The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Winchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 6 7 12
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs citing Linux 25 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 16.78% 15.07% 1.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 55.56% 40.74% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 5 0
Average daily rate
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£330 £320 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +6.75%
Linux
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Winchester region.

Operating Systems Category
Winchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
45 27 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 30.20% 36.99% 21.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 10 6
Average daily rate £330 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £280 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £408 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.36% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £8.68 £13.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+360.82% -34.98%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Winchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Winchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Winchester

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Winchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux across the Winchester region.

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Winchester

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Winchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Winchester region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Winchester

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Winchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Winchester region.

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Winchester

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Winchester

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Winchester 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 31 (62.00%) Windows
1 31 (62.00%) VMware
2 28 (56.00%) SAN
3 27 (54.00%) Perl
4 26 (52.00%) Fibre Channel
5 23 (46.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 23 (46.00%) AIX
5 23 (46.00%) Veritas
6 19 (38.00%) Software Testing
7 18 (36.00%) iSCSI
7 18 (36.00%) FCoE
8 15 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (28.00%) C
10 13 (26.00%) Java
11 12 (24.00%) IBM
12 11 (22.00%) Software Engineering
13 10 (20.00%) OO
13 10 (20.00%) C++
14 9 (18.00%) Shell Script
14 9 (18.00%) Firewall
14 9 (18.00%) Test Automation
15 6 (12.00%) Wireless
15 6 (12.00%) UNIX
16 5 (10.00%) Middleware
16 5 (10.00%) EMC
16 5 (10.00%) Device Driver
16 5 (10.00%) HPUX
16 5 (10.00%) HP
16 5 (10.00%) Clustering
16 5 (10.00%) Performance Testing

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Winchester 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 2 (4.00%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (56.00%) SAN
2 26 (52.00%) Fibre Channel
3 18 (36.00%) iSCSI
3 18 (36.00%) FCoE
4 9 (18.00%) Firewall
5 6 (12.00%) Wireless
6 5 (10.00%) NAS
7 4 (8.00%) LAN
7 4 (8.00%) WAN
8 3 (6.00%) HTTP
8 3 (6.00%) TCP/IP
8 3 (6.00%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.00%) MySQL
2 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (2.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (46.00%) Developer
2 12 (24.00%) Software Developer
3 8 (16.00%) Test Specialist
4 4 (8.00%) Security Specialist
4 4 (8.00%) Software Engineer
5 2 (4.00%) SAN Administrator
5 2 (4.00%) Storage Engineer
5 2 (4.00%) IT Security Specialist
5 2 (4.00%) Network Specialist
5 2 (4.00%) SAN Specialist
5 2 (4.00%) Test Engineer
5 2 (4.00%) Analyst
5 2 (4.00%) Administrator
5 2 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (2.00%) Applications Developer
6 1 (2.00%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (2.00%) Test Analyst
6 1 (2.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.00%) Middleware
2 3 (6.00%) XML
3 2 (4.00%) HTML
4 1 (2.00%) .NET
4 1 (2.00%) CSS
4 1 (2.00%) Web Services
4 1 (2.00%) jQuery
4 1 (2.00%) RESTful
4 1 (2.00%) iOS SDK
4 1 (2.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Device Driver
1 5 (10.00%) Clustering
2 4 (8.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.00%) HACMP
3 3 (6.00%) PKI
3 3 (6.00%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.00%) Replication
4 1 (2.00%) CLARiiON
4 1 (2.00%) Symmetrix
4 1 (2.00%) EMC Centera
4 1 (2.00%) iPhone
4 1 (2.00%) Symmetrix DMX
4 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 31 (62.00%) Windows
2 23 (46.00%) AIX
3 6 (12.00%) UNIX
4 5 (10.00%) HPUX
5 4 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (8.00%) NetWare
5 4 (8.00%) Solaris
6 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.00%) CentOS
6 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.00%) Windows NT
7 1 (2.00%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.00%) Software Testing
2 15 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (22.00%) Software Engineering
4 10 (20.00%) OO
5 9 (18.00%) Test Automation
6 5 (10.00%) Performance Testing
6 5 (10.00%) Open Source
6 5 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (8.00%) Vulnerability Management
7 4 (8.00%) Malware Detection\Protection
7 4 (8.00%) System Testing
8 3 (6.00%) Migration
8 3 (6.00%) Data Migration
8 3 (6.00%) Functional Testing
8 3 (6.00%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (6.00%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (6.00%) Database Security
9 1 (2.00%) Regression Testing
9 1 (2.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (2.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 27 (54.00%) Perl
2 14 (28.00%) C
3 13 (26.00%) Java
4 10 (20.00%) C++
5 9 (18.00%) Shell Script
6 4 (8.00%) Bash Shell
6 4 (8.00%) Korn
6 4 (8.00%) Python
7 3 (6.00%) PHP
8 2 (4.00%) JavaScript
8 2 (4.00%) SQL
9 1 (2.00%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (8.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (8.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) SLA
1 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (46.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.00%) GPFS
3 3 (6.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) Tivoli
2 2 (4.00%) SCOM
3 1 (2.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 31 (62.00%) VMware
2 23 (46.00%) Veritas
3 12 (24.00%) IBM
4 5 (10.00%) EMC
4 5 (10.00%) HP
5 4 (8.00%) Compaq
5 4 (8.00%) Hitachi
6 1 (2.00%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.00%) Citrix
6 1 (2.00%) Sophos
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle
6 1 (2.00%) SAP
6 1 (2.00%) Cisco
6 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.00%) 3PAR
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