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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 13 8 12
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs citing Linux 10 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 11.11% 15.00% 6.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.26% 64.29% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 3
Median daily rate £325 £425 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +70.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £375 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £550 £442
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £364
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -
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
31 14 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 34.44% 23.33% 29.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 9 12
Median daily rate £425 £375 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £371 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

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
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 25 May 2016.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 13 (86.67%) Unix
2 8 (53.33%) Red Hat
2 8 (53.33%) Finance
3 7 (46.67%) Banking
3 7 (46.67%) SQL
4 6 (40.00%) AIX
4 6 (40.00%) JBoss
4 6 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (26.67%) VMware
5 4 (26.67%) Middleware
5 4 (26.67%) Oracle
5 4 (26.67%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
5 4 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (26.67%) WebSphere
5 4 (26.67%) Incident Management
6 3 (20.00%) Korn
6 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
6 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
6 3 (20.00%) Puppet
6 3 (20.00%) DevOps
6 3 (20.00%) Windows
6 3 (20.00%) Java
6 3 (20.00%) Perl
6 3 (20.00%) Python
6 3 (20.00%) SSL
6 3 (20.00%) Internet

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 6 (40.00%) JBoss
2 4 (26.67%) WebSphere
2 4 (26.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (13.33%) Apache
3 2 (13.33%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (13.33%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (13.33%) iPlanet
3 2 (13.33%) OpenStack
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
3 2 (13.33%) WebLogic
4 1 (6.67%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (13.33%) Engine Yard
1 2 (13.33%) GitHub
1 2 (13.33%) Heroku
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Internet
1 3 (20.00%) SSL
2 2 (13.33%) HTTP
3 1 (6.67%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MariaDB
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
2 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (13.33%) Introscope
3 2 (13.33%) JIRA
3 2 (13.33%) Vagrant
4 1 (6.67%) Ant
4 1 (6.67%) Artifactory
4 1 (6.67%) ClearCase
4 1 (6.67%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (6.67%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 7 (46.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
1 5 (33.33%) Unix Engineer
1 5 (33.33%) Unix Linux Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Applications Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Delivery Manager
2 2 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Support
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Linux Specialist
2 2 (13.33%) Linux Support
2 2 (13.33%) Linux Support Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Technical Delivery Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Technical Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Unix Support
2 2 (13.33%) Unix Support Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) WebSphere MQ Specialist
2 2 (13.33%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) Middleware
2 2 (13.33%) MCollective
2 2 (13.33%) Web Services
2 2 (13.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (6.67%) HTML
3 1 (6.67%) JSON
3 1 (6.67%) JSON Schema
3 1 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (6.67%) REST
3 1 (6.67%) RESTful
3 1 (6.67%) SOAP
3 1 (6.67%) XML
3 1 (6.67%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Clustering
1 2 (13.33%) Device Driver
2 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Unix
2 6 (40.00%) AIX
2 6 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (13.33%) CentOS
4 2 (13.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (26.67%) Incident Management
2 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (20.00%) DevOps
3 2 (13.33%) SDLC
3 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (13.33%) Workflow
4 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (6.67%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Demand Forecasting
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) Microservices
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (20.00%) Java
2 3 (20.00%) Jython
2 3 (20.00%) Korn
2 3 (20.00%) Perl
2 3 (20.00%) Python
2 3 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (13.33%) Ruby
4 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) AWS Certification
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (20.00%) Puppet
3 2 (13.33%) Ansible
3 2 (13.33%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (13.33%) CA Wily
3 2 (13.33%) Cobbler
3 2 (13.33%) Nagios
4 1 (6.67%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Red Hat
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle
2 4 (26.67%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) BMC
3 2 (13.33%) CA
3 2 (13.33%) IBM
3 2 (13.33%) ServiceNow
3 2 (13.33%) Sun
4 1 (6.67%) Ab Initio
4 1 (6.67%) ATG
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) PlateSpin
4 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com