Period
to 25 February 2018

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 25 February 2018 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 23 19
Rank change year-on-year +3 -4 +9
Contract jobs citing Linux 19 19 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 6.55% 5.19% 7.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.22% 21.35% 39.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 29
Warrington median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +31.03%
10th Percentile £350 £362 £292
90th Percentile £651 £678 £605
Cheshire median daily rate £444 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +5.65% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Warrington median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate - £60.00 -

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 45 89 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 15.52% 24.32% 18.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 67 72
Warrington median daily rate £419 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.94% - +28.57%
10th Percentile £129 £134 £257
90th Percentile £604 £668 £598
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £400 £389
% change year-on-year -6.25% +2.89% +7.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Warrington median hourly rate £11.50 £11.75 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.13% -30.88% +78.95%
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year -13.33% -10.93% +16.50%

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 25 February 2018.

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 25 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Warrington region with a requirement for Linux.

1 10 (52.63%) Windows
1 10 (52.63%) DevOps
2 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (47.37%) Jenkins
3 8 (42.11%) PowerShell
3 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
4 7 (36.84%) Configuration Management
4 7 (36.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (36.84%) Git (software)
4 7 (36.84%) Puppet
4 7 (36.84%) Public Cloud
4 7 (36.84%) Terraform
5 6 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (26.32%) PaaS
6 5 (26.32%) Docker
6 5 (26.32%) IaaS
6 5 (26.32%) Migration
6 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
6 5 (26.32%) Visual Studio
7 4 (21.05%) Ansible
7 4 (21.05%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (21.05%) Unix
7 4 (21.05%) Cisco
7 4 (21.05%) HTTP
7 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
7 4 (21.05%) Firewall
7 4 (21.05%) VMware
7 4 (21.05%) Red Hat
7 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure

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 3 (15.79%) Confluence
1 3 (15.79%) nginx
2 1 (5.26%) Apache
2 1 (5.26%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
1 1 (5.26%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (26.32%) IaaS
3 5 (26.32%) PaaS
4 4 (21.05%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (15.79%) Office 365
5 3 (15.79%) Slack
6 2 (10.53%) GitHub
7 1 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Firewall
1 4 (21.05%) HTTP
1 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
2 3 (15.79%) LAN
2 3 (15.79%) MPLS
2 3 (15.79%) SAN
2 3 (15.79%) VoIP
2 3 (15.79%) VPN
2 3 (15.79%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) MySQL
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2016
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.26%) Couchbase
3 1 (5.26%) CouchDB
3 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (47.37%) Jenkins
2 7 (36.84%) Git (software)
3 5 (26.32%) Visual Studio
4 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (15.79%) JIRA
5 3 (15.79%) SonarQube
5 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (5.26%) Ant
6 1 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (5.26%) GoCD
6 1 (5.26%) Gradle
6 1 (5.26%) JUnit
6 1 (5.26%) Maven
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Azure DevOps
1 5 (26.32%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) AWS DevOps
2 4 (21.05%) Azure Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) DevOps Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) IT Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 3 (15.79%) Senior DevOps
3 3 (15.79%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Server Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) AWS Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Cloud Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) DBA
4 2 (10.53%) Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Integration Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Linux Scripter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) JSON
2 3 (15.79%) .NET
2 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
2 3 (15.79%) LDAP
3 2 (10.53%) CSS
3 2 (10.53%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (10.53%) HTML
4 1 (5.26%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (5.26%) Apache Camel
4 1 (5.26%) LAMP
4 1 (5.26%) RESTful
4 1 (5.26%) Spring
4 1 (5.26%) Spring MVC
4 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Public Cloud
2 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.79%) Clustering
2 3 (15.79%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (15.79%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Windows
2 7 (36.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (21.05%) Unix
4 2 (10.53%) Solaris
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) DevOps
2 7 (36.84%) Configuration Management
3 5 (26.32%) Migration
4 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (15.79%) Capacity Management
5 3 (15.79%) Coaching
5 3 (15.79%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (15.79%) Kanban
5 3 (15.79%) Load Balancing
5 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
5 3 (15.79%) Microservices
5 3 (15.79%) Procure-to-Pay
5 3 (15.79%) Scrum
5 3 (15.79%) Static Code Analysis
5 3 (15.79%) User Stories
6 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
6 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.26%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) PowerShell
2 3 (15.79%) Bash Shell
2 3 (15.79%) Perl
2 3 (15.79%) Python
2 3 (15.79%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) Go
3 1 (5.26%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.26%) PHP
3 1 (5.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
1 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Docker
2 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
3 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) Puppet
1 7 (36.84%) Terraform
2 4 (21.05%) Ansible
3 2 (10.53%) Kubernetes
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Packer
3 2 (10.53%) Rancher
4 1 (5.26%) Consul
4 1 (5.26%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) Cisco
2 4 (21.05%) Red Hat
2 4 (21.05%) VMware
3 2 (10.53%) EMC
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle
3 2 (10.53%) Remedy
3 2 (10.53%) Splunk
3 2 (10.53%) Veeam
4 1 (5.26%) Blue Coat
4 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.26%) F5
4 1 (5.26%) Google
4 1 (5.26%) HP
4 1 (5.26%) Juniper
4 1 (5.26%) Palo Alto