The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for Open Source skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 23 June 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.

Open Source
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 87 85
Rank change year-on-year +3 -2  
Contract jobs citing Open Source 23 31 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.29% 1.56% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.58% 1.94% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 20
Median daily rate £500 £330 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +51.51% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £293 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £438 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +5.55% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £31.22 £40.00
% change year-on-year +52.13% -21.94%  

Open Source is in the process and methodology 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 process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1452 1595 1797
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 81.62% 80.07% 84.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 866 1019 1157
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 82 92
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +21.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.15 £57.50 £46.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire citing Open Source as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Open Source in Hampshire

Open Source
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Open Source in Hampshire

Open Source
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Open Source in Hampshire over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Open Source in Hampshire

Open Source
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Open Source in Hampshire

Open Source
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 Open Source within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
Southampton +6 4 £530 +76.66% 1
Basingstoke -16 4 £471 - 1
Eastleigh - 2 £500 -
Aldershot +1 1 - -
Open Source
South East

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Open Source 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 Open Source.

1 37 (66.07%) Linux
2 27 (48.21%) Red Hat
3 24 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 23 (41.07%) VMware
5 22 (39.29%) SC Cleared
5 22 (39.29%) DevOps
6 21 (37.50%) Docker
7 19 (33.93%) VMware Infrastructure
8 18 (32.14%) Amazon AWS
8 18 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (32.14%) Oracle
9 17 (30.36%) SQL
9 17 (30.36%) Python
9 17 (30.36%) IBM
10 16 (28.57%) Tomcat
10 16 (28.57%) JBoss
10 16 (28.57%) PHP
10 16 (28.57%) Software Engineering
10 16 (28.57%) IBM Integration Bus
11 15 (26.79%) WebSphere
11 15 (26.79%) Perl
11 15 (26.79%) Shell Script
11 15 (26.79%) Elastic Stack
12 14 (25.00%) DNS
12 14 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 14 (25.00%) Bash Shell
12 14 (25.00%) OpenStack
12 14 (25.00%) Jenkins
13 13 (23.21%) Apache TomEE
13 13 (23.21%) CentOS

Open Source
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 16 (28.57%) JBoss
1 16 (28.57%) Tomcat
2 15 (26.79%) WebSphere
3 14 (25.00%) OpenStack
4 13 (23.21%) Apache Geronimo
4 13 (23.21%) Apache TomEE
4 13 (23.21%) WebSphere Application Server
5 10 (17.86%) Apache
6 6 (10.71%) SharePoint
7 3 (5.36%) GlassFish
8 2 (3.57%) Apache Solr
8 2 (3.57%) ArcGIS
9 1 (1.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.79%) Drupal
9 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.79%) Magento
2 1 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (32.14%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.14%) SaaS
3 3 (5.36%) PaaS
4 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (25.00%) DNS
2 13 (23.21%) Firewall
3 12 (21.43%) LAN
3 12 (21.43%) WAN
4 11 (19.64%) HTTP
4 11 (19.64%) HTTPS
4 11 (19.64%) SSL
4 11 (19.64%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.57%) 3GPP
5 2 (3.57%) Diameter Protocol
5 2 (3.57%) SIGTRAN
6 1 (1.79%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (1.79%) Internet
6 1 (1.79%) LDAP
6 1 (1.79%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.43%) Apache Cassandra
1 12 (21.43%) MongoDB
1 12 (21.43%) MySQL
2 3 (5.36%) Big Data
2 3 (5.36%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.57%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 13 (23.21%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.57%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.79%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (1.79%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.57%) Billing
3 1 (1.79%) Electronics
3 1 (1.79%) Finance
3 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (23.21%) Developer
2 10 (17.86%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (10.71%) Consultant
3 6 (10.71%) JavaScript Developer
3 6 (10.71%) WebSphere Specialist
4 5 (8.93%) Architect
4 5 (8.93%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Applications Specialist
5 3 (5.36%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Server Specialist
5 3 (5.36%) WebSphere Server Specialist
6 2 (3.57%) Big Data Architect
6 2 (3.57%) DevOps Consultant
6 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (3.57%) Java Consultant
6 2 (3.57%) Network Architect
6 2 (3.57%) Python Developer
6 2 (3.57%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 2 (3.57%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (28.57%) IBM Integration Bus
2 15 (26.79%) Elastic Stack
3 12 (21.43%) Sensu
3 12 (21.43%) WebSphere MQ
4 7 (12.50%) HTML
5 6 (10.71%) JSON
5 6 (10.71%) RESTful
5 6 (10.71%) Web Services
6 5 (8.93%) Middleware
6 5 (8.93%) SOAP
7 4 (7.14%) CSS
7 4 (7.14%) Node.js
8 3 (5.36%) Ajax
8 3 (5.36%) AngularJS
8 3 (5.36%) CSS3
8 3 (5.36%) D3.js
8 3 (5.36%) HTML5
8 3 (5.36%) jQuery
8 3 (5.36%) REST
8 3 (5.36%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.64%) Video on Demand
2 7 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.57%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.79%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.79%) Clustering
4 1 (1.79%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.79%) PKI
4 1 (1.79%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 37 (66.07%) Linux
2 14 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (23.21%) CentOS
4 7 (12.50%) Unix
5 4 (7.14%) Windows
5 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (5.36%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.79%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (39.29%) DevOps
2 18 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 13 (23.21%) Configuration Management
5 12 (21.43%) Analytics
6 11 (19.64%) DRM
7 8 (14.29%) Creative Problem-Solving
8 7 (12.50%) Microservices
9 5 (8.93%) SOA
9 5 (8.93%) Visualisation
10 4 (7.14%) Unit Testing
10 4 (7.14%) Workflow
11 3 (5.36%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
11 3 (5.36%) Data Visualisation
11 3 (5.36%) ITIL
11 3 (5.36%) ITIL V3
11 3 (5.36%) Risk Management
11 3 (5.36%) Scrum
11 3 (5.36%) Test Automation
11 3 (5.36%) UML
Programming Languages
1 17 (30.36%) Python
1 17 (30.36%) SQL
2 16 (28.57%) PHP
3 15 (26.79%) Perl
3 15 (26.79%) Shell Script
4 14 (25.00%) Bash Shell
5 11 (19.64%) Java
5 11 (19.64%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.79%) C
6 1 (1.79%) Korn
6 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.79%) Scala
Qualifications
1 24 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 22 (39.29%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.57%) Degree
4 1 (1.79%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.79%) MCITP
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.79%) RHCA
4 1 (1.79%) RHCE
4 1 (1.79%) SANS
4 1 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 21 (37.50%) Docker
2 19 (33.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (21.43%) KVM
3 12 (21.43%) Xen
4 4 (7.14%) Active Directory
4 4 (7.14%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.57%) vCloud
5 2 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.79%) Shibboleth
6 1 (1.79%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.79%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.79%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (1.79%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.79%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.79%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.79%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (23.21%) Puppet
2 12 (21.43%) Ansible
2 12 (21.43%) Grafana
2 12 (21.43%) Kubernetes
2 12 (21.43%) logstash
2 12 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (5.36%) Marathon
3 3 (5.36%) Mesos
4 1 (1.79%) Nagios
4 1 (1.79%) PowerCLI
4 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (1.79%) WMI
Vendors
1 27 (48.21%) Red Hat
2 23 (41.07%) VMware
3 18 (32.14%) Oracle
4 17 (30.36%) IBM
5 12 (21.43%) SaltStack
5 12 (21.43%) Splunk
6 10 (17.86%) Microsoft
7 5 (8.93%) Cisco
8 4 (7.14%) Juniper
9 3 (5.36%) HP
9 3 (5.36%) MuleSoft
9 3 (5.36%) WSO2
10 2 (3.57%) ESRI
10 2 (3.57%) MapR
10 2 (3.57%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.79%) Citrix
11 1 (1.79%) Dell
11 1 (1.79%) SAP
11 1 (1.79%) Sun
11 1 (1.79%) Veritas