Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Linux Engineer was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wiltshire during the 6 months to 21 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 Engineer
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 82 81
Rank change year-on-year -4 -1 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 8 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.64% 0.62% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.66% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 4
Wiltshire median daily rate £413 £428 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.51% +36.80% -9.09%
10th Percentile £355 £372 £288
90th Percentile £478 £501 £408
South West median daily rate £463 £403 £325
% change year-on-year +14.91% +23.85% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - £32.50
South West median hourly rate £41.83 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +11.53% +15.38% +14.04%

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 1194 1214 1435
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.91% 94.40% 94.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 801 853 967
Wiltshire median daily rate £418 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.33% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £263 £223 £225
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
South West median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 27 59
Wiltshire median hourly rate £27.50 £37.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.68% +72.09% -
10th Percentile £13.00 £15.90 £11.85
90th Percentile £40.75 £47.50 £43.75
South West median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% -10.71% +40.00%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 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 0 3 £500 +5.26%
Malmesbury - 3 £413 -
Linux Engineer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) Puppet
3 5 (62.50%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (62.50%) DevOps
3 5 (62.50%) Configuration Management
3 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (50.00%) Serverless
4 4 (50.00%) Finance
5 3 (37.50%) Web Services
5 3 (37.50%) Windows
5 3 (37.50%) Microservices
5 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
5 3 (37.50%) Ansible
6 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
6 2 (25.00%) VMware
7 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (12.50%) Scrum
7 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
7 1 (12.50%) IPsec
7 1 (12.50%) Jetty
7 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
7 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
7 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
7 1 (12.50%) nginx
7 1 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (12.50%) Amazon S3
7 1 (12.50%) Google App Engine
7 1 (12.50%) Solaris

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 1 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) Jetty
1 1 (12.50%) Mongrel
1 1 (12.50%) nginx
1 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (50.00%) Serverless
3 1 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (12.50%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (12.50%) Amazon S3
3 1 (12.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (12.50%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (12.50%) Google App Engine
3 1 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (12.50%) Route 53
3 1 (12.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) FTP
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
1 1 (12.50%) IPsec
1 1 (12.50%) SSL
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) Travis CI
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) J2EE
2 1 (12.50%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) Solaris
3 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Configuration Management
1 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (62.50%) DevOps
2 3 (37.50%) Microservices
2 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Auto-Scaling
3 1 (12.50%) DSDM
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Open Source
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Elixir
1 1 (12.50%) Erlang
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (12.50%) vSphere
1 1 (12.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (87.50%) Puppet
2 5 (62.50%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (37.50%) Ansible
4 1 (12.50%) Nagios
4 1 (12.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Google
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft