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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 9 9 8
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Linux 4 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Havant 7.02% 15.46% 11.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.77% 30.00% 36.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 14 4
Average daily rate £388 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £275 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £371 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £34.75
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +5.03%
Linux
Hampshire

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
13 50 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Havant 22.81% 51.55% 31.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 43 23
Average daily rate £438 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £261 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £425 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £16.70 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 8 February 2016, 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 (62.50%) AIX
2 8 (50.00%) Unix
2 8 (50.00%) IBM
3 7 (43.75%) SAN
3 7 (43.75%) Red Hat
4 6 (37.50%) Windows
5 5 (31.25%) SMTP
5 5 (31.25%) FTP
5 5 (31.25%) CheckPoint
5 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
5 5 (31.25%) VPN
5 5 (31.25%) DNS
5 5 (31.25%) Citrix
5 5 (31.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 5 (31.25%) Shell Script
5 5 (31.25%) Firewall
5 5 (31.25%) CCSE
5 5 (31.25%) Cisco
5 5 (31.25%) IronPort
5 5 (31.25%) Foundry
5 5 (31.25%) SIEM
5 5 (31.25%) DataPower
6 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (25.00%) Oracle Clusterware
6 4 (25.00%) Korn
6 4 (25.00%) WebSphere
6 4 (25.00%) Solaris
6 4 (25.00%) Oracle
7 3 (18.75%) Tivoli

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Havant by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 4 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (12.50%) Apache
2 2 (12.50%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) SAN
2 5 (31.25%) DNS
2 5 (31.25%) Firewall
2 5 (31.25%) FTP
2 5 (31.25%) SMTP
2 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
2 5 (31.25%) VPN
3 3 (18.75%) Network Security
4 2 (12.50%) HTTP
4 2 (12.50%) SSL
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Security Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) AIX Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Network Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Unix Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Unix Linux Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Security Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Environment Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) DataPower
2 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (12.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) AIX
2 8 (50.00%) Unix
3 6 (37.50%) Windows
4 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (25.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) SIEM
2 4 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (18.75%) Patch Management
3 3 (18.75%) Release Management
3 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
4 2 (12.50%) Capacity Management
4 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Test Management
4 2 (12.50%) Time Management
5 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) Shell Script
2 4 (25.00%) Korn
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) CCSE
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle Clusterware
2 3 (18.75%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 2 (12.50%) Samba
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Tivoli
3 2 (12.50%) SCCM
3 2 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) IBM
2 7 (43.75%) Red Hat
3 5 (31.25%) CheckPoint
3 5 (31.25%) Cisco
3 5 (31.25%) Citrix
3 5 (31.25%) Foundry
3 5 (31.25%) IronPort
4 4 (25.00%) Oracle