Period
to 16 January 2018

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 16 January 2018 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 17 7
Rank change year-on-year +8 -10 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 74 22 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 13.50% 6.47% 13.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 52.86% 40.00% 48.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 12 55
Basingstoke median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +3.57% -12.50%
10th Percentile £355 £308 £240
90th Percentile £641 £501 £452
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £435 £385
% change year-on-year -8.05% +12.99% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Basingstoke median hourly rate £40.15 - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £42.50 £44.46 £37.50
% change year-on-year -4.41% +18.56% -

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 140 55 128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 25.55% 16.18% 27.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 21 69
Basingstoke median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £206 £113 £194
90th Percentile £588 £501 £490
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £380 £363
% change year-on-year +5.26% +4.83% +4.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 11 16
Basingstoke median hourly rate £17.44 £13.00 £14.29
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.13% -9.01% +20.32%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.13 £11.77
90th Percentile £40.86 £14.75 £19.06
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.81 £14.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +43.52% -17.14% +8.29%

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 16 January 2018.

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 16 January 2018, 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 41 (55.41%) Windows
2 38 (51.35%) Unix
3 33 (44.59%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (33.78%) SQL
5 24 (32.43%) Web Services
6 23 (31.08%) T-SQL
7 22 (29.73%) Java
8 20 (27.03%) MySQL
8 20 (27.03%) SQL Server
8 20 (27.03%) SOAP
9 19 (25.68%) Linux Command Line
10 17 (22.97%) System Testing
10 17 (22.97%) Oracle
10 17 (22.97%) JavaScript
11 16 (21.62%) Microsoft
12 15 (20.27%) HTML
13 14 (18.92%) CSS
13 14 (18.92%) C
13 14 (18.92%) Derivative
13 14 (18.92%) jQuery
13 14 (18.92%) AngularJS
13 14 (18.92%) User Stories
14 13 (17.57%) XML
15 12 (16.22%) OO
15 12 (16.22%) TDD
16 11 (14.86%) WAN
17 10 (13.51%) Cisco
17 10 (13.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 10 (13.51%) Forcepoint
17 10 (13.51%) Release Management

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 9 (12.16%) SAS
2 5 (6.76%) JBoss
3 4 (5.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (4.05%) IIS
5 2 (2.70%) Apache
6 1 (1.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.16%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.35%) npm
3 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.86%) WAN
2 8 (10.81%) Firewall
3 7 (9.46%) VPN
4 6 (8.11%) NetScaler
5 5 (6.76%) DNS
6 3 (4.05%) BGP
6 3 (4.05%) LAN
6 3 (4.05%) Network Security
6 3 (4.05%) OSPF
7 2 (2.70%) SSL
7 2 (2.70%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.35%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (1.35%) DHCP
8 1 (1.35%) HTTPS
8 1 (1.35%) Internet
8 1 (1.35%) LDAP
8 1 (1.35%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (27.03%) MySQL
1 20 (27.03%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.16%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (12.16%) Oracle BI EE
2 9 (12.16%) RDBMS
2 9 (12.16%) Relational Database
2 9 (12.16%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 8 (10.81%) OLAP
3 8 (10.81%) Oracle OLAP
4 6 (8.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.35%) Big Data
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (8.11%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.76%) Eclipse
2 5 (6.76%) Subversion
3 4 (5.41%) JUnit
4 1 (1.35%) Ant
4 1 (1.35%) Babel
4 1 (1.35%) Grunt
4 1 (1.35%) JConsole
4 1 (1.35%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.35%) Maven
4 1 (1.35%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.35%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.35%) VisualVM
General
1 2 (2.70%) Electronics
2 1 (1.35%) Automotive
2 1 (1.35%) Finance
2 1 (1.35%) Local Government
2 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (59.46%) Developer
2 14 (18.92%) Software Developer
3 11 (14.86%) Architect
4 8 (10.81%) JavaScript Developer
4 8 (10.81%) Senior Developer
5 7 (9.46%) DBA
5 7 (9.46%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 7 (9.46%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 6 (8.11%) MySQL DBA
6 6 (8.11%) SAS Developer
6 6 (8.11%) Systems Developer
7 5 (6.76%) Java Developer
8 3 (4.05%) Cisco Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) Domain Architect
8 3 (4.05%) Environment Manager
8 3 (4.05%) Network Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) SOA Developer
9 2 (2.70%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
9 2 (2.70%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (32.43%) Web Services
2 20 (27.03%) SOAP
3 15 (20.27%) HTML
4 14 (18.92%) AngularJS
4 14 (18.92%) CSS
4 14 (18.92%) jQuery
5 13 (17.57%) XML
6 9 (12.16%) Node.js
7 6 (8.11%) Ajax
7 6 (8.11%) Angular 2
8 4 (5.41%) Apache Axis
8 4 (5.41%) Hibernate
8 4 (5.41%) J2SE
8 4 (5.41%) Java RMI
8 4 (5.41%) Swing
9 3 (4.05%) .NET
10 2 (2.70%) HTML5
10 2 (2.70%) MEAN Stack
10 2 (2.70%) WebRTC
11 1 (1.35%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 19 (25.68%) Linux Command Line
2 14 (18.92%) Derivative
3 6 (8.11%) Clustering
4 3 (4.05%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.70%) Video\Live Streaming
6 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.35%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.35%) Replication
6 1 (1.35%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 41 (55.41%) Windows
2 38 (51.35%) Unix
3 6 (8.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (44.59%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (22.97%) System Testing
3 14 (18.92%) User Stories
4 12 (16.22%) OO
4 12 (16.22%) TDD
5 10 (13.51%) Release Management
6 8 (10.81%) Boundary Protection
6 8 (10.81%) Migration
6 8 (10.81%) Scrum
6 8 (10.81%) Software Engineering
6 8 (10.81%) Waterfall
7 7 (9.46%) Front End Development
8 6 (8.11%) Microservices
9 5 (6.76%) SOA
10 4 (5.41%) OOD
10 4 (5.41%) Workflow
11 3 (4.05%) Customer Requirements
11 3 (4.05%) IT Strategy
11 3 (4.05%) SDLC
11 3 (4.05%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (33.78%) SQL
2 23 (31.08%) T-SQL
3 22 (29.73%) Java
4 17 (22.97%) JavaScript
5 14 (18.92%) C
6 3 (4.05%) Bash Shell
6 3 (4.05%) C++
6 3 (4.05%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.70%) Python
8 1 (1.35%) Bourne shell
8 1 (1.35%) Jython
8 1 (1.35%) Korn
8 1 (1.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (10.81%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.11%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.76%) Degree
4 1 (1.35%) CCNA
4 1 (1.35%) CCNP
4 1 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.35%) CISSP
4 1 (1.35%) GCIH
4 1 (1.35%) GIAC
4 1 (1.35%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.70%) QA
3 1 (1.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (4.05%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.35%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) Ansible
1 1 (1.35%) Puppet
1 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Satellite
1 1 (1.35%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 17 (22.97%) Oracle
2 16 (21.62%) Microsoft
3 10 (13.51%) Cisco
3 10 (13.51%) Forcepoint
4 7 (9.46%) Citrix
4 7 (9.46%) Juniper
5 4 (5.41%) Informatica
5 4 (5.41%) Pega
5 4 (5.41%) Red Hat
5 4 (5.41%) Software AG
5 4 (5.41%) webMethods
6 3 (4.05%) Dynatrace
6 3 (4.05%) Fujitsu
7 2 (2.70%) VMware
8 1 (1.35%) Arista
8 1 (1.35%) Netezza
8 1 (1.35%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.35%) TIBCO