Period
to 19 February 2019

The median contractor rate for a Linux Engineer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 6 months to 19 February 2019.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Engineer
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 48 46 45
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 2 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.43% 0.22% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.24% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Southampton median daily rate £425 - £444
10th Percentile £380 - £421
90th Percentile £470 - £454
Hampshire median daily rate £375 £456 £400
% change year-on-year -17.81% +14.06% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Southampton median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate - £42.50 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Southampton
Contract vacancies in Southampton with a recognized job title 445 417 478
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.11% 93.08% 93.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 272 296
Southampton median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +11.89%
10th Percentile £221 £223 £186
90th Percentile £588 £575 £609
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 24 41
Southampton median hourly rate £15.51 £43.35 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -64.22% +198.97% -19.44%
10th Percentile £11.17 £15.07 £10.40
90th Percentile £44.73 £50.35 £38.00
Hampshire median hourly rate £24.91 £18.88 £22.50
% change year-on-year +31.97% -16.11% -

Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

Job postings that featured Linux Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Southampton.

Job vacancy trend for Linux Engineer in Southampton

Linux Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Linux Engineer in Southampton.

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux Engineer in Southampton

Linux Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer in Southampton.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux Engineer in Southampton

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 24 Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, Linux Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Southampton region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Electronics
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) Unix

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Docker
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) VMware