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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
South East / Hampshire
Rank 7 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 232 289 348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 12.98% 14.46% 16.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 46.31% 51.79% 42.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 186 165
Median daily rate £425 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 14 24
Median hourly rate - £30.13 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -24.68%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%

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
501 558 822
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 28.02% 27.91% 38.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 345 402
Median daily rate £388 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £239 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £523 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £353 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.54% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 37 53
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £10.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £42.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +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 26 February 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
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 26 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
Winchester +3 36 £435 +27.94% 1
Havant +5 20 £380 - 8
Basingstoke +2 19 £315 -1.56% 14
Portsmouth -7 13 £500 +36.98% 9
Southampton -11 10 £450 +5.88% 8
Farnborough -8 9 £395 -12.22% 7
Fareham -3 8 £475 +22.58% 9
Andover -2 7 £470 +34.28% 3
Hook -10 6 £343 +20.17% 3
Fleet -2 3 £420 +5.00%
Aldershot -3 1 £438 -0.56% 3
Eastleigh - 1 - -
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 220 (42.80%) Security Cleared
2 215 (41.83%) Windows
3 189 (36.77%) SC Cleared
4 188 (36.58%) VMware
5 161 (31.32%) Red Hat
6 153 (29.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 135 (26.26%) Unix
8 108 (21.01%) Oracle
9 95 (18.48%) SQL
10 86 (16.73%) Agile Software Development
11 80 (15.56%) JBoss
11 80 (15.56%) IaaS
12 79 (15.37%) Java
13 77 (14.98%) PaaS
14 70 (13.62%) Microsoft
14 70 (13.62%) WebSphere
15 67 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
16 66 (12.84%) Shell Script
17 64 (12.45%) Cisco
17 64 (12.45%) JavaScript
18 60 (11.67%) ITIL
19 59 (11.48%) Python
20 57 (11.09%) Puppet
21 54 (10.51%) Git (software)
22 52 (10.12%) Oracle Database
22 52 (10.12%) HTML
23 51 (9.92%) AIX
23 51 (9.92%) Service Management
24 50 (9.73%) Tomcat
25 49 (9.53%) IBM

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 80 (15.56%) JBoss
2 70 (13.62%) WebSphere
3 50 (9.73%) Tomcat
4 48 (9.34%) Apache
5 32 (6.23%) WebSphere Application Server
6 28 (5.45%) WebLogic
7 22 (4.28%) Apache Geronimo
7 22 (4.28%) Apache TomEE
8 12 (2.33%) ATG Dynamo
9 10 (1.95%) Elasticsearch
10 8 (1.56%) OpenStack
11 7 (1.36%) Apache Spark
11 7 (1.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 6 (1.17%) Cloud Foundry
12 6 (1.17%) SharePoint
13 5 (0.97%) GlassFish
13 5 (0.97%) MS Exchange
14 4 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2000
14 4 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2003
14 4 (0.78%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 31 (6.03%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.17%) Simulink
3 4 (0.78%) MS Office
4 3 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.39%) MS Project
5 2 (0.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (1.56%) Adobe Campaign
2 7 (1.36%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (1.36%) SAP Hybris
2 7 (1.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (1.17%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.78%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.19%) assyst
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 80 (15.56%) IaaS
2 77 (14.98%) PaaS
3 16 (3.11%) SaaS
4 8 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (1.17%) Amazon S3
5 6 (1.17%) GitHub
6 5 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.39%) Bluemix
7 2 (0.39%) Google App Engine
7 2 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.39%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.19%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.19%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 44 (8.56%) Firewall
1 44 (8.56%) SAN
2 30 (5.84%) TCP/IP
3 25 (4.86%) DNS
4 21 (4.09%) LDAP
5 20 (3.89%) LAN
6 19 (3.70%) NetScaler
7 15 (2.92%) IP Telephony
7 15 (2.92%) SSL
8 14 (2.72%) WAN
8 14 (2.72%) Wireless
9 13 (2.53%) Network Security
10 10 (1.95%) IPsec
11 9 (1.75%) VPN
12 8 (1.56%) Cisco Nexus
12 8 (1.56%) Internet
12 8 (1.56%) NAS
12 8 (1.56%) SMTP
13 7 (1.36%) Intrusion Detection
14 6 (1.17%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (10.12%) Oracle Database
2 47 (9.14%) SQL Server
3 40 (7.78%) PostgreSQL
4 33 (6.42%) Oracle Database 11g
5 30 (5.84%) MySQL
6 28 (5.45%) Oracle Database 10g
7 25 (4.86%) Hadoop
8 22 (4.28%) DB2
8 22 (4.28%) Oracle Database 12c
9 19 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
10 15 (2.92%) Oracle BI EE
11 12 (2.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 12 (2.33%) RDBMS
11 12 (2.33%) Relational Database
12 11 (2.14%) Big Data
13 9 (1.75%) Oracle OWB
14 8 (1.56%) Apache Hive
14 8 (1.56%) HBase
14 8 (1.56%) Neo4j
14 8 (1.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 54 (10.51%) Git (software)
2 36 (7.00%) Jenkins
3 29 (5.64%) Subversion
4 24 (4.67%) Oracle APEX
4 24 (4.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 22 (4.28%) Ant
6 20 (3.89%) JIRA
7 17 (3.31%) TeamCity
8 15 (2.92%) Eclipse
9 12 (2.33%) Gradle
9 12 (2.33%) Log4j
10 10 (1.95%) GoogleTest
11 9 (1.75%) NUnit
12 8 (1.56%) JUnit
12 8 (1.56%) Oracle Forms
13 7 (1.36%) Toad
13 7 (1.36%) Visual Studio
14 6 (1.17%) ClearCase
14 6 (1.17%) CppUnit
14 6 (1.17%) HP UFT
General
1 43 (8.37%) Finance
2 22 (4.28%) Marketing
3 12 (2.33%) Telecoms
4 9 (1.75%) Manufacturing
5 7 (1.36%) Electronics
5 7 (1.36%) Military
6 3 (0.58%) Banking
7 2 (0.39%) Games
7 2 (0.39%) Local Government
7 2 (0.39%) Retail
8 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.19%) Legal
8 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 110 (21.40%) Developer
2 50 (9.73%) Architect
3 35 (6.81%) Linux Engineer
4 27 (5.25%) Administrator
5 25 (4.86%) Consultant
6 24 (4.67%) Java Developer
7 22 (4.28%) DevOps Engineer
8 21 (4.09%) Analyst
9 20 (3.89%) DBA
10 17 (3.31%) Automation Engineer
10 17 (3.31%) Software Developer
11 16 (3.11%) Software Engineer
11 16 (3.11%) Systems Engineer
12 15 (2.92%) Linux Administrator
12 15 (2.92%) Linux Specialist
12 15 (2.92%) Oracle Developer
12 15 (2.92%) Systems Administrator
13 14 (2.72%) Senior Developer
14 13 (2.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 13 (2.53%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (10.12%) HTML
2 45 (8.75%) CSS
3 44 (8.56%) Middleware
4 38 (7.39%) SOAP
4 38 (7.39%) XML
5 36 (7.00%) Web Services
6 30 (5.84%) Ajax
7 29 (5.64%) jQuery
7 29 (5.64%) WebSphere MQ
8 27 (5.25%) RESTful
9 23 (4.47%) IBM Integration Bus
10 22 (4.28%) J2EE
11 18 (3.50%) JSP
11 18 (3.50%) Oracle Fusion
12 17 (3.31%) Spring
13 15 (2.92%) JMS
13 15 (2.92%) Servlets
13 15 (2.92%) XSLT
14 12 (2.33%) JDBC
15 11 (2.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 28 (5.45%) Data Centre
2 27 (5.25%) Clustering
3 23 (4.47%) Management Information System
4 20 (3.89%) Smart Meter
5 16 (3.11%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (2.53%) PKI
7 12 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (1.75%) Derivative
9 7 (1.36%) Driving Licence
9 7 (1.36%) User Experience
10 6 (1.17%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.17%) CMDB
10 6 (1.17%) Replication
11 5 (0.97%) Computer Science
11 5 (0.97%) HACMP
11 5 (0.97%) STB
11 5 (0.97%) Virtual Team
12 4 (0.78%) Linux Command Line
12 4 (0.78%) SWIFT
13 3 (0.58%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 215 (41.83%) Windows
2 153 (29.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 135 (26.26%) Unix
4 51 (9.92%) AIX
5 48 (9.34%) Windows Server
6 30 (5.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 26 (5.06%) Solaris
8 16 (3.11%) CentOS
8 16 (3.11%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (2.53%) Oracle Linux
10 8 (1.56%) Android
10 8 (1.56%) Apple iOS
10 8 (1.56%) Ubuntu
11 7 (1.36%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.78%) HPUX
12 4 (0.78%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (0.58%) SUSE
14 2 (0.39%) Debian
15 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.19%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (16.73%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (11.67%) ITIL
3 51 (9.92%) Service Management
4 49 (9.53%) DevOps
5 41 (7.98%) Open Source
6 39 (7.59%) Scrum
7 36 (7.00%) Configuration Management
8 35 (6.81%) Software Engineering
9 32 (6.23%) Performance Tuning
10 31 (6.03%) User Stories
11 28 (5.45%) Workflow
12 25 (4.86%) Analytics
12 25 (4.86%) Business Intelligence
12 25 (4.86%) UML
13 24 (4.67%) Project Management
14 23 (4.47%) TDD
15 20 (3.89%) E-Commerce
15 20 (3.89%) Integration Testing
16 19 (3.70%) Customer Requirements
16 19 (3.70%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 95 (18.48%) SQL
2 79 (15.37%) Java
3 66 (12.84%) Shell Script
4 64 (12.45%) JavaScript
5 59 (11.48%) Python
6 43 (8.37%) C++
7 40 (7.78%) C
8 38 (7.39%) Perl
9 37 (7.20%) Bash Shell
10 22 (4.28%) PL/SQL
11 15 (2.92%) Ruby
12 14 (2.72%) Korn
13 11 (2.14%) C#
14 10 (1.95%) PHP
15 9 (1.75%) Scala
16 6 (1.17%) F#
16 6 (1.17%) MATLAB
17 5 (0.97%) Tcl
18 4 (0.78%) PowerShell
18 4 (0.78%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 220 (42.80%) Security Cleared
2 189 (36.77%) SC Cleared
3 23 (4.47%) Degree
4 18 (3.50%) DV Cleared
5 10 (1.95%) RHCE
5 10 (1.95%) RHCSA
6 8 (1.56%) CISSP
6 8 (1.56%) ISEB
7 6 (1.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (0.97%) GCIH
8 5 (0.97%) ISEB Practitioner
8 5 (0.97%) ISTQB
8 5 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.78%) MCSE
10 3 (0.58%) APMP
10 3 (0.58%) CCNA
10 3 (0.58%) GIAC
10 3 (0.58%) PMP
10 3 (0.58%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.53%) QA
2 11 (2.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (2.14%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.78%) SLA
4 3 (0.58%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.58%) JSP 440
4 3 (0.58%) PMO
5 2 (0.39%) COBIT
5 2 (0.39%) COSO
5 2 (0.39%) SAS 70
6 1 (0.19%) GPG13
6 1 (0.19%) RMADS
System Software
1 67 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (5.25%) vSphere
3 22 (4.28%) Active Directory
4 21 (4.09%) VMware ESXi
5 17 (3.31%) Docker
6 16 (3.11%) Oracle RAC
7 15 (2.92%) Hyper-V
7 15 (2.92%) Samba
8 13 (2.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 9 (1.75%) Oracle Clusterware
9 9 (1.75%) XenDesktop
9 9 (1.75%) XenServer
10 7 (1.36%) vCloud
11 6 (1.17%) HDFS
11 6 (1.17%) NFS
11 6 (1.17%) Virtual Servers
11 6 (1.17%) VMware Server
11 6 (1.17%) VMware Workstation
12 5 (0.97%) VMware ESX
13 3 (0.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 57 (11.09%) Puppet
2 20 (3.89%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (3.70%) Red Hat Satellite
4 18 (3.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 13 (2.53%) QRadar
6 12 (2.33%) Ansible
7 10 (1.95%) Tivoli
8 9 (1.75%) ZABBIX
9 7 (1.36%) Data Guard
9 7 (1.36%) Oracle RMAN
10 6 (1.17%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 6 (1.17%) Netcool
10 6 (1.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 5 (0.97%) SELinux
12 4 (0.78%) Cobbler
12 4 (0.78%) Nagios
12 4 (0.78%) SCCM
12 4 (0.78%) Terraform
13 3 (0.58%) Failover Clustering
13 3 (0.58%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 188 (36.58%) VMware
2 161 (31.32%) Red Hat
3 108 (21.01%) Oracle
4 70 (13.62%) Microsoft
5 64 (12.45%) Cisco
6 49 (9.53%) IBM
7 35 (6.81%) Citrix
8 31 (6.03%) CA
9 29 (5.64%) HP
10 19 (3.70%) CheckPoint
11 18 (3.50%) Veritas
12 17 (3.31%) SAP
13 13 (2.53%) Remedy
13 13 (2.53%) Splunk
14 12 (2.33%) ATG
14 12 (2.33%) Juniper
15 11 (2.14%) Dell
16 10 (1.95%) BMC
16 10 (1.95%) Extreme Networks
17 8 (1.56%) Adobe
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