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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 9 15 12
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Contract jobs citing Linux 48 22 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 14.46% 7.51% 6.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.28% 33.85% 26.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 13 11
Average daily rate
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£375 £338 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 £32.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.03% -11.11%
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
106 65 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 31.93% 22.18% 24.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 33 24
Average daily rate £335 £220 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £88 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £622
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 8
Average hourly rate £13.60 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.71 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £40.00 £27.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -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 22 December 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 22 December 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 42 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (57.14%) Jenkins
3 28 (40.00%) Web Services
3 28 (40.00%) Scrum
3 28 (40.00%) Puppet
4 27 (38.57%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (35.71%) Subversion
6 23 (32.86%) Java
7 21 (30.00%) Vagrant
8 19 (27.14%) SQL
8 19 (27.14%) Git (software)
9 18 (25.71%) Apache
10 17 (24.29%) Oracle
10 17 (24.29%) SOA
11 16 (22.86%) PHP
12 15 (21.43%) WebLogic
12 15 (21.43%) CSS
12 15 (21.43%) Internet
12 15 (21.43%) Configuration Management
13 14 (20.00%) Windows
13 14 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
13 14 (20.00%) RESTful
14 13 (18.57%) JavaScript
14 13 (18.57%) XML
14 13 (18.57%) Maven
14 13 (18.57%) JSON
15 12 (17.14%) HTML
15 12 (17.14%) OO
15 12 (17.14%) Test Automation
15 12 (17.14%) Oracle SOA Suite

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 18 (25.71%) Apache
2 15 (21.43%) WebLogic
3 12 (17.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (4.29%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.29%) TeamSite
4 3 (4.29%) CMS
5 1 (1.43%) Node.js
5 1 (1.43%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.43%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (10.00%) Amazon S3
2 7 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (4.29%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 15 (21.43%) Internet
2 3 (4.29%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (4.29%) DNS
3 2 (2.86%) UPnP
3 2 (2.86%) DVB
4 1 (1.43%) IPsec
4 1 (1.43%) TETRA
4 1 (1.43%) LDAP
4 1 (1.43%) LAN
4 1 (1.43%) WAN
4 1 (1.43%) SMTP
4 1 (1.43%) FTP
4 1 (1.43%) HTTP
4 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.43%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.43%) Network Security
4 1 (1.43%) tcpdump
4 1 (1.43%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (8.57%) MySQL
3 5 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.43%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.43%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 40 (57.14%) Jenkins
2 25 (35.71%) Subversion
3 19 (27.14%) Git (software)
4 13 (18.57%) Maven
5 9 (12.86%) RSpec
6 5 (7.14%) Selenium
7 4 (5.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (5.71%) JUnit
7 4 (5.71%) Eclipse
8 3 (4.29%) ClearCase
8 3 (4.29%) PHPUnit
8 3 (4.29%) Mockito
8 3 (4.29%) Cucumber
8 3 (4.29%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 2 (2.86%) Hudson
9 2 (2.86%) Gerrit
9 2 (2.86%) Ant
10 1 (1.43%) Grunt
General
1 3 (4.29%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (45.71%) Developer
2 10 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 8 (11.43%) Software Engineer
4 7 (10.00%) Front-End Developer
5 6 (8.57%) Web Developer
6 5 (7.14%) PHP Developer
7 4 (5.71%) Consultant
7 4 (5.71%) Architect
7 4 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.71%) Agile Java Developer
7 4 (5.71%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Front-End Web Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Senior PHP Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Support Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.29%) Analyst
9 2 (2.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (2.86%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (40.00%) Web Services
2 15 (21.43%) CSS
3 14 (20.00%) RESTful
4 13 (18.57%) JSON
4 13 (18.57%) XML
5 12 (17.14%) HTML
6 11 (15.71%) HTML5
7 10 (14.29%) CSS3
8 9 (12.86%) PostGIS
9 8 (11.43%) REST
9 8 (11.43%) jQuery
10 7 (10.00%) Ajax
11 6 (8.57%) Spring MVC
11 6 (8.57%) Spring
12 4 (5.71%) J2EE
12 4 (5.71%) KML
12 4 (5.71%) Ruby on Rails
12 4 (5.71%) Google Maps API
12 4 (5.71%) JPA
12 4 (5.71%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.71%) Open Source
2 3 (4.29%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.86%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (2.86%) W3C
3 2 (2.86%) DTV
3 2 (2.86%) STB
4 1 (1.43%) PKI
4 1 (1.43%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.43%) CESG
4 1 (1.43%) Linked Data
4 1 (1.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.00%) Windows
2 11 (15.71%) Oracle Linux
3 9 (12.86%) UNIX
4 8 (11.43%) CentOS
5 5 (7.14%) Mac OS X
6 4 (5.71%) Ubuntu
7 3 (4.29%) Solaris
8 2 (2.86%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.43%) Android
9 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.43%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (40.00%) Scrum
3 27 (38.57%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (24.29%) SOA
5 15 (21.43%) Configuration Management
6 12 (17.14%) OO
6 12 (17.14%) Test Automation
7 11 (15.71%) TDD
8 10 (14.29%) BPEL
8 10 (14.29%) DevOps
9 9 (12.86%) Software Engineering
10 8 (11.43%) Change Control
10 8 (11.43%) BDD
10 8 (11.43%) Web Development
11 7 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
11 7 (10.00%) Unit Testing
12 6 (8.57%) Content Management
12 6 (8.57%) MVC
13 5 (7.14%) SEO
14 4 (5.71%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 23 (32.86%) Java
2 19 (27.14%) SQL
3 16 (22.86%) PHP
4 13 (18.57%) JavaScript
5 9 (12.86%) PHP5
6 8 (11.43%) Python
7 6 (8.57%) Shell Script
7 6 (8.57%) Ruby
8 4 (5.71%) PowerShell
8 4 (5.71%) C
9 2 (2.86%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.43%) C#
10 1 (1.43%) C++
10 1 (1.43%) Delphi
10 1 (1.43%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.43%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 11 (15.71%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.71%) BC Cleared
4 2 (2.86%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.43%) CCNP
5 1 (1.43%) CCNA
5 1 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) WCAG
2 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 10 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (10.00%) vCloud
3 4 (5.71%) Docker
4 3 (4.29%) VirtualBox
4 3 (4.29%) Snort
5 2 (2.86%) vSphere
5 2 (2.86%) LXC
6 1 (1.43%) Firmware
6 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 28 (40.00%) Puppet
2 21 (30.00%) Vagrant
3 2 (2.86%) yum
Vendors
1 17 (24.29%) Oracle
2 8 (11.43%) Red Hat
3 7 (10.00%) VMware
4 5 (7.14%) EMC
5 4 (5.71%) Google
6 3 (4.29%) Appcelerator
6 3 (4.29%) Facebook
6 3 (4.29%) Sourcefire
7 2 (2.86%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.86%) HP
8 1 (1.43%) Cisco
8 1 (1.43%) Telerik
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