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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 6 7 12
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs citing Linux 27 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 16.36% 14.29% 3.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.70% 37.50% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 7 2
Average daily rate
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£330 £320 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.50
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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
46 24 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 27.88% 38.10% 30.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 13 11
Average daily rate £330 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £279 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £362 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £8.68 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+360.82% -27.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -7.40%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 35 (66.04%) Windows
2 32 (60.38%) SAN
3 31 (58.49%) VMware
4 27 (50.94%) Perl
5 26 (49.06%) Fibre Channel
6 23 (43.40%) VMware Infrastructure
6 23 (43.40%) AIX
6 23 (43.40%) Veritas
7 19 (35.85%) Software Testing
8 18 (33.96%) iSCSI
8 18 (33.96%) FCoE
9 13 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (24.53%) Java
9 13 (24.53%) C
10 12 (22.64%) IBM
11 10 (18.87%) Wireless
12 9 (16.98%) Firewall
12 9 (16.98%) Shell Script
12 9 (16.98%) OO
12 9 (16.98%) C++
12 9 (16.98%) Software Engineering
12 9 (16.98%) Test Automation
13 8 (15.09%) UNIX
13 8 (15.09%) LAN
13 8 (15.09%) WAN
14 7 (13.21%) Private Cloud
15 6 (11.32%) Open Source
15 6 (11.32%) Cloud Computing
15 6 (11.32%) SQL
15 6 (11.32%) Middleware

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

Cloud Services
1 6 (11.32%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (60.38%) SAN
2 26 (49.06%) Fibre Channel
3 18 (33.96%) iSCSI
3 18 (33.96%) FCoE
4 10 (18.87%) Wireless
5 9 (16.98%) Firewall
6 8 (15.09%) LAN
6 8 (15.09%) WAN
7 5 (9.43%) NAS
8 3 (5.66%) HTTP
8 3 (5.66%) TCP/IP
8 3 (5.66%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (3.77%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.55%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.66%) MySQL
3 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (1.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (39.62%) Developer
2 12 (22.64%) Software Developer
3 8 (15.09%) Test Specialist
4 5 (9.43%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 4 (7.55%) Security Specialist
5 4 (7.55%) Software Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (5.66%) Architect
7 2 (3.77%) Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.77%) Administrator
7 2 (3.77%) Test Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) SAN Administrator
7 2 (3.77%) Network Specialist
7 2 (3.77%) SAN Specialist
7 2 (3.77%) Storage Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) IT Security Specialist
8 1 (1.89%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (1.89%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
8 1 (1.89%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.32%) Middleware
2 3 (5.66%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) Private Cloud
2 5 (9.43%) Clustering
2 5 (9.43%) Device Driver
3 4 (7.55%) Data Centre
3 4 (7.55%) HACMP
4 3 (5.66%) PKI
5 1 (1.89%) Symmetrix DMX
5 1 (1.89%) Replication
5 1 (1.89%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.89%) Symmetrix
5 1 (1.89%) EMC Centera
Operating Systems
1 35 (66.04%) Windows
2 23 (43.40%) AIX
3 8 (15.09%) UNIX
4 5 (9.43%) HPUX
5 4 (7.55%) Solaris
5 4 (7.55%) NetWare
5 4 (7.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.77%) CentOS
7 1 (1.89%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.89%) Windows NT
7 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.85%) Software Testing
2 13 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (16.98%) OO
3 9 (16.98%) Test Automation
3 9 (16.98%) Software Engineering
4 6 (11.32%) Open Source
5 5 (9.43%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (9.43%) Performance Testing
6 4 (7.55%) System Testing
6 4 (7.55%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (7.55%) TOGAF
6 4 (7.55%) Malware Detection\Protection
7 3 (5.66%) Functional Testing
7 3 (5.66%) Database Security
7 3 (5.66%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (5.66%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (5.66%) Migration
7 3 (5.66%) Data Migration
8 1 (1.89%) Capacity Management
8 1 (1.89%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 27 (50.94%) Perl
2 13 (24.53%) C
2 13 (24.53%) Java
3 9 (16.98%) C++
3 9 (16.98%) Shell Script
4 6 (11.32%) SQL
5 4 (7.55%) Python
5 4 (7.55%) Korn
5 4 (7.55%) Bash Shell
6 3 (5.66%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (7.55%) SC Cleared
1 4 (7.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) SLA
1 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.89%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (43.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.55%) Docker
2 4 (7.55%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 4 (7.55%) Tivoli
2 2 (3.77%) SCOM
3 1 (1.89%) OpenView
Vendors
1 31 (58.49%) VMware
2 23 (43.40%) Veritas
3 12 (22.64%) IBM
4 5 (9.43%) HP
4 5 (9.43%) Oracle
4 5 (9.43%) EMC
5 4 (7.55%) Compaq
5 4 (7.55%) Hitachi
6 1 (1.89%) 3PAR
6 1 (1.89%) SAP
6 1 (1.89%) Cisco
6 1 (1.89%) Citrix
6 1 (1.89%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.89%) Sophos