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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Hampshire / Winchester
Rank 3 7 1
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs citing Linux 32 24 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 31.68% 17.14% 31.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 76.19% 66.67% 72.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 17 7
Median daily rate £435 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.75% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £330 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 12
Median hourly rate - £30.75 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.64%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%

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
42 36 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 41.58% 25.71% 43.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 25 10
Median daily rate £450 £330 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £290 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 14
Median hourly rate £15.25 £17.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.85% -50.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017, 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 41 (77.36%) Security Cleared
2 36 (67.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 35 (66.04%) SC Cleared
3 35 (66.04%) Red Hat
4 23 (43.40%) WebSphere
5 20 (37.74%) IBM
5 20 (37.74%) Unix
6 17 (32.08%) JBoss
6 17 (32.08%) WebSphere Application Server
7 16 (30.19%) Windows
8 15 (28.30%) SQL
8 15 (28.30%) WebSphere MQ
8 15 (28.30%) PostgreSQL
9 14 (26.42%) VMware
9 14 (26.42%) Puppet
10 13 (24.53%) Oracle
11 12 (22.64%) IBM Integration Bus
12 10 (18.87%) Shell Script
13 9 (16.98%) Tomcat
13 9 (16.98%) Open Source
13 9 (16.98%) Bash Shell
13 9 (16.98%) Analytics
13 9 (16.98%) Apache TomEE
13 9 (16.98%) Apache Geronimo
14 8 (15.09%) Windows Server 2008
14 8 (15.09%) Smart Meter
15 7 (13.21%) AIX
15 7 (13.21%) SQL Server
15 7 (13.21%) DB2
15 7 (13.21%) ZABBIX

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 23 (43.40%) WebSphere
2 17 (32.08%) JBoss
2 17 (32.08%) WebSphere Application Server
3 9 (16.98%) Apache Geronimo
3 9 (16.98%) Apache TomEE
3 9 (16.98%) Tomcat
4 5 (9.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.89%) Apache
5 1 (1.89%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (7.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) IaaS
1 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.43%) SMTP
2 1 (1.89%) Firewall
2 1 (1.89%) IP Telephony
2 1 (1.89%) LDAP
2 1 (1.89%) NetScaler
2 1 (1.89%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (28.30%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (13.21%) DB2
2 7 (13.21%) Hadoop
2 7 (13.21%) SQL Server
3 6 (11.32%) Oracle Database
4 5 (9.43%) IBM BigInsights
4 5 (9.43%) Neo4j
4 5 (9.43%) NoSQL
5 4 (7.55%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (7.55%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (7.55%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (3.77%) MySQL
7 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (9.43%) JIRA
2 3 (5.66%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.66%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.89%) Ant
4 1 (1.89%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.89%) Gradle
4 1 (1.89%) Hudson
4 1 (1.89%) IntelliJ
4 1 (1.89%) JBehave
4 1 (1.89%) jMock
4 1 (1.89%) JUnit
4 1 (1.89%) Maven
4 1 (1.89%) Selenium
4 1 (1.89%) Subversion
General
1 3 (5.66%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.89%) Electronics
2 1 (1.89%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.89%) Marketing
2 1 (1.89%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 8 (15.09%) Linux Specialist
2 6 (11.32%) Architect
2 6 (11.32%) DBA
2 6 (11.32%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 5 (9.43%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (7.55%) Analyst
4 4 (7.55%) Developer
4 4 (7.55%) Oracle DBA
4 4 (7.55%) SQL DBA
4 4 (7.55%) Unix Specialist
4 4 (7.55%) WebSphere Specialist
5 3 (5.66%) Subject Matter Expert
5 3 (5.66%) Test Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) WebSphere Expert
6 2 (3.77%) Applications Specialist
6 2 (3.77%) Java Developer
6 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared DBA
6 2 (3.77%) Server Specialist
6 2 (3.77%) Support Technician
6 2 (3.77%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (28.30%) WebSphere MQ
2 12 (22.64%) IBM Integration Bus
3 5 (9.43%) Middleware
4 3 (5.66%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (5.66%) Web Services
5 2 (3.77%) CGI
5 2 (3.77%) J2EE
5 2 (3.77%) SOAP
6 1 (1.89%) Apache Camel
6 1 (1.89%) CSS
6 1 (1.89%) GWT
6 1 (1.89%) HTML
6 1 (1.89%) jQuery
6 1 (1.89%) OSGi
6 1 (1.89%) REST
6 1 (1.89%) Spring
6 1 (1.89%) Spring MVC
6 1 (1.89%) Spring Security
6 1 (1.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) Smart Meter
2 3 (5.66%) Clustering
2 3 (5.66%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.77%) Driving Licence
3 2 (3.77%) HACMP
3 2 (3.77%) User Experience
4 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.89%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.89%) Smart Energy
4 1 (1.89%) STB
Operating Systems
1 36 (67.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 20 (37.74%) Unix
3 16 (30.19%) Windows
4 8 (15.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (13.21%) AIX
6 5 (9.43%) Windows Server
6 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (3.77%) CentOS
9 1 (1.89%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.89%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.98%) Analytics
1 9 (16.98%) Open Source
2 5 (9.43%) DevOps
2 5 (9.43%) Network Design
2 5 (9.43%) Patch Management
2 5 (9.43%) SOA
3 4 (7.55%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (5.66%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (5.66%) Biometrics
4 3 (5.66%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (5.66%) ITIL
4 3 (5.66%) Performance Optimisation
4 3 (5.66%) Records Management
4 3 (5.66%) System Testing
5 2 (3.77%) Configuration Management
5 2 (3.77%) Data Analysis
5 2 (3.77%) Project Management
5 2 (3.77%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (3.77%) Scrum
5 2 (3.77%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 15 (28.30%) SQL
2 10 (18.87%) Shell Script
3 9 (16.98%) Bash Shell
4 5 (9.43%) Java
5 2 (3.77%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 41 (77.36%) Security Cleared
2 35 (66.04%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.55%) RHCE
4 1 (1.89%) APMP
4 1 (1.89%) CCNA
4 1 (1.89%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.89%) Degree
4 1 (1.89%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.89%) MCSD
4 1 (1.89%) MCSE
4 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.89%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (13.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (9.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 4 (7.55%) Docker
4 2 (3.77%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.89%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.89%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (26.42%) Puppet
2 7 (13.21%) ZABBIX
3 3 (5.66%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.77%) Ambari
4 2 (3.77%) Cobbler
4 2 (3.77%) Data Guard
4 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 2 (3.77%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (3.77%) QRadar
5 1 (1.89%) Nagios
Vendors
1 35 (66.04%) Red Hat
2 20 (37.74%) IBM
3 14 (26.42%) VMware
4 13 (24.53%) Oracle
5 6 (11.32%) Microsoft
6 5 (9.43%) Splunk
7 4 (7.55%) Arqiva
8 2 (3.77%) SAP
9 1 (1.89%) Avaya
9 1 (1.89%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.89%) Cisco
9 1 (1.89%) Citrix
9 1 (1.89%) Dell
9 1 (1.89%) Extreme Networks