The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 7 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 15 33 16
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -17
Contract jobs citing Linux 16 3 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 7.73% 1.35% 8.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.77% 6.52% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 5
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£226 £475 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.36% +35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £475 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £374 £330
% change year-on-year
+0.26% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £25.75 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
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
52 46 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 25.12% 20.72% 22.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 30 23
Average daily rate £225 £175 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £125 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £395 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.58% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 5
Average hourly rate £14.50 £11.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.81% -42.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £16.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £16.20 £125.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.36% -0.78%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Devon region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 7 May 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Devon

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Devon region over the 3 months to 7 May 2015.

Linux Hourly Rate Histogram in Devon

Linux
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Devon region over the 3 months to 7 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Plymouth +11 10 £226 -52.36%
Barnstaple - 2 - - 2
Exeter -1 1 - - 5
Linux
South West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Devon region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 20 (37.74%) Security Cleared
2 17 (32.08%) SC Cleared
3 16 (30.19%) Python
4 14 (26.42%) VMware
5 13 (24.53%) Ruby
6 12 (22.64%) Perl
7 11 (20.75%) Windows
8 10 (18.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (16.98%) C
9 9 (16.98%) Apache
9 9 (16.98%) Solaris
9 9 (16.98%) HP
9 9 (16.98%) Bash Shell
10 8 (15.09%) Oracle Exadata
10 8 (15.09%) Oracle Database 12c
10 8 (15.09%) Oracle Database
10 8 (15.09%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 8 (15.09%) JBoss
10 8 (15.09%) Oracle Database 10g
10 8 (15.09%) LoadRunner
10 8 (15.09%) Red Hat
10 8 (15.09%) Tomcat
10 8 (15.09%) Oracle 11i
10 8 (15.09%) Oracle 9iAS
10 8 (15.09%) Oracle
10 8 (15.09%) Oracle EBS
10 8 (15.09%) Migration
10 8 (15.09%) Oracle EBS R12
10 8 (15.09%) Oracle RAC
10 8 (15.09%) Oracle Database 11g

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Devon region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (16.98%) Apache
2 8 (15.09%) JBoss
2 8 (15.09%) Tomcat
2 8 (15.09%) Oracle 9iAS
2 8 (15.09%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (5.66%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.66%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 8 (15.09%) Oracle 11i
1 8 (15.09%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (15.09%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (11.32%) Summit
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.43%) LDAP
1 5 (9.43%) X.509
2 2 (3.77%) Wireless
3 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.89%) DNS
3 1 (1.89%) DHCP
3 1 (1.89%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.09%) Oracle Exadata
1 8 (15.09%) Oracle Database 12c
1 8 (15.09%) Oracle Database
1 8 (15.09%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
1 8 (15.09%) Oracle Database 10g
1 8 (15.09%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (5.66%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.77%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.77%) MySQL
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 8 (15.09%) LoadRunner
2 7 (13.21%) JIRA
3 5 (9.43%) Git (software)
4 3 (5.66%) Subversion
5 2 (3.77%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (3.77%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Back Office
2 1 (1.89%) Electronics
2 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (35.85%) Administrator
2 10 (18.87%) Linux Administrator
3 8 (15.09%) DBA
3 8 (15.09%) Oracle DBA
4 7 (13.21%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 7 (13.21%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (9.43%) Security Administrator
5 5 (9.43%) Tester
6 4 (7.55%) Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Oracle Applications DBA
7 3 (5.66%) Server Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Support Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Software Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) LoadRunner Tester
8 2 (3.77%) Testing Specialist
8 2 (3.77%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) DevOps Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.55%) Flask
1 4 (7.55%) Web Services
2 3 (5.66%) JSON
2 3 (5.66%) CSS
2 3 (5.66%) HTML
3 2 (3.77%) RESTful
4 1 (1.89%) Ajax
4 1 (1.89%) XML
4 1 (1.89%) HTML5
4 1 (1.89%) CSS3
4 1 (1.89%) Backbone.js
4 1 (1.89%) Sass
4 1 (1.89%) LESS
4 1 (1.89%) Ember.js
4 1 (1.89%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.89%) Leaflet
4 1 (1.89%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.43%) PKI
2 5 (9.43%) Mainframe
3 3 (5.66%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.77%) Open Source
5 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.75%) Windows
2 10 (18.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (16.98%) Solaris
4 3 (5.66%) SUSE
4 3 (5.66%) CentOS
5 2 (3.77%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 2 (3.77%) UNIX
5 2 (3.77%) NetWare
6 1 (1.89%) AIX
6 1 (1.89%) HPUX
6 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.89%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (15.09%) Migration
1 8 (15.09%) Load Testing
2 6 (11.32%) Software Testing
2 6 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (9.43%) Test Scripting
3 5 (9.43%) Change Management
3 5 (9.43%) Identity Management
3 5 (9.43%) Mentoring
3 5 (9.43%) DevOps
3 5 (9.43%) High Availability
4 4 (7.55%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (7.55%) Automated Testing
5 3 (5.66%) Software Engineering
5 3 (5.66%) Information Security
5 3 (5.66%) Service Management
5 3 (5.66%) Web Development
6 2 (3.77%) Configuration Management
6 2 (3.77%) TDD
7 1 (1.89%) Programme Management
7 1 (1.89%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 16 (30.19%) Python
2 13 (24.53%) Ruby
3 12 (22.64%) Perl
4 9 (16.98%) C
4 9 (16.98%) Bash Shell
5 5 (9.43%) Java
5 5 (9.43%) Shell Script
6 3 (5.66%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.77%) Embedded C
7 2 (3.77%) PHP
7 2 (3.77%) SQL
8 1 (1.89%) AWK
8 1 (1.89%) Jython
8 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.89%) C++
Qualifications
1 20 (37.74%) Security Cleared
2 17 (32.08%) SC Cleared
3 7 (13.21%) ISTQB
3 7 (13.21%) ISEB
3 7 (13.21%) Oracle Certification
4 4 (7.55%) RHCE
4 4 (7.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.32%) ISO 9001
1 6 (11.32%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 8 (15.09%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (9.43%) Active Directory
3 4 (7.55%) vSphere
4 2 (3.77%) Firmware
4 2 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (13.21%) HP Quality Center
1 7 (13.21%) Salt
1 7 (13.21%) Puppet
1 7 (13.21%) Red Hat Satellite
2 6 (11.32%) Tivoli
3 5 (9.43%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (5.66%) ZABBIX
4 3 (5.66%) logstash
4 3 (5.66%) Ansible
4 3 (5.66%) SELinux
4 3 (5.66%) yum
5 2 (3.77%) ZENworks
6 1 (1.89%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 14 (26.42%) VMware
2 9 (16.98%) HP
3 8 (15.09%) Red Hat
3 8 (15.09%) Oracle
4 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.66%) Novell
5 2 (3.77%) Remedy
5 2 (3.77%) Cisco
6 1 (1.89%) IBM