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 1 July 2015 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 10 7 14
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Contract jobs citing Linux 26 32 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 12.56% 15.46% 12.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.27% 36.36% 40.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 27 16
Average daily rate
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£365 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £330 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
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
55 88 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 26.57% 42.51% 30.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 49 39
Average daily rate £388 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £214 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 5
Average hourly rate £19.00 £13.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.74% -65.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.83%

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 1 July 2015.

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 1 July 2015, 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 25 (50.00%) UNIX
2 22 (44.00%) Microsoft
3 20 (40.00%) Windows
4 19 (38.00%) HTML
5 17 (34.00%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (34.00%) Software Engineering
6 16 (32.00%) JavaScript
7 15 (30.00%) C++
7 15 (30.00%) VMware
8 14 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 14 (28.00%) Git (software)
8 14 (28.00%) C
9 13 (26.00%) Apple iOS
10 12 (24.00%) Node.js
10 12 (24.00%) Finance
10 12 (24.00%) HTML5
10 12 (24.00%) Information Security
11 11 (22.00%) Scrum
11 11 (22.00%) Objective-C
11 11 (22.00%) TDD
11 11 (22.00%) Intrusion Detection
11 11 (22.00%) Security Management
11 11 (22.00%) IBM
11 11 (22.00%) Java
11 11 (22.00%) .NET
11 11 (22.00%) MS Excel
12 10 (20.00%) Solaris
12 10 (20.00%) C#
12 10 (20.00%) Change Management
13 9 (18.00%) Analytical Skills

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 12 (24.00%) Node.js
2 5 (10.00%) IIS
2 5 (10.00%) WebSphere
3 3 (6.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (6.00%) Apache
4 2 (4.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.00%) JBoss
4 2 (4.00%) WebLogic
4 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.00%) SAS
5 1 (2.00%) CMS
5 1 (2.00%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 11 (22.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.00%) MS Visio
3 4 (8.00%) MS Project
4 1 (2.00%) Photoshop
4 1 (2.00%) Fireworks
4 1 (2.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 7 (14.00%) Firewall
3 5 (10.00%) VPN
4 4 (8.00%) SSL
4 4 (8.00%) HTTP
4 4 (8.00%) SSH
4 4 (8.00%) Unified Communications
5 3 (6.00%) LDAP
5 3 (6.00%) ATM
5 3 (6.00%) DNS
6 2 (4.00%) Kerberos
6 2 (4.00%) DHCP
6 2 (4.00%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (2.00%) NAS
7 1 (2.00%) Wireless
7 1 (2.00%) Ethernet
7 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.00%) LAN
7 1 (2.00%) VoIP
7 1 (2.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.00%) DB2
3 5 (10.00%) MySQL
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.00%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.00%) DB2 UDB
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (2.00%) OLAP
5 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 14 (28.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (10.00%) GoogleTest
3 4 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (8.00%) Gerrit
3 4 (8.00%) SoapUI
3 4 (8.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (6.00%) Selenium
4 3 (6.00%) Subversion
5 2 (4.00%) Maven
5 2 (4.00%) LoadRunner
5 2 (4.00%) Ant
5 2 (4.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (4.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (4.00%) TestComplete
6 1 (2.00%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.00%) NuGet
6 1 (2.00%) Artifactory
6 1 (2.00%) MSBuild
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (2.00%) CruiseControl
General
1 12 (24.00%) Finance
2 5 (10.00%) Financial Institution
3 4 (8.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.00%) Banking
4 2 (4.00%) Retail
5 1 (2.00%) Marketing
5 1 (2.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (44.00%) Developer
2 15 (30.00%) Analyst
3 7 (14.00%) C++ Developer
3 7 (14.00%) iOS Developer
4 6 (12.00%) Security Analyst
5 5 (10.00%) C Developer
5 5 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (10.00%) Consultant
6 4 (8.00%) Lead Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Senior Security Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Incident Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 3 (6.00%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Test Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Support Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Security Consultant
8 2 (4.00%) Tester
8 2 (4.00%) Support Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Applications Developer
8 2 (4.00%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (38.00%) HTML
2 12 (24.00%) HTML5
3 11 (22.00%) .NET
4 7 (14.00%) Web Services
4 7 (14.00%) iOS SDK
4 7 (14.00%) RESTful
5 6 (12.00%) CSS
5 6 (12.00%) Middleware
5 6 (12.00%) jQuery
6 5 (10.00%) AngularJS
7 3 (6.00%) SailPoint
7 3 (6.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 3 (6.00%) XHTML
7 3 (6.00%) SOAP
7 3 (6.00%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET
8 2 (4.00%) XML
8 2 (4.00%) SAML
8 2 (4.00%) OpenID
8 2 (4.00%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (16.00%) AS400
3 7 (14.00%) iPhone
3 7 (14.00%) User Experience
4 6 (12.00%) IBM Mainframe
4 6 (12.00%) Data Centre
4 6 (12.00%) Mobile App
4 6 (12.00%) Mainframe
5 5 (10.00%) Management Information System
5 5 (10.00%) PKI
6 2 (4.00%) Mathematics
6 2 (4.00%) Clustering
6 2 (4.00%) SecurID
6 2 (4.00%) iSeries
7 1 (2.00%) Social Media
7 1 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (2.00%) W3C
7 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
7 1 (2.00%) Life Science
7 1 (2.00%) Cybernetics
Operating Systems
1 25 (50.00%) UNIX
2 20 (40.00%) Windows
3 13 (26.00%) Apple iOS
4 10 (20.00%) Solaris
5 6 (12.00%) AIX
5 6 (12.00%) Android
6 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (10.00%) SUSE
6 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.00%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.00%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.00%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (34.00%) Software Engineering
2 12 (24.00%) Information Security
3 11 (22.00%) Scrum
3 11 (22.00%) Security Management
3 11 (22.00%) TDD
4 10 (20.00%) Change Management
5 8 (16.00%) OOD
5 8 (16.00%) Analytics
6 7 (14.00%) iOS Development
6 7 (14.00%) Multithreading
6 7 (14.00%) Content Management
7 6 (12.00%) Configuration Management
7 6 (12.00%) OO
7 6 (12.00%) Penetration Testing
7 6 (12.00%) Mentoring
8 5 (10.00%) Line Management
8 5 (10.00%) Cyber Security
8 5 (10.00%) Unit Testing
8 5 (10.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 16 (32.00%) JavaScript
2 15 (30.00%) C++
3 14 (28.00%) C
4 11 (22.00%) Java
4 11 (22.00%) Objective-C
5 10 (20.00%) C#
6 7 (14.00%) Perl
6 7 (14.00%) SQL
6 7 (14.00%) Python
7 4 (8.00%) PowerShell
7 4 (8.00%) Apple Swift
8 2 (4.00%) VBScript
8 2 (4.00%) Shell Script
8 2 (4.00%) Ruby
9 1 (2.00%) PHP5
9 1 (2.00%) BeanShell
9 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (16.00%) CISSP
2 7 (14.00%) Degree
3 5 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (8.00%) GCIA
4 4 (8.00%) GCIH
5 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (4.00%) MCSE
6 2 (4.00%) VCP4
6 2 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.00%) MOS
7 1 (2.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.00%) PCI DSS
2 4 (8.00%) COSO
2 4 (8.00%) COBIT
3 2 (4.00%) QA
3 2 (4.00%) SLA
4 1 (2.00%) WAI
System Software
1 14 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (14.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (6.00%) VMware Server
4 2 (4.00%) VMware ESX
4 2 (4.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (4.00%) vSphere
5 1 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) Puppet
2 2 (4.00%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (4.00%) Red Hat Satellite
2 2 (4.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (4.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (4.00%) SCCM
2 2 (4.00%) OpenAM
2 2 (4.00%) vMotion
2 2 (4.00%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (44.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (30.00%) VMware
3 11 (22.00%) IBM
4 8 (16.00%) Oracle
5 7 (14.00%) Cisco
5 7 (14.00%) Red Hat
6 5 (10.00%) McAfee
7 4 (8.00%) Google
8 3 (6.00%) Citrix
9 2 (4.00%) EMC
9 2 (4.00%) CommVault
9 2 (4.00%) Endeca
9 2 (4.00%) Symantec
9 2 (4.00%) Remedy
9 2 (4.00%) Coremetrics
9 2 (4.00%) ForgeRock
10 1 (2.00%) NetScout
10 1 (2.00%) Imperva
10 1 (2.00%) Facebook
10 1 (2.00%) Twitter
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