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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 7 - 3
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 18 0 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 14.17% - 25.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.37% - 81.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 29
Average daily rate
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£374 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 - £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 - £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £33.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -3.57%
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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
38 21 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 29.92% 33.87% 31.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 29
Average daily rate £250 £175 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -53.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £175 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £175 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 5
Average hourly rate £11.00 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.14% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.69 £10.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £17.50 £17.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015, 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 21 (63.64%) SC Cleared
1 21 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 11 (33.33%) ITIL
3 10 (30.30%) Perl
3 10 (30.30%) IBM
3 10 (30.30%) Tivoli
4 9 (27.27%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 8 (24.24%) VMware
5 8 (24.24%) Mentoring
6 7 (21.21%) Load Testing
6 7 (21.21%) LoadRunner
6 7 (21.21%) HP
6 7 (21.21%) Remedy
7 6 (18.18%) SLA
7 6 (18.18%) ISEB
7 6 (18.18%) C
7 6 (18.18%) Java
7 6 (18.18%) Apache
7 6 (18.18%) ISO 9001
7 6 (18.18%) Summit
7 6 (18.18%) ISO 14001
7 6 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (18.18%) ISTQB
7 6 (18.18%) JIRA
8 5 (15.15%) Software Testing
8 5 (15.15%) Service Management
8 5 (15.15%) Tomcat
9 4 (12.12%) Python
9 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
9 4 (12.12%) Configuration Management

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 6 (18.18%) Apache
2 5 (15.15%) Tomcat
3 3 (9.09%) WebSphere
3 3 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (9.09%) JBoss
4 2 (6.06%) IIS
Business Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) HTTP
2 1 (3.03%) Wireless
2 1 (3.03%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (21.21%) LoadRunner
2 6 (18.18%) JIRA
3 4 (12.12%) StarTeam
General
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Legal
2 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (15.15%) Administrator
1 5 (15.15%) Linux Administrator
2 4 (12.12%) Tester
2 4 (12.12%) Applications Support
3 3 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (9.09%) Architect
4 2 (6.06%) Software Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Applications Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Support Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Monitoring Specialist
4 2 (6.06%) LoadRunner Tester
4 2 (6.06%) Tivoli Monitoring Specialist
4 2 (6.06%) Linux Support
4 2 (6.06%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.06%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) JSON
1 1 (3.03%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) CentOS
1 3 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) ITIL
2 8 (24.24%) Mentoring
3 7 (21.21%) Load Testing
4 5 (15.15%) Software Testing
4 5 (15.15%) Service Management
5 4 (12.12%) Configuration Management
5 4 (12.12%) Incident Management
5 4 (12.12%) Test Scripting
6 3 (9.09%) TOGAF
6 3 (9.09%) Automated Testing
6 3 (9.09%) Project Management
6 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 3 (9.09%) SOA
6 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (6.06%) Software Engineering
7 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (3.03%) IT Governance
8 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (3.03%) Embedded Software Development
8 1 (3.03%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) Perl
2 6 (18.18%) C
2 6 (18.18%) Java
3 4 (12.12%) Python
4 3 (9.09%) Bash Shell
4 3 (9.09%) Ruby
5 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.03%) AWK
5 1 (3.03%) Jython
5 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.03%) Embedded C
5 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.03%) C++
Qualifications
1 21 (63.64%) SC Cleared
1 21 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 6 (18.18%) ISEB
2 6 (18.18%) ISTQB
3 3 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) SLA
1 6 (18.18%) ISO 9001
1 6 (18.18%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (30.30%) Tivoli
2 9 (27.27%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 6 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (9.09%) ZABBIX
4 3 (9.09%) yum
4 3 (9.09%) Puppet
4 3 (9.09%) Red Hat Satellite
4 3 (9.09%) Salt
4 3 (9.09%) Ansible
4 3 (9.09%) SELinux
4 3 (9.09%) logstash
5 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) IBM
2 8 (24.24%) VMware
3 7 (21.21%) HP
3 7 (21.21%) Remedy
4 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
5 3 (9.09%) Red Hat
5 3 (9.09%) Oracle
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