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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Cheshire / Warrington
Rank 15 17 14
Rank change year-on-year +2 -3  
Contract jobs citing Linux 3 32 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 2.88% 9.20% 9.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.75% 34.78% 59.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 17
Median daily rate £375 £530 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.24% -18.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £329 £398
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £600 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.88 £43.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -9.59% +19.44%  

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 16 92 32
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Warrington 15.38% 26.44% 16.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 34 24
Median daily rate £250 £425 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -41.17% -17.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £300 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Warrington

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Unix
3 6 (54.55%) Big Data
3 6 (54.55%) NoSQL
3 6 (54.55%) Oracle
3 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
3 6 (54.55%) Web Services
3 6 (54.55%) XML
3 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (45.45%) Middleware
4 5 (45.45%) JSON
4 5 (45.45%) J2EE
4 5 (45.45%) DB2
4 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 5 (45.45%) AIX
4 5 (45.45%) SOA
4 5 (45.45%) MongoDB
4 5 (45.45%) Relational Database
4 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (45.45%) Microservices
4 5 (45.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (27.27%) DevOps
5 3 (27.27%) Business Transformation
5 3 (27.27%) Java
5 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
6 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
6 2 (18.18%) ITIL
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 2 (18.18%) Technical Architecture

Linux
Top Related 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 5 (45.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (9.09%) CMS
2 1 (9.09%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) tcpdump
1 1 (9.09%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) Big Data
1 6 (54.55%) NoSQL
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 5 (45.45%) DB2
2 5 (45.45%) MongoDB
2 5 (45.45%) Relational Database
3 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Bitbucket
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) Log4j
1 1 (9.09%) MSBuild
1 1 (9.09%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (9.09%) Selenium
1 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Principal Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Applications Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Domain Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Big Data Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Data Architect
4 1 (9.09%) DBA
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Java Applications Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Java Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Java Technical Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Magento Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Security Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Magento Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) Web Services
1 6 (54.55%) XML
2 5 (45.45%) J2EE
2 5 (45.45%) JSON
2 5 (45.45%) Middleware
3 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
3 1 (9.09%) Apache Avro
3 1 (9.09%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (9.09%) JAX-RPC
3 1 (9.09%) Kafka
3 1 (9.09%) Node.js
3 1 (9.09%) REST
3 1 (9.09%) SOAP
3 1 (9.09%) WSDL
3 1 (9.09%) XSL
3 1 (9.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Unix
3 5 (45.45%) AIX
4 1 (9.09%) Solaris
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Microservices
2 5 (45.45%) SOA
3 3 (27.27%) Business Transformation
3 3 (27.27%) DevOps
3 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) Open Source
4 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) Analytics
5 1 (9.09%) Content Management
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) Data Management
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
5 1 (9.09%) OWASP
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 1 (9.09%) SFIA
5 1 (9.09%) Static Code Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) PHP
4 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
4 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (9.09%) CISSP
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Grafana
1 1 (9.09%) Graphite
1 1 (9.09%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Intel Security
3 1 (9.09%) Remedy