The median contractor rate for a Linux Engineer was £381 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wiltshire during the 3 months to 22 June 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 Engineer
South West / Wiltshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 64 43
Rank change year-on-year +4 -21  
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 3 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.46% 0.61% 2.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.63% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Median daily rate £381 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.32% +1.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £380 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £380 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £406 £386
% change year-on-year -1.53% +5.17%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Wiltshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 614 633 594
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 94.03% 95.76% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 433 406
Median daily rate £400 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 13 31
Median hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £16.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.36% +63.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.80 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £54.50 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wiltshire that featured Linux Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Malmesbury - 1 £413 -
Swindon - 1 - -
Linux Engineer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, Linux Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (75.00%) Red Hat
3 7 (58.33%) Windows
3 7 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (58.33%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (58.33%) Ansible
3 7 (58.33%) DevOps
3 7 (58.33%) Microservices
4 6 (50.00%) Icinga
4 6 (50.00%) Elastic Stack
4 6 (50.00%) Web Operations
4 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 6 (50.00%) Amazon Linux
4 6 (50.00%) Kibana
4 6 (50.00%) Docker
4 6 (50.00%) logstash
4 6 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (50.00%) Web Development
4 6 (50.00%) JIRA
4 6 (50.00%) Atlassian
4 6 (50.00%) Performance Testing
4 6 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (50.00%) Database Tuning
4 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (50.00%) Confluence
4 6 (50.00%) WebCenter
4 6 (50.00%) Java
4 6 (50.00%) Oracle
4 6 (50.00%) Active Directory

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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (50.00%) Confluence
1 6 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 7 (58.33%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) Elastic Stack
1 6 (50.00%) WebCenter
2 1 (8.33%) Serverless Framework
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (58.33%) Windows
3 6 (50.00%) Amazon Linux
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (25.00%) Solaris
4 3 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (58.33%) DevOps
1 7 (58.33%) Microservices
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Database Tuning
2 6 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 6 (50.00%) Web Development
2 6 (50.00%) Web Operations
3 1 (8.33%) Compliance Management
3 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
3 1 (8.33%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (8.33%) Risk and Compliance Management
3 1 (8.33%) Security Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (8.33%) Use Case
3 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) Perl
2 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (58.33%) Ansible
2 6 (50.00%) Icinga
2 6 (50.00%) Kibana
2 6 (50.00%) logstash
3 2 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (16.67%) Puppet
4 1 (8.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 6 (50.00%) Atlassian
2 6 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (25.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (8.33%) Splunk