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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 18 23 19
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Contract jobs citing Linux 30 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 16.04% 6.25% 2.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 63.83% 36.36% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 9 0
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£650 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+116.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £366 £340
% change year-on-year
+2.45% +7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%
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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
47 33 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 25.13% 17.19% 15.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 19 10
Average daily rate £538 £300 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+79.16% +6.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £138 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £795 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Average hourly rate £9.50 £10.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 (73.68%) UNIX
1 28 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (65.79%) Java
3 24 (63.16%) JavaScript
3 24 (63.16%) Python
4 19 (50.00%) MongoDB
5 18 (47.37%) .NET
5 18 (47.37%) Oracle
6 17 (44.74%) Data Warehouse
6 17 (44.74%) Big Data
6 17 (44.74%) Cloud Computing
7 16 (42.11%) Configuration Management
8 15 (39.47%) Visualisation
8 15 (39.47%) Node.js
9 14 (36.84%) Tableau
9 14 (36.84%) Apache Cassandra
9 14 (36.84%) Machine Learning
9 14 (36.84%) R
9 14 (36.84%) AngularJS
9 14 (36.84%) IaaS
9 14 (36.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 14 (36.84%) Opscode Chef
9 14 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
9 14 (36.84%) Hadoop
9 14 (36.84%) Teradata
9 14 (36.84%) Citrix
9 14 (36.84%) StatsD
10 12 (31.58%) Apigee
10 12 (31.58%) Mashery
11 9 (23.68%) Open Source

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (39.47%) Node.js
2 5 (13.16%) OpenStack
3 3 (7.89%) ArcGIS
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle Spatial
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 17 (44.74%) Cloud Computing
2 14 (36.84%) IaaS
2 14 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.05%) Internet
2 6 (15.79%) HTTP
3 4 (10.53%) Unified Communications
3 4 (10.53%) Converged Networks
4 1 (2.63%) Firewall
4 1 (2.63%) SSL
4 1 (2.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (2.63%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 17 (44.74%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (44.74%) Big Data
3 14 (36.84%) Apache Cassandra
3 14 (36.84%) Hadoop
4 5 (13.16%) Relational Database
4 5 (13.16%) Neo4j
5 1 (2.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (7.89%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (47.37%) Architect
1 18 (47.37%) Technical Architect
2 10 (26.32%) Digital Technical Architect
2 10 (26.32%) Digital Architect
2 10 (26.32%) Developer
3 8 (21.05%) Java Developer
4 7 (18.42%) Senior Technical Architect
4 7 (18.42%) Senior Architect
5 5 (13.16%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
5 5 (13.16%) Senior Digital Architect
6 4 (10.53%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Chief Architect
7 3 (7.89%) Senior Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Chief Technical Architect
8 2 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
9 1 (2.63%) Chief Technology Officer
9 1 (2.63%) .NET Developer
9 1 (2.63%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (47.37%) .NET
2 14 (36.84%) AngularJS
2 14 (36.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 6 (15.79%) REST
4 5 (13.16%) HTML
4 5 (13.16%) JAX-RS
4 5 (13.16%) Hibernate
5 4 (10.53%) RESTful
6 3 (7.89%) Spring
6 3 (7.89%) Dojo
6 3 (7.89%) .NET Framework
7 2 (5.26%) Servlets
8 1 (2.63%) XHR
Miscellaneous
1 15 (39.47%) Visualisation
2 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.53%) User Experience
4 3 (7.89%) GIS
5 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.63%) CESG
6 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.63%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (2.63%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 28 (73.68%) UNIX
2 5 (13.16%) Mac OS X
2 5 (13.16%) Windows
3 2 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.63%) Solaris
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Phone
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Phone 8
4 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.63%) Android
4 1 (2.63%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (42.11%) Configuration Management
3 14 (36.84%) Machine Learning
4 9 (23.68%) Open Source
5 7 (18.42%) Web Accessibility
6 6 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (13.16%) Mentoring
7 5 (13.16%) DevOps
8 4 (10.53%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (10.53%) Big Data Analytics
8 4 (10.53%) Analytics
8 4 (10.53%) Web Design
9 3 (7.89%) Data Management
9 3 (7.89%) Project Management
10 2 (5.26%) Unit Testing
10 2 (5.26%) Automated Testing
10 2 (5.26%) TDD
11 1 (2.63%) Information Security
11 1 (2.63%) ITIL
11 1 (2.63%) OO
Programming Languages
1 25 (65.79%) Java
2 24 (63.16%) JavaScript
2 24 (63.16%) Python
3 14 (36.84%) R
4 6 (15.79%) Ruby
4 6 (15.79%) Bash Shell
5 5 (13.16%) PHP
6 1 (2.63%) Perl
6 1 (2.63%) C
6 1 (2.63%) C#
6 1 (2.63%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) CISSP
2 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 5 (13.16%) KVM
1 5 (13.16%) QEMU
1 5 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.63%) Firmware
2 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (36.84%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (36.84%) StatsD
2 3 (7.89%) TIBCO Hawk
3 1 (2.63%) Nessus
3 1 (2.63%) Puppet
3 1 (2.63%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 18 (47.37%) Oracle
2 14 (36.84%) Tableau
2 14 (36.84%) Teradata
2 14 (36.84%) Citrix
3 12 (31.58%) Apigee
3 12 (31.58%) Mashery
4 6 (15.79%) VMware
5 3 (7.89%) Red Hat
5 3 (7.89%) ESRI
5 3 (7.89%) TIBCO
6 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.63%) F5
6 1 (2.63%) ArcSight