The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 114 90 100
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 7 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.32% 0.88% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.94% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 1
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£281 £388 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.41% +72.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -12.25%
Linux Engineer
South East

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
1963 1592 1442
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 89.84% 92.94% 93.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1098 882 710
Average daily rate £350 £360 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 103 179
Average hourly rate £14.25 £15.38 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.31% -22.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Linux Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Linux Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Linux Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Linux Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linux Engineer across the Hampshire region.

Linux Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Linux Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Havant - 2 £268 -
Southampton - 2 £335 - 1
Portsmouth - 1 £263 -
Andover - - - -
Linux Engineer
South East

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region that cited Linux Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (61.54%) SAN
3 7 (53.85%) UNIX
3 7 (53.85%) Red Hat
4 6 (46.15%) Puppet
5 4 (30.77%) Perl
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle
5 4 (30.77%) AIX
5 4 (30.77%) Solaris
5 4 (30.77%) EMC
5 4 (30.77%) Shell Script
5 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
5 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
6 3 (23.08%) WebLogic
6 3 (23.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (23.08%) Middleware
6 3 (23.08%) Symantec
6 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
6 3 (23.08%) SUSE
6 3 (23.08%) Samba
6 3 (23.08%) VMware
6 3 (23.08%) NetBackup
6 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (23.08%) vSphere
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (15.38%) MySQL
7 2 (15.38%) LDAP
7 2 (15.38%) DNS
7 2 (15.38%) Legal
7 2 (15.38%) PostgreSQL

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region that cited Linux Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (23.08%) WebLogic
2 1 (7.69%) JBoss
2 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.69%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) SAN
2 2 (15.38%) DNS
2 2 (15.38%) LDAP
3 1 (7.69%) DHCP
3 1 (7.69%) Kerberos
3 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.69%) Internet
3 1 (7.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) MySQL
1 2 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.69%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
2 2 (15.38%) Maven
2 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 2 (15.38%) Gerrit
General
1 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
2 2 (15.38%) Legal
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.69%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Middleware
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) HACMP
1 1 (7.69%) Statistics
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (53.85%) UNIX
3 4 (30.77%) AIX
3 4 (30.77%) Solaris
4 3 (23.08%) SUSE
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
2 2 (15.38%) Scrum
2 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (15.38%) DevOps
3 1 (7.69%) Line Management
3 1 (7.69%) Coaching
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) ERP
3 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) Data Management
3 1 (7.69%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Perl
1 4 (30.77%) Shell Script
2 1 (7.69%) Ruby
2 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Samba
1 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (23.08%) vSphere
2 2 (15.38%) Docker
2 2 (15.38%) LXC
3 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.69%) OCFS2
3 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) Puppet
2 3 (23.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (23.08%) NetBackup
3 2 (15.38%) yum
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (7.69%) Vagrant
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Red Hat
2 4 (30.77%) EMC
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle
3 3 (23.08%) Symantec
3 3 (23.08%) VMware
4 1 (7.69%) NetApp
4 1 (7.69%) IBM
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) Sun
4 1 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) Dell