The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 14 15 20
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs citing Linux 216 176 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 9.83% 8.54% 7.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.88% 26.87% 29.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 89 89
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 6
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.45 £14.85 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £42.50 £41.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £34.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.14% -8.00%
Linux
South East

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
602 655 491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 27.40% 31.78% 26.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 361 273
Average daily rate £363 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £437 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 55 53
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £42.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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
Winchester +2 39 £350 +1.44% 3
Southampton +5 31 £370 +5.71% 10
Basingstoke -2 29 £388 -6.06% 7
Hook +11 13 £405 +29.70% 1
Farnborough +3 12 £380 -8.43% 2
Gosport +8 7 £450 +23.28%
Andover -7 5 £400 -6.43% 2
Havant +8 4 £350 +32.07%
Portsmouth +1 3 £425 - 7
Fareham 0 2 £285 -18.57% 5
Aldershot - 2 £438 -
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 175 (35.35%) Windows
2 157 (31.72%) Security Cleared
3 154 (31.11%) UNIX
4 128 (25.86%) SC Cleared
5 112 (22.63%) Agile Software Development
6 109 (22.02%) VMware
7 103 (20.81%) Oracle
8 99 (20.00%) Software Engineering
9 98 (19.80%) C
10 94 (18.99%) SQL
11 93 (18.79%) OO
12 89 (17.98%) Git (software)
13 85 (17.17%) HTML
14 84 (16.97%) Java
14 84 (16.97%) C++
15 83 (16.77%) Perl
16 79 (15.96%) JavaScript
17 78 (15.76%) Red Hat
18 77 (15.56%) UML
19 76 (15.35%) Microsoft
20 73 (14.75%) VMware Infrastructure
21 71 (14.34%) Configuration Management
22 68 (13.74%) Jenkins
23 64 (12.93%) Scrum
24 63 (12.73%) Continuous Integration
25 61 (12.32%) Shell Script
25 61 (12.32%) Python
25 61 (12.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
26 58 (11.72%) Puppet
26 58 (11.72%) SAN

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 43 (8.69%) WebLogic
2 38 (7.68%) Apache
3 20 (4.04%) WebSphere
4 19 (3.84%) JBoss
5 10 (2.02%) IIS
5 10 (2.02%) Tomcat
6 9 (1.82%) SAS
6 9 (1.82%) Drupal
6 9 (1.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 8 (1.62%) WordPress
8 7 (1.41%) GlassFish
9 6 (1.21%) nginx
10 3 (0.61%) MS Exchange
10 3 (0.61%) Oracle Application Server
11 2 (0.40%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.40%) Liferay
11 2 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
12 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.20%) Apache TomEE
12 1 (0.20%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 41 (8.28%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.22%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.61%) MS Project
4 2 (0.40%) MS Office
4 2 (0.40%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.20%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (2.02%) Maximo
2 7 (1.41%) Magento
3 6 (1.21%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.40%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (1.41%) Google Analytics
4 7 (1.41%) Heroku
5 4 (0.81%) GitHub
6 3 (0.61%) SaaS
6 3 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 58 (11.72%) SAN
2 51 (10.30%) Firewall
3 31 (6.26%) Internet
4 25 (5.05%) Intrusion Detection
5 21 (4.24%) Wireless
5 21 (4.24%) TCP/IP
6 18 (3.64%) SSL
6 18 (3.64%) Fibre Channel
7 17 (3.43%) iSCSI
7 17 (3.43%) DNS
7 17 (3.43%) HTTP
8 16 (3.23%) LAN
9 15 (3.03%) WAN
9 15 (3.03%) NAS
9 15 (3.03%) FCoE
10 14 (2.83%) LDAP
11 12 (2.42%) IPv4
11 12 (2.42%) IPsec
12 10 (2.02%) FTP
12 10 (2.02%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
2 41 (8.28%) Oracle Database
3 38 (7.68%) MySQL
4 29 (5.86%) SQL Server
5 25 (5.05%) Relational Database
5 25 (5.05%) Oracle Database 11g
6 18 (3.64%) Oracle Database 12c
7 17 (3.43%) Oracle Database 10g
8 15 (3.03%) Oracle BI EE
9 13 (2.63%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 12 (2.42%) DB2
11 11 (2.22%) MongoDB
12 9 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (1.01%) RDBMS
14 4 (0.81%) Oracle9i Database
14 4 (0.81%) Data Mining
14 4 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
14 4 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
14 4 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
15 3 (0.61%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 89 (17.98%) Git (software)
2 68 (13.74%) Jenkins
3 58 (11.72%) Subversion
4 31 (6.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 27 (5.45%) GoogleTest
6 26 (5.25%) Cucumber
7 21 (4.24%) NUnit
7 21 (4.24%) Ant
8 20 (4.04%) ClearCase
9 17 (3.43%) CppUnit
10 16 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
11 14 (2.83%) Oracle APEX
11 14 (2.83%) Selenium
12 11 (2.22%) Maven
12 11 (2.22%) PHPUnit
13 10 (2.02%) TeamCity
13 10 (2.02%) SoapUI
14 8 (1.62%) JIRA
14 8 (1.62%) JUnit
15 7 (1.41%) Rational Rose
General
1 21 (4.24%) Finance
2 19 (3.84%) Telecoms
3 15 (3.03%) Military
4 8 (1.62%) Banking
5 4 (0.81%) Retail
5 4 (0.81%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.40%) Electronics
6 2 (0.40%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.40%) Marketing
7 1 (0.20%) Billing
7 1 (0.20%) Games
7 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.20%) Automotive
7 1 (0.20%) Legal
Job Titles
1 154 (31.11%) Developer
2 43 (8.69%) Analyst
3 38 (7.68%) Software Engineer
4 31 (6.26%) Administrator
5 29 (5.86%) C Developer
6 26 (5.25%) Java Developer
7 25 (5.05%) DevOps Engineer
8 23 (4.65%) Architect
9 22 (4.44%) Linux Engineer
10 20 (4.04%) PHP Developer
10 20 (4.04%) Systems Administrator
10 20 (4.04%) C++ Developer
11 17 (3.43%) Consultant
12 16 (3.23%) Test Analyst
13 15 (3.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 15 (3.03%) Infrastructure Specialist
14 13 (2.63%) Test Specialist
14 13 (2.63%) Linux Administrator
14 13 (2.63%) DBA
15 12 (2.42%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (17.17%) HTML
2 44 (8.89%) CSS
3 42 (8.48%) Web Services
4 34 (6.87%) Middleware
5 32 (6.46%) SOAP
5 32 (6.46%) .NET
6 31 (6.26%) jQuery
7 26 (5.25%) XML
8 22 (4.44%) REST
9 20 (4.04%) JSP
10 18 (3.64%) J2EE
10 18 (3.64%) ASP.NET
10 18 (3.64%) HTML5
11 17 (3.43%) RESTful
11 17 (3.43%) Ajax
12 14 (2.83%) JSON
13 13 (2.63%) EJB
14 12 (2.42%) SAML
15 11 (2.22%) Oracle Fusion
16 10 (2.02%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 49 (9.90%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (5.25%) Management Information System
3 21 (4.24%) Clustering
4 13 (2.63%) Derivative
4 13 (2.63%) Data Centre
5 10 (2.02%) PKI
5 10 (2.02%) Computer Science
5 10 (2.02%) AS400
6 9 (1.82%) Embedded Systems
7 7 (1.41%) IBM Mainframe
7 7 (1.41%) DTV
7 7 (1.41%) Mainframe
8 6 (1.21%) iSeries
8 6 (1.21%) Private Cloud
9 5 (1.01%) STB
9 5 (1.01%) Device Driver
9 5 (1.01%) Replication
10 4 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.81%) SecurID
10 4 (0.81%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 175 (35.35%) Windows
2 154 (31.11%) UNIX
3 61 (12.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 49 (9.90%) Solaris
5 46 (9.29%) AIX
6 38 (7.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 25 (5.05%) Windows Server 2012
8 20 (4.04%) Oracle Linux
9 15 (3.03%) Embedded Linux
10 14 (2.83%) HPUX
11 12 (2.42%) Mac OS X
11 12 (2.42%) CentOS
12 11 (2.22%) Android
13 8 (1.62%) SUSE
13 8 (1.62%) Windows Server 2003
14 5 (1.01%) Debian
15 3 (0.61%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 3 (0.61%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.40%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.40%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (22.63%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 93 (18.79%) OO
4 77 (15.56%) UML
5 71 (14.34%) Configuration Management
6 64 (12.93%) Scrum
7 63 (12.73%) Continuous Integration
8 55 (11.11%) OOD
9 50 (10.10%) DevOps
10 30 (6.06%) Multithreading
11 29 (5.86%) Project Management
12 28 (5.66%) Unit Testing
13 26 (5.25%) Memory Management
13 26 (5.25%) ITIL
14 24 (4.85%) TDD
14 24 (4.85%) Web Development
14 24 (4.85%) Performance Tuning
15 23 (4.65%) Integration Testing
15 23 (4.65%) Use Case
15 23 (4.65%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 98 (19.80%) C
2 94 (18.99%) SQL
3 84 (16.97%) C++
3 84 (16.97%) Java
4 83 (16.77%) Perl
5 79 (15.96%) JavaScript
6 61 (12.32%) Shell Script
6 61 (12.32%) Python
7 52 (10.51%) PHP
8 38 (7.68%) PowerShell
9 22 (4.44%) Ruby
10 21 (4.24%) Bash Shell
11 20 (4.04%) PL/SQL
12 13 (2.63%) Korn
13 10 (2.02%) Embedded C
13 10 (2.02%) C#
14 7 (1.41%) Embedded C++
14 7 (1.41%) PHP5
14 7 (1.41%) Go
15 2 (0.40%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 157 (31.72%) Security Cleared
2 128 (25.86%) SC Cleared
3 24 (4.85%) Degree
4 21 (4.24%) ISEB
5 20 (4.04%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (3.64%) ISTQB
7 17 (3.43%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (3.03%) MCITP
8 15 (3.03%) DV Cleared
8 15 (3.03%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 9 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 9 (1.82%) CISSP
9 9 (1.82%) RHCE
10 4 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (0.81%) GCIA
11 3 (0.61%) GCIH
11 3 (0.61%) OCP
11 3 (0.61%) OCA
11 3 (0.61%) Oracle Certification
11 3 (0.61%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.65%) QA
2 13 (2.63%) PCI DSS
2 13 (2.63%) SLA
3 5 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.81%) COBIT
5 3 (0.61%) COSO
6 1 (0.20%) WAI
System Software
1 73 (14.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (6.67%) Active Directory
3 20 (4.04%) VMware ESX
4 18 (3.64%) vSphere
5 15 (3.03%) Docker
5 15 (3.03%) Oracle Clusterware
6 12 (2.42%) Postfix
7 11 (2.22%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 7 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (1.21%) KVM
10 5 (1.01%) qmail
10 5 (1.01%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 5 (1.01%) Shibboleth
10 5 (1.01%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (0.81%) SpamAssassin
12 3 (0.61%) VMware Server
12 3 (0.61%) Snort
13 2 (0.40%) vCloud
13 2 (0.40%) GPFS
13 2 (0.40%) iptables
Systems Management
1 58 (11.72%) Puppet
2 21 (4.24%) Vagrant
3 19 (3.84%) Tivoli
4 13 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (2.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 11 (2.22%) Nagios
7 9 (1.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 9 (1.82%) Ansible
7 9 (1.82%) SELinux
8 8 (1.62%) EMC NetWorker
8 8 (1.62%) Netcool
9 7 (1.41%) Oracle ZFS
10 6 (1.21%) SolarWinds Orion
11 5 (1.01%) Red Hat Satellite
11 5 (1.01%) NetBackup
12 4 (0.81%) Oracle RMAN
12 4 (0.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 4 (0.81%) SCOM
12 4 (0.81%) Data Guard
13 2 (0.40%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 109 (22.02%) VMware
2 103 (20.81%) Oracle
3 78 (15.76%) Red Hat
4 76 (15.35%) Microsoft
5 45 (9.09%) Cisco
6 42 (8.48%) IBM
7 24 (4.85%) HP
8 20 (4.04%) EMC
8 20 (4.04%) Citrix
9 17 (3.43%) Veritas
10 11 (2.22%) CheckPoint
11 10 (2.02%) Sun
12 9 (1.82%) McAfee
13 7 (1.41%) Symantec
13 7 (1.41%) Google
13 7 (1.41%) Juniper
13 7 (1.41%) SolarWinds
14 6 (1.21%) Imperva
14 6 (1.21%) ComArch
14 6 (1.21%) NetScout
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