The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Andover region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 3 4 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Linux 5 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Andover 26.32% 29.63% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 55.56% 61.54% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Average daily rate
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£430 £405 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.17% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Andover region.

Operating Systems Category
Andover
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
9 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Andover 47.37% 48.15% 25.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 4
Average daily rate £400 £405 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £329 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £481 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Andover

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Andover region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Andover

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Andover

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux across the Andover region.

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Andover

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Andover

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Andover region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 8 (88.89%) Security Cleared
2 6 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (66.67%) UNIX
2 6 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 5 (55.56%) Oracle
3 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
4 4 (44.44%) Windows
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
4 4 (44.44%) VMware
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (33.33%) SAN
5 3 (33.33%) Apache
5 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 3 (33.33%) ITIL
5 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
5 3 (33.33%) Java
5 3 (33.33%) Perl
5 3 (33.33%) PHP
5 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (22.22%) Backup Exec
6 2 (22.22%) Blue Coat
6 2 (22.22%) Ajax
6 2 (22.22%) jQuery
6 2 (22.22%) GlassFish
6 2 (22.22%) McAfee
6 2 (22.22%) Open Source
6 2 (22.22%) Shibboleth
6 2 (22.22%) McAfee ePO

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Andover by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Andover region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) Apache
2 2 (22.22%) GlassFish
2 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
3 1 (11.11%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (22.22%) LDAP
2 2 (22.22%) SSL
2 2 (22.22%) LAN
2 2 (22.22%) WAN
2 2 (22.22%) IPsec
3 1 (11.11%) Internet
3 1 (11.11%) DHCP
3 1 (11.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle OWB
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 1 (11.11%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) UNIX Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Programme Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (11.11%) PHP Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) PHP Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior PHP Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior PHP Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Ajax
1 2 (22.22%) jQuery
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
1 2 (22.22%) CSS
1 2 (22.22%) SAML
2 1 (11.11%) SOAP
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) Laravel
2 1 (11.11%) Zend Framework
2 1 (11.11%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Open Source
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 6 (66.67%) UNIX
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
5 1 (11.11%) Debian
5 1 (11.11%) Solaris
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (22.22%) PRINCE
3 2 (22.22%) Identity Management
3 2 (22.22%) Information Security
3 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
4 1 (11.11%) Workflow
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
4 1 (11.11%) MVC
4 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) OO
4 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management
4 1 (11.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Java
1 3 (33.33%) Perl
1 3 (33.33%) PHP
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
3 1 (11.11%) C
3 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) Security Cleared
2 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (11.11%) PgMP
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) Shibboleth
2 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Backup Exec
1 2 (22.22%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) Blue Coat
4 2 (22.22%) McAfee
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco
4 2 (22.22%) Juniper
4 2 (22.22%) HP
5 1 (11.11%) Zend