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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 3 2 11
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Contract jobs citing Linux 34 25 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 25.37% 19.08% 10.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 72.34% 56.82% 24.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 11
Median daily rate £473 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £275 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £444 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 1
Median hourly rate £49.46 £11.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+330.08% -42.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +2.04%
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
47 44 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 35.07% 33.59% 42.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 21 42
Median daily rate £470 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.61% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £430 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 5
Median hourly rate £49.46 £15.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+224.32% -23.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.90 £11.50 £15.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £47.83 £24.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 7 December 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 48 (62.34%) VMware
2 41 (53.25%) Windows
3 40 (51.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 27 (35.06%) Red Hat
5 25 (32.47%) SQL
5 25 (32.47%) vSphere
6 21 (27.27%) Unix
7 20 (25.97%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (25.97%) VMware Infrastructure
8 19 (24.68%) XML
9 18 (23.38%) MySQL
9 18 (23.38%) Security Cleared
10 17 (22.08%) SC Cleared
11 16 (20.78%) JavaScript
11 16 (20.78%) Citrix
12 15 (19.48%) SDLC
13 14 (18.18%) Scrum
14 13 (16.88%) Test Strategy
15 12 (15.58%) jQuery
15 12 (15.58%) Subversion
15 12 (15.58%) Project Management
15 12 (15.58%) Veritas
15 12 (15.58%) Microsoft
15 12 (15.58%) SQL Server
15 12 (15.58%) AIX
16 11 (14.29%) LDAP
16 11 (14.29%) C++
16 11 (14.29%) IBM
17 10 (12.99%) Java
17 10 (12.99%) Veritas Cluster Server

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 8 (10.39%) Apache
2 4 (5.19%) GlassFish
2 4 (5.19%) JBoss
2 4 (5.19%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.60%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.30%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.09%) Amazon S3
2 4 (5.19%) IaaS
2 4 (5.19%) PaaS
3 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.29%) LDAP
2 8 (10.39%) Structured Cabling
3 6 (7.79%) LAN
3 6 (7.79%) PCoIP
4 4 (5.19%) SAN
4 4 (5.19%) SNMP
5 2 (2.60%) Firewall
5 2 (2.60%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.60%) VPN
6 1 (1.30%) DHCP
6 1 (1.30%) DNS
6 1 (1.30%) DVB
6 1 (1.30%) VLAN
6 1 (1.30%) VoIP
6 1 (1.30%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (23.38%) MySQL
2 12 (15.58%) SQL Server
3 7 (9.09%) MongoDB
3 7 (9.09%) NoSQL
4 6 (7.79%) DB2
5 2 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.60%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.60%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (15.58%) Subversion
2 9 (11.69%) Eclipse
3 8 (10.39%) PHPUnit
4 5 (6.49%) JIRA
4 5 (6.49%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (6.49%) Visual Studio
5 4 (5.19%) JUnit
5 4 (5.19%) NetBeans
6 2 (2.60%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (11.69%) Finance
2 3 (3.90%) Banking
3 2 (2.60%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.60%) Marketing
4 1 (1.30%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 23 (29.87%) Developer
2 16 (20.78%) Architect
3 15 (19.48%) Infrastructure Architect
4 9 (11.69%) Java Developer
5 8 (10.39%) PHP Developer
6 7 (9.09%) Administrator
6 7 (9.09%) Software Developer
6 7 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (7.79%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 6 (7.79%) Java Software Developer
7 6 (7.79%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (7.79%) VMware Architect
8 5 (6.49%) C++ Developer
8 5 (6.49%) C++ Software Developer
8 5 (6.49%) C++/Java Developer
9 4 (5.19%) Linux Specialist
9 4 (5.19%) Test Specialist
9 4 (5.19%) VMware Specialist
10 3 (3.90%) AIX Infrastructure Architect
10 3 (3.90%) Unix Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (24.68%) XML
2 12 (15.58%) jQuery
3 9 (11.69%) CSS
3 9 (11.69%) HTML
4 8 (10.39%) CakePHP
4 8 (10.39%) LAMP
5 7 (9.09%) JSON
5 7 (9.09%) Middleware
5 7 (9.09%) REST
5 7 (9.09%) SOAP
6 6 (7.79%) .NET
6 6 (7.79%) MFC
6 6 (7.79%) XML Messaging
7 5 (6.49%) WCF
8 4 (5.19%) Ajax
8 4 (5.19%) HTML5
8 4 (5.19%) JavaFX
8 4 (5.19%) JPA
8 4 (5.19%) JSF
8 4 (5.19%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.79%) Client/Server
1 6 (7.79%) Replication
1 6 (7.79%) SWIFT
2 4 (5.19%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.60%) RIA
4 1 (1.30%) Clustering
4 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 41 (53.25%) Windows
2 40 (51.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 21 (27.27%) Unix
4 12 (15.58%) AIX
5 9 (11.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (10.39%) CentOS
6 8 (10.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (6.49%) Windows Server
8 2 (2.60%) Android
8 2 (2.60%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.30%) HPUX
9 1 (1.30%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (1.30%) SUSE
9 1 (1.30%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.30%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.97%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (19.48%) SDLC
3 14 (18.18%) Scrum
4 13 (16.88%) Test Strategy
5 12 (15.58%) Project Management
6 8 (10.39%) OO PHP
6 8 (10.39%) Unit Testing
7 7 (9.09%) MVC
7 7 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
7 7 (9.09%) Server Virtualisation
8 6 (7.79%) Code Coverage
8 6 (7.79%) ITIL
8 6 (7.79%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (7.79%) Validation
9 5 (6.49%) Configuration Management
9 5 (6.49%) Data Modelling
9 5 (6.49%) Data Transformation
9 5 (6.49%) Migration
9 5 (6.49%) Service Delivery
9 5 (6.49%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (32.47%) SQL
2 16 (20.78%) JavaScript
3 11 (14.29%) C++
4 10 (12.99%) Java
5 8 (10.39%) PHP
6 6 (7.79%) Python
7 5 (6.49%) C#
8 4 (5.19%) Tcl
9 2 (2.60%) Scala
Qualifications
1 18 (23.38%) Security Cleared
2 17 (22.08%) SC Cleared
3 9 (11.69%) CCNP
3 9 (11.69%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (5.19%) Degree
5 3 (3.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.30%) CCNA
6 1 (1.30%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.30%) MCITP
6 1 (1.30%) MCSE
6 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.39%) QA
System Software
1 25 (32.47%) vSphere
2 20 (25.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (12.99%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 9 (11.69%) Active Directory
4 9 (11.69%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (9.09%) NFS
5 7 (9.09%) Samba
5 7 (9.09%) VMware Server
5 7 (9.09%) VMware Workstation
6 4 (5.19%) Docker
7 2 (2.60%) XenApp
8 1 (1.30%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.30%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.30%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (11.69%) Tivoli
2 3 (3.90%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (2.60%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (1.30%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.30%) SCCM
Vendors
1 48 (62.34%) VMware
2 27 (35.06%) Red Hat
3 16 (20.78%) Citrix
4 12 (15.58%) Microsoft
4 12 (15.58%) Veritas
5 11 (14.29%) IBM
6 8 (10.39%) HP
7 7 (9.09%) NETGEAR
8 5 (6.49%) Telerik
9 4 (5.19%) Cisco
9 4 (5.19%) Intel
10 3 (3.90%) Oracle
11 2 (2.60%) Adobe
12 1 (1.30%) Juniper
12 1 (1.30%) Meraki
12 1 (1.30%) Veeam