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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 10 8 17
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Contract jobs citing Linux 16 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Havant 14.95% 10.81% 3.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.59% 41.38% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 1
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£350 £425 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +34.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.13 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+11.15% -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 Havant region.

Operating Systems Category
Havant
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
58 29 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Havant 54.21% 26.13% 16.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 18 8
Average daily rate £350 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £340 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £460 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.67 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.45% -14.28%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Havant

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Havant region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram 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 23 January 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 15 (71.43%) AIX
1 15 (71.43%) Red Hat
2 14 (66.67%) SAN
3 13 (61.90%) UNIX
4 12 (57.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 10 (47.62%) Service Delivery
5 10 (47.62%) Samba
6 7 (33.33%) Windows
7 6 (28.57%) Oracle
8 5 (23.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (19.05%) SQL
9 4 (19.05%) CRM
10 3 (14.29%) Middleware
10 3 (14.29%) SOA
10 3 (14.29%) IBM
10 3 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
10 3 (14.29%) WebSphere
10 3 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (9.52%) Degree
11 2 (9.52%) Commerce Server 2007
11 2 (9.52%) French Language
11 2 (9.52%) German Language
11 2 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (9.52%) Ektron
11 2 (9.52%) Korn
11 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
11 2 (9.52%) SaaS
11 2 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Havant by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 3 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 2 (9.52%) Commerce Server 2007
2 2 (9.52%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (9.52%) Commerce Server
2 2 (9.52%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.76%) JBoss
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (66.67%) SAN
2 1 (4.76%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) LDAP
2 1 (4.76%) Kerberos
2 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.76%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
1 2 (9.52%) DB2
1 2 (9.52%) SQLPlus
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (9.52%) French Language
1 2 (9.52%) German Language
1 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
1 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
1 2 (9.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) UNIX Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) UNIX Systems Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Customer Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) AIX Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) DBA
4 2 (9.52%) Customer Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Support
4 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (4.76%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Applications Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Configuration Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) Middleware
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (9.52%) .NET
2 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
2 2 (9.52%) CSS
2 2 (9.52%) HTML
3 1 (4.76%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.76%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 15 (71.43%) AIX
2 13 (61.90%) UNIX
3 7 (33.33%) Windows
4 5 (23.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (9.52%) Solaris
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.76%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Service Delivery
2 4 (19.05%) CRM
3 3 (14.29%) SOA
3 3 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
4 2 (9.52%) ERP
4 2 (9.52%) ITIL
4 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
4 2 (9.52%) E-business
5 1 (4.76%) Migration
5 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.76%) High Availability
5 1 (4.76%) Document Management
5 1 (4.76%) Data Migration
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (4.76%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) Korn
2 2 (9.52%) C#
2 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
2 2 (9.52%) PL/SQL
2 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
1 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (47.62%) Samba
2 2 (9.52%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.76%) OCFS2
3 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) vSphere
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 12 (57.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (9.52%) Tivoli
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) Red Hat
2 6 (28.57%) Oracle
3 3 (14.29%) IBM
4 2 (9.52%) Ektron
4 2 (9.52%) Siebel
4 2 (9.52%) VMware
5 1 (4.76%) NetApp
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.76%) Sun
5 1 (4.76%) HP
5 1 (4.76%) Dell
5 1 (4.76%) EMC
5 1 (4.76%) 3PAR
5 1 (4.76%) Computacenter