Period
to 16 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Linux Engineer was £401 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 6 months to 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 133 136 142
Rank change year-on-year +3 +6 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 41 22 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.12% 0.63% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% 0.66% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 16 19
Hampshire median daily rate £401 £444 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.63% +4.47% -
10th Percentile £321 £369 £283
90th Percentile £500 £501 £535
South East median daily rate £425 £438 £425
% change year-on-year -2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Hampshire median hourly rate - £42.50 -
South East median hourly rate £51.00 £46.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year +9.68% -2.11% +18.75%

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 3,451 3,347 3,563
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.90% 95.44% 93.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,059 2,007 2,232
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £275 £225 £228
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 169 244
Hampshire median hourly rate £28.00 £25.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.80% +2.00% +31.58%
10th Percentile £11.22 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £53.90 £47.50 £55.50
South East median hourly rate £20.12 £18.00 £19.44
% change year-on-year +11.79% -7.38% +7.97%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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
Fleet -12 12 £328 - 2
Winchester -7 6 £458 -3.68%
Portsmouth - 3 £525 -
Basingstoke +11 2 £395 -1.25% 7
Southampton -22 1 £400 -11.11%
Andover - 1 £350 -
Farnborough - 1 £500 -
Linux Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 41 (100.00%) Linux
2 33 (80.49%) Red Hat
3 27 (65.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 26 (63.41%) Ansible
5 21 (51.22%) Opscode Chef
6 20 (48.78%) Puppet
7 19 (46.34%) Apache
8 17 (41.46%) NFS
8 17 (41.46%) iSCSI
8 17 (41.46%) SC Cleared
8 17 (41.46%) Security Cleared
8 17 (41.46%) Test Scripting
8 17 (41.46%) Capacity Management
8 17 (41.46%) Performance Tuning
9 15 (36.59%) Configuration Management
9 15 (36.59%) JBoss
10 14 (34.15%) Java
11 11 (26.83%) VMware
12 9 (21.95%) Disaster Recovery
12 9 (21.95%) Business Continuity
12 9 (21.95%) ITIL
13 8 (19.51%) Finance
14 7 (17.07%) Unix
14 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Office
14 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
14 7 (17.07%) Data Centre
15 6 (14.63%) Red Hat Satellite
16 4 (9.76%) Change Control
16 4 (9.76%) Windows
17 3 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure

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 19 (46.34%) Apache
2 15 (36.59%) JBoss
3 2 (4.88%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.44%) IIS
4 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (41.46%) iSCSI
2 1 (2.44%) 4G
2 1 (2.44%) AMQP
2 1 (2.44%) BIG-IP
2 1 (2.44%) DNS
2 1 (2.44%) Firewall
2 1 (2.44%) PPP
2 1 (2.44%) SSL
2 1 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) DB2
2 1 (2.44%) MySQL
2 1 (2.44%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) GDB
1 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (19.51%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Electronics
2 1 (2.44%) Legal
2 1 (2.44%) Local Government
2 1 (2.44%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) POSIX
2 1 (2.44%) Middleware
2 1 (2.44%) Qt
2 1 (2.44%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.88%) iSeries
3 1 (2.44%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.44%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.44%) NHS
3 1 (2.44%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 41 (100.00%) Linux
2 27 (65.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (17.07%) Unix
4 4 (9.76%) Windows
5 3 (7.32%) Windows Server
6 2 (4.88%) AIX
7 1 (2.44%) CentOS
7 1 (2.44%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (41.46%) Capacity Management
1 17 (41.46%) Performance Tuning
1 17 (41.46%) Test Scripting
2 15 (36.59%) Configuration Management
3 9 (21.95%) Business Continuity
3 9 (21.95%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (21.95%) ITIL
4 4 (9.76%) Change Control
5 3 (7.32%) DevOps
6 2 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.44%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (2.44%) Code Optimisation
7 1 (2.44%) Critical Thinking
7 1 (2.44%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (2.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 1 (2.44%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (2.44%) Multithreading
7 1 (2.44%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (2.44%) Signal Processing
7 1 (2.44%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (34.15%) Java
2 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.44%) C++
2 1 (2.44%) Embedded C++
2 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (41.46%) SC Cleared
1 17 (41.46%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 17 (41.46%) NFS
2 3 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.32%) vSphere
3 2 (4.88%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.44%) Dovecot
4 1 (2.44%) iptables
4 1 (2.44%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 26 (63.41%) Ansible
2 21 (51.22%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (48.78%) Puppet
4 6 (14.63%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (2.44%) Cobbler
5 1 (2.44%) HAProxy
5 1 (2.44%) SELinux
Vendors
1 33 (80.49%) Red Hat
2 11 (26.83%) VMware
3 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.88%) IBM
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle
5 1 (2.44%) Cisco
5 1 (2.44%) F5
5 1 (2.44%) Freescale
5 1 (2.44%) Juniper
5 1 (2.44%) Renesas
5 1 (2.44%) Splunk
5 1 (2.44%) Veritas