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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
South West / Devon
Rank 12 31 10
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -21
Contract jobs citing Linux 25 13 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 11.63% 4.94% 10.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.02% 27.66% 32.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 14
Median daily rate £403 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £350 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £406 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Median hourly rate £37.50 - £36.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +4.16%

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
49 47 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 22.79% 17.87% 30.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 36 37
Median daily rate £403 £338 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.25% +35.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £400 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 14
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £11.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +46.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.50 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £18.60 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 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
Exeter +11 20 £403 -1.22% 2
Plymouth +5 1 - -
Linux
South West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 Devon region with a requirement for Linux.

1 16 (45.71%) ITIL
1 16 (45.71%) Unix
2 13 (37.14%) Red Hat
3 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
4 10 (28.57%) Oracle
4 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 10 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 10 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 9 (25.71%) REST
5 9 (25.71%) Mac OS X
5 9 (25.71%) HTML
5 9 (25.71%) Java
6 8 (22.86%) Windows
6 8 (22.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (22.86%) Continuous Deployment
7 7 (20.00%) Dropwizard
7 7 (20.00%) MongoDB
7 7 (20.00%) Neo4j
7 7 (20.00%) JAX-RS
7 7 (20.00%) Relational Database
7 7 (20.00%) Hibernate
7 7 (20.00%) Spring
7 7 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 7 (20.00%) HTTP
7 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 7 (20.00%) Configuration Management
8 6 (17.14%) Validation
8 6 (17.14%) MFC
8 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
8 6 (17.14%) C

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 5 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.43%) GlassFish
2 4 (11.43%) IIS
2 4 (11.43%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.86%) Apache
3 1 (2.86%) JBoss
3 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (14.29%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) HTTP
1 7 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (11.43%) Kerberos
3 1 (2.86%) Firewall
3 1 (2.86%) LAN
3 1 (2.86%) VoIP
3 1 (2.86%) VPN
3 1 (2.86%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 7 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 7 (20.00%) Neo4j
2 7 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 5 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (11.43%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.86%) MySQL
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 5 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 5 (14.29%) Gradle
1 5 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 4 (11.43%) Ant
2 4 (11.43%) Subversion
General
1 5 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) Developer
2 9 (25.71%) Java Developer
3 7 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) Linux Support
3 7 (20.00%) Linux Support Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 6 (17.14%) Senior Software Engineer
4 6 (17.14%) Software Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) IT Support
5 5 (14.29%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) Senior Linux Support
5 5 (14.29%) Senior Support Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.71%) Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Applications Support
6 2 (5.71%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) HTML Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Linux Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.71%) HTML
1 9 (25.71%) REST
2 7 (20.00%) Dropwizard
2 7 (20.00%) Hibernate
2 7 (20.00%) JAX-RS
2 7 (20.00%) Spring
3 6 (17.14%) MFC
3 6 (17.14%) Qt
4 5 (14.29%) Grails
4 5 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
4 5 (14.29%) XML
5 1 (2.86%) ELK Stack
5 1 (2.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Device Driver
2 1 (2.86%) Cyber Attack
2 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (45.71%) Unix
2 9 (25.71%) Mac OS X
3 8 (22.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (22.86%) Windows
4 4 (11.43%) AIX
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (45.71%) ITIL
2 8 (22.86%) Continuous Deployment
3 7 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 6 (17.14%) Multithreading
4 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering
4 6 (17.14%) Validation
5 5 (14.29%) Migration
5 5 (14.29%) Open Source
5 5 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (14.29%) Web Design
6 4 (11.43%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.71%) Coaching
7 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.86%) Application Packaging
8 1 (2.86%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.86%) Data Modelling
8 1 (2.86%) ETL
8 1 (2.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 1 (2.86%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.71%) Java
2 6 (17.14%) C
2 6 (17.14%) C++
2 6 (17.14%) SQL
3 5 (14.29%) Groovy
3 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 4 (11.43%) Perl
4 4 (11.43%) PowerShell
4 4 (11.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 10 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 6 (17.14%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (11.43%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.86%) CISSP
4 1 (2.86%) SANS
4 1 (2.86%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) ISO 14001
1 2 (5.71%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
2 5 (14.29%) Docker
2 5 (14.29%) Terminal Services
2 5 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) Puppet
2 1 (2.86%) Nessus
2 1 (2.86%) Nexpose
2 1 (2.86%) Nmap
2 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.86%) QRadar
2 1 (2.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (37.14%) Red Hat
2 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
3 10 (28.57%) Oracle
4 5 (14.29%) Citrix
4 5 (14.29%) Remedy
4 5 (14.29%) Sophos
4 5 (14.29%) VMware
5 4 (11.43%) IBM
6 1 (2.86%) Apple
6 1 (2.86%) ArcSight
6 1 (2.86%) Intel
6 1 (2.86%) Intel Security
6 1 (2.86%) Mercator
6 1 (2.86%) NetWitness
6 1 (2.86%) Qualys
6 1 (2.86%) Splunk