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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 23 22 20
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing Linux 45 30 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 6.12% 6.01% 6.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.37% 36.59% 32.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 29
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£438 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £253 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £675 £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 5
Average hourly rate £28.50 £32.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.30% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.20 £30.00 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.65 £41.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.36% -2.66%
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
139 82 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 18.91% 16.43% 20.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 40 70
Average daily rate £375 £310 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -8.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £135 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £555 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 15 29
Average hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +58.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.90 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £32.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.28%

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 31 October 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 31 October 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 -6 13 £390 +1.96% 11
Salisbury -6 8 - - 2
Chippenham +5 2 £400 - 8
Corsham - - - -
Melksham - - - -
Linux
South West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 31 (33.70%) Windows
2 30 (32.61%) Firewall
3 29 (31.52%) Security Cleared
4 25 (27.17%) DV Cleared
5 24 (26.09%) Telecoms
5 24 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (26.09%) UNIX
5 24 (26.09%) DNS
6 23 (25.00%) DHCP
7 21 (22.83%) ITIL
8 20 (21.74%) JavaScript
8 20 (21.74%) VMware
9 19 (20.65%) Active Directory
10 18 (19.57%) Microsoft
11 17 (18.48%) HP
11 17 (18.48%) MS Excel
12 16 (17.39%) Python
12 16 (17.39%) Finance
13 15 (16.30%) SQL
13 15 (16.30%) NetBackup
13 15 (16.30%) SC Cleared
13 15 (16.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 14 (15.22%) Windows Server 2008
14 14 (15.22%) vSphere
14 14 (15.22%) Oracle
14 14 (15.22%) HTML
14 14 (15.22%) SLA
14 14 (15.22%) Windows Server 2003
14 14 (15.22%) AngularJS
15 13 (14.13%) Capacity Management

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 10 (10.87%) Apache
2 5 (5.43%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.17%) JBoss
4 1 (1.09%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.09%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle 10gAS
4 1 (1.09%) WordPress
4 1 (1.09%) nginx
4 1 (1.09%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 17 (18.48%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.70%) Adobe Illustrator
2 8 (8.70%) Photoshop
3 5 (5.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.09%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.09%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.09%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.09%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.09%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.70%) Amazon S3
1 8 (8.70%) Heroku
1 8 (8.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 30 (32.61%) Firewall
2 24 (26.09%) DNS
3 23 (25.00%) DHCP
4 8 (8.70%) SSH
5 7 (7.61%) Internet
5 7 (7.61%) TCP/IP
6 4 (4.35%) VPN
6 4 (4.35%) Ethernet
7 3 (3.26%) SAN
8 2 (2.17%) IPsec
8 2 (2.17%) NAS
8 2 (2.17%) HTTP
8 2 (2.17%) Broadband
8 2 (2.17%) LAN
9 1 (1.09%) VoIP
9 1 (1.09%) SMTP
9 1 (1.09%) Network Security
9 1 (1.09%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.87%) PostgreSQL
1 10 (10.87%) MongoDB
2 7 (7.61%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (7.61%) MySQL
2 7 (7.61%) Oracle Database
3 6 (6.52%) Oracle BI EE
3 6 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (5.43%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 5 (5.43%) Oracle OWB
5 4 (4.35%) PowerCenter
5 4 (4.35%) OLAP
5 4 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (4.35%) SQLite
5 4 (4.35%) Oracle OLAP
6 3 (3.26%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (2.17%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.17%) SQL Server
7 2 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (2.17%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (9.78%) Git (software)
2 8 (8.70%) RSpec
2 8 (8.70%) Cucumber
2 8 (8.70%) Karma Test Runner
2 8 (8.70%) Sublime Text
3 7 (7.61%) GoogleTest
4 6 (6.52%) Eclipse
5 3 (3.26%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.26%) Metasploit
6 2 (2.17%) JUnit
7 1 (1.09%) Subversion
7 1 (1.09%) Maven
7 1 (1.09%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (1.09%) jMock
General
1 24 (26.09%) Telecoms
2 16 (17.39%) Finance
3 11 (11.96%) Electronics
4 4 (4.35%) Marketing
5 3 (3.26%) Automotive
5 3 (3.26%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (23.91%) Administrator
2 20 (21.74%) Developer
3 19 (20.65%) Systems Administrator
4 14 (15.22%) Software Engineer
5 13 (14.13%) Storage Administrator
5 13 (14.13%) Storage Systems Administrator
6 10 (10.87%) Designer
6 10 (10.87%) Test Engineer
6 10 (10.87%) Tester
7 8 (8.70%) Software Test Engineer
7 8 (8.70%) Software Tester
8 7 (7.61%) Web Developer
8 7 (7.61%) Support Engineer
9 6 (6.52%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 6 (6.52%) Project Manager
9 6 (6.52%) Infrastructure Manager
9 6 (6.52%) DevOps Engineer
9 6 (6.52%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 5 (5.43%) Linux Administrator
10 5 (5.43%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (15.22%) HTML
1 14 (15.22%) AngularJS
2 13 (14.13%) CSS
3 10 (10.87%) HTML5
4 9 (9.78%) Ajax
5 8 (8.70%) Ruby on Rails
5 8 (8.70%) Backbone.js
6 5 (5.43%) Web Services
6 5 (5.43%) Leaflet
7 4 (4.35%) QML
7 4 (4.35%) OpenGL
7 4 (4.35%) Qt
8 3 (3.26%) Sass
8 3 (3.26%) jQuery
8 3 (3.26%) OC4J
8 3 (3.26%) CORBA
9 2 (2.17%) Spring
9 2 (2.17%) Middleware
9 2 (2.17%) XML
9 2 (2.17%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.35%) Visualisation
3 3 (3.26%) DTV
4 2 (2.17%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.17%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.09%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.09%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.09%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.09%) Open Source
5 1 (1.09%) Social Media
5 1 (1.09%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.09%) PKI
5 1 (1.09%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.09%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 31 (33.70%) Windows
2 24 (26.09%) UNIX
3 15 (16.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (15.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (15.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (8.70%) Solaris
5 8 (8.70%) Mac OS
6 3 (3.26%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (2.17%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.09%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (1.09%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.09%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.09%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.09%) SELinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (22.83%) ITIL
3 13 (14.13%) Capacity Management
4 11 (11.96%) Test Automation
4 11 (11.96%) TDD
5 9 (9.78%) Software Engineering
6 8 (8.70%) Scrum
6 8 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (7.61%) Project Management
8 6 (6.52%) Test Scripting
8 6 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (6.52%) DevOps
9 5 (5.43%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (5.43%) Configuration Management
9 5 (5.43%) UML
10 4 (4.35%) SSADM
10 4 (4.35%) ETL
10 4 (4.35%) TOGAF
10 4 (4.35%) DoDAF
10 4 (4.35%) MODAF
Programming Languages
1 20 (21.74%) JavaScript
2 16 (17.39%) Python
3 15 (16.30%) SQL
4 11 (11.96%) Ruby
5 6 (6.52%) C
5 6 (6.52%) C++
5 6 (6.52%) Perl
6 5 (5.43%) PHP
6 5 (5.43%) Java
6 5 (5.43%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.17%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.09%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.09%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 29 (31.52%) Security Cleared
2 25 (27.17%) DV Cleared
3 15 (16.30%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.35%) CCNP
4 4 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.17%) CISSP
5 2 (2.17%) CISA
5 2 (2.17%) CISM
6 1 (1.09%) Degree
6 1 (1.09%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (15.22%) SLA
2 3 (3.26%) QA
3 2 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.09%) JTAG
System Software
1 19 (20.65%) Active Directory
2 14 (15.22%) vSphere
3 5 (5.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.17%) Nmap
4 2 (2.17%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.09%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.09%) Postfix
5 1 (1.09%) Firmware
5 1 (1.09%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (1.09%) Snort
Systems Management
1 15 (16.30%) NetBackup
2 13 (14.13%) HP SIM
2 13 (14.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 8 (8.70%) Puppet
4 3 (3.26%) Backup Exec
4 3 (3.26%) Nessus
5 2 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (1.09%) MOM
6 1 (1.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.09%) Data Guard
6 1 (1.09%) YUM
Vendors
1 20 (21.74%) VMware
2 18 (19.57%) Microsoft
3 17 (18.48%) HP
4 14 (15.22%) Oracle
5 13 (14.13%) Symantec
5 13 (14.13%) 3PAR
6 8 (8.70%) Google
7 7 (7.61%) Infoblox
8 6 (6.52%) Cisco
9 5 (5.43%) Informatica
10 4 (4.35%) Brocade
10 4 (4.35%) ProCurve
10 4 (4.35%) Red Hat
11 3 (3.26%) Progress
11 3 (3.26%) SAP
12 2 (2.17%) Juniper
13 1 (1.09%) BMC
13 1 (1.09%) Hyperion
13 1 (1.09%) Citrix
13 1 (1.09%) Siebel
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