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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 3 14 18
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +4
Contract jobs citing Linux 42 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 22.46% 3.37% 0.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 46.15% 16.67% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 2 0
Median daily rate £464 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Median hourly rate £49.46 - £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
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
91 18 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 48.66% 20.22% 22.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 9 15
Median daily rate £435 £300 £311
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.00% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £103 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £390 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 7
Median hourly rate £47.83 £47.83 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +91.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.45 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.83 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 30 July 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 30 July 2016.

Linux Hourly Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 29 (54.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 25 (47.17%) Unix
3 23 (43.40%) VMware
4 20 (37.74%) Red Hat
5 19 (35.85%) SQL
6 16 (30.19%) JavaScript
6 16 (30.19%) MySQL
7 15 (28.30%) Windows
7 15 (28.30%) XML
7 15 (28.30%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (26.42%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (24.53%) Subversion
9 13 (24.53%) vSphere
9 13 (24.53%) CentOS
9 13 (24.53%) jQuery
9 13 (24.53%) SC Cleared
9 13 (24.53%) Security Cleared
10 12 (22.64%) SDLC
10 12 (22.64%) CCNP
11 11 (20.75%) Veritas
11 11 (20.75%) Apache
11 11 (20.75%) SOAP
11 11 (20.75%) PHP
11 11 (20.75%) Scrum
11 11 (20.75%) LAMP
11 11 (20.75%) PHPUnit
11 11 (20.75%) MongoDB
11 11 (20.75%) NoSQL
11 11 (20.75%) REST
11 11 (20.75%) OO PHP

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 11 (20.75%) Apache
2 4 (7.55%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.77%) Apache ServiceMix
3 2 (3.77%) GlassFish
3 2 (3.77%) JBoss
4 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.89%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (7.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.55%) LDAP
2 3 (5.66%) Firewall
2 3 (5.66%) Structured Cabling
3 2 (3.77%) DVB
3 2 (3.77%) PCoIP
3 2 (3.77%) SNMP
4 1 (1.89%) LAN
4 1 (1.89%) SAN
4 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.89%) VLAN
4 1 (1.89%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (30.19%) MySQL
2 11 (20.75%) MongoDB
2 11 (20.75%) NoSQL
3 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.77%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.89%) SAP HANA
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (24.53%) Subversion
2 11 (20.75%) PHPUnit
3 5 (9.43%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.77%) JUnit
4 2 (3.77%) NetBeans
5 1 (1.89%) JIRA
5 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (3.77%) Finance
1 2 (3.77%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.89%) Banking
2 1 (1.89%) Electronics
2 1 (1.89%) Marketing
2 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (32.08%) Developer
2 14 (26.42%) Architect
3 11 (20.75%) Infrastructure Architect
3 11 (20.75%) PHP Developer
4 5 (9.43%) Software Developer
5 3 (5.66%) AIX Architect
5 3 (5.66%) Consultant
5 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 3 (5.66%) Java Developer
5 3 (5.66%) Java Software Developer
5 3 (5.66%) Linux Specialist
5 3 (5.66%) Technical Architect
5 3 (5.66%) Unix Architect
5 3 (5.66%) VMware Architect
6 2 (3.77%) AIX Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (3.77%) C++ Developer
6 2 (3.77%) C++/Java Developer
6 2 (3.77%) DevOps Consultant
6 2 (3.77%) Test Specialist
6 2 (3.77%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (28.30%) XML
2 13 (24.53%) jQuery
3 11 (20.75%) CakePHP
3 11 (20.75%) JSON
3 11 (20.75%) LAMP
3 11 (20.75%) REST
3 11 (20.75%) SOAP
4 5 (9.43%) HTML
5 4 (7.55%) .NET
5 4 (7.55%) Middleware
6 3 (5.66%) CSS
7 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET
7 2 (3.77%) JDBC
7 2 (3.77%) JMS
7 2 (3.77%) JSP
7 2 (3.77%) MFC
7 2 (3.77%) Servlets
7 2 (3.77%) Web Services
7 2 (3.77%) XSL
7 2 (3.77%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.77%) Client/Server
1 2 (3.77%) Data Centre
1 2 (3.77%) Replication
2 1 (1.89%) Clustering
2 1 (1.89%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 29 (54.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 25 (47.17%) Unix
3 15 (28.30%) Windows
4 13 (24.53%) CentOS
5 6 (11.32%) AIX
6 2 (3.77%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (3.77%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.89%) HPUX
7 1 (1.89%) Solaris
7 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.30%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (22.64%) SDLC
3 11 (20.75%) OO PHP
3 11 (20.75%) Scrum
3 11 (20.75%) Unit Testing
4 9 (16.98%) Test Strategy
5 7 (13.21%) Project Management
6 5 (9.43%) ITIL
7 3 (5.66%) Migration
7 3 (5.66%) Security Testing
7 3 (5.66%) Service Delivery
7 3 (5.66%) Test Scripting
8 2 (3.77%) DevOps
8 2 (3.77%) Issue Tracking
8 2 (3.77%) Microservices
8 2 (3.77%) Network Management
8 2 (3.77%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (3.77%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (3.77%) SysML
8 2 (3.77%) XML Parsing
Programming Languages
1 19 (35.85%) SQL
2 16 (30.19%) JavaScript
3 11 (20.75%) PHP
4 7 (13.21%) Java
5 4 (7.55%) C++
5 4 (7.55%) PowerShell
6 3 (5.66%) Python
6 3 (5.66%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.77%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.77%) Tcl
8 1 (1.89%) C#
8 1 (1.89%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (26.42%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (24.53%) SC Cleared
2 13 (24.53%) Security Cleared
3 12 (22.64%) CCNP
4 2 (3.77%) Degree
4 2 (3.77%) ISEB
4 2 (3.77%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.77%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (3.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.77%) MCITP
4 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.89%) CCNA
5 1 (1.89%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (1.89%) CLAS
5 1 (1.89%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (20.75%) QA
System Software
1 13 (24.53%) vSphere
2 10 (18.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (15.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (7.55%) Active Directory
5 2 (3.77%) NFS
5 2 (3.77%) Samba
5 2 (3.77%) VMware Server
5 2 (3.77%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.89%) GPFS
6 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.89%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (1.89%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (11.32%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.89%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (1.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (43.40%) VMware
2 20 (37.74%) Red Hat
3 11 (20.75%) Veritas
4 7 (13.21%) IBM
5 6 (11.32%) Oracle
6 5 (9.43%) Citrix
6 5 (9.43%) HP
7 3 (5.66%) Cisco
7 3 (5.66%) Intel
7 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
8 2 (3.77%) NETGEAR
8 2 (3.77%) SAP
9 1 (1.89%) Juniper
9 1 (1.89%) Telerik