Period
to 23 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 6 months to 23 September 2018 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 > Swindon
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 29 28
Rank change year-on-year +12 -1 +6
Contract jobs citing Linux 61 28 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 8.03% 4.25% 5.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.67% 26.17% 23.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 23 21
Swindon median daily rate £550 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.53% +3.75% -11.11%
10th Percentile £423 £300 £320
90th Percentile £675 £575 £575
Wiltshire median daily rate £525 £426 £431
% change year-on-year +23.24% -1.22% +7.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 0
Swindon median hourly rate £17.50 - -
Wiltshire median hourly rate £17.50 - £37.50

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

All Operating Systems
Swindon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 150 107 164
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 19.74% 16.24% 23.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 74 110
Swindon median daily rate £425 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £203 £141 £130
90th Percentile £593 £560 £553
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £375 £370
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 6 0
Swindon median hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.62% - -
Wiltshire median hourly rate £41.85 £15.25 £38.75
% change year-on-year +174.39% -60.65% +98.72%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

Job postings citing Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Swindon.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Swindon

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Swindon

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Swindon over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux in Swindon

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Swindon

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Swindon

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Swindon over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Linux in Swindon

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Linux.

1 29 (47.54%) DevOps
2 26 (42.62%) Jenkins
3 24 (39.34%) Docker
4 21 (34.43%) Kubernetes
5 18 (29.51%) Finance
6 17 (27.87%) Windows
6 17 (27.87%) Git (software)
6 17 (27.87%) Amazon AWS
7 16 (26.23%) Microsoft Azure
7 16 (26.23%) Terraform
7 16 (26.23%) Python
8 14 (22.95%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (22.95%) Puppet
9 13 (21.31%) Red Hat
10 12 (19.67%) .NET
10 12 (19.67%) Bash Shell
10 12 (19.67%) Ansible
10 12 (19.67%) Bitbucket
11 11 (18.03%) Microservices
12 10 (16.39%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 10 (16.39%) AppDynamics
12 10 (16.39%) Windows Server
12 10 (16.39%) AIX
12 10 (16.39%) Kerberos
12 10 (16.39%) Active Directory
13 9 (14.75%) IBM
13 9 (14.75%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
13 9 (14.75%) SonarQube
13 9 (14.75%) Splunk
13 9 (14.75%) Office 365

Linux
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 8 (13.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (3.28%) Apache Spark
2 2 (3.28%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.28%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.64%) Confluence
3 1 (1.64%) IIS
Business Applications
1 9 (14.75%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 17 (27.87%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (26.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (14.75%) Office 365
4 7 (11.48%) OpenShift
5 6 (9.84%) npm
5 6 (9.84%) NuGet
5 6 (9.84%) Sauce Labs
6 2 (3.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (3.28%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (3.28%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 2 (3.28%) Amazon S3
6 2 (3.28%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (3.28%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (3.28%) CloudFront
6 2 (3.28%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (3.28%) Route 53
6 2 (3.28%) Serverless
6 2 (3.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (1.64%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.39%) Kerberos
2 8 (13.11%) LAN
2 8 (13.11%) WAN
3 2 (3.28%) Firewall
3 2 (3.28%) SSL
4 1 (1.64%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.64%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (1.64%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.64%) DHCP
4 1 (1.64%) DNS
4 1 (1.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (1.64%) HTTP
4 1 (1.64%) Network Security
4 1 (1.64%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (1.64%) SAN
4 1 (1.64%) SSH
4 1 (1.64%) TACACS
4 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.64%) tcpdump
4 1 (1.64%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.28%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (3.28%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (3.28%) Apache Hive
1 2 (3.28%) Big Data
1 2 (3.28%) DB2
1 2 (3.28%) Hadoop
1 2 (3.28%) HBase
1 2 (3.28%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 26 (42.62%) Jenkins
2 17 (27.87%) Git (software)
3 12 (19.67%) Bitbucket
4 9 (14.75%) SonarQube
5 8 (13.11%) JMeter
6 6 (9.84%) Sonatype Nexus
6 6 (9.84%) Visual Studio Code
7 4 (6.56%) Cucumber
7 4 (6.56%) WebStorm
8 3 (4.92%) Artifactory
9 2 (3.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (3.28%) Gerrit
9 2 (3.28%) GitLab
9 2 (3.28%) Selenium
10 1 (1.64%) IBM UrbanCode
10 1 (1.64%) JIRA
10 1 (1.64%) Rational Team Concert
10 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
10 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 18 (29.51%) Finance
2 6 (9.84%) Banking
3 5 (8.20%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.28%) Back Office
5 1 (1.64%) Law
5 1 (1.64%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (27.87%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (21.31%) Architect
3 7 (11.48%) Integration Architect
4 6 (9.84%) Developer
5 5 (8.20%) Desktop Support
5 5 (8.20%) Support Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) .NET Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Administrator
6 4 (6.56%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) IT Support
7 3 (4.92%) DevOps Architect
7 3 (4.92%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (4.92%) IT Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) IT Support Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Security Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Senior IT Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Senior IT Support
7 3 (4.92%) Senior Support Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Kubernetes Specialist
8 2 (3.28%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (19.67%) .NET
2 8 (13.11%) REST
3 7 (11.48%) .NET Core
3 7 (11.48%) SAML
4 6 (9.84%) RAML
4 6 (9.84%) SOAP
4 6 (9.84%) Swagger
4 6 (9.84%) YAML
5 5 (8.20%) React
6 4 (6.56%) Middleware
7 3 (4.92%) AngularJS
7 3 (4.92%) HTML
7 3 (4.92%) HTML5
7 3 (4.92%) Sass
8 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET
8 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (3.28%) IBM Integration Bus
8 2 (3.28%) Kafka
8 2 (3.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (1.64%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.75%) DataPower
2 8 (13.11%) Blackberry
3 3 (4.92%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (4.92%) Public Cloud
4 2 (3.28%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.28%) Replication
4 2 (3.28%) RIA
5 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.64%) Fintech
5 1 (1.64%) PKI
5 1 (1.64%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 17 (27.87%) Windows
2 10 (16.39%) AIX
2 10 (16.39%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
2 10 (16.39%) Windows Server
3 9 (14.75%) Windows 7
4 8 (13.11%) Android
4 8 (13.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (13.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (9.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (8.20%) Debian
7 4 (6.56%) CoreOS
7 4 (6.56%) Windows 10
8 3 (4.92%) Unix
9 1 (1.64%) Amazon Linux
9 1 (1.64%) Solaris
9 1 (1.64%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.64%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (47.54%) DevOps
2 14 (22.95%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (18.03%) Microservices
4 8 (13.11%) BDD
4 8 (13.11%) TDD
5 7 (11.48%) BPMN
5 7 (11.48%) Data Modelling
5 7 (11.48%) UML
6 6 (9.84%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (8.20%) SOLID
8 4 (6.56%) Configuration Management
8 4 (6.56%) ETL
8 4 (6.56%) Open Source
8 4 (6.56%) Software Delivery
8 4 (6.56%) Software Engineering
9 3 (4.92%) Mentoring
9 3 (4.92%) Test Automation
10 2 (3.28%) Auto-Scaling
10 2 (3.28%) Information Security
10 2 (3.28%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 16 (26.23%) Python
2 12 (19.67%) Bash Shell
3 7 (11.48%) C#
4 4 (6.56%) Java
4 4 (6.56%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.92%) Go
5 3 (4.92%) Perl
5 3 (4.92%) Scala
6 2 (3.28%) C++
6 2 (3.28%) F#
6 2 (3.28%) Groovy
6 2 (3.28%) Ruby
6 2 (3.28%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.28%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.64%) C
7 1 (1.64%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.64%) Embedded C++
7 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.64%) SQL
7 1 (1.64%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 4 (6.56%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.28%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.64%) CCNA
3 1 (1.64%) CCNP
3 1 (1.64%) CCSA
3 1 (1.64%) CCSE
3 1 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 24 (39.34%) Docker
2 10 (16.39%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.28%) HDFS
4 1 (1.64%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.64%) VMware NSX
4 1 (1.64%) Xen
Systems Management
1 21 (34.43%) Kubernetes
2 16 (26.23%) Terraform
3 14 (22.95%) Puppet
4 12 (19.67%) Ansible
5 8 (13.11%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (13.11%) ZENworks
6 6 (9.84%) Grafana
7 2 (3.28%) Ambari
7 2 (3.28%) Hadoop YARN
7 2 (3.28%) SCCM
8 1 (1.64%) ArcSight ESM
8 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (1.64%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (21.31%) Red Hat
2 10 (16.39%) AppDynamics
3 9 (14.75%) IBM
3 9 (14.75%) Splunk
4 8 (13.11%) Apigee
4 8 (13.11%) HP
4 8 (13.11%) Micro Focus
4 8 (13.11%) Novell
5 6 (9.84%) Veracode
6 4 (6.56%) VMware
7 3 (4.92%) Cisco
8 2 (3.28%) Hortonworks
8 2 (3.28%) Informatica
8 2 (3.28%) Microsoft
8 2 (3.28%) Teradata
9 1 (1.64%) ArcSight
9 1 (1.64%) Blue Coat
9 1 (1.64%) F5
9 1 (1.64%) Google
9 1 (1.64%) ServiceNow