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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 6 6 9
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing Linux 10 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Andover 27.78% 6.67% 6.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 71.43% 33.33% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
Average daily rate £350 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.38 £34.75
% change year-on-year
+9.96% +4.67%
Linux
Hampshire

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
14 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Andover 38.89% 20.00% 44.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 4
Average daily rate £350 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +1.19%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

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 5 February 2016, 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 17 (70.83%) SC Cleared
1 17 (70.83%) Security Cleared
2 15 (62.50%) Oracle
3 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
4 13 (54.17%) CSS
4 13 (54.17%) HTML
4 13 (54.17%) JavaScript
4 13 (54.17%) SQL
4 13 (54.17%) jQuery
4 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (50.00%) Red Hat
6 11 (45.83%) Ajax
6 11 (45.83%) Oracle APEX
7 10 (41.67%) Git (software)
7 10 (41.67%) Shell Script
7 10 (41.67%) PL/SQL
7 10 (41.67%) WebLogic
8 8 (33.33%) VMware
8 8 (33.33%) Middleware
8 8 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
8 8 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (33.33%) Oracle BI EE
8 8 (33.33%) TeamCity
8 8 (33.33%) Oracle Linux
8 8 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
8 8 (33.33%) Oracle Database
8 8 (33.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 8 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
8 8 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Andover by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 10 (41.67%) WebLogic
2 2 (8.33%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) SAN
1 4 (16.67%) Software-Defined Networking
2 3 (12.50%) IPsec
2 3 (12.50%) SSL
2 3 (12.50%) VPN
3 2 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) Oracle BI EE
1 8 (33.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 8 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 8 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
1 8 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 8 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
2 3 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (45.83%) Oracle APEX
2 10 (41.67%) Git (software)
3 8 (33.33%) TeamCity
4 7 (29.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (8.33%) Cucumber
5 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
5 2 (8.33%) JIRA
5 2 (8.33%) RSpec
General
1 7 (29.17%) Military
2 3 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Developer
2 10 (41.67%) Oracle Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) SQL Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Unix Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Coordinator
5 2 (8.33%) Linux Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Programme Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Applications Developer
6 1 (4.17%) IT Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (54.17%) CSS
1 13 (54.17%) HTML
1 13 (54.17%) jQuery
2 11 (45.83%) Ajax
3 8 (33.33%) Middleware
3 8 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (8.33%) .NET
4 2 (8.33%) Backbone.js
4 2 (8.33%) JSF
4 2 (8.33%) Phusion Passenger
4 2 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (4.17%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (4.17%) CSS3
5 1 (4.17%) Laravel
5 1 (4.17%) Symfony
5 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) SCADA
2 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (33.33%) Oracle Linux
3 5 (20.83%) Unix
3 5 (20.83%) Windows
4 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (8.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (29.17%) ITIL
4 6 (25.00%) Migration
4 6 (25.00%) System Testing
5 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (16.67%) BCP
6 4 (16.67%) Programme Management
6 4 (16.67%) User Stories
7 3 (12.50%) Business Continuity
7 3 (12.50%) Coaching
7 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
7 3 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (12.50%) Logistics
7 3 (12.50%) Scrum
8 2 (8.33%) Change Management
8 2 (8.33%) Front End Development
8 2 (8.33%) Information Security
8 2 (8.33%) ITIL V3
8 2 (8.33%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) JavaScript
1 13 (54.17%) SQL
2 10 (41.67%) PL/SQL
2 10 (41.67%) Shell Script
3 6 (25.00%) Perl
4 3 (12.50%) AWK
4 3 (12.50%) PHP
5 2 (8.33%) C
5 2 (8.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (70.83%) SC Cleared
1 17 (70.83%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) PgMP
2 2 (8.33%) PMI Certification
2 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) JSP 440
1 2 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 15 (62.50%) Oracle
2 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 12 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 8 (33.33%) VMware
5 2 (8.33%) BMC
5 2 (8.33%) Remedy
6 1 (4.17%) Zend