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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 4 8 11
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Contract jobs citing Linux 26 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 19.70% 13.70% 1.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 59.09% 37.04% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £39.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.32% +12.85%
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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
44 27 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 33.33% 36.99% 13.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 12 3
Average daily rate £400 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £388 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.81% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £12.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+191.66% -23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £8.18 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.50 £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 25 (69.44%) Windows
2 24 (66.67%) SAN
3 23 (63.89%) VMware
3 23 (63.89%) Perl
4 22 (61.11%) Fibre Channel
5 20 (55.56%) AIX
6 19 (52.78%) Veritas
7 18 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 15 (41.67%) Software Testing
9 14 (38.89%) iSCSI
9 14 (38.89%) FCoE
10 13 (36.11%) C
11 12 (33.33%) Java
11 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (30.56%) IBM
13 9 (25.00%) OO
13 9 (25.00%) C++
13 9 (25.00%) Software Engineering
14 8 (22.22%) Test Automation
14 8 (22.22%) Shell Script
15 7 (19.44%) UNIX
15 7 (19.44%) Firewall
16 5 (13.89%) EMC
16 5 (13.89%) HP
16 5 (13.89%) HPUX
16 5 (13.89%) Solaris
16 5 (13.89%) Clustering
16 5 (13.89%) NAS
16 5 (13.89%) Root Cause Analysis
17 4 (11.11%) Bash Shell

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 2 (5.56%) Node.js
2 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (66.67%) SAN
2 22 (61.11%) Fibre Channel
3 14 (38.89%) FCoE
3 14 (38.89%) iSCSI
4 7 (19.44%) Firewall
5 5 (13.89%) NAS
6 4 (11.11%) Wireless
6 4 (11.11%) LAN
6 4 (11.11%) WAN
7 2 (5.56%) HTTP
7 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
7 2 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) MySQL
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (2.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (44.44%) Developer
2 6 (16.67%) Software Developer
2 6 (16.67%) Test Specialist
3 4 (11.11%) Software Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) IT Security Specialist
4 2 (5.56%) Security Specialist
5 1 (2.78%) Storage Specialist
5 1 (2.78%) Network Specialist
5 1 (2.78%) SAN Specialist
5 1 (2.78%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) SAN Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) SAN Administrator
5 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 1 (2.78%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (2.78%) Applications Developer
5 1 (2.78%) Administrator
5 1 (2.78%) Test Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Perl Developer
5 1 (2.78%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) HTML
1 2 (5.56%) XML
1 2 (5.56%) Middleware
2 1 (2.78%) jQuery
2 1 (2.78%) RESTful
2 1 (2.78%) HTML5
2 1 (2.78%) iOS SDK
2 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.78%) .NET
2 1 (2.78%) CSS
2 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Clustering
2 4 (11.11%) HACMP
3 3 (8.33%) Device Driver
3 3 (8.33%) Private Cloud
4 2 (5.56%) Open Source
4 2 (5.56%) PKI
5 1 (2.78%) iPhone
5 1 (2.78%) Symmetrix DMX
5 1 (2.78%) Replication
5 1 (2.78%) CLARiiON
5 1 (2.78%) Symmetrix
5 1 (2.78%) EMC Centera
5 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (69.44%) Windows
2 20 (55.56%) AIX
3 7 (19.44%) UNIX
4 5 (13.89%) HPUX
4 5 (13.89%) Solaris
5 4 (11.11%) NetWare
6 2 (5.56%) CentOS
6 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.78%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.78%) Windows NT
7 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) Software Testing
2 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (25.00%) OO
3 9 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 8 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 5 (13.89%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (8.33%) Performance Testing
6 3 (8.33%) System Testing
6 3 (8.33%) Data Migration
6 3 (8.33%) Migration
6 3 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (5.56%) Malware Detection\Protection
7 2 (5.56%) Functional Testing
7 2 (5.56%) Database Security
7 2 (5.56%) ITIL
7 2 (5.56%) Vulnerability Management
8 1 (2.78%) Capacity Management
8 1 (2.78%) Multithreading
8 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 23 (63.89%) Perl
2 13 (36.11%) C
3 12 (33.33%) Java
4 9 (25.00%) C++
5 8 (22.22%) Shell Script
6 4 (11.11%) Korn
6 4 (11.11%) Bash Shell
6 4 (11.11%) Python
7 2 (5.56%) PHP
7 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.78%) C#
8 1 (2.78%) SQL
8 1 (2.78%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (11.11%) GPFS
3 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.78%) OpenView
Vendors
1 23 (63.89%) VMware
2 19 (52.78%) Veritas
3 11 (30.56%) IBM
4 5 (13.89%) HP
4 5 (13.89%) EMC
5 4 (11.11%) Compaq
5 4 (11.11%) Hitachi
6 2 (5.56%) Citrix
7 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.78%) Oracle
7 1 (2.78%) SAP
7 1 (2.78%) Cisco
7 1 (2.78%) Apple
7 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.78%) 3PAR
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