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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 15 30 20
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -10
Contract jobs citing Linux 40 17 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 10.31% 4.03% 5.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.46% 22.37% 24.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 10 14
Average daily rate £363 £419 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.43% +43.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £331 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £549 £334
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
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
104 76 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 26.80% 18.01% 21.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 38 49
Average daily rate £350 £363 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +20.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £170 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £548 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £307
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +9.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 £20.06 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.68% +82.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 9 February 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 9 February 2016, 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 21 (40.38%) Oracle
2 20 (38.46%) Security Cleared
3 19 (36.54%) SC Cleared
4 17 (32.69%) Finance
5 16 (30.77%) Cisco
5 16 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (30.77%) CCNP
5 16 (30.77%) Oracle Linux
6 15 (28.85%) ITIL
7 14 (26.92%) NetApp
7 14 (26.92%) Puppet
8 13 (25.00%) Bash Shell
8 13 (25.00%) BGP
8 13 (25.00%) Python
8 13 (25.00%) Juniper
8 13 (25.00%) WAN
9 12 (23.08%) VPN
9 12 (23.08%) Red Hat
9 12 (23.08%) MPLS
9 12 (23.08%) OSPF
9 12 (23.08%) BT
9 12 (23.08%) IPsec
9 12 (23.08%) sed
9 12 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
9 12 (23.08%) DV Cleared
9 12 (23.08%) JNCIS
9 12 (23.08%) AWK
10 11 (21.15%) Load Balancing
10 11 (21.15%) Samba
10 11 (21.15%) Perl

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (9.62%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (5.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.85%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.92%) Node.js
4 1 (1.92%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.92%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.92%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) AutoCAD
1 1 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.92%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (25.00%) BGP
1 13 (25.00%) WAN
2 12 (23.08%) IPsec
2 12 (23.08%) MPLS
2 12 (23.08%) OSPF
2 12 (23.08%) VPN
3 10 (19.23%) Firewall
4 9 (17.31%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (5.77%) DHCP
5 3 (5.77%) DNS
5 3 (5.77%) Network Security
6 2 (3.85%) DMZ
6 2 (3.85%) HTTP
6 2 (3.85%) Internet
6 2 (3.85%) LAN
6 2 (3.85%) MQTT
6 2 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.92%) EIGRP
7 1 (1.92%) SSH
7 1 (1.92%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.62%) Oracle BI EE
2 4 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.77%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (5.77%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (9.62%) JDeveloper
2 2 (3.85%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.85%) JIRA
3 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.92%) Grunt
3 1 (1.92%) gulp
3 1 (1.92%) Jasmine
General
1 17 (32.69%) Finance
2 2 (3.85%) Games
2 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.92%) Electronics
3 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (23.08%) Designer
1 12 (23.08%) Network Designer
2 6 (11.54%) Project Manager
3 5 (9.62%) Developer
3 5 (9.62%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (7.69%) Network Engineer
4 4 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Administrator
5 3 (5.77%) Analyst
5 3 (5.77%) Firewall Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) IT Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Senior IT Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Support Analyst
5 3 (5.77%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (3.85%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 2 (3.85%) OBIEE Developer
6 2 (3.85%) Technical Support Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Test Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.62%) XSLT
2 4 (7.69%) CSS
2 4 (7.69%) HTML
3 3 (5.77%) Middleware
3 3 (5.77%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (3.85%) Ajax
4 2 (3.85%) JSON
4 2 (3.85%) XHTML
4 2 (3.85%) XML
5 1 (1.92%) .NET
5 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.92%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.92%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (1.92%) J2SE
5 1 (1.92%) jQuery
5 1 (1.92%) OCX
5 1 (1.92%) Spring
5 1 (1.92%) SVG
5 1 (1.92%) WCF
5 1 (1.92%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Blackberry
2 4 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.77%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.92%) Clustering
5 1 (1.92%) DataPower
5 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.92%) Replication
5 1 (1.92%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 16 (30.77%) Oracle Linux
2 10 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 10 (19.23%) Windows
3 6 (11.54%) Unix
4 4 (7.69%) Windows Server
5 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.92%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.92%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.92%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.85%) ITIL
2 11 (21.15%) Load Balancing
3 10 (19.23%) ITIL V3
4 8 (15.38%) Configuration Management
5 6 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (11.54%) SOA
6 5 (9.62%) BPEL
6 5 (9.62%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (9.62%) Workflow
7 4 (7.69%) DevOps
7 4 (7.69%) Migration
7 4 (7.69%) Project Management
8 3 (5.77%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (5.77%) CRM
8 3 (5.77%) ERP
8 3 (5.77%) SIEM
8 3 (5.77%) Software Engineering
8 3 (5.77%) Technical Analysis
9 2 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (3.85%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 13 (25.00%) Bash Shell
1 13 (25.00%) Python
2 12 (23.08%) AWK
2 12 (23.08%) sed
3 11 (21.15%) Perl
4 9 (17.31%) SQL
5 6 (11.54%) JavaScript
6 5 (9.62%) Java
6 5 (9.62%) PL/SQL
6 5 (9.62%) Shell Script
6 5 (9.62%) XQuery
7 4 (7.69%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.92%) C#
8 1 (1.92%) MapBasic
8 1 (1.92%) PHP
8 1 (1.92%) VB
8 1 (1.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 19 (36.54%) SC Cleared
3 16 (30.77%) CCNP
3 16 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (23.08%) DV Cleared
4 12 (23.08%) JNCIS
5 3 (5.77%) Degree
6 2 (3.85%) CCIE
6 2 (3.85%) CCSA
6 2 (3.85%) CCSE
6 2 (3.85%) MCSA
6 2 (3.85%) MCSE
6 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.92%) CCNA
7 1 (1.92%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (5.77%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (21.15%) Samba
2 10 (19.23%) NFS
3 5 (9.62%) Active Directory
4 4 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (5.77%) VMware ESX
5 3 (5.77%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (26.92%) Puppet
2 12 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (5.77%) WSUS
4 1 (1.92%) NSN NetAct
4 1 (1.92%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 21 (40.38%) Oracle
2 16 (30.77%) Cisco
3 14 (26.92%) NetApp
4 13 (25.00%) Juniper
5 12 (23.08%) BT
5 12 (23.08%) Red Hat
6 5 (9.62%) Informatica
6 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
6 5 (9.62%) VMware
7 4 (7.69%) CheckPoint
7 4 (7.69%) Siebel
8 3 (5.77%) Forcepoint
8 3 (5.77%) Intel Security
8 3 (5.77%) Palo Alto
8 3 (5.77%) Sourcefire
9 2 (3.85%) Nokia
9 2 (3.85%) Sophos
9 2 (3.85%) Splunk
10 1 (1.92%) Ericsson
10 1 (1.92%) Mapinfo
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