The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Salisbury region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 20 9 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing Linux 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salisbury 1.35% 5.13% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.50% 40.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate £400 £270 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £355
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -8.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -
Operating Systems Category
Salisbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
8 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salisbury 10.81% 12.82% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate £400 £299 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.77% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Linux
Wiltshire

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 18 April 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
3 5 (71.43%) ITIL
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) Firewall
3 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
4 4 (57.14%) SAN
4 4 (57.14%) Cisco
4 4 (57.14%) UNIX
5 3 (42.86%) JSP
5 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
5 3 (42.86%) Solaris
5 3 (42.86%) VMS
5 3 (42.86%) HP
5 3 (42.86%) JSP 440
5 3 (42.86%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
5 3 (42.86%) VMware
5 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
6 2 (28.57%) SCCM
6 2 (28.57%) SCOM
6 2 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (28.57%) Degree
6 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
6 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
6 2 (28.57%) Grid Computing
6 2 (28.57%) NetBackup
6 2 (28.57%) Programme Management
6 2 (28.57%) HP SIM

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Salisbury by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (14.29%) Site Server
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) SAN
3 2 (28.57%) DHCP
3 2 (28.57%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (14.29%) DataStage
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle OWB
General
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Architect
1 3 (42.86%) Technical Architect
2 1 (14.29%) DBA
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (14.29%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
1 2 (28.57%) Grid Computing
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) UNIX
3 3 (42.86%) Solaris
3 3 (42.86%) VMS
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
2 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) Programme Management
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) ERP
4 1 (14.29%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Python
1 1 (14.29%) Perl
1 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 1 (14.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) JSP 440
2 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
1 2 (28.57%) XenApp
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) vCloud
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
1 2 (28.57%) SCOM
1 2 (28.57%) NetBackup
1 2 (28.57%) HP SIM
1 2 (28.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) HP
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) Symantec
4 2 (28.57%) Citrix
4 2 (28.57%) Sun
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (14.29%) 3PAR