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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 6 2 8
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs citing Linux 24 22 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 15.19% 32.84% 2.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.54% 73.33% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 1
Average daily rate £400 £338 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -22.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 0
Average hourly rate £44.00 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
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
39 30 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 24.68% 44.78% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 9 2
Average daily rate £350 £290 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -33.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 3
Average hourly rate £8.68 £35.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.20% +129.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 13 February 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Winchester

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 24 (48.98%) VMware
2 20 (40.82%) Windows
3 17 (34.69%) SQL
4 16 (32.65%) Unix
4 16 (32.65%) Red Hat
5 14 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (26.53%) AIX
7 12 (24.49%) Oracle
8 11 (22.45%) Java
9 10 (20.41%) IBM
10 9 (18.37%) SQL Server
10 9 (18.37%) ITIL
10 9 (18.37%) Firewall
10 9 (18.37%) Project Management
10 9 (18.37%) Node.js
10 9 (18.37%) Driving Licence
11 8 (16.33%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (16.33%) Telecoms
11 8 (16.33%) Finance
12 7 (14.29%) Software Engineering
12 7 (14.29%) Software Testing
12 7 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 7 (14.29%) Veritas
12 7 (14.29%) Perl
13 6 (12.24%) POSIX
13 6 (12.24%) Solaris
13 6 (12.24%) JBoss
13 6 (12.24%) Wireless
13 6 (12.24%) MVC

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 9 (18.37%) Node.js
2 6 (12.24%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.08%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.16%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (8.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.37%) Firewall
2 6 (12.24%) Wireless
3 5 (10.20%) LDAP
3 5 (10.20%) SAN
4 4 (8.16%) IPv4
5 3 (6.12%) FCoE
5 3 (6.12%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (6.12%) IPv6
5 3 (6.12%) iSCSI
6 2 (4.08%) SNMP
6 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
6 2 (4.08%) VLAN
7 1 (2.04%) HTTP
7 1 (2.04%) Internet
7 1 (2.04%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (2.04%) LAN
7 1 (2.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (18.37%) SQL Server
3 5 (10.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.08%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.04%) MySQL
5 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 6 (12.24%) Artifactory
2 6 (12.24%) Gradle
2 6 (12.24%) JIRA
3 5 (10.20%) Cucumber
3 5 (10.20%) Grunt
3 5 (10.20%) JUnit
3 5 (10.20%) Mockito
3 5 (10.20%) Protractor
3 5 (10.20%) Selenium
3 5 (10.20%) SonarQube
3 5 (10.20%) Subversion
4 4 (8.16%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (4.08%) Flyway
5 2 (4.08%) Maven
5 2 (4.08%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 8 (16.33%) Finance
1 8 (16.33%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.16%) Legal
3 1 (2.04%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (30.61%) Developer
2 9 (18.37%) Software Developer
3 6 (12.24%) Java Developer
3 6 (12.24%) Linux Specialist
3 6 (12.24%) Unix Specialist
4 5 (10.20%) Architect
4 5 (10.20%) Designer
4 5 (10.20%) Infrastructure Designer
5 4 (8.16%) Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 4 (8.16%) Lead Developer
5 4 (8.16%) Lead Java Developer
5 4 (8.16%) Project Manager
5 4 (8.16%) Test Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Test Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Release Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.24%) AngularJS
1 6 (12.24%) Hibernate
1 6 (12.24%) Java EE
1 6 (12.24%) POSIX
1 6 (12.24%) Spring
1 6 (12.24%) Spring Boot
1 6 (12.24%) Spring MVC
1 6 (12.24%) Spring Security
2 5 (10.20%) Servlets
3 4 (8.16%) JPA
3 4 (8.16%) Middleware
4 2 (4.08%) Ehcache
5 1 (2.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) Driving Licence
2 6 (12.24%) iSeries
3 5 (10.20%) Clustering
4 4 (8.16%) Private Cloud
4 4 (8.16%) VCE vBlock
5 3 (6.12%) Smart Meter
6 2 (4.08%) Data Centre
6 2 (4.08%) Device Driver
6 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.04%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 20 (40.82%) Windows
2 16 (32.65%) Unix
3 14 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (26.53%) AIX
5 6 (12.24%) Solaris
5 6 (12.24%) Windows Server
6 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.37%) ITIL
1 9 (18.37%) Project Management
2 7 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 7 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 6 (12.24%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (12.24%) MVC
3 6 (12.24%) Scrum
4 5 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (10.20%) Mentoring
4 5 (10.20%) Non-Functional Testing
4 5 (10.20%) Open Source
5 4 (8.16%) Change Control
5 4 (8.16%) PRINCE2
6 3 (6.12%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (6.12%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (6.12%) High Availability
6 3 (6.12%) Patch Management
6 3 (6.12%) Performance Testing
6 3 (6.12%) TOGAF
7 2 (4.08%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (34.69%) SQL
2 11 (22.45%) Java
3 7 (14.29%) Perl
4 5 (10.20%) C++
4 5 (10.20%) PHP
5 4 (8.16%) C#
5 4 (8.16%) JavaScript
5 4 (8.16%) Python
5 4 (8.16%) Ruby
6 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.04%) C
6 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.08%) Degree
2 2 (4.08%) IBM Certification
2 2 (4.08%) ISTQB
2 2 (4.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.08%) RHCE
2 2 (4.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.04%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (16.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.16%) vSphere
3 2 (4.08%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.04%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (6.12%) Puppet
2 1 (2.04%) Netcool
2 1 (2.04%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 24 (48.98%) VMware
2 16 (32.65%) Red Hat
3 12 (24.49%) Oracle
4 10 (20.41%) IBM
5 7 (14.29%) Veritas
6 6 (12.24%) Sun
7 5 (10.20%) Cisco
7 5 (10.20%) Microsoft
8 4 (8.16%) CheckPoint
8 4 (8.16%) Citrix
9 2 (4.08%) Informatica
10 1 (2.04%) ComArch
10 1 (2.04%) PTC
10 1 (2.04%) SolarWinds