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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 27 28 20
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Contract jobs citing Linux 37 35 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 5.27% 5.61% 6.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.27% 25.74% 35.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 25 27
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£375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £415 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
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
102 136 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 14.53% 21.79% 18.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 75 59
Average daily rate £355 £320 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.93% -16.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £150 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 13
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -14.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £13.27 £13.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.69 £35.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
- -4.32%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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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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 -7 17 £419 +30.85% 12
Warminster - - - - 2
Chippenham - - - - 4
Salisbury - - - - 1
Linux
South West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 31 (36.05%) Python
2 26 (30.23%) Security Cleared
3 25 (29.07%) SC Cleared
4 21 (24.42%) SQL
4 21 (24.42%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (20.93%) Electronics
6 17 (19.77%) Telecoms
6 17 (19.77%) Firewall
6 17 (19.77%) Oracle
6 17 (19.77%) Windows
6 17 (19.77%) Test Automation
7 15 (17.44%) Java
8 14 (16.28%) C++
8 14 (16.28%) UNIX
8 14 (16.28%) ITIL
9 13 (15.12%) C
9 13 (15.12%) DV Cleared
10 12 (13.95%) Software Engineering
10 12 (13.95%) Google
10 12 (13.95%) Solaris
10 12 (13.95%) Apache
10 12 (13.95%) DNS
10 12 (13.95%) Microsoft
11 11 (12.79%) Finance
11 11 (12.79%) Active Directory
11 11 (12.79%) Cisco
11 11 (12.79%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (12.79%) JavaScript
11 11 (12.79%) Embedded Linux
11 11 (12.79%) VMware

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 12 (13.95%) Apache
2 5 (5.81%) IIS
3 4 (4.65%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.65%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.49%) WebSphere Portal
4 3 (3.49%) iPlanet
4 3 (3.49%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.33%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.33%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.33%) JBoss
5 2 (2.33%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.16%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.16%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.16%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (1.16%) nginx
6 1 (1.16%) K2 blackpearl
6 1 (1.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (5.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (2.33%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.16%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.49%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (19.77%) Firewall
2 12 (13.95%) DNS
3 10 (11.63%) Network Security
4 7 (8.14%) DHCP
5 6 (6.98%) TCP/IP
6 4 (4.65%) VPN
6 4 (4.65%) Ethernet
6 4 (4.65%) VoIP
6 4 (4.65%) WAN
6 4 (4.65%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (4.65%) 3G
6 4 (4.65%) IPsec
7 3 (3.49%) SAN
8 2 (2.33%) DMZ
8 2 (2.33%) NAS
8 2 (2.33%) SMTP
8 2 (2.33%) HTTP
8 2 (2.33%) HTTPS
8 2 (2.33%) SSL
9 1 (1.16%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.47%) MySQL
2 6 (6.98%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.65%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.65%) SQLite
4 2 (2.33%) HBase
4 2 (2.33%) Big Data
4 2 (2.33%) Voldemort
4 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.33%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.33%) CouchDB
4 2 (2.33%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.33%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.33%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.16%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 11 (12.79%) GoogleTest
2 10 (11.63%) Git (software)
3 5 (5.81%) Eclipse
4 3 (3.49%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.33%) JUnit
5 2 (2.33%) Subversion
5 2 (2.33%) Metasploit
6 1 (1.16%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.16%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (1.16%) jMock
6 1 (1.16%) Toad
General
1 18 (20.93%) Electronics
2 17 (19.77%) Telecoms
3 11 (12.79%) Finance
4 7 (8.14%) Automotive
5 3 (3.49%) Marketing
6 2 (2.33%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.16%) Games
7 1 (1.16%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (29.07%) Software Engineer
2 18 (20.93%) Tester
2 18 (20.93%) Test Engineer
3 16 (18.60%) Software Tester
3 16 (18.60%) Developer
3 16 (18.60%) Software Test Engineer
4 13 (15.12%) Designer
5 12 (13.95%) Administrator
6 9 (10.47%) Systems Administrator
7 8 (9.30%) Web Developer
8 6 (6.98%) Linux Engineer
9 5 (5.81%) Senior Linux Engineer
9 5 (5.81%) Storage Administrator
9 5 (5.81%) Storage Systems Administrator
9 5 (5.81%) Web Designer
10 4 (4.65%) DevOps Engineer
10 4 (4.65%) Senior Designer
10 4 (4.65%) UNIX Engineer
10 4 (4.65%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
10 4 (4.65%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.30%) Ajax
2 7 (8.14%) Web Services
3 6 (6.98%) HTML
3 6 (6.98%) AngularJS
4 5 (5.81%) Leaflet
4 5 (5.81%) CSS
5 4 (4.65%) OpenGL
5 4 (4.65%) Qt
5 4 (4.65%) QML
6 3 (3.49%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (3.49%) CSS3
6 3 (3.49%) Laravel
6 3 (3.49%) HTML5
6 3 (3.49%) CORBA
7 2 (2.33%) XML
7 2 (2.33%) JSP
7 2 (2.33%) .NET
7 2 (2.33%) jQuery
7 2 (2.33%) RESTful
7 2 (2.33%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.98%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (4.65%) Blackberry
2 4 (4.65%) Algorithms
3 3 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.33%) DTV
4 2 (2.33%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.33%) Derivative
5 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.16%) Copywriting
5 1 (1.16%) Social Media
5 1 (1.16%) PKI
5 1 (1.16%) BeagleBoard
Operating Systems
1 17 (19.77%) Windows
2 14 (16.28%) UNIX
3 12 (13.95%) Solaris
4 11 (12.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (12.79%) Embedded Linux
4 11 (12.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (12.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (5.81%) AIX
6 3 (3.49%) zOS
7 2 (2.33%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.33%) Amazon Linux
8 1 (1.16%) CentOS
8 1 (1.16%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (1.16%) Android
8 1 (1.16%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (24.42%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (19.77%) Test Automation
3 14 (16.28%) ITIL
4 12 (13.95%) Software Engineering
5 10 (11.63%) Test Scripting
6 9 (10.47%) Configuration Management
7 7 (8.14%) Automation Testing
8 6 (6.98%) Project Management
8 6 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (5.81%) Capacity Management
10 4 (4.65%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (4.65%) SIEM
10 4 (4.65%) DevOps
10 4 (4.65%) Multithreading
10 4 (4.65%) Migration
11 3 (3.49%) Incident Management
11 3 (3.49%) Service Management
11 3 (3.49%) MVC
11 3 (3.49%) Business Intelligence
12 2 (2.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 31 (36.05%) Python
2 21 (24.42%) SQL
3 15 (17.44%) Java
4 14 (16.28%) C++
5 13 (15.12%) C
6 11 (12.79%) JavaScript
7 9 (10.47%) Perl
8 7 (8.14%) PHP
9 6 (6.98%) Embedded C
10 5 (5.81%) Bash Shell
11 3 (3.49%) PL/SQL
12 2 (2.33%) Shell Script
13 1 (1.16%) Ruby
13 1 (1.16%) PowerShell
13 1 (1.16%) Embedded C++
13 1 (1.16%) C#
Qualifications
1 26 (30.23%) Security Cleared
2 25 (29.07%) SC Cleared
3 13 (15.12%) DV Cleared
4 8 (9.30%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (5.81%) Degree
6 4 (4.65%) CCNA
6 4 (4.65%) RHCE
7 2 (2.33%) CISA
7 2 (2.33%) CISM
7 2 (2.33%) CISSP
7 2 (2.33%) MCSE
7 2 (2.33%) CCNP
7 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.33%) CCSE
7 2 (2.33%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.16%) HND
8 1 (1.16%) RHCT
8 1 (1.16%) CCSA
8 1 (1.16%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.81%) SLA
2 4 (4.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.33%) QA
3 2 (2.33%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.16%) JTAG
System Software
1 11 (12.79%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.98%) vSphere
3 4 (4.65%) Samba
4 3 (3.49%) VMware ESX
4 3 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.33%) Varnish
5 2 (2.33%) Postfix
6 1 (1.16%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.16%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (1.16%) Snort
6 1 (1.16%) Nmap
6 1 (1.16%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (8.14%) NetBackup
1 7 (8.14%) Puppet
2 5 (5.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 5 (5.81%) HP SIM
3 4 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.33%) Ansible
4 2 (2.33%) Nessus
4 2 (2.33%) Nagios
4 2 (2.33%) yum
5 1 (1.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (1.16%) AppManager
5 1 (1.16%) SCCM
5 1 (1.16%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.16%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 17 (19.77%) Oracle
2 12 (13.95%) Microsoft
2 12 (13.95%) Google
3 11 (12.79%) VMware
3 11 (12.79%) Cisco
4 7 (8.14%) Red Hat
5 6 (6.98%) McAfee
5 6 (6.98%) Sun
6 5 (5.81%) HP
6 5 (5.81%) Symantec
6 5 (5.81%) 3PAR
7 4 (4.65%) Citrix
8 3 (3.49%) Progress
9 2 (2.33%) SAP
9 2 (2.33%) Juniper
9 2 (2.33%) BMC
9 2 (2.33%) Remedy
9 2 (2.33%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.33%) Splunk
9 2 (2.33%) ArcSight
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