Period
to 17 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 6 11
Rank change year-on-year -2 +5 +3
Contract jobs citing Linux 418 603 534
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 11.72% 15.48% 11.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.05% 54.37% 41.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 386 340
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £425 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +10.39% +5.48%
10th Percentile £300 £285 £263
90th Percentile £538 £575 £475
South East median daily rate £431 £425 £388
% change year-on-year +1.29% +9.68% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 18 31
Hampshire median hourly rate £42.50 £49.46 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.07% +30.16% +1.33%
10th Percentile £40.00 £36.25 £22.50
90th Percentile £50.95 £57.88 £51.25
South East median hourly rate £43.25 £41.00 £37.75
% change year-on-year +5.49% +8.61% -5.63%

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 994 1109 1294
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 27.87% 28.47% 28.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 601 677 763
Hampshire median daily rate £388 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +3.45% +6.62%
10th Percentile £163 £250 £250
90th Percentile £500 £547 £486
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +6.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 64 121
Hampshire median hourly rate £21.63 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.20% -14.29% +9.38%
10th Percentile £10.40 £11.00 £11.73
90th Percentile £48.09 £49.46 £47.83
South East median hourly rate £17.64 £17.06 £18.36
% change year-on-year +3.37% -7.06% +18.42%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +15 114 £400 +6.67% 7
Winchester -1 36 £430 +7.50% 2
Fareham -5 33 £475 -9.52% 9
Havant +7 26 £400 +5.26%
Hook +1 24 £250 -20.00%
Portsmouth -25 19 £389 -16.84% 5
Southampton -19 16 £394 -10.00% 9
Andover +19 13 £348 -18.24% 1
Fleet +2 13 £450 +12.50% 2
Farnborough -4 10 £363 -19.44% 3
Eastleigh -7 2 £525 +56.48% 1
Aldershot - 1 £300 -
Linux
South East

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, 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.

1 154 (36.84%) Windows
2 124 (29.67%) Red Hat
3 123 (29.43%) Unix
4 122 (29.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 114 (27.27%) Oracle
6 112 (26.79%) Security Cleared
7 98 (23.44%) Java
8 97 (23.21%) SC Cleared
9 96 (22.97%) Agile Software Development
10 82 (19.62%) SQL
11 76 (18.18%) DevOps
12 75 (17.94%) Git (software)
13 72 (17.22%) VMware
14 68 (16.27%) Apache
15 61 (14.59%) Puppet
15 61 (14.59%) Jenkins
16 59 (14.11%) Microsoft
17 57 (13.64%) JavaScript
18 53 (12.68%) Web Services
18 53 (12.68%) Scrum
19 49 (11.72%) Shell Script
19 49 (11.72%) SQL Server
20 48 (11.48%) Middleware
21 47 (11.24%) Amazon AWS
22 43 (10.29%) Software Engineering
22 43 (10.29%) MySQL
23 42 (10.05%) DNS
23 42 (10.05%) Firewall
23 42 (10.05%) TDD
23 42 (10.05%) Hadoop

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 68 (16.27%) Apache
2 40 (9.57%) Tomcat
3 37 (8.85%) JBoss
4 33 (7.89%) Apache Spark
5 28 (6.70%) Cloud Foundry
6 22 (5.26%) WebSphere
7 17 (4.07%) nginx
8 13 (3.11%) GemFire
9 12 (2.87%) GlassFish
9 12 (2.87%) Liferay
9 12 (2.87%) SAS
10 11 (2.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 10 (2.39%) OpenStack
12 6 (1.44%) IIS
12 6 (1.44%) SharePoint
13 4 (0.96%) Confluence
13 4 (0.96%) Oracle Service Bus
14 3 (0.72%) WebLogic
14 3 (0.72%) WordPress
15 2 (0.48%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (1.20%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (1.20%) SPSS
2 1 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.20%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (0.96%) Oracle Utilities
3 3 (0.72%) Siebel CRM
4 2 (0.48%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.24%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 1 (0.24%) Magento
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.24%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.24%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 47 (11.24%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (9.33%) PaaS
3 30 (7.18%) GitHub
4 21 (5.02%) Microsoft Azure
5 20 (4.78%) IaaS
6 11 (2.63%) SaaS
7 3 (0.72%) Office 365
8 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.24%) npm
8 1 (0.24%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 42 (10.05%) DNS
1 42 (10.05%) Firewall
2 30 (7.18%) SAN
3 24 (5.74%) WAN
4 23 (5.50%) SSL
5 22 (5.26%) TCP/IP
6 21 (5.02%) DHCP
7 20 (4.78%) NetScaler
8 15 (3.59%) Network Security
8 15 (3.59%) Wireless
9 14 (3.35%) PuTTY
10 13 (3.11%) Internet
10 13 (3.11%) LAN
10 13 (3.11%) WinSCP
11 10 (2.39%) LDAP
11 10 (2.39%) VPN
12 7 (1.67%) HTTP
13 6 (1.44%) SNMP
13 6 (1.44%) Wi-Fi
14 5 (1.20%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (11.72%) SQL Server
2 43 (10.29%) MySQL
3 42 (10.05%) Hadoop
4 35 (8.37%) Oracle Database
5 34 (8.13%) Big Data
6 33 (7.89%) PostgreSQL
7 32 (7.66%) HBase
8 26 (6.22%) Apache Hive
9 20 (4.78%) Oracle Database 11g
10 18 (4.31%) Oracle Database 12c
11 17 (4.07%) Relational Database
12 16 (3.83%) SQL Server 2008
13 15 (3.59%) Oracle Database 10g
13 15 (3.59%) RDBMS
14 13 (3.11%) Data Warehouse
14 13 (3.11%) DB2
14 13 (3.11%) IBM BigInsights
14 13 (3.11%) OLTP
14 13 (3.11%) SQL Server 2012
15 12 (2.87%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 75 (17.94%) Git (software)
2 61 (14.59%) Jenkins
3 26 (6.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 21 (5.02%) Eclipse
5 20 (4.78%) Selenium
6 19 (4.55%) Gradle
6 19 (4.55%) JUnit
7 17 (4.07%) Oracle APEX
8 15 (3.59%) Subversion
9 14 (3.35%) HP UFT
9 14 (3.35%) Visual Studio
10 13 (3.11%) Ant
10 13 (3.11%) IntelliJ
10 13 (3.11%) JIRA
10 13 (3.11%) SoapUI
10 13 (3.11%) SpecFlow
10 13 (3.11%) TestNG
11 12 (2.87%) Cucumber
11 12 (2.87%) Sonatype Nexus
12 11 (2.63%) LoadRunner
General
1 31 (7.42%) Finance
2 23 (5.50%) Telecoms
3 9 (2.15%) Banking
4 4 (0.96%) Military
5 2 (0.48%) Electronics
5 2 (0.48%) Local Government
5 2 (0.48%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.24%) Advertising
6 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.24%) Automotive
6 1 (0.24%) Marketing
6 1 (0.24%) Retail
Job Titles
1 115 (27.51%) Developer
2 37 (8.85%) Java Developer
3 31 (7.42%) Linux Engineer
4 28 (6.70%) DevOps Engineer
5 27 (6.46%) Administrator
6 26 (6.22%) Architect
7 25 (5.98%) Network Engineer
8 21 (5.02%) Consultant
9 20 (4.78%) DBA
9 20 (4.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 16 (3.83%) Software Engineer
10 16 (3.83%) Systems Administrator
11 14 (3.35%) MySQL DBA
12 13 (3.11%) Big Data Developer
13 12 (2.87%) Analyst
13 12 (2.87%) Integration Engineer
13 12 (2.87%) JavaScript Developer
13 12 (2.87%) Test Engineer
14 11 (2.63%) Hadoop Administrator
14 11 (2.63%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (12.68%) Web Services
2 48 (11.48%) Middleware
3 38 (9.09%) HTML
3 38 (9.09%) Kafka
4 36 (8.61%) RESTful
5 30 (7.18%) CSS
6 29 (6.94%) AngularJS
6 29 (6.94%) jQuery
7 26 (6.22%) JSON
7 26 (6.22%) SOAP
8 24 (5.74%) .NET
9 21 (5.02%) Node.js
9 21 (5.02%) XML
10 19 (4.55%) Spring
11 18 (4.31%) J2EE
12 15 (3.59%) Ajax
13 13 (3.11%) LAMP
13 13 (3.11%) Spark Streaming
13 13 (3.11%) Spring Boot
13 13 (3.11%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 42 (10.05%) Linux Command Line
2 18 (4.31%) Virtual Team
3 17 (4.07%) Clustering
4 16 (3.83%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (3.83%) Replication
5 15 (3.59%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (3.59%) Data Centre
6 8 (1.91%) Derivative
7 7 (1.67%) CMDB
8 6 (1.44%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.44%) User Experience
9 5 (1.20%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.20%) Smart Meter
9 5 (1.20%) SWIFT
10 4 (0.96%) Internet of Things
10 4 (0.96%) Video on Demand
11 3 (0.72%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (0.72%) Video\Live Streaming
12 2 (0.48%) Device Driver
12 2 (0.48%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 154 (36.84%) Windows
2 123 (29.43%) Unix
3 122 (29.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 35 (8.37%) AIX
5 33 (7.89%) Windows Server
6 31 (7.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (5.26%) Solaris
8 20 (4.78%) CentOS
9 18 (4.31%) Ubuntu
10 11 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (1.91%) Android
11 8 (1.91%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.96%) Embedded Linux
12 4 (0.96%) Oracle Linux
12 4 (0.96%) Windows 10
13 3 (0.72%) Debian
13 3 (0.72%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.48%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.48%) SUSE
14 2 (0.48%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (22.97%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (18.18%) DevOps
3 53 (12.68%) Scrum
4 43 (10.29%) Software Engineering
5 42 (10.05%) TDD
6 39 (9.33%) System Testing
7 36 (8.61%) Unit Testing
8 34 (8.13%) Migration
9 30 (7.18%) Collaborative Working
9 30 (7.18%) Performance Tuning
10 25 (5.98%) ITIL
10 25 (5.98%) MapReduce
11 24 (5.74%) Microservices
11 24 (5.74%) User Stories
12 22 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
12 22 (5.26%) OO
13 21 (5.02%) Validation
14 19 (4.55%) SOA
15 18 (4.31%) Benchmarking
15 18 (4.31%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 98 (23.44%) Java
2 82 (19.62%) SQL
3 57 (13.64%) JavaScript
4 49 (11.72%) Shell Script
5 30 (7.18%) Python
6 25 (5.98%) C++
7 24 (5.74%) Perl
8 22 (5.26%) Korn
8 22 (5.26%) PHP
9 20 (4.78%) C
10 19 (4.55%) T-SQL
11 18 (4.31%) Ruby
12 17 (4.07%) Bash Shell
13 14 (3.35%) F#
13 14 (3.35%) PL/SQL
14 5 (1.20%) TypeScript
15 3 (0.72%) C#
15 3 (0.72%) PowerShell
16 2 (0.48%) VB
16 2 (0.48%) VBA
Qualifications
1 112 (26.79%) Security Cleared
2 97 (23.21%) SC Cleared
3 31 (7.42%) Degree
4 9 (2.15%) BPSS Clearance
5 8 (1.91%) CISSP
5 8 (1.91%) ISEB
5 8 (1.91%) ISEB Practitioner
5 8 (1.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (1.67%) RHCSA
7 5 (1.20%) RHCE
8 4 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.96%) GCIH
8 4 (0.96%) GIAC
9 3 (0.72%) CCNA
9 3 (0.72%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.48%) CCIE
10 2 (0.48%) MCITP
10 2 (0.48%) MCSE
10 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.50%) QA
2 10 (2.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.91%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.72%) JSP 440
4 3 (0.72%) SLA
5 1 (0.24%) GDPR
System Software
1 33 (7.89%) HDFS
2 26 (6.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (5.98%) Docker
4 23 (5.50%) Active Directory
5 19 (4.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 19 (4.55%) Oracle Clusterware
6 18 (4.31%) vSphere
7 13 (3.11%) Apache Flume
8 11 (2.63%) Virtual Servers
9 10 (2.39%) flannel
10 9 (2.15%) Oracle RAC
10 9 (2.15%) Virtual Machines
11 8 (1.91%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 8 (1.91%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (1.20%) KVM
12 5 (1.20%) Xen
13 2 (0.48%) VMware NSX
14 1 (0.24%) Hyper-V
14 1 (0.24%) Snort
14 1 (0.24%) zsh
Systems Management
1 61 (14.59%) Puppet
2 34 (8.13%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (4.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 18 (4.31%) Ansible
5 17 (4.07%) Hadoop YARN
6 16 (3.83%) Tivoli
7 14 (3.35%) Ambari
7 14 (3.35%) Red Hat Satellite
8 13 (3.11%) Kubernetes
9 12 (2.87%) Control-M
10 9 (2.15%) Prometheus
11 8 (1.91%) Packer
11 8 (1.91%) Terraform
12 7 (1.67%) Netcool
12 7 (1.67%) SELinux
13 6 (1.44%) HAProxy
14 5 (1.20%) Cobbler
14 5 (1.20%) Tivoli Monitoring
15 4 (0.96%) Grafana
15 4 (0.96%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 124 (29.67%) Red Hat
2 114 (27.27%) Oracle
3 72 (17.22%) VMware
4 59 (14.11%) Microsoft
5 40 (9.57%) IBM
6 34 (8.13%) Cisco
7 31 (7.42%) HP
8 26 (6.22%) Citrix
9 17 (4.07%) Software AG
9 17 (4.07%) webMethods
10 12 (2.87%) Splunk
11 10 (2.39%) CheckPoint
11 10 (2.39%) Forcepoint
12 9 (2.15%) CA
12 9 (2.15%) Dell
12 9 (2.15%) EMC
12 9 (2.15%) Extreme Networks
13 8 (1.91%) F5
13 8 (1.91%) Informatica
14 7 (1.67%) ServiceNow