The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 18 20 28
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Contract jobs citing Linux 20 23 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 8.16% 8.55% 4.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.09% 48.94% 18.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 22 7
Median daily rate £440 £416 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.70% +11.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £353 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £384
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £37.50 - £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+7.89% +3.40%
Linux
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Devon region.

Operating Systems Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
57 47 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 23.27% 17.47% 25.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 32 34
Median daily rate £440 £400 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £160 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £500 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 5 11
Median hourly rate £13.00 £17.00 £12.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +36.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £16.00 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.00 £18.00 £28.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Devon region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux across the Devon region.

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Devon

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Devon region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Devon region.

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

Linux
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Devon region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Exeter +11 17 £440 +7.97% 1
Plymouth -3 1 - - 2
Linux
South West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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 Devon region with a requirement for Linux.

1 14 (51.85%) Unix
2 10 (37.04%) ITIL
2 10 (37.04%) SC Cleared
2 10 (37.04%) Security Cleared
3 9 (33.33%) REST
3 9 (33.33%) HTML
3 9 (33.33%) Java
3 9 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 9 (33.33%) Mac OS X
4 8 (29.63%) Continuous Deployment
5 7 (25.93%) Dropwizard
5 7 (25.93%) JAX-RS
5 7 (25.93%) Relational Database
5 7 (25.93%) Neo4j
5 7 (25.93%) MongoDB
5 7 (25.93%) Spring
5 7 (25.93%) HTTP
5 7 (25.93%) Hibernate
5 7 (25.93%) Configuration Management
6 6 (22.22%) SQL
6 6 (22.22%) Windows
6 6 (22.22%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (18.52%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (18.52%) Gradle
7 5 (18.52%) Jenkins
7 5 (18.52%) Docker
7 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (18.52%) Grails
7 5 (18.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (18.52%) RabbitMQ

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Devon 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 3 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.70%) Apache
2 1 (3.70%) JBoss
2 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 3 (11.11%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) HTTP
2 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.70%) Firewall
3 1 (3.70%) LAN
3 1 (3.70%) VoIP
3 1 (3.70%) VPN
3 1 (3.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) MongoDB
1 7 (25.93%) Neo4j
1 7 (25.93%) Relational Database
2 5 (18.52%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.70%) MySQL
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 5 (18.52%) Git (software)
1 5 (18.52%) Gradle
1 5 (18.52%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Developer
2 9 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 7 (25.93%) Linux Engineer
3 7 (25.93%) Linux Support
3 7 (25.93%) Linux Support Engineer
3 7 (25.93%) Support Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Senior Linux Support
4 5 (18.52%) Senior Support Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Senior Software Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Software Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) IT Support
7 2 (7.41%) Administrator
7 2 (7.41%) HTML Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Linux Systems Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) HTML
1 9 (33.33%) REST
2 7 (25.93%) Dropwizard
2 7 (25.93%) Hibernate
2 7 (25.93%) JAX-RS
2 7 (25.93%) Spring
3 5 (18.52%) Grails
3 5 (18.52%) RabbitMQ
3 5 (18.52%) XML
4 4 (14.81%) MFC
4 4 (14.81%) Qt
5 1 (3.70%) ELK Stack
5 1 (3.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Device Driver
2 1 (3.70%) Cyber Attack
2 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (51.85%) Unix
2 9 (33.33%) Mac OS X
3 6 (22.22%) Windows
4 4 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) ITIL
2 8 (29.63%) Continuous Deployment
3 7 (25.93%) Configuration Management
4 5 (18.52%) Migration
4 5 (18.52%) Open Source
4 5 (18.52%) Responsive Web Design
4 5 (18.52%) Web Design
5 4 (14.81%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (14.81%) Multithreading
5 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
5 4 (14.81%) Validation
6 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.41%) Coaching
7 1 (3.70%) Analytics
7 1 (3.70%) Case Management
7 1 (3.70%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (3.70%) Data Analytics
7 1 (3.70%) Data Deduplication
7 1 (3.70%) DevOps
7 1 (3.70%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) Java
2 6 (22.22%) SQL
3 5 (18.52%) Groovy
3 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
4 4 (14.81%) C
4 4 (14.81%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) SC Cleared
1 10 (37.04%) Security Cleared
2 6 (22.22%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.70%) CISSP
4 1 (3.70%) SANS
4 1 (3.70%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) ISO 14001
1 2 (7.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) Docker
1 5 (18.52%) Virtual Machines
1 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
3 3 (11.11%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) Puppet
2 1 (3.70%) Nessus
2 1 (3.70%) Nexpose
2 1 (3.70%) Nmap
2 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.70%) QRadar
2 1 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 5 (18.52%) Remedy
2 5 (18.52%) VMware
3 4 (14.81%) Oracle
4 3 (11.11%) Citrix
4 3 (11.11%) Sophos
5 1 (3.70%) Apple
5 1 (3.70%) ArcSight
5 1 (3.70%) Intel
5 1 (3.70%) Intel Security
5 1 (3.70%) Mercator
5 1 (3.70%) NetWitness
5 1 (3.70%) Qualys
5 1 (3.70%) Splunk