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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 12 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs citing Linux 39 27 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 12.26% 12.56% 14.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.56% 45.00% 34.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 20 25
Median daily rate £350 £358 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.09% -15.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £576 £413 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £358
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
82 60 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 25.79% 27.91% 43.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 31 48
Median daily rate £325 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £349 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +14.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 6
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 £17.00 £16.20 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.00%

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
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 June 2016.

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 June 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 45 (64.29%) Security Cleared
2 35 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 31 (44.29%) VMware
4 30 (42.86%) SC Cleared
5 24 (34.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 24 (34.29%) Open Source
6 21 (30.00%) DV Cleared
6 21 (30.00%) Hyper-V
7 20 (28.57%) Windows
8 18 (25.71%) Oracle
8 18 (25.71%) Cisco
9 15 (21.43%) ITIL
9 15 (21.43%) Unix
9 15 (21.43%) Risk Management
10 14 (20.00%) MS Excel
10 14 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 13 (18.57%) SQL
11 13 (18.57%) Juniper
12 11 (15.71%) Red Hat
13 10 (14.29%) Service Management
13 10 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (14.29%) Data Centre
14 9 (12.86%) Configuration Management
14 9 (12.86%) Active Directory
15 8 (11.43%) VBScript
15 8 (11.43%) Security Operations
15 8 (11.43%) PCI DSS
15 8 (11.43%) PowerShell
15 8 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
15 8 (11.43%) SCCM

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 5 (7.14%) SAS
2 3 (4.29%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.43%) Apache
3 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.43%) IIS
3 1 (1.43%) JBoss
3 1 (1.43%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.71%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (4.29%) MS Project
3 3 (4.29%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) IaaS
1 1 (1.43%) Office 365
1 1 (1.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.57%) Firewall
1 6 (8.57%) Intrusion Detection
1 6 (8.57%) VPN
2 3 (4.29%) HTTP
2 3 (4.29%) SSH
2 3 (4.29%) SSL
3 2 (2.86%) LAN
3 2 (2.86%) WAN
4 1 (1.43%) DHCP
4 1 (1.43%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (7.14%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 4 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (4.29%) MySQL
5 2 (2.86%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.43%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.43%) SAS EBI
6 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (8.57%) StarTeam
2 5 (7.14%) GoogleTest
3 3 (4.29%) NUnit
General
1 7 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (31.43%) Architect
2 15 (21.43%) Developer
3 8 (11.43%) Service Architect
4 7 (10.00%) Analyst
4 7 (10.00%) Network Architect
5 6 (8.57%) Integration Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) Administrator
6 5 (7.14%) C Developer
6 5 (7.14%) C/C++ Developer
6 5 (7.14%) C++ Developer
6 5 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
6 5 (7.14%) SAS Developer
7 3 (4.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (4.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.29%) Security Analyst
7 3 (4.29%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.29%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.29%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.57%) Web Services
2 4 (5.71%) XML
3 2 (2.86%) Middleware
4 1 (1.43%) .NET
4 1 (1.43%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (1.43%) J2EE
4 1 (1.43%) JAAS
4 1 (1.43%) Java EE
4 1 (1.43%) JMS
4 1 (1.43%) JMX
4 1 (1.43%) JNDI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.57%) PKI
3 5 (7.14%) Security Operations Centre
4 4 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.71%) AS400
4 4 (5.71%) IBM Mainframe
4 4 (5.71%) Mainframe
5 3 (4.29%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.86%) Clustering
7 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.43%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.43%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.43%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 20 (28.57%) Windows
2 15 (21.43%) Unix
3 14 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (10.00%) Windows 10
6 7 (10.00%) Windows 7
7 5 (7.14%) Windows Server
8 4 (5.71%) AIX
8 4 (5.71%) Solaris
9 3 (4.29%) CentOS
10 1 (1.43%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (34.29%) Open Source
2 15 (21.43%) ITIL
2 15 (21.43%) Risk Management
3 10 (14.29%) Service Management
4 9 (12.86%) Configuration Management
5 8 (11.43%) Security Operations
6 6 (8.57%) Automated Testing
6 6 (8.57%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (8.57%) Information Security
6 6 (8.57%) Penetration Testing
6 6 (8.57%) Release Management
6 6 (8.57%) Security Management
7 5 (7.14%) Software Engineering
7 5 (7.14%) System Testing
7 5 (7.14%) Unit Testing
7 5 (7.14%) Vulnerability Management
8 4 (5.71%) Content Management
8 4 (5.71%) Data Analysis
8 4 (5.71%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (5.71%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (18.57%) SQL
2 8 (11.43%) PowerShell
2 8 (11.43%) VBScript
3 7 (10.00%) VB
4 6 (8.57%) C
4 6 (8.57%) C++
5 4 (5.71%) Python
5 4 (5.71%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.86%) Java
7 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.43%) Perl
7 1 (1.43%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 45 (64.29%) Security Cleared
2 30 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 21 (30.00%) DV Cleared
4 6 (8.57%) CISSP
5 3 (4.29%) Degree
6 2 (2.86%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (2.86%) CLAS
6 2 (2.86%) GCIA
6 2 (2.86%) GCIH
7 1 (1.43%) MCSE
7 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.43%) VCP4
7 1 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.43%) PCI DSS
2 4 (5.71%) ISO27002
3 3 (4.29%) COBIT
3 3 (4.29%) COSO
3 3 (4.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (4.29%) SAS 70
4 2 (2.86%) JSP 440
4 2 (2.86%) RMADS
5 1 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (34.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (30.00%) Hyper-V
3 9 (12.86%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.43%) Docker
4 1 (1.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (11.43%) SCCM
2 6 (8.57%) Netcool
3 2 (2.86%) RSA Security Analytics
3 2 (2.86%) SCSM
4 1 (1.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (1.43%) SCOM
4 1 (1.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.43%) vMotion
Vendors
1 35 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 31 (44.29%) VMware
3 18 (25.71%) Cisco
3 18 (25.71%) Oracle
4 13 (18.57%) Juniper
5 11 (15.71%) Red Hat
6 6 (8.57%) Borland
7 4 (5.71%) IBM
8 2 (2.86%) EMC
8 2 (2.86%) Intel Security
8 2 (2.86%) NetWitness
8 2 (2.86%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.43%) Blue Coat
9 1 (1.43%) Citrix
9 1 (1.43%) CommVault
9 1 (1.43%) LogRhythm
9 1 (1.43%) Qualys