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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 8 12 15
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Contract jobs citing Linux 9 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 15.00% 6.49% 5.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 64.29% 21.74% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 4
Average daily rate
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£425 £250 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% -25.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £206 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £442 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £335
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +8.21%
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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
14 23 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 23.33% 29.87% 33.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 19
Average daily rate £375 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £120 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -3.12%

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 22 May 2015.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 16 (66.67%) Windows
2 14 (58.33%) UNIX
3 11 (45.83%) Finance
4 10 (41.67%) WebSphere
4 10 (41.67%) Java
4 10 (41.67%) Oracle
4 10 (41.67%) AIX
5 9 (37.50%) Software Engineering
5 9 (37.50%) Degree
5 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (37.50%) Waterfall
6 7 (29.17%) Banking
6 7 (29.17%) Java EE
6 7 (29.17%) Web Services
7 6 (25.00%) XML
7 6 (25.00%) IIS
7 6 (25.00%) OOP
7 6 (25.00%) OO
7 6 (25.00%) C
7 6 (25.00%) C++
7 6 (25.00%) HTML
7 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 6 (25.00%) Windows XP
7 6 (25.00%) WSDL
7 6 (25.00%) Objective-C
7 6 (25.00%) Subversion
7 6 (25.00%) TDD
7 6 (25.00%) BDD
7 6 (25.00%) Mac OS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 10 (41.67%) WebSphere
2 6 (25.00%) IIS
3 3 (12.50%) iPlanet
3 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 3 (12.50%) JBoss
3 3 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 3 (12.50%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
4 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (4.17%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Subversion
1 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.17%) Ant
3 1 (4.17%) JIRA
General
1 11 (45.83%) Finance
2 7 (29.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Administrator
2 5 (20.83%) Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 4 (16.67%) WebSphere Administrator
3 4 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
4 3 (12.50%) TIBCO Specialist
5 2 (8.33%) Team Leader
5 2 (8.33%) Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Java Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Development Team Leader
5 2 (8.33%) Systems Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Server Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) UNIX Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) Java EE
1 7 (29.17%) Web Services
2 6 (25.00%) XML
2 6 (25.00%) HTML
2 6 (25.00%) WSDL
2 6 (25.00%) JSON
2 6 (25.00%) jQuery
2 6 (25.00%) HTML5
2 6 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (12.50%) TIBCO EMS
3 3 (12.50%) Rendezvous
4 2 (8.33%) Middleware
5 1 (4.17%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Mainframe
1 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (66.67%) Windows
2 14 (58.33%) UNIX
3 10 (41.67%) AIX
4 6 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 6 (25.00%) Mac OS
4 6 (25.00%) Windows Vista
5 1 (4.17%) Solaris
5 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Software Engineering
1 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
1 9 (37.50%) Waterfall
2 6 (25.00%) OOP
2 6 (25.00%) OO
2 6 (25.00%) TDD
2 6 (25.00%) BDD
3 5 (20.83%) ITIL
4 3 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 2 (8.33%) Process Improvement
5 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Service Management
5 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.17%) SOA
6 1 (4.17%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) Java
2 6 (25.00%) C
2 6 (25.00%) C++
2 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (25.00%) Objective-C
3 4 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 3 (12.50%) Python
4 3 (12.50%) Perl
5 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) Degree
2 3 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) CA Single Sign-On
2 3 (12.50%) BladeLogic
2 3 (12.50%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Oracle
2 4 (16.67%) CA
3 3 (12.50%) VMware
3 3 (12.50%) Sun
3 3 (12.50%) TIBCO
4 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.17%) IBM
5 1 (4.17%) Atlassian
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