The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Salisbury with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Linux
Wiltshire / Salisbury
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 6 -
Rank change year-on-year -5 -  
Contract jobs citing Linux 2 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Salisbury 6.45% 19.30% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.67% 68.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 0
Median daily rate £365 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.11% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £43.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -9.88% +19.44%  

Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Salisbury with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Salisbury
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 3 16 0
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Salisbury 9.68% 28.07% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 0
Median daily rate £365 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.11% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +5.47% +8.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +6.45%  

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Salisbury

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Salisbury citing Linux as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Salisbury

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Salisbury

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Linux in Salisbury.

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Salisbury

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Salisbury

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux in Salisbury.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Salisbury

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, 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 Salisbury region with a requirement for Linux.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Intel Security
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security Management
1 2 (100.00%) Security Management
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (100.00%) Aruba
1 2 (100.00%) SIEM

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Salisbury 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) NetScaler
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Security Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Information Security Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Data Encryption
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security Management
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 2 (100.00%) Network Segmentation
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Protective Monitoring
1 2 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Security Management
1 2 (100.00%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SANS
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Aruba
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Intel Security
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft