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 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 12
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Contract jobs citing Linux 9 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Havant 10.84% 11.11% 3.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.45% 45.83% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 1
Average daily rate
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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 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 £45.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.55% -
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 Havant region.

Operating Systems Category
Havant
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
44 24 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Havant 53.01% 24.24% 19.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 11 9
Average daily rate £325 £369 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.86% +17.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £312 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £456 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £21.88 £45.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.38% -
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 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 19 December 2014, 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 10 (76.92%) UNIX
2 7 (53.85%) Red Hat
3 6 (46.15%) AIX
3 6 (46.15%) SAN
4 5 (38.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 5 (38.46%) Service Delivery
4 5 (38.46%) Samba
4 5 (38.46%) Windows
5 4 (30.77%) SQL
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
6 3 (23.08%) SOA
6 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (15.38%) Commerce Server 2007
7 2 (15.38%) French Language
7 2 (15.38%) German Language
7 2 (15.38%) Degree
7 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
7 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (15.38%) Ektron
7 2 (15.38%) Open Source
7 2 (15.38%) SaaS
7 2 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (15.38%) CRM
7 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
7 2 (15.38%) ERP
7 2 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (15.38%) Commerce Server

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Havant by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 2 (15.38%) Commerce Server 2007
1 2 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (15.38%) Commerce Server
1 2 (15.38%) WebLogic
2 1 (7.69%) JBoss
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) SAN
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) LDAP
2 1 (7.69%) Kerberos
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (15.38%) DB2
2 2 (15.38%) SQLPlus
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (15.38%) French Language
1 2 (15.38%) German Language
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
1 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
1 2 (15.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (15.38%) Technical Engineer
1 2 (15.38%) Customer Support Engineer
1 2 (15.38%) Linux Engineer
1 2 (15.38%) Technical Support Engineer
1 2 (15.38%) UNIX Engineer
1 2 (15.38%) Customer Engineer
1 2 (15.38%) Technical Support
1 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Developer
2 1 (7.69%) Consultant
2 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) DBA
2 1 (7.69%) Configuration Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Administrator
2 1 (7.69%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (7.69%) J2EE Developer
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Applications DBA
2 1 (7.69%) Project Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
1 2 (15.38%) CSS
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
1 2 (15.38%) J2EE
1 2 (15.38%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) Middleware
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Open Source
2 2 (15.38%) Mainframe
3 1 (7.69%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) UNIX
2 6 (46.15%) AIX
3 5 (38.46%) Windows
4 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (7.69%) CentOS
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Service Delivery
2 3 (23.08%) SOA
3 2 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) CRM
3 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
3 2 (15.38%) ERP
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.69%) Document Management
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (7.69%) Coaching
4 1 (7.69%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) C#
2 2 (15.38%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
2 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Samba
2 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) OCFS2
2 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (7.69%) vSphere
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Red Hat
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle
3 2 (15.38%) Ektron
3 2 (15.38%) VMware
4 1 (7.69%) NetApp
4 1 (7.69%) Computacenter
4 1 (7.69%) IBM
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) Sun
4 1 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) Dell
4 1 (7.69%) EMC