Period
to 18 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Linux Engineer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 6 months to 18 January 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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 126 131 155
Rank change year-on-year +5 +24 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 35 32 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.01% 0.88% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 0.96% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 24 19
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £398 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.21% -0.63% +14.29%
10th Percentile £263 £300 £281
90th Percentile £515 £475 £440
South East median daily rate £425 £418 £410
% change year-on-year +1.80% +1.83% +17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 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 £38.50
% change year-on-year -7.97% +27.00% -14.44%

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 3,273 3,341 3,965
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.00% 92.32% 95.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,940 2,075 2,431
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +7.04%
10th Percentile £213 £230 £257
90th Percentile £538 £550 £525
South East median daily rate £423 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +5.75% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 226 245
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.00 £20.25 £24.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.23% -18.51% +56.44%
10th Percentile £10.40 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £49.11 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +2.86% -7.89% +18.75%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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
Fareham - 6 £475 -
Fleet +5 5 £325 -22.62%
Winchester +6 4 £480 +3.78%
Eastleigh - 3 £388 -
Havant -6 2 £350 -
Southampton -2 1 - - 1
Linux Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 35 (100.00%) Linux
2 26 (74.29%) Red Hat
3 23 (65.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (51.43%) Apache
5 13 (37.14%) ITIL
5 13 (37.14%) Puppet
6 12 (34.29%) JBoss
7 11 (31.43%) Oracle
7 11 (31.43%) DevOps
8 9 (25.71%) SC Cleared
8 9 (25.71%) Security Cleared
9 8 (22.86%) Windows
9 8 (22.86%) Configuration Management
10 7 (20.00%) Active Directory
10 7 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
10 7 (20.00%) Splunk
11 6 (17.14%) Red Hat Satellite
11 6 (17.14%) Jenkins
11 6 (17.14%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (17.14%) Ansible
11 6 (17.14%) CentOS
11 6 (17.14%) Bash Shell
11 6 (17.14%) nginx
11 6 (17.14%) CA
11 6 (17.14%) Python
11 6 (17.14%) LDAP
11 6 (17.14%) Unix
11 6 (17.14%) Finance
11 6 (17.14%) VMware
11 6 (17.14%) Ruby

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 18 (51.43%) Apache
2 12 (34.29%) JBoss
3 6 (17.14%) nginx
4 5 (14.29%) OpenStack
4 5 (14.29%) Tomcat
5 2 (5.71%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (14.29%) OpenShift
2 1 (2.86%) IaaS
2 1 (2.86%) PaaS
2 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) LDAP
2 5 (14.29%) Internet
3 3 (8.57%) DNS
3 3 (8.57%) iSCSI
3 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.71%) Firewall
4 2 (5.71%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (5.71%) Wireless
5 1 (2.86%) DHCP
5 1 (2.86%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
1 5 (14.29%) Couchbase
1 5 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 3 (8.57%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Jenkins
2 3 (8.57%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.71%) Bitbucket
3 2 (5.71%) JIRA
General
1 6 (17.14%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Banking
3 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.86%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) Elastic Stack
1 5 (14.29%) Middleware
1 5 (14.29%) Sensu
2 1 (2.86%) REST
2 1 (2.86%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) CMDB
1 5 (14.29%) Video on Demand
2 2 (5.71%) Internet of Things
3 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.86%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.86%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (65.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (22.86%) Windows
4 6 (17.14%) CentOS
4 6 (17.14%) Unix
5 2 (5.71%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.86%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) ITIL
2 11 (31.43%) DevOps
3 8 (22.86%) Configuration Management
4 6 (17.14%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (14.29%) DRM
5 5 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (11.43%) Collaborative Working
6 4 (11.43%) Task Automation
7 3 (8.57%) Capacity Management
7 3 (8.57%) Dashboard Development
7 3 (8.57%) High Availability
7 3 (8.57%) Release Management
7 3 (8.57%) Scrum
7 3 (8.57%) Software Engineering
7 3 (8.57%) Test Scripting
8 2 (5.71%) Project Management
8 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (2.86%) Non-Functional Testing
9 1 (2.86%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) Bash Shell
1 6 (17.14%) Python
1 6 (17.14%) Ruby
2 5 (14.29%) PHP
3 4 (11.43%) Java
3 4 (11.43%) Perl
4 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (25.71%) SC Cleared
1 9 (25.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.71%) CISSP
3 1 (2.86%) GCIH
3 1 (2.86%) GIAC
3 1 (2.86%) RHCE
3 1 (2.86%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.57%) NFS
2 3 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.57%) vSphere
3 1 (2.86%) Docker
3 1 (2.86%) flannel
Systems Management
1 13 (37.14%) Puppet
2 7 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (17.14%) Ansible
3 6 (17.14%) Red Hat Satellite
4 5 (14.29%) Grafana
4 5 (14.29%) HAProxy
5 2 (5.71%) Cobbler
5 2 (5.71%) SELinux
5 2 (5.71%) ZABBIX
6 1 (2.86%) Kubernetes
6 1 (2.86%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 26 (74.29%) Red Hat
2 11 (31.43%) Oracle
3 7 (20.00%) Splunk
4 6 (17.14%) CA
4 6 (17.14%) VMware
5 5 (14.29%) ServiceNow
6 3 (8.57%) Sun
7 2 (5.71%) Atlassian
7 2 (5.71%) HP