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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 95 81 87
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 22 40 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.16% 1.93% 1.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 2.10% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 21 14
Average daily rate £335 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £264 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £439 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £43.75 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £37.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -4.51%
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
1799 1904 1640
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 94.88% 91.89% 93.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1166 1044 882
Average daily rate £385 £365 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.47% +0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 126 96
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.72 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.28% -25.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Aldershot - 2 £440 -
Gosport - 2 £400 -
Southampton +6 1 - - 4
Portsmouth -9 1 £240 -31.42% 1
Hook - 1 £305 -
Linux Engineer
South East

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 32 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (62.50%) Unix
3 17 (53.13%) Security Cleared
4 13 (40.63%) Python
4 13 (40.63%) Red Hat
5 11 (34.38%) Project Management
5 11 (34.38%) C
5 11 (34.38%) C++
5 11 (34.38%) Software Engineering
6 10 (31.25%) OO
6 10 (31.25%) ClearCase
7 9 (28.13%) OOD
7 9 (28.13%) UML
7 9 (28.13%) Ant
7 9 (28.13%) Configuration Management
7 9 (28.13%) NUnit
7 9 (28.13%) Subversion
7 9 (28.13%) Derivative
7 9 (28.13%) Requirements Analysis
7 9 (28.13%) Unit Testing
7 9 (28.13%) Integration Testing
7 9 (28.13%) SC Cleared
7 9 (28.13%) Use Case
7 9 (28.13%) Multithreading
7 9 (28.13%) CppUnit
7 9 (28.13%) Memory Management
7 9 (28.13%) GoogleTest
7 9 (28.13%) System Integration Testing
8 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 5 (15.63%) Apache
2 4 (12.50%) JBoss
2 4 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.13%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) SAN
2 5 (15.63%) Firewall
3 4 (12.50%) DHCP
3 4 (12.50%) DNS
3 4 (12.50%) LDAP
3 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 3 (9.38%) Network Security
5 2 (6.25%) Internet
5 2 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (6.25%) MPLS
6 1 (3.13%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (3.13%) FCoE
6 1 (3.13%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (3.13%) iSCSI
6 1 (3.13%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) MySQL
1 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (31.25%) ClearCase
2 9 (28.13%) Ant
2 9 (28.13%) CppUnit
2 9 (28.13%) GoogleTest
2 9 (28.13%) NUnit
2 9 (28.13%) Subversion
3 1 (3.13%) ClearQuest
General
1 1 (3.13%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) HTML
1 1 (3.13%) LAMP
1 1 (3.13%) Web Services
1 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Derivative
2 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (15.63%) Data Centre
4 3 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (6.25%) Cryptography
5 2 (6.25%) Driving Licence
5 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
6 1 (3.13%) Device Driver
6 1 (3.13%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (3.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (3.13%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (62.50%) Unix
3 8 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (21.88%) Windows
5 6 (18.75%) AIX
6 2 (6.25%) HPUX
6 2 (6.25%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (3.13%) CentOS
7 1 (3.13%) Debian
7 1 (3.13%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (3.13%) Fedora
7 1 (3.13%) SUSE
7 1 (3.13%) Windows 2000
7 1 (3.13%) Windows NT
7 1 (3.13%) Windows Vista
7 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) Project Management
1 11 (34.38%) Software Engineering
2 10 (31.25%) OO
3 9 (28.13%) Configuration Management
3 9 (28.13%) Integration Testing
3 9 (28.13%) Memory Management
3 9 (28.13%) Multithreading
3 9 (28.13%) OOD
3 9 (28.13%) Requirements Analysis
3 9 (28.13%) System Integration Testing
3 9 (28.13%) UML
3 9 (28.13%) Unit Testing
3 9 (28.13%) Use Case
4 4 (12.50%) ITIL
5 3 (9.38%) Change Management
5 3 (9.38%) Incident Management
5 3 (9.38%) Patch Management
5 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.25%) Security Patching
6 2 (6.25%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) Python
2 11 (34.38%) C
2 11 (34.38%) C++
3 6 (18.75%) Perl
4 2 (6.25%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.13%) PHP
5 1 (3.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (53.13%) Security Cleared
2 9 (28.13%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.38%) CISSP
3 3 (9.38%) RHCSA
4 2 (6.25%) GCIH
4 2 (6.25%) GIAC
5 1 (3.13%) Degree
5 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
5 1 (3.13%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) PCI DSS
2 2 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.38%) Samba
2 3 (9.38%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Puppet
1 3 (9.38%) Red Hat Satellite
2 2 (6.25%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (6.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (3.13%) Nessus
3 1 (3.13%) Nmap
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) Red Hat
2 6 (18.75%) VMware
3 4 (12.50%) Cisco
3 4 (12.50%) IBM
4 3 (9.38%) Dell
4 3 (9.38%) EMC
5 2 (6.25%) HP
5 2 (6.25%) Oracle
6 1 (3.13%) Juniper
6 1 (3.13%) Veritas
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