Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 30 4
Rank change year-on-year +20 -26 +5
Contract jobs citing Linux 43 18 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 12.01% 5.56% 18.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.45% 26.09% 42.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 7 35
Portsmouth median daily rate £450 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.65% +43.33%
10th Percentile £313 £334 £281
90th Percentile £551 £525 £519
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £425 £398
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.92% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 7
Portsmouth median hourly rate £44.25 £46.00 £49.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.80% -7.00% +9.91%
10th Percentile £39.00 £43.30 £30.65
90th Percentile £45.00 £55.69 £57.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year +5.88% -1.16% +8.18%

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 109 69 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 30.45% 21.30% 43.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 32 76
Portsmouth median daily rate £450 £425 £426
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -0.29% +42.08%
10th Percentile £210 £209 £281
90th Percentile £529 £502 £522
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 13 21
Portsmouth median hourly rate £43.50 £43.00 £47.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.16% -10.10% +267.92%
10th Percentile £34.59 £12.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £47.83 £53.50 £49.46
Hampshire median hourly rate £21.50 £15.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +43.33% -61.04% +120.00%

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 18 July 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 18 July 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 20 (46.51%) Windows
2 14 (32.56%) Unix
3 11 (25.58%) Red Hat
3 11 (25.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 11 (25.58%) Finance
3 11 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (23.26%) Tivoli
4 10 (23.26%) Eclipse
4 10 (23.26%) UML
4 10 (23.26%) Java
4 10 (23.26%) SC Cleared
4 10 (23.26%) Security Cleared
5 9 (20.93%) Red Hat Satellite
5 9 (20.93%) Oracle
5 9 (20.93%) Subversion
6 8 (18.60%) AIX
6 8 (18.60%) Veritas
6 8 (18.60%) Jenkins
7 7 (16.28%) Python
7 7 (16.28%) SQL
8 6 (13.95%) VMware
8 6 (13.95%) Software Engineering
8 6 (13.95%) C++
8 6 (13.95%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 6 (13.95%) Symantec
8 6 (13.95%) Norton AntiVirus
8 6 (13.95%) SELinux
8 6 (13.95%) Git (software)
8 6 (13.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (11.63%) Oracle Linux

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 3 (6.98%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.33%) GlassFish
2 1 (2.33%) Hyperledger
2 1 (2.33%) JBoss
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.33%) IaaS
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.63%) SNMP
2 2 (4.65%) Firewall
3 1 (2.33%) DMZ
3 1 (2.33%) DVB
3 1 (2.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.33%) Network Security
3 1 (2.33%) SAN
3 1 (2.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) RDBMS
1 5 (11.63%) Relational Database
2 4 (9.30%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.65%) MySQL
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.33%) CouchDB
4 1 (2.33%) DB2
4 1 (2.33%) DTS
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (23.26%) Eclipse
2 9 (20.93%) Subversion
3 8 (18.60%) Jenkins
4 6 (13.95%) Git (software)
5 5 (11.63%) JUnit
5 5 (11.63%) NetBeans
6 4 (9.30%) DbUnit
6 4 (9.30%) HttpUnit
6 4 (9.30%) JIRA
6 4 (9.30%) JMeter
6 4 (9.30%) Maven
6 4 (9.30%) Selenium
6 4 (9.30%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (9.30%) XMLUnit
7 1 (2.33%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (2.33%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (2.33%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (25.58%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Local Government
3 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (20.93%) Administrator
2 8 (18.60%) Linux Administrator
2 8 (18.60%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 8 (18.60%) Systems Administrator
3 7 (16.28%) Developer
4 6 (13.95%) Software Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) Analyst
5 5 (11.63%) Java Developer
5 5 (11.63%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Solaris Administrator
7 3 (6.98%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Java Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Java Software Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Security Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Solaris Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.65%) DBA
8 2 (4.65%) Oracle DBA
8 2 (4.65%) Senior DBA
8 2 (4.65%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.63%) CSS
1 5 (11.63%) HTML
1 5 (11.63%) jQuery
1 5 (11.63%) Servlets
1 5 (11.63%) Spring
1 5 (11.63%) XHTML
1 5 (11.63%) XML
2 4 (9.30%) Akka
2 4 (9.30%) AngularJS
2 4 (9.30%) Dojo
2 4 (9.30%) Java EE
2 4 (9.30%) JSON
2 4 (9.30%) Sass
2 4 (9.30%) Spring MVC
3 3 (6.98%) REST
3 3 (6.98%) SOAP
4 2 (4.65%) Middleware
5 1 (2.33%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.33%) JSF
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle ADF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Client/Server
1 4 (9.30%) Oracle Exalytics
1 4 (9.30%) Replication
1 4 (9.30%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (6.98%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.65%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.33%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 20 (46.51%) Windows
2 14 (32.56%) Unix
3 8 (18.60%) AIX
4 6 (13.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (11.63%) Oracle Linux
5 5 (11.63%) Solaris
6 1 (2.33%) Debian
6 1 (2.33%) Kali Linux
6 1 (2.33%) Slackware
6 1 (2.33%) VxWorks
6 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (23.26%) UML
3 6 (13.95%) Software Engineering
4 5 (11.63%) Customer Requirements
4 5 (11.63%) Issue Tracking
4 5 (11.63%) Scrum
4 5 (11.63%) SDLC
5 4 (9.30%) BDD
5 4 (9.30%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (9.30%) Data Modelling
5 4 (9.30%) Data Transformation
5 4 (9.30%) Functional Programming
5 4 (9.30%) Kanban
5 4 (9.30%) Mentoring
5 4 (9.30%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (9.30%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (9.30%) Service Management
5 4 (9.30%) SysML
5 4 (9.30%) TDD
5 4 (9.30%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.26%) Java
2 7 (16.28%) Python
2 7 (16.28%) SQL
3 6 (13.95%) C++
4 5 (11.63%) JavaScript
5 4 (9.30%) Java 8
6 2 (4.65%) Korn
6 2 (4.65%) Ruby
6 2 (4.65%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.33%) Perl
7 1 (2.33%) PHP
7 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.33%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 10 (23.26%) SC Cleared
1 10 (23.26%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.63%) Degree
3 1 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.33%) CISSP
3 1 (2.33%) OCP
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) NFS
1 4 (9.30%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (6.98%) Oracle Clusterware
3 2 (4.65%) Docker
4 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (2.33%) Firmware
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (25.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 10 (23.26%) Tivoli
3 9 (20.93%) Red Hat Satellite
4 6 (13.95%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (13.95%) SELinux
4 6 (13.95%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 4 (9.30%) Oracle ZFS
5 4 (9.30%) Puppet
6 3 (6.98%) Ansible
6 3 (6.98%) Nessus
6 3 (6.98%) Nmap
7 1 (2.33%) Data Guard
7 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (2.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (2.33%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (2.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (25.58%) Red Hat
2 9 (20.93%) Oracle
3 8 (18.60%) Veritas
4 6 (13.95%) Symantec
4 6 (13.95%) VMware
5 4 (9.30%) IBM
6 3 (6.98%) BMC
6 3 (6.98%) CA
6 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
7 2 (4.65%) Cisco
7 2 (4.65%) Remedy
8 1 (2.33%) Capita