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 23 August 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
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 20 34 43
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +9
Contract jobs citing Linux 15 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 6.25% 4.75% 2.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.73% 25.45% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 7
Median daily rate £375 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £306 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £511 £449
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.74% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £43.43 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +18.11%
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
66 55 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 27.50% 18.64% 14.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 22 22
Median daily rate £230 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £220 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £410 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 4
Median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +7.40%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 23 August 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 23 August 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 11 £375 - 12
Street - 2 £450 -
Taunton +11 1 £368 +3.52%
Linux
South West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 23 August 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 (32.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (32.00%) Windows
2 6 (24.00%) Java
2 6 (24.00%) E-Commerce
2 6 (24.00%) VMware
2 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (24.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (24.00%) Open Source
2 6 (24.00%) DevOps
3 5 (20.00%) Spring
3 5 (20.00%) JSON
3 5 (20.00%) TDD
3 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (16.00%) Web Services
4 4 (16.00%) Semantic Web
4 4 (16.00%) MongoDB
4 4 (16.00%) Puppet
4 4 (16.00%) High Availability
4 4 (16.00%) RESTful
4 4 (16.00%) Hadoop
4 4 (16.00%) OAuth2
4 4 (16.00%) AngularJS
4 4 (16.00%) JSON-LD
4 4 (16.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (12.00%) Ansible
5 3 (12.00%) Open Source Development
5 3 (12.00%) Big Data
5 3 (12.00%) Windows 8
5 3 (12.00%) Vagrant
5 3 (12.00%) Microservices

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 2 (8.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.00%) Apache
2 1 (4.00%) Apache Pig
2 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.00%) GitHub
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) Internet
2 2 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (8.00%) DHCP
2 2 (8.00%) DNS
2 2 (8.00%) Firewall
2 2 (8.00%) MPLS
2 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.00%) FTP
3 1 (4.00%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) Hadoop
1 4 (16.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (12.00%) Big Data
2 3 (12.00%) MySQL
2 3 (12.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (8.00%) Apache Hive
3 2 (8.00%) DB2
3 2 (8.00%) HBase
3 2 (8.00%) Neo4j
4 1 (4.00%) Apache Accumulo
4 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (12.00%) Vagrant
2 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.00%) PHPUnit
3 1 (4.00%) Artifactory
3 1 (4.00%) Gradle
3 1 (4.00%) Hudson
3 1 (4.00%) JIRA
3 1 (4.00%) Maven
3 1 (4.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (4.00%) Subversion
3 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (4.00%) Electronics
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
1 1 (4.00%) Local Government
1 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.00%) Marketing
1 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (16.00%) Java Engineer
1 4 (16.00%) Java Software Engineer
1 4 (16.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) Analyst
2 3 (12.00%) Developer
2 3 (12.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 2 (8.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (8.00%) Administrator
3 2 (8.00%) Architect
3 2 (8.00%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Java Server Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
3 2 (8.00%) Server Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Symfony Developer
3 2 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (8.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) JSON
1 5 (20.00%) Spring
2 4 (16.00%) AngularJS
2 4 (16.00%) JSON-LD
2 4 (16.00%) OAuth2
2 4 (16.00%) RESTful
2 4 (16.00%) Web Services
3 3 (12.00%) J2EE
4 2 (8.00%) CSS
4 2 (8.00%) HTML
4 2 (8.00%) LESS
4 2 (8.00%) React
4 2 (8.00%) SAML
4 2 (8.00%) Symfony
5 1 (4.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Semantic Web
2 2 (8.00%) Clustering
2 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (12.00%) Unix
3 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (12.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (8.00%) AIX
4 2 (8.00%) CentOS
4 2 (8.00%) Ubuntu
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.00%) Solaris
5 1 (4.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (24.00%) DevOps
1 6 (24.00%) E-Commerce
1 6 (24.00%) Open Source
1 6 (24.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (20.00%) TDD
3 4 (16.00%) High Availability
4 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (12.00%) Microservices
4 3 (12.00%) Open Source Development
4 3 (12.00%) Pair Programming
4 3 (12.00%) SOA
5 2 (8.00%) API Development
5 2 (8.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (8.00%) Functional Testing
5 2 (8.00%) MVC
5 2 (8.00%) Scrum
5 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Data Analytics
6 1 (4.00%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (24.00%) Java
3 3 (12.00%) SQL
4 2 (8.00%) PHP
4 2 (8.00%) PHP 5
4 2 (8.00%) Python
5 1 (4.00%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) Docker
3 1 (4.00%) Apache Flume
3 1 (4.00%) HDFS
3 1 (4.00%) Shibboleth
3 1 (4.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Puppet
2 3 (12.00%) Ansible
3 2 (8.00%) OpenAM
4 1 (4.00%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (4.00%) Kubernetes
4 1 (4.00%) Mesos
4 1 (4.00%) Nagios
4 1 (4.00%) Oozie
4 1 (4.00%) OpenSSO
4 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (4.00%) SCCM
4 1 (4.00%) Sun Identity Manager
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) VMware
2 3 (12.00%) Apple
2 3 (12.00%) Cisco
2 3 (12.00%) Forcepoint
2 3 (12.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (8.00%) ForgeRock
3 2 (8.00%) NETGEAR
3 2 (8.00%) Veritas
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle
4 1 (4.00%) SaltStack
4 1 (4.00%) SAP
4 1 (4.00%) Sun