Period
to 11 December 2018

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 11 December 2018 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 13 6
Rank change year-on-year -6 -7 +4
Contract jobs citing Linux 17 18 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 8.81% 10.78% 12.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.15% 45.00% 47.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 5
Knutsford median daily rate £345 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.86% +5.00% +3.23%
10th Percentile £306 £280 £366
90th Percentile £499 £538 £438
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £434 £436
% change year-on-year -7.78% -0.57% +9.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Knutsford median hourly rate - - £60.00
Cheshire median hourly rate - - £14.86

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 65 40 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 33.68% 23.95% 26.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 22 14
Knutsford median daily rate £369 £373 £424
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.07% -12.09% +9.35%
10th Percentile £310 £280 £276
90th Percentile £410 £486 £485
Cheshire median daily rate £365 £375 £425
% change year-on-year -2.78% -11.76% +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Knutsford median hourly rate - - £60.00
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £14.18
% change year-on-year +34.62% -8.32% -16.59%

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 11 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, 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 13 (76.47%) Unix
2 11 (64.71%) Windows
3 7 (41.18%) Oracle
3 7 (41.18%) Shell Script
4 6 (35.29%) SQL
4 6 (35.29%) .NET
4 6 (35.29%) Python
4 6 (35.29%) PowerShell
4 6 (35.29%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (29.41%) .NET Core
5 5 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (29.41%) C#
6 4 (23.53%) ITIL
6 4 (23.53%) NetApp
6 4 (23.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (23.53%) Data Protection
6 4 (23.53%) WebSphere
6 4 (23.53%) NetBackup
6 4 (23.53%) Isilon
7 3 (17.65%) SDLC
7 3 (17.65%) DevOps
7 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
7 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (17.65%) Service Management
7 3 (17.65%) Middleware
7 3 (17.65%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (17.65%) MySQL
7 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
8 2 (11.76%) Java
8 2 (11.76%) Cognos

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 4 (23.53%) WebSphere
2 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.88%) IIS
3 1 (5.88%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) OpenShift
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) DSL
1 1 (5.88%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) MySQL
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) Apache Hive
2 2 (11.76%) Hadoop
2 2 (11.76%) Impala
2 2 (11.76%) QlikView
3 1 (5.88%) GIS
3 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.88%) Bitbucket
2 1 (5.88%) CA Release Automation
2 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 2 (11.76%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Automation Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Database Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Backup Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Splunk Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Unix Developer
5 1 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Environment Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Information Security Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Java Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (5.88%) Storage and Backup Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Teradata Developer
5 1 (5.88%) UI Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) .NET
2 5 (29.41%) .NET Core
3 3 (17.65%) Middleware
3 3 (17.65%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (5.88%) Spring
4 1 (5.88%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) PMI
2 1 (5.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Unix
2 11 (64.71%) Windows
3 5 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Data Protection
1 4 (23.53%) ITIL
2 3 (17.65%) DevOps
2 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
2 3 (17.65%) SDLC
2 3 (17.65%) Service Management
2 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (11.76%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (11.76%) Data Extraction
3 2 (11.76%) Decision-Making
3 2 (11.76%) Information Security
3 2 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (11.76%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.88%) Change Management
4 1 (5.88%) Migration
4 1 (5.88%) PRINCE
4 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
4 1 (5.88%) RUP
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) Shell Script
2 6 (35.29%) PowerShell
2 6 (35.29%) Python
2 6 (35.29%) SQL
3 5 (29.41%) C#
4 2 (11.76%) Java
5 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (23.53%) NetBackup
2 4 (23.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Terraform
4 1 (5.88%) Ansible
4 1 (5.88%) BladeLogic
4 1 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Oracle
2 4 (23.53%) Isilon
2 4 (23.53%) NetApp
3 2 (11.76%) Ab Initio
3 2 (11.76%) Actuate
3 2 (11.76%) Cognos
3 2 (11.76%) Splunk
3 2 (11.76%) Tableau
3 2 (11.76%) Teradata
4 1 (5.88%) IBM
4 1 (5.88%) Rackspace
4 1 (5.88%) Sybase