The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Winchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 3 4 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing Linux 35 29 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 18.42% 19.33% 13.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.04% 58.00% 34.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 4
Median daily rate £328 £353 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.09% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £310 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £376
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 3
Median hourly rate £38.50 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
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 Winchester region.

Operating Systems Category
Winchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
53 50 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 27.89% 33.33% 39.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 29 12
Median daily rate £300 £330 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 10
Median hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +191.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £11.48 £8.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Winchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Winchester region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 2 May 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Winchester

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Winchester region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016.

Linux Hourly Rate Histogram in Winchester

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Winchester

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 Winchester region with a requirement for Linux.

1 26 (42.62%) VMware
2 24 (39.34%) Windows
3 23 (37.70%) AIX
3 23 (37.70%) Unix
4 19 (31.15%) SQL
5 14 (22.95%) Veritas
6 13 (21.31%) Software Engineering
6 13 (21.31%) Software Testing
7 12 (19.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (19.67%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (19.67%) Red Hat
7 12 (19.67%) Perl
7 12 (19.67%) Java
8 11 (18.03%) IBM
8 11 (18.03%) Firewall
9 10 (16.39%) Project Management
9 10 (16.39%) Smart Meter
9 10 (16.39%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (14.75%) SAN
10 9 (14.75%) Citrix
10 9 (14.75%) Oracle
10 9 (14.75%) Telecoms
11 8 (13.11%) Device Driver
11 8 (13.11%) ITIL
11 8 (13.11%) Solaris
11 8 (13.11%) iSCSI
11 8 (13.11%) Performance Testing
11 8 (13.11%) FCoE
11 8 (13.11%) Fibre Channel
12 7 (11.48%) iSeries

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester 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 (6.56%) Node.js
2 3 (4.92%) JBoss
3 2 (3.28%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.64%) Apache
4 1 (1.64%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.64%) CloudStack
4 1 (1.64%) Jetty
4 1 (1.64%) nginx
4 1 (1.64%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (11.48%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.92%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.28%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.20%) Office 365
2 4 (6.56%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.03%) Firewall
2 9 (14.75%) SAN
3 8 (13.11%) FCoE
3 8 (13.11%) Fibre Channel
3 8 (13.11%) iSCSI
4 5 (8.20%) DNS
4 5 (8.20%) LDAP
5 4 (6.56%) NetScaler
5 4 (6.56%) SSL
5 4 (6.56%) VLAN
6 3 (4.92%) Internet
6 3 (4.92%) Wireless
7 2 (3.28%) DHCP
8 1 (1.64%) HTTP
8 1 (1.64%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (1.64%) IPv4
8 1 (1.64%) IPv6
8 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.64%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.67%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (4.92%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.28%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (3.28%) DB2
3 2 (3.28%) MySQL
3 2 (3.28%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.64%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.64%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.92%) JIRA
2 2 (3.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (3.28%) Gradle
2 2 (3.28%) Maven
2 2 (3.28%) TortoiseSVN
3 1 (1.64%) Artifactory
3 1 (1.64%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (14.75%) Telecoms
2 6 (9.84%) Finance
3 4 (6.56%) Banking
3 4 (6.56%) Legal
4 3 (4.92%) Retail
5 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (19.67%) Developer
2 10 (16.39%) Analyst
3 9 (14.75%) Software Developer
4 6 (9.84%) Linux Specialist
4 6 (9.84%) Project Manager
4 6 (9.84%) Test Engineer
4 6 (9.84%) Unix Specialist
5 5 (8.20%) Infrastructure Manager
5 5 (8.20%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 5 (8.20%) SQL Analyst
5 5 (8.20%) Test Specialist
6 4 (6.56%) Designer
6 4 (6.56%) Smart Metering Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Technical Support
6 4 (6.56%) Test Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Data Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Excel Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Project Office Manager
7 3 (4.92%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.48%) POSIX
2 5 (8.20%) J2EE
2 5 (8.20%) OAuth
2 5 (8.20%) OpenID
2 5 (8.20%) REST
2 5 (8.20%) SAML
3 4 (6.56%) Middleware
3 4 (6.56%) Regular Expression
4 1 (1.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.39%) Smart Meter
2 8 (13.11%) Device Driver
3 7 (11.48%) iSeries
4 6 (9.84%) Clustering
4 6 (9.84%) Data Centre
5 5 (8.20%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.64%) HACMP
6 1 (1.64%) PKI
6 1 (1.64%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 24 (39.34%) Windows
2 23 (37.70%) AIX
2 23 (37.70%) Unix
3 12 (19.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (13.11%) Solaris
5 2 (3.28%) CentOS
5 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.64%) HPUX
6 1 (1.64%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (21.31%) Software Engineering
1 13 (21.31%) Software Testing
2 10 (16.39%) Project Management
3 8 (13.11%) ITIL
3 8 (13.11%) Performance Testing
4 5 (8.20%) Email Filtering
4 5 (8.20%) Identity Access Management
4 5 (8.20%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (8.20%) Open Source
4 5 (8.20%) PRINCE2
4 5 (8.20%) Waterfall
4 5 (8.20%) Web Filtering
5 4 (6.56%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (6.56%) Information Security
5 4 (6.56%) Load Balancing
5 4 (6.56%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (6.56%) V-Model
6 3 (4.92%) Change Management
6 3 (4.92%) High Availability
6 3 (4.92%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 19 (31.15%) SQL
2 12 (19.67%) Java
2 12 (19.67%) Perl
3 6 (9.84%) C++
4 5 (8.20%) PHP
5 4 (6.56%) C#
5 4 (6.56%) JavaScript
5 4 (6.56%) Python
5 4 (6.56%) Ruby
6 2 (3.28%) C
6 2 (3.28%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.64%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.64%) Korn
Qualifications
1 5 (8.20%) ISTQB
1 5 (8.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 3 (4.92%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.28%) Degree
3 2 (3.28%) HND
3 2 (3.28%) IBM Certification
3 2 (3.28%) RHCE
3 2 (3.28%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.64%) MCSE
4 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 10 (16.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.20%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.28%) vSphere
4 1 (1.64%) Dovecot
4 1 (1.64%) GPFS
4 1 (1.64%) OpenSSH
4 1 (1.64%) Postfix
4 1 (1.64%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 5 (8.20%) OpenAM
1 5 (8.20%) OpenIDM
2 4 (6.56%) Puppet
3 3 (4.92%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.28%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.64%) Ansible
5 1 (1.64%) Icinga
Vendors
1 26 (42.62%) VMware
2 14 (22.95%) Veritas
3 12 (19.67%) Red Hat
4 11 (18.03%) IBM
5 9 (14.75%) Citrix
5 9 (14.75%) Oracle
6 7 (11.48%) Microsoft
6 7 (11.48%) Sun
7 5 (8.20%) CheckPoint
7 5 (8.20%) Cisco
7 5 (8.20%) ForgeRock
8 2 (3.28%) Informatica
9 1 (1.64%) Arqiva
9 1 (1.64%) PTC
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