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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 99 101 91
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 24 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.13% 0.42% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 0.46% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 5 3
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£350 £325 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +80.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £305 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £425 £216
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -6.25%
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
1930 1724 1331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 90.61% 91.41% 94.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1083 961 715
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 104 148
Average hourly rate £16.16 £22.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.17% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £12.38 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £45.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 2015. 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
Southampton -11 7 £375 +22.44%
Farnborough - 4 £263 -
Portsmouth - 4 £388 - 1
Andover - - - -
Linux Engineer
South East

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 34 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (67.65%) UNIX
2 23 (67.65%) Red Hat
3 15 (44.12%) SAN
4 14 (41.18%) Shell Script
4 14 (41.18%) Puppet
5 12 (35.29%) Jenkins
5 12 (35.29%) Git (software)
6 10 (29.41%) AIX
6 10 (29.41%) Python
6 10 (29.41%) PowerShell
7 9 (26.47%) Samba
7 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (26.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 9 (26.47%) Service Delivery
8 8 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (20.59%) SUSE
9 7 (20.59%) vSphere
9 7 (20.59%) VMware
9 7 (20.59%) Windows
9 7 (20.59%) Oracle
9 7 (20.59%) Perl
10 6 (17.65%) WebLogic
10 6 (17.65%) Mac OS X
10 6 (17.65%) Configuration Management
10 6 (17.65%) Bash Shell
10 6 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (17.65%) Heroku
10 6 (17.65%) Gerrit

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 6 (17.65%) WebLogic
2 4 (11.76%) Confluence
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.94%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.94%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.65%) Heroku
1 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (44.12%) SAN
2 4 (11.76%) LAN
2 4 (11.76%) WAN
3 1 (2.94%) Firewall
3 1 (2.94%) LDAP
3 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.94%) DNS
3 1 (2.94%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (2.94%) SQLPlus
1 1 (2.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (35.29%) Jenkins
1 12 (35.29%) Git (software)
2 6 (17.65%) Gerrit
2 6 (17.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (11.76%) JIRA
4 2 (5.88%) Maven
General
1 5 (14.71%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.88%) Legal
2 2 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.94%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) Ruby on Rails
2 5 (14.71%) Middleware
3 1 (2.94%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
1 2 (5.88%) Wiki
2 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) Statistics
2 1 (2.94%) HACMP
2 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (67.65%) UNIX
3 10 (29.41%) AIX
4 7 (20.59%) SUSE
4 7 (20.59%) Windows
5 6 (17.65%) Mac OS X
5 6 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (17.65%) Oracle Linux
6 4 (11.76%) Ubuntu
7 3 (8.82%) Solaris
8 2 (5.88%) HPUX
8 2 (5.88%) CentOS
9 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (26.47%) Service Delivery
2 8 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (17.65%) Configuration Management
4 5 (14.71%) Migration
4 5 (14.71%) SOA
5 1 (2.94%) DevOps
5 1 (2.94%) Line Management
5 1 (2.94%) Coaching
5 1 (2.94%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.94%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (2.94%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (2.94%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.94%) Data Migration
5 1 (2.94%) Data Management
5 1 (2.94%) Document Management
5 1 (2.94%) Scrum
5 1 (2.94%) ERP
5 1 (2.94%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 14 (41.18%) Shell Script
2 10 (29.41%) Python
2 10 (29.41%) PowerShell
3 7 (20.59%) Perl
4 6 (17.65%) Bash Shell
4 6 (17.65%) Ruby
5 4 (11.76%) VBScript
6 2 (5.88%) Korn
7 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
1 1 (2.94%) VCP4
System Software
1 9 (26.47%) Samba
2 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (20.59%) vSphere
3 5 (14.71%) Active Directory
4 4 (11.76%) NFS
5 2 (5.88%) Docker
5 2 (5.88%) LXC
6 1 (2.94%) OCFS2
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (2.94%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 14 (41.18%) Puppet
2 9 (26.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (11.76%) Vagrant
4 3 (8.82%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 23 (67.65%) Red Hat
2 7 (20.59%) VMware
2 7 (20.59%) Oracle
3 5 (14.71%) NetApp
3 5 (14.71%) Sun
3 5 (14.71%) HP
4 4 (11.76%) EMC
5 3 (8.82%) Symantec
6 2 (5.88%) Atlassian
6 2 (5.88%) 3PAR
7 1 (2.94%) Dell
7 1 (2.94%) IBM
7 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
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