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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Cheshire / Knutsford
Rank 6 17 5
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -12
Contract jobs citing Linux 5 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 15.63% 5.00% 22.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.45% 18.52% 84.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Median daily rate £378 £463 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.37% +18.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £433 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £493 £444
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 £40.00 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%

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
11 27 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 34.38% 27.00% 26.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 4
Median daily rate £345 £463 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.40% +18.58%
UK excluding London median daily rate £366 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £60.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.73
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +8.10%

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 27 February 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 Knutsford region with a requirement for Linux.

1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 6 (75.00%) Unix
3 5 (62.50%) AIX
3 5 (62.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (37.50%) Middleware
5 3 (37.50%) Windows
5 3 (37.50%) Banking
5 3 (37.50%) ITIL
6 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (25.00%) SDLC
6 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
6 2 (25.00%) Project Planning
6 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (25.00%) Java
6 2 (25.00%) Oracle
6 2 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (25.00%) MS Project
6 2 (25.00%) JBoss
6 2 (25.00%) RUP
6 2 (25.00%) PMI
6 2 (25.00%) PMI Certification
6 2 (25.00%) Project Management
6 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (25.00%) PRINCE
6 2 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (12.50%) Change Management
7 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
7 1 (12.50%) Netcool
7 1 (12.50%) HACMP

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 (25.00%) JBoss
1 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Project
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Kerberos
1 1 (12.50%) OpenLDAP
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Big Data
1 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 2 (25.00%) Middleware Specialist
1 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (25.00%) WebSphere Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) AIX Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) AIX Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) AIX Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Management Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Unix Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Middleware
2 2 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) PMI
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) HACMP
2 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
2 1 (12.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Unix
2 5 (62.50%) AIX
2 5 (62.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 1 (12.50%) HPUX
4 1 (12.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (25.00%) RUP
2 2 (25.00%) SDLC
2 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) Software Asset Management
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) PMI Certification
1 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (12.50%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) PowerHA
1 1 (12.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (12.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) IBM BigFix
1 1 (12.50%) Netcool
1 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
1 1 (12.50%) SCOM
1 1 (12.50%) SELinux
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) CA
3 1 (12.50%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow
3 1 (12.50%) Veritas