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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 6 16 37
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +21
Contract jobs citing Linux 343 149 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 15.95% 8.03% 4.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.78% 28.44% 21.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 71 38
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 17 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £40.00 £33.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
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
821 524 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 38.17% 28.25% 21.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 268 165
Average daily rate £338 £320 £307
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.46% +4.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £161 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 45 50
Average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +78.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
- -4.32%

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 February 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 February 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 February 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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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 +8 67 £363 +16.00% 24
Basingstoke +14 41 £400 +3.22% 8
Farnborough +8 32 £430 -9.71% 10
Winchester +8 25 £425 +9.67%
Hook -1 17 £315 +3.27%
Portsmouth +9 14 £338 - 5
Havant +3 12 £350 -9.67%
Aldershot +7 4 £495 - 2
Eastleigh +1 4 - - 1
Fareham - - - - 11
Andover - - - - 1
Petersfield - - - -
Waterlooville - - - -
Alton - - - -
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 225 (38.73%) Security Cleared
2 223 (38.38%) UNIX
3 192 (33.05%) SC Cleared
4 171 (29.43%) Windows
5 168 (28.92%) Agile Software Development
6 137 (23.58%) Configuration Management
7 127 (21.86%) C
7 127 (21.86%) Jenkins
8 119 (20.48%) Subversion
9 117 (20.14%) Software Engineering
10 115 (19.79%) Continuous Integration
11 109 (18.76%) Red Hat
12 105 (18.07%) Python
13 104 (17.90%) Java
14 103 (17.73%) SQL
15 93 (16.01%) OO
16 91 (15.66%) JavaScript
16 91 (15.66%) Git (software)
17 90 (15.49%) C++
18 87 (14.97%) HTML
19 86 (14.80%) Oracle
19 86 (14.80%) VMware
20 82 (14.11%) Microsoft
20 82 (14.11%) Shell Script
21 81 (13.94%) Scrum
22 75 (12.91%) Analytical Skills
23 73 (12.56%) Web Services
24 72 (12.39%) ClearCase
25 71 (12.22%) UML
25 71 (12.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 53 (9.12%) Apache
2 44 (7.57%) WebLogic
3 34 (5.85%) WebSphere
4 20 (3.44%) WebSphere Application Server
4 20 (3.44%) Tomcat
4 20 (3.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 19 (3.27%) Node.js
6 10 (1.72%) OpenStack
7 9 (1.55%) CMS
8 8 (1.38%) TeamSite
9 6 (1.03%) IIS
9 6 (1.03%) GlassFish
9 6 (1.03%) nginx
10 5 (0.86%) Confluence
10 5 (0.86%) SAS
11 4 (0.69%) JBoss
11 4 (0.69%) Oracle Workflow
11 4 (0.69%) Oracle Application Server
11 4 (0.69%) TIBCO EMS
11 4 (0.69%) FileNet
Applications
1 35 (6.02%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.69%) SPSS
3 3 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.34%) MS Office
5 1 (0.17%) MS Project
5 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (1.38%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (1.20%) Magento
3 4 (0.69%) BusinessWorks
3 4 (0.69%) TIBCO iProcess
4 3 (0.52%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 33 (5.68%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (3.10%) Amazon EC2
4 15 (2.58%) Heroku
5 10 (1.72%) OpenShift
6 8 (1.38%) Amazon S3
7 6 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.86%) SaaS
9 1 (0.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 64 (11.02%) SAN
2 51 (8.78%) Internet
3 29 (4.99%) TCP/IP
4 26 (4.48%) Firewall
5 24 (4.13%) Fibre Channel
6 20 (3.44%) NAS
7 18 (3.10%) Network Security
8 15 (2.58%) iSCSI
8 15 (2.58%) DNS
9 14 (2.41%) FCoE
10 12 (2.07%) LAN
10 12 (2.07%) WAN
10 12 (2.07%) SSL
11 11 (1.89%) LDAP
11 11 (1.89%) HTTPS
11 11 (1.89%) FTP
12 9 (1.55%) Wireshark
13 8 (1.38%) Intrusion Detection
14 6 (1.03%) DMZ
14 6 (1.03%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (10.67%) PostgreSQL
2 24 (4.13%) MySQL
2 24 (4.13%) Ingres
3 21 (3.61%) Oracle Database
4 15 (2.58%) SQL Server
5 14 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (2.41%) Oracle Database 11g
6 11 (1.89%) Oracle Database 10g
7 10 (1.72%) Oracle BI EE
8 8 (1.38%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 8 (1.38%) Relational Database
9 7 (1.20%) Oracle OWB
9 7 (1.20%) MongoDB
9 7 (1.20%) DB2
10 6 (1.03%) Hazelcast
10 6 (1.03%) Oracle Database 12c
11 5 (0.86%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (0.86%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 127 (21.86%) Jenkins
2 119 (20.48%) Subversion
3 91 (15.66%) Git (software)
4 72 (12.39%) ClearCase
5 59 (10.15%) NUnit
5 59 (10.15%) GoogleTest
6 58 (9.98%) CppUnit
7 56 (9.64%) Ant
8 35 (6.02%) CruiseControl
9 32 (5.51%) Selenium
9 32 (5.51%) Maven
10 31 (5.34%) ClearQuest
11 30 (5.16%) JUnit
12 28 (4.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 24 (4.13%) Cucumber
14 20 (3.44%) Mockito
14 20 (3.44%) Rational Rose
15 16 (2.75%) Eclipse
15 16 (2.75%) Gerrit
16 12 (2.07%) JIRA
General
1 26 (4.48%) Finance
2 15 (2.58%) Telecoms
3 5 (0.86%) Banking
4 4 (0.69%) Retail
4 4 (0.69%) Aerospace
4 4 (0.69%) Legal
4 4 (0.69%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.34%) Publishing
5 2 (0.34%) Military
5 2 (0.34%) Marketing
5 2 (0.34%) French Language
5 2 (0.34%) German Language
5 2 (0.34%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 184 (31.67%) Developer
2 54 (9.29%) Software Engineer
3 33 (5.68%) Java Developer
4 32 (5.51%) Architect
4 32 (5.51%) Linux Engineer
5 28 (4.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 23 (3.96%) Analyst
7 22 (3.79%) Consultant
7 22 (3.79%) C Developer
8 19 (3.27%) Test Specialist
9 18 (3.10%) Software Developer
10 17 (2.93%) Security Specialist
10 17 (2.93%) JavaScript Developer
11 15 (2.58%) Linux Specialist
12 14 (2.41%) Server Specialist
12 14 (2.41%) WebSphere Specialist
12 14 (2.41%) Applications Specialist
12 14 (2.41%) Support Engineer
12 14 (2.41%) Front-End Developer
12 14 (2.41%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (14.97%) HTML
2 73 (12.56%) Web Services
3 67 (11.53%) XML
4 61 (10.50%) CSS
5 53 (9.12%) RESTful
6 46 (7.92%) Motif
7 42 (7.23%) HTML5
8 40 (6.88%) jQuery
9 38 (6.54%) .NET
10 34 (5.85%) Ajax
11 33 (5.68%) JSON
12 31 (5.34%) Spring
13 24 (4.13%) wxWidgets
13 24 (4.13%) CSS3
13 24 (4.13%) PostGIS
14 23 (3.96%) REST
15 22 (3.79%) Hibernate
16 21 (3.61%) ASP.NET
17 19 (3.27%) J2EE
17 19 (3.27%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 75 (12.91%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (6.71%) Open Source
3 24 (4.13%) Derivative
4 15 (2.58%) Management Information System
5 13 (2.24%) Clustering
6 12 (2.07%) User Experience
7 11 (1.89%) Mobile App
7 11 (1.89%) iPhone
7 11 (1.89%) HACMP
8 9 (1.55%) Computer Science
8 9 (1.55%) PKI
9 8 (1.38%) Algorithms
10 6 (1.03%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.03%) W3C
11 5 (0.86%) Statistics
11 5 (0.86%) Cryptography
11 5 (0.86%) e-Health
11 5 (0.86%) Device Driver
12 4 (0.69%) Replication
12 4 (0.69%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 223 (38.38%) UNIX
2 171 (29.43%) Windows
3 71 (12.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 55 (9.47%) AIX
5 36 (6.20%) Oracle Linux
6 30 (5.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 30 (5.16%) Mac OS X
7 28 (4.82%) Solaris
8 24 (4.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 24 (4.13%) CentOS
9 18 (3.10%) Android
10 17 (2.93%) Apple iOS
11 14 (2.41%) Ubuntu
12 13 (2.24%) VMS
12 13 (2.24%) HPUX
12 13 (2.24%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (1.72%) Windows XP
14 9 (1.55%) Windows 2000
15 7 (1.20%) SUSE
16 6 (1.03%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (28.92%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (23.58%) Configuration Management
3 117 (20.14%) Software Engineering
4 115 (19.79%) Continuous Integration
5 93 (16.01%) OO
6 81 (13.94%) Scrum
7 71 (12.22%) UML
8 65 (11.19%) OOD
9 60 (10.33%) TDD
10 51 (8.78%) Project Management
11 47 (8.09%) SOA
12 45 (7.75%) Multithreading
13 42 (7.23%) Use Case
14 36 (6.20%) Change Control
15 35 (6.02%) BDD
16 34 (5.85%) Web Development
17 33 (5.68%) ITIL
17 33 (5.68%) Memory Management
18 32 (5.51%) Unit Testing
19 31 (5.34%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 127 (21.86%) C
2 105 (18.07%) Python
3 104 (17.90%) Java
4 103 (17.73%) SQL
5 91 (15.66%) JavaScript
6 90 (15.49%) C++
7 82 (14.11%) Shell Script
8 57 (9.81%) PowerShell
9 47 (8.09%) Perl
10 38 (6.54%) Ruby
11 34 (5.85%) Bash Shell
12 33 (5.68%) PHP
13 22 (3.79%) PL/SQL
14 17 (2.93%) Objective-C
15 16 (2.75%) Korn
16 15 (2.58%) C#
17 12 (2.07%) PHP5
18 9 (1.55%) AWK
18 9 (1.55%) VBScript
19 6 (1.03%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 225 (38.73%) Security Cleared
2 192 (33.05%) SC Cleared
3 52 (8.95%) DV Cleared
4 26 (4.48%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (3.61%) Microsoft Certification
6 19 (3.27%) ISTQB
6 19 (3.27%) Degree
7 15 (2.58%) MCITP
8 14 (2.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 13 (2.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 11 (1.89%) CCNA
11 9 (1.55%) ISEB
12 5 (0.86%) CISSP
12 5 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 5 (0.86%) MCSE
12 5 (0.86%) VCP4
13 4 (0.69%) BC Cleared
14 3 (0.52%) RHCSA
14 3 (0.52%) CCNP
14 3 (0.52%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.07%) PCI DSS
2 6 (1.03%) QA
2 6 (1.03%) WCAG
3 5 (0.86%) SLA
4 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.17%) COBIT
4 1 (0.17%) COSO
System Software
1 55 (9.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (5.16%) Active Directory
3 27 (4.65%) vSphere
4 18 (3.10%) Oracle RAC
5 14 (2.41%) Samba
6 10 (1.72%) VMware ESX
6 10 (1.72%) Docker
7 9 (1.55%) VirtualBox
8 7 (1.20%) Hyper-V
8 7 (1.20%) GPFS
9 6 (1.03%) Snort
10 5 (0.86%) Nmap
10 5 (0.86%) NFS
11 3 (0.52%) Oracle RMAN
11 3 (0.52%) OCFS2
12 2 (0.34%) LXC
12 2 (0.34%) Squid
12 2 (0.34%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.34%) Firmware
12 2 (0.34%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 70 (12.05%) Puppet
2 35 (6.02%) Vagrant
3 23 (3.96%) Tivoli
4 17 (2.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 10 (1.72%) Nagios
5 10 (1.72%) Red Hat Satellite
6 9 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (1.38%) SCCM
8 7 (1.20%) Ansible
9 6 (1.03%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 5 (0.86%) Nessus
10 5 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
11 4 (0.69%) Netcool
11 4 (0.69%) Tivoli Identity Manager
12 3 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 3 (0.52%) NetBackup
12 3 (0.52%) Data Guard
12 3 (0.52%) Oracle Identity Management
12 3 (0.52%) Hyperic
13 2 (0.34%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 109 (18.76%) Red Hat
2 86 (14.80%) Oracle
2 86 (14.80%) VMware
3 82 (14.11%) Microsoft
4 52 (8.95%) HP
5 45 (7.75%) IBM
6 44 (7.57%) Cisco
7 23 (3.96%) Veritas
8 19 (3.27%) NetApp
9 17 (2.93%) CheckPoint
10 15 (2.58%) EMC
11 12 (2.07%) Sun
12 11 (1.89%) Cognos
13 9 (1.55%) Google
14 7 (1.20%) Hitachi
15 6 (1.03%) Compaq
15 6 (1.03%) Citrix
15 6 (1.03%) SolarWinds
16 5 (0.86%) 3PAR
16 5 (0.86%) Splunk
Hampshire
LA International
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Sanderson
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £375.00 - £390 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Neg.
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £380.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Advanced Resource Managers
Rate: neg
Posted: 5 days ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Next Ventures Ltd
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 5 days ago
Romsey, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + none
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Venturi
Rate: £13 - £15 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Hampshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £42 per hour + dependant on experiance
Posted: 18 days ago
Hampshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £32 - £38 per hour + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago