The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Support role in IT contracts advertised for the Exeter region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux Support in their job title over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Support
Rank 31 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Support 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 2.36% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.60% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£315 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £288 £263
% change year-on-year
-2.60% +9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Exeter region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Exeter
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
192 79 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 90.57% 95.18% 97.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 49 42
Average daily rate £350 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £455 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 18
Average hourly rate £21.00 £11.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.90% -31.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £13.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Linux Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux Support in the job title across the Exeter region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Linux Support Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

Linux Support
Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux Support across the Exeter region.

Linux Support Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

Linux Support
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Exeter region that cited Linux Support in their job title 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 with Linux Support in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) Apache
4 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (40.00%) HTTP
4 2 (40.00%) IIS
4 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (20.00%) Remedy
5 1 (20.00%) UNIX
5 1 (20.00%) JBoss
5 1 (20.00%) SLA
5 1 (20.00%) IBM
5 1 (20.00%) CentOS
5 1 (20.00%) YUM
5 1 (20.00%) Puppet
5 1 (20.00%) SELinux
5 1 (20.00%) WebSphere

Linux Support
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Exeter region that cited Linux Support in their job title 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 with Linux Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) Apache
2 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (40.00%) IIS
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) HTTP
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX
2 1 (20.00%) CentOS
2 1 (20.00%) SELinux
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) YUM
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) Remedy
3 1 (20.00%) JBoss
3 1 (20.00%) IBM