Period
to 22 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 6 months to 22 April 2018 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 > Portsmouth
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 11 6
Rank change year-on-year +2 -5 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 30 32 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 11.41% 10.42% 15.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.46% 39.51% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 13 23
Portsmouth median daily rate £400 £488 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.95% +39.29% +3.70%
10th Percentile £313 £442 £263
90th Percentile £500 £525 £447
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £435 £380
% change year-on-year -2.30% +14.47% +2.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 7
Portsmouth median hourly rate £45.00 £46.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.17% +300.00% -75.79%
Hampshire median hourly rate £44.00 £43.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year +2.33% +13.16% -5.00%

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

All Operating Systems
Portsmouth
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 78 81 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 29.66% 26.38% 30.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 39 43
Portsmouth median daily rate £395 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.06% +21.43% +5.66%
10th Percentile £213 £268 £253
90th Percentile £500 £525 £447
Hampshire median daily rate £413 £400 £360
% change year-on-year +3.13% +11.11% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 16
Portsmouth median hourly rate £36.75 £31.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.55% +103.28% -5.63%
10th Percentile £13.80 £12.00 £10.25
90th Percentile £47.67 £51.20 £47.83
Hampshire median hourly rate £19.88 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +32.50% -14.29% +2.94%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

Job postings citing Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Portsmouth

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Portsmouth

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Portsmouth over the 6 months to 22 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux in Portsmouth

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux in Portsmouth.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 22 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Portsmouth region with a requirement for Linux.

1 14 (46.67%) Windows
2 11 (36.67%) AIX
2 11 (36.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 11 (36.67%) Finance
3 10 (33.33%) Tivoli
4 9 (30.00%) Red Hat
4 9 (30.00%) Oracle
4 9 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (23.33%) VMware
5 7 (23.33%) Middleware
6 6 (20.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 6 (20.00%) Veritas
6 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 6 (20.00%) Solaris
6 6 (20.00%) Unix
6 6 (20.00%) Red Hat Satellite
6 6 (20.00%) Docker
7 5 (16.67%) SELinux
7 5 (16.67%) SWIFT
7 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (16.67%) Oracle Clusterware
7 5 (16.67%) Security Monitoring
7 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
7 5 (16.67%) DB2
7 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 5 (16.67%) Symantec
7 5 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
7 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth 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 2 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (6.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) Ethernet
1 4 (13.33%) WAN
2 2 (6.67%) Firewall
2 2 (6.67%) SAN
3 1 (3.33%) DMZ
3 1 (3.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.67%) DB2
3 4 (13.33%) RDBMS
3 4 (13.33%) Relational Database
4 3 (10.00%) NoSQL
4 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Git (software)
1 4 (13.33%) Jenkins
2 3 (10.00%) DbUnit
2 3 (10.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (10.00%) HttpUnit
2 3 (10.00%) JIRA
2 3 (10.00%) JMeter
2 3 (10.00%) JUnit
2 3 (10.00%) Maven
2 3 (10.00%) Selenium
2 3 (10.00%) Subversion
2 3 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (10.00%) XMLUnit
General
1 11 (36.67%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Banking
3 3 (10.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Administrator
2 8 (26.67%) Linux Administrator
2 8 (26.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 8 (26.67%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (13.33%) Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Solaris Administrator
3 4 (13.33%) Technical Specialist
3 4 (13.33%) Test Specialist
4 3 (10.00%) DBA
4 3 (10.00%) Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 3 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Oracle DBA
4 3 (10.00%) Security Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Senior DBA
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Oracle DBA
4 3 (10.00%) Solaris Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle Applications DBA
5 2 (6.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) Middleware
2 3 (10.00%) Akka
2 3 (10.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (10.00%) CSS
2 3 (10.00%) Dojo
2 3 (10.00%) HTML
2 3 (10.00%) Java EE
2 3 (10.00%) jQuery
2 3 (10.00%) JSON
2 3 (10.00%) Sass
2 3 (10.00%) Servlets
2 3 (10.00%) Spring
2 3 (10.00%) Spring MVC
2 3 (10.00%) XHTML
2 3 (10.00%) XML
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) SWIFT
2 4 (13.33%) Oracle Exalytics
3 3 (10.00%) Client/Server
3 3 (10.00%) Replication
4 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (3.33%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 14 (46.67%) Windows
2 11 (36.67%) AIX
3 9 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (20.00%) Solaris
4 6 (20.00%) Unix
5 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (13.33%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (3.33%) Debian
7 1 (3.33%) Kali Linux
7 1 (3.33%) Slackware
7 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) Security Monitoring
1 5 (16.67%) Time Management
2 4 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (13.33%) Customer Requirements
2 4 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (10.00%) BDD
3 3 (10.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (10.00%) Data Transformation
3 3 (10.00%) E-business
3 3 (10.00%) Functional Programming
3 3 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (10.00%) Kanban
3 3 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (10.00%) MVC
3 3 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (10.00%) Scrum
3 3 (10.00%) SDLC
3 3 (10.00%) TDD
3 3 (10.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) C++
1 3 (10.00%) Java
1 3 (10.00%) Java 8
1 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (10.00%) Korn
1 3 (10.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) C
2 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.33%) CISSP
2 1 (3.33%) OCP
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (20.00%) Docker
2 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.67%) Oracle Clusterware
2 5 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (13.33%) NFS
3 4 (13.33%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (3.33%) Firmware
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (36.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 10 (33.33%) Tivoli
3 6 (20.00%) Red Hat Satellite
3 6 (20.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 5 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (16.67%) SELinux
5 4 (13.33%) Oracle ZFS
6 3 (10.00%) Nessus
6 3 (10.00%) Nmap
7 1 (3.33%) Ansible
7 1 (3.33%) Data Guard
7 1 (3.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Oracle
1 9 (30.00%) Red Hat
2 7 (23.33%) VMware
3 6 (20.00%) Veritas
4 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (16.67%) Symantec
5 4 (13.33%) IBM