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 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 15 15 8
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs citing Linux 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Havant 2.27% 3.75% 5.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.11% 21.43% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.75 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-7.33% -
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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
18 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Havant 20.45% 17.50% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 0
Average daily rate £450 £391 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.01% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £15.50 - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.25% -8.82%

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 23 September 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 7 (70.00%) UNIX
2 6 (60.00%) Windows
3 5 (50.00%) Oracle
3 5 (50.00%) ITIL
3 5 (50.00%) Firewall
3 5 (50.00%) SaaS
4 4 (40.00%) vSphere
4 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (40.00%) SQL
4 4 (40.00%) VMware
5 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (30.00%) Manufacturing
5 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (30.00%) AIX
5 3 (30.00%) WebLogic
5 3 (30.00%) ERP
5 3 (30.00%) SOA
5 3 (30.00%) Coaching
5 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (20.00%) Ektron
6 2 (20.00%) Open Source
6 2 (20.00%) IaaS
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
6 2 (20.00%) OCFS2
6 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Havant by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 3 (30.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (20.00%) Commerce Server
2 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (20.00%) Commerce Server 2007
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) SaaS
2 2 (20.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) LDAP
2 2 (20.00%) Kerberos
2 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (20.00%) DNS
2 2 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (10.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) DB2
2 2 (20.00%) SQLPlus
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (30.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Administrator
1 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) DBA
2 1 (10.00%) Configuration Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (10.00%) J2EE Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Applications DBA
2 1 (10.00%) Java Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 1 (10.00%) SOA Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Configuration Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) J2EE
1 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (20.00%) CSS
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
1 2 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (10.00%) Middleware
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) HACMP
2 2 (20.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (20.00%) APACS
2 2 (20.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) UNIX
2 6 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (30.00%) AIX
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (10.00%) SELinux
5 1 (10.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) Coaching
2 3 (30.00%) ERP
2 3 (30.00%) SOA
3 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Document Management
3 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) High Availability
4 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (10.00%) Korn
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) PMP
2 2 (20.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) vSphere
2 2 (20.00%) OCFS2
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (10.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (10.00%) Samba
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (10.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (10.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (20.00%) Ektron
4 2 (20.00%) JBoss
4 2 (20.00%) IBM
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Sun
4 2 (20.00%) HP
4 2 (20.00%) Dell
4 2 (20.00%) EMC
4 2 (20.00%) NetApp