Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 29 20
Rank change year-on-year +19 -9 +10
Contract jobs citing Linux 95 38 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 10.51% 5.22% 7.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 43.58% 26.76% 34.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 20 27
Swindon median daily rate £475 £414 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.80% -2.65% +14.86%
10th Percentile £108 £319 £313
90th Percentile £675 £500 £518
Wiltshire median daily rate £525 £425 £444
% change year-on-year +23.53% -4.23% +26.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 0
Swindon median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 -
Wiltshire median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 -

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 218 142 141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 24.12% 19.51% 21.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 89 106
Swindon median daily rate £383 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.52% -3.33% +10.29%
10th Percentile £123 £133 £185
90th Percentile £586 £500 £519
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 0
Swindon median hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.75% - -
Wiltshire median hourly rate £41.85 £17.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year +139.11% -57.32% +102.47%

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 13 December 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 13 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Linux in Swindon

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 34 (35.79%) Python
2 33 (34.74%) Unix
3 32 (33.68%) DevOps
4 27 (28.42%) Docker
4 27 (28.42%) Windows
5 26 (27.37%) Jenkins
6 25 (26.32%) SQL
7 23 (24.21%) Analytical Skills
7 23 (24.21%) Git (software)
7 23 (24.21%) Amazon AWS
8 22 (23.16%) R
8 22 (23.16%) Data Architecture
8 22 (23.16%) Statistical Analysis
8 22 (23.16%) Kubernetes
8 22 (23.16%) Big Data
8 22 (23.16%) Relational Database
8 22 (23.16%) Ansible
8 22 (23.16%) Teradata
8 22 (23.16%) Experimental Design
8 22 (23.16%) Data Science
9 19 (20.00%) OpenShift
10 18 (18.95%) Red Hat
11 16 (16.84%) AIX
11 16 (16.84%) Microsoft Azure
12 15 (15.79%) Windows 7
12 15 (15.79%) Office 365
12 15 (15.79%) Active Directory
13 14 (14.74%) Middleware
13 14 (14.74%) Finance
13 14 (14.74%) Banking

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 (6.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (3.16%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (2.11%) MQSeries
3 2 (2.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (2.11%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.11%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.05%) Apache
4 1 (1.05%) Confluence
4 1 (1.05%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.05%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 7 (7.37%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 23 (24.21%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (20.00%) OpenShift
3 16 (16.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (15.79%) Office 365
5 7 (7.37%) Apigee
6 3 (3.16%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (2.11%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (2.11%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 2 (2.11%) Amazon S3
7 2 (2.11%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (2.11%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (2.11%) GitHub
7 2 (2.11%) npm
7 2 (2.11%) NuGet
7 2 (2.11%) Route 53
7 2 (2.11%) Sauce Labs
7 2 (2.11%) Serverless
7 2 (2.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.47%) Firewall
1 9 (9.47%) Remote Desktop
2 7 (7.37%) DHCP
2 7 (7.37%) DNS
2 7 (7.37%) Kerberos
2 7 (7.37%) LAN
3 6 (6.32%) WAN
4 2 (2.11%) HTTP
4 2 (2.11%) SSH
4 2 (2.11%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.05%) BGP
5 1 (1.05%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (1.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (1.05%) Internet
5 1 (1.05%) OSPF
5 1 (1.05%) SAN
5 1 (1.05%) SSL
5 1 (1.05%) TACACS
5 1 (1.05%) VPN
5 1 (1.05%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (23.16%) Big Data
1 22 (23.16%) Relational Database
2 5 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.21%) DB2
4 2 (2.11%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (2.11%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.05%) Cosmos DB
5 1 (1.05%) MySQL
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 26 (27.37%) Jenkins
2 23 (24.21%) Git (software)
3 10 (10.53%) Gerrit
4 7 (7.37%) Bitbucket
5 5 (5.26%) JMeter
6 4 (4.21%) SonarQube
7 3 (3.16%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (2.11%) GitLab
8 2 (2.11%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (2.11%) Visual Studio
8 2 (2.11%) Visual Studio Code
8 2 (2.11%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (1.05%) JIRA
9 1 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.05%) WebStorm
General
1 14 (14.74%) Banking
1 14 (14.74%) Finance
2 3 (3.16%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.11%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.05%) Law
Job Titles
1 22 (23.16%) Administrator
2 16 (16.84%) Architect
3 11 (11.58%) Desktop Engineer
3 11 (11.58%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (8.42%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 7 (7.37%) Integration Architect
6 6 (6.32%) Developer
7 5 (5.26%) Technical Architect
8 4 (4.21%) Desktop Support
8 4 (4.21%) Kubernetes Specialist
8 4 (4.21%) Windows Engineer
9 3 (3.16%) Solutions Architect
10 2 (2.11%) .NET Developer
10 2 (2.11%) Consultant
10 2 (2.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 2 (2.11%) Security Engineer
10 2 (2.11%) Senior Developer
10 2 (2.11%) Senior Technical Architect
10 2 (2.11%) Support Engineer
10 2 (2.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.74%) Middleware
2 10 (10.53%) .NET
3 8 (8.42%) .NET Core
4 7 (7.37%) REST
4 7 (7.37%) SAML
4 7 (7.37%) SOAP
5 2 (2.11%) RAML
5 2 (2.11%) React
5 2 (2.11%) Swagger
5 2 (2.11%) YAML
6 1 (1.05%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.05%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.05%) CSS
6 1 (1.05%) HTML
6 1 (1.05%) HTML5
6 1 (1.05%) LAMP
6 1 (1.05%) Qt
6 1 (1.05%) Sass
6 1 (1.05%) wxWidgets
Miscellaneous
1 23 (24.21%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (10.53%) DataPower
3 6 (6.32%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.16%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (3.16%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.11%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.05%) Derivative
6 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.05%) Fintech
6 1 (1.05%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.05%) PKI
6 1 (1.05%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.05%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.05%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 33 (34.74%) Unix
2 27 (28.42%) Windows
3 16 (16.84%) AIX
4 15 (15.79%) Windows 7
5 12 (12.63%) Windows Server
6 9 (9.47%) Windows 8
7 8 (8.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (8.42%) Windows XP
8 7 (7.37%) Debian
8 7 (7.37%) Solaris
9 6 (6.32%) Android
9 6 (6.32%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 6 (6.32%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (5.26%) CoreOS
11 4 (4.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (2.11%) Mac OS X
12 2 (2.11%) Ubuntu
12 2 (2.11%) Windows 10
13 1 (1.05%) Amazon Linux
13 1 (1.05%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (33.68%) DevOps
2 22 (23.16%) Data Architecture
2 22 (23.16%) Data Science
2 22 (23.16%) Experimental Design
2 22 (23.16%) Statistical Analysis
3 13 (13.68%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (9.47%) Microservices
5 8 (8.42%) Load Balancing
6 7 (7.37%) BPMN
6 7 (7.37%) Data Modelling
6 7 (7.37%) UML
7 6 (6.32%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (5.26%) BDD
8 5 (5.26%) Open Source
8 5 (5.26%) TDD
8 5 (5.26%) Test Automation
9 4 (4.21%) ETL
10 3 (3.16%) Configuration Management
10 3 (3.16%) Migration
10 3 (3.16%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (35.79%) Python
2 25 (26.32%) SQL
3 22 (23.16%) R
4 7 (7.37%) Bash Shell
5 5 (5.26%) C#
5 5 (5.26%) Java
6 4 (4.21%) Go
7 2 (2.11%) Groovy
7 2 (2.11%) Perl
7 2 (2.11%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.11%) Ruby
8 1 (1.05%) C
8 1 (1.05%) C++
8 1 (1.05%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.05%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.05%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.05%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 2 (2.11%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.05%) CCNA
2 1 (1.05%) CCNP
2 1 (1.05%) CCSA
2 1 (1.05%) CCSE
2 1 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.05%) Degree
2 1 (1.05%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.16%) GDPR
2 2 (2.11%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.11%) PSD2
2 2 (2.11%) QA
3 1 (1.05%) Data Quality
System Software
1 27 (28.42%) Docker
2 15 (15.79%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.16%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.11%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.05%) VMware NSX
5 1 (1.05%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (23.16%) Ansible
1 22 (23.16%) Kubernetes
2 11 (11.58%) Puppet
3 10 (10.53%) Terraform
4 9 (9.47%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (7.37%) Red Hat Satellite
6 6 (6.32%) ZENworks
7 2 (2.11%) Grafana
7 2 (2.11%) SCCM
8 1 (1.05%) ArcSight ESM
8 1 (1.05%) Tivoli
8 1 (1.05%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 1 (1.05%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 22 (23.16%) Teradata
2 18 (18.95%) Red Hat
3 13 (13.68%) VMware
4 11 (11.58%) Cisco
5 10 (10.53%) IBM
6 7 (7.37%) HP
7 6 (6.32%) Micro Focus
7 6 (6.32%) Novell
8 5 (5.26%) Oracle
9 4 (4.21%) AppDynamics
9 4 (4.21%) ServiceNow
9 4 (4.21%) Splunk
10 3 (3.16%) F5
11 2 (2.11%) Apple
11 2 (2.11%) SAP
11 2 (2.11%) Veracode
12 1 (1.05%) Blue Coat
12 1 (1.05%) CheckPoint
12 1 (1.05%) Dell
12 1 (1.05%) Microsoft