The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Winchester with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 26 June 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 / Winchester
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 1 6
Rank change year-on-year -10 +5  
Contract jobs citing Linux 8 32 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Winchester 7.48% 23.36% 16.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.00% 78.05% 57.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 19 19
Median daily rate £450 £403 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.80% +21.96%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £340 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £500 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 6
Median hourly rate - £40.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +0.62%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  

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

Contract Operating System Skills
Winchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 32 41 47
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Winchester 29.91% 29.93% 28.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 24 29
Median daily rate £425 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £121 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 11
Median hourly rate - £40.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +0.62%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Winchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Winchester citing Linux as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Winchester

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Winchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Winchester

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Winchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Winchester over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux in Winchester

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Winchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Winchester

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Winchester region with a requirement for Linux.

1 36 (76.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 34 (72.34%) Security Cleared
3 33 (70.21%) Red Hat
4 27 (57.45%) SC Cleared
5 23 (48.94%) Unix
6 21 (44.68%) PostgreSQL
7 17 (36.17%) SQL
7 17 (36.17%) JBoss
8 14 (29.79%) VMware
8 14 (29.79%) Smart Meter
9 12 (25.53%) Puppet
9 12 (25.53%) RHCE
10 11 (23.40%) Java
10 11 (23.40%) DevOps
11 10 (21.28%) Windows
12 9 (19.15%) Opscode Chef
13 8 (17.02%) Patch Management
13 8 (17.02%) WebSphere
13 8 (17.02%) Splunk
13 8 (17.02%) Bash Shell
13 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (17.02%) SQL Server
14 7 (14.89%) IBM
14 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
14 7 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
15 6 (12.77%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 6 (12.77%) WebSphere MQ
15 6 (12.77%) Oracle
15 6 (12.77%) RHCSA
15 6 (12.77%) Arqiva

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Winchester 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 17 (36.17%) JBoss
2 8 (17.02%) WebSphere
3 5 (10.64%) Tomcat
3 5 (10.64%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (6.38%) Apache Geronimo
4 3 (6.38%) Apache TomEE
5 2 (4.26%) Apache
5 2 (4.26%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) SMTP
1 2 (4.26%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (44.68%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (17.02%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.51%) Oracle Database
3 4 (8.51%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (8.51%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (8.51%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (4.26%) DB2
4 2 (4.26%) Hadoop
4 2 (4.26%) IBM BigInsights
4 2 (4.26%) MySQL
4 2 (4.26%) Neo4j
4 2 (4.26%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.26%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.13%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (10.64%) JIRA
2 2 (4.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (4.26%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.26%) Gradle
2 2 (4.26%) Subversion
3 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (10.64%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.26%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Local Government
3 1 (2.13%) Electronics
3 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (21.28%) Linux Specialist
2 7 (14.89%) DBA
3 5 (10.64%) Project Manager
3 5 (10.64%) Unix Specialist
4 4 (8.51%) Oracle DBA
4 4 (8.51%) SQL DBA
5 3 (6.38%) Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Consultant
5 3 (6.38%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared DBA
5 3 (6.38%) Senior Manager
5 3 (6.38%) Senior Project Manager
5 3 (6.38%) Subject Matter Expert
5 3 (6.38%) WebSphere Expert
6 2 (4.26%) DevOps Specialist
6 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Consultant
6 2 (4.26%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 2 (4.26%) PostgreSQL DBA
6 2 (4.26%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.77%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (10.64%) ActiveMQ
2 5 (10.64%) Java EE
3 4 (8.51%) CGI
3 4 (8.51%) JAAS
3 4 (8.51%) JMS
3 4 (8.51%) JMX
3 4 (8.51%) JNDI
4 3 (6.38%) Apache Camel
4 3 (6.38%) IBM Integration Bus
4 3 (6.38%) J2EE
4 3 (6.38%) Middleware
4 3 (6.38%) REST
4 3 (6.38%) SOAP
4 3 (6.38%) Web Services
5 2 (4.26%) OSGi
5 2 (4.26%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (2.13%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.79%) Smart Meter
2 4 (8.51%) Clustering
3 2 (4.26%) Driving Licence
3 2 (4.26%) HACMP
3 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 36 (76.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 23 (48.94%) Unix
3 10 (21.28%) Windows
4 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (8.51%) AIX
5 4 (8.51%) Windows Server
5 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.13%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.40%) DevOps
2 8 (17.02%) Patch Management
3 7 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (10.64%) ITIL
4 5 (10.64%) Release Management
5 4 (8.51%) Data Analysis
5 4 (8.51%) Performance Optimisation
5 4 (8.51%) PRINCE2
5 4 (8.51%) Project Management
6 3 (6.38%) Analytics
6 3 (6.38%) Configuration Management
6 3 (6.38%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (6.38%) Matrix Management
6 3 (6.38%) Matrix Organization
6 3 (6.38%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (6.38%) Open Source
6 3 (6.38%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (6.38%) Service Design
7 2 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.26%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (36.17%) SQL
2 11 (23.40%) Java
3 8 (17.02%) Bash Shell
4 5 (10.64%) Perl
5 3 (6.38%) PL/SQL
5 3 (6.38%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 34 (72.34%) Security Cleared
2 27 (57.45%) SC Cleared
3 12 (25.53%) RHCE
4 6 (12.77%) RHCSA
5 5 (10.64%) CISSP
6 4 (8.51%) APMP
6 4 (8.51%) PMP
7 1 (2.13%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) PMO
2 2 (4.26%) QA
3 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (12.77%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (2.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (25.53%) Puppet
2 9 (19.15%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.26%) Ansible
3 2 (4.26%) Cobbler
3 2 (4.26%) Consul
3 2 (4.26%) Data Guard
3 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (4.26%) SELinux
3 2 (4.26%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 33 (70.21%) Red Hat
2 14 (29.79%) VMware
3 8 (17.02%) Splunk
4 7 (14.89%) IBM
4 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
5 6 (12.77%) Arqiva
5 6 (12.77%) Oracle
6 1 (2.13%) SAP
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