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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 22 21 15
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Contract jobs citing Linux 5 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 2.89% 1.91% 1.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.78% 15.79% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Average daily rate £425 - £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £355
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -8.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -
Operating Systems Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
18 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 10.40% 12.10% 17.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 8
Average daily rate £425 £180 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+136.11% -41.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £135 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £397 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £12.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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 3 (50.00%) PHP
1 3 (50.00%) Open Source
1 3 (50.00%) Puppet
1 3 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (33.33%) OO PHP
2 2 (33.33%) REST
2 2 (33.33%) BDD
2 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) Mercator
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) MySQL
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) UNIX
2 2 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) XHTML
2 2 (33.33%) ISO 9001
2 2 (33.33%) CMS
2 2 (33.33%) LAMP
2 2 (33.33%) Web Design
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Subversion
2 2 (33.33%) Marketing
2 2 (33.33%) JSON
2 2 (33.33%) PHP5

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (33.33%) CMS
2 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) HTTP
2 1 (16.67%) SSL
2 1 (16.67%) Internet
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (16.67%) Hudson
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) PHP Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Web Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Web Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Java Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Operations Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) REST
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
1 2 (33.33%) XML
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) XHTML
1 2 (33.33%) LAMP
1 2 (33.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) OO PHP
1 2 (33.33%) BDD
1 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 2 (33.33%) OO
1 2 (33.33%) Web Design
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) TDD
1 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) PHP5
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Puppet
1 3 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Mercator
Warrington
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 days ago