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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 27 19 31
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +12
Contract jobs citing Linux 38 47 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 5.55% 6.84% 4.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.69% 29.19% 25.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 21 15
Average daily rate
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£350 £338 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -11.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £290 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £390 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Average hourly rate £31.00 £37.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.33% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £31.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
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
128 161 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 18.69% 23.44% 16.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 80 55
Average daily rate £325 £250 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £120 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £425 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 23 16
Average hourly rate £19.03 £20.06 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.13% +19.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £37.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 29 July 2015.

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 29 July 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 -13 14 £325 -7.14% 8
Salisbury +14 9 £405 +3.84%
Chippenham - 2 - - 1
Warminster - 1 - -
Linux
South West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 29 (37.66%) Oracle
1 29 (37.66%) Windows
2 25 (32.47%) Security Cleared
3 23 (29.87%) Active Directory
4 22 (28.57%) SC Cleared
5 21 (27.27%) Red Hat
5 21 (27.27%) Java
5 21 (27.27%) UNIX
6 20 (25.97%) Solaris
6 20 (25.97%) VMware
7 19 (24.68%) RHCE
7 19 (24.68%) C++
7 19 (24.68%) TCP/IP
7 19 (24.68%) Puppet
8 17 (22.08%) C
9 15 (19.48%) Perl
9 15 (19.48%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (18.18%) Sun
11 13 (16.88%) Configuration Management
11 13 (16.88%) Samba
11 13 (16.88%) Apache
11 13 (16.88%) Cisco
11 13 (16.88%) DV Cleared
12 12 (15.58%) Python
13 11 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (14.29%) Telecoms
13 11 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (14.29%) Data Centre
14 10 (12.99%) Software Engineering
14 10 (12.99%) Embedded Linux

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 13 (16.88%) Apache
2 8 (10.39%) Tomcat
3 6 (7.79%) SharePoint
4 5 (6.49%) WebLogic
5 4 (5.19%) JBoss
5 4 (5.19%) WebSphere
6 3 (3.90%) WebLogic Portal
6 3 (3.90%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.30%) IIS
7 1 (1.30%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.30%) MQSeries
7 1 (1.30%) GlassFish
7 1 (1.30%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.79%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.30%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (1.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (1.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (24.68%) TCP/IP
2 8 (10.39%) HTTP
3 7 (9.09%) Firewall
3 7 (9.09%) DNS
4 5 (6.49%) Ethernet
4 5 (6.49%) SAN
5 4 (5.19%) IPsec
5 4 (5.19%) 3G
5 4 (5.19%) HTTPS
5 4 (5.19%) SSL
6 3 (3.90%) LDAP
6 3 (3.90%) iSCSI
7 2 (2.60%) NAS
7 2 (2.60%) LAN
7 2 (2.60%) Network Security
7 2 (2.60%) DHCP
8 1 (1.30%) Internet
8 1 (1.30%) WLAN
8 1 (1.30%) WAN
8 1 (1.30%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.69%) MySQL
2 7 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 5 (6.49%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.19%) SQL Server
5 3 (3.90%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.90%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.60%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.60%) SQLite
7 1 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.30%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (7.79%) JIRA
2 4 (5.19%) Subversion
2 4 (5.19%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.60%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.60%) Toad
3 2 (2.60%) NetBeans
3 2 (2.60%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.60%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (1.30%) Hudson
4 1 (1.30%) JUnit
General
1 11 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 7 (9.09%) Finance
3 3 (3.90%) Electronics
4 2 (2.60%) Law
5 1 (1.30%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (29.87%) Linux Engineer
2 14 (18.18%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 13 (16.88%) Designer
3 13 (16.88%) Senior Designer
4 12 (15.58%) Software Engineer
5 10 (12.99%) Developer
6 7 (9.09%) Architect
6 7 (9.09%) Administrator
7 6 (7.79%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (6.49%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 4 (5.19%) Senior Software Engineer
9 4 (5.19%) Tester
9 4 (5.19%) Software Developer
9 4 (5.19%) 3rd Line Support
9 4 (5.19%) Deployment Manager
9 4 (5.19%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
9 4 (5.19%) Web Administrator
10 3 (3.90%) Applications Support
10 3 (3.90%) Software Tester
10 3 (3.90%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.09%) Web Services
2 4 (5.19%) RESTful
2 4 (5.19%) WebCenter
3 3 (3.90%) Middleware
4 2 (2.60%) JMS
4 2 (2.60%) WCF
4 2 (2.60%) XML
4 2 (2.60%) HTML
4 2 (2.60%) .NET
4 2 (2.60%) J2EE
4 2 (2.60%) REST
4 2 (2.60%) SOAP
5 1 (1.30%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (1.30%) CSS
5 1 (1.30%) JSP
5 1 (1.30%) XSD
5 1 (1.30%) XHTML
5 1 (1.30%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (1.30%) jQuery
5 1 (1.30%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.79%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.49%) Derivative
3 5 (6.49%) Wiki
4 4 (5.19%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.60%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.30%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.30%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 29 (37.66%) Windows
2 21 (27.27%) UNIX
3 20 (25.97%) Solaris
4 15 (19.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (12.99%) Embedded Linux
6 10 (12.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (7.79%) CentOS
7 6 (7.79%) AIX
8 5 (6.49%) Ubuntu
8 5 (6.49%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (5.19%) Amazon Linux
10 1 (1.30%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (1.30%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.88%) Configuration Management
2 11 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (12.99%) Software Engineering
4 8 (10.39%) Project Management
4 8 (10.39%) ITIL
5 6 (7.79%) Migration
6 5 (6.49%) Service Management
6 5 (6.49%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (5.19%) Mentoring
7 4 (5.19%) Coaching
7 4 (5.19%) Performance Management
7 4 (5.19%) Test Automation
7 4 (5.19%) Security Architecture
7 4 (5.19%) Portfolio Management
7 4 (5.19%) Performance Improvement
7 4 (5.19%) Test Strategy
7 4 (5.19%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (5.19%) Vulnerability Management
7 4 (5.19%) Service Delivery
7 4 (5.19%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 21 (27.27%) Java
2 19 (24.68%) C++
3 17 (22.08%) C
4 15 (19.48%) Perl
5 12 (15.58%) Python
6 10 (12.99%) SQL
7 5 (6.49%) Embedded C
7 5 (6.49%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.90%) MATLAB
9 2 (2.60%) Ada
9 2 (2.60%) PHP
10 1 (1.30%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.30%) C#
10 1 (1.30%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.30%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.30%) Ruby
10 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.30%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 25 (32.47%) Security Cleared
2 22 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 19 (24.68%) RHCE
4 13 (16.88%) DV Cleared
5 4 (5.19%) Degree
6 2 (2.60%) ISTQB
6 2 (2.60%) CCNP
6 2 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.30%) OCP
7 1 (1.30%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (5.19%) QA
2 4 (5.19%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.60%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 23 (29.87%) Active Directory
2 13 (16.88%) Samba
3 5 (6.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (5.19%) Varnish
5 3 (3.90%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.60%) iptables
6 2 (2.60%) vSphere
7 1 (1.30%) XenApp
7 1 (1.30%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.30%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.30%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 19 (24.68%) Puppet
2 4 (5.19%) Ansible
3 3 (3.90%) Red Hat Satellite
3 3 (3.90%) Nagios
4 2 (2.60%) Ganglia
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (1.30%) AppManager
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (1.30%) SCCM
5 1 (1.30%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.30%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 29 (37.66%) Oracle
2 21 (27.27%) Red Hat
3 20 (25.97%) VMware
4 14 (18.18%) Sun
5 13 (16.88%) Cisco
6 4 (5.19%) Citrix
6 4 (5.19%) Microsoft
6 4 (5.19%) McAfee
6 4 (5.19%) Brocade
6 4 (5.19%) Splunk
6 4 (5.19%) ArcSight
7 3 (3.90%) HP
8 2 (2.60%) Juniper
8 2 (2.60%) IBM
9 1 (1.30%) Siebel
9 1 (1.30%) NetApp
9 1 (1.30%) Nokia
9 1 (1.30%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.30%) NetIQ
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