Period
to 20 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Linux Engineer was £540 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wiltshire during the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

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 Engineer
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 113 78 78
Rank change year-on-year -35 0 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 7 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.38% 0.36% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.39% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
Wiltshire median daily rate £540 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.00% +5.26% +28.38%
10th Percentile £516 £500 £438
90th Percentile £575 £500 £513
South West median daily rate £500 £500 £403
% change year-on-year - +24.22% +14.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £50.00 £41.15 £37.50
% change year-on-year +21.51% +9.73% +15.38%

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 1,745 1,035 1,209
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.68% 94.43% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,162 722 838
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £280 £280 £214
90th Percentile £650 £600 £575
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 20 38
Wiltshire median hourly rate £42.00 £27.25 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.13% -29.22% +24.19%
10th Percentile £14.37 £13.00 £15.73
90th Percentile £50.00 £40.08 £47.50
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +40.00% -9.09% -15.38%

Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Engineer in Wiltshire

Linux Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux Engineer in Wiltshire

Linux Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer in Wiltshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux Engineer in Wiltshire

Linux Engineer
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 Engineer within the Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 20 January 2019. 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
Malmesbury - 4 £540 -
Salisbury - 2 £538 -
Swindon -23 1 £550 +10.00% 1
Linux Engineer
South West

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 23 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, Linux Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Wiltshire region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Ubuntu
3 4 (57.14%) SCCM
3 4 (57.14%) Raspberry Pi
4 2 (28.57%) Workshop Facilitation
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) Open Source
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) CentOS
4 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (28.57%) Validation
4 2 (28.57%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (14.29%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 1 (14.29%) Kubernetes
5 1 (14.29%) OpenShift
5 1 (14.29%) Docker
5 1 (14.29%) DevOps
5 1 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform

Linux Engineer 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (14.29%) OpenShift
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Ubuntu
3 2 (28.57%) CentOS
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
1 2 (28.57%) Open Source
1 2 (28.57%) Validation
1 2 (28.57%) Workshop Facilitation
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Digital Transformation Programme
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle