Period
to 23 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 31 20
Rank change year-on-year +2 -11 +22
Contract jobs citing Linux 29 38 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 4.63% 5.57% 7.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.79% 30.65% 35.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 23 42
Swindon median daily rate £455 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.06% +17.24% +20.83%
10th Percentile £384 £301 £313
90th Percentile £500 £525 £434
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £450 £363
% change year-on-year - +24.14% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Swindon median hourly rate £17.50 - £39.00
Wiltshire median hourly rate £17.50 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year -56.25% +2.56% +36.84%

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 117 124 151
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 18.69% 18.18% 19.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 91 103
Swindon median daily rate £363 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14% -4.11%
10th Percentile £124 £145 £216
90th Percentile £500 £500 £400
Wiltshire median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year +7.14% +2.19% -7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 13
Swindon median hourly rate £17.50 £16.25 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +30.00% -25.24%
10th Percentile £13.00 £14.68 £12.10
90th Percentile £18.50 £18.43 £41.00
Wiltshire median hourly rate £17.50 £40.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year -56.25% +18.52% +51.46%

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 February 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 February 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 12 (41.38%) Terraform
2 11 (37.93%) DevOps
2 11 (37.93%) Windows
3 9 (31.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (31.03%) Ansible
3 9 (31.03%) Data Centre
4 8 (27.59%) Kubernetes
4 8 (27.59%) Puppet
4 8 (27.59%) Finance
5 7 (24.14%) PowerShell
5 7 (24.14%) Red Hat
6 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
6 6 (20.69%) OWASP
6 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (20.69%) Law
6 6 (20.69%) VMware
6 6 (20.69%) Programme Delivery
7 5 (17.24%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (17.24%) Active Directory
7 5 (17.24%) Java
7 5 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (13.79%) HTTP
8 4 (13.79%) Python
8 4 (13.79%) SAS
8 4 (13.79%) VMS
8 4 (13.79%) Configuration Management
8 4 (13.79%) Hadoop
8 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
8 4 (13.79%) Retail

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 (13.79%) SAS
2 3 (10.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (10.34%) IIS
3 2 (6.90%) Apache
3 2 (6.90%) Jetty
3 2 (6.90%) Mongrel
3 2 (6.90%) nginx
3 2 (6.90%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.90%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.45%) Confluence
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (13.79%) Office 365
3 4 (13.79%) Serverless
4 3 (10.34%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (10.34%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 3 (10.34%) Amazon S3
4 3 (10.34%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 3 (10.34%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (10.34%) Google App Engine
4 3 (10.34%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (10.34%) Route 53
4 3 (10.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (3.45%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (3.45%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (3.45%) IaaS
5 1 (3.45%) OpenShift
5 1 (3.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) HTTP
2 3 (10.34%) DHCP
2 3 (10.34%) DNS
2 3 (10.34%) Firewall
2 3 (10.34%) FTP
2 3 (10.34%) IPsec
2 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
2 3 (10.34%) VPN
2 3 (10.34%) WAN
3 2 (6.90%) Internet
3 2 (6.90%) SNMP
3 2 (6.90%) SSH
3 2 (6.90%) SSL
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (3.45%) HTTPS
4 1 (3.45%) MPLS
4 1 (3.45%) Network Security
4 1 (3.45%) SAN
4 1 (3.45%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) Data Lake
1 4 (13.79%) Hadoop
1 4 (13.79%) HDInsight
2 3 (10.34%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (3.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.45%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (3.45%) MariaDB
3 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.45%) MySQL
3 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.90%) Travis CI
3 1 (3.45%) Artifactory
3 1 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (3.45%) JIRA
3 1 (3.45%) SonarQube
3 1 (3.45%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (3.45%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (27.59%) Finance
2 6 (20.69%) Law
3 4 (13.79%) Retail
4 1 (3.45%) Electronics
4 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.45%) Marketing
4 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Consultant
2 8 (27.59%) AWS Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) AWS Consultant
3 6 (20.69%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) Kubernetes Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) Security Consultant
3 6 (20.69%) Security Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) AWS DevOps
4 3 (10.34%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Lead DevOps
5 2 (6.90%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 2 (6.90%) Monitoring Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) Network Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (3.45%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) .NET
2 2 (6.90%) J2EE
2 2 (6.90%) JSON
2 2 (6.90%) Servlets
3 1 (3.45%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (3.45%) HTML
3 1 (3.45%) LAMP
3 1 (3.45%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (3.45%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (3.45%) Regular Expression
3 1 (3.45%) REST
3 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.34%) Public Cloud
3 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.45%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (3.45%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (37.93%) Windows
2 9 (31.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (13.79%) VMS
3 4 (13.79%) Windows Server
4 3 (10.34%) CentOS
5 2 (6.90%) AIX
5 2 (6.90%) Unix
6 1 (3.45%) Android
6 1 (3.45%) CoreOS
6 1 (3.45%) Solaris
6 1 (3.45%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (3.45%) Ubuntu
6 1 (3.45%) Windows 10
6 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) DevOps
2 6 (20.69%) OWASP
2 6 (20.69%) Programme Delivery
3 5 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (13.79%) Configuration Management
5 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (10.34%) Auto-Scaling
5 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (10.34%) DSDM
5 3 (10.34%) Load Balancing
5 3 (10.34%) Network Management
5 3 (10.34%) Open Source
5 3 (10.34%) Scrum
5 3 (10.34%) Waterfall
6 2 (6.90%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (6.90%) Migration
6 2 (6.90%) Test Automation
7 1 (3.45%) Dashboard Development
7 1 (3.45%) DDoS Mitigation
7 1 (3.45%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) PowerShell
2 5 (17.24%) Java
3 4 (13.79%) Python
4 3 (10.34%) Bash Shell
4 3 (10.34%) SQL
5 2 (6.90%) Ruby
6 1 (3.45%) C#
6 1 (3.45%) Perl
6 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) AWS Certification
3 1 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.79%) Docker
2 4 (13.79%) Xen
3 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
3 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.45%) GlusterFS
4 1 (3.45%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 12 (41.38%) Terraform
2 9 (31.03%) Ansible
3 8 (27.59%) Kubernetes
3 8 (27.59%) Puppet
4 5 (17.24%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (10.34%) SCOM
6 2 (6.90%) Nagios
7 1 (3.45%) Endace
7 1 (3.45%) OSSEC
7 1 (3.45%) SCCM
7 1 (3.45%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Red Hat
2 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.69%) VMware
3 3 (10.34%) Cisco
3 3 (10.34%) Google
4 2 (6.90%) Dynatrace
4 2 (6.90%) F5
4 2 (6.90%) Micro Focus
4 2 (6.90%) ServiceNow
4 2 (6.90%) Splunk
5 1 (3.45%) Citrix
5 1 (3.45%) EMC
5 1 (3.45%) HP
5 1 (3.45%) Infoblox
5 1 (3.45%) Juniper
5 1 (3.45%) Lancope
5 1 (3.45%) NetApp
5 1 (3.45%) NetScout
5 1 (3.45%) New Relic
5 1 (3.45%) Novell