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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 2 4 15
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +11
Contract jobs citing Linux 40 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 21.39% 15.25% 4.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 55.56% 45.00% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 5 3
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£398 £345 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.21% +1.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £33.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+13.43% -10.66%
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
72 20 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 38.50% 33.90% 46.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 12 20
Average daily rate £338 £345 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% +7.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £285 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 8
Average hourly rate £37.50 £23.18 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.81% +40.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £7.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £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 2 September 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 2 September 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 32 (48.48%) Windows
2 31 (46.97%) VMware
3 23 (34.85%) Perl
4 22 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 21 (31.82%) Firewall
6 19 (28.79%) SAN
7 18 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (25.76%) PostgreSQL
9 16 (24.24%) SQL
10 15 (22.73%) UNIX
10 15 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 14 (21.21%) Fibre Channel
11 14 (21.21%) Wireless
12 13 (19.70%) Java
12 13 (19.70%) iSCSI
12 13 (19.70%) FCoE
13 12 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
14 11 (16.67%) Microsoft
14 11 (16.67%) IPv4
14 11 (16.67%) Red Hat
15 10 (15.15%) Software Testing
15 10 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
16 9 (13.64%) Root Cause Analysis
16 9 (13.64%) vSphere
16 9 (13.64%) ITIL
16 9 (13.64%) C
16 9 (13.64%) SNMP
16 9 (13.64%) TCP/IP
17 8 (12.12%) Oracle
17 8 (12.12%) IPv6

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 7 (10.61%) SAS
2 3 (4.55%) Node.js
2 3 (4.55%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (31.82%) Firewall
2 19 (28.79%) SAN
3 14 (21.21%) Wireless
3 14 (21.21%) Fibre Channel
4 13 (19.70%) iSCSI
4 13 (19.70%) FCoE
5 11 (16.67%) IPv4
6 9 (13.64%) SNMP
6 9 (13.64%) TCP/IP
7 8 (12.12%) IPv6
8 7 (10.61%) Internet
8 7 (10.61%) LAN
8 7 (10.61%) WAN
9 3 (4.55%) HTTP
9 3 (4.55%) LDAP
10 2 (3.03%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (3.03%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (25.76%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.55%) MySQL
4 2 (3.03%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.03%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 6 (9.09%) JIRA
2 5 (7.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (7.58%) Gradle
2 5 (7.58%) Artifactory
3 3 (4.55%) Grunt
3 3 (4.55%) Karma Test Runner
3 3 (4.55%) SonarQube
3 3 (4.55%) Mockito
3 3 (4.55%) Cucumber
3 3 (4.55%) Selenium
3 3 (4.55%) JUnit
3 3 (4.55%) Subversion
4 2 (3.03%) Maven
4 2 (3.03%) TortoiseSVN
5 1 (1.52%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.52%) Flyway
General
1 5 (7.58%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.03%) Finance
3 1 (1.52%) Legal
3 1 (1.52%) Billing
Job Titles
1 16 (24.24%) Developer
2 15 (22.73%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 9 (13.64%) Security Specialist
4 8 (12.12%) Software Developer
5 7 (10.61%) Analyst
5 7 (10.61%) Monitoring Specialist
6 6 (9.09%) Test Analyst
7 5 (7.58%) Development Specialist
7 5 (7.58%) Network Specialist
8 4 (6.06%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
8 4 (6.06%) Architect
8 4 (6.06%) Network Security Specialist
9 3 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (4.55%) Support Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (4.55%) Lead Developer
9 3 (4.55%) Java Developer
9 3 (4.55%) Lead Test Analyst
9 3 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 2 (3.03%) Configuration and Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.09%) Middleware
2 3 (4.55%) Hibernate
2 3 (4.55%) Spring
2 3 (4.55%) Java EE
2 3 (4.55%) Spring MVC
2 3 (4.55%) Spring Security
2 3 (4.55%) XML
2 3 (4.55%) AngularJS
2 3 (4.55%) Spring Boot
3 2 (3.03%) REST
3 2 (3.03%) Servlets
4 1 (1.52%) SOAP
4 1 (1.52%) Web Services
4 1 (1.52%) JPA
4 1 (1.52%) Ehcache
4 1 (1.52%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.09%) Private Cloud
2 4 (6.06%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.55%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.03%) Device Driver
4 2 (3.03%) Clustering
4 2 (3.03%) PKI
4 2 (3.03%) Smart Meter
4 2 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.52%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 32 (48.48%) Windows
2 15 (22.73%) UNIX
2 15 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (10.61%) AIX
6 4 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.52%) HPUX
7 1 (1.52%) Solaris
7 1 (1.52%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (15.15%) Software Testing
3 9 (13.64%) ITIL
3 9 (13.64%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (10.61%) Vulnerability Management
4 7 (10.61%) Dependency Management
4 7 (10.61%) Malware Detection\Protection
5 6 (9.09%) Dashboard Development
5 6 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 6 (9.09%) Open Source
6 4 (6.06%) Test Automation
6 4 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (6.06%) TOGAF
6 4 (6.06%) OO
7 3 (4.55%) Regression Testing
7 3 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (4.55%) Information Security
7 3 (4.55%) Programme Management
7 3 (4.55%) Security Management
7 3 (4.55%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 23 (34.85%) Perl
2 16 (24.24%) SQL
3 13 (19.70%) Java
4 9 (13.64%) C
5 7 (10.61%) Python
5 7 (10.61%) Bash Shell
6 6 (9.09%) PowerShell
7 5 (7.58%) Shell Script
8 3 (4.55%) PHP
9 2 (3.03%) C++
10 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.52%) Korn
Qualifications
1 5 (7.58%) Degree
1 5 (7.58%) SC Cleared
1 5 (7.58%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (3.03%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.52%) MCSE
3 1 (1.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.52%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.58%) SLA
1 5 (7.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.55%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.52%) COBIT
3 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 22 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (13.64%) vSphere
3 7 (10.61%) VMware ESX
4 4 (6.06%) Docker
5 1 (1.52%) GPFS
5 1 (1.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 6 (9.09%) SolarWinds Orion
2 4 (6.06%) SCOM
3 3 (4.55%) Netcool
4 1 (1.52%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 31 (46.97%) VMware
2 11 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 11 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 8 (12.12%) Oracle
4 7 (10.61%) Veritas
5 6 (9.09%) ComArch
5 6 (9.09%) SolarWinds
5 6 (9.09%) IBM
6 3 (4.55%) Splunk
6 3 (4.55%) Sophos
7 2 (3.03%) Informatica
8 1 (1.52%) Cisco
8 1 (1.52%) HP
8 1 (1.52%) Compaq
8 1 (1.52%) EMC
8 1 (1.52%) Hitachi
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