Period
to 6 December 2019

The median contractor rate for a Linux Engineer was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wiltshire during the 6 months to 6 December 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
6 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 130 111 85
Rank change year-on-year -19 -26 0
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 1 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.049% 0.51% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.54% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 5
Wiltshire median daily rate £525 £458 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.75% +10.91% -13.16%
10th Percentile £513 £298 £355
90th Percentile £538 £565 £478
South West median daily rate £494 £418 £418
% change year-on-year +18.26% - +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £50.00 £41.15
% change year-on-year -10.00% +21.51% +9.73%

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 1,889 1,681 1,211
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.47% 94.49% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,265 1,097 826
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £281 £266 £268
90th Percentile £625 £625 £575
South West median daily rate £432 £425 £388
% change year-on-year +1.53% +9.68% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 62 26
Wiltshire median hourly rate £42.00 £42.00 £27.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +54.13% -29.22%
10th Percentile £14.30 £15.48 £13.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £49.95 £40.38
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £28.04
% change year-on-year +6.67% +33.76% +8.87%

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 Skill Set
Top 3 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Ubuntu

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:

Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management