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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 7 5 21
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +16
Contract jobs citing Linux 38 41 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 16.17% 17.52% 7.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.46% 51.90% 19.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 7 9
Average daily rate £340 £320 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -17.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £224 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £550 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £39.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Linux
Hampshire

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
65 79 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 27.66% 33.76% 36.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 19 37
Average daily rate £325 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.51% -25.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £150 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 £11.35 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.15% -69.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £11.35 £17.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £13.06 £40.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.18
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.40%

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016, 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 23 (37.70%) Microsoft
2 22 (36.07%) Windows
2 22 (36.07%) Security Cleared
3 18 (29.51%) VMware
4 17 (27.87%) SC Cleared
5 16 (26.23%) Cisco
6 15 (24.59%) MS Excel
6 15 (24.59%) Software Engineering
7 14 (22.95%) Unit Testing
7 14 (22.95%) GoogleTest
7 14 (22.95%) C
7 14 (22.95%) C++
8 13 (21.31%) Python
8 13 (21.31%) Memory Management
8 13 (21.31%) Multithreading
8 13 (21.31%) NUnit
9 12 (19.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (19.67%) Finance
10 11 (18.03%) CISSP
10 11 (18.03%) Solaris
10 11 (18.03%) Unix
10 11 (18.03%) Intrusion Detection
11 10 (16.39%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (16.39%) Risk Management
11 10 (16.39%) Change Management
12 9 (14.75%) SQL
12 9 (14.75%) PCI DSS
12 9 (14.75%) Security Operations
12 9 (14.75%) Data Centre
13 8 (13.11%) Analytics

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 5 (8.20%) Apache
1 5 (8.20%) SAS
2 3 (4.92%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.28%) JBoss
4 1 (1.64%) CMS
4 1 (1.64%) Drupal
4 1 (1.64%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (1.64%) IIS
4 1 (1.64%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.64%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (24.59%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.20%) MS Project
2 5 (8.20%) MS Visio
3 4 (6.56%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.03%) Intrusion Detection
2 8 (13.11%) HTTP
2 8 (13.11%) SSL
2 8 (13.11%) VPN
3 7 (11.48%) SSH
4 5 (8.20%) Firewall
4 5 (8.20%) Unified Communications
5 3 (4.92%) ATM
6 2 (3.28%) LAN
6 2 (3.28%) NAS
6 2 (3.28%) SAN
6 2 (3.28%) WAN
7 1 (1.64%) BGP
7 1 (1.64%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.64%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.64%) EIGRP
7 1 (1.64%) FTP
7 1 (1.64%) Internet
7 1 (1.64%) Network Security
7 1 (1.64%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.48%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (9.84%) MySQL
3 5 (8.20%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 4 (6.56%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.92%) Oracle Database
5 3 (4.92%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (4.92%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (4.92%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (3.28%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.28%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.64%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.64%) DB2
7 1 (1.64%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.64%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 14 (22.95%) GoogleTest
2 13 (21.31%) NUnit
3 4 (6.56%) Git (software)
3 4 (6.56%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.92%) Cucumber
4 3 (4.92%) JIRA
4 3 (4.92%) RSpec
4 3 (4.92%) Subversion
5 1 (1.64%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.64%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.64%) Maven
5 1 (1.64%) Selenium
5 1 (1.64%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.64%) TestComplete
General
1 12 (19.67%) Finance
2 5 (8.20%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.64%) Retail
3 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (40.98%) Developer
2 14 (22.95%) C Developer
2 14 (22.95%) C/C++ Developer
2 14 (22.95%) C++ Developer
3 9 (14.75%) Analyst
3 9 (14.75%) Architect
4 8 (13.11%) Network Architect
5 5 (8.20%) Incident Analyst
5 5 (8.20%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
5 5 (8.20%) SAS Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Consultant
7 3 (4.92%) Data Centre Specialist
7 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 3 (4.92%) PHP Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Security Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) Deployment Consultant
8 2 (3.28%) Oracle Consultant
8 2 (3.28%) PHP Web Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.48%) Middleware
2 6 (9.84%) CSS
2 6 (9.84%) HTML
2 6 (9.84%) jQuery
3 5 (8.20%) XML
4 4 (6.56%) SOAP
5 3 (4.92%) Ajax
5 3 (4.92%) Backbone.js
5 3 (4.92%) CodeIgniter
5 3 (4.92%) Phusion Passenger
5 3 (4.92%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (4.92%) Web Services
6 2 (3.28%) IBM Integration Bus
6 2 (3.28%) LAMP
6 2 (3.28%) Laravel
6 2 (3.28%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (1.64%) .NET
7 1 (1.64%) XML Schema
7 1 (1.64%) XSD
7 1 (1.64%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.39%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (14.75%) Data Centre
3 7 (11.48%) PKI
4 6 (9.84%) Management Information System
5 5 (8.20%) AS400
6 4 (6.56%) IBM Mainframe
6 4 (6.56%) Mainframe
6 4 (6.56%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.64%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.64%) DataPower
7 1 (1.64%) HACMP
7 1 (1.64%) iSeries
7 1 (1.64%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 22 (36.07%) Windows
2 11 (18.03%) Solaris
2 11 (18.03%) Unix
3 8 (13.11%) AIX
4 5 (8.20%) SUSE
5 3 (4.92%) Ubuntu
6 2 (3.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.64%) Android
7 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.64%) Debian
7 1 (1.64%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (24.59%) Software Engineering
2 14 (22.95%) Unit Testing
3 13 (21.31%) Memory Management
3 13 (21.31%) Multithreading
4 10 (16.39%) Change Management
4 10 (16.39%) Risk Management
5 9 (14.75%) Security Operations
6 8 (13.11%) Analytics
6 8 (13.11%) Information Security
6 8 (13.11%) Security Management
7 7 (11.48%) Digital Forensics
7 7 (11.48%) Document Management
7 7 (11.48%) Network Architecture
7 7 (11.48%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (11.48%) SIEM
8 6 (9.84%) Configuration Management
8 6 (9.84%) Line Management
8 6 (9.84%) Open Source
8 6 (9.84%) Release Management
8 6 (9.84%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (22.95%) C
1 14 (22.95%) C++
2 13 (21.31%) Python
3 9 (14.75%) SQL
4 6 (9.84%) JavaScript
5 4 (6.56%) T-SQL
6 3 (4.92%) Java
6 3 (4.92%) PHP
6 3 (4.92%) Ruby
7 1 (1.64%) C#
7 1 (1.64%) Jython
7 1 (1.64%) Korn
7 1 (1.64%) PHP 5
7 1 (1.64%) XPath
Qualifications
1 22 (36.07%) Security Cleared
2 17 (27.87%) SC Cleared
3 11 (18.03%) CISSP
4 7 (11.48%) Degree
4 7 (11.48%) GCIA
4 7 (11.48%) GCIH
5 5 (8.20%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.64%) CCNA
6 1 (1.64%) CCNP
6 1 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.64%) MCSA
6 1 (1.64%) MCSE
6 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.75%) PCI DSS
2 5 (8.20%) COBIT
2 5 (8.20%) COSO
2 5 (8.20%) SAS 70
3 4 (6.56%) ISO27002
4 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 12 (19.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.20%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (11.48%) RSA Security Analytics
2 5 (8.20%) vRealize
3 3 (4.92%) Capistrano
4 1 (1.64%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.64%) OMEGAMON
4 1 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.64%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (37.70%) Microsoft
2 18 (29.51%) VMware
3 16 (26.23%) Cisco
4 8 (13.11%) Juniper
4 8 (13.11%) Oracle
4 8 (13.11%) Red Hat
5 6 (9.84%) IBM
6 5 (8.20%) Citrix
6 5 (8.20%) Intel Security
7 3 (4.92%) Zend
8 1 (1.64%) CA
8 1 (1.64%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.64%) Coremetrics
8 1 (1.64%) EMC
8 1 (1.64%) Endeca
8 1 (1.64%) Google
8 1 (1.64%) HP
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