Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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 > Swindon
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 18 32
Rank change year-on-year -11 +14 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 38 53 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 5.19% 7.74% 4.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.74% 32.72% 30.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 31 33
Swindon median daily rate £420 £425 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.18% +14.86% +23.33%
10th Percentile £327 £313 £278
90th Percentile £500 £575 £500
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £438 £370
% change year-on-year +2.74% +18.24% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Swindon median hourly rate £17.50 - £39.00
Wiltshire median hourly rate £17.50 - £32.50

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 137 162 133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 18.72% 23.65% 15.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 119 76
Swindon median daily rate £375 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.17% +6.67%
10th Percentile £131 £198 £181
90th Percentile £500 £550 £525
Wiltshire median daily rate £375 £355 £344
% change year-on-year +5.63% +3.27% +3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 21
Swindon median hourly rate £13.00 - £17.50
Wiltshire median hourly rate £13.00 £41.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -68.29% +95.24% -7.45%

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 22 November 2017.

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Linux.

1 16 (42.11%) Puppet
1 16 (42.11%) DevOps
2 15 (39.47%) Windows
3 14 (36.84%) Ansible
4 13 (34.21%) Terraform
4 13 (34.21%) Red Hat
4 13 (34.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (21.05%) Windows Server
5 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (21.05%) PowerShell
5 8 (21.05%) VMware
5 8 (21.05%) Finance
5 8 (21.05%) Java
6 7 (18.42%) Oracle
6 7 (18.42%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (18.42%) Active Directory
6 7 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (18.42%) Kubernetes
6 7 (18.42%) Jenkins
7 6 (15.79%) Docker
7 6 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (15.79%) Load Balancing
7 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (15.79%) Nagios
7 6 (15.79%) HTTP
8 5 (13.16%) Law
8 5 (13.16%) JIRA
8 5 (13.16%) CentOS
8 5 (13.16%) Security Cleared

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 4 (10.53%) Confluence
1 4 (10.53%) SAS
2 3 (7.89%) Apache
3 2 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (5.26%) IIS
3 2 (5.26%) Jetty
3 2 (5.26%) Mongrel
3 2 (5.26%) nginx
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (5.26%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.26%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (10.53%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (10.53%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 4 (10.53%) Amazon S3
2 4 (10.53%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 4 (10.53%) AWS Lambda
2 4 (10.53%) Office 365
2 4 (10.53%) Route 53
2 4 (10.53%) Serverless
2 4 (10.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (7.89%) Google App Engine
3 3 (7.89%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (5.26%) OpenShift
5 1 (2.63%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (2.63%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.63%) IaaS
5 1 (2.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) HTTP
2 4 (10.53%) TCP/IP
2 4 (10.53%) VPN
3 3 (7.89%) DHCP
3 3 (7.89%) DNS
3 3 (7.89%) FTP
3 3 (7.89%) IPsec
3 3 (7.89%) SSL
4 2 (5.26%) Firewall
5 1 (2.63%) HTTPS
5 1 (2.63%) LAN
5 1 (2.63%) Network Security
5 1 (2.63%) SMS
5 1 (2.63%) SNMP
5 1 (2.63%) SSH
5 1 (2.63%) VLAN
5 1 (2.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) Amazon RDS
1 4 (10.53%) Data Lake
1 4 (10.53%) Hadoop
1 4 (10.53%) HDInsight
1 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.89%) MariaDB
2 3 (7.89%) MySQL
3 2 (5.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (5.26%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.26%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.63%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Jenkins
2 5 (13.16%) JIRA
3 4 (10.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (10.53%) Git (software)
4 2 (5.26%) Artifactory
4 2 (5.26%) SonarQube
4 2 (5.26%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (5.26%) Travis CI
4 2 (5.26%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (21.05%) Finance
2 5 (13.16%) Law
3 4 (10.53%) Retail
4 3 (7.89%) Electronics
4 3 (7.89%) Manufacturing
4 3 (7.89%) Marketing
4 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (21.05%) AWS Engineer
3 7 (18.42%) Administrator
3 7 (18.42%) Consultant
3 7 (18.42%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (15.79%) Linux Administrator
4 6 (15.79%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 5 (13.16%) AWS Consultant
5 5 (13.16%) AWS DevOps
5 5 (13.16%) Security Consultant
5 5 (13.16%) Security Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 3 (7.89%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Operations Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) DevOps Administrator
8 2 (5.26%) Linux DevOps Administrator
8 2 (5.26%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Technical Architect
8 2 (5.26%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (7.89%) .NET
3 2 (5.26%) J2EE
3 2 (5.26%) Middleware
3 2 (5.26%) Servlets
3 2 (5.26%) WebCenter
4 1 (2.63%) HTML
4 1 (2.63%) JSON
4 1 (2.63%) LAMP
4 1 (2.63%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (2.63%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (2.63%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.53%) Public Cloud
3 2 (5.26%) RIA
4 1 (2.63%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.63%) CESG
4 1 (2.63%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 15 (39.47%) Windows
2 13 (34.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (21.05%) Windows Server
4 5 (13.16%) CentOS
5 4 (10.53%) VMS
6 2 (5.26%) Amazon Linux
6 2 (5.26%) CoreOS
6 2 (5.26%) Solaris
6 2 (5.26%) Ubuntu
6 2 (5.26%) Unix
7 1 (2.63%) AIX
7 1 (2.63%) Android
7 1 (2.63%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (2.63%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (2.63%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) DevOps
2 7 (18.42%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (15.79%) Load Balancing
4 5 (13.16%) OWASP
4 5 (13.16%) Programme Delivery
5 4 (10.53%) Auto-Scaling
5 4 (10.53%) Configuration Management
5 4 (10.53%) DSDM
5 4 (10.53%) Microservices
5 4 (10.53%) Open Source
5 4 (10.53%) Scrum
5 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (10.53%) Waterfall
6 3 (7.89%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (7.89%) Programme Management
7 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (5.26%) Performance Testing
7 2 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.05%) Java
1 8 (21.05%) PowerShell
2 4 (10.53%) Bash Shell
2 4 (10.53%) Ruby
3 3 (7.89%) Python
3 3 (7.89%) SQL
4 2 (5.26%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.63%) C#
5 1 (2.63%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.63%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) GDPR
1 2 (5.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (18.42%) Active Directory
2 6 (15.79%) Docker
3 3 (7.89%) Hyper-V
3 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.89%) Xen
4 2 (5.26%) GlusterFS
4 2 (5.26%) VirtualBox
5 1 (2.63%) iptables
5 1 (2.63%) VMware NSX
5 1 (2.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (42.11%) Puppet
2 14 (36.84%) Ansible
3 13 (34.21%) Terraform
4 7 (18.42%) Kubernetes
5 6 (15.79%) Nagios
5 6 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (5.26%) Icinga
6 2 (5.26%) Kibana
6 2 (5.26%) logstash
6 2 (5.26%) OSSEC
7 1 (2.63%) Ganglia
7 1 (2.63%) SCOM
7 1 (2.63%) vCenter Server
7 1 (2.63%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 13 (34.21%) Red Hat
2 8 (21.05%) VMware
3 7 (18.42%) Oracle
4 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
5 3 (7.89%) F5
5 3 (7.89%) Google
5 3 (7.89%) SAP
6 2 (5.26%) Atlassian
6 2 (5.26%) Cisco
6 2 (5.26%) New Relic
7 1 (2.63%) Dynatrace
7 1 (2.63%) EMC
7 1 (2.63%) HP
7 1 (2.63%) McAfee
7 1 (2.63%) Micro Focus
7 1 (2.63%) Novell