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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 18 25 34
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +9
Contract jobs citing Linux 24 18 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 7.32% 4.63% 2.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.00% 31.03% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 13 9
Median daily rate £425 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £327 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £474 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £39.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +2.04%
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
60 58 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 18.29% 14.91% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 39 46
Median daily rate £350 £335 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £212 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £370 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 15
Median hourly rate - £12.50 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -44.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 24 (48.98%) Ansible
2 23 (46.94%) DevOps
3 20 (40.82%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (38.78%) SQL
5 18 (36.73%) Docker
6 15 (30.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (26.53%) Apache
8 12 (24.49%) Red Hat
8 12 (24.49%) Apache Cassandra
9 11 (22.45%) CentOS
9 11 (22.45%) Akka
9 11 (22.45%) Apache Spark
9 11 (22.45%) GraphX
9 11 (22.45%) Oracle
9 11 (22.45%) HTML
9 11 (22.45%) CSS
9 11 (22.45%) Scala
10 10 (20.41%) Analytics
10 10 (20.41%) Jenkins
10 10 (20.41%) Data Analytics
11 9 (18.37%) CSS3
11 9 (18.37%) Bash Shell
11 9 (18.37%) HTML5
11 9 (18.37%) AngularJS
11 9 (18.37%) TypeScript
11 9 (18.37%) JavaScript
12 8 (16.33%) SOAP
12 8 (16.33%) ODBC
12 8 (16.33%) LDAP
12 8 (16.33%) DSL

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 13 (26.53%) Apache
2 11 (22.45%) Apache Spark
3 8 (16.33%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (8.16%) Confluence
4 4 (8.16%) WebSphere
5 2 (4.08%) Jetty
5 2 (4.08%) nginx
5 2 (4.08%) Tomcat
5 2 (4.08%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) AutoCAD
1 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (6.12%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 20 (40.82%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (10.20%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (8.16%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (8.16%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 4 (8.16%) Amazon S3
3 4 (8.16%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 4 (8.16%) AWS Lambda
3 4 (8.16%) Route 53
3 4 (8.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (6.12%) GitHub
4 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (2.04%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (2.04%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.33%) DNS
1 8 (16.33%) DSL
1 8 (16.33%) LDAP
2 7 (14.29%) FCAPS
3 4 (8.16%) HTTP
3 4 (8.16%) SSL
3 4 (8.16%) TCP/IP
3 4 (8.16%) VPN
4 1 (2.04%) GSM
4 1 (2.04%) LTE
4 1 (2.04%) UMTS
4 1 (2.04%) WCDMA
4 1 (2.04%) Wireshark
4 1 (2.04%) XCAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (24.49%) Apache Cassandra
2 8 (16.33%) Big Data
2 8 (16.33%) CouchDB
2 8 (16.33%) HBase
2 8 (16.33%) Neo4j
2 8 (16.33%) Parquet
2 8 (16.33%) Redis
3 6 (12.24%) MySQL
4 5 (10.20%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (8.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 4 (8.16%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (8.16%) MongoDB
5 4 (8.16%) NoSQL
5 4 (8.16%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.04%) DB2
Development Applications
1 10 (20.41%) Jenkins
2 5 (10.20%) JIRA
3 4 (8.16%) Ant
3 4 (8.16%) Artifactory
3 4 (8.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (8.16%) SonarQube
3 4 (8.16%) Sonatype Nexus
3 4 (8.16%) Vagrant
4 3 (6.12%) Hudson
4 3 (6.12%) Subversion
5 2 (4.08%) Metasploit
6 1 (2.04%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.04%) JBehave
6 1 (2.04%) JUnit
6 1 (2.04%) Selenium
General
1 6 (12.24%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (28.57%) Developer
2 12 (24.49%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (16.33%) Administrator
3 8 (16.33%) Linux Administrator
3 8 (16.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 8 (16.33%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (12.24%) Software Developer
5 5 (10.20%) AWS DevOps
5 5 (10.20%) AWS Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Lead DevOps
7 3 (6.12%) Architect
7 3 (6.12%) Consultant
7 3 (6.12%) Oracle Architect
7 3 (6.12%) Oracle Technical Architect
7 3 (6.12%) Scala Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Technical Architect
7 3 (6.12%) Unix Administrator
7 3 (6.12%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (6.12%) Unix Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.08%) Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.45%) Akka
1 11 (22.45%) CSS
1 11 (22.45%) GraphX
1 11 (22.45%) HTML
2 9 (18.37%) AngularJS
2 9 (18.37%) CSS3
2 9 (18.37%) HTML5
3 8 (16.33%) Apache Avro
3 8 (16.33%) ODBC
3 8 (16.33%) REST
3 8 (16.33%) SOAP
3 8 (16.33%) WebSockets
4 4 (8.16%) ELK Stack
4 4 (8.16%) Middleware
5 3 (6.12%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (4.08%) Dropwizard
6 2 (4.08%) JSON
6 2 (4.08%) Spring
6 2 (4.08%) Web Services
6 2 (4.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) CESG
2 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.12%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.04%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 15 (30.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 11 (22.45%) CentOS
3 8 (16.33%) Mesosphere
4 7 (14.29%) Unix
5 6 (12.24%) AIX
5 6 (12.24%) Windows
6 4 (8.16%) CoreOS
7 3 (6.12%) Debian
7 3 (6.12%) Windows Server
8 2 (4.08%) Kali Linux
9 1 (2.04%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (46.94%) DevOps
2 10 (20.41%) Analytics
2 10 (20.41%) Data Analytics
3 8 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (16.33%) Big Data Analytics
3 8 (16.33%) Use Case
4 6 (12.24%) Configuration Management
4 6 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (12.24%) Migration
5 4 (8.16%) Auto-Scaling
5 4 (8.16%) Change Management
5 4 (8.16%) Compliance Audit
5 4 (8.16%) Incident Management
5 4 (8.16%) Load Balancing
5 4 (8.16%) Open Source
5 4 (8.16%) Project Management
6 3 (6.12%) Agile Project Management
6 3 (6.12%) BPEL
6 3 (6.12%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (6.12%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (38.78%) SQL
2 11 (22.45%) Scala
3 9 (18.37%) Bash Shell
3 9 (18.37%) JavaScript
3 9 (18.37%) TypeScript
4 7 (14.29%) Java
5 5 (10.20%) Python
5 5 (10.20%) Ruby
6 4 (8.16%) Jython
6 4 (8.16%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.04%) MapBasic
7 1 (2.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (4.08%) CEH
1 2 (4.08%) CESG Certified Professional
1 2 (4.08%) CHECK Team Leader
1 2 (4.08%) CISSP
1 2 (4.08%) CREST Certified
1 2 (4.08%) OSCP
1 2 (4.08%) SANS
2 1 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 18 (36.73%) Docker
2 4 (8.16%) LXC
2 4 (8.16%) VirtualBox
3 2 (4.08%) Postfix
3 2 (4.08%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 24 (48.98%) Ansible
2 8 (16.33%) Kubernetes
3 6 (12.24%) Terraform
4 5 (10.20%) Nagios
5 4 (8.16%) OSSEC
6 3 (6.12%) Puppet
7 2 (4.08%) ArcSight ESM
7 2 (4.08%) HAProxy
7 2 (4.08%) Nessus
8 1 (2.04%) NSN NetAct
8 1 (2.04%) Salt
Vendors
1 12 (24.49%) Red Hat
2 11 (22.45%) Oracle
3 8 (16.33%) Nokia
4 4 (8.16%) IBM
4 4 (8.16%) New Relic
5 3 (6.12%) SaltStack
5 3 (6.12%) Siebel
6 2 (4.08%) ArcSight
6 2 (4.08%) Google
6 2 (4.08%) HP
7 1 (2.04%) Actix
7 1 (2.04%) Anite
7 1 (2.04%) Bluefish Communications
7 1 (2.04%) Ericsson
7 1 (2.04%) Mapinfo