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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 33 30 19
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -11
Contract jobs citing Linux 32 36 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 4.50% 5.62% 6.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.09% 27.91% 35.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 25 23
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£348 £340 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.20% +23.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £322 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £442 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
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
110 129 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 15.47% 20.12% 18.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 70 56
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £170 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £470 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £309
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 7 13
Average hourly rate £16.41 £13.87 £18.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.33% -24.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.72 £35.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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
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 30 March 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -10 7 £340 -2.85% 7
Warminster - - - - 1
Chippenham - - - - 2
Salisbury - - - - 3
Linux
South West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 31 (37.35%) Python
2 23 (27.71%) SQL
3 21 (25.30%) Oracle
4 20 (24.10%) Windows
5 19 (22.89%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (21.69%) SC Cleared
6 18 (21.69%) Security Cleared
6 18 (21.69%) Electronics
7 17 (20.48%) Test Automation
8 16 (19.28%) Java
9 15 (18.07%) C++
10 14 (16.87%) UNIX
11 13 (15.66%) Solaris
11 13 (15.66%) Cisco
11 13 (15.66%) Firewall
12 12 (14.46%) Telecoms
12 12 (14.46%) Software Engineering
12 12 (14.46%) Google
13 11 (13.25%) Embedded Linux
13 11 (13.25%) Finance
13 11 (13.25%) C
13 11 (13.25%) GoogleTest
14 10 (12.05%) Perl
14 10 (12.05%) ITIL
14 10 (12.05%) Test Scripting
14 10 (12.05%) Network Security
15 9 (10.84%) Windows Server 2008
15 9 (10.84%) MySQL
15 9 (10.84%) Microsoft
15 9 (10.84%) Active Directory

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 5 (6.02%) IIS
2 5 (6.02%) WebSphere
3 4 (4.82%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.61%) JBoss
4 3 (3.61%) iPlanet
4 3 (3.61%) WebSphere Portal
4 3 (3.61%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (2.41%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (2.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.41%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.41%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.41%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.41%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.20%) WordPress
6 1 (1.20%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (1.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.20%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.20%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (15.66%) Firewall
2 10 (12.05%) Network Security
3 8 (9.64%) TCP/IP
4 7 (8.43%) DNS
5 4 (4.82%) VPN
5 4 (4.82%) VoIP
5 4 (4.82%) WAN
5 4 (4.82%) Ethernet
5 4 (4.82%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (4.82%) IPsec
5 4 (4.82%) 3G
6 3 (3.61%) DHCP
6 3 (3.61%) SAN
7 2 (2.41%) DMZ
7 2 (2.41%) NAS
7 2 (2.41%) HTTP
7 2 (2.41%) HTTPS
7 2 (2.41%) SSL
8 1 (1.20%) SMTP
8 1 (1.20%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.84%) MySQL
2 5 (6.02%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.02%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.82%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.82%) SQLite
4 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.41%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.41%) CouchDB
4 2 (2.41%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.41%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.41%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.41%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.41%) HBase
4 2 (2.41%) Big Data
4 2 (2.41%) Voldemort
5 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (13.25%) GoogleTest
2 5 (6.02%) Eclipse
2 5 (6.02%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.61%) Subversion
3 3 (3.61%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.41%) JUnit
4 2 (2.41%) Metasploit
5 1 (1.20%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.20%) jMock
5 1 (1.20%) Toad
General
1 18 (21.69%) Electronics
2 12 (14.46%) Telecoms
3 11 (13.25%) Finance
4 7 (8.43%) Automotive
5 3 (3.61%) Marketing
6 2 (2.41%) Law
6 2 (2.41%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.20%) Games
7 1 (1.20%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (30.12%) Software Engineer
2 18 (21.69%) Tester
2 18 (21.69%) Test Engineer
3 16 (19.28%) Software Test Engineer
3 16 (19.28%) Software Tester
4 11 (13.25%) Developer
5 10 (12.05%) Designer
6 9 (10.84%) Linux Engineer
7 8 (9.64%) Administrator
8 7 (8.43%) Senior Linux Engineer
9 6 (7.23%) Senior Designer
10 5 (6.02%) Systems Administrator
11 4 (4.82%) Web Developer
11 4 (4.82%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 4 (4.82%) Senior Software Engineer
11 4 (4.82%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
11 4 (4.82%) Deployment Manager
11 4 (4.82%) DevOps Engineer
12 3 (3.61%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 3 (3.61%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.43%) Web Services
2 5 (6.02%) HTML
2 5 (6.02%) Qt
3 4 (4.82%) QML
3 4 (4.82%) CSS
3 4 (4.82%) OpenGL
4 3 (3.61%) CORBA
4 3 (3.61%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (3.61%) HTML5
4 3 (3.61%) CSS3
4 3 (3.61%) Laravel
5 2 (2.41%) WebCenter
5 2 (2.41%) RESTful
5 2 (2.41%) XML
5 2 (2.41%) JSP
5 2 (2.41%) .NET
5 2 (2.41%) Ajax
6 1 (1.20%) JSTL
6 1 (1.20%) WCF
6 1 (1.20%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.23%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (4.82%) Blackberry
2 4 (4.82%) Algorithms
3 3 (3.61%) Derivative
4 2 (2.41%) DTV
4 2 (2.41%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.20%) PKI
5 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.20%) Open Source
5 1 (1.20%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 20 (24.10%) Windows
2 14 (16.87%) UNIX
3 13 (15.66%) Solaris
4 11 (13.25%) Embedded Linux
5 9 (10.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (10.84%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (9.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (7.23%) AIX
8 3 (3.61%) zOS
9 2 (2.41%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (2.41%) CentOS
9 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.41%) Amazon Linux
10 1 (1.20%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (1.20%) Android
10 1 (1.20%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.89%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (20.48%) Test Automation
3 12 (14.46%) Software Engineering
4 10 (12.05%) Test Scripting
4 10 (12.05%) ITIL
5 9 (10.84%) Configuration Management
6 7 (8.43%) Project Management
6 7 (8.43%) Automation Testing
7 6 (7.23%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (6.02%) Service Management
9 4 (4.82%) Migration
9 4 (4.82%) Multithreading
9 4 (4.82%) Performance Management
9 4 (4.82%) Security Architecture
9 4 (4.82%) DevOps
9 4 (4.82%) Mentoring
9 4 (4.82%) Coaching
9 4 (4.82%) Vulnerability Management
9 4 (4.82%) Portfolio Management
9 4 (4.82%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 31 (37.35%) Python
2 23 (27.71%) SQL
3 16 (19.28%) Java
4 15 (18.07%) C++
5 11 (13.25%) C
6 10 (12.05%) Perl
7 7 (8.43%) PHP
8 6 (7.23%) Embedded C
9 5 (6.02%) Bash Shell
9 5 (6.02%) JavaScript
10 2 (2.41%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.41%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.20%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.20%) Ruby
11 1 (1.20%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.20%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.20%) C#
Qualifications
1 18 (21.69%) SC Cleared
1 18 (21.69%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.64%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (8.43%) DV Cleared
4 6 (7.23%) RHCE
5 5 (6.02%) Degree
6 4 (4.82%) CCNA
7 2 (2.41%) CISSP
7 2 (2.41%) MCSE
7 2 (2.41%) CCNP
7 2 (2.41%) CISA
7 2 (2.41%) CISM
7 2 (2.41%) JNCIA
7 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.41%) CCSE
8 1 (1.20%) RHCT
8 1 (1.20%) HND
8 1 (1.20%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (4.82%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.20%) JTAG
3 1 (1.20%) QA
3 1 (1.20%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (10.84%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.23%) Samba
3 3 (3.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.41%) vSphere
4 2 (2.41%) Varnish
4 2 (2.41%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.20%) Snort
5 1 (1.20%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.20%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.20%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 7 (8.43%) Puppet
2 4 (4.82%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.61%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.41%) Nagios
4 2 (2.41%) Nessus
4 2 (2.41%) Ansible
5 1 (1.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (1.20%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.20%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.20%) Nmap
5 1 (1.20%) SCCM
5 1 (1.20%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.20%) yum
5 1 (1.20%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.20%) AppManager
5 1 (1.20%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 21 (25.30%) Oracle
2 13 (15.66%) Cisco
3 12 (14.46%) Google
4 9 (10.84%) Microsoft
5 8 (9.64%) Sun
5 8 (9.64%) Red Hat
5 8 (9.64%) McAfee
6 7 (8.43%) VMware
7 4 (4.82%) Splunk
7 4 (4.82%) ArcSight
7 4 (4.82%) Citrix
8 3 (3.61%) Progress
9 2 (2.41%) Juniper
9 2 (2.41%) SAP
9 2 (2.41%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.20%) NetIQ
10 1 (1.20%) Symantec
10 1 (1.20%) Remedy
10 1 (1.20%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.20%) 3PAR
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