Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 33 26
Rank change year-on-year +24 -7 +6
Contract jobs citing Linux 210 63 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 11.69% 4.99% 6.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 43.66% 28.13% 29.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 39 46
Wiltshire median daily rate £525 £425 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.53% -4.23% +26.79%
10th Percentile £121 £335 £313
90th Percentile £615 £500 £531
South West median daily rate £475 £413 £413
% change year-on-year +15.15% - -1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 -
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -2.44% +9.33% -3.85%

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 481 224 265
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 26.77% 17.75% 20.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 135 186
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% +6.06%
10th Percentile £132 £135 £135
90th Percentile £588 £500 £519
South West median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -3.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 11 6
Wiltshire median hourly rate £41.85 £17.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +139.11% -57.32% +102.47%
10th Percentile £16.60 £13.00 £24.75
90th Percentile £49.70 £20.00 £47.50
South West median hourly rate £20.00 £17.35 £16.00
% change year-on-year +15.27% +8.44% -15.79%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 11 December 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 +19 95 £475 +14.80% 20
Salisbury +10 63 £538 +3.37% 4
Malmesbury +5 12 £123 -70.30%
Corsham -9 5 £225 -52.88% 5
Chippenham -2 3 £363 -12.07% 12
Linux
South West

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 81 (38.57%) Security Cleared
2 75 (35.71%) Python
3 61 (29.05%) Analytical Skills
4 59 (28.10%) Windows
5 49 (23.33%) DV Cleared
6 45 (21.43%) Unix
7 43 (20.48%) DevOps
8 42 (20.00%) SC Cleared
9 41 (19.52%) Red Hat
9 41 (19.52%) Finance
10 39 (18.57%) Technical Architecture
10 39 (18.57%) Microsoft
10 39 (18.57%) Docker
10 39 (18.57%) IT Strategy
11 37 (17.62%) Critical Thinking
11 37 (17.62%) Amazon AWS
12 36 (17.14%) SQL
13 35 (16.67%) Jenkins
14 32 (15.24%) Puppet
14 32 (15.24%) Kubernetes
14 32 (15.24%) Banking
15 30 (14.29%) Active Directory
16 29 (13.81%) C
16 29 (13.81%) C++
16 29 (13.81%) SOAP
16 29 (13.81%) Git (software)
16 29 (13.81%) Ansible
17 28 (13.33%) Relational Database
17 28 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 28 (13.33%) PowerShell

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 (3.81%) Apache
1 8 (3.81%) MS Exchange
2 7 (3.33%) Tomcat
3 6 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (2.38%) ColdFusion
4 5 (2.38%) WebLogic
5 4 (1.90%) IBM HTTP Server
5 4 (1.90%) IIS
6 3 (1.43%) MQSeries
6 3 (1.43%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.43%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.95%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.95%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.95%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.48%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (1.43%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.48%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 7 (3.33%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.48%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 37 (17.62%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (12.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (10.95%) OpenShift
4 17 (8.10%) Office 365
5 11 (5.24%) Apigee
6 4 (1.90%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (1.90%) npm
6 4 (1.90%) NuGet
6 4 (1.90%) Sauce Labs
7 3 (1.43%) GitHub
7 3 (1.43%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.95%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 2 (0.95%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.95%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.95%) PaaS
8 2 (0.95%) Route 53
8 2 (0.95%) Serverless
8 2 (0.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.57%) Firewall
2 14 (6.67%) WAN
3 11 (5.24%) DNS
4 10 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
4 10 (4.76%) Remote Desktop
5 8 (3.81%) DHCP
5 8 (3.81%) Intrusion Detection
5 8 (3.81%) Unified Communications
6 7 (3.33%) Kerberos
6 7 (3.33%) LAN
7 5 (2.38%) Internet
8 4 (1.90%) PABX
8 4 (1.90%) Software-Defined Networking
9 3 (1.43%) NAS
9 3 (1.43%) SAN
9 3 (1.43%) SSH
9 3 (1.43%) TCP/IP
9 3 (1.43%) VPN
10 2 (0.95%) iSCSI
10 2 (0.95%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (13.33%) Relational Database
2 24 (11.43%) Big Data
3 11 (5.24%) SQL Server
4 9 (4.29%) MySQL
4 9 (4.29%) Oracle Database
4 9 (4.29%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (2.38%) DB2
6 4 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.90%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (1.90%) Oracle OWB
6 4 (1.90%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.95%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.95%) Apache Hive
8 2 (0.95%) Apache Zeppelin
8 2 (0.95%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.48%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.48%) Cosmos DB
9 1 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 35 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 29 (13.81%) Git (software)
3 10 (4.76%) Bitbucket
3 10 (4.76%) Gerrit
4 7 (3.33%) JMeter
4 7 (3.33%) SonarQube
5 4 (1.90%) Cucumber
5 4 (1.90%) PeopleTools
5 4 (1.90%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (1.90%) Visual Studio Code
6 3 (1.43%) Vagrant
6 3 (1.43%) WebStorm
7 2 (0.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.95%) GitLab
7 2 (0.95%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.95%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.48%) JIRA
8 1 (0.48%) Selenium
8 1 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 41 (19.52%) Finance
2 32 (15.24%) Banking
3 5 (2.38%) Electronics
3 5 (2.38%) Financial Institution
4 4 (1.90%) Aerospace
4 4 (1.90%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.90%) Marketing
4 4 (1.90%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.95%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.48%) Law
6 1 (0.48%) Military
Job Titles
1 69 (32.86%) Architect
2 43 (20.48%) Solutions Architect
3 23 (10.95%) Administrator
4 20 (9.52%) Desktop Engineer
5 16 (7.62%) DevOps Engineer
6 15 (7.14%) Developer
7 12 (5.71%) Applications Architect
8 10 (4.76%) Support Engineer
9 9 (4.29%) Desktop Support
9 9 (4.29%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 9 (4.29%) Linux Engineer
10 8 (3.81%) Lead Architect
11 7 (3.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 7 (3.33%) Integration Architect
11 7 (3.33%) Lead Solutions Architect
11 7 (3.33%) Technical Architect
12 6 (2.86%) DBA
13 5 (2.38%) Consultant
13 5 (2.38%) Embedded C Software Engineer
13 5 (2.38%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (13.81%) SOAP
2 28 (13.33%) XML
3 26 (12.38%) Web Services
4 24 (11.43%) JSON
5 22 (10.48%) JSP
6 17 (8.10%) Middleware
7 16 (7.62%) .NET
8 9 (4.29%) .NET Core
8 9 (4.29%) HTML
9 8 (3.81%) LAMP
10 7 (3.33%) CSS
10 7 (3.33%) React
10 7 (3.33%) REST
10 7 (3.33%) SAML
11 6 (2.86%) jQuery
12 5 (2.38%) RAML
12 5 (2.38%) Swagger
12 5 (2.38%) YAML
13 4 (1.90%) ASP.NET
14 3 (1.43%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 61 (29.05%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.24%) DataPower
2 11 (5.24%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.86%) Blackberry
3 6 (2.86%) Public Cloud
4 5 (2.38%) Raspberry Pi
5 4 (1.90%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.43%) Fintech
6 3 (1.43%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (1.43%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (0.95%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (0.95%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.95%) PKI
8 1 (0.48%) CESG
8 1 (0.48%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.48%) Derivative
8 1 (0.48%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.48%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.48%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.48%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 59 (28.10%) Windows
2 45 (21.43%) Unix
3 28 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 28 (13.33%) Windows Server
4 21 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 20 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (8.10%) AIX
7 13 (6.19%) Ubuntu
8 10 (4.76%) Debian
8 10 (4.76%) Windows 10
9 9 (4.29%) CentOS
9 9 (4.29%) Windows 8
10 8 (3.81%) CoreOS
10 8 (3.81%) Windows XP
11 7 (3.33%) Android
11 7 (3.33%) Solaris
11 7 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (2.86%) Apple iOS
12 6 (2.86%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 4 (1.90%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (20.48%) DevOps
2 39 (18.57%) IT Strategy
2 39 (18.57%) Technical Architecture
3 37 (17.62%) Critical Thinking
4 28 (13.33%) Software Engineering
5 27 (12.86%) Enterprise Architecture
6 25 (11.90%) TOGAF
7 24 (11.43%) Information Security
8 23 (10.95%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (10.48%) Data Architecture
9 22 (10.48%) Data Science
9 22 (10.48%) DSDM
9 22 (10.48%) Experimental Design
9 22 (10.48%) Statistical Analysis
10 21 (10.00%) Configuration Management
11 14 (6.67%) Computer Science
12 13 (6.19%) Data Protection
13 12 (5.71%) Infrastructure Management
13 12 (5.71%) Microservices
13 12 (5.71%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 75 (35.71%) Python
2 36 (17.14%) SQL
3 29 (13.81%) C
3 29 (13.81%) C++
4 28 (13.33%) Java
4 28 (13.33%) PowerShell
5 22 (10.48%) R
6 12 (5.71%) Bash Shell
6 12 (5.71%) JavaScript
7 10 (4.76%) PHP
8 6 (2.86%) Embedded C
8 6 (2.86%) Embedded C++
8 6 (2.86%) T-SQL
9 5 (2.38%) C#
9 5 (2.38%) Groovy
10 4 (1.90%) Go
10 4 (1.90%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.43%) Perl
11 3 (1.43%) Ruby
12 1 (0.48%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 81 (38.57%) Security Cleared
2 49 (23.33%) DV Cleared
3 42 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 16 (7.62%) RHCE
5 15 (7.14%) Degree
6 3 (1.43%) TOGAF Certification
7 2 (0.95%) CCNP
7 2 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.95%) CISSP
8 1 (0.48%) CCDP
8 1 (0.48%) CCIE
8 1 (0.48%) CCIE Security
8 1 (0.48%) CCNA
8 1 (0.48%) CCSA
8 1 (0.48%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (10.95%) JSP 440
2 22 (10.48%) HMG Infosec
2 22 (10.48%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 3 (1.43%) GDPR
3 3 (1.43%) PSD2
4 2 (0.95%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.95%) QA
4 2 (0.95%) RMADS
5 1 (0.48%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.48%) JTAG
System Software
1 39 (18.57%) Docker
2 30 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 7 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.90%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (1.90%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.43%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (1.43%) vSphere
6 2 (0.95%) HDFS
6 2 (0.95%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.48%) Cygwin
7 1 (0.48%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 32 (15.24%) Kubernetes
1 32 (15.24%) Puppet
2 29 (13.81%) Ansible
3 21 (10.00%) SCCM
4 18 (8.57%) SCOM
5 17 (8.10%) Terraform
6 16 (7.62%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (3.33%) Red Hat Satellite
8 6 (2.86%) ZENworks
9 5 (2.38%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 5 (2.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 5 (2.38%) Oracle RMAN
10 4 (1.90%) Data Guard
10 4 (1.90%) Grafana
11 3 (1.43%) vRealize
12 2 (0.95%) vCenter Server
13 1 (0.48%) ArcSight ESM
13 1 (0.48%) Consul
13 1 (0.48%) SolarWinds Orion
13 1 (0.48%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 41 (19.52%) Red Hat
2 39 (18.57%) Microsoft
3 26 (12.38%) Cisco
4 22 (10.48%) Teradata
4 22 (10.48%) VMware
5 19 (9.05%) Oracle
6 13 (6.19%) IBM
7 9 (4.29%) HP
8 7 (3.33%) AppDynamics
8 7 (3.33%) Splunk
9 6 (2.86%) Apple
9 6 (2.86%) Micro Focus
9 6 (2.86%) Novell
9 6 (2.86%) SAP
10 5 (2.38%) F5
10 5 (2.38%) PeopleSoft
11 4 (1.90%) Adobe
11 4 (1.90%) ServiceNow
11 4 (1.90%) Veracode
12 2 (0.95%) NetApp