The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 6 36 21
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -15
Contract jobs citing Linux 28 14 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 14.00% 5.20% 8.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.82% 28.00% 30.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 17
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £317
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +34.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £541 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.75 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-15.33% -6.25%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Operating Systems Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
88 50 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 44.00% 18.59% 26.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 27 36
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 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £507 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 10
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.25 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.47% +19.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.69 £13.50 £9.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.08 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -8.57%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 32 (59.26%) Apache
2 30 (55.56%) Windows
3 24 (44.44%) MySQL
3 24 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 22 (40.74%) PHP
5 21 (38.89%) Red Hat
6 20 (37.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 19 (35.19%) Ruby
8 17 (31.48%) Python
8 17 (31.48%) MS Excel
8 17 (31.48%) UNIX
9 16 (29.63%) Bash Shell
10 15 (27.78%) Open Source
10 15 (27.78%) CISSP
11 14 (25.93%) Java
12 13 (24.07%) JavaScript
12 13 (24.07%) SQL
12 13 (24.07%) IIS
12 13 (24.07%) PCI DSS
12 13 (24.07%) Snort
12 13 (24.07%) jQuery
13 11 (20.37%) SQL Server
13 11 (20.37%) HTML
14 10 (18.52%) Shell Script
14 10 (18.52%) Software Engineering
14 10 (18.52%) Degree
14 10 (18.52%) Security Cleared
15 9 (16.67%) CSS
15 9 (16.67%) OO
16 8 (14.81%) Web Services

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 32 (59.26%) Apache
2 13 (24.07%) IIS
3 4 (7.41%) WebLogic
4 3 (5.56%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (3.70%) OpenStack
5 2 (3.70%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.70%) Drupal
5 2 (3.70%) WordPress
5 2 (3.70%) CMS
Applications
1 17 (31.48%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) MS Office
2 1 (1.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) SSH
1 4 (7.41%) Internet
1 4 (7.41%) FTP
1 4 (7.41%) SSL
1 4 (7.41%) ATM
2 3 (5.56%) Firewall
2 3 (5.56%) HTTP
3 2 (3.70%) NAS
3 2 (3.70%) VPN
3 2 (3.70%) Telnet
3 2 (3.70%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.85%) SAN
4 1 (1.85%) DMZ
4 1 (1.85%) GSM
4 1 (1.85%) UMTS
4 1 (1.85%) SNMP
4 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.85%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (44.44%) MySQL
2 11 (20.37%) SQL Server
3 5 (9.26%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.70%) Big Data
4 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.70%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.70%) DB2
4 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.85%) PowerCenter
5 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 5 (9.26%) Subversion
2 2 (3.70%) SoapUI
2 2 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (7.41%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.70%) Retail
2 2 (3.70%) Games
2 2 (3.70%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Automotive
3 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.85%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (33.33%) Developer
2 13 (24.07%) Security Engineer
3 7 (12.96%) Tester
3 7 (12.96%) Penetration Tester
3 7 (12.96%) PHP Developer
3 7 (12.96%) Security Tester
4 6 (11.11%) Ruby Developer
4 6 (11.11%) Consultant
5 5 (9.26%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Test Manager
7 2 (3.70%) DevOps Consultant
7 2 (3.70%) Lead Architect
7 2 (3.70%) Architect
7 2 (3.70%) Agile Test Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Security Specialist
7 2 (3.70%) Test Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Programmer
7 2 (3.70%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (3.70%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (24.07%) jQuery
2 11 (20.37%) HTML
3 9 (16.67%) CSS
4 8 (14.81%) Web Services
5 7 (12.96%) XML
5 7 (12.96%) Ajax
6 6 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
7 5 (9.26%) Middleware
7 5 (9.26%) SOAP
7 5 (9.26%) CodeIgniter
8 4 (7.41%) Symfony
8 4 (7.41%) Software Packaging
9 3 (5.56%) JSON
9 3 (5.56%) Laravel
10 2 (3.70%) .NET
10 2 (3.70%) WebSphere MQ
11 1 (1.85%) LAMP
11 1 (1.85%) EDIFACT
11 1 (1.85%) EDI
11 1 (1.85%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 15 (27.78%) Open Source
2 4 (7.41%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.70%) PKI
3 2 (3.70%) iSeries
3 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.85%) TRADACOMS
4 1 (1.85%) iPhone
4 1 (1.85%) Derivative
4 1 (1.85%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 30 (55.56%) Windows
2 20 (37.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (31.48%) UNIX
4 6 (11.11%) Debian
5 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (9.26%) Solaris
5 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (7.41%) AIX
7 2 (3.70%) SUSE
8 1 (1.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.52%) Software Engineering
2 9 (16.67%) OO
3 8 (14.81%) MVC
4 6 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 6 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (9.26%) DevOps
6 3 (5.56%) ITIL
6 3 (5.56%) Release Management
6 3 (5.56%) Unit Testing
6 3 (5.56%) Web Development
6 3 (5.56%) OO PHP
6 3 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (3.70%) Analytics
7 2 (3.70%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (3.70%) Scalability Testing
7 2 (3.70%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (3.70%) Supply Chain Management
7 2 (3.70%) System Testing
7 2 (3.70%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 22 (40.74%) PHP
2 19 (35.19%) Ruby
3 17 (31.48%) Python
4 16 (29.63%) Bash Shell
5 14 (25.93%) Java
6 13 (24.07%) JavaScript
6 13 (24.07%) SQL
7 10 (18.52%) Shell Script
8 5 (9.26%) C
8 5 (9.26%) Perl
8 5 (9.26%) PHP5
8 5 (9.26%) Korn
9 4 (7.41%) C++
10 2 (3.70%) sed
10 2 (3.70%) AWK
11 1 (1.85%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.85%) C#
11 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (27.78%) CISSP
2 10 (18.52%) Degree
2 10 (18.52%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.41%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (24.07%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 13 (24.07%) Snort
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 24 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 21 (38.89%) Red Hat
3 8 (14.81%) Oracle
4 5 (9.26%) Zend
5 4 (7.41%) Cisco
6 3 (5.56%) IBM
7 2 (3.70%) Endeca
7 2 (3.70%) Google
7 2 (3.70%) Coremetrics
7 2 (3.70%) Juniper
7 2 (3.70%) HP
7 2 (3.70%) Nokia
8 1 (1.85%) VMware
8 1 (1.85%) Kalido
8 1 (1.85%) Novell
8 1 (1.85%) Informatica
8 1 (1.85%) Motorola
8 1 (1.85%) Sun
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Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago