The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Andover with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Linux
Hampshire / Andover
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 18 9
Rank change year-on-year +8 -9  
Contract jobs citing Linux 4 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Andover 8.33% 14.55% 10.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 47.06% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Median daily rate £425 £425 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +25.92%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  

Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Andover with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Andover
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 4 17 6
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Andover 8.33% 30.91% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 3
Median daily rate £370 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.30% -8.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Andover

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Andover citing Linux as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Andover

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Andover

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Linux in Andover.

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Andover

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Andover

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Andover over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux in Andover

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, 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 Andover region with a requirement for Linux.

1 16 (94.12%) Oracle
1 16 (94.12%) Windows
1 16 (94.12%) VMware
1 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (88.24%) HP
3 14 (82.35%) Oracle Database
4 13 (76.47%) DevOps
4 13 (76.47%) Oracle APEX
4 13 (76.47%) Oracle Database 11g
5 12 (70.59%) F#
5 12 (70.59%) Test Automation
5 12 (70.59%) TeamCity
5 12 (70.59%) Oracle Database 10g
5 12 (70.59%) HP UFT
5 12 (70.59%) Red Hat
5 12 (70.59%) PuTTY
5 12 (70.59%) WinSCP
6 10 (58.82%) Defect Tracking
6 10 (58.82%) vRealize
6 10 (58.82%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (58.82%) Test Scripting
7 9 (52.94%) Security Cleared
7 9 (52.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (52.94%) SharePoint
7 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
7 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (47.06%) Jenkins
8 8 (47.06%) SpecFlow
8 8 (47.06%) Windows Server
8 8 (47.06%) SQL Server 2012

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Andover 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 9 (52.94%) SharePoint
2 4 (23.53%) IIS
3 1 (5.88%) Apache
3 1 (5.88%) ArcGIS
3 1 (5.88%) GlassFish
3 1 (5.88%) SAS
3 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (70.59%) PuTTY
1 12 (70.59%) WinSCP
2 6 (35.29%) LDAP
3 3 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (11.76%) WAN
5 1 (5.88%) DNS
5 1 (5.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (5.88%) Firewall
5 1 (5.88%) Internet
5 1 (5.88%) IPsec
5 1 (5.88%) Kerberos
5 1 (5.88%) LAN
5 1 (5.88%) Network Security
5 1 (5.88%) SAN
5 1 (5.88%) SSL
5 1 (5.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (82.35%) Oracle Database
2 13 (76.47%) Oracle Database 11g
3 12 (70.59%) Oracle Database 10g
4 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
5 8 (47.06%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (47.06%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (35.29%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (35.29%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (29.41%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (29.41%) Oracle OWB
8 4 (23.53%) Oracle BI EE
8 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (5.88%) MySQL
9 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
9 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (76.47%) Oracle APEX
2 12 (70.59%) HP UFT
2 12 (70.59%) TeamCity
3 10 (58.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (47.06%) Jenkins
4 8 (47.06%) Selenium
4 8 (47.06%) SpecFlow
4 8 (47.06%) Toad
5 4 (23.53%) Ant
5 4 (23.53%) Eclipse
5 4 (23.53%) LoadRunner
5 4 (23.53%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (23.53%) SoapUI
5 4 (23.53%) TestNG
General
1 1 (5.88%) Electronics
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.88%) Marketing
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Tester
2 3 (17.65%) Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Automation Tester
2 3 (17.65%) Technical Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Administrator
3 1 (5.88%) Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Lead Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Lead Tester
3 1 (5.88%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Technical Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Leader
3 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Test Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Test Leader
3 1 (5.88%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) .NET
2 4 (23.53%) Web Services
2 4 (23.53%) XML
3 1 (5.88%) JSF
3 1 (5.88%) LAMP
3 1 (5.88%) Middleware
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (5.88%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.76%) PKI
3 1 (5.88%) CESG
3 1 (5.88%) Clustering
3 1 (5.88%) Fat Client
3 1 (5.88%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 16 (94.12%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (47.06%) Windows Server
4 2 (11.76%) CentOS
4 2 (11.76%) Unix
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (76.47%) DevOps
3 12 (70.59%) Test Automation
4 10 (58.82%) Defect Tracking
4 10 (58.82%) Test Scripting
5 8 (47.06%) BDD
5 8 (47.06%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (47.06%) Integration Testing
5 8 (47.06%) Migration
5 8 (47.06%) Scrum
5 8 (47.06%) System Integration Testing
6 6 (35.29%) Exploratory Testing
6 6 (35.29%) Regression Testing
6 6 (35.29%) Scenario Testing
6 6 (35.29%) Test Management
6 6 (35.29%) Test Strategy
7 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (23.53%) ETL
8 4 (23.53%) ITIL
8 4 (23.53%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) F#
2 8 (47.06%) SQL
3 5 (29.41%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) Perl
4 1 (5.88%) PHP
4 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.88%) VB
4 1 (5.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) Security Cleared
2 8 (47.06%) ISEB
2 8 (47.06%) ISEB Practitioner
2 8 (47.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 8 (47.06%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) RHCE
3 1 (5.88%) RHCSS
3 1 (5.88%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) JSP 440
2 1 (5.88%) GPG13
2 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 8 (47.06%) vSphere
2 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 6 (35.29%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (23.53%) Terminal Services
3 4 (23.53%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (17.65%) vCloud
5 1 (5.88%) GFS2
5 1 (5.88%) OCFS2
5 1 (5.88%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 10 (58.82%) vRealize
2 1 (5.88%) Ansible
2 1 (5.88%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) Oracle
1 16 (94.12%) VMware
2 15 (88.24%) HP
3 12 (70.59%) Red Hat
4 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
5 4 (23.53%) Remedy
6 3 (17.65%) ArcSight
6 3 (17.65%) Cisco
7 2 (11.76%) 3PAR
7 2 (11.76%) Software AG
8 1 (5.88%) Blue Coat
8 1 (5.88%) Dell
8 1 (5.88%) ESRI
8 1 (5.88%) F5
8 1 (5.88%) Gemalto
8 1 (5.88%) Juniper
8 1 (5.88%) Rackspace
8 1 (5.88%) SAP
8 1 (5.88%) webMethods