The table below looks at the statistics 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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 8 11 14
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Contract jobs citing Linux 260 212 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 12.52% 10.53% 9.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.55% 31.93% 32.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 119 106
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £300 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 8 11
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.25 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.32% +9.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £36.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
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
611 664 537
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 29.42% 32.97% 30.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 345 308
Average daily rate £365 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 42 59
Average hourly rate £16.83 £15.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.32% -23.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.30 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%

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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015. 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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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 -2 44 £386 +14.44% 16
Winchester +2 27 £330 +3.12% 2
Hook +6 25 £329 +4.49% 1
Basingstoke -1 25 £365 -14.11% 5
Farnborough +6 16 £370 -15.90% 7
Havant 0 9 £388 +46.22%
Portsmouth - 8 £300 - 2
Aldershot - 4 £406 - 3
Fareham - 4 £285 - 4
Gosport +7 3 £450 -
Andover +4 3 £338 - 2
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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.

1 209 (35.85%) UNIX
1 209 (35.85%) Windows
2 184 (31.56%) Security Cleared
3 155 (26.59%) SC Cleared
4 147 (25.21%) Agile Software Development
5 129 (22.13%) Software Engineering
6 127 (21.78%) C
7 119 (20.41%) OO
7 119 (20.41%) Jenkins
8 118 (20.24%) Git (software)
9 116 (19.90%) C++
10 109 (18.70%) Configuration Management
11 108 (18.52%) VMware
12 101 (17.32%) Python
13 99 (16.98%) Java
14 90 (15.44%) UML
15 89 (15.27%) SAN
16 87 (14.92%) Oracle
16 87 (14.92%) Subversion
17 86 (14.75%) Scrum
17 86 (14.75%) HTML
18 85 (14.58%) JavaScript
18 85 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
19 84 (14.41%) Perl
20 78 (13.38%) Puppet
21 77 (13.21%) VMware Infrastructure
22 75 (12.86%) Microsoft
23 74 (12.69%) Shell Script
24 71 (12.18%) AIX
25 67 (11.49%) OOD

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 48 (8.23%) Apache
2 35 (6.00%) WebLogic
3 27 (4.63%) WebSphere
4 18 (3.09%) Tomcat
5 16 (2.74%) Node.js
6 14 (2.40%) JBoss
7 11 (1.89%) nginx
8 10 (1.72%) IIS
8 10 (1.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 9 (1.54%) WebSphere Application Server
9 9 (1.54%) Drupal
10 7 (1.20%) GlassFish
11 4 (0.69%) Confluence
12 3 (0.51%) Oracle Application Server
12 3 (0.51%) SharePoint
12 3 (0.51%) MS Exchange
13 2 (0.34%) SAS
13 2 (0.34%) Liferay
13 2 (0.34%) FileNet
13 2 (0.34%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 44 (7.55%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.54%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.69%) MS Project
4 1 (0.17%) MS Office
4 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.17%) SPSS
4 1 (0.17%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (1.72%) Maximo
2 7 (1.20%) Magento
3 6 (1.03%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.17%) TIBCO iProcess
4 1 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 35 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (4.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (2.40%) Heroku
4 11 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (0.86%) Google Analytics
7 4 (0.69%) SaaS
8 3 (0.51%) GitHub
9 1 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.17%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 89 (15.27%) SAN
2 43 (7.38%) Firewall
3 42 (7.20%) Internet
4 32 (5.49%) Fibre Channel
5 26 (4.46%) Intrusion Detection
6 25 (4.29%) NAS
7 24 (4.12%) iSCSI
8 22 (3.77%) LAN
8 22 (3.77%) SSL
9 21 (3.60%) TCP/IP
9 21 (3.60%) WAN
9 21 (3.60%) FCoE
10 19 (3.26%) DNS
11 18 (3.09%) HTTP
12 17 (2.92%) LDAP
13 16 (2.74%) Wireless
14 15 (2.57%) IPsec
15 12 (2.06%) FTP
15 12 (2.06%) Network Security
16 9 (1.54%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (9.43%) PostgreSQL
2 38 (6.52%) MySQL
3 21 (3.60%) SQL Server
4 19 (3.26%) Oracle Database
4 19 (3.26%) Relational Database
5 16 (2.74%) MongoDB
6 10 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (1.37%) DB2
7 8 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (1.03%) RDBMS
8 6 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (1.03%) Hadoop
9 5 (0.86%) Oracle BI EE
10 4 (0.69%) Data Mining
10 4 (0.69%) NoSQL
11 3 (0.51%) Oracle OWB
11 3 (0.51%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 3 (0.51%) Oracle Database 12c
11 3 (0.51%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 119 (20.41%) Jenkins
2 118 (20.24%) Git (software)
3 87 (14.92%) Subversion
4 42 (7.20%) ClearCase
4 42 (7.20%) GoogleTest
5 41 (7.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 38 (6.52%) Cucumber
7 36 (6.17%) NUnit
8 35 (6.00%) Ant
9 34 (5.83%) CppUnit
10 28 (4.80%) Selenium
11 20 (3.43%) JUnit
12 19 (3.26%) Gerrit
13 18 (3.09%) Mockito
14 14 (2.40%) Rational Rose
15 11 (1.89%) JIRA
16 9 (1.54%) PHPUnit
17 8 (1.37%) CruiseControl
18 7 (1.20%) Maven
18 7 (1.20%) ClearQuest
General
1 26 (4.46%) Finance
2 20 (3.43%) Telecoms
3 8 (1.37%) Military
4 6 (1.03%) Banking
4 6 (1.03%) Retail
5 5 (0.86%) Financial Institution
6 3 (0.51%) Electronics
6 3 (0.51%) Aerospace
6 3 (0.51%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.34%) Marketing
8 1 (0.17%) Games
8 1 (0.17%) Automotive
8 1 (0.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 190 (32.59%) Developer
2 54 (9.26%) Software Engineer
3 38 (6.52%) Analyst
4 37 (6.35%) Linux Engineer
5 33 (5.66%) Administrator
6 32 (5.49%) C Developer
6 32 (5.49%) DevOps Engineer
7 31 (5.32%) Java Developer
8 29 (4.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 24 (4.12%) Test Specialist
10 21 (3.60%) Systems Administrator
11 20 (3.43%) C++ Developer
12 19 (3.26%) Software Developer
12 19 (3.26%) PHP Developer
13 17 (2.92%) Consultant
14 16 (2.74%) Technical Leader
15 15 (2.57%) Support Engineer
16 14 (2.40%) Linux Administrator
17 13 (2.23%) Security Engineer
17 13 (2.23%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (14.75%) HTML
2 59 (10.12%) Web Services
3 39 (6.69%) .NET
4 37 (6.35%) CSS
5 36 (6.17%) SOAP
5 36 (6.17%) RESTful
6 30 (5.15%) HTML5
6 30 (5.15%) XML
7 28 (4.80%) Middleware
8 23 (3.95%) ASP.NET
8 23 (3.95%) jQuery
9 21 (3.60%) REST
9 21 (3.60%) JSP
10 20 (3.43%) SAML
10 20 (3.43%) Ruby on Rails
11 19 (3.26%) Spring
12 17 (2.92%) Motif
12 17 (2.92%) JSON
13 15 (2.57%) OpenID
13 15 (2.57%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 64 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (4.80%) Management Information System
3 27 (4.63%) Clustering
4 23 (3.95%) Derivative
5 16 (2.74%) Data Centre
6 13 (2.23%) Computer Science
6 13 (2.23%) PKI
7 10 (1.72%) Device Driver
8 9 (1.54%) iPhone
8 9 (1.54%) Mobile App
9 8 (1.37%) Embedded Systems
9 8 (1.37%) User Experience
9 8 (1.37%) AS400
9 8 (1.37%) HACMP
10 7 (1.20%) Private Cloud
11 6 (1.03%) Mainframe
11 6 (1.03%) IBM Mainframe
12 5 (0.86%) iSeries
12 5 (0.86%) STB
13 4 (0.69%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 209 (35.85%) UNIX
1 209 (35.85%) Windows
2 71 (12.18%) AIX
3 52 (8.92%) Solaris
4 44 (7.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 26 (4.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (4.46%) Mac OS X
6 21 (3.60%) CentOS
7 19 (3.26%) Oracle Linux
8 18 (3.09%) Android
9 17 (2.92%) HPUX
10 16 (2.74%) Apple iOS
11 14 (2.40%) Embedded Linux
12 12 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
13 11 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
14 9 (1.54%) SUSE
14 9 (1.54%) Ubuntu
15 8 (1.37%) NetWare
16 5 (0.86%) Debian
16 5 (0.86%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (25.21%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (22.13%) Software Engineering
3 119 (20.41%) OO
4 109 (18.70%) Configuration Management
5 90 (15.44%) UML
6 86 (14.75%) Scrum
7 85 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
8 67 (11.49%) OOD
9 59 (10.12%) DevOps
10 53 (9.09%) TDD
11 50 (8.58%) Multithreading
12 40 (6.86%) Project Management
13 37 (6.35%) Use Case
13 37 (6.35%) Memory Management
14 36 (6.17%) BDD
14 36 (6.17%) Web Development
15 34 (5.83%) SOA
16 31 (5.32%) Unit Testing
17 30 (5.15%) Integration Testing
17 30 (5.15%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 127 (21.78%) C
2 116 (19.90%) C++
3 101 (17.32%) Python
4 99 (16.98%) Java
5 85 (14.58%) JavaScript
6 84 (14.41%) Perl
7 74 (12.69%) Shell Script
8 64 (10.98%) SQL
9 59 (10.12%) PowerShell
10 47 (8.06%) PHP
11 39 (6.69%) Ruby
12 35 (6.00%) Bash Shell
13 22 (3.77%) Korn
14 14 (2.40%) Objective-C
14 14 (2.40%) C#
15 11 (1.89%) Embedded C
16 10 (1.72%) Go
17 7 (1.20%) Embedded C++
18 6 (1.03%) PHP5
18 6 (1.03%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 184 (31.56%) Security Cleared
2 155 (26.59%) SC Cleared
3 26 (4.46%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (4.12%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (3.77%) ISEB
6 21 (3.60%) MCITP
6 21 (3.60%) ISTQB
7 19 (3.26%) DV Cleared
7 19 (3.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 18 (3.09%) Degree
9 13 (2.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 12 (2.06%) CISSP
11 9 (1.54%) RHCE
12 5 (0.86%) GCIA
12 5 (0.86%) GCIH
13 4 (0.69%) CCNA
14 3 (0.51%) MCP
14 3 (0.51%) MCSE
15 2 (0.34%) CCNP
15 2 (0.34%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.95%) QA
2 14 (2.40%) PCI DSS
3 10 (1.72%) SLA
4 4 (0.69%) COSO
4 4 (0.69%) COBIT
5 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.17%) WAI
System Software
1 77 (13.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (7.03%) Active Directory
3 20 (3.43%) vSphere
4 15 (2.57%) Docker
5 14 (2.40%) Postfix
6 13 (2.23%) VMware ESX
7 12 (2.06%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 12 (2.06%) Oracle Clusterware
8 9 (1.54%) GPFS
9 6 (1.03%) KVM
9 6 (1.03%) Samba
10 5 (0.86%) Shibboleth
10 5 (0.86%) NFS
10 5 (0.86%) qmail
11 4 (0.69%) SpamAssassin
11 4 (0.69%) Snort
12 3 (0.51%) VMware Server
13 2 (0.34%) Hyper-V
13 2 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.34%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 78 (13.38%) Puppet
2 28 (4.80%) Vagrant
2 28 (4.80%) Tivoli
3 20 (3.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 20 (3.43%) Nagios
4 19 (3.26%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (2.57%) Ansible
6 9 (1.54%) SELinux
7 8 (1.37%) Netcool
8 6 (1.03%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 4 (0.69%) Oracle ZFS
9 4 (0.69%) SCCM
10 3 (0.51%) SCOM
10 3 (0.51%) Oracle Identity Management
10 3 (0.51%) Hyperic
11 2 (0.34%) Red Hat Satellite
11 2 (0.34%) OpenAM
11 2 (0.34%) vMotion
11 2 (0.34%) NetBackup
11 2 (0.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 108 (18.52%) VMware
2 87 (14.92%) Oracle
3 75 (12.86%) Microsoft
4 65 (11.15%) Red Hat
5 60 (10.29%) Cisco
6 46 (7.89%) IBM
7 41 (7.03%) HP
8 40 (6.86%) Veritas
9 17 (2.92%) CheckPoint
9 17 (2.92%) Citrix
10 15 (2.57%) EMC
11 14 (2.40%) Sun
12 13 (2.23%) McAfee
13 10 (1.72%) NetApp
14 8 (1.37%) Apigee
15 7 (1.20%) ArcSight
15 7 (1.20%) Hitachi
15 7 (1.20%) Compaq
16 6 (1.03%) Cognos
16 6 (1.03%) Juniper
Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 250 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Southampton
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £325 - £360 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Xcede
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £150 - £180 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Aldershot
Capita - ITPS
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
People Source
Rate: £375 - £475 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Hampshire
People Source
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Hook
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £358.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago