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 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 13 11 15
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs citing Linux 9 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 8.04% 9.73% 2.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.43% 32.35% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 2
Median daily rate £419 £300 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.58% -17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £300 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £44.50 £46.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.78% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
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
42 34 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 37.50% 30.09% 30.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 17 14
Median daily rate £400 £275 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £109 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £340 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £343 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +8.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 5
Median hourly rate £47.83 £13.00 £20.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+267.92% -36.96%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 5 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 10 (37.04%) Windows
2 9 (33.33%) Unix
2 9 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 8 (29.63%) SC Cleared
3 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
4 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
4 7 (25.93%) MySQL
5 6 (22.22%) Oracle
5 6 (22.22%) HTML
5 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 5 (18.52%) LDAP
6 5 (18.52%) ITIL
6 5 (18.52%) SUSE
6 5 (18.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (18.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (14.81%) Hibernate
7 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
7 4 (14.81%) Shell Script
7 4 (14.81%) Apache
7 4 (14.81%) AIX
7 4 (14.81%) Solaris
7 4 (14.81%) Web Services
7 4 (14.81%) SQL
7 4 (14.81%) Java
7 4 (14.81%) C++
8 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
8 3 (11.11%) SAN
8 3 (11.11%) Eclipse
8 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
8 3 (11.11%) Cisco

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 4 (14.81%) Apache
2 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (7.41%) GlassFish
2 2 (7.41%) JBoss
2 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
2 2 (7.41%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.70%) IIS
3 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Office
2 1 (3.70%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) LDAP
2 3 (11.11%) SAN
3 2 (7.41%) DNS
3 2 (7.41%) DVB
3 2 (7.41%) HTTP
3 2 (7.41%) Kerberos
3 2 (7.41%) SNMP
3 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.70%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (3.70%) Firewall
4 1 (3.70%) SMTP
4 1 (3.70%) Software-Defined Radio
4 1 (3.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) MySQL
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.41%) MongoDB
3 2 (7.41%) Neo4j
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.70%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Eclipse
1 3 (11.11%) Subversion
1 3 (11.11%) Yeoman
2 2 (7.41%) JUnit
2 2 (7.41%) NetBeans
General
1 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
2 3 (11.11%) Retail
3 2 (7.41%) Finance
4 1 (3.70%) Electronics
4 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.70%) Marketing
4 1 (3.70%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Analyst
2 3 (11.11%) Administrator
2 3 (11.11%) Developer
2 3 (11.11%) IT Analyst
2 3 (11.11%) IT Support
2 3 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
2 3 (11.11%) Java Developer
2 3 (11.11%) Service Analyst
2 3 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (11.11%) Support Analyst
2 3 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (7.41%) Architect
3 2 (7.41%) Desktop Support
3 2 (7.41%) Digital Developer
3 2 (7.41%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Linux Support
3 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
3 2 (7.41%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (7.41%) Software Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) HTML
2 4 (14.81%) Hibernate
2 4 (14.81%) Web Services
3 2 (7.41%) Ajax
3 2 (7.41%) HTML5
3 2 (7.41%) Java RMI
3 2 (7.41%) JavaFX
3 2 (7.41%) JAX-RS
3 2 (7.41%) JPA
3 2 (7.41%) jQuery
3 2 (7.41%) JSF
3 2 (7.41%) LAMP
3 2 (7.41%) PrimeFaces
3 2 (7.41%) REST
3 2 (7.41%) Spring
3 2 (7.41%) Swing
3 2 (7.41%) XHTML
3 2 (7.41%) XML
3 2 (7.41%) XSL
3 2 (7.41%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Algorithms
1 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
1 2 (7.41%) Symmetrix DMX
1 2 (7.41%) Wiki
2 1 (3.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (3.70%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Windows
2 9 (33.33%) Unix
3 5 (18.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (18.52%) SUSE
4 4 (14.81%) AIX
4 4 (14.81%) Solaris
5 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 3 (11.11%) Windows 8
6 2 (7.41%) Debian
6 2 (7.41%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (7.41%) Fedora
6 2 (7.41%) Mac OS X
6 2 (7.41%) Windows 2000
6 2 (7.41%) Windows NT
6 2 (7.41%) Windows Server
6 2 (7.41%) Windows Vista
6 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.70%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (3.70%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) ITIL
2 3 (11.11%) Incident Management
2 3 (11.11%) Test Scripting
3 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
3 2 (7.41%) Digital Signal Processing
3 2 (7.41%) Issue Tracking
3 2 (7.41%) Network Management
3 2 (7.41%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (7.41%) Security Testing
3 2 (7.41%) Signal Processing
3 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
3 2 (7.41%) SysML
3 2 (7.41%) UML
3 2 (7.41%) Web Design
3 2 (7.41%) XML Parsing
4 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.70%) Migration
4 1 (3.70%) Programme Management
4 1 (3.70%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 4 (14.81%) C++
2 4 (14.81%) Java
2 4 (14.81%) Shell Script
2 4 (14.81%) SQL
3 3 (11.11%) Korn
3 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 2 (7.41%) C
4 2 (7.41%) Perl
4 2 (7.41%) PHP
4 2 (7.41%) Python
4 2 (7.41%) Ruby
4 2 (7.41%) Tcl
5 1 (3.70%) MATLAB
5 1 (3.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) SC Cleared
1 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
2 5 (18.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (7.41%) Degree
3 2 (7.41%) ISEB
3 2 (7.41%) ISTQB
3 2 (7.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (7.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (7.41%) MCITP
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.41%) Firmware
3 2 (7.41%) Samba
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Clusterware
4 1 (3.70%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (3.70%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Tivoli
1 1 (3.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 6 (22.22%) Oracle
3 3 (11.11%) Cisco
3 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.11%) VMware
4 2 (7.41%) EMC
4 2 (7.41%) HP
4 2 (7.41%) SAP
4 2 (7.41%) Veritas
5 1 (3.70%) Google
5 1 (3.70%) IBM
5 1 (3.70%) MathWorks
5 1 (3.70%) Xilinx