Period
to 22 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 19 31
Rank change year-on-year -14 +12 -12
Contract jobs citing Linux 64 88 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 5.01% 6.80% 4.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.09% 30.24% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 52 43
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £438 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.74% +18.24% +5.71%
10th Percentile £338 £313 £278
90th Percentile £500 £575 £498
South West median daily rate £414 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +3.44% -5.88% +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 10
Wiltshire median hourly rate £17.50 - £32.50
South West median hourly rate £41.08 £37.50 £38.25
% change year-on-year +9.53% -1.96% +27.50%

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 220 291 252
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 17.23% 22.47% 16.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 202 120
Wiltshire median daily rate £375 £355 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% +3.27% +3.77%
10th Percentile £128 £135 £156
90th Percentile £500 £550 £500
South West median daily rate £350 £350 £370
% change year-on-year - -5.41% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 40
Wiltshire median hourly rate £13.00 £41.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.29% +95.24% -7.45%
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £15.26 £18.50
% change year-on-year +14.68% -17.51% +8.82%

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 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 -11 38 £420 -1.18% 4
Malmesbury - 4 £413 - 2
Corsham -1 3 £478 -7.95%
Chippenham +9 2 £412 - 2
Linux
South West

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wiltshire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 33 (51.56%) Windows
2 25 (39.06%) Puppet
3 22 (34.38%) DevOps
4 19 (29.69%) Ansible
4 19 (29.69%) Windows Server
4 19 (29.69%) Finance
5 16 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 16 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 16 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 15 (23.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (23.44%) VPN
7 14 (21.88%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (20.31%) VMware
8 13 (20.31%) Amazon AWS
8 13 (20.31%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (20.31%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (20.31%) Terraform
9 12 (18.75%) PowerShell
10 11 (17.19%) NVQ Level 4
10 11 (17.19%) Apple iOS
10 11 (17.19%) Opscode Chef
11 10 (15.63%) Windows 10
11 10 (15.63%) Windows 7
11 10 (15.63%) Programme Management
11 10 (15.63%) Manufacturing
11 10 (15.63%) Electronics
11 10 (15.63%) Telecoms
11 10 (15.63%) Marketing
11 10 (15.63%) Digital Marketing
11 10 (15.63%) SAP

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 6 (9.38%) Apache
2 4 (6.25%) Confluence
2 4 (6.25%) SAS
2 4 (6.25%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.69%) IIS
3 3 (4.69%) Jetty
3 3 (4.69%) Mongrel
3 3 (4.69%) nginx
3 3 (4.69%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (3.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.56%) JBoss
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
Cloud Services
1 13 (20.31%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (14.06%) Serverless
3 8 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (7.81%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (7.81%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 5 (7.81%) Amazon S3
4 5 (7.81%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 5 (7.81%) AWS Lambda
4 5 (7.81%) Route 53
4 5 (7.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 4 (6.25%) Google App Engine
5 4 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (6.25%) Office 365
6 2 (3.13%) OpenShift
7 1 (1.56%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.56%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.56%) IaaS
7 1 (1.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (23.44%) VPN
2 9 (14.06%) Ethernet
3 7 (10.94%) HTTP
4 6 (9.38%) TCP/IP
5 5 (7.81%) DHCP
5 5 (7.81%) DNS
6 4 (6.25%) FTP
6 4 (6.25%) IPsec
6 4 (6.25%) SSL
7 3 (4.69%) LAN
7 3 (4.69%) VLAN
7 3 (4.69%) WAN
8 2 (3.13%) Firewall
9 1 (1.56%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (1.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 1 (1.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (1.56%) Frame Relay
9 1 (1.56%) Network Security
9 1 (1.56%) SMS
9 1 (1.56%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.81%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (6.25%) Data Lake
2 4 (6.25%) Hadoop
2 4 (6.25%) HDInsight
2 4 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.69%) MariaDB
3 3 (4.69%) MySQL
4 2 (3.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (3.13%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.13%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.56%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 8 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 5 (7.81%) JIRA
3 4 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (6.25%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.69%) Travis CI
5 2 (3.13%) Artifactory
5 2 (3.13%) Chocolatey
5 2 (3.13%) SonarQube
5 2 (3.13%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (3.13%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.56%) Subversion
General
1 19 (29.69%) Finance
2 10 (15.63%) Electronics
2 10 (15.63%) Manufacturing
2 10 (15.63%) Marketing
2 10 (15.63%) Telecoms
3 5 (7.81%) Law
4 4 (6.25%) Military
4 4 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (29.69%) Administrator
2 17 (26.56%) Systems Administrator
3 16 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 12 (18.75%) AWS Engineer
5 10 (15.63%) AWS DevOps
6 9 (14.06%) Linux Administrator
6 9 (14.06%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 8 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
7 8 (12.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 7 (10.94%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 7 (10.94%) Consultant
9 5 (7.81%) Architect
9 5 (7.81%) AWS Consultant
9 5 (7.81%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 5 (7.81%) Operations Engineer
9 5 (7.81%) Security Consultant
9 5 (7.81%) Security Engineer
10 4 (6.25%) Technical Architect
10 4 (6.25%) VMware Engineer
11 3 (4.69%) DevOps Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.25%) .NET
1 4 (6.25%) Elastic Stack
1 4 (6.25%) Web Services
2 3 (4.69%) J2EE
2 3 (4.69%) Middleware
2 3 (4.69%) Servlets
3 2 (3.13%) WebCenter
4 1 (1.56%) HTML
4 1 (1.56%) JSON
4 1 (1.56%) LAMP
4 1 (1.56%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (1.56%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (1.56%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.06%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (7.81%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.25%) Public Cloud
4 2 (3.13%) RIA
5 1 (1.56%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.56%) CESG
5 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.56%) Grid Computing
5 1 (1.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 33 (51.56%) Windows
2 19 (29.69%) Windows Server
3 15 (23.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (20.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (17.19%) Apple iOS
6 10 (15.63%) Windows 10
6 10 (15.63%) Windows 7
7 6 (9.38%) CentOS
8 5 (7.81%) Solaris
8 5 (7.81%) Unix
9 4 (6.25%) VMS
10 3 (4.69%) Ubuntu
10 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (3.13%) Amazon Linux
11 2 (3.13%) CoreOS
12 1 (1.56%) AIX
12 1 (1.56%) Android
12 1 (1.56%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (1.56%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (34.38%) DevOps
2 14 (21.88%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (20.31%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (15.63%) Digital Marketing
4 10 (15.63%) Programme Management
5 9 (14.06%) Configuration Management
6 8 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (12.50%) Microservices
7 7 (10.94%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (9.38%) ITIL
8 6 (9.38%) Load Balancing
9 5 (7.81%) Auto-Scaling
9 5 (7.81%) Open Source
9 5 (7.81%) OWASP
9 5 (7.81%) Programme Delivery
10 4 (6.25%) Data Protection
10 4 (6.25%) Project Management
10 4 (6.25%) Software Engineering
10 4 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (18.75%) PowerShell
2 9 (14.06%) Java
3 6 (9.38%) Ruby
4 4 (6.25%) Bash Shell
5 3 (4.69%) Python
5 3 (4.69%) SQL
6 2 (3.13%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.56%) C#
7 1 (1.56%) Elixir
7 1 (1.56%) Erlang
7 1 (1.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (17.19%) NVQ Level 4
3 8 (12.50%) DV Cleared
4 6 (9.38%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.56%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.13%) GDPR
3 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.38%) Docker
3 4 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.25%) vSphere
3 4 (6.25%) Xen
4 3 (4.69%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.13%) GlusterFS
5 2 (3.13%) VirtualBox
5 2 (3.13%) VMware NSX
6 1 (1.56%) Firmware
6 1 (1.56%) iptables
Systems Management
1 25 (39.06%) Puppet
2 19 (29.69%) Ansible
3 13 (20.31%) Terraform
4 11 (17.19%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (12.50%) Nagios
6 7 (10.94%) Kubernetes
7 2 (3.13%) Icinga
7 2 (3.13%) Kibana
7 2 (3.13%) logstash
7 2 (3.13%) NetBackup
7 2 (3.13%) OSSEC
8 1 (1.56%) Ganglia
8 1 (1.56%) Opsview
8 1 (1.56%) QRadar
8 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (1.56%) SCOM
8 1 (1.56%) vCenter Server
8 1 (1.56%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 16 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 13 (20.31%) VMware
3 10 (15.63%) SAP
4 9 (14.06%) Microsoft
5 7 (10.94%) Oracle
6 6 (9.38%) Atlassian
7 4 (6.25%) Cisco
7 4 (6.25%) F5
7 4 (6.25%) Google
8 2 (3.13%) Brocade
8 2 (3.13%) EMC
8 2 (3.13%) HP
8 2 (3.13%) New Relic
9 1 (1.56%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.56%) Hitachi
9 1 (1.56%) Juniper
9 1 (1.56%) McAfee
9 1 (1.56%) Micro Focus
9 1 (1.56%) NetApp
9 1 (1.56%) Remedy