The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Havant region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 28 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 19 10 11
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Contract jobs citing Linux 7 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Havant 6.42% 10.84% 3.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.89% 32.14% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 2
Average daily rate
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£419 £413 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.51% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £363 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £423 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £366 £340
% change year-on-year
+2.45% +7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £52.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%
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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 Havant region.

Operating Systems Category
Havant
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
47 28 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Havant 43.12% 33.73% 22.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 19 7
Average daily rate £410 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.80% -3.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 4
Average hourly rate £13.00 £52.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.23% +23.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £52.50 £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.83 £52.50 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Havant

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Havant region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Havant

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Havant

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux across the Havant region.

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Havant

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Havant

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Havant region.

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Havant

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Havant

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Havant 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 16 (84.21%) AIX
2 13 (68.42%) Red Hat
2 13 (68.42%) SAN
3 11 (57.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 9 (47.37%) UNIX
5 8 (42.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (36.84%) WebSphere
6 7 (36.84%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (36.84%) Windows
6 7 (36.84%) Oracle
6 7 (36.84%) IBM
7 6 (31.58%) Solaris
7 6 (31.58%) Tivoli
7 6 (31.58%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 6 (31.58%) Shell Script
7 6 (31.58%) Oracle Clusterware
7 6 (31.58%) Korn
8 5 (26.32%) Patch Management
8 5 (26.32%) Service Delivery
8 5 (26.32%) Samba
9 4 (21.05%) E-business
9 4 (21.05%) Middleware
9 4 (21.05%) Sun
9 4 (21.05%) CRM
9 4 (21.05%) Siebel
9 4 (21.05%) SOA
9 4 (21.05%) Oracle Fusion
10 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
10 3 (15.79%) Maximo
11 2 (10.53%) Firewall

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Havant by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Havant 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 7 (36.84%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.26%) SAS
2 1 (5.26%) JBoss
2 1 (5.26%) Apache
2 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.26%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
1 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (68.42%) SAN
2 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
3 2 (10.53%) Firewall
3 2 (10.53%) DNS
3 2 (10.53%) FTP
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (5.26%) iSCSI
4 1 (5.26%) HTTP
4 1 (5.26%) Kerberos
4 1 (5.26%) SMTP
4 1 (5.26%) Ethernet
4 1 (5.26%) SSL
4 1 (5.26%) VPN
4 1 (5.26%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.26%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.26%) Subversion
1 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
1 1 (5.26%) ClearCase
1 1 (5.26%) ClearQuest
General
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Linux Engineer
1 5 (26.32%) UNIX Engineer
1 5 (26.32%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) DBA
2 2 (10.53%) UNIX Systems Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) AIX Specialist
2 2 (10.53%) AIX Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Firewall Specialist
3 1 (5.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (5.26%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Applications Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Administrator
3 1 (5.26%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Server Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) Middleware
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (5.26%) XML
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) HACMP
2 1 (5.26%) PKI
2 1 (5.26%) SecurID
2 1 (5.26%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 16 (84.21%) AIX
2 9 (47.37%) UNIX
3 8 (42.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (36.84%) Windows
5 6 (31.58%) Solaris
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (26.32%) Patch Management
2 5 (26.32%) Service Delivery
3 4 (21.05%) E-business
3 4 (21.05%) CRM
3 4 (21.05%) SOA
4 1 (5.26%) Open Source
4 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Black-Box Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.26%) Coaching
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.26%) Document Management
4 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.26%) ERP
4 1 (5.26%) UML
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) Shell Script
1 6 (31.58%) Korn
2 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.26%) Python
2 1 (5.26%) C
2 1 (5.26%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) CCSE
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle Clusterware
2 5 (26.32%) Samba
3 1 (5.26%) vSphere
3 1 (5.26%) OCFS2
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.26%) NFS
3 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.26%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (57.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 6 (31.58%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Red Hat
2 7 (36.84%) Oracle
2 7 (36.84%) IBM
3 4 (21.05%) Sun
3 4 (21.05%) Siebel
4 1 (5.26%) Foundry
4 1 (5.26%) 3PAR
4 1 (5.26%) Brocade
4 1 (5.26%) Coverity
4 1 (5.26%) IronPort
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) VMware
4 1 (5.26%) HP
4 1 (5.26%) Dell
4 1 (5.26%) EMC
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix
4 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.26%) Symantec
4 1 (5.26%) NetApp