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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 28 37 20
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -17
Contract jobs citing Linux 36 23 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 5.18% 3.15% 6.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.75% 19.17% 35.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 17 20
Median daily rate £450 £335 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.32% -19.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £249 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £431 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 18
Median hourly rate - £39.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +36.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +2.73%
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
121 120 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 17.41% 16.42% 19.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 67 69
Median daily rate £325 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £370 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 34
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.50 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.23% +78.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.50 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 +10 24 £425 +14.86% 4
Linux
South West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 39 (47.56%) DevOps
2 33 (40.24%) Ansible
3 28 (34.15%) Amazon AWS
4 26 (31.71%) Docker
5 25 (30.49%) SQL
6 23 (28.05%) Windows
7 21 (25.61%) Apache
7 21 (25.61%) Red Hat
7 21 (25.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 19 (23.17%) Oracle
9 18 (21.95%) CentOS
9 18 (21.95%) Security Cleared
10 16 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (18.29%) Puppet
11 15 (18.29%) Bash Shell
12 14 (17.07%) Open Source
12 14 (17.07%) Jenkins
12 14 (17.07%) Python
13 13 (15.85%) Migration
13 13 (15.85%) Microsoft Azure
14 12 (14.63%) JIRA
14 12 (14.63%) Apache Cassandra
15 11 (13.41%) Akka
15 11 (13.41%) Scala
15 11 (13.41%) CSS
15 11 (13.41%) MySQL
15 11 (13.41%) HTML
15 11 (13.41%) JavaScript
15 11 (13.41%) Configuration Management
15 11 (13.41%) TCP/IP

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 21 (25.61%) Apache
2 11 (13.41%) Apache Spark
3 9 (10.98%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (9.76%) Tomcat
5 6 (7.32%) Confluence
6 5 (6.10%) nginx
7 4 (4.88%) WebSphere
8 3 (3.66%) MS Exchange
8 3 (3.66%) SharePoint
9 2 (2.44%) Jetty
9 2 (2.44%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.22%) AutoCAD
1 1 (1.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (6.10%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (4.88%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.22%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 28 (34.15%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (15.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (8.54%) GitHub
4 6 (7.32%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (6.10%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (6.10%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 5 (6.10%) Amazon S3
5 5 (6.10%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 5 (6.10%) AWS Lambda
5 5 (6.10%) Route 53
5 5 (6.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (3.66%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.22%) Heroku
7 1 (1.22%) IaaS
7 1 (1.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.41%) DNS
1 11 (13.41%) TCP/IP
2 8 (9.76%) DSL
2 8 (9.76%) LDAP
3 7 (8.54%) FCAPS
4 6 (7.32%) HTTP
4 6 (7.32%) SSL
5 5 (6.10%) SAN
6 4 (4.88%) VPN
7 3 (3.66%) VoIP
8 2 (2.44%) NAS
9 1 (1.22%) GSM
9 1 (1.22%) LTE
9 1 (1.22%) UMTS
9 1 (1.22%) WCDMA
9 1 (1.22%) Wireshark
9 1 (1.22%) XCAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.63%) Apache Cassandra
2 11 (13.41%) MySQL
3 8 (9.76%) Big Data
3 8 (9.76%) CouchDB
3 8 (9.76%) HBase
3 8 (9.76%) Neo4j
3 8 (9.76%) Parquet
3 8 (9.76%) Redis
4 6 (7.32%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (6.10%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (6.10%) MongoDB
5 5 (6.10%) SQL Server
6 4 (4.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 4 (4.88%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.22%) DB2
Development Applications
1 14 (17.07%) Jenkins
2 12 (14.63%) JIRA
3 8 (9.76%) Vagrant
4 7 (8.54%) Visual Studio Team System
5 5 (6.10%) Git (software)
6 4 (4.88%) Ant
6 4 (4.88%) Artifactory
6 4 (4.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (4.88%) Hudson
6 4 (4.88%) SonarQube
6 4 (4.88%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (4.88%) Subversion
7 2 (2.44%) Metasploit
8 1 (1.22%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.22%) JBehave
8 1 (1.22%) JUnit
8 1 (1.22%) Selenium
General
1 9 (10.98%) Finance
2 3 (3.66%) Back Office
2 3 (3.66%) Military
2 3 (3.66%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (21.95%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (20.73%) Developer
3 10 (12.20%) Administrator
3 10 (12.20%) Linux Administrator
3 10 (12.20%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 10 (12.20%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (9.76%) Consultant
5 7 (8.54%) Architect
6 6 (7.32%) Software Developer
7 5 (6.10%) AWS DevOps
7 5 (6.10%) AWS Engineer
7 5 (6.10%) Lead DevOps
7 5 (6.10%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Azure Consultant
8 4 (4.88%) Designer
8 4 (4.88%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Technical Architect
9 3 (3.66%) Senior Designer
9 3 (3.66%) Unix Administrator
9 3 (3.66%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.41%) Akka
1 11 (13.41%) CSS
1 11 (13.41%) GraphX
1 11 (13.41%) HTML
2 9 (10.98%) AngularJS
2 9 (10.98%) CSS3
2 9 (10.98%) HTML5
3 8 (9.76%) Apache Avro
3 8 (9.76%) ODBC
3 8 (9.76%) REST
3 8 (9.76%) SOAP
3 8 (9.76%) WebSockets
4 5 (6.10%) ELK Stack
4 5 (6.10%) LAMP
4 5 (6.10%) Middleware
5 4 (4.88%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (2.44%) JSON
6 2 (2.44%) Sass
6 2 (2.44%) Spring
6 2 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.54%) CESG
2 5 (6.10%) Hybrid Cloud
2 5 (6.10%) Wiki
3 3 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.66%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.66%) Fat Client
3 3 (3.66%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.44%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.22%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.22%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 23 (28.05%) Windows
2 21 (25.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 18 (21.95%) CentOS
4 9 (10.98%) Windows Server
5 8 (9.76%) Mesosphere
6 7 (8.54%) Solaris
6 7 (8.54%) Unix
7 6 (7.32%) AIX
7 6 (7.32%) Ubuntu
8 5 (6.10%) Debian
9 4 (4.88%) CoreOS
10 3 (3.66%) Windows 7
10 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (2.44%) Kali Linux
12 1 (1.22%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (47.56%) DevOps
2 16 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (17.07%) Open Source
4 13 (15.85%) Migration
5 11 (13.41%) Configuration Management
6 10 (12.20%) Analytics
6 10 (12.20%) Data Analytics
7 8 (9.76%) Big Data Analytics
7 8 (9.76%) Use Case
8 7 (8.54%) Microservices
9 6 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (6.10%) Auto-Scaling
10 5 (6.10%) Change Management
10 5 (6.10%) Enterprise Architecture
10 5 (6.10%) Project Management
11 4 (4.88%) Agile Project Management
11 4 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (4.88%) Compliance Audit
11 4 (4.88%) Incident Management
11 4 (4.88%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 25 (30.49%) SQL
2 15 (18.29%) Bash Shell
3 14 (17.07%) Python
4 11 (13.41%) JavaScript
4 11 (13.41%) Scala
5 10 (12.20%) Java
5 10 (12.20%) Perl
5 10 (12.20%) Ruby
6 9 (10.98%) TypeScript
7 6 (7.32%) PowerShell
8 4 (4.88%) Jython
8 4 (4.88%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.44%) C
9 2 (2.44%) Go
10 1 (1.22%) MapBasic
10 1 (1.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (21.95%) Security Cleared
2 10 (12.20%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.10%) RHCE
4 4 (4.88%) CCNA
4 4 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (4.88%) DV Cleared
5 3 (3.66%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (2.44%) CCNP
6 2 (2.44%) CEH
6 2 (2.44%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (2.44%) CHECK Team Leader
6 2 (2.44%) CISSP
6 2 (2.44%) CREST Certified
6 2 (2.44%) MCSE
6 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.44%) OSCP
6 2 (2.44%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.66%) JSP 440
2 2 (2.44%) QA
3 1 (1.22%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 26 (31.71%) Docker
2 8 (9.76%) Active Directory
3 6 (7.32%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (6.10%) Samba
4 5 (6.10%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (4.88%) LXC
5 4 (4.88%) VirtualBox
5 4 (4.88%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (3.66%) Hyper-V
7 2 (2.44%) Postfix
7 2 (2.44%) Sendmail
8 1 (1.22%) Varnish
8 1 (1.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 33 (40.24%) Ansible
2 15 (18.29%) Puppet
3 11 (13.41%) Terraform
4 8 (9.76%) Kubernetes
5 6 (7.32%) Nagios
5 6 (7.32%) Salt
6 5 (6.10%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (6.10%) OSSEC
7 2 (2.44%) ArcSight ESM
7 2 (2.44%) HAProxy
7 2 (2.44%) Nessus
7 2 (2.44%) Packer
7 2 (2.44%) PowerCLI
8 1 (1.22%) Icinga
8 1 (1.22%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 21 (25.61%) Red Hat
2 19 (23.17%) Oracle
3 8 (9.76%) Nokia
3 8 (9.76%) SaltStack
4 7 (8.54%) Microsoft
5 6 (7.32%) VMware
6 5 (6.10%) HP
6 5 (6.10%) New Relic
7 4 (4.88%) Cisco
7 4 (4.88%) IBM
7 4 (4.88%) Siebel
8 3 (3.66%) 3PAR
8 3 (3.66%) Google
8 3 (3.66%) Sophos
8 3 (3.66%) Veeam
9 2 (2.44%) ArcSight
9 2 (2.44%) Splunk
10 1 (1.22%) Actix
10 1 (1.22%) Anite
10 1 (1.22%) Ericsson