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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 3 8 11
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Contract jobs citing Linux 343 267 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 17.41% 12.62% 10.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.70% 42.52% 33.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 169 122
Median daily rate £390 £370 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.30% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £358
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 18 11
Median hourly rate £49.46 £40.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.65% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £29.50 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £43.25 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
627 628 675
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 31.83% 29.69% 32.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 363 354
Median daily rate £400 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £263 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £345 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 62 42
Median hourly rate £47.83 £16.83 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+184.27% +1.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.13 £12.50 £8.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 30 June 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
Basingstoke -2 39 £369 +1.02% 16
Winchester +3 35 £400 +21.21% 3
Portsmouth +2 32 £447 +49.00% 9
Gosport +7 24 £398 -11.66%
Southampton 0 24 £425 +9.67% 19
Farnborough +2 18 £400 +8.10% 10
Hook -1 16 £315 -5.61%
Havant +9 9 £380 -1.93% 1
Eastleigh - 9 £328 -
Andover -9 8 £425 +25.92%
Fareham -5 4 £313 +9.64% 10
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 253 (42.24%) Security Cleared
2 229 (38.23%) SC Cleared
3 202 (33.72%) Unix
4 193 (32.22%) Oracle
5 191 (31.89%) Windows
6 133 (22.20%) VMware
7 130 (21.70%) Red Hat
8 128 (21.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 115 (19.20%) SQL
10 102 (17.03%) Python
11 99 (16.53%) Microsoft
12 98 (16.36%) AIX
13 90 (15.03%) C
14 88 (14.69%) Configuration Management
15 78 (13.02%) SAN
16 75 (12.52%) Perl
16 75 (12.52%) Software Engineering
17 74 (12.35%) ITIL
18 73 (12.19%) VMware Infrastructure
19 68 (11.35%) Agile Software Development
20 66 (11.02%) Java
20 66 (11.02%) Oracle Linux
21 65 (10.85%) Firewall
22 63 (10.52%) C++
23 60 (10.02%) Cisco
23 60 (10.02%) Project Management
23 60 (10.02%) DV Cleared
24 59 (9.85%) PostgreSQL
25 55 (9.18%) Shell Script
25 55 (9.18%) Oracle Database

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 47 (7.85%) WebSphere
2 33 (5.51%) Apache
2 33 (5.51%) WebLogic
3 25 (4.17%) JBoss
4 20 (3.34%) Tomcat
5 13 (2.17%) OpenStack
6 9 (1.50%) WebSphere Application Server
7 8 (1.34%) SAS
8 7 (1.17%) WebSphere Process Server
9 6 (1.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 5 (0.83%) Oracle Service Bus
11 4 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (0.67%) MS Exchange
12 3 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
12 3 (0.50%) SharePoint
12 3 (0.50%) WordPress
13 2 (0.33%) Apache ServiceMix
13 2 (0.33%) Cloud Foundry
13 2 (0.33%) CMS
13 2 (0.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 53 (8.85%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.34%) MS Visio
3 8 (1.34%) MS Office
4 6 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.67%) MS Project
6 1 (0.17%) Simulink
6 1 (0.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (0.83%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.33%) assyst
3 2 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.34%) SaaS
2 10 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (1.67%) PaaS
3 9 (1.50%) IaaS
4 5 (0.83%) Office 365
5 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.17%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 78 (13.02%) SAN
2 65 (10.85%) Firewall
3 29 (4.84%) DNS
3 29 (4.84%) LDAP
4 27 (4.51%) SSL
5 24 (4.01%) TCP/IP
6 16 (2.67%) DHCP
7 15 (2.50%) Internet
7 15 (2.50%) IPv6
7 15 (2.50%) NetScaler
8 14 (2.34%) HTTP
9 12 (2.00%) Intrusion Detection
9 12 (2.00%) VPN
10 11 (1.84%) IPv4
10 11 (1.84%) NAS
11 10 (1.67%) Fibre Channel
12 9 (1.50%) DVB
12 9 (1.50%) tcpdump
13 8 (1.34%) IPsec
13 8 (1.34%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (9.85%) PostgreSQL
2 55 (9.18%) Oracle Database
3 36 (6.01%) DB2
3 36 (6.01%) MySQL
4 32 (5.34%) SQL Server
5 26 (4.34%) Relational Database
6 19 (3.17%) NoSQL
6 19 (3.17%) Oracle BI EE
7 18 (3.01%) Oracle Database 11g
7 18 (3.01%) Oracle Database 12c
8 13 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (2.17%) RDBMS
9 9 (1.50%) Hadoop
9 9 (1.50%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 9 (1.50%) Oracle Database 10g
10 8 (1.34%) MongoDB
10 8 (1.34%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 8 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (0.67%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (0.67%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 53 (8.85%) Git (software)
2 51 (8.51%) Subversion
3 49 (8.18%) ClearCase
4 48 (8.01%) GoogleTest
5 45 (7.51%) NUnit
6 40 (6.68%) Ant
7 37 (6.18%) CppUnit
8 35 (5.84%) Jenkins
9 21 (3.51%) JIRA
10 15 (2.50%) Vagrant
11 14 (2.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 11 (1.84%) Oracle APEX
12 11 (1.84%) PHPUnit
13 10 (1.67%) Gradle
13 10 (1.67%) Maven
14 9 (1.50%) Artifactory
14 9 (1.50%) TortoiseSVN
15 7 (1.17%) TeamCity
16 6 (1.00%) StarTeam
17 5 (0.83%) Selenium
General
1 35 (5.84%) Finance
2 33 (5.51%) Telecoms
3 15 (2.50%) Retail
4 13 (2.17%) Military
5 12 (2.00%) Banking
6 6 (1.00%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.67%) Legal
8 3 (0.50%) Marketing
9 2 (0.33%) Electronics
9 2 (0.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 116 (19.37%) Developer
2 63 (10.52%) Architect
3 42 (7.01%) C Developer
4 38 (6.34%) Administrator
5 37 (6.18%) Analyst
6 34 (5.68%) Unix Engineer
7 33 (5.51%) Linux Engineer
8 29 (4.84%) Software Engineer
9 28 (4.67%) Software Developer
10 27 (4.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 24 (4.01%) Technical Architect
12 22 (3.67%) Consultant
13 21 (3.51%) Security Specialist
13 21 (3.51%) Systems Administrator
14 20 (3.34%) Applications Support
14 20 (3.34%) DevOps Engineer
15 19 (3.17%) Systems Engineer
15 19 (3.17%) Technical Specialist
16 18 (3.01%) C++ Developer
17 16 (2.67%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (6.34%) Web Services
2 37 (6.18%) REST
3 30 (5.01%) HTML
4 27 (4.51%) Middleware
5 25 (4.17%) XML
6 21 (3.51%) .NET
6 21 (3.51%) jQuery
7 18 (3.01%) Ruby on Rails
8 17 (2.84%) CSS
9 16 (2.67%) J2EE
9 16 (2.67%) LAMP
9 16 (2.67%) SOAP
10 14 (2.34%) OAuth
10 14 (2.34%) OpenID
10 14 (2.34%) SAML
11 12 (2.00%) ActiveMQ
11 12 (2.00%) Ajax
12 11 (1.84%) JSON
13 10 (1.67%) HTML5
13 10 (1.67%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 49 (8.18%) Data Centre
2 40 (6.68%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (6.18%) Derivative
4 29 (4.84%) Clustering
5 23 (3.84%) Smart Meter
6 14 (2.34%) Digital TV
6 14 (2.34%) Management Information System
7 13 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (2.00%) STB
9 11 (1.84%) Computer Science
9 11 (1.84%) PKI
10 10 (1.67%) Device Driver
11 6 (1.00%) VCE vBlock
12 5 (0.83%) Algorithms
12 5 (0.83%) Driving Licence
12 5 (0.83%) Embedded Systems
12 5 (0.83%) EMC VNX
12 5 (0.83%) Mainframe
12 5 (0.83%) MPEG
12 5 (0.83%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 202 (33.72%) Unix
2 191 (31.89%) Windows
3 128 (21.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 98 (16.36%) AIX
5 66 (11.02%) Oracle Linux
6 41 (6.84%) HPUX
7 37 (6.18%) CentOS
8 35 (5.84%) Solaris
9 33 (5.51%) Windows Server 2012
10 32 (5.34%) Windows Server
11 30 (5.01%) Windows Server 2008
12 19 (3.17%) Windows 10
13 16 (2.67%) Mac OS X
14 14 (2.34%) Ubuntu
15 11 (1.84%) Windows 7
16 9 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
17 4 (0.67%) Android
17 4 (0.67%) Embedded Linux
17 4 (0.67%) NetWare
17 4 (0.67%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (14.69%) Configuration Management
2 75 (12.52%) Software Engineering
3 74 (12.35%) ITIL
4 68 (11.35%) Agile Software Development
5 60 (10.02%) Project Management
6 48 (8.01%) Multithreading
6 48 (8.01%) UML
7 47 (7.85%) DevOps
8 44 (7.35%) Integration Testing
8 44 (7.35%) OO
8 44 (7.35%) Unit Testing
9 42 (7.01%) Continuous Integration
10 39 (6.51%) Memory Management
10 39 (6.51%) OOD
10 39 (6.51%) System Integration Testing
11 37 (6.18%) Use Case
12 35 (5.84%) Scrum
13 34 (5.68%) Requirements Analysis
13 34 (5.68%) Virtual Environments
14 30 (5.01%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 115 (19.20%) SQL
2 102 (17.03%) Python
3 90 (15.03%) C
4 75 (12.52%) Perl
5 66 (11.02%) Java
6 63 (10.52%) C++
7 55 (9.18%) Shell Script
8 43 (7.18%) PowerShell
9 40 (6.68%) Bash Shell
10 39 (6.51%) JavaScript
11 29 (4.84%) PHP
12 28 (4.67%) Ruby
13 17 (2.84%) VBScript
14 16 (2.67%) Korn
15 13 (2.17%) PL/SQL
16 10 (1.67%) Embedded C
17 9 (1.50%) VB
18 7 (1.17%) C#
18 7 (1.17%) T-SQL
19 3 (0.50%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 253 (42.24%) Security Cleared
2 229 (38.23%) SC Cleared
3 60 (10.02%) DV Cleared
4 25 (4.17%) Degree
5 23 (3.84%) ISTQB
6 19 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (2.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 13 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (2.00%) ISEB
9 12 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 11 (1.84%) CCNP
11 10 (1.67%) CISSP
12 9 (1.50%) MCITP
12 9 (1.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 7 (1.17%) HND
14 6 (1.00%) GCIH
14 6 (1.00%) RHCSA
15 4 (0.67%) MCSE
15 4 (0.67%) RHCE
16 3 (0.50%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.50%) QA
2 13 (2.17%) PCI DSS
3 8 (1.34%) SLA
4 7 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.67%) COBIT
5 4 (0.67%) COSO
5 4 (0.67%) ISO27002
5 4 (0.67%) SAS 70
6 3 (0.50%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.33%) JSP 440
7 2 (0.33%) RMADS
8 1 (0.17%) WCAG
System Software
1 73 (12.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 54 (9.02%) Active Directory
3 35 (5.84%) Virtual Servers
4 31 (5.18%) vSphere
5 26 (4.34%) Virtual Machines
6 25 (4.17%) Hyper-V
7 20 (3.34%) Docker
8 15 (2.50%) VMware ESX
9 12 (2.00%) Oracle Clusterware
10 8 (1.34%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 7 (1.17%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (0.83%) GPFS
12 5 (0.83%) vCloud
13 4 (0.67%) Samba
14 3 (0.50%) NFS
14 3 (0.50%) Postfix
15 2 (0.33%) iptables
15 2 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
15 2 (0.33%) VMware Server
15 2 (0.33%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 51 (8.51%) Puppet
2 32 (5.34%) HP Data Protector
3 25 (4.17%) Tivoli
4 18 (3.01%) SCCM
5 17 (2.84%) Netcool
6 16 (2.67%) QRadar
6 16 (2.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 14 (2.34%) OpenAM
7 14 (2.34%) OpenIDM
8 8 (1.34%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 7 (1.17%) Ansible
9 7 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (1.17%) Red Hat Satellite
9 7 (1.17%) ZABBIX
10 6 (1.00%) AirWatch
10 6 (1.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 4 (0.67%) Cisco Prime
12 3 (0.50%) SCSM
13 2 (0.33%) Oracle Identity Management
13 2 (0.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 193 (32.22%) Oracle
2 133 (22.20%) VMware
3 130 (21.70%) Red Hat
4 99 (16.53%) Microsoft
5 60 (10.02%) Cisco
6 52 (8.68%) HP
7 45 (7.51%) IBM
8 37 (6.18%) Citrix
9 34 (5.68%) Veritas
10 17 (2.84%) CheckPoint
10 17 (2.84%) F5
10 17 (2.84%) Juniper
11 14 (2.34%) ForgeRock
12 11 (1.84%) EMC
13 9 (1.50%) Informatica
14 8 (1.34%) Serena
15 7 (1.17%) Guidewire
15 7 (1.17%) Sun
15 7 (1.17%) Thunderhead
16 6 (1.00%) Splunk
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