The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills 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 over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 19 28 20
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -8
Contract jobs citing Linux 53 30 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 7.34% 5.42% 6.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.99% 31.91% 34.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 22
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 7
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -
Linux
South West

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
171 94 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 23.68% 17.00% 19.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 46 61
Average daily rate £300 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £113 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £500 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 25 33
Average hourly rate £20.06 £21.75 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.77% +38.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.75 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £36.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Wiltshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon +8 24 £350 +1.44% 2
Salisbury -14 2 - -
Trowbridge - - - -
Chippenham - - - - 6
Corsham - - - -
Linux
South West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 34 (40.96%) UNIX
2 31 (37.35%) Windows
3 26 (31.33%) Firewall
4 24 (28.92%) Active Directory
4 24 (28.92%) Security Cleared
5 22 (26.51%) DNS
6 21 (25.30%) DHCP
6 21 (25.30%) Finance
7 20 (24.10%) Telecoms
7 20 (24.10%) DV Cleared
8 18 (21.69%) VMware
9 17 (20.48%) HP
9 17 (20.48%) Microsoft
9 17 (20.48%) ITIL
9 17 (20.48%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (19.28%) MS Excel
11 14 (16.87%) JavaScript
11 14 (16.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (15.66%) Ruby
12 13 (15.66%) SQL
12 13 (15.66%) NetBackup
13 12 (14.46%) Windows Server 2003
13 12 (14.46%) CSS
13 12 (14.46%) SLA
13 12 (14.46%) Windows Server 2008
13 12 (14.46%) vSphere
13 12 (14.46%) 3PAR
13 12 (14.46%) AngularJS
14 11 (13.25%) Capacity Management
14 11 (13.25%) HP SIM

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 7 (8.43%) Apache
2 4 (4.82%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle 10gAS
3 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (19.28%) MS Excel
2 8 (9.64%) Photoshop
2 8 (9.64%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (6.02%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.20%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.20%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.20%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.64%) Heroku
1 8 (9.64%) Amazon S3
1 8 (9.64%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 26 (31.33%) Firewall
2 22 (26.51%) DNS
3 21 (25.30%) DHCP
4 8 (9.64%) SSH
5 7 (8.43%) Internet
5 7 (8.43%) TCP/IP
6 4 (4.82%) Bluetooth
6 4 (4.82%) VPN
6 4 (4.82%) 3G
6 4 (4.82%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (4.82%) Wireless
6 4 (4.82%) ZigBee
7 3 (3.61%) LDAP
8 2 (2.41%) Broadband
8 2 (2.41%) LAN
8 2 (2.41%) HTTP
8 2 (2.41%) IPsec
8 2 (2.41%) SAN
9 1 (1.20%) Network Security
9 1 (1.20%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.64%) PostgreSQL
1 8 (9.64%) MongoDB
1 8 (9.64%) Oracle Database
2 5 (6.02%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (6.02%) Oracle BI EE
2 5 (6.02%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (4.82%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 4 (4.82%) OLAP
3 4 (4.82%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (4.82%) PowerCenter
3 4 (4.82%) Oracle OWB
3 4 (4.82%) Oracle OLAP
4 2 (2.41%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.41%) MySQL
5 1 (1.20%) QlikView
5 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 8 (9.64%) Cucumber
1 8 (9.64%) RSpec
1 8 (9.64%) Karma Test Runner
1 8 (9.64%) Sublime Text
2 4 (4.82%) Eclipse
2 4 (4.82%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.82%) Maven
2 4 (4.82%) Subversion
3 3 (3.61%) Selenium
3 3 (3.61%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.61%) WebDriver
3 3 (3.61%) Ant
4 2 (2.41%) ClearCase
4 2 (2.41%) Valgrind
5 1 (1.20%) Metasploit
5 1 (1.20%) JUnit
General
1 21 (25.30%) Finance
2 20 (24.10%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.20%) Marketing
3 1 (1.20%) Electronics
3 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (24.10%) Administrator
2 17 (20.48%) Systems Administrator
3 13 (15.66%) Developer
4 11 (13.25%) Storage Systems Administrator
4 11 (13.25%) Storage Administrator
5 8 (9.64%) Designer
6 7 (8.43%) Support Engineer
6 7 (8.43%) Consultant
6 7 (8.43%) Software Engineer
7 6 (7.23%) Project Manager
7 6 (7.23%) Support Consultant
7 6 (7.23%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 6 (7.23%) Wintel Consultant
7 6 (7.23%) Wintel Support
7 6 (7.23%) Infrastructure Manager
8 5 (6.02%) Linux Administrator
9 4 (4.82%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (4.82%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 4 (4.82%) Web Developer
9 4 (4.82%) Infrastructure Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.46%) CSS
1 12 (14.46%) AngularJS
2 9 (10.84%) HTML
3 8 (9.64%) Ruby on Rails
3 8 (9.64%) HTML5
3 8 (9.64%) Backbone.js
4 5 (6.02%) Ajax
5 4 (4.82%) Web Services
5 4 (4.82%) XML
5 4 (4.82%) jQuery
5 4 (4.82%) Spring
5 4 (4.82%) JSF
6 3 (3.61%) Sass
6 3 (3.61%) CSS3
6 3 (3.61%) OC4J
6 3 (3.61%) JAX-WS
6 3 (3.61%) XML Schema
6 3 (3.61%) Leaflet
7 2 (2.41%) REST
8 1 (1.20%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.43%) Firmware
3 5 (6.02%) Device Driver
4 4 (4.82%) Smart Meter
4 4 (4.82%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.41%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.20%) Copywriting
6 1 (1.20%) Open Source
6 1 (1.20%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 34 (40.96%) UNIX
2 31 (37.35%) Windows
3 14 (16.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (14.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (14.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (9.64%) Solaris
5 8 (9.64%) Mac OS
6 4 (4.82%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (2.41%) VxWorks
8 1 (1.20%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.20%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.20%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.20%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.20%) SELinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (20.48%) ITIL
1 17 (20.48%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (13.25%) Capacity Management
3 9 (10.84%) TDD
4 8 (9.64%) Scrum
4 8 (9.64%) Software Engineering
5 7 (8.43%) Project Management
6 5 (6.02%) Configuration Management
6 5 (6.02%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (6.02%) UML
6 5 (6.02%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (4.82%) DevOps
7 4 (4.82%) SSADM
7 4 (4.82%) ETL
7 4 (4.82%) ArchiMate
7 4 (4.82%) DoDAF
7 4 (4.82%) MODAF
7 4 (4.82%) SysML
7 4 (4.82%) TOGAF
8 3 (3.61%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 14 (16.87%) JavaScript
2 13 (15.66%) Ruby
2 13 (15.66%) SQL
3 10 (12.05%) C
4 5 (6.02%) Perl
5 3 (3.61%) Bash Shell
5 3 (3.61%) Python
5 3 (3.61%) PL/SQL
5 3 (3.61%) C++
6 2 (2.41%) Java
6 2 (2.41%) Embedded C++
6 2 (2.41%) Assembly Language
6 2 (2.41%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.20%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (28.92%) Security Cleared
2 20 (24.10%) DV Cleared
3 10 (12.05%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.82%) CCNP
4 4 (4.82%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.41%) Degree
6 1 (1.20%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (14.46%) SLA
2 7 (8.43%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.61%) QA
System Software
1 24 (28.92%) Active Directory
2 12 (14.46%) vSphere
3 6 (7.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.41%) vCloud
5 1 (1.20%) Nmap
5 1 (1.20%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.20%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 13 (15.66%) NetBackup
2 11 (13.25%) HP SIM
2 11 (13.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 6 (7.23%) Puppet
4 3 (3.61%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.41%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.20%) Nessus
6 1 (1.20%) YUM
6 1 (1.20%) MOM
6 1 (1.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (1.20%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 18 (21.69%) VMware
2 17 (20.48%) HP
2 17 (20.48%) Microsoft
3 12 (14.46%) 3PAR
4 11 (13.25%) Oracle
4 11 (13.25%) Symantec
5 7 (8.43%) Infoblox
6 6 (7.23%) Cisco
7 5 (6.02%) Informatica
8 4 (4.82%) Red Hat
8 4 (4.82%) ProCurve
8 4 (4.82%) Brocade
9 3 (3.61%) QNX
10 2 (2.41%) Coverity
11 1 (1.20%) Kalido
11 1 (1.20%) Qualys
11 1 (1.20%) Jaspersoft
11 1 (1.20%) BMC
11 1 (1.20%) Hyperion
11 1 (1.20%) NetApp
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