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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 10 12 12
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 11 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 12.79% 7.50% 8.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 55.00% 25.00% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 5
Average daily rate
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£371 £250 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.50% -17.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £206 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £442 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.89% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
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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
20 24 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 23.26% 30.00% 39.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 26
Average daily rate £375 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £195 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £338 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.77 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Knutsford region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 12 (57.14%) Degree
2 11 (52.38%) Windows
2 11 (52.38%) Finance
3 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (47.62%) UNIX
3 10 (47.62%) Java
3 10 (47.62%) Waterfall
3 10 (47.62%) SDLC
4 9 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (42.86%) Software Engineering
5 8 (38.10%) Banking
5 8 (38.10%) AIX
6 7 (33.33%) HTML
6 7 (33.33%) Python
6 7 (33.33%) WSDL
6 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 7 (33.33%) Web Services
6 7 (33.33%) Java EE
6 7 (33.33%) JSON
6 7 (33.33%) HTML5
7 6 (28.57%) AngularJS
7 6 (28.57%) BDD
7 6 (28.57%) jQuery
7 6 (28.57%) Windows Vista
7 6 (28.57%) Mac OS
7 6 (28.57%) Git (software)
7 6 (28.57%) Subversion
7 6 (28.57%) TDD
7 6 (28.57%) Objective-C
7 6 (28.57%) Windows XP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 4 (19.05%) WebSphere
2 3 (14.29%) JBoss
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.76%) Confluence
3 1 (4.76%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
3 1 (4.76%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (19.05%) AWS CloudFormation
1 4 (19.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
1 4 (19.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 4 (19.05%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Subversion
1 6 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 11 (52.38%) Finance
2 8 (38.10%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Architect
1 6 (28.57%) Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Administrator
2 5 (23.81%) Java Developer
3 3 (14.29%) WebSphere Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Java Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) TIBCO Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Designer
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) UNIX Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Development Team Leader
5 1 (4.76%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) HTML
1 7 (33.33%) Web Services
1 7 (33.33%) WSDL
1 7 (33.33%) Java EE
1 7 (33.33%) JSON
1 7 (33.33%) HTML5
2 6 (28.57%) AngularJS
2 6 (28.57%) jQuery
2 6 (28.57%) XML
3 2 (9.52%) Middleware
4 1 (4.76%) Hibernate
4 1 (4.76%) Spring
4 1 (4.76%) Java SE
4 1 (4.76%) Rendezvous
4 1 (4.76%) J2EE
4 1 (4.76%) EJB
4 1 (4.76%) CSS
4 1 (4.76%) JDBC
4 1 (4.76%) JSP
4 1 (4.76%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (4.76%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Windows
2 10 (47.62%) UNIX
3 8 (38.10%) AIX
4 6 (28.57%) Windows XP
4 6 (28.57%) Windows Vista
4 6 (28.57%) Mac OS
5 2 (9.52%) Solaris
6 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (47.62%) Waterfall
1 10 (47.62%) SDLC
2 9 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 6 (28.57%) BDD
3 6 (28.57%) TDD
3 6 (28.57%) OOP
3 6 (28.57%) OO
4 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
4 4 (19.05%) Open Source
5 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
6 2 (9.52%) Data Protection
7 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
7 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Process Improvement
7 1 (4.76%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 1 (4.76%) System Integration Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) Java
2 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 7 (33.33%) Python
3 6 (28.57%) Objective-C
3 6 (28.57%) C
3 6 (28.57%) C++
4 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
4 4 (19.05%) Bash Shell
5 3 (14.29%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (57.14%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Puppet
1 4 (19.05%) CFEngine
1 4 (19.05%) Vagrant
1 4 (19.05%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.76%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (4.76%) TIBCO Hawk
2 1 (4.76%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle
2 4 (19.05%) SaltStack
3 3 (14.29%) VMware
4 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.76%) TIBCO
5 1 (4.76%) Sun
5 1 (4.76%) CA
5 1 (4.76%) Atlassian