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 25 July 2016 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 3 9 14
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +5
Contract jobs citing Linux 338 252 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 17.06% 11.72% 9.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 53.91% 40.71% 30.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 174 110
Median daily rate £388 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £286 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 8
Median hourly rate £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £27.25 £24.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.00 £44.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +20.96%
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
627 619 651
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 31.65% 28.79% 31.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 382 336
Median daily rate £390 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.58% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 55 41
Median hourly rate £47.92 £17.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+181.85% +9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £11.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 25 July 2016.

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 25 July 2016.

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 25 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +8 40 £464 +54.66% 8
Winchester +2 35 £414 +25.37% 2
Basingstoke -6 29 £369 -4.83% 20
Southampton -5 21 £413 +6.45% 24
Gosport +11 19 £390 -13.33%
Hook 0 18 £305 -7.29%
Farnborough +1 16 £433 +9.84% 3
Eastleigh - 9 £328 -
Havant 0 7 £450 +16.12%
Fareham -4 7 £326 +14.47% 13
Andover -12 5 £413 +22.22%
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, 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.

1 249 (41.43%) Security Cleared
2 224 (37.27%) SC Cleared
3 188 (31.28%) Unix
4 185 (30.78%) Windows
5 177 (29.45%) Oracle
6 145 (24.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 142 (23.63%) VMware
8 138 (22.96%) Red Hat
9 121 (20.13%) SQL
10 101 (16.81%) Microsoft
11 92 (15.31%) AIX
12 89 (14.81%) Python
12 89 (14.81%) Perl
13 80 (13.31%) Firewall
14 76 (12.65%) ITIL
14 76 (12.65%) Agile Software Development
15 75 (12.48%) Java
15 75 (12.48%) C
15 75 (12.48%) VMware Infrastructure
16 74 (12.31%) Configuration Management
17 72 (11.98%) SAN
18 69 (11.48%) Cisco
19 63 (10.48%) Software Engineering
20 61 (10.15%) Active Directory
21 59 (9.82%) PostgreSQL
22 57 (9.48%) DV Cleared
22 57 (9.48%) Oracle Linux
23 56 (9.32%) Puppet
24 52 (8.65%) Oracle Database
24 52 (8.65%) Project Management

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 44 (7.32%) WebSphere
2 37 (6.16%) Apache
3 28 (4.66%) WebLogic
4 27 (4.49%) JBoss
4 27 (4.49%) Tomcat
5 12 (2.00%) OpenStack
6 6 (1.00%) Oracle Service Bus
6 6 (1.00%) SAS
6 6 (1.00%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (0.83%) MS Exchange
8 4 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (0.67%) WebSphere Process Server
9 3 (0.50%) Cloud Foundry
9 3 (0.50%) Oracle Coherence
9 3 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (0.50%) WordPress
10 2 (0.33%) Apache ServiceMix
10 2 (0.33%) GlassFish
10 2 (0.33%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 51 (8.49%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.50%) MS Visio
3 7 (1.16%) MS Office
4 4 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.67%) MS Project
5 1 (0.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.50%) assyst
1 3 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.17%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.50%) SaaS
2 11 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (1.83%) PaaS
3 9 (1.50%) IaaS
4 4 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.50%) Office 365
6 2 (0.33%) GitHub
7 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.17%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.17%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 80 (13.31%) Firewall
2 72 (11.98%) SAN
3 45 (7.49%) SSL
4 39 (6.49%) DNS
5 30 (4.99%) LDAP
6 28 (4.66%) TCP/IP
7 27 (4.49%) NetScaler
8 23 (3.83%) Internet
9 20 (3.33%) IPv6
10 18 (3.00%) Network Security
11 16 (2.66%) DHCP
12 15 (2.50%) HTTP
13 14 (2.33%) VPN
14 11 (1.83%) IPv4
14 11 (1.83%) NAS
14 11 (1.83%) SNMP
15 10 (1.66%) DVB
15 10 (1.66%) Fibre Channel
15 10 (1.66%) WAN
16 9 (1.50%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (9.82%) PostgreSQL
2 52 (8.65%) Oracle Database
3 41 (6.82%) MySQL
4 35 (5.82%) DB2
5 34 (5.66%) SQL Server
6 23 (3.83%) NoSQL
7 22 (3.66%) Relational Database
8 19 (3.16%) Oracle BI EE
9 17 (2.83%) Oracle Database 11g
9 17 (2.83%) Oracle Database 12c
10 13 (2.16%) RDBMS
11 12 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (2.00%) MongoDB
12 10 (1.66%) Hadoop
13 9 (1.50%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 9 (1.50%) Oracle Database 10g
14 8 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
15 6 (1.00%) BusinessObjects
15 6 (1.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
16 5 (0.83%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 49 (8.15%) Subversion
2 48 (7.99%) Git (software)
3 38 (6.32%) GoogleTest
4 36 (5.99%) ClearCase
5 35 (5.82%) NUnit
6 31 (5.16%) Ant
7 28 (4.66%) CppUnit
7 28 (4.66%) Jenkins
8 18 (3.00%) JIRA
9 15 (2.50%) PHPUnit
10 14 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 13 (2.16%) Vagrant
12 11 (1.83%) Gradle
12 11 (1.83%) Oracle APEX
13 10 (1.66%) Maven
14 9 (1.50%) Artifactory
14 9 (1.50%) TortoiseSVN
15 7 (1.16%) Eclipse
15 7 (1.16%) TeamCity
16 6 (1.00%) StarTeam
General
1 30 (4.99%) Finance
2 28 (4.66%) Telecoms
3 13 (2.16%) Military
3 13 (2.16%) Retail
4 11 (1.83%) Banking
5 6 (1.00%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.50%) Local Government
6 3 (0.50%) Marketing
7 2 (0.33%) Electronics
7 2 (0.33%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 115 (19.13%) Developer
2 68 (11.31%) Architect
3 40 (6.66%) C Developer
4 36 (5.99%) Administrator
5 33 (5.49%) Analyst
6 31 (5.16%) Linux Engineer
7 29 (4.83%) Unix Engineer
8 28 (4.66%) Consultant
9 24 (3.99%) Software Engineer
9 24 (3.99%) Technical Architect
10 23 (3.83%) Applications Support
10 23 (3.83%) Software Developer
11 22 (3.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 22 (3.66%) Network Engineer
12 21 (3.49%) DevOps Engineer
12 21 (3.49%) PHP Developer
13 20 (3.33%) Security Specialist
14 19 (3.16%) Systems Administrator
15 18 (3.00%) Infrastructure Architect
15 18 (3.00%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (7.15%) REST
2 38 (6.32%) HTML
3 35 (5.82%) Web Services
4 29 (4.83%) Middleware
5 27 (4.49%) jQuery
5 27 (4.49%) XML
6 25 (4.16%) CSS
7 20 (3.33%) .NET
7 20 (3.33%) LAMP
7 20 (3.33%) Regular Expression
8 18 (3.00%) ActiveMQ
9 16 (2.66%) JSON
9 16 (2.66%) OAuth
9 16 (2.66%) OpenID
9 16 (2.66%) SAML
9 16 (2.66%) SOAP
10 15 (2.50%) LAPP Stack
11 14 (2.33%) J2EE
11 14 (2.33%) Ruby on Rails
12 13 (2.16%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 50 (8.32%) Data Centre
2 32 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (5.16%) Derivative
4 30 (4.99%) Clustering
4 30 (4.99%) Smart Meter
5 14 (2.33%) Management Information System
6 13 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (2.00%) Computer Science
7 12 (2.00%) STB
8 11 (1.83%) PKI
9 10 (1.66%) Device Driver
9 10 (1.66%) Digital TV
10 9 (1.50%) VCE vBlock
11 5 (0.83%) Algorithms
11 5 (0.83%) Driving Licence
11 5 (0.83%) Embedded Systems
11 5 (0.83%) EMC VNX
11 5 (0.83%) MPEG
11 5 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
12 4 (0.67%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 188 (31.28%) Unix
2 185 (30.78%) Windows
3 145 (24.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 92 (15.31%) AIX
5 57 (9.48%) Oracle Linux
6 39 (6.49%) CentOS
7 38 (6.32%) Solaris
8 35 (5.82%) Windows Server
9 34 (5.66%) HPUX
10 30 (4.99%) Windows Server 2008
11 29 (4.83%) Windows Server 2012
12 20 (3.33%) Windows 10
13 12 (2.00%) Mac OS X
14 11 (1.83%) Windows 7
15 10 (1.66%) Ubuntu
15 10 (1.66%) Windows Server 2003
16 4 (0.67%) NetWare
17 3 (0.50%) Embedded Linux
18 1 (0.17%) Android
18 1 (0.17%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (12.65%) Agile Software Development
1 76 (12.65%) ITIL
2 74 (12.31%) Configuration Management
3 63 (10.48%) Software Engineering
4 52 (8.65%) Project Management
5 50 (8.32%) DevOps
6 44 (7.32%) Unit Testing
7 40 (6.66%) OO
8 38 (6.32%) Integration Testing
9 36 (5.99%) Multithreading
9 36 (5.99%) UML
10 35 (5.82%) Continuous Integration
11 34 (5.66%) System Integration Testing
12 33 (5.49%) Scrum
13 31 (5.16%) Memory Management
14 30 (4.99%) Use Case
15 29 (4.83%) Requirements Analysis
16 28 (4.66%) Open Source
16 28 (4.66%) SIEM
16 28 (4.66%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 121 (20.13%) SQL
2 89 (14.81%) Perl
2 89 (14.81%) Python
3 75 (12.48%) C
3 75 (12.48%) Java
4 50 (8.32%) Bash Shell
4 50 (8.32%) C++
5 49 (8.15%) Shell Script
6 47 (7.82%) PowerShell
7 46 (7.65%) JavaScript
8 35 (5.82%) PHP
9 21 (3.49%) Ruby
10 17 (2.83%) VBScript
11 15 (2.50%) Korn
12 12 (2.00%) PL/SQL
12 12 (2.00%) T-SQL
13 9 (1.50%) VB
14 6 (1.00%) Embedded C
15 4 (0.67%) C#
15 4 (0.67%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 249 (41.43%) Security Cleared
2 224 (37.27%) SC Cleared
3 57 (9.48%) DV Cleared
4 29 (4.83%) Degree
5 25 (4.16%) ISTQB
6 24 (3.99%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (2.66%) CCNP
7 16 (2.66%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 13 (2.16%) ISEB
8 13 (2.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 13 (2.16%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (1.50%) MCITP
9 9 (1.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (1.16%) HND
11 6 (1.00%) CISSP
11 6 (1.00%) GCIH
11 6 (1.00%) RHCSA
12 4 (0.67%) MCSE
12 4 (0.67%) RHCE
13 3 (0.50%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.33%) QA
2 9 (1.50%) PCI DSS
3 8 (1.33%) SLA
4 6 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.67%) COBIT
5 4 (0.67%) COSO
5 4 (0.67%) SAS 70
6 3 (0.50%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.33%) JSP 440
7 2 (0.33%) RMADS
8 1 (0.17%) WCAG
System Software
1 75 (12.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 61 (10.15%) Active Directory
3 37 (6.16%) vSphere
4 27 (4.49%) Hyper-V
4 27 (4.49%) Virtual Servers
5 24 (3.99%) Virtual Machines
6 20 (3.33%) Docker
7 14 (2.33%) VMware ESX
8 13 (2.16%) Oracle Clusterware
9 8 (1.33%) vCloud
9 8 (1.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 7 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (0.83%) GPFS
12 4 (0.67%) Samba
13 3 (0.50%) NFS
13 3 (0.50%) Postfix
14 2 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 2 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
14 2 (0.33%) VMware Server
14 2 (0.33%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 56 (9.32%) Puppet
2 26 (4.33%) HP Data Protector
3 25 (4.16%) Tivoli
4 20 (3.33%) SCCM
5 17 (2.83%) Netcool
5 17 (2.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 16 (2.66%) OpenAM
6 16 (2.66%) OpenIDM
7 15 (2.50%) QRadar
8 14 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (1.33%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 7 (1.16%) Red Hat Satellite
10 7 (1.16%) ZABBIX
11 6 (1.00%) AirWatch
11 6 (1.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 5 (0.83%) Ansible
12 5 (0.83%) Cisco Prime
12 5 (0.83%) SCOM
13 3 (0.50%) Oracle Identity Management
13 3 (0.50%) SCSM
Vendors
1 177 (29.45%) Oracle
2 142 (23.63%) VMware
3 138 (22.96%) Red Hat
4 101 (16.81%) Microsoft
5 69 (11.48%) Cisco
6 46 (7.65%) HP
7 45 (7.49%) Citrix
8 36 (5.99%) IBM
9 30 (4.99%) Veritas
10 27 (4.49%) CheckPoint
11 18 (3.00%) F5
12 16 (2.66%) ForgeRock
13 15 (2.50%) Juniper
14 14 (2.33%) Dell
15 12 (2.00%) Extreme Networks
16 9 (1.50%) EMC
16 9 (1.50%) Informatica
17 7 (1.16%) Guidewire
17 7 (1.16%) Sun
17 7 (1.16%) Thunderhead
Fareham, Hampshire
Networkers
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £380 per day + (dependent on experience)
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Synergize Consulting
Posted: 5 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Vadis People
Rate: circ £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre - Hursley
Rate: From £28,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: 23 days ago