The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 12 9 11
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing Linux 3 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 4.62% 10.07% 3.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.00% 42.86% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £303 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.43% -6.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -6.25%
Linux
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Knutsford region.

Operating Systems Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
12 35 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 18.46% 23.49% 8.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 20 3
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £210 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £443 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Knutsford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux across the Knutsford region.

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
1 5 (62.50%) UNIX
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (50.00%) Cyber-Ark
3 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
3 3 (37.50%) AIX
3 3 (37.50%) Solaris
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) Banking
3 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
4 2 (25.00%) CMS
4 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) Firewall
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (25.00%) Verint
4 2 (25.00%) Avaya
5 1 (12.50%) GPFS
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
5 1 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (12.50%) Perl
5 1 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) AS400
5 1 (12.50%) Foglight
5 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (25.00%) CMS
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) iPlanet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) MGW
2 1 (12.50%) LDAP
2 1 (12.50%) PSTN
2 1 (12.50%) VoIP
2 1 (12.50%) FTP
2 1 (12.50%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
1 3 (37.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Administrator
1 2 (25.00%) Implementation Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Avaya Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) DBA
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) AIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) HACMP
1 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
1 1 (12.50%) AS400
1 1 (12.50%) Tandem
1 1 (12.50%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) UNIX
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) AIX
3 3 (37.50%) Solaris
3 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) VMS
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) Perl
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (12.50%) PowerHA
1 1 (12.50%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Tivoli
1 1 (12.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (12.50%) Foglight
1 1 (12.50%) OMEGAMON
1 1 (12.50%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (50.00%) Cyber-Ark
3 2 (25.00%) Avaya
3 2 (25.00%) Verint
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) Tumbleweed
4 1 (12.50%) TIBCO
4 1 (12.50%) JBoss
4 1 (12.50%) IBM
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Sun
4 1 (12.50%) HP
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