The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Hampshire region that had Linux Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 102 97 92
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 16 25 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.82% 1.17% 1.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 1.23% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 16 16
Median daily rate £428 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.58% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £344 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £450 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-1.25% -5.88%
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
1823 2035 1957
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 93.06% 94.96% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1161 1291 1112
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 134 112
Median hourly rate £21.87 £16.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.68% -23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.17 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Hampshire region that featured Linux Engineer in the job title.

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux Engineer across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

Linux Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Farnborough +4 3 £550 +69.23%
Winchester +1 3 £430 - 1
Eastleigh - 2 £283 -
Gosport - 1 £398 -
Linux Engineer
South East

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, Linux Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hampshire region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 31 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (54.84%) Red Hat
3 15 (48.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (45.16%) Puppet
5 13 (41.94%) Python
6 11 (35.48%) Perl
6 11 (35.48%) Unix
7 10 (32.26%) Tomcat
8 9 (29.03%) ITIL
8 9 (29.03%) TCP/IP
8 9 (29.03%) Security Cleared
9 8 (25.81%) VMware
9 8 (25.81%) Apache
9 8 (25.81%) DevOps
10 7 (22.58%) Java
10 7 (22.58%) Firewall
10 7 (22.58%) SC Cleared
11 6 (19.35%) PowerShell
11 6 (19.35%) Bash Shell
11 6 (19.35%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (19.35%) DNS
11 6 (19.35%) DHCP
11 6 (19.35%) Opscode Chef
11 6 (19.35%) Data Centre
12 5 (16.13%) Patch Management
12 5 (16.13%) LDAP
12 5 (16.13%) JBoss
12 5 (16.13%) Windows
12 5 (16.13%) SAN
12 5 (16.13%) Project Management

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (32.26%) Tomcat
2 8 (25.81%) Apache
3 5 (16.13%) JBoss
4 3 (9.68%) OpenStack
5 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.45%) MS Office
1 2 (6.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (29.03%) TCP/IP
2 7 (22.58%) Firewall
3 6 (19.35%) DHCP
3 6 (19.35%) DNS
4 5 (16.13%) LDAP
4 5 (16.13%) SAN
5 4 (12.90%) IPv6
5 4 (12.90%) OpenLDAP
5 4 (12.90%) SSL
6 3 (9.68%) Internet
6 3 (9.68%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (9.68%) MPLS
7 2 (6.45%) Kerberos
7 2 (6.45%) SSH
8 1 (3.23%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (3.23%) HTTP
8 1 (3.23%) HTTPS
8 1 (3.23%) Network Security
8 1 (3.23%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.45%) DB2
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Subversion
2 2 (6.45%) Ant
2 2 (6.45%) ClearCase
2 2 (6.45%) CppUnit
2 2 (6.45%) GoogleTest
2 2 (6.45%) NUnit
General
1 3 (9.68%) Local Government
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) ActiveMQ
1 4 (12.90%) LAPP Stack
2 3 (9.68%) Spring
3 1 (3.23%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (3.23%) LAMP
3 1 (3.23%) Qt
3 1 (3.23%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Data Centre
2 4 (12.90%) Derivative
2 4 (12.90%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (12.90%) Smart Meter
3 3 (9.68%) Cryptography
3 3 (9.68%) Driving Licence
3 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
3 3 (9.68%) VCE vBlock
4 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (48.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (35.48%) Unix
4 5 (16.13%) Windows
5 4 (12.90%) AIX
5 4 (12.90%) CentOS
6 1 (3.23%) HPUX
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) ITIL
2 8 (25.81%) DevOps
3 5 (16.13%) Patch Management
3 5 (16.13%) Project Management
4 4 (12.90%) Change Management
4 4 (12.90%) Configuration Management
4 4 (12.90%) Service Delivery
5 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (9.68%) Capacity Management
5 3 (9.68%) Computer Security
5 3 (9.68%) Incident Management
5 3 (9.68%) Information Assurance
5 3 (9.68%) Information Security
5 3 (9.68%) OO
5 3 (9.68%) Problem Management
5 3 (9.68%) Security Patching
5 3 (9.68%) Server Hardening
5 3 (9.68%) SIEM
5 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
6 2 (6.45%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (41.94%) Python
2 11 (35.48%) Perl
3 7 (22.58%) Java
4 6 (19.35%) Bash Shell
4 6 (19.35%) PowerShell
5 3 (9.68%) C
5 3 (9.68%) C++
6 1 (3.23%) PHP
6 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.23%) SQL
6 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) Security Cleared
2 7 (22.58%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.90%) RHCSA
4 3 (9.68%) CISSP
4 3 (9.68%) GCIH
4 3 (9.68%) GIAC
4 3 (9.68%) RHCE
5 1 (3.23%) Degree
5 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) PCI DSS
2 3 (9.68%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (9.68%) SLA
3 2 (6.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.45%) Docker
2 2 (6.45%) iptables
2 2 (6.45%) Postfix
3 1 (3.23%) Samba
3 1 (3.23%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 14 (45.16%) Puppet
2 6 (19.35%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (12.90%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (6.45%) Nagios
4 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (3.23%) HAProxy
5 1 (3.23%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (3.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 17 (54.84%) Red Hat
2 8 (25.81%) VMware
3 4 (12.90%) Oracle
4 2 (6.45%) Cisco
4 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.45%) Sun
5 1 (3.23%) HP
5 1 (3.23%) IBM
5 1 (3.23%) Juniper