The first table below looks at the demand for the Linux Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Wiltshire region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 56 - 43
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 2 0 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.29% - 2.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% - 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£333 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £410
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -14.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
Job Titles Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
641 550 542
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 93.44% 95.32% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 436 365 315
Average daily rate £368 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.16% +8.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £502 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 40 40
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.03 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Linux Engineer
South West

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux Engineer in the job title across the Wiltshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Linux Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Linux Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux Engineer across the Wiltshire region.

Linux Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Linux Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linux Engineer across the Wiltshire region.

Linux Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire region that cited Linux Engineer in their job title 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 with Linux Engineer in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Perl
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (50.00%) NFS
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) CLARiiON
3 2 (50.00%) NetBackup
3 2 (50.00%) Backup Exec
3 2 (50.00%) SSH
3 2 (50.00%) Sun
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) EMC
3 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 2 (50.00%) FTP
3 2 (50.00%) UNIX
3 2 (50.00%) Solaris
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) Celerra
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (50.00%) NAS
3 2 (50.00%) vSphere
3 2 (50.00%) Software Deployment
4 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire region that cited Linux Engineer in their job title 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 with Linux Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) DHCP
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) FTP
2 2 (50.00%) SSH
2 2 (50.00%) NAS
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP
3 1 (25.00%) Broadband
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) CLARiiON
1 2 (50.00%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) Solaris
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) NFS
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (50.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Sun
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) EMC
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