The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Basingstoke region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 15 43 26
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -17
Contract jobs citing Linux 21 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 9.63% 4.56% 3.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.08% 22.00% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 2
Average daily rate £425 £360 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% +41.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £306 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £453 £259
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £355
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -8.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £39.25 £39.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +25.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.85 £39.00 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.65 £39.00 £33.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -
Operating Systems Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
91 50 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 41.74% 20.75% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 21 19
Average daily rate £235 £338 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.37% -6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £258 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £438 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 7
Average hourly rate £28.00 £15.25 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.60% -50.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.50 £13.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.85 £39.00 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Linux
Hampshire

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014, 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 13 (36.11%) Windows
1 13 (36.11%) Red Hat
1 13 (36.11%) Shell Script
2 12 (33.33%) SAN
2 12 (33.33%) IBM
3 11 (30.56%) Middleware
3 11 (30.56%) SUSE
3 11 (30.56%) VMware
4 10 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (27.78%) Java
5 9 (25.00%) SQL
5 9 (25.00%) ITIL
5 9 (25.00%) HP
5 9 (25.00%) Novell
5 9 (25.00%) Performance Management
6 8 (22.22%) Degree
6 8 (22.22%) Security Cleared
6 8 (22.22%) Banking
6 8 (22.22%) Apache
7 7 (19.44%) UNIX
7 7 (19.44%) ISEB
7 7 (19.44%) OO
7 7 (19.44%) Remedy
7 7 (19.44%) Service Management
7 7 (19.44%) ITSM
7 7 (19.44%) Remedy ITSM
8 6 (16.67%) Change Control
8 6 (16.67%) Change Management
8 6 (16.67%) Software Engineering
8 6 (16.67%) Microsoft

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 8 (22.22%) Apache
2 4 (11.11%) WebSphere
3 2 (5.56%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.78%) IIS
4 1 (2.78%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.78%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (2.78%) WebSphere Process Server
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (5.56%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 12 (33.33%) SAN
2 4 (11.11%) Firewall
2 4 (11.11%) SSL
2 4 (11.11%) VPN
3 3 (8.33%) WAN
3 3 (8.33%) LAN
4 2 (5.56%) NAS
4 2 (5.56%) FWSM
4 2 (5.56%) SSH
4 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.56%) VoIP
4 2 (5.56%) ATM
5 1 (2.78%) GSM
5 1 (2.78%) UMTS
5 1 (2.78%) HTTP
5 1 (2.78%) DNS
5 1 (2.78%) IPv4
5 1 (2.78%) Internet
5 1 (2.78%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) DB2
2 2 (5.56%) MySQL
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Subversion
1 3 (8.33%) SoapUI
1 3 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.56%) JUnit
2 2 (5.56%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.78%) ClearCase
3 1 (2.78%) CruiseControl
3 1 (2.78%) MSBuild
3 1 (2.78%) Hudson
General
1 8 (22.22%) Banking
2 5 (13.89%) Finance
3 2 (5.56%) Games
3 2 (5.56%) Retail
3 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.78%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.78%) Automotive
4 1 (2.78%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Linux Engineer
2 10 (27.78%) Build Engineer
3 8 (22.22%) Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Ruby Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Test Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Agile Test Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Linux Support Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Linux Support
6 2 (5.56%) Linux Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Security Specialist
6 2 (5.56%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Test Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Administrator
6 2 (5.56%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Applications Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (30.56%) Middleware
2 5 (13.89%) jQuery
3 4 (11.11%) Software Packaging
3 4 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
3 4 (11.11%) XML
4 3 (8.33%) Web Services
4 3 (8.33%) .NET
4 3 (8.33%) HTML
4 3 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (5.56%) Apache Axis
5 2 (5.56%) Hibernate
5 2 (5.56%) Swing
5 2 (5.56%) J2SE
5 2 (5.56%) Java RMI
6 1 (2.78%) CSS
6 1 (2.78%) SOAP
6 1 (2.78%) LAMP
6 1 (2.78%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.56%) iSeries
2 2 (5.56%) PKI
2 2 (5.56%) IPTV
2 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) DataPower
3 1 (2.78%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 13 (36.11%) Windows
2 11 (30.56%) SUSE
3 7 (19.44%) UNIX
4 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (5.56%) AIX
5 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.78%) HPUX
6 1 (2.78%) Solaris
6 1 (2.78%) Debian
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) ITIL
1 9 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 7 (19.44%) OO
2 7 (19.44%) Service Management
2 7 (19.44%) ITSM
3 6 (16.67%) Change Control
3 6 (16.67%) Change Management
3 6 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 5 (13.89%) E-Commerce
5 4 (11.11%) Release Management
6 2 (5.56%) Analytics
6 2 (5.56%) BPMN
6 2 (5.56%) System Testing
6 2 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (5.56%) Scalability Testing
6 2 (5.56%) Load Balancing
6 2 (5.56%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (5.56%) Supply Chain Management
6 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (36.11%) Shell Script
2 10 (27.78%) Java
3 9 (25.00%) SQL
4 5 (13.89%) JavaScript
5 4 (11.11%) Ruby
6 3 (8.33%) C++
7 2 (5.56%) Python
8 1 (2.78%) C
8 1 (2.78%) C#
8 1 (2.78%) Perl
8 1 (2.78%) PHP
8 1 (2.78%) Jython
8 1 (2.78%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.78%) PHP5
8 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (22.22%) Degree
1 8 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 7 (19.44%) ISEB
3 4 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 3 (8.33%) CCNP
4 3 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (5.56%) CISSP
5 2 (5.56%) CCDP
System Software
1 10 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (36.11%) Red Hat
2 12 (33.33%) IBM
3 11 (30.56%) VMware
4 9 (25.00%) HP
4 9 (25.00%) Novell
5 7 (19.44%) Remedy
6 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 5 (13.89%) Cisco
7 5 (13.89%) Oracle
8 2 (5.56%) Endeca
8 2 (5.56%) Google
8 2 (5.56%) Coremetrics
8 2 (5.56%) webMethods
8 2 (5.56%) Software AG
8 2 (5.56%) Nokia
9 1 (2.78%) Apple
9 1 (2.78%) CA
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Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £350 - £550 per day + bens
Posted: 6 days ago