The first table below looks at the demand for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Basingstoke region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 7 28 16
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -12
Contract jobs citing Linux 28 18 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 14.74% 7.14% 7.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.00% 35.29% 23.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 15 11
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£425 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £365 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £515 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.28% +0.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -6.25%
Operating Systems Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
80 51 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 42.11% 20.24% 32.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 30 30
Average daily rate £400 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £183 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 12
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £13.50 £10.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.65 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
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Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux across the Basingstoke region.

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 27 (54.00%) Windows
1 27 (54.00%) Apache
2 19 (38.00%) MySQL
2 19 (38.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (38.00%) Ruby
3 18 (36.00%) Red Hat
4 17 (34.00%) PHP
4 17 (34.00%) Python
4 17 (34.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (32.00%) Bash Shell
6 15 (30.00%) Open Source
6 15 (30.00%) UNIX
6 15 (30.00%) CISSP
6 15 (30.00%) MS Excel
7 13 (26.00%) IIS
7 13 (26.00%) Java
7 13 (26.00%) SQL
7 13 (26.00%) PCI DSS
7 13 (26.00%) Snort
8 10 (20.00%) Degree
8 10 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 10 (20.00%) Oracle
8 10 (20.00%) Shell Script
9 9 (18.00%) XML
10 8 (16.00%) JavaScript
10 8 (16.00%) OO
10 8 (16.00%) jQuery
10 8 (16.00%) Software Engineering
11 7 (14.00%) Web Services
12 6 (12.00%) HTML

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 27 (54.00%) Apache
2 13 (26.00%) IIS
3 4 (8.00%) WebLogic
4 3 (6.00%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (4.00%) OpenStack
5 2 (4.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) ATM
1 4 (8.00%) FTP
1 4 (8.00%) SSL
1 4 (8.00%) SSH
2 3 (6.00%) HTTP
2 3 (6.00%) Firewall
3 2 (4.00%) Telnet
3 2 (4.00%) VPN
3 2 (4.00%) HTTPS
3 2 (4.00%) NAS
4 1 (2.00%) LTE
4 1 (2.00%) DMZ
4 1 (2.00%) SAN
4 1 (2.00%) GSM
4 1 (2.00%) UMTS
4 1 (2.00%) SNMP
4 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (38.00%) MySQL
2 6 (12.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.00%) DB2
3 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.00%) Big Data
3 2 (4.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (2.00%) PowerCenter
4 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Subversion
2 2 (4.00%) JUnit
2 2 (4.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (4.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (8.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.00%) Retail
2 2 (4.00%) Games
2 2 (4.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Automotive
3 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (28.00%) Developer
2 13 (26.00%) Security Engineer
3 7 (14.00%) Security Tester
3 7 (14.00%) Tester
3 7 (14.00%) Penetration Tester
4 6 (12.00%) Consultant
4 6 (12.00%) Ruby Developer
5 5 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Test Manager
7 2 (4.00%) PHP Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Security Specialist
7 2 (4.00%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (4.00%) Administrator
7 2 (4.00%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Architect
7 2 (4.00%) DevOps Consultant
7 2 (4.00%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.00%) XML
2 8 (16.00%) jQuery
3 7 (14.00%) Web Services
4 6 (12.00%) HTML
4 6 (12.00%) Ruby on Rails
5 5 (10.00%) Middleware
6 4 (8.00%) CSS
6 4 (8.00%) Software Packaging
7 3 (6.00%) JSON
8 2 (4.00%) Hibernate
8 2 (4.00%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (4.00%) SOAP
8 2 (4.00%) J2SE
8 2 (4.00%) Swing
8 2 (4.00%) .NET
8 2 (4.00%) Java RMI
8 2 (4.00%) Apache Axis
8 2 (4.00%) Ajax
9 1 (2.00%) RESTful
9 1 (2.00%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 15 (30.00%) Open Source
2 4 (8.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.00%) PKI
3 2 (4.00%) iSeries
4 1 (2.00%) TRADACOMS
4 1 (2.00%) iPhone
4 1 (2.00%) Derivative
4 1 (2.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 27 (54.00%) Windows
2 17 (34.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (30.00%) UNIX
4 5 (10.00%) Solaris
5 4 (8.00%) AIX
6 3 (6.00%) Debian
7 2 (4.00%) SUSE
7 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.00%) OO
1 8 (16.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (12.00%) E-Commerce
3 5 (10.00%) DevOps
3 5 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (6.00%) Release Management
4 3 (6.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (6.00%) Web Development
4 3 (6.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (6.00%) ITIL
4 3 (6.00%) MVC
4 3 (6.00%) TDD
5 2 (4.00%) Information Security
5 2 (4.00%) Migration
5 2 (4.00%) Identity Management
5 2 (4.00%) Data Security
5 2 (4.00%) Security Management
5 2 (4.00%) Mobile Commerce
5 2 (4.00%) OOD
5 2 (4.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 19 (38.00%) Ruby
2 17 (34.00%) PHP
2 17 (34.00%) Python
3 16 (32.00%) Bash Shell
4 13 (26.00%) Java
4 13 (26.00%) SQL
5 10 (20.00%) Shell Script
6 8 (16.00%) JavaScript
7 5 (10.00%) Korn
7 5 (10.00%) C
7 5 (10.00%) Perl
8 3 (6.00%) C++
9 2 (4.00%) AWK
9 2 (4.00%) sed
9 2 (4.00%) PHP5
10 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
10 1 (2.00%) C#
10 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
10 1 (2.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 15 (30.00%) CISSP
2 10 (20.00%) Degree
2 10 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (8.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (26.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 13 (26.00%) Snort
2 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 19 (38.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (36.00%) Red Hat
3 10 (20.00%) Oracle
4 4 (8.00%) Cisco
5 3 (6.00%) IBM
6 2 (4.00%) webMethods
6 2 (4.00%) HP
6 2 (4.00%) Software AG
6 2 (4.00%) Juniper
6 2 (4.00%) Nokia
6 2 (4.00%) Endeca
6 2 (4.00%) Google
6 2 (4.00%) Coremetrics
7 1 (2.00%) Novell
7 1 (2.00%) Informatica
7 1 (2.00%) Motorola
7 1 (2.00%) Sun
7 1 (2.00%) VMware
7 1 (2.00%) Kalido
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