The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 33 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Open Source 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 3.18% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.96% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £26.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+173.07% -25.71%
Open Source
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Miscellaneous Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
54 53 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 24.55% 25.85% 16.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 25 14
Average daily rate £375 £388 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +49.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £240 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £425 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £23.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +57.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.50%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Open Source across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Open Source
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Open Source across the Basingstoke region.

Open Source Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Open Source 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 Open Source.

1 16 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (81.25%) DV Cleared
3 9 (56.25%) Linux
3 9 (56.25%) OpenStack
4 7 (43.75%) Red Hat
5 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 6 (37.50%) PowerShell
5 6 (37.50%) VMware
6 5 (31.25%) Ruby
6 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
6 5 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (31.25%) MySQL
6 5 (31.25%) Oracle
7 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
7 4 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
7 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (25.00%) StarTeam
7 4 (25.00%) Borland
7 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (18.75%) Subversion
8 3 (18.75%) RHCA
8 3 (18.75%) Maven
8 3 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (18.75%) Checkstyle
8 3 (18.75%) JIRA
8 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (18.75%) SCCM
8 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
8 3 (18.75%) Windows 7

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Open Source 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 Open Source. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (56.25%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (18.75%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) MySQL
2 3 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (18.75%) NoSQL
3 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (6.25%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) StarTeam
1 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (18.75%) JIRA
2 3 (18.75%) Subversion
2 3 (18.75%) Maven
2 3 (18.75%) Checkstyle
2 3 (18.75%) JUnit
2 3 (18.75%) Eclipse
3 2 (12.50%) NetBeans
3 2 (12.50%) ClearCase
3 2 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 1 (6.25%) BitKeeper
4 1 (6.25%) Mercurial
4 1 (6.25%) Bazaar
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Leader
3 1 (6.25%) MySQL Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Android Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) DBA
3 1 (6.25%) Configuration Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Database Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Team Leader
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) SOAP
2 2 (12.50%) Middleware
2 2 (12.50%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
3 3 (18.75%) Windows 8
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (18.75%) Windows
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
2 3 (18.75%) Coaching
2 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (12.50%) RUP
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Workflow
4 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
4 1 (6.25%) High Availability
4 1 (6.25%) Big Data Analytics
4 1 (6.25%) Data Analytics
4 1 (6.25%) Analytics
4 1 (6.25%) Cyber Security
4 1 (6.25%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 5 (31.25%) Ruby
3 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
3 3 (18.75%) SQL
3 3 (18.75%) VBScript
3 3 (18.75%) VB
4 2 (12.50%) Python
4 2 (12.50%) C#
4 2 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (81.25%) DV Cleared
3 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
4 3 (18.75%) RHCA
4 3 (18.75%) RHCSA
4 3 (18.75%) CCNA
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (18.75%) RHCE
5 1 (6.25%) PMP
5 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
2 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 3 (18.75%) SCCM
1 3 (18.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Red Hat
2 6 (37.50%) VMware
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (31.25%) Oracle
4 4 (25.00%) Borland
5 3 (18.75%) NetApp
6 1 (6.25%) Fujitsu