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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 4 6 17
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +11
Contract jobs citing Linux 27 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 18.49% 11.96% 0.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.50% 40.74% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 6 1
Median daily rate £413 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £359
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Median hourly rate £49.46 £46.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.94% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
72 27 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 49.32% 29.35% 19.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 14 12
Median daily rate £406 £300 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.41% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £123 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £390 £412
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £348 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.31% +13.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 6 6
Median hourly rate £47.83 £13.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+267.92% -48.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £46.25 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.20 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.00%

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 25 June 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 25 June 2016.

Linux Hourly Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 17 (48.57%) Unix
2 13 (37.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (31.43%) Windows
3 11 (31.43%) VMware
4 10 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 10 (28.57%) SQL
4 10 (28.57%) MySQL
4 10 (28.57%) Red Hat
5 9 (25.71%) Apache
5 9 (25.71%) SC Cleared
5 9 (25.71%) Security Cleared
6 8 (22.86%) CentOS
6 8 (22.86%) Oracle
6 8 (22.86%) Veritas
6 8 (22.86%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (20.00%) PHP
7 7 (20.00%) XML
7 7 (20.00%) LAMP
7 7 (20.00%) Subversion
7 7 (20.00%) jQuery
7 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (17.14%) JSON
8 6 (17.14%) QA
8 6 (17.14%) CakePHP
8 6 (17.14%) Unit Testing
8 6 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (17.14%) PHPUnit
8 6 (17.14%) NoSQL
8 6 (17.14%) MongoDB
8 6 (17.14%) REST

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 9 (25.71%) Apache
2 3 (8.57%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.71%) Apache ServiceMix
3 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.71%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.86%) GlassFish
4 1 (2.86%) JBoss
4 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
2 1 (2.86%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) LDAP
2 3 (8.57%) SAN
3 2 (5.71%) Firewall
3 2 (5.71%) PCoIP
3 2 (5.71%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (2.86%) DNS
4 1 (2.86%) DVB
4 1 (2.86%) Kerberos
4 1 (2.86%) SMTP
4 1 (2.86%) SNMP
4 1 (2.86%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (28.57%) MySQL
2 6 (17.14%) MongoDB
2 6 (17.14%) NoSQL
3 5 (14.29%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.71%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.86%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 7 (20.00%) Subversion
2 6 (17.14%) PHPUnit
3 3 (8.57%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.86%) JUnit
4 1 (2.86%) NetBeans
General
1 3 (8.57%) Finance
1 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.86%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Electronics
3 1 (2.86%) Marketing
3 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Architect
2 8 (22.86%) Developer
3 7 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 6 (17.14%) PHP Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Administrator
5 4 (11.43%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (8.57%) Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) AIX Architect
7 2 (5.71%) Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) DevOps Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Technical Architect
7 2 (5.71%) Test Specialist
7 2 (5.71%) Unix Architect
7 2 (5.71%) Unix Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) IBM Technical Architect
8 1 (2.86%) IT Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Unix Linux Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.00%) jQuery
1 7 (20.00%) LAMP
1 7 (20.00%) XML
2 6 (17.14%) CakePHP
2 6 (17.14%) JSON
2 6 (17.14%) REST
2 6 (17.14%) SOAP
3 3 (8.57%) HTML
4 2 (5.71%) .NET
4 2 (5.71%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (5.71%) Apache Camel
4 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET
4 2 (5.71%) JDBC
4 2 (5.71%) JMS
4 2 (5.71%) OSGi
4 2 (5.71%) Web Services
4 2 (5.71%) ZeroMQ
5 1 (2.86%) HTML5
5 1 (2.86%) JavaFX
5 1 (2.86%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
1 2 (5.71%) Symmetrix DMX
1 2 (5.71%) Wiki
2 1 (2.86%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (2.86%) LPAR
2 1 (2.86%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 17 (48.57%) Unix
2 13 (37.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (31.43%) Windows
4 8 (22.86%) CentOS
5 5 (14.29%) AIX
6 4 (11.43%) SUSE
7 3 (8.57%) Solaris
8 2 (5.71%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (5.71%) Windows Server
9 1 (2.86%) Debian
9 1 (2.86%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (2.86%) Fedora
9 1 (2.86%) HPUX
9 1 (2.86%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (2.86%) Windows 2000
9 1 (2.86%) Windows NT
9 1 (2.86%) Windows Vista
9 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (17.14%) OO PHP
2 6 (17.14%) SDLC
2 6 (17.14%) Unit Testing
3 5 (14.29%) Scrum
4 4 (11.43%) ITIL
5 3 (8.57%) Security Testing
5 3 (8.57%) Server Virtualisation
5 3 (8.57%) Test Scripting
6 2 (5.71%) DevOps
6 2 (5.71%) Microservices
6 2 (5.71%) Migration
6 2 (5.71%) Programme Management
6 2 (5.71%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (5.71%) SOA
7 1 (2.86%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.86%) Data Modelling
7 1 (2.86%) ITSM
7 1 (2.86%) Service Management
7 1 (2.86%) UML
Programming Languages
1 10 (28.57%) JavaScript
1 10 (28.57%) SQL
2 7 (20.00%) PHP
3 5 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 4 (11.43%) Java
4 4 (11.43%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.71%) Bash Shell
5 2 (5.71%) C++
5 2 (5.71%) Korn
6 1 (2.86%) C
6 1 (2.86%) MATLAB
6 1 (2.86%) Perl
6 1 (2.86%) Python
6 1 (2.86%) Ruby
6 1 (2.86%) Tcl
6 1 (2.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (25.71%) SC Cleared
1 9 (25.71%) Security Cleared
2 8 (22.86%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (17.14%) CCNP
4 3 (8.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (5.71%) ISEB
5 2 (5.71%) ISTQB
5 2 (5.71%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (5.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (5.71%) MCITP
5 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.86%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (2.86%) CLAS
6 1 (2.86%) Degree
6 1 (2.86%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) QA
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (11.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (8.57%) Samba
3 3 (8.57%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (8.57%) vSphere
4 2 (5.71%) NFS
4 2 (5.71%) VMware Server
4 2 (5.71%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (2.86%) Firmware
5 1 (2.86%) GPFS
5 1 (2.86%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (2.86%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.86%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 11 (31.43%) VMware
2 10 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 8 (22.86%) Oracle
3 8 (22.86%) Veritas
4 5 (14.29%) HP
5 3 (8.57%) Citrix
5 3 (8.57%) IBM
5 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.71%) Cisco
6 2 (5.71%) EMC
6 2 (5.71%) NETGEAR
6 2 (5.71%) SAP
7 1 (2.86%) MathWorks
7 1 (2.86%) Xilinx
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