The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source 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 Open Source over the 3 months to 3 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 46 45 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Open Source 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.41% 0.23% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £391 £351
% change year-on-year
+8.62% +11.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £71.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-43.66% +42.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
370 341 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 76.29% 77.68% 72.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 264 183
Average daily rate £450 £430 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +2.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £526 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 4
Average hourly rate £14.50 £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £21.20 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £125.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Open Source across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Open Source
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Open Source across the Swindon region.

Open Source Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Open Source
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Open Source across the Swindon region.

Open Source Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon region citing Open Source 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 Open Source.

1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) SSL
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Wireless
2 2 (50.00%) Frame Relay
2 2 (50.00%) Device Driver
2 2 (50.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Ethereal
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) tcpdump
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) MCSE
2 2 (50.00%) ATM
2 2 (50.00%) ISDN
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) HTTP
2 2 (50.00%) CCNP
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Juniper
2 2 (50.00%) SONET

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon region citing Open Source 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 Open Source. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) SSL
2 2 (50.00%) SONET
2 2 (50.00%) MPLS
2 2 (50.00%) DSL
2 2 (50.00%) Wireless
2 2 (50.00%) Frame Relay
2 2 (50.00%) Ethereal
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (50.00%) tcpdump
2 2 (50.00%) ATM
2 2 (50.00%) ISDN
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Development Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Software Development Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Device Driver
1 2 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C
1 2 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) MCSE
1 2 (50.00%) CCNP
1 2 (50.00%) CCNA
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Juniper
1 2 (50.00%) NetQoS