The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Consultant
Rank 119 100 88
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Consultant 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.15% 0.11% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.12% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£344 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-22.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1808 1616 1277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 89.77% 92.18% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1001 866 618
Average daily rate £363 £360 £352
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% +2.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 105 167
Average hourly rate £13.75 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £42.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%

Linux Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux Consultant in the job title across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Linux Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Linux Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux Consultant across the Hampshire region.

Linux Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Linux Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux Consultant across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Linux Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Linux Consultant
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region that cited Linux Consultant in their job title 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 with Linux Consultant in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) J2EE
3 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) AIX
3 1 (33.33%) Release Management
3 1 (33.33%) GlassFish
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) 3PAR
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Samba

Linux Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region that cited Linux Consultant in their job title 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 with Linux Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 1 (33.33%) GlassFish
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) AIX
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Release Management
1 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) 3PAR