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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
South East / Hampshire
Rank 8 5 8
Rank change year-on-year -3 +3  
Contract jobs citing Linux 251 315 310
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 13.48% 14.46% 14.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.75% 53.21% 41.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 211 154
Median daily rate £425 £388 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.67% +6.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £275 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 27
Median hourly rate £44.50 £38.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.58% +2.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.30 £14.50 £22.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.70 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.88 £43.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -9.59% +19.44%  

Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 485 592 748
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 26.05% 27.17% 34.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 381 364
Median daily rate £400 £360 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +4.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 33 52
Median hourly rate £15.00 £18.75 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -16.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £13.75 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £43.85 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.92 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.86% +9.16%  

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire citing Linux as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linux in Hampshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Winchester +2 39 £438 +32.57%
Basingstoke 0 22 £400 +17.64% 11
Havant +1 17 £380 - 3
Andover +5 13 £425 +21.42% 1
Southampton -11 11 £450 +5.88% 10
Portsmouth -6 10 £500 +36.98% 6
Fareham -2 8 £463 -0.53% 5
Farnborough -5 8 £390 -6.02% 9
Hook -5 5 £350 +18.64% 1
Aldershot 0 2 £389 -2.20% 2
Fleet -7 2 £423 +5.62% 4
Eastleigh - 2 - -
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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.

1 203 (41.60%) Security Cleared
2 202 (41.39%) Windows
3 173 (35.45%) VMware
4 172 (35.25%) SC Cleared
5 160 (32.79%) Red Hat
6 155 (31.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 132 (27.05%) Unix
8 101 (20.70%) Oracle
9 97 (19.88%) SQL
10 93 (19.06%) Java
11 86 (17.62%) JBoss
12 85 (17.42%) Agile Software Development
13 70 (14.34%) PaaS
13 70 (14.34%) DevOps
14 66 (13.52%) IaaS
15 62 (12.70%) WebSphere
16 61 (12.50%) Puppet
17 60 (12.30%) ITIL
18 59 (12.09%) Shell Script
19 57 (11.68%) Apache
19 57 (11.68%) SQL Server
20 56 (11.48%) Python
21 54 (11.07%) JavaScript
21 54 (11.07%) Cisco
22 51 (10.45%) Microsoft
22 51 (10.45%) Oracle Database
23 50 (10.25%) Git (software)
23 50 (10.25%) Tomcat
23 50 (10.25%) VMware Infrastructure
24 48 (9.84%) SAN

Linux
Top Related 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 86 (17.62%) JBoss
2 62 (12.70%) WebSphere
3 57 (11.68%) Apache
4 50 (10.25%) Tomcat
5 28 (5.74%) WebSphere Application Server
6 21 (4.30%) WebLogic
7 20 (4.10%) Apache Geronimo
7 20 (4.10%) Apache TomEE
8 12 (2.46%) ATG Dynamo
9 11 (2.25%) SharePoint
10 8 (1.64%) OpenStack
11 7 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
12 6 (1.23%) GlassFish
13 5 (1.02%) Apache Solr
13 5 (1.02%) Cloud Foundry
13 5 (1.02%) MS Exchange
14 4 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2000
14 4 (0.82%) Exchange Server 5.5
14 4 (0.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 4 (0.82%) SAS
Applications
1 23 (4.71%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.23%) Simulink
3 5 (1.02%) MS Office
4 3 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (1.84%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (1.64%) Adobe Campaign
2 8 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (1.23%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.61%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.20%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 70 (14.34%) PaaS
2 66 (13.52%) IaaS
3 8 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.64%) SaaS
4 7 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (1.02%) Amazon S3
5 5 (1.02%) GitHub
6 2 (0.41%) Bluemix
6 2 (0.41%) Google App Engine
6 2 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.41%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 48 (9.84%) SAN
2 36 (7.38%) Firewall
3 29 (5.94%) TCP/IP
4 24 (4.92%) DNS
5 21 (4.30%) LAN
5 21 (4.30%) LDAP
6 16 (3.28%) WAN
7 15 (3.07%) SSL
8 14 (2.87%) IPsec
8 14 (2.87%) Network Security
9 13 (2.66%) PuTTY
9 13 (2.66%) WinSCP
9 13 (2.66%) Wireless
10 10 (2.05%) Cisco Nexus
11 9 (1.84%) Internet
11 9 (1.84%) NAS
11 9 (1.84%) NetScaler
12 8 (1.64%) Kerberos
12 8 (1.64%) SMTP
12 8 (1.64%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (11.68%) SQL Server
2 51 (10.45%) Oracle Database
3 46 (9.43%) PostgreSQL
4 36 (7.38%) MySQL
5 31 (6.35%) Oracle Database 11g
6 26 (5.33%) Oracle Database 10g
7 20 (4.10%) Hadoop
8 19 (3.89%) DB2
9 18 (3.69%) Relational Database
10 17 (3.48%) RDBMS
11 16 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (2.46%) Oracle Database 12c
13 11 (2.25%) Oracle OWB
14 9 (1.84%) Oracle BI EE
14 9 (1.84%) Oracle Reports
15 8 (1.64%) Neo4j
15 8 (1.64%) NoSQL
15 8 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
15 8 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
15 8 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 50 (10.25%) Git (software)
2 41 (8.40%) Jenkins
3 29 (5.94%) Subversion
4 24 (4.92%) Ant
5 21 (4.30%) Oracle APEX
6 20 (4.10%) Team Foundation Server
7 18 (3.69%) JIRA
8 16 (3.28%) Eclipse
9 15 (3.07%) TeamCity
10 13 (2.66%) HP UFT
11 12 (2.46%) Log4j
12 11 (2.25%) Toad
13 10 (2.05%) GoogleTest
13 10 (2.05%) Oracle Forms
14 9 (1.84%) Gradle
14 9 (1.84%) NUnit
14 9 (1.84%) Visual Studio
15 8 (1.64%) Selenium
16 7 (1.43%) SpecFlow
17 6 (1.23%) Cucumber
General
1 26 (5.33%) Finance
2 16 (3.28%) Marketing
2 16 (3.28%) Telecoms
3 9 (1.84%) Manufacturing
4 8 (1.64%) Electronics
5 3 (0.61%) Banking
6 2 (0.41%) Billing
6 2 (0.41%) Games
6 2 (0.41%) Local Government
6 2 (0.41%) Military
7 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 91 (18.65%) Developer
2 40 (8.20%) Architect
3 33 (6.76%) Linux Engineer
4 30 (6.15%) Administrator
5 28 (5.74%) Consultant
6 25 (5.12%) DBA
7 24 (4.92%) Java Developer
8 23 (4.71%) DevOps Engineer
9 18 (3.69%) Analyst
9 18 (3.69%) Automation Engineer
10 17 (3.48%) Linux Administrator
10 17 (3.48%) Linux Specialist
11 16 (3.28%) Software Engineer
12 14 (2.87%) Oracle DBA
12 14 (2.87%) Systems Administrator
13 13 (2.66%) C++ Developer
13 13 (2.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 13 (2.66%) Software Developer
14 12 (2.46%) Technical Leader
14 12 (2.46%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (9.02%) Web Services
2 42 (8.61%) HTML
2 42 (8.61%) XML
3 41 (8.40%) SOAP
4 36 (7.38%) Middleware
5 33 (6.76%) CSS
6 31 (6.35%) RESTful
7 26 (5.33%) WebSphere MQ
8 25 (5.12%) J2EE
9 24 (4.92%) Ajax
10 21 (4.30%) jQuery
11 20 (4.10%) JMS
12 19 (3.89%) IBM Integration Bus
12 19 (3.89%) JSP
13 16 (3.28%) REST
14 15 (3.07%) .NET
14 15 (3.07%) AngularJS
14 15 (3.07%) Servlets
14 15 (3.07%) Spring
15 14 (2.87%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 35 (7.17%) Clustering
2 25 (5.12%) Data Centre
3 22 (4.51%) Smart Meter
4 18 (3.69%) Management Information System
5 16 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (2.05%) PKI
7 9 (1.84%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (1.84%) Computer Science
7 9 (1.84%) Derivative
8 8 (1.64%) Client/Server
9 7 (1.43%) Driving Licence
9 7 (1.43%) Replication
9 7 (1.43%) User Experience
10 6 (1.23%) Linux Command Line
10 6 (1.23%) Virtual Team
11 5 (1.02%) CMDB
11 5 (1.02%) HACMP
11 5 (1.02%) STB
12 4 (0.82%) SWIFT
13 3 (0.61%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 202 (41.39%) Windows
2 155 (31.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 132 (27.05%) Unix
4 46 (9.43%) AIX
5 43 (8.81%) Windows Server
6 27 (5.53%) Solaris
7 25 (5.12%) Windows Server 2008
8 24 (4.92%) CentOS
9 22 (4.51%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (2.05%) Ubuntu
11 8 (1.64%) Android
11 8 (1.64%) Apple iOS
12 7 (1.43%) Oracle Linux
12 7 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (1.02%) Debian
14 4 (0.82%) HPUX
14 4 (0.82%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.41%) SUSE
16 1 (0.20%) Windows XP
16 1 (0.20%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (17.42%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (14.34%) DevOps
3 60 (12.30%) ITIL
4 46 (9.43%) Scrum
4 46 (9.43%) Service Management
5 38 (7.79%) Performance Tuning
6 34 (6.97%) Open Source
7 33 (6.76%) Configuration Management
8 32 (6.56%) Software Engineering
9 28 (5.74%) Integration Testing
10 27 (5.53%) Continuous Integration
11 26 (5.33%) Project Management
11 26 (5.33%) Workflow
12 22 (4.51%) Migration
12 22 (4.51%) User Stories
13 21 (4.30%) System Integration Testing
13 21 (4.30%) UML
14 20 (4.10%) Analytics
15 19 (3.89%) Unit Testing
16 18 (3.69%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 97 (19.88%) SQL
2 93 (19.06%) Java
3 59 (12.09%) Shell Script
4 56 (11.48%) Python
5 54 (11.07%) JavaScript
6 45 (9.22%) C++
7 43 (8.81%) Bash Shell
8 37 (7.58%) C
9 30 (6.15%) Perl
10 19 (3.89%) Ruby
11 15 (3.07%) Korn
12 13 (2.66%) F#
12 13 (2.66%) PL/SQL
13 12 (2.46%) PHP
14 11 (2.25%) C#
15 6 (1.23%) MATLAB
16 5 (1.02%) Scala
16 5 (1.02%) TypeScript
17 3 (0.61%) Groovy
17 3 (0.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 203 (41.60%) Security Cleared
2 172 (35.25%) SC Cleared
3 26 (5.33%) Degree
4 18 (3.69%) DV Cleared
5 17 (3.48%) RHCE
6 15 (3.07%) RHCSA
7 11 (2.25%) CISSP
8 9 (1.84%) ISEB
9 7 (1.43%) ISEB Practitioner
9 7 (1.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (0.82%) APMP
10 4 (0.82%) PMP
11 3 (0.61%) CompTIA Security+
11 3 (0.61%) GCIH
11 3 (0.61%) GIAC
11 3 (0.61%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.61%) MCSE
11 3 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.61%) Security+ Certification
12 2 (0.41%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.66%) QA
2 7 (1.43%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.23%) SLA
4 5 (1.02%) JSP 440
5 4 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.82%) PMO
6 3 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.20%) GPG13
7 1 (0.20%) RMADS
System Software
1 50 (10.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (6.76%) vSphere
3 23 (4.71%) Active Directory
4 19 (3.89%) Oracle RAC
5 17 (3.48%) Docker
6 14 (2.87%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 11 (2.25%) Samba
8 10 (2.05%) Oracle Clusterware
9 8 (1.64%) HDFS
9 8 (1.64%) vCloud
9 8 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (1.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 6 (1.23%) Hyper-V
11 6 (1.23%) Virtual Servers
12 5 (1.02%) Apache Flume
13 4 (0.82%) Terminal Services
13 4 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
14 3 (0.61%) NFS
14 3 (0.61%) VMware Server
14 3 (0.61%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 61 (12.50%) Puppet
2 30 (6.15%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (4.30%) Red Hat Satellite
4 19 (3.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 14 (2.87%) Ansible
6 11 (2.25%) QRadar
6 11 (2.25%) Tivoli
7 10 (2.05%) vRealize
8 9 (1.84%) Oracle RMAN
9 8 (1.64%) Data Guard
9 8 (1.64%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 8 (1.64%) Netcool
9 8 (1.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 7 (1.43%) ZABBIX
11 6 (1.23%) Cobbler
12 5 (1.02%) Nagios
12 5 (1.02%) Oozie
13 4 (0.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 4 (0.82%) SELinux
13 4 (0.82%) Terraform
Vendors
1 173 (35.45%) VMware
2 160 (32.79%) Red Hat
3 101 (20.70%) Oracle
4 54 (11.07%) Cisco
5 51 (10.45%) Microsoft
6 45 (9.22%) IBM
7 34 (6.97%) HP
8 30 (6.15%) CA
9 29 (5.94%) Citrix
10 22 (4.51%) Veritas
11 14 (2.87%) Splunk
12 12 (2.46%) ATG
12 12 (2.46%) Remedy
13 10 (2.05%) CheckPoint
13 10 (2.05%) Dell
13 10 (2.05%) Juniper
13 10 (2.05%) SAP
14 9 (1.84%) Extreme Networks
15 8 (1.64%) Adobe
15 8 (1.64%) BMC
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