Period
to 22 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 29 3
Rank change year-on-year +7 -26 +8
Contract jobs citing Linux 42 15 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 8.02% 5.00% 20.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.29% 20.27% 52.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 9 42
Portsmouth median daily rate £400 £400 £464
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -13.79% +8.54%
10th Percentile £313 £323 £281
90th Percentile £575 £480 £561
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 12
Portsmouth median hourly rate £42.50 £46.69 £49.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.97% -5.60% +9.91%
10th Percentile £35.90 £46.14 £41.96
90th Percentile £50.00 £58.69 £56.70
Hampshire median hourly rate £42.50 £42.06 £49.46
% change year-on-year +1.06% -14.97% +23.65%

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 119 74 131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 22.71% 24.67% 38.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 43 76
Portsmouth median daily rate £395 £375 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.33% -13.79% +20.00%
10th Percentile £133 £113 £278
90th Percentile £538 £498 £538
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 4 24
Portsmouth median hourly rate £42.46 £49.60 £47.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.39% +3.51% +0.18%
10th Percentile £13.07 £46.21 £24.60
90th Percentile £50.00 £59.31 £54.25
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.25 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00% +2.86%

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 October 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

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

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

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Linux in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 24 (57.14%) Windows
2 20 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (42.86%) Unix
4 17 (40.48%) UML
4 17 (40.48%) Java
4 17 (40.48%) Software Engineering
5 15 (35.71%) Subversion
5 15 (35.71%) Python
6 14 (33.33%) Eclipse
6 14 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 14 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 12 (28.57%) NetBeans
7 12 (28.57%) SysML
7 12 (28.57%) SNMP
7 12 (28.57%) Issue Tracking
7 12 (28.57%) Self-Motivation
8 11 (26.19%) Degree
9 10 (23.81%) Git (software)
10 9 (21.43%) Network Management
10 9 (21.43%) Jenkins
10 9 (21.43%) SQL
11 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
11 8 (19.05%) Tomcat
12 7 (16.67%) C++
12 7 (16.67%) HTML
12 7 (16.67%) CSS
12 7 (16.67%) VMware
12 7 (16.67%) JIRA
12 7 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
13 6 (14.29%) jQuery

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 8 (19.05%) Tomcat
2 3 (7.14%) Drupal
2 3 (7.14%) GlassFish
2 3 (7.14%) JBoss
3 2 (4.76%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.38%) Hyperledger
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) IaaS
1 3 (7.14%) PaaS
2 2 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (28.57%) SNMP
2 4 (9.52%) Ethernet
3 2 (4.76%) DVB
4 1 (2.38%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) DTS
1 4 (9.52%) MySQL
2 1 (2.38%) CouchDB
2 1 (2.38%) DB2
2 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (35.71%) Subversion
2 14 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 12 (28.57%) NetBeans
4 10 (23.81%) Git (software)
5 9 (21.43%) Jenkins
6 7 (16.67%) JIRA
6 7 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
7 5 (11.90%) Visual Studio
8 4 (9.52%) Rational Rhapsody
9 3 (7.14%) Bitbucket
9 3 (7.14%) IntelliJ
9 3 (7.14%) JUnit
10 1 (2.38%) DbUnit
10 1 (2.38%) HttpUnit
10 1 (2.38%) JMeter
10 1 (2.38%) Maven
10 1 (2.38%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (2.38%) Selenium
10 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (2.38%) XMLUnit
General
1 5 (11.90%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (35.71%) Developer
2 13 (30.95%) Software Engineer
3 10 (23.81%) Java Developer
4 5 (11.90%) Java Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Java Software Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) PHP Developer
5 4 (9.52%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) E-Commerce Developer
6 3 (7.14%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Java Software Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Perl Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Senior Perl Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Senior PHP Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.67%) CSS
1 7 (16.67%) HTML
2 6 (14.29%) jQuery
3 5 (11.90%) JavaFX
4 4 (9.52%) Qt
4 4 (9.52%) Spring
4 4 (9.52%) WPF
4 4 (9.52%) XHTML
5 3 (7.14%) Hibernate
5 3 (7.14%) JSF
5 3 (7.14%) PrimeFaces
5 3 (7.14%) REST
5 3 (7.14%) Servlets
5 3 (7.14%) SOAP
5 3 (7.14%) Swing
5 3 (7.14%) XML
6 2 (4.76%) HTML5
6 2 (4.76%) JSON
6 2 (4.76%) XSL
6 2 (4.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (28.57%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (9.52%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.76%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.38%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.38%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.38%) Replication
5 1 (2.38%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 24 (57.14%) Windows
2 18 (42.86%) Unix
3 4 (9.52%) AIX
3 4 (9.52%) VxWorks
4 3 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (40.48%) Software Engineering
2 17 (40.48%) UML
3 12 (28.57%) Issue Tracking
3 12 (28.57%) SysML
4 9 (21.43%) Network Management
5 6 (14.29%) Project Management
6 5 (11.90%) DevOps
7 4 (9.52%) Collaborative Working
7 4 (9.52%) Kanban
7 4 (9.52%) Service Management
7 4 (9.52%) User Stories
7 4 (9.52%) Waterfall
8 3 (7.14%) E-Commerce
8 3 (7.14%) OO
8 3 (7.14%) OO PHP
8 3 (7.14%) Scrum
8 3 (7.14%) SDLC
8 3 (7.14%) Secure Coding
8 3 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (40.48%) Java
2 15 (35.71%) Python
3 9 (21.43%) SQL
4 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
5 7 (16.67%) C++
6 4 (9.52%) Java 8
6 4 (9.52%) Perl
6 4 (9.52%) PHP
7 2 (4.76%) Ruby
7 2 (4.76%) Tcl
8 1 (2.38%) Jython
8 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 14 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 11 (26.19%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (2.38%) Docker
2 1 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) Puppet
2 3 (7.14%) Ansible
2 3 (7.14%) Red Hat Satellite
2 3 (7.14%) Terraform
3 2 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.76%) SCCM
3 2 (4.76%) SCOM
3 2 (4.76%) vCenter Server
4 1 (2.38%) CloudForms
4 1 (2.38%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.38%) SCOrch
4 1 (2.38%) SELinux
4 1 (2.38%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (2.38%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.38%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (2.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 7 (16.67%) VMware
2 6 (14.29%) Cisco
3 4 (9.52%) IBM
4 3 (7.14%) Atlassian
4 3 (7.14%) BMC
4 3 (7.14%) CA
4 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.14%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.76%) Oracle
5 2 (4.76%) Remedy
5 2 (4.76%) Veritas
6 1 (2.38%) Symantec