Period
to 23 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Knutsford with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 6 months to 23 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Linux
Cheshire > Knutsford
6 months to
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 15 13 8
Rank change year-on-year -2 -5 +12
Contract jobs citing Linux 28 19 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 13.86% 10.50% 16.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 70.00% 35.85% 47.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 9 14
Knutsford median daily rate £423 £360 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.36% -22.16% +29.37%
10th Percentile £310 £349 £350
90th Percentile £491 £445 £638
Cheshire median daily rate £418 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +4.38% -3.03% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Knutsford median hourly rate - - £60.00
Cheshire median hourly rate - £21.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -52.78% -

Linux is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Knutsford with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Knutsford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 40 53 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 19.80% 29.28% 33.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 24 24
Knutsford median daily rate £418 £360 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.97% -18.87% +4.41%
10th Percentile £272 £313 £331
90th Percentile £493 £448 £638
Cheshire median daily rate £356 £360 £400
% change year-on-year -1.04% -10.00% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Knutsford median hourly rate £12.50 - £60.00
Cheshire median hourly rate £16.97 £14.00 £15.08
% change year-on-year +21.18% -7.13% +7.68%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Knutsford

Job postings citing Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Knutsford.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Knutsford

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Linux in Knutsford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Knutsford

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Knutsford over the 6 months to 23 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 23 May 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Knutsford region with a requirement for Linux.

1 21 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (67.86%) Python
3 15 (53.57%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (50.00%) Git (software)
5 12 (42.86%) Jenkins
5 12 (42.86%) Public Cloud
5 12 (42.86%) Deployment Automation
6 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (28.57%) Test Automation
7 8 (28.57%) Unix
7 8 (28.57%) Docker
7 8 (28.57%) Kubernetes
8 7 (25.00%) DevOps
8 7 (25.00%) Infrastructure as Code
9 6 (21.43%) Open Source
9 6 (21.43%) Web Services
9 6 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (17.86%) Groovy
10 5 (17.86%) BDD
10 5 (17.86%) Puppet
10 5 (17.86%) TDD
10 5 (17.86%) Windows
10 5 (17.86%) Finance
10 5 (17.86%) Ansible
10 5 (17.86%) PowerBroker
11 4 (14.29%) IT Strategy
11 4 (14.29%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
11 4 (14.29%) Terraform
11 4 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation

Linux
Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 15 (53.57%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (14.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 4 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (14.29%) Amazon ELB
2 4 (14.29%) Amazon S3
2 4 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) BGP
1 3 (10.71%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (10.71%) Cisco Firepower
1 3 (10.71%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (10.71%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 3 (10.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 3 (10.71%) OSPF
2 2 (7.14%) HTTP
3 1 (3.57%) LAN
3 1 (3.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (7.14%) RDBMS
2 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 12 (42.86%) Jenkins
3 4 (14.29%) JIRA
4 3 (10.71%) IntelliJ
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (17.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Administrator
2 4 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Developer
3 3 (10.71%) Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Test Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Unix Administrator
3 3 (10.71%) Unix Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Cloud Automation Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Active Directory Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Cloud Developer
5 1 (3.57%) DevOps Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Test Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Unix Developer
5 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) Web Services
2 2 (7.14%) AngularJS
2 2 (7.14%) Django
2 2 (7.14%) Flask
2 2 (7.14%) Gherkin
2 2 (7.14%) React
2 2 (7.14%) RESTful
2 2 (7.14%) Vue.js
3 1 (3.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (42.86%) Public Cloud
2 4 (14.29%) Clustering
3 3 (10.71%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (3.57%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Unix
2 6 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (17.86%) Windows
4 4 (14.29%) AIX
4 4 (14.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) Deployment Automation
2 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 7 (25.00%) DevOps
4 7 (25.00%) Infrastructure as Code
5 6 (21.43%) Open Source
6 5 (17.86%) BDD
6 5 (17.86%) TDD
7 4 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
7 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (14.29%) Information Security
7 4 (14.29%) IT Strategy
7 4 (14.29%) ITIL
7 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (10.71%) Capacity Management
8 3 (10.71%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (10.71%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (10.71%) Tech Ops
9 2 (7.14%) Software Delivery
9 2 (7.14%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 19 (67.86%) Python
2 5 (17.86%) Groovy
3 4 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.57%) C#
5 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) IBM Certification
2 3 (10.71%) CCNP
2 3 (10.71%) CCSA
2 3 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.57%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) GDPR
System Software
1 8 (28.57%) Docker
2 4 (14.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 4 (14.29%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 21 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (28.57%) Kubernetes
3 5 (17.86%) Ansible
3 5 (17.86%) PowerBroker
3 5 (17.86%) Puppet
4 4 (14.29%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) IBM
1 4 (14.29%) Veritas
2 3 (10.71%) CheckPoint
2 3 (10.71%) Cisco
2 3 (10.71%) CyberArk
2 3 (10.71%) F5
2 3 (10.71%) Red Hat
2 3 (10.71%) SolarWinds
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) VMware