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 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Engineer
South East / Hampshire
Rank 90 98 82
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 16 19 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.89% 0.98% 2.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 1.04% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 22
Median daily rate £420 £335 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.37% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £440 £437
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £44.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+6.81% +12.82%

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
1659 1830 1925
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 92.63% 94.87% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1041 1178 1059
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 84 112
Median hourly rate £19.50 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.65 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 February 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 February 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 +10 3 £450 - 1
Linux Engineer
South East

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 30 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (73.33%) Red Hat
3 14 (46.67%) JBoss
4 11 (36.67%) Unix
4 11 (36.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (33.33%) Apache
6 9 (30.00%) Red Hat Satellite
7 8 (26.67%) Puppet
7 8 (26.67%) Security Cleared
7 8 (26.67%) SAN
7 8 (26.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 7 (23.33%) Python
8 7 (23.33%) SC Cleared
9 6 (20.00%) DevOps
9 6 (20.00%) Incident Management
9 6 (20.00%) CISSP
9 6 (20.00%) Tomcat
9 6 (20.00%) Firewall
9 6 (20.00%) Clustering
9 6 (20.00%) VMware
10 5 (16.67%) Service Delivery
10 5 (16.67%) Samba
10 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
10 5 (16.67%) DNS
10 5 (16.67%) AIX
10 5 (16.67%) LDAP
10 5 (16.67%) Perl
10 5 (16.67%) Patch Management
11 4 (13.33%) Data Centre
11 4 (13.33%) RHCSA

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 14 (46.67%) JBoss
2 10 (33.33%) Apache
3 6 (20.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) SaaS
2 1 (3.33%) IaaS
2 1 (3.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (26.67%) SAN
2 6 (20.00%) Firewall
3 5 (16.67%) DNS
3 5 (16.67%) LDAP
3 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 3 (10.00%) DHCP
4 3 (10.00%) Internet
4 3 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (10.00%) Kerberos
4 3 (10.00%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Hadoop
1 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Ant
1 1 (3.33%) ClearCase
1 1 (3.33%) CppUnit
1 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.33%) GoogleTest
1 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.33%) NUnit
1 1 (3.33%) Subversion
General
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (3.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Clustering
2 4 (13.33%) Data Centre
3 3 (10.00%) Driving Licence
3 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (10.00%) PKI
3 3 (10.00%) Smart Meter
4 1 (3.33%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (36.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 11 (36.67%) Unix
3 5 (16.67%) AIX
4 1 (3.33%) CentOS
4 1 (3.33%) SUSE
4 1 (3.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.33%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) DevOps
1 6 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 5 (16.67%) Patch Management
2 5 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 4 (13.33%) Configuration Management
3 4 (13.33%) ITIL
3 4 (13.33%) Project Management
4 3 (10.00%) Capacity Management
4 3 (10.00%) Change Control
4 3 (10.00%) Change Management
4 3 (10.00%) Cryptography
4 3 (10.00%) Information Assurance
4 3 (10.00%) Information Security
4 3 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (10.00%) Security Patching
4 3 (10.00%) Server Hardening
4 3 (10.00%) SIEM
4 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (10.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) Python
2 5 (16.67%) Perl
3 4 (13.33%) Java
4 3 (10.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (10.00%) C
4 3 (10.00%) Korn
4 3 (10.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.33%) C++
5 1 (3.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 7 (23.33%) SC Cleared
3 6 (20.00%) CISSP
4 4 (13.33%) RHCSA
5 3 (10.00%) CompTIA Security+
5 3 (10.00%) GCIH
5 3 (10.00%) GIAC
5 3 (10.00%) RHCE
5 3 (10.00%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (10.00%) PCI DSS
1 3 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) Samba
2 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.33%) Docker
3 1 (3.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (30.00%) Red Hat Satellite
2 8 (26.67%) Puppet
2 8 (26.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (10.00%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (3.33%) Nagios
4 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (73.33%) Red Hat
2 6 (20.00%) VMware
3 3 (10.00%) HP
3 3 (10.00%) Veritas
4 1 (3.33%) Cloudera
4 1 (3.33%) IBM
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle