The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 30 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 17 26 27
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Contract jobs citing Linux 1 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 1.96% 9.09% 2.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.33% 22.22% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 3
Median daily rate £368 £333 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -5.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Linux
Somerset

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

Operating Systems Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
12 36 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 23.53% 40.91% 18.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 31 16
Median daily rate £280 £398 £258
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.55% +54.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £306 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £400 £349
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £15.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 Taunton region with a requirement for Linux.

1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Veritas
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 1 (33.33%) Forcepoint
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) VMware
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Hive
1 1 (33.33%) HBase
1 1 (33.33%) Machine Learning

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton 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 (33.33%) Apache Pig
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Spark
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Accumulo
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Hive
1 1 (33.33%) Big Data
1 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
1 1 (33.33%) HBase
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Analytics
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analytics
1 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 1 (33.33%) Machine Learning
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Ansible
1 1 (33.33%) Oozie
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Forcepoint
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 1 (33.33%) Veritas
1 1 (33.33%) VMware