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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 9 17 13
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Contract jobs citing Linux 4 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Havant 8.51% 3.09% 5.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.53% 11.11% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
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£350 £265 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.07% -44.21%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £34.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.14% -8.00%
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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
17 27 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Havant 36.17% 27.84% 15.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 16 6
Average daily rate £313 £315 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% -21.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £300 £376
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £446 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £15.86 £15.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 August 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 8 (72.73%) AIX
2 7 (63.64%) UNIX
3 6 (54.55%) SAN
3 6 (54.55%) Red Hat
3 6 (54.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 5 (45.45%) Shell Script
4 5 (45.45%) Tivoli
4 5 (45.45%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 5 (45.45%) IBM
4 5 (45.45%) Oracle
4 5 (45.45%) Solaris
4 5 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (45.45%) Korn
4 5 (45.45%) WebSphere
4 5 (45.45%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (45.45%) Oracle Clusterware
5 4 (36.36%) Maximo
5 4 (36.36%) Windows
5 4 (36.36%) Sun
6 2 (18.18%) Foundry
6 2 (18.18%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (18.18%) IronPort
6 2 (18.18%) PKI
6 2 (18.18%) Brocade
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (18.18%) Citrix
6 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
6 2 (18.18%) IIS
6 2 (18.18%) Apache
6 2 (18.18%) CRM

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Havant by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 5 (45.45%) WebSphere
2 2 (18.18%) IIS
2 2 (18.18%) Apache
Business Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) SAN
2 2 (18.18%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco ISE
2 2 (18.18%) SMTP
2 2 (18.18%) FTP
2 2 (18.18%) HTTP
2 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 2 (18.18%) VPN
2 2 (18.18%) DNS
2 2 (18.18%) SSL
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) AIX Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) UNIX Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Firewall Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) C++ Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Server Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Middleware
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) SecurID
1 2 (18.18%) PKI
2 1 (9.09%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) AIX
2 7 (63.64%) UNIX
3 5 (45.45%) Solaris
3 5 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (36.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (18.18%) CRM
2 2 (18.18%) SOA
2 2 (18.18%) E-business
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Shell Script
1 5 (45.45%) Korn
2 1 (9.09%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) CCSE
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle Clusterware
2 1 (9.09%) Samba
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (45.45%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Red Hat
2 5 (45.45%) Oracle
2 5 (45.45%) IBM
3 4 (36.36%) Sun
4 2 (18.18%) Citrix
4 2 (18.18%) Siebel
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco
4 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
4 2 (18.18%) Symantec
4 2 (18.18%) Brocade
4 2 (18.18%) IronPort
4 2 (18.18%) Foundry