The median contractor rate for a Linux Consultant was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Consultant
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 110 117
Rank change year-on-year +7 +7  
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Consultant 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.11% 0.10% 0.093%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.11% 0.098%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Median daily rate £475 £411 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.50% -13.42%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +26.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1675 1851 2047
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 95.33% 94.29% 95.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1020 1162 1290
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £273 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £504 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 100 150
Median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +56.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £48.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Linux Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire that featured Linux Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Linux Consultant in Hampshire

Linux Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux Consultant in Hampshire

Linux Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Consultant within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Winchester - 2 £475 -
Linux Consultant
South East

Linux Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, Linux Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hampshire region featuring Linux Consultant in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) RHCSA
4 2 (40.00%) Perl
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) JBoss
4 2 (40.00%) JMX
4 2 (40.00%) JAAS
4 2 (40.00%) JMS
4 2 (40.00%) CISSP
4 2 (40.00%) RHCE
4 2 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) Unix
4 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (40.00%) Puppet
4 2 (40.00%) Java EE
4 2 (40.00%) JNDI
5 1 (20.00%) Splunk
5 1 (20.00%) Cobbler
5 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (20.00%) Apache
5 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
5 1 (20.00%) Python

Linux Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 2 (40.00%) JBoss
2 1 (20.00%) Apache
2 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) JAAS
1 2 (40.00%) Java EE
1 2 (40.00%) JMS
1 2 (40.00%) JMX
1 2 (40.00%) JNDI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (40.00%) Perl
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) RHCSA
2 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) CISSP
3 2 (40.00%) RHCE
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
2 1 (20.00%) Cobbler
2 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Splunk