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 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 25 27
Rank change year-on-year -6 +2  
Contract jobs citing Linux 12 18 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 3.54% 5.19% 3.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.49% 18.75% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 9
Median daily rate £488 £425 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.70% +25.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £322 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £492
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 £40.00 £39.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.66%  

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 Swindon with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Swindon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 49 96 60
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 14.45% 27.67% 16.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 147 86
Median daily rate £330 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.50% +12.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £135 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £925 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 56
Median hourly rate £13.00 - £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 - £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 - £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -8.82% +3.03%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 28 June 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 17 (62.96%) Windows
2 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (48.15%) DevOps
3 12 (44.44%) Windows Server
4 11 (40.74%) Ansible
4 11 (40.74%) Oracle
5 9 (33.33%) Java
5 9 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (33.33%) Docker
6 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
6 8 (29.63%) Red Hat
7 7 (25.93%) Python
7 7 (25.93%) Performance Testing
7 7 (25.93%) JIRA
7 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (22.22%) Database Tuning
8 6 (22.22%) Git (software)
8 6 (22.22%) Confluence
8 6 (22.22%) WebCenter
8 6 (22.22%) Puppet
8 6 (22.22%) Web Development
8 6 (22.22%) Atlassian
8 6 (22.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (22.22%) logstash
8 6 (22.22%) Kibana
8 6 (22.22%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (22.22%) Icinga
8 6 (22.22%) Microservices
8 6 (22.22%) Amazon Linux

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 6 (22.22%) Confluence
1 6 (22.22%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (18.52%) Apache
3 4 (14.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (11.11%) nginx
5 1 (3.70%) GlassFish
5 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (7.41%) PaaS
4 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) DNS
2 2 (7.41%) LAN
2 2 (7.41%) WAN
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (3.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (3.70%) Firewall
3 1 (3.70%) Internet
3 1 (3.70%) LDAP
3 1 (3.70%) SAN
3 1 (3.70%) Unified Communications
3 1 (3.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.70%) MySQL
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) JIRA
2 6 (22.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 6 (22.22%) Git (software)
3 5 (18.52%) Jenkins
4 2 (7.41%) Hudson
5 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.70%) JMeter
5 1 (3.70%) Robot Framework
5 1 (3.70%) Selenium
5 1 (3.70%) SoapUI
5 1 (3.70%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) Linux Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Architect
3 6 (22.22%) Java Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 6 (22.22%) WebOps Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (14.81%) Technical Architect
4 4 (14.81%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Splunk Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) Elastic Stack
1 6 (22.22%) WebCenter
2 5 (18.52%) Middleware
3 2 (7.41%) Spring
4 1 (3.70%) JSON
4 1 (3.70%) LAMP
4 1 (3.70%) Qt
4 1 (3.70%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (3.70%) REST
4 1 (3.70%) SAML
4 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) RIA
2 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.70%) Device Driver
3 1 (3.70%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 17 (62.96%) Windows
2 12 (44.44%) Windows Server
3 6 (22.22%) Amazon Linux
4 3 (11.11%) Unix
5 1 (3.70%) CentOS
5 1 (3.70%) Solaris
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (48.15%) DevOps
2 9 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (25.93%) Performance Testing
4 6 (22.22%) Database Tuning
4 6 (22.22%) Microservices
4 6 (22.22%) Web Development
4 6 (22.22%) Web Operations
5 4 (14.81%) Business Continuity
5 4 (14.81%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (14.81%) SOA
5 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (7.41%) ITIL
6 2 (7.41%) Performance Management
6 2 (7.41%) TDD
7 1 (3.70%) ITIL V3
7 1 (3.70%) Open Source
7 1 (3.70%) Security Architecture
7 1 (3.70%) Test Automation
7 1 (3.70%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) Java
2 7 (25.93%) Python
3 5 (18.52%) Ruby
4 3 (11.11%) Bash Shell
5 2 (7.41%) Perl
6 1 (3.70%) C
6 1 (3.70%) C++
6 1 (3.70%) Embedded C
6 1 (3.70%) Embedded C++
6 1 (3.70%) PHP
6 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
1 1 (3.70%) ISEB
1 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
1 1 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (3.70%) SANS
1 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) PCI DSS
2 4 (14.81%) GDPR
3 1 (3.70%) COBIT
3 1 (3.70%) Data Quality
3 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 9 (33.33%) Docker
2 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
3 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.70%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 11 (40.74%) Ansible
2 6 (22.22%) Icinga
2 6 (22.22%) Kibana
2 6 (22.22%) logstash
2 6 (22.22%) Puppet
3 3 (11.11%) Terraform
4 2 (7.41%) Kubernetes
5 1 (3.70%) HP SIM
5 1 (3.70%) SCOM
5 1 (3.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Oracle
2 8 (29.63%) Red Hat
3 6 (22.22%) Atlassian
4 5 (18.52%) SaltStack
5 4 (14.81%) VMware
6 2 (7.41%) Cisco
7 1 (3.70%) ArcSight
7 1 (3.70%) Dell
7 1 (3.70%) F5
7 1 (3.70%) Gemalto
7 1 (3.70%) HP
7 1 (3.70%) Juniper
7 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.70%) Rackspace
7 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.70%) Splunk
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