Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 22 15
Rank change year-on-year +4 -7 +3
Contract jobs citing Linux 17 7 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 7.42% 3.11% 9.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.95% 16.67% 39.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 47
Warrington median daily rate £500 £420 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.05% -11.58% -20.83%
10th Percentile £350 £362 £319
90th Percentile £662 £525 £606
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £411 £425
% change year-on-year -2.74% -3.24% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Warrington median hourly rate - £30.00 -
Cheshire median hourly rate £21.25 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year -52.78% - -

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 37 42 171
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 16.16% 18.67% 24.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 36 96
Warrington median daily rate £444 £410 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.23% -3.53% -5.56%
10th Percentile £120 £210 £294
90th Percentile £623 £525 £600
Cheshire median daily rate £355 £400 £413
% change year-on-year -11.25% -3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 4
Warrington median hourly rate £11.50 £21.25 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.88% +112.50% +2.56%
10th Percentile £10.75 £13.13 £8.53
90th Percentile £16.70 £28.38 £12.98
Cheshire median hourly rate £14.00 £15.08 £14.00
% change year-on-year -7.13% +7.68% -6.67%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 (58.82%) DevOps
2 9 (52.94%) Jenkins
3 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (47.06%) Windows
4 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
4 7 (41.18%) Git (software)
4 7 (41.18%) Puppet
4 7 (41.18%) PowerShell
4 7 (41.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (41.18%) Terraform
5 6 (35.29%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (35.29%) Configuration Management
6 5 (29.41%) Red Hat
6 5 (29.41%) Visual Studio
6 5 (29.41%) PaaS
6 5 (29.41%) IaaS
6 5 (29.41%) Docker
6 5 (29.41%) Public Cloud
7 4 (23.53%) Decision-Making
7 4 (23.53%) Ansible
7 4 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
7 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
7 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (23.53%) JSON
7 4 (23.53%) Firewall
7 4 (23.53%) Migration
8 3 (17.65%) Scrum
8 3 (17.65%) VMware
8 3 (17.65%) SAN

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 2 (11.76%) Confluence
1 2 (11.76%) nginx
2 1 (5.88%) Apache
2 1 (5.88%) CMS
2 1 (5.88%) IIS
2 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
1 1 (5.88%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (35.29%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (29.41%) IaaS
3 5 (29.41%) PaaS
4 3 (17.65%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (11.76%) GitHub
5 2 (11.76%) Office 365
5 2 (11.76%) Slack
6 1 (5.88%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) Firewall
2 3 (17.65%) SAN
2 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
3 2 (11.76%) HTTP
3 2 (11.76%) LAN
3 2 (11.76%) MPLS
3 2 (11.76%) VoIP
3 2 (11.76%) VPN
3 2 (11.76%) WAN
4 1 (5.88%) DMZ
4 1 (5.88%) DNS
4 1 (5.88%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (52.94%) Jenkins
2 7 (41.18%) Git (software)
3 5 (29.41%) Visual Studio
4 4 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (11.76%) JIRA
6 2 (11.76%) SonarQube
7 1 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (5.88%) GoCD
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Azure DevOps
1 5 (29.41%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) AWS DevOps
2 4 (23.53%) Azure Consultant
2 4 (23.53%) Consultant
2 4 (23.53%) DevOps Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Senior DevOps
3 3 (17.65%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Architect
4 2 (11.76%) AWS Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Cloud Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Integration Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) IT Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Linux Scripter
4 2 (11.76%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Server Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) JSON
2 3 (17.65%) .NET
2 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
3 2 (11.76%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (11.76%) LDAP
4 1 (5.88%) CSS
4 1 (5.88%) HTML
4 1 (5.88%) LAMP
4 1 (5.88%) Middleware
4 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Public Cloud
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Clustering
2 2 (11.76%) Replication
2 2 (11.76%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.88%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (11.76%) Unix
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.88%) AIX
4 1 (5.88%) Solaris
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Embedded Compact
4 1 (5.88%) Windows NT
4 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) DevOps
2 6 (35.29%) Configuration Management
3 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (23.53%) Decision-Making
3 4 (23.53%) Migration
4 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (17.65%) Kanban
4 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
4 3 (17.65%) Scrum
5 2 (11.76%) Capacity Management
5 2 (11.76%) Coaching
5 2 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
5 2 (11.76%) Microservices
5 2 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (11.76%) Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.76%) Static Code Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) PowerShell
2 3 (17.65%) Python
3 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
3 2 (11.76%) Perl
4 1 (5.88%) Go
4 1 (5.88%) PHP
4 1 (5.88%) Ruby
4 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
1 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Docker
2 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) Puppet
1 7 (41.18%) Terraform
2 4 (23.53%) Ansible
3 2 (11.76%) Kubernetes
3 2 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (11.76%) Packer
3 2 (11.76%) Rancher
4 1 (5.88%) Consul
4 1 (5.88%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) Red Hat
3 3 (17.65%) Cisco
3 3 (17.65%) VMware
4 2 (11.76%) Palo Alto
4 2 (11.76%) Splunk
5 1 (5.88%) Blue Coat
5 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.88%) EMC
5 1 (5.88%) F5
5 1 (5.88%) Google
5 1 (5.88%) Hitachi
5 1 (5.88%) HP
5 1 (5.88%) IBM
5 1 (5.88%) Juniper
5 1 (5.88%) Sun