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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 16 26 7
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -19
Contract jobs citing Linux 23 6 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 7.93% 3.03% 17.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.06% 13.95% 67.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 25
Average daily rate
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£375 £255 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.05% -22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £220 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £336 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £36.50 £27.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.72% -35.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.38% -9.72%
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
85 43 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 29.31% 21.72% 26.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 21 28
Average daily rate £324 £165 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+96.21% -50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £120 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £315 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 11
Average hourly rate £12.09 £17.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.94% -33.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.50 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £27.50 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

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 19 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Devon region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
Exeter +2 12 £373 +18.25% 2
Plymouth 0 8 £431 +23.21% 1
Barnstaple - - - -
Newton Abbot - - - -
Paignton - - - -
Linux
South West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 28 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 26 (53.06%) SC Cleared
3 18 (36.73%) VMware
4 13 (26.53%) Apache
5 12 (24.49%) Oracle
6 11 (22.45%) ITIL
6 11 (22.45%) Tomcat
6 11 (22.45%) Migration
7 10 (20.41%) Perl
7 10 (20.41%) Java
7 10 (20.41%) IBM
7 10 (20.41%) Red Hat
7 10 (20.41%) Tivoli
8 9 (18.37%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 9 (18.37%) Remedy
8 9 (18.37%) JBoss
8 9 (18.37%) CentOS
9 8 (16.33%) Oracle EBS R12
9 8 (16.33%) Oracle RAC
9 8 (16.33%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (16.33%) Oracle EBS
9 8 (16.33%) Oracle Application Server
9 8 (16.33%) Solaris
9 8 (16.33%) Oracle 9iAS
9 8 (16.33%) Oracle Database 10g
9 8 (16.33%) Oracle 11i
9 8 (16.33%) Oracle Exadata
9 8 (16.33%) Oracle Database 12c
9 8 (16.33%) Oracle Database
10 7 (14.29%) SELinux

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 13 (26.53%) Apache
2 11 (22.45%) Tomcat
3 9 (18.37%) JBoss
4 8 (16.33%) Oracle Application Server
4 8 (16.33%) Oracle 9iAS
5 6 (12.24%) WebSphere
6 4 (8.16%) IIS
6 4 (8.16%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 8 (16.33%) Oracle EBS R12
1 8 (16.33%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (16.33%) Oracle 11i
2 6 (12.24%) Summit
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) HTTP
2 2 (4.08%) VLAN
2 2 (4.08%) DNS
2 2 (4.08%) FTP
2 2 (4.08%) LDAP
3 1 (2.04%) Broadband
3 1 (2.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 8 (16.33%) Oracle Database 10g
1 8 (16.33%) Oracle Exadata
1 8 (16.33%) Oracle Database 12c
1 8 (16.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (8.16%) StarTeam
1 4 (8.16%) LoadRunner
2 3 (6.12%) JIRA
3 2 (4.08%) Subversion
General
1 3 (6.12%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Legal
2 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (36.73%) Administrator
2 14 (28.57%) Linux Administrator
3 8 (16.33%) Oracle DBA
3 8 (16.33%) DBA
4 5 (10.20%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (10.20%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 5 (10.20%) Linux Support
5 4 (8.16%) Applications Support
6 3 (6.12%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.12%) Architect
6 3 (6.12%) Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Oracle Applications DBA
6 3 (6.12%) Web Administrator
6 3 (6.12%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Tivoli Specialist
7 2 (4.08%) Support Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Applications Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) JSON
1 1 (2.04%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.04%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.37%) CentOS
2 8 (16.33%) Solaris
3 7 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.08%) Windows
5 1 (2.04%) UNIX
5 1 (2.04%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.45%) ITIL
1 11 (22.45%) Migration
2 7 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 5 (10.20%) Service Management
4 4 (8.16%) Incident Management
4 4 (8.16%) Load Testing
4 4 (8.16%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (8.16%) Configuration Management
5 3 (6.12%) E-Commerce
5 3 (6.12%) SOA
5 3 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (6.12%) Project Management
5 3 (6.12%) Test Scripting
5 3 (6.12%) Software Testing
5 3 (6.12%) TOGAF
6 2 (4.08%) Automated Testing
6 2 (4.08%) Time Management
6 2 (4.08%) Identity Management
7 1 (2.04%) High Availability
7 1 (2.04%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.41%) Perl
1 10 (20.41%) Java
2 4 (8.16%) Python
3 3 (6.12%) Bash Shell
3 3 (6.12%) C
3 3 (6.12%) Ruby
4 1 (2.04%) C++
4 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.04%) AWK
Qualifications
1 28 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 26 (53.06%) SC Cleared
3 7 (14.29%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (6.12%) ISEB
4 3 (6.12%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (6.12%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.24%) ISO 14001
1 6 (12.24%) ISO 9001
1 6 (12.24%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (16.33%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (8.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.08%) Sendmail
3 2 (4.08%) Samba
3 2 (4.08%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (20.41%) Tivoli
2 9 (18.37%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 7 (14.29%) SELinux
4 6 (12.24%) yum
4 6 (12.24%) Puppet
5 4 (8.16%) ZABBIX
5 4 (8.16%) Red Hat Satellite
5 4 (8.16%) Ansible
5 4 (8.16%) logstash
5 4 (8.16%) Salt
6 3 (6.12%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (4.08%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 2 (4.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 18 (36.73%) VMware
2 12 (24.49%) Oracle
3 10 (20.41%) IBM
3 10 (20.41%) Red Hat
4 9 (18.37%) Remedy
5 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
6 4 (8.16%) HP
Plymouth, Devon
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