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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 5 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing Linux 306 280 222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 15.16% 13.67% 11.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.16% 44.16% 35.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 167 110
Median daily rate £385 £375 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 19 13
Median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.90 £20.23 £40.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £43.00 £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
565 634 620
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 28.00% 30.94% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 347 319
Median daily rate £375 £363 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +10.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 50 38
Median hourly rate £42.00 £16.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+154.54% -34.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £11.25 £8.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £40.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +4.25%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 31 May 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 -3 43 £369 +5.35% 15
Winchester +3 34 £394 +19.31%
Southampton -1 29 £425 +7.59% 12
Gosport -1 23 £405 - 1
Farnborough 0 19 £383 +13.33% 2
Portsmouth -1 17 £413 +37.50% 4
Hook -4 14 £320 -9.85%
Havant +15 13 £375 -10.44%
Eastleigh 0 9 £328 - 2
Andover -5 5 £388 +14.81% 3
Fareham -5 2 £313 +13.63% 6
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 31 May 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.

1 239 (41.86%) Security Cleared
2 207 (36.25%) SC Cleared
3 204 (35.73%) Unix
4 181 (31.70%) Oracle
5 180 (31.52%) Windows
6 124 (21.72%) Red Hat
7 123 (21.54%) VMware
8 118 (20.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 105 (18.39%) SQL
10 98 (17.16%) AIX
11 94 (16.46%) Python
12 88 (15.41%) C
13 85 (14.89%) Microsoft
13 85 (14.89%) Configuration Management
14 72 (12.61%) SAN
15 71 (12.43%) Software Engineering
15 71 (12.43%) VMware Infrastructure
16 68 (11.91%) Cisco
16 68 (11.91%) C++
17 66 (11.56%) Agile Software Development
18 64 (11.21%) ITIL
19 62 (10.86%) Java
20 61 (10.68%) Perl
21 59 (10.33%) Firewall
22 57 (9.98%) Oracle Linux
23 56 (9.81%) Git (software)
23 56 (9.81%) DV Cleared
24 54 (9.46%) Oracle Database
25 52 (9.11%) Project Management
26 51 (8.93%) Shell Script

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 41 (7.18%) WebSphere
2 32 (5.60%) Apache
3 28 (4.90%) WebLogic
4 17 (2.98%) Tomcat
5 15 (2.63%) JBoss
6 11 (1.93%) OpenStack
7 9 (1.58%) Node.js
8 8 (1.40%) WebSphere Application Server
9 7 (1.23%) SAS
10 6 (1.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 6 (1.05%) WebSphere Process Server
11 5 (0.88%) MS Exchange
12 4 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
12 4 (0.70%) WordPress
13 3 (0.53%) CMS
13 3 (0.53%) Confluence
13 3 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
13 3 (0.53%) Oracle Service Bus
13 3 (0.53%) SharePoint
14 2 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 47 (8.23%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.75%) MS Visio
3 8 (1.40%) MS Office
3 8 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.53%) MS Project
5 1 (0.18%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 6 (1.05%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.35%) assyst
2 2 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.28%) SaaS
2 9 (1.58%) PaaS
3 8 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.23%) IaaS
5 6 (1.05%) Office 365
6 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.18%) GitHub
6 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 72 (12.61%) SAN
2 59 (10.33%) Firewall
3 32 (5.60%) DNS
4 26 (4.55%) SSL
4 26 (4.55%) TCP/IP
5 21 (3.68%) HTTP
6 20 (3.50%) LDAP
7 18 (3.15%) DHCP
8 15 (2.63%) Internet
8 15 (2.63%) Intrusion Detection
9 14 (2.45%) IPv6
9 14 (2.45%) NetScaler
9 14 (2.45%) VPN
10 11 (1.93%) IPv4
11 10 (1.75%) Fibre Channel
11 10 (1.75%) SSH
12 9 (1.58%) NAS
12 9 (1.58%) WAN
13 8 (1.40%) DVB
13 8 (1.40%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (9.46%) Oracle Database
2 49 (8.58%) PostgreSQL
3 41 (7.18%) MySQL
4 39 (6.83%) SQL Server
5 37 (6.48%) Relational Database
6 36 (6.30%) DB2
7 16 (2.80%) Oracle Database 12c
8 15 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
9 13 (2.28%) RDBMS
10 12 (2.10%) Hadoop
10 12 (2.10%) Neo4j
10 12 (2.10%) Oracle BI EE
11 11 (1.93%) MongoDB
11 11 (1.93%) NoSQL
12 8 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (1.23%) SAS Data Integration Studio
14 6 (1.05%) Oracle Database 10g
15 5 (0.88%) IBM InfoSphere
15 5 (0.88%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 56 (9.81%) Git (software)
2 51 (8.93%) ClearCase
3 47 (8.23%) Subversion
4 44 (7.71%) GoogleTest
5 41 (7.18%) NUnit
6 36 (6.30%) Ant
7 34 (5.95%) Jenkins
8 33 (5.78%) CppUnit
9 16 (2.80%) JIRA
10 14 (2.45%) Vagrant
11 10 (1.75%) ClearQuest
12 9 (1.58%) Maven
13 8 (1.40%) Gradle
14 7 (1.23%) Artifactory
14 7 (1.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 7 (1.23%) Cucumber
14 7 (1.23%) PHPUnit
14 7 (1.23%) TortoiseSVN
15 6 (1.05%) Oracle APEX
16 5 (0.88%) Selenium
General
1 42 (7.36%) Telecoms
2 34 (5.95%) Finance
3 20 (3.50%) Retail
4 11 (1.93%) Banking
5 10 (1.75%) Military
6 5 (0.88%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.70%) Legal
8 2 (0.35%) Local Government
8 2 (0.35%) Marketing
9 1 (0.18%) Electronics
9 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 114 (19.96%) Developer
2 57 (9.98%) Architect
3 42 (7.36%) Administrator
4 39 (6.83%) C Developer
5 37 (6.48%) Analyst
6 36 (6.30%) Linux Engineer
7 29 (5.08%) Software Engineer
8 28 (4.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 27 (4.73%) Unix Engineer
10 23 (4.03%) Java Developer
10 23 (4.03%) Software Developer
10 23 (4.03%) Technical Architect
11 21 (3.68%) Security Specialist
12 20 (3.50%) Systems Administrator
13 19 (3.33%) DevOps Engineer
14 18 (3.15%) Linux Administrator
14 18 (3.15%) Systems Engineer
15 17 (2.98%) Consultant
15 17 (2.98%) DBA
16 16 (2.80%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (6.48%) HTML
2 34 (5.95%) Web Services
3 27 (4.73%) REST
4 21 (3.68%) .NET
5 20 (3.50%) XML
6 19 (3.33%) CSS
6 19 (3.33%) jQuery
7 18 (3.15%) Ruby on Rails
8 16 (2.80%) Middleware
9 14 (2.45%) J2EE
10 13 (2.28%) LAMP
11 12 (2.10%) SOAP
12 10 (1.75%) Ajax
12 10 (1.75%) ASP.NET
13 9 (1.58%) Hibernate
13 9 (1.58%) Motif
13 9 (1.58%) Regular Expression
14 8 (1.40%) JMS
15 7 (1.23%) JSON
15 7 (1.23%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 45 (7.88%) Data Centre
2 44 (7.71%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (5.60%) Derivative
4 26 (4.55%) Clustering
5 19 (3.33%) Smart Meter
6 15 (2.63%) DTV
7 13 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (2.10%) Device Driver
9 11 (1.93%) PKI
9 11 (1.93%) STB
10 9 (1.58%) Computer Science
10 9 (1.58%) HACMP
11 7 (1.23%) Management Information System
12 6 (1.05%) Driving Licence
12 6 (1.05%) Embedded Systems
12 6 (1.05%) EMC VNX
12 6 (1.05%) VCE vBlock
13 5 (0.88%) Mainframe
13 5 (0.88%) SCADA
13 5 (0.88%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 204 (35.73%) Unix
2 180 (31.52%) Windows
3 118 (20.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 98 (17.16%) AIX
5 57 (9.98%) Oracle Linux
6 38 (6.65%) HPUX
7 37 (6.48%) Solaris
8 33 (5.78%) Windows Server 2012
9 31 (5.43%) CentOS
10 30 (5.25%) Windows Server
11 28 (4.90%) Windows Server 2008
12 22 (3.85%) Mac OS X
13 15 (2.63%) Ubuntu
14 12 (2.10%) Windows 10
14 12 (2.10%) Windows 7
15 9 (1.58%) Windows Server 2003
16 7 (1.23%) Android
17 6 (1.05%) SUSE
18 5 (0.88%) Debian
19 4 (0.70%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (14.89%) Configuration Management
2 71 (12.43%) Software Engineering
3 66 (11.56%) Agile Software Development
4 64 (11.21%) ITIL
5 52 (9.11%) Project Management
6 47 (8.23%) Multithreading
7 46 (8.06%) UML
8 45 (7.88%) DevOps
9 42 (7.36%) OO
10 38 (6.65%) OOD
11 37 (6.48%) Continuous Integration
11 37 (6.48%) Unit Testing
12 36 (6.30%) Memory Management
13 35 (6.13%) Integration Testing
13 35 (6.13%) Scrum
13 35 (6.13%) System Integration Testing
14 34 (5.95%) Open Source
15 32 (5.60%) SIEM
16 30 (5.25%) Use Case
17 26 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 105 (18.39%) SQL
2 94 (16.46%) Python
3 88 (15.41%) C
4 68 (11.91%) C++
5 62 (10.86%) Java
6 61 (10.68%) Perl
7 51 (8.93%) Shell Script
8 44 (7.71%) PowerShell
9 43 (7.53%) JavaScript
10 36 (6.30%) Bash Shell
11 29 (5.08%) Ruby
12 28 (4.90%) PHP
13 16 (2.80%) Korn
13 16 (2.80%) VBScript
14 11 (1.93%) Embedded C
14 11 (1.93%) PL/SQL
15 8 (1.40%) VB
16 7 (1.23%) C#
16 7 (1.23%) T-SQL
17 5 (0.88%) AWK
Qualifications
1 239 (41.86%) Security Cleared
2 207 (36.25%) SC Cleared
3 56 (9.81%) DV Cleared
4 23 (4.03%) Degree
4 23 (4.03%) ISTQB
5 18 (3.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 17 (2.98%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (2.80%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (2.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 13 (2.28%) ISEB
10 11 (1.93%) CISSP
10 11 (1.93%) MCITP
11 9 (1.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 7 (1.23%) CCNP
12 7 (1.23%) GCIH
13 6 (1.05%) RHCSA
14 5 (0.88%) HND
14 5 (0.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 5 (0.88%) MCSE
15 4 (0.70%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.10%) PCI DSS
2 10 (1.75%) QA
3 8 (1.40%) SLA
4 7 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.70%) ISO27002
6 3 (0.53%) COBIT
6 3 (0.53%) COSO
6 3 (0.53%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.53%) SAS 70
7 2 (0.35%) JSP 440
7 2 (0.35%) RMADS
8 1 (0.18%) WCAG
System Software
1 71 (12.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (7.88%) Active Directory
3 24 (4.20%) Hyper-V
4 23 (4.03%) vSphere
5 17 (2.98%) Docker
6 12 (2.10%) Oracle Clusterware
6 12 (2.10%) VMware ESX
7 6 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.88%) GPFS
8 5 (0.88%) vCloud
9 3 (0.53%) Postfix
9 3 (0.53%) Samba
10 2 (0.35%) iptables
10 2 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.35%) zsh
11 1 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.18%) Dovecot
11 1 (0.18%) OpenSSH
11 1 (0.18%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 1 (0.18%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 46 (8.06%) Puppet
2 27 (4.73%) HP Data Protector
3 16 (2.80%) Netcool
3 16 (2.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 15 (2.63%) QRadar
4 15 (2.63%) Tivoli
5 11 (1.93%) SCCM
6 7 (1.23%) Ansible
7 6 (1.05%) OpenAM
7 6 (1.05%) OpenIDM
7 6 (1.05%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 6 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (1.05%) Red Hat Satellite
7 6 (1.05%) ZABBIX
8 5 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (0.88%) RSA Security Analytics
9 4 (0.70%) Cisco Prime
9 4 (0.70%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 3 (0.53%) Capistrano
10 3 (0.53%) SCSM
Vendors
1 181 (31.70%) Oracle
2 124 (21.72%) Red Hat
3 123 (21.54%) VMware
4 85 (14.89%) Microsoft
5 68 (11.91%) Cisco
6 51 (8.93%) HP
7 42 (7.36%) IBM
8 36 (6.30%) Citrix
9 25 (4.38%) Veritas
10 20 (3.50%) Juniper
11 18 (3.15%) CheckPoint
12 14 (2.45%) EMC
13 13 (2.28%) F5
14 8 (1.40%) Sun
15 7 (1.23%) Guidewire
15 7 (1.23%) Informatica
15 7 (1.23%) Thunderhead
16 6 (1.05%) ForgeRock
16 6 (1.05%) Serena
17 5 (0.88%) Borland
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £445 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
VIQU
Rate: £80 - 110 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified NEG
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £49.46 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Sanderson
Posted: 15 days ago