The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Wiltshire region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 23 28 18
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Contract jobs citing Linux 43 26 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 6.49% 4.48% 7.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.86% 26.80% 32.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 19 17
Average daily rate
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£331 £425 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.05% +37.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £463 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 7
Average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -27.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-16.00% -6.25%
Operating Systems Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
149 97 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 22.47% 16.70% 22.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 61 56
Average daily rate £250 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £166 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 14 26
Average hourly rate £20.06 £16.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.37% -28.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.75 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -7.24%
Linux
South West

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +11 21 £344 -19.11% 8
Trowbridge - - - -
Chippenham - - - - 4
Corsham - - - -
Linux
South West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 41 (51.25%) UNIX
2 26 (32.50%) Oracle
3 23 (28.75%) SQL
3 23 (28.75%) Windows
4 20 (25.00%) CSS
5 19 (23.75%) Oracle Database
6 18 (22.50%) Security Cleared
7 17 (21.25%) Finance
8 16 (20.00%) VMware
8 16 (20.00%) Active Directory
9 15 (18.75%) HP
9 15 (18.75%) Firewall
9 15 (18.75%) Telecoms
9 15 (18.75%) Configuration Management
9 15 (18.75%) XML
9 15 (18.75%) Ruby
10 14 (17.50%) Spring
10 14 (17.50%) jQuery
10 14 (17.50%) PL/SQL
10 14 (17.50%) Eclipse
10 14 (17.50%) DHCP
10 14 (17.50%) DNS
10 14 (17.50%) XML Schema
11 13 (16.25%) Ant
11 13 (16.25%) WebLogic
11 13 (16.25%) Maven
11 13 (16.25%) Subversion
11 13 (16.25%) Jenkins
12 12 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 12 (15.00%) LDAP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 13 (16.25%) WebLogic
2 5 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.00%) IIS
3 4 (5.00%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (3.75%) SAS
5 2 (2.50%) Apache
6 1 (1.25%) Oracle 10gAS
6 1 (1.25%) Confluence
6 1 (1.25%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 10 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.50%) Photoshop
2 6 (7.50%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.50%) Amazon S3
1 6 (7.50%) Heroku
1 6 (7.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (18.75%) Firewall
2 14 (17.50%) DHCP
2 14 (17.50%) DNS
3 12 (15.00%) LDAP
4 8 (10.00%) SSH
5 7 (8.75%) SAN
6 6 (7.50%) TCP/IP
7 4 (5.00%) HTTP
7 4 (5.00%) Bluetooth
7 4 (5.00%) 3G
7 4 (5.00%) Internet
7 4 (5.00%) SSL
7 4 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (5.00%) Wireless
7 4 (5.00%) X.509
7 4 (5.00%) ZigBee
8 2 (2.50%) FTP
8 2 (2.50%) VPN
8 2 (2.50%) Broadband
8 2 (2.50%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (23.75%) Oracle Database
2 9 (11.25%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (8.75%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (8.75%) Oracle BI EE
4 6 (7.50%) MongoDB
5 5 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (5.00%) OLAP
6 4 (5.00%) PowerCenter
6 4 (5.00%) Oracle OWB
6 4 (5.00%) Oracle OLAP
6 4 (5.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 2 (2.50%) MySQL
8 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.25%) QlikView
8 1 (1.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (17.50%) Eclipse
2 13 (16.25%) Ant
2 13 (16.25%) Maven
2 13 (16.25%) Subversion
2 13 (16.25%) Jenkins
3 8 (10.00%) Selenium
3 8 (10.00%) WebDriver
4 6 (7.50%) RSpec
4 6 (7.50%) Cucumber
4 6 (7.50%) Karma Test Runner
4 6 (7.50%) Sublime Text
5 5 (6.25%) Mockito
5 5 (6.25%) JUnit
6 4 (5.00%) JDeveloper
7 3 (3.75%) Gradle
7 3 (3.75%) Git (software)
8 2 (2.50%) ClearCase
8 2 (2.50%) Valgrind
9 1 (1.25%) JIRA
9 1 (1.25%) Metasploit
General
1 17 (21.25%) Finance
2 15 (18.75%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.25%) Marketing
3 1 (1.25%) Military
3 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 18 (22.50%) Developer
2 14 (17.50%) Administrator
3 12 (15.00%) Consultant
4 11 (13.75%) Systems Administrator
5 8 (10.00%) Software Engineer
6 6 (7.50%) Support Consultant
6 6 (7.50%) UI Developer
6 6 (7.50%) Wintel Support
6 6 (7.50%) Wintel Consultant
7 5 (6.25%) Storage Systems Administrator
7 5 (6.25%) Storage Administrator
7 5 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
8 4 (5.00%) Web Developer
8 4 (5.00%) Support Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Java Developer
8 4 (5.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 4 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) UI Programmer
9 3 (3.75%) Cloud Engineer
9 3 (3.75%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (25.00%) CSS
2 15 (18.75%) XML
3 14 (17.50%) Spring
3 14 (17.50%) jQuery
3 14 (17.50%) XML Schema
4 10 (12.50%) JAX-WS
4 10 (12.50%) JSF
4 10 (12.50%) CSS3
5 6 (7.50%) HTML
5 6 (7.50%) Ruby on Rails
5 6 (7.50%) HTML5
5 6 (7.50%) AngularJS
5 6 (7.50%) Backbone.js
6 4 (5.00%) XSLT
6 4 (5.00%) Web Services
6 4 (5.00%) WebCenter
7 3 (3.75%) Spring MVC
7 3 (3.75%) OC4J
7 3 (3.75%) Guice
7 3 (3.75%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.75%) Firmware
2 5 (6.25%) Device Driver
3 4 (5.00%) Smart Meter
3 4 (5.00%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.50%) CLARiiON
4 2 (2.50%) Celerra
4 2 (2.50%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.25%) Open Source
5 1 (1.25%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 41 (51.25%) UNIX
2 23 (28.75%) Windows
3 12 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (11.25%) Solaris
5 6 (7.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (7.50%) Mac OS
6 4 (5.00%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (2.50%) VxWorks
8 1 (1.25%) SELinux
8 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.25%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (1.25%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.25%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.75%) Configuration Management
2 9 (11.25%) Software Engineering
2 9 (11.25%) SOA
3 8 (10.00%) ITIL
4 7 (8.75%) Scrum
4 7 (8.75%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (7.50%) TDD
6 5 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (6.25%) Capacity Management
6 5 (6.25%) BPEL
7 4 (5.00%) ETL
7 4 (5.00%) CRM
7 4 (5.00%) UML
7 4 (5.00%) Workflow
7 4 (5.00%) Validation
7 4 (5.00%) Migration
7 4 (5.00%) Data Migration
8 3 (3.75%) DevOps
8 3 (3.75%) Change Control
8 3 (3.75%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (28.75%) SQL
2 15 (18.75%) Ruby
3 14 (17.50%) PL/SQL
4 11 (13.75%) Perl
5 10 (12.50%) Java
5 10 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 9 (11.25%) Python
7 8 (10.00%) C
8 6 (7.50%) PowerShell
9 5 (6.25%) Shell Script
10 4 (5.00%) XQuery
11 3 (3.75%) C++
12 2 (2.50%) VBScript
12 2 (2.50%) Embedded C++
12 2 (2.50%) Assembly Language
12 2 (2.50%) Bash Shell
12 2 (2.50%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 1 (1.25%) VB
13 1 (1.25%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 18 (22.50%) Security Cleared
2 9 (11.25%) DV Cleared
3 8 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.75%) Degree
5 2 (2.50%) CCNP
5 2 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.25%) OCP
6 1 (1.25%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (1.25%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.75%) PCI DSS
2 6 (7.50%) SLA
3 2 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 16 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (10.00%) vSphere
4 6 (7.50%) vCloud
5 2 (2.50%) NFS
6 1 (1.25%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.25%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 10 (12.50%) NetBackup
2 6 (7.50%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (6.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 5 (6.25%) Puppet
3 5 (6.25%) HP SIM
3 5 (6.25%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.50%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.25%) Nessus
5 1 (1.25%) MOM
5 1 (1.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 26 (32.50%) Oracle
2 16 (20.00%) VMware
3 15 (18.75%) HP
4 10 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 9 (11.25%) 3PAR
6 7 (8.75%) Cisco
7 6 (7.50%) Red Hat
7 6 (7.50%) Symantec
8 5 (6.25%) Informatica
9 4 (5.00%) Infoblox
10 3 (3.75%) QNX
10 3 (3.75%) EMC
10 3 (3.75%) Sun
11 2 (2.50%) Brocade
11 2 (2.50%) ProCurve
11 2 (2.50%) Coverity
12 1 (1.25%) Qualys
12 1 (1.25%) Kalido
12 1 (1.25%) Hyperion
12 1 (1.25%) Citrix
Wiltshire
Montash
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 hours ago
Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Swindon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 27 days ago