The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 21 31 23
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Contract jobs citing Linux 25 16 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 7.29% 3.86% 5.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.77% 21.33% 27.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 15
Median daily rate £425 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £288 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £465 £394
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +20.96%
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 Swindon region.

Operating Systems Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
97 75 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 28.28% 18.07% 20.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 32 49
Median daily rate £425 £325 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £146 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £508 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 21 17
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Swindon region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 July 2016.

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 27 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Swindon region with a requirement for Linux.

1 16 (31.37%) Cisco
1 16 (31.37%) BGP
2 15 (29.41%) CCNP
2 15 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (29.41%) Windows
3 13 (25.49%) Juniper
3 13 (25.49%) OSPF
3 13 (25.49%) Security Cleared
4 12 (23.53%) SC Cleared
4 12 (23.53%) DV Cleared
4 12 (23.53%) MPLS
4 12 (23.53%) VPN
4 12 (23.53%) WAN
4 12 (23.53%) BT
4 12 (23.53%) IPsec
4 12 (23.53%) JNCIS
5 11 (21.57%) Firewall
5 11 (21.57%) SQL
6 10 (19.61%) Apache
6 10 (19.61%) Ansible
7 9 (17.65%) Akka
7 9 (17.65%) DevOps
7 9 (17.65%) Apache Spark
7 9 (17.65%) GraphX
7 9 (17.65%) Scala
7 9 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (15.69%) JavaScript
8 8 (15.69%) Windows Server
8 8 (15.69%) Analytics
8 8 (15.69%) Data Analytics

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon 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:

Application Platforms
1 10 (19.61%) Apache
2 9 (17.65%) Apache Spark
3 6 (11.76%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (5.88%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.92%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.96%) Jetty
6 1 (1.96%) nginx
6 1 (1.96%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.96%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.96%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) AutoCAD
1 2 (3.92%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (5.88%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.73%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.96%) GitHub
2 1 (1.96%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (31.37%) BGP
2 13 (25.49%) OSPF
3 12 (23.53%) IPsec
3 12 (23.53%) MPLS
3 12 (23.53%) VPN
3 12 (23.53%) WAN
4 11 (21.57%) Firewall
5 9 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (13.73%) DNS
7 6 (11.76%) DSL
7 6 (11.76%) LDAP
8 5 (9.80%) FCAPS
9 4 (7.84%) Network Security
10 3 (5.88%) EIGRP
10 3 (5.88%) Ethernet
10 3 (5.88%) Gigabit Ethernet
10 3 (5.88%) PuTTY
10 3 (5.88%) SSH
10 3 (5.88%) TCP/IP
10 3 (5.88%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.76%) Apache Cassandra
1 6 (11.76%) Big Data
1 6 (11.76%) CouchDB
1 6 (11.76%) HBase
1 6 (11.76%) Neo4j
1 6 (11.76%) Parquet
1 6 (11.76%) Redis
2 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.96%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) JIRA
2 2 (3.92%) Ant
3 1 (1.96%) Artifactory
3 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.96%) Maven
3 1 (1.96%) SonarQube
3 1 (1.96%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (1.96%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.96%) TestLink
General
1 7 (13.73%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) Banking
3 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (23.53%) Designer
1 12 (23.53%) Network Designer
2 10 (19.61%) Developer
3 9 (17.65%) Architect
4 4 (7.84%) Software Developer
4 4 (7.84%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (5.88%) Administrator
5 3 (5.88%) Firewall Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (5.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (5.88%) Network Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Oracle Architect
5 3 (5.88%) Oracle Technical Architect
5 3 (5.88%) Scala Developer
5 3 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (5.88%) Technical Architect
6 2 (3.92%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (3.92%) Unix Administrator
6 2 (3.92%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (17.65%) Akka
1 9 (17.65%) GraphX
2 7 (13.73%) AngularJS
2 7 (13.73%) CSS
2 7 (13.73%) CSS3
2 7 (13.73%) HTML
2 7 (13.73%) HTML5
3 6 (11.76%) Apache Avro
3 6 (11.76%) ODBC
3 6 (11.76%) REST
3 6 (11.76%) SOAP
3 6 (11.76%) WebSockets
4 4 (7.84%) Middleware
5 3 (5.88%) OCX
5 3 (5.88%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (3.92%) IBM Integration Bus
6 2 (3.92%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (1.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Blackberry
2 4 (7.84%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.88%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (5.88%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.92%) Statistics
5 1 (1.96%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.96%) DataPower
5 1 (1.96%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.96%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.96%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.96%) iSeries
5 1 (1.96%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.96%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.96%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (29.41%) Windows
2 8 (15.69%) Windows Server
3 6 (11.76%) Mesosphere
3 6 (11.76%) Unix
4 5 (9.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.92%) AIX
6 1 (1.96%) Android
6 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.96%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (17.65%) DevOps
2 8 (15.69%) Analytics
2 8 (15.69%) Data Analytics
3 7 (13.73%) Enterprise Architecture
4 6 (11.76%) Big Data Analytics
4 6 (11.76%) Change Management
4 6 (11.76%) Project Management
4 6 (11.76%) Use Case
5 5 (9.80%) ITIL
6 4 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (7.84%) Business Continuity
6 4 (7.84%) Change Control
6 4 (7.84%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (7.84%) Network Design
6 4 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (5.88%) Agile Project Management
7 3 (5.88%) BPEL
7 3 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (5.88%) SIEM
7 3 (5.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (21.57%) SQL
2 9 (17.65%) Scala
3 8 (15.69%) JavaScript
4 7 (13.73%) TypeScript
5 3 (5.88%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.92%) Jython
6 2 (3.92%) MapBasic
6 2 (3.92%) VB
7 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.96%) C
7 1 (1.96%) C++
7 1 (1.96%) Java
7 1 (1.96%) Perl
7 1 (1.96%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (29.41%) CCNP
1 15 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (25.49%) Security Cleared
3 12 (23.53%) DV Cleared
3 12 (23.53%) JNCIS
3 12 (23.53%) SC Cleared
4 4 (7.84%) Degree
5 2 (3.92%) CCIE
5 2 (3.92%) Check Point Certification
5 2 (3.92%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.96%) CCSA
6 1 (1.96%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) Government Security Classifications
1 1 (1.96%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (11.76%) Docker
2 3 (5.88%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.96%) Postfix
4 1 (1.96%) Sendmail
4 1 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.96%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (19.61%) Ansible
2 6 (11.76%) Kubernetes
3 2 (3.92%) NSN NetAct
4 1 (1.96%) Control-M
4 1 (1.96%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.96%) Nagios
4 1 (1.96%) Puppet
4 1 (1.96%) Terraform
4 1 (1.96%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 16 (31.37%) Cisco
2 13 (25.49%) Juniper
3 12 (23.53%) BT
4 7 (13.73%) Nokia
4 7 (13.73%) Oracle
5 4 (7.84%) Palo Alto
6 3 (5.88%) CheckPoint
6 3 (5.88%) Citrix
6 3 (5.88%) IBM
6 3 (5.88%) Intel Security
6 3 (5.88%) Red Hat
6 3 (5.88%) Siebel
6 3 (5.88%) Sourcefire
6 3 (5.88%) Splunk
7 2 (3.92%) Actix
7 2 (3.92%) Anite
7 2 (3.92%) Ericsson
7 2 (3.92%) Mapinfo
7 2 (3.92%) VMware
8 1 (1.96%) Huawei