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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Wiltshire / Swindon
Rank 32 15 29
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +14
Contract jobs citing Linux 15 37 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 4.18% 9.84% 3.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.73% 36.63% 22.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 29 10
Median daily rate £375 £363 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -13.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £333 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £390 £549
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £36.38
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +9.96%

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
66 101 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 18.38% 26.86% 17.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 70 36
Median daily rate £350 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £255 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 14
Median hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -26.47%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%

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 19 February 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 19 February 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 22 (59.46%) DevOps
2 20 (54.05%) Ansible
2 20 (54.05%) Docker
3 18 (48.65%) Red Hat
3 18 (48.65%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (40.54%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (40.54%) Java
4 15 (40.54%) Oracle
5 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (35.14%) JIRA
6 13 (35.14%) Jenkins
7 11 (29.73%) Elastic Stack
7 11 (29.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 11 (29.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (29.73%) Confluence
7 11 (29.73%) Windows
8 10 (27.03%) CentOS
8 10 (27.03%) Microsoft Azure
9 9 (24.32%) Bash Shell
10 8 (21.62%) Git (software)
10 8 (21.62%) Performance Testing
10 8 (21.62%) SQL
10 8 (21.62%) Elasticsearch
10 8 (21.62%) Windows Server
10 8 (21.62%) Web Operations
11 7 (18.92%) Icinga
11 7 (18.92%) Kibana
11 7 (18.92%) logstash
11 7 (18.92%) Amazon Linux
11 7 (18.92%) Microservices

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 11 (29.73%) Confluence
2 8 (21.62%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (8.11%) WebSphere
4 2 (5.41%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.70%) Apache
5 1 (2.70%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 18 (48.65%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (27.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (13.51%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (10.81%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (10.81%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 4 (10.81%) Amazon S3
4 4 (10.81%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 4 (10.81%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (10.81%) Route 53
4 4 (10.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (5.41%) GitHub
6 1 (2.70%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) HTTP
1 4 (10.81%) SSL
1 4 (10.81%) TCP/IP
1 4 (10.81%) VPN
2 1 (2.70%) DNS
2 1 (2.70%) DSL
2 1 (2.70%) FCAPS
2 1 (2.70%) Firewall
2 1 (2.70%) LDAP
2 1 (2.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) MySQL
2 5 (13.51%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (13.51%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (10.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 4 (10.81%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (10.81%) MongoDB
3 4 (10.81%) NoSQL
3 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.70%) Big Data
4 1 (2.70%) CouchDB
4 1 (2.70%) HBase
4 1 (2.70%) Neo4j
4 1 (2.70%) Parquet
4 1 (2.70%) Redis
Development Applications
1 13 (35.14%) Jenkins
1 13 (35.14%) JIRA
2 11 (29.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 8 (21.62%) Git (software)
4 4 (10.81%) Artifactory
4 4 (10.81%) Hudson
4 4 (10.81%) SonarQube
4 4 (10.81%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (10.81%) Vagrant
5 2 (5.41%) Cucumber
5 2 (5.41%) Metasploit
5 2 (5.41%) Selenium
5 2 (5.41%) Subversion
6 1 (2.70%) Ant
6 1 (2.70%) JBehave
6 1 (2.70%) JMeter
6 1 (2.70%) JUnit
6 1 (2.70%) Robot Framework
6 1 (2.70%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.70%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (8.11%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (48.65%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (21.62%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 8 (21.62%) Linux Engineer
2 8 (21.62%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 8 (21.62%) WebOps Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) Java Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Administrator
4 4 (10.81%) AWS DevOps
4 4 (10.81%) AWS Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Consultant
4 4 (10.81%) Lead DevOps
4 4 (10.81%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (10.81%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 4 (10.81%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (8.11%) Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Junior
6 2 (5.41%) Junior Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) Penetration Tester
6 2 (5.41%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (29.73%) Elastic Stack
2 7 (18.92%) WebCenter
3 3 (8.11%) CSS
3 3 (8.11%) HTML
3 3 (8.11%) Spring
4 2 (5.41%) Dropwizard
4 2 (5.41%) JSON
4 2 (5.41%) Sass
4 2 (5.41%) XML
5 1 (2.70%) Akka
5 1 (2.70%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.70%) Apache Avro
5 1 (2.70%) CSS3
5 1 (2.70%) GraphX
5 1 (2.70%) HTML5
5 1 (2.70%) ODBC
5 1 (2.70%) REST
5 1 (2.70%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (2.70%) SOAP
5 1 (2.70%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) CESG
2 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (29.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 11 (29.73%) Windows
2 10 (27.03%) CentOS
3 8 (21.62%) Windows Server
4 7 (18.92%) Amazon Linux
5 4 (10.81%) CoreOS
6 3 (8.11%) AIX
6 3 (8.11%) Debian
7 2 (5.41%) Kali Linux
7 2 (5.41%) Unix
8 1 (2.70%) Mesosphere
8 1 (2.70%) Solaris
8 1 (2.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (59.46%) DevOps
2 15 (40.54%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (21.62%) Performance Testing
4 8 (21.62%) Web Operations
5 7 (18.92%) Database Tuning
5 7 (18.92%) Microservices
5 7 (18.92%) Web Development
6 6 (16.22%) Configuration Management
7 5 (13.51%) Load Balancing
7 5 (13.51%) Migration
8 4 (10.81%) Auto-Scaling
8 4 (10.81%) Open Source
9 2 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (5.41%) Cybersecurity
9 2 (5.41%) Ethical Hacking
9 2 (5.41%) Penetration Testing
9 2 (5.41%) Regression Testing
9 2 (5.41%) Scrum
9 2 (5.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 15 (40.54%) Java
2 9 (24.32%) Bash Shell
3 8 (21.62%) SQL
4 7 (18.92%) Python
4 7 (18.92%) Ruby
5 4 (10.81%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.70%) Jython
6 1 (2.70%) Scala
6 1 (2.70%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) CEH
2 2 (5.41%) CESG Certified Professional
2 2 (5.41%) CHECK Team Leader
2 2 (5.41%) CISSP
2 2 (5.41%) CREST Certified
2 2 (5.41%) OSCP
2 2 (5.41%) SANS
2 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.70%) ISEB
3 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.70%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 20 (54.05%) Docker
2 7 (18.92%) Active Directory
3 4 (10.81%) LXC
3 4 (10.81%) VirtualBox
4 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (54.05%) Ansible
2 7 (18.92%) Icinga
2 7 (18.92%) Kibana
2 7 (18.92%) logstash
3 6 (16.22%) Puppet
4 5 (13.51%) Nagios
5 4 (10.81%) OSSEC
5 4 (10.81%) Terraform
6 3 (8.11%) Kubernetes
7 2 (5.41%) ArcSight ESM
7 2 (5.41%) Nessus
8 1 (2.70%) Galera Cluster
8 1 (2.70%) Salt
Vendors
1 18 (48.65%) Red Hat
2 15 (40.54%) Oracle
3 7 (18.92%) Atlassian
4 5 (13.51%) SaltStack
5 4 (10.81%) New Relic
6 3 (8.11%) IBM
7 2 (5.41%) ArcSight
7 2 (5.41%) Cisco
7 2 (5.41%) Google
7 2 (5.41%) HP
8 1 (2.70%) Bluefish Communications
8 1 (2.70%) Nokia
8 1 (2.70%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.70%) VMware
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