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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 11 10 10
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 8 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 14.55% 12.66% 6.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.36% 52.63% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 2
Median daily rate £375 £368 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% +7.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £365 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £550 £461
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +20.96%
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
22 19 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 40.00% 24.05% 20.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 6
Median daily rate £388 £368 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.44% +33.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £365 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £474
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £309
% change year-on-year
- +13.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £15.77 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 28 July 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 14 (87.50%) Unix
2 10 (62.50%) SQL
2 10 (62.50%) Finance
3 9 (56.25%) Banking
4 6 (37.50%) VMware
4 6 (37.50%) Windows
4 6 (37.50%) AIX
4 6 (37.50%) Red Hat
4 6 (37.50%) Jenkins
5 5 (31.25%) Configuration Management
5 5 (31.25%) Oracle
6 4 (25.00%) JBoss
6 4 (25.00%) Mainframe
6 4 (25.00%) Incident Management
6 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (18.75%) DevOps
7 3 (18.75%) Demand Forecasting
7 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
7 3 (18.75%) QA
7 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
7 3 (18.75%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (18.75%) Puppet
7 3 (18.75%) JIRA
7 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (18.75%) Ab Initio
7 3 (18.75%) ATG
7 3 (18.75%) Service Management

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 4 (25.00%) JBoss
2 2 (12.50%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (12.50%) OpenStack
2 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 2 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (12.50%) Engine Yard
1 2 (12.50%) GitHub
1 2 (12.50%) Heroku
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) DB2
2 1 (6.25%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 3 (18.75%) JIRA
3 2 (12.50%) Vagrant
4 1 (6.25%) Ant
4 1 (6.25%) Artifactory
4 1 (6.25%) ClearCase
4 1 (6.25%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 10 (62.50%) Finance
2 9 (56.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
1 4 (25.00%) Unix Engineer
1 4 (25.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Environment Manager
3 2 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Linux Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) Linux Support
3 2 (12.50%) Linux Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Unix Support
3 2 (12.50%) Unix Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) WebSphere Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) DevOps Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Mainframe DBA
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) MCollective
1 2 (12.50%) Middleware
1 2 (12.50%) Web Services
1 2 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (6.25%) HTML
2 1 (6.25%) JSON
2 1 (6.25%) JSON Schema
2 1 (6.25%) Node.js
2 1 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (6.25%) REST
2 1 (6.25%) RESTful
2 1 (6.25%) SOAP
2 1 (6.25%) XML
2 1 (6.25%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (12.50%) Clustering
2 2 (12.50%) Device Driver
3 1 (6.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Unix
2 6 (37.50%) AIX
2 6 (37.50%) Windows
3 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (12.50%) CentOS
4 2 (12.50%) Ubuntu
5 1 (6.25%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Configuration Management
2 4 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (18.75%) Demand Forecasting
3 3 (18.75%) DevOps
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL
3 3 (18.75%) Service Management
4 2 (12.50%) SDLC
4 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 2 (12.50%) Workflow
5 1 (6.25%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Microservices
5 1 (6.25%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
2 3 (18.75%) Python
3 2 (12.50%) Ruby
4 1 (6.25%) C
4 1 (6.25%) Java
4 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) AWS Certification
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) QA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (18.75%) Puppet
2 2 (12.50%) Ansible
2 2 (12.50%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (12.50%) Cobbler
2 2 (12.50%) Nagios
3 1 (6.25%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Red Hat
1 6 (37.50%) VMware
2 5 (31.25%) Oracle
3 3 (18.75%) Ab Initio
3 3 (18.75%) ATG
3 3 (18.75%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (12.50%) BMC
4 2 (12.50%) ServiceNow
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.25%) PlateSpin