Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 8 11
Rank change year-on-year -7 +3 -5
Contract jobs citing Linux 14 7 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 10.07% 9.09% 8.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.16% 46.67% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 13
Knutsford median daily rate £370 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.94% +9.68% +19.23%
10th Percentile £280 £393 £341
90th Percentile £550 £438 £434
Cheshire median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Knutsford median hourly rate - £60.00 -
Cheshire median hourly rate - £37.43 £37.50
% change year-on-year - -0.19% +123.88%

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 31 15 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 22.30% 19.48% 24.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 40
Knutsford median daily rate £350 £411 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.89% +4.11% +17.04%
10th Percentile £259 £248 £229
90th Percentile £513 £468 £488
Cheshire median daily rate £388 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -3.13% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Knutsford median hourly rate - £60.00 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +566.67% -
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £17.17
% change year-on-year -13.33% -12.61% +6.22%

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 20 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 8 (57.14%) AIX
2 7 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 7 (50.00%) Windows
3 6 (42.86%) Middleware
3 6 (42.86%) Unix
3 6 (42.86%) Banking
4 5 (35.71%) Finance
4 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (35.71%) Java
4 5 (35.71%) Oracle
4 5 (35.71%) JBoss
4 5 (35.71%) Jenkins
4 5 (35.71%) OpenShift
4 5 (35.71%) Docker
4 5 (35.71%) DevOps
5 4 (28.57%) ITIL
5 4 (28.57%) Scrum
5 4 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (21.43%) Data Guard
6 3 (21.43%) JIRA
6 3 (21.43%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (21.43%) Matrix Management
6 3 (21.43%) Maven
6 3 (21.43%) Service Management
6 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
6 3 (21.43%) Change Management
6 3 (21.43%) Jython
6 3 (21.43%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (21.43%) Ant
6 3 (21.43%) Perl

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 5 (35.71%) JBoss
2 3 (21.43%) Apache
3 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
3 2 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) OpenShift
2 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (14.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) HTTP
1 3 (21.43%) Internet
2 1 (7.14%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Jenkins
2 3 (21.43%) Ant
2 3 (21.43%) Bitbucket
2 3 (21.43%) Gradle
2 3 (21.43%) JIRA
2 3 (21.43%) Maven
2 3 (21.43%) SonarQube
2 3 (21.43%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (14.29%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (42.86%) Banking
2 5 (35.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Administrator
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) DBA
2 2 (14.29%) Middleware Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (14.29%) Security Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) AWS Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Technician
3 1 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) Middleware
2 1 (7.14%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Mainframe
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) AIX
2 7 (50.00%) Windows
3 6 (42.86%) Unix
4 4 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (7.14%) Solaris
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (35.71%) DevOps
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Scrum
3 3 (21.43%) Change Management
3 3 (21.43%) Internal Audit
3 3 (21.43%) Matrix Management
3 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
3 3 (21.43%) Service Management
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (14.29%) Privileged Access Management
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.14%) Open Source
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Metrics
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) Jython
2 3 (21.43%) Perl
2 3 (21.43%) Python
3 2 (14.29%) Ruby
4 1 (7.14%) JCL
4 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Docker
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 2 (14.29%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 1 (7.14%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Data Guard
1 3 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (14.29%) Kubernetes
2 2 (14.29%) PowerBroker
2 2 (14.29%) Tivoli
3 1 (7.14%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (35.71%) Oracle
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco
3 3 (21.43%) EMC
3 3 (21.43%) HP
3 3 (21.43%) IBM
4 2 (14.29%) CyberArk
4 2 (14.29%) IBM Sterling
5 1 (7.14%) Veritas