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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Engineer
South East / Hampshire
Rank 91 99 86
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 15 19 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.89% 1.02% 1.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 1.07% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 19
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.40 £46.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +53.33%

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
1552 1772 1837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 92.11% 94.96% 91.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 972 1122 1001
Median daily rate £400 £385 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £511 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 97 121
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.70 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.79% +11.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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
Havant - 5 £350 -
Southampton - 1 £450 -
Winchester - 1 - -
Linux Engineer
South East

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 25 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (60.00%) Red Hat
3 10 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (36.00%) Puppet
4 9 (36.00%) Security Cleared
4 9 (36.00%) Unix
5 8 (32.00%) Apache
5 8 (32.00%) SC Cleared
6 7 (28.00%) JBoss
6 7 (28.00%) Python
7 6 (24.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 6 (24.00%) SAN
7 6 (24.00%) Tomcat
7 6 (24.00%) Perl
8 5 (20.00%) AIX
8 5 (20.00%) LDAP
8 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 5 (20.00%) DNS
8 5 (20.00%) Service Delivery
8 5 (20.00%) Samba
8 5 (20.00%) VMware
8 5 (20.00%) Data Centre
8 5 (20.00%) Patch Management
9 4 (16.00%) Red Hat Satellite
9 4 (16.00%) RHCSA
9 4 (16.00%) Incident Management
9 4 (16.00%) Firewall
9 4 (16.00%) Project Management
9 4 (16.00%) CISSP
9 4 (16.00%) ITIL

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 8 (32.00%) Apache
2 7 (28.00%) JBoss
3 6 (24.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) SaaS
2 1 (4.00%) IaaS
2 1 (4.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) SAN
2 5 (20.00%) DNS
2 5 (20.00%) LDAP
2 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (16.00%) Firewall
4 3 (12.00%) DHCP
4 3 (12.00%) Internet
4 3 (12.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (12.00%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Ant
1 1 (4.00%) ClearCase
1 1 (4.00%) CppUnit
1 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.00%) GoogleTest
1 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.00%) NUnit
1 1 (4.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (4.00%) Spring
1 1 (4.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.00%) Cryptography
2 3 (12.00%) Driving Licence
2 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Biometrics
3 1 (4.00%) Clustering
3 1 (4.00%) Derivative
3 1 (4.00%) PKI
3 1 (4.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (36.00%) Unix
4 5 (20.00%) AIX
5 2 (8.00%) Windows
6 1 (4.00%) CentOS
6 1 (4.00%) SUSE
6 1 (4.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (4.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) Patch Management
1 5 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 4 (16.00%) Incident Management
2 4 (16.00%) ITIL
2 4 (16.00%) Project Management
3 3 (12.00%) Capacity Management
3 3 (12.00%) Change Management
3 3 (12.00%) Computer Security
3 3 (12.00%) DevOps
3 3 (12.00%) Information Assurance
3 3 (12.00%) Information Security
3 3 (12.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (12.00%) Security Patching
3 3 (12.00%) Server Hardening
3 3 (12.00%) SIEM
3 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (12.00%) UML
4 1 (4.00%) Case Management
4 1 (4.00%) Records Management
4 1 (4.00%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) Python
2 6 (24.00%) Perl
3 3 (12.00%) C
3 3 (12.00%) Java
4 2 (8.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.00%) C++
5 1 (4.00%) Korn
5 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (32.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (16.00%) CISSP
3 4 (16.00%) RHCSA
4 3 (12.00%) GCIH
4 3 (12.00%) GIAC
5 1 (4.00%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (4.00%) RHCE
5 1 (4.00%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (12.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Samba
2 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.00%) Docker
3 1 (4.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (36.00%) Puppet
2 6 (24.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (4.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (4.00%) Cloudera
3 1 (4.00%) HP
3 1 (4.00%) IBM
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) Veritas