Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 40 21
Rank change year-on-year +21 -19 +4
Contract jobs citing Linux 91 61 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 7.09% 4.57% 7.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.46% 32.62% 30.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 47 47
Wiltshire median daily rate £506 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +2.86% +10.76%
10th Percentile £306 £344 £325
90th Percentile £600 £553 £575
South West median daily rate £443 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.19% +6.25% -0.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 8
Wiltshire median hourly rate £17.50 £55.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.18% +41.94% +19.23%
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year -5.88% +1.19% +29.23%

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 272 187 313
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 21.20% 14.00% 24.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 121 198
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +4.90%
10th Percentile £202 £204 £135
90th Percentile £575 £538 £563
South West median daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year +3.45% -2.03% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 11 14
Wiltshire median hourly rate £41.53 £13.50 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +207.63% -62.76% +90.49%
10th Percentile £15.33 £12.50 £15.40
90th Percentile £47.00 £43.00 £47.06
South West median hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06% -1.93%

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 17 August 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 +7 51 £538 +26.47% 20
Salisbury +2 14 £513 +40.41% 11
Corsham +8 3 £500 +10.99% 1
Chippenham +4 3 £325 -27.70% 5
Malmesbury +3 1 £523 +26.67%
Linux
South West

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 31 (34.07%) DevOps
2 26 (28.57%) Docker
2 26 (28.57%) Windows
2 26 (28.57%) Finance
3 23 (25.27%) Security Cleared
3 23 (25.27%) Jenkins
4 21 (23.08%) Active Directory
5 19 (20.88%) Amazon AWS
5 19 (20.88%) Kubernetes
6 18 (19.78%) Python
6 18 (19.78%) Unix
7 17 (18.68%) Microsoft
7 17 (18.68%) Windows Server
8 16 (17.58%) Microsoft Azure
9 15 (16.48%) SCOM
10 14 (15.38%) VMware
10 14 (15.38%) Terraform
11 13 (14.29%) Red Hat
11 13 (14.29%) SCCM
11 13 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (14.29%) Bash Shell
12 12 (13.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 12 (13.19%) Puppet
12 12 (13.19%) Software Engineering
12 12 (13.19%) Windows Server 2012
13 11 (12.09%) Git (software)
13 11 (12.09%) Windows 7
13 11 (12.09%) C++
14 10 (10.99%) WAN
15 9 (9.89%) Office 365

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 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (5.49%) IIS
3 4 (4.40%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.30%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.20%) Apache Spark
5 2 (2.20%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.20%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.20%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.10%) Apache
6 1 (1.10%) Confluence
6 1 (1.10%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (5.49%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (1.10%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 19 (20.88%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (17.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (9.89%) Office 365
3 9 (9.89%) OpenShift
4 6 (6.59%) npm
4 6 (6.59%) NuGet
4 6 (6.59%) Sauce Labs
5 4 (4.40%) Serverless
6 2 (2.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (2.20%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (2.20%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 2 (2.20%) Amazon S3
6 2 (2.20%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (2.20%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (2.20%) CloudFront
6 2 (2.20%) Route 53
6 2 (2.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (1.10%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.10%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.99%) WAN
2 8 (8.79%) SAN
3 7 (7.69%) LAN
4 6 (6.59%) Kerberos
5 5 (5.49%) Software-Defined Networking
6 4 (4.40%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (4.40%) Firewall
6 4 (4.40%) HTTP
6 4 (4.40%) SSH
6 4 (4.40%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.20%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (2.20%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (2.20%) SSL
7 2 (2.20%) Unified Communications
8 1 (1.10%) Internet
8 1 (1.10%) Junos
8 1 (1.10%) NAS
8 1 (1.10%) SNMP
8 1 (1.10%) TACACS
8 1 (1.10%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.49%) Hadoop
2 4 (4.40%) Big Data
2 4 (4.40%) Oracle Database
2 4 (4.40%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (4.40%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.30%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (3.30%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (3.30%) Oracle OWB
4 2 (2.20%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (2.20%) Apache Hive
4 2 (2.20%) DB2
4 2 (2.20%) HBase
4 2 (2.20%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.20%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 23 (25.27%) Jenkins
2 11 (12.09%) Git (software)
3 8 (8.79%) Bitbucket
4 7 (7.69%) SonarQube
5 6 (6.59%) JMeter
5 6 (6.59%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (4.40%) Visual Studio Code
7 3 (3.30%) Artifactory
7 3 (3.30%) PeopleTools
7 3 (3.30%) WebStorm
8 2 (2.20%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.20%) Selenium
9 1 (1.10%) GitLab
9 1 (1.10%) IBM UrbanCode
9 1 (1.10%) JIRA
9 1 (1.10%) Rational Team Concert
General
1 26 (28.57%) Finance
2 7 (7.69%) Aerospace
3 5 (5.49%) Banking
3 5 (5.49%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.20%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 21 (23.08%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (16.48%) Architect
3 11 (12.09%) Software Engineer
4 10 (10.99%) Linux Engineer
5 9 (9.89%) Developer
6 8 (8.79%) C Software Engineer
6 8 (8.79%) C++ Software Engineer
6 8 (8.79%) Embedded C Engineer
6 8 (8.79%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 8 (8.79%) Embedded Engineer
6 8 (8.79%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 7 (7.69%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
7 7 (7.69%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 7 (7.69%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
7 7 (7.69%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
7 7 (7.69%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 7 (7.69%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 7 (7.69%) Unix Engineer
8 6 (6.59%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
8 6 (6.59%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.69%) .NET
1 7 (7.69%) React
2 4 (4.40%) .NET Core
2 4 (4.40%) RAML
2 4 (4.40%) REST
2 4 (4.40%) Swagger
2 4 (4.40%) YAML
3 3 (3.30%) AngularJS
3 3 (3.30%) Node.js
3 3 (3.30%) SAML
4 2 (2.20%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.20%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (2.20%) HTML
4 2 (2.20%) HTML5
4 2 (2.20%) IBM Integration Bus
4 2 (2.20%) Kafka
4 2 (2.20%) LDAP
4 2 (2.20%) Sass
4 2 (2.20%) SOAP
4 2 (2.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 5 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.49%) DataPower
3 4 (4.40%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.40%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (3.30%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (3.30%) PKI
5 2 (2.20%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.20%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.20%) Replication
5 2 (2.20%) RIA
6 1 (1.10%) CESG
6 1 (1.10%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.10%) Fintech
6 1 (1.10%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.10%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 26 (28.57%) Windows
2 18 (19.78%) Unix
3 17 (18.68%) Windows Server
4 12 (13.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (13.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (12.09%) Windows 7
6 9 (9.89%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 8 (8.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (7.69%) Android
8 7 (7.69%) Debian
9 6 (6.59%) CentOS
9 6 (6.59%) Windows 10
10 5 (5.49%) AIX
10 5 (5.49%) Ubuntu
11 4 (4.40%) CoreOS
12 1 (1.10%) Amazon Linux
12 1 (1.10%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (1.10%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (34.07%) DevOps
2 13 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (13.19%) Software Engineering
4 8 (8.79%) SDLC
4 8 (8.79%) Unit Testing
5 7 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 7 (7.69%) Open Source
6 6 (6.59%) Infrastructure Management
6 6 (6.59%) Mentoring
6 6 (6.59%) Microservices
6 6 (6.59%) Validation
7 5 (5.49%) Migration
7 5 (5.49%) TDD
8 4 (4.40%) BDD
8 4 (4.40%) Coaching
8 4 (4.40%) Data Protection
8 4 (4.40%) ERP
8 4 (4.40%) MODAF
8 4 (4.40%) Test Automation
8 4 (4.40%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 18 (19.78%) Python
2 13 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 11 (12.09%) C++
4 9 (9.89%) JavaScript
4 9 (9.89%) SQL
5 8 (8.79%) C
5 8 (8.79%) Embedded C
5 8 (8.79%) Embedded C++
5 8 (8.79%) Java
6 6 (6.59%) C#
7 5 (5.49%) Groovy
8 4 (4.40%) PHP
9 3 (3.30%) PL/SQL
9 3 (3.30%) Ruby
9 3 (3.30%) Scala
10 2 (2.20%) F#
10 2 (2.20%) Go
10 2 (2.20%) Perl
10 2 (2.20%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.20%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 23 (25.27%) Security Cleared
2 8 (8.79%) DV Cleared
3 7 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.20%) CCNP
4 2 (2.20%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.20%) TOGAF Certification
5 1 (1.10%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.10%) CCDP
5 1 (1.10%) CCIE
5 1 (1.10%) CCIE Security
5 1 (1.10%) CCNA
5 1 (1.10%) CCSA
5 1 (1.10%) CCSE
5 1 (1.10%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.30%) RMADS
2 1 (1.10%) GCP
2 1 (1.10%) JSP 440
System Software
1 26 (28.57%) Docker
2 21 (23.08%) Active Directory
3 6 (6.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (5.49%) Hyper-V
4 5 (5.49%) Xen
5 4 (4.40%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (4.40%) VMware NSX
6 2 (2.20%) HDFS
6 2 (2.20%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (1.10%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (20.88%) Kubernetes
2 15 (16.48%) SCOM
3 14 (15.38%) Terraform
4 13 (14.29%) SCCM
5 12 (13.19%) Puppet
6 9 (9.89%) Ansible
6 9 (9.89%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (7.69%) ZENworks
8 6 (6.59%) Grafana
9 4 (4.40%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 4 (4.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 4 (4.40%) Oracle RMAN
9 4 (4.40%) vCenter Server
10 3 (3.30%) SELinux
11 2 (2.20%) Ambari
11 2 (2.20%) Hadoop YARN
11 2 (2.20%) Single Sign-On
11 2 (2.20%) vRealize
11 2 (2.20%) WSUS
12 1 (1.10%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 17 (18.68%) Microsoft
2 14 (15.38%) VMware
3 13 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 9 (9.89%) Cisco
5 8 (8.79%) AppDynamics
5 8 (8.79%) HP
5 8 (8.79%) Micro Focus
5 8 (8.79%) Splunk
6 7 (7.69%) Novell
7 6 (6.59%) Oracle
7 6 (6.59%) Veracode
8 5 (5.49%) Apigee
8 5 (5.49%) Citrix
8 5 (5.49%) IBM
8 5 (5.49%) NetApp
9 4 (4.40%) Hortonworks
9 4 (4.40%) PeopleSoft
10 3 (3.30%) Scality
11 2 (2.20%) Informatica
11 2 (2.20%) Trend Micro