The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 7 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing Linux 29 57 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 12.29% 17.01% 11.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.88% 56.44% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 46 20
Median daily rate £425 £395 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% +29.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £344 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £31.25 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
57 101 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 24.15% 30.15% 26.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 73 51
Median daily rate £413 £375 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £300 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 4
Median hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +9.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +4.25%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Southampton region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 31 May 2016.

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 31 May 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Linux.

1 36 (58.06%) Windows
2 24 (38.71%) Oracle
3 22 (35.48%) Git (software)
4 21 (33.87%) DevOps
5 18 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (29.03%) Scrum
6 17 (27.42%) WebLogic
6 17 (27.42%) Unix
6 17 (27.42%) Python
7 16 (25.81%) Red Hat
8 15 (24.19%) Shell Script
8 15 (24.19%) Jenkins
8 15 (24.19%) Puppet
9 14 (22.58%) PowerShell
9 14 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (20.97%) Mac OS X
10 13 (20.97%) Ruby
10 13 (20.97%) Ruby on Rails
10 13 (20.97%) Vagrant
11 12 (19.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 11 (17.74%) Security Cleared
13 10 (16.13%) SC Cleared
13 10 (16.13%) PostgreSQL
13 10 (16.13%) Finance
13 10 (16.13%) Web Services
13 10 (16.13%) MySQL
14 9 (14.52%) Java
14 9 (14.52%) Configuration Management
14 9 (14.52%) Oracle Linux
15 8 (12.90%) Analytical Skills

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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 17 (27.42%) WebLogic
2 8 (12.90%) Apache
3 6 (9.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (4.84%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (4.84%) WordPress
5 2 (3.23%) CMS
6 1 (1.61%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.61%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.61%) Node.js
6 1 (1.61%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (9.68%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.84%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.23%) DNS
2 2 (3.23%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (3.23%) Firewall
2 2 (3.23%) LAN
2 2 (3.23%) VoIP
2 2 (3.23%) WAN
3 1 (1.61%) BGP
3 1 (1.61%) FabricPath
3 1 (1.61%) Internet
3 1 (1.61%) IPsec
3 1 (1.61%) IPv4
3 1 (1.61%) IPv6
3 1 (1.61%) LDAP
3 1 (1.61%) MPLS
3 1 (1.61%) OpenVPN
3 1 (1.61%) OSPF
3 1 (1.61%) SAN
3 1 (1.61%) VPN
3 1 (1.61%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.13%) MySQL
1 10 (16.13%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (12.90%) Oracle Database
3 6 (9.68%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 22 (35.48%) Git (software)
2 15 (24.19%) Jenkins
3 13 (20.97%) Vagrant
4 5 (8.06%) Subversion
5 3 (4.84%) PHPUnit
6 2 (3.23%) JUnit
6 2 (3.23%) Selenium
6 2 (3.23%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.61%) Ant
7 1 (1.61%) ClearCase
7 1 (1.61%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.61%) GitLab
7 1 (1.61%) GoogleTest
7 1 (1.61%) gulp
7 1 (1.61%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.61%) Maven
7 1 (1.61%) NetBeans
7 1 (1.61%) PhpStorm
7 1 (1.61%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (1.61%) Toad
General
1 10 (16.13%) Finance
2 7 (11.29%) Telecoms
3 6 (9.68%) Banking
4 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.23%) Retail
5 1 (1.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (22.58%) Developer
2 11 (17.74%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (11.29%) Java Developer
4 6 (9.68%) Architect
4 6 (9.68%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 5 (8.06%) Applications Support
5 5 (8.06%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) DBA
6 4 (6.45%) Operations Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Software Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Oracle DBA
7 3 (4.84%) PHP Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Senior PHP Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Administrator
8 2 (3.23%) Infrastructure Deployment Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 2 (3.23%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.23%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.97%) Ruby on Rails
2 10 (16.13%) Web Services
3 6 (9.68%) EJB
3 6 (9.68%) J2EE
3 6 (9.68%) SOAP
4 4 (6.45%) HTML
4 4 (6.45%) JMS
4 4 (6.45%) LAMP
4 4 (6.45%) REST
4 4 (6.45%) XML
5 3 (4.84%) .NET
5 3 (4.84%) CSS
5 3 (4.84%) JSON
5 3 (4.84%) LAPP Stack
5 3 (4.84%) RESTful
5 3 (4.84%) Symfony
6 2 (3.23%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 2 (3.23%) HTML5
6 2 (3.23%) jQuery
6 2 (3.23%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.68%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.84%) Algorithms
3 3 (4.84%) Blog
3 3 (4.84%) Clustering
4 2 (3.23%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (3.23%) HACMP
4 2 (3.23%) Replication
5 1 (1.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.61%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.61%) iSeries
5 1 (1.61%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 36 (58.06%) Windows
2 17 (27.42%) Unix
3 13 (20.97%) Mac OS X
4 12 (19.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (14.52%) Oracle Linux
6 4 (6.45%) Solaris
7 2 (3.23%) AIX
7 2 (3.23%) HPUX
7 2 (3.23%) NetWare
7 2 (3.23%) Windows Server
7 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.61%) CentOS
8 1 (1.61%) Debian
8 1 (1.61%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (33.87%) DevOps
2 18 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (29.03%) Scrum
3 14 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (14.52%) Configuration Management
5 7 (11.29%) Mentoring
5 7 (11.29%) Migration
6 6 (9.68%) Process Management
6 6 (9.68%) SOA
6 6 (9.68%) UML
7 5 (8.06%) OO
7 5 (8.06%) Performance Testing
8 4 (6.45%) Software Engineering
9 3 (4.84%) BDD
9 3 (4.84%) ITIL
9 3 (4.84%) OOP
9 3 (4.84%) Project Management
9 3 (4.84%) TDD
9 3 (4.84%) Unit Testing
9 3 (4.84%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (27.42%) Python
2 15 (24.19%) Shell Script
3 14 (22.58%) PowerShell
4 13 (20.97%) Ruby
5 9 (14.52%) Java
6 7 (11.29%) SQL
7 6 (9.68%) Bash Shell
7 6 (9.68%) C++
8 5 (8.06%) Perl
9 4 (6.45%) JavaScript
9 4 (6.45%) PHP
10 2 (3.23%) C
10 2 (3.23%) C#
10 2 (3.23%) Korn
11 1 (1.61%) Lisp
11 1 (1.61%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.61%) PHP 5
11 1 (1.61%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 11 (17.74%) Security Cleared
2 10 (16.13%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (3.23%) RHCSA
4 1 (1.61%) CCNA
4 1 (1.61%) CCNP
4 1 (1.61%) CCSE
4 1 (1.61%) CEH
4 1 (1.61%) ISEB
4 1 (1.61%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.61%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (1.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.61%) MCITP
4 1 (1.61%) MCP
4 1 (1.61%) MCSE
4 1 (1.61%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) SLA
1 1 (1.61%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (4.84%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.23%) GPFS
2 2 (3.23%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.23%) zsh
3 1 (1.61%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (1.61%) KVM
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.61%) NFS
3 1 (1.61%) VirtualBox
3 1 (1.61%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (24.19%) Puppet
2 2 (3.23%) TeamSite
3 1 (1.61%) Cobbler
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.61%) OSSEC
3 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (1.61%) SCCM
3 1 (1.61%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.61%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 24 (38.71%) Oracle
2 16 (25.81%) Red Hat
3 7 (11.29%) Guidewire
3 7 (11.29%) Thunderhead
4 6 (9.68%) Serena
5 4 (6.45%) HP
5 4 (6.45%) IBM
5 4 (6.45%) Microsoft
5 4 (6.45%) VMware
6 3 (4.84%) Cisco
6 3 (4.84%) Sun
7 2 (3.23%) CheckPoint
7 2 (3.23%) Compaq
7 2 (3.23%) EMC
7 2 (3.23%) Hitachi
7 2 (3.23%) Veritas
8 1 (1.61%) AppSense
8 1 (1.61%) Citrix
8 1 (1.61%) Dell
8 1 (1.61%) Juniper
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