The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 28 26 32
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Contract jobs citing Linux 12 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 3.02% 4.10% 2.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.18% 21.92% 18.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 10
Average daily rate
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£360 £365 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% -14.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £310 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £394 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.89% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £40.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
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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
66 73 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 16.62% 18.72% 14.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 43 36
Average daily rate £360 £225 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £170 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £424 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 £26.35 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.57% +69.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £20.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £40.50 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 9 (47.37%) Data Centre
2 7 (36.84%) SC Cleared
2 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
2 7 (36.84%) UNIX
3 6 (31.58%) Windows
3 6 (31.58%) SQL
3 6 (31.58%) SharePoint
3 6 (31.58%) ITIL
3 6 (31.58%) Migration
4 5 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (26.32%) Solaris
4 5 (26.32%) Oracle
4 5 (26.32%) McAfee
4 5 (26.32%) Service Management
5 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
5 4 (21.05%) Finance
5 4 (21.05%) Project Management
5 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
5 4 (21.05%) Ethernet
5 4 (21.05%) Performance Management
5 4 (21.05%) PCI DSS
5 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (21.05%) Security Architecture
5 4 (21.05%) Brocade
5 4 (21.05%) Splunk
5 4 (21.05%) Portfolio Management
5 4 (21.05%) ArcSight
5 4 (21.05%) Performance Improvement
5 4 (21.05%) Test Strategy
5 4 (21.05%) Vulnerability Management

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (31.58%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.26%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Ethernet
2 3 (15.79%) Network Security
3 2 (10.53%) DHCP
3 2 (10.53%) HTTP
3 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
3 2 (10.53%) DNS
3 2 (10.53%) Firewall
4 1 (5.26%) VoIP
4 1 (5.26%) WAN
4 1 (5.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) MySQL
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) JUnit
1 1 (5.26%) Toad
1 1 (5.26%) Subversion
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Law
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Developer
1 4 (21.05%) 3rd Line Support
1 4 (21.05%) Deployment Manager
2 2 (10.53%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Operations Team Leader
3 1 (5.26%) Development Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Software Development Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Embedded Linux Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (5.26%) Team Leader
3 1 (5.26%) PHP Developer
3 1 (5.26%) Support Team Leader
3 1 (5.26%) Build Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 1 (5.26%) Applications Manager
3 1 (5.26%) C Developer
3 1 (5.26%) Configuration Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
1 1 (5.26%) J2EE
1 1 (5.26%) CSS
1 1 (5.26%) JSP
1 1 (5.26%) Web Services
1 1 (5.26%) XML
1 1 (5.26%) XHTML
1 1 (5.26%) JMS
1 1 (5.26%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (5.26%) Middleware
1 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Message Broker
1 1 (5.26%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.53%) Device Driver
2 2 (10.53%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) UNIX
2 6 (31.58%) Windows
3 5 (26.32%) Solaris
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (10.53%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (10.53%) AIX
6 1 (5.26%) Ubuntu
6 1 (5.26%) CentOS
6 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) ITIL
1 6 (31.58%) Migration
2 5 (26.32%) Service Management
3 4 (21.05%) Performance Management
3 4 (21.05%) Project Management
3 4 (21.05%) Security Architecture
3 4 (21.05%) Portfolio Management
3 4 (21.05%) Performance Improvement
3 4 (21.05%) Test Strategy
3 4 (21.05%) Vulnerability Management
3 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
3 4 (21.05%) Coaching
4 2 (10.53%) Open Source
4 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
4 2 (10.53%) OOD
5 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.26%) OO
5 1 (5.26%) Change Management
5 1 (5.26%) ITSM
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) C
3 2 (10.53%) C++
4 1 (5.26%) Java
4 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.26%) Perl
4 1 (5.26%) PHP
4 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.26%) Embedded C
4 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) SC Cleared
1 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.26%) JNCIA
3 1 (5.26%) CCNP
3 1 (5.26%) CCNA
3 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (21.05%) PCI DSS
3 1 (5.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (5.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle
1 5 (26.32%) McAfee
2 4 (21.05%) Brocade
2 4 (21.05%) Splunk
2 4 (21.05%) ArcSight
3 3 (15.79%) Citrix
4 1 (5.26%) Juniper
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.26%) VMware
4 1 (5.26%) Siebel
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco
4 1 (5.26%) IBM
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) Sun
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