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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 12 12 18
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Contract jobs citing Linux 225 195 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 10.67% 9.54% 8.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.82% 30.05% 29.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 110 88
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £289 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.14% +2.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 5
Average hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.25 £20.50 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.25 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.20 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+24.17% -19.46%
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
595 649 485
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 28.21% 31.74% 27.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 347 276
Average daily rate £363 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 43 47
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £39.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 4 August 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
Basingstoke -1 32 £388 -8.82% 7
Southampton -4 28 £375 +11.11% 12
Winchester 0 26 £350 +16.66% 6
Hook +4 19 £343 +8.78%
Farnborough +4 14 £388 -18.72% 9
Havant -2 6 £419 +58.01% 1
Gosport +10 5 £450 +23.28%
Portsmouth +5 3 £300 - 6
Aldershot - 3 £406 - 3
Fareham - 3 £285 - 8
Andover 0 2 £338 -20.58% 2
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 184 (34.01%) UNIX
2 183 (33.83%) Windows
3 164 (30.31%) Security Cleared
4 131 (24.21%) SC Cleared
5 129 (23.84%) Agile Software Development
6 119 (22.00%) Software Engineering
7 117 (21.63%) C
8 107 (19.78%) OO
9 106 (19.59%) VMware
10 104 (19.22%) Git (software)
11 102 (18.85%) C++
12 98 (18.11%) Java
13 94 (17.38%) Jenkins
14 93 (17.19%) HTML
15 90 (16.64%) Oracle
16 89 (16.45%) Python
17 87 (16.08%) JavaScript
18 83 (15.34%) Perl
18 83 (15.34%) Scrum
19 82 (15.16%) Configuration Management
20 80 (14.79%) UML
21 75 (13.86%) SQL
22 74 (13.68%) VMware Infrastructure
23 73 (13.49%) Microsoft
24 71 (13.12%) SAN
24 71 (13.12%) Subversion
25 68 (12.57%) Puppet
26 66 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
26 66 (12.20%) Red Hat
27 62 (11.46%) OOD

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 46 (8.50%) Apache
2 37 (6.84%) WebLogic
3 21 (3.88%) WebSphere
4 16 (2.96%) JBoss
4 16 (2.96%) Node.js
5 13 (2.40%) Tomcat
6 10 (1.85%) IIS
7 9 (1.66%) Drupal
7 9 (1.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 8 (1.48%) nginx
9 7 (1.29%) GlassFish
9 7 (1.29%) WordPress
9 7 (1.29%) SAS
10 4 (0.74%) Confluence
11 3 (0.55%) Oracle Application Server
11 3 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (0.55%) SharePoint
11 3 (0.55%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (0.37%) Liferay
Applications
1 39 (7.21%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.03%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.55%) MS Project
3 3 (0.55%) MS Office
4 2 (0.37%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.18%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (1.85%) Maximo
2 8 (1.48%) Magento
3 6 (1.11%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 22 (4.07%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (2.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (2.03%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (1.48%) Heroku
5 6 (1.11%) Google Analytics
6 5 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.74%) GitHub
7 4 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 71 (13.12%) SAN
2 50 (9.24%) Firewall
3 37 (6.84%) Internet
4 25 (4.62%) Intrusion Detection
5 24 (4.44%) TCP/IP
5 24 (4.44%) NAS
5 24 (4.44%) Fibre Channel
6 21 (3.88%) LAN
7 20 (3.70%) WAN
7 20 (3.70%) SSL
8 19 (3.51%) Wireless
9 18 (3.33%) DNS
10 17 (3.14%) iSCSI
11 16 (2.96%) HTTP
12 15 (2.77%) LDAP
13 14 (2.59%) IPsec
13 14 (2.59%) FCoE
14 11 (2.03%) FTP
15 10 (1.85%) Network Security
16 9 (1.66%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (9.61%) PostgreSQL
2 37 (6.84%) MySQL
3 23 (4.25%) SQL Server
4 22 (4.07%) Relational Database
5 20 (3.70%) Oracle Database
6 13 (2.40%) MongoDB
7 11 (2.03%) Oracle Database 11g
8 10 (1.85%) DB2
9 8 (1.48%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (1.11%) Oracle BI EE
10 6 (1.11%) RDBMS
11 4 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (0.74%) Data Mining
11 4 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (0.74%) Hadoop
11 4 (0.74%) Oracle Database 12c
12 3 (0.55%) Oracle OWB
12 3 (0.55%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 3 (0.55%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 104 (19.22%) Git (software)
2 94 (17.38%) Jenkins
3 71 (13.12%) Subversion
4 32 (5.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 31 (5.73%) Cucumber
6 30 (5.55%) GoogleTest
7 27 (4.99%) Ant
7 27 (4.99%) ClearCase
8 24 (4.44%) NUnit
9 22 (4.07%) CppUnit
10 20 (3.70%) Selenium
11 16 (2.96%) Gerrit
12 14 (2.59%) JUnit
13 12 (2.22%) PHPUnit
14 11 (2.03%) Mockito
14 11 (2.03%) JIRA
15 9 (1.66%) Maven
16 8 (1.48%) Rational Rose
16 8 (1.48%) SoapUI
17 6 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 24 (4.44%) Finance
2 20 (3.70%) Telecoms
3 9 (1.66%) Military
3 9 (1.66%) Banking
4 6 (1.11%) Retail
5 4 (0.74%) Financial Institution
6 3 (0.55%) Electronics
6 3 (0.55%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.37%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.37%) Marketing
8 1 (0.18%) Billing
8 1 (0.18%) Automotive
8 1 (0.18%) Legal
8 1 (0.18%) Games
Job Titles
1 176 (32.53%) Developer
2 48 (8.87%) Software Engineer
3 41 (7.58%) Analyst
4 33 (6.10%) Administrator
5 31 (5.73%) C Developer
6 29 (5.36%) Linux Engineer
6 29 (5.36%) DevOps Engineer
7 27 (4.99%) Java Developer
8 22 (4.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 22 (4.07%) Systems Administrator
9 21 (3.88%) C++ Developer
9 21 (3.88%) PHP Developer
10 18 (3.33%) Consultant
10 18 (3.33%) Software Developer
10 18 (3.33%) Architect
11 17 (3.14%) Test Specialist
12 14 (2.59%) Linux Administrator
12 14 (2.59%) Test Analyst
12 14 (2.59%) Support Engineer
13 13 (2.40%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (17.19%) HTML
2 53 (9.80%) Web Services
3 38 (7.02%) .NET
3 38 (7.02%) CSS
4 34 (6.28%) SOAP
5 32 (5.91%) HTML5
6 31 (5.73%) RESTful
7 30 (5.55%) XML
8 29 (5.36%) Middleware
9 27 (4.99%) jQuery
10 22 (4.07%) REST
11 21 (3.88%) JSP
12 20 (3.70%) ASP.NET
13 15 (2.77%) J2EE
13 15 (2.77%) SAML
13 15 (2.77%) JSON
14 12 (2.22%) AngularJS
14 12 (2.22%) Spring
15 11 (2.03%) Ruby on Rails
15 11 (2.03%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 55 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (4.62%) Clustering
3 24 (4.44%) Management Information System
4 16 (2.96%) Derivative
5 15 (2.77%) Computer Science
6 14 (2.59%) Data Centre
7 10 (1.85%) PKI
8 9 (1.66%) iPhone
8 9 (1.66%) AS400
8 9 (1.66%) Embedded Systems
8 9 (1.66%) Mobile App
9 8 (1.48%) User Experience
10 7 (1.29%) Private Cloud
10 7 (1.29%) Mainframe
10 7 (1.29%) IBM Mainframe
11 6 (1.11%) iSeries
11 6 (1.11%) DTV
11 6 (1.11%) Device Driver
12 5 (0.92%) HACMP
12 5 (0.92%) STB
Operating Systems
1 184 (34.01%) UNIX
2 183 (33.83%) Windows
3 53 (9.80%) Solaris
4 49 (9.06%) AIX
5 45 (8.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 30 (5.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (3.33%) CentOS
8 17 (3.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (3.14%) Android
8 17 (3.14%) Mac OS X
9 16 (2.96%) Apple iOS
9 16 (2.96%) Oracle Linux
10 15 (2.77%) Embedded Linux
10 15 (2.77%) HPUX
11 12 (2.22%) SUSE
12 8 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (1.11%) Ubuntu
14 5 (0.92%) NetWare
14 5 (0.92%) Debian
15 4 (0.74%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (23.84%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (22.00%) Software Engineering
3 107 (19.78%) OO
4 83 (15.34%) Scrum
5 82 (15.16%) Configuration Management
6 80 (14.79%) UML
7 66 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
8 62 (11.46%) OOD
9 56 (10.35%) DevOps
10 46 (8.50%) TDD
11 40 (7.39%) Multithreading
12 32 (5.91%) Project Management
13 30 (5.55%) Web Development
14 29 (5.36%) BDD
15 28 (5.18%) Unit Testing
15 28 (5.18%) Use Case
16 27 (4.99%) Memory Management
17 26 (4.81%) Open Source
17 26 (4.81%) SOA
18 24 (4.44%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 117 (21.63%) C
2 102 (18.85%) C++
3 98 (18.11%) Java
4 89 (16.45%) Python
5 87 (16.08%) JavaScript
6 83 (15.34%) Perl
7 75 (13.86%) SQL
8 61 (11.28%) Shell Script
9 54 (9.98%) PHP
10 48 (8.87%) PowerShell
11 29 (5.36%) Bash Shell
12 27 (4.99%) Ruby
13 18 (3.33%) Korn
14 16 (2.96%) C#
15 14 (2.59%) Objective-C
16 11 (2.03%) Embedded C
17 8 (1.48%) PHP5
18 7 (1.29%) Embedded C++
18 7 (1.29%) Go
19 6 (1.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 164 (30.31%) Security Cleared
2 131 (24.21%) SC Cleared
3 23 (4.25%) ISEB
3 23 (4.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (4.07%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (3.88%) ISTQB
5 21 (3.88%) Degree
5 21 (3.88%) DV Cleared
6 18 (3.33%) MCITP
7 17 (3.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 12 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 12 (2.22%) CISSP
9 9 (1.66%) RHCE
10 5 (0.92%) CCNA
11 4 (0.74%) GCIA
11 4 (0.74%) GCIH
12 3 (0.55%) MCP
12 3 (0.55%) MCSE
13 2 (0.37%) CCNP
13 2 (0.37%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.44%) QA
2 14 (2.59%) PCI DSS
2 14 (2.59%) SLA
3 4 (0.74%) COBIT
4 3 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.55%) COSO
5 1 (0.18%) WAI
System Software
1 74 (13.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (7.21%) Active Directory
3 22 (4.07%) vSphere
4 20 (3.70%) VMware ESX
5 14 (2.59%) Postfix
5 14 (2.59%) Docker
6 11 (2.03%) Oracle Clusterware
6 11 (2.03%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 6 (1.11%) GPFS
7 6 (1.11%) KVM
8 5 (0.92%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 5 (0.92%) NFS
8 5 (0.92%) Shibboleth
8 5 (0.92%) qmail
9 4 (0.74%) SpamAssassin
10 3 (0.55%) VMware Server
10 3 (0.55%) Snort
11 2 (0.37%) Firmware
11 2 (0.37%) Hyper-V
11 2 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 68 (12.57%) Puppet
2 25 (4.62%) Vagrant
2 25 (4.62%) Tivoli
3 15 (2.77%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (2.59%) Nagios
5 13 (2.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 12 (2.22%) Ansible
7 10 (1.85%) Netcool
8 9 (1.66%) SELinux
9 7 (1.29%) Oracle ZFS
10 6 (1.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 5 (0.92%) Red Hat Satellite
11 5 (0.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 5 (0.92%) NetBackup
12 4 (0.74%) EMC NetWorker
12 4 (0.74%) SCCM
12 4 (0.74%) SCOM
12 4 (0.74%) SolarWinds Orion
13 2 (0.37%) Oracle Identity Management
13 2 (0.37%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 106 (19.59%) VMware
2 90 (16.64%) Oracle
3 73 (13.49%) Microsoft
4 66 (12.20%) Red Hat
5 53 (9.80%) Cisco
6 42 (7.76%) IBM
7 37 (6.84%) HP
8 25 (4.62%) Veritas
9 22 (4.07%) EMC
10 17 (3.14%) Citrix
11 14 (2.59%) Sun
11 14 (2.59%) CheckPoint
12 12 (2.22%) McAfee
13 10 (1.85%) NetApp
14 8 (1.48%) Juniper
15 7 (1.29%) Symantec
15 7 (1.29%) Google
15 7 (1.29%) ArcSight
16 6 (1.11%) NetScout
16 6 (1.11%) SolarWinds
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