The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 22 22 27
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing Linux 23 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 6.12% 4.00% 4.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.27% 16.25% 17.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 7
Average daily rate
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£330 £288 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.78% -23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £175 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £480 £556
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £9.50 £8.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -
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 Southampton region.

Operating Systems Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
91 80 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 24.20% 24.62% 23.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 57 24
Average daily rate £325 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £131 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £441 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 20
Average hourly rate £27.00 £13.75 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.36% -43.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.40 £9.50 £12.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £17.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 25 (41.67%) Puppet
1 25 (41.67%) Jenkins
2 22 (36.67%) DevOps
2 22 (36.67%) Scrum
3 20 (33.33%) Oracle
4 18 (30.00%) VMware
4 18 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (28.33%) Web Services
5 17 (28.33%) Vagrant
6 15 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
7 14 (23.33%) WebLogic
8 13 (21.67%) Java
8 13 (21.67%) Windows
8 13 (21.67%) Software Engineering
9 12 (20.00%) C
9 12 (20.00%) SQL
9 12 (20.00%) Middleware
9 12 (20.00%) CentOS
9 12 (20.00%) Security Cleared
10 11 (18.33%) RSpec
10 11 (18.33%) Open Source
10 11 (18.33%) Oracle Linux
10 11 (18.33%) vCloud
10 11 (18.33%) Red Hat
10 11 (18.33%) EMC
10 11 (18.33%) Apache
11 10 (16.67%) MySQL
12 9 (15.00%) UNIX
12 9 (15.00%) Amazon EC2
12 9 (15.00%) Amazon S3

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 14 (23.33%) WebLogic
2 11 (18.33%) Apache
3 8 (13.33%) Tomcat
4 4 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (5.00%) Node.js
6 2 (3.33%) IIS
7 1 (1.67%) Confluence
7 1 (1.67%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (1.67%) Joomla!
7 1 (1.67%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.00%) Amazon EC2
1 9 (15.00%) Amazon S3
2 3 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.67%) DNS
2 3 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.00%) Internet
2 3 (5.00%) SAN
3 2 (3.33%) iSCSI
3 2 (3.33%) NAS
3 2 (3.33%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (3.33%) LDAP
3 2 (3.33%) DVB
3 2 (3.33%) UPnP
3 2 (3.33%) Firewall
4 1 (1.67%) TETRA
4 1 (1.67%) IPv4
4 1 (1.67%) WAN
4 1 (1.67%) SSL
4 1 (1.67%) LAN
4 1 (1.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (16.67%) MySQL
3 4 (6.67%) Oracle Database
4 3 (5.00%) MongoDB
4 3 (5.00%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.33%) Big Data
6 1 (1.67%) SQL Navigator
6 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.67%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 25 (41.67%) Jenkins
2 11 (18.33%) RSpec
3 8 (13.33%) ClearCase
4 7 (11.67%) Maven
4 7 (11.67%) Git (software)
5 4 (6.67%) Selenium
5 4 (6.67%) Cucumber
5 4 (6.67%) Subversion
6 3 (5.00%) Grunt
6 3 (5.00%) Mockito
7 1 (1.67%) Toad
7 1 (1.67%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.67%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (1.67%) Hudson
7 1 (1.67%) PHPUnit
7 1 (1.67%) JIRA
General
1 6 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.33%) Finance
3 1 (1.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 10 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 7 (11.67%) Developer
3 7 (11.67%) Linux Engineer
4 6 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (10.00%) Linux Support
5 5 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 5 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) Linux Support Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) Security Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) Operations Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) Security Operations Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (3.33%) Technical Leader
7 2 (3.33%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (3.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (3.33%) Tester
7 2 (3.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (28.33%) Web Services
2 12 (20.00%) Middleware
3 7 (11.67%) POSIX
4 5 (8.33%) Spring
4 5 (8.33%) CSS
4 5 (8.33%) PostGIS
5 4 (6.67%) jQuery
5 4 (6.67%) Ajax
6 3 (5.00%) Hibernate
6 3 (5.00%) JTS
6 3 (5.00%) RESTful
6 3 (5.00%) JSON
6 3 (5.00%) Spring MVC
6 3 (5.00%) JPA
7 2 (3.33%) EJB 3.0
7 2 (3.33%) Java EE
7 2 (3.33%) HTML
7 2 (3.33%) EJB
7 2 (3.33%) LAMP
8 1 (1.67%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.33%) Open Source
2 7 (11.67%) DTV
3 3 (5.00%) Linked Data
4 2 (3.33%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (3.33%) STB
4 2 (3.33%) Clustering
5 1 (1.67%) Firmware
5 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.67%) Social Media
5 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (21.67%) Windows
2 12 (20.00%) CentOS
3 11 (18.33%) Oracle Linux
4 9 (15.00%) UNIX
5 5 (8.33%) Solaris
6 2 (3.33%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.33%) Android
6 2 (3.33%) AIX
7 1 (1.67%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (36.67%) DevOps
1 22 (36.67%) Scrum
2 18 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (21.67%) Software Engineering
4 9 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (13.33%) Test Automation
5 8 (13.33%) SOA
6 4 (6.67%) Configuration Management
6 4 (6.67%) TDD
6 4 (6.67%) Project Management
6 4 (6.67%) Migration
7 3 (5.00%) MVC
7 3 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (5.00%) BPEL
7 3 (5.00%) SIEM
7 3 (5.00%) User Stories
7 3 (5.00%) Project Planning
7 3 (5.00%) Web Development
7 3 (5.00%) Kanban
8 2 (3.33%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (21.67%) Java
2 12 (20.00%) C
2 12 (20.00%) SQL
3 5 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.67%) C++
4 4 (6.67%) Python
5 3 (5.00%) Shell Script
5 3 (5.00%) PHP
5 3 (5.00%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.67%) Korn
6 1 (1.67%) Embedded C
6 1 (1.67%) Embedded C++
6 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.67%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 12 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.33%) BC Cleared
3 4 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.33%) Degree
5 1 (1.67%) ISEB
5 1 (1.67%) CCNP
5 1 (1.67%) CCNA
5 1 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.67%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 11 (18.33%) vCloud
2 7 (11.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (6.67%) vSphere
4 3 (5.00%) Snort
4 3 (5.00%) VirtualBox
5 2 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.33%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.67%) Docker
6 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 25 (41.67%) Puppet
2 17 (28.33%) Vagrant
3 8 (13.33%) YUM
4 2 (3.33%) Tivoli
4 2 (3.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 20 (33.33%) Oracle
2 18 (30.00%) VMware
3 11 (18.33%) Red Hat
3 11 (18.33%) EMC
4 5 (8.33%) Cisco
4 5 (8.33%) Citrix
5 3 (5.00%) Sourcefire
6 2 (3.33%) Facebook
6 2 (3.33%) SAP
6 2 (3.33%) Hitachi
6 2 (3.33%) NetApp
6 2 (3.33%) Veritas
6 2 (3.33%) CheckPoint
6 2 (3.33%) IBM
6 2 (3.33%) Brocade
7 1 (1.67%) Tripwire
7 1 (1.67%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.67%) Twitter
7 1 (1.67%) Appcelerator
7 1 (1.67%) Atlassian
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