The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Exeter region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 21 23 12
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Contract jobs citing Linux 6 2 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 5.00% 1.71% 10.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.29% 11.76% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 17
Median daily rate £153 £385 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-60.38% +18.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £377 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £393 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +7.85%
Linux
Devon

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Exeter region.

Operating Systems Category
Exeter
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
17 17 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 14.17% 14.53% 21.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 32
Median daily rate £190 £238 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £170 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £379 £379
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +60.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Exeter region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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 Exeter region with a requirement for Linux.

1 5 (62.50%) Unix
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (37.50%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) Spring
3 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) REST
4 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Coaching
4 2 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) Apache
4 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
4 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (25.00%) Sophos
4 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (25.00%) Mac OS X
4 2 (25.00%) Terminal Services
5 1 (12.50%) Middleware
5 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (12.50%) JMS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter 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 2 (25.00%) Apache
1 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) JBoss
2 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 1 (12.50%) MySQL
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) Maven
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 2 (25.00%) HTML Developer
3 2 (25.00%) IT Support
4 1 (12.50%) Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) REST
1 3 (37.50%) Spring
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) Apache Camel
3 1 (12.50%) JMS
3 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
1 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Unix
2 2 (25.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (25.00%) Coaching
1 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) ETL
2 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
2 1 (12.50%) Microservices
2 1 (12.50%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (25.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) OpenAM
1 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) Sophos
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat