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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 7 14 39
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +25
Contract jobs citing Linux 26 21 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 12.38% 9.95% 4.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.27% 23.60% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 4
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.41% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £375 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £525 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £328
% change year-on-year
- +14.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £39.25 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +0.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.25
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +13.47%
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
63 89 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 30.00% 42.18% 21.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 55 23
Average daily rate £290 £238 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.10% -29.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £185 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 15
Average hourly rate £17.50 £28.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +83.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 38 (51.35%) Red Hat
2 37 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 29 (39.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 28 (37.84%) Microsoft
5 26 (35.14%) SC Cleared
5 26 (35.14%) DV Cleared
6 25 (33.78%) Windows
7 20 (27.03%) UNIX
8 19 (25.68%) IBM
8 19 (25.68%) VMware
9 17 (22.97%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (20.27%) Git (software)
10 15 (20.27%) HTML
10 15 (20.27%) JavaScript
11 13 (17.57%) C
11 13 (17.57%) C++
11 13 (17.57%) VMware Infrastructure
11 13 (17.57%) Software Engineering
12 12 (16.22%) TDD
12 12 (16.22%) HTML5
12 12 (16.22%) Node.js
12 12 (16.22%) Scrum
12 12 (16.22%) Objective-C
13 11 (14.86%) Finance
13 11 (14.86%) Oracle
13 11 (14.86%) Apple iOS
14 10 (13.51%) Ruby
14 10 (13.51%) .NET
14 10 (13.51%) Java
14 10 (13.51%) SQL

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (16.22%) Node.js
2 8 (10.81%) WebSphere
3 7 (9.46%) OpenStack
4 4 (5.41%) SAS
5 3 (4.05%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.70%) IIS
6 2 (2.70%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.70%) JBoss
6 2 (2.70%) Apache
7 1 (1.35%) GlassFish
Applications
1 9 (12.16%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.05%) MS Visio
2 3 (4.05%) MS Project
3 1 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.35%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.16%) OpenShift
2 4 (5.41%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.70%) SaaS
4 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.11%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (6.76%) Firewall
3 3 (4.05%) SSH
3 3 (4.05%) Unified Communications
3 3 (4.05%) SSL
3 3 (4.05%) HTTP
3 3 (4.05%) VPN
3 3 (4.05%) ATM
3 3 (4.05%) SMS
4 2 (2.70%) LDAP
4 2 (2.70%) Kerberos
4 2 (2.70%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (1.35%) NAS
5 1 (1.35%) DNS
5 1 (1.35%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.35%) FTP
5 1 (1.35%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.76%) MySQL
2 4 (5.41%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 4 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (4.05%) DB2
4 2 (2.70%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (2.70%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.70%) Data Mining
4 2 (2.70%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (1.35%) DB2 UDB
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (1.35%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.35%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.35%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.35%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.35%) Ingres
5 1 (1.35%) OLAP
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (20.27%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.76%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.41%) Gerrit
3 4 (5.41%) Subversion
4 3 (4.05%) StarTeam
4 3 (4.05%) Maven
4 3 (4.05%) Ant
5 2 (2.70%) GoogleTest
5 2 (2.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (2.70%) ClearCase
5 2 (2.70%) CppUnit
5 2 (2.70%) NUnit
5 2 (2.70%) CruiseControl
6 1 (1.35%) JIRA
6 1 (1.35%) Checkstyle
6 1 (1.35%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.35%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.35%) JUnit
6 1 (1.35%) ClearQuest
General
1 11 (14.86%) Finance
2 4 (5.41%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.05%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (25.68%) Architect
1 19 (25.68%) Developer
2 8 (10.81%) Analyst
2 8 (10.81%) Consultant
2 8 (10.81%) Enterprise Architect
3 7 (9.46%) iOS Developer
4 6 (8.11%) Integration Engineer
5 4 (5.41%) Lead Developer
5 4 (5.41%) Systems Architect
6 3 (4.05%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (4.05%) Incident Analyst
6 3 (4.05%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 3 (4.05%) Security Analyst
7 2 (2.70%) Cloud Architect
7 2 (2.70%) Applications Developer
7 2 (2.70%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (2.70%) Security Consultant
7 2 (2.70%) Middleware Architect
7 2 (2.70%) Middleware Engineer
7 2 (2.70%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (20.27%) HTML
2 12 (16.22%) HTML5
3 10 (13.51%) .NET
4 8 (10.81%) Web Services
4 8 (10.81%) Middleware
4 8 (10.81%) RESTful
5 7 (9.46%) iOS SDK
6 6 (8.11%) WebSphere MQ
6 6 (8.11%) CSS
6 6 (8.11%) jQuery
6 6 (8.11%) AngularJS
7 3 (4.05%) SOAP
8 2 (2.70%) SAML
8 2 (2.70%) XML
8 2 (2.70%) XHTML
8 2 (2.70%) SailPoint
8 2 (2.70%) XACML
8 2 (2.70%) OpenID
8 2 (2.70%) OAuth
9 1 (1.35%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.81%) Open Source
3 7 (9.46%) iPhone
3 7 (9.46%) User Experience
4 6 (8.11%) Mobile App
5 4 (5.41%) Management Information System
5 4 (5.41%) e-Health
5 4 (5.41%) PKI
6 3 (4.05%) IBM Mainframe
6 3 (4.05%) Mainframe
6 3 (4.05%) AS400
6 3 (4.05%) Private Cloud
7 2 (2.70%) Cryptography
7 2 (2.70%) SecurID
7 2 (2.70%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.35%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 29 (39.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 25 (33.78%) Windows
3 20 (27.03%) UNIX
4 11 (14.86%) Apple iOS
5 6 (8.11%) Solaris
6 4 (5.41%) Windows 8
6 4 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (5.41%) AIX
6 4 (5.41%) Windows XP
6 4 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (5.41%) Android
7 3 (4.05%) Windows 7
7 3 (4.05%) SUSE
8 1 (1.35%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.97%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (17.57%) Software Engineering
3 12 (16.22%) TDD
3 12 (16.22%) Scrum
4 8 (10.81%) Configuration Management
4 8 (10.81%) Information Security
5 7 (9.46%) Multithreading
5 7 (9.46%) Change Management
5 7 (9.46%) iOS Development
6 6 (8.11%) Mentoring
6 6 (8.11%) Security Management
6 6 (8.11%) OO
7 5 (6.76%) Analytics
7 5 (6.76%) ITIL
7 5 (6.76%) Cyber Security
8 4 (5.41%) Line Management
8 4 (5.41%) SIEM
9 3 (4.05%) Document Management
9 3 (4.05%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 3 (4.05%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (20.27%) JavaScript
2 13 (17.57%) C
2 13 (17.57%) C++
3 12 (16.22%) Objective-C
4 10 (13.51%) Ruby
4 10 (13.51%) Java
4 10 (13.51%) SQL
4 10 (13.51%) Python
5 8 (10.81%) C#
5 8 (10.81%) PowerShell
6 5 (6.76%) VBScript
6 5 (6.76%) VB
7 4 (5.41%) Apple Swift
7 4 (5.41%) Shell Script
8 3 (4.05%) Perl
9 2 (2.70%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.35%) Korn
10 1 (1.35%) sed
10 1 (1.35%) CoffeeScript
10 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 26 (35.14%) SC Cleared
2 26 (35.14%) DV Cleared
3 7 (9.46%) Degree
4 5 (6.76%) CISSP
5 3 (4.05%) GCIA
5 3 (4.05%) GCIH
5 3 (4.05%) RHCA
5 3 (4.05%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (4.05%) RHCE
5 3 (4.05%) CCNA
5 3 (4.05%) RHCSA
6 1 (1.35%) PMP
6 1 (1.35%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.46%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.05%) COBIT
2 3 (4.05%) COSO
System Software
1 13 (17.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (10.81%) Active Directory
3 5 (6.76%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.05%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (10.81%) Tivoli
1 8 (10.81%) Red Hat Satellite
2 6 (8.11%) SCCM
3 3 (4.05%) Puppet
3 3 (4.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (4.05%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (2.70%) OpenAM
4 2 (2.70%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (1.35%) HP UCMDB
5 1 (1.35%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 38 (51.35%) Red Hat
2 28 (37.84%) Microsoft
3 19 (25.68%) IBM
3 19 (25.68%) VMware
4 11 (14.86%) Oracle
5 8 (10.81%) HP
6 6 (8.11%) NetApp
7 4 (5.41%) Apple
7 4 (5.41%) CA
7 4 (5.41%) Cisco
7 4 (5.41%) Fujitsu
8 3 (4.05%) McAfee
8 3 (4.05%) Borland
8 3 (4.05%) Citrix
9 2 (2.70%) ForgeRock
10 1 (1.35%) Xamarin
10 1 (1.35%) Remedy
10 1 (1.35%) Sun
10 1 (1.35%) Nokia
10 1 (1.35%) Alias
Basingstoke, Hampshire
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