The median contractor rate for a Linux Engineer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 3 months to 28 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 Engineer
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 96 95
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1  
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 11 18 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.61% 0.90% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.96% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 21
Median daily rate £400 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £283 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £414 £388
% change year-on-year -3.32% +6.77%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

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 1718 1874 2012
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 95.34% 94.17% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1040 1172 1272
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 104 149
Median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £15.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +66.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

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 28 June 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 3 months to 28 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
Basingstoke - 2 £400 - 1
Southampton - 2 - - 2
Tadley - 2 - -
Hook - 2 £356 -
Winchester +9 1 £425 -
Linux Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 24 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (70.83%) Red Hat
3 16 (66.67%) JBoss
4 12 (50.00%) Red Hat Satellite
5 10 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (37.50%) Apache
6 9 (37.50%) Clustering
7 8 (33.33%) VMware
8 7 (29.17%) Incident Management
8 7 (29.17%) DevOps
9 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (25.00%) Smart Meter
9 6 (25.00%) Bash Shell
9 6 (25.00%) Puppet
9 6 (25.00%) Change Control
9 6 (25.00%) Korn
9 6 (25.00%) Configuration Management
9 6 (25.00%) Firewall
9 6 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 6 (25.00%) HP
9 6 (25.00%) CISSP
9 6 (25.00%) SAN
9 6 (25.00%) Veritas
10 5 (20.83%) Shell Script
10 5 (20.83%) Python
10 5 (20.83%) Perl
10 5 (20.83%) ITIL
11 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
11 4 (16.67%) Unix
11 4 (16.67%) RHCE

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 16 (66.67%) JBoss
2 9 (37.50%) Apache
3 3 (12.50%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.17%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) SaaS
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) Firewall
1 6 (25.00%) SAN
2 4 (16.67%) DNS
2 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 3 (12.50%) DHCP
3 3 (12.50%) Kerberos
3 3 (12.50%) LDAP
4 2 (8.33%) Internet
4 2 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (8.33%) MPLS
5 1 (4.17%) Ethernet
5 1 (4.17%) HTTP
5 1 (4.17%) HTTPS
5 1 (4.17%) LAN
5 1 (4.17%) SSH
5 1 (4.17%) SSL
5 1 (4.17%) WAN
5 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (4.17%) Big Data
1 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
1 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
1 1 (4.17%) MySQL
1 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) CGI
1 1 (4.17%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (4.17%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Clustering
2 6 (25.00%) Smart Meter
3 4 (16.67%) Data Centre
4 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (12.50%) PKI
5 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
6 1 (4.17%) Device Driver
6 1 (4.17%) Driving Licence
6 1 (4.17%) Internet of Things
6 1 (4.17%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (16.67%) Unix
4 3 (12.50%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (8.33%) Windows
6 1 (4.17%) CentOS
6 1 (4.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) DevOps
1 7 (29.17%) Incident Management
2 6 (25.00%) Change Control
2 6 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 5 (20.83%) ITIL
4 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 3 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (12.50%) Project Management
5 3 (12.50%) SIEM
5 3 (12.50%) Task Automation
5 3 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 3 (12.50%) Virtual Environments
6 2 (8.33%) Capacity Management
6 2 (8.33%) Change Management
6 2 (8.33%) Computer Security
6 2 (8.33%) Cryptography
6 2 (8.33%) Information Security
6 2 (8.33%) Problem Management
6 2 (8.33%) Security Patching
6 2 (8.33%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) Bash Shell
1 6 (25.00%) Korn
2 5 (20.83%) Perl
2 5 (20.83%) Python
2 5 (20.83%) Shell Script
3 4 (16.67%) Java
4 2 (8.33%) C
5 1 (4.17%) Delphi
5 1 (4.17%) Embedded C
5 1 (4.17%) PHP
5 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) CISSP
2 4 (16.67%) RHCE
3 3 (12.50%) CompTIA Security+
3 3 (12.50%) GCIH
3 3 (12.50%) GIAC
3 3 (12.50%) RHCSA
3 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 3 (12.50%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) PCI DSS
1 3 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (16.67%) vSphere
3 1 (4.17%) Apache Flume
3 1 (4.17%) Docker
3 1 (4.17%) KVM
3 1 (4.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (50.00%) Red Hat Satellite
2 6 (25.00%) Puppet
2 6 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Failover Clustering
3 3 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (4.17%) Ansible
4 1 (4.17%) Grafana
4 1 (4.17%) Kubernetes
4 1 (4.17%) logstash
4 1 (4.17%) Nagios
Vendors
1 17 (70.83%) Red Hat
2 8 (33.33%) VMware
3 6 (25.00%) HP
3 6 (25.00%) Veritas
4 2 (8.33%) Splunk
5 1 (4.17%) Arqiva
5 1 (4.17%) Cloudera
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle
5 1 (4.17%) SaltStack
Southampton, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 4 days ago