The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills 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 over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 12 14 3
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Contract jobs citing Linux 22 6 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 10.95% 7.06% 23.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 46.81% 40.00% 77.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 5 14
Average daily rate
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£325 £340 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £301 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £412 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -6.25%
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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
47 15 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 23.38% 17.65% 30.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 9 16
Average daily rate £190 £275 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.90% -35.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £165 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £415 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £13.25 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Exeter region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 August 2014.

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 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Exeter region citing Linux also 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 that cited Linux.

1 11 (44.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 10 (40.00%) ITIL
2 10 (40.00%) VMware
3 8 (32.00%) Apache
4 7 (28.00%) IBM
4 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (28.00%) Tivoli
5 6 (24.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 6 (24.00%) Remedy
5 6 (24.00%) Configuration Management
5 6 (24.00%) Tomcat
5 6 (24.00%) Perl
5 6 (24.00%) Red Hat
6 5 (20.00%) Java
6 5 (20.00%) SLA
7 4 (16.00%) Incident Management
7 4 (16.00%) StarTeam
7 4 (16.00%) CentOS
7 4 (16.00%) HTTP
7 4 (16.00%) IIS
7 4 (16.00%) Oracle
7 4 (16.00%) JBoss
7 4 (16.00%) Service Management
8 3 (12.00%) Finance
8 3 (12.00%) Windows
8 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
8 3 (12.00%) SOA
8 3 (12.00%) Project Management

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Exeter region citing Linux also 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 that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (32.00%) Apache
2 6 (24.00%) Tomcat
3 4 (16.00%) IIS
4 2 (8.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) HTTP
2 2 (8.00%) DNS
2 2 (8.00%) VLAN
2 2 (8.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) MySQL
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) StarTeam
2 2 (8.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Administrator
2 9 (36.00%) Linux Administrator
3 5 (20.00%) Linux Support
4 3 (12.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (12.00%) Web Administrator
4 3 (12.00%) Applications Support
4 3 (12.00%) Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (12.00%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Tivoli Specialist
5 2 (8.00%) Tivoli Monitoring Specialist
5 2 (8.00%) Monitoring Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) Software Asset Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Monitoring Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Software Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Applications Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.00%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) CentOS
2 3 (12.00%) Windows
3 2 (8.00%) SELinux
4 1 (4.00%) UNIX
4 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) ITIL
2 6 (24.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (16.00%) Service Management
3 4 (16.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (12.00%) TOGAF
4 3 (12.00%) Project Management
4 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (12.00%) SOA
4 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (8.00%) Validation
5 2 (8.00%) Migration
5 2 (8.00%) Asset Management
6 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (4.00%) IT Governance
6 1 (4.00%) Project Planning
6 1 (4.00%) Multithreading
6 1 (4.00%) Data Validation
6 1 (4.00%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) Perl
2 5 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (4.00%) C
3 1 (4.00%) C++
3 1 (4.00%) VB
3 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 11 (44.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (12.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (8.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) SLA
2 2 (8.00%) ISO 14001
2 2 (8.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Samba
1 2 (8.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (8.00%) Sendmail
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (28.00%) Tivoli
2 6 (24.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 2 (8.00%) YUM
3 2 (8.00%) Puppet
3 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) VMware
2 7 (28.00%) IBM
2 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (24.00%) Red Hat
3 6 (24.00%) Remedy
4 4 (16.00%) Oracle
4 4 (16.00%) JBoss
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