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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 11 8 11
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs citing Linux 7 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Andover 17.50% 11.54% 13.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 70.00% 42.86% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 4
Average daily rate
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£400 - £323
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 - £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 - £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.38% -9.72%
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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
10 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Andover 25.00% 26.92% 28.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 5
Average daily rate £400 £90 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+344.44% -73.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £90 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £126 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Andover

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Andover region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Andover

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Andover

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 11 (91.67%) Security Cleared
1 11 (91.67%) SC Cleared
2 8 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (66.67%) jQuery
2 8 (66.67%) Ajax
2 8 (66.67%) HTML
2 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 8 (66.67%) CSS
2 8 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 7 (58.33%) Shell Script
3 7 (58.33%) Configuration Management
3 7 (58.33%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (58.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 7 (58.33%) Perl
3 7 (58.33%) PL/SQL
3 7 (58.33%) SQL
3 7 (58.33%) Oracle
3 7 (58.33%) Oracle APEX
3 7 (58.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (58.33%) Oracle Linux
3 7 (58.33%) Oracle Database
3 7 (58.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (50.00%) Oracle OWB
4 6 (50.00%) VMware
4 6 (50.00%) VMware ESX
4 6 (50.00%) WebLogic
4 6 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (41.67%) ITIL
5 5 (41.67%) Oracle BI EE

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Andover by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 6 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (25.00%) K2 blackpearl
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Application Server
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (8.33%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) SAN
1 1 (8.33%) DHCP
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle Database 10g
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle Database
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 6 (50.00%) Oracle OWB
2 6 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (41.67%) Oracle BI EE
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
5 1 (8.33%) MySQL
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 2 (16.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Oracle Developer
3 3 (25.00%) UNIX Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Programmer
5 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) PHP Developer
5 1 (8.33%) PHP Programmer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior PHP Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior PHP Programmer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Programmer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) jQuery
1 8 (66.67%) Ajax
1 8 (66.67%) HTML
1 8 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (16.67%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (8.33%) Laravel
3 1 (8.33%) Zend Framework
3 1 (8.33%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (8.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (58.33%) Oracle Linux
3 3 (25.00%) UNIX
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) Debian
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (8.33%) Windows
4 1 (8.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Configuration Management
1 7 (58.33%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) ITIL
4 3 (25.00%) Workflow
5 2 (16.67%) System Testing
5 2 (16.67%) User Stories
6 1 (8.33%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) OO PHP
6 1 (8.33%) High Availability
6 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
6 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
6 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (8.33%) MVC
6 1 (8.33%) OO
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 7 (58.33%) Shell Script
2 7 (58.33%) Perl
2 7 (58.33%) PL/SQL
2 7 (58.33%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) PHP
4 2 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (8.33%) PHP5
5 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (91.67%) Security Cleared
1 11 (91.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 7 (58.33%) Oracle
3 6 (50.00%) VMware
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (8.33%) Zend