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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
South West / Wiltshire
Rank 29 28 20
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Contract jobs citing Linux 32 40 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 4.64% 5.81% 6.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.20% 24.84% 33.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 30 17
Median daily rate £408 £370 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.13% +2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £482 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 14
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +36.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+6.49% +6.94%

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
127 161 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 18.43% 23.37% 19.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 114 61
Median daily rate £313 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £212 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £514
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 18 31
Median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +54.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £42.50 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +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 20 January 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 20 January 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 -1 18 £400 +8.10% 4
Salisbury +1 1 £365 +5.79%
Chippenham -2 1 £313 -18.83% 1
Linux
South West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 38 (54.29%) DevOps
2 33 (47.14%) Ansible
3 30 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
4 27 (38.57%) Docker
5 25 (35.71%) Windows
6 22 (31.43%) Red Hat
7 20 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
8 19 (27.14%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (25.71%) Java
10 17 (24.29%) Oracle
10 17 (24.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 15 (21.43%) Jenkins
11 15 (21.43%) SQL
11 15 (21.43%) Python
12 14 (20.00%) Security Cleared
12 14 (20.00%) JIRA
12 14 (20.00%) Bash Shell
12 14 (20.00%) Windows Server
13 13 (18.57%) CentOS
13 13 (18.57%) Confluence
13 13 (18.57%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (17.14%) Git (software)
14 12 (17.14%) Migration
14 12 (17.14%) ELK Stack
14 12 (17.14%) Terraform
15 11 (15.71%) Ruby
15 11 (15.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 11 (15.71%) SC Cleared
15 11 (15.71%) Puppet
15 11 (15.71%) Open Source

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 (18.57%) Confluence
2 9 (12.86%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (11.43%) Apache
4 6 (8.57%) nginx
5 3 (4.29%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.86%) Apache Spark
6 2 (2.86%) Jetty
6 2 (2.86%) MS Exchange
6 2 (2.86%) OpenStack
6 2 (2.86%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.86%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.86%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 30 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (10.00%) GitHub
4 6 (8.57%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (7.14%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 5 (7.14%) Amazon S3
5 5 (7.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 5 (7.14%) AWS Lambda
5 5 (7.14%) Route 53
5 5 (7.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (4.29%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.43%) Heroku
7 1 (1.43%) IaaS
7 1 (1.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.43%) TCP/IP
2 7 (10.00%) DNS
3 6 (8.57%) HTTP
3 6 (8.57%) SSL
4 5 (7.14%) Firewall
4 5 (7.14%) SAN
4 5 (7.14%) VPN
5 2 (2.86%) DSL
5 2 (2.86%) FCAPS
5 2 (2.86%) LDAP
5 2 (2.86%) NAS
5 2 (2.86%) VoIP
6 1 (1.43%) ATM
6 1 (1.43%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.43%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (1.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (1.43%) LAN
6 1 (1.43%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.43%) WAN
6 1 (1.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.57%) Apache Cassandra
1 6 (8.57%) MySQL
2 5 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (5.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 4 (5.71%) MongoDB
3 4 (5.71%) NoSQL
3 4 (5.71%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.86%) Big Data
4 2 (2.86%) CouchDB
4 2 (2.86%) HBase
4 2 (2.86%) Neo4j
4 2 (2.86%) Parquet
4 2 (2.86%) Redis
Development Applications
1 15 (21.43%) Jenkins
2 14 (20.00%) JIRA
3 12 (17.14%) Git (software)
4 11 (15.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (11.43%) Vagrant
6 5 (7.14%) Hudson
6 5 (7.14%) Subversion
7 4 (5.71%) Artifactory
7 4 (5.71%) SonarQube
7 4 (5.71%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (5.71%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (4.29%) Ant
9 2 (2.86%) Metasploit
10 1 (1.43%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.43%) JBehave
10 1 (1.43%) JUnit
10 1 (1.43%) Selenium
General
1 5 (7.14%) Finance
2 2 (2.86%) Back Office
2 2 (2.86%) Military
2 2 (2.86%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.43%) Electronics
3 1 (1.43%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 25 (35.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
3 8 (11.43%) Developer
3 8 (11.43%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 8 (11.43%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 8 (11.43%) WebOps Engineer
4 7 (10.00%) Consultant
4 7 (10.00%) Java Engineer
5 6 (8.57%) Administrator
5 6 (8.57%) Linux Administrator
5 6 (8.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 6 (8.57%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (7.14%) AWS DevOps
6 5 (7.14%) AWS Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) Lead DevOps
7 4 (5.71%) Architect
7 4 (5.71%) DevOps Consultant
8 3 (4.29%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (4.29%) Integration Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.14%) ELK Stack
2 7 (10.00%) WebCenter
3 5 (7.14%) CSS
3 5 (7.14%) HTML
4 3 (4.29%) HTML5
4 3 (4.29%) WebSockets
5 2 (2.86%) Akka
5 2 (2.86%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.86%) Apache Avro
5 2 (2.86%) CSS3
5 2 (2.86%) Dropwizard
5 2 (2.86%) GraphX
5 2 (2.86%) JSON
5 2 (2.86%) ODBC
5 2 (2.86%) REST
5 2 (2.86%) Sass
5 2 (2.86%) SOAP
5 2 (2.86%) Spring
5 2 (2.86%) Web Services
5 2 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.57%) CESG
1 6 (8.57%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.86%) Fat Client
2 2 (2.86%) Thin Client
2 2 (2.86%) VCE vBlock
3 1 (1.43%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.43%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (35.71%) Windows
2 17 (24.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 13 (18.57%) CentOS
5 8 (11.43%) Unix
6 7 (10.00%) Amazon Linux
7 6 (8.57%) Ubuntu
8 5 (7.14%) AIX
8 5 (7.14%) Debian
9 4 (5.71%) CoreOS
10 2 (2.86%) Kali Linux
10 2 (2.86%) Mesosphere
10 2 (2.86%) Solaris
10 2 (2.86%) Windows 7
10 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (54.29%) DevOps
2 19 (27.14%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (18.57%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (17.14%) Migration
5 11 (15.71%) Microservices
5 11 (15.71%) Open Source
6 9 (12.86%) Load Balancing
6 9 (12.86%) Web Operations
7 7 (10.00%) Database Tuning
7 7 (10.00%) Performance Testing
7 7 (10.00%) Web Development
8 5 (7.14%) Auto-Scaling
8 5 (7.14%) Configuration Management
9 4 (5.71%) ITIL
10 3 (4.29%) Automated Testing
10 3 (4.29%) Change Management
10 3 (4.29%) Incident Management
10 3 (4.29%) Penetration Testing
10 3 (4.29%) Release Management
10 3 (4.29%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 18 (25.71%) Java
2 15 (21.43%) Python
2 15 (21.43%) SQL
3 14 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 11 (15.71%) Ruby
5 6 (8.57%) JavaScript
6 5 (7.14%) Perl
7 4 (5.71%) PL/SQL
7 4 (5.71%) PowerShell
8 3 (4.29%) Go
8 3 (4.29%) Jython
9 2 (2.86%) C
9 2 (2.86%) Scala
9 2 (2.86%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.43%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (15.71%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (5.71%) CCNA
4 4 (5.71%) CCNP
5 3 (4.29%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (4.29%) SANS
6 2 (2.86%) CEH
6 2 (2.86%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (2.86%) CHECK Team Leader
6 2 (2.86%) CISSP
6 2 (2.86%) CREST Certified
6 2 (2.86%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.86%) MCSE
6 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.86%) OSCP
6 2 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) Data Quality
1 2 (2.86%) JSP 440
1 2 (2.86%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (38.57%) Docker
2 10 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 7 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (5.71%) LXC
4 4 (5.71%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (5.71%) VirtualBox
5 3 (4.29%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.86%) Postfix
6 2 (2.86%) Sendmail
6 2 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 33 (47.14%) Ansible
2 12 (17.14%) Terraform
3 11 (15.71%) Puppet
4 7 (10.00%) Icinga
4 7 (10.00%) Kibana
4 7 (10.00%) logstash
4 7 (10.00%) Nagios
5 6 (8.57%) Salt
6 5 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (7.14%) OSSEC
7 3 (4.29%) Kubernetes
8 2 (2.86%) ArcSight ESM
8 2 (2.86%) HAProxy
8 2 (2.86%) Nessus
8 2 (2.86%) Packer
8 2 (2.86%) PowerCLI
9 1 (1.43%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (1.43%) Opsview
9 1 (1.43%) QRadar
Vendors
1 22 (31.43%) Red Hat
2 17 (24.29%) Oracle
3 9 (12.86%) SaltStack
4 8 (11.43%) VMware
5 7 (10.00%) Atlassian
5 7 (10.00%) Cisco
6 5 (7.14%) Microsoft
6 5 (7.14%) New Relic
7 4 (5.71%) HP
8 3 (4.29%) ArcSight
8 3 (4.29%) F5
8 3 (4.29%) Google
8 3 (4.29%) IBM
8 3 (4.29%) Juniper
8 3 (4.29%) Splunk
9 2 (2.86%) 3PAR
9 2 (2.86%) Intel Security
9 2 (2.86%) Nokia
9 2 (2.86%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.86%) Veeam
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