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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 9 12 2
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Contract jobs citing Linux 2 4 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Andover 8.70% 11.43% 59.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 50.00% 88.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 7
Average daily rate
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£338 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £335
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +8.21%
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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
4 8 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Andover 17.39% 22.86% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 8
Average daily rate £450 £268 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+67.91% -45.02%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -3.12%

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 22 May 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (100.00%) LDAP
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) SAML
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 2 (100.00%) IPsec
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) Shibboleth
1 2 (100.00%) GlassFish
1 2 (100.00%) Coaching

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Andover by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (100.00%) GlassFish
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LDAP
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) SAML
2 1 (50.00%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Shibboleth
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) VMware