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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 9 10 16
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Contract jobs citing Linux 24 27 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 11.82% 13.17% 12.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 31.76% 39.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 14
Average daily rate
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£350 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £360 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £465 £462
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £366 £335
% change year-on-year
+2.59% +9.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +6.75%
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
48 85 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 23.65% 41.46% 32.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 49 41
Average daily rate £350 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £185 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -65.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 27 (41.54%) Microsoft
2 26 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 25 (38.46%) Windows
4 24 (36.92%) Red Hat
5 21 (32.31%) SC Cleared
6 20 (30.77%) UNIX
7 19 (29.23%) VMware
7 19 (29.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 18 (27.69%) DV Cleared
9 17 (26.15%) HTML
10 16 (24.62%) IBM
10 16 (24.62%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (23.08%) Software Engineering
11 15 (23.08%) JavaScript
12 14 (21.54%) C
12 14 (21.54%) C++
12 14 (21.54%) VMware Infrastructure
12 14 (21.54%) Git (software)
13 12 (18.46%) HTML5
13 12 (18.46%) Apple iOS
13 12 (18.46%) Node.js
14 11 (16.92%) Scrum
14 11 (16.92%) Objective-C
14 11 (16.92%) Finance
14 11 (16.92%) TDD
15 10 (15.38%) Java
15 10 (15.38%) .NET
15 10 (15.38%) MS Excel
16 9 (13.85%) Oracle
16 9 (13.85%) C#

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (18.46%) Node.js
2 7 (10.77%) WebSphere
3 6 (9.23%) OpenStack
4 4 (6.15%) IIS
4 4 (6.15%) SAS
5 3 (4.62%) Apache
6 2 (3.08%) Tomcat
6 2 (3.08%) JBoss
6 2 (3.08%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.54%) ExpressionEngine
7 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.54%) CMS
7 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.54%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.69%) MS Visio
3 4 (6.15%) MS Project
4 1 (1.54%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.54%) Fireworks
4 1 (1.54%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.69%) OpenShift
2 3 (4.62%) Google Analytics
2 3 (4.62%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.85%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (7.69%) Firewall
3 4 (6.15%) SSH
3 4 (6.15%) HTTP
3 4 (6.15%) VPN
3 4 (6.15%) SSL
4 3 (4.62%) ATM
4 3 (4.62%) Unified Communications
5 2 (3.08%) OpenLDAP
5 2 (3.08%) LDAP
5 2 (3.08%) SMS
5 2 (3.08%) Kerberos
6 1 (1.54%) Internet
6 1 (1.54%) DNS
6 1 (1.54%) Wireless
6 1 (1.54%) Network Security
6 1 (1.54%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.23%) MySQL
2 5 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.69%) DB2
3 4 (6.15%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (6.15%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 2 (3.08%) Oracle Exadata
4 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.08%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.54%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.54%) DB2 UDB
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.54%) OLAP
5 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (21.54%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 4 (6.15%) GoogleTest
3 4 (6.15%) Gerrit
3 4 (6.15%) Subversion
4 3 (4.62%) SoapUI
4 3 (4.62%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.08%) Maven
5 2 (3.08%) StarTeam
5 2 (3.08%) Selenium
5 2 (3.08%) Ant
5 2 (3.08%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (3.08%) CruiseControl
6 1 (1.54%) ClearCase
6 1 (1.54%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.54%) NUnit
6 1 (1.54%) TestComplete
6 1 (1.54%) CppUnit
6 1 (1.54%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (16.92%) Finance
2 4 (6.15%) Financial Institution
2 4 (6.15%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.54%) Games
3 1 (1.54%) Retail
3 1 (1.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (33.85%) Developer
2 12 (18.46%) Architect
3 11 (16.92%) Analyst
4 7 (10.77%) iOS Developer
5 5 (7.69%) Consultant
5 5 (7.69%) Enterprise Architect
5 5 (7.69%) C++ Developer
6 4 (6.15%) Integration Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Lead Developer
6 4 (6.15%) Security Analyst
6 4 (6.15%) Incident Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 3 (4.62%) C Developer
7 3 (4.62%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (3.08%) Senior Security Analyst
8 2 (3.08%) Systems Architect
8 2 (3.08%) IT Security Consultant
8 2 (3.08%) Security Consultant
8 2 (3.08%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (3.08%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (26.15%) HTML
2 12 (18.46%) HTML5
3 10 (15.38%) .NET
4 7 (10.77%) Web Services
4 7 (10.77%) iOS SDK
4 7 (10.77%) RESTful
5 6 (9.23%) CSS
5 6 (9.23%) jQuery
6 5 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
6 5 (7.69%) Middleware
6 5 (7.69%) AngularJS
7 4 (6.15%) SOAP
8 3 (4.62%) XHTML
9 2 (3.08%) SAML
9 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET
9 2 (3.08%) OAuth
9 2 (3.08%) Qt
9 2 (3.08%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 2 (3.08%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 2 (3.08%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.77%) iPhone
2 7 (10.77%) User Experience
3 6 (9.23%) Mobile App
4 5 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 5 (7.69%) AS400
4 5 (7.69%) PKI
4 5 (7.69%) Data Centre
5 4 (6.15%) Mainframe
5 4 (6.15%) IBM Mainframe
6 3 (4.62%) Private Cloud
6 3 (4.62%) e-Health
7 2 (3.08%) SecurID
7 2 (3.08%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.54%) iSeries
8 1 (1.54%) Social Media
8 1 (1.54%) Cybernetics
8 1 (1.54%) W3C
8 1 (1.54%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 25 (38.46%) Windows
2 20 (30.77%) UNIX
3 19 (29.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (18.46%) Apple iOS
5 7 (10.77%) Solaris
6 5 (7.69%) AIX
6 5 (7.69%) Android
6 5 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (4.62%) Windows 8
7 3 (4.62%) Windows XP
7 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (4.62%) SUSE
8 2 (3.08%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (24.62%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (23.08%) Software Engineering
3 11 (16.92%) TDD
3 11 (16.92%) Scrum
4 9 (13.85%) Information Security
4 9 (13.85%) Change Management
5 8 (12.31%) Security Management
5 8 (12.31%) Configuration Management
6 7 (10.77%) OO
6 7 (10.77%) Multithreading
6 7 (10.77%) iOS Development
6 7 (10.77%) Analytics
6 7 (10.77%) Mentoring
7 6 (9.23%) Open Source
7 6 (9.23%) OOD
8 5 (7.69%) Content Management
8 5 (7.69%) Cyber Security
8 5 (7.69%) Line Management
9 4 (6.15%) Patch Management
9 4 (6.15%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 15 (23.08%) JavaScript
2 14 (21.54%) C
2 14 (21.54%) C++
3 11 (16.92%) Objective-C
4 10 (15.38%) Java
5 9 (13.85%) C#
5 9 (13.85%) PowerShell
6 8 (12.31%) Ruby
7 7 (10.77%) Python
8 6 (9.23%) SQL
9 5 (7.69%) Perl
9 5 (7.69%) VBScript
10 4 (6.15%) VB
10 4 (6.15%) Apple Swift
11 2 (3.08%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.54%) PHP5
12 1 (1.54%) PHP
12 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 21 (32.31%) SC Cleared
3 18 (27.69%) DV Cleared
4 7 (10.77%) Degree
5 6 (9.23%) CISSP
6 4 (6.15%) GCIA
6 4 (6.15%) GCIH
7 2 (3.08%) RHCA
7 2 (3.08%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (3.08%) CCNA
7 2 (3.08%) RHCE
7 2 (3.08%) RHCSA
8 1 (1.54%) VCP4
8 1 (1.54%) MCSE
8 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.23%) PCI DSS
2 4 (6.15%) COSO
2 4 (6.15%) COBIT
3 1 (1.54%) QA
3 1 (1.54%) SLA
3 1 (1.54%) WAI
System Software
1 14 (21.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (12.31%) Active Directory
3 4 (6.15%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.62%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (7.69%) Tivoli
1 5 (7.69%) SCCM
1 5 (7.69%) Red Hat Satellite
2 4 (6.15%) Puppet
3 2 (3.08%) Oracle Identity Management
3 2 (3.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (3.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (3.08%) OpenAM
4 1 (1.54%) vMotion
4 1 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 27 (41.54%) Microsoft
2 24 (36.92%) Red Hat
3 19 (29.23%) VMware
4 16 (24.62%) IBM
5 9 (13.85%) Oracle
6 6 (9.23%) NetApp
7 5 (7.69%) McAfee
7 5 (7.69%) Cisco
7 5 (7.69%) HP
8 3 (4.62%) Citrix
8 3 (4.62%) CA
8 3 (4.62%) Apple
8 3 (4.62%) Google
8 3 (4.62%) Fujitsu
9 2 (3.08%) ForgeRock
9 2 (3.08%) Remedy
9 2 (3.08%) Borland
10 1 (1.54%) Nokia
10 1 (1.54%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.54%) CommVault
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