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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 28 20 11
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -9
Contract jobs citing Linux 16 16 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 3.58% 4.88% 9.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.78% 26.67% 46.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 32
Average daily rate
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£390 £275 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.81% -35.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £675 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.63 £32.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+10.46% -10.41%
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
77 60 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 17.23% 18.29% 20.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 43 59
Average daily rate £383 £270 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -34.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £150 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £615 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 1 6
Average hourly rate £22.69 £11.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+106.27% -74.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £11.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £11.00 £97.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 2014, 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 16 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (32.50%) UNIX
3 12 (30.00%) HTML
3 12 (30.00%) CSS
4 11 (27.50%) HTML5
5 10 (25.00%) Ruby
6 9 (22.50%) TDD
6 9 (22.50%) Finance
6 9 (22.50%) Scrum
6 9 (22.50%) JavaScript
7 8 (20.00%) Photoshop
7 8 (20.00%) Solaris
7 8 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
7 8 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (20.00%) SSH
7 8 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
7 8 (20.00%) Heroku
7 8 (20.00%) Cucumber
7 8 (20.00%) MongoDB
7 8 (20.00%) Backbone.js
7 8 (20.00%) GitHub
7 8 (20.00%) AngularJS
7 8 (20.00%) Mac OS
7 8 (20.00%) Amazon S3
7 8 (20.00%) RSpec
7 8 (20.00%) Karma Test Runner
7 8 (20.00%) Sublime Text
8 7 (17.50%) Puppet
8 7 (17.50%) Project Management
9 6 (15.00%) Oracle

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 5 (12.50%) Apache
2 2 (5.00%) WebSphere Portal
2 2 (5.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (5.00%) iPlanet
2 2 (5.00%) IIS
3 1 (2.50%) JBoss
3 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (20.00%) Photoshop
1 8 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.00%) Heroku
1 8 (20.00%) GitHub
1 8 (20.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.00%) SSH
2 5 (12.50%) Firewall
2 5 (12.50%) Network Security
3 3 (7.50%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (5.00%) DNS
4 2 (5.00%) SMTP
4 2 (5.00%) DMZ
5 1 (2.50%) VoIP
5 1 (2.50%) WAN
5 1 (2.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
1 8 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 5 (12.50%) MySQL
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.50%) Big Data
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 8 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 8 (20.00%) RSpec
1 8 (20.00%) Karma Test Runner
1 8 (20.00%) Sublime Text
2 3 (7.50%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.00%) Metasploit
4 1 (2.50%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.50%) JUnit
4 1 (2.50%) Maven
4 1 (2.50%) Subversion
4 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.50%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (22.50%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (22.50%) Developer
2 7 (17.50%) Infrastructure Manager
3 6 (15.00%) Project Manager
3 6 (15.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 5 (12.50%) Administrator
4 5 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Software Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Web Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (7.50%) Ruby Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Penetration Tester
7 2 (5.00%) UNIX Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.00%) WebSphere Administrator
7 2 (5.00%) Test Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.00%) Network Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Tester
8 1 (2.50%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.00%) HTML
1 12 (30.00%) CSS
2 11 (27.50%) HTML5
3 8 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 8 (20.00%) Backbone.js
3 8 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 4 (10.00%) Web Services
5 3 (7.50%) CSS3
5 3 (7.50%) Sass
5 3 (7.50%) Laravel
6 2 (5.00%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (2.50%) XSLT
7 1 (2.50%) JDBC
7 1 (2.50%) JSP
7 1 (2.50%) Servlets
7 1 (2.50%) Struts
7 1 (2.50%) .NET
7 1 (2.50%) J2EE
7 1 (2.50%) Hibernate
7 1 (2.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Digital Media
1 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.50%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.50%) PKI
2 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (32.50%) UNIX
2 8 (20.00%) Solaris
2 8 (20.00%) Mac OS
3 5 (12.50%) Windows
4 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.00%) Ubuntu
4 2 (5.00%) zOS
4 2 (5.00%) AIX
5 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.50%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (22.50%) TDD
2 9 (22.50%) Scrum
3 7 (17.50%) Project Management
4 5 (12.50%) DevOps
5 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (10.00%) MVC
6 3 (7.50%) ITIL
7 2 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (5.00%) ITIL V3
7 2 (5.00%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (5.00%) Test Management
7 2 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.00%) Incident Management
8 1 (2.50%) UML
8 1 (2.50%) OOA/OOD
8 1 (2.50%) OOD
8 1 (2.50%) SOA
8 1 (2.50%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.00%) Ruby
2 9 (22.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (7.50%) SQL
3 3 (7.50%) PHP
3 3 (7.50%) Java
3 3 (7.50%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.50%) Python
4 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.50%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (7.50%) Degree
3 2 (5.00%) CCSE
3 2 (5.00%) CISA
3 2 (5.00%) CISM
3 2 (5.00%) CCNP
3 2 (5.00%) CISSP
4 1 (2.50%) CCNA
4 1 (2.50%) CCSA
4 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
1 2 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Postfix
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (2.50%) Snort
2 1 (2.50%) Nmap
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.50%) vSphere
2 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (17.50%) Puppet
2 2 (5.00%) yum
2 2 (5.00%) Nessus
3 1 (2.50%) Data Guard
3 1 (2.50%) SELinux
3 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (15.00%) Oracle
2 5 (12.50%) Cisco
3 4 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.00%) VMware
4 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.00%) Juniper
4 2 (5.00%) BMC
4 2 (5.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (5.00%) Remedy
5 1 (2.50%) McAfee
5 1 (2.50%) NetApp
5 1 (2.50%) Citrix
5 1 (2.50%) Jaspersoft
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