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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 6 4 13
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Contract jobs citing Linux 5 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Andover 20.83% 30.43% 6.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 55.56% 63.64% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Average daily rate
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£428 £405 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +18.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £329 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £481 £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -6.25%
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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 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Andover 37.50% 47.83% 32.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 8
Average daily rate £400 £405 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% +15.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £329 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £481 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 29 August 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%) Oracle
3 5 (55.56%) UNIX
3 5 (55.56%) Windows
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) Red Hat
3 5 (55.56%) Configuration Management
3 5 (55.56%) VMware
3 5 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
4 4 (44.44%) Perl
5 3 (33.33%) PHP
5 3 (33.33%) HTML
5 3 (33.33%) Java
5 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 3 (33.33%) CSS
5 3 (33.33%) ITIL
5 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
5 3 (33.33%) Apache
5 3 (33.33%) SAN
5 3 (33.33%) jQuery
5 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (33.33%) Ajax
6 2 (22.22%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (22.22%) Information Security
6 2 (22.22%) Subversion
6 2 (22.22%) Blue Coat
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Andover by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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%) Tomcat
2 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (22.22%) GlassFish
2 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
3 1 (11.11%) K2 blackpearl
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Project
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (22.22%) SSL
2 2 (22.22%) IPsec
2 2 (22.22%) LDAP
2 2 (22.22%) LAN
2 2 (22.22%) WAN
3 1 (11.11%) DHCP
3 1 (11.11%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle OWB
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) SQLPlus
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Subversion
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (11.11%) Hudson
2 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 1 (11.11%) Toad
General
1 2 (22.22%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) UNIX Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Programme Manager
3 1 (11.11%) PHP Developer
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
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) HTML
1 3 (33.33%) CSS
1 3 (33.33%) Ajax
1 3 (33.33%) jQuery
2 2 (22.22%) SAML
3 1 (11.11%) Laravel
3 1 (11.11%) Zend Framework
3 1 (11.11%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (11.11%) SOAP
3 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
1 2 (22.22%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) UNIX
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
1 5 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Linux
3 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) Debian
4 1 (11.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Configuration Management
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (22.22%) PRINCE
3 2 (22.22%) Identity Management
3 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
3 2 (22.22%) Workflow
3 2 (22.22%) Information Security
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management
4 1 (11.11%) User Stories
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) OO PHP
4 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Web Development
4 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Perl
2 3 (33.33%) PHP
2 3 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) C
3 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
4 1 (11.11%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) PgMP
3 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
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
2 2 (22.22%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Backup Exec
1 2 (22.22%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) Red Hat
2 5 (55.56%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) McAfee
3 2 (22.22%) HP
3 2 (22.22%) Juniper
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco
3 2 (22.22%) Blue Coat
4 1 (11.11%) Zend
4 1 (11.11%) Serena