Period
to 16 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a Linux/Unix DevOps was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies in Devon during the 6 months to 16 December 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Development Operations Linux/Unix
South West > Devon
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 - 59
Rank change year-on-year - +59 -
Contract jobs requiring a Linux/Unix DevOps 7 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 1.36% - 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.42% - 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 4
Devon median daily rate £575 - £488
10th Percentile £514 - £436
90th Percentile £600 - £500
South West median daily rate £500 £538 £463
% change year-on-year -6.98% +16.22% +12.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 - -
South West median hourly rate £35.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Devon. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Devon
Contract vacancies in Devon with a recognized job title 492 466 574
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.35% 97.69% 95.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 282 388
Devon median daily rate £376 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% - -6.04%
10th Percentile £150 £163 £225
90th Percentile £563 £500 £520
South West median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 42 30
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 £17.88 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +95.80% -28.50% +53.85%
10th Percentile £15.12 £10.50 £13.79
90th Percentile £47.55 £48.00 £43.90
South West median hourly rate £27.75 £25.88 £30.00
% change year-on-year +7.25% -13.75% +50.00%

Linux/Unix DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

Job postings that featured Linux/Unix DevOps in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Devon.

Job vacancy trend for Linux/Unix DevOps in Devon

Linux/Unix DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux/Unix DevOps in Devon

Linux/Unix DevOps
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/Unix DevOps within the Devon region over the 6 months to 16 December 2017. 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
Plymouth - 6 £575 -
Linux/Unix DevOps
South West

Linux/Unix DevOps Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, Linux/Unix DevOps contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Devon region featuring Linux/Unix DevOps in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) DevOps
2 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 5 (71.43%) Middleware
2 5 (71.43%) Service Management
3 4 (57.14%) Unix
3 4 (57.14%) JBoss
4 3 (42.86%) Solaris
4 3 (42.86%) Project Management
4 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
4 3 (42.86%) Freedom of Information
4 3 (42.86%) Freedom of Information Act
4 3 (42.86%) Data Protection
5 2 (28.57%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (28.57%) Travis CI
5 2 (28.57%) Mongrel
5 2 (28.57%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (28.57%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (28.57%) nginx
5 2 (28.57%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (28.57%) Google App Engine
5 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (28.57%) Open Source
5 2 (28.57%) Puppet
5 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
5 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (28.57%) Jetty
5 2 (28.57%) Google

Linux/Unix DevOps Skill Set
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 4 (57.14%) JBoss
2 2 (28.57%) Apache
2 2 (28.57%) IIS
2 2 (28.57%) Jetty
2 2 (28.57%) Mongrel
2 2 (28.57%) nginx
2 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
2 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (28.57%) Google App Engine
1 2 (28.57%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) DHCP
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
1 2 (28.57%) FTP
1 2 (28.57%) HTTP
1 2 (28.57%) IPsec
1 2 (28.57%) SSL
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
1 2 (28.57%) Travis CI
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) Middleware
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) J2EE
2 2 (28.57%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Freedom of Information
1 3 (42.86%) Freedom of Information Act
1 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Unix
3 3 (42.86%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) DevOps
2 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 5 (71.43%) Service Management
3 3 (42.86%) Data Protection
3 3 (42.86%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (28.57%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (28.57%) Open Source
4 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
5 1 (14.29%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) Go
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (28.57%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Puppet
2 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Google
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) VMware