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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 18 28 26
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -2
Contract jobs citing Linux 26 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 7.39% 2.50% 4.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.21% 11.11% 20.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 5 9
Average daily rate
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£338 £275 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £170 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £345 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £8.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
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
89 72 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 25.28% 22.50% 24.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 49 25
Average daily rate £330 £305 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.19% -4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £125 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £425 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 20
Average hourly rate £27.00 £16.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £11.00 £12.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £17.15 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.76%

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 2 October 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 2 October 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 26 (41.27%) Puppet
1 26 (41.27%) Jenkins
2 23 (36.51%) DevOps
3 22 (34.92%) Scrum
4 21 (33.33%) Oracle
5 20 (31.75%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (28.57%) Web Services
6 18 (28.57%) Vagrant
7 17 (26.98%) VMware
8 16 (25.40%) PostgreSQL
9 15 (23.81%) WebLogic
10 14 (22.22%) Windows
10 14 (22.22%) Software Engineering
10 14 (22.22%) Security Cleared
11 13 (20.63%) Open Source
11 13 (20.63%) SQL
12 12 (19.05%) C
12 12 (19.05%) Java
12 12 (19.05%) MySQL
12 12 (19.05%) Apache
12 12 (19.05%) Middleware
12 12 (19.05%) CentOS
12 12 (19.05%) Oracle Linux
13 11 (17.46%) vCloud
13 11 (17.46%) RSpec
13 11 (17.46%) Red Hat
13 11 (17.46%) EMC
13 11 (17.46%) SOA
14 9 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
14 9 (14.29%) Amazon S3

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 15 (23.81%) WebLogic
2 12 (19.05%) Apache
3 7 (11.11%) Tomcat
4 5 (7.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (4.76%) Node.js
6 2 (3.17%) IIS
7 1 (1.59%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (1.59%) Confluence
7 1 (1.59%) Joomla!
7 1 (1.59%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
1 9 (14.29%) Amazon S3
2 3 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.52%) DNS
1 6 (9.52%) Internet
2 5 (7.94%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (6.35%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.76%) LDAP
5 2 (3.17%) iSCSI
5 2 (3.17%) NAS
5 2 (3.17%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (3.17%) DVB
5 2 (3.17%) Firewall
5 2 (3.17%) UPnP
5 2 (3.17%) LAN
5 2 (3.17%) WAN
5 2 (3.17%) SAN
5 2 (3.17%) SSL
6 1 (1.59%) SMTP
6 1 (1.59%) FTP
6 1 (1.59%) HTTP
6 1 (1.59%) IPv4
6 1 (1.59%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (25.40%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (19.05%) MySQL
3 4 (6.35%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.76%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.76%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.17%) Big Data
6 1 (1.59%) SQL Navigator
6 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.59%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 26 (41.27%) Jenkins
2 11 (17.46%) RSpec
3 9 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 8 (12.70%) Maven
4 8 (12.70%) ClearCase
5 4 (6.35%) Selenium
5 4 (6.35%) Cucumber
5 4 (6.35%) Subversion
6 3 (4.76%) Eclipse
6 3 (4.76%) Grunt
6 3 (4.76%) Mockito
7 2 (3.17%) Hudson
8 1 (1.59%) Toad
8 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.59%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 1 (1.59%) PHPUnit
8 1 (1.59%) JIRA
General
1 6 (9.52%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.17%) Finance
3 1 (1.59%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (20.63%) Software Engineer
2 9 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 7 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
3 7 (11.11%) Developer
4 6 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (9.52%) Linux Support
5 5 (7.94%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) Project Manager
5 5 (7.94%) Analyst
5 5 (7.94%) Linux Support Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Security Operations Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) Operations Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) Security Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (3.17%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.17%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 2 (3.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) Architect
8 2 (3.17%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (28.57%) Web Services
2 12 (19.05%) Middleware
3 7 (11.11%) POSIX
4 6 (9.52%) PostGIS
5 5 (7.94%) CSS
6 4 (6.35%) jQuery
6 4 (6.35%) Ajax
6 4 (6.35%) Spring
7 3 (4.76%) JTS
7 3 (4.76%) Hibernate
7 3 (4.76%) JPA
7 3 (4.76%) RESTful
7 3 (4.76%) JSON
7 3 (4.76%) Spring MVC
8 2 (3.17%) LAMP
8 2 (3.17%) HTML
8 2 (3.17%) J2EE
9 1 (1.59%) SVG
9 1 (1.59%) EJB
9 1 (1.59%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.63%) Open Source
2 7 (11.11%) DTV
3 3 (4.76%) Linked Data
4 2 (3.17%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (3.17%) Clustering
4 2 (3.17%) STB
5 1 (1.59%) CESG
5 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.59%) Social Media
5 1 (1.59%) PKI
5 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (22.22%) Windows
2 12 (19.05%) CentOS
2 12 (19.05%) Oracle Linux
3 8 (12.70%) UNIX
4 7 (11.11%) Solaris
5 2 (3.17%) Ubuntu
5 2 (3.17%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.17%) Android
5 2 (3.17%) AIX
6 1 (1.59%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (36.51%) DevOps
2 22 (34.92%) Scrum
3 20 (31.75%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 11 (17.46%) SOA
6 9 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 9 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (7.94%) Configuration Management
7 5 (7.94%) SIEM
8 4 (6.35%) User Stories
8 4 (6.35%) Project Management
8 4 (6.35%) Migration
8 4 (6.35%) BPEL
8 4 (6.35%) TDD
9 3 (4.76%) MVC
9 3 (4.76%) Project Planning
9 3 (4.76%) Web Development
9 3 (4.76%) Kanban
10 2 (3.17%) Performance Testing
10 2 (3.17%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 13 (20.63%) SQL
2 12 (19.05%) C
2 12 (19.05%) Java
3 5 (7.94%) Python
3 5 (7.94%) JavaScript
3 5 (7.94%) PHP
4 4 (6.35%) Shell Script
4 4 (6.35%) C++
5 3 (4.76%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.59%) Embedded C
6 1 (1.59%) Embedded C++
6 1 (1.59%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.59%) Korn
6 1 (1.59%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 14 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.94%) BC Cleared
4 2 (3.17%) Degree
4 2 (3.17%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.59%) ISEB
5 1 (1.59%) CCNP
5 1 (1.59%) CCNA
5 1 (1.59%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 11 (17.46%) vCloud
2 7 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.94%) Snort
3 5 (7.94%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (6.35%) vSphere
5 3 (4.76%) VirtualBox
6 2 (3.17%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (3.17%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.59%) Firmware
7 1 (1.59%) Docker
Systems Management
1 26 (41.27%) Puppet
2 18 (28.57%) Vagrant
3 8 (12.70%) YUM
4 2 (3.17%) Tivoli
4 2 (3.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 21 (33.33%) Oracle
2 17 (26.98%) VMware
3 11 (17.46%) Red Hat
3 11 (17.46%) EMC
4 5 (7.94%) Cisco
4 5 (7.94%) Sourcefire
5 4 (6.35%) Citrix
6 2 (3.17%) Brocade
6 2 (3.17%) Facebook
6 2 (3.17%) SAP
6 2 (3.17%) IBM
6 2 (3.17%) Hitachi
6 2 (3.17%) NetApp
6 2 (3.17%) Veritas
6 2 (3.17%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.59%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.59%) Tripwire
7 1 (1.59%) Twitter
7 1 (1.59%) Appcelerator
7 1 (1.59%) Atlassian
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