The median contractor rate for a Linux Engineer was £395 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Engineer
South East / Hampshire
Rank 102 105 76
Rank change year-on-year +3 -29  
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 13 20 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.70% 0.92% 2.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.96% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 29
Median daily rate £395 £335 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.91% -4.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £295 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £415 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £44.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +13.63% +10.00%  

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 1732 2081 1990
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 93.02% 95.50% 92.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1016 1385 1129
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 89 131
Median hourly rate £19.50 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.00% -14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.70 £11.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Engineer in Hampshire

Linux Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux Engineer in Hampshire

Linux Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Engineer in Hampshire over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux Engineer in Hampshire

Linux Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux Engineer in Hampshire

Linux Engineer
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 Engineer within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
Havant +1 6 £350 - 1
Southampton +10 3 £450 -
Fleet +21 1 £395 +17.91% 1
Linux Engineer
South East

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Linux Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 33 (100.00%) Linux
2 27 (81.82%) Red Hat
3 19 (57.58%) JBoss
4 17 (51.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (45.45%) Apache
6 13 (39.39%) Red Hat Satellite
7 11 (33.33%) Unix
8 10 (30.30%) SAN
8 10 (30.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 9 (27.27%) Clustering
9 9 (27.27%) Puppet
10 8 (24.24%) Incident Management
10 8 (24.24%) Tomcat
10 8 (24.24%) Python
11 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
12 6 (18.18%) Korn
12 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
12 6 (18.18%) Bash Shell
12 6 (18.18%) VMware
12 6 (18.18%) DevOps
12 6 (18.18%) LDAP
12 6 (18.18%) Veritas
12 6 (18.18%) HP
12 6 (18.18%) CISSP
12 6 (18.18%) TCP/IP
12 6 (18.18%) DNS
12 6 (18.18%) Firewall
13 5 (15.15%) Shell Script
13 5 (15.15%) Perl
13 5 (15.15%) ITIL

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 19 (57.58%) JBoss
2 15 (45.45%) Apache
3 8 (24.24%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.03%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) SaaS
2 1 (3.03%) IaaS
2 1 (3.03%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (30.30%) SAN
2 6 (18.18%) DNS
2 6 (18.18%) Firewall
2 6 (18.18%) LDAP
2 6 (18.18%) TCP/IP
3 4 (12.12%) DHCP
4 3 (9.09%) Internet
4 3 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (9.09%) Kerberos
4 3 (9.09%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Ant
1 1 (3.03%) ClearCase
1 1 (3.03%) CppUnit
1 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.03%) GoogleTest
1 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.03%) NUnit
1 1 (3.03%) Subversion
General
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (3.03%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Clustering
2 5 (15.15%) Smart Meter
3 4 (12.12%) Data Centre
4 3 (9.09%) Driving Licence
4 3 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 3 (9.09%) PKI
5 1 (3.03%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 33 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (51.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (33.33%) Unix
4 4 (12.12%) AIX
5 2 (6.06%) Windows
6 1 (3.03%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Incident Management
2 6 (18.18%) DevOps
3 5 (15.15%) Change Control
3 5 (15.15%) ITIL
4 4 (12.12%) Configuration Management
4 4 (12.12%) Patch Management
4 4 (12.12%) Project Management
4 4 (12.12%) Service Delivery
5 3 (9.09%) Capacity Management
5 3 (9.09%) Change Management
5 3 (9.09%) Computer Security
5 3 (9.09%) Cryptography
5 3 (9.09%) Information Assurance
5 3 (9.09%) Information Security
5 3 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (9.09%) Security Patching
5 3 (9.09%) Server Hardening
5 3 (9.09%) SIEM
5 3 (9.09%) UML
5 3 (9.09%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 8 (24.24%) Python
2 6 (18.18%) Bash Shell
2 6 (18.18%) Korn
3 5 (15.15%) Perl
3 5 (15.15%) Shell Script
4 4 (12.12%) Java
5 3 (9.09%) C
6 1 (3.03%) C++
6 1 (3.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
2 6 (18.18%) CISSP
2 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.12%) RHCSA
4 3 (9.09%) CompTIA Security+
4 3 (9.09%) GCIH
4 3 (9.09%) GIAC
4 3 (9.09%) RHCE
4 3 (9.09%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (9.09%) PCI DSS
1 3 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) Samba
1 4 (12.12%) vSphere
2 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (39.39%) Red Hat Satellite
2 10 (30.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 9 (27.27%) Puppet
4 3 (9.09%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (3.03%) Nagios
5 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 27 (81.82%) Red Hat
2 6 (18.18%) HP
2 6 (18.18%) Veritas
2 6 (18.18%) VMware
3 1 (3.03%) IBM
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle
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