Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 9 17 15
Rank change year-on-year +8 -2 -8
Contract jobs citing Linux 10 22 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 11.76% 10.48% 10.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.78% 30.56% 43.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 11
Knutsford median daily rate £389 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.75% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £368 £306 £280
90th Percentile £580 £486 £538
Cheshire median daily rate £450 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Knutsford median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £50.00 - -

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 36 72 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 42.35% 34.29% 23.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 54 22
Knutsford median daily rate £345 £374 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +0.34% -12.35%
10th Percentile £236 £310 £280
90th Percentile £414 £431 £486
Cheshire median daily rate £300 £369 £375
% change year-on-year -18.60% -1.73% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Knutsford median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year -0.40% +34.62% -3.70%

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 21 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 10 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (80.00%) Windows
3 6 (60.00%) Python
3 6 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (60.00%) AWS
3 6 (60.00%) Bash Shell
3 6 (60.00%) Jenkins
4 5 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 5 (50.00%) Configuration Management
5 4 (40.00%) GitHub
5 4 (40.00%) Unix
5 4 (40.00%) JIRA
5 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (40.00%) Public Cloud
6 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (30.00%) Apache
6 3 (30.00%) Finance
7 2 (20.00%) Law
7 2 (20.00%) Migration
7 2 (20.00%) VMware
7 2 (20.00%) Information Security
7 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (20.00%) Retail
7 2 (20.00%) SSH
7 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
7 2 (20.00%) Service Management
7 2 (20.00%) Workflow
7 2 (20.00%) zOS
7 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (20.00%) Internet

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 3 (30.00%) Apache
2 2 (20.00%) Confluence
2 2 (20.00%) JBoss
2 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (20.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 6 (60.00%) AWS
2 4 (40.00%) GitHub
3 2 (20.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (20.00%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (20.00%) Amazon S3
3 2 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (20.00%) Azure
3 2 (20.00%) GCP
3 2 (20.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) FTP
1 2 (20.00%) HTTP
1 2 (20.00%) Internet
1 2 (20.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (20.00%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (40.00%) JIRA
3 2 (20.00%) Bitbucket Server
3 2 (20.00%) GitLab
3 2 (20.00%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Law
2 2 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Automation Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Cloud Automation Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Middleware Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (20.00%) Middleware
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Public Cloud
2 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Unix
3 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (20.00%) AIX
4 2 (20.00%) Solaris
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (20.00%) zOS
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) B2B
3 2 (20.00%) Cloud Operations
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
3 2 (20.00%) Dashboard Development
3 2 (20.00%) Deployment Automation
3 2 (20.00%) DevOps
3 2 (20.00%) High Availability
3 2 (20.00%) Information Security
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) IT Strategy
3 2 (20.00%) Kanban
3 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Open Source
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (20.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (20.00%) Service Management
3 2 (20.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Bash Shell
1 6 (60.00%) Python
2 2 (20.00%) C
2 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (20.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) DBS Check
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Docker
1 2 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (20.00%) VirtualBox
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (20.00%) Ansible
2 2 (20.00%) Grafana
2 2 (20.00%) Kibana
2 2 (20.00%) Prometheus
2 2 (20.00%) Puppet
2 2 (20.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (20.00%) Google
2 2 (20.00%) IBM
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) ServiceNow
2 2 (20.00%) Splunk
2 2 (20.00%) TIBCO
2 2 (20.00%) VMware