Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 20 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
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 28 22
Rank change year-on-year -4 -6 -1
Contract jobs citing Linux 33 46 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 4.78% 5.02% 6.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.67% 35.11% 34.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 36 33
Northamptonshire median daily rate £338 £400 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.63% -1.72% +1.75%
10th Percentile £290 £313 £313
90th Percentile £379 £588 £511
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £418 £375
% change year-on-year -10.18% +11.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - £42.50 -
East Midlands median hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% +10.29% +27.10%

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 101 131 142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 14.64% 14.29% 18.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 84 74
Northamptonshire median daily rate £325 £330 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.52% -6.38% +4.44%
10th Percentile £194 £120 £250
90th Percentile £445 £563 £481
East Midlands median daily rate £325 £375 £335
% change year-on-year -13.33% +11.94% +3.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 22
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £11.17 £14.25 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.61% +29.55% -4.35%
10th Percentile £10.29 £10.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £14.35 £62.13 £16.55
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.20 £13.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year +5.19% +8.00% -3.85%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Northamptonshire

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Northamptonshire

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux in Northamptonshire

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Northamptonshire

Linux
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -1 27 £350 -3.45% 1
Linux
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 14 (42.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 13 (39.39%) SQL
3 12 (36.36%) Bash Shell
4 11 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 10 (30.30%) Oracle
5 10 (30.30%) DB2
6 9 (27.27%) ITIL
6 9 (27.27%) RDBMS
6 9 (27.27%) Service Management
6 9 (27.27%) Clustering
6 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (27.27%) Relational Database
6 9 (27.27%) Data Guard
6 9 (27.27%) CentOS
6 9 (27.27%) Derivative
6 9 (27.27%) Performance Metrics
7 7 (21.21%) Python
7 7 (21.21%) Java
8 6 (18.18%) MySQL
8 6 (18.18%) Windows
8 6 (18.18%) Apache
8 6 (18.18%) Software Engineering
8 6 (18.18%) Docker
8 6 (18.18%) DevOps
9 5 (15.15%) Mentoring
9 5 (15.15%) Coaching
9 5 (15.15%) Git (software)
9 5 (15.15%) Open Source
9 5 (15.15%) SLA

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 (18.18%) Apache
2 4 (12.12%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.06%) JBoss
3 2 (6.06%) OpenStack
4 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 11 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (12.12%) G Suite
3 3 (9.09%) GitHub
3 3 (9.09%) SaaS
4 2 (6.06%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) HTTP
1 3 (9.09%) Internet
1 3 (9.09%) MQTT
1 3 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (9.09%) ZigBee
1 3 (9.09%) Z-Wave
2 2 (6.06%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (3.03%) DNS
3 1 (3.03%) SAN
3 1 (3.03%) SMTP
3 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (30.30%) DB2
2 9 (27.27%) RDBMS
2 9 (27.27%) Relational Database
3 6 (18.18%) MySQL
4 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
5 2 (6.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
6 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
6 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.06%) Ant
2 2 (6.06%) Bitbucket
2 2 (6.06%) Gradle
2 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.06%) JIRA
2 2 (6.06%) Maven
2 2 (6.06%) SonarQube
2 2 (6.06%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (3.03%) GitLab
3 1 (3.03%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Linux Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) AWS Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Software Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) AWS DevOps
4 3 (9.09%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Designer
4 3 (9.09%) Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Embedded Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 2 (6.06%) AWS Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Embedded Linux Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Designer
5 2 (6.06%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) Linux Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Linux Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) .NET
1 3 (9.09%) REST
1 3 (9.09%) Web Services
1 3 (9.09%) XMPP
2 2 (6.06%) Middleware
3 1 (3.03%) Django
3 1 (3.03%) Flask
3 1 (3.03%) Mason
3 1 (3.03%) Node.js
3 1 (3.03%) Qt
3 1 (3.03%) RESTful
3 1 (3.03%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Clustering
1 9 (27.27%) Derivative
2 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.03%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (3.03%) Infotainment
2 1 (3.03%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.03%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (42.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 9 (27.27%) CentOS
3 6 (18.18%) Windows
4 4 (12.12%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (9.09%) Unix
6 1 (3.03%) Android
6 1 (3.03%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (27.27%) ITIL
1 9 (27.27%) Performance Metrics
1 9 (27.27%) Service Management
2 6 (18.18%) DevOps
2 6 (18.18%) Software Engineering
3 5 (15.15%) Coaching
3 5 (15.15%) Mentoring
3 5 (15.15%) Open Source
4 4 (12.12%) Configuration Management
4 4 (12.12%) SDLC
4 4 (12.12%) Translating Business Requirements
5 3 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.03%) High Availability
7 1 (3.03%) Load Balancing
7 1 (3.03%) Migration
7 1 (3.03%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.03%) Scrum
7 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (39.39%) SQL
2 12 (36.36%) Bash Shell
3 7 (21.21%) Java
3 7 (21.21%) Python
4 5 (15.15%) C
4 5 (15.15%) Perl
5 4 (12.12%) Embedded C
5 4 (12.12%) Ruby
6 2 (6.06%) C#
6 2 (6.06%) Jython
6 2 (6.06%) Shell Script
6 2 (6.06%) VB
7 1 (3.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (18.18%) Docker
2 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (27.27%) Data Guard
2 4 (12.12%) Ansible
2 4 (12.12%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.03%) Kubernetes
3 1 (3.03%) Mesos
3 1 (3.03%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 10 (30.30%) Oracle
3 4 (12.12%) Google
3 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.06%) Cisco
5 1 (3.03%) Citrix
5 1 (3.03%) IBM
5 1 (3.03%) NetApp
5 1 (3.03%) SAP
5 1 (3.03%) VMware