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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Hampshire / Portsmouth
Rank 5 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 26 23 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 18.31% 16.91% 15.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 55.32% 58.97% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 13
Median daily rate £488 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £275 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £379 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Median hourly rate £52.50 £11.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+356.52% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+6.49% +5.47%

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 39 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 33.10% 28.68% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 23 25
Median daily rate £450 £288 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.52% -20.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £240 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £380 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 5
Median hourly rate £31.00 £11.50 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+169.56% -28.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £15.25 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017, 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 40 (74.07%) Windows
2 36 (66.67%) VMware
3 17 (31.48%) SQL
3 17 (31.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (27.78%) Security Cleared
5 14 (25.93%) SC Cleared
5 14 (25.93%) vSphere
6 13 (24.07%) VMware Infrastructure
6 13 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (24.07%) Microsoft
7 12 (22.22%) SQL Server
7 12 (22.22%) XML
8 11 (20.37%) Citrix
8 11 (20.37%) Red Hat
9 10 (18.52%) MySQL
9 10 (18.52%) C++
9 10 (18.52%) PaaS
9 10 (18.52%) IaaS
10 9 (16.67%) Java
10 9 (16.67%) JavaScript
10 9 (16.67%) LDAP
10 9 (16.67%) Finance
10 9 (16.67%) Scrum
11 8 (14.81%) ITIL
11 8 (14.81%) AIX
11 8 (14.81%) HTML
11 8 (14.81%) CSS
11 8 (14.81%) Eclipse
11 8 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (14.81%) SDLC

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 3 (5.56%) GlassFish
1 3 (5.56%) JBoss
1 3 (5.56%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.85%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (12.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (1.85%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (18.52%) IaaS
1 10 (18.52%) PaaS
2 6 (11.11%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.67%) LDAP
2 6 (11.11%) LAN
2 6 (11.11%) Structured Cabling
3 5 (9.26%) PCoIP
4 3 (5.56%) SAN
4 3 (5.56%) SNMP
5 2 (3.70%) DNS
5 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.85%) DHCP
6 1 (1.85%) Firewall
6 1 (1.85%) VoIP
6 1 (1.85%) VPN
6 1 (1.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 10 (18.52%) MySQL
3 6 (11.11%) DB2
4 3 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (5.56%) RDBMS
4 3 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (14.81%) Eclipse
2 5 (9.26%) JIRA
2 5 (9.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (9.26%) Visual Studio
3 4 (7.41%) Subversion
4 3 (5.56%) JUnit
4 3 (5.56%) NetBeans
5 2 (3.70%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.85%) PHPUnit
General
1 9 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Marketing
3 2 (3.70%) Banking
3 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.85%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 15 (27.78%) Developer
2 9 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 6 (11.11%) Administrator
3 6 (11.11%) Consultant
3 6 (11.11%) Java Software Developer
3 6 (11.11%) Software Developer
3 6 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (9.26%) Architect
4 5 (9.26%) C++ Developer
4 5 (9.26%) C++ Software Developer
4 5 (9.26%) C++/Java Developer
4 5 (9.26%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (7.41%) Test Specialist
6 3 (5.56%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) CRM Consultant
6 3 (5.56%) CRM Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 3 (5.56%) VMware Architect
6 3 (5.56%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (22.22%) XML
2 8 (14.81%) CSS
2 8 (14.81%) HTML
3 6 (11.11%) .NET
3 6 (11.11%) MFC
3 6 (11.11%) RESTful
3 6 (11.11%) SOAP
3 6 (11.11%) XML Messaging
4 5 (9.26%) WCF
5 4 (7.41%) jQuery
6 3 (5.56%) Ajax
6 3 (5.56%) Hibernate
6 3 (5.56%) HTML5
6 3 (5.56%) JavaFX
6 3 (5.56%) JPA
6 3 (5.56%) JSF
6 3 (5.56%) JSP
6 3 (5.56%) PrimeFaces
6 3 (5.56%) Servlets
6 3 (5.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Client/Server
1 6 (11.11%) Replication
1 6 (11.11%) SWIFT
2 3 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.70%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.70%) RIA
4 1 (1.85%) Clustering
4 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.85%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 40 (74.07%) Windows
2 17 (31.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (14.81%) AIX
3 8 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (12.96%) Unix
5 5 (9.26%) Windows Server
6 3 (5.56%) Android
6 3 (5.56%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.85%) CentOS
7 1 (1.85%) SUSE
7 1 (1.85%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.85%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (16.67%) Scrum
3 8 (14.81%) ITIL
3 8 (14.81%) SDLC
4 7 (12.96%) MVC
4 7 (12.96%) Project Management
5 6 (11.11%) Code Coverage
5 6 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
5 6 (11.11%) Server Virtualisation
5 6 (11.11%) Validation
5 6 (11.11%) Workflow
6 5 (9.26%) Configuration Management
6 5 (9.26%) Data Modelling
6 5 (9.26%) Data Transformation
6 5 (9.26%) Service Management
6 5 (9.26%) Test Strategy
7 3 (5.56%) CRM
7 3 (5.56%) Migration
7 3 (5.56%) UML
Programming Languages
1 17 (31.48%) SQL
2 10 (18.52%) C++
3 9 (16.67%) Java
3 9 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 5 (9.26%) C#
5 4 (7.41%) Python
6 3 (5.56%) Tcl
7 2 (3.70%) Scala
8 1 (1.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 14 (25.93%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.56%) Degree
3 3 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.85%) CCNP
4 1 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.85%) MCITP
4 1 (1.85%) MCSE
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 14 (25.93%) vSphere
2 13 (24.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (14.81%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (12.96%) Active Directory
5 6 (11.11%) NFS
5 6 (11.11%) Samba
5 6 (11.11%) VMware Server
5 6 (11.11%) VMware Workstation
6 4 (7.41%) Docker
7 2 (3.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (3.70%) XenApp
8 1 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.85%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) Network Intrusion Detection System
1 3 (5.56%) Tivoli
2 2 (3.70%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.85%) Puppet
3 1 (1.85%) Terraform
Vendors
1 36 (66.67%) VMware
2 13 (24.07%) Microsoft
3 11 (20.37%) Citrix
3 11 (20.37%) Red Hat
4 6 (11.11%) CA
4 6 (11.11%) HP
4 6 (11.11%) NETGEAR
5 5 (9.26%) IBM
5 5 (9.26%) Telerik
6 4 (7.41%) Cisco
7 3 (5.56%) Adobe
7 3 (5.56%) Oracle
8 2 (3.70%) Veritas
9 1 (1.85%) BMC
9 1 (1.85%) Intel
9 1 (1.85%) Meraki
9 1 (1.85%) Remedy
9 1 (1.85%) Veeam