Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 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
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 8 5
Rank change year-on-year -1 -3 +3
Contract jobs citing Linux 471 446 651
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 12.43% 12.09% 15.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.29% 48.58% 52.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 287 417
Hampshire median daily rate £451 £425 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.12% +6.92% +6.00%
10th Percentile £313 £331 £285
90th Percentile £569 £526 £500
South East median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 28
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -1.16% +8.18%
10th Percentile £36.45 £40.00 £23.25
90th Percentile £55.60 £46.69 £58.75
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £43.75
% change year-on-year - -2.86% +16.67%

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 1,040 918 1,241
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 27.44% 24.88% 29.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 561 545 772
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £210 £206 £255
90th Percentile £548 £500 £505
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 83 69
Hampshire median hourly rate £21.50 £15.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.33% -61.04% +120.00%
10th Percentile £11.10 £10.50 £12.50
90th Percentile £46.83 £44.35 £51.07
South East median hourly rate £18.11 £15.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +16.84% -22.50% +21.21%

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 17 July 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 17 July 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 17 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
Basingstoke -9 43 £375 - 18
Portsmouth +21 42 £450 - 6
Farnborough +4 42 £425 +7.59% 16
Fareham +3 26 £475 - 9
Andover +5 25 £363 -14.71%
Southampton -19 21 £475 +5.56% 18
Fleet +7 19 £531 +6.25% 2
Havant -6 19 £485 +21.25% 2
Hook +9 17 £300 -14.29% 1
Winchester -20 17 £452 +0.44% 4
Gosport - 11 £440 -
Romsey - 4 £425 - 4
Aldershot -4 3 £250 -35.69%
Ringwood - 3 £155 -
Linux
South East

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Linux.

1 188 (39.92%) Windows
2 164 (34.82%) Oracle
3 149 (31.63%) Java
4 141 (29.94%) Security Cleared
5 138 (29.30%) Unix
6 129 (27.39%) SC Cleared
7 125 (26.54%) Agile Software Development
8 118 (25.05%) DevOps
9 114 (24.20%) Jenkins
10 100 (21.23%) VMware
11 99 (21.02%) Red Hat
12 94 (19.96%) Git (software)
13 91 (19.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 87 (18.47%) Oracle Database
15 84 (17.83%) SQL
16 74 (15.71%) Scrum
17 73 (15.50%) Web Services
17 73 (15.50%) Windows Server
18 72 (15.29%) Microsoft
19 71 (15.07%) AIX
20 70 (14.86%) Test Automation
21 68 (14.44%) Middleware
22 65 (13.80%) TDD
23 62 (13.16%) HP
24 61 (12.95%) Oracle Database 11g
25 60 (12.74%) Selenium
25 60 (12.74%) Opscode Chef
26 59 (12.53%) Eclipse
27 58 (12.31%) Continuous Integration
27 58 (12.31%) RESTful

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 48 (10.19%) Apache
2 33 (7.01%) Apache Spark
2 33 (7.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 32 (6.79%) Cloud Foundry
4 29 (6.16%) Oracle Service Bus
5 28 (5.94%) JBoss
6 16 (3.40%) GlassFish
7 15 (3.18%) Liferay
8 12 (2.55%) GemFire
8 12 (2.55%) IIS
8 12 (2.55%) Tomcat
9 11 (2.34%) WebLogic
10 9 (1.91%) WebSphere
11 6 (1.27%) nginx
12 5 (1.06%) Jetty
12 5 (1.06%) MS Exchange
12 5 (1.06%) OpenStack
13 4 (0.85%) Apache ServiceMix
14 3 (0.64%) Apache Solr
14 3 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 15 (3.18%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.27%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.06%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 21 (4.46%) Oracle Applications
2 19 (4.03%) Siebel CRM
3 16 (3.40%) Oracle Utilities
4 11 (2.34%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.85%) Remedy AR System
6 3 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.64%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.42%) BusinessWorks
8 1 (0.21%) Distributed Ledger
8 1 (0.21%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 53 (11.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 50 (10.62%) PaaS
3 39 (8.28%) Amazon AWS
4 36 (7.64%) IaaS
5 30 (6.37%) GitHub
6 24 (5.10%) OpenShift
7 14 (2.97%) SaaS
8 7 (1.49%) Azure Active Directory
9 6 (1.27%) Serverless
10 3 (0.64%) Azure Machine Learning
10 3 (0.64%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
11 2 (0.42%) npm
12 1 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.21%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.21%) Office 365
12 1 (0.21%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 38 (8.07%) Firewall
2 30 (6.37%) PuTTY
3 29 (6.16%) SAN
4 25 (5.31%) WinSCP
5 24 (5.10%) Network Security
6 21 (4.46%) DNS
7 17 (3.61%) TCP/IP
8 16 (3.40%) HTTP
8 16 (3.40%) SNMP
9 12 (2.55%) SSL
10 11 (2.34%) DHCP
10 11 (2.34%) VPN
11 10 (2.12%) Internet
11 10 (2.12%) NetScaler
11 10 (2.12%) WAN
12 9 (1.91%) DMZ
13 6 (1.27%) FTP
13 6 (1.27%) SMTP
14 5 (1.06%) HTTPS
14 5 (1.06%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (18.47%) Oracle Database
2 61 (12.95%) Oracle Database 11g
3 52 (11.04%) SQL Server
4 41 (8.70%) MySQL
5 38 (8.07%) Oracle Database 12c
6 37 (7.86%) Big Data
7 33 (7.01%) Hadoop
8 31 (6.58%) Oracle Database 10g
8 31 (6.58%) SQL Server 2012
9 30 (6.37%) Relational Database
10 29 (6.16%) Oracle Reports
10 29 (6.16%) SQL Server 2016
11 28 (5.94%) HBase
12 25 (5.31%) RDBMS
13 20 (4.25%) PostgreSQL
14 19 (4.03%) Oracle BI EE
14 19 (4.03%) Oracle ODI
15 16 (3.40%) Parquet
16 12 (2.55%) DB2
17 9 (1.91%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 114 (24.20%) Jenkins
2 94 (19.96%) Git (software)
3 60 (12.74%) Selenium
4 59 (12.53%) Eclipse
5 43 (9.13%) SoapUI
6 37 (7.86%) Cucumber
7 34 (7.22%) Oracle APEX
8 30 (6.37%) HP UFT
9 29 (6.16%) Ant
10 28 (5.94%) SpecFlow
11 27 (5.73%) TestNG
12 26 (5.52%) Subversion
13 24 (5.10%) JUnit
13 24 (5.10%) Oracle Forms
14 22 (4.67%) Team Foundation Server
14 22 (4.67%) Vagrant
15 20 (4.25%) LoadRunner
15 20 (4.25%) RSpec
16 19 (4.03%) Maven
17 18 (3.82%) Gradle
General
1 49 (10.40%) Finance
2 8 (1.70%) Telecoms
3 6 (1.27%) Aerospace
4 5 (1.06%) Banking
4 5 (1.06%) Games
4 5 (1.06%) Military
5 4 (0.85%) Local Government
5 4 (0.85%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.42%) Automotive
6 2 (0.42%) Back Office
6 2 (0.42%) Billing
6 2 (0.42%) Electronics
7 1 (0.21%) Legal
Job Titles
1 108 (22.93%) Developer
2 62 (13.16%) DevOps Engineer
3 57 (12.10%) Java Developer
4 39 (8.28%) Analyst
5 35 (7.43%) Architect
6 27 (5.73%) DBA
7 25 (5.31%) Oracle DBA
8 21 (4.46%) Linux Engineer
9 20 (4.25%) Software Developer
10 19 (4.03%) Administrator
10 19 (4.03%) Tester
11 18 (3.82%) Automation Engineer
11 18 (3.82%) AWS Engineer
11 18 (3.82%) Software Engineer
12 15 (3.18%) Infrastructure Architect
12 15 (3.18%) Oracle Applications DBA
12 15 (3.18%) Test Engineer
13 14 (2.97%) AWS DevOps
13 14 (2.97%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 14 (2.97%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (15.50%) Web Services
2 68 (14.44%) Middleware
3 58 (12.31%) RESTful
4 57 (12.10%) Spring
5 56 (11.89%) JSON
6 50 (10.62%) REST
7 44 (9.34%) Kafka
8 40 (8.49%) XML
9 37 (7.86%) .NET
10 33 (7.01%) RabbitMQ
11 31 (6.58%) Oracle Fusion
12 29 (6.16%) SOAP
13 27 (5.73%) EJB
13 27 (5.73%) JAXB
14 26 (5.52%) HTML
15 24 (5.10%) AngularJS
16 23 (4.88%) JSP
17 22 (4.67%) JPA
18 21 (4.46%) JMS
19 20 (4.25%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 35 (7.43%) Enterprise Software
2 25 (5.31%) Data Centre
2 25 (5.31%) Virtual Team
3 24 (5.10%) Linux Command Line
4 19 (4.03%) Clustering
5 18 (3.82%) Greenfield Project
6 16 (3.40%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (2.97%) PKI
8 13 (2.76%) User Experience
9 12 (2.55%) Computer Science
10 11 (2.34%) Self-Motivation
11 8 (1.70%) Management Information System
12 6 (1.27%) DataPower
12 6 (1.27%) Replication
13 5 (1.06%) Video on Demand
14 4 (0.85%) Client/Server
14 4 (0.85%) Driving Licence
14 4 (0.85%) Embedded Systems
14 4 (0.85%) Oracle Exalytics
15 3 (0.64%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 188 (39.92%) Windows
2 138 (29.30%) Unix
3 91 (19.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 73 (15.50%) Windows Server
5 71 (15.07%) AIX
6 41 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 28 (5.94%) Windows 10
8 20 (4.25%) Solaris
9 17 (3.61%) Ubuntu
10 16 (3.40%) CentOS
11 12 (2.55%) Oracle Linux
12 11 (2.34%) Windows XP
13 7 (1.49%) Debian
14 6 (1.27%) Check Point GAiA
14 6 (1.27%) HPUX
14 6 (1.27%) SUSE
15 5 (1.06%) Android
16 4 (0.85%) Embedded Linux
16 4 (0.85%) Windows 7
17 2 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (26.54%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (25.05%) DevOps
3 74 (15.71%) Scrum
4 70 (14.86%) Test Automation
5 65 (13.80%) TDD
6 58 (12.31%) Continuous Integration
7 40 (8.49%) Collaborative Working
8 38 (8.07%) Software Engineering
9 37 (7.86%) SOA
10 36 (7.64%) BDD
11 31 (6.58%) Configuration Management
12 28 (5.94%) API Testing
12 28 (5.94%) System Integration Testing
12 28 (5.94%) Test Strategy
12 28 (5.94%) Unit Testing
13 27 (5.73%) ITIL
14 26 (5.52%) Problem-Solving
15 25 (5.31%) Service Management
16 24 (5.10%) OO
17 23 (4.88%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 149 (31.63%) Java
2 84 (17.83%) SQL
3 50 (10.62%) Shell Script
4 43 (9.13%) Ruby
5 36 (7.64%) JavaScript
6 33 (7.01%) Python
7 30 (6.37%) F#
8 25 (5.31%) C#
9 23 (4.88%) PL/SQL
10 20 (4.25%) Perl
11 19 (4.03%) Groovy
11 19 (4.03%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 18 (3.82%) C++
13 14 (2.97%) PowerShell
14 13 (2.76%) Java 8
15 9 (1.91%) C
15 9 (1.91%) PHP
16 7 (1.49%) Bash Shell
17 5 (1.06%) TypeScript
18 4 (0.85%) Go
Qualifications
1 141 (29.94%) Security Cleared
2 129 (27.39%) SC Cleared
3 37 (7.86%) Degree
4 23 (4.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 22 (4.67%) ISEB
5 22 (4.67%) ISEB Practitioner
6 12 (2.55%) DV Cleared
7 10 (2.12%) ISTQB
8 9 (1.91%) CISSP
9 6 (1.27%) CCSE
9 6 (1.27%) Oracle Certification
10 5 (1.06%) Computer Science Degree
11 4 (0.85%) Citrix Certification
11 4 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.85%) OCP
12 3 (0.64%) A+ Certification
12 3 (0.64%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (0.64%) MCSE
13 2 (0.42%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 2 (0.42%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.73%) QA
2 2 (0.42%) GDPR
3 1 (0.21%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.21%) SLA
System Software
1 53 (11.25%) Docker
2 34 (7.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (7.01%) vSphere
4 28 (5.94%) HDFS
5 27 (5.73%) Active Directory
6 24 (5.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 22 (4.67%) Virtual Servers
8 16 (3.40%) Oracle RAC
9 15 (3.18%) Hyper-V
9 15 (3.18%) Virtual Machines
10 11 (2.34%) XenApp
11 10 (2.12%) Microsoft App-V
12 6 (1.27%) Oracle Clusterware
13 5 (1.06%) flannel
13 5 (1.06%) iptables
14 4 (0.85%) NFS
14 4 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
15 3 (0.64%) Firmware
15 3 (0.64%) KVM
15 3 (0.64%) Xen
Systems Management
1 60 (12.74%) Opscode Chef
2 56 (11.89%) Puppet
3 40 (8.49%) HP ALM
4 38 (8.07%) Terraform
5 36 (7.64%) Ansible
5 36 (7.64%) Kubernetes
6 19 (4.03%) Packer
7 18 (3.82%) Hadoop YARN
8 16 (3.40%) Nessus
8 16 (3.40%) Tivoli
9 15 (3.18%) Data Guard
10 14 (2.97%) Red Hat Satellite
11 13 (2.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 12 (2.55%) SELinux
13 11 (2.34%) Nmap
13 11 (2.34%) SCCM
14 10 (2.12%) SCOM
15 8 (1.70%) Prometheus
16 6 (1.27%) Tivoli Monitoring
16 6 (1.27%) vRealize
Vendors
1 164 (34.82%) Oracle
2 100 (21.23%) VMware
3 99 (21.02%) Red Hat
4 72 (15.29%) Microsoft
5 62 (13.16%) HP
6 42 (8.92%) IBM
7 32 (6.79%) Software AG
8 31 (6.58%) webMethods
9 24 (5.10%) Citrix
10 21 (4.46%) Cisco
10 21 (4.46%) Siebel
11 12 (2.55%) BMC
11 12 (2.55%) ServiceNow
12 11 (2.34%) CA
12 11 (2.34%) CheckPoint
12 11 (2.34%) Palo Alto
12 11 (2.34%) Remedy
13 10 (2.12%) 3PAR
13 10 (2.12%) Veritas
14 7 (1.49%) Splunk