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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 9 11 16
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Contract jobs citing Linux 52 26 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 15.20% 9.19% 6.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.62% 41.27% 26.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 12 12
Average daily rate
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£363 £331 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.43% +3.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £275 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £490 £649
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -9.72%
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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
122 63 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 35.67% 22.26% 24.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 33 25
Average daily rate £338 £275 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% +29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £120 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £400 £586
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.61% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 8
Average hourly rate £13.75 £16.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.06% +45.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -14.28%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 56 (67.47%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (59.04%) Jenkins
3 40 (48.19%) Continuous Integration
4 34 (40.96%) Puppet
5 31 (37.35%) Web Services
6 28 (33.73%) Scrum
7 27 (32.53%) Configuration Management
7 27 (32.53%) Subversion
7 27 (32.53%) Git (software)
8 25 (30.12%) Windows
8 25 (30.12%) Java
9 21 (25.30%) UNIX
9 21 (25.30%) Apache
10 20 (24.10%) Vagrant
11 19 (22.89%) JavaScript
11 19 (22.89%) Python
12 18 (21.69%) SQL
12 18 (21.69%) CSS
13 17 (20.48%) PHP
13 17 (20.48%) SOA
13 17 (20.48%) Internet
13 17 (20.48%) PowerShell
13 17 (20.48%) Ruby
14 16 (19.28%) JSON
14 16 (19.28%) RESTful
14 16 (19.28%) Microsoft Azure
14 16 (19.28%) Amazon AWS
14 16 (19.28%) HTML
15 15 (18.07%) XML
15 15 (18.07%) Shell Script

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 21 (25.30%) Apache
2 12 (14.46%) WebLogic
2 12 (14.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (6.02%) Tomcat
4 4 (4.82%) TeamSite
4 4 (4.82%) CMS
5 1 (1.20%) JBoss
5 1 (1.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (2.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.82%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (19.28%) Microsoft Azure
1 16 (19.28%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (13.25%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (10.84%) Heroku
4 5 (6.02%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 17 (20.48%) Internet
2 3 (3.61%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (3.61%) DNS
3 2 (2.41%) Network Security
3 2 (2.41%) UPnP
3 2 (2.41%) DVB
4 1 (1.20%) Firewall
4 1 (1.20%) IPsec
4 1 (1.20%) TETRA
4 1 (1.20%) LDAP
4 1 (1.20%) LAN
4 1 (1.20%) WAN
4 1 (1.20%) SMTP
4 1 (1.20%) FTP
4 1 (1.20%) HTTP
4 1 (1.20%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.20%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.20%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (1.20%) tcpdump
4 1 (1.20%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.25%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (6.02%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.82%) MySQL
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.20%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.20%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 49 (59.04%) Jenkins
2 27 (32.53%) Subversion
2 27 (32.53%) Git (software)
3 15 (18.07%) Maven
4 13 (15.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 9 (10.84%) Selenium
6 8 (9.64%) JUnit
7 6 (7.23%) RSpec
7 6 (7.23%) Mockito
7 6 (7.23%) Cucumber
8 4 (4.82%) Eclipse
9 3 (3.61%) ClearCase
9 3 (3.61%) PHPUnit
9 3 (3.61%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 2 (2.41%) Hudson
10 2 (2.41%) Gerrit
10 2 (2.41%) Ant
11 1 (1.20%) Jasmine
General
1 3 (3.61%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 44 (53.01%) Developer
2 14 (16.87%) Java Developer
3 8 (9.64%) Software Engineer
4 7 (8.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (8.43%) Linux Engineer
4 7 (8.43%) Front-End Developer
5 6 (7.23%) Web Developer
6 5 (6.02%) PHP Developer
7 4 (4.82%) Consultant
7 4 (4.82%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (4.82%) Analyst
7 4 (4.82%) Architect
7 4 (4.82%) Agile Java Developer
8 3 (3.61%) Front-End Web Developer
8 3 (3.61%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.61%) Security Analyst
8 3 (3.61%) Senior PHP Developer
8 3 (3.61%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (2.41%) Build Manager
9 2 (2.41%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (37.35%) Web Services
2 18 (21.69%) CSS
3 16 (19.28%) HTML
3 16 (19.28%) JSON
3 16 (19.28%) RESTful
4 15 (18.07%) XML
5 12 (14.46%) HTML5
5 12 (14.46%) Ruby on Rails
6 11 (13.25%) CSS3
7 10 (12.05%) Spring
7 10 (12.05%) REST
7 10 (12.05%) Ajax
8 9 (10.84%) Spring MVC
8 9 (10.84%) PostGIS
9 8 (9.64%) jQuery
10 6 (7.23%) JPA
11 5 (6.02%) Hibernate
12 4 (4.82%) Struts
12 4 (4.82%) XSLT
12 4 (4.82%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.05%) Open Source
2 3 (3.61%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.41%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (2.41%) W3C
3 2 (2.41%) DTV
3 2 (2.41%) STB
4 1 (1.20%) PKI
4 1 (1.20%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.20%) CESG
4 1 (1.20%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.20%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (30.12%) Windows
2 21 (25.30%) UNIX
3 14 (16.87%) Mac OS X
4 10 (12.05%) Oracle Linux
5 4 (4.82%) Ubuntu
5 4 (4.82%) CentOS
6 3 (3.61%) Solaris
7 1 (1.20%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.20%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.20%) Android
7 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (67.47%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (48.19%) Continuous Integration
3 28 (33.73%) Scrum
4 27 (32.53%) Configuration Management
5 17 (20.48%) SOA
6 15 (18.07%) TDD
7 14 (16.87%) OO
8 13 (15.66%) Web Development
8 13 (15.66%) Test Automation
8 13 (15.66%) BDD
9 10 (12.05%) Change Control
9 10 (12.05%) BPEL
9 10 (12.05%) Software Engineering
10 9 (10.84%) MVC
11 8 (9.64%) Responsive Web Design
11 8 (9.64%) Unit Testing
12 6 (7.23%) Content Management
13 5 (6.02%) Automated Testing
13 5 (6.02%) SEO
13 5 (6.02%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 25 (30.12%) Java
2 19 (22.89%) JavaScript
2 19 (22.89%) Python
3 18 (21.69%) SQL
4 17 (20.48%) Ruby
4 17 (20.48%) PowerShell
4 17 (20.48%) PHP
5 15 (18.07%) Shell Script
6 9 (10.84%) PHP5
7 4 (4.82%) C
8 2 (2.41%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.20%) C#
9 1 (1.20%) C++
9 1 (1.20%) Delphi
9 1 (1.20%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.20%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 11 (13.25%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.64%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.61%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.41%) MCITP
4 2 (2.41%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.41%) BC Cleared
4 2 (2.41%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (2.41%) ISEB
5 1 (1.20%) CCNP
5 1 (1.20%) CCNA
5 1 (1.20%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.41%) WCAG
2 1 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 10 (12.05%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (6.02%) Docker
3 3 (3.61%) VirtualBox
3 3 (3.61%) vCloud
3 3 (3.61%) Snort
4 2 (2.41%) LXC
4 2 (2.41%) vSphere
5 1 (1.20%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.20%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 34 (40.96%) Puppet
2 20 (24.10%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.20%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 14 (16.87%) Oracle
2 5 (6.02%) Red Hat
3 4 (4.82%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.82%) HP
3 4 (4.82%) Google
4 3 (3.61%) Cisco
4 3 (3.61%) VMware
4 3 (3.61%) Facebook
4 3 (3.61%) Appcelerator
4 3 (3.61%) Sourcefire
5 2 (2.41%) EMC
6 1 (1.20%) Citrix
6 1 (1.20%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.20%) McAfee
6 1 (1.20%) Sophos
6 1 (1.20%) Websense
6 1 (1.20%) Telerik
6 1 (1.20%) IBM
6 1 (1.20%) Fortinet
6 1 (1.20%) Imperva
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