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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 15 26 16
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -10
Contract jobs citing Linux 17 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 11.33% 0.79% 7.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.67% 9.09% 34.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 6
Median daily rate £440 £408 £374
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.97% +9.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £408 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £408 £386
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+7.89% +3.40%
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
30 11 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 20.00% 8.66% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 17
Median daily rate £403 £163 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+147.69% -14.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £150 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £408 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 5
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% +54.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.55 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £17.00 £11.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 10 December 2016.

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 10 December 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 13 (59.09%) Unix
2 10 (45.45%) ITIL
2 10 (45.45%) SC Cleared
2 10 (45.45%) Security Cleared
3 9 (40.91%) HTML
3 9 (40.91%) Java
3 9 (40.91%) Red Hat
3 9 (40.91%) Mac OS X
3 9 (40.91%) REST
4 8 (36.36%) Continuous Deployment
5 7 (31.82%) Dropwizard
5 7 (31.82%) Neo4j
5 7 (31.82%) MongoDB
5 7 (31.82%) JAX-RS
5 7 (31.82%) Relational Database
5 7 (31.82%) Configuration Management
5 7 (31.82%) HTTP
5 7 (31.82%) Hibernate
5 7 (31.82%) Spring
6 6 (27.27%) SQL
6 6 (27.27%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (22.73%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (22.73%) Docker
7 5 (22.73%) Gradle
7 5 (22.73%) Jenkins
7 5 (22.73%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (22.73%) Open Source
7 5 (22.73%) Puppet
7 5 (22.73%) Groovy
7 5 (22.73%) Responsive Web Design

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 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.55%) Apache
2 1 (4.55%) JBoss
2 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
1 3 (13.64%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) MongoDB
1 7 (31.82%) Neo4j
1 7 (31.82%) Relational Database
2 5 (22.73%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.55%) MySQL
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 5 (22.73%) Git (software)
1 5 (22.73%) Gradle
1 5 (22.73%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Developer
2 9 (40.91%) Java Developer
3 7 (31.82%) Linux Engineer
3 7 (31.82%) Linux Support
3 7 (31.82%) Linux Support Engineer
3 7 (31.82%) Support Engineer
4 5 (22.73%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 5 (22.73%) Senior Linux Support
4 5 (22.73%) Senior Support Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) IT Support
6 2 (9.09%) Administrator
6 2 (9.09%) HTML Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Linux Systems Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Systems Support Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) HTML
1 9 (40.91%) REST
2 7 (31.82%) Dropwizard
2 7 (31.82%) Hibernate
2 7 (31.82%) JAX-RS
2 7 (31.82%) Spring
3 5 (22.73%) Grails
3 5 (22.73%) RabbitMQ
3 5 (22.73%) XML
4 1 (4.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (59.09%) Unix
2 9 (40.91%) Mac OS X
3 4 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.55%) Windows
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) ITIL
2 8 (36.36%) Continuous Deployment
3 7 (31.82%) Configuration Management
4 5 (22.73%) Migration
4 5 (22.73%) Open Source
4 5 (22.73%) Responsive Web Design
4 5 (22.73%) Web Design
5 4 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (9.09%) Coaching
7 1 (4.55%) Application Packaging
7 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (4.55%) Data Deduplication
7 1 (4.55%) Data Modelling
7 1 (4.55%) DevOps
7 1 (4.55%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) Java
2 6 (27.27%) SQL
3 5 (22.73%) Groovy
3 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) SC Cleared
1 10 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 6 (27.27%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) ISO 14001
1 2 (9.09%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Docker
1 5 (22.73%) Virtual Machines
1 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
3 3 (13.64%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) Puppet
2 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Red Hat
2 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 5 (22.73%) Remedy
2 5 (22.73%) VMware
3 4 (18.18%) Oracle
4 3 (13.64%) Citrix
4 3 (13.64%) Sophos