The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Hampshire region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 13 13 21
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Contract jobs citing Linux 206 169 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 10.09% 9.91% 6.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.84% 32.25% 24.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 103 57
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 6
Average hourly rate £42.50 £38.50 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% +23.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £14.60 £21.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £39.40 £41.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-5.33% -6.25%
Operating Systems Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
647 524 441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 31.70% 30.73% 27.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 302 188
Average daily rate £325 £335 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% +1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £196 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 52 83
Average hourly rate £15.50 £18.88 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.88% -5.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.77 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
Linux
South East

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 11 July 2014.

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 11 July 2014.

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 11 July 2014. 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 +8 33 £336 +22.27% 16
Basingstoke +9 29 £425 - 10
Hook -1 15 £315 -11.93%
Gosport -8 13 £365 +4.28% 1
Havant +2 7 £265 -44.21% 2
Farnborough 0 7 £477 -17.08% 5
Andover -11 3 - - 2
Romsey - 1 - -
Aldershot - - - -
Petersfield - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Eastleigh - - - -
Fareham - - - - 8
Fordingbridge - - - -
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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.

1 149 (36.79%) UNIX
2 148 (36.54%) Windows
3 136 (33.58%) Security Cleared
4 118 (29.14%) Oracle
5 98 (24.20%) SC Cleared
6 96 (23.70%) C
7 78 (19.26%) Software Engineering
8 73 (18.02%) Microsoft
9 71 (17.53%) HP
9 71 (17.53%) Python
10 68 (16.79%) SQL
11 67 (16.54%) Java
11 67 (16.54%) VMware
12 63 (15.56%) JavaScript
13 60 (14.81%) HTML
14 59 (14.57%) Red Hat
15 58 (14.32%) Apache
16 52 (12.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 49 (12.10%) Perl
17 49 (12.10%) .NET
17 49 (12.10%) Subversion
18 48 (11.85%) Shell Script
18 48 (11.85%) Puppet
18 48 (11.85%) Jenkins
19 47 (11.60%) MySQL
20 45 (11.11%) Configuration Management
21 44 (10.86%) Middleware
21 44 (10.86%) C++
21 44 (10.86%) MS Excel
21 44 (10.86%) SAN

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 58 (14.32%) Apache
2 43 (10.62%) WebLogic
3 19 (4.69%) IIS
4 17 (4.20%) Tomcat
5 14 (3.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 13 (3.21%) Oracle Application Server
7 9 (2.22%) WebSphere
8 6 (1.48%) SharePoint
9 4 (0.99%) MS Exchange
9 4 (0.99%) GlassFish
9 4 (0.99%) Mule
9 4 (0.99%) Node.js
10 3 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.49%) Oracle Spatial
11 2 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.49%) nginx
11 2 (0.49%) Confluence
11 2 (0.49%) Oracle Service Bus
11 2 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 44 (10.86%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.23%) MS Office
3 3 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.49%) MS Project
5 1 (0.25%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 26 (6.42%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (2.22%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.49%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.47%) SaaS
2 9 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (2.22%) Amazon S3
3 5 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.23%) IaaS
4 3 (0.74%) PaaS
5 2 (0.49%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 44 (10.86%) SAN
2 38 (9.38%) SSL
2 38 (9.38%) TCP/IP
3 28 (6.91%) Firewall
3 28 (6.91%) HTTPS
4 20 (4.94%) Wireshark
5 19 (4.69%) DNS
6 17 (4.20%) Fibre Channel
7 15 (3.70%) NAS
8 14 (3.46%) LDAP
9 13 (3.21%) Internet
10 12 (2.96%) FTP
11 11 (2.72%) WAN
11 11 (2.72%) LAN
12 10 (2.47%) SSH
13 9 (2.22%) VPN
13 9 (2.22%) HTTP
14 7 (1.73%) DVB
15 6 (1.48%) Kerberos
15 6 (1.48%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (11.60%) MySQL
2 29 (7.16%) PostgreSQL
3 28 (6.91%) Oracle Database
4 17 (4.20%) Oracle Database 11g
4 17 (4.20%) SQL Server
5 16 (3.95%) Oracle BI EE
6 15 (3.70%) SQLPlus
7 13 (3.21%) Oracle Database 10g
8 9 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (2.22%) MongoDB
9 8 (1.98%) Oracle Reports
9 8 (1.98%) Oracle OWB
10 5 (1.23%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 4 (0.99%) Relational Database
11 4 (0.99%) NoSQL
11 4 (0.99%) Big Data
12 3 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (0.74%) Oracle Database 12c
12 3 (0.74%) DB2
12 3 (0.74%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 49 (12.10%) Subversion
2 48 (11.85%) Jenkins
3 40 (9.88%) ClearCase
4 25 (6.17%) Git (software)
5 19 (4.69%) Ant
6 18 (4.44%) NUnit
6 18 (4.44%) GoogleTest
7 17 (4.20%) CppUnit
8 15 (3.70%) Rational Rose
9 14 (3.46%) Maven
10 10 (2.47%) Eclipse
11 9 (2.22%) RSpec
12 8 (1.98%) JIRA
12 8 (1.98%) Selenium
13 7 (1.73%) JUnit
13 7 (1.73%) Gerrit
14 6 (1.48%) Cucumber
14 6 (1.48%) Toad
15 5 (1.23%) Oracle APEX
15 5 (1.23%) Hudson
General
1 41 (10.12%) Telecoms
2 12 (2.96%) Finance
3 9 (2.22%) Manufacturing
4 7 (1.73%) Military
5 5 (1.23%) Retail
6 4 (0.99%) Marketing
7 2 (0.49%) Games
7 2 (0.49%) Automotive
7 2 (0.49%) Electronics
8 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.25%) Law
8 1 (0.25%) Legal
8 1 (0.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 87 (21.48%) Developer
2 51 (12.59%) Software Engineer
3 29 (7.16%) Analyst
4 26 (6.42%) Consultant
5 23 (5.68%) Tester
6 19 (4.69%) Administrator
6 19 (4.69%) Linux Engineer
7 17 (4.20%) Security Engineer
8 16 (3.95%) Systems Administrator
9 15 (3.70%) Test Analyst
10 14 (3.46%) Systems Engineer
10 14 (3.46%) Software Developer
10 14 (3.46%) C++ Developer
11 13 (3.21%) Test Engineer
11 13 (3.21%) Support Engineer
11 13 (3.21%) Test Specialist
11 13 (3.21%) DevOps Engineer
12 11 (2.72%) Java Developer
13 10 (2.47%) Integration Engineer
14 9 (2.22%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (14.81%) HTML
2 49 (12.10%) .NET
3 44 (10.86%) Middleware
4 37 (9.14%) Web Services
5 36 (8.89%) JSP
6 34 (8.40%) ASP.NET
7 31 (7.65%) XML
8 28 (6.91%) CSS
9 25 (6.17%) jQuery
10 18 (4.44%) Motif
10 18 (4.44%) POSIX
11 13 (3.21%) Ajax
12 12 (2.96%) Django
13 10 (2.47%) STL
14 9 (2.22%) Ruby on Rails
14 9 (2.22%) JSON
14 9 (2.22%) Android SDK
15 8 (1.98%) Oracle Fusion
15 8 (1.98%) Hibernate
16 7 (1.73%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 39 (9.63%) Open Source
2 20 (4.94%) DTV
3 15 (3.70%) Derivative
4 11 (2.72%) Clustering
5 9 (2.22%) Management Information System
5 9 (2.22%) HACMP
6 6 (1.48%) EMV
6 6 (1.48%) Blackberry
7 5 (1.23%) STB
7 5 (1.23%) Smartphone
8 4 (0.99%) Digital Media
9 3 (0.74%) Linked Data
9 3 (0.74%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.74%) iPhone
9 3 (0.74%) Web 2.0
9 3 (0.74%) Wiki
9 3 (0.74%) Replication
10 2 (0.49%) APACS
10 2 (0.49%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.49%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 149 (36.79%) UNIX
2 148 (36.54%) Windows
3 52 (12.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 39 (9.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 37 (9.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 34 (8.40%) Oracle Linux
7 28 (6.91%) Windows XP
8 27 (6.67%) Solaris
9 22 (5.43%) Windows 2000
9 22 (5.43%) Android
10 18 (4.44%) AIX
11 14 (3.46%) CentOS
12 13 (3.21%) HPUX
13 7 (1.73%) Embedded Linux
14 5 (1.23%) SUSE
14 5 (1.23%) Debian
14 5 (1.23%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.99%) NetWare
15 4 (0.99%) Apple iOS
16 3 (0.74%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (19.26%) Software Engineering
2 45 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 39 (9.63%) DevOps
4 38 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (8.89%) ITIL
6 35 (8.64%) Scrum
7 31 (7.65%) SOA
8 29 (7.16%) OO
9 26 (6.42%) UML
10 25 (6.17%) OOD
11 23 (5.68%) Workflow
12 22 (5.43%) Migration
12 22 (5.43%) Software Testing
12 22 (5.43%) Continuous Integration
13 21 (5.19%) Root Cause Analysis
14 19 (4.69%) Validation
14 19 (4.69%) Project Management
15 18 (4.44%) Use Case
15 18 (4.44%) Test Scripting
16 16 (3.95%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 96 (23.70%) C
2 71 (17.53%) Python
3 68 (16.79%) SQL
4 67 (16.54%) Java
5 63 (15.56%) JavaScript
6 49 (12.10%) Perl
7 48 (11.85%) Shell Script
8 44 (10.86%) C++
9 39 (9.63%) Bash Shell
10 36 (8.89%) PHP
11 32 (7.90%) Ruby
12 26 (6.42%) PL/SQL
13 23 (5.68%) PowerShell
14 21 (5.19%) Korn
15 11 (2.72%) VBScript
16 10 (2.47%) VB
17 7 (1.73%) Embedded C
17 7 (1.73%) AWK
17 7 (1.73%) sed
18 3 (0.74%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 136 (33.58%) Security Cleared
2 98 (24.20%) SC Cleared
3 38 (9.38%) ISTQB
4 23 (5.68%) DV Cleared
4 23 (5.68%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (5.19%) Microsoft Certification
6 20 (4.94%) Degree
7 19 (4.69%) CISSP
8 18 (4.44%) MCITP
9 4 (0.99%) MCSE
9 4 (0.99%) CCNP
9 4 (0.99%) CCNA
9 4 (0.99%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.99%) CISA
9 4 (0.99%) MBA
10 3 (0.74%) CCSE
10 3 (0.74%) ISEB
10 3 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (0.74%) BC Cleared
11 2 (0.49%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.95%) PCI DSS
2 3 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (0.74%) COBIT
2 3 (0.74%) QA
2 3 (0.74%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.25%) JTAG
3 1 (0.25%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (7.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (5.68%) vSphere
3 18 (4.44%) Nmap
3 18 (4.44%) Oracle RAC
4 17 (4.20%) Snort
5 14 (3.46%) Active Directory
5 14 (3.46%) vCloud
6 10 (2.47%) VMware ESX
7 8 (1.98%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (1.23%) OCFS2
8 5 (1.23%) Hyper-V
9 4 (0.99%) Shibboleth
10 3 (0.74%) VirtualBox
10 3 (0.74%) Samba
10 3 (0.74%) Docker
11 2 (0.49%) RHEV
11 2 (0.49%) Oracle RMAN
12 1 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.25%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 1 (0.25%) KVM
Systems Management
1 48 (11.85%) Puppet
2 22 (5.43%) HP Quality Center
3 21 (5.19%) Vagrant
4 18 (4.44%) Nessus
5 10 (2.47%) YUM
6 9 (2.22%) Tivoli
7 8 (1.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 7 (1.73%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (1.73%) Ansible
9 6 (1.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 5 (1.23%) Backup Exec
10 5 (1.23%) McAfee ePO
11 3 (0.74%) Cobbler
12 2 (0.49%) HP SIM
12 2 (0.49%) WSUS
12 2 (0.49%) SCCM
12 2 (0.49%) SCOrch
13 1 (0.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 1 (0.25%) Data Guard
13 1 (0.25%) Cacti
Vendors
1 118 (29.14%) Oracle
2 73 (18.02%) Microsoft
3 71 (17.53%) HP
4 67 (16.54%) VMware
5 59 (14.57%) Red Hat
6 42 (10.37%) Cisco
7 22 (5.43%) EMC
8 20 (4.94%) IBM
9 12 (2.96%) Sun
10 10 (2.47%) Juniper
11 9 (2.22%) NetApp
12 8 (1.98%) CheckPoint
12 8 (1.98%) JBoss
13 7 (1.73%) Dell
13 7 (1.73%) Hitachi
14 6 (1.48%) Veritas
14 6 (1.48%) McAfee
15 5 (1.23%) Blue Coat
15 5 (1.23%) webMethods
15 5 (1.23%) Citrix
Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £32 - £38 per hour
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £380.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
NES Global Talent
Rate: Good rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £330 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Hampshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Hampshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 24 days ago