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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 25 26 16
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Contract jobs citing Linux 33 35 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 5.31% 5.43% 7.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.97% 28.69% 37.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 17 25
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£450 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £346 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £438 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £335
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 4
Average hourly rate - £40.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +8.21%
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
118 122 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 18.97% 18.91% 20.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 71 67
Average daily rate £360 £288 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.21% -17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £120 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 11 11
Average hourly rate £17.00 £37.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.66% +141.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.20 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £40.50 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -3.12%

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 May 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 22 May 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 -2 7 £465 +27.22% 15
Chippenham - 2 - - 4
Warminster +2 1 - - 2
Salisbury - 1 £450 - 5
Linux
South West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 28 (40.58%) Windows
2 25 (36.23%) Oracle
3 22 (31.88%) SC Cleared
3 22 (31.88%) Security Cleared
4 21 (30.43%) Solaris
4 21 (30.43%) Active Directory
5 17 (24.64%) RHCE
6 16 (23.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (23.19%) Red Hat
6 16 (23.19%) Cisco
6 16 (23.19%) UNIX
6 16 (23.19%) Java
7 15 (21.74%) VMware
8 14 (20.29%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (18.84%) Perl
9 13 (18.84%) Sun
9 13 (18.84%) TCP/IP
10 12 (17.39%) SQL
10 12 (17.39%) Puppet
11 11 (15.94%) Samba
12 10 (14.49%) Finance
12 10 (14.49%) C++
13 9 (13.04%) AIX
13 9 (13.04%) Python
13 9 (13.04%) Telecoms
13 9 (13.04%) Firewall
13 9 (13.04%) DV Cleared
14 8 (11.59%) Network Security
14 8 (11.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 8 (11.59%) Software Engineering

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (10.14%) SharePoint
2 6 (8.70%) WebSphere
3 5 (7.25%) Apache
3 5 (7.25%) IIS
4 4 (5.80%) WebLogic
5 3 (4.35%) WebSphere Portal
5 3 (4.35%) IBM HTTP Server
5 3 (4.35%) iPlanet
5 3 (4.35%) WebLogic Portal
5 3 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (4.35%) JBoss
6 2 (2.90%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.90%) MS Exchange
6 2 (2.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.45%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (18.84%) TCP/IP
2 9 (13.04%) Firewall
3 8 (11.59%) Network Security
4 6 (8.70%) DNS
5 5 (7.25%) WAN
6 4 (5.80%) Ethernet
6 4 (5.80%) VPN
6 4 (5.80%) 3G
6 4 (5.80%) IPsec
7 3 (4.35%) VoIP
8 2 (2.90%) HTTP
8 2 (2.90%) DHCP
8 2 (2.90%) SSL
8 2 (2.90%) HTTPS
8 2 (2.90%) SAN
8 2 (2.90%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.45%) NAS
9 1 (1.45%) VLAN
9 1 (1.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (1.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.25%) Oracle Database
1 5 (7.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.35%) MySQL
3 2 (2.90%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.90%) Big Data
3 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.45%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Subversion
2 1 (1.45%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.45%) GoogleTest
2 1 (1.45%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.45%) NetBeans
2 1 (1.45%) Toad
2 1 (1.45%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.45%) JUnit
General
1 10 (14.49%) Finance
2 9 (13.04%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.90%) Electronics
3 2 (2.90%) Law
4 1 (1.45%) Banking
4 1 (1.45%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 17 (24.64%) Linux Engineer
2 14 (20.29%) Designer
3 11 (15.94%) Senior Designer
3 11 (15.94%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 10 (14.49%) Software Engineer
5 9 (13.04%) Administrator
6 6 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (7.25%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (5.80%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Deployment Manager
8 4 (5.80%) Senior Software Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
9 3 (4.35%) WebSphere Administrator
9 3 (4.35%) Linux Administrator
9 3 (4.35%) UNIX Engineer
9 3 (4.35%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 3 (4.35%) Applications Support
9 3 (4.35%) Developer
9 3 (4.35%) Architect
9 3 (4.35%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.14%) Web Services
2 3 (4.35%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (2.90%) SOAP
3 2 (2.90%) .NET
3 2 (2.90%) JMS
3 2 (2.90%) RESTful
3 2 (2.90%) WebCenter
3 2 (2.90%) REST
3 2 (2.90%) WCF
4 1 (1.45%) JSON
4 1 (1.45%) Java EE
4 1 (1.45%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (1.45%) Qt
4 1 (1.45%) Middleware
4 1 (1.45%) WSDL
4 1 (1.45%) J2EE
4 1 (1.45%) JSP
4 1 (1.45%) XML
4 1 (1.45%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.80%) Embedded Systems
1 4 (5.80%) Algorithms
2 3 (4.35%) Derivative
2 3 (4.35%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.45%) Open Source
4 1 (1.45%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 28 (40.58%) Windows
2 21 (30.43%) Solaris
3 16 (23.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (23.19%) UNIX
4 14 (20.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (13.04%) AIX
6 8 (11.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (7.25%) Embedded Linux
7 5 (7.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (4.35%) zOS
9 2 (2.90%) Amazon Linux
9 2 (2.90%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (2.90%) CentOS
10 1 (1.45%) Android
10 1 (1.45%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (1.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (11.59%) Software Engineering
1 8 (11.59%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (11.59%) Configuration Management
1 8 (11.59%) ITIL
2 6 (8.70%) Project Management
2 6 (8.70%) Migration
3 5 (7.25%) Service Management
4 4 (5.80%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (5.80%) Mentoring
4 4 (5.80%) Coaching
4 4 (5.80%) Security Architecture
4 4 (5.80%) Portfolio Management
4 4 (5.80%) SIEM
4 4 (5.80%) Performance Improvement
4 4 (5.80%) Test Strategy
4 4 (5.80%) Performance Management
5 3 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (4.35%) Test Automation
6 2 (2.90%) UML
6 2 (2.90%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 16 (23.19%) Java
2 13 (18.84%) Perl
3 12 (17.39%) SQL
4 10 (14.49%) C++
5 9 (13.04%) Python
6 8 (11.59%) C
7 4 (5.80%) Embedded C
8 3 (4.35%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.90%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.45%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.45%) Ruby
10 1 (1.45%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.45%) C#
10 1 (1.45%) PHP
10 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.45%) Ada
Qualifications
1 22 (31.88%) SC Cleared
1 22 (31.88%) Security Cleared
2 17 (24.64%) RHCE
3 9 (13.04%) DV Cleared
4 6 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (5.80%) CCNA
5 4 (5.80%) Degree
6 2 (2.90%) MCSE
6 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.90%) JNCIA
7 1 (1.45%) RHCT
7 1 (1.45%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) PCI DSS
1 4 (5.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 21 (30.43%) Active Directory
2 11 (15.94%) Samba
3 3 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.90%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.90%) Varnish
5 1 (1.45%) Postfix
5 1 (1.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (17.39%) Puppet
2 2 (2.90%) Nagios
2 2 (2.90%) Red Hat Satellite
2 2 (2.90%) Ansible
2 2 (2.90%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.90%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.45%) SCCM
3 1 (1.45%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.45%) yum
3 1 (1.45%) AppManager
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 25 (36.23%) Oracle
2 16 (23.19%) Red Hat
2 16 (23.19%) Cisco
3 15 (21.74%) VMware
4 13 (18.84%) Sun
5 8 (11.59%) McAfee
5 8 (11.59%) Microsoft
6 5 (7.25%) Citrix
7 4 (5.80%) Splunk
7 4 (5.80%) ArcSight
8 3 (4.35%) Brocade
8 3 (4.35%) HP
9 1 (1.45%) Google
9 1 (1.45%) F5
9 1 (1.45%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.45%) NetIQ
9 1 (1.45%) Remedy
9 1 (1.45%) BMC
9 1 (1.45%) Nokia
9 1 (1.45%) CheckPoint
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