Period
to 15 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a Linux Engineer was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Warrington during the 6 months to 15 December 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Engineer
Cheshire > Warrington
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 46 62
Rank change year-on-year +14 +16 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 1.10% 0.50% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 0.51% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Warrington median daily rate £550 £463 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.92% +54.17% -25.00%
Cheshire median daily rate £525 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +16.67% +2.86% +50.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Warrington median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Warrington. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Warrington
Contract vacancies in Warrington with a recognized job title 260 389 630
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.24% 97.25% 96.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 281 495
Warrington median daily rate £425 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% -5.26% +27.52%
10th Percentile £145 £200 £300
90th Percentile £633 £688 £700
Cheshire median daily rate £413 £400 £415
% change year-on-year +3.13% -3.61% +10.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 11
Warrington median hourly rate £12.35 £12.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.20% -26.47% +24.27%
10th Percentile £8.88 £9.00 £8.25
90th Percentile £33.40 £33.75 £23.20
Cheshire median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year -6.67% -10.93% +4.21%

Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Warrington

Job postings that featured Linux Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Warrington.

Job vacancy trend for Linux Engineer in Warrington

Linux Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux Engineer in Warrington

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 15 December 2017, Linux Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Warrington region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) Clustering
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) nginx
1 3 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (100.00%) Confluence
1 3 (100.00%) Puppet
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) Static Code Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (100.00%) Docker
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
1 3 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (100.00%) Coaching
1 3 (100.00%) Microservices
1 3 (100.00%) SonarQube
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 3 (100.00%) Slack
2 2 (66.67%) Rancher
2 2 (66.67%) Kubernetes
2 2 (66.67%) LEMP Stack
2 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) MongoDB

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warrington 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 3 (100.00%) Confluence
1 3 (100.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Slack
2 1 (33.33%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) SonarQube
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Coaching
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
1 3 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (100.00%) Microservices
1 3 (100.00%) Static Code Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Kanban
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (100.00%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Docker
2 2 (66.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Puppet
2 2 (66.67%) Kubernetes
2 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (66.67%) Rancher
3 1 (33.33%) Ansible
3 1 (33.33%) Terraform