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 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 39 22
Rank change year-on-year +1 -17  
Contract jobs citing Linux 23 29 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 3.45% 4.44% 5.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.40% 18.95% 31.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 17 19
Median daily rate £450 £413 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +5.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £353 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  

Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
Wiltshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 81 153 111
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 12.14% 23.43% 17.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 100 46
Median daily rate £330 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £140 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 25
Median hourly rate £42.00 £16.50 £19.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +154.54% -13.29%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wiltshire citing Linux as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon -4 12 £488 +14.70% 5
Malmesbury - 2 £431 - 1
Salisbury +3 1 £365 +1.74% 1
Corsham - 1 £350 - 1
Linux
South West

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 29 (52.73%) Windows
2 22 (40.00%) DevOps
3 18 (32.73%) Oracle
3 18 (32.73%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (30.91%) Ansible
5 16 (29.09%) Windows Server
6 15 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
6 15 (27.27%) Red Hat
7 13 (23.64%) Java
7 13 (23.64%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (21.82%) Amazon AWS
8 12 (21.82%) Puppet
8 12 (21.82%) Active Directory
9 11 (20.00%) Python
9 11 (20.00%) Jenkins
9 11 (20.00%) SC Cleared
9 11 (20.00%) Security Cleared
9 11 (20.00%) Docker
10 10 (18.18%) Git (software)
11 9 (16.36%) Ruby
11 9 (16.36%) DNS
12 8 (14.55%) Firewall
12 8 (14.55%) VMware
12 8 (14.55%) Apache
12 8 (14.55%) SQL
12 8 (14.55%) Performance Testing
12 8 (14.55%) SaltStack
12 8 (14.55%) Data Centre
13 7 (12.73%) Microservices
13 7 (12.73%) logstash

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 (14.55%) Apache
2 7 (12.73%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (10.91%) Confluence
4 5 (9.09%) nginx
5 4 (7.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (3.64%) GeoServer
6 2 (3.64%) OpenStack
6 2 (3.64%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.82%) GlassFish
7 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 15 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (21.82%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (9.09%) Office 365
4 2 (3.64%) GitHub
4 2 (3.64%) PaaS
5 1 (1.82%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.36%) DNS
2 8 (14.55%) Firewall
3 6 (10.91%) TCP/IP
4 5 (9.09%) LAN
4 5 (9.09%) WAN
5 4 (7.27%) VPN
6 3 (5.45%) NetScaler
6 3 (5.45%) SSL
6 3 (5.45%) Wireless
7 1 (1.82%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (1.82%) HTTP
7 1 (1.82%) Internet
7 1 (1.82%) IPsec
7 1 (1.82%) Kerberos
7 1 (1.82%) NAS
7 1 (1.82%) SMTP
7 1 (1.82%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.82%) VLAN
7 1 (1.82%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.91%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.27%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.64%) MySQL
5 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.82%) FileMaker
5 1 (1.82%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 10 (18.18%) Git (software)
3 7 (12.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 7 (12.73%) JIRA
4 3 (5.45%) Hudson
4 3 (5.45%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (5.45%) Vagrant
5 2 (3.64%) Selenium
5 2 (3.64%) SoapUI
5 2 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.64%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.82%) Ant
6 1 (1.82%) Calabash
6 1 (1.82%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.82%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.82%) HP UFT
6 1 (1.82%) Redmine
6 1 (1.82%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.82%) TestNG
6 1 (1.82%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (10.91%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Banking
2 1 (1.82%) Electronics
2 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (30.91%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (21.82%) Linux Engineer
3 9 (16.36%) Architect
4 7 (12.73%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 7 (12.73%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 7 (12.73%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (10.91%) Java Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) WebOps Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (7.27%) Administrator
7 4 (7.27%) Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Technical Architect
7 4 (7.27%) Technical Solutions Architect
8 3 (5.45%) Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) Cloud Architect
8 3 (5.45%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 3 (5.45%) Information Security Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 3 (5.45%) Security Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.73%) Elastic Stack
1 7 (12.73%) Middleware
2 6 (10.91%) Web Services
2 6 (10.91%) WebCenter
3 3 (5.45%) CSS
3 3 (5.45%) HTML
3 3 (5.45%) LAMP
3 3 (5.45%) REST
4 2 (3.64%) jQuery
4 2 (3.64%) JSON
4 2 (3.64%) OAuth2
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (3.64%) RESTful
4 2 (3.64%) Serverless Framework
4 2 (3.64%) Spring
5 1 (1.82%) Laravel
5 1 (1.82%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (1.82%) Node.js
5 1 (1.82%) Qt
5 1 (1.82%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.27%) RIA
3 3 (5.45%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.64%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 1 (1.82%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.82%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 29 (52.73%) Windows
2 16 (29.09%) Windows Server
3 6 (10.91%) Amazon Linux
3 6 (10.91%) Unix
4 5 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (9.09%) Solaris
5 3 (5.45%) Ubuntu
5 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.64%) CentOS
6 2 (3.64%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.82%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.00%) DevOps
2 18 (32.73%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (23.64%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (14.55%) Performance Testing
5 7 (12.73%) Microservices
5 7 (12.73%) Migration
5 7 (12.73%) Web Operations
6 6 (10.91%) Database Tuning
6 6 (10.91%) ITIL
6 6 (10.91%) Web Development
7 5 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (9.09%) Load Balancing
8 4 (7.27%) Business Continuity
8 4 (7.27%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (7.27%) Integration Testing
8 4 (7.27%) Security Architecture
8 4 (7.27%) SOA
8 4 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (7.27%) Threat Intelligence
9 3 (5.45%) Data Encryption
Programming Languages
1 13 (23.64%) Java
2 11 (20.00%) Python
3 9 (16.36%) Ruby
4 8 (14.55%) SQL
5 5 (9.09%) Bash Shell
6 4 (7.27%) Perl
7 3 (5.45%) Go
7 3 (5.45%) JavaScript
8 2 (3.64%) PHP
8 2 (3.64%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.64%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.82%) C
9 1 (1.82%) C#
9 1 (1.82%) C++
9 1 (1.82%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.82%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.82%) F#
9 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 11 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.27%) SANS
3 2 (3.64%) CCNP
3 2 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.64%) ISEB
3 2 (3.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (3.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.82%) Degree
4 1 (1.82%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (1.82%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.09%) PCI DSS
2 4 (7.27%) Data Quality
2 4 (7.27%) GDPR
2 4 (7.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.64%) QA
4 1 (1.82%) COBIT
System Software
1 12 (21.82%) Active Directory
2 11 (20.00%) Docker
3 6 (10.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (5.45%) vSphere
5 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.82%) pfSense
5 1 (1.82%) Shibboleth
5 1 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (30.91%) Ansible
2 12 (21.82%) Puppet
3 7 (12.73%) Kibana
3 7 (12.73%) logstash
4 6 (10.91%) Icinga
4 6 (10.91%) Terraform
5 5 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (5.45%) Kubernetes
6 3 (5.45%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (3.64%) Salt
7 2 (3.64%) vRealize
8 1 (1.82%) Consul
8 1 (1.82%) Data Guard
8 1 (1.82%) Graphite
8 1 (1.82%) HP SIM
8 1 (1.82%) Nagios
8 1 (1.82%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (1.82%) SCOM
8 1 (1.82%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (32.73%) Oracle
2 15 (27.27%) Red Hat
3 8 (14.55%) SaltStack
3 8 (14.55%) VMware
4 6 (10.91%) Atlassian
4 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
5 4 (7.27%) Cisco
5 4 (7.27%) Juniper
5 4 (7.27%) SolarWinds
6 3 (5.45%) Aruba
6 3 (5.45%) CheckPoint
6 3 (5.45%) Citrix
6 3 (5.45%) F5
6 3 (5.45%) McAfee
7 2 (3.64%) HP
7 2 (3.64%) Splunk
8 1 (1.82%) ArcSight
8 1 (1.82%) Dell
8 1 (1.82%) Gemalto
8 1 (1.82%) Sophos
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