Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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 > Portsmouth
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 1 7
Rank change year-on-year -27 +6 +13
Contract jobs citing Linux 19 76 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 5.99% 22.29% 12.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.05% 62.30% 38.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 42 16
Portsmouth median daily rate £389 £468 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.84% +21.82% -2.54%
10th Percentile £334 £281 £263
90th Percentile £471 £561 £475
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £425 £386
% change year-on-year -5.88% +10.03% +5.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 1
Portsmouth median hourly rate £54.19 £49.46 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.56% +330.09% -42.50%
10th Percentile £48.19 £41.96 £10.75
90th Percentile £60.19 £53.32 £12.25
Hampshire median hourly rate £42.50 £49.46 £38.00
% change year-on-year -14.07% +30.16% +1.33%

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 79 122 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 24.92% 35.78% 31.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 61 38
Portsmouth median daily rate £375 £435 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.79% +24.29% -
10th Percentile £114 £238 £261
90th Percentile £484 £563 £475
Hampshire median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year +1.97% +4.83% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 22 10
Portsmouth median hourly rate £49.60 £48.00 £47.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.32% +0.36% +164.55%
Hampshire median hourly rate £21.63 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +44.20% -14.29% +9.38%

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 21 November 2017.

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

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Portsmouth over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Linux in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for Linux.

1 13 (68.42%) Windows
2 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
2 9 (47.37%) Finance
3 8 (42.11%) VMware
3 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (36.84%) WAN
5 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
5 6 (31.58%) Docker
6 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (26.32%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (26.32%) SWIFT
6 5 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (26.32%) DB2
6 5 (26.32%) LAN
6 5 (26.32%) Cisco
6 5 (26.32%) Ethernet
6 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
6 5 (26.32%) AIX
6 5 (26.32%) Middleware
6 5 (26.32%) Security Monitoring
7 4 (21.05%) Unix
7 4 (21.05%) Firewall
7 4 (21.05%) C++
7 4 (21.05%) Banking
7 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
8 3 (15.79%) Meraki
8 3 (15.79%) Windows 10
8 3 (15.79%) Veeam

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 1 (5.26%) Apache
1 1 (5.26%) CMS
1 1 (5.26%) Confluence
1 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.26%) nginx
1 1 (5.26%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) WAN
2 5 (26.32%) Ethernet
2 5 (26.32%) LAN
2 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
3 4 (21.05%) Firewall
4 3 (15.79%) DHCP
4 3 (15.79%) DNS
4 3 (15.79%) VoIP
4 3 (15.79%) VPN
5 2 (10.53%) NAS
5 2 (10.53%) SAN
6 1 (5.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 5 (26.32%) DB2
3 2 (10.53%) MySQL
4 1 (5.26%) DTS
4 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
2 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.53%) JIRA
2 2 (10.53%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.26%) Gradle
3 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.26%) Maven
3 1 (5.26%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Aerospace
3 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Developer
1 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (21.05%) Technical Specialist
1 4 (21.05%) Test Specialist
2 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) C++ Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Network Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Network Support
3 2 (10.53%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Server Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Server Support
3 2 (10.53%) Server Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Software Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Storage Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Storage Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) Middleware
2 1 (5.26%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) CSS
2 1 (5.26%) Hibernate
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
2 1 (5.26%) HTML5
2 1 (5.26%) LAMP
2 1 (5.26%) MFC
2 1 (5.26%) REST
2 1 (5.26%) Spring
2 1 (5.26%) Web Services
2 1 (5.26%) XML
2 1 (5.26%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) SWIFT
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (5.26%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (68.42%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (26.32%) AIX
3 5 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (21.05%) Unix
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
5 3 (15.79%) Windows 10
6 2 (10.53%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Security Monitoring
2 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (15.79%) Scrum
3 2 (10.53%) BCP
3 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (10.53%) Proactive Monitoring
3 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
3 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
4 1 (5.26%) DevOps
4 1 (5.26%) Issue Tracking
4 1 (5.26%) MVC
4 1 (5.26%) Network Design
4 1 (5.26%) Project Management
4 1 (5.26%) Requirements Management
4 1 (5.26%) SDLC
4 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.26%) Software Delivery
4 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) C++
2 2 (10.53%) Java
2 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
2 2 (10.53%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) MCITP
2 2 (10.53%) MCSE
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (5.26%) CCIE
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.26%) Master's Degree
3 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
2 6 (31.58%) Docker
3 5 (26.32%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 8 (42.11%) VMware
3 5 (26.32%) Cisco
4 3 (15.79%) Meraki
4 3 (15.79%) Veeam
5 2 (10.53%) NetApp
6 1 (5.26%) Citrix
6 1 (5.26%) IBM
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle