Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 6 months to 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the 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
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 8 9
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 404 521 568
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 11.51% 14.45% 13.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.68% 52.89% 46.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 351 361
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £435 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.05% +12.99% +2.67%
10th Percentile £325 £300 £263
90th Percentile £538 £588 £488
South East median daily rate £450 £432 £400
% change year-on-year +4.29% +7.88% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 11 33
Hampshire median hourly rate £42.50 £44.46 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.41% +18.56% -
10th Percentile £37.51 £36.25 £10.75
90th Percentile £50.90 £49.46 £50.75
South East median hourly rate £44.00 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +7.32% +2.50% -

Linux is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 993 985 1,210
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 28.28% 27.32% 29.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 595 614 698
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £380 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.83% +4.70%
10th Percentile £150 £255 £249
90th Percentile £518 £546 £497
South East median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +8.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 59 107
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.81 £14.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.52% -17.14% +8.29%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.50 £11.38
90th Percentile £47.79 £49.46 £47.83
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +9.38% -20.00% +25.00%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings citing Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Hampshire

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Linux in Hampshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Hampshire

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Hampshire over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux in Hampshire

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux in Hampshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Hampshire

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Hampshire over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Linux in Hampshire

Linux
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 within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 16 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
Basingstoke +8 74 £400 +10.34% 30
Fareham -1 46 £475 -9.52% 9
Winchester -3 35 £440 +6.69% 2
Havant -1 26 £400 +5.26% 1
Hook 0 19 £250 -21.88%
Fleet +1 17 £388 -3.13% 3
Farnborough -2 14 £413 +3.13% 8
Portsmouth -17 14 £395 -16.84% 8
Andover +17 13 £375 -11.76%
Southampton -20 13 £363 -19.44% 24
Eastleigh -3 3 £388 +10.71% 7
Aldershot - 1 £300 - 3
Linux
South East

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 140 (34.65%) Windows
2 133 (32.92%) Unix
3 125 (30.94%) Red Hat
4 124 (30.69%) Oracle
4 124 (30.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 118 (29.21%) Java
6 105 (25.99%) Security Cleared
7 101 (25.00%) Jenkins
8 99 (24.50%) Agile Software Development
9 98 (24.26%) SC Cleared
10 92 (22.77%) SQL
11 88 (21.78%) Git (software)
12 81 (20.05%) Apache
13 78 (19.31%) DevOps
14 71 (17.57%) Puppet
15 69 (17.08%) Middleware
16 67 (16.58%) VMware
17 65 (16.09%) Web Services
18 64 (15.84%) Unit Testing
19 61 (15.10%) Shell Script
20 56 (13.86%) Oracle Database
21 55 (13.61%) Linux Command Line
22 54 (13.37%) TDD
23 51 (12.62%) System Testing
23 51 (12.62%) User Stories
24 49 (12.13%) Kafka
25 48 (11.88%) Hadoop
25 48 (11.88%) Scrum
26 45 (11.14%) Tomcat
26 45 (11.14%) SQL Server

Linux
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 81 (20.05%) Apache
2 45 (11.14%) Tomcat
3 39 (9.65%) JBoss
4 30 (7.43%) Apache Spark
5 25 (6.19%) GlassFish
5 25 (6.19%) Liferay
6 24 (5.94%) Cloud Foundry
7 21 (5.20%) nginx
8 18 (4.46%) WebSphere
9 14 (3.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 13 (3.22%) GemFire
11 9 (2.23%) SAS
12 7 (1.73%) Oracle Service Bus
13 6 (1.49%) Confluence
14 5 (1.24%) OpenStack
15 3 (0.74%) IIS
15 3 (0.74%) WebLogic
16 2 (0.50%) MS Exchange
16 2 (0.50%) SharePoint
17 1 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (0.50%) SPSS
2 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (1.73%) Oracle Applications
1 7 (1.73%) Siebel CRM
2 6 (1.49%) Oracle Utilities
3 2 (0.50%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.25%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.25%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.25%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 45 (11.14%) GitHub
2 43 (10.64%) PaaS
3 37 (9.16%) Amazon AWS
4 27 (6.68%) IaaS
5 18 (4.46%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (1.24%) OpenShift
7 3 (0.74%) SaaS
8 2 (0.50%) Office 365
9 1 (0.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.25%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.25%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.25%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.25%) npm
9 1 (0.25%) Route 53
9 1 (0.25%) Serverless
9 1 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 44 (10.89%) Firewall
2 36 (8.91%) DNS
3 22 (5.45%) NetScaler
3 22 (5.45%) SSL
4 21 (5.20%) SAN
5 20 (4.95%) WAN
6 18 (4.46%) DHCP
7 17 (4.21%) Internet
7 17 (4.21%) TCP/IP
8 16 (3.96%) Network Security
9 15 (3.71%) PuTTY
9 15 (3.71%) Wireless
10 14 (3.47%) WinSCP
11 10 (2.48%) LDAP
11 10 (2.48%) VPN
12 8 (1.98%) LAN
13 6 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
14 4 (0.99%) Ethernet
14 4 (0.99%) HTTP
14 4 (0.99%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (13.86%) Oracle Database
2 48 (11.88%) Hadoop
3 45 (11.14%) Big Data
3 45 (11.14%) SQL Server
4 43 (10.64%) HBase
4 43 (10.64%) PostgreSQL
5 38 (9.41%) Oracle Database 12c
6 28 (6.93%) Oracle Database 11g
7 27 (6.68%) MySQL
8 23 (5.69%) Apache Hive
9 19 (4.70%) Parquet
10 17 (4.21%) Oracle Database 10g
11 16 (3.96%) Oracle BI EE
12 15 (3.71%) Relational Database
13 14 (3.47%) SQL Server 2012
13 14 (3.47%) SQL Server 2016
14 13 (3.22%) OLTP
14 13 (3.22%) RDBMS
15 12 (2.97%) Oracle Reports
16 11 (2.72%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 101 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 88 (21.78%) Git (software)
3 36 (8.91%) Gradle
4 26 (6.44%) Selenium
5 22 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 20 (4.95%) Eclipse
7 18 (4.46%) JUnit
8 17 (4.21%) Oracle APEX
9 15 (3.71%) Ant
9 15 (3.71%) SoapUI
10 14 (3.47%) JIRA
10 14 (3.47%) TestNG
11 13 (3.22%) HP UFT
11 13 (3.22%) IntelliJ
11 13 (3.22%) SpecFlow
12 12 (2.97%) Bitbucket
12 12 (2.97%) Cucumber
12 12 (2.97%) Subversion
13 11 (2.72%) Sonatype Nexus
14 9 (2.23%) LoadRunner
General
1 31 (7.67%) Finance
2 19 (4.70%) Telecoms
3 15 (3.71%) Banking
4 3 (0.74%) Electronics
5 2 (0.50%) Local Government
6 1 (0.25%) Automotive
6 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.25%) Military
6 1 (0.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 119 (29.46%) Developer
2 61 (15.10%) Java Developer
3 37 (9.16%) Linux Engineer
4 30 (7.43%) DevOps Engineer
5 24 (5.94%) Big Data Developer
6 23 (5.69%) Administrator
7 21 (5.20%) Architect
7 21 (5.20%) Network Engineer
8 19 (4.70%) DBA
9 18 (4.46%) Software Developer
10 14 (3.47%) Consultant
11 13 (3.22%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 13 (3.22%) Oracle DBA
11 13 (3.22%) Systems Administrator
12 12 (2.97%) Analyst
12 12 (2.97%) Automation Engineer
12 12 (2.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 11 (2.72%) Middleware Engineer
14 10 (2.48%) Senior Developer
14 10 (2.48%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (17.08%) Middleware
2 65 (16.09%) Web Services
3 49 (12.13%) Kafka
4 44 (10.89%) RESTful
5 40 (9.90%) JSON
6 37 (9.16%) SOAP
7 36 (8.91%) REST
8 33 (8.17%) Spring
9 32 (7.92%) J2EE
10 30 (7.43%) HTML
11 26 (6.44%) JPA
12 25 (6.19%) Ehcache
12 25 (6.19%) EJB
12 25 (6.19%) EJB 3.0
12 25 (6.19%) JAXB
12 25 (6.19%) JAX-RS
13 24 (5.94%) AngularJS
14 23 (5.69%) CSS
14 23 (5.69%) jQuery
15 20 (4.95%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 55 (13.61%) Linux Command Line
2 33 (8.17%) Virtual Team
3 27 (6.68%) Enterprise Software
4 15 (3.71%) Replication
5 14 (3.47%) Derivative
6 13 (3.22%) Clustering
7 9 (2.23%) CMDB
8 8 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (1.98%) Data Centre
9 5 (1.24%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.24%) Smart Meter
9 5 (1.24%) SWIFT
9 5 (1.24%) Video on Demand
10 4 (0.99%) Internet of Things
11 3 (0.74%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.74%) Video\Live Streaming
12 2 (0.50%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.50%) Device Driver
12 2 (0.50%) Driving Licence
12 2 (0.50%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 140 (34.65%) Windows
2 133 (32.92%) Unix
3 124 (30.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 36 (8.91%) AIX
5 24 (5.94%) Windows Server
6 23 (5.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (4.95%) CentOS
8 18 (4.46%) Solaris
9 13 (3.22%) Ubuntu
10 8 (1.98%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.99%) Embedded Linux
12 3 (0.74%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (0.74%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (24.50%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (19.31%) DevOps
3 64 (15.84%) Unit Testing
4 54 (13.37%) TDD
5 51 (12.62%) System Testing
5 51 (12.62%) User Stories
6 48 (11.88%) Scrum
7 42 (10.40%) ITIL
8 39 (9.65%) Continuous Integration
9 38 (9.41%) Collaborative Working
10 33 (8.17%) Performance Tuning
11 32 (7.92%) Benchmarking
12 26 (6.44%) Test Automation
13 25 (6.19%) Migration
14 24 (5.94%) Task Automation
15 23 (5.69%) MapReduce
15 23 (5.69%) Software Engineering
16 21 (5.20%) Workflow
17 20 (4.95%) Service Management
17 20 (4.95%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 118 (29.21%) Java
2 92 (22.77%) SQL
3 61 (15.10%) Shell Script
4 42 (10.40%) JavaScript
5 28 (6.93%) PL/SQL
5 28 (6.93%) Python
6 27 (6.68%) C
7 26 (6.44%) Bash Shell
8 25 (6.19%) Ruby
9 23 (5.69%) Perl
9 23 (5.69%) T-SQL
10 18 (4.46%) Korn
11 17 (4.21%) C++
12 13 (3.22%) F#
13 12 (2.97%) PHP
14 8 (1.98%) PowerShell
15 6 (1.49%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
16 5 (1.24%) C#
17 3 (0.74%) VBA
18 2 (0.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 105 (25.99%) Security Cleared
2 98 (24.26%) SC Cleared
3 38 (9.41%) Degree
4 7 (1.73%) CISSP
5 6 (1.49%) ISEB
5 6 (1.49%) ISEB Practitioner
5 6 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (1.24%) RHCSA
7 4 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.99%) RHCE
8 3 (0.74%) CCNA
9 2 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.50%) CCIE
9 2 (0.50%) CCNP
9 2 (0.50%) GCIH
9 2 (0.50%) GIAC
9 2 (0.50%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.25%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.25%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (0.25%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.20%) QA
2 13 (3.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (2.97%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.50%) GDPR
4 2 (0.50%) SLA
5 1 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 43 (10.64%) HDFS
2 32 (7.92%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 20 (4.95%) Active Directory
4 19 (4.70%) vSphere
5 18 (4.46%) VMware Infrastructure
6 16 (3.96%) Oracle Clusterware
7 15 (3.71%) Docker
8 13 (3.22%) flannel
9 10 (2.48%) Apache Flume
9 10 (2.48%) Virtual Servers
10 7 (1.73%) Oracle RAC
11 6 (1.49%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 6 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
13 3 (0.74%) NFS
14 1 (0.25%) KVM
14 1 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.25%) VMware NSX
14 1 (0.25%) zsh
Systems Management
1 71 (17.57%) Puppet
2 31 (7.67%) Opscode Chef
3 29 (7.18%) Hadoop YARN
4 19 (4.70%) Red Hat Satellite
5 18 (4.46%) Ansible
6 16 (3.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 13 (3.22%) Kubernetes
8 12 (2.97%) Ambari
8 12 (2.97%) Prometheus
8 12 (2.97%) SELinux
9 11 (2.72%) Tivoli
10 10 (2.48%) Control-M
11 8 (1.98%) HAProxy
12 6 (1.49%) Terraform
13 5 (1.24%) Cobbler
13 5 (1.24%) Grafana
14 4 (0.99%) Packer
14 4 (0.99%) Tivoli Monitoring
14 4 (0.99%) ZABBIX
15 3 (0.74%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 125 (30.94%) Red Hat
2 124 (30.69%) Oracle
3 67 (16.58%) VMware
4 43 (10.64%) Microsoft
5 42 (10.40%) HP
6 33 (8.17%) Cisco
6 33 (8.17%) IBM
7 25 (6.19%) Citrix
8 17 (4.21%) CA
8 17 (4.21%) Software AG
8 17 (4.21%) webMethods
9 15 (3.71%) Splunk
10 12 (2.97%) Forcepoint
11 11 (2.72%) CheckPoint
12 10 (2.48%) Dell
12 10 (2.48%) Extreme Networks
13 9 (2.23%) ServiceNow
14 8 (1.98%) Juniper
15 7 (1.73%) Siebel
16 5 (1.24%) Atlassian