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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
South West / Somerset
Rank 24 38 39
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +1
Contract jobs citing Linux 13 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 5.22% 1.92% 1.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.66% 9.38% 8.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 5
Median daily rate £413 £416 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.90% +38.75%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.80% +7.63%

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 64 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 18.88% 20.51% 22.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 41 25
Median daily rate £273 £370 £235
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.35% +57.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £185 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £410 £313
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 11
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.12 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £38.25 £21.50
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
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 21 January 2017. 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 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 +6 7 £425 +38.21% 4
Taunton -1 3 £400 +53.84%
Linux
South West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 9 (34.62%) DevOps
2 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (26.92%) Software Engineering
3 7 (26.92%) Hadoop
4 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (23.08%) Ansible
5 5 (19.23%) Apache Spark
5 5 (19.23%) React
5 5 (19.23%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
5 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
5 5 (19.23%) Red Hat
5 5 (19.23%) Open Source
5 5 (19.23%) Apache Hive
5 5 (19.23%) Cloudera
5 5 (19.23%) Jenkins
6 4 (15.38%) Big Data
6 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (15.38%) NoSQL
6 4 (15.38%) Lua
6 4 (15.38%) Embedded Linux
6 4 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
6 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
6 4 (15.38%) Embedded C++
6 4 (15.38%) Tomcat
6 4 (15.38%) C++
6 4 (15.38%) Java
6 4 (15.38%) JBoss
6 4 (15.38%) Firewall

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 5 (19.23%) Apache Spark
2 4 (15.38%) JBoss
2 4 (15.38%) Tomcat
3 3 (11.54%) Apache
4 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (11.54%) IaaS
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (3.85%) GitHub
4 1 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
2 4 (15.38%) Firewall
3 3 (11.54%) Network Security
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (7.69%) Internet
4 2 (7.69%) Kerberos
4 2 (7.69%) LDAP
4 2 (7.69%) MPLS
5 1 (3.85%) DHCP
5 1 (3.85%) DNS
5 1 (3.85%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) Hadoop
2 5 (19.23%) Apache Hive
3 4 (15.38%) Big Data
3 4 (15.38%) NoSQL
4 3 (11.54%) HBase
5 2 (7.69%) MongoDB
5 2 (7.69%) QGIS
6 1 (3.85%) DB2
6 1 (3.85%) MySQL
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
6 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Jenkins
2 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.69%) Hudson
3 2 (7.69%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (3.85%) Maven
4 1 (3.85%) Subversion
4 1 (3.85%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (3.85%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Administrator
2 5 (19.23%) Linux Administrator
2 5 (19.23%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 5 (19.23%) Software Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (15.38%) Developer
4 3 (11.54%) C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Embedded Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Hadoop Developer
5 2 (7.69%) J2EE Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Java Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Java Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Java Hadoop Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) React
2 4 (15.38%) Middleware
3 3 (11.54%) JSON
4 2 (7.69%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (7.69%) AngularJS
4 2 (7.69%) Apache Camel
4 2 (7.69%) CSS
4 2 (7.69%) J2EE
4 2 (7.69%) JSON-LD
4 2 (7.69%) OAuth2
4 2 (7.69%) PostGIS
4 2 (7.69%) RESTful
4 2 (7.69%) SAML
4 2 (7.69%) Sass
4 2 (7.69%) Spring
4 2 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Semantic Web
2 1 (3.85%) Clustering
2 1 (3.85%) Cryptography
2 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Embedded Linux
1 4 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (11.54%) CentOS
2 3 (11.54%) Windows
3 2 (7.69%) OpenWrt
3 2 (7.69%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.85%) AIX
4 1 (3.85%) Android
4 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.85%) Solaris
4 1 (3.85%) SUSE
4 1 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) DevOps
2 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (26.92%) Software Engineering
4 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (19.23%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (19.23%) Open Source
6 3 (11.54%) Continuous Deployment
6 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce
7 2 (7.69%) API Development
7 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (7.69%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 2 (7.69%) Front End Development
7 2 (7.69%) High Availability
7 2 (7.69%) Identity Access Management
7 2 (7.69%) ITIL
7 2 (7.69%) Scrum
7 2 (7.69%) SOA
7 2 (7.69%) TDD
8 1 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (3.85%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
2 4 (15.38%) C++
2 4 (15.38%) Embedded C++
2 4 (15.38%) Java
2 4 (15.38%) Lua
3 3 (11.54%) Python
4 2 (7.69%) SQL
5 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.85%) Perl
5 1 (3.85%) Ruby
5 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Docker
1 3 (11.54%) HDFS
2 2 (7.69%) BusyBox
2 2 (7.69%) Shibboleth
3 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) Ansible
2 3 (11.54%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (11.54%) Puppet
3 2 (7.69%) Oozie
3 2 (7.69%) OpenAM
3 2 (7.69%) OpenSSO
3 2 (7.69%) Sun Identity Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Kubernetes
4 1 (3.85%) Nagios
4 1 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Cloudera
1 5 (19.23%) Red Hat
2 2 (7.69%) Apple
2 2 (7.69%) Cisco
2 2 (7.69%) Forcepoint
2 2 (7.69%) ForgeRock
2 2 (7.69%) NETGEAR
2 2 (7.69%) Sun
3 1 (3.85%) Google
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) SaltStack
3 1 (3.85%) Veritas
3 1 (3.85%) VMware