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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 4 6 14
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Contract jobs citing Linux 25 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 15.43% 16.98% 4.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 59.52% 42.86% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £377 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +2.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
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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
42 21 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 25.93% 39.62% 49.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 13 19
Average daily rate £333 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.83% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £280 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 9
Average hourly rate £37.50 £8.68 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+332.02% -27.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £8.68 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £10.28 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.23
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.55%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 28 (51.85%) Windows
2 25 (46.30%) SAN
3 24 (44.44%) VMware
4 21 (38.89%) Perl
5 19 (35.19%) Fibre Channel
6 15 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (24.07%) Firewall
7 13 (24.07%) Veritas
7 13 (24.07%) C
7 13 (24.07%) AIX
7 13 (24.07%) Java
8 12 (22.22%) UNIX
8 12 (22.22%) Wireless
9 11 (20.37%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (20.37%) iSCSI
9 11 (20.37%) FCoE
10 10 (18.52%) Software Testing
10 10 (18.52%) IBM
11 8 (14.81%) LAN
11 8 (14.81%) WAN
11 8 (14.81%) Shell Script
12 7 (12.96%) Software Engineering
12 7 (12.96%) Python
12 7 (12.96%) Private Cloud
13 6 (11.11%) Malware Detection\Protection
13 6 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
13 6 (11.11%) Open Source
13 6 (11.11%) C++
13 6 (11.11%) SQL
13 6 (11.11%) Oracle

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (5.56%) SAS
2 1 (1.85%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (46.30%) SAN
2 19 (35.19%) Fibre Channel
3 13 (24.07%) Firewall
4 12 (22.22%) Wireless
5 11 (20.37%) FCoE
5 11 (20.37%) iSCSI
6 8 (14.81%) LAN
6 8 (14.81%) WAN
7 5 (9.26%) NAS
8 4 (7.41%) Internet
9 3 (5.56%) TCP/IP
9 3 (5.56%) HTTP
9 3 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (3.70%) Network Security
10 2 (3.70%) SNMP
10 2 (3.70%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.56%) MySQL
3 2 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Maven
1 1 (1.85%) JIRA
1 1 (1.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (1.85%) TortoiseSVN
1 1 (1.85%) Gradle
1 1 (1.85%) Artifactory
General
1 3 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Legal
2 1 (1.85%) Billing
Job Titles
1 16 (29.63%) Developer
2 12 (22.22%) Software Developer
3 8 (14.81%) Security Specialist
4 7 (12.96%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 4 (7.41%) Software Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Network Specialist
5 4 (7.41%) Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Test Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Architect
6 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (5.56%) Test Specialist
6 3 (5.56%) Network Security Specialist
6 3 (5.56%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
7 2 (3.70%) Lead Test Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) SAN Administrator
7 2 (3.70%) SAN Specialist
7 2 (3.70%) Storage Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) IT Security Specialist
7 2 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.11%) Middleware
2 3 (5.56%) XML
3 1 (1.85%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) Private Cloud
2 5 (9.26%) Clustering
3 4 (7.41%) Data Centre
3 4 (7.41%) HACMP
4 3 (5.56%) PKI
4 3 (5.56%) Device Driver
5 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.85%) Replication
6 1 (1.85%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.85%) Symmetrix
6 1 (1.85%) EMC Centera
6 1 (1.85%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.85%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 28 (51.85%) Windows
2 13 (24.07%) AIX
3 12 (22.22%) UNIX
4 5 (9.26%) HPUX
5 4 (7.41%) Solaris
5 4 (7.41%) NetWare
5 4 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.70%) CentOS
8 1 (1.85%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.85%) Windows NT
8 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.37%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (18.52%) Software Testing
3 7 (12.96%) Software Engineering
4 6 (11.11%) Open Source
4 6 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
4 6 (11.11%) Malware Detection\Protection
5 5 (9.26%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (9.26%) ITIL
6 4 (7.41%) OO
6 4 (7.41%) TOGAF
6 4 (7.41%) Test Automation
7 3 (5.56%) Performance Testing
7 3 (5.56%) System Testing
7 3 (5.56%) Data Migration
7 3 (5.56%) Migration
7 3 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (5.56%) Mentoring
7 3 (5.56%) Database Security
8 2 (3.70%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (38.89%) Perl
2 13 (24.07%) C
2 13 (24.07%) Java
3 8 (14.81%) Shell Script
4 7 (12.96%) Python
5 6 (11.11%) SQL
5 6 (11.11%) C++
6 4 (7.41%) Korn
6 4 (7.41%) Bash Shell
7 3 (5.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (9.26%) SC Cleared
1 5 (9.26%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.70%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.70%) SLA
3 1 (1.85%) COBIT
3 1 (1.85%) QA
3 1 (1.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.41%) Docker
2 4 (7.41%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) Tivoli
2 3 (5.56%) SCOM
3 2 (3.70%) Netcool
4 1 (1.85%) OpenView
Vendors
1 24 (44.44%) VMware
2 13 (24.07%) Veritas
3 10 (18.52%) IBM
4 6 (11.11%) Oracle
5 5 (9.26%) HP
5 5 (9.26%) EMC
6 4 (7.41%) Compaq
6 4 (7.41%) Hitachi
7 2 (3.70%) Sophos
7 2 (3.70%) Splunk
7 2 (3.70%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.85%) SAP
8 1 (1.85%) Cisco
8 1 (1.85%) Citrix
8 1 (1.85%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.85%) Informatica
8 1 (1.85%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.85%) CheckPoint
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