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 6 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 9 7 10
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing Linux 270 316 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 12.48% 14.04% 10.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.12% 43.47% 33.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 169 98
Median daily rate £383 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.51% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £372
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 25 18
Median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £17.40 £39.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
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
573 727 646
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 26.48% 32.31% 31.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 376 346
Median daily rate £360 £359 £321
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.26% +11.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £455 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £343 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +8.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 50 51
Median hourly rate £38.50 £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.00% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.97 £10.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.57 £42.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -

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 6 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 6 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 6 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 -6 36 £325 -14.19% 16
Winchester 0 35 £328 -0.75% 2
Southampton -6 27 £425 +10.38% 16
Farnborough +1 22 £425 +21.42% 3
Gosport +3 19 £425 +4.93%
Havant +18 16 £380 -0.32% 2
Portsmouth 0 9 £419 +39.58% 5
Hook -9 9 £320 -10.48% 1
Andover 0 6 £350 - 2
Fareham +1 4 £426 +55.00% 6
Aldershot -2 3 £398 +32.50%
Eastleigh -6 2 £318 - 3
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 6 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.

1 220 (40.44%) Security Cleared
2 201 (36.95%) Unix
3 185 (34.01%) SC Cleared
4 180 (33.09%) Windows
5 162 (29.78%) Oracle
6 133 (24.45%) Red Hat
7 109 (20.04%) VMware
8 107 (19.67%) AIX
9 104 (19.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 92 (16.91%) Python
11 89 (16.36%) C
12 86 (15.81%) Configuration Management
13 79 (14.52%) Software Engineering
14 78 (14.34%) C++
15 75 (13.79%) SQL
15 75 (13.79%) Microsoft
16 68 (12.50%) SAN
17 67 (12.32%) VMware Infrastructure
18 61 (11.21%) Cisco
18 61 (11.21%) ITIL
19 57 (10.48%) ClearCase
19 57 (10.48%) Project Management
20 55 (10.11%) Multithreading
21 54 (9.93%) Oracle Database
21 54 (9.93%) IBM
21 54 (9.93%) Agile Software Development
22 53 (9.74%) Java
23 50 (9.19%) MS Excel
24 49 (9.01%) GoogleTest
25 48 (8.82%) 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 46 (8.46%) WebSphere
2 29 (5.33%) Apache
3 23 (4.23%) WebLogic
4 19 (3.49%) JBoss
5 16 (2.94%) Tomcat
6 13 (2.39%) WebSphere Application Server
7 10 (1.84%) OpenStack
8 9 (1.65%) WebSphere Process Server
9 8 (1.47%) SAS
10 6 (1.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (0.92%) Node.js
12 4 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
12 4 (0.74%) MS Exchange
12 4 (0.74%) SharePoint
13 3 (0.55%) CMS
13 3 (0.55%) Confluence
13 3 (0.55%) Oracle Service Bus
14 2 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2003
14 2 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
14 2 (0.37%) GlassFish
Applications
1 50 (9.19%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
2 9 (1.65%) MS Visio
3 7 (1.29%) MS Office
4 4 (0.74%) MS Project
5 1 (0.18%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 6 (1.10%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.37%) assyst
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.39%) SaaS
2 9 (1.65%) PaaS
3 7 (1.29%) IaaS
4 5 (0.92%) Office 365
5 4 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.18%) GitHub
7 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 68 (12.50%) SAN
2 45 (8.27%) Firewall
3 31 (5.70%) DNS
4 29 (5.33%) SSL
5 27 (4.96%) TCP/IP
6 22 (4.04%) LDAP
7 21 (3.86%) HTTP
8 20 (3.68%) Intrusion Detection
8 20 (3.68%) VPN
9 16 (2.94%) DHCP
10 15 (2.76%) Internet
11 13 (2.39%) NetScaler
12 11 (2.02%) IPsec
13 10 (1.84%) Fibre Channel
13 10 (1.84%) Network Security
13 10 (1.84%) SSH
14 9 (1.65%) NAS
15 8 (1.47%) FTP
15 8 (1.47%) iSCSI
15 8 (1.47%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (9.93%) Oracle Database
2 37 (6.80%) Relational Database
3 36 (6.62%) PostgreSQL
4 35 (6.43%) DB2
5 34 (6.25%) MySQL
6 31 (5.70%) SQL Server
7 17 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
8 16 (2.94%) Oracle Database 12c
9 14 (2.57%) Oracle BI EE
10 12 (2.21%) Neo4j
10 12 (2.21%) RDBMS
11 10 (1.84%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (1.65%) Hadoop
13 8 (1.47%) MongoDB
13 8 (1.47%) SAS Data Integration Studio
14 7 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
15 6 (1.10%) Oracle Database 10g
16 5 (0.92%) IBM InfoSphere
16 5 (0.92%) Oracle BI Publisher
17 4 (0.74%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 57 (10.48%) ClearCase
2 49 (9.01%) GoogleTest
3 46 (8.46%) NUnit
4 45 (8.27%) Subversion
5 41 (7.54%) Git (software)
6 37 (6.80%) Ant
7 36 (6.62%) CppUnit
8 30 (5.51%) Jenkins
9 18 (3.31%) JIRA
10 13 (2.39%) ClearQuest
10 13 (2.39%) Cucumber
10 13 (2.39%) Maven
11 12 (2.21%) Gradle
12 9 (1.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 9 (1.65%) TortoiseSVN
12 9 (1.65%) Vagrant
13 8 (1.47%) Artifactory
13 8 (1.47%) JUnit
14 7 (1.29%) Oracle APEX
14 7 (1.29%) RSpec
General
1 41 (7.54%) Telecoms
2 33 (6.07%) Finance
3 19 (3.49%) Retail
4 11 (2.02%) Military
5 10 (1.84%) Banking
6 5 (0.92%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.74%) Legal
8 2 (0.37%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.37%) Marketing
9 1 (0.18%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 118 (21.69%) Developer
2 50 (9.19%) Architect
3 43 (7.90%) C Developer
4 39 (7.17%) Analyst
5 36 (6.62%) Administrator
5 36 (6.62%) Linux Engineer
6 34 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 28 (5.15%) Software Engineer
8 25 (4.60%) Java Developer
9 24 (4.41%) Security Specialist
10 23 (4.23%) Software Developer
10 23 (4.23%) Technical Architect
11 22 (4.04%) Unix Engineer
12 19 (3.49%) C++ Developer
12 19 (3.49%) Consultant
12 19 (3.49%) Systems Administrator
12 19 (3.49%) Technical Specialist
13 18 (3.31%) Support Engineer
14 15 (2.76%) Linux Administrator
14 15 (2.76%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (6.99%) HTML
2 34 (6.25%) Web Services
3 26 (4.78%) CSS
4 25 (4.60%) Middleware
5 22 (4.04%) .NET
6 21 (3.86%) jQuery
7 17 (3.13%) REST
7 17 (3.13%) Ruby on Rails
7 17 (3.13%) XML
8 15 (2.76%) J2EE
9 13 (2.39%) Ajax
10 12 (2.21%) SOAP
11 10 (1.84%) ASP.NET
11 10 (1.84%) Hibernate
12 9 (1.65%) Regular Expression
13 8 (1.47%) LAMP
13 8 (1.47%) POSIX
14 7 (1.29%) Backbone.js
14 7 (1.29%) Phusion Passenger
14 7 (1.29%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 46 (8.46%) Data Centre
2 45 (8.27%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (5.88%) Derivative
4 24 (4.41%) Clustering
5 15 (2.76%) Smart Meter
6 13 (2.39%) Device Driver
7 12 (2.21%) PKI
8 10 (1.84%) HACMP
9 9 (1.65%) Driving Licence
9 9 (1.65%) DTV
10 8 (1.47%) Embedded Systems
10 8 (1.47%) iSeries
10 8 (1.47%) Management Information System
11 6 (1.10%) Algorithms
11 6 (1.10%) Computer Science
12 5 (0.92%) DataPower
12 5 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (0.92%) Mainframe
12 5 (0.92%) SCADA
13 4 (0.74%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 201 (36.95%) Unix
2 180 (33.09%) Windows
3 107 (19.67%) AIX
4 104 (19.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 48 (8.82%) Solaris
6 42 (7.72%) Oracle Linux
7 34 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 27 (4.96%) HPUX
8 27 (4.96%) Windows Server
9 26 (4.78%) CentOS
10 21 (3.86%) Windows Server 2008
11 17 (3.13%) Mac OS X
12 15 (2.76%) Ubuntu
13 11 (2.02%) SUSE
14 8 (1.47%) Windows 10
14 8 (1.47%) Windows 7
14 8 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
15 7 (1.29%) Android
16 6 (1.10%) Embedded Linux
17 5 (0.92%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (15.81%) Configuration Management
2 79 (14.52%) Software Engineering
3 61 (11.21%) ITIL
4 57 (10.48%) Project Management
5 55 (10.11%) Multithreading
6 54 (9.93%) Agile Software Development
7 48 (8.82%) UML
8 42 (7.72%) Memory Management
8 42 (7.72%) Unit Testing
9 41 (7.54%) OO
10 40 (7.35%) OOD
11 37 (6.80%) SIEM
12 36 (6.62%) Integration Testing
13 35 (6.43%) System Integration Testing
14 33 (6.07%) Use Case
15 32 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
16 31 (5.70%) Scrum
17 30 (5.51%) Open Source
18 28 (5.15%) Continuous Integration
18 28 (5.15%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 92 (16.91%) Python
2 89 (16.36%) C
3 78 (14.34%) C++
4 75 (13.79%) SQL
5 53 (9.74%) Java
6 48 (8.82%) Perl
6 48 (8.82%) Shell Script
7 47 (8.64%) JavaScript
8 29 (5.33%) PowerShell
9 27 (4.96%) Ruby
10 23 (4.23%) Bash Shell
11 21 (3.86%) PHP
12 19 (3.49%) Korn
13 12 (2.21%) Embedded C
14 11 (2.02%) PL/SQL
14 11 (2.02%) VBScript
15 8 (1.47%) C#
16 7 (1.29%) T-SQL
17 5 (0.92%) AWK
18 4 (0.74%) VB
Qualifications
1 220 (40.44%) Security Cleared
2 185 (34.01%) SC Cleared
3 35 (6.43%) DV Cleared
4 22 (4.04%) Degree
4 22 (4.04%) ISTQB
5 17 (3.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 16 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (2.57%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (2.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 13 (2.39%) ISEB
9 12 (2.21%) CISSP
10 11 (2.02%) MCITP
11 8 (1.47%) GCIH
12 5 (0.92%) GCIA
12 5 (0.92%) HND
12 5 (0.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 5 (0.92%) MCSE
12 5 (0.92%) RHCE
12 5 (0.92%) RHCSA
13 4 (0.74%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.21%) PCI DSS
2 9 (1.65%) QA
3 6 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.10%) SLA
4 4 (0.74%) COBIT
4 4 (0.74%) COSO
4 4 (0.74%) ISO27002
4 4 (0.74%) SAS 70
5 3 (0.55%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.37%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.37%) RMADS
7 1 (0.18%) WCAG
System Software
1 67 (12.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (7.90%) Active Directory
3 18 (3.31%) Hyper-V
4 13 (2.39%) Oracle Clusterware
5 10 (1.84%) vSphere
6 8 (1.47%) Docker
7 6 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.92%) vCloud
9 4 (0.74%) GPFS
10 3 (0.55%) Samba
10 3 (0.55%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.37%) Firmware
11 2 (0.37%) Postfix
11 2 (0.37%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 2 (0.37%) zsh
12 1 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.18%) iptables
12 1 (0.18%) KVM
12 1 (0.18%) SpamAssassin
12 1 (0.18%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 31 (5.70%) Puppet
2 18 (3.31%) QRadar
3 16 (2.94%) Netcool
4 15 (2.76%) Tivoli
5 14 (2.57%) HP Data Protector
6 12 (2.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 11 (2.02%) vRealize
8 7 (1.29%) Ansible
8 7 (1.29%) Capistrano
9 6 (1.10%) OpenAM
9 6 (1.10%) OpenIDM
9 6 (1.10%) Red Hat Satellite
9 6 (1.10%) RSA Security Analytics
10 5 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (0.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 5 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
11 4 (0.74%) Tivoli Monitoring
12 3 (0.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 3 (0.55%) SCCM
12 3 (0.55%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 162 (29.78%) Oracle
2 133 (24.45%) Red Hat
3 109 (20.04%) VMware
4 75 (13.79%) Microsoft
5 61 (11.21%) Cisco
6 54 (9.93%) IBM
7 41 (7.54%) HP
8 40 (7.35%) Citrix
9 24 (4.41%) Veritas
10 17 (3.13%) Juniper
11 15 (2.76%) EMC
12 13 (2.39%) Sun
13 11 (2.02%) CheckPoint
14 9 (1.65%) Informatica
15 7 (1.29%) Guidewire
15 7 (1.29%) Thunderhead
16 6 (1.10%) F5
16 6 (1.10%) ForgeRock
16 6 (1.10%) Serena
17 4 (0.74%) Intel Security
Hampshire
Sanderson
Posted: 5 hours ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £425.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 7 hours ago
Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £280 - £330 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Hampshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hampshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £175 - £225 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Hursley)
Rate: From £28,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Havant
aap3
Rate: £55 - £60 per hour
Posted: 9 days ago
Havant
aap3
Rate: £55 - £60 per hour
Posted: 10 days ago
Hampshire
TDA Group
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Basingstoke
TDA Group
Posted: 16 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 22 days ago