Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Linux Administrator was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wiltshire during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Administrator
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 79 97
Rank change year-on-year -5 +18 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 9 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.73% 0.76% 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.81% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 1
Wiltshire median daily rate £375 £340 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.29% +3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £344 £198 £315
90th Percentile £433 £399 £345
South West median daily rate £375 £340 £328
% change year-on-year +10.29% +3.82% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £39.50 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies in Wiltshire with a recognized job title 1175 1241 1450
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.06% 94.30% 94.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 782 866 975
Wiltshire median daily rate £419 £376 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.30% +0.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £263 £221 £225
90th Percentile £580 £575 £538
South West median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 27 60
Wiltshire median hourly rate £30.75 £37.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.89% +76.19% +4.69%
10th Percentile £13.00 £15.90 £11.93
90th Percentile £40.75 £47.50 £43.75
South West median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +26.00% -9.09% +37.50%

Linux Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

Job postings that featured Linux Administrator in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire.

Job vacancy trend for Linux Administrator in Wiltshire

Linux Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Linux Administrator in Wiltshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux Administrator in Wiltshire

Linux Administrator
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon -4 6 £375 +10.29%
Malmesbury - 1 £413 -
Linux Administrator
South West

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Linux Administrator contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wiltshire region featuring Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (88.89%) Puppet
3 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
3 4 (44.44%) Finance
3 4 (44.44%) Ansible
4 3 (33.33%) DevOps
4 3 (33.33%) Microservices
4 3 (33.33%) F5
4 3 (33.33%) MariaDB
4 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
4 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (33.33%) SAP
4 3 (33.33%) Marketing
4 3 (33.33%) Load Balancing
4 3 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (33.33%) Programme Management
4 3 (33.33%) Electronics
4 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (22.22%) Ruby
5 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) CentOS
5 2 (22.22%) Solaris
5 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (22.22%) VMware
6 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 1 (11.11%) Web Services
6 1 (11.11%) Windows
6 1 (11.11%) MySQL

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 1 (11.11%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DHCP
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) MariaDB
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Electronics
2 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 3 (33.33%) Marketing
2 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (22.22%) CentOS
3 2 (22.22%) Solaris
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Ubuntu
4 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) DevOps
1 3 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
1 3 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 3 (33.33%) Microservices
1 3 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 8 (88.89%) Puppet
2 4 (44.44%) Ansible
3 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
2 3 (33.33%) F5
2 3 (33.33%) SAP
3 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle