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 29 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 12 19 29
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +10
Contract jobs citing Linux 1 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 2.63% 5.63% 1.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.69% 19.05% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Median daily rate £368 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +1.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £390 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.41% +7.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.60 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
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
13 21 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 34.21% 29.58% 18.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 16
Median daily rate £275 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £400 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £20.60 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +37.33%
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 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 29 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 Taunton region with a requirement for Linux.

1 2 (50.00%) Unix
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) AIX
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Veritas
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) Forcepoint
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Clustering
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Management
2 1 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure

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 (25.00%) Apache Pig
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Spark
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Accumulo
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (25.00%) Big Data
1 1 (25.00%) DB2
1 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (25.00%) HBase
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) AIX
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Analytics
1 1 (25.00%) Change Management
1 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics
1 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Open Source
1 1 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Scrum
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (25.00%) TDD
1 1 (25.00%) Test Management
1 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Ansible
1 1 (25.00%) Oozie
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Forcepoint
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (25.00%) Veritas
1 1 (25.00%) VMware