Period
to 24 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Linux Engineer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Swindon during the 6 months to 24 January 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Engineer
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 54 61
Rank change year-on-year -2 +7 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 3 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 0.47% 1.19% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 1.24% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Swindon median daily rate £500 £475 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +28.38% -10.30%
Wiltshire median daily rate £500 £475 £370
% change year-on-year +5.26% +28.38% -8.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Swindon median hourly rate - - -
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - £32.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Swindon
Contract vacancies in Swindon with a recognized job title 601 644 739
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.32% 95.41% 93.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 460 457 562
Swindon median daily rate £420 £413 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.82% +6.11% -6.89%
10th Percentile £290 £260 £253
90th Percentile £606 £575 £513
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -7.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 20
Swindon median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +44.83% -4.92%
10th Percentile £13.00 £15.20 £11.18
90th Percentile £31.15 £24.40 £41.50
Wiltshire median hourly rate £27.25 £38.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -29.22% +18.46% +49.86%

Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

Job postings that featured Linux Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Swindon.

Job vacancy trend for Linux Engineer in Swindon

Linux Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux Engineer in Swindon

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 24 January 2018, Linux Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Swindon region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) Puppet
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Serverless
3 1 (33.33%) Mongrel
3 1 (33.33%) Terraform
3 1 (33.33%) Travis CI
3 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (33.33%) Docker
3 1 (33.33%) Auto-Scaling
3 1 (33.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (33.33%) Public Cloud
3 1 (33.33%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (33.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (33.33%) Route 53
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) J2EE
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) Servlets
3 1 (33.33%) Unix

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) Jetty
1 1 (33.33%) Mongrel
1 1 (33.33%) nginx
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon S3
2 1 (33.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (33.33%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (33.33%) Google App Engine
2 1 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (33.33%) Route 53
2 1 (33.33%) Serverless
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) FTP
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
1 1 (33.33%) IPsec
1 1 (33.33%) SSL
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE
1 1 (33.33%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Auto-Scaling
2 1 (33.33%) DSDM
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Docker
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (33.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Google
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) VMware