The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Hampshire / Basingstoke
Rank 13 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Contract jobs citing Linux 14 43 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 8.14% 17.62% 21.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.42% 62.32% 55.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 25 11
Median daily rate £333 £350 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £465 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+6.49% +6.20%

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
33 69 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 19.19% 28.28% 37.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 37 26
Median daily rate £315 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £250 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 9
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £11.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +32.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.44 £13.49 £11.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £18.75 £14.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 January 2017.

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 January 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 Basingstoke region with a requirement for Linux.

1 13 (56.52%) Unix
1 13 (56.52%) Cisco
2 11 (47.83%) VMware
2 11 (47.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (39.13%) Security Cleared
3 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
3 9 (39.13%) Windows
4 8 (34.78%) MySQL
4 8 (34.78%) SC Cleared
5 7 (30.43%) Windows Server
5 7 (30.43%) Juniper
6 6 (26.09%) SAN
6 6 (26.09%) LAN
6 6 (26.09%) WAN
6 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
6 6 (26.09%) IP Telephony
6 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
6 6 (26.09%) Virtual Servers
6 6 (26.09%) Data Centre
7 5 (21.74%) Open Source
7 5 (21.74%) Hyper-V
7 5 (21.74%) Risk Management
8 4 (17.39%) Ruby
8 4 (17.39%) Ruby on Rails
8 4 (17.39%) jQuery
8 4 (17.39%) CSS
8 4 (17.39%) HTML
8 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
8 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
9 3 (13.04%) Data Analysis

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke 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 3 (13.04%) SAS
2 2 (8.70%) Apache
2 2 (8.70%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (8.70%) nginx
3 1 (4.35%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.04%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) IP Telephony
1 6 (26.09%) LAN
1 6 (26.09%) SAN
1 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
1 6 (26.09%) WAN
2 2 (8.70%) ATM
2 2 (8.70%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (8.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (8.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (8.70%) Frame Relay
3 1 (4.35%) Firewall
3 1 (4.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) MySQL
2 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (13.04%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.70%) Cucumber
2 2 (8.70%) Jasmine
2 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.70%) JIRA
2 2 (8.70%) RSpec
2 2 (8.70%) Subversion
General
1 2 (8.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Architect
2 6 (26.09%) Network Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Juniper Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 3 (13.04%) SAS Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) SAS Data Integration Studio Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Information Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Information Assurance Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Information Security Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Linux Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Security Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Unix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) CSS
1 4 (17.39%) HTML
1 4 (17.39%) jQuery
1 4 (17.39%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (13.04%) AngularJS
2 3 (13.04%) XML
3 2 (8.70%) Backbone.js
3 2 (8.70%) Django
3 2 (8.70%) ELK Stack
3 2 (8.70%) Middleware
3 2 (8.70%) Phusion Passenger
3 2 (8.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) Visualisation
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) iPad
3 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.35%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (56.52%) Unix
2 9 (39.13%) Windows
3 7 (30.43%) Windows Server
4 2 (8.70%) Ubuntu
5 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
2 5 (21.74%) Open Source
2 5 (21.74%) Risk Management
3 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.04%) Data Analysis
3 3 (13.04%) Data Modelling
3 3 (13.04%) ETL
3 3 (13.04%) Release Management
3 3 (13.04%) Scrum
3 3 (13.04%) System Testing
4 2 (8.70%) Network Design
4 2 (8.70%) SDLC
4 2 (8.70%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (8.70%) Web Development
5 1 (4.35%) Information Assurance
5 1 (4.35%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (4.35%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) Ruby
2 3 (13.04%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) T-SQL
3 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) Security Cleared
2 8 (34.78%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (4.35%) Degree
3 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.35%) JSP 440
2 1 (4.35%) RMADS
System Software
1 11 (47.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (26.09%) Virtual Servers
3 5 (21.74%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Capistrano
1 2 (8.70%) Kibana
1 2 (8.70%) logstash
1 2 (8.70%) Nagios
1 2 (8.70%) Opsview
1 2 (8.70%) QRadar
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Cisco
2 11 (47.83%) VMware
3 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
4 7 (30.43%) Juniper
5 3 (13.04%) Oracle
6 2 (8.70%) ArcSight
6 2 (8.70%) Brocade
6 2 (8.70%) F5
6 2 (8.70%) Splunk
7 1 (4.35%) Red Hat