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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 7 7 9
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing Linux 261 319 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 14.49% 14.53% 11.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.49% 47.90% 33.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 192 150
Median daily rate £438 £386 £371
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.26% +4.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £480 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 7
Median hourly rate £49.46 £39.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.82% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £33.88 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.07 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +1.35%
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
454 666 788
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 25.21% 30.34% 35.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 381 442
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £262 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £480 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 59 38
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.64 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.07% -28.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.68 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 4 December 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 0 33 £473 +45.38% 1
Fareham - 28 £525 - 5
Southampton +4 21 £463 +29.46% 20
Winchester +1 19 £400 - 3
Hook -3 18 £316 +15.00%
Farnborough -3 12 £400 -5.32% 4
Basingstoke -13 11 £370 - 19
Havant -3 10 £365 -3.94% 1
Eastleigh -1 3 £350 +0.28% 1
Andover -11 1 £425 +9.67% 1
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 4 December 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.

1 219 (39.96%) Security Cleared
2 213 (38.87%) Windows
3 190 (34.67%) VMware
4 183 (33.39%) SC Cleared
5 150 (27.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 150 (27.37%) Unix
6 135 (24.64%) Red Hat
7 101 (18.43%) SQL
8 98 (17.88%) Agile Software Development
9 91 (16.61%) Oracle
9 91 (16.61%) Microsoft
10 88 (16.06%) Java
11 74 (13.50%) VMware Infrastructure
12 72 (13.14%) JavaScript
12 72 (13.14%) Python
13 69 (12.59%) Cisco
13 69 (12.59%) Service Management
13 69 (12.59%) IaaS
14 68 (12.41%) PaaS
15 67 (12.23%) Perl
16 64 (11.68%) HTML
17 60 (10.95%) CSS
17 60 (10.95%) ITIL
18 56 (10.22%) C
19 54 (9.85%) Software Engineering
20 53 (9.67%) C++
20 53 (9.67%) Active Directory
21 52 (9.49%) AIX
22 50 (9.12%) Firewall
22 50 (9.12%) Git (software)

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 43 (7.85%) Apache
2 42 (7.66%) JBoss
3 34 (6.20%) Tomcat
4 33 (6.02%) WebSphere
5 20 (3.65%) WebLogic
6 11 (2.01%) Elasticsearch
7 10 (1.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 9 (1.64%) Apache Spark
8 9 (1.64%) WebSphere Application Server
9 7 (1.28%) OpenStack
10 6 (1.09%) Cloud Foundry
10 6 (1.09%) GemFire
10 6 (1.09%) MS Exchange
11 5 (0.91%) Apache TomEE
11 5 (0.91%) Drupal
11 5 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (0.73%) Exchange Server 5.5
12 4 (0.73%) GlassFish
12 4 (0.73%) Oracle Coherence
12 4 (0.73%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 47 (8.58%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.55%) MS Visio
3 7 (1.28%) MS Office
4 6 (1.09%) Simulink
5 4 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.73%) MS Project
6 1 (0.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (1.46%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (1.28%) SAP hybris
3 6 (1.09%) Adobe Campaign
4 5 (0.91%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.36%) assyst
7 1 (0.18%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 69 (12.59%) IaaS
2 68 (12.41%) PaaS
3 15 (2.74%) SaaS
4 8 (1.46%) Amazon S3
5 7 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (1.09%) GitHub
7 5 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (0.36%) Bluemix
8 2 (0.36%) Google App Engine
8 2 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.36%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.18%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.18%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.18%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.18%) AWS OpsWorks
9 1 (0.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 50 (9.12%) Firewall
2 46 (8.39%) SAN
3 44 (8.03%) LDAP
4 32 (5.84%) SSL
5 25 (4.56%) NetScaler
6 24 (4.38%) DNS
7 22 (4.01%) TCP/IP
8 19 (3.47%) LAN
9 17 (3.10%) Network Security
10 14 (2.55%) IP Telephony
10 14 (2.55%) WAN
11 13 (2.37%) VPN
12 12 (2.19%) SNMP
13 11 (2.01%) Internet
14 9 (1.64%) HTTP
14 9 (1.64%) Structured Cabling
15 8 (1.46%) DHCP
16 7 (1.28%) PCoIP
16 7 (1.28%) SSH
17 6 (1.09%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (8.21%) PostgreSQL
2 41 (7.48%) MySQL
3 33 (6.02%) SQL Server
4 26 (4.74%) Oracle Database
5 22 (4.01%) DB2
6 20 (3.65%) Oracle Database 11g
7 19 (3.47%) Hadoop
8 17 (3.10%) Oracle Database 12c
9 16 (2.92%) NoSQL
9 16 (2.92%) Oracle Database 10g
10 15 (2.74%) Oracle BI EE
10 15 (2.74%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 14 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (2.19%) Big Data
13 10 (1.82%) MongoDB
14 9 (1.64%) HBase
15 8 (1.46%) Apache Hive
15 8 (1.46%) Relational Database
16 6 (1.09%) RDBMS
17 5 (0.91%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 50 (9.12%) Git (software)
2 46 (8.39%) Subversion
3 31 (5.66%) Jenkins
4 28 (5.11%) JIRA
5 23 (4.20%) Ant
5 23 (4.20%) GoogleTest
6 22 (4.01%) NUnit
7 19 (3.47%) ClearCase
7 19 (3.47%) Eclipse
7 19 (3.47%) Oracle APEX
8 18 (3.28%) CppUnit
9 17 (3.10%) Team Foundation Server
10 14 (2.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 12 (2.19%) JUnit
11 12 (2.19%) TeamCity
12 11 (2.01%) Gradle
13 9 (1.64%) PHPUnit
14 8 (1.46%) Artifactory
15 7 (1.28%) Jasmine
16 6 (1.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 43 (7.85%) Finance
2 17 (3.10%) Marketing
3 11 (2.01%) Military
4 9 (1.64%) Telecoms
5 8 (1.46%) Retail
6 7 (1.28%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.73%) Electronics
7 4 (0.73%) Multimedia
8 3 (0.55%) Banking
9 2 (0.36%) Advertising
10 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.18%) Games
10 1 (0.18%) Legal
10 1 (0.18%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 133 (24.27%) Developer
2 62 (11.31%) Architect
3 32 (5.84%) Analyst
4 30 (5.47%) Administrator
5 27 (4.93%) Linux Engineer
6 23 (4.20%) Consultant
6 23 (4.20%) Infrastructure Architect
6 23 (4.20%) Software Developer
7 22 (4.01%) C Developer
8 21 (3.83%) Software Engineer
9 20 (3.65%) Java Developer
10 19 (3.47%) Systems Administrator
11 18 (3.28%) Oracle Developer
11 18 (3.28%) PHP Developer
12 17 (3.10%) Technical Leader
13 16 (2.92%) DevOps Engineer
13 16 (2.92%) Systems Engineer
14 15 (2.74%) Linux Administrator
14 15 (2.74%) Network Engineer
14 15 (2.74%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (11.68%) HTML
2 60 (10.95%) CSS
3 43 (7.85%) Middleware
4 42 (7.66%) jQuery
5 36 (6.57%) REST
5 36 (6.57%) XML
6 26 (4.74%) Spring
7 23 (4.20%) Ajax
8 19 (3.47%) J2EE
8 19 (3.47%) OpenID
8 19 (3.47%) Web Services
9 17 (3.10%) SAML
10 16 (2.92%) JSON
10 16 (2.92%) OAuth
10 16 (2.92%) Oracle Fusion
10 16 (2.92%) SOAP
11 13 (2.37%) ActiveMQ
11 13 (2.37%) LAMP
12 11 (2.01%) .NET
12 11 (2.01%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 33 (6.02%) Management Information System
2 28 (5.11%) Smart Meter
3 27 (4.93%) Data Centre
4 23 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (3.83%) Derivative
6 14 (2.55%) Clustering
7 10 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (1.82%) PKI
8 8 (1.46%) Computer Science
8 8 (1.46%) Replication
9 6 (1.09%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.09%) SWIFT
10 5 (0.91%) Public Cloud
11 4 (0.73%) Algorithms
11 4 (0.73%) Cryptography
11 4 (0.73%) Hybrid Cloud
11 4 (0.73%) Smart Energy
11 4 (0.73%) VCE vBlock
11 4 (0.73%) Video Conferencing
12 3 (0.55%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 213 (38.87%) Windows
2 150 (27.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 150 (27.37%) Unix
3 52 (9.49%) AIX
4 48 (8.76%) Windows Server
5 30 (5.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (4.93%) Oracle Linux
7 25 (4.56%) CentOS
8 22 (4.01%) Solaris
9 19 (3.47%) Windows Server 2012
10 18 (3.28%) HPUX
11 10 (1.82%) Windows 10
12 9 (1.64%) Ubuntu
13 6 (1.09%) Android
13 6 (1.09%) Apple iOS
14 4 (0.73%) Windows 2000 Server
14 4 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (0.55%) SUSE
16 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.18%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (17.88%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (12.59%) Service Management
3 60 (10.95%) ITIL
4 54 (9.85%) Software Engineering
5 48 (8.76%) Scrum
6 44 (8.03%) User Stories
7 42 (7.66%) Configuration Management
8 40 (7.30%) UML
9 39 (7.12%) Project Management
10 36 (6.57%) DevOps
10 36 (6.57%) OO
11 31 (5.66%) Integration Testing
12 30 (5.47%) Requirements Analysis
12 30 (5.47%) Unit Testing
13 29 (5.29%) Performance Tuning
14 27 (4.93%) System Integration Testing
14 27 (4.93%) Use Case
15 25 (4.56%) Root Cause Analysis
15 25 (4.56%) SDLC
16 24 (4.38%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 101 (18.43%) SQL
2 88 (16.06%) Java
3 72 (13.14%) JavaScript
3 72 (13.14%) Python
4 67 (12.23%) Perl
5 56 (10.22%) C
6 53 (9.67%) C++
7 41 (7.48%) Shell Script
8 38 (6.93%) Bash Shell
9 26 (4.74%) PHP
10 20 (3.65%) PL/SQL
11 15 (2.74%) Ruby
12 14 (2.55%) PowerShell
13 11 (2.01%) T-SQL
14 10 (1.82%) Korn
15 9 (1.64%) C#
16 8 (1.46%) Scala
17 6 (1.09%) MATLAB
17 6 (1.09%) Tcl
18 4 (0.73%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 219 (39.96%) Security Cleared
2 183 (33.39%) SC Cleared
3 36 (6.57%) DV Cleared
4 26 (4.74%) Degree
5 13 (2.37%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (2.19%) ISTQB
7 10 (1.82%) CCNP
8 7 (1.28%) RHCSA
9 6 (1.09%) CISSP
9 6 (1.09%) GCIH
10 5 (0.91%) DBS Check
10 5 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.73%) GCIA
11 4 (0.73%) ISEB
11 4 (0.73%) MCSE
12 3 (0.55%) CCNA
12 3 (0.55%) CESG Certified Professional
12 3 (0.55%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 3 (0.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.01%) QA
2 10 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.64%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.09%) SLA
5 4 (0.73%) COBIT
5 4 (0.73%) COSO
5 4 (0.73%) SAS 70
6 2 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.18%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.18%) RMADS
System Software
1 74 (13.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 53 (9.67%) Active Directory
3 40 (7.30%) vSphere
4 24 (4.38%) VMware ESXi
5 19 (3.47%) Hyper-V
6 17 (3.10%) Docker
6 17 (3.10%) Samba
7 16 (2.92%) Virtual Servers
8 10 (1.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 10 (1.82%) XenDesktop
8 10 (1.82%) XenServer
9 8 (1.46%) NFS
9 8 (1.46%) vCloud
9 8 (1.46%) VMware Server
9 8 (1.46%) VMware Workstation
10 7 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
10 7 (1.28%) VMware ESX
11 5 (0.91%) HDFS
12 4 (0.73%) Oracle Clusterware
12 4 (0.73%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 48 (8.76%) Puppet
2 21 (3.83%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (3.10%) OpenAM
3 17 (3.10%) OpenIDM
3 17 (3.10%) Tivoli
4 15 (2.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 12 (2.19%) SCCM
6 11 (2.01%) HP Data Protector
6 11 (2.01%) Red Hat Satellite
7 10 (1.82%) Ansible
8 9 (1.64%) QRadar
9 7 (1.28%) AirWatch
10 5 (0.91%) SCOM
11 4 (0.73%) Cisco Prime
11 4 (0.73%) Oracle Identity Management
11 4 (0.73%) Tivoli Monitoring
11 4 (0.73%) ZABBIX
12 3 (0.55%) Ambari
12 3 (0.55%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 3 (0.55%) Terraform
Vendors
1 190 (34.67%) VMware
2 135 (24.64%) Red Hat
3 91 (16.61%) Microsoft
3 91 (16.61%) Oracle
4 69 (12.59%) Cisco
5 41 (7.48%) Citrix
6 37 (6.75%) HP
7 34 (6.20%) IBM
8 24 (4.38%) CheckPoint
9 17 (3.10%) ForgeRock
9 17 (3.10%) Veritas
10 16 (2.92%) Dell
11 14 (2.55%) Extreme Networks
11 14 (2.55%) SAP
12 10 (1.82%) BMC
12 10 (1.82%) CA
13 9 (1.64%) Juniper
14 8 (1.46%) NETGEAR
14 8 (1.46%) Remedy
15 7 (1.28%) hybris
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