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 25 July 2016 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 24 25 17
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Contract jobs citing Linux 46 38 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 6.92% 5.59% 6.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.74% 31.40% 29.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 21 21
Median daily rate £431 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.21% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £288 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +20.96%
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
172 121 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 25.86% 17.79% 22.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 52 76
Median daily rate £388 £325 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £156 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 28 23
Median hourly rate £37.50 £18.27 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.31% -8.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 25 July 2016.

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 25 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +8 25 £425 +30.76% 13
Salisbury -7 2 £359 -11.41%
Corsham - 2 £519 -
Chippenham -7 1 - - 2
Linux
South West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, 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 50 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 37 (33.64%) Windows
3 32 (29.09%) SC Cleared
4 30 (27.27%) Apache
5 25 (22.73%) Oracle
5 25 (22.73%) Active Directory
5 25 (22.73%) JIRA
6 23 (20.91%) Red Hat
7 22 (20.00%) DV Cleared
8 21 (19.09%) TCP/IP
8 21 (19.09%) Tomcat
8 21 (19.09%) Puppet
9 19 (17.27%) Solaris
9 19 (17.27%) Perl
9 19 (17.27%) Cisco
10 18 (16.36%) MySQL
10 18 (16.36%) Configuration Management
11 17 (15.45%) Wiki
11 17 (15.45%) LAMP
11 17 (15.45%) Samba
11 17 (15.45%) RHCE
11 17 (15.45%) Java
11 17 (15.45%) CentOS
12 16 (14.55%) DevOps
12 16 (14.55%) C++
12 16 (14.55%) BGP
12 16 (14.55%) Software Engineering
13 15 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
13 15 (13.64%) Unix

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 30 (27.27%) Apache
2 21 (19.09%) Tomcat
3 9 (8.18%) Apache Spark
4 7 (6.36%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (5.45%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.73%) Confluence
7 2 (1.82%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.82%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.91%) Jetty
8 1 (0.91%) nginx
8 1 (0.91%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.91%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.91%) WildFly
Applications
1 3 (2.73%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.82%) AutoCAD
2 2 (1.82%) Simulink
3 1 (0.91%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.64%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (3.64%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.18%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.82%) GitHub
4 1 (0.91%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (19.09%) TCP/IP
2 16 (14.55%) BGP
3 13 (11.82%) OSPF
4 12 (10.91%) IPsec
4 12 (10.91%) MPLS
4 12 (10.91%) VPN
4 12 (10.91%) WAN
5 11 (10.00%) Firewall
6 9 (8.18%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (8.18%) LDAP
7 7 (6.36%) DNS
8 6 (5.45%) DSL
9 5 (4.55%) Broadband
9 5 (4.55%) FCAPS
9 5 (4.55%) Internet
9 5 (4.55%) Wireless
10 4 (3.64%) HTTP
10 4 (3.64%) Network Security
11 3 (2.73%) Ethernet
11 3 (2.73%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (16.36%) MySQL
2 6 (5.45%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (5.45%) Big Data
2 6 (5.45%) CouchDB
2 6 (5.45%) HBase
2 6 (5.45%) Neo4j
2 6 (5.45%) Parquet
2 6 (5.45%) Redis
3 5 (4.55%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.64%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.91%) DB2
6 1 (0.91%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 25 (22.73%) JIRA
2 5 (4.55%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.73%) Eclipse
3 3 (2.73%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.73%) NetBeans
3 3 (2.73%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (2.73%) Subversion
3 3 (2.73%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.73%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (1.82%) Ant
4 2 (1.82%) TestLink
5 1 (0.91%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.91%) Maven
5 1 (0.91%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.91%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.91%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.91%) Vagrant
General
1 14 (12.73%) Finance
2 4 (3.64%) Banking
2 4 (3.64%) Games
3 3 (2.73%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.82%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.82%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.91%) Back Office
5 1 (0.91%) Electronics
5 1 (0.91%) Marketing
5 1 (0.91%) Military
Job Titles
1 21 (19.09%) Designer
2 18 (16.36%) Developer
2 18 (16.36%) Linux Engineer
3 13 (11.82%) Architect
4 12 (10.91%) Network Designer
4 12 (10.91%) Software Engineer
5 11 (10.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 8 (7.27%) Senior Designer
7 7 (6.36%) C++ Software Engineer
8 6 (5.45%) Administrator
8 6 (5.45%) Analyst
8 6 (5.45%) Linux Administrator
8 6 (5.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 6 (5.45%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (5.45%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (4.55%) Java Engineer
9 5 (4.55%) Java Software Engineer
10 4 (3.64%) Ada Software Engineer
10 4 (3.64%) Solutions Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (15.45%) LAMP
2 9 (8.18%) Akka
2 9 (8.18%) GraphX
3 8 (7.27%) CSS
3 8 (7.27%) HTML
4 7 (6.36%) AngularJS
4 7 (6.36%) CSS3
4 7 (6.36%) HTML5
5 6 (5.45%) Apache Avro
5 6 (5.45%) ODBC
5 6 (5.45%) REST
5 6 (5.45%) SOAP
5 6 (5.45%) WebSockets
6 5 (4.55%) Middleware
7 4 (3.64%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (2.73%) J2EE
8 3 (2.73%) OCX
9 2 (1.82%) IBM Integration Bus
9 2 (1.82%) OpenGL
9 2 (1.82%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.45%) Wiki
2 6 (5.45%) Device Driver
3 5 (4.55%) Blackberry
3 5 (4.55%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.64%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.64%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.73%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.82%) CESG
6 2 (1.82%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (1.82%) Internet of Things
6 2 (1.82%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.82%) Statistics
7 1 (0.91%) DataPower
7 1 (0.91%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.91%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.91%) iSeries
7 1 (0.91%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.91%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.91%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 37 (33.64%) Windows
2 19 (17.27%) Solaris
3 17 (15.45%) CentOS
4 15 (13.64%) Unix
5 13 (11.82%) Windows Server
6 10 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (5.45%) Embedded Linux
7 6 (5.45%) Mesosphere
8 3 (2.73%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (2.73%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.82%) AIX
9 2 (1.82%) Android
9 2 (1.82%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.91%) Amazon Linux
10 1 (0.91%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (16.36%) Configuration Management
2 16 (14.55%) DevOps
2 16 (14.55%) Software Engineering
3 15 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (10.00%) Change Management
5 10 (9.09%) Project Management
6 8 (7.27%) Analytics
6 8 (7.27%) Data Analytics
6 8 (7.27%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (5.45%) Big Data Analytics
7 6 (5.45%) ITIL
7 6 (5.45%) Software Testing
7 6 (5.45%) Test Scripting
7 6 (5.45%) Use Case
8 5 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (4.55%) Network Design
8 5 (4.55%) Open Source
8 5 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (3.64%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (3.64%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (17.27%) Perl
2 17 (15.45%) Java
3 16 (14.55%) C++
4 14 (12.73%) SQL
5 11 (10.00%) C
6 9 (8.18%) JavaScript
6 9 (8.18%) Scala
7 7 (6.36%) TypeScript
8 6 (5.45%) Embedded C
8 6 (5.45%) Embedded C++
8 6 (5.45%) Python
9 5 (4.55%) Ada
9 5 (4.55%) MATLAB
9 5 (4.55%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.73%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.73%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.82%) Jython
11 2 (1.82%) MapBasic
11 2 (1.82%) VB
12 1 (0.91%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 50 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 32 (29.09%) SC Cleared
3 22 (20.00%) DV Cleared
4 17 (15.45%) RHCE
5 15 (13.64%) CCNP
5 15 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (10.91%) JNCIS
7 4 (3.64%) Degree
8 2 (1.82%) CCIE
8 2 (1.82%) Check Point Certification
8 2 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.91%) CCSA
9 1 (0.91%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.55%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.91%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.91%) Government Security Classifications
2 1 (0.91%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.91%) JSP 440
2 1 (0.91%) RMADS
2 1 (0.91%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (22.73%) Active Directory
2 17 (15.45%) Samba
3 9 (8.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (6.36%) Docker
5 4 (3.64%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.73%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (2.73%) vSphere
7 1 (0.91%) Postfix
7 1 (0.91%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.91%) Varnish
7 1 (0.91%) Xen
Systems Management
1 21 (19.09%) Puppet
2 12 (10.91%) Ansible
3 6 (5.45%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.82%) NSN NetAct
4 2 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.91%) Control-M
5 1 (0.91%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.91%) Icinga
5 1 (0.91%) Nagios
5 1 (0.91%) Salt
5 1 (0.91%) Terraform
5 1 (0.91%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.91%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 25 (22.73%) Oracle
2 23 (20.91%) Red Hat
3 19 (17.27%) Cisco
4 13 (11.82%) Juniper
5 12 (10.91%) BT
6 11 (10.00%) VMware
7 7 (6.36%) Nokia
8 5 (4.55%) Perforce
9 4 (3.64%) Microsoft
9 4 (3.64%) Palo Alto
9 4 (3.64%) Siebel
9 4 (3.64%) Splunk
10 3 (2.73%) CheckPoint
10 3 (2.73%) Citrix
10 3 (2.73%) IBM
10 3 (2.73%) Intel Security
10 3 (2.73%) Sourcefire
11 2 (1.82%) Ericsson
11 2 (1.82%) HP
11 2 (1.82%) Sophos
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