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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 7 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -
Contract jobs citing Linux 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 6.06% 0.78% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.00% 12.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £450 £445 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
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
10 8 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 30.30% 6.20% 19.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 37
Median daily rate £275 £445 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.20% +36.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £243 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £445 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £343 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +8.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £12.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -44.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+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 5 May 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 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (25.00%) Big Data
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (25.00%) PostGIS
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Camel
3 1 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Forcepoint
3 1 (25.00%) GIS
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management

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%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Big Data
1 1 (25.00%) DB2
1 1 (25.00%) GIS
1 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (25.00%) QGIS
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support
1 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Camel
1 1 (25.00%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) AIX
2 1 (25.00%) Solaris
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Change Management
1 1 (25.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
1 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
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%) Test Management
1 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Forcepoint