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 3 August 2015 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 18 16 15
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing Linux 29 30 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 8.53% 8.50% 7.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.85% 36.59% 23.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 25 16
Average daily rate
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£375 £338 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.49% +2.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.20 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+24.17% -19.46%
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
108 82 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 31.76% 23.23% 30.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 61 57
Average daily rate £363 £328 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.68% +2.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £433 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 16
Average hourly rate £18.75 £15.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £15.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £21.30 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 3 August 2015.

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 3 August 2015, 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 51 (51.00%) Windows
2 50 (50.00%) Scrum
2 50 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 44 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (43.00%) Git (software)
5 37 (37.00%) Continuous Integration
6 34 (34.00%) Puppet
7 29 (29.00%) Configuration Management
8 27 (27.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 26 (26.00%) Web Services
9 26 (26.00%) Java
10 25 (25.00%) Cucumber
11 24 (24.00%) DevOps
11 24 (24.00%) WebLogic
12 23 (23.00%) Oracle
12 23 (23.00%) PostgreSQL
12 23 (23.00%) PowerShell
13 22 (22.00%) UNIX
14 21 (21.00%) SOAP
14 21 (21.00%) JavaScript
14 21 (21.00%) HTML
14 21 (21.00%) Security Cleared
14 21 (21.00%) SC Cleared
14 21 (21.00%) Vagrant
15 19 (19.00%) TDD
16 18 (18.00%) MySQL
16 18 (18.00%) Apache
16 18 (18.00%) BDD
16 18 (18.00%) QA
17 17 (17.00%) OO

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 24 (24.00%) WebLogic
2 18 (18.00%) Apache
3 9 (9.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (6.00%) JBoss
5 4 (4.00%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.00%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.00%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.00%) Apache TomEE
Applications
1 9 (9.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (6.00%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (2.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.00%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (9.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (6.00%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (3.00%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 17 (17.00%) Internet
2 4 (4.00%) Network Security
3 3 (3.00%) Firewall
3 3 (3.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.00%) SAN
4 2 (2.00%) NAS
4 2 (2.00%) tcpdump
4 2 (2.00%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (2.00%) DNS
4 2 (2.00%) SSL
4 2 (2.00%) LDAP
4 2 (2.00%) LAN
4 2 (2.00%) WAN
4 2 (2.00%) SMTP
4 2 (2.00%) FTP
4 2 (2.00%) HTTP
4 2 (2.00%) DVB
4 2 (2.00%) IPsec
4 2 (2.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (2.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (23.00%) PostgreSQL
2 18 (18.00%) MySQL
3 11 (11.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.00%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 50 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 43 (43.00%) Git (software)
3 27 (27.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 25 (25.00%) Cucumber
5 17 (17.00%) Subversion
6 9 (9.00%) PHPUnit
7 7 (7.00%) Mockito
7 7 (7.00%) Selenium
7 7 (7.00%) JUnit
8 2 (2.00%) Maven
9 1 (1.00%) Ant
General
1 5 (5.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.00%) Finance
2 1 (1.00%) Banking
2 1 (1.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 44 (44.00%) Developer
2 19 (19.00%) Java Developer
3 13 (13.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 10 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
5 9 (9.00%) PHP Developer
6 8 (8.00%) Analyst
6 8 (8.00%) Automation Engineer
7 7 (7.00%) Test Specialist
8 6 (6.00%) Security Engineer
9 4 (4.00%) Network Engineer
9 4 (4.00%) Network Security Engineer
9 4 (4.00%) Support Engineer
10 3 (3.00%) Software Engineer
10 3 (3.00%) Network Analyst
11 2 (2.00%) Security Analyst
11 2 (2.00%) Technical Manager
11 2 (2.00%) Senior Security Engineer
11 2 (2.00%) Project Manager
11 2 (2.00%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (26.00%) Web Services
2 21 (21.00%) HTML
2 21 (21.00%) SOAP
3 14 (14.00%) RESTful
4 11 (11.00%) EJB
4 11 (11.00%) J2EE
5 10 (10.00%) REST
6 9 (9.00%) ASP.NET
6 9 (9.00%) .NET
6 9 (9.00%) JSP
6 9 (9.00%) XML
7 8 (8.00%) Spring
7 8 (8.00%) HTML5
7 8 (8.00%) JSON
8 6 (6.00%) Middleware
9 5 (5.00%) Hibernate
10 4 (4.00%) SAML
10 4 (4.00%) LAMP
10 4 (4.00%) CSS
10 4 (4.00%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.00%) Clustering
1 3 (3.00%) Digital Media
2 2 (2.00%) CLARiiON
2 2 (2.00%) EMC VNX
2 2 (2.00%) CESG
2 2 (2.00%) PKI
2 2 (2.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.00%) Device Driver
3 1 (1.00%) Replication
3 1 (1.00%) MPEG
3 1 (1.00%) DTV
3 1 (1.00%) GIS
3 1 (1.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.00%) STB
3 1 (1.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 51 (51.00%) Windows
2 22 (22.00%) UNIX
3 10 (10.00%) Mac OS X
4 9 (9.00%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.00%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (2.00%) Solaris
6 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (50.00%) Scrum
2 44 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (37.00%) Continuous Integration
4 29 (29.00%) Configuration Management
5 24 (24.00%) DevOps
6 19 (19.00%) TDD
7 18 (18.00%) BDD
8 17 (17.00%) OO
9 15 (15.00%) SOA
9 15 (15.00%) Web Development
9 15 (15.00%) Change Control
10 9 (9.00%) Security Testing
10 9 (9.00%) Unit Testing
10 9 (9.00%) Knowledge Management
10 9 (9.00%) UML
11 8 (8.00%) Test Scripting
12 7 (7.00%) Process Management
13 6 (6.00%) Automated Testing
14 5 (5.00%) Software Engineering
14 5 (5.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (26.00%) Java
2 23 (23.00%) PowerShell
3 21 (21.00%) JavaScript
4 16 (16.00%) Shell Script
5 15 (15.00%) PHP
5 15 (15.00%) SQL
6 14 (14.00%) Python
6 14 (14.00%) Ruby
7 6 (6.00%) Bash Shell
8 4 (4.00%) PHP5
8 4 (4.00%) C
9 2 (2.00%) C++
9 2 (2.00%) Embedded C
9 2 (2.00%) Go
10 1 (1.00%) Groovy
10 1 (1.00%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 21 (21.00%) SC Cleared
1 21 (21.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (9.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (9.00%) MCITP
3 9 (9.00%) ISTQB
3 9 (9.00%) ISEB
3 9 (9.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 7 (7.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.00%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.00%) MCP
6 1 (1.00%) CCNP
6 1 (1.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (18.00%) QA
2 4 (4.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (7.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (7.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.00%) vSphere
3 2 (2.00%) Snort
4 1 (1.00%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.00%) Firmware
4 1 (1.00%) VirtualBox
4 1 (1.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 34 (34.00%) Puppet
2 21 (21.00%) Vagrant
3 2 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.00%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.00%) SCCM
4 1 (1.00%) SCOM
4 1 (1.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 23 (23.00%) Oracle
2 12 (12.00%) Cisco
2 12 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (11.00%) VMware
4 10 (10.00%) HP
5 3 (3.00%) Apigee
6 2 (2.00%) WSO2
6 2 (2.00%) Sourcefire
6 2 (2.00%) Brocade
6 2 (2.00%) EMC
6 2 (2.00%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.00%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.00%) McAfee
7 1 (1.00%) Sophos
7 1 (1.00%) Websense
7 1 (1.00%) Juniper
7 1 (1.00%) Veeam
7 1 (1.00%) LogRhythm
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