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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 8 22 9
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -13
Contract jobs citing Linux 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salisbury 3.03% 2.70% 5.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 22.22% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +48.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £39.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.32% +12.85%
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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
1 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salisbury 3.03% 12.16% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
Average daily rate £450 £400 £299
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +33.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.42% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

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
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 17 April 2015, 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 8 (88.89%) SQL
1 8 (88.89%) Python
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (88.89%) Google
1 8 (88.89%) Test Scripting
1 8 (88.89%) Test Automation
1 8 (88.89%) GoogleTest
2 6 (66.67%) Electronics
2 6 (66.67%) Automotive
2 6 (66.67%) Automation Testing
3 2 (22.22%) SQLite
3 2 (22.22%) CORBA
3 2 (22.22%) OpenGL
3 2 (22.22%) Progress
3 2 (22.22%) Eclipse
3 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
3 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
3 2 (22.22%) Qt
3 2 (22.22%) QML
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (22.22%) Multithreading
4 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
4 1 (11.11%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) Finance
4 1 (11.11%) Subversion
4 1 (11.11%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
4 1 (11.11%) UNIX
4 1 (11.11%) Windows

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Salisbury by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
1 1 (11.11%) JBoss
1 1 (11.11%) WebLogic Portal
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) GoogleTest
2 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 2 (22.22%) Eclipse
3 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 6 (66.67%) Electronics
1 6 (66.67%) Automotive
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Tester
1 6 (66.67%) Software Engineer
1 6 (66.67%) Software Tester
1 6 (66.67%) Test Engineer
1 6 (66.67%) Software Test Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) CORBA
1 2 (22.22%) OpenGL
1 2 (22.22%) Qt
1 2 (22.22%) QML
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) UNIX
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (88.89%) Test Scripting
1 8 (88.89%) Test Automation
2 6 (66.67%) Automation Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (22.22%) Multithreading
4 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) SQL
1 8 (88.89%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) Java
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Google
2 2 (22.22%) Progress
3 1 (11.11%) VMware