The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 24 34 51
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +17
Contract jobs citing Linux 10 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 4.24% 3.15% 2.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.39% 14.29% 12.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 8
Median daily rate £275 £388 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.03% -1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £250 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £388 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £366
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £35.75 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -24.73%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
Linux
South West

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

Operating Systems Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
41 84 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 17.37% 22.05% 17.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 34 61
Median daily rate £212 £255 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.86% -21.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £400 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 6
Median hourly rate £12.00 £20.19 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.54% +34.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.45 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £36.65 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Linux
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath -5 5 £325 -16.12% 7
Taunton - 2 - -
Linux
South West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Linux.

1 5 (35.71%) Windows
1 5 (35.71%) VMware
2 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 4 (28.57%) Puppet
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 3 (21.43%) Windows 8
3 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
3 3 (21.43%) PHP
3 3 (21.43%) HTML
3 3 (21.43%) MySQL
3 3 (21.43%) CSS
3 3 (21.43%) MVC
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Symfony
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (14.29%) Unix
4 2 (14.29%) Java
4 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 2 (14.29%) PHP 5
4 2 (14.29%) PHPUnit
4 2 (14.29%) LESS
4 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 2 (14.29%) Vagrant
4 2 (14.29%) DevOps
4 2 (14.29%) Ansible
5 1 (7.14%) Docker
5 1 (7.14%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (7.14%) Mesos
5 1 (7.14%) React

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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 1 (7.14%) Apache
1 1 (7.14%) CMS
1 1 (7.14%) ExpressionEngine
1 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.14%) nginx
1 1 (7.14%) Node.js
1 1 (7.14%) OpenStack
1 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
1 1 (7.14%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Magento
1 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) DHCP
1 1 (7.14%) DNS
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) Big Data
2 1 (7.14%) DB2
2 1 (7.14%) GIS
2 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.14%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) PHPUnit
1 2 (14.29%) Vagrant
2 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) Grunt
2 1 (7.14%) gulp
General
1 1 (7.14%) Electronics
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
1 1 (7.14%) Marketing
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) PHP Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 2 (14.29%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) PHP Symfony Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Symfony Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) LAMP Developer
4 1 (7.14%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 1 (7.14%) PHP Laravel Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) CSS
1 3 (21.43%) HTML
2 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
2 2 (14.29%) LESS
2 2 (14.29%) Symfony
3 1 (7.14%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (7.14%) Ajax
3 1 (7.14%) Apache Camel
3 1 (7.14%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (7.14%) HTML5
3 1 (7.14%) jQuery
3 1 (7.14%) JSON
3 1 (7.14%) LAMP
3 1 (7.14%) Laravel
3 1 (7.14%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (7.14%) PostGIS
3 1 (7.14%) React
3 1 (7.14%) RESTful
3 1 (7.14%) Sass
3 1 (7.14%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Clustering
1 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
3 3 (21.43%) Windows 8
4 2 (14.29%) Unix
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (7.14%) AIX
5 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (21.43%) MVC
2 2 (14.29%) DevOps
2 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.14%) Change Management
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) Front End Development
3 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (7.14%) Open Source
3 1 (7.14%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.14%) Test Management
3 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
3 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Web Development
3 1 (7.14%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 3 (21.43%) PHP
3 2 (14.29%) Java
3 2 (14.29%) PHP 5
4 1 (7.14%) Python
4 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Puppet
2 2 (14.29%) Ansible
3 1 (7.14%) Mesos
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) VMware
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco
2 1 (7.14%) Forcepoint
2 1 (7.14%) Google
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.14%) SAP
2 1 (7.14%) Veritas