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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 7 10 16
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Contract jobs citing Linux 301 207 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 13.45% 10.30% 8.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.10% 33.07% 33.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 96 91
Average daily rate
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£363 £350 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +10.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
- +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 20 16
Average hourly rate £39.00 £42.25 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £39.75 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £52.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.25
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +13.47%
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
715 626 448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 31.95% 31.16% 25.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 337 265
Average daily rate £350 £321 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.03% +1.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 51 62
Average hourly rate £18.50 £28.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.92% +69.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £52.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.38 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.90% -

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 27 April 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
Southampton +4 76 £383 +27.50% 25
Winchester +4 29 £375 +7.14% 5
Basingstoke +6 27 £384 -9.70% 19
Farnborough 0 24 £320 -21.23% 12
Hook -1 16 £358 +17.21% 1
Portsmouth +4 13 £300 -17.24% 5
Aldershot +18 4 £300 - 2
Gosport +5 3 £405 +19.11%
Eastleigh - 3 - -
Havant -10 2 £375 -9.09% 1
Fareham - 2 £275 - 6
Andover +1 1 - -
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 229 (36.82%) Security Cleared
2 216 (34.73%) UNIX
3 206 (33.12%) Windows
4 195 (31.35%) SC Cleared
5 177 (28.46%) Agile Software Development
6 144 (23.15%) Jenkins
7 136 (21.86%) Configuration Management
8 127 (20.42%) C
9 122 (19.61%) Continuous Integration
10 115 (18.49%) Software Engineering
11 112 (18.01%) Java
11 112 (18.01%) Python
12 110 (17.68%) Git (software)
13 105 (16.88%) VMware
14 104 (16.72%) Subversion
15 102 (16.40%) OO
15 102 (16.40%) C++
16 97 (15.59%) Microsoft
17 95 (15.27%) JavaScript
17 95 (15.27%) Scrum
18 92 (14.79%) HTML
19 90 (14.47%) Red Hat
20 85 (13.67%) Puppet
21 77 (12.38%) Web Services
22 75 (12.06%) UML
23 73 (11.74%) SQL
23 73 (11.74%) SAN
23 73 (11.74%) VMware Infrastructure
23 73 (11.74%) PowerShell
24 72 (11.58%) Shell Script

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 54 (8.68%) Apache
2 44 (7.07%) WebLogic
3 32 (5.14%) WebSphere
4 26 (4.18%) Tomcat
5 19 (3.05%) Node.js
6 17 (2.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 15 (2.41%) WebSphere Application Server
8 12 (1.93%) JBoss
9 9 (1.45%) GlassFish
10 8 (1.29%) OpenStack
10 8 (1.29%) IIS
10 8 (1.29%) CMS
11 6 (0.96%) Drupal
11 6 (0.96%) nginx
12 5 (0.80%) Confluence
12 5 (0.80%) SAS
13 4 (0.64%) FileNet
14 2 (0.32%) Oracle Application Server
14 2 (0.32%) Oracle Service Bus
15 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 45 (7.23%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.64%) SPSS
3 3 (0.48%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.48%) MS Project
4 1 (0.16%) MS Office
4 1 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.13%) Magento
2 5 (0.80%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.64%) TIBCO iProcess
3 4 (0.64%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 45 (7.23%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (5.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (3.22%) Heroku
4 18 (2.89%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (1.61%) OpenShift
6 9 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (1.13%) Amazon S3
7 7 (1.13%) AWS CloudFormation
7 7 (1.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 7 (1.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 4 (0.64%) SaaS
9 1 (0.16%) Office 365
9 1 (0.16%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 73 (11.74%) SAN
2 50 (8.04%) Internet
3 39 (6.27%) Firewall
4 28 (4.50%) Fibre Channel
5 27 (4.34%) TCP/IP
6 19 (3.05%) LAN
6 19 (3.05%) WAN
6 19 (3.05%) iSCSI
7 18 (2.89%) SSL
8 17 (2.73%) Intrusion Detection
8 17 (2.73%) NAS
8 17 (2.73%) FCoE
9 16 (2.57%) DNS
10 14 (2.25%) LDAP
11 13 (2.09%) HTTP
12 12 (1.93%) FTP
13 10 (1.61%) IPsec
13 10 (1.61%) Network Security
14 9 (1.45%) HTTPS
15 8 (1.29%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (9.16%) PostgreSQL
2 26 (4.18%) MySQL
3 15 (2.41%) Relational Database
4 14 (2.25%) Ingres
5 12 (1.93%) SQL Server
5 12 (1.93%) Oracle Database
6 10 (1.61%) MongoDB
7 7 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (0.80%) Hazelcast
10 4 (0.64%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 4 (0.64%) DB2
11 3 (0.48%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.48%) SQLPlus
11 3 (0.48%) Oracle BI EE
11 3 (0.48%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.48%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (0.48%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.32%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 144 (23.15%) Jenkins
2 110 (17.68%) Git (software)
3 104 (16.72%) Subversion
4 65 (10.45%) ClearCase
5 50 (8.04%) NUnit
5 50 (8.04%) CppUnit
5 50 (8.04%) GoogleTest
6 49 (7.88%) Ant
7 44 (7.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 37 (5.95%) Cucumber
9 36 (5.79%) Selenium
10 30 (4.82%) JUnit
11 24 (3.86%) CruiseControl
12 22 (3.54%) Maven
12 22 (3.54%) ClearQuest
12 22 (3.54%) Mockito
13 17 (2.73%) Rational Rose
14 15 (2.41%) Gerrit
15 13 (2.09%) JIRA
16 8 (1.29%) RSpec
General
1 28 (4.50%) Finance
2 19 (3.05%) Telecoms
3 5 (0.80%) Retail
4 4 (0.64%) Aerospace
4 4 (0.64%) Manufacturing
5 3 (0.48%) Military
5 3 (0.48%) Banking
5 3 (0.48%) Electronics
5 3 (0.48%) Financial Institution
5 3 (0.48%) Marketing
6 1 (0.16%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 212 (34.08%) Developer
2 54 (8.68%) Software Engineer
3 38 (6.11%) Java Developer
4 35 (5.63%) Linux Engineer
5 34 (5.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 27 (4.34%) Analyst
7 24 (3.86%) Consultant
7 24 (3.86%) Architect
7 24 (3.86%) DevOps Engineer
8 23 (3.70%) Software Developer
9 22 (3.54%) Test Specialist
10 19 (3.05%) C Developer
11 17 (2.73%) JavaScript Developer
11 17 (2.73%) Administrator
12 15 (2.41%) Support Engineer
12 15 (2.41%) Front-End Developer
13 14 (2.25%) Technical Leader
14 13 (2.09%) Server Specialist
14 13 (2.09%) Integration Engineer
14 13 (2.09%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (14.79%) HTML
2 77 (12.38%) Web Services
3 57 (9.16%) CSS
4 56 (9.00%) XML
5 54 (8.68%) RESTful
6 44 (7.07%) HTML5
7 42 (6.75%) .NET
8 35 (5.63%) jQuery
9 34 (5.47%) JSON
9 34 (5.47%) Motif
10 33 (5.31%) Spring
11 28 (4.50%) SOAP
12 27 (4.34%) Ajax
12 27 (4.34%) REST
13 25 (4.02%) Ruby on Rails
14 24 (3.86%) JSP
14 24 (3.86%) ASP.NET
15 23 (3.70%) Middleware
15 23 (3.70%) CSS3
16 21 (3.38%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 71 (11.41%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (5.79%) Open Source
3 23 (3.70%) Derivative
4 19 (3.05%) Management Information System
5 17 (2.73%) Clustering
6 13 (2.09%) Computer Science
7 11 (1.77%) iPhone
7 11 (1.77%) HACMP
7 11 (1.77%) Mobile App
7 11 (1.77%) User Experience
8 10 (1.61%) PKI
9 7 (1.13%) Device Driver
10 6 (0.96%) STB
10 6 (0.96%) Client/Server
10 6 (0.96%) W3C
10 6 (0.96%) Private Cloud
11 5 (0.80%) e-Health
11 5 (0.80%) Embedded Systems
11 5 (0.80%) MPEG
12 4 (0.64%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 216 (34.73%) UNIX
2 206 (33.12%) Windows
3 63 (10.13%) AIX
4 62 (9.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 31 (4.98%) Solaris
5 31 (4.98%) Mac OS X
6 27 (4.34%) CentOS
6 27 (4.34%) Oracle Linux
7 26 (4.18%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (2.89%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (2.57%) Apple iOS
10 14 (2.25%) Android
11 13 (2.09%) VMS
12 12 (1.93%) HPUX
13 11 (1.77%) Windows Server 2012
14 9 (1.45%) Ubuntu
15 8 (1.29%) Windows XP
15 8 (1.29%) NetWare
16 7 (1.13%) Windows 2000
16 7 (1.13%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (28.46%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (21.86%) Configuration Management
3 122 (19.61%) Continuous Integration
4 115 (18.49%) Software Engineering
5 102 (16.40%) OO
6 95 (15.27%) Scrum
7 75 (12.06%) UML
8 60 (9.65%) TDD
9 54 (8.68%) OOD
10 49 (7.88%) Multithreading
11 44 (7.07%) DevOps
12 40 (6.43%) Change Control
12 40 (6.43%) Project Management
13 39 (6.27%) Web Development
14 38 (6.11%) Use Case
14 38 (6.11%) SOA
14 38 (6.11%) BDD
15 33 (5.31%) Unit Testing
15 33 (5.31%) Memory Management
16 30 (4.82%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 127 (20.42%) C
2 112 (18.01%) Java
2 112 (18.01%) Python
3 102 (16.40%) C++
4 95 (15.27%) JavaScript
5 73 (11.74%) SQL
5 73 (11.74%) PowerShell
6 72 (11.58%) Shell Script
7 58 (9.32%) Perl
8 50 (8.04%) Ruby
9 35 (5.63%) Bash Shell
10 34 (5.47%) PHP
11 17 (2.73%) Objective-C
12 15 (2.41%) Go
12 15 (2.41%) Korn
13 14 (2.25%) C#
14 11 (1.77%) PL/SQL
15 10 (1.61%) Embedded C
15 10 (1.61%) PHP5
16 9 (1.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 229 (36.82%) Security Cleared
2 195 (31.35%) SC Cleared
3 50 (8.04%) DV Cleared
4 34 (5.47%) Cisco Certification
5 29 (4.66%) Microsoft Certification
6 25 (4.02%) ISTQB
7 23 (3.70%) MCITP
8 21 (3.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 18 (2.89%) Degree
10 16 (2.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 16 (2.57%) ISEB
11 12 (1.93%) CCNA
12 10 (1.61%) CISSP
13 9 (1.45%) RHCE
14 5 (0.80%) GCIA
14 5 (0.80%) GCIH
14 5 (0.80%) MCSE
14 5 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 4 (0.64%) RHCSA
15 4 (0.64%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.73%) QA
2 14 (2.25%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.13%) SLA
4 6 (0.96%) WCAG
5 3 (0.48%) COBIT
5 3 (0.48%) COSO
6 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 73 (11.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (6.27%) Active Directory
3 31 (4.98%) vSphere
4 14 (2.25%) Samba
5 13 (2.09%) Docker
6 11 (1.77%) Postfix
7 9 (1.45%) GPFS
8 8 (1.29%) VMware ESX
8 8 (1.29%) Oracle RAC
8 8 (1.29%) VirtualBox
9 7 (1.13%) Hyper-V
10 5 (0.80%) qmail
10 5 (0.80%) Snort
10 5 (0.80%) NFS
11 4 (0.64%) SpamAssassin
12 3 (0.48%) OCFS2
12 3 (0.48%) KVM
12 3 (0.48%) VMware Server
12 3 (0.48%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 3 (0.48%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 85 (13.67%) Puppet
2 38 (6.11%) Vagrant
3 25 (4.02%) Tivoli
4 18 (2.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 13 (2.09%) Nagios
6 12 (1.93%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (1.61%) Ansible
8 9 (1.45%) Red Hat Satellite
9 8 (1.29%) SCCM
9 8 (1.29%) TeamSite
10 6 (0.96%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 6 (0.96%) SELinux
11 4 (0.64%) Netcool
12 3 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 3 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
12 3 (0.48%) Nessus
12 3 (0.48%) Nmap
12 3 (0.48%) Oracle Identity Management
12 3 (0.48%) Hyperic
13 2 (0.32%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 105 (16.88%) VMware
2 97 (15.59%) Microsoft
3 90 (14.47%) Red Hat
4 72 (11.58%) Oracle
5 62 (9.97%) Cisco
5 62 (9.97%) HP
6 50 (8.04%) IBM
7 31 (4.98%) Veritas
8 21 (3.38%) NetApp
9 18 (2.89%) CheckPoint
10 17 (2.73%) EMC
11 11 (1.77%) Citrix
11 11 (1.77%) Cognos
12 10 (1.61%) Sun
12 10 (1.61%) Google
13 9 (1.45%) Dell
14 8 (1.29%) Apigee
15 7 (1.13%) ArcSight
15 7 (1.13%) Hitachi
15 7 (1.13%) Compaq
Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Posted: 57 minutes ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £40.00 per hour
Posted: 1 hour ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £40 per hour
Posted: 5 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Hook, Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £35 - £44 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £330.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Kelway Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Contract - Day Rate - Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Sanderson
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £330 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Proactive Appointments
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
set2recruit
Rate: £350 - £460 Per Day 350-460 a day
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago