Period
to 24 November 2017

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 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 > Winchester
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 3 2
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1 +4
Contract jobs citing Linux 35 57 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Winchester 15.02% 22.01% 21.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.04% 75.00% 62.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 39 49
Winchester median daily rate £435 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.75% - +15.94%
10th Percentile £356 £291 £312
90th Percentile £501 £490 £475
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £425 £386
% change year-on-year -5.88% +10.03% +5.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Winchester median hourly rate - - £40.00
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 Winchester with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Winchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 92 76 116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Winchester 39.48% 29.34% 33.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 47 77
Winchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +16.28%
10th Percentile £163 £308 £248
90th Percentile £500 £500 £460
Hampshire median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year +1.97% +4.83% +6.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 14
Winchester median hourly rate £8.94 £11.25 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.53% -58.33% +211.06%
10th Percentile £8.81 £10.13 £10.76
90th Percentile £9.07 £12.38 £40.00
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 Winchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Winchester

Linux
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

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Winchester

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux in Winchester

Linux
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 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 Winchester region with a requirement for Linux.

1 23 (65.71%) SC Cleared
1 23 (65.71%) Security Cleared
2 15 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (31.43%) Puppet
3 11 (31.43%) SSL
3 11 (31.43%) Red Hat
4 10 (28.57%) Unix
5 9 (25.71%) DevOps
6 7 (20.00%) NetScaler
6 7 (20.00%) CentOS
6 7 (20.00%) Windows
6 7 (20.00%) Citrix
6 7 (20.00%) DHCP
6 7 (20.00%) DNS
6 7 (20.00%) Firewall
6 7 (20.00%) VMware
7 6 (17.14%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (17.14%) JIRA
7 6 (17.14%) Cisco
7 6 (17.14%) JBoss
7 6 (17.14%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (17.14%) Splunk
7 6 (17.14%) Regular Expression
7 6 (17.14%) Kalman Filter
7 6 (17.14%) Email Filtering
7 6 (17.14%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 5 (14.29%) Ansible
8 5 (14.29%) Hadoop
8 5 (14.29%) Jenkins
8 5 (14.29%) Apache

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 6 (17.14%) JBoss
2 5 (14.29%) Apache
2 5 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 3 (8.57%) nginx
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.86%) Confluence
5 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (31.43%) SSL
2 7 (20.00%) DHCP
2 7 (20.00%) DNS
2 7 (20.00%) Firewall
2 7 (20.00%) NetScaler
3 3 (8.57%) Internet
3 3 (8.57%) Network Security
3 3 (8.57%) Wireless
4 2 (5.71%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (14.29%) Hadoop
3 3 (8.57%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (8.57%) DB2
4 2 (5.71%) Big Data
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) JIRA
2 5 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 3 (8.57%) Bitbucket
4 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (14.29%) Linux Specialist
2 5 (14.29%) Unix Specialist
3 4 (11.43%) AWS DevOps
3 4 (11.43%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) AWS Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Developer
4 3 (8.57%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 3 (8.57%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Tester
5 2 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (5.71%) Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Applications Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) Regular Expression
2 2 (5.71%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (2.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Smart Meter
2 1 (2.86%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 15 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 10 (28.57%) Unix
3 7 (20.00%) CentOS
3 7 (20.00%) Windows
4 3 (8.57%) AIX
5 1 (2.86%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) DevOps
2 6 (17.14%) Email Filtering
2 6 (17.14%) Kalman Filter
2 6 (17.14%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 3 (8.57%) Customer Requirements
3 3 (8.57%) Load Balancing
4 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.71%) Patch Management
4 2 (5.71%) SDLC
4 2 (5.71%) Security Hardening
4 2 (5.71%) SOA
5 1 (2.86%) Change Management
5 1 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.86%) ITIL
5 1 (2.86%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (2.86%) Open Source
5 1 (2.86%) Open Source Development
5 1 (2.86%) Project Management
5 1 (2.86%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.43%) Java
2 3 (8.57%) SQL
3 2 (5.71%) C
4 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (65.71%) SC Cleared
1 23 (65.71%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) flannel
2 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (31.43%) Puppet
2 5 (14.29%) Ansible
3 3 (8.57%) Kubernetes
3 3 (8.57%) Prometheus
3 3 (8.57%) Tivoli
3 3 (8.57%) ZABBIX
4 2 (5.71%) Ambari
4 2 (5.71%) Netcool
4 2 (5.71%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (5.71%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 1 (2.86%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 11 (31.43%) Red Hat
2 7 (20.00%) Citrix
2 7 (20.00%) VMware
3 6 (17.14%) Cisco
3 6 (17.14%) Splunk
4 5 (14.29%) Oracle
5 3 (8.57%) CheckPoint
5 3 (8.57%) Dell
5 3 (8.57%) Extreme Networks
6 2 (5.71%) Atlassian
6 2 (5.71%) Cognos
6 2 (5.71%) IBM
6 2 (5.71%) ILOG