Period
to 19 December 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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 21 25
Rank change year-on-year -11 +4 -3
Contract jobs citing Linux 4 16 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 1.77% 5.69% 5.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.02% 34.78% 23.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 17 16
Warrington median daily rate £275 £535 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -48.60% +1.90% +16.67%
10th Percentile £263 £465 £388
90th Percentile £433 £575 £681
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £444 £425
% change year-on-year -9.86% +4.41% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Warrington median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate - - £14.86

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 57 46 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 25.22% 16.37% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 27 61
Warrington median daily rate £363 £413 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.12% -13.16% +11.76%
10th Percentile £160 £150 £140
90th Percentile £433 £575 £675
Cheshire median daily rate £365 £375 £419
% change year-on-year -2.67% -10.45% +8.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Warrington median hourly rate £16.88 £12.11 £11.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.41% +3.02% -30.88%
10th Percentile £15.34 £11.28 £10.50
90th Percentile £18.31 £13.56 £13.75
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year +34.62% -3.70% -20.59%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 3 (75.00%) Unix
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (25.00%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (25.00%) Server Management
3 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) SAP HANA
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (25.00%) Xen
3 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) SAP Basis
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall

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 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) DB2
1 1 (25.00%) Ingres
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Applications Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Applications Support
1 2 (50.00%) Applications Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Manager
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Basis
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Unix
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) AIX
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Solaris
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Server Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Nagios
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) VMware