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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 7 7 26
Rank change year-on-year
0 +19
Contract jobs citing Linux 34 28 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 13.55% 14.74% 8.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.95% 35.00% 37.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 21 16
Average daily rate
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£388 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £507
UK excluding London average daily rate £377 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +2.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £23.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
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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
74 80 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 29.48% 42.11% 22.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 35 32
Average daily rate £388 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 2
Average hourly rate £19.00 £13.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.74% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.23
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.55%

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 31 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 31 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 32 (51.61%) UNIX
2 24 (38.71%) HTML
3 22 (35.48%) Microsoft
4 20 (32.26%) Windows
5 18 (29.03%) VMware
5 18 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (29.03%) Software Engineering
6 17 (27.42%) VMware Infrastructure
6 17 (27.42%) JavaScript
7 16 (25.81%) C++
7 16 (25.81%) HTML5
8 15 (24.19%) Java
8 15 (24.19%) C
9 14 (22.58%) Oracle
9 14 (22.58%) Git (software)
10 13 (20.97%) Apple iOS
11 12 (19.35%) Node.js
11 12 (19.35%) IBM
11 12 (19.35%) Red Hat
11 12 (19.35%) .NET
11 12 (19.35%) Solaris
12 11 (17.74%) MS Excel
12 11 (17.74%) Perl
12 11 (17.74%) Finance
12 11 (17.74%) Intrusion Detection
12 11 (17.74%) TDD
12 11 (17.74%) Information Security
12 11 (17.74%) Scrum
12 11 (17.74%) Objective-C
13 10 (16.13%) Security Management

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (19.35%) Node.js
2 6 (9.68%) Apache
2 6 (9.68%) WebSphere
3 5 (8.06%) WebLogic
3 5 (8.06%) IIS
4 3 (4.84%) MS Exchange
5 2 (3.23%) JBoss
5 2 (3.23%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.23%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.61%) SAS
6 1 (1.61%) CMS
6 1 (1.61%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 11 (17.74%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.06%) MS Visio
3 3 (4.84%) MS Project
4 2 (3.23%) MS Office
4 2 (3.23%) Photoshop
5 1 (1.61%) Fireworks
5 1 (1.61%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.06%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.61%) SaaS
2 1 (1.61%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (17.74%) Intrusion Detection
2 8 (12.90%) Firewall
3 4 (6.45%) VPN
3 4 (6.45%) Unified Communications
4 3 (4.84%) SSH
4 3 (4.84%) DNS
4 3 (4.84%) SSL
4 3 (4.84%) LDAP
4 3 (4.84%) ATM
4 3 (4.84%) HTTP
5 2 (3.23%) Kerberos
5 2 (3.23%) DHCP
5 2 (3.23%) Wireless
5 2 (3.23%) Network Security
5 2 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (3.23%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (1.61%) NAS
6 1 (1.61%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.61%) Internet
6 1 (1.61%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.52%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.29%) DB2
3 6 (9.68%) MySQL
4 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.23%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.61%) DB2 UDB
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (1.61%) OLAP
5 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.61%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 14 (22.58%) Git (software)
2 6 (9.68%) GoogleTest
3 5 (8.06%) SoapUI
3 5 (8.06%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (6.45%) Gerrit
4 4 (6.45%) Selenium
4 4 (6.45%) Jenkins
5 3 (4.84%) Subversion
6 2 (3.23%) Maven
6 2 (3.23%) LoadRunner
6 2 (3.23%) Ant
6 2 (3.23%) Visual Studio
6 2 (3.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (3.23%) TestComplete
7 1 (1.61%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.61%) MSBuild
7 1 (1.61%) NuGet
7 1 (1.61%) Artifactory
7 1 (1.61%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (1.61%) CruiseControl
General
1 11 (17.74%) Finance
2 5 (8.06%) Banking
3 4 (6.45%) Financial Institution
3 4 (6.45%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.23%) Retail
5 1 (1.61%) Marketing
5 1 (1.61%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (43.55%) Developer
2 14 (22.58%) Analyst
3 8 (12.90%) C++ Developer
4 7 (11.29%) iOS Developer
5 6 (9.68%) C Developer
5 6 (9.68%) Security Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) Consultant
6 5 (8.06%) Support Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Linux Support
7 4 (6.45%) Senior Security Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) Solaris Support Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Linux Support Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Lead Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Architect
7 4 (6.45%) Project Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Tester
8 3 (4.84%) Java Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (38.71%) HTML
2 16 (25.81%) HTML5
3 12 (19.35%) .NET
4 8 (12.90%) Middleware
4 8 (12.90%) AngularJS
5 7 (11.29%) CSS
5 7 (11.29%) Web Services
5 7 (11.29%) iOS SDK
5 7 (11.29%) jQuery
5 7 (11.29%) RESTful
6 4 (6.45%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 4 (6.45%) JSP
6 4 (6.45%) Servlets
6 4 (6.45%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (4.84%) ASP.NET
7 3 (4.84%) XHTML
7 3 (4.84%) LAMP
7 3 (4.84%) SOAP
7 3 (4.84%) SailPoint
7 3 (4.84%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.90%) AS400
1 8 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.29%) iPhone
2 7 (11.29%) User Experience
3 6 (9.68%) IBM Mainframe
3 6 (9.68%) Data Centre
3 6 (9.68%) Mobile App
3 6 (9.68%) Mainframe
4 4 (6.45%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.45%) PKI
5 3 (4.84%) iSeries
6 2 (3.23%) Mathematics
6 2 (3.23%) Clustering
6 2 (3.23%) SecurID
7 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.61%) Life Science
7 1 (1.61%) Cybernetics
7 1 (1.61%) Social Media
7 1 (1.61%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.61%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 32 (51.61%) UNIX
2 20 (32.26%) Windows
3 13 (20.97%) Apple iOS
4 12 (19.35%) Solaris
5 8 (12.90%) SUSE
6 6 (9.68%) Android
6 6 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (8.06%) AIX
7 5 (8.06%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.61%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.61%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.61%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (29.03%) Software Engineering
2 11 (17.74%) TDD
2 11 (17.74%) Information Security
2 11 (17.74%) Scrum
3 10 (16.13%) Security Management
3 10 (16.13%) Change Management
4 9 (14.52%) OOD
5 8 (12.90%) Analytics
6 7 (11.29%) iOS Development
6 7 (11.29%) Multithreading
6 7 (11.29%) System Testing
6 7 (11.29%) Configuration Management
6 7 (11.29%) Content Management
7 6 (9.68%) Penetration Testing
7 6 (9.68%) Migration
7 6 (9.68%) UML
7 6 (9.68%) OO
7 6 (9.68%) Performance Management
7 6 (9.68%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (27.42%) JavaScript
2 16 (25.81%) C++
3 15 (24.19%) Java
3 15 (24.19%) C
4 11 (17.74%) Perl
4 11 (17.74%) Objective-C
5 10 (16.13%) SQL
5 10 (16.13%) C#
6 7 (11.29%) Python
7 5 (8.06%) Shell Script
8 4 (6.45%) PowerShell
8 4 (6.45%) Apple Swift
9 2 (3.23%) VBScript
9 2 (3.23%) Ruby
9 2 (3.23%) PHP
10 1 (1.61%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.61%) PHP5
10 1 (1.61%) BeanShell
10 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (14.52%) Security Cleared
2 7 (11.29%) CISSP
3 6 (9.68%) Degree
3 6 (9.68%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.84%) GCIA
4 3 (4.84%) GCIH
5 2 (3.23%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.23%) MCSE
5 2 (3.23%) VCP4
5 2 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.61%) MCSA
6 1 (1.61%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.29%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.84%) COSO
2 3 (4.84%) SLA
2 3 (4.84%) COBIT
3 2 (3.23%) QA
4 1 (1.61%) WAI
System Software
1 17 (27.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (11.29%) Active Directory
3 5 (8.06%) VMware ESX
3 5 (8.06%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 3 (4.84%) VMware Server
5 2 (3.23%) vSphere
6 1 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (9.68%) Puppet
2 5 (8.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 5 (8.06%) NetBackup
2 5 (8.06%) Red Hat Satellite
2 5 (8.06%) Oracle ZFS
3 2 (3.23%) OpenAM
3 2 (3.23%) vMotion
3 2 (3.23%) SCCM
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (35.48%) Microsoft
2 18 (29.03%) VMware
3 14 (22.58%) Oracle
4 12 (19.35%) Red Hat
4 12 (19.35%) IBM
5 8 (12.90%) EMC
6 7 (11.29%) Cisco
7 5 (8.06%) McAfee
7 5 (8.06%) Symantec
7 5 (8.06%) Google
8 3 (4.84%) Coremetrics
8 3 (4.84%) Endeca
8 3 (4.84%) Remedy
8 3 (4.84%) Citrix
9 2 (3.23%) Juniper
9 2 (3.23%) CheckPoint
9 2 (3.23%) CommVault
9 2 (3.23%) Nokia
9 2 (3.23%) ForgeRock
9 2 (3.23%) NetScout
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £325 - 400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago