Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 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.

Linux
Northamptonshire > Northampton
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 28 16
Rank change year-on-year 0 -12 -3
Contract jobs citing Linux 23 30 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northampton 4.82% 5.06% 7.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.33% 33.71% 38.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 27 24
Northampton median daily rate £350 £338 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -17.08% +1.75%
10th Percentile £310 £313 £313
90th Percentile £377 £563 £508
Northamptonshire median daily rate £338 £400 £410
% change year-on-year -15.63% -2.38% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northampton median hourly rate - - -
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - £42.50 -

Linux is in the Operating Systems category. The following 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.

All Operating Systems
Northampton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 67 89 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northampton 14.05% 15.01% 18.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 60 45
Northampton median daily rate £325 £325 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.80% -13.75%
10th Percentile £270 £110 £226
90th Percentile £438 £563 £481
Northamptonshire median daily rate £325 £325 £360
% change year-on-year - -9.72% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 16
Northampton median hourly rate £11.09 £11.34 £10.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.21% +9.52% -1.43%
10th Percentile £10.29 £10.08 £10.00
90th Percentile £14.80 £37.31 £11.63
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £11.17 £14.25 £11.00
% change year-on-year -21.61% +29.55% -4.35%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

Job postings citing Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northampton.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux in Northampton.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Northampton

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 10 (43.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 9 (39.13%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (34.78%) Bash Shell
4 7 (30.43%) Java
4 7 (30.43%) SQL
4 7 (30.43%) Red Hat
5 6 (26.09%) Apache
5 6 (26.09%) Python
5 6 (26.09%) Oracle
5 6 (26.09%) DB2
5 6 (26.09%) DevOps
6 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
6 5 (21.74%) Docker
6 5 (21.74%) Performance Metrics
6 5 (21.74%) Open Source
6 5 (21.74%) Data Guard
6 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
6 5 (21.74%) Derivative
6 5 (21.74%) CentOS
6 5 (21.74%) ITIL
6 5 (21.74%) Windows
6 5 (21.74%) Perl
6 5 (21.74%) RDBMS
6 5 (21.74%) MySQL
6 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (21.74%) Service Management
6 5 (21.74%) Clustering
7 4 (17.39%) Configuration Management
7 4 (17.39%) Finance
7 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering

Linux
Co-occurring 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 6 (26.09%) Apache
2 4 (17.39%) Tomcat
3 2 (8.70%) JBoss
3 2 (8.70%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 9 (39.13%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (17.39%) G Suite
3 3 (13.04%) GitHub
4 2 (8.70%) OpenShift
5 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) HTTP
1 3 (13.04%) Internet
2 2 (8.70%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (8.70%) MQTT
2 2 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (8.70%) ZigBee
2 2 (8.70%) Z-Wave
3 1 (4.35%) DNS
3 1 (4.35%) SMTP
3 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) DB2
2 5 (21.74%) MySQL
2 5 (21.74%) RDBMS
2 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.70%) Ant
2 2 (8.70%) Bitbucket
2 2 (8.70%) Gradle
2 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.70%) JIRA
2 2 (8.70%) Maven
2 2 (8.70%) SonarQube
2 2 (8.70%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (4.35%) GitLab
3 1 (4.35%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Linux Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) AWS Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) AWS DevOps
4 3 (13.04%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Designer
4 3 (13.04%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 3 (13.04%) Software Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) C Software Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) DBA
5 2 (8.70%) Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Embedded C Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Designer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Linux Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) Middleware
1 2 (8.70%) XMPP
2 1 (4.35%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) Mason
2 1 (4.35%) REST
2 1 (4.35%) RESTful
2 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Clustering
1 5 (21.74%) Derivative
2 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.35%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (4.35%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (21.74%) CentOS
2 5 (21.74%) Windows
3 3 (13.04%) Unix
4 2 (8.70%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) DevOps
2 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (21.74%) ITIL
2 5 (21.74%) Open Source
2 5 (21.74%) Performance Metrics
2 5 (21.74%) Service Management
3 4 (17.39%) Configuration Management
3 4 (17.39%) SDLC
3 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
3 4 (17.39%) Translating Business Requirements
4 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.35%) API Design
5 1 (4.35%) Coaching
5 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.35%) High Availability
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) Bash Shell
2 7 (30.43%) Java
2 7 (30.43%) SQL
3 6 (26.09%) Python
4 5 (21.74%) Perl
5 4 (17.39%) Ruby
6 3 (13.04%) C
6 3 (13.04%) Embedded C
7 2 (8.70%) Jython
7 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
8 1 (4.35%) C#
8 1 (4.35%) PHP
8 1 (4.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) Data Guard
2 4 (17.39%) Ansible
2 4 (17.39%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.35%) Kubernetes
3 1 (4.35%) Mesos
3 1 (4.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Red Hat
2 6 (26.09%) Oracle
3 4 (17.39%) Google
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.35%) SAP