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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Devon / Exeter
Rank 10 20 13
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Contract jobs citing Linux 19 2 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 14.96% 2.02% 10.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 70.37% 14.29% 38.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 7
Median daily rate £403 £408 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.22% +9.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £408 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £408 £384
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £36.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +4.16%

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
27 14 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 21.26% 14.14% 27.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 15
Median daily rate £389 £255 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.45% +18.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £150 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £408 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 9
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% +47.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.55 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £17.00 £20.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Exeter

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Exeter region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 January 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 Exeter region with a requirement for Linux.

1 16 (57.14%) ITIL
2 15 (53.57%) Unix
3 13 (46.43%) Red Hat
4 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
5 10 (35.71%) Oracle
5 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
5 10 (35.71%) SC Cleared
5 10 (35.71%) Security Cleared
6 9 (32.14%) REST
6 9 (32.14%) HTML
6 9 (32.14%) Java
6 9 (32.14%) Mac OS X
7 8 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (28.57%) Continuous Deployment
8 7 (25.00%) Dropwizard
8 7 (25.00%) Neo4j
8 7 (25.00%) MongoDB
8 7 (25.00%) JAX-RS
8 7 (25.00%) Relational Database
8 7 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 7 (25.00%) Hibernate
8 7 (25.00%) Spring
8 7 (25.00%) HTTP
8 7 (25.00%) Configuration Management
9 6 (21.43%) Active Directory
9 6 (21.43%) SQL
9 6 (21.43%) BPSS Clearance
10 5 (17.86%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (17.86%) Docker
10 5 (17.86%) Gradle

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 5 (17.86%) MS Exchange
2 4 (14.29%) GlassFish
2 4 (14.29%) IIS
2 4 (14.29%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.57%) Apache
3 1 (3.57%) JBoss
3 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (17.86%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) HTTP
2 4 (14.29%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 7 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 7 (25.00%) Neo4j
2 7 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 5 (17.86%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (14.29%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.57%) MySQL
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 5 (17.86%) Git (software)
1 5 (17.86%) Gradle
1 5 (17.86%) Jenkins
2 4 (14.29%) Ant
2 4 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 5 (17.86%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Developer
2 9 (32.14%) Java Developer
3 7 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
3 7 (25.00%) Linux Support
3 7 (25.00%) Linux Support Engineer
3 7 (25.00%) Support Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) IT Support
4 5 (17.86%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Senior Linux Support
4 5 (17.86%) Senior Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (7.14%) Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Applications Support
5 2 (7.14%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) HTML Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (32.14%) HTML
1 9 (32.14%) REST
2 7 (25.00%) Dropwizard
2 7 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 7 (25.00%) JAX-RS
2 7 (25.00%) Spring
3 5 (17.86%) Grails
3 5 (17.86%) RabbitMQ
3 5 (17.86%) XML
4 1 (3.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 15 (53.57%) Unix
2 9 (32.14%) Mac OS X
3 8 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (14.29%) AIX
5 1 (3.57%) Windows
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) ITIL
2 8 (28.57%) Continuous Deployment
3 7 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 5 (17.86%) Migration
4 5 (17.86%) Open Source
4 5 (17.86%) Responsive Web Design
4 5 (17.86%) Web Design
5 4 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.14%) Coaching
6 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.57%) Application Packaging
7 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.57%) Data Deduplication
7 1 (3.57%) Data Modelling
7 1 (3.57%) DevOps
7 1 (3.57%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) Java
2 6 (21.43%) SQL
3 5 (17.86%) Groovy
3 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
4 4 (14.29%) Perl
4 4 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 4 (14.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (35.71%) SC Cleared
1 10 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 6 (21.43%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) ISO 14001
1 2 (7.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.86%) Docker
2 5 (17.86%) Terminal Services
2 5 (17.86%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) Puppet
2 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) Red Hat
2 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
3 10 (35.71%) Oracle
4 5 (17.86%) Citrix
4 5 (17.86%) Remedy
4 5 (17.86%) Sophos
4 5 (17.86%) VMware
5 4 (14.29%) IBM