Period
to 23 June 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 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 39 21
Rank change year-on-year +17 -18 +21
Contract jobs citing Linux 37 27 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 6.31% 3.98% 7.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.26% 24.77% 28.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 17 35
Swindon median daily rate £550 £475 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.79% +31.03% +6.62%
10th Percentile £413 £299 £324
90th Percentile £575 £575 £560
Wiltshire median daily rate £500 £450 £375
% change year-on-year +11.11% +20.00% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Swindon median hourly rate £17.50 £55.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.18% - -
Wiltshire median hourly rate £17.50 £55.00 £41.75
% change year-on-year -68.18% +31.74% +4.38%

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 108 109 181
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 18.43% 16.08% 26.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 76 119
Swindon median daily rate £425 £405 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.94% +11.72% +3.57%
10th Percentile £130 £256 £185
90th Percentile £575 £525 £485
Wiltshire median daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year - +10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 7
Swindon median hourly rate £16.75 £13.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.07% -10.00% -10.29%
10th Percentile £11.17 £12.50 £12.30
90th Percentile £17.50 £42.00 £69.85
Wiltshire median hourly rate £42.00 £28.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year +48.67% -19.29% +108.02%

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 June 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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 20 (54.05%) Finance
2 16 (43.24%) DevOps
3 15 (40.54%) Docker
4 14 (37.84%) Jenkins
5 13 (35.14%) Python
6 11 (29.73%) Windows
7 10 (27.03%) Splunk
7 10 (27.03%) Kubernetes
7 10 (27.03%) Terraform
8 9 (24.32%) Bash Shell
9 8 (21.62%) Git (software)
9 8 (21.62%) Active Directory
9 8 (21.62%) Windows Server
9 8 (21.62%) AppDynamics
9 8 (21.62%) Bitbucket
10 7 (18.92%) SonarQube
10 7 (18.92%) Red Hat
10 7 (18.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (16.22%) VMware
11 6 (16.22%) Amazon AWS
11 6 (16.22%) JMeter
11 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
11 6 (16.22%) WAN
11 6 (16.22%) Unix
11 6 (16.22%) Mentoring
11 6 (16.22%) NuGet
11 6 (16.22%) Veracode
11 6 (16.22%) Sonatype Nexus
11 6 (16.22%) Grafana

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 5 (13.51%) IIS
2 3 (8.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (5.41%) Apache Spark
3 2 (5.41%) WebSphere
3 2 (5.41%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.70%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.22%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (16.22%) npm
1 6 (16.22%) NuGet
1 6 (16.22%) Sauce Labs
2 5 (13.51%) Office 365
3 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (10.81%) OpenShift
4 2 (5.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (5.41%) CloudFront
4 2 (5.41%) Serverless
5 1 (2.70%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) WAN
2 5 (13.51%) SAN
3 3 (8.11%) Internet
3 3 (8.11%) Kerberos
3 3 (8.11%) LAN
4 2 (5.41%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (5.41%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (5.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (5.41%) Firewall
4 2 (5.41%) SNMP
4 2 (5.41%) SSH
4 2 (5.41%) SSL
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (2.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (2.70%) IOS XR
5 1 (2.70%) MPLS
5 1 (2.70%) Network Security
5 1 (2.70%) tcpdump
5 1 (2.70%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (5.41%) Apache Hive
2 2 (5.41%) Big Data
2 2 (5.41%) DB2
2 2 (5.41%) Hadoop
2 2 (5.41%) HBase
2 2 (5.41%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (37.84%) Jenkins
2 8 (21.62%) Bitbucket
2 8 (21.62%) Git (software)
3 7 (18.92%) SonarQube
4 6 (16.22%) JMeter
4 6 (16.22%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (10.81%) Visual Studio Code
6 3 (8.11%) Artifactory
6 3 (8.11%) WebStorm
7 2 (5.41%) Cucumber
7 2 (5.41%) Selenium
8 1 (2.70%) IBM UrbanCode
8 1 (2.70%) JIRA
8 1 (2.70%) Rational Team Concert
General
1 20 (54.05%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Banking
3 2 (5.41%) Back Office
3 2 (5.41%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (13.51%) Architect
3 4 (10.81%) Administrator
4 3 (8.11%) Consultant
4 3 (8.11%) Designer
4 3 (8.11%) DevOps Architect
4 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Designer
4 3 (8.11%) IT Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) IT Support
4 3 (8.11%) IT Support Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 3 (8.11%) Network Consultant
4 3 (8.11%) Senior IT Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Senior IT Support
4 3 (8.11%) Senior Support Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) DevOps Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Linux DevOps Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) .NET
2 4 (10.81%) RAML
2 4 (10.81%) React
2 4 (10.81%) Swagger
2 4 (10.81%) YAML
3 3 (8.11%) AngularJS
3 3 (8.11%) REST
4 2 (5.41%) .NET Core
4 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET
4 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (5.41%) HTML
4 2 (5.41%) HTML5
4 2 (5.41%) IBM Integration Bus
4 2 (5.41%) Kafka
4 2 (5.41%) Sass
4 2 (5.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (5.41%) XML
5 1 (2.70%) LDAP
5 1 (2.70%) Middleware
5 1 (2.70%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (13.51%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.11%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.41%) Data Structures
3 2 (5.41%) DataPower
3 2 (5.41%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (5.41%) Replication
3 2 (5.41%) RIA
4 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.70%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (29.73%) Windows
2 8 (21.62%) Windows Server
3 7 (18.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (16.22%) Unix
5 5 (13.51%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 3 (8.11%) Android
6 3 (8.11%) Windows 10
6 3 (8.11%) Windows 7
6 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (5.41%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) DevOps
2 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (16.22%) Mentoring
4 5 (13.51%) Microservices
5 4 (10.81%) BDD
5 4 (10.81%) Coaching
5 4 (10.81%) Configuration Management
5 4 (10.81%) TDD
6 3 (8.11%) ITIL
6 3 (8.11%) Migration
6 3 (8.11%) Network Management
6 3 (8.11%) Software Delivery
6 3 (8.11%) Software Engineering
6 3 (8.11%) SOLID
7 2 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (5.41%) Dashboard Development
7 2 (5.41%) High Availability
7 2 (5.41%) Mobile Development
7 2 (5.41%) Validation
7 2 (5.41%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (35.14%) Python
2 9 (24.32%) Bash Shell
3 5 (13.51%) SQL
4 4 (10.81%) C#
5 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
5 3 (8.11%) Scala
6 2 (5.41%) F#
6 2 (5.41%) Perl
6 2 (5.41%) Shell Script
6 2 (5.41%) TypeScript
7 1 (2.70%) C++
7 1 (2.70%) Java
7 1 (2.70%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) AWS Certification
2 1 (2.70%) CCNA
2 1 (2.70%) CCNP
2 1 (2.70%) CCSA
2 1 (2.70%) CCSE
2 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.70%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 15 (40.54%) Docker
2 8 (21.62%) Active Directory
3 5 (13.51%) Hyper-V
3 5 (13.51%) Xen
4 2 (5.41%) HDFS
5 1 (2.70%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 10 (27.03%) Kubernetes
1 10 (27.03%) Terraform
2 6 (16.22%) Grafana
3 5 (13.51%) SCCM
3 5 (13.51%) SCOM
4 4 (10.81%) Puppet
5 3 (8.11%) ZENworks
6 2 (5.41%) Ambari
6 2 (5.41%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (2.70%) ArcSight ESM
7 1 (2.70%) Endace
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) Splunk
2 8 (21.62%) AppDynamics
3 7 (18.92%) Red Hat
4 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
4 6 (16.22%) Veracode
4 6 (16.22%) VMware
5 5 (13.51%) Apigee
5 5 (13.51%) Citrix
5 5 (13.51%) Micro Focus
5 5 (13.51%) NetApp
6 3 (8.11%) HP
6 3 (8.11%) Novell
6 3 (8.11%) ServiceNow
7 2 (5.41%) Cisco
7 2 (5.41%) F5
7 2 (5.41%) Hortonworks
7 2 (5.41%) IBM
7 2 (5.41%) Informatica
7 2 (5.41%) Teradata
8 1 (2.70%) Blue Coat