Period
to 22 July 2019

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 22 July 2019 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
22 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 10 30 44
Rank change year-on-year +20 +14 -26
Contract jobs citing Linux 219 68 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 11.93% 5.76% 3.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.15% 29.82% 31.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 40 45
Wiltshire median daily rate £475 £477 £426
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.39% +11.94% +13.60%
10th Percentile £328 £306 £300
90th Percentile £670 £578 £533
South West median daily rate £495 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.88% +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 1
Wiltshire median hourly rate £45.00 £17.50 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +157.14% -68.18% +31.74%
10th Percentile £23.75 £17.50 £52.50
90th Percentile £50.50 £46.69 £57.50
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% -1.16%

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 485 228 172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 26.43% 19.32% 12.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 134 119
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +9.59%
10th Percentile £133 £200 £204
90th Percentile £623 £575 £515
South West median daily rate £425 £375 £364
% change year-on-year +13.33% +3.02% +0.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 28 9
Wiltshire median hourly rate £42.00 £41.77 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.56% +7.09% +7.59%
10th Percentile £18.64 £15.43 £12.50
90th Percentile £48.00 £47.15 £45.90
South West median hourly rate £42.00 £17.88 £17.54
% change year-on-year +134.90% +1.94% +3.36%

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 22 July 2019.

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 22 July 2019.

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 22 July 2019. 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 +21 149 £480 -4.00% 13
Salisbury +3 25 £475 -4.52% 8
Corsham -22 10 £450 - 1
Chippenham 0 6 £375 +15.38% 5
Malmesbury -4 1 £725 +38.76% 2
Linux
South West

For the 6 months to 22 July 2019, 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 82 (37.44%) Windows
2 69 (31.51%) Ansible
3 64 (29.22%) DevOps
4 63 (28.77%) VMware
5 62 (28.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 62 (28.31%) Jenkins
6 54 (24.66%) Microsoft
7 53 (24.20%) Security Cleared
7 53 (24.20%) Git (software)
7 53 (24.20%) Kubernetes
8 50 (22.83%) OpenShift
9 44 (20.09%) Docker
9 44 (20.09%) Amazon AWS
10 42 (19.18%) DV Cleared
11 40 (18.26%) Red Hat
12 38 (17.35%) Cisco
13 37 (16.89%) Windows Server
14 36 (16.44%) Microsoft Azure
15 34 (15.53%) Terraform
15 34 (15.53%) Agile Software Development
16 33 (15.07%) Active Directory
17 32 (14.61%) Java
17 32 (14.61%) Microservices
18 30 (13.70%) SC Cleared
19 29 (13.24%) Tomcat
19 29 (13.24%) Finance
20 28 (12.79%) Firewall
20 28 (12.79%) JIRA
20 28 (12.79%) .NET
20 28 (12.79%) nginx

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 29 (13.24%) Tomcat
2 28 (12.79%) nginx
3 15 (6.85%) MS Exchange
4 11 (5.02%) Apache Spark
5 9 (4.11%) Confluence
6 7 (3.20%) Apache
7 5 (2.28%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (2.28%) SharePoint
7 5 (2.28%) WordPress
8 4 (1.83%) ColdFusion
8 4 (1.83%) IIS
9 3 (1.37%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.91%) JBoss
10 2 (0.91%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.46%) Jupyter
11 1 (0.46%) Liferay
11 1 (0.46%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 7 (3.20%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.37%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (1.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) C-CURE
Cloud Services
1 50 (22.83%) OpenShift
2 44 (20.09%) Amazon AWS
3 36 (16.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 27 (12.33%) Apigee
5 20 (9.13%) Google Cloud Platform
6 15 (6.85%) Amazon EKS
7 14 (6.39%) Office 365
8 5 (2.28%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (1.37%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.46%) Akamai
12 1 (0.46%) Amazon ECS
12 1 (0.46%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.46%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.46%) Route 53
12 1 (0.46%) Serverless
12 1 (0.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 28 (12.79%) Firewall
2 15 (6.85%) SSL
3 13 (5.94%) DNS
4 11 (5.02%) Cisco Nexus
5 10 (4.57%) Kerberos
6 9 (4.11%) Intrusion Detection
6 9 (4.11%) Unified Communications
6 9 (4.11%) WAN
7 8 (3.65%) DHCP
8 7 (3.20%) Remote Desktop
9 6 (2.74%) Internet
9 6 (2.74%) TCP/IP
10 4 (1.83%) Junos
10 4 (1.83%) Software-Defined Networking
11 3 (1.37%) HTTPS
11 3 (1.37%) VPN
12 2 (0.91%) BGP
12 2 (0.91%) Cisco IOS
12 2 (0.91%) Ethernet
12 2 (0.91%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.85%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.48%) Hadoop
3 11 (5.02%) MySQL
4 7 (3.20%) Oracle Database
4 7 (3.20%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (2.74%) Apache Hive
5 6 (2.74%) HBase
5 6 (2.74%) Oracle Database 12c
6 5 (2.28%) MongoDB
6 5 (2.28%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.83%) DB2
8 3 (1.37%) Big Data
9 2 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.91%) NonStop SQL
9 2 (0.91%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.91%) SAP Data Services
9 2 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.46%) Oracle OWB
10 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 62 (28.31%) Jenkins
2 53 (24.20%) Git (software)
3 28 (12.79%) JIRA
4 21 (9.59%) Sonatype Nexus
5 19 (8.68%) Artifactory
6 15 (6.85%) CircleCI
7 11 (5.02%) Bitbucket
8 10 (4.57%) Gerrit
9 6 (2.74%) Maven
9 6 (2.74%) SonarQube
10 3 (1.37%) GoogleTest
11 2 (0.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.91%) Rational DOORS
12 1 (0.46%) PeopleTools
General
1 29 (13.24%) Finance
2 15 (6.85%) Banking
3 4 (1.83%) Legal
4 3 (1.37%) Publishing
4 3 (1.37%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.91%) Electronics
5 2 (0.91%) Games
5 2 (0.91%) Law
5 2 (0.91%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.46%) Automotive
6 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.46%) Military
6 1 (0.46%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (11.42%) Administrator
1 25 (11.42%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (8.22%) Developer
3 16 (7.31%) Architect
4 15 (6.85%) Consultant
5 13 (5.94%) Designer
6 11 (5.02%) DBA
6 11 (5.02%) Desktop Engineer
6 11 (5.02%) Linux Engineer
6 11 (5.02%) Software Engineer
7 10 (4.57%) Solutions Architect
8 9 (4.11%) Systems Administrator
9 8 (3.65%) AWS Engineer
9 8 (3.65%) Embedded Engineer
9 8 (3.65%) Infrastructure Designer
9 8 (3.65%) IT Administrator
9 8 (3.65%) IT Systems Administrator
10 7 (3.20%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 7 (3.20%) Hadoop Administrator
11 6 (2.74%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (12.79%) .NET
2 17 (7.76%) Kafka
3 16 (7.31%) Node.js
4 12 (5.48%) Web Services
5 10 (4.57%) HTML
5 10 (4.57%) XML
6 9 (4.11%) CSS
7 5 (2.28%) .NET Core
7 5 (2.28%) JSON
7 5 (2.28%) JSP
7 5 (2.28%) Laravel
7 5 (2.28%) Mustache
7 5 (2.28%) SOAP
8 4 (1.83%) ASP.NET
8 4 (1.83%) jQuery
8 4 (1.83%) Yocto
9 3 (1.37%) Elastic Stack
10 2 (0.91%) J2EE
10 2 (0.91%) Spine.js
10 2 (0.91%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.85%) Cloud Native
2 12 (5.48%) Linux Command Line
3 7 (3.20%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.20%) PKI
3 7 (3.20%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (2.74%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.28%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.28%) Replication
6 4 (1.83%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (1.37%) ASIC
7 3 (1.37%) CESG
7 3 (1.37%) Device Driver
7 3 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.37%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (1.37%) Robotics
8 2 (0.91%) VHDL
9 1 (0.46%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.46%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.46%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.46%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 82 (37.44%) Windows
2 62 (28.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 37 (16.89%) Windows Server
4 26 (11.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (10.96%) Unix
6 21 (9.59%) CentOS
7 17 (7.76%) CoreOS
8 14 (6.39%) Windows 7
9 8 (3.65%) Solaris
10 7 (3.20%) Windows 8
10 7 (3.20%) Windows XP
10 7 (3.20%) zOS
11 6 (2.74%) Ubuntu
12 4 (1.83%) FreeRTOS
12 4 (1.83%) ThreadX
13 3 (1.37%) Debian
13 3 (1.37%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 3 (1.37%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.91%) Embedded Linux
14 2 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (29.22%) DevOps
2 34 (15.53%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (14.61%) Microservices
4 22 (10.05%) Software Engineering
5 19 (8.68%) ITIL
5 19 (8.68%) Security Monitoring
6 16 (7.31%) Data Protection
6 16 (7.31%) Performance Tuning
6 16 (7.31%) Technical Architecture
7 15 (6.85%) Infrastructure Automation
7 15 (6.85%) The Twelve-Factor App
8 14 (6.39%) Proactive Monitoring
9 13 (5.94%) Scrum
9 13 (5.94%) Time Management
10 12 (5.48%) Enterprise Architecture
10 12 (5.48%) Information Security
11 10 (4.57%) Change Management
11 10 (4.57%) Kalman Filter
11 10 (4.57%) Mentoring
11 10 (4.57%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 32 (14.61%) Java
2 27 (12.33%) JavaScript
3 23 (10.50%) PowerShell
3 23 (10.50%) Python
4 22 (10.05%) C++
5 21 (9.59%) C
6 20 (9.13%) Shell Script
7 15 (6.85%) Go
7 15 (6.85%) Rust
8 12 (5.48%) PHP
9 11 (5.02%) SQL
10 8 (3.65%) C#
11 6 (2.74%) Bash Shell
12 4 (1.83%) Perl
13 3 (1.37%) Embedded C
14 2 (0.91%) Embedded C++
14 2 (0.91%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.91%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.46%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.46%) VB
Qualifications
1 53 (24.20%) Security Cleared
2 42 (19.18%) DV Cleared
3 30 (13.70%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.65%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (3.20%) CCENT
5 7 (3.20%) CCNP
6 5 (2.28%) Degree
7 4 (1.83%) CCDP
7 4 (1.83%) CCIE
8 3 (1.37%) CISM
8 3 (1.37%) CISSP
8 3 (1.37%) ECDL
8 3 (1.37%) TOGAF Certification
9 2 (0.91%) CCIE Security
9 2 (0.91%) CEH
9 2 (0.91%) ISEB
9 2 (0.91%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.91%) MCSA
9 2 (0.91%) MCSE
9 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.28%) HMG Infosec
2 5 (2.28%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 5 (2.28%) JSP 440
3 4 (1.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.37%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.46%) GDPR
5 1 (0.46%) QA
5 1 (0.46%) RMADS
System Software
1 44 (20.09%) Docker
2 33 (15.07%) Active Directory
3 15 (6.85%) LXC
3 15 (6.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (4.11%) HDFS
5 7 (3.20%) Firmware
6 5 (2.28%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (1.37%) Gluster
7 3 (1.37%) GlusterFS
7 3 (1.37%) NFS
7 3 (1.37%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.37%) VMware NSX
8 2 (0.91%) vSphere
9 1 (0.46%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 69 (31.51%) Ansible
2 53 (24.20%) Kubernetes
3 34 (15.53%) Terraform
4 26 (11.87%) SCCM
5 18 (8.22%) SCOM
6 12 (5.48%) WSUS
7 9 (4.11%) Puppet
8 6 (2.74%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (2.28%) cPanel
10 4 (1.83%) QRadar
11 3 (1.37%) Mesos
11 3 (1.37%) vCenter Server
11 3 (1.37%) vRealize
12 2 (0.91%) Data Guard
12 2 (0.91%) Docker Swarm
12 2 (0.91%) Grafana
12 2 (0.91%) Oracle RMAN
12 2 (0.91%) Packer
12 2 (0.91%) Single Sign-On
12 2 (0.91%) systemd
Vendors
1 63 (28.77%) VMware
2 54 (24.66%) Microsoft
3 40 (18.26%) Red Hat
4 38 (17.35%) Cisco
5 19 (8.68%) Veracode
6 12 (5.48%) HP
7 9 (4.11%) Atlassian
7 9 (4.11%) Oracle
8 7 (3.20%) Dynatrace
8 7 (3.20%) Gemalto
9 6 (2.74%) Cloudera
9 6 (2.74%) Hortonworks
10 5 (2.28%) Google
10 5 (2.28%) Proofpoint
11 4 (1.83%) FireEye
11 4 (1.83%) ServiceNow
12 3 (1.37%) IBM
12 3 (1.37%) Informatica
12 3 (1.37%) Teradata
13 2 (0.91%) SAP