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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
South West / Devon
Rank 7 26 8
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -18
Contract jobs citing Linux 39 14 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 14.23% 5.26% 11.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 75.00% 26.42% 36.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 14 13
Median daily rate £540 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £350 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £405 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Median hourly rate £37.50 - £36.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%

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 53 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 18.98% 19.92% 32.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 40 33
Median daily rate £491 £313 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.99% +4.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £150 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 10
Median hourly rate £37.50 £17.00 £11.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.58% +46.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +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 23 February 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 23 February 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 +10 20 £470 +15.33% 6
Plymouth +15 15 £550 +37.50% 2
Linux
South West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 27 (50.94%) ITIL
2 22 (41.51%) Microsoft
3 20 (37.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (35.85%) Red Hat
5 17 (32.08%) IBM
5 17 (32.08%) IIS
5 17 (32.08%) WebSphere
6 16 (30.19%) Oracle
6 16 (30.19%) SQL Server
6 16 (30.19%) Java
6 16 (30.19%) DevOps
7 15 (28.30%) Unix
7 15 (28.30%) JBoss
8 13 (24.53%) HTTP
8 13 (24.53%) Puppet
8 13 (24.53%) Jenkins
9 12 (22.64%) Open Source
9 12 (22.64%) Security Cleared
9 12 (22.64%) TCP/IP
9 12 (22.64%) Configuration Management
10 11 (20.75%) Perl
10 11 (20.75%) SC Cleared
10 11 (20.75%) Customer Requirements
11 10 (18.87%) Oracle Database
11 10 (18.87%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (18.87%) PowerShell
11 10 (18.87%) GlassFish
11 10 (18.87%) VMware
11 10 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (18.87%) Subversion

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 17 (32.08%) IIS
1 17 (32.08%) WebSphere
2 15 (28.30%) JBoss
3 10 (18.87%) GlassFish
4 8 (15.09%) Apache
4 8 (15.09%) Tomcat
5 6 (11.32%) Jetty
5 6 (11.32%) Mongrel
5 6 (11.32%) nginx
6 5 (9.43%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (13.21%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.43%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.21%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (11.32%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (9.43%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (9.43%) Google App Engine
4 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (24.53%) HTTP
2 12 (22.64%) TCP/IP
3 10 (18.87%) Kerberos
4 6 (11.32%) SSL
5 5 (9.43%) DHCP
5 5 (9.43%) DNS
5 5 (9.43%) FTP
5 5 (9.43%) IPsec
6 2 (3.77%) LAN
6 2 (3.77%) WAN
7 1 (1.89%) Firewall
7 1 (1.89%) VoIP
7 1 (1.89%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (30.19%) SQL Server
2 10 (18.87%) Oracle Database
3 8 (15.09%) MongoDB
4 7 (13.21%) Neo4j
5 6 (11.32%) Relational Database
6 5 (9.43%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.89%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (24.53%) Jenkins
2 10 (18.87%) Ant
2 10 (18.87%) Subversion
3 6 (11.32%) Travis CI
4 5 (9.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (9.43%) Git (software)
4 5 (9.43%) Gradle
General
1 5 (9.43%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.77%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (15.09%) Administrator
1 8 (15.09%) Applications Support
1 8 (15.09%) Developer
1 8 (15.09%) Linux Engineer
1 8 (15.09%) Systems Administrator
2 7 (13.21%) Java Developer
2 7 (13.21%) Linux Support
2 7 (13.21%) Linux Support Engineer
2 7 (13.21%) Support Engineer
3 6 (11.32%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 5 (9.43%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (9.43%) Analyst
4 5 (9.43%) Applications Support Analyst
4 5 (9.43%) IT Support
4 5 (9.43%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) Senior Linux Support
4 5 (9.43%) Senior Software Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) Senior Support Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.09%) J2EE
2 7 (13.21%) .NET
2 7 (13.21%) Dropwizard
2 7 (13.21%) Hibernate
2 7 (13.21%) HTML
2 7 (13.21%) JAX-RS
2 7 (13.21%) Middleware
2 7 (13.21%) REST
3 6 (11.32%) Servlets
4 5 (9.43%) Grails
4 5 (9.43%) MFC
4 5 (9.43%) Qt
4 5 (9.43%) RabbitMQ
4 5 (9.43%) Spring
4 5 (9.43%) XML
5 1 (1.89%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (1.89%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Device Driver
2 1 (1.89%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 20 (37.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 15 (28.30%) Unix
3 10 (18.87%) AIX
4 9 (16.98%) Windows
5 7 (13.21%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.89%) Solaris
6 1 (1.89%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (50.94%) ITIL
2 16 (30.19%) DevOps
3 12 (22.64%) Configuration Management
3 12 (22.64%) Open Source
4 11 (20.75%) Customer Requirements
5 10 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (13.21%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (11.32%) Continuous Deployment
8 5 (9.43%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (9.43%) Migration
8 5 (9.43%) Multithreading
8 5 (9.43%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (9.43%) Service Delivery
8 5 (9.43%) Service Management
8 5 (9.43%) Software Engineering
8 5 (9.43%) Validation
8 5 (9.43%) Web Design
9 1 (1.89%) Scrum
9 1 (1.89%) TDD
9 1 (1.89%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 16 (30.19%) Java
2 11 (20.75%) Perl
3 10 (18.87%) PowerShell
3 10 (18.87%) VBScript
4 7 (13.21%) SQL
5 6 (11.32%) C++
5 6 (11.32%) JavaScript
6 5 (9.43%) C
6 5 (9.43%) Groovy
7 3 (5.66%) Python
8 2 (3.77%) C#
9 1 (1.89%) Ruby
9 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (22.64%) Security Cleared
2 11 (20.75%) SC Cleared
3 7 (13.21%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (7.55%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.89%) CISSP
5 1 (1.89%) SANS
5 1 (1.89%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (3.77%) ISO 14001
2 2 (3.77%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (18.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (11.32%) Active Directory
2 6 (11.32%) Docker
3 5 (9.43%) Terminal Services
3 5 (9.43%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (9.43%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (24.53%) Puppet
2 3 (5.66%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.89%) Ansible
3 1 (1.89%) Nessus
3 1 (1.89%) Nexpose
3 1 (1.89%) Nmap
3 1 (1.89%) QRadar
3 1 (1.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (41.51%) Microsoft
2 19 (35.85%) Red Hat
3 17 (32.08%) IBM
4 16 (30.19%) Oracle
5 10 (18.87%) VMware
6 6 (11.32%) Google
7 5 (9.43%) Citrix
7 5 (9.43%) Remedy
7 5 (9.43%) Sophos
8 1 (1.89%) Apple
8 1 (1.89%) ArcSight
8 1 (1.89%) Intel
8 1 (1.89%) Intel Security
8 1 (1.89%) Mercator
8 1 (1.89%) NetWitness
8 1 (1.89%) Qualys
8 1 (1.89%) Snow
8 1 (1.89%) Splunk
Exeter, Devon
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