The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
South East / Hampshire
Rank 7 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing Linux 231 299 320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 13.41% 16.29% 15.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 53.49% 40.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 175 162
Median daily rate £435 £370 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.56% +1.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £275 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £493 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 11
Median hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +5.63%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
462 559 793
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 26.81% 30.46% 39.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 326 410
Median daily rate £370 £350 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 42 41
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.13 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.13% -24.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.64 £11.20 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.10 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hampshire region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux across the Hampshire region.

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Hampshire region.

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Linux
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

Linux Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Linux
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 within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 16 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
Portsmouth -1 26 £488 +77.27% 3
Southampton +5 17 £450 +5.88% 16
Winchester -2 17 £435 +8.75% 2
Fareham +7 16 £475 +41.79% 3
Havant +1 16 £380 -
Basingstoke -11 14 £333 -5.00% 14
Farnborough -6 10 £400 -12.56% 3
Hook -10 10 £320 +12.28% 3
Andover -13 2 £420 +20.00%
Eastleigh - 1 - - 1
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 206 (41.12%) Windows
2 202 (40.32%) Security Cleared
3 189 (37.72%) VMware
4 173 (34.53%) SC Cleared
5 147 (29.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 137 (27.35%) Red Hat
7 111 (22.16%) Unix
8 87 (17.37%) PaaS
8 87 (17.37%) IaaS
9 84 (16.77%) Agile Software Development
10 82 (16.37%) SQL
11 81 (16.17%) Java
12 79 (15.77%) Cisco
13 78 (15.57%) Oracle
14 68 (13.57%) Microsoft
14 68 (13.57%) VMware Infrastructure
15 63 (12.57%) Service Management
16 60 (11.98%) JavaScript
17 57 (11.38%) HTML
17 57 (11.38%) ITIL
18 56 (11.18%) Shell Script
18 56 (11.18%) WebSphere
19 55 (10.98%) Python
19 55 (10.98%) Puppet
20 53 (10.58%) JBoss
20 53 (10.58%) Perl
20 53 (10.58%) CSS
21 51 (10.18%) Firewall
22 49 (9.78%) Git (software)
23 46 (9.18%) Tomcat

Linux
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 56 (11.18%) WebSphere
2 53 (10.58%) JBoss
3 46 (9.18%) Tomcat
4 36 (7.19%) Apache
5 27 (5.39%) WebSphere Application Server
6 20 (3.99%) WebLogic
7 18 (3.59%) Apache Geronimo
7 18 (3.59%) Apache TomEE
8 11 (2.20%) Elasticsearch
9 9 (1.80%) Apache Spark
10 8 (1.60%) Cloud Foundry
11 6 (1.20%) ATG Dynamo
11 6 (1.20%) GemFire
11 6 (1.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 5 (1.00%) MS Exchange
12 5 (1.00%) OpenStack
13 4 (0.80%) Drupal
13 4 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2000
13 4 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2003
13 4 (0.80%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 33 (6.59%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.60%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.20%) Simulink
4 5 (1.00%) MS Office
5 3 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.40%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (1.60%) Adobe Campaign
1 8 (1.60%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (1.40%) SAP hybris
3 4 (0.80%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.20%) assyst
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 87 (17.37%) IaaS
1 87 (17.37%) PaaS
2 14 (2.79%) SaaS
3 7 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.40%) Amazon S3
4 6 (1.20%) GitHub
5 2 (0.40%) Bluemix
5 2 (0.40%) Google App Engine
5 2 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.40%) IBM Cloud
5 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.20%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.20%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.20%) AWS OpsWorks
6 1 (0.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 51 (10.18%) Firewall
2 38 (7.58%) SAN
3 34 (6.79%) DNS
4 33 (6.59%) SSL
5 31 (6.19%) LDAP
5 31 (6.19%) NetScaler
6 24 (4.79%) TCP/IP
7 23 (4.59%) Network Security
8 21 (4.19%) LAN
9 16 (3.19%) WAN
10 15 (2.99%) IP Telephony
11 11 (2.20%) Wireless
12 10 (2.00%) Internet
13 9 (1.80%) VPN
14 8 (1.60%) Cisco Nexus
14 8 (1.60%) DHCP
14 8 (1.60%) SNMP
15 6 (1.20%) HTTP
15 6 (1.20%) SMTP
15 6 (1.20%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (7.58%) PostgreSQL
2 34 (6.79%) SQL Server
3 30 (5.99%) MySQL
4 26 (5.19%) Oracle Database
5 23 (4.59%) DB2
6 22 (4.39%) Hadoop
7 17 (3.39%) Oracle Database 11g
8 15 (2.99%) Oracle Database 10g
8 15 (2.99%) Oracle Database 12c
9 12 (2.40%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 11 (2.20%) Big Data
11 10 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (2.00%) RDBMS
11 10 (2.00%) Relational Database
12 9 (1.80%) BusinessObjects
12 9 (1.80%) HBase
12 9 (1.80%) Oracle BI EE
13 8 (1.60%) Apache Hive
14 7 (1.40%) Neo4j
15 6 (1.20%) IBM BigInsights
Development Applications
1 49 (9.78%) Git (software)
2 31 (6.19%) Jenkins
3 29 (5.79%) Subversion
4 22 (4.39%) JIRA
5 17 (3.39%) Eclipse
5 17 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
6 16 (3.19%) Oracle APEX
7 14 (2.79%) Ant
8 11 (2.20%) JUnit
8 11 (2.20%) TeamCity
9 10 (2.00%) GoogleTest
10 9 (1.80%) Gradle
10 9 (1.80%) NUnit
11 7 (1.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 7 (1.40%) Jasmine
12 6 (1.20%) Artifactory
12 6 (1.20%) ClearCase
12 6 (1.20%) CppUnit
12 6 (1.20%) Log4j
12 6 (1.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 40 (7.98%) Finance
2 18 (3.59%) Marketing
3 8 (1.60%) Retail
4 6 (1.20%) Military
4 6 (1.20%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.00%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.60%) Electronics
6 3 (0.60%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.40%) Advertising
7 2 (0.40%) Banking
7 2 (0.40%) Games
8 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.20%) Legal
8 1 (0.20%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 108 (21.56%) Developer
2 53 (10.58%) Architect
3 29 (5.79%) Administrator
4 27 (5.39%) Linux Engineer
5 26 (5.19%) Analyst
6 22 (4.39%) Consultant
6 22 (4.39%) DevOps Engineer
7 21 (4.19%) Network Engineer
8 20 (3.99%) Java Developer
9 19 (3.79%) Systems Administrator
10 17 (3.39%) Software Developer
11 16 (3.19%) Oracle Developer
11 16 (3.19%) Systems Engineer
12 15 (2.99%) Infrastructure Architect
12 15 (2.99%) Linux Administrator
12 15 (2.99%) Software Engineer
13 13 (2.59%) C Developer
13 13 (2.59%) Infrastructure Specialist
13 13 (2.59%) Linux Specialist
14 12 (2.40%) Citrix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (11.38%) HTML
2 53 (10.58%) CSS
3 39 (7.78%) Middleware
4 31 (6.19%) XML
5 30 (5.99%) jQuery
6 27 (5.39%) Spring
7 22 (4.39%) RESTful
7 22 (4.39%) WebSphere MQ
8 21 (4.19%) SOAP
9 20 (3.99%) Ajax
10 19 (3.79%) IBM Integration Bus
10 19 (3.79%) J2EE
10 19 (3.79%) Regular Expression
11 15 (2.99%) Oracle Fusion
11 15 (2.99%) REST
12 14 (2.79%) Web Services
13 11 (2.20%) OpenID
14 10 (2.00%) JSP
15 9 (1.80%) Servlets
15 9 (1.80%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 30 (5.99%) Management Information System
2 24 (4.79%) Smart Meter
3 21 (4.19%) Data Centre
4 17 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (2.79%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (2.00%) Clustering
7 9 (1.80%) Derivative
7 9 (1.80%) PKI
8 8 (1.60%) Replication
9 6 (1.20%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.20%) CMDB
9 6 (1.20%) SWIFT
10 5 (1.00%) Cryptography
10 5 (1.00%) User Experience
11 4 (0.80%) Computer Science
11 4 (0.80%) Driving Licence
11 4 (0.80%) Public Cloud
11 4 (0.80%) Smart Energy
11 4 (0.80%) VCE vBlock
12 3 (0.60%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 206 (41.12%) Windows
2 147 (29.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 111 (22.16%) Unix
4 45 (8.98%) AIX
5 43 (8.58%) Windows Server
6 24 (4.79%) Solaris
7 23 (4.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (2.99%) CentOS
8 15 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (2.40%) Oracle Linux
10 8 (1.60%) Android
10 8 (1.60%) Apple iOS
11 6 (1.20%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.80%) HPUX
12 4 (0.80%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (0.60%) SUSE
14 2 (0.40%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.20%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (16.77%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (12.57%) Service Management
3 57 (11.38%) ITIL
4 41 (8.18%) DevOps
4 41 (8.18%) Scrum
4 41 (8.18%) User Stories
5 36 (7.19%) Software Engineering
6 35 (6.99%) Open Source
7 28 (5.59%) Performance Tuning
8 26 (5.19%) Analytics
9 25 (4.99%) UML
10 24 (4.79%) Configuration Management
10 24 (4.79%) Project Management
10 24 (4.79%) Workflow
11 22 (4.39%) Root Cause Analysis
12 20 (3.99%) Mentoring
12 20 (3.99%) OO
12 20 (3.99%) TDD
13 19 (3.79%) Integration Testing
13 19 (3.79%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 82 (16.37%) SQL
2 81 (16.17%) Java
3 60 (11.98%) JavaScript
4 56 (11.18%) Shell Script
5 55 (10.98%) Python
6 53 (10.58%) Perl
7 44 (8.78%) Bash Shell
7 44 (8.78%) C++
8 39 (7.78%) C
9 17 (3.39%) PL/SQL
10 16 (3.19%) PHP
11 14 (2.79%) Ruby
12 12 (2.40%) PowerShell
13 11 (2.20%) Korn
14 9 (1.80%) C#
14 9 (1.80%) T-SQL
15 8 (1.60%) Scala
16 6 (1.20%) MATLAB
17 5 (1.00%) Tcl
18 4 (0.80%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 202 (40.32%) Security Cleared
2 173 (34.53%) SC Cleared
3 19 (3.79%) DV Cleared
4 16 (3.19%) Degree
5 10 (2.00%) RHCSA
6 7 (1.40%) ISTQB
7 6 (1.20%) CISSP
8 5 (1.00%) GCIH
8 5 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.80%) ISEB
9 4 (0.80%) MCSE
10 3 (0.60%) CESG Certified Professional
10 3 (0.60%) DBS Check
10 3 (0.60%) GIAC
10 3 (0.60%) RHCE
10 3 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.40%) GCIA
11 2 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.40%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.19%) QA
2 10 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (2.00%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.20%) SLA
4 3 (0.60%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.40%) COBIT
5 2 (0.40%) COSO
5 2 (0.40%) SAS 70
6 1 (0.20%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.20%) RMADS
System Software
1 68 (13.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (5.79%) Active Directory
3 26 (5.19%) vSphere
4 23 (4.59%) VMware ESXi
5 16 (3.19%) Hyper-V
6 15 (2.99%) Docker
6 15 (2.99%) Samba
7 9 (1.80%) Oracle Clusterware
7 9 (1.80%) XenDesktop
7 9 (1.80%) XenServer
8 6 (1.20%) NFS
8 6 (1.20%) Virtual Servers
8 6 (1.20%) VMware Server
8 6 (1.20%) VMware Workstation
9 5 (1.00%) HDFS
9 5 (1.00%) vCloud
10 4 (0.80%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 4 (0.80%) VMware ESX
10 4 (0.80%) XenApp
11 3 (0.60%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 55 (10.98%) Puppet
2 22 (4.39%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (3.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 12 (2.40%) Ansible
5 11 (2.20%) QRadar
5 11 (2.20%) Red Hat Satellite
6 9 (1.80%) OpenAM
6 9 (1.80%) OpenIDM
7 8 (1.60%) ZABBIX
8 7 (1.40%) Tivoli
9 4 (0.80%) Terraform
10 3 (0.60%) Cisco Prime
10 3 (0.60%) Nagios
10 3 (0.60%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 3 (0.60%) SCCM
10 3 (0.60%) SCOM
11 2 (0.40%) CSIRT
11 2 (0.40%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
11 2 (0.40%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 2 (0.40%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 189 (37.72%) VMware
2 137 (27.35%) Red Hat
3 79 (15.77%) Cisco
4 78 (15.57%) Oracle
5 68 (13.57%) Microsoft
6 43 (8.58%) IBM
7 41 (8.18%) Citrix
8 31 (6.19%) CheckPoint
9 26 (5.19%) CA
10 23 (4.59%) Dell
11 22 (4.39%) HP
12 21 (4.19%) Extreme Networks
13 13 (2.59%) SAP
14 12 (2.40%) Juniper
15 10 (2.00%) BMC
16 9 (1.80%) ForgeRock
17 8 (1.60%) Adobe
17 8 (1.60%) Remedy
18 7 (1.40%) hybris
18 7 (1.40%) Veritas
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