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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 5 10 9
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Contract jobs citing Linux 5 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 11.90% 8.74% 10.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 45.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 4
Median daily rate £406 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% +19.23%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
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
10 20 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 23.81% 19.42% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 16 5
Median daily rate £388 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +19.23%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £9.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

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 25 September 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 9 (75.00%) Unix
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (41.67%) Windows
3 5 (41.67%) AIX
3 5 (41.67%) Oracle
3 5 (41.67%) Configuration Management
3 5 (41.67%) VMware
3 5 (41.67%) Finance
3 5 (41.67%) Banking
3 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
4 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (33.33%) Mainframe
4 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 3 (25.00%) Python
5 3 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (25.00%) Service Management
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (25.00%) JIRA
5 3 (25.00%) QA
5 3 (25.00%) ATG
5 3 (25.00%) ITIL
5 3 (25.00%) Ab Initio
5 3 (25.00%) Demand Forecasting
5 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
5 3 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (16.67%) Heroku
6 2 (16.67%) Engine Yard
6 2 (16.67%) Puppet
6 2 (16.67%) Vagrant
6 2 (16.67%) MCollective

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 (16.67%) Cloud Foundry
1 2 (16.67%) OpenStack
2 1 (8.33%) JBoss
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (16.67%) AWS CloudTrail
2 2 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (16.67%) Engine Yard
2 2 (16.67%) GitHub
2 2 (16.67%) Heroku
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) DB2
2 1 (8.33%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
2 3 (25.00%) JIRA
3 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 2 (16.67%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (41.67%) Banking
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Environment Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Application Security Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Cryptography Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Database Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) DBA
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Mainframe DBA
3 1 (8.33%) Middleware Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (8.33%) Security Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) SQL DBA
3 1 (8.33%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) MCollective
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) JSON
2 1 (8.33%) JSON Schema
2 1 (8.33%) Middleware
2 1 (8.33%) Node.js
2 1 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (8.33%) REST
2 1 (8.33%) RESTful
2 1 (8.33%) SOAP
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (8.33%) XML
2 1 (8.33%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 2 (16.67%) Clustering
2 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) Device Driver
3 1 (8.33%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Unix
2 5 (41.67%) AIX
2 5 (41.67%) Windows
3 2 (16.67%) CentOS
3 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (16.67%) Ubuntu
4 1 (8.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Configuration Management
2 3 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (25.00%) Demand Forecasting
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Service Management
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (16.67%) DevOps
3 2 (16.67%) SDLC
3 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 2 (16.67%) Workflow
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security
4 1 (8.33%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (25.00%) Python
3 2 (16.67%) Ruby
4 1 (8.33%) C
4 1 (8.33%) C++
4 1 (8.33%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) AWS Certification
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Ansible
1 2 (16.67%) BMC PATROL
1 2 (16.67%) Cobbler
1 2 (16.67%) Nagios
1 2 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle
1 5 (41.67%) VMware
2 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 3 (25.00%) Ab Initio
3 3 (25.00%) ATG
3 3 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (16.67%) BMC
4 2 (16.67%) Splunk