The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
South West / Wiltshire
Rank 32 17 29
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +12
Contract jobs citing Linux 34 62 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 4.97% 9.02% 4.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.82% 32.12% 29.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 45 13
Median daily rate £370 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £270 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £434 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £40.00 £43.75 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +53.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Wiltshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
114 193 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 16.67% 28.09% 16.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 127 51
Median daily rate £350 £348 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% -2.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £433 £502
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 18
Median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £43.50 £24.54
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +6.25%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wiltshire region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Linux
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon -18 14 £375 +3.44% 9
Chippenham -1 2 £331 +10.41% 3
Salisbury -2 2 £365 +23.20% 1
Malmesbury +7 1 £295 -10.60%
Corsham -12 1 £450 +20.00% 1
Linux
South West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 36 (52.17%) DevOps
2 31 (44.93%) Ansible
3 28 (40.58%) Amazon AWS
4 25 (36.23%) Docker
5 24 (34.78%) Red Hat
6 23 (33.33%) Windows
6 23 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (28.99%) Java
7 20 (28.99%) Jenkins
8 19 (27.54%) Python
9 18 (26.09%) Oracle
10 17 (24.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 17 (24.64%) Microsoft Azure
11 16 (23.19%) Security Cleared
11 16 (23.19%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (23.19%) Bash Shell
11 16 (23.19%) Puppet
12 15 (21.74%) SC Cleared
12 15 (21.74%) Git (software)
12 15 (21.74%) Ruby
12 15 (21.74%) JIRA
12 15 (21.74%) SQL
13 13 (18.84%) Confluence
13 13 (18.84%) SaltStack
13 13 (18.84%) Windows Server
14 12 (17.39%) Elastic Stack
14 12 (17.39%) Terraform
14 12 (17.39%) CentOS
15 11 (15.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 11 (15.94%) Active Directory

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 13 (18.84%) Confluence
2 8 (11.59%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (10.14%) Apache
4 6 (8.70%) nginx
5 3 (4.35%) WebLogic
5 3 (4.35%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.90%) MS Exchange
6 2 (2.90%) OpenStack
6 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.45%) Apache Spark
7 1 (1.45%) GeoServer
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 28 (40.58%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (24.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (10.14%) GitHub
4 6 (8.70%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (7.25%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (7.25%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 5 (7.25%) Amazon S3
5 5 (7.25%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 5 (7.25%) AWS Lambda
5 5 (7.25%) Route 53
5 5 (7.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (2.90%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.45%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.49%) TCP/IP
2 9 (13.04%) DNS
3 7 (10.14%) Firewall
3 7 (10.14%) SSL
4 6 (8.70%) HTTP
4 6 (8.70%) VPN
5 5 (7.25%) SAN
6 2 (2.90%) LAN
6 2 (2.90%) NAS
6 2 (2.90%) NetScaler
6 2 (2.90%) VoIP
6 2 (2.90%) WAN
6 2 (2.90%) Wireless
7 1 (1.45%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.45%) DSL
7 1 (1.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (1.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (1.45%) FCAPS
7 1 (1.45%) Frame Relay
7 1 (1.45%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.14%) MySQL
2 5 (7.25%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (7.25%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (7.25%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (5.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 4 (5.80%) MongoDB
3 4 (5.80%) NoSQL
3 4 (5.80%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.45%) Big Data
4 1 (1.45%) CouchDB
4 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.45%) HBase
4 1 (1.45%) Neo4j
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (1.45%) Redis
Development Applications
1 20 (28.99%) Jenkins
2 15 (21.74%) Git (software)
2 15 (21.74%) JIRA
3 11 (15.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 9 (13.04%) Vagrant
5 6 (8.70%) Hudson
6 4 (5.80%) Artifactory
6 4 (5.80%) SonarQube
6 4 (5.80%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (5.80%) Subversion
7 2 (2.90%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.90%) Metasploit
7 2 (2.90%) Selenium
8 1 (1.45%) Ant
8 1 (1.45%) JBehave
8 1 (1.45%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (1.45%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.45%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.45%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (4.35%) Finance
2 2 (2.90%) Back Office
2 2 (2.90%) Military
2 2 (2.90%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.45%) Electronics
3 1 (1.45%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 26 (37.68%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (15.94%) Linux Engineer
3 9 (13.04%) Developer
4 8 (11.59%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 8 (11.59%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 8 (11.59%) WebOps Engineer
5 7 (10.14%) Java Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Administrator
6 5 (7.25%) Lead DevOps
7 4 (5.80%) Architect
7 4 (5.80%) AWS DevOps
7 4 (5.80%) AWS Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Consultant
7 4 (5.80%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (5.80%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 4 (5.80%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (4.35%) Integration Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Unix Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.39%) Elastic Stack
2 7 (10.14%) WebCenter
3 6 (8.70%) CSS
3 6 (8.70%) HTML
4 3 (4.35%) JSON
4 3 (4.35%) Spring
4 3 (4.35%) Web Services
4 3 (4.35%) XML
5 2 (2.90%) Dropwizard
5 2 (2.90%) HTML5
5 2 (2.90%) jQuery
5 2 (2.90%) Middleware
5 2 (2.90%) REST
5 2 (2.90%) Sass
5 2 (2.90%) WebSockets
6 1 (1.45%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (1.45%) CSS3
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (1.45%) Qt
6 1 (1.45%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.70%) CESG
1 6 (8.70%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.90%) Fat Client
2 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.90%) Thin Client
2 2 (2.90%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 23 (33.33%) Windows
2 17 (24.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (18.84%) Windows Server
4 12 (17.39%) CentOS
5 7 (10.14%) Amazon Linux
5 7 (10.14%) Ubuntu
6 6 (8.70%) Unix
7 5 (7.25%) Debian
8 4 (5.80%) CoreOS
8 4 (5.80%) Solaris
9 3 (4.35%) AIX
10 2 (2.90%) Kali Linux
10 2 (2.90%) Windows 7
10 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (1.45%) Mesosphere
11 1 (1.45%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (52.17%) DevOps
2 23 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (23.19%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (14.49%) Load Balancing
5 9 (13.04%) Migration
5 9 (13.04%) Web Operations
6 8 (11.59%) Performance Testing
7 7 (10.14%) Database Tuning
7 7 (10.14%) Microservices
7 7 (10.14%) Open Source
7 7 (10.14%) Web Development
8 6 (8.70%) Configuration Management
9 5 (7.25%) Auto-Scaling
9 5 (7.25%) ITIL
10 4 (5.80%) Penetration Testing
11 3 (4.35%) Automated Testing
11 3 (4.35%) Integration Testing
11 3 (4.35%) Regression Testing
11 3 (4.35%) Server Virtualisation
12 2 (2.90%) Social Engineering
Programming Languages
1 20 (28.99%) Java
2 19 (27.54%) Python
3 16 (23.19%) Bash Shell
4 15 (21.74%) Ruby
4 15 (21.74%) SQL
5 7 (10.14%) JavaScript
6 6 (8.70%) Perl
7 5 (7.25%) PL/SQL
8 4 (5.80%) Go
8 4 (5.80%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.90%) C
10 1 (1.45%) C++
10 1 (1.45%) Jython
10 1 (1.45%) PHP
10 1 (1.45%) Scala
10 1 (1.45%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 16 (23.19%) Security Cleared
2 15 (21.74%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (5.80%) CCNA
4 4 (5.80%) CCNP
4 4 (5.80%) SANS
5 3 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (2.90%) CEH
6 2 (2.90%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (2.90%) CHECK Team Leader
6 2 (2.90%) CISSP
6 2 (2.90%) CREST Certified
6 2 (2.90%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.90%) MCSE
6 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.90%) OSCP
6 2 (2.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.45%) ISEB
7 1 (1.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.45%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) Data Quality
2 3 (4.35%) QA
3 2 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.90%) JSP 440
4 1 (1.45%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (36.23%) Docker
2 11 (15.94%) Active Directory
3 8 (11.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (5.80%) LXC
4 4 (5.80%) VirtualBox
5 2 (2.90%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.90%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.90%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 31 (44.93%) Ansible
2 16 (23.19%) Puppet
3 12 (17.39%) Terraform
4 7 (10.14%) Icinga
4 7 (10.14%) Kibana
4 7 (10.14%) logstash
4 7 (10.14%) Nagios
4 7 (10.14%) Salt
5 6 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (7.25%) OSSEC
7 4 (5.80%) Kubernetes
8 2 (2.90%) ArcSight ESM
8 2 (2.90%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (2.90%) Nessus
8 2 (2.90%) Packer
8 2 (2.90%) PowerCLI
9 1 (1.45%) Galera Cluster
9 1 (1.45%) Opsview
9 1 (1.45%) QRadar
9 1 (1.45%) vRealize
Vendors
1 24 (34.78%) Red Hat
2 18 (26.09%) Oracle
3 13 (18.84%) SaltStack
4 9 (13.04%) VMware
5 8 (11.59%) Cisco
6 7 (10.14%) Atlassian
7 5 (7.25%) New Relic
8 4 (5.80%) HP
8 4 (5.80%) Juniper
8 4 (5.80%) SolarWinds
9 3 (4.35%) ArcSight
9 3 (4.35%) F5
9 3 (4.35%) Google
9 3 (4.35%) IBM
9 3 (4.35%) Intel Security
9 3 (4.35%) Microsoft
9 3 (4.35%) Splunk
10 2 (2.90%) 3PAR
10 2 (2.90%) Aruba
10 2 (2.90%) Sophos
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