Period
to 17 November 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 November 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 8 6
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 +5
Contract jobs citing Linux 440 418 603
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 11.88% 11.71% 15.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 43.82% 42.05% 54.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 251 386
Hampshire median daily rate £405 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% -5.88% +10.39%
10th Percentile £305 £300 £285
90th Percentile £575 £538 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £431 £425
% change year-on-year +4.53% +1.29% +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 17 18
Hampshire median hourly rate £44.25 £42.50 £49.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.12% -14.07% +30.16%
10th Percentile £32.50 £40.00 £36.25
90th Percentile £53.50 £50.95 £57.88
South East median hourly rate £49.50 £43.25 £41.00
% change year-on-year +14.45% +5.49% +8.61%

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 1,004 994 1,109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 27.11% 27.84% 28.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 574 601 677
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £208 £163 £250
90th Percentile £550 £500 £547
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 64 64
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.25 £21.63 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.38% +44.20% -14.29%
10th Percentile £10.45 £10.40 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.10 £48.09 £49.46
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.64 £17.06
% change year-on-year -0.77% +3.37% -7.06%

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 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 November 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 November 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 -3 67 £375 -6.25% 37
Fareham +1 41 £475 - 7
Fleet -2 41 £350 -22.22% 4
Portsmouth +1 39 £375 -3.54% 7
Farnborough +9 34 £450 +24.14% 14
Winchester -8 27 £425 -1.16% 4
Havant -6 23 £450 +12.50%
Hook +2 21 £320 +28.00% 7
Southampton -16 17 £463 +17.46% 14
Andover -7 9 £403 +15.83% 1
Gosport - 4 £525 -
Romsey - 2 £475 - 2
Aldershot -3 1 £300 - 2
Ringwood - 1 £155 -
Linux
South East

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 187 (42.50%) Windows
2 143 (32.50%) Security Cleared
3 141 (32.05%) Unix
4 131 (29.77%) Red Hat
5 126 (28.64%) SC Cleared
6 124 (28.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 116 (26.36%) Git (software)
8 109 (24.77%) Puppet
8 109 (24.77%) Agile Software Development
8 109 (24.77%) Jenkins
8 109 (24.77%) Ansible
9 105 (23.86%) DevOps
10 104 (23.64%) VMware
11 100 (22.73%) Java
12 90 (20.45%) Apache
13 72 (16.36%) Configuration Management
13 72 (16.36%) Opscode Chef
14 71 (16.14%) Oracle
14 71 (16.14%) ITIL
15 70 (15.91%) Python
16 67 (15.23%) Microsoft
16 67 (15.23%) Middleware
17 62 (14.09%) SQL
18 59 (13.41%) Microsoft Azure
19 56 (12.73%) Amazon AWS
19 56 (12.73%) VMware Infrastructure
20 54 (12.27%) JBoss
21 53 (12.05%) Subversion
22 52 (11.82%) PaaS
22 52 (11.82%) Perl

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 90 (20.45%) Apache
2 54 (12.27%) JBoss
3 36 (8.18%) Tomcat
4 14 (3.18%) IIS
5 13 (2.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 11 (2.50%) Oracle Service Bus
7 10 (2.27%) Confluence
8 8 (1.82%) Cloud Foundry
9 7 (1.59%) Apache Spark
9 7 (1.59%) nginx
10 6 (1.36%) Apache ServiceMix
10 6 (1.36%) MS Exchange
10 6 (1.36%) SharePoint
11 5 (1.14%) Drupal
11 5 (1.14%) GemFire
11 5 (1.14%) GlassFish
11 5 (1.14%) OpenStack
12 4 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.45%) Hyperledger
Applications
1 11 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (3.64%) Remedy ITSM
2 11 (2.50%) Siebel CRM
3 10 (2.27%) Oracle Applications
3 10 (2.27%) Oracle Utilities
4 6 (1.36%) Remedy AR System
5 3 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.68%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.68%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.23%) Distributed Ledger
6 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.23%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.23%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 59 (13.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 56 (12.73%) Amazon AWS
3 52 (11.82%) PaaS
4 48 (10.91%) IaaS
5 44 (10.00%) GitHub
6 17 (3.86%) Cloud Computing
7 15 (3.41%) SaaS
8 12 (2.73%) OpenShift
9 5 (1.14%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (0.91%) npm
11 3 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.68%) Amazon ELB
11 3 (0.68%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 2 (0.45%) Amazon EMR
12 2 (0.45%) Amazon Kinesis
12 2 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.23%) AWS CloudTrail
13 1 (0.23%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 52 (11.82%) Firewall
2 41 (9.32%) DNS
3 26 (5.91%) SAN
4 25 (5.68%) TCP/IP
5 24 (5.45%) iSCSI
6 17 (3.86%) SNMP
7 16 (3.64%) LAN
8 14 (3.18%) Internet
9 11 (2.50%) NetScaler
10 9 (2.05%) HTTP
10 9 (2.05%) SSL
10 9 (2.05%) WAN
11 8 (1.82%) VPN
12 7 (1.59%) DHCP
13 6 (1.36%) NAS
13 6 (1.36%) Network Security
13 6 (1.36%) PuTTY
14 5 (1.14%) DVB
14 5 (1.14%) Fibre Channel
15 4 (0.91%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (7.73%) SQL Server
2 29 (6.59%) MySQL
3 24 (5.45%) Hadoop
4 23 (5.23%) HBase
4 23 (5.23%) PostgreSQL
5 19 (4.32%) Oracle Reports
6 17 (3.86%) Amazon RDS
6 17 (3.86%) Oracle Database
6 17 (3.86%) Oracle Database 11g
7 16 (3.64%) Big Data
7 16 (3.64%) Parquet
8 14 (3.18%) Oracle ODI
9 12 (2.73%) Oracle Database 12c
10 11 (2.50%) DB2
10 11 (2.50%) Oracle BI EE
11 9 (2.05%) MongoDB
11 9 (2.05%) NoSQL
11 9 (2.05%) SQL Server 2012
12 7 (1.59%) SQL Server 2016
13 6 (1.36%) Redis
Development Applications
1 116 (26.36%) Git (software)
2 109 (24.77%) Jenkins
3 53 (12.05%) Subversion
4 28 (6.36%) Selenium
5 25 (5.68%) Eclipse
6 22 (5.00%) Gradle
7 21 (4.77%) JIRA
8 17 (3.86%) Ant
8 17 (3.86%) Visual Studio
9 14 (3.18%) NetBeans
9 14 (3.18%) Oracle Forms
10 13 (2.95%) CppUnit
10 13 (2.95%) Octopus Deploy
11 12 (2.73%) GoogleTest
11 12 (2.73%) NUnit
12 11 (2.50%) ClearCase
12 11 (2.50%) Vagrant
13 9 (2.05%) JUnit
14 7 (1.59%) Oracle APEX
14 7 (1.59%) SoapUI
General
1 38 (8.64%) Finance
2 6 (1.36%) Aerospace
3 3 (0.68%) Automotive
3 3 (0.68%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.45%) Electronics
4 2 (0.45%) Financial Institution
4 2 (0.45%) Military
4 2 (0.45%) Retail
4 2 (0.45%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.23%) Banking
5 1 (0.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 85 (19.32%) Developer
2 53 (12.05%) DevOps Engineer
3 47 (10.68%) Linux Engineer
4 37 (8.41%) Architect
5 36 (8.18%) Java Developer
6 28 (6.36%) Software Engineer
7 20 (4.55%) Middleware Engineer
8 19 (4.32%) Automation Engineer
9 17 (3.86%) Infrastructure Architect
10 16 (3.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 15 (3.41%) Network Engineer
12 14 (3.18%) Analyst
13 13 (2.95%) DBA
13 13 (2.95%) Senior Linux Engineer
13 13 (2.95%) Software Developer
14 12 (2.73%) Administrator
14 12 (2.73%) Oracle DBA
14 12 (2.73%) PHP Developer
15 9 (2.05%) Java Engineer
15 9 (2.05%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (15.23%) Middleware
2 39 (8.86%) JSON
3 37 (8.41%) HTML
4 35 (7.95%) Spring
5 29 (6.59%) Kafka
6 28 (6.36%) CSS
7 25 (5.68%) RabbitMQ
7 25 (5.68%) REST
7 25 (5.68%) SOAP
8 24 (5.45%) Web Services
9 20 (4.55%) jQuery
9 20 (4.55%) RESTful
9 20 (4.55%) XML
10 19 (4.32%) AngularJS
11 16 (3.64%) Apache Avro
11 16 (3.64%) LDAP
11 16 (3.64%) Node.js
12 15 (3.41%) J2EE
13 12 (2.73%) .NET
13 12 (2.73%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 34 (7.73%) Self-Motivation
2 31 (7.05%) Data Centre
3 29 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (6.14%) Linux Command Line
5 22 (5.00%) Management Information System
6 20 (4.55%) Public Cloud
6 20 (4.55%) Virtual Team
7 15 (3.41%) Computer Science
8 13 (2.95%) PKI
9 12 (2.73%) Hybrid Cloud
10 11 (2.50%) Clustering
11 10 (2.27%) Derivative
12 5 (1.14%) CMDB
12 5 (1.14%) Mainframe
12 5 (1.14%) Video on Demand
13 4 (0.91%) DataPower
13 4 (0.91%) iSeries
14 3 (0.68%) User Experience
15 2 (0.45%) Driving Licence
15 2 (0.45%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 187 (42.50%) Windows
2 141 (32.05%) Unix
3 124 (28.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 42 (9.55%) AIX
5 40 (9.09%) Windows Server
6 23 (5.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (5.00%) CentOS
8 15 (3.41%) Ubuntu
8 15 (3.41%) Windows 10
8 15 (3.41%) Windows XP
9 14 (3.18%) Solaris
10 8 (1.82%) Debian
10 8 (1.82%) SUSE
11 6 (1.36%) Android
11 6 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (1.14%) zOS
13 4 (0.91%) Check Point GAiA
13 4 (0.91%) Oracle Linux
14 3 (0.68%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.68%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (24.77%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (23.86%) DevOps
3 72 (16.36%) Configuration Management
4 71 (16.14%) ITIL
5 50 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
6 47 (10.68%) Scrum
7 43 (9.77%) Software Engineering
8 42 (9.55%) Performance Tuning
9 33 (7.50%) Problem-Solving
10 32 (7.27%) Service Management
10 32 (7.27%) Test Automation
10 32 (7.27%) UML
11 31 (7.05%) Project Management
12 30 (6.82%) Test Scripting
13 27 (6.14%) Unit Testing
14 26 (5.91%) Root Cause Analysis
15 25 (5.68%) Capacity Management
15 25 (5.68%) TDD
16 24 (5.45%) Disaster Recovery
16 24 (5.45%) OO
Programming Languages
1 100 (22.73%) Java
2 70 (15.91%) Python
3 62 (14.09%) SQL
4 52 (11.82%) Perl
5 34 (7.73%) JavaScript
6 33 (7.50%) Bash Shell
6 33 (7.50%) Shell Script
7 29 (6.59%) C++
8 25 (5.68%) PHP
9 20 (4.55%) C
9 20 (4.55%) Ruby
10 16 (3.64%) PowerShell
11 13 (2.95%) C#
12 11 (2.50%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 9 (2.05%) Groovy
13 9 (2.05%) PL/SQL
14 8 (1.82%) VB
15 6 (1.36%) F#
15 6 (1.36%) Java 8
16 5 (1.14%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 143 (32.50%) Security Cleared
2 126 (28.64%) SC Cleared
3 51 (11.59%) Degree
4 8 (1.82%) DV Cleared
5 6 (1.36%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (0.91%) CCSE
6 4 (0.91%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (0.91%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (0.91%) ISEB
6 4 (0.91%) ISEB Practitioner
6 4 (0.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.91%) RHCE
7 3 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.68%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.45%) A+ Certification
8 2 (0.45%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.45%) CCNP
8 2 (0.45%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.45%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.73%) PCI DSS
2 8 (1.82%) SLA
3 7 (1.59%) QA
4 2 (0.45%) GDPR
4 2 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.23%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.23%) PMO
System Software
1 56 (12.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (9.32%) Docker
3 31 (7.05%) Active Directory
4 22 (5.00%) HDFS
4 22 (5.00%) NFS
5 21 (4.77%) Hyper-V
6 20 (4.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 16 (3.64%) Oracle RAC
7 16 (3.64%) vSphere
8 14 (3.18%) Microsoft App-V
8 14 (3.18%) Virtual Machines
8 14 (3.18%) XenApp
9 7 (1.59%) iptables
10 5 (1.14%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (0.91%) Dovecot
11 4 (0.91%) KVM
11 4 (0.91%) Postfix
11 4 (0.91%) Xen
12 2 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 109 (24.77%) Ansible
1 109 (24.77%) Puppet
2 72 (16.36%) Opscode Chef
3 36 (8.18%) Kubernetes
4 35 (7.95%) Terraform
5 25 (5.68%) Red Hat Satellite
6 24 (5.45%) SELinux
7 17 (3.86%) Hadoop YARN
8 15 (3.41%) Data Guard
9 14 (3.18%) SCCM
10 13 (2.95%) SCOM
11 12 (2.73%) CloudForms
11 12 (2.73%) Packer
11 12 (2.73%) SCOrch
12 8 (1.82%) HAProxy
13 6 (1.36%) CA Spectrum
13 6 (1.36%) vCenter Server
13 6 (1.36%) yum
14 5 (1.14%) Grafana
14 5 (1.14%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 131 (29.77%) Red Hat
2 104 (23.64%) VMware
3 71 (16.14%) Oracle
4 67 (15.23%) Microsoft
5 46 (10.45%) Cisco
6 37 (8.41%) IBM
7 30 (6.82%) ServiceNow
8 29 (6.59%) Citrix
9 26 (5.91%) HP
10 25 (5.68%) Remedy
11 23 (5.23%) Atlassian
11 23 (5.23%) CA
12 20 (4.55%) BMC
13 14 (3.18%) 3PAR
13 14 (3.18%) Juniper
13 14 (3.18%) McAfee
14 12 (2.73%) Palo Alto
15 11 (2.50%) F5
15 11 (2.50%) Siebel
15 11 (2.50%) Splunk