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 28 July 2016 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 13 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 24 35 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 10.08% 13.51% 14.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.86% 47.30% 35.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 29 20
Median daily rate £369 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.83% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £23.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +20.96%
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
56 74 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 23.53% 28.57% 41.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 42 34
Median daily rate £338 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £309
% change year-on-year
- +13.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 8
Median hourly rate £13.00 £19.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.57% +40.74%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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
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 28 July 2016, 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 42 (67.74%) Security Cleared
2 35 (56.45%) Microsoft
3 29 (46.77%) SC Cleared
4 24 (38.71%) VMware
5 23 (37.10%) VMware Infrastructure
5 23 (37.10%) Open Source
6 20 (32.26%) DV Cleared
6 20 (32.26%) Hyper-V
7 18 (29.03%) Oracle
8 17 (27.42%) Windows
9 16 (25.81%) ITIL
9 16 (25.81%) Cisco
10 15 (24.19%) MS Excel
11 14 (22.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (20.97%) Unix
12 13 (20.97%) SQL
13 11 (17.74%) Red Hat
13 11 (17.74%) Data Centre
14 10 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
14 10 (16.13%) Juniper
14 10 (16.13%) Service Management
14 10 (16.13%) Risk Management
15 9 (14.52%) Configuration Management
15 9 (14.52%) Active Directory
16 8 (12.90%) VBScript
16 8 (12.90%) PowerShell
16 8 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
16 8 (12.90%) SCCM
17 7 (11.29%) Windows 10
17 7 (11.29%) PKI

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 4 (6.45%) SAS
2 3 (4.84%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.61%) Apache
3 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.61%) IIS
3 1 (1.61%) JBoss
3 1 (1.61%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (24.19%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (6.45%) MS Project
2 4 (6.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) IaaS
1 1 (1.61%) Office 365
1 1 (1.61%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.29%) VPN
2 4 (6.45%) HTTP
2 4 (6.45%) SSH
2 4 (6.45%) SSL
3 2 (3.23%) Firewall
3 2 (3.23%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (3.23%) LAN
3 2 (3.23%) WAN
4 1 (1.61%) DHCP
4 1 (1.61%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.29%) Oracle Database
2 4 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (6.45%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 3 (4.84%) MySQL
4 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (9.68%) StarTeam
2 3 (4.84%) GoogleTest
3 2 (3.23%) NUnit
General
1 6 (9.68%) Finance
2 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (30.65%) Architect
2 12 (19.35%) Developer
3 8 (12.90%) Service Architect
4 6 (9.68%) Cloud Engineer
4 6 (9.68%) Integration Engineer
5 5 (8.06%) Administrator
5 5 (8.06%) Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) Network Architect
6 4 (6.45%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
6 4 (6.45%) SAS Developer
7 3 (4.84%) C Developer
7 3 (4.84%) C/C++ Developer
7 3 (4.84%) C++ Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (4.84%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.84%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.84%) Unix Administrator
7 3 (4.84%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.84%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.68%) Web Services
2 4 (6.45%) XML
3 3 (4.84%) Middleware
4 1 (1.61%) .NET
4 1 (1.61%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (1.61%) J2EE
4 1 (1.61%) JAAS
4 1 (1.61%) Java EE
4 1 (1.61%) JMS
4 1 (1.61%) JMX
4 1 (1.61%) JNDI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.74%) Data Centre
2 7 (11.29%) PKI
3 5 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.84%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.23%) Clustering
6 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.61%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.61%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.61%) Replication
6 1 (1.61%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (27.42%) Windows
2 14 (22.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (20.97%) Unix
4 10 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (11.29%) Windows 10
6 7 (11.29%) Windows 7
7 5 (8.06%) AIX
7 5 (8.06%) Solaris
7 5 (8.06%) Windows Server
8 3 (4.84%) CentOS
9 1 (1.61%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (37.10%) Open Source
2 16 (25.81%) ITIL
3 10 (16.13%) Risk Management
3 10 (16.13%) Service Management
4 9 (14.52%) Configuration Management
5 6 (9.68%) Automated Testing
6 5 (8.06%) Change Management
6 5 (8.06%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (8.06%) Release Management
6 5 (8.06%) Security Operations
7 4 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (6.45%) Data Analysis
7 4 (6.45%) Data Modelling
7 4 (6.45%) Document Management
7 4 (6.45%) Network Architecture
7 4 (6.45%) Patch Management
7 4 (6.45%) PRINCE
7 4 (6.45%) System Testing
8 3 (4.84%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (4.84%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 13 (20.97%) SQL
2 8 (12.90%) PowerShell
2 8 (12.90%) VBScript
3 7 (11.29%) VB
4 4 (6.45%) C
4 4 (6.45%) C++
4 4 (6.45%) T-SQL
5 3 (4.84%) Python
6 2 (3.23%) Java
7 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.61%) Perl
7 1 (1.61%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.61%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 42 (67.74%) Security Cleared
2 29 (46.77%) SC Cleared
3 20 (32.26%) DV Cleared
4 4 (6.45%) Degree
5 3 (4.84%) CISSP
5 3 (4.84%) GCIA
5 3 (4.84%) GCIH
6 2 (3.23%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (3.23%) CLAS
7 1 (1.61%) MCSE
7 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.61%) VCP4
7 1 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.06%) PCI DSS
2 4 (6.45%) COBIT
2 4 (6.45%) COSO
2 4 (6.45%) SAS 70
3 2 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.23%) JSP 440
3 2 (3.23%) RMADS
4 1 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (37.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (32.26%) Hyper-V
3 9 (14.52%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.61%) Docker
4 1 (1.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (12.90%) SCCM
2 6 (9.68%) Netcool
3 2 (3.23%) RSA Security Analytics
3 2 (3.23%) SCSM
4 1 (1.61%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (1.61%) SCOM
4 1 (1.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.61%) vMotion
Vendors
1 35 (56.45%) Microsoft
2 24 (38.71%) VMware
3 18 (29.03%) Oracle
4 16 (25.81%) Cisco
5 11 (17.74%) Red Hat
6 10 (16.13%) Juniper
7 6 (9.68%) Borland
8 2 (3.23%) Blue Coat
8 2 (3.23%) EMC
8 2 (3.23%) Intel Security
8 2 (3.23%) NetWitness
8 2 (3.23%) Qualys
8 2 (3.23%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.61%) Citrix
9 1 (1.61%) CommVault
9 1 (1.61%) LogRhythm