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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 17 27 23
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -4
Contract jobs citing Linux 27 24 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 8.04% 4.91% 5.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.34% 28.24% 23.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 21 16
Median daily rate £400 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £288 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.09% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.25 £38.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +16.92%
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
89 85 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 26.49% 17.38% 22.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 45 62
Median daily rate £400 £400 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +29.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £195 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 17 16
Median hourly rate - £19.03 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.42%
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 27 August 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 August 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 14 (34.15%) Ansible
2 13 (31.71%) DevOps
2 13 (31.71%) Windows
3 12 (29.27%) Apache
4 11 (26.83%) SQL
5 10 (24.39%) Apache Spark
5 10 (24.39%) GraphX
5 10 (24.39%) Akka
5 10 (24.39%) Scala
6 9 (21.95%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (21.95%) Analytics
6 9 (21.95%) Data Analytics
6 9 (21.95%) Finance
6 9 (21.95%) Unix
7 8 (19.51%) JavaScript
7 8 (19.51%) CSS
7 8 (19.51%) HTML
7 8 (19.51%) DNS
7 8 (19.51%) Change Management
7 8 (19.51%) AngularJS
7 8 (19.51%) CSS3
7 8 (19.51%) Docker
7 8 (19.51%) TypeScript
7 8 (19.51%) HTML5
7 8 (19.51%) Windows Server
8 7 (17.07%) Parquet
8 7 (17.07%) Mesosphere
8 7 (17.07%) Kubernetes
8 7 (17.07%) CouchDB
8 7 (17.07%) Apache Avro

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 12 (29.27%) Apache
2 10 (24.39%) Apache Spark
3 7 (17.07%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (7.32%) Tomcat
5 2 (4.88%) Jetty
5 2 (4.88%) nginx
5 2 (4.88%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.44%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) AutoCAD
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (7.32%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 9 (21.95%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.88%) GitHub
3 1 (2.44%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.51%) DNS
2 7 (17.07%) DSL
2 7 (17.07%) LDAP
3 6 (14.63%) FCAPS
4 5 (12.20%) Firewall
5 4 (9.76%) BGP
5 4 (9.76%) Network Security
6 3 (7.32%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (7.32%) EIGRP
6 3 (7.32%) Ethernet
6 3 (7.32%) Gigabit Ethernet
6 3 (7.32%) PuTTY
6 3 (7.32%) SSH
6 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
6 3 (7.32%) Telnet
7 1 (2.44%) DHCP
7 1 (2.44%) GSM
7 1 (2.44%) SAN
7 1 (2.44%) UMTS
7 1 (2.44%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) Apache Cassandra
1 7 (17.07%) Big Data
1 7 (17.07%) CouchDB
1 7 (17.07%) HBase
1 7 (17.07%) Neo4j
1 7 (17.07%) Parquet
1 7 (17.07%) Redis
2 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.44%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Ant
2 2 (4.88%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.44%) Artifactory
3 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.44%) Hudson
3 1 (2.44%) JIRA
3 1 (2.44%) Maven
3 1 (2.44%) SonarQube
3 1 (2.44%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (2.44%) Subversion
3 1 (2.44%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.44%) TestLink
General
1 9 (21.95%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (26.83%) Developer
2 9 (21.95%) Architect
3 5 (12.20%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (12.20%) Software Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Administrator
4 4 (9.76%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (9.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 4 (9.76%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (9.76%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.32%) Firewall Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Network Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Oracle Architect
5 3 (7.32%) Oracle Technical Architect
5 3 (7.32%) Scala Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Technical Architect
5 3 (7.32%) Unix Administrator
5 3 (7.32%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.32%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.88%) Configuration Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (24.39%) Akka
1 10 (24.39%) GraphX
2 8 (19.51%) AngularJS
2 8 (19.51%) CSS
2 8 (19.51%) CSS3
2 8 (19.51%) HTML
2 8 (19.51%) HTML5
3 7 (17.07%) Apache Avro
3 7 (17.07%) ODBC
3 7 (17.07%) REST
3 7 (17.07%) SOAP
3 7 (17.07%) WebSockets
4 4 (9.76%) Middleware
5 3 (7.32%) OCX
5 3 (7.32%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (4.88%) Web Services
7 1 (2.44%) IBM Integration Bus
7 1 (2.44%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Computer Science
1 3 (7.32%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (4.88%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.44%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (2.44%) Internet of Things
3 1 (2.44%) iSeries
3 1 (2.44%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.44%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.44%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 13 (31.71%) Windows
2 9 (21.95%) Unix
3 8 (19.51%) Windows Server
4 7 (17.07%) Mesosphere
5 6 (14.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (9.76%) AIX
7 1 (2.44%) Android
7 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.44%) CentOS
7 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (31.71%) DevOps
2 9 (21.95%) Analytics
2 9 (21.95%) Data Analytics
3 8 (19.51%) Change Management
4 7 (17.07%) Big Data Analytics
4 7 (17.07%) Enterprise Architecture
4 7 (17.07%) Use Case
5 5 (12.20%) ITIL
5 5 (12.20%) Project Management
6 4 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (9.76%) Business Continuity
6 4 (9.76%) Change Control
6 4 (9.76%) Compliance Audit
6 4 (9.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (9.76%) Incident Management
6 4 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (7.32%) Agile Project Management
7 3 (7.32%) BPEL
7 3 (7.32%) Network Design
7 3 (7.32%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.83%) SQL
2 10 (24.39%) Scala
3 8 (19.51%) JavaScript
3 8 (19.51%) TypeScript
4 4 (9.76%) Jython
5 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.44%) Java
6 1 (2.44%) MapBasic
6 1 (2.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) CCNP
1 3 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (7.32%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) CCIE
2 2 (4.88%) Check Point Certification
2 2 (4.88%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.44%) CCSA
3 1 (2.44%) CCSE
3 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) Government Security Classifications
1 1 (2.44%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (19.51%) Docker
2 3 (7.32%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.88%) Postfix
3 2 (4.88%) Sendmail
3 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.44%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (34.15%) Ansible
2 7 (17.07%) Kubernetes
3 2 (4.88%) HAProxy
3 2 (4.88%) Terraform
4 1 (2.44%) Control-M
4 1 (2.44%) Nagios
4 1 (2.44%) NSN NetAct
4 1 (2.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (17.07%) Nokia
1 7 (17.07%) Oracle
2 4 (9.76%) Cisco
2 4 (9.76%) Red Hat
3 3 (7.32%) CheckPoint
3 3 (7.32%) Citrix
3 3 (7.32%) Siebel
4 2 (4.88%) IBM
4 2 (4.88%) VMware
5 1 (2.44%) Actix
5 1 (2.44%) Cyber-Ark
5 1 (2.44%) Ericsson
5 1 (2.44%) HP
5 1 (2.44%) Juniper
5 1 (2.44%) Mapinfo
5 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.44%) NetApp
5 1 (2.44%) Palo Alto
5 1 (2.44%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.44%) Splunk