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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Hampshire / Portsmouth
Rank 13 8 4
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Contract jobs citing Linux 15 14 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 10.07% 10.69% 19.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.91% 50.00% 52.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 16
Median daily rate £488 £320 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.34% -6.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £245 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £368 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £10.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £36.38
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +9.96%

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 28 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 31.54% 21.37% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 14 24
Median daily rate £435 £275 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.18% -5.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £240 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £368 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 4
Median hourly rate £31.00 £11.50 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+169.56% -16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £15.25 £33.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +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
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 19 February 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 38 (76.00%) Windows
2 33 (66.00%) VMware
3 16 (32.00%) SQL
4 15 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (28.00%) Security Cleared
6 13 (26.00%) SC Cleared
6 13 (26.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (24.00%) vSphere
7 12 (24.00%) Microsoft
7 12 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (22.00%) Citrix
8 11 (22.00%) SQL Server
8 11 (22.00%) XML
9 10 (20.00%) PaaS
9 10 (20.00%) IaaS
10 9 (18.00%) LDAP
10 9 (18.00%) MySQL
10 9 (18.00%) C++
10 9 (18.00%) JavaScript
10 9 (18.00%) Red Hat
10 9 (18.00%) Finance
11 8 (16.00%) Scrum
11 8 (16.00%) Eclipse
11 8 (16.00%) HTML
11 8 (16.00%) Java
11 8 (16.00%) CSS
11 8 (16.00%) ITIL
11 8 (16.00%) VMware ESXi
11 8 (16.00%) SDLC
12 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2012

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 (6.00%) GlassFish
1 3 (6.00%) JBoss
1 3 (6.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.00%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (12.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (2.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.00%) IaaS
1 10 (20.00%) PaaS
2 6 (12.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.00%) LDAP
2 6 (12.00%) Structured Cabling
3 5 (10.00%) LAN
3 5 (10.00%) PCoIP
4 3 (6.00%) SAN
4 3 (6.00%) SNMP
5 1 (2.00%) DNS
5 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (18.00%) MySQL
3 6 (12.00%) DB2
4 3 (6.00%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (6.00%) RDBMS
4 3 (6.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (16.00%) Eclipse
2 5 (10.00%) JIRA
2 5 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 4 (8.00%) Subversion
4 3 (6.00%) JUnit
4 3 (6.00%) NetBeans
5 2 (4.00%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.00%) PHPUnit
General
1 9 (18.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Marketing
3 2 (4.00%) Banking
3 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 14 (28.00%) Developer
2 8 (16.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (12.00%) Administrator
3 6 (12.00%) Consultant
3 6 (12.00%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (12.00%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) C++ Developer
4 5 (10.00%) C++ Software Developer
4 5 (10.00%) C++/Java Developer
4 5 (10.00%) Java Software Developer
4 5 (10.00%) Software Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Architect
5 4 (8.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (8.00%) Test Specialist
6 3 (6.00%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) CRM Consultant
6 3 (6.00%) CRM Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 3 (6.00%) VMware Architect
7 2 (4.00%) Automation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.00%) XML
2 8 (16.00%) CSS
2 8 (16.00%) HTML
3 6 (12.00%) RESTful
3 6 (12.00%) SOAP
4 5 (10.00%) .NET
4 5 (10.00%) MFC
4 5 (10.00%) WCF
4 5 (10.00%) XML Messaging
5 4 (8.00%) jQuery
6 3 (6.00%) Ajax
6 3 (6.00%) Hibernate
6 3 (6.00%) JavaFX
6 3 (6.00%) JPA
6 3 (6.00%) JSF
6 3 (6.00%) JSP
6 3 (6.00%) Servlets
6 3 (6.00%) Spring
6 3 (6.00%) XSL
6 3 (6.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) SWIFT
2 5 (10.00%) Client/Server
2 5 (10.00%) Replication
3 3 (6.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.00%) RIA
5 1 (2.00%) Clustering
5 1 (2.00%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 38 (76.00%) Windows
2 15 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (14.00%) AIX
3 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (12.00%) Unix
5 4 (8.00%) Windows Server
6 3 (6.00%) Android
6 3 (6.00%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.00%) CentOS
7 1 (2.00%) SUSE
7 1 (2.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (16.00%) ITIL
2 8 (16.00%) Scrum
2 8 (16.00%) SDLC
3 6 (12.00%) MVC
3 6 (12.00%) Project Management
3 6 (12.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 6 (12.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 6 (12.00%) Workflow
4 5 (10.00%) Code Coverage
4 5 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 5 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 5 (10.00%) Data Transformation
4 5 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (10.00%) Service Management
4 5 (10.00%) Validation
5 3 (6.00%) CRM
5 3 (6.00%) Migration
5 3 (6.00%) OO
5 3 (6.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 16 (32.00%) SQL
2 9 (18.00%) C++
2 9 (18.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (16.00%) Java
4 5 (10.00%) C#
5 4 (8.00%) Python
6 3 (6.00%) Tcl
7 2 (4.00%) Scala
8 1 (2.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (28.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (26.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.00%) Degree
4 2 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.00%) CCNP
5 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 13 (26.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (24.00%) vSphere
3 8 (16.00%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (12.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (12.00%) NFS
4 6 (12.00%) Samba
4 6 (12.00%) VMware Server
4 6 (12.00%) VMware Workstation
5 4 (8.00%) Docker
6 2 (4.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (4.00%) XenApp
7 1 (2.00%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (2.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
1 3 (6.00%) Tivoli
2 2 (4.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.00%) Puppet
3 1 (2.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 33 (66.00%) VMware
2 12 (24.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (22.00%) Citrix
4 9 (18.00%) Red Hat
5 6 (12.00%) CA
5 6 (12.00%) HP
5 6 (12.00%) NETGEAR
6 5 (10.00%) IBM
6 5 (10.00%) Telerik
7 3 (6.00%) Adobe
7 3 (6.00%) Cisco
7 3 (6.00%) Oracle
8 2 (4.00%) Veritas
9 1 (2.00%) BMC
9 1 (2.00%) Intel
9 1 (2.00%) Remedy