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 23 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Somerset / Taunton
Rank 17 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Linux 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 4.84% 1.85% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.08% 5.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £400 £260 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+6.49% +5.47%

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
13 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 20.97% 35.19% 14.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 4
Median daily rate £325 £385 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.58% +54.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £308 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £410 £280
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Median hourly rate £12.45 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.21% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.00 £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

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 23 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 Taunton region with a requirement for Linux.

1 4 (57.14%) JBoss
1 4 (57.14%) Tomcat
1 4 (57.14%) Middleware
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (42.86%) Puppet
2 3 (42.86%) Apache Hive
2 3 (42.86%) Cloudera
2 3 (42.86%) DevOps
2 3 (42.86%) Apache Spark
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (42.86%) Hadoop
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 3 (42.86%) Apache
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (28.57%) Open Source
3 2 (28.57%) Network Security
3 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) QGIS
3 2 (28.57%) Ansible
3 2 (28.57%) Event-Driven Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) PostGIS
3 2 (28.57%) NoSQL

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 (57.14%) JBoss
1 4 (57.14%) Tomcat
2 3 (42.86%) Apache
2 3 (42.86%) Apache Spark
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (14.29%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Network Security
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) Kerberos
2 1 (14.29%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Apache Hive
1 3 (42.86%) Hadoop
2 2 (28.57%) Big Data
2 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
2 2 (28.57%) QGIS
3 1 (14.29%) HBase
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 1 (14.29%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (14.29%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Administrator
1 4 (57.14%) Linux Administrator
1 4 (57.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 4 (57.14%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Hadoop Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Java Hadoop Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Middleware
2 2 (28.57%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (28.57%) Apache Camel
2 2 (28.57%) PostGIS
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (14.29%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (42.86%) DevOps
3 2 (28.57%) Event-Driven Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) Open Source
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 1 (14.29%) Perl
2 1 (14.29%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) Ruby
2 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Docker
1 1 (14.29%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (42.86%) Puppet
2 2 (28.57%) Ansible
2 2 (28.57%) Oozie
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Cloudera
1 3 (42.86%) Red Hat