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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 7 10 9
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing Linux 24 49 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 11.01% 13.61% 11.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 43.64% 46.67% 43.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 41 24
Median daily rate £425 £388 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +14.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £358
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
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
55 105 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 25.23% 29.17% 25.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 79 55
Median daily rate £419 £363 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.51% +8.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 3
Median hourly rate - £23.13 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 34 (61.82%) Windows
2 21 (38.18%) Oracle
2 21 (38.18%) DevOps
3 19 (34.55%) Git (software)
4 18 (32.73%) Python
5 17 (30.91%) WebLogic
5 17 (30.91%) Unix
6 16 (29.09%) Shell Script
7 15 (27.27%) Puppet
7 15 (27.27%) Jenkins
8 14 (25.45%) Vagrant
8 14 (25.45%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (25.45%) PowerShell
8 14 (25.45%) Ruby
8 14 (25.45%) Ruby on Rails
8 14 (25.45%) Scrum
8 14 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (25.45%) Red Hat
8 14 (25.45%) Mac OS X
9 10 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (16.36%) Configuration Management
10 9 (16.36%) Finance
11 8 (14.55%) Web Services
11 8 (14.55%) Oracle Linux
11 8 (14.55%) Oracle Database
11 8 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (12.73%) Guidewire
12 7 (12.73%) Mentoring
12 7 (12.73%) Apache
12 7 (12.73%) MySQL

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 (30.91%) WebLogic
2 7 (12.73%) Apache
3 4 (7.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (5.45%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (5.45%) WordPress
5 2 (3.64%) CMS
6 1 (1.82%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.82%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.82%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.64%) DNS
2 2 (3.64%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (3.64%) Firewall
2 2 (3.64%) LAN
2 2 (3.64%) WAN
3 1 (1.82%) BGP
3 1 (1.82%) FabricPath
3 1 (1.82%) Internet
3 1 (1.82%) IPsec
3 1 (1.82%) IPv4
3 1 (1.82%) IPv6
3 1 (1.82%) LDAP
3 1 (1.82%) MPLS
3 1 (1.82%) OSPF
3 1 (1.82%) SAN
3 1 (1.82%) TRILL
3 1 (1.82%) VPN
3 1 (1.82%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.55%) Oracle Database
2 7 (12.73%) MySQL
2 7 (12.73%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (7.27%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (34.55%) Git (software)
2 15 (27.27%) Jenkins
3 14 (25.45%) Vagrant
4 4 (7.27%) Subversion
5 3 (5.45%) PHPUnit
6 2 (3.64%) JUnit
6 2 (3.64%) Selenium
6 2 (3.64%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.82%) Ant
7 1 (1.82%) ClearCase
7 1 (1.82%) GitLab
7 1 (1.82%) GoogleTest
7 1 (1.82%) Maven
7 1 (1.82%) Toad
General
1 9 (16.36%) Finance
2 7 (12.73%) Telecoms
3 6 (10.91%) Banking
4 2 (3.64%) Retail
5 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (21.82%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (18.18%) Developer
3 6 (10.91%) Architect
4 5 (9.09%) Applications Support
4 5 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 5 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
4 5 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 3 (5.45%) DBA
6 3 (5.45%) Oracle DBA
6 3 (5.45%) PHP Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Senior Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Senior PHP Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Administrator
7 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (3.64%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.64%) Support Manager
7 2 (3.64%) Technical Manager
7 2 (3.64%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.45%) Ruby on Rails
2 8 (14.55%) Web Services
3 4 (7.27%) EJB
3 4 (7.27%) J2EE
3 4 (7.27%) JMS
3 4 (7.27%) REST
3 4 (7.27%) SOAP
3 4 (7.27%) XML
4 3 (5.45%) JSON
4 3 (5.45%) LAMP
4 3 (5.45%) LAPP Stack
4 3 (5.45%) RESTful
4 3 (5.45%) Symfony
5 2 (3.64%) .NET
5 2 (3.64%) CSS
5 2 (3.64%) CSS3
5 2 (3.64%) HTML
5 2 (3.64%) HTML5
5 2 (3.64%) jQuery
5 2 (3.64%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.91%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.45%) Blog
3 3 (5.45%) Clustering
4 2 (3.64%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.64%) HACMP
5 1 (1.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.82%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.82%) iSeries
5 1 (1.82%) Replication
5 1 (1.82%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 34 (61.82%) Windows
2 17 (30.91%) Unix
3 14 (25.45%) Mac OS X
4 10 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (14.55%) Oracle Linux
6 4 (7.27%) Solaris
7 2 (3.64%) AIX
7 2 (3.64%) HPUX
7 2 (3.64%) NetWare
7 2 (3.64%) Windows Server
7 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.82%) CentOS
8 1 (1.82%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (38.18%) DevOps
2 14 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (25.45%) Continuous Integration
2 14 (25.45%) Scrum
3 9 (16.36%) Configuration Management
4 7 (12.73%) Mentoring
4 7 (12.73%) Migration
5 5 (9.09%) OO
5 5 (9.09%) Performance Testing
6 4 (7.27%) Process Management
6 4 (7.27%) SOA
6 4 (7.27%) UML
7 3 (5.45%) BDD
7 3 (5.45%) ITIL
7 3 (5.45%) OOP
7 3 (5.45%) Project Management
7 3 (5.45%) TDD
7 3 (5.45%) Unit Testing
8 2 (3.64%) Dependency Management
8 2 (3.64%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (32.73%) Python
2 16 (29.09%) Shell Script
3 14 (25.45%) PowerShell
3 14 (25.45%) Ruby
4 7 (12.73%) Java
5 6 (10.91%) SQL
6 5 (9.09%) Perl
7 4 (7.27%) Bash Shell
7 4 (7.27%) C++
8 3 (5.45%) PHP
9 2 (3.64%) C
9 2 (3.64%) C#
9 2 (3.64%) Korn
10 1 (1.82%) Lisp
10 1 (1.82%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 6 (10.91%) SC Cleared
1 6 (10.91%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (3.64%) RHCSA
3 1 (1.82%) CCNA
3 1 (1.82%) CCNP
3 1 (1.82%) CCSE
3 1 (1.82%) CEH
3 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.82%) MCP
3 1 (1.82%) MCSE
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.82%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) SLA
1 1 (1.82%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.64%) GPFS
1 2 (3.64%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.82%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.82%) NFS
2 1 (1.82%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (27.27%) Puppet
2 2 (3.64%) TeamSite
3 1 (1.82%) Cobbler
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (1.82%) SCCM
3 1 (1.82%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 21 (38.18%) Oracle
2 14 (25.45%) Red Hat
3 7 (12.73%) Guidewire
3 7 (12.73%) Thunderhead
4 6 (10.91%) Serena
5 4 (7.27%) IBM
5 4 (7.27%) VMware
6 3 (5.45%) HP
6 3 (5.45%) Microsoft
6 3 (5.45%) Sun
7 2 (3.64%) CheckPoint
7 2 (3.64%) Cisco
7 2 (3.64%) Compaq
7 2 (3.64%) EMC
7 2 (3.64%) Hitachi
7 2 (3.64%) Veritas
8 1 (1.82%) AppSense
8 1 (1.82%) Citrix
8 1 (1.82%) Dell
8 1 (1.82%) Juniper