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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 10 12 14
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing Linux 10 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Havant 11.11% 9.86% 3.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.32% 26.92% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
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£388 £265 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.22% -44.21%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
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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
38 26 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Havant 42.22% 36.62% 15.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 4
Average daily rate £388 £320 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.09% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £300 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 4
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £42.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 - £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.83 - £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.83%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 14 (73.68%) AIX
2 11 (57.89%) SAN
2 11 (57.89%) Red Hat
3 10 (52.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 10 (52.63%) UNIX
4 7 (36.84%) Windows
4 7 (36.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (31.58%) Korn
5 6 (31.58%) WebSphere
5 6 (31.58%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (31.58%) Oracle Clusterware
5 6 (31.58%) Solaris
5 6 (31.58%) Oracle
5 6 (31.58%) Shell Script
5 6 (31.58%) Tivoli
5 6 (31.58%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 6 (31.58%) IBM
6 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
6 4 (21.05%) E-business
6 4 (21.05%) Samba
6 4 (21.05%) Maximo
6 4 (21.05%) Sun
6 4 (21.05%) Middleware
6 4 (21.05%) CRM
6 4 (21.05%) Siebel
6 4 (21.05%) SOA
6 4 (21.05%) Patch Management
6 4 (21.05%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (15.79%) FTP
7 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Havant by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 6 (31.58%) WebSphere
2 2 (10.53%) IIS
2 2 (10.53%) Apache
3 1 (5.26%) SAS
Business Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (57.89%) SAN
2 3 (15.79%) FTP
2 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
3 2 (10.53%) VPN
3 2 (10.53%) DNS
3 2 (10.53%) SSL
3 2 (10.53%) HTTP
3 2 (10.53%) SMTP
3 2 (10.53%) Firewall
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (5.26%) iSCSI
4 1 (5.26%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) ClearCase
1 1 (5.26%) ClearQuest
1 1 (5.26%) Subversion
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
1 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) UNIX Engineer
1 5 (26.32%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) AIX Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) DBA
4 2 (10.53%) Firewall Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) UNIX Systems Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) C++ Developer
5 1 (5.26%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Server Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) AIX Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) Middleware
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) SecurID
1 2 (10.53%) PKI
2 1 (5.26%) LPAR
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) AIX
2 10 (52.63%) UNIX
3 7 (36.84%) Windows
3 7 (36.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (31.58%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (21.05%) Patch Management
2 4 (21.05%) CRM
2 4 (21.05%) SOA
2 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
2 4 (21.05%) E-business
3 1 (5.26%) Migration
3 1 (5.26%) Scrum
3 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.26%) Performance Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Data Migration
3 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
3 1 (5.26%) Open Source
3 1 (5.26%) Black-Box Testing
3 1 (5.26%) UML
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) Shell Script
1 6 (31.58%) Korn
2 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.26%) C
2 1 (5.26%) C++
2 1 (5.26%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) CCSE
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle Clusterware
2 4 (21.05%) Samba
3 1 (5.26%) NFS
3 1 (5.26%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (52.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 6 (31.58%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Red Hat
2 6 (31.58%) Oracle
2 6 (31.58%) IBM
3 4 (21.05%) Sun
3 4 (21.05%) Siebel
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco
4 2 (10.53%) Citrix
4 2 (10.53%) CheckPoint
4 2 (10.53%) Symantec
4 2 (10.53%) Brocade
4 2 (10.53%) IronPort
4 2 (10.53%) Foundry
5 1 (5.26%) 3PAR
5 1 (5.26%) Coverity