The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northampton with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Northamptonshire / Northampton
Rank 25 14 15
Rank change year-on-year -11 +1  
Contract jobs citing Linux 8 16 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northampton 3.04% 7.14% 6.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.38% 50.00% 36.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 13
Median daily rate £325 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.52% -5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £360 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £560 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.88 £43.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -9.59% +19.44%  

Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Northampton with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Northampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 52 32 60
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northampton 19.77% 14.29% 18.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 23 25
Median daily rate £325 £313 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% -26.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £335
% change year-on-year +6.89% +8.20%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 7
Median hourly rate £11.17 £35.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.08% +233.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.15 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -8.18% +6.45%  

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northampton citing Linux as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Northampton

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Linux in Northampton.

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Northampton

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linux in Northampton.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Northampton

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, 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 Northampton region with a requirement for Linux.

1 19 (55.88%) Windows
2 14 (41.18%) Windows Server
3 12 (35.29%) Unix
3 12 (35.29%) Oracle
4 10 (29.41%) VMware
5 9 (26.47%) Banking
5 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
6 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
6 8 (23.53%) NetApp
6 8 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (20.59%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (20.59%) Active Directory
7 7 (20.59%) C
8 6 (17.65%) SQL
8 6 (17.65%) .NET
8 6 (17.65%) DNS
8 6 (17.65%) Python
8 6 (17.65%) BMC
8 6 (17.65%) Telecoms
8 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (17.65%) Intel Security
8 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (17.65%) Degree
8 6 (17.65%) McAfee ePO
8 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (14.71%) ITIL V3
9 5 (14.71%) Test Scripting
9 5 (14.71%) JSON
9 5 (14.71%) CAD
9 5 (14.71%) Project Management

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton 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 4 (11.76%) IIS
2 2 (5.88%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.59%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (11.76%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (11.76%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) DNS
2 3 (8.82%) SAN
3 2 (5.88%) Firewall
4 1 (2.94%) Kerberos
4 1 (2.94%) LAN
4 1 (2.94%) LDAP
4 1 (2.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 4 (11.76%) Amazon Redshift
2 4 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database
3 3 (8.82%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.88%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.94%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Eclipse
1 3 (8.82%) Git (software)
1 3 (8.82%) IntelliJ
1 3 (8.82%) JBehave
1 3 (8.82%) JIRA
1 3 (8.82%) JUnit
1 3 (8.82%) Maven
1 3 (8.82%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.94%) HP UFT
2 1 (2.94%) Selenium
General
1 9 (26.47%) Banking
2 6 (17.65%) Telecoms
3 3 (8.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (20.59%) Analyst
1 7 (20.59%) Server Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) Developer
2 5 (14.71%) Technical Leader
3 4 (11.76%) Architect
3 4 (11.76%) Senior Architect
3 4 (11.76%) Senior Systems Architect
3 4 (11.76%) Systems Architect
4 3 (8.82%) Java Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Support Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Test Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Wintel Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Wintel Support
4 3 (8.82%) Wintel Support Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) AWS Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Cloud Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Environment Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Performance Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Python Developer
5 2 (5.88%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) .NET
2 5 (14.71%) JSON
3 3 (8.82%) HTML
3 3 (8.82%) HTML5
3 3 (8.82%) JAXB
3 3 (8.82%) SAX
3 3 (8.82%) Spring
3 3 (8.82%) XML
3 3 (8.82%) XSLT
4 2 (5.88%) Django
4 2 (5.88%) Flask
4 2 (5.88%) Middleware
4 2 (5.88%) REST
4 2 (5.88%) SQLAlchemy
4 2 (5.88%) Web Services
5 1 (2.94%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Data Centre
1 5 (14.71%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (11.76%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (11.76%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.88%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (55.88%) Windows
2 14 (41.18%) Windows Server
3 12 (35.29%) Unix
4 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (11.76%) Android
5 4 (11.76%) Apple iOS
5 4 (11.76%) Embedded Linux
6 3 (8.82%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (2.94%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (14.71%) CAD
2 5 (14.71%) Data Loss Prevention
2 5 (14.71%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (14.71%) ITIL
2 5 (14.71%) ITIL V3
2 5 (14.71%) PRINCE2
2 5 (14.71%) Project Management
2 5 (14.71%) SDLC
2 5 (14.71%) Test Scripting
3 4 (11.76%) Android Development
3 4 (11.76%) iOS Development
3 4 (11.76%) Mobile Application Development
4 3 (8.82%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (8.82%) Performance Testing
4 3 (8.82%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (5.88%) Translating Business Requirements
5 2 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.94%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.59%) C
2 6 (17.65%) Python
2 6 (17.65%) SQL
3 5 (14.71%) Java
4 4 (11.76%) C#
4 4 (11.76%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) Degree
2 5 (14.71%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (14.71%) MCSE
2 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.88%) ISEB
3 2 (5.88%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.94%) CISM
4 1 (2.94%) CISSP
System Software
1 8 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (20.59%) Active Directory
3 3 (8.82%) Hyper-V
3 3 (8.82%) vSphere
4 2 (5.88%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (8.82%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (8.82%) Tivoli
2 3 (8.82%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 12 (35.29%) Oracle
2 10 (29.41%) VMware
3 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 8 (23.53%) NetApp
4 6 (17.65%) BMC
4 6 (17.65%) Intel Security
5 5 (14.71%) Cisco
6 3 (8.82%) Citrix
6 3 (8.82%) IBM
6 3 (8.82%) Perforce
7 2 (5.88%) Veritas
8 1 (2.94%) Teradata