The first table below looks at the demand for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 1 August 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 Swindon 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 24 30 28
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Contract jobs citing Linux 20 11 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 4.75% 2.79% 4.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.51% 19.64% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 7
Average daily rate
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£350 £402 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.98% +14.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £243 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £425 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.28% +0.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-19.46% -6.25%
Operating Systems Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
93 56 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 22.09% 14.21% 17.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 32 33
Average daily rate £250 £365 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.50% -8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £119 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 6
Average hourly rate £20.06 £12.75 £12.46
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.33% +2.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £12.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £18.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Linux
Wiltshire

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 22 (44.90%) UNIX
2 21 (42.86%) SQL
3 20 (40.82%) CSS
4 16 (32.65%) Oracle
5 12 (24.49%) Finance
5 12 (24.49%) Spring
5 12 (24.49%) JavaScript
5 12 (24.49%) jQuery
5 12 (24.49%) Oracle Database
6 11 (22.45%) Maven
6 11 (22.45%) PL/SQL
6 11 (22.45%) XML
6 11 (22.45%) Eclipse
6 11 (22.45%) XML Schema
6 11 (22.45%) Subversion
6 11 (22.45%) Configuration Management
7 10 (20.41%) Ant
7 10 (20.41%) Ruby
7 10 (20.41%) Jenkins
8 9 (18.37%) WebLogic
8 9 (18.37%) HTML
8 9 (18.37%) LDAP
8 9 (18.37%) TDD
8 9 (18.37%) Scrum
9 8 (16.33%) Adobe Illustrator
9 8 (16.33%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (16.33%) JSF
9 8 (16.33%) SSH
9 8 (16.33%) Java
9 8 (16.33%) Photoshop

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 9 (18.37%) WebLogic
2 4 (8.16%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.16%) IIS
2 4 (8.16%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (6.12%) Apache
3 3 (6.12%) SAS
4 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.04%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle 10gAS
4 1 (2.04%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (16.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 8 (16.33%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.04%) MS Office
2 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.33%) GitHub
1 8 (16.33%) Amazon S3
1 8 (16.33%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.37%) LDAP
2 8 (16.33%) SSH
3 4 (8.16%) ZigBee
3 4 (8.16%) SSL
3 4 (8.16%) Bluetooth
3 4 (8.16%) 3G
3 4 (8.16%) X.509
3 4 (8.16%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (8.16%) Wireless
4 3 (6.12%) Firewall
5 2 (4.08%) Broadband
5 2 (4.08%) LAN
5 2 (4.08%) DHCP
5 2 (4.08%) HTTP
5 2 (4.08%) DNS
5 2 (4.08%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (24.49%) Oracle Database
2 8 (16.33%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (16.33%) MongoDB
3 5 (10.20%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (10.20%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (6.12%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (4.08%) MySQL
6 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (22.45%) Maven
1 11 (22.45%) Eclipse
1 11 (22.45%) Subversion
2 10 (20.41%) Ant
2 10 (20.41%) Jenkins
3 8 (16.33%) Cucumber
3 8 (16.33%) Karma Test Runner
3 8 (16.33%) Sublime Text
3 8 (16.33%) RSpec
4 6 (12.24%) JUnit
5 5 (10.20%) Selenium
5 5 (10.20%) Mockito
5 5 (10.20%) WebDriver
6 4 (8.16%) JDeveloper
7 3 (6.12%) Gradle
7 3 (6.12%) Git (software)
8 2 (4.08%) Valgrind
8 2 (4.08%) ClearCase
9 1 (2.04%) JIRA
9 1 (2.04%) Metasploit
General
1 12 (24.49%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (32.65%) Developer
2 10 (20.41%) Consultant
3 6 (12.24%) Wintel Consultant
3 6 (12.24%) Wintel Support
3 6 (12.24%) Support Consultant
4 5 (10.20%) Software Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) UI Developer
5 4 (8.16%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Java Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Administrator
6 3 (6.12%) Web Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (6.12%) UI Programmer
6 3 (6.12%) Ruby Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.08%) Test Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Oracle Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.08%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (40.82%) CSS
2 12 (24.49%) Spring
2 12 (24.49%) jQuery
3 11 (22.45%) XML
3 11 (22.45%) XML Schema
4 9 (18.37%) HTML
5 8 (16.33%) JSF
5 8 (16.33%) AngularJS
5 8 (16.33%) Backbone.js
5 8 (16.33%) Ruby on Rails
5 8 (16.33%) HTML5
6 7 (14.29%) JAX-WS
6 7 (14.29%) CSS3
7 5 (10.20%) XSLT
8 4 (8.16%) WebCenter
8 4 (8.16%) Spring MVC
8 4 (8.16%) Web Services
9 3 (6.12%) Middleware
9 3 (6.12%) J2EE
9 3 (6.12%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Firmware
2 4 (8.16%) Smart Meter
2 4 (8.16%) Device Driver
3 2 (4.08%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 22 (44.90%) UNIX
2 8 (16.33%) Mac OS
3 5 (10.20%) Windows
4 4 (8.16%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (8.16%) Solaris
5 2 (4.08%) VxWorks
6 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.04%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.04%) SELinux
6 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.04%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.04%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.45%) Configuration Management
2 9 (18.37%) TDD
2 9 (18.37%) Scrum
3 6 (12.24%) Software Engineering
3 6 (12.24%) SOA
4 5 (10.20%) BPEL
5 4 (8.16%) Data Migration
5 4 (8.16%) DevOps
5 4 (8.16%) CRM
5 4 (8.16%) Workflow
5 4 (8.16%) Validation
5 4 (8.16%) Migration
5 4 (8.16%) MVC
6 3 (6.12%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (6.12%) Dependency Injection
7 2 (4.08%) Test Automation
7 2 (4.08%) Integration Testing
7 2 (4.08%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (4.08%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.08%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 21 (42.86%) SQL
2 12 (24.49%) JavaScript
3 11 (22.45%) PL/SQL
4 10 (20.41%) Ruby
5 8 (16.33%) Java
6 6 (12.24%) C
7 4 (8.16%) XQuery
7 4 (8.16%) Shell Script
8 2 (4.08%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 2 (4.08%) Assembly Language
8 2 (4.08%) Perl
8 2 (4.08%) C++
9 1 (2.04%) Embedded C
9 1 (2.04%) Embedded C++
9 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
1 2 (4.08%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) OCP
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.29%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.08%) QA
System Software
1 8 (16.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.04%) Nmap
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.04%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (12.24%) Puppet
2 1 (2.04%) Nessus
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 16 (32.65%) Oracle
2 2 (4.08%) Coverity
2 2 (4.08%) Red Hat
2 2 (4.08%) QNX
3 1 (2.04%) McAfee
3 1 (2.04%) VMware
3 1 (2.04%) JBoss
3 1 (2.04%) Hyperion
3 1 (2.04%) NetApp
3 1 (2.04%) Cisco
3 1 (2.04%) Citrix
3 1 (2.04%) Siebel
3 1 (2.04%) Jaspersoft
3 1 (2.04%) Qualys
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