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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 18 17 8
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Contract jobs citing Linux 19 27 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 6.71% 8.36% 15.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.19% 33.33% 48.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 17 30
Median daily rate £448 £340 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.61% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £292 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £39.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
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
54 81 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 19.08% 25.08% 30.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 49 65
Median daily rate £340 £339 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.36% +4.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £150 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 8
Median hourly rate £12.25 £13.75 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.90% -47.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £13.05 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £44.80 £31.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 24 (68.57%) Windows
2 22 (62.86%) VMware
3 19 (54.29%) Service Management
3 19 (54.29%) PaaS
3 19 (54.29%) IaaS
4 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (37.14%) ITIL
5 11 (31.43%) Scrum
5 11 (31.43%) User Stories
6 9 (25.71%) Git (software)
7 8 (22.86%) Security Cleared
7 8 (22.86%) Puppet
7 8 (22.86%) Cisco
7 8 (22.86%) Jenkins
8 6 (17.14%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
8 6 (17.14%) Open Source
8 6 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (14.29%) BMC
9 5 (14.29%) CA
9 5 (14.29%) DNS
9 5 (14.29%) CSS
9 5 (14.29%) HTML
10 4 (11.43%) Remedy
10 4 (11.43%) TDD
10 4 (11.43%) Remedy ITSM
10 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared
10 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (11.43%) Scala
10 4 (11.43%) Root Cause Analysis

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 4 (11.43%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 19 (54.29%) IaaS
1 19 (54.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) DNS
2 3 (8.57%) DHCP
2 3 (8.57%) LAN
2 3 (8.57%) Unified Communications
2 3 (8.57%) VoIP
2 3 (8.57%) WAN
3 2 (5.71%) LDAP
4 1 (2.86%) Firewall
4 1 (2.86%) NetScaler
4 1 (2.86%) Network Security
4 1 (2.86%) PuTTY
4 1 (2.86%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) Hadoop
1 1 (2.86%) MySQL
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (2.86%) Pentaho
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (25.71%) Git (software)
2 8 (22.86%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.86%) JIRA
3 1 (2.86%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (2.86%) Subversion
3 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.86%) Toad
3 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (8.57%) Multimedia
2 2 (5.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) Analyst
2 6 (17.14%) Business Analyst
2 6 (17.14%) Developer
3 4 (11.43%) Scala Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Python Developer
4 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Automation Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Automation Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Python Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Software Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) CSS
1 5 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (2.86%) CodeIgniter
2 1 (2.86%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Clustering
2 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.71%) PKI
2 2 (5.71%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.86%) CMDB
3 1 (2.86%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 24 (68.57%) Windows
2 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.86%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (54.29%) Service Management
2 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (37.14%) ITIL
3 11 (31.43%) Scrum
3 11 (31.43%) User Stories
4 6 (17.14%) Open Source
5 4 (11.43%) Analytics
5 4 (11.43%) BDD
5 4 (11.43%) DevOps
5 4 (11.43%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (11.43%) TDD
6 3 (8.57%) OO
6 3 (8.57%) Server Monitoring
7 2 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (5.71%) Kanban
7 2 (5.71%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (5.71%) Operations Management
7 2 (5.71%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (5.71%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.43%) Scala
2 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
2 3 (8.57%) PowerShell
2 3 (8.57%) Python
3 2 (5.71%) Ruby
3 2 (5.71%) SQL
4 1 (2.86%) Java
4 1 (2.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) MCSE
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.86%) RHCE
3 1 (2.86%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
1 6 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.57%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.86%) vSphere
3 1 (2.86%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (22.86%) Puppet
2 6 (17.14%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (8.57%) SCOM
3 3 (8.57%) Terraform
4 1 (2.86%) Ansible
4 1 (2.86%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (2.86%) SCCM
4 1 (2.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 22 (62.86%) VMware
2 8 (22.86%) Cisco
3 5 (14.29%) BMC
3 5 (14.29%) CA
4 4 (11.43%) Remedy
5 3 (8.57%) HP
5 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.71%) Citrix
6 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.86%) AppSense
7 1 (2.86%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.86%) Cloudera
7 1 (2.86%) Dell
7 1 (2.86%) Extreme Networks
7 1 (2.86%) IBM
7 1 (2.86%) MapR
7 1 (2.86%) Oracle
7 1 (2.86%) Symantec