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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 32 14 24
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +10
Contract jobs citing Linux 8 29 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 3.35% 9.51% 7.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.24% 39.73% 32.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 21 20
Median daily rate £153 £475 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-67.89% +43.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £375 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £505 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +7.85%
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
33 73 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 13.81% 23.93% 22.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 40 53
Median daily rate £190 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.71% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £155 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £500 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 9
Median hourly rate £15.25 £15.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.61% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.25 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £22.50 £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

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
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 26 September 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 +2 6 £153 -60.38% 3
Linux
South West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 5 (41.67%) Unix
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle
2 4 (33.33%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) Spring
3 3 (25.00%) REST
3 3 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
3 3 (25.00%) HTML
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (25.00%) Windows
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 2 (16.67%) Sophos
4 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) Validation
4 2 (16.67%) Device Driver
4 2 (16.67%) Apache
4 2 (16.67%) C++
4 2 (16.67%) C
4 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) MFC
4 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 2 (16.67%) Citrix
4 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 2 (16.67%) Mac OS X
4 2 (16.67%) Terminal Services

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 2 (16.67%) Apache
1 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) JBoss
2 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (8.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (8.33%) MySQL
3 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA
2 1 (8.33%) Maven
General
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (16.67%) HTML Developer
3 2 (16.67%) IT Support
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Integration Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Integration Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Magento Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) HTML
1 3 (25.00%) REST
1 3 (25.00%) Spring
2 2 (16.67%) MFC
2 2 (16.67%) Qt
3 1 (8.33%) Apache Camel
3 1 (8.33%) CSS
3 1 (8.33%) HTML5
3 1 (8.33%) JMS
3 1 (8.33%) Middleware
3 1 (8.33%) Sass
3 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Device Driver
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Unix
2 3 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (16.67%) Mac OS X
4 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 2 (16.67%) Coaching
2 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Multithreading
2 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (16.67%) Validation
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (8.33%) ETL
3 1 (8.33%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (8.33%) Microservices
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
3 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) C
2 2 (16.67%) C++
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (16.67%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) OpenAM
1 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix
2 2 (16.67%) Sophos
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat