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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 10 8 9
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing Linux 42 21 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 12.00% 11.11% 12.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.84% 50.00% 30.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 17
Median daily rate £369 £295 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -30.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £385 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -
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
86 42 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 24.57% 22.22% 41.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 18 51
Median daily rate £325 £325 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.32% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 3
Median hourly rate £18.75 - £28.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.85 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +2.25%

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 May 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 May 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 46 (57.50%) Security Cleared
2 38 (47.50%) Microsoft
3 32 (40.00%) VMware
4 29 (36.25%) SC Cleared
5 26 (32.50%) Windows
6 25 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
7 23 (28.75%) Open Source
7 23 (28.75%) Cisco
8 21 (26.25%) Hyper-V
8 21 (26.25%) DV Cleared
9 17 (21.25%) Risk Management
9 17 (21.25%) Oracle
10 16 (20.00%) ITIL
11 15 (18.75%) Juniper
12 14 (17.50%) Unix
12 14 (17.50%) MS Excel
12 14 (17.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 12 (15.00%) Data Centre
14 11 (13.75%) SQL
14 11 (13.75%) Red Hat
15 10 (12.50%) Service Management
15 10 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
15 10 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
16 9 (11.25%) PKI
16 9 (11.25%) PCI DSS
16 9 (11.25%) MySQL
16 9 (11.25%) Active Directory
16 9 (11.25%) CISSP
16 9 (11.25%) VPN
16 9 (11.25%) Security Operations

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 6 (7.50%) Apache
2 4 (5.00%) SAS
3 3 (3.75%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.25%) CMS
4 1 (1.25%) Drupal
4 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.25%) IIS
4 1 (1.25%) JBoss
4 1 (1.25%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.25%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (17.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.00%) MS Project
2 4 (5.00%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.75%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) IaaS
1 1 (1.25%) Office 365
1 1 (1.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
2 9 (11.25%) VPN
3 6 (7.50%) Firewall
3 6 (7.50%) HTTP
3 6 (7.50%) SSH
3 6 (7.50%) SSL
4 3 (3.75%) LAN
4 3 (3.75%) WAN
5 1 (1.25%) DHCP
5 1 (1.25%) DNS
5 1 (1.25%) Internet
5 1 (1.25%) NAS
5 1 (1.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.25%) MySQL
2 7 (8.75%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 3 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.75%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.75%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.25%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.25%) SAS EBI
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (8.75%) GoogleTest
2 5 (6.25%) NUnit
2 5 (6.25%) StarTeam
3 3 (3.75%) Cucumber
3 3 (3.75%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.75%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.75%) JIRA
3 3 (3.75%) RSpec
4 2 (2.50%) Subversion
5 1 (1.25%) Jasmine
General
1 8 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (2.50%) Financial Institution
2 2 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (31.25%) Architect
2 22 (27.50%) Developer
3 10 (12.50%) Network Architect
4 8 (10.00%) Analyst
5 7 (8.75%) C Developer
5 7 (8.75%) C/C++ Developer
5 7 (8.75%) C++ Developer
5 7 (8.75%) Service Architect
6 5 (6.25%) Administrator
6 5 (6.25%) Integration Engineer
7 4 (5.00%) Incident Analyst
7 4 (5.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
7 4 (5.00%) SAS Developer
8 3 (3.75%) Cloud Engineer
8 3 (3.75%) Linux Administrator
8 3 (3.75%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 3 (3.75%) PHP Developer
8 3 (3.75%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 3 (3.75%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
8 3 (3.75%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.00%) Web Services
2 6 (7.50%) CSS
2 6 (7.50%) jQuery
3 5 (6.25%) HTML
4 3 (3.75%) Ajax
4 3 (3.75%) Backbone.js
4 3 (3.75%) CodeIgniter
4 3 (3.75%) Middleware
4 3 (3.75%) Phusion Passenger
4 3 (3.75%) Ruby on Rails
4 3 (3.75%) XML
5 2 (2.50%) LAMP
5 2 (2.50%) Laravel
5 2 (2.50%) SOAP
6 1 (1.25%) .NET
6 1 (1.25%) J2EE
6 1 (1.25%) JAAS
6 1 (1.25%) JMS
6 1 (1.25%) JMX
6 1 (1.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.00%) Data Centre
2 9 (11.25%) PKI
3 5 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.25%) Security Operations Centre
4 4 (5.00%) AS400
4 4 (5.00%) IBM Mainframe
4 4 (5.00%) Mainframe
4 4 (5.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.50%) Clustering
6 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.25%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.25%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 26 (32.50%) Windows
2 14 (17.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 14 (17.50%) Unix
3 10 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (8.75%) AIX
5 7 (8.75%) Solaris
6 6 (7.50%) Windows 10
6 6 (7.50%) Windows 7
7 5 (6.25%) Windows Server
8 3 (3.75%) CentOS
8 3 (3.75%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.25%) Debian
9 1 (1.25%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (28.75%) Open Source
2 17 (21.25%) Risk Management
3 16 (20.00%) ITIL
4 10 (12.50%) Service Management
5 9 (11.25%) Security Operations
6 8 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 8 (10.00%) Information Security
6 8 (10.00%) Security Management
6 8 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 7 (8.75%) Cybersecurity
7 7 (8.75%) Unit Testing
8 6 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (7.50%) Analytics
8 6 (7.50%) Automated Testing
8 6 (7.50%) Digital Forensics
8 6 (7.50%) Document Management
8 6 (7.50%) Network Architecture
8 6 (7.50%) Penetration Testing
8 6 (7.50%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (7.50%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.75%) SQL
2 8 (10.00%) C
2 8 (10.00%) C++
3 7 (8.75%) PowerShell
3 7 (8.75%) VBScript
4 6 (7.50%) JavaScript
4 6 (7.50%) Python
4 6 (7.50%) VB
5 4 (5.00%) Ruby
6 3 (3.75%) Java
6 3 (3.75%) PHP
6 3 (3.75%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.25%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.25%) Perl
7 1 (1.25%) PHP 5
7 1 (1.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (57.50%) Security Cleared
2 29 (36.25%) SC Cleared
3 21 (26.25%) DV Cleared
4 9 (11.25%) CISSP
5 6 (7.50%) Degree
6 5 (6.25%) GCIA
6 5 (6.25%) GCIH
7 2 (2.50%) CESG Certified Professional
7 2 (2.50%) CLAS
7 2 (2.50%) MCSE
7 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.25%) MCSA
8 1 (1.25%) VCP4
8 1 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.25%) PCI DSS
2 4 (5.00%) COBIT
2 4 (5.00%) COSO
2 4 (5.00%) ISO27002
2 4 (5.00%) SAS 70
3 3 (3.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (2.50%) JSP 440
4 2 (2.50%) RMADS
5 1 (1.25%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (26.25%) Hyper-V
3 9 (11.25%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.50%) vSphere
5 1 (1.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (8.75%) SCCM
2 6 (7.50%) Netcool
2 6 (7.50%) RSA Security Analytics
3 3 (3.75%) Capistrano
4 2 (2.50%) SCSM
5 1 (1.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (1.25%) SCOM
5 1 (1.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.25%) vMotion
Vendors
1 38 (47.50%) Microsoft
2 32 (40.00%) VMware
3 23 (28.75%) Cisco
4 17 (21.25%) Oracle
5 15 (18.75%) Juniper
6 11 (13.75%) Red Hat
7 5 (6.25%) Borland
8 4 (5.00%) IBM
8 4 (5.00%) Intel Security
9 3 (3.75%) EMC
9 3 (3.75%) Zend
10 2 (2.50%) NetWitness
10 2 (2.50%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.25%) Citrix
11 1 (1.25%) CommVault
11 1 (1.25%) HP
11 1 (1.25%) LogRhythm
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 26 days ago