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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 27 29 25
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing Linux 17 12 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 4.76% 3.21% 4.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.09% 19.67% 22.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 8
Median daily rate £425 £338 £366
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% -7.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £298 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £484 £394
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £358
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
94 61 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 26.33% 16.31% 18.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 23 44
Median daily rate £375 £355 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +57.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £146 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £407
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £345 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 18 13
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -41.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +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 30 June 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 30 June 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 20 (37.74%) Cisco
1 20 (37.74%) BGP
2 19 (35.85%) CCNP
2 19 (35.85%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (32.08%) Juniper
3 17 (32.08%) OSPF
3 17 (32.08%) Security Cleared
4 16 (30.19%) SC Cleared
4 16 (30.19%) DV Cleared
4 16 (30.19%) JNCIS
4 16 (30.19%) VPN
4 16 (30.19%) Windows
4 16 (30.19%) WAN
4 16 (30.19%) MPLS
4 16 (30.19%) BT
4 16 (30.19%) IPsec
5 13 (24.53%) Firewall
6 11 (20.75%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (18.87%) SQL
8 9 (16.98%) Blackberry
8 9 (16.98%) Finance
8 9 (16.98%) DevOps
8 9 (16.98%) Windows Server
9 8 (15.09%) Oracle
10 7 (13.21%) ITIL
10 7 (13.21%) Unix
10 7 (13.21%) DNS
10 7 (13.21%) Active Directory
11 6 (11.32%) Java
11 6 (11.32%) JavaScript

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 5 (9.43%) Apache
1 5 (9.43%) Apache Spark
2 4 (7.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (5.66%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.77%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.77%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.77%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.89%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.89%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.89%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) AutoCAD
1 2 (3.77%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.89%) GitHub
2 1 (1.89%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (37.74%) BGP
2 17 (32.08%) OSPF
3 16 (30.19%) IPsec
3 16 (30.19%) MPLS
3 16 (30.19%) VPN
3 16 (30.19%) WAN
4 13 (24.53%) Firewall
5 11 (20.75%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (13.21%) DNS
7 4 (7.55%) DHCP
7 4 (7.55%) Network Security
8 3 (5.66%) DSL
8 3 (5.66%) EIGRP
8 3 (5.66%) Ethernet
8 3 (5.66%) Internet
8 3 (5.66%) LDAP
8 3 (5.66%) PuTTY
8 3 (5.66%) SSH
8 3 (5.66%) TCP/IP
8 3 (5.66%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.55%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.66%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (5.66%) Big Data
2 3 (5.66%) CouchDB
2 3 (5.66%) HBase
2 3 (5.66%) Neo4j
2 3 (5.66%) Parquet
2 3 (5.66%) Redis
3 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Jenkins
1 3 (5.66%) JIRA
2 1 (1.89%) Ant
2 1 (1.89%) Artifactory
2 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.89%) Maven
2 1 (1.89%) SonarQube
2 1 (1.89%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (1.89%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.89%) TestLink
General
1 9 (16.98%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Banking
3 2 (3.77%) Games
3 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.89%) Electronics
4 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (30.19%) Designer
1 16 (30.19%) Network Designer
2 6 (11.32%) Architect
2 6 (11.32%) Developer
3 4 (7.55%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (7.55%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (5.66%) Administrator
4 3 (5.66%) Firewall Engineer
4 3 (5.66%) IT Engineer
4 3 (5.66%) Network Engineer
4 3 (5.66%) Senior IT Engineer
4 3 (5.66%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 3 (5.66%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (3.77%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (3.77%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (3.77%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 2 (3.77%) Scala Developer
5 2 (3.77%) Senior Test Engineer
5 2 (3.77%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.43%) Akka
1 5 (9.43%) GraphX
2 4 (7.55%) AngularJS
2 4 (7.55%) CSS
2 4 (7.55%) CSS3
2 4 (7.55%) HTML
2 4 (7.55%) HTML5
3 3 (5.66%) Apache Avro
3 3 (5.66%) OCX
3 3 (5.66%) ODBC
3 3 (5.66%) REST
3 3 (5.66%) SOAP
3 3 (5.66%) WebSockets
4 1 (1.89%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.89%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (1.89%) J2SE
4 1 (1.89%) Spring
4 1 (1.89%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.98%) Blackberry
2 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.55%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.66%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.77%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.77%) Statistics
6 1 (1.89%) DataPower
6 1 (1.89%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.89%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.89%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.89%) iSeries
6 1 (1.89%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.89%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.89%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (30.19%) Windows
2 9 (16.98%) Windows Server
3 7 (13.21%) Unix
4 4 (7.55%) Oracle Linux
4 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (5.66%) Mesosphere
5 3 (5.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.89%) AIX
6 1 (1.89%) Android
6 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.89%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.98%) DevOps
2 7 (13.21%) ITIL
3 5 (9.43%) Change Management
4 4 (7.55%) Analytics
4 4 (7.55%) Business Continuity
4 4 (7.55%) Change Control
4 4 (7.55%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (7.55%) Data Analytics
4 4 (7.55%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (7.55%) SIEM
4 4 (7.55%) Software Engineering
4 4 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (5.66%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (5.66%) Big Data Analytics
5 3 (5.66%) Migration
5 3 (5.66%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (5.66%) Project Management
5 3 (5.66%) Use Case
6 2 (3.77%) Benchmarking
6 2 (3.77%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.87%) SQL
2 6 (11.32%) Java
2 6 (11.32%) JavaScript
2 6 (11.32%) PowerShell
3 5 (9.43%) Scala
4 4 (7.55%) TypeScript
5 2 (3.77%) MapBasic
5 2 (3.77%) VB
6 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.89%) C
6 1 (1.89%) C++
6 1 (1.89%) Jython
6 1 (1.89%) Perl
6 1 (1.89%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (35.85%) CCNP
1 19 (35.85%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (32.08%) Security Cleared
3 16 (30.19%) DV Cleared
3 16 (30.19%) JNCIS
3 16 (30.19%) SC Cleared
4 4 (7.55%) Degree
5 2 (3.77%) CCIE
5 2 (3.77%) Check Point Certification
5 2 (3.77%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.77%) MCSA
5 2 (3.77%) MCSE
5 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.89%) CCSA
6 1 (1.89%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.89%) Government Security Classifications
2 1 (1.89%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (13.21%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.66%) Docker
3 3 (5.66%) VMware ESX
3 3 (5.66%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.77%) vSphere
5 1 (1.89%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.89%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (9.43%) Puppet
2 4 (7.55%) Ansible
3 3 (5.66%) Kubernetes
3 3 (5.66%) WSUS
4 2 (3.77%) NSN NetAct
4 2 (3.77%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.89%) Control-M
5 1 (1.89%) Nagios
5 1 (1.89%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 20 (37.74%) Cisco
2 17 (32.08%) Juniper
3 16 (30.19%) BT
4 8 (15.09%) Oracle
5 6 (11.32%) VMware
6 5 (9.43%) Palo Alto
7 4 (7.55%) Forcepoint
7 4 (7.55%) Intel Security
7 4 (7.55%) Microsoft
7 4 (7.55%) NetApp
7 4 (7.55%) Nokia
7 4 (7.55%) Sourcefire
8 3 (5.66%) CheckPoint
8 3 (5.66%) Citrix
8 3 (5.66%) Red Hat
8 3 (5.66%) Sophos
8 3 (5.66%) Splunk
9 2 (3.77%) Actix
9 2 (3.77%) Ericsson
9 2 (3.77%) Mapinfo
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