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 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 4 18
Rank change year-on-year -13 +14  
Contract jobs citing Linux 6 53 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 4.55% 16.26% 8.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.00% 63.10% 53.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 38 12
Median daily rate £550 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.22% +9.09%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  

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 Warrington with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Warrington
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 30 84 30
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Warrington 22.73% 25.77% 15.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 60 21
Median daily rate £369 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.23% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £304 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £800
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £12.50 £10.00 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +5.26%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Warrington

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Warrington 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 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 3 months to 26 June 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 26 June 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 6 (66.67%) Python
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (66.67%) DevOps
2 5 (55.56%) MySQL
3 4 (44.44%) HTTP
3 4 (44.44%) Java
3 4 (44.44%) Shell Script
3 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
3 4 (44.44%) Xen
3 4 (44.44%) JIRA
3 4 (44.44%) Load Balancing
3 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
3 4 (44.44%) Scrum
3 4 (44.44%) Clustering
3 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
3 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
3 4 (44.44%) Coaching
3 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (44.44%) Microservices
3 4 (44.44%) Static Code Analysis
3 4 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (44.44%) Docker
3 4 (44.44%) QA
3 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (44.44%) Kanban
3 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
3 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
3 4 (44.44%) nginx
3 4 (44.44%) Bash Shell

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 4 (44.44%) Confluence
1 4 (44.44%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) HTTP
2 2 (22.22%) tcpdump
2 2 (22.22%) Wireshark
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) MySQL
2 4 (44.44%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (44.44%) MongoDB
3 2 (22.22%) Big Data
3 2 (22.22%) Hadoop
3 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
1 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
1 4 (44.44%) JIRA
1 4 (44.44%) SonarQube
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) DevOps Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Senior DevOps
1 4 (44.44%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Big Data Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Hadoop Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Linux Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Security Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) LEMP Stack
2 2 (22.22%) Apache Avro
2 2 (22.22%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (22.22%) Kafka
3 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (44.44%) Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (66.67%) DevOps
2 4 (44.44%) Coaching
2 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
2 4 (44.44%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (44.44%) Kanban
2 4 (44.44%) Load Balancing
2 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
2 4 (44.44%) Microservices
2 4 (44.44%) Scrum
2 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
2 4 (44.44%) Static Code Analysis
2 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
3 2 (22.22%) Analytics
3 2 (22.22%) Data Security
3 2 (22.22%) Open Source
4 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Python
2 4 (44.44%) Bash Shell
2 4 (44.44%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) Shell Script
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) QA
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Docker
1 4 (44.44%) Xen
2 2 (22.22%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Kubernetes
1 4 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (44.44%) Puppet
1 4 (44.44%) Rancher
2 2 (22.22%) Grafana
2 2 (22.22%) Graphite
3 1 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) McAfee
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
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