Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Linux Engineer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 6 months to 19 November 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 Engineer
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 137 162
Rank change year-on-year +6 +25 -29
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 31 31 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.88% 0.80% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 0.87% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 22 24
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £413 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +1.54% +25.00%
10th Percentile £324 £302 £309
90th Percentile £518 £475 £475
South East median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +19.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Hampshire median hourly rate £42.50 - £43.75
10th Percentile £41.25 - £37.38
90th Percentile £43.75 - £51.13
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £48.90 £37.50
% change year-on-year -7.97% +30.39% -25.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Hampshire
Contract vacancies in Hampshire with a recognized job title 3335 3572 4246
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.20% 92.47% 95.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1977 2227 2599
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £213 £235 £258
90th Percentile £536 £538 £513
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +7.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 248 280
Hampshire median hourly rate £23.00 £25.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.00% +25.00% -
10th Percentile £11.15 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £52.88 £47.83
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.56 £18.50
% change year-on-year -7.95% +5.70% +15.63%

Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings that featured Linux Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

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 6 months to 19 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Winchester +11 4 £480 +6.67% 1
Fareham - 4 £475 -
Hook +10 3 £400 +33.11%
Fleet +6 3 £325 -23.53% 2
Southampton +10 2 £450 +2.86% 2
Havant -1 2 £350 -
Basingstoke - 1 £400 -
Eastleigh - 1 £550 -
Linux Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 31 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (54.84%) Red Hat
3 16 (51.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (38.71%) SC Cleared
4 12 (38.71%) Security Cleared
4 12 (38.71%) Puppet
4 12 (38.71%) Apache
5 10 (32.26%) VMware
6 8 (25.81%) JBoss
6 8 (25.81%) Python
6 8 (25.81%) Windows
6 8 (25.81%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (25.81%) DevOps
7 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (22.58%) Oracle
8 6 (19.35%) ITIL
8 6 (19.35%) LDAP
8 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
8 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering
8 6 (19.35%) Ruby
8 6 (19.35%) Bash Shell
9 5 (16.13%) Ansible
9 5 (16.13%) Red Hat Satellite
9 5 (16.13%) nginx
9 5 (16.13%) Internet
9 5 (16.13%) Perl
9 5 (16.13%) PHP
10 4 (12.90%) Tomcat
10 4 (12.90%) Configuration Management
10 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP

Linux Engineer 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 12 (38.71%) Apache
2 8 (25.81%) JBoss
3 5 (16.13%) nginx
4 4 (12.90%) Tomcat
5 2 (6.45%) Confluence
5 2 (6.45%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.45%) SaaS
3 1 (3.23%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) LDAP
2 5 (16.13%) Internet
3 4 (12.90%) DNS
3 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
3 4 (12.90%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (12.90%) Wireless
4 2 (6.45%) DHCP
4 2 (6.45%) Firewall
4 2 (6.45%) SSL
5 1 (3.23%) HTTP
5 1 (3.23%) HTTPS
5 1 (3.23%) iSCSI
5 1 (3.23%) LAN
5 1 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (6.45%) MongoDB
1 2 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.23%) Couchbase
2 1 (3.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Jenkins
2 3 (9.68%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.45%) Bitbucket
3 2 (6.45%) JIRA
4 1 (3.23%) Subversion
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Local Government
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (6.45%) Sensu
2 1 (3.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) CMDB
1 4 (12.90%) Data Centre
1 4 (12.90%) Internet of Things
2 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.45%) Video on Demand
3 1 (3.23%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.23%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (51.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (25.81%) Windows
4 4 (12.90%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (9.68%) CentOS
5 3 (9.68%) Unix
6 2 (6.45%) Windows Server
7 1 (3.23%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) DevOps
2 6 (19.35%) ITIL
2 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering
3 4 (12.90%) Configuration Management
3 4 (12.90%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (9.68%) Collaborative Working
4 3 (9.68%) Project Management
5 2 (6.45%) DRM
5 2 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (6.45%) SIEM
5 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.23%) Capacity Management
6 1 (3.23%) Change Control
6 1 (3.23%) High Availability
6 1 (3.23%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.23%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.23%) Microservices
6 1 (3.23%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (3.23%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) Python
2 6 (19.35%) Bash Shell
2 6 (19.35%) Ruby
3 5 (16.13%) Perl
3 5 (16.13%) PHP
4 2 (6.45%) Java
5 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (38.71%) SC Cleared
1 12 (38.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) CISSP
2 2 (6.45%) GCIH
2 2 (6.45%) GIAC
3 1 (3.23%) RHCA
3 1 (3.23%) RHCE
3 1 (3.23%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
3 3 (9.68%) vSphere
4 2 (6.45%) Docker
5 1 (3.23%) flannel
5 1 (3.23%) KVM
5 1 (3.23%) NFS
5 1 (3.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (38.71%) Puppet
2 8 (25.81%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (16.13%) Ansible
3 5 (16.13%) Red Hat Satellite
4 4 (12.90%) HAProxy
5 2 (6.45%) Cobbler
5 2 (6.45%) Grafana
5 2 (6.45%) Kubernetes
5 2 (6.45%) ZABBIX
6 1 (3.23%) logstash
6 1 (3.23%) Nagios
6 1 (3.23%) Prometheus
6 1 (3.23%) SELinux
Vendors
1 17 (54.84%) Red Hat
2 10 (32.26%) VMware
3 7 (22.58%) Oracle
4 4 (12.90%) ServiceNow
4 4 (12.90%) Splunk
5 2 (6.45%) Atlassian
5 2 (6.45%) HP
5 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.23%) CA
6 1 (3.23%) SaltStack
6 1 (3.23%) Sun