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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 112 101 120
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 5 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.24% 0.18% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.20% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
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£425 £130 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+226.92% -63.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £353
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £34.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+47.05% -9.33%
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
1936 1537 1815
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 91.02% 93.78% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1101 916 962
Average daily rate £350 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 123 169
Average hourly rate £15.77 £13.88 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.65% -33.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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
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 21 October 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 21 October 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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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
Southampton -9 2 £335 +157.69% 2
Winchester - - - -
Farnborough - - - -
Andover - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Linux Engineer
South East

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (78.95%) Puppet
3 13 (68.42%) Jenkins
4 11 (57.89%) Oracle
5 10 (52.63%) WebLogic
5 10 (52.63%) Middleware
5 10 (52.63%) Oracle Linux
6 9 (47.37%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (47.37%) MySQL
6 9 (47.37%) DevOps
7 8 (42.11%) YUM
7 8 (42.11%) Scrum
8 7 (36.84%) Red Hat
9 6 (31.58%) vSphere
10 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
10 5 (26.32%) Maven
10 5 (26.32%) Docker
10 5 (26.32%) Vagrant
10 5 (26.32%) LXC
11 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
11 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
11 4 (21.05%) Shell Script
11 4 (21.05%) EMC
11 4 (21.05%) SAN
11 4 (21.05%) Solaris
11 4 (21.05%) Perl
12 3 (15.79%) UNIX
12 3 (15.79%) Symantec
12 3 (15.79%) SUSE
12 3 (15.79%) NetBackup

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 10 (52.63%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.26%) JBoss
2 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) SAN
2 2 (10.53%) DNS
2 2 (10.53%) LDAP
3 1 (5.26%) DHCP
3 1 (5.26%) Kerberos
3 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.26%) Internet
3 1 (5.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) MySQL
1 9 (47.37%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.26%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 13 (68.42%) Jenkins
2 5 (26.32%) Maven
2 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
3 2 (10.53%) Gerrit
General
1 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.53%) Legal
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.26%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) Middleware
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) HACMP
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (52.63%) Oracle Linux
3 4 (21.05%) Solaris
4 3 (15.79%) UNIX
4 3 (15.79%) SUSE
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.26%) Windows
5 1 (5.26%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) DevOps
2 8 (42.11%) Scrum
3 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (5.26%) Document Management
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL
5 1 (5.26%) ERP
5 1 (5.26%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) Perl
1 4 (21.05%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.26%) Ruby
2 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) vSphere
2 5 (26.32%) Docker
2 5 (26.32%) LXC
3 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.26%) OCFS2
4 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
4 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 15 (78.95%) Puppet
2 8 (42.11%) YUM
3 5 (26.32%) Vagrant
4 3 (15.79%) NetBackup
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Oracle
2 7 (36.84%) Red Hat
3 4 (21.05%) EMC
4 3 (15.79%) Symantec
5 2 (10.53%) VMware
6 1 (5.26%) NetApp
6 1 (5.26%) IBM
6 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.26%) Sun
6 1 (5.26%) HP
6 1 (5.26%) Dell