The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Stockport 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Manchester / Stockport
Rank - 12 -
Contract jobs citing Linux 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stockport - 6.67% -
As % of the Operating Systems category - 37.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £363 -
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 Stockport with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Stockport
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1 8 2
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stockport 3.03% 17.78% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Median daily rate - £300 £193
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +55.84%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £13.50 - £9.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Stockport

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stockport 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 Stockport

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stockport

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Stockport

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Stockport

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Stockport

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 24 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 Stockport region with a requirement for Linux.

1 13 (76.47%) Red Hat
1 13 (76.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 10 (58.82%) Kanban
2 10 (58.82%) Jenkins
3 9 (52.94%) DevOps
3 9 (52.94%) Git (software)
3 9 (52.94%) Java
4 8 (47.06%) VMware
5 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
5 7 (41.18%) Puppet
6 6 (35.29%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
7 5 (29.41%) Atlassian
7 5 (29.41%) MongoDB
7 5 (29.41%) Node.js
7 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
7 5 (29.41%) Finance
7 5 (29.41%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (29.41%) Scrum
7 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
7 5 (29.41%) MySQL
8 4 (23.53%) JUnit
8 4 (23.53%) WebLogic
8 4 (23.53%) Ruby
8 4 (23.53%) REST
8 4 (23.53%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (23.53%) Jasmine
9 3 (17.65%) Slack

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport 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 (23.53%) WebLogic
2 3 (17.65%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (17.65%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) MongoDB
1 5 (29.41%) MySQL
1 5 (29.41%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (23.53%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (17.65%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (58.82%) Jenkins
2 9 (52.94%) Git (software)
3 4 (23.53%) Jasmine
3 4 (23.53%) JUnit
4 3 (17.65%) Cucumber
4 3 (17.65%) Gradle
4 3 (17.65%) JIRA
5 1 (5.88%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Java Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Digital Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (11.76%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Support
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Linux Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Linux Support
5 1 (5.88%) Linux Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Node.js Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) Node.js
2 4 (23.53%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Clustering
1 3 (17.65%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Unix
3 1 (5.88%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Kanban
2 9 (52.94%) DevOps
3 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (29.41%) Scrum
4 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
5 3 (17.65%) BDD
5 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
5 3 (17.65%) Identity Management
5 3 (17.65%) Open Source
5 3 (17.65%) TDD
6 2 (11.76%) SDLC
7 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
7 1 (5.88%) Continuous Deployment
7 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) Java
2 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
3 4 (23.53%) Ruby
4 3 (17.65%) Groovy
4 3 (17.65%) SQL
5 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
2 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.76%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) Puppet
2 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Satellite
2 3 (17.65%) ZABBIX
3 1 (5.88%) Ansible
3 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Red Hat
2 8 (47.06%) VMware
3 5 (29.41%) Atlassian
4 3 (17.65%) Oracle