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 3 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 14 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Contract jobs citing Linux 4 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 6.78% 7.27% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.36% 18.60% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 0
Median daily rate £400 £354 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.07% -
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 £41.00 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +2.73%
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
11 43 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 18.64% 39.09% 21.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 41 9
Median daily rate £325 £400 £254
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +57.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £325 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £290
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Median hourly rate £12.45 £17.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.84% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £17.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £17.50 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 3 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 Taunton region with a requirement for Linux.

1 4 (80.00%) JBoss
1 4 (80.00%) Tomcat
1 4 (80.00%) Middleware
1 4 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Puppet
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (60.00%) Apache
2 3 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (40.00%) Ansible
3 2 (40.00%) DevOps
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) Perl
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (20.00%) Python
4 1 (20.00%) Apache Hive
4 1 (20.00%) HBase
4 1 (20.00%) Machine Learning
4 1 (20.00%) Big Data
4 1 (20.00%) Data Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) Apache Pig
4 1 (20.00%) Apache Accumulo
4 1 (20.00%) Vagrant
4 1 (20.00%) Oozie
4 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing

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 4 (80.00%) JBoss
1 4 (80.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (60.00%) Apache
3 1 (20.00%) Apache Pig
3 1 (20.00%) Apache Spark
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Apache Accumulo
1 1 (20.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (20.00%) Big Data
1 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (20.00%) HBase
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Administrator
1 4 (80.00%) Linux Administrator
1 4 (80.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 4 (80.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (20.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Machine Learning
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
1 1 (20.00%) Python
1 1 (20.00%) Ruby
1 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (60.00%) Puppet
2 2 (40.00%) Ansible
3 1 (20.00%) Oozie
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Red Hat