Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 28 26
Rank change year-on-year -10 -2 -6
Contract jobs citing Linux 39 69 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 3.72% 5.15% 5.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.97% 29.61% 27.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 47 59
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £450 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +24.14% +0.69%
10th Percentile £361 £280 £298
90th Percentile £500 £530 £476
South West median daily rate £450 £425 £390
% change year-on-year +5.88% +8.97% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Wiltshire median hourly rate £17.50 £40.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.25% +2.56% +36.84%
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £43.50
% change year-on-year - -8.05% +40.32%

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 186 233 311
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 17.77% 17.38% 21.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 158 187
Wiltshire median daily rate £375 £350 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +1.45% -8.00%
10th Percentile £124 £135 £156
90th Percentile £500 £507 £475
South West median daily rate £375 £345 £350
% change year-on-year +8.70% -1.43% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 28
Wiltshire median hourly rate £17.50 £40.00 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.25% +18.52% +51.46%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
90th Percentile £23.45 £47.50 £45.40
South West median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -5.88% -10.53% +8.57%

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 24 February 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
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 24 February 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 0 30 £455 +7.06% 9
Corsham +17 2 £395 -12.22%
Chippenham +7 1 - - 10
Salisbury -2 1 £520 +42.47% 5
Linux
South West

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 17 (43.59%) Windows
2 12 (30.77%) DevOps
2 12 (30.77%) Terraform
3 11 (28.21%) Security Cleared
3 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
4 10 (25.64%) Data Centre
5 9 (23.08%) Kubernetes
5 9 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (23.08%) Puppet
5 9 (23.08%) Ansible
5 9 (23.08%) Java
5 9 (23.08%) Finance
6 8 (20.51%) VMware
7 7 (17.95%) Windows Server
7 7 (17.95%) PowerShell
7 7 (17.95%) IIS
7 7 (17.95%) Red Hat
8 6 (15.38%) Configuration Management
8 6 (15.38%) SQL
8 6 (15.38%) Unix
8 6 (15.38%) Tomcat
8 6 (15.38%) Law
8 6 (15.38%) OWASP
8 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (15.38%) Programme Delivery
9 5 (12.82%) Serverless
9 5 (12.82%) Docker
9 5 (12.82%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (12.82%) Xen

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 7 (17.95%) IIS
2 6 (15.38%) Tomcat
3 4 (10.26%) SAS
4 3 (7.69%) Apache
4 3 (7.69%) Apache Solr
4 3 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (7.69%) Jetty
4 3 (7.69%) Mongrel
4 3 (7.69%) nginx
4 3 (7.69%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.56%) Confluence
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (12.82%) Serverless
3 4 (10.26%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (10.26%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 4 (10.26%) Amazon S3
3 4 (10.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 4 (10.26%) AWS Lambda
3 4 (10.26%) Google App Engine
3 4 (10.26%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (10.26%) Office 365
3 4 (10.26%) Route 53
3 4 (10.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (2.56%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.56%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.56%) IaaS
4 1 (2.56%) OpenShift
4 1 (2.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) HTTP
2 4 (10.26%) DHCP
2 4 (10.26%) DNS
2 4 (10.26%) FTP
2 4 (10.26%) IPsec
2 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP
2 4 (10.26%) WAN
3 3 (7.69%) Firewall
3 3 (7.69%) Internet
3 3 (7.69%) SNMP
3 3 (7.69%) SSH
3 3 (7.69%) SSL
3 3 (7.69%) VPN
4 2 (5.13%) SAN
5 1 (2.56%) HTTPS
5 1 (2.56%) LAN
5 1 (2.56%) MPLS
5 1 (2.56%) SMS
5 1 (2.56%) VLAN
5 1 (2.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (10.26%) Data Lake
2 4 (10.26%) Hadoop
2 4 (10.26%) HDInsight
2 4 (10.26%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.56%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (2.56%) MariaDB
3 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.56%) MySQL
3 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Jenkins
2 3 (7.69%) Travis CI
3 1 (2.56%) Artifactory
3 1 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.56%) JIRA
3 1 (2.56%) SonarQube
3 1 (2.56%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (2.56%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (23.08%) Finance
2 6 (15.38%) Law
3 4 (10.26%) Retail
4 1 (2.56%) Electronics
4 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.56%) Marketing
4 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (30.77%) Consultant
2 8 (20.51%) AWS Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) AWS Consultant
4 6 (15.38%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) Security Consultant
4 6 (15.38%) Security Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Network Consultant
6 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (7.69%) Applications Support
6 3 (7.69%) AWS DevOps
6 3 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Lead DevOps
7 2 (5.13%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 2 (5.13%) Management Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) Monitoring Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) .NET
2 3 (7.69%) J2EE
2 3 (7.69%) Servlets
3 2 (5.13%) JSON
3 2 (5.13%) XML
4 1 (2.56%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (2.56%) HTML
4 1 (2.56%) LAMP
4 1 (2.56%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (2.56%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (2.56%) Regular Expression
4 1 (2.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.69%) Public Cloud
3 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.56%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.56%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.56%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 17 (43.59%) Windows
2 9 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (17.95%) Windows Server
4 6 (15.38%) Unix
5 4 (10.26%) VMS
5 4 (10.26%) Windows 10
5 4 (10.26%) Windows 7
5 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (7.69%) CentOS
7 2 (5.13%) AIX
8 1 (2.56%) Android
8 1 (2.56%) CoreOS
8 1 (2.56%) Solaris
8 1 (2.56%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (2.56%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) DevOps
2 6 (15.38%) Configuration Management
2 6 (15.38%) OWASP
2 6 (15.38%) Programme Delivery
3 5 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (10.26%) Auto-Scaling
4 4 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (10.26%) Network Management
4 4 (10.26%) Open Source
5 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.69%) DSDM
5 3 (7.69%) Load Balancing
5 3 (7.69%) Scrum
5 3 (7.69%) Validation
5 3 (7.69%) Waterfall
6 2 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.13%) Migration
6 2 (5.13%) Service Management
6 2 (5.13%) Test Automation
6 2 (5.13%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.08%) Java
2 7 (17.95%) PowerShell
3 6 (15.38%) SQL
4 5 (12.82%) Python
5 3 (7.69%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.13%) C++
6 2 (5.13%) Ruby
7 1 (2.56%) C
7 1 (2.56%) C#
7 1 (2.56%) Embedded C
7 1 (2.56%) Embedded C++
7 1 (2.56%) Perl
7 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (28.21%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.82%) DV Cleared
3 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.56%) AWS Certification
4 1 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 5 (12.82%) Active Directory
1 5 (12.82%) Docker
1 5 (12.82%) Xen
2 4 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.56%) GlusterFS
4 1 (2.56%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 12 (30.77%) Terraform
2 9 (23.08%) Ansible
2 9 (23.08%) Kubernetes
2 9 (23.08%) Puppet
3 5 (12.82%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (7.69%) Nagios
4 3 (7.69%) SCOM
5 1 (2.56%) Endace
5 1 (2.56%) OSSEC
5 1 (2.56%) SCCM
5 1 (2.56%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (2.56%) WSUS
5 1 (2.56%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
2 8 (20.51%) VMware
3 7 (17.95%) Red Hat
4 4 (10.26%) Google
4 4 (10.26%) Oracle
5 3 (7.69%) Cisco
5 3 (7.69%) Micro Focus
5 3 (7.69%) ServiceNow
5 3 (7.69%) Splunk
6 2 (5.13%) Dynatrace
6 2 (5.13%) F5
7 1 (2.56%) Infoblox
7 1 (2.56%) Lancope
7 1 (2.56%) McAfee
7 1 (2.56%) NetScout
7 1 (2.56%) New Relic
7 1 (2.56%) Riverbed
7 1 (2.56%) SAP
7 1 (2.56%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.56%) Trend Micro