architect
2 10 (28.57%) Digital Technical Architect
3 9 (25.71%) Developer
4 8 (22.86%) Java Developer
5 7 (20.00%) Senior Architect
5 7 (20.00%) Senior Technical Architect
6 5 (14.29%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
6 5 (14.29%) Senior Digital Architect
7 3 (8.57%) Chief Technical Architect
7 3 (8.57%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (8.57%) Chief Architect
7 3 (8.57%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 3 (8.57%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (8.57%) Senior Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Systems Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) Linux Administrator
9 1 (2.86%) Chief Technology Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (51.43%) .NET
2 14 (40.00%) AngularJS
2 14 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 5 (14.29%) REST
3 5 (14.29%) JAX-RS
3 5 (14.29%) HTML
3 5 (14.29%) Hibernate
4 4 (11.43%) RESTful
5 3 (8.57%) Spring
5 3 (8.57%) .NET Framework
5 3 (8.57%) Dojo
6 2 (5.71%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 15 (42.86%) Visualisation
2 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (11.43%) User Experience
4 3 (8.57%) GIS
5 1 (2.86%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 26 (74.29%) UNIX
2 5 (14.29%) Mac OS X
3 3 (8.57%) Windows
4 2 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 14 (40.00%) Machine Learning
3 10 (28.57%) Open Source
4 7 (20.00%) Web Accessibility
5 6 (17.14%) DevOps
6 5 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (11.43%) Web Design
7 4 (11.43%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (11.43%) Big Data Analytics
7 4 (11.43%) Analytics
8 3 (8.57%) Project Management
8 3 (8.57%) Data Management
9 2 (5.71%) Automated Testing
9 2 (5.71%) Unit Testing
10 1 (2.86%) Business Transformation
10 1 (2.86%) AOP
10 1 (2.86%) TDD
10 1 (2.86%) OO
Programming Languages
1 25 (71.43%) Java
1 25 (71.43%) Python
2 23 (65.71%) JavaScript
3 14 (40.00%) R
4 7 (20.00%) Bash Shell
5 6 (17.14%) Ruby
6 5 (14.29%) PHP
7 1 (2.86%) Perl
7 1 (2.86%) C
7 1 (2.86%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (14.29%) QEMU
2 5 (14.29%) KVM
Systems Management
1 14 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (40.00%) StatsD
2 3 (8.57%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 17 (48.57%) Oracle
2 14 (40.00%) Citrix
2 14 (40.00%) Teradata
2 14 (40.00%) Tableau
3 12 (34.29%) Apigee
3 12 (34.29%) Mashery
4 6 (17.14%) VMware
5 3 (8.57%) TIBCO
5 3 (8.57%) ESRI
6 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.86%) Microsoft