The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Andover region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 13 3 13
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +10
Contract jobs citing Linux 3 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Andover 8.33% 39.13% 5.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.00% 81.82% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate
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- £388 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.13%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-16.00% -6.25%
Operating Systems Category
Andover
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
5 11 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Andover 13.89% 47.83% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 9
Average daily rate £285 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.75% +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Linux
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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 24 July 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 (100.00%) Oracle
1 8 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
3 6 (75.00%) MS Excel
3 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (75.00%) VMware
4 5 (62.50%) Military
4 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (62.50%) Configuration Management
4 5 (62.50%) Perl
5 4 (50.00%) C
5 4 (50.00%) SQL
5 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (50.00%) Oracle OWB
5 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (50.00%) Oracle BI EE
5 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database
6 3 (37.50%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
6 3 (37.50%) Hudson
6 3 (37.50%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (37.50%) jQuery
6 3 (37.50%) Oracle Application Server
6 3 (37.50%) Ajax
6 3 (37.50%) Web Development
6 3 (37.50%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Andover by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (37.50%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (25.00%) Apache
2 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (25.00%) GlassFish
Applications
1 6 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (12.50%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) SAN
2 2 (25.00%) SSL
2 2 (25.00%) LAN
2 2 (25.00%) WAN
2 2 (25.00%) LDAP
2 2 (25.00%) IPsec
3 1 (12.50%) PuTTY
3 1 (12.50%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle OWB
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 2 (25.00%) SQLPlus
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
1 3 (37.50%) Hudson
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle APEX
1 3 (37.50%) Toad
2 2 (25.00%) Subversion
3 1 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (62.50%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Programme Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) jQuery
1 3 (37.50%) Ajax
1 3 (37.50%) CSS
1 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (25.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) UNIX
4 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Configuration Management
2 4 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (37.50%) Web Development
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Identity Management
4 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (25.00%) Workflow
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 2 (25.00%) Information Security
4 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Test Management
5 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Perl
2 4 (50.00%) C
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
4 2 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) PgMP
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (37.50%) VMware ESX
2 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) Shibboleth
2 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Backup Exec
1 2 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco
4 2 (25.00%) Juniper
4 2 (25.00%) McAfee
4 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (25.00%) Blue Coat
4 2 (25.00%) Serena