Period
to 12 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Linux Engineer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wiltshire during the 6 months to 12 November 2018.

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
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 105 79 82
Rank change year-on-year -26 +3 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 10 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.59% 0.57% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.61% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 2
Wiltshire median daily rate £375 £413 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -3.51% +36.80%
10th Percentile £301 £351 £372
90th Percentile £563 £444 £501
South West median daily rate £421 £413 £430
% change year-on-year +2.12% -4.07% +24.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +17.65% +13.33% +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 1,599 1,157 1,211
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.39% 94.99% 94.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,045 774 839
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +12.00% -
10th Percentile £270 £268 £225
90th Percentile £613 £580 £575
South West median daily rate £425 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +11.84% +1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 27 25
Wiltshire median hourly rate £41.85 £34.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.42% -0.71% +66.67%
10th Percentile £14.37 £13.00 £14.60
90th Percentile £47.50 £40.75 £47.50
South West median hourly rate £39.25 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +20.77% +30.00% -9.09%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Engineer in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 12 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 12 November 2018. 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 -1 4 £540 +30.91%
Swindon -9 1 £550 - 2
Salisbury - 1 £375 - 1
Linux Engineer
South West

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 12 November 2018, 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 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Embedded C
2 4 (40.00%) Embedded C++
2 4 (40.00%) C
2 4 (40.00%) C++
2 4 (40.00%) Raspberry Pi
2 4 (40.00%) Aerospace
2 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (40.00%) Ubuntu
2 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 4 (40.00%) SCCM
2 4 (40.00%) SDLC
2 4 (40.00%) Unix
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) CentOS
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (10.00%) OpenShift
3 1 (10.00%) Docker
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (10.00%) Kubernetes
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management

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 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) OpenShift
General
1 4 (40.00%) Aerospace
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Ubuntu
2 4 (40.00%) Unix
3 1 (10.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) SDLC
1 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Change Management
2 1 (10.00%) DevOps
2 1 (10.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) C
1 4 (40.00%) C++
1 4 (40.00%) Embedded C
1 4 (40.00%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) Kubernetes