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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Wiltshire / Swindon
Rank 20 28 22
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Contract jobs citing Linux 20 19 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 5.59% 5.18% 5.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.97% 25.33% 26.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 14
Median daily rate £350 £335 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £265 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £370 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +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 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +4.16%

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
77 75 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 21.51% 20.44% 18.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 53 47
Median daily rate £350 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £227 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £370 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 14
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -44.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017, 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 26 (60.47%) Ansible
2 25 (58.14%) DevOps
3 21 (48.84%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (46.51%) Docker
5 17 (39.53%) Red Hat
6 14 (32.56%) Oracle
6 14 (32.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (30.23%) Java
8 12 (27.91%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (25.58%) CentOS
9 11 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (25.58%) JIRA
9 11 (25.58%) Jenkins
10 10 (23.26%) Confluence
10 10 (23.26%) ELK Stack
10 10 (23.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 10 (23.26%) SQL
11 9 (20.93%) Windows
11 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Azure
11 9 (20.93%) Bash Shell
11 9 (20.93%) Elasticsearch
12 7 (16.28%) Windows Server
12 7 (16.28%) Web Operations
12 7 (16.28%) Apache Cassandra
12 7 (16.28%) Git (software)
13 6 (13.95%) Unix
13 6 (13.95%) Python
13 6 (13.95%) Active Directory
13 6 (13.95%) MySQL
13 6 (13.95%) Ruby

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 (23.26%) Confluence
2 9 (20.93%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (11.63%) Apache
4 3 (6.98%) Apache Spark
4 3 (6.98%) WebSphere
5 2 (4.65%) Jetty
5 2 (4.65%) nginx
5 2 (4.65%) Tomcat
5 2 (4.65%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 21 (48.84%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (11.63%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (9.30%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (9.30%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 4 (9.30%) Amazon S3
4 4 (9.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 4 (9.30%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (9.30%) Route 53
4 4 (9.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (6.98%) GitHub
6 1 (2.33%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (2.33%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) HTTP
1 4 (9.30%) SSL
1 4 (9.30%) TCP/IP
1 4 (9.30%) VPN
2 3 (6.98%) DNS
2 3 (6.98%) DSL
2 3 (6.98%) FCAPS
2 3 (6.98%) LDAP
3 1 (2.33%) Firewall
3 1 (2.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.28%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (13.95%) MySQL
3 5 (11.63%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (9.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 4 (9.30%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (9.30%) MongoDB
4 4 (9.30%) NoSQL
4 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
5 3 (6.98%) Big Data
5 3 (6.98%) CouchDB
5 3 (6.98%) HBase
5 3 (6.98%) Neo4j
5 3 (6.98%) Parquet
5 3 (6.98%) Redis
Development Applications
1 11 (25.58%) Jenkins
1 11 (25.58%) JIRA
2 10 (23.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 7 (16.28%) Git (software)
4 4 (9.30%) Artifactory
4 4 (9.30%) Hudson
4 4 (9.30%) SonarQube
4 4 (9.30%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (9.30%) Vagrant
5 3 (6.98%) Ant
5 3 (6.98%) Subversion
6 2 (4.65%) Metasploit
7 1 (2.33%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.33%) JBehave
7 1 (2.33%) JUnit
7 1 (2.33%) Selenium
General
1 5 (11.63%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (44.19%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (16.28%) Administrator
2 7 (16.28%) Linux Administrator
2 7 (16.28%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 7 (16.28%) Linux Engineer
2 7 (16.28%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 7 (16.28%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 7 (16.28%) Systems Administrator
2 7 (16.28%) WebOps Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) Java Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) AWS DevOps
4 5 (11.63%) AWS Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Consultant
5 4 (9.30%) Lead DevOps
6 3 (6.98%) Software Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Unix Administrator
6 3 (6.98%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.98%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.65%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.26%) ELK Stack
2 6 (13.95%) WebCenter
3 5 (11.63%) CSS
3 5 (11.63%) HTML
4 3 (6.98%) Akka
4 3 (6.98%) AngularJS
4 3 (6.98%) Apache Avro
4 3 (6.98%) CSS3
4 3 (6.98%) GraphX
4 3 (6.98%) HTML5
4 3 (6.98%) ODBC
4 3 (6.98%) REST
4 3 (6.98%) SOAP
4 3 (6.98%) WebSockets
5 2 (4.65%) Dropwizard
5 2 (4.65%) JSON
5 2 (4.65%) Sass
5 2 (4.65%) Spring
5 2 (4.65%) Web Services
5 2 (4.65%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) CESG
2 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (32.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 11 (25.58%) CentOS
3 9 (20.93%) Windows
4 7 (16.28%) Windows Server
5 6 (13.95%) Amazon Linux
5 6 (13.95%) Unix
6 5 (11.63%) AIX
7 4 (9.30%) CoreOS
8 3 (6.98%) Debian
8 3 (6.98%) Mesosphere
9 2 (4.65%) Kali Linux
10 1 (2.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (58.14%) DevOps
2 12 (27.91%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (16.28%) Web Operations
5 6 (13.95%) Database Tuning
5 6 (13.95%) Microservices
5 6 (13.95%) Performance Testing
5 6 (13.95%) Web Development
6 5 (11.63%) Configuration Management
6 5 (11.63%) Load Balancing
6 5 (11.63%) Migration
7 4 (9.30%) Auto-Scaling
7 4 (9.30%) Compliance Audit
7 4 (9.30%) Open Source
8 3 (6.98%) Analytics
8 3 (6.98%) Big Data Analytics
8 3 (6.98%) Data Analytics
8 3 (6.98%) Incident Management
8 3 (6.98%) Release Management
8 3 (6.98%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.23%) Java
2 10 (23.26%) SQL
3 9 (20.93%) Bash Shell
4 6 (13.95%) Python
4 6 (13.95%) Ruby
5 4 (9.30%) PL/SQL
6 3 (6.98%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.98%) Jython
6 3 (6.98%) Scala
6 3 (6.98%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) CEH
1 2 (4.65%) CESG Certified Professional
1 2 (4.65%) CHECK Team Leader
1 2 (4.65%) CISSP
1 2 (4.65%) CREST Certified
1 2 (4.65%) OSCP
1 2 (4.65%) SANS
1 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 20 (46.51%) Docker
2 6 (13.95%) Active Directory
3 4 (9.30%) LXC
3 4 (9.30%) VirtualBox
4 2 (4.65%) Postfix
4 2 (4.65%) Sendmail
5 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 26 (60.47%) Ansible
2 6 (13.95%) Icinga
2 6 (13.95%) Kibana
2 6 (13.95%) logstash
2 6 (13.95%) Terraform
3 5 (11.63%) Nagios
4 4 (9.30%) Kubernetes
4 4 (9.30%) OSSEC
4 4 (9.30%) Puppet
5 2 (4.65%) ArcSight ESM
5 2 (4.65%) HAProxy
5 2 (4.65%) Nessus
6 1 (2.33%) Salt
Vendors
1 17 (39.53%) Red Hat
2 14 (32.56%) Oracle
3 6 (13.95%) Atlassian
4 4 (9.30%) New Relic
4 4 (9.30%) SaltStack
5 3 (6.98%) IBM
5 3 (6.98%) Nokia
6 2 (4.65%) ArcSight
6 2 (4.65%) Google
6 2 (4.65%) HP
7 1 (2.33%) Bluefish Communications
7 1 (2.33%) Cisco
7 1 (2.33%) VMware
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