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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 8 12 18
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Contract jobs citing Linux 281 244 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 15.05% 11.03% 7.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.85% 39.74% 25.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 157 76
Median daily rate £425 £388 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +6.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £294 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 19 14
Median hourly rate £44.46 £40.00 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.15% +10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.90 £36.20 £14.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £45.50 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +7.85%
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
542 614 641
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 29.03% 27.76% 31.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 364 357
Median daily rate £365 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 57 49
Median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £45.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +14 40 £464 +9.17% 6
Winchester -2 36 £400 +3.22% 2
Fareham +8 34 £550 +92.98% 8
Southampton +4 21 £413 +10.00% 21
Farnborough -4 10 £450 +12.50% 9
Hook -7 10 £295 -23.87%
Basingstoke -2 9 £375 -1.96% 8
Havant +2 7 £380 +8.57% 10
Andover -7 6 £460 +18.70%
Gosport +15 2 £343 -27.89%
Eastleigh -1 1 £350 +0.28% 1
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 264 (43.07%) Security Cleared
2 231 (37.68%) SC Cleared
3 205 (33.44%) Windows
4 181 (29.53%) Unix
5 175 (28.55%) VMware
6 172 (28.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 155 (25.29%) Oracle
8 150 (24.47%) Red Hat
9 135 (22.02%) SQL
10 118 (19.25%) Microsoft
11 98 (15.99%) Agile Software Development
12 86 (14.03%) Perl
13 84 (13.70%) Java
14 83 (13.54%) VMware Infrastructure
15 80 (13.05%) ITIL
16 74 (12.07%) Python
16 74 (12.07%) Cisco
17 73 (11.91%) JavaScript
18 70 (11.42%) AIX
19 68 (11.09%) Firewall
19 68 (11.09%) HTML
20 65 (10.60%) Git (software)
21 63 (10.28%) Active Directory
21 63 (10.28%) Configuration Management
22 61 (9.95%) MS Excel
23 60 (9.79%) PostgreSQL
24 58 (9.46%) Puppet
25 56 (9.14%) DV Cleared
26 55 (8.97%) Shell Script
26 55 (8.97%) CSS

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 40 (6.53%) Apache
1 40 (6.53%) WebSphere
2 33 (5.38%) WebLogic
3 31 (5.06%) JBoss
4 27 (4.40%) Tomcat
5 10 (1.63%) OpenStack
6 9 (1.47%) WebSphere Application Server
7 7 (1.14%) Apache Spark
8 6 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (0.82%) Cloud Foundry
9 5 (0.82%) Drupal
9 5 (0.82%) Oracle Service Bus
9 5 (0.82%) SAS
10 4 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (0.65%) GemFire
10 4 (0.65%) WebSphere Process Server
11 3 (0.49%) GlassFish
11 3 (0.49%) nginx
11 3 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (0.49%) WordPress
Applications
1 61 (9.95%) MS Excel
2 20 (3.26%) MS Visio
3 8 (1.31%) MS Office
4 6 (0.98%) MS Project
5 3 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.16%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (1.14%) SAP hybris
2 4 (0.65%) assyst
2 4 (0.65%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.16%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 41 (6.69%) IaaS
2 37 (6.04%) PaaS
3 14 (2.28%) SaaS
4 12 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.65%) GitHub
5 4 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.49%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.33%) Office 365
8 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.16%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.16%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.16%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.16%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 68 (11.09%) Firewall
2 53 (8.65%) SAN
3 39 (6.36%) LDAP
4 35 (5.71%) SSL
5 28 (4.57%) NetScaler
6 23 (3.75%) DNS
7 22 (3.59%) TCP/IP
8 18 (2.94%) HTTP
9 17 (2.77%) IPv6
10 16 (2.61%) Network Security
11 15 (2.45%) Internet
12 12 (1.96%) SNMP
13 11 (1.79%) VPN
14 10 (1.63%) SSH
15 9 (1.47%) DHCP
15 9 (1.47%) IP Telephony
15 9 (1.47%) LAN
15 9 (1.47%) OpenLDAP
16 8 (1.31%) Cisco ISE
16 8 (1.31%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (9.79%) PostgreSQL
2 53 (8.65%) Oracle Database
3 51 (8.32%) MySQL
4 33 (5.38%) SQL Server
5 27 (4.40%) DB2
5 27 (4.40%) NoSQL
6 25 (4.08%) Oracle Database 12c
7 24 (3.92%) Oracle Database 11g
8 22 (3.59%) Oracle BI EE
9 20 (3.26%) Oracle Database 10g
10 19 (3.10%) Hadoop
10 19 (3.10%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 16 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
12 14 (2.28%) MongoDB
13 11 (1.79%) Big Data
14 9 (1.47%) HBase
14 9 (1.47%) Relational Database
15 7 (1.14%) Apache Hive
15 7 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
16 5 (0.82%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 65 (10.60%) Git (software)
2 55 (8.97%) Subversion
3 33 (5.38%) Jenkins
4 30 (4.89%) JIRA
5 26 (4.24%) GoogleTest
6 25 (4.08%) Ant
6 25 (4.08%) ClearCase
6 25 (4.08%) NUnit
7 24 (3.92%) Oracle APEX
8 22 (3.59%) CppUnit
9 18 (2.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 17 (2.77%) Team Foundation Server
11 16 (2.61%) PHPUnit
11 16 (2.61%) TeamCity
12 14 (2.28%) Eclipse
13 12 (1.96%) Artifactory
13 12 (1.96%) Gradle
14 9 (1.47%) JUnit
15 8 (1.31%) Vagrant
16 7 (1.14%) Maven
General
1 48 (7.83%) Finance
2 17 (2.77%) Military
2 17 (2.77%) Telecoms
3 16 (2.61%) Retail
4 10 (1.63%) Marketing
5 6 (0.98%) Banking
5 6 (0.98%) Manufacturing
6 4 (0.65%) Multimedia
7 3 (0.49%) Electronics
7 3 (0.49%) Local Government
8 2 (0.33%) Advertising
9 1 (0.16%) Legal
Job Titles
1 138 (22.51%) Developer
2 69 (11.26%) Architect
3 38 (6.20%) Administrator
4 33 (5.38%) Analyst
5 29 (4.73%) Consultant
6 27 (4.40%) Linux Engineer
6 27 (4.40%) PHP Developer
7 26 (4.24%) Unix Engineer
8 24 (3.92%) C Developer
9 23 (3.75%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 23 (3.75%) Oracle Developer
9 23 (3.75%) Software Developer
9 23 (3.75%) Systems Administrator
10 22 (3.59%) Systems Engineer
11 21 (3.43%) Infrastructure Architect
11 21 (3.43%) Linux Specialist
12 20 (3.26%) DevOps Engineer
13 19 (3.10%) Network Engineer
14 18 (2.94%) Software Engineer
15 17 (2.77%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (11.09%) HTML
2 55 (8.97%) CSS
3 48 (7.83%) jQuery
4 47 (7.67%) REST
5 38 (6.20%) Middleware
6 32 (5.22%) Web Services
7 31 (5.06%) XML
8 27 (4.40%) Ajax
9 25 (4.08%) Spring
10 21 (3.43%) .NET
10 21 (3.43%) LAMP
11 20 (3.26%) JSON
11 20 (3.26%) OpenID
11 20 (3.26%) SAML
12 19 (3.10%) ActiveMQ
12 19 (3.10%) OAuth
13 18 (2.94%) Oracle Fusion
13 18 (2.94%) SOAP
14 17 (2.77%) J2EE
15 15 (2.45%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 38 (6.20%) Data Centre
2 37 (6.04%) Smart Meter
3 29 (4.73%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (4.08%) Derivative
5 24 (3.92%) Management Information System
6 18 (2.94%) Clustering
7 13 (2.12%) Computer Science
7 13 (2.12%) PKI
8 10 (1.63%) STB
9 9 (1.47%) VCE vBlock
10 8 (1.31%) Replication
10 8 (1.31%) Video Conferencing
11 7 (1.14%) Digital TV
11 7 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (0.82%) Algorithms
12 5 (0.82%) EMC VNX
12 5 (0.82%) MPEG
12 5 (0.82%) Smart Energy
13 4 (0.65%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.65%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 205 (33.44%) Windows
2 181 (29.53%) Unix
3 172 (28.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 70 (11.42%) AIX
5 53 (8.65%) Oracle Linux
6 45 (7.34%) Windows Server
7 38 (6.20%) CentOS
8 37 (6.04%) Windows Server 2008
9 30 (4.89%) HPUX
10 28 (4.57%) Solaris
10 28 (4.57%) Windows Server 2012
11 19 (3.10%) Windows 10
12 11 (1.79%) Ubuntu
13 9 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (1.31%) Mac OS X
15 7 (1.14%) Windows 7
16 1 (0.16%) NetWare
16 1 (0.16%) SUSE
16 1 (0.16%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 1 (0.16%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (15.99%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (13.05%) ITIL
3 63 (10.28%) Configuration Management
4 50 (8.16%) DevOps
4 50 (8.16%) Software Engineering
5 48 (7.83%) Service Management
6 41 (6.69%) OO
7 39 (6.36%) Project Management
7 39 (6.36%) Scrum
8 34 (5.55%) Unit Testing
8 34 (5.55%) User Stories
9 32 (5.22%) Integration Testing
10 31 (5.06%) UML
11 30 (4.89%) Continuous Integration
11 30 (4.89%) Requirements Analysis
12 29 (4.73%) Open Source
12 29 (4.73%) System Integration Testing
12 29 (4.73%) Use Case
12 29 (4.73%) Virtual Environments
13 24 (3.92%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 135 (22.02%) SQL
2 86 (14.03%) Perl
3 84 (13.70%) Java
4 74 (12.07%) Python
5 73 (11.91%) JavaScript
6 55 (8.97%) Shell Script
7 52 (8.48%) C
8 45 (7.34%) Bash Shell
9 44 (7.18%) PHP
10 41 (6.69%) PowerShell
11 38 (6.20%) C++
12 24 (3.92%) PL/SQL
13 15 (2.45%) VBScript
14 12 (1.96%) Ruby
15 11 (1.79%) Korn
15 11 (1.79%) T-SQL
16 7 (1.14%) VB
17 6 (0.98%) C#
18 5 (0.82%) Tcl
19 4 (0.65%) Scala
Qualifications
1 264 (43.07%) Security Cleared
2 231 (37.68%) SC Cleared
3 56 (9.14%) DV Cleared
4 28 (4.57%) Degree
5 24 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (3.75%) ISTQB
7 16 (2.61%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 15 (2.45%) CCNP
9 13 (2.12%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (1.63%) ISEB
10 10 (1.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 10 (1.63%) MCITP
11 7 (1.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (0.98%) HND
13 5 (0.82%) CISSP
13 5 (0.82%) DBS Check
13 5 (0.82%) GCIA
13 5 (0.82%) GCIH
14 4 (0.65%) CCNA
14 4 (0.65%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.92%) QA
2 12 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (1.96%) SLA
3 9 (1.47%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.82%) COBIT
4 5 (0.82%) COSO
4 5 (0.82%) SAS 70
5 1 (0.16%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.16%) RMADS
System Software
1 83 (13.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 63 (10.28%) Active Directory
3 38 (6.20%) vSphere
4 30 (4.89%) Hyper-V
5 27 (4.40%) Virtual Servers
6 22 (3.59%) Docker
6 22 (3.59%) VMware ESXi
7 18 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
8 14 (2.28%) VMware ESX
9 10 (1.63%) Oracle Clusterware
10 9 (1.47%) XenDesktop
10 9 (1.47%) XenServer
11 8 (1.31%) Samba
11 8 (1.31%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 6 (0.98%) NFS
12 6 (0.98%) vCloud
12 6 (0.98%) VMware Server
12 6 (0.98%) VMware Workstation
13 4 (0.65%) HDFS
13 4 (0.65%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 58 (9.46%) Puppet
2 26 (4.24%) HP Data Protector
3 20 (3.26%) OpenAM
3 20 (3.26%) OpenIDM
4 19 (3.10%) Tivoli
5 18 (2.94%) SCCM
6 17 (2.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 16 (2.61%) Opscode Chef
8 12 (1.96%) QRadar
9 11 (1.79%) Netcool
10 9 (1.47%) ZABBIX
11 8 (1.31%) Cisco Prime
12 7 (1.14%) AirWatch
12 7 (1.14%) Tivoli Monitoring
13 5 (0.82%) Ansible
13 5 (0.82%) SCOM
14 4 (0.65%) Red Hat Satellite
15 3 (0.49%) Ambari
15 3 (0.49%) Oracle Identity Management
15 3 (0.49%) SCSM
Vendors
1 175 (28.55%) VMware
2 155 (25.29%) Oracle
3 150 (24.47%) Red Hat
4 118 (19.25%) Microsoft
5 74 (12.07%) Cisco
6 51 (8.32%) HP
7 38 (6.20%) IBM
8 34 (5.55%) Citrix
9 33 (5.38%) CheckPoint
10 20 (3.26%) ForgeRock
11 17 (2.77%) Veritas
12 15 (2.45%) Dell
12 15 (2.45%) F5
13 13 (2.12%) Extreme Networks
13 13 (2.12%) Juniper
14 11 (1.79%) SAP
15 8 (1.31%) Informatica
16 7 (1.14%) EMC
16 7 (1.14%) hybris
17 6 (0.98%) Splunk
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