The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 6 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 4 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 10.00% 10.16% 12.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.14% 39.39% 53.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 4
Median daily rate £425 £388 £289
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +34.19%
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 £60.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +2.73%
Linux
Cheshire

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
7 33 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 17.50% 25.78% 24.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 25 6
Median daily rate £423 £388 £253
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.03% +53.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £355
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £60.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Knutsford region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 3 December 2016, 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 Knutsford region with a requirement for Linux.

1 8 (80.00%) Unix
2 7 (70.00%) Finance
3 6 (60.00%) AIX
3 6 (60.00%) Banking
4 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (30.00%) Windows
6 2 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (20.00%) Middleware
6 2 (20.00%) JBoss
6 2 (20.00%) SQL
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle
6 2 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (20.00%) Mainframe
6 2 (20.00%) AWS CloudTrail
6 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
6 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (20.00%) Splunk
6 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
7 1 (10.00%) Service Management
7 1 (10.00%) JIRA
7 1 (10.00%) QA
7 1 (10.00%) Cryptography
7 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
7 1 (10.00%) Demand Forecasting
7 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (10.00%) PowerHA
7 1 (10.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (10.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (10.00%) ITIL

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford 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 2 (20.00%) JBoss
1 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (20.00%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) DB2
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 6 (60.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Middleware Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Unix Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) WebSphere Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) AIX Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) AIX Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) AIX Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Application Security Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Cryptography Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Environment Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Mainframe DBA
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (10.00%) Security Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) SQL DBA
3 1 (10.00%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Middleware
1 2 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (20.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Cryptography
2 1 (10.00%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Unix
2 6 (60.00%) AIX
3 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (30.00%) Windows
5 1 (10.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (10.00%) Demand Forecasting
1 1 (10.00%) Information Security
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL
1 1 (10.00%) Migration
1 1 (10.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C++
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) PowerHA
1 1 (10.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (10.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Splunk
3 1 (10.00%) Ab Initio
3 1 (10.00%) ATG
3 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (10.00%) Veritas
3 1 (10.00%) VMware