The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 60 57 45
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -12
Contract jobs citing Open Source 1 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.15% 1.26% 1.54%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.79% 6.16% 5.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 4
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£425 £400 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +21.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £41.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £71.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-36.61% +77.50%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Wiltshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
126 146 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 18.56% 20.51% 26.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 72 79
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 7
Average hourly rate £12.75 £40.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.51% +145.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.20 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £42.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +4.65%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Open Source across the Wiltshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Open Source
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Open Source across the Wiltshire region.

Open Source Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Open Source
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Open Source across the Wiltshire region.

Open Source Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire region citing Open Source 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 Open Source.

1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (66.67%) VoIP
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (50.00%) Military
3 3 (50.00%) MCSE
3 3 (50.00%) JSP 440
4 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (16.67%) Derivative
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) CCNA
4 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) CentOS
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Database Tuning
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (16.67%) Security Management
4 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) JSP
4 1 (16.67%) UNIX

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire region citing Open Source 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 Open Source. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
1 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (50.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Operations Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) CentOS
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX
3 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
1 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
1 1 (16.67%) Database Tuning
1 1 (16.67%) Security Management
1 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (50.00%) MCSE
4 1 (16.67%) CCNA
4 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) JSP 440
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
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