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 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Hampshire / Basingstoke
Rank 12 13 8
Rank change year-on-year +1 -5  
Contract jobs citing Linux 21 32 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 8.30% 11.43% 12.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 55.26% 44.44% 40.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 7
Median daily rate £388 £345 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.31% -18.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £258 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £443 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £42.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -8.23% +18.05%  

Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
Basingstoke
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 38 72 59
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 15.02% 25.71% 30.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 26 18
Median daily rate £314 £325 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.38% +12.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £425 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £364 £336
% change year-on-year +6.37% +8.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 6
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.75 £13.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.45% +4.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.44 £13.75 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £31.88 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -10.29% +9.67%  

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Basingstoke citing Linux as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 22 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linux in Basingstoke.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Basingstoke

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 22 (62.86%) Windows
2 16 (45.71%) Unix
3 14 (40.00%) HTML
3 14 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 13 (37.14%) CSS
4 13 (37.14%) jQuery
4 13 (37.14%) Git (software)
5 12 (34.29%) Ajax
5 12 (34.29%) Cisco
5 12 (34.29%) Java
5 12 (34.29%) AngularJS
6 11 (31.43%) Front End Development
6 11 (31.43%) SOAP
7 10 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (28.57%) Web Services
7 10 (28.57%) MySQL
7 10 (28.57%) VMware
8 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
9 7 (20.00%) Security Cleared
9 7 (20.00%) Windows Server
10 6 (17.14%) Data Centre
10 6 (17.14%) Virtual Servers
10 6 (17.14%) SC Cleared
10 6 (17.14%) IP Telephony
10 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering
10 6 (17.14%) Juniper
10 6 (17.14%) SAN
10 6 (17.14%) LAN
10 6 (17.14%) WAN
10 6 (17.14%) TCP/IP

Linux
Top Related 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 3 (8.57%) SAS
2 2 (5.71%) Apache
3 1 (2.86%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) IP Telephony
1 6 (17.14%) LAN
1 6 (17.14%) SAN
1 6 (17.14%) TCP/IP
1 6 (17.14%) WAN
2 2 (5.71%) ATM
2 2 (5.71%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (5.71%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (5.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (5.71%) Frame Relay
3 1 (2.86%) Firewall
3 1 (2.86%) LDAP
3 1 (2.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (28.57%) MySQL
2 3 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (8.57%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (37.14%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.57%) Subversion
3 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.86%) JIRA
3 1 (2.86%) RSpec
3 1 (2.86%) Selenium
General
1 2 (5.71%) Games
2 1 (2.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) Developer
2 11 (31.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 7 (20.00%) Architect
4 5 (14.29%) Angular Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Consultant
4 5 (14.29%) Network Architect
5 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Juniper Architect
6 3 (8.57%) SAS Consultant
6 3 (8.57%) SAS Data Integration Studio Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) Administrator
7 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Contracts Manager
8 1 (2.86%) DBA
8 1 (2.86%) PHP Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Security Architect
8 1 (2.86%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.86%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (40.00%) HTML
2 13 (37.14%) CSS
2 13 (37.14%) jQuery
3 12 (34.29%) Ajax
3 12 (34.29%) AngularJS
4 11 (31.43%) SOAP
5 10 (28.57%) Web Services
6 5 (14.29%) Angular 2
7 4 (11.43%) XML
8 2 (5.71%) Middleware
9 1 (2.86%) Backbone.js
9 1 (2.86%) JSP
9 1 (2.86%) LAMP
9 1 (2.86%) Node.js
9 1 (2.86%) Phusion Passenger
9 1 (2.86%) REST
9 1 (2.86%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (2.86%) SailPoint
9 1 (2.86%) Servlets
9 1 (2.86%) SPML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.86%) Clustering
2 1 (2.86%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 22 (62.86%) Windows
2 16 (45.71%) Unix
3 7 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.86%) AIX
4 1 (2.86%) CentOS
4 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.86%) Solaris
4 1 (2.86%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) Front End Development
2 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering
3 4 (11.43%) ETL
3 4 (11.43%) Open Source
3 4 (11.43%) Risk Management
3 4 (11.43%) Web Development
4 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (8.57%) Data Analysis
4 3 (8.57%) Data Modelling
4 3 (8.57%) Release Management
4 3 (8.57%) System Testing
5 2 (5.71%) Migration
5 2 (5.71%) Network Design
5 2 (5.71%) Scrum
5 2 (5.71%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (2.86%) DevOps
6 1 (2.86%) Identity Access Management
6 1 (2.86%) Line Management
6 1 (2.86%) Microservices
6 1 (2.86%) Post-Production
Programming Languages
1 14 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (34.29%) Java
3 4 (11.43%) SQL
4 3 (8.57%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.71%) PHP
5 2 (5.71%) Ruby
6 1 (2.86%) BeanShell
6 1 (2.86%) C#
6 1 (2.86%) C++
6 1 (2.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (17.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.86%) JSP 440
2 1 (2.86%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) RMADS
System Software
1 10 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (17.14%) Virtual Servers
3 4 (11.43%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Nagios
1 2 (5.71%) Opsview
1 2 (5.71%) QRadar
2 1 (2.86%) Capistrano
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 12 (34.29%) Cisco
2 10 (28.57%) VMware
3 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
4 6 (17.14%) Juniper
5 5 (14.29%) Oracle
6 2 (5.71%) ArcSight
6 2 (5.71%) Brocade
6 2 (5.71%) F5
6 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
6 2 (5.71%) Splunk
7 1 (2.86%) CA
7 1 (2.86%) Informatica
7 1 (2.86%) Zend
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