Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 21 16
Rank change year-on-year -1 -5 +3
Contract jobs citing Linux 11 11 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 5.05% 4.40% 10.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.15% 22.45% 42.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 16 33
Warrington median daily rate £463 £535 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.55% +16.30% -0.54%
10th Percentile £263 £500 £363
90th Percentile £568 £575 £663
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £444 £425
% change year-on-year -9.86% +4.41% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Warrington median hourly rate - £30.00 -
Cheshire median hourly rate - £30.00 £14.86
% change year-on-year - +101.88% -60.37%

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 52 49 117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 23.85% 19.60% 23.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 38 79
Warrington median daily rate £350 £423 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.16% -8.15% +19.09%
10th Percentile £120 £150 £164
90th Percentile £488 £575 £663
Cheshire median daily rate £365 £375 £425
% change year-on-year -2.78% -11.76% +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 4
Warrington median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £11.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +6.38% -30.88%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.25 £10.50
90th Percentile £17.70 £26.75 £13.75
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year +34.62% -3.70% -18.18%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
3 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 4 (36.36%) Unix
4 3 (27.27%) ITIL
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle
4 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
4 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
4 3 (27.27%) Firewall
4 3 (27.27%) Puppet
4 3 (27.27%) Ansible
5 2 (18.18%) Docker
5 2 (18.18%) DevOps
5 2 (18.18%) SDLC
5 2 (18.18%) Terraform
5 2 (18.18%) Web Operations
5 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (18.18%) Office 365
5 2 (18.18%) VMware
5 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (18.18%) Migration
5 2 (18.18%) SAN
5 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
5 2 (18.18%) AIX
5 2 (18.18%) Solaris
5 2 (18.18%) SQL
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP

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 (9.09%) Apache
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (9.09%) IIS
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 1 (9.09%) nginx
1 1 (9.09%) OpenStack
1 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
1 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
2 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) DNS
2 2 (18.18%) SAN
2 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
3 1 (9.09%) DHCP
3 1 (9.09%) DMZ
3 1 (9.09%) HTTP
3 1 (9.09%) Internet
3 1 (9.09%) LAN
3 1 (9.09%) SSL
3 1 (9.09%) VLAN
3 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) DB2
1 1 (9.09%) Ingres
1 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (9.09%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
2 1 (9.09%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Applications Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Applications Support
1 2 (18.18%) Applications Support Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
2 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) SAP Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Server Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (9.09%) Middleware
1 1 (9.09%) Node.js
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Basis
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
1 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
1 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Unix
3 2 (18.18%) AIX
3 2 (18.18%) Solaris
4 1 (9.09%) CentOS
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Embedded Compact
4 1 (9.09%) Windows NT
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (18.18%) DevOps
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) SDLC
2 2 (18.18%) Web Operations
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
3 1 (9.09%) Change Control
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
3 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
3 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
3 1 (9.09%) Server Management
3 1 (9.09%) Software Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Python
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) PHP
2 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) DBS Check
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Docker
3 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Ansible
1 3 (27.27%) Puppet
2 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (18.18%) Terraform
3 1 (9.09%) Kubernetes
3 1 (9.09%) Nagios
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) EMC
3 1 (9.09%) Hitachi
3 1 (9.09%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) Mitel
3 1 (9.09%) Palo Alto
3 1 (9.09%) SAP
3 1 (9.09%) Splunk
3 1 (9.09%) Sun