Period
to 23 July 2017

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 July 2017 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 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 23 9
Rank change year-on-year +16 -14 +8
Contract jobs citing Linux 21 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 14.69% 8.84% 12.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.73% 27.12% 54.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 10
Knutsford median daily rate £420 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.86% -3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £349 £225 £362
90th Percentile £575 £455 £575
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £425 £438
% change year-on-year -1.18% -2.86% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Knutsford median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £30.00 £14.86 £37.50
% change year-on-year +101.88% -60.37% +275.00%

Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
Knutsford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 44 59 31
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Knutsford 30.77% 32.60% 22.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 36 17
Knutsford median daily rate £420 £425 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.18% +15.65% +37.38%
10th Percentile £336 £254 £338
90th Percentile £563 £491 £500
Cheshire median daily rate £388 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -8.82% +6.25% +29.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Knutsford median hourly rate - - £15.77
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.70% -12.90% -9.73%

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 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 23 July 2017, 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 (61.90%) Veritas
2 10 (47.62%) Unix
3 9 (42.86%) AIX
3 9 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (38.10%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (38.10%) Finance
4 8 (38.10%) Clustering
5 7 (33.33%) Perl
5 7 (33.33%) Banking
6 6 (28.57%) Ruby
6 6 (28.57%) Red Hat
7 5 (23.81%) Windows
8 4 (19.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 4 (19.05%) DevOps
9 3 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
9 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (14.29%) CA
9 3 (14.29%) Python
9 3 (14.29%) ITIL
9 3 (14.29%) Oracle
10 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
10 2 (9.52%) IIS
10 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Project
10 2 (9.52%) Web Services
10 2 (9.52%) Java
10 2 (9.52%) SQL
10 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
10 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
10 2 (9.52%) LAN
10 2 (9.52%) WAN

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.52%) Apache
1 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (9.52%) IIS
1 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
1 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
1 2 (9.52%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (9.52%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) DHCP
1 2 (9.52%) DNS
1 2 (9.52%) LAN
1 2 (9.52%) NetScaler
1 2 (9.52%) Skype
1 2 (9.52%) WAN
2 1 (4.76%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) Kerberos
2 1 (4.76%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.76%) Big Data
2 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.76%) Gradle
1 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.76%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 7 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Consultant
2 3 (14.29%) Administrator
2 3 (14.29%) Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Unix Administrator
2 3 (14.29%) Unix Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) AIX Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) AIX Systems Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Automation Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Linux Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Perl Programmer
3 2 (9.52%) Programmer
3 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) IT Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) LAMP
1 2 (9.52%) Web Services
2 1 (4.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Clustering
2 2 (9.52%) PMI
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.76%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.76%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Unix
2 9 (42.86%) AIX
2 9 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (23.81%) Windows
4 2 (9.52%) CentOS
4 2 (9.52%) Solaris
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.76%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) DevOps
2 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (9.52%) Network Management
3 2 (9.52%) PRINCE
3 2 (9.52%) Project Management
3 2 (9.52%) Project Planning
3 2 (9.52%) RUP
3 2 (9.52%) SDLC
3 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
4 1 (4.76%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.76%) Change Management
4 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
4 1 (4.76%) Scrum
4 1 (4.76%) Software Asset Management
4 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.76%) Supplier Management
4 1 (4.76%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) Perl
2 6 (28.57%) Ruby
3 3 (14.29%) Python
4 2 (9.52%) Java
4 2 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) PMI Certification
1 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.76%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
2 2 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (9.52%) vSphere
2 2 (9.52%) XenApp
3 1 (4.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (38.10%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (9.52%) vCenter Server
2 2 (9.52%) vMotion
3 1 (4.76%) IBM BigFix
3 1 (4.76%) Kubernetes
3 1 (4.76%) Netcool
3 1 (4.76%) Puppet
3 1 (4.76%) SCOM
3 1 (4.76%) SELinux
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Veritas
2 6 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 3 (14.29%) CA
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle
4 2 (9.52%) AppSense
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix
4 2 (9.52%) VMware
5 1 (4.76%) IBM
5 1 (4.76%) ServiceNow