Period
to 23 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 6 months to 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the 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
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 43 20
Rank change year-on-year +12 -23 +8
Contract jobs citing Linux 52 55 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 4.93% 4.17% 7.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.57% 29.57% 29.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 38 62
Wiltshire median daily rate £479 £450 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.39% +24.14% -12.12%
10th Percentile £306 £290 £289
90th Percentile £585 £525 £562
South West median daily rate £450 £440 £375
% change year-on-year +2.27% +17.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 10
Wiltshire median hourly rate £17.50 £47.50 £41.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.16% +13.77% +46.49%
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £44.00
% change year-on-year -5.88% -3.41% +25.71%

Linux is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 182 186 341
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 17.27% 14.10% 25.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 121 210
Wiltshire median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.20% -1.82%
10th Percentile £175 £204 £135
90th Percentile £575 £513 £526
South West median daily rate £380 £355 £350
% change year-on-year +7.12% +1.36% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 29
Wiltshire median hourly rate £17.50 £39.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.13% +100.00% +15.90%
10th Percentile £15.50 £12.50 £12.50
90th Percentile £46.78 £43.00 £46.93
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -5.41% -11.90% +23.53%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

Job postings citing Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Wiltshire

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Wiltshire

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 23 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux in Wiltshire

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Wiltshire

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 23 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Linux in Wiltshire

Linux
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 within the Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 23 May 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
Swindon +14 32 £479 +0.79% 9
Corsham +13 5 £400 -6.10% 3
Salisbury +3 3 £520 +42.47% 3
Chippenham +1 2 - - 2
Linux
South West

For the 6 months to 23 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Linux.

1 19 (36.54%) Windows
1 19 (36.54%) Finance
2 16 (30.77%) Unix
2 16 (30.77%) Security Cleared
3 14 (26.92%) DevOps
3 14 (26.92%) Microsoft
3 14 (26.92%) Python
4 11 (21.15%) Docker
4 11 (21.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (21.15%) Jenkins
4 11 (21.15%) Windows Server
5 10 (19.23%) Active Directory
6 9 (17.31%) Java
6 9 (17.31%) VMware
6 9 (17.31%) Kubernetes
7 8 (15.38%) Terraform
7 8 (15.38%) Git (software)
7 8 (15.38%) Bash Shell
7 8 (15.38%) SCOM
7 8 (15.38%) SQL
7 8 (15.38%) IIS
7 8 (15.38%) Red Hat
8 7 (13.46%) SAN
8 7 (13.46%) C++
8 7 (13.46%) SCCM
8 7 (13.46%) Software Engineering
8 7 (13.46%) Windows 7
8 7 (13.46%) DV Cleared
8 7 (13.46%) Splunk
9 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012

Linux
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 8 (15.38%) IIS
2 4 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (5.77%) Apache Solr
3 3 (5.77%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.85%) Apache Spark
4 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.85%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.92%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.62%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (9.62%) Office 365
2 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.77%) npm
3 3 (5.77%) NuGet
3 3 (5.77%) OpenShift
3 3 (5.77%) Sauce Labs
4 2 (3.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (3.85%) CloudFront
4 2 (3.85%) Serverless
5 1 (1.92%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.46%) SAN
2 6 (11.54%) WAN
3 5 (9.62%) SSH
4 3 (5.77%) HTTP
4 3 (5.77%) Internet
4 3 (5.77%) Kerberos
4 3 (5.77%) LAN
4 3 (5.77%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.85%) Firewall
5 2 (3.85%) SNMP
5 2 (3.85%) Software-Defined Networking
5 2 (3.85%) SSL
6 1 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.92%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.92%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (1.92%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (1.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (1.92%) IOS XR
6 1 (1.92%) Software-Defined Radio
6 1 (1.92%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.62%) Hadoop
1 5 (9.62%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.69%) Big Data
3 3 (5.77%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (5.77%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.85%) Apache Hive
4 2 (3.85%) DB2
4 2 (3.85%) HBase
4 2 (3.85%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (21.15%) Jenkins
2 8 (15.38%) Git (software)
3 5 (9.62%) Bitbucket
4 4 (7.69%) SonarQube
4 4 (7.69%) Visual Studio Code
5 3 (5.77%) Artifactory
5 3 (5.77%) JMeter
5 3 (5.77%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (5.77%) WebStorm
6 2 (3.85%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.85%) Selenium
7 1 (1.92%) IBM UrbanCode
7 1 (1.92%) JIRA
7 1 (1.92%) Rational Team Concert
General
1 19 (36.54%) Finance
2 3 (5.77%) Aerospace
2 3 (5.77%) Banking
3 2 (3.85%) Back Office
3 2 (3.85%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.92%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (23.08%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (11.54%) Linux Engineer
2 6 (11.54%) Software Engineer
3 5 (9.62%) Consultant
3 5 (9.62%) Developer
4 4 (7.69%) Administrator
4 4 (7.69%) C Software Engineer
4 4 (7.69%) Embedded C Engineer
4 4 (7.69%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 4 (7.69%) Embedded Engineer
4 4 (7.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 4 (7.69%) Network Consultant
4 4 (7.69%) Unix Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) IT Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 3 (5.77%) Senior IT Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Senior Support Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.69%) .NET
1 4 (7.69%) RAML
1 4 (7.69%) Swagger
1 4 (7.69%) YAML
2 3 (5.77%) React
2 3 (5.77%) REST
3 2 (3.85%) AngularJS
3 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (3.85%) HTML
3 2 (3.85%) HTML5
3 2 (3.85%) IBM Integration Bus
3 2 (3.85%) Kafka
3 2 (3.85%) Sass
3 2 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (3.85%) XML
4 1 (1.92%) CGI
4 1 (1.92%) JSON
4 1 (1.92%) LDAP
4 1 (1.92%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Data Centre
2 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.77%) Blackberry
3 3 (5.77%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (3.85%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.85%) DataPower
4 2 (3.85%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (3.85%) PKI
4 2 (3.85%) Replication
4 2 (3.85%) RIA
5 1 (1.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.92%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 19 (36.54%) Windows
2 16 (30.77%) Unix
3 11 (21.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (21.15%) Windows Server
4 7 (13.46%) Windows 7
5 6 (11.54%) Windows 10
5 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (9.62%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 3 (5.77%) AIX
7 3 (5.77%) Android
7 3 (5.77%) CentOS
7 3 (5.77%) Debian
7 3 (5.77%) Ubuntu
7 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.92%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.92%) DevOps
2 7 (13.46%) Software Engineering
3 6 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (11.54%) Configuration Management
4 5 (9.62%) Open Source
4 5 (9.62%) TDD
5 4 (7.69%) BDD
5 4 (7.69%) Coaching
5 4 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 4 (7.69%) Microservices
5 4 (7.69%) SDLC
5 4 (7.69%) Unit Testing
5 4 (7.69%) Validation
6 3 (5.77%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (5.77%) Network Management
6 3 (5.77%) Software Delivery
6 3 (5.77%) SOLID
7 2 (3.85%) Network Architecture
7 2 (3.85%) Open Source Development
7 2 (3.85%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (26.92%) Python
2 9 (17.31%) Java
3 8 (15.38%) Bash Shell
3 8 (15.38%) SQL
4 7 (13.46%) C++
5 6 (11.54%) JavaScript
6 4 (7.69%) C
6 4 (7.69%) Embedded C
6 4 (7.69%) Embedded C++
7 3 (5.77%) C#
7 3 (5.77%) Scala
8 2 (3.85%) F#
8 2 (3.85%) Groovy
8 2 (3.85%) Perl
8 2 (3.85%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.85%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 16 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 7 (13.46%) DV Cleared
3 4 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.92%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) RMADS
System Software
1 11 (21.15%) Docker
2 10 (19.23%) Active Directory
3 5 (9.62%) Hyper-V
3 5 (9.62%) Xen
4 2 (3.85%) HDFS
4 2 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.85%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 9 (17.31%) Kubernetes
2 8 (15.38%) SCOM
2 8 (15.38%) Terraform
3 7 (13.46%) SCCM
4 4 (7.69%) Puppet
5 3 (5.77%) Grafana
5 3 (5.77%) SELinux
5 3 (5.77%) ZENworks
6 2 (3.85%) Ambari
6 2 (3.85%) Ansible
6 2 (3.85%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (3.85%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (3.85%) vCenter Server
6 2 (3.85%) WSUS
7 1 (1.92%) Endace
7 1 (1.92%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 9 (17.31%) VMware
3 8 (15.38%) Red Hat
4 7 (13.46%) Splunk
5 6 (11.54%) AppDynamics
6 5 (9.62%) Apigee
6 5 (9.62%) Citrix
6 5 (9.62%) Micro Focus
6 5 (9.62%) NetApp
7 4 (7.69%) Hortonworks
8 3 (5.77%) Cisco
8 3 (5.77%) HP
8 3 (5.77%) Novell
8 3 (5.77%) Oracle
8 3 (5.77%) ServiceNow
8 3 (5.77%) Veracode
9 2 (3.85%) IBM
9 2 (3.85%) Informatica
9 2 (3.85%) Scality
9 2 (3.85%) Teradata