Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Linux
Hampshire > Basingstoke
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 20 10
Rank change year-on-year +15 -10 -3
Contract jobs citing Linux 115 23 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 17.35% 5.97% 11.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 71.88% 32.39% 39.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 5 41
Basingstoke median daily rate £400 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% -8.82%
10th Percentile £340 £330 £225
90th Percentile £589 £490 £450
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £425 £385
% change year-on-year -5.88% +10.39% +5.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 3
Basingstoke median hourly rate £40.00 - £25.00
10th Percentile £39.90 - £21.50
90th Percentile £41.53 - £27.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £42.50 £49.46 £38.00
% change year-on-year -14.07% +30.16% +1.33%

Linux is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Basingstoke
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 160 71 145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 24.13% 18.44% 28.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 20 75
Basingstoke median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £210 £135 £209
90th Percentile £577 £478 £450
Hampshire median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year +1.97% +4.83% +5.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 13 25
Basingstoke median hourly rate £23.14 £13.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +78.00% -13.33% +11.11%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.13 £11.67
90th Percentile £41.17 £14.60 £19.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £21.63 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +44.20% -14.29% +9.38%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

Job postings citing Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Basingstoke

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Linux in Basingstoke.

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Basingstoke

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Basingstoke over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux in Basingstoke

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux in Basingstoke.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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 Basingstoke region with a requirement for Linux.

1 60 (52.17%) Windows
2 45 (39.13%) Unix
3 40 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (26.96%) Java
5 30 (26.09%) MySQL
6 27 (23.48%) Oracle
6 27 (23.48%) JavaScript
7 25 (21.74%) SQL Server
7 25 (21.74%) Web Services
8 23 (20.00%) SQL
8 23 (20.00%) Software Engineering
9 21 (18.26%) HTML
10 20 (17.39%) Microsoft
10 20 (17.39%) Security Cleared
10 20 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
10 20 (17.39%) Linux Command Line
11 19 (16.52%) System Testing
11 19 (16.52%) jQuery
11 19 (16.52%) T-SQL
11 19 (16.52%) CSS
11 19 (16.52%) SOAP
11 19 (16.52%) Migration
12 18 (15.65%) OO
12 18 (15.65%) Microservices
13 17 (14.78%) AngularJS
13 17 (14.78%) Git (software)
14 16 (13.91%) XML
14 16 (13.91%) Scrum
15 15 (13.04%) Clustering
15 15 (13.04%) TDD

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Basingstoke 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 13 (11.30%) Apache
2 12 (10.43%) JBoss
3 11 (9.57%) SAS
4 6 (5.22%) IIS
4 6 (5.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (4.35%) OpenStack
6 4 (3.48%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.61%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.74%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.87%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.87%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (3.48%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 20 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (6.96%) SaaS
3 3 (2.61%) IaaS
3 3 (2.61%) PaaS
4 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.87%) npm
5 1 (0.87%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.43%) DNS
2 11 (9.57%) WAN
3 8 (6.96%) Firewall
4 7 (6.09%) VPN
5 6 (5.22%) NetScaler
6 5 (4.35%) TCP/IP
7 4 (3.48%) DHCP
8 3 (2.61%) BGP
8 3 (2.61%) LAN
8 3 (2.61%) LDAP
8 3 (2.61%) Network Security
8 3 (2.61%) OSPF
9 2 (1.74%) 4G
9 2 (1.74%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (1.74%) LTE
9 2 (1.74%) SNMP
9 2 (1.74%) Tactical Data Link
10 1 (0.87%) PuTTY
10 1 (0.87%) Skype
10 1 (0.87%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (26.09%) MySQL
2 25 (21.74%) SQL Server
3 14 (12.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (9.57%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (9.57%) Oracle BI EE
4 11 (9.57%) RDBMS
4 11 (9.57%) Relational Database
4 11 (9.57%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 10 (8.70%) OLAP
5 10 (8.70%) Oracle OLAP
6 2 (1.74%) DB2
6 2 (1.74%) MS Access
7 1 (0.87%) Big Data
7 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (14.78%) Git (software)
2 9 (7.83%) Subversion
3 7 (6.09%) Eclipse
4 6 (5.22%) JUnit
5 5 (4.35%) GDB
5 5 (4.35%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.74%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.74%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.87%) Babel
7 1 (0.87%) JConsole
7 1 (0.87%) MSI
7 1 (0.87%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.87%) VisualVM
General
1 4 (3.48%) Finance
1 4 (3.48%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.74%) Electronics
2 2 (1.74%) Military
3 1 (0.87%) Automotive
3 1 (0.87%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 52 (45.22%) Developer
2 15 (13.04%) DBA
3 14 (12.17%) MySQL DBA
4 12 (10.43%) Architect
5 10 (8.70%) JavaScript Developer
6 9 (7.83%) Senior Developer
7 8 (6.96%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 8 (6.96%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 8 (6.96%) Systems Developer
8 7 (6.09%) Java Developer
8 7 (6.09%) SAS Developer
9 6 (5.22%) C Developer
9 6 (5.22%) Consultant
9 6 (5.22%) Network Engineer
9 6 (5.22%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (4.35%) SOA Developer
11 4 (3.48%) Environment Manager
11 4 (3.48%) PHP Developer
12 3 (2.61%) Informatica Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (21.74%) Web Services
2 21 (18.26%) HTML
3 19 (16.52%) CSS
3 19 (16.52%) jQuery
3 19 (16.52%) SOAP
4 17 (14.78%) AngularJS
5 16 (13.91%) XML
6 11 (9.57%) Node.js
7 10 (8.70%) Ajax
8 8 (6.96%) .NET
8 8 (6.96%) Middleware
9 7 (6.09%) Angular 2
10 6 (5.22%) Apache Axis
10 6 (5.22%) Hibernate
10 6 (5.22%) J2SE
10 6 (5.22%) Java RMI
10 6 (5.22%) Swing
11 5 (4.35%) LAMP
12 4 (3.48%) IBM Integration Bus
12 4 (3.48%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.39%) Linux Command Line
2 15 (13.04%) Clustering
3 9 (7.83%) Data Centre
4 8 (6.96%) Derivative
5 7 (6.09%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (4.35%) User Experience
7 4 (3.48%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.74%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.74%) Video\Live Streaming
10 1 (0.87%) Cyber Defence
10 1 (0.87%) Handset
10 1 (0.87%) Replication
10 1 (0.87%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 60 (52.17%) Windows
2 45 (39.13%) Unix
3 9 (7.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (6.09%) Android
4 7 (6.09%) Apple iOS
5 6 (5.22%) Windows Server
6 4 (3.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.61%) CentOS
7 3 (2.61%) Ubuntu
7 3 (2.61%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.74%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.87%) Debian
9 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 19 (16.52%) Migration
3 19 (16.52%) System Testing
4 18 (15.65%) Microservices
4 18 (15.65%) OO
5 16 (13.91%) Scrum
6 15 (13.04%) TDD
7 14 (12.17%) Release Management
8 13 (11.30%) SOA
9 11 (9.57%) DevOps
10 10 (8.70%) Waterfall
11 8 (6.96%) Front End Development
12 7 (6.09%) Boundary Protection
13 6 (5.22%) Collaborative Working
13 6 (5.22%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (5.22%) OOD
13 6 (5.22%) Unit Testing
13 6 (5.22%) User Stories
14 5 (4.35%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 31 (26.96%) Java
2 27 (23.48%) JavaScript
3 23 (20.00%) SQL
4 19 (16.52%) T-SQL
5 8 (6.96%) C
6 5 (4.35%) PHP
7 4 (3.48%) Python
8 3 (2.61%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.61%) C++
8 3 (2.61%) Perl
9 2 (1.74%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.87%) Bourne shell
10 1 (0.87%) Jython
10 1 (0.87%) Korn
10 1 (0.87%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 13 (11.30%) SC Cleared
3 11 (9.57%) Degree
4 5 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (2.61%) CISSP
5 3 (2.61%) GCIH
5 3 (2.61%) GIAC
5 3 (2.61%) RHCSA
6 1 (0.87%) CCNA
6 1 (0.87%) CCNP
6 1 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.87%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.61%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.74%) JSP 440
3 2 (1.74%) QA
System Software
1 7 (6.09%) Docker
2 4 (3.48%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (3.48%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (2.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.74%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.74%) VMware NSX
4 2 (1.74%) Xen
5 1 (0.87%) KVM
5 1 (0.87%) Snort
5 1 (0.87%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (2.61%) Puppet
1 3 (2.61%) Red Hat Satellite
1 3 (2.61%) Terraform
2 2 (1.74%) Netcool
2 2 (1.74%) OpenView
2 2 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.74%) Packer
2 2 (1.74%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.74%) WSUS
3 1 (0.87%) Ansible
3 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (0.87%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 27 (23.48%) Oracle
2 20 (17.39%) Microsoft
3 12 (10.43%) Cisco
4 9 (7.83%) Citrix
4 9 (7.83%) Forcepoint
5 8 (6.96%) Informatica
6 7 (6.09%) VMware
7 6 (5.22%) IBM
7 6 (5.22%) Juniper
7 6 (5.22%) Red Hat
7 6 (5.22%) Software AG
7 6 (5.22%) webMethods
8 5 (4.35%) Pega
9 4 (3.48%) Dynatrace
9 4 (3.48%) Motorola
9 4 (3.48%) MuleSoft
9 4 (3.48%) WSO2
10 3 (2.61%) EMC
10 3 (2.61%) F5
10 3 (2.61%) Fujitsu