The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Salisbury region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 9 9 14
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing Linux 7 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salisbury 17.07% 8.82% 7.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 46.67% 75.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate £296 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £28.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Linux
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Salisbury region.

Operating Systems Category
Salisbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
15 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salisbury 36.59% 11.76% 14.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 0
Average daily rate £345 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £307
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +9.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £28.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Salisbury

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Salisbury region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Salisbury

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Salisbury

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux across the Salisbury region.

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Salisbury

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Salisbury

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Salisbury region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Salisbury

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Salisbury

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Salisbury

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salisbury

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Salisbury region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 6 (60.00%) Cisco
2 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (40.00%) HP
3 4 (40.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) C++
4 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (30.00%) SAN
4 3 (30.00%) Electronics
4 3 (30.00%) VMware
4 3 (30.00%) Military
4 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (30.00%) DV Cleared
4 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (30.00%) SQLite
4 3 (30.00%) Multithreading
4 3 (30.00%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (30.00%) Open Source
4 3 (30.00%) Big Data
4 3 (30.00%) Cloudera
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (30.00%) Veeam
4 3 (30.00%) Hadoop
4 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (30.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 3 (30.00%) SDLC
4 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Salisbury by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Salisbury region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) SAN
2 2 (20.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Big Data
1 3 (30.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (30.00%) SQLite
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (30.00%) Electronics
1 3 (30.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Administrator
1 3 (30.00%) Audio Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Audio Software Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Data Administrator
1 3 (30.00%) Data Network Administrator
1 3 (30.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Linux Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Network Administrator
1 3 (30.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) CESG
2 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (10.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (10.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Embedded Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 3 (30.00%) Multithreading
1 3 (30.00%) Open Source
1 3 (30.00%) SDLC
1 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (10.00%) Analytics
2 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (10.00%) Change Control
2 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C++
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) CCNA
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (10.00%) MCSE
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) JSP 440
2 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) HP
3 3 (30.00%) Cloudera
3 3 (30.00%) Veeam
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
4 1 (10.00%) 3PAR
4 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (10.00%) Sophos