The first table below looks at the demand for Linux skills 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 over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Hampshire region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 15 18 20
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs citing Linux 192 144 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 9.31% 8.24% 6.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.00% 28.74% 24.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 88 72
Average daily rate
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£350 £373 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.04% -0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £268 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £467 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
- +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £23.19
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +61.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £12.90 £9.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -6.25%
Operating Systems Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
640 501 478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 31.02% 28.68% 27.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 281 224
Average daily rate £325 £338 £326
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £186 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 52 75
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.75 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.49% -1.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -4.41%
Linux
South East

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. 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 +2 30 £338 +22.72% 16
Basingstoke +18 27 £425 - 8
Hook -3 13 £315 -22.73%
Gosport -10 12 £365 - 3
Winchester +7 9 £300 -11.76% 1
Farnborough -2 8 £477 -3.44% 4
Havant +3 7 £265 -44.21% 3
Andover -11 2 - - 2
Portsmouth -7 1 - - 1
Romsey - 1 - - 1
Aldershot - - - - 1
Petersfield - - - -
Eastleigh - - - - 1
Fareham - - - - 10
Fordingbridge - - - -
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing Linux also 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 that cited Linux.

1 153 (37.87%) UNIX
2 145 (35.89%) Windows
3 130 (32.18%) Security Cleared
4 118 (29.21%) Oracle
5 97 (24.01%) SC Cleared
6 94 (23.27%) C
7 73 (18.07%) Java
7 73 (18.07%) Software Engineering
8 72 (17.82%) Microsoft
9 71 (17.57%) Python
10 70 (17.33%) SQL
10 70 (17.33%) VMware
11 69 (17.08%) HP
12 63 (15.59%) JavaScript
13 60 (14.85%) Red Hat
14 59 (14.60%) HTML
15 57 (14.11%) Apache
16 54 (13.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 53 (13.12%) Perl
18 50 (12.38%) Shell Script
19 49 (12.13%) Puppet
19 49 (12.13%) Jenkins
20 48 (11.88%) .NET
21 47 (11.63%) MySQL
21 47 (11.63%) Cisco
22 46 (11.39%) Subversion
23 44 (10.89%) Configuration Management
23 44 (10.89%) Middleware
23 44 (10.89%) SAN
23 44 (10.89%) WebLogic

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing Linux also 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 that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 57 (14.11%) Apache
2 44 (10.89%) WebLogic
3 18 (4.46%) IIS
4 17 (4.21%) Tomcat
5 14 (3.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 12 (2.97%) Oracle Application Server
7 9 (2.23%) WebSphere
8 6 (1.49%) SharePoint
9 4 (0.99%) GlassFish
9 4 (0.99%) Mule
9 4 (0.99%) Node.js
10 3 (0.74%) MS Exchange
11 2 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.50%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.50%) Oracle Spatial
11 2 (0.50%) nginx
11 2 (0.50%) Confluence
11 2 (0.50%) Oracle Service Bus
11 2 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 44 (10.89%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.24%) MS Office
3 3 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.50%) MS Project
5 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.25%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 24 (5.94%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (2.23%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.50%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.72%) SaaS
2 10 (2.48%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (2.48%) Amazon S3
3 6 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.99%) IaaS
5 2 (0.50%) Force.com
5 2 (0.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (10.89%) SAN
2 35 (8.66%) SSL
2 35 (8.66%) TCP/IP
3 28 (6.93%) Firewall
4 26 (6.44%) HTTPS
5 19 (4.70%) Fibre Channel
6 18 (4.46%) Wireshark
6 18 (4.46%) DNS
7 16 (3.96%) NAS
8 15 (3.71%) Internet
9 13 (3.22%) LDAP
10 12 (2.97%) FTP
11 11 (2.72%) WAN
12 10 (2.48%) LAN
12 10 (2.48%) SSH
13 8 (1.98%) HTTP
13 8 (1.98%) VPN
14 7 (1.73%) DVB
15 6 (1.49%) iSCSI
16 5 (1.24%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (11.63%) MySQL
2 30 (7.43%) PostgreSQL
3 28 (6.93%) Oracle Database
4 17 (4.21%) SQL Server
5 16 (3.96%) Oracle Database 11g
6 15 (3.71%) SQLPlus
6 15 (3.71%) Oracle BI EE
7 12 (2.97%) Oracle Database 10g
8 9 (2.23%) MongoDB
9 8 (1.98%) Oracle Reports
9 8 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (1.73%) Oracle OWB
11 5 (1.24%) Big Data
12 4 (0.99%) NoSQL
12 4 (0.99%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 4 (0.99%) Relational Database
13 3 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (0.74%) Hadoop
13 3 (0.74%) Oracle Database 12c
13 3 (0.74%) DB2
Development Applications
1 49 (12.13%) Jenkins
2 46 (11.39%) Subversion
3 36 (8.91%) ClearCase
4 25 (6.19%) Git (software)
5 19 (4.70%) Ant
6 17 (4.21%) NUnit
6 17 (4.21%) GoogleTest
7 16 (3.96%) CppUnit
8 15 (3.71%) Maven
9 14 (3.47%) Rational Rose
10 10 (2.48%) Eclipse
10 10 (2.48%) RSpec
11 9 (2.23%) Selenium
12 8 (1.98%) JIRA
12 8 (1.98%) JUnit
13 7 (1.73%) Cucumber
13 7 (1.73%) Gerrit
14 6 (1.49%) Toad
15 4 (0.99%) Visual Studio
15 4 (0.99%) Oracle APEX
General
1 40 (9.90%) Telecoms
2 13 (3.22%) Finance
3 11 (2.72%) Manufacturing
4 6 (1.49%) Military
5 5 (1.24%) Retail
6 4 (0.99%) Marketing
7 2 (0.50%) Legal
7 2 (0.50%) Games
7 2 (0.50%) Automotive
7 2 (0.50%) Electronics
8 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.25%) Law
8 1 (0.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 86 (21.29%) Developer
2 46 (11.39%) Software Engineer
3 30 (7.43%) Analyst
4 28 (6.93%) Consultant
5 22 (5.45%) Tester
6 20 (4.95%) Administrator
7 17 (4.21%) Systems Administrator
7 17 (4.21%) Test Engineer
7 17 (4.21%) Security Engineer
7 17 (4.21%) Linux Engineer
8 16 (3.96%) Test Analyst
8 16 (3.96%) Systems Engineer
9 15 (3.71%) Support Engineer
10 14 (3.47%) Software Developer
10 14 (3.47%) C++ Developer
11 13 (3.22%) Test Specialist
12 12 (2.97%) Java Developer
12 12 (2.97%) DevOps Engineer
13 11 (2.72%) Architect
14 10 (2.48%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (14.60%) HTML
2 48 (11.88%) .NET
3 44 (10.89%) Middleware
4 41 (10.15%) Web Services
5 36 (8.91%) JSP
6 34 (8.42%) ASP.NET
7 33 (8.17%) XML
8 28 (6.93%) CSS
9 24 (5.94%) jQuery
10 17 (4.21%) Motif
11 15 (3.71%) POSIX
12 13 (3.22%) Ajax
12 13 (3.22%) JSON
13 12 (2.97%) Django
14 10 (2.48%) STL
15 9 (2.23%) Ruby on Rails
15 9 (2.23%) Hibernate
16 8 (1.98%) Spring
16 8 (1.98%) Oracle Fusion
16 8 (1.98%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 40 (9.90%) Open Source
2 17 (4.21%) DTV
3 14 (3.47%) Derivative
4 12 (2.97%) Clustering
5 10 (2.48%) HACMP
6 9 (2.23%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.49%) Blackberry
8 5 (1.24%) EMV
8 5 (1.24%) STB
8 5 (1.24%) Smartphone
9 4 (0.99%) Digital Media
10 3 (0.74%) Wiki
10 3 (0.74%) iPhone
10 3 (0.74%) Linked Data
10 3 (0.74%) Web 2.0
11 2 (0.50%) PKI
11 2 (0.50%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.50%) Replication
11 2 (0.50%) APACS
11 2 (0.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 153 (37.87%) UNIX
2 145 (35.89%) Windows
3 54 (13.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 34 (8.42%) Windows Server 2003
4 34 (8.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 33 (8.17%) Oracle Linux
6 32 (7.92%) Solaris
7 26 (6.44%) Windows XP
8 23 (5.69%) AIX
9 20 (4.95%) Windows 2000
9 20 (4.95%) Android
10 14 (3.47%) CentOS
11 13 (3.22%) HPUX
12 6 (1.49%) Embedded Linux
12 6 (1.49%) SUSE
12 6 (1.49%) Debian
13 5 (1.24%) Ubuntu
13 5 (1.24%) NetWare
14 3 (0.74%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (18.07%) Software Engineering
2 44 (10.89%) Configuration Management
3 43 (10.64%) DevOps
4 39 (9.65%) ITIL
5 38 (9.41%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (8.91%) Scrum
7 32 (7.92%) SOA
8 29 (7.18%) OO
9 25 (6.19%) UML
10 24 (5.94%) OOD
11 22 (5.45%) Migration
12 21 (5.20%) Workflow
12 21 (5.20%) Continuous Integration
13 20 (4.95%) Test Scripting
13 20 (4.95%) Project Management
13 20 (4.95%) Software Testing
14 19 (4.70%) Use Case
14 19 (4.70%) Root Cause Analysis
15 17 (4.21%) TDD
15 17 (4.21%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 94 (23.27%) C
2 73 (18.07%) Java
3 71 (17.57%) Python
4 70 (17.33%) SQL
5 63 (15.59%) JavaScript
6 53 (13.12%) Perl
7 50 (12.38%) Shell Script
8 44 (10.89%) Bash Shell
9 43 (10.64%) C++
10 36 (8.91%) PHP
11 32 (7.92%) Ruby
12 26 (6.44%) Korn
13 25 (6.19%) PL/SQL
14 24 (5.94%) PowerShell
15 11 (2.72%) VBScript
16 10 (2.48%) VB
17 7 (1.73%) Embedded C
17 7 (1.73%) sed
17 7 (1.73%) AWK
18 3 (0.74%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 130 (32.18%) Security Cleared
2 97 (24.01%) SC Cleared
3 38 (9.41%) ISTQB
4 26 (6.44%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 20 (4.95%) MCITP
6 20 (4.95%) DV Cleared
6 20 (4.95%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 19 (4.70%) Degree
8 18 (4.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 18 (4.46%) CISSP
9 4 (0.99%) CCNP
9 4 (0.99%) CCNA
9 4 (0.99%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.74%) CISA
10 3 (0.74%) MBA
10 3 (0.74%) CCSE
10 3 (0.74%) ISEB
10 3 (0.74%) MCSE
10 3 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.96%) PCI DSS
2 3 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (0.74%) COBIT
2 3 (0.74%) QA
2 3 (0.74%) JSP 440
3 2 (0.50%) SLA
4 1 (0.25%) JTAG
System Software
1 34 (8.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (5.45%) vSphere
3 18 (4.46%) Oracle RAC
4 17 (4.21%) Snort
5 16 (3.96%) Nmap
6 14 (3.47%) vCloud
7 13 (3.22%) Active Directory
8 9 (2.23%) VMware ESX
9 8 (1.98%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (1.24%) OCFS2
10 5 (1.24%) GPFS
11 4 (0.99%) Docker
11 4 (0.99%) VirtualBox
11 4 (0.99%) Shibboleth
11 4 (0.99%) Hyper-V
12 2 (0.50%) Oracle RMAN
12 2 (0.50%) RHEV
13 1 (0.25%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 1 (0.25%) Samba
13 1 (0.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 49 (12.13%) Puppet
2 22 (5.45%) Vagrant
3 20 (4.95%) HP Quality Center
4 16 (3.96%) Nessus
5 11 (2.72%) YUM
6 10 (2.48%) Tivoli
7 8 (1.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 7 (1.73%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (1.73%) Ansible
9 6 (1.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 5 (1.24%) McAfee ePO
10 5 (1.24%) Backup Exec
11 3 (0.74%) Cobbler
12 2 (0.50%) HP SIM
12 2 (0.50%) NetBackup
12 2 (0.50%) SCCM
12 2 (0.50%) SCOrch
13 1 (0.25%) Data Guard
13 1 (0.25%) Cacti
13 1 (0.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 118 (29.21%) Oracle
2 72 (17.82%) Microsoft
3 70 (17.33%) VMware
4 69 (17.08%) HP
5 60 (14.85%) Red Hat
6 47 (11.63%) Cisco
7 22 (5.45%) EMC
8 19 (4.70%) IBM
9 10 (2.48%) Sun
9 10 (2.48%) Juniper
10 9 (2.23%) CheckPoint
11 8 (1.98%) Hitachi
11 8 (1.98%) JBoss
12 7 (1.73%) Dell
12 7 (1.73%) NetApp
12 7 (1.73%) Veritas
13 6 (1.49%) Compaq
13 6 (1.49%) Blue Coat
13 6 (1.49%) McAfee
14 5 (1.24%) SAP
Gosport, Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Andover, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £38 - £42 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
NES Global Talent
Rate: £25000 to £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Southampton
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 25 days ago