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 29 May 2016 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 3 5 7
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing Linux 35 25 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 20.23% 16.45% 14.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 72.92% 53.19% 40.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 5
Median daily rate £394 £330 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.31% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £264 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £443 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 3
Median hourly rate £38.50 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
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
48 47 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 27.75% 30.92% 36.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 29 10
Median daily rate £388 £313 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £190 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 9
Median hourly rate £38.50 £29.50 £8.74
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.50% +237.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £9.15 £8.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

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 29 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Winchester

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Winchester region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

Linux Hourly Rate Histogram in Winchester

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Winchester

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, 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 32 (51.61%) VMware
2 29 (46.77%) SQL
3 27 (43.55%) Windows
4 19 (30.65%) Firewall
5 18 (29.03%) AIX
5 18 (29.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (27.42%) Unix
7 16 (25.81%) PostgreSQL
7 16 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
8 15 (24.19%) Oracle
8 15 (24.19%) Microsoft
9 14 (22.58%) Veritas
9 14 (22.58%) Java
9 14 (22.58%) Software Testing
10 13 (20.97%) Software Engineering
11 12 (19.35%) Perl
12 11 (17.74%) Smart Meter
13 9 (14.52%) Citrix
13 9 (14.52%) SAN
13 9 (14.52%) CheckPoint
13 9 (14.52%) Cisco
13 9 (14.52%) Finance
14 8 (12.90%) VMware ESX
14 8 (12.90%) Device Driver
14 8 (12.90%) IPv4
14 8 (12.90%) IPv6
14 8 (12.90%) SQL Server
14 8 (12.90%) vSphere
14 8 (12.90%) FCoE
14 8 (12.90%) Fibre Channel

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 4 (6.45%) Node.js
2 2 (3.23%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.61%) Apache
3 1 (1.61%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.61%) CloudStack
3 1 (1.61%) Jetty
3 1 (1.61%) nginx
3 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (11.29%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.84%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.23%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.06%) Office 365
2 4 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (30.65%) Firewall
2 9 (14.52%) SAN
3 8 (12.90%) FCoE
3 8 (12.90%) Fibre Channel
3 8 (12.90%) IPv4
3 8 (12.90%) IPv6
3 8 (12.90%) iSCSI
4 5 (8.06%) DNS
4 5 (8.06%) LDAP
4 5 (8.06%) VLAN
5 4 (6.45%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (6.45%) Internet
5 4 (6.45%) NetScaler
5 4 (6.45%) SSL
5 4 (6.45%) Wireless
6 3 (4.84%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (4.84%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (3.23%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (3.23%) TCP/IP
7 2 (3.23%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (25.81%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (12.90%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.84%) MySQL
3 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (3.23%) DB2
5 1 (1.61%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (6.45%) JIRA
2 1 (1.61%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (14.52%) Finance
2 7 (11.29%) Telecoms
3 5 (8.06%) Banking
4 4 (6.45%) Legal
4 4 (6.45%) Retail
5 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (16.13%) Analyst
2 9 (14.52%) Developer
3 7 (11.29%) Test Engineer
4 6 (9.68%) Project Manager
4 6 (9.68%) Software Developer
5 5 (8.06%) Designer
5 5 (8.06%) Infrastructure Manager
5 5 (8.06%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 5 (8.06%) Smart Metering Engineer
5 5 (8.06%) SQL Analyst
5 5 (8.06%) Test Specialist
6 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 4 (6.45%) Technical Support
6 4 (6.45%) Test Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Data Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Designer
7 3 (4.84%) Project Office Manager
7 3 (4.84%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Senior Test Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.06%) J2EE
1 5 (8.06%) OAuth
1 5 (8.06%) OpenID
1 5 (8.06%) REST
1 5 (8.06%) SAML
2 4 (6.45%) Regular Expression
3 2 (3.23%) POSIX
3 2 (3.23%) Spring
3 2 (3.23%) XML
4 1 (1.61%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.74%) Smart Meter
2 8 (12.90%) Device Driver
2 8 (12.90%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (11.29%) Data Centre
4 6 (9.68%) Clustering
5 2 (3.23%) Driving Licence
5 2 (3.23%) iSeries
5 2 (3.23%) PKI
6 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.61%) HACMP
6 1 (1.61%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 27 (43.55%) Windows
2 18 (29.03%) AIX
2 18 (29.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (27.42%) Unix
4 3 (4.84%) CentOS
4 3 (4.84%) Solaris
5 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.61%) HPUX
6 1 (1.61%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.58%) Software Testing
2 13 (20.97%) Software Engineering
3 8 (12.90%) Performance Testing
4 7 (11.29%) Project Management
5 6 (9.68%) Email Filtering
5 6 (9.68%) Kalman Filter
5 6 (9.68%) Waterfall
5 6 (9.68%) Web Filtering
6 5 (8.06%) Identity Access Management
6 5 (8.06%) Information Security
6 5 (8.06%) ITIL
6 5 (8.06%) PRINCE2
6 5 (8.06%) V-Model
7 4 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (6.45%) Converged Infrastructure
7 4 (6.45%) Financial Modelling
7 4 (6.45%) Load Balancing
7 4 (6.45%) Workflow
8 3 (4.84%) DevOps
8 3 (4.84%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 29 (46.77%) SQL
2 14 (22.58%) Java
3 12 (19.35%) Perl
4 6 (9.68%) C++
4 6 (9.68%) PHP
5 4 (6.45%) C#
5 4 (6.45%) JavaScript
5 4 (6.45%) Python
5 4 (6.45%) Ruby
6 3 (4.84%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.23%) C
7 2 (3.23%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.23%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.61%) Korn
Qualifications
1 6 (9.68%) ISTQB
1 6 (9.68%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 3 (4.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (3.23%) Degree
3 2 (3.23%) HND
3 2 (3.23%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.23%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 16 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (12.90%) VMware ESX
2 8 (12.90%) vSphere
3 5 (8.06%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.61%) Dovecot
4 1 (1.61%) GPFS
4 1 (1.61%) OpenSSH
4 1 (1.61%) Postfix
4 1 (1.61%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 5 (8.06%) OpenAM
1 5 (8.06%) OpenIDM
2 3 (4.84%) Puppet
2 3 (4.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.23%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.61%) Ansible
4 1 (1.61%) Icinga
Vendors
1 32 (51.61%) VMware
2 15 (24.19%) Microsoft
2 15 (24.19%) Oracle
3 14 (22.58%) Veritas
4 9 (14.52%) CheckPoint
4 9 (14.52%) Cisco
4 9 (14.52%) Citrix
5 6 (9.68%) IBM
6 5 (8.06%) ForgeRock
7 4 (6.45%) Red Hat
8 3 (4.84%) F5
9 2 (3.23%) Sun
10 1 (1.61%) PTC