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 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 22 43 37
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -6
Contract jobs citing Linux 12 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 5.08% 3.66% 3.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.53% 15.73% 12.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 11
Median daily rate £425 £385 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% +33.91%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+7.89% +3.40%
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
47 89 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 19.92% 23.30% 24.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 56 36
Median daily rate £273 £375 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.33% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £182 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 13
Median hourly rate £16.25 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.91 £9.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.25 £36.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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
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 10 December 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 - 7 £425 - 10
Taunton +13 4 £400 +3.89%
Linux
South West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

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 Somerset region with a requirement for Linux.

1 8 (34.78%) DevOps
2 6 (26.09%) Red Hat
3 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
3 5 (21.74%) Hadoop
3 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
3 5 (21.74%) Ansible
3 5 (21.74%) React
4 4 (17.39%) Open Source
4 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
4 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (17.39%) CentOS
4 4 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (17.39%) Windows
4 4 (17.39%) JBoss
4 4 (17.39%) Tomcat
4 4 (17.39%) Python
4 4 (17.39%) Middleware
5 3 (13.04%) TDD
5 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
5 3 (13.04%) Apple
5 3 (13.04%) Apache
5 3 (13.04%) Java
5 3 (13.04%) JSON
5 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (13.04%) Puppet
5 3 (13.04%) Apache Hive
5 3 (13.04%) Hudson
5 3 (13.04%) HBase
5 3 (13.04%) Big Data

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 4 (17.39%) JBoss
1 4 (17.39%) Tomcat
2 3 (13.04%) Apache
2 3 (13.04%) Apache Spark
3 1 (4.35%) Apache Pig
3 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.70%) GitHub
3 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (4.35%) IaaS
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (8.70%) Firewall
1 2 (8.70%) Internet
1 2 (8.70%) MPLS
1 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.35%) DHCP
2 1 (4.35%) DNS
2 1 (4.35%) FTP
2 1 (4.35%) Kerberos
2 1 (4.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) Hadoop
2 3 (13.04%) Apache Hive
2 3 (13.04%) Big Data
2 3 (13.04%) HBase
3 2 (8.70%) MongoDB
3 2 (8.70%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.35%) Apache Accumulo
4 1 (4.35%) DB2
4 1 (4.35%) MySQL
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
2 3 (13.04%) Hudson
3 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
3 2 (8.70%) Subversion
4 1 (4.35%) Maven
4 1 (4.35%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (4.35%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (4.35%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Administrator
2 5 (21.74%) Linux Administrator
2 5 (21.74%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 5 (21.74%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (13.04%) Developer
3 3 (13.04%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Software Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Architect
4 2 (8.70%) J2EE Software Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Java Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) AWS DevOps
5 1 (4.35%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Functional Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Hadoop Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Hadoop Architect
5 1 (4.35%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) React
2 4 (17.39%) Middleware
3 3 (13.04%) JSON
4 2 (8.70%) AngularJS
4 2 (8.70%) CSS
4 2 (8.70%) J2EE
4 2 (8.70%) JSON-LD
4 2 (8.70%) OAuth2
4 2 (8.70%) RESTful
4 2 (8.70%) SAML
4 2 (8.70%) Sass
4 2 (8.70%) Spring
4 2 (8.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Semantic Web
2 1 (4.35%) Clustering
2 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.35%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) CentOS
1 4 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Ubuntu
3 1 (4.35%) AIX
3 1 (4.35%) Android
3 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.35%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Solaris
3 1 (4.35%) SUSE
3 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) DevOps
2 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (17.39%) Open Source
3 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
4 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
4 3 (13.04%) TDD
5 2 (8.70%) API Development
5 2 (8.70%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (8.70%) Front End Development
5 2 (8.70%) High Availability
5 2 (8.70%) Identity Access Management
5 2 (8.70%) ITIL
5 2 (8.70%) SOA
6 1 (4.35%) Build Automation
6 1 (4.35%) Change Control
6 1 (4.35%) Continuous Deployment
6 1 (4.35%) Functional Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Machine Learning
6 1 (4.35%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
2 4 (17.39%) Python
3 3 (13.04%) Java
4 2 (8.70%) SQL
5 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.35%) C++
5 1 (4.35%) Embedded C++
5 1 (4.35%) Lua
5 1 (4.35%) Perl
5 1 (4.35%) Ruby
5 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Docker
2 2 (8.70%) HDFS
2 2 (8.70%) Shibboleth
3 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.35%) Apache Flume
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) Ansible
2 3 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (13.04%) Puppet
3 2 (8.70%) OpenAM
3 2 (8.70%) OpenSSO
3 2 (8.70%) Sun Identity Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (4.35%) Kubernetes
4 1 (4.35%) Nagios
4 1 (4.35%) Oozie
4 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Red Hat
2 3 (13.04%) Apple
3 2 (8.70%) Cisco
3 2 (8.70%) Forcepoint
3 2 (8.70%) ForgeRock
3 2 (8.70%) NETGEAR
3 2 (8.70%) SaltStack
3 2 (8.70%) Sun
4 1 (4.35%) Cloudera
4 1 (4.35%) Google
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle
4 1 (4.35%) Veritas
4 1 (4.35%) VMware