Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 24 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 > Southampton
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 17 19
Rank change year-on-year -16 +2 -3
Contract jobs citing Linux 15 41 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 3.16% 7.96% 7.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.15% 35.34% 29.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 27 40
Southampton median daily rate £375 £438 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +18.24% +3.50%
10th Percentile £356 £305 £290
90th Percentile £475 £518 £404
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £425 £386
% change year-on-year -5.88% +10.03% +5.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Southampton median hourly rate £45.75 - £43.00
10th Percentile £42.18 - £36.10
90th Percentile £50.73 - £49.50
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 Southampton with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Southampton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 106 116 184
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 22.32% 22.52% 26.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 71 132
Southampton median daily rate £300 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% -7.14% -
10th Percentile £123 £155 £264
90th Percentile £416 £513 £399
Hampshire median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year +1.97% +4.83% +6.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 23
Southampton median hourly rate £27.38 £12.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +119.00% -37.50% -24.53%
10th Percentile £14.50 £10.50 £13.00
90th Percentile £50.35 £15.50 £47.00
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 Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Southampton

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Southampton

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Southampton over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux in Southampton

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Linux.

1 6 (40.00%) Windows
1 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (33.33%) Subversion
2 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (33.33%) LAMP
3 4 (26.67%) MVC
3 4 (26.67%) Apache
3 4 (26.67%) MySQL
3 4 (26.67%) CSS
3 4 (26.67%) HTML
3 4 (26.67%) PHP
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (26.67%) Ajax
3 4 (26.67%) jQuery
3 4 (26.67%) Post-Production
4 3 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (20.00%) Network Security
4 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (20.00%) Puppet
5 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
5 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
5 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
5 2 (13.33%) Ansible
5 2 (13.33%) DevOps
5 2 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (13.33%) Regular Expression
5 2 (13.33%) NetScaler
5 2 (13.33%) Extreme Networks

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 4 (26.67%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) NetWeaver
2 1 (6.67%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (6.67%) Amazon S3
3 1 (6.67%) PaaS
3 1 (6.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Network Security
2 2 (13.33%) DNS
2 2 (13.33%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) NetScaler
2 2 (13.33%) SSL
3 1 (6.67%) DHCP
3 1 (6.67%) VoIP
3 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) MySQL
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (6.67%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (33.33%) Subversion
3 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
4 1 (6.67%) ClearCase
4 1 (6.67%) ClearQuest
4 1 (6.67%) FishEye
4 1 (6.67%) JIRA
4 1 (6.67%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (6.67%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (6.67%) Rational Rose
4 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Developer
1 4 (26.67%) PHP Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Network Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Azure Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Development Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) NetWeaver Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) SAP Basis Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Security Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Site Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) LAMP
2 4 (26.67%) Ajax
2 4 (26.67%) CSS
2 4 (26.67%) HTML
2 4 (26.67%) jQuery
3 2 (13.33%) Regular Expression
4 1 (6.67%) ActiveX
4 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (6.67%) MFC
4 1 (6.67%) OLE
4 1 (6.67%) SAP Basis
4 1 (6.67%) STL
4 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Algorithms
1 1 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.67%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (6.67%) CentOS
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) MVC
1 4 (26.67%) Post-Production
2 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
2 2 (13.33%) DevOps
2 2 (13.33%) Email Filtering
2 2 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
2 2 (13.33%) SDLC
2 2 (13.33%) UML
3 1 (6.67%) Analytics
3 1 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Information Security
3 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (6.67%) Requirements Management
3 1 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (6.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (26.67%) PHP
3 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
3 2 (13.33%) C#
3 2 (13.33%) C++
3 2 (13.33%) Python
4 1 (6.67%) C
4 1 (6.67%) Perl
4 1 (6.67%) Ruby
4 1 (6.67%) VB
4 1 (6.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) CCIE
2 1 (6.67%) CCNA
2 1 (6.67%) CCNP
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.67%) CISM
2 1 (6.67%) CISSP
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) RHCA
2 1 (6.67%) RHCE
2 1 (6.67%) SAP Certification
2 1 (6.67%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (6.67%) GDPR
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Docker
1 1 (6.67%) flannel
1 1 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (6.67%) zsh
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (20.00%) Puppet
2 2 (13.33%) Ansible
3 1 (6.67%) Kubernetes
3 1 (6.67%) Nagios
3 1 (6.67%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco
1 2 (13.33%) Citrix
1 2 (13.33%) Dell
1 2 (13.33%) Extreme Networks
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle
1 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (6.67%) Atlassian
2 1 (6.67%) SAP
2 1 (6.67%) VMware