Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Warrington 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 23 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
Cheshire > Warrington
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 17 18
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1 -2
Contract jobs citing Linux 13 40 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 4.71% 9.13% 6.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.26% 37.38% 41.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 26 25
Warrington median daily rate £535 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.63% +5.56% -4.26%
10th Percentile £426 £381 £276
90th Percentile £575 £663 £540
Cheshire median daily rate £434 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.06% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Warrington median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate - £14.86 £37.50
% change year-on-year - -60.37% +275.00%

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 Warrington with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Warrington
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 46 107 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 16.67% 24.43% 15.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 70 65
Warrington median daily rate £375 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.05% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £150 £140 £168
90th Percentile £575 £664 £540
Cheshire median daily rate £370 £425 £388
% change year-on-year -12.94% +9.68% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Warrington median hourly rate £12.50 £11.75 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.38% -30.88% +70.00%
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year -3.70% -19.83% +12.27%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Warrington

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Warrington

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Warrington

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Warrington over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux in Warrington

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Warrington

For the 6 months to 23 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 Warrington region with a requirement for Linux.

1 9 (69.23%) Python
1 9 (69.23%) HTTP
1 9 (69.23%) Configuration Management
1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (69.23%) Continuous Integration
1 9 (69.23%) DevOps
2 8 (61.54%) Mentoring
2 8 (61.54%) Coaching
2 8 (61.54%) Docker
2 8 (61.54%) Microservices
2 8 (61.54%) SonarQube
2 8 (61.54%) Continuous Delivery
2 8 (61.54%) Slack
2 8 (61.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (61.54%) Git (software)
2 8 (61.54%) nginx
2 8 (61.54%) Bash Shell
2 8 (61.54%) Confluence
2 8 (61.54%) Puppet
2 8 (61.54%) Static Code Analysis
2 8 (61.54%) Jenkins
2 8 (61.54%) JIRA
2 8 (61.54%) Load Balancing
2 8 (61.54%) Clustering
3 7 (53.85%) Scrum
3 7 (53.85%) Software Engineering
3 7 (53.85%) QA
3 7 (53.85%) Kanban
3 7 (53.85%) Xen
3 7 (53.85%) MySQL

Linux
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 8 (61.54%) Confluence
1 8 (61.54%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 8 (61.54%) Slack
2 1 (7.69%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) HTTP
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) LDAP
2 1 (7.69%) MPLS
2 1 (7.69%) SAN
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) tcpdump
2 1 (7.69%) VoIP
2 1 (7.69%) VPN
2 1 (7.69%) WAN
2 1 (7.69%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) Apache Cassandra
1 7 (53.85%) MongoDB
1 7 (53.85%) MySQL
2 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2016
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (7.69%) Big Data
3 1 (7.69%) Couchbase
3 1 (7.69%) CouchDB
3 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
3 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Git (software)
1 8 (61.54%) Jenkins
1 8 (61.54%) JIRA
1 8 (61.54%) SonarQube
2 1 (7.69%) Ant
2 1 (7.69%) Gradle
2 1 (7.69%) JUnit
2 1 (7.69%) Maven
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) DevOps Engineer
1 8 (61.54%) Senior DevOps
1 8 (61.54%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 4 (30.77%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) DBA
3 2 (15.38%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (15.38%) SQL DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Big Data Developer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Java Hadoop Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Java Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Server Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (7.69%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (7.69%) Apache Avro
2 1 (7.69%) Apache Camel
2 1 (7.69%) CSS
2 1 (7.69%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) Kafka
2 1 (7.69%) RESTful
2 1 (7.69%) Spring
2 1 (7.69%) Spring MVC
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Clustering
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (15.38%) Public Cloud
3 1 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Unix
2 3 (23.08%) Windows
3 2 (15.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (69.23%) Configuration Management
1 9 (69.23%) Continuous Integration
1 9 (69.23%) DevOps
2 8 (61.54%) Coaching
2 8 (61.54%) Continuous Delivery
2 8 (61.54%) Load Balancing
2 8 (61.54%) Mentoring
2 8 (61.54%) Microservices
2 8 (61.54%) Static Code Analysis
3 7 (53.85%) Kanban
3 7 (53.85%) Scrum
3 7 (53.85%) Software Engineering
3 7 (53.85%) Test Automation
4 1 (7.69%) Data Security
4 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) MVC
4 1 (7.69%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) Python
2 8 (61.54%) Bash Shell
3 7 (53.85%) Shell Script
4 3 (23.08%) SQL
5 2 (15.38%) Java
6 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
6 1 (7.69%) Perl
6 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (53.85%) QA
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Docker
2 7 (53.85%) Xen
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
4 1 (7.69%) HDFS
4 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (61.54%) Puppet
2 7 (53.85%) Kubernetes
2 7 (53.85%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (53.85%) Rancher
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Ansible
4 1 (7.69%) Grafana
4 1 (7.69%) Graphite
4 1 (7.69%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) EMC
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle
1 2 (15.38%) Remedy
1 2 (15.38%) Veeam
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco
2 1 (7.69%) VMware