The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Hampshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Consultant
Rank 111 - 100
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Consultant 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.048% - 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% - 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £425 - £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £344
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +16.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1870 1595 1706
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 90.08% 93.49% 93.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1099 954 815
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 163 216
Average hourly rate £30.00 £19.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -17.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.81 £11.50 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Linux Consultant
South East

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
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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
1 3 (100.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Management
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) SUSE
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Novell
3 1 (33.33%) Veritas
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared

Linux Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) SUSE
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Management
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) Novell
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle