Period
to 11 July 2020

The median contractor rate for a Linux Engineer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 6 months to 11 July 2020.

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
11 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 88 153 154
Rank change year-on-year +65 +1 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 19 27 21
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.18% 0.73% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.25% 0.77% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 24 20
Median daily rate £450 £390 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -16.58% +16.88%
10th Percentile £403 £323 £368
90th Percentile £550 £468 £525
South East median daily rate £510 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +20.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £49.00 £50.00 £51.00
% change year-on-year -2.00% -1.96% +27.50%

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 1,520 3,497 3,592
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 94.85% 94.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 871 2,150 2,078
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £250 £281 £275
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +3.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 238 185
Median hourly rate £31.39 £30.75 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.08% +36.67% -10.00%
10th Percentile £12.86 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £53.00 £55.00 £49.18
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £18.70
% change year-on-year - +20.32% +6.86%

Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Engineer in Hampshire

Linux Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Linux Engineer in Hampshire.

Daily rate trend for Linux Engineer in Hampshire

Linux Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Linux Engineer in Hampshire over the 6 months to 11 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Linux Engineer in Hampshire

Linux Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Linux Engineer in Hampshire.

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 11 July 2020. 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
Basingstoke - 8 £550 - 1
Fleet +7 2 - -
Andover - 2 £450 -
Fareham - 1 - -
Linux Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 2020, Linux Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hampshire region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (78.95%) Ansible
3 12 (63.16%) Docker
3 12 (63.16%) Red Hat
4 11 (57.89%) Security Cleared
5 10 (52.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (42.11%) SC Cleared
7 7 (36.84%) DevOps
8 5 (26.32%) DV Cleared
8 5 (26.32%) JBoss
9 4 (21.05%) Apache
9 4 (21.05%) Middleware
9 4 (21.05%) Puppet
10 3 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
10 3 (15.79%) Kubernetes
10 3 (15.79%) Public Sector
10 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
10 3 (15.79%) Tomcat
10 3 (15.79%) Unix
10 3 (15.79%) Java
10 3 (15.79%) Oracle
10 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (15.79%) RHCE
10 3 (15.79%) VMware
11 2 (10.53%) Oracle RMAN
11 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (10.53%) Nessus
11 2 (10.53%) SSH
11 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering

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 5 (26.32%) JBoss
2 4 (21.05%) Apache
3 3 (15.79%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) ResourceLink
2 1 (5.26%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) AWS
2 1 (5.26%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Firewall
1 2 (10.53%) iSCSI
1 2 (10.53%) SSH
1 2 (10.53%) tcpdump
2 1 (5.26%) LAN
2 1 (5.26%) Skype
2 1 (5.26%) SNMP
2 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (10.53%) Subversion
2 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (15.79%) Public Sector
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) Middleware
2 2 (10.53%) REST
2 2 (10.53%) YAML
2 2 (10.53%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.53%) BeagleBone
2 2 (10.53%) Device Driver
2 2 (10.53%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (52.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (15.79%) Unix
4 2 (10.53%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (10.53%) VMS
5 1 (5.26%) Windows
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
5 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) DevOps
2 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
3 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.53%) Capacity Management
3 2 (10.53%) Change Control
3 2 (10.53%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL
3 2 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (10.53%) Requirements Management
3 2 (10.53%) Server Hardening
3 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
3 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
3 2 (10.53%) Tech Ops
3 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.26%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (5.26%) Decision-Making
4 1 (5.26%) Server Management
4 1 (5.26%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (5.26%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) Java
2 2 (10.53%) Python
3 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.26%) KiXtart
3 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) Security Cleared
2 8 (42.11%) SC Cleared
3 5 (26.32%) DV Cleared
4 3 (15.79%) RHCE
5 2 (10.53%) OCP
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (5.26%) MCP
6 1 (5.26%) MCSA
6 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (5.26%) RHCSA
6 1 (5.26%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (63.16%) Docker
2 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
3 2 (10.53%) GFS2
3 2 (10.53%) iptables
3 2 (10.53%) NFS
3 2 (10.53%) Samba
3 2 (10.53%) VMware NSX
4 1 (5.26%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 15 (78.95%) Ansible
2 4 (21.05%) Puppet
3 3 (15.79%) Kubernetes
3 3 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (10.53%) Nessus
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (10.53%) SELinux
4 2 (10.53%) vCenter Server
4 2 (10.53%) vRealize
5 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (5.26%) Rsyslog
5 1 (5.26%) Sysprep
5 1 (5.26%) systemd
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Red Hat
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle
2 3 (15.79%) VMware
3 2 (10.53%) 3PAR
3 2 (10.53%) HP
3 2 (10.53%) Thycotic
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco
4 1 (5.26%) Meraki
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) TOWER Software