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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Hampshire / Winchester
Rank 3 5 2
Rank change year-on-year +2 -3  
Contract jobs citing Linux 39 34 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Winchester 30.95% 17.53% 25.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 79.59% 70.83% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 23 8
Median daily rate £438 £330 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.57% -22.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £305 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 12
Median hourly rate - £38.50 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -0.64%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.88 £43.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -9.59% +19.44%  

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 49 48 39
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Winchester 38.89% 24.74% 37.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 33 15
Median daily rate £450 £330 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.36% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 17
Median hourly rate - £38.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +10.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

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

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 3 months to 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linux in Winchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Winchester

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Winchester

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 42 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 39 (72.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 36 (66.67%) Red Hat
4 35 (64.81%) SC Cleared
5 24 (44.44%) Unix
6 19 (35.19%) JBoss
6 19 (35.19%) WebSphere
7 18 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
8 17 (31.48%) SQL
9 16 (29.63%) IBM
9 16 (29.63%) VMware
10 15 (27.78%) Windows
11 13 (24.07%) WebSphere Application Server
11 13 (24.07%) Puppet
12 12 (22.22%) Smart Meter
13 11 (20.37%) WebSphere MQ
14 9 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
14 9 (16.67%) Oracle
14 9 (16.67%) Tomcat
14 9 (16.67%) Bash Shell
15 8 (14.81%) DevOps
15 8 (14.81%) SQL Server
15 8 (14.81%) Java
15 8 (14.81%) Shell Script
15 8 (14.81%) RHCE
15 8 (14.81%) IBM Integration Bus
16 7 (12.96%) DB2
16 7 (12.96%) AIX
16 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
16 7 (12.96%) Analytics

Linux
Top Related 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 19 (35.19%) JBoss
1 19 (35.19%) WebSphere
2 13 (24.07%) WebSphere Application Server
3 9 (16.67%) Tomcat
4 7 (12.96%) Apache Geronimo
4 7 (12.96%) Apache TomEE
5 3 (5.56%) Apache
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (9.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) IaaS
1 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.26%) SMTP
2 2 (3.70%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.85%) Firewall
3 1 (1.85%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.85%) NetScaler
3 1 (1.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (14.81%) SQL Server
3 7 (12.96%) DB2
4 5 (9.26%) Hadoop
4 5 (9.26%) IBM BigInsights
4 5 (9.26%) Neo4j
5 4 (7.41%) Oracle Database
5 4 (7.41%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (7.41%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (7.41%) Oracle9i Database
6 3 (5.56%) NoSQL
7 2 (3.70%) MySQL
7 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.85%) Redis
8 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (5.56%) JIRA
2 2 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (3.70%) Gradle
2 2 (3.70%) Subversion
3 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (7.41%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.85%) Electronics
2 1 (1.85%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (18.52%) Linux Specialist
2 7 (12.96%) DBA
3 6 (11.11%) Architect
4 5 (9.26%) Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (9.26%) Project Manager
4 5 (9.26%) Unix Specialist
5 4 (7.41%) Developer
5 4 (7.41%) Oracle DBA
5 4 (7.41%) SQL DBA
5 4 (7.41%) WebSphere Specialist
6 3 (5.56%) Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Applications Specialist
6 3 (5.56%) Java Developer
6 3 (5.56%) SC Cleared DBA
6 3 (5.56%) Senior Manager
6 3 (5.56%) Senior Project Manager
6 3 (5.56%) Subject Matter Expert
6 3 (5.56%) WebSphere Expert
7 2 (3.70%) DevOps Specialist
7 2 (3.70%) PostgreSQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.37%) WebSphere MQ
2 8 (14.81%) IBM Integration Bus
3 5 (9.26%) Middleware
4 3 (5.56%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (5.56%) CGI
4 3 (5.56%) J2EE
4 3 (5.56%) Web Services
5 2 (3.70%) Apache Camel
5 2 (3.70%) JAAS
5 2 (3.70%) Java EE
5 2 (3.70%) JMS
5 2 (3.70%) JMX
5 2 (3.70%) JNDI
5 2 (3.70%) OSGi
5 2 (3.70%) REST
5 2 (3.70%) SOAP
6 1 (1.85%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.22%) Smart Meter
2 4 (7.41%) Clustering
3 3 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.70%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.70%) HACMP
4 2 (3.70%) User Experience
5 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 39 (72.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 24 (44.44%) Unix
3 15 (27.78%) Windows
4 9 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (12.96%) AIX
6 5 (9.26%) Windows Server
6 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (3.70%) CentOS
9 1 (1.85%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.81%) DevOps
2 7 (12.96%) Analytics
2 7 (12.96%) Open Source
2 7 (12.96%) Patch Management
3 6 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (9.26%) Network Design
4 5 (9.26%) Release Management
5 4 (7.41%) ITIL
5 4 (7.41%) Performance Optimisation
5 4 (7.41%) PRINCE2
5 4 (7.41%) Project Management
6 3 (5.56%) Biometrics
6 3 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (5.56%) Data Analysis
6 3 (5.56%) Matrix Management
6 3 (5.56%) Matrix Organization
6 3 (5.56%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (5.56%) Records Management
6 3 (5.56%) Service Design
7 2 (3.70%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 17 (31.48%) SQL
2 9 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 8 (14.81%) Java
3 8 (14.81%) Shell Script
4 3 (5.56%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 42 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 35 (64.81%) SC Cleared
3 8 (14.81%) RHCE
4 4 (7.41%) APMP
4 4 (7.41%) PMP
5 3 (5.56%) RHCSA
6 2 (3.70%) CISSP
7 1 (1.85%) CCNA
7 1 (1.85%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.85%) Degree
7 1 (1.85%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.85%) MCSD
7 1 (1.85%) MCSE
7 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.85%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) PMO
2 2 (3.70%) QA
3 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (11.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 6 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.70%) Docker
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.85%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.85%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (24.07%) Puppet
2 6 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (9.26%) ZABBIX
4 2 (3.70%) Cobbler
4 2 (3.70%) Data Guard
4 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 2 (3.70%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (3.70%) QRadar
5 1 (1.85%) Nagios
Vendors
1 36 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 16 (29.63%) IBM
2 16 (29.63%) VMware
3 9 (16.67%) Oracle
4 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
4 7 (12.96%) Splunk
5 5 (9.26%) Arqiva
6 2 (3.70%) SAP
7 1 (1.85%) Avaya
7 1 (1.85%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.85%) Cisco
7 1 (1.85%) Citrix
7 1 (1.85%) Dell
7 1 (1.85%) Extreme Networks