Period
to 15 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Devon with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 6 months to 15 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Linux
South West > Devon
6 months to
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 14 45
Rank change year-on-year 0 +31 -31
Contract jobs citing Linux 49 60 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 9.63% 9.13% 1.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.58% 63.16% 10.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 44 5
Devon median daily rate £469 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.32% +35.71% -17.65%
10th Percentile £361 £341 £288
90th Percentile £550 £581 £463
South West median daily rate £450 £425 £388
% change year-on-year +5.88% +9.68% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Devon median hourly rate - £35.00 -
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £41.25 £43.75
% change year-on-year -3.03% -5.71% +31.58%

Linux is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Devon with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Devon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 95 95 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 18.66% 14.46% 11.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 60 21
Devon median daily rate £423 £449 £301
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.80% +49.25% +0.17%
10th Percentile £239 £255 £143
90th Percentile £550 £575 £400
South West median daily rate £375 £363 £363
% change year-on-year +3.31% +0.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 11
Devon median hourly rate £15.00 £23.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.78% +43.75% -3.03%
10th Percentile £10.08 £10.95 £9.00
90th Percentile £124.00 £35.00 £27.50
South West median hourly rate £17.80 £17.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year +1.71% -6.67% +11.44%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

Job postings citing Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Devon.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Devon

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Linux in Devon.

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Devon

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Devon over the 6 months to 15 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux in Devon

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Devon

Linux
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Devon region over the 6 months to 15 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter +12 31 £498 +29.22% 7
Plymouth +2 8 £375 -21.05% 8
Linux
South West

For the 6 months to 15 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Devon region with a requirement for Linux.

1 29 (59.18%) Security Cleared
2 26 (53.06%) SC Cleared
3 25 (51.02%) Puppet
4 21 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
5 20 (40.82%) Java
6 19 (38.78%) Red Hat
7 17 (34.69%) Shell Script
7 17 (34.69%) Git (software)
8 16 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (32.65%) Jenkins
8 16 (32.65%) Ansible
8 16 (32.65%) Docker
9 15 (30.61%) DevOps
9 15 (30.61%) Python
10 14 (28.57%) Unix
10 14 (28.57%) VMware
10 14 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (26.53%) VMware Infrastructure
12 12 (24.49%) Ruby
13 11 (22.45%) Groovy
13 11 (22.45%) Nagios
13 11 (22.45%) Configuration Management
13 11 (22.45%) Windows
13 11 (22.45%) Test Automation
13 11 (22.45%) Open Source
14 10 (20.41%) Artifactory
14 10 (20.41%) Firewall
14 10 (20.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 9 (18.37%) SQL
15 9 (18.37%) Kubernetes

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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 6 (12.24%) Tomcat
2 5 (10.20%) Apache
3 4 (8.16%) WebSphere
4 3 (6.12%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (4.08%) Confluence
5 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.04%) IIS
6 1 (2.04%) JBoss
6 1 (2.04%) nginx
6 1 (2.04%) OpenStack
6 1 (2.04%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 21 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (16.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (12.24%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (12.24%) Amazon S3
3 6 (12.24%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (10.20%) AWS Lambda
4 5 (10.20%) PaaS
4 5 (10.20%) Serverless
5 4 (8.16%) IaaS
6 2 (4.08%) Office 365
7 1 (2.04%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (2.04%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.41%) Firewall
2 2 (4.08%) DNS
2 2 (4.08%) VPN
3 1 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.04%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (2.04%) IPsec
3 1 (2.04%) NAS
3 1 (2.04%) OpenVPN
3 1 (2.04%) SAN
3 1 (2.04%) SMS
3 1 (2.04%) SSL
3 1 (2.04%) VLAN
3 1 (2.04%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.24%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (12.24%) Relational Database
2 4 (8.16%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.08%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.04%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.04%) MySQL
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (34.69%) Git (software)
2 16 (32.65%) Jenkins
3 10 (20.41%) Artifactory
4 7 (14.29%) JIRA
5 3 (6.12%) Gradle
5 3 (6.12%) Maven
6 1 (2.04%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (8.16%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Publishing
2 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (32.65%) Administrator
2 14 (28.57%) Developer
3 13 (26.53%) Systems Administrator
4 11 (22.45%) Linux Administrator
5 10 (20.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 7 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (12.24%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (10.20%) AWS Developer
8 5 (10.20%) Support Engineer
9 4 (8.16%) AWS Engineer
9 4 (8.16%) Digital Developer
9 4 (8.16%) ETL Developer
9 4 (8.16%) Linux Support
9 4 (8.16%) Linux Support Engineer
9 4 (8.16%) Senior Developer
9 4 (8.16%) Software Developer
10 3 (6.12%) Java Developer
10 3 (6.12%) Unix Administrator
10 3 (6.12%) Unix Systems Administrator
10 3 (6.12%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.37%) Elastic Stack
2 5 (10.20%) XML
3 2 (4.08%) LDAP
3 2 (4.08%) Middleware
3 2 (4.08%) Web Services
3 2 (4.08%) YAML
4 1 (2.04%) Ajax
4 1 (2.04%) CSS
4 1 (2.04%) HTML
4 1 (2.04%) Java EE
4 1 (2.04%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Linked Data
1 4 (8.16%) LPAR
2 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.04%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 14 (28.57%) Unix
2 11 (22.45%) Windows
3 10 (20.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (8.16%) AIX
4 4 (8.16%) Windows Server
5 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.04%) CentOS
6 1 (2.04%) SUSE
6 1 (2.04%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.04%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (30.61%) DevOps
3 14 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (22.45%) Configuration Management
4 11 (22.45%) Open Source
4 11 (22.45%) Test Automation
5 7 (14.29%) Coaching
5 7 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
6 6 (12.24%) ITIL
7 5 (10.20%) Build Automation
7 5 (10.20%) Data Modelling
7 5 (10.20%) ETL
7 5 (10.20%) Infrastructure Management
8 4 (8.16%) SDLC
8 4 (8.16%) Security Auditing
8 4 (8.16%) Server Hardening
8 4 (8.16%) TDD
8 4 (8.16%) Translating Business Requirements
9 3 (6.12%) Customer Requirements
9 3 (6.12%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 20 (40.82%) Java
2 17 (34.69%) Shell Script
3 15 (30.61%) Python
4 12 (24.49%) Ruby
5 11 (22.45%) Groovy
6 9 (18.37%) SQL
7 3 (6.12%) Bash Shell
7 3 (6.12%) Java 8
8 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (59.18%) Security Cleared
2 26 (53.06%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.16%) RHCE
4 2 (4.08%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (4.08%) Degree
5 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) QA
2 2 (4.08%) SLA
3 1 (2.04%) GCP
3 1 (2.04%) JSP 440
3 1 (2.04%) PMO
System Software
1 16 (32.65%) Docker
2 13 (26.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (16.33%) Active Directory
4 5 (10.20%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (8.16%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 4 (8.16%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (6.12%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (4.08%) vSphere
8 1 (2.04%) Firmware
8 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (2.04%) OpenAM
8 1 (2.04%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 25 (51.02%) Puppet
2 16 (32.65%) Ansible
3 11 (22.45%) Nagios
4 9 (18.37%) Kubernetes
5 8 (16.33%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (8.16%) Tivoli
6 4 (8.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (6.12%) Docker Swarm
7 3 (6.12%) Rancher
7 3 (6.12%) systemd
8 2 (4.08%) SCCM
9 1 (2.04%) Icinga
9 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (2.04%) Packer
9 1 (2.04%) Terraform
9 1 (2.04%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 19 (38.78%) Red Hat
2 14 (28.57%) VMware
3 6 (12.24%) Oracle
4 5 (10.20%) IBM
4 5 (10.20%) Microsoft
4 5 (10.20%) Remedy
5 4 (8.16%) Talend
6 2 (4.08%) Cisco
6 2 (4.08%) HP
7 1 (2.04%) Capita
7 1 (2.04%) Citrix
7 1 (2.04%) Cognos
7 1 (2.04%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.04%) jetNEXUS
7 1 (2.04%) Juniper
7 1 (2.04%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.04%) Sophos