The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 9 6 16
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Contract jobs citing Linux 16 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 12.03% 11.88% 2.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.57% 35.29% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 2
Median daily rate £394 £300 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £300 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 £46.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.91% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
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 Portsmouth region.

Operating Systems Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
56 34 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 42.11% 33.66% 27.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 17 13
Median daily rate £425 £170 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -43.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £108 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £340 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 6
Median hourly rate £47.83 £13.00 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+267.92% -38.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.50 £42.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Portsmouth region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux across the Portsmouth region.

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Portsmouth region.

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Linux
Hourly Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Linux Hourly Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Portsmouth region with a requirement for Linux.

1 13 (44.83%) Unix
2 10 (34.48%) MySQL
3 9 (31.03%) Windows
3 9 (31.03%) SC Cleared
3 9 (31.03%) Security Cleared
4 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
4 8 (27.59%) SQL
4 8 (27.59%) Red Hat
5 7 (24.14%) Oracle
5 7 (24.14%) Apache
5 7 (24.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (20.69%) Java
6 6 (20.69%) ITIL
7 5 (17.24%) LAMP
7 5 (17.24%) SUSE
7 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (17.24%) Active Directory
7 5 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (17.24%) Shell Script
7 5 (17.24%) HTML
7 5 (17.24%) PHP
7 5 (17.24%) CentOS
7 5 (17.24%) MongoDB
7 5 (17.24%) REST
7 5 (17.24%) Oracle Database
7 5 (17.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 4 (13.79%) SDLC
8 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (13.79%) PowerShell
8 4 (13.79%) jQuery

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (24.14%) Apache
2 3 (10.34%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.90%) Apache ServiceMix
3 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.90%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.45%) GlassFish
4 1 (3.45%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
2 1 (3.45%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) LDAP
2 2 (6.90%) Firewall
2 2 (6.90%) HTTP
2 2 (6.90%) Kerberos
2 2 (6.90%) SAN
3 1 (3.45%) DNS
3 1 (3.45%) DVB
3 1 (3.45%) SMTP
3 1 (3.45%) SNMP
3 1 (3.45%) Software-Defined Radio
3 1 (3.45%) SSL
3 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (34.48%) MySQL
2 5 (17.24%) MongoDB
2 5 (17.24%) Oracle Database
3 3 (10.34%) NoSQL
3 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.90%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (6.90%) Neo4j
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.45%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Subversion
2 3 (10.34%) Eclipse
2 3 (10.34%) PHPUnit
3 2 (6.90%) Yeoman
4 1 (3.45%) JUnit
4 1 (3.45%) NetBeans
General
1 3 (10.34%) Retail
1 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Electronics
3 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Developer
2 6 (20.69%) Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Architect
3 3 (10.34%) IT Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) IT Support
3 3 (10.34%) IT Support Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Java Developer
3 3 (10.34%) PHP Developer
3 3 (10.34%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Administrator
4 2 (6.90%) Desktop Support
4 2 (6.90%) DevOps Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Digital Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Linux Support
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Service Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) HTML
1 5 (17.24%) LAMP
1 5 (17.24%) REST
2 4 (13.79%) jQuery
2 4 (13.79%) XML
3 3 (10.34%) CakePHP
3 3 (10.34%) Hibernate
3 3 (10.34%) JSON
3 3 (10.34%) SOAP
3 3 (10.34%) Web Services
4 2 (6.90%) .NET
4 2 (6.90%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (6.90%) Apache Camel
4 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
4 2 (6.90%) Dropwizard
4 2 (6.90%) JAX-RS
4 2 (6.90%) JDBC
4 2 (6.90%) JMS
4 2 (6.90%) OSGi
4 2 (6.90%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Symmetrix DMX
1 2 (6.90%) Wiki
2 1 (3.45%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (3.45%) LPAR
2 1 (3.45%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 13 (44.83%) Unix
2 9 (31.03%) Windows
3 7 (24.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (17.24%) CentOS
4 5 (17.24%) SUSE
5 4 (13.79%) AIX
6 3 (10.34%) Solaris
7 2 (6.90%) Debian
7 2 (6.90%) Fedora
7 2 (6.90%) Mac OS X
7 2 (6.90%) Windows 2000
7 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
7 2 (6.90%) Windows 8
7 2 (6.90%) Windows NT
7 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
7 2 (6.90%) Windows Vista
7 2 (6.90%) Windows XP
8 1 (3.45%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (3.45%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (3.45%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) ITIL
2 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (13.79%) SDLC
4 3 (10.34%) OO PHP
4 3 (10.34%) Scrum
4 3 (10.34%) Test Scripting
4 3 (10.34%) Unit Testing
5 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.90%) DevOps
5 2 (6.90%) Incident Management
5 2 (6.90%) Microservices
5 2 (6.90%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (6.90%) Security Testing
5 2 (6.90%) SOA
5 2 (6.90%) Web Design
6 1 (3.45%) Analytics
6 1 (3.45%) Change Control
6 1 (3.45%) Issue Tracking
6 1 (3.45%) Network Management
6 1 (3.45%) XML Parsing
Programming Languages
1 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
1 8 (27.59%) SQL
2 6 (20.69%) Java
3 5 (17.24%) PHP
3 5 (17.24%) Shell Script
4 4 (13.79%) PowerShell
5 2 (6.90%) Bash Shell
5 2 (6.90%) C++
5 2 (6.90%) Korn
5 2 (6.90%) Perl
5 2 (6.90%) Ruby
6 1 (3.45%) C
6 1 (3.45%) MATLAB
6 1 (3.45%) Python
6 1 (3.45%) Tcl
6 1 (3.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (31.03%) SC Cleared
1 9 (31.03%) Security Cleared
2 5 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (17.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (10.34%) CCNP
4 2 (6.90%) ISEB
4 2 (6.90%) ISTQB
4 2 (6.90%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (6.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (6.90%) MCITP
4 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) QA
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.90%) Samba
4 1 (3.45%) Firmware
4 1 (3.45%) GPFS
4 1 (3.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (3.45%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Red Hat
2 7 (24.14%) Oracle
3 4 (13.79%) VMware
4 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.34%) Veritas
5 2 (6.90%) Cisco
5 2 (6.90%) EMC
5 2 (6.90%) HP
5 2 (6.90%) SAP
6 1 (3.45%) IBM
6 1 (3.45%) MathWorks
6 1 (3.45%) Xilinx
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £49.46 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago