Period
to 21 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Linux Engineer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 158 139 149
Rank change year-on-year -19 +10 -35
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 21 27 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.55% 0.72% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.76% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 19 25
Hampshire median daily rate £475 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +14.29% -9.09%
10th Percentile £395 £350 £278
90th Percentile £525 £613 £475
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Hampshire median hourly rate - £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -11.11%
South East median hourly rate £51.00 £42.50 £44.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% -3.41% +3.53%

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 3,612 3,553 4,050
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.41% 94.82% 94.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,096 2,124 2,624
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £275 £249 £256
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 252 216
Hampshire median hourly rate £22.88 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.50% - +42.86%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.08 £11.00
90th Percentile £49.11 £47.50 £49.46
South East median hourly rate £19.02 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +8.66% -12.50% +15.11%

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 21 July 2018.

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 21 July 2018. 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
Portsmouth - 5 £500 - 1
Winchester -4 4 £460 +8.24%
Basingstoke +11 1 - - 3
Farnborough - 1 £500 - 1
Linux Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, 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 21 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (76.19%) SC Cleared
2 16 (76.19%) Security Cleared
3 12 (57.14%) Red Hat
4 9 (42.86%) VMware
5 8 (38.10%) Finance
5 8 (38.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
6 7 (33.33%) Ansible
6 7 (33.33%) Data Centre
7 6 (28.57%) Red Hat Satellite
8 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
8 3 (14.29%) DevOps
8 3 (14.29%) Unix
8 3 (14.29%) Windows
9 2 (9.52%) AIX
9 2 (9.52%) Oracle
9 2 (9.52%) Apache
9 2 (9.52%) Veritas
9 2 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (9.52%) vSphere
9 2 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (9.52%) Puppet
10 1 (4.76%) GDB
10 1 (4.76%) Signal Processing
10 1 (4.76%) 4G
10 1 (4.76%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (4.76%) Splunk
10 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement

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 2 (9.52%) Apache
2 1 (4.76%) JBoss
2 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) 4G
1 1 (4.76%) AMQP
1 1 (4.76%) PPP
1 1 (4.76%) SSL
1 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.76%) DB2
2 1 (4.76%) MySQL
2 1 (4.76%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) GDB
1 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Electronics
2 1 (4.76%) Legal
2 1 (4.76%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) POSIX
1 1 (4.76%) Qt
1 1 (4.76%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.76%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (4.76%) iSeries
2 1 (4.76%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Exalytics
2 1 (4.76%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (38.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (14.29%) Unix
3 3 (14.29%) Windows
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 2 (9.52%) AIX
5 1 (4.76%) CentOS
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (4.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) DevOps
2 1 (4.76%) Artificial Intelligence
2 1 (4.76%) Capacity Management
2 1 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (4.76%) Code Optimisation
2 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (4.76%) Critical Thinking
2 1 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (4.76%) Multithreading
2 1 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (4.76%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (4.76%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (4.76%) Signal Processing
2 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
2 1 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) C++
1 1 (4.76%) Embedded C++
1 1 (4.76%) Java
1 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (76.19%) SC Cleared
1 16 (76.19%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) OCP
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) vSphere
2 1 (4.76%) Firmware
2 1 (4.76%) iptables
2 1 (4.76%) NFS
2 1 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (4.76%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) Ansible
2 6 (28.57%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (9.52%) Puppet
4 1 (4.76%) Cobbler
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (4.76%) SELinux
4 1 (4.76%) Tivoli
4 1 (4.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Red Hat
2 9 (42.86%) VMware
3 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle
4 2 (9.52%) Veritas
5 1 (4.76%) Freescale
5 1 (4.76%) IBM
5 1 (4.76%) Renesas
5 1 (4.76%) Splunk