The first table below looks at the demand for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Coast region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the South Coast region.

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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 7 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South Coast 4.00% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £355
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -8.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -
Operating Systems Category
South Coast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
4 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South Coast 16.00% 3.33% 17.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 6
Average daily rate £475 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Linux
England

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in the South Coast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the South Coast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in the South Coast

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in the South Coast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux across the South Coast region.

Linux Daily Rate Trend in the South Coast

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in the South Coast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the South Coast region.

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in the South Coast

Linux
Top 10 Related IT Skills in the South Coast

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Coast region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Vagrant
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the South Coast by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Coast region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle